05 February 2012

VOR: Telefonica wins "most dangerous leg" [VIDEO]


Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica win was most dangerous leg I've ever experienced ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Rod Gilmour Martinez, who started his round-the-world adventures in the 2005/06 edition, took Telefonica to their third straight Volvo Ocean Race win after claiming the stage from Abu Dhabi to China. With seven legs to go until the finish in Galway, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica skipper Iker Martinez matches Kiwi legend Peter ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Telefonica kept up their relentless pursuit in this year's race Photo: GETTY IMAGES By Rod Gilmour After 13 days of sailing, Martinez, who is set to thrust himself straight into the Olympic Games when he finishes the nine-month race in July, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

New America's Cup pact troubles critics
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco may hand over rights to a contentious piece of waterfront property to America's Cup organizers under a new version of the deal to bring the famed regatta to the city, The Chronicle has learned. The crux of the agreement between city ...

Sandusky Sailing Club to Host 2012 USODA National Championships
Sacramento Bee
By Sandusky Sailing Club SANDUSKY, Ohio, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandusky SailingClub is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host the 2012 United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) National Championship regatta.

America's Cup: Dalton claims expense at root of low challenger numbers
Sail World
Earlier in the week, America's Cup organisers were keen to damp down comments byAmerica's Cup Regatta Management's Regatta Director, Iain Murray when he was widely reported in New Zealand as having said that he expected just three Challengers to be on ...

Sail World

Warren Jones Regatta - Tough final day in Perth for True Blue Racing
Sail World
Warren Jones International Regatta - True Blue Racing has finished fourth in the event hosted by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. The regatta marked the beginning of the 2012 match racing season for the team and after a strong start at the beginning of ...

Sail World

Rescued Ohio sailor, 84, unsure of another trip
Canton Repository
By John Seewer The Associated Press Stranded on a sailboat with broken rigging and a swaying mast in the Pacific Ocean, 84-year-old Tom Corogin realized his dream of completing a solo voyage around the tip of South America was over, again.

The Bay Regatta heats up
YACHTe.com.au
On day three of The Bay Regatta, sailors left from the anchorage off the Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort just north of Ao Nang, only to return there for the evening's party after a great day of racing. In the five-boat Racing class, the top two finishers ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
In the Men/Mixed fleet the Italian crew Simon Sivitz Kosuta/Jas Farneti cemented their dominance of the regatta with a second placing behind New Zealand's Gareth Moore/Ben Goodwin. The waters were lumpy in the moderate to fresh north easterly breeze, ...

Sailing: Clipper yachts depart for Qingdao
Channel News Asia
By Patwant Singh | Posted: 04 February 2012 1948 hrs SINGAPORE: After a week long stop-over, the fleet taking part in the Clipper Round the World Race has departed for their next destination, Qingdao in China. And in keeping with the Lunar New Year ...

BVI among record 100 sailors from 12 countries to set sail in Club Nautico de ...
BVI News Online
“This is my first time sailing in Puerto Rico, but my crew came last year and he told me about the shifty winds,” says Richardson, who skippered the IC-24 team that won the British Virgin Islands'-hosted Premier's Cup International Youth Regatta last ...

BVI News Online

Sandusky Sailing Club to Host 2012 USODA National Championships
MarketWatch (press release)
3, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Sandusky Sailing Club is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host the 2012 United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) National Championship regatta. The event, scheduled for July 22 - 29, ...

Locals follow Columbus' wake on sailboat adventure
Burlington Times News
Sailing across the Atlantic to explore new worlds wasn't easy when Columbus did it in the late 1400s, and it's still not, especially for those working full time. But the lure of the sea and the challenge of being part of a small group of trans-Atlantic ...

2012 WMR International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta - Day Two
Women's International Match Racing Association
Strong winds and tough competition proved to be the knock out punch for three of the nine teams as they were eliminated from the 2012 Women's Match Racing International Country Olympic QualifyingRegatta. The winds on Biscayne Bay whipped up for the ...

Mt Gay Rum 2012 Neptune Regatta - under starter's orders
Sail World
This just the second Neptune Regatta, but last year's inaugural edition put The Race to Zero firmly on the map (or on the chart, if you prefer) as a top drawer event on the Asian sailing calendar. Starting on Monday, the combined fleet (38 at the last ...

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SAILING: Meet renamed
New Straits Times
By Zainuddin Muhammad | 0 comments The four-day competition in Langkawi beginning tomorrow will only be the qualifiers for the 15th edition of the Asian Sailing Championships and not the inaugural national match racing tour's first leg.

Sneak peek: The Dark Side of Paradise
CBS News
When an American goes missing from his sailboat in a Caribbean paradise, his nephew follows the trail with the help of a journalist-turned-man hunter. Peter Van Sant takes you on their search Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10 pm ET/PT.

CYA honours members of the sailing community
Sail World
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Yachting Association proudly declares that Paul D. Phelan, of Toronto, Ontario, is the winner of the 2011 Canadian Rolex Sailor of the Year Award. Nathan R. Cowan Memorial Award for Developing Sailors – Thomas ...

Railey leads Laser Radial regatta
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Paige Railey of Clearwater had two firsts and a second Friday to lead a 32-boat fleet of women and men competing in the Laser Radial North Americans regatta out of Lauderdale Yacht Club. Railey, who will represent the United States at the London ...

Sail Auckland begins with ideal conditions
Voxy
The NZL Sailing Team members were in fine form at the top of all Olympic classes they are racing in, although it is only day one of this four day regatta. "Today was good. I got a 1, 1, 2" Sara Winther, selected Olympian for 2012 and New Zealand Laser ...

Public Safety: Voluntary Industry Standards vs. Government Regulation
American Thinker
By Bruce Thompson Imagine that your life is in mortal danger as you cling to an inverted sailboat in stormy seas, at night, in the middle of Lake Michigan, with two crewmates caught under the boat. Whom would you put your faith in to save your life ...

New Greenland Whale Watching Tallship Voyages Led by Marine Life & Wildlife ...
PR.com (press release)
In June this year, an expert led Greenland Sailing Voyage will go in search of whales and other interesting wildlife and marine life species in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Disco Bay, accompanied by the likes of marine biologists and polar ...

South West International Boat Show comes to South Shore Harbour Marina
Ultimate Clear Lake
The event will feature more than 400 boats, in-water demonstrations, live music and free sailboatrides. And new this year will be the “Best in Show Awards” for exhibitors for presenting their products and services at the Boat Show.

Bay Regatta at Ao Chalong Yacht Club, Phuket - Day 3 - Yachts and ...
The idea for The Bay Regatta was concocted by a group of Phuket-based sailors on a weekendsailing rally to Chong Lat 15 years ago. Then, as now, the Ao Chalong Yacht Club played a huge role in the formation and running of the regatta.
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2012 Sailing Calendar | Royal Forth Yacht Club
By sarahrobertson
This is the latest version of this year's sailing calendar. Most items are now confirmed but there may still be minor changes before publication in the handbook. Calendar 2012 V6. Sarah Robertson, RFYC Sailing Secretary. Posted in Racing ...
Royal Forth Yacht Club

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Saturday, February 4, 2012. New favorite. How I love San Pellegrino orange... taste's close to orangina, only slightly better. Written by World Tour Stories at 3:05 PM ...
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How do you protect your rings? - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Target9000
Some of the same reasons for not wearing a ring as a mechanic certainly exist on a sailboat. They can make an awful mess of a finger if they caught at the wrong time. I personally wear sailing gloves when I'm sailing even though it's not ...
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