10 February 2012

Three rescued after sailboat sinks in rough seas

Three rescued after sailboat sinks 280 miles Northeast of Hilo
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
Three Canadians on board the Horizon Reliance (image of ship on wall) which rescued them after their sailboat sank in rough seas 280 miles Northeast of Hilo Wednesday (Feb 8). Photo by the crew of the Horizon Reliance HONOLULU – The Coast Guard ...All three rescued are reportedly in good condition and will return to Honolulu Friday aboard the Horizon Reliance. The Liahona was traveling from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Hilo.

Containership rescues Canadian brothers sailing with boy, 9, from Mexico to Hawaii
Washington Post (blog)
HONOLULU — Three family members attempting their first voyage across the Pacific in a sailboatwere left adrift in rough seas hundreds of miles from land when their mast broke in high winds. Just when they thought they were being rescued, ...

Sailing Canadian family safe after Pacific rescue
Montreal Gazette
Brothers Bradley and Mitchell James, along with Bradley's nine-year-old son, West, hit trouble Wednesday evening while sailing from Mexico to Hawaii in their 12-metre sailboat. The three were pulled from the water Thursday morning by crew on the ...

America's Cup negotiators may push their luck
San Francisco Chronicle
The late insertion of Pier 29 into the America's Cup deal is snagging negotiations over the regatta. Hosting the America's Cup continues to be an education for the city of San Francisco. Like you, the city might have thought this was a sailboat race.

Volvo Ocean Race - Reviews and analysis for Groupama team
Sail World
The Volvo Ocean Race resulted in a second place finish between Maldives and Sanya for Groupama 4 and now Charles Caudrelier reviews the difficult course, whilst Cyrille Douillet analyses the comparative performances of the six VO-70s, a third of the ...

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One man's audacious pursuit of sailing history
The Seattle Times
By Dave Sheinin Matt Rutherford is shown at the tiller of his 27-foot sailboat as he navigated the Northwest Passage. He has been recognized as the first in recorded history to make it through the waterway alone and nonstop on such a small sailboat.

America's Cup: Major free to air US television deal imminent - Coutts
Sail World
'Around November last year we gave the teams details of a comprehensive television package, and the events package around the America's Cup – so the Challengers have some certainty as to what to expect. There is something like 30 broadcasters already ...

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Drunken Sailor's Mishap Did Not Mar Bay Regatta
Phuketwan
By Media Release PHUKET: Forty-three boats sailed through the stunning karst topography of southern Thailand's Phang Nga Bay last week celebrating the 15th year of one of the most enjoyable sailing events in the region: The Bay Regatta - Phuket,...

Phuketwan

Sailing; Naples' Moore gets back in the game, and is now bound for Olympics
Naples Daily News
In December, Naples resident Moore qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in the 49er sailingevent. He and partner Erik Storck will represent USA Sailing in the men's two-person dinghy high-performance racing class in the Games beginning in late July.

Corinthian Junior Sailing Registration Feb. 13
Patch.com
Registration for the Corinthian Yacht Club's Junior Sailing Program begins next week. Courtesy Noah Pasackow. The Junior Sailing Program at the Corinthian Yacht Club is looking forward to the 2012 summer season with great anticipation.

32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, a parade of superstars
BYM News (press release)
Expect 'Serious Fun' on Kim Sha beach with Soca music star Terry Seales as he teams up with St Maarten's Shadow Man to perform on the last night of the 2012 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Once you discover the charismatic livewire known as Terry Seales, ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Green Comm Racing, the Italian-Spanish Challenger to the 34th America's Cup, announces today a partnership with USBound, based in San Anselmo (California), to support and coordinate the overall logistics of the Green Comm Racing Team in the Bay Area.

Vice Admiral's Cup Regatta - Record number of entries
Sail World
Vice Admiral's Cup Regatta 2012, hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, is being held from 18th to 20th May and looks set to break all previous records with more than 60 entries anticipated. The eighth edition of this hugely popular regatta will ...

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13th City Day Open Regatta from Feb 25
Daily Express
Kota Kinabalu: The 13th City Day Open Regatta 2012 organised by Kinabalu Yacht Club (KYC) and Sabah Sailing Association (SAILA) will be held on Feb 25 and 26 at the 1st Beach Tanjung Aru. The boat race will be flagged off by the Organising Committee of ...

Legendary America's Cup yachts en route to Sydney Harbour
Sail World
KA5 Australia and KA14 Steak n Kidney, two of Australia's legendary 12 metreAmerica's Cup racing yachts, will arrive into Sydney Harbour on Saturday 11th February 2012. The arrival will mark the completion of a six month recovery effort which has seen ...

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'Sculling' back to Montagu Bay
Bahamas Tribune
Two of the boats, named after the four products produced by the Bahamian company, were on display at Jimmy's Wines & Spirits, Shirley Street, where plans were revealed for next week's 25th running of the regatta, staged by Eleazor 'the Sailing Barber' ...

Awaiting the Cup in Venice
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Venice's Compagnia della Vela will pave the way to the America's Cup World Series Venice in May. The yacht club has announced a program of four conferences, during which some major players in the international sailing will talk about their experience ...

America's Cup Fundraising Woes
NBC Bay Area
The plan was to have $12 million in cash last week to help cover San Francisco's costs in hosting the renowned sailing race. According to SF Gate, while the committee does have written pledges or agreements totaling that amount, they have only ...

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Upwind sailing continues
Sail World
The last 24 hours have been testing for the crews as they deal with the upwind sailingconditions. 'Well our sail wardrobe has been getting thoroughly aired over the last 12 hours,' Singapore skipper Ben Bowley says in his 0600 report to the Race ...

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Croatian Sailors Named For London 2012
International Sailing Federation
After successfully qualifying sailors in six events at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, the Croatian Sailing Team have named their athletes for the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Bronze medallists at Perth in the Men's 470, ...

International Sailing Federation

Royal Huisman sailing yacht Cyclos III for sale with YPI
Superyacht Times
Still widely regarded as the world's benchmark for high performance sailing yachts, the yacht that launched the superyacht career of multi-award winning designer Andrew Winch, the ground-breaking Royal Huisman ketch Cyclos III is now for sale with YPI ...

Superyacht Times

Jeanneau Sun 2000
Afloat
She has been used by a Sailing School and does need some attention but certainly worth considering at the price. She is offered without trailer, outboard and furling jib, hence the price! Keeping with the tradition of smaller sailboats, ...

David Gilmour Wins Hardy Cup In Close Encounter
International Sailing Federation
David Gilmour today became the first West Australian yachtsman to win the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's prestigious Hardy Cup under 25, ISAF Grade 3 match racingregatta on Sydney Harbour. The finalists turned on a great spectacle of match racing in ...

International Sailing Federation

Training in full swing for Multi One Championship 2012
My Sailing
Since that time, the two crews have been sailing in convoy and this will continue through until the end of February. The programme will alternate between inshore races around Agadir Bay and some offshore sessions in short-handed configuration, ...

Norwich Frostbites make the most of sailing in wintry conditions
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The combination of light, if any, wind and icy roads deterred all but those living reasonably near their clubs, and the presence of ice at Horning and Rollesby put paid to any sailing anyway. Only Frostbites survived, with four Norfolks venturing out ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Yacht Club hosts sailing regatta
Tampa Bay Newspapers
CLEARWATER – Two hundred sailors from 16 countries will compete on the Gulf of Mexico just off Pier 60 during the four-day International Sailing Federation, Laser Midwinters East Regatta Feb. 22 through 26. This is the 11th straight year the Class 1...

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Asia's oldest sailing competition prepares to take off in Iloilo
Mindanao Gold Star Daily
THE 40th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival on Feb. 12-19 promises to be the best edition as it celebrates its Ruby Anniversary in time with the Iloilo City Charter Diamond Jubilee Year. "As the oldest sailing competition in Asia, the festival grows bigger ...

Woman missing after fall at sea
The Age
AN EXPERIENCED Australian yachtswoman is missing after reportedly falling overboard while sailing from Malaysia to the Thai resort island of Phuket. How Carmel Brookes, 60, came to fall overboard in apparently calm seas is unclear.

The Age

Iain Murray America's Cup update February 2012 | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Iain Murray, Regatta Director for the 34th America's Cup and CEO of America's Cup Race Management last night brought us up to date with the latest from Cup-land. When he spoke, Murray, a yacht designer by trade, was dabbling with how ...
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St. Croix Yacht Club » Blog Archive » 'Round St. Croix Regatta Recap
By clubmanager
'Round St. Croix Regatta Recap. A fleet or 10 sailing vessels from throughout St. Croix enjoyed two days of racing in the Around St. Croix Race, January 28 & 29 2012. The sailors saw East/Northeast winds ranging anywhere from 12 to 22 ...
St. Croix Yacht Club

Drunken Sailor's Mishap Did Not Mar Brilliant Bay Regatta - Phuket ...
By Media Release
PHUKET: Forty-three boats sailed through the stunning karst topography of southern Thailand's Phang Nga Bay last week celebrating the 15th year of one of the most enjoyable sailing events in the region: The Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang ...
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Specification For a low Cost, High Quality Offshore Sailboat
By John
Not only will she be a great voyager, but also a fantastic boat to own for day sailing, weekending and the annual holiday (vacation) cruise. Fun and competitive to race too, at least at the club level. If you want to spend a pleasant quarter hour, ...
Attainable Adventure Cruising,...

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
One large worry gone. This is how happy we are today. Our Caos is finally sold, and to a very amazing person to that. Looking forward to deliver the boat to New England with Michael, the new owner, later this spring. Written by World Tour ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Yacht on the rocks - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Factor
We had a ripper of a short storm in Moreton Bay yesterday, I had returned to the dock early to meet a client and I only saw 38 knots on the gauges, but those still out sailing (mainly the WAGS fleet)
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2012/02/03 > eTech France 266 > VAIMOS, the Smart Sailing Robot ...
VAIMOS, the Smart Sailing Robot Sets a New Distance Record ... Mid-January, VAIMOS (French acronym for autonomous sailing boat with embedded ...
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