21 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Sickness and slamming take their toll


Volvo Ocean Race: Sickness and slamming take their toll + Video
Sail World
'Nobody is really looking forward to a week or two of upwind slog – especially in these waves, but we will cross off the miles and wait for better sailing somewhere further down the line.' Race organisers split Leg 4 into two stages in order to prevent ...

Sail World

Olympic sailing 'on level course'
The Press Association
Racing on the London 2012 sailing course will be level and fair to help avoid the media flashpoint after Ben Ainslie's shock disqualification from the World Championships, London 2012's deputy chairman has said. But Britain's sailing gold medal ...

London 2012: Locog takes possession of Olympic Sailing Village
Metro
Locog has taken temporary ownership of the Olympic and Paralympic SailingVillage at Portland in Dorset. The 84-unit Osprey Quay development will house competitors and team officials taking part in the sailing events for the London Games off Weymouth ...

Metro

Is Middle East becoming the international sailing capital?
CNN
By Emily Smith and Shirley Robertson, CNN Editor's note: MainSail is CNN's monthly sailingshow, exploring the sport of sailing, luxury travel and the latest in design and technology. (CNN) -- Over the past decade the Middle East has made a massive ...

US Sailing announces 2012 Youth World Team sailors named to 2012 US Sailing ...
BYM News (press release)
Eleven youth sailors have qualified for US Sailing's 2012 Youth World Team, and will receive invitations to represent the United States at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championship in Dublin, Ireland, from July 12-21.

Seven Races Down At 15th Asian Sailing Championships
International Sailing Federation
At the 15th Asian Sailing Championship seven races have been completed. There are five different course areas within a two kilometre distance from National SailingCentre, which is situated in the heart of Langkawi. The venue is "abuzz" with racing...

International Sailing Federation

Portland's Adam Greaves lands his dream Olympic job at the Nothe Fort
Dorset Echo
The teenager who spends all his spare time volunteering at the 2012 Sailing venue was devastated to learn he was too young to be an official Games Maker volunteer as he will not be 16 until October. The blow was worsened when a nomination for Adam to ...

25 top events held at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy this year!
Weymouth People
By SailGirl | Monday, February 20, 2012, 18:42 Weymouth and Portland's Olympic venue has unveiled a stellar line-up of 25 events ranging from sailing races to a mega TV fundraiser and wedding fair. Not content with hosting the 2012 Olympic Sailing ...

Sailing Club back on deck
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
Steve Russell chasing the fleet in Saturday's handicap start event at the Clarence River Sailing Club. AFTER a month's absence due to recent flooding, the Clarence River Sailing Club returned to water on Saturday with one of the largest fleets of the ...

Irish Olympic medal in Sailing a real possibility
SportsNewsIRELAND
The 2012 Olympics will see the sport of sailing very much in the media eye again as hopes of a medal are high with such as Annalise Murphy, Ryan Seaton, Matt McGovern,David Burrows and Peter O'Leary leading the way. Today we learn a little about Peter ...

French sailors lead the pack
Times of Oman
Muscat: The first leg of the yacht race — Sailing Arabia — The Tour SATT — concluded under moonlight at The Pearl-Qatar in Doha, on Monday and the fleet leaves on the next leg to Abu Dhabi today. The second leg of the race sets sail from The ...

Derwent sailing thriller
TheMercury.com.au
Moving into yacht management he was ran the highly successful sailing regatta at the SydneyOlympic Games before heading overseas to head the Volvo Race. He is now CEO of Hamilton Island, the Queensland resort that hosts Australia's biggest keelboat ...

Sailing Clubs Share in €2.6m Announced for West Cork Harbours
Afloat
The pier at Baltimore, West Cork with Baltimore Sailing Club House centre. Photo: Bob Bateman #WEST CORK – Sailing Clubs stand to benefit in an allocation of over €2.6 million to harbour boards across West Cork this year to fund essential remedial ...

Canadian Sailing Team 2012 members announced
Sail World
The Canadian Yachting Association is pleased to announce the members of the 2012 CanadianSailing Team. The team was established based on the 2011-12 Sport Canada carding criteria. The team structure includes a Podium Team, Senior Development Team, ...

Lahey Wins The Marinassess Women's Match Racing Regatta
International Sailing Federation
For Lahey and her crew, who came together for this regatta, the win was a good one. "I've had some good results at regattas hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. This time last year, I was part of the winning crew in the 2011 Harken Womens ...

International Sailing Federation

Nautica Watches times global sailing event
Jeweller Magazine
Hosted by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, the regatta runs from February 20-25 and is considered one of the most competitive one-design sail boat racing events in the world, attracting professional and amateur sailors. Kate Wood, Nautica brand manager ...

Deganwy yacht company running the sailing 'trip of a lifetime'
Daily Post North Wales
The company, which became a recognised RYA Training Centre last month, is run by Jackie Arnold, an RYA Yachtmaster, who has been sailing for more than 30 years. Jackie told Business Post: “I am absolutely delighted that we can now offer people the ...

No more pilot-free sailing around Svalbard
Barents Observer
Compulsory pilotage will come fully into force from the sailing season of 2014. All boats longer than 70 meters and all passenger vessels longer than 24 meters will then need to have a pilot when entering one of the fjords.

America's Cup : Ian Percy Voyage of discovery
BYM News (press release)
The Olympics have been the launchpad that have taken the Southampton-born 35-year-old from iconic status in the sailing community to household name among British sports fans. Introduced to sailing by his family age six, Percy won gold in the Finn class ...

Gig Harbor Teen on Quest to Sail Across Strait of Juan de Fuca
Patch.com
Gig Harbor's Chance Busey, who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2007, will be sailing across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to raise money for Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. By Akiko Oda Chance Busey will be putting his sailing skills ...

New Orleans sailor Mark LeBlanc eyes medal at the 2012 Paralympics in England
NOLA.com
By Ryan Whirty Four years ago, New Orleans native and LSU graduate Mark LeBlanc just missed qualifying for the US Paralympic sailing team when he lost a race to Wisconsin's John Ruf, who went on to claim the bronze medal at the Paralympic Games in ...

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Sailing Arabia Tour leg three race the most tactically challenging to date
BYM News (press release)
Described by the skippers as the most tactically challenging leg of the tour to date, the third leg of Sailing Arabia – the Tour could have gone to any one of the first three teams home with less than ten minutes separating first to third, ...

RYA National Match Racing Championships – Entries now open
Sail World
The RYA National Match Racing Championships 2012 series kicks off in March at Queen Mary Sailing Club. The series is set for another exhilarating year and the RYA are urging interested parties to get their entries in fast to secure their place at this ...

Sail World

Our Olympic team: Luck Patience
Dorset Echo
It's funny because for the past few years me and Stu have been training partners to these guys who have all been driving Volvos around and have Volvo on their sails and we feel it is a pretty elite group to get into. So when we were asked if we would ...

Bahrain sailors in seventh spot
Gulf Daily News
TEAM Bahrain yesterday landed yet another seventh-place finish in the third leg of Sailing Arabia - The Tour (SATT) 2012 into Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE. Despite matching their placing for the first two legs, from Bahrain to Doha and from Doha to Abu ...

Our Sporting Life Sail for Gold exhibition | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
This weekend (25-26 February) marks the first dates on the UK wide tour for the RYA's Our Sporting Life – Sail for Gold exhibition; a celebration of our Olympic and Paralympic sailingheritage. Following a special RYA members preview earlier ...
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Family learn to sail and sailing holidays including flotillas ...
Wow, well it's been a long time since we last wrote a news update but things have been a bit crazy with so many enquires to process and a new exciting project about to go live.One thing we have been doing a lot of recently is tailoring sailing ...
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YPI puts Cyclos III sailing yacht for sale
By Wrik Sen
The Cyclos III yacht, which first made an appearance in 1990, will now go on sale with an expectant price of €3.5 million ($4.63 million). During this production year 1990, it made headlines because of the modernistic outlook, and the ...
Bornrich

Bahrain's sailing team wins in Ras Al Khaimah, 24x7 Bahrain News
24x7 News | Bahrain News: The Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Saud Al Qasimi, honoured the sailors of Sailing Arabia – the Tour in Ras Al Khaimah with his presence.
24x7 News

Sailing for Sustainability 2012 | GLEN
By Anne
Sailing for Sustainability 2012 | Global Education Network of Young Europeans.
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Hunter 39 Sailboat Sailing and Teak Cockpit upgrade By: Ian Van ...
My client who just purchased a new 2011 Hunter 39 from me wanted to give is amazing boat ...
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The Keel Walk - john the crowd--go sailing! - sailing news digest,  ...
Known as the 'The Keel Walk' the stunt involves very precise wind, sailing and sea conditions to make sure Alex and his jet-ski-driving assistant aren't toppled ...
www.johnthecrowd.com/.../keel-walk-riding-on-sailboats-keel...

OLYMPIC SAILING 'ON LEVEL COURSE' | Olympics News | AOL ...
But Britain's sailing gold medal favourites will have to get used to a spotlight on home waters as intense ... "Sailing is one of our most successful Olympic sports.
sportinglife.aol.co.uk/.../olympic-sailing-on-level-course-

US Sailing
managing the United States Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Program. ... represents theOlympic Sailing Committee and the Olympic Division to outside ...
about.ussailing.org/Assets/.../Olympic+Director+job+desc.pdf

News: LOCOG takes ownership of Olympic sailing village | Ultimate ...
The London 2012 Organising Committee has taken temporary ownership of the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Village in Portland ahead of the Games this ...
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sailing sailors people - sailing boat photo - images free - photo free ...
Photo: sailing sailors people. Category: sailing boat.
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Olympic sailing hopefuls quit campaign Yahoo! New Zealand Sport
They were 5th at the world championships but Australian sailors Nicky Souter, Katie Spithill and Jessica Eastwell are skipping the London Olympics.
nz.sports.yahoo.com/.../olympic-sailing-hopefuls-quit-campai...

Sailing, sailing,: Bridges, Bridges, Bridges
The log of the sailing vessel Scott Free, home of Scott Garren and Heather Shay. ... Diane and Mitch had us over to their Yacht Club for drinks Friday night and ...
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