15 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Danish Olympian Martin Kirketerp starts at the bottom in round-the-world bid

Volvo Ocean Race: Danish Olympian Martin Kirketerp starts at the bottom in ...
Telegraph.co.uk
From the top of an Olympic podium to scrubbing barnacles from the bottom of a boat, Dane Martin Kirketerp is making quite a sacrifice in the hope of one day sailing around the world in the Volvo Ocean Race. ... Martin Kirketerp (left) celebrates at the ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: winning in Auckland matches winning Rugby World Cup, says ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Telegraph staff The 5200 nautical mile fourth leg sees the Volvo Ocean Race return to Auckland for the first time in more than a decade, and given the sheer level of interest in the sport in New Zealand the leg winners can expect a warm welcome back...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race : Novelties in Telefonica's first training session in China
BYM News (press release)
“It was a short training session, checking the mast, tensions, new sails and checking and checking again”, that's how Skipper Iker Martínez described the first day of training for the Volvo Ocean Raceleaders “Telefónica” in the waters of the Chinese ...

First leg of Sailing Arabia yacht race concludes
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The first leg of the yacht race — Sailing Arabia — The Tour (SATT) — concluded under moonlight at The Pearl-Qatar in Doha, on February 13 and the fleet leaves here today on the next leg to Abu Dhabi, UAE. The second leg of the race sets...

Oman Daily Observer

Just-Sailing Launches Accessible Sailing Program March 3, 2012
Cape May County Herald (press release)
By Press Release MAYS LANDING – Just-Sailing, a new non-profit providing accessible water recreation and maritime education in the South Jersey community, will launch its 2012 AccessibleSailing Program on the first and third Sat. of each month ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Forever young for PUMA 'nipper' Murph McDonnell
BYM News (press release)
"You work towards something, you work towards a prize, whether it's the America's Cup or the Volvo Trophy. That's motivating stuff. "I've never won a Volvo Ocean Race and I want to be part of a winning team, so I try as hard as I can on every campaign; ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Very superstitious: looking for luck
BYM News (press release)
Groupama sailing team's Martin Krite said he wouldn't call himself superstitious, but he would never go to sea without a picture of his family. On the topic of the long held sailing belief that green boats bring bad luck Krite said he wasn't buying it, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Adam Minoprio making his mark offshore
Sail World
In 2010 however, he put his highly successful match racing career on hold and decided to pursue success in a vastly different form of yacht racing – the Volvo Ocean Race. He went from being at the very top of his field in the match racing discipline to ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Bringing the boat back to life
BYM News (press release)
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Azzam is being "brought back to life" by the shore crew who took her to pieces as part of the regular stopover work schedule and are now putting her back together. Technical shore team manager Mike Danks said seeing Azzam ...

Joyous J's Swing Grenada Sailing Festival
J/Sailnig News (blog)
SAILING's Contributing Photographer photographer Bobbie Grieser was on assignment, along with Contributing Editor Betsy Crowfoot, capturing the action at Grenada Sailing Festival this week. The event is a colorful four-day regatta drawing entrants from ...

J/Sailnig News (blog)

Olympics-Danish gold medallist swabbing decks for ocean dream
Reuters
| SANYA, China Feb 14 (Reuters) - From the top of an Olympic podium to scrubbing barnacles from the bottom of a boat, Dane Martin Kirketerp is making quite a sacrifice in the hope of one day sailingaround the world in the Volvo Ocean Race.

USA. Sail America announces 2012 Sailing Industry Conference
BYM News (press release)
Sail America, a US industry trade organization committed to growing the sailing market, announced today that its 2012 Sailing Industry Conference will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26 and 27, 2012 at the Newport Harbor Hotel in Newport, ...

Entry list growing as start for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta draws closer
BYM News (press release)
With less than three weeks to go before the starting gun fires on March 1st to begin the 32nd annual edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the entry list continues to grow, promising yet another stellar fleet for a round of “serious fun.

Volvo Ocean Race: Ñeti and Hubert enjoy slice of life outside race village
BYM News (press release)
Team Telefónica bowman Antonio Cuervas-Mons escaped the action in the Sanya race village to discover life in China away from the Volvo Ocean Race. Accompanied by Groupama shore crew and fluent Mandarin speaker Hubert Lemonnier, Cuervas Mons, ...

The Moorings Opens a New Yacht Charter Destination in Corfu, Greece
MarketWatch (press release)
Corfu is the perfect starting point for a luxurious Moorings bareboat sailing or skippered charter through the region's famous northern and southern Ionian Islands. Cruise The Ionian Sea with The Moorings Corfu The flexible itineraries of Corfu yacht ...

Promoting sailing and fun
J/Sailnig News (blog)
Promoting sailing and fun-- one musical video at a time?! A well-known European musical group called "The Pantless Knights" recently joined "The Yacht Week" (a large "cruise-in-company" sailingvacation group) for a trip to the Mediterranean to shoot a ...

Jameson Producer Signs On as Volvo Ocean Race Fest Sponsor
Afloat
#VOLVO OCEAN RACE - The producer of Jameson whiskey has been announced as the spirit and wine sponsor of the Volvo Ocean Race Festival in Galway this summer. The Galway Independent repors that Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard will be represented at the ...

Phuket Sports: A gem of a fun regatta
Phuket Gazette
Day four of the regatta greeted crews with clear skies and good wind as they left their anchorage off the Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort and headed to Ao Chalong for theregatta's final party and awards ceremony at the Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC).

Phuket Gazette

40th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival kicks off
The Online Zamboanga Times
ILOILO CITY — The 40th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival celebrating its Ruby Anniversary kicked off with a formal opening program and presentation of official candidates of Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta2012 on Sunday evening at the Freedom Grandstand here.

Coca-Cola supports the NFIR
Nassau Guardian
A number of C-Class sloops are off and sailing in this file photo at the National Family Island Regatta. This year's event is set for April 24-28, in Georgetown, Exuma. FILE PHOTO Coca-Cola hopped on board with the National Family Island Regatta ...

Nassau Guardian

David Clark Warms Up For The Worlds With A Win At The Zhik Etchells Australian ...
International Sailing Federation
He chipped away at the leaders achieving a top 10 place in all but one race of theregatta. Julian's crew of Nick Garland, Michael Dunstan and Hannah Nattrass haven't done much sailing together so their's was a particularly encouraging result.

International Sailing Federation

EMG to provide hospitality for first Superyacht Cup Regatta in UK
Event Magazine
Event Management Group (EMG) has been selected as the official hospitality provider for the Superyacht Cup Cowes Regatta on 22-25 July in the Isle of Wight. The regatta is normally held annually in Palma in Majorca, but is coming to the UK this year in ...

Gold medallist feels 'priviledged' to be on Team GB for Olympics
Dorset Echo
The Star sailor is the 'daddy' of the British Sailing team as he will be 36 and its oldest member when he competes in his fourth Olympic Games this summer. Percy, who started sailing aged four with his family in Southampton, is one of just three ...

Chuny Bermúdez de Castro says things must improve - Ian Roman, VOR pic
YACHTe.com.au
Camper has notched up podium finishes on all three offshore legs in this edition of theVolvo Ocean Race, but if they are to seal a leg win – and overall victory – they must evolve and sail better, according to one of their helmsman, Roberto 'Chuny' ...

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Sailing Arabia–the Tour 2012 leg 1 report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The first leg of Sailing Arabia–the Tour concluded in darkness in Doha, Qatar, last night with Daniel Souben's Courrier Dunkerque claiming a leg one victory for the all-French team. Souben's crew led the nine-strong Farr 30 fleet from start to ...
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H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water: Fast Sailing on V-Day
By Craig Russell
My other best bud Dave and I hit the water on Sunday. Winds very light to start but built thru the day. We almost made it to Sam's but could not make the mark so we headed back with the wind in the hight teens and with a newly polished bottom ...
H2uh0 - Bonehead Moves on the Water

fifedirect - Dalgety Bay Sailing Club - 2012 Season
The 2012 Sailing Season kicks off at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club on Saturday 31st March 2012 with the annual Brass Monkey dinghy race. New members are welcome with Sailing and Social memberships available for individuals, couples and ...
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Very superstitious: looking for luck in the Volvo Ocean Race ...
Red socks, green boats, a patron saint and unlucky numbers -- you don't have to look far to find superstitions as the fleet prepares to resume racing from Sanya.
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