Tuesday, February 14, 2012

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta entry list grows

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta entry list continues to grow
Sail World
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 32nd edition is being held from 1st to 4th Match 2012. With less than three weeks to go before the starting gun fires the entry list continues to grow promising yet another stellar fleet for a round of 'serious fun.

Sail World

Keen sailors front up for 174th Royal Hobart Regatta
My Sailing
The Royal Hobart Regatta is second only to Sydney's Australia Day Regatta in longevity, today celebrating its 174 th anniversary on a perfect late summer's day in the capital of the island State of Tasmania. Regatta Day has been a public holiday since...

My Sailing

80th anniversary of Vaucluse Regatta attracts vintage yachts
Sail World
This weekend, the 80th anniversary of the Vaucluse Regatta, hosted by Vaucluse Yacht Club, will be commemorated. The annual sailing event draws a myriad of yachts and sailing craft to race upon Sydney Harbour, and has done so since its inception in...

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Volvo Ocean Race : Thye, the voice of Telefonica in China
BYM News (press release)
Thye has management experience at the Marina ONE leisure port in Singapore, where he first made contact with the Volvo Ocean Race in 2008-2009, and in recent years Thye has worked managing yachts and superyachts in Sanya. “Having lived here now for two ...

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival - Warm water and hot racing
Sail World
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 41st anniversary edition, presented by Nanny Cay Marina, is being held during 26th March and 1st April 2012. With less than two months to the start of the festival, there is still time to experience one of the ...

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America's Cup: 'Itiwi' partnership gets all clear from Jury
Sail World
The Swedish Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup had queried the Partnership Agreement signed between the two long-standing Cup rivals, aimed at providing Emirates Team New Zealand with a training partner; and providing a means for the ...

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Woman Rescued After Falling From Sailboat In Galveston Bay
KWTX
HOUSTON (February 12, 2012)—A woman pulled from Galveston Bay after falling from a sailboat on a near-freezing morning was treated for mild hypothermia, the Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted the woman to safety late Sunday ...

Ben Ainslie escapes penalty after jumping aboard television boat
The Independent
Britain's top prospect for Olympic sailing glory has come through unscathed following an official inquiry into his disqualification from a world championship regatta in Australia in December. Ben Ainslie, the reigning gold medallist in the Finn ...

CITY COUNCILLORS GET UPDATE ON VOLVO OCEAN RACE PLANS
Galway Bay FM
Efforts to get Galway ready for the finale of the Volvo Ocean race this July are well underway. President of Let's do it Global John Killeen gave a presentation to councillors at city hall last evening. The July event is to be significantly bigger than ...

Sailing Anarchy's Alan Block speaks to Regatta Director Iain Murray and the ...
BYM News (press release)
Whether the 34th America's Cup succeeds or fails at its mission to 'change everything' largely depends on this odd couple. The AC's top pair sat down on Friday for another in-depth SA Innerview with Mr. Clean, and they carved a wide swath through ...

Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta win to BLinsailing.com
Sail World
The Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta was this year hosted by the Coconut GroveSailing Club with the win going to Italy's Luca Lalli aboard BLinsailing.com, alongside of super tactician Lorenzo Bressani and crew Federico Michetti.

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Your Guide to a Croatia Sailing Charter
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
In this article you will find some tips which will surely help you in hiring a sailing  charter in Croatia. If you are planning to visit Croatia then it is a good idea to know more about this country. Croatia is one of the most beautiful tourist ...

SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)

Soft breezes, slow sailing
Gladstone Observer
ARCADIA heads down the harbour with some rare breeze in her sails. She took line honours eventually. THERE were no race records broken last weekend during the annual overnight race to Roslyn Bay. This fixture of the Peter Macdonald Memorial Central ...

Devine and Furlong's clean sweep of International 14 Australian Championship
YACHTe.com.au
We then felt going into the regatta that we were faster in the lighter breeze than we were in the heavy. This for us was a great turn around. “Having sailed together for quite some time we know each other very well, so sailing the boat fast was not an ...

YACHTe.com.au

Unique sport building strong team spirit at Whitsunday Sailing Club
BYM News (press release)
Sailing has become unique sport building strong team spirit with equal opportunities for male and female, young and old, to test their individual endurance and technique in a healthy environment. This accepted change to the once male dominated sport ...

Reece And Hazard Close The Gap On Steele At Harken Youth Match Racing Regatta
International Sailing Federation
Then the wind filled in and we went sailing. We felt fast and the boat handling was good. In our last race versus Chris Steele we picked good wind shifts and just chipped away at each tack to put more distance between us. At the top mark we had a good ...

International Sailing Federation

Clark regains Etchells Nationals lead
YACHTe.com.au
David Clark (Fifteen), who led the Zhik Etchells National Championship on the opening day, has regained the lead on the penultimate day of the regatta being sailed off Pittwater, but with one day and two races remaining, the points at the top are still ...

YACHTe.com.au

Arab Sailing Tour opening ceremony held in Manama
Oman Tribune
MANAMA An opening ceremony was held on Sunday to launch the Arab Sailing Tour 2012 in Marina Resort in Manama under the auspices of Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and Chairman of the Bahraini ...

Wellington Optis get perfect sailing conditions at Worser Bay
Sail World
The Wellington Optimist Champs continues to grow in numbers with 44 boats racing in both open and green fleets over the two day regatta sailed at Worser Bay Boating Club. Optis from Queen Charlotte joined sailors from most Wgtn clubs in near perfect...

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2012 RS:X Australian Titles and Bic Techno regatta
Sail World
The 2012 RS:X National Titles and Bic Techno regatta was held from 27 to 29 January 2012 at Hawks Nest, NSW Australia, as part of the Downunder Pro (www.fw-australia.com). 23 competitors took part in racing, with representation from most states of ...

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Weymouth and Portland is an Olympic VIP (Very Important Place)
Dorset Echo
Fifty as yet unnamed VIPs have confirmed their attendance for this summer's Olympic Sailingevents. After the main events in London, sailing is expected to have the biggest draw for both crowds and royalty during the 2012 Games.

My sailing & Working Career from aged 4 to date - Ecademy
At this time my parents saw that I had a natural talent for sailing so encouraged me to take upsailing, so they got a dinghy and said as long as I wanted to go sailing they would see that I had every chance to pursue this hobby. This I did, so I joined a local sailing club in Yorkshire and did ...drive that I had taken towards the first part of my sailing career. At this time 1986-87 I became an area finalist to found crews for America's Cup boats, Admiral Cup boats & National Regatta teams.
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Sailing through the British Virgin Islands provides a great way for a ...
By Editor
A fancy resort? Not for the 20-somethings. Backpacking? Not for the elders. Sailing? Yes! All three of my kids grew up sailing at camp—the girls at. ... In 1998, when the kids were still kids, we had a skippered sailboat. In 2007, when they were ...
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America's Cup (Plymouth) Talk at Burghfield Sailing Club - Yachts ...
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Woman rescued after falling from sailboat in Galveston Bay ...
The Coast Guard says a woman has been treated for mild hypothermia after falling from a sailboat in Galveston Bay on a near-freezing morning.
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Ardnet Online Solutions sponsor Olympic 2012 Sailing Team ...
By Ardnet
13th February 2012 We are pleased to announce that this year we will be sponsoring and providing online marketing support to the 49er Class sailing team of Seaton & McGovern who are representing Ireland in the 2012 London Olympics.
Ardnet Online Solutions

Aqua take the first event of the RC44 season | SailingXperience.com
A three hour wait for the breeze to fill in delayed proceedings on the final day of the RC44 Puerto Calero Cup, AEZ took their second race win in Lanzarote, but Team Aqua were not far behind giving them their first event win of the 2012 season ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Monday, February 13, 2012. Missing homemade smoothies. Must find a good 12 volts mixer for the boat asap. Any ideas on where to find? Written by World Tour Stories at ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Yachtsmen join anti-airport campaign | Sailing news | Yachting ...
Tweet. Yachtsmen from Essex and Kent joined politicians, environmentalists, and bird-watchers this weekend to set up a campaign to fight plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary. More than 80 people turned out on 10 February, the coldest ...
Yachting Monthly News

Bahamas News - New Regatta Trophy Honours Sir Durward Knowles
By Serena Williams
“Our idea was to have a Trophy in Sir Durward's name to honour his life of sailing and philanthropic accomplishments. This is therefore a floating trophy to be presented each year at a different Regattaevent of Sir Durward's choice.” ...
Bahamas News

America's Cup may cost city millions, report says | Full Page
Hosting the America's Cup could cost San Francisco taxpayers up to $21.7 million ... over three years to defray the city's costs of hosting sailing's premier regatta, ...
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/...
SF Could Lose $22 Million on America's Cup -- And Much More in ...
If all goes as America's Cup race organizers plan, San Francisco will end up with $2 million cash in exchange for hosting the yachting race in 2013. If sailing ...
www.nbcbayarea.com/.../SF-Could-Lose-22-Million-In-Cash-...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Teams await ultrasound test results
Aerospace technology designed to identify tiny structural defects is being applied to the Volvo Ocean Race fleet ahead of what could be two of the most brutal ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../5048_Teams-await-ultrasound-te...

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