18 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 final count down [video]


It's the final countdown - Volvo Ocean Race [video]

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Volvo Ocean Race : In shore ideal condition when racing resumes in Sanya
BYM News (press release)
The Volvo Ocean Race is set to make a spectacular return to action on Saturday with near-perfect conditions forecast for the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race (starting 0600 UTC). Flat seas and a breeze of around 20 knots are set to combine in the ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Sanya to Auckland leg to start on time despite severe ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race will definitely start on Sunday despite a severe weather warning that is set to batter the fleet during the first 24 hours in the South China Seas. By Kate Laven, Sanya, China Forecasts for the region around Sanya ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race - In-Port Race preview and crews announced
Sail World
Telefónica lead the overall standings with 95 points, followed by CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand on 80 and Groupama sailing team on 71. PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG have 48, followed by Abu Dhabi on 39 and Team Sanya on 16.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Chris Nicholson's Camper crew told to 'up their game' on ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven, Sanya, China Telefonica have posted three consecutive leg victories but the joint Spanish Kiwi team have come a close second in two Volvo Ocean Race legs and trail by just 15 points with a potentially game-changing six legs and seven in ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race : Iker Martinez : « The aim is to reach the podium »
BYM News (press release)
In just 24 hours six brand new points will be up for grabs in the Volvo Ocean Race. The fourth in-port race of the competition will take place in the Bay of Haitang (Sanya, China) tomorrow (Saturday) from 14:00 local time (06:00 UTC) and it's looking ...

Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama focus on In-Port Race
Sail World
After Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama 4 was taken back in hand during Thursday's practice race and Friday's Pro-Am, Franck Cammas is now focusing on the next on-the-water meet. The In-Port race in Sanya will set sail on Saturday at 0600 UTC prior to...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race may be delayed
TVNZ
Brutal conditions with waves like "liquid mountain ranges " in the South China Sea have forced Volvo Ocean Race organisers to consider postponing Sunday's launch of Leg 4 at the cost of at least $500000. The six-strong fleet is due to set sail from ...

Severe seas threaten Volvo Ocean Race stage
SI.com
SANYA, China (AP) - Severe conditions in the South China Sea have raised the prospect of the first delayed start in the Volvo Ocean Race's 39-year history. The fourth leg of the race from Sanya in China to Auckland, New Zealand, is due to start Sunday ...

Anna Tunnicliffe, Zach Railey sail towards repeat Olympic success
SI.com
Sailing often tends to get lost in the smorgasbord of Olympic sports, often because the venue is so hard to find. Choosing a suitable sailing venue is so difficult that the competition is often held away from the main host city or sometimes even the ...

Sailing back in time
ABC Online
By Ashley Walsh Hopping onboard HMB Endeavour is like taking a step back in time to the 18th century. To view this media, please enabled Javascript in your browser setttings. Hopping onboard HMB Endeavour is like taking a step back in time to the 18th ...

ABC Online

Rookie pitted against master
Tasmania Mercury
Picture: KIM EISZELE HE is already the king of the Derwent but this weekend Nick Rogers will be the rookie going into the Australian SB3 sailing championships. Theregatta, starting today, boasts 21 entries, including seven of the top eight SB3 crews...

Tasmania Mercury

Worth the effort for tired crews as Sailing Arabia reaches the capital
The National
ABU DHABI // Sheikh Khalid bin Saqer, the President of the Sailing Federation, will hand out the prizes to the exhausted sailors who completed the difficult second leg ofSailing Arabia – The Tour by arriving in darkness at the Abu Dhabi Sailing and ...

The National

Demanding conditions for 'Sailing Arabia — the Tour' yachts
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter - MUSCAT — The second and longest leg of 'Sailing Arabia — the Tour' yacht race was as mentally exhausting as it was physically demanding for crews in the nine-strong race fleet, who arrived at the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club ...

Oman Daily Observer

Sailing village handover
SkySports
The sailing village which will be home to athletes competing at this year's Games was handed over to London 2012. Sir Keith Mills, London 2012's deputy chairman, took a tour around the Osprey Quay development in Weymouth and Portland and admitted he...

SkySports

Calgary dad rescued after sailboat mishap glad to be home
Calgary Herald
He was with his dad and Bradley's brother, Mitchell, on an epic, month-long sailing trip from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to Hilo, Hawaii, when they were caught in a violent storm about 760 kilometres east of Honolulu that left their sailboat crippled.

Sailing Arabia - the Tour complete toughest leg
BYM News (press release)
Upwind from start to finish, the second and longest leg of Sailing Arabia – the Tour was as mentally exhausting as it was physically demanding for crews in the nine-strong race fleet, who arrived at the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club during the early ...

ON THE WATER: Midwinter Regatta Sails Long Beach Waters
Gazette Newspapers
This fact was not lost on the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce and the then-very-new Southern California Yachting Association, and they combined to host a sailboat race in wintertime. That first one might not have been named the Midwinter Regatta ...

New Zealand. High performace sailing under the Microscope
BYM News (press release)
With the Volvo Ocean Race yachts in town and AC45 catamarans training on the harbour this summer, Auckland, New Zealand is also playing host to an international group of scientists, designers and academics focused on what makes them go fast now – and ...

'Bloody tough' fiscal climate and other America's Cup news
Bizjournals.com (blog)
Richard Worth, chairman and CEO of the America's Cup Event Authority, sat down with me this morning. Some highlights from our discussion. Lining up sponsorships is “bloody tough... It's hard for sports sponsorships globally.

Sailing club buoyed by £7500 grant
Stourbridge News
A SAILING club based in land-locked Dudley is celebrating after being awarded a £7500 sports grant. The money, awarded to Himley Hall Sailing Club by Sports England, will enable the group to buy two new boats, train new instructors and upgrade vital ...

Sailing Summary
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The America's Cup is the best known match race sailing event that uses this format, but match racing has long been known internationally for its high level of cutting edge racing competition. The Congressional Cup in Long Beach and BYC's Governors Cup ...

The Tour yachts blow into Abu Dhabi Marina
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Strong winds in the Gulf have blown the Sailing Arabia — The Tour (SATT) fleet into Abu Dhabi earlier than expected. The yachts arrived early yesterday morning rather than in the evening as was expected. The nine boats, representing five of ...

Sails will be full in 9th annual RC Regatta
Marconews
By ROGER LALONDE Jim Kaighin of Marsh Harbour, in the Bahamas, returns to try for a third third straight title in the 9th Annual Marco Island RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta, at the lake at Mackle Park. Racing is March 2-4.

Etchells Worlds 2012: Karyn Gojnich, a woman of many talents
My Sailing
Limited to a maximum total weight of 285 kilos per team and with a lack of experience at racing offshore of Sydney Heads, Cimarosti asked his sailing friend and crew member, Federico Lauro, for help. Luckily, Lauro had been sailing Ynglings over the ...

Heysham sailing changes
Isle of Man Today
BEN-MY-CHREE sailings to Heysham are to depart at 1.45am on Saturday and Sunday - 30-minutes earlier than scheduled. This decision has been taken following revised tidal predictions from Heysham Port. The current tidal level in Heysham is 0.5m below ...

Listen Live at 9 am: Rough Seas for America's Cup in SF?
KQED (blog)
SF Weekly writer Joe Eskenazi is on KQED Radio's Forum program today to discuss the growing concerns that the America's Cup deal might not be such a hot one for San Francisco after all. (T)he status of the boat race is not on solid ground.

KQED (blog)

Mayo Sailing Club winter series continues
Mayo Advertiser
For anyone who wishes to know the rules of the water, Mayo Sailing Club is hosting a lecture entitled The Rules of Racing by Ed Alcock on Thursday February 23 at 7.30pm in the GMIT, Castlebar. It will outline the laws that govern racing on the water.

For Sail-World.com, the largest sailing news network, growth continues
Sail World
Sail-World.com is the largest sailing news network in the world, delivering content online via 17 sites world-wide. In 2011 Sail-world.com had a total of 2190891 unique viewers, 5403861 sessions, 34187918 page views, 559696525 hits and served 7852.02...

Sail World

Champion sailor returns to Hobart after 35 years
YACHTe.com.au
Hobart and the river did not provide Bourke and other mainland competitors a great day for their practice sailing; a cool 17 degrees and rain, but at least they had a good breeze. The Australian Championship starts tomorrow with up to 12 races to be ...

YACHTe.com.au

Bigger prizes await winners in oldest sailing competition
Gold Star Daily World News
WINNERS of this year's Paraw Regatta Festival will bring home bigger prizes, according to ParawRegatta Foundation chairman, Manny Villa Jr. Villa said that, with many places now trying to replicate this colorful celebration, they have decided to up ...

The role of American Sailing Association in sailing
By elegant
Government regulation on sailing in the United States is very limited. The American SailingAssociation (ASA) fulfills the void created by the absence or limited oversight by the government onsailing in the US. ASA is an association of sailors, ...
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Surprise ROW80 Update, A Question About Sailing, and What ...
By Deniz Bevan
If you were sailing from Constantinople all the way to Spain, in 1493, and had left rather in a hurry, what sorts of items would you need in your cabin? Items you might purchase in an Athens market. Candles? Extra clothing? A knife? A lantern?
The Girdle of Melian

YCSS Virgin Gorda to host another superyacht regatta | BVI News
By Admin
Chairman of Victor International David Johnson said there are some 26 mega yachts registered for the event – 19 of which are sailing yachts and seven motor yachts, and that number is expected to increase. YCCS can accommodate 38 mega ...
BVI News

Calgary dad rescued after sailboat mishap glad to be home
He was with his dad and Bradley's brother, Mitchell, on an epic, month-long sailing trip from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to Hilo, Hawaii, when they were caught in a violent storm about 760 kilometres east of Honolulu that left their sailboat crippled.
Calgary Herald - News

Youth Sailing Gets New Coach | Bernews.com
By Bernews
The Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association has hired High Performance Coach, Martin Jenkins to assist with the development of the top end of Bermuda's Optimist.
Bernews.com

Safety First: Sailing Away with All Your Fingers
By Dave Z
Boat building, like sailing, is often a peaceful and placid endeavor. But in both cases, we're exposed to forces which can wake us rudely from our reveries. Very rudely, indeed! Anything that cuts wood will walk through flesh, my friends.
TriloBoat Talk

Pelican Racing flys into the Hamble! | SailingXperience.com
Pelican Racing Ltd is bringing its brand of “Hassle Free Sailing” to the Hamble. From the 1st March the Pelican Racing will have some of its fleet of Laser SB3 keelboats available for charter from the Hamble. Bookings are being taken for ...
SailingXperience.com - Sailing...

Sail-World.com : BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival - Warm ...
Gold Sponsor, The Moorings is the official charter partner for the BVI Spring Regatta and SailingFestival and they offer a wide variety of modern yachts and ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/BVI-Spring-Regatta.../93878

The Cup Runneth Over: S.F.'s America's Cup Decision Looms ...
Today's glistening visions feature mockups of America's Cup venues ... Preliminary construction work on the scheduled 2013 regatta is already under way.
www.sfweekly.com/.../america-s-cup-development-larry-elliso...

America's Cup | More than a sport
Recognizing that the America's Cup has the potential to deliver way beyond its ... the world's greatest sailing event to inspire millions of people to CARE about the Ocean, ... partner and Official Clean Regatta Partner of the 34th America's Cup.
www.americascup.com/en/More-Than-A.../More-than-a-sport/

SCUTTLEBUTT 3525 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
Basically, Sandberg says sailing isn't fun for kids anymore. ... and winning helmsman in the 2008America's Cup - once bragged to a US SAILING audience that he ... While pre-race preparation is vital to win the Volvo Ocean Race, equally important is a team's ... Like you, the city might have thought this was a sailboat race.
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4878

Miss T's Classroom. | Going Sailing
I guess I'm very lucky getting the opportunity to go sailing! ... T's Classroom has quite a few budding sailors – perhaps even future America's Cup competitors!
mistea.edublogs.org/2012/02/13/going-sailing/

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | CAMPER triumph as Telefónica sit ...
PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by ... Team Sanya finished fifth, Groupama sailing team placed fourth and Abu Dhabi ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../5103_CAMPER-triumph-as-Tele...

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