02 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: nearing the Vietnamese coast

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 leading the ascent
BYM News (press release)
Already 36 hours of upwind sailing to their credit, in a north-easterly breeze which is building the further North and the closer the fleet get to the Vietnamese coast. Though Telefonica, neck and neck with Groupama 4, has opted for the most direct ...


America's Cup challenger series gets few entries
San Francisco Chronicle
AP Organizers of next year's America's Cup in San Francisco say they will reconsider the format of this summer's challenger series after receiving only three entries. Regatta director Iain Murray said only Team New Zealand, Luna Rossa of Italy and ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: meet Telefonica skipper Iker Martinez, Spain's ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Telefonica is a familiar name in the Volvo Ocean Race but the 2011/12 campaign has a different feel to the previous two versions, shaped without any blurred edges by new kid on the block Iker Martinez. By Kate Laven, Abu Dhabi Of all the skippers, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Doubts Over America's Cup Ability to Deliver Jobs, Money to San Francisco
NBC Bay Area
By Chris Roberts Are billions of dollars and thousand of jobs sailing to San Francisco on these twin-hulled racing boats? Maybe. Then again... Big changes are afoot along the San Francisco waterfront, where demolition crews are taking apart an old ...

Pre-America's Cup demolition begins with whimper
San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday marked the start of demolition of a dusty warehouse on Pier 27 to make way for a gleaming new cruise ship terminal, public viewing area for the America's Cup regatta and ultimately a 2.5-acre public waterfront open space.

Volvo Ocean Race: Kiwi outfit Camper ready to pounce on path to Sanya, says co ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Rod Gilmour Groupama and Telefonica, the overall race leaders, may be scrapping for the Volvo Ocean Race lead, but as the fleet prepares for strong winds and high seas - forecast for 35 knots over the next day - Camper will bide their time before ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Voyage of Recovery sailing for drug and alcohol addicts
BBC News
Alcohol and drug addicts could be offered a rehabilitation programme sailing around the coast of Britain. During the 12-week "Voyage of Recovery" up to 160 addicts will work aboard the Tectona and be taught how to sail. The 1800-mile (2897km) trip, ...

BBC News

Warren Jones Regatta day 2 - True Blue Racing slips into second
Sail World
Warren Jones Regatta - True Blue Racing has slipped to second overall after the first two days of racing. After going through yesterday undefeated and at the top of the leaderboard, TBR didn't get the best start to the day losing their opening race ...

Sail World

Repairman Accidentally Sailing to South Pole
Our Amazing Planet
The captain, 34-year-old Norwegian adventurer Jarle Andhoy, and three crew members are sailing without a permit to Antarctica's Ross Sea, in defiance of both the Norwegian and New Zealand governments. Andhoy has a history of such wild behavior,...

Our Amazing Planet

Outward Bound to replace sailing cutters
Voxy
They have been plying the waters of the Marlborough Sounds for 30 years and now Outward Bound is looking to raise funds to replace its fleet of aging sailing cutters. Outward Bound Chief Executive Officer, Trevor Taylor, said with 2012 marking the 50th ...

Sailing charity revamps leaders
The Triton
By Lucy Chabot Reed Shake-A-Leg Miami, a non-profit organization that takes disabled children and adults sailing, has added new board members, formed a new management team, and restructured the organization. All existing programs will continue.

Cream of British Sailing compete at Southampton University Team Racing Reunion ...
BYM News (press release)
Those sending their apologies for missing the event include notable America's Cup and Olympic sailors such as Adrian Stead, Paul Campbell-James and Saskia Clark. Not only have the alumni enjoyed successful sailing careers, but it is testament to the ...

German School-Sailing Ship Students Visit Cuban Province
Radio Cadena Agramonet
German students on board the school-sailing vessel Thor Heyerdahl have started a bicycle ride through this Cuban province from Maria la Gorda beach in the Guanahacabibes peninsula, where they arrived on Sunday after a long voyage.

2012 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship Notice of Race Released
International Sailing Federation
With London 2012 qualification places guaranteed before the regatta the ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds will provide an opportunity for teams to finalise their preparations for the OlympicSailing Competition. ISAF Competitions Manager, Antonio ...

CCA bestows coveted offshore awards—Sailing news from the US
Sail World
For example, the pair spent 26 months sailing in the vicinity of South Georgia Island, not to mention many miles spent transiting from one continent to the next. While winning pickle dishes might not be Matzen' and Ericson's ambition, their voyages are...

Sail World

Australia Day Regatta at Geographe Bay Yacht Club
Busselton Dunsborough Mail
Luke Phillips sailing Manic was awarded the Busselton City award for the most wins in the biggest class. With two fastest times in the three races Luke proved his skill. With the very mixed conditions, a tally of points gave a fairly accurate ...

ISAF Launch London 2012 Olympic Games Website
International Sailing Federation
With 177 days until the London 2012 Olympic Games, the International Sailing Federation has launched their Olympic website. The website will be the home of Olympic Sailing during London 2012 with all the information, stories, results and multimedia ...

Ministry Of Sports Affairs In Oman ISAF Accreditation
International Sailing Federation
The five day inspection from 10-14 November 2011 included a comprehensive review of the programme management combined with visits to sailing schools at Marina Banda Al Rowdha and Mussannah. Saif Al Shibli, Vice Chairman of the Oman Watersports ...

Bonello Ghio wins Argo National Championships
MaltaToday
The year 2011 has been an interesting and colourful one where sailing is considered with both local clubs' regattas and even a number of international events enthusiastically embellishing the home calendar. Following a good run over the Championship's ...

Sailing to Bendigo
Weekly Times Now
After the success of last year's inaugural competition, this year's regatta, held last weekend at Lake Eppalock included some of the world's best yachtsmen. High time : Brett Goodall had a bit of fun during the final on Lake Eppalock.

Weekly Times Now

Laguna Beach Girl Keeps Her Head Above Water
Patch.com
By Valerie Burchfield Rhodes Liz Fletcher of Laguna Beach is hard at work planning a memorial regatta in honor of her friend and fellow sailor Jeff Adam, who died unexpectedly last June. Meanwhile, Sarah Wyman of San Clemente recently completed ...

Our Olympic team: Megan Pascoe, campaigning for selection in 2.4mR class
Dorset Echo
Here's Portland's Megan Pascoe, who is campaigning for 2012 selection in the 2.4mR class, on her experience at the Miami World Cup regatta. FOURTH. It's not quite a medal and it's a bit like getting the wooden spoon. I'm happy with how I was sailing ...

Bell's back as Port Huron-to-Mackinac race sponsor
Port Huron Times Herald
By JULIANNE MATTERA Bell's Brewery is pouring on financial support for the Port Huron-to-Mackinac sailboat race. The Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit announced Tuesday the brewery will be the race's title sponsor through the 2014 race.

Australia at top of latest ISAF Sailing World Rankings
YACHTe.com.au
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 1 February 2012 have been released and once again, Australia features at the top of two disciplines, while some did not compete at the most recent Grade 1 event, but feature at the top end of the Rankings.

YACHTe.com.au

Breaking New Ground
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The cruise terminal and its surrounding area will serve as part of the America's Cup Race Village in 2013, which will be the hub of activity, along with Pier 29, for the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup Finals. "We're could not be more proud that ...

Cup to honour pioneers
Great Lakes Advocate
THE Great Lakes Sailing Club is drawing inspiration from the pioneering sea-farers of yesteryear with its inaugural Booti Booti Cup on February 11-12. The event will pay homage to the various figures to explore the region by sail including Captain Cook ...

Something old, something new
TODAYonline
In another development, the SSC have taken sailing out of the list of sports which the school termed as an academy sport, like the 10 mentioned earlier. Sailing will join others like gymnastics, tennis, triathlon and silat as programme sports from this ...

Silver Anniversary Key West- A Memorable Classic!
J/Sailnig News (blog)
As usual, Key West delivered on an almost picture-perfect "postcard" week of sailing. The weather conditions provided a challenge for all over the course of the five days and the creme d'la creme rose to the top in every class.

J/Sailnig News (blog)

New Format Possible For America's Cup Challengers « CBS San ...
By jparkercbs
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Organizers of next year's America's Cup in San Francisco Bay said they will reconsider the format of the challengers' series after receiving only three entries.Regatta director Iain Murray said only Team New ...
CBS San Francisco

Legal challenge to Ellison on America's Cup
By Walter Olson
Legal challenge to Ellison on America's Cup. by Walter Olson on February 1, 2012. It's being pursued by the obscure nonprofit African Diaspora Maritime Corp. from landlocked Raleigh, North Carolina, with help from major law firm McDermott ...
Overlawyered

Volvo Ocean Race 2012 1 February report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Volvo Ocean Race: Puma on a flier. Snakes and ladders on the leaderboard as the boats line up to get around the Vietnamese coast. Wednesday February 1st 2012, Author: James Boyd, Location: none selected. Chart above courtesy of ...
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Klipsun » Blog Archive » Sailing
By admin
Sailing. 1 February 2012 No Comment. As the whistle goes off signaling the start of the race, Erika Vranizan's heart starts pumping fast. Her emotions are a whirlwind of nervousness and excitement. Exhilaration washes over Vranizan as she maneuvers the sail against the wind and picks up speed. Specks of water from the lake hit her face as she cuts across the waves. She is controlling asailboat, steering it and noting the direction of the wind to win this race. In this moment, it's just ...
Klipsun

Dime Bank Gives To SHYC Sailing | The Resident
By admin
Dime Bank awarded the SHYC Sailing Foundation a $2000 grant for student scholarships.
The Resident

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 11 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Andy McLean does some maintenance work on the rigging onboard CAMPER during leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race ...
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America's Cup: Construction starts, doubts grow
By Ron Russell
Demolition has begun at Pier 27 to make way for the new facility that will be the hub of the 2013America's Cup, but things aren't exactly smooth sailing for the much-ballyhooed regatta. The Bay Citizen's John Upton notes the growing doubts ...
Bay Area Observer

Sailing Skills - Ulster TatlerUlster Tatler
By admin
Derry City Council's Clipper Round the World 11-12 Race Derry~Londonderry Bursary participants have been learning the essential skills in navigation and sailing thanks to a five-day intensive training course, led by Clipper training ...
Ulster Tatler

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Dividing time between boat work, beach, laptop, boat work, beach, laptop... it's hard to be stuck on one Caribbean island, I'm telling you. Two more terrible months to go. lol. Written by World Tour Stories at 11:51 AM. Tags: Beach and paradise ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Wild night onboard Puma's ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Wild night onboard Puma's Mar Mostro + Videos ... It's been great racing, after a business week of steady ocean sailing, to have so many of ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Volvo-Ocean.../93338

Sailboat categories - SailNet Community
I have noticed in several different discussions across the forums that someone will state that a certain boat is rated as a Cat 0 or Cat 1 boat. I've.
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Blue Water Sailing School: ASA Bareboat Charter Certifications ...
Blue Water Sailing School follows internationally accepted standards of the American SailingAssociation (ASA). We offer basic, intermediate and advanced ...
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Pau Hana Regatta. Pau Hana regattas are for Seaforth Sailing Club members, but bring your friends and family members - all are welcome! All we require is that ...
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