03 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - next stop Sanya

Volvo Ocean Race: Windshift stall Puma's hopes of a win
Sail World
She now lies in fourth place and could be fifth depending on the performance of Abu Dhabi, which is only six miles or so astern on the basis of predicted sailing distance to Sanya, rather than the distance in a direct line to the finish.

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America's Cup organizers pondering best-of-3 daily match-racing format
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Regatta organizers are considering a new best-of-three daily match-racing format for the Louis Vuitton Cup for challengers and the America's Cup match on San Francisco Bay next year. Defending champion Oracle Racing of San Francisco ...

America's Cup Owes SF $12 Million
NBC Bay Area
By Chris Roberts America's Cup organizing officials have sailed through the tricky straits of San Francisco land use approvals over the past few months, but smooth sailing isn't quite yet dead ahead. The non-profit organizing committee still owes the ...

Retracing Roots - 1900 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Fast forward four years to 1900 and sailing's 112 year Olympic history began on the River Seine. Meulan, 20km away from Paris, and Le Havre, located at the mouth of the Seine welcomed the sailors to the Games of the II Olympiad. The regatta was split ...

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Sailing Passion - Colin Metcher will test his endurance
Sail World
This unique and exciting sailing challenge ranked among Australia’s most demanding small boat races again promises to sort the best from the rest over the 37.8 nautical mile (70 km) course from the The Southport Yacht Club Hollywell to finish off The ...

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Dates changed for 2012 Sail Mooloolaba in June
My Sailing
Sail Mooloolaba has announced a change to the 2012 event dates to 23rd June to 1st July for this unique Queensland week-long celebration of sailing. Event Organising Committee Chair, Tracey Johnstone, explained that it was important to place the event ...

Bay Regatta : Ruby Tuesday, sailing to the first day win in Racing
BYM News (press release)
“The regatta gave us a little bit of everything today,” said GoYachting's Richard Valentine, “some sunshine with blue skies and wind early on, then the wind died and we were hit with full-on thunderstorms.” The previous evening, the 15th annual Bay ...

Sailing association installs new Bridge
The News-Press
Special to the Sun Times SAMI was organized for people who enjoy the sport of sailing. For information about the association's activities and membership, call Sherri Heard or visit the websitesamisailor.org. The Sailing Association of Marco Island ...

America's cup: What does Larry get?
San Francisco Bay Guardian
The development agreement for the America's Cup comes out next week, although the project is already under way. But there's some concern that the number of visitors (and thus the revenue to the city) might not be as high as projected.

America's Cup book
Sail World
Henry Peter (member of the 31st America's Cup Arbitration Panel, of the 32ndAmerica's Cup Jury and Chairman of the 33rd America's Cup Arbitration Panel), Hamish Ross (former general counsel for Team Alinghi and currently general counsel for America's ...

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Boat show sailing into Atlantic City
Vineland Daily Journal
New this year are the boating simulator, Power Boat Docking Challenge, an opportunity to scuba dive, meet teenage sailing adventurer Abby Sunderland and more. DETAILS: Features 45 regional dealers with items, including books, ceramics, furniture, ...

Storm-tossed sailing school stripped of title
Yachting Monthly
The RYA has removed its recognition of the sailing school Hot Liquid Southampton as a provider of training courses following three serious safety related incidents involving the company between January 2011 and January 2012. RYA Training Manager and ...

Instagram Users Snap Spectacular Shots at Sailing's Toughest Event [PICS]
Mashable
Instagram photographer @takinyerphoto got this great shot from a sailboat's wake with the Abu Dhabi skyline in the background. Instagram and Tumblr photographers frequently turn everyday occurrences into beautiful digital images.

America's Cup: Rod Davis: Working with/against the old team
Sail World
The reason is simple, I coached Luna Rossa through two America's Cup campaigns. Steve Ericson, my counterpart over at Luna Rossa, was with me then and is still there now. Certainly that eases the teething pains of two teams, competitors in fact, ...

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Warren Jones International Youth Regatta :It's Gilmour's choice
BYM News (press release)
David Gilmour, and his crew from Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, went undefeated through the third day of the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, to win the round robin stage of the event. Gilmour finished with a 16 win, 2 loss score line, ...

Surviving sailing around St. Croix in two days
Virgin Islands Daily News
In the Around St. Croix Regatta over the weekend, I sailed along with my friends and co-owners in our 27-foot sloop, Cruzan Time. It was our four-member team's first timesailing the race, and for all our effort and lofty ambition, our inexperience and ...

Virgin Islands Daily News

Sea change
The Economist (blog)
FIRST won in 1851 by a schooner called “America” from the fledgling New York Yacht Club, which beat all other challengers for a trophy put up by Britain's Royal Yacht Squadron in a race around the Isle of Wight, the America's Cup remains sport's oldest ...

Hobie Sailor of the Month - February, 2012
US SAILING (press release)
a member of the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics. Railey cruised through 11 races in the 25-boat Finn class and won by an 18-point margin. He won six races and finished the regatta with nothing worse than a third-place result in any race.

US SAILING (press release)

It's plain sailing as club raises cash for hospice
This is Total Essex
About 70 members, aged six to 81, took part in Broxbourne Sailing Club's fundraiser for St Clare Hospice. The club's youth fleet, windsurfers and disabled sailors all took part in the feat. Their endeavours raised £1751 for the Hastingwood hospice, ...

Deep student discount for sailing talk
SouthCoastToday.com
NEW BEDFORD --- The New Bedford Whaling Museum is offering a special student discount for all high school and college sailing team members: meet and hear Gary Jobson, US SAILING President, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at 7:30 pm in the Cook Memorial ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
These are punishing conditions out here. The upwind slamming, smashing, and thrashing we're enduring is enough to make anyone hurt bad. It was almost impossible to get any sleep last night (I didn't), it's hot, humid, and extremely violent down below.

Sailing: 300 Sailors From 21 Countries To Compete In ASC 2012 Held In Langkawi
Bernama
LANGKAWI, Feb 2 (Bernama) -- The Asian Sailing Championships (ASC) in Langkawi from Feb 16 to 25, has attracted 300 sailors from 21 countries. Malaysian Yachting Association general manager Mohd Afendy Abdullah said sailors from Qatar, Korea, ...

America's Cup Act of 2011: All-American Bill or Bust?
GCaptain (press release)
By gCaptain Staff On February 1, 2012 On January 5, 2011, HR 3321 America's CupAct of 2011 was introduced in the first session of the 112th Congress. On the surface, this bill allows foreign flagged sailing yachts and support vessels to operate off ...

GCaptain (press release)

America's Cup hits choppy patch | Dan Schreiber | Local | San ...
By Dan Schreiber
America's Cup yacht race officials have successfully navigated complex city approvals in recent months, but financial wrangling over the details of the regatta could take the wind out of their sails.
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America's Cup Format May Radically Change
By The Huffington Post News Editors
... will reconsider the format of the challengers' series after receiving only three entries. Regattadirector Iain Murray said only Team New Zealand, Luna Rossa of Italy and Artemis of Sweden have paid the $100000 entry fee. ... the crowd--go sailing! - sailing news digest, america's cup, volvo ocean race, marine weather: Louis Vuitton Cup: New format possible for America's Cup challenger series; VOR in South China Sea · America's Cup Format May Radically Change: WELLINGTON, ...
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Volvo Ocean Race 2012 2 February report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
This morning finds the Volvo Ocean Race leaders still bashing their way upwind as they attempt to get along the south side of Vietnam. Telefonica, still hanging in there as leader, has around 80-90 miles to go until she can round the corner ...
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The Keel Walk: Sailing like a “Boss” | 2LUXURY2 - a luxury lifestyle ...
By admin
Alex Thomson Racing, also known as the HUGO BOSS Sailing Team, attempts what it is called 'The Keel Walk', a stunt that has become infamous throughout the world.
2LUXURY2 - a luxury lifestyle guide

Railey Dominates ISAF Sailing World Cup Series | Cruising ...
By sarah
2008 Olympic Silver medalist Zach Railey has started 2012 in the best possible way by dominating and winning the Rolex Miami OCR, the second event in the 2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup series. Though numbers were down following the ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 day 12 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Race © Diego Fructuoso/Team Telefonica/Volvo Ocean Race. Back into the wet weather on the final days of Volvo Ocean Race leg 3 ...
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Roundup: Big Sailing, Reverse Bucket Lists, and Flashpacking | The ...
By theprofessionalhobo
Greetings from the British Virgin Islands! After trying my hand at sailing a 32ft sailboat for a day in St Martin (as seen above), I was offered an opportunity to join a charter on a 43ft sailboat for a week in the BVIs. My job: one that I love – cooking!
The Professional Hobo

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Alex will tell a bit about our energy consumption onboard shortly for the ones that have asked about that. Thank you for your patience, Alex have been overloaded with work these past weeks but it should calm down a bit with soon.. Written by ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Port of San Francisco growing, in spite of environmental concerns ...
By Chris Owen
But the $5 million clean-air program along the San Francisco waterfront would be temporarily halted to accommodate the prestigious America's Cup regatta, prompting criticism from environmental advocates. “With just one stroke of a pen, it's gone,” said Teri ... would provide,” he said. “It's very effective.” In a minor victory for sober-minded environmentalists a giant floating JumboTron TV screen won't be placed in San Francisco's Aquatic Park swimming area during the sailing races.
Chris Cruises

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Camper sail into their comfort ...
'Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand' Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race ... seas but with confidence; they feel that they are now sailing into their comfort zone.
www.sail-world.com/USA/Volvo-Ocean-Race.../93478

SCUTTLEBUTT 3515 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk ... it was that race, that day - winning that regatta! * You've .... BACKGROUND: During the nine months of theVolvo Ocean Race, which started in Alicante ... While it's too early to know if the America's Cupwill fulfill its goal of attracting ...
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