08 February 2012

Newport Bermuda 2012 entries on pace with past fleets

Newport Bermuda 2012 entries on pace with past fleets
YACHTe.com.au
“The organising committee, the race ambassadors (mentors for newcomers), and inspectors – some 140 volunteers in all – are deeply interested in presenting for oursailing friends an unparalleled racing and social experience.

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America's Cup Fundraising Needs To Pick Up Or Event May Cost San Francisco ...
Huffington Post
San Francisco had a deal with the organizers of the America's Cup. The city would pony up a very large pile of dollars up front and then the America's Cup Organizing Committee would go out and raise money to reimburse the city for its $32 million in ...

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships - Australian team named
Sail World
The 2012 Australian Youth Sailing Team that will contest the ISAF Youth SailingWorld Championships has now been announced by Yachting Australia. The team features a mix of seasoned campaigners and newcomers that are now set to race in Ireland this ...

Sail World

Lack of wind ruins last day of Sail Auckland regatta
New Zealand Herald
Light and fickle winds played havoc with the final day of the Sail Auckland regatta yesterday meaning a number of classes weren't completed. There were no races in the 470, 420, Laser, Laser Radial and Finn classes so the final results in those ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Xabi Fernandez : I wouldn't change our boat for any of the ...
BYM News (press release)
He's just won the third leg in a row in sailing's race around the world: the Volvo Ocean Race. We take a look at a very tough leg and a well-deserved win with one of Team Telefónica's thinkers, trimmer Xabi Fernández. How does one deal with the stress ...

America's Cup team tours Pier 80 with SF Mayor Lee, Speaker Pelosi
Examiner.com
Preparations for the spectacle of the 2013 America's Cup race got underway in San Francisco with Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and Mayor Edwin Lee's visit to Pier 80, the home base for theAmerica's Cup event, last Saturday. ORACLE Racing, Team USA for ...

ISAF Welcome Japanese Sailing Federation Intern Go Hasimoto
International Sailing Federation
Over the next eight months Mr Hashimoto will spend some time with each of the Departments within the International Sailing Federation and once completed will take his experiences back to Japan where he will be producing a report to the Japan Olympic ...

International Sailing Federation

Odisha: First NCC Ocean Sailing Expedition from Dhamra Port
Orissadiary.com
Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Dhamra: The first Ocean Sailing Expedition by NCC Cadets of Odisha kick started from Dhamra Port on Monday morning, in which 30 naval cadets are covering a distance of 400 kms off the Odisha coast, sailing in the Bay ...

Orissadiary.com

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Get ready to witness the biggest name in contemporary Reggae, Beres Hammond, grace the Kim Sha Beach stage for the closing night of the 2012 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta! Beres Hammond, (born Hugh Beresford Hammond, 28 August 1955, Annotto Bay, ...

BOI regatta is keenly fought
Northland Independent Community
Friday evening, January 27, and the boats are safely back in harbour at the end of four days of rivalry in the Bay of Islands Sailing Regatta. There were nine protests overall, but perhaps that shows the intensity of the competition on the water.

Northland Independent Community

Ireland Hope for Repeat Performances at Sail for Gold 2012
Afloat
#OLYMPIC – Ireland will be hoping for repeat performances at this year's Skandia Sail for GoldRegatta this June having previously won medals on Olympic waters in both 2010 and 2011. Entries for the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta are now open, ...

Mass. 'pirates' plead guilty to trying to rob boat
Boston.com
Two men authorities say boarded and tried to rob a sailboat in Gloucester Harbor last summer while flying a skull and crossbones pirate flag from their own vessel have avoided jail time. Scott Stanton of Gloucester and Steven Jette of Ipswich were ...

Kiwi Olympic sailors make splash in Auckland
Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand's Olympic sailing team enjoyed a successful start to 2012, with wins in all classes contested at the Sail Auckland regatta on Waitemata Harbour. Yesterday's fourth and final day was punctuated by light winds and shifty conditions, ...

Officials seek owner of sailboat found aground off Lahaina
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
By Star-Advertiser staff The Coast Guard and Maui law enforcement officials are searching for the owner of a 29-foot recreational sailing vessel found aground south of Lahaina on today. The vessel, registered to Randy Perez, was found grounded at 11:15 ...

Sail industry breakfast set for Miami
Trade Only Today
The event includes a presentation on the 2012 sailing industry report, with data on North Americansailboat production and imports for 2011, plus a charter report on bareboat charters booked out of the North American market in 2011.

Clipper Race: Light weather hampers progress
YACHTe.com.au
After a steady start to Leg 8 of the Clipper Race from Singapore to the 2008 sailingOlympic city of Qingdao, the 10 teams have experienced a mixed 24 hours sailing in the South China Sea and have been almost becalmed by the arrival of light winds.

YACHTe.com.au

MVI_9890.MOV
YouTube
Sailing with Orca whales in Puget Sound.

Fireballers Butler and Oram Stretch their Lead
Afloat
Derval O'Carroll was also a welcome returnee to the Frostbites, sailing with Stephen Campion. And our Sligo friends, Peter Armstrong & Matt mayron were also out sailing the all-wooden 15060. Class stalwart Louis Smyth, sailing with Joe O'Reilly, ...

Eve Samples: Stuart couple throwing caution to the wind to make a living on a ...
TCPalm
Fred Newhart and first mate Jamie Miscoski now own the sailboat. There are far more practical ways to make a living. If you tallied all the hours Fred Newhart and Jamie Miscoski spend sanding, painting, mending and tending to their 33-year-old schooner ...

Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup all set + Video
Sail World
'This world-class regatta promotes environmental awareness, stewardship and teambuilding, while instilling in our youth an appreciation for the land and sea.' The Los Angeles Yacht Club is the organizing authority and California Maritime Academy of ...

Sail World

Chinese City Hosts Round-The-World Sailing Event | China News ...
By China News Center
“We hope that through the Volvo Ocean Race, we can immerse sailing culture into the local community. Besides the stopover, we have also organized sailing activities and development programs for children and youth groups before the ...
China News Center

Sagres: Sailing with Portugal's myths | Portugal Daily View
By Pedro Carreira Garcia
PDV journalist Pedro Carreira Garcia went aboard for its short journey across the Tagus estuary in its approach to Lisbon and experienced what sailing in the tall ship is all about. Culture What's New — 07 ... its port of call for today. In the meanwhile, Commander Sardinha Monteiro has revealed the ship's next destinations: after its stay in Lisbon, the Sagres will set sail for Funchal, in Madeira island, on a training voyage for its cadets and will then return “as part of a tall ship regatta”.
Portugal Daily View

Tollesbury and West Mersea – what a picture … | Tollesbury Sailing ...
By andy_beharrell
I guess we all know that we are lucky to be sailing in one of the best areas in the country, but when a colleague and his wife came to stay recently with their camera, the shots they came back with just brought this home to me. The picture on the ...
Tollesbury Sailing Club

Sailing around the world solo was less trouble for this teen than ...
By Nicholas
As Dekker rightfully reflected on her blog towards the end of her journey, 'Now, after sailing around the world, with… the full responsibility of keeping myself and [her boat] Guppy safe, I feel that the nightmares the Dutch government ...
Quotulatiousness

Entries open for the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta - Yachts ...
To enter online or download the Notice of Race visit the event website, which is now live atwww.skandiasailforgoldregatta.co.uk Skandia Sail for Gold 2012 takes place between 4th-9th June at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Island jump. We're at the airport again, back in Antigua tomorrow night. Written by World Tour Stories at 9:18 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to ...
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