Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Louis Vuitton Cup: New format possible for America's Cup challenger series; VOR in South China Sea

New format possible for America's Cup
ESPN
AP WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Organizers of next year's America's Cup in San Francisco Bay say they will reconsider the format of the challengers' series after receiving only three entries.Regatta director Iain Murray said only Team New Zealand, ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica has Vietnam in her sights
BYM News (press release)
“Telefónica” is sailing at a good pace in the South China Sea. The first boat to enter the open seas yesterday at 16:05 UTC and the crew headed up by Iker Martínez are holding onto their lead thanks to a bid for the North which has yielded high speeds ...

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker 

Sailing for glory
TheWeek.com.om
Ahead of the upcoming Sailing Arabia - The Tour (SATT) 2012, which is set to start on February 12, organiser Oman Sail held a press conference earlier this week at its headquarters in The Wave, Muscat. The team announced the final details of this ...

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Volvo Ocean Race's January round-up: Abu Dhabi Racing comes 'home' and ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Dismasted in the first Volvo Ocean Race leg and placed last coming into Abu Dhabi, it was a remarkable return to form for the highly rated Briton, who now has three victories to his name in 2011- 12. But Walker knows he must win an offshore leg, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Warren Jones Regatta - True Blue Racing undefeated after opening day
Sail World
Warren Jones International Regatta 2012 - True Blue Racing has set the early pace taking six wins from six starts to have a clear lead after the opening days competition. The day started with a strong easterly breeze around 22 knots with competitors ...

Sail World

Mayor Lee, Others Break Ground On America's Cup Cruse Ship Terminal
The San Francisco Appeal
The Board of Supervisors last week upheld the environmental review of the plans to transform the city's waterfront in preparation for the prestigious international sailingrace in 2013 and related competitions this August. The board's approval allowed ...

The San Francisco Appeal

Singapore Straits Regatta 2012: Manning's Wala Wala 2 clinches victory on last ...
BYM News (press release)
Leaving Ng Ser Miang's Swan 61 Magic Dragon 2 in third overall after winning three races in Singapore and not contesting the Indonesian leg of the regatta, were left thinking what could have been. If this is supposed to be Singapore's biggest sailing ...

The Bay Regatta : The party that sails around
BYM News (press release)
That's how long-time Phuket sailor Barry Kennaugh describes the The Bay Regatta and it's an appropriate moniker. This year's event, held from February 1-5, will see dozens of colourful spinnakers sail through some of the world's most famous cruising ...

N.C. African-American group aims to compete in America's Cup
Bellingham Herald
RALEIGH, NC — A small group headquartered here has launched a long-shot legal bid against one of the world's richest men — Oracle CEO Larry Ellison — for the right to challenge him to become the defender of the America's Cup. Yes, that America's Cup ...

Bell's Brewery extends sailboat race sponsorship
CanadianBusiness.com
(AP) — Bell's Brewery plans to be the title sponsor of the annual sailboat race from Port Huron to Michigan's Mackinac Island through the 2014 event. Race organizers announced Tuesday that Michigan-based Bell's Brewery Inc. will continue to sponsor ...

Gippsland sailing crew in trouble
Yahoo!7 News
Ben Turner prepares his vessel before setting off on his charity sailing quest. Emergency crews were called about six hours later on Tuesday morning to rescue the crew of the 24-foot boat. Water Police are facing two to three metre waves and 40 knot...

Yahoo!7 News

German School-Sailing Ship Students Visit Cuban Province
Prensa Latina
31 de enero de 2012, 17:13Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) German students on board the school-sailing vessel Thor Heyerdahl have started a bicycle ride through this Cuban province from Maria la Gorda beach in the Guanahacabibes peninsula, ...

269 Sailors To Compete At 15th Asian Sailing Championships
International Sailing Federation
Racing at the 15th Asian Sailing Championships 2012 gets underway on 16 February through until 25 February 2012. Teams from 24 nations in Asia will gather in Langkawi, Malaysia ready to do battle for the 14 classes in Asian Championship titles.

International Sailing Federation

Crawford brothers hit shark at 470 Junior Worlds
My Sailing
Having moved into the class only three months ago, after sailing in the International 420 Class, they feel they have better boat handling in the light which was demonstrated by a second and a fifth placing today. The Greek brothers came to the regatta ...

My Sailing

America's Cup names BWA Yachting as operational partner
Superyacht Times
The America's Cup and BWA Yachting have announce yesterday that BWA Yachting has been named as an Operational Partner of the America's Cup Superyacht Program. BWA Yachting will partner with the America's Cup to promote and sell bespoke packages to the ...

San Francisco Water Taxis Potentially Coming To The Bay For America's Cup (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
The three-ring-circus that is America's Cup has begun. According to the Examiner, the approach of the regatta has reignited a plan for a water taxi service in the San Francisco Bay. Some may remember the original plan, approved in October 2010, ...

Xiamen round-the-world sailboat beats all odds to arrive in Wellington
What's on Xiamen
Sailors of the " Xiamen " sailboat in the round-the-world cruise sent a safety message by email to Xiamen on 30 th Jan after encountering accidents, reports Xiamen Economic Daily. 8 sailors set sail for a 7-month round-the-world cruise from Wuyuan Bay ...

What's on Xiamen

Little Silver Teenagers Win Bemis Trophy in Junior United States Doublehanded ...
Atlantic Highlands Herald
Kendall and Gabi advanced after winning the Area C ( New Jersey , New York , Pennsylvania , Delaware , Maryland and Virginia) to The Junior United States Doublehanded SailingChampionships, held under the auspices of US Sailing.

Update from Terry Hutchinson
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
In the America's Cup World Series Cascais as well as in Plymouth and San Diego we showed moments in all three regattas of really good sailing and then we showed some less good moments, so it's a matter of improving our consistency.

The Outdoors Show comes to Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy
Weymouth People
By Newshound007 | Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 21:54 The UK's number one sailing destination, the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) will be hosting The Outdoor Show on 31st March 2012 from 10:00 to 16:00. Entry is free and visitors ...

Australia versus New Zealand line-up for Hardy Cup
YACHTe.com.au
The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's annual Hardy Cup, the ISAF Grade 3 under 25 match racing regatta on Sydney Harbour, again looks set to be an Australia versus New Zealand sailing clash. The prestigious regatta, the concept of eminent Australian...

YACHTe.com.au

Puma Takes to the High Seas for Social Trials
Adweek
Bloggers sent to Abu Dhabi to cover Volvo Ocean Race via Tumblr. London next? By Tim Peterson Puma can't yet legally discuss its Olympics marketing strategy, according to Remi Carlioz, the company's head of digital marketing.

Adweek

Australia's David Gilmour aims to clinch 2012 Warren Jones International Youth ...
bettor.com (blog)
The regatta is being hosted by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club and will be managed by Swan River Sailing from Tuesday, January 31 to Friday, February 3. Gilmour is looking forward to achieve his objectives for the Regatta. He believes that this time he ...

Women's Match Racing International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta
Women's International Match Racing Association
Those countries are (Australia, France, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Russia and USA) and they will join GBR (host country) at the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Three slots remain and they will be decided in Key Biscayne this week.

Reaching for the rings
Strathmore Standard
Courtesy Hannah Meers Hannah Meers of Strathmore, right, is working towards qualifying for the Olympics in the 470 dinghy class of sailing. Hannah Meers has always wanted to be an Olympian, or at least ever since she took up sailing competitively at ...

Follow You Follow Me sails to Egg Nog win
TCPalm
By Ed Killer Sailboats jockey for position at the starting line of Sunday's Egg Nog community sailingrace hosted offshore by the Fort Pierce Yacht Club. photo by Diane Korbey Fort Pierce Yacht Club's winter sailboat racing season began Sunday.

This year is the 100th anniversary of boat designer Jack Holt
My Sailing
Jack Holt was a prolific designer of sailing dinghies, including the mirror, heron and cadet. His pioneering designs, which made use of plywood developed as a wartime building material did much to popularise the sport of sailing immediately following 2 ...

My Sailing
Adult sailing classes offered at Grove Sailing Club
By Grapevine
The Coconut Grove Sailing Club offers a full schedule of Beginner and Advanced adult sailingclasses. Polish your downwind skills on a Flying Scot, get ready for a long voyage with US SailingCruising and Bareboat classes. Or get ready to ...
Coconut Grove Grapevine

VV and the National Sailing Hall of Fame | vineyard vines
By Andy
You most likely have seen the face of sailing legend and National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame (NSHOF) Board Member Gary Jobson.
vineyard vines

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 10 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Amory Ross/PUMA Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race. Leaders tussle ahead of South China Sea slog. Team Telefónica were fending off relentless attacks from Groupama sailing team on Tuesday, clinging to the lead as the fleet continued the ...
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RI Sailboat Builder to Open Shipyard in NC | BoatingLocal.com
By Tom Richardson
Seacoast Online: A new shipyard under construction in the Maine coastal town of... SailMaine to Offer Free Sailboat Rides and More at Open House SailMaine, the Portland-based community sailingcenter, will offer free sailboat rides to adults, ...
BoatingLocal.com

Little Silver Teens Win Bemis Trophy in Jr. US Doublehanded ...
By Little Silver-Oceanport Patch
Gabi Neubelt and Kendall Van Winkle won Area C competition over the summer.
Little Silver-Oceanport Patch

Nick Dempsey wins Gold at the Miami OCR Regatta
By admin
Nick Dempsey wins Gold at the Miami OCR Regatta ... Marking the 22nd running of the event, USSAILING's Rolex Miami OCR is a mainstay on the winter circuit for sailors who are campaigning for the next Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Three60 Sports Management

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Will see how long it lasts with this sudden motivation for all things new social media but for now you can find my Foodspotting profile here. I guess the day when we get out traveling/sailing again, these things will slow down but as I'm glued to ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

The Sailing Trip Special | jimmyteens.tv | sharing experiences of ...
By jimmyteens.tv
Highlights from Leg 1 of the Ellen MacAr… Added: 31st Jan '12. Views: 39. Download Film (Usage rights). The Sailing Trip Special. Watch out Daniel's about with his sailing trip special, all thanks to the lovely people at Ellen MacArthur Trust!
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Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Camper leads the charge to ...
All six boats racing in Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race towards the entrance to the Malacca Strait were forced to tack, resulting in a reshuffle of the pack.
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=93265

Volvo Ocean Race - BYM Sailing & Sports News
Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world. 6 boats ... Volvo Ocean Race : Team Telefónica champing at the bit. Wednesday, 25 ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=97911

Our Locations: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas (Blue Water Sailing School)
Information and travel tips for the Bahamas location of Blue Water Sailing School.
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Raleigh group's lawsuit aimed at America's Cup bid - Wake County ...
Yes, that America's Cup, the one with billionaires on massive racing yachts. ... A big question swirling around sailing circles is where Kithcart is getting the money for .... the Isle of Wight, and its name came from the yacht that won the regatta.
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