11 March 2012

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week: Frenchman Xavier Rohart guides crew to win on Biscayne Bay in 85th Bacardi Cup

Frenchman Xavier Rohart guides crew to Bacardi win
A fleet of 63 Star sailboats race on Biscayne Bay in the 85th Bacardi Cup, the marquee event of Bacardi Miami Sailing Week. By SUSAN COCKING Six-time Olympian and two-time Star world champ Xavier Rohart of France added a new title to his sailing résumé ...


Bacardi Miami Sailing Week :Kiss wins Bacardi, Lalli earns 2012 Miami Winter ...
BYM News (press release)
Sunday was the final day of racing at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) with Macatawa Bay, Michigan's Michael Kiss on Bacio, with tactician Chris Rast and crew Willie McBride claiming the Championship title. For Kiss and crew, this is the very first ...

BACARDI Miami Sailing Week presented by EFG Bank : Champions Crowned on final ...
BYM News (press release)
The leaders became winners as the 2012 edition of BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank came to a close as the final races of the series were held for the Star, Audi Melges 20, Melges 24, Viper 640 and J/80 classes. 

Melges 24 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week : Favini wins Bacardi, Britts named Top ...
BYM News (press release)
Congratulations to Flavio Favini at the helm of Franco Rossini's Blu Moon as he, along with tactician Matteo Ivaldi and crew Tiziano Nava, Stefano Rizzi and Nicholas Del Ferro are 2012 Melges 24 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week Champions. 

Frenchman Rohart guides crew to Bacardi win
Sacramento Bee
By SUSAN COCKING MIAMI -- Six-time Olympian and two-time Star world champ Xavier Rohart of France added a new title to his sailing resume Saturday: winning skipper of the 85th Bacardi Cup on Biscayne Bay. Rohart and crew Pierre Alexis Ponsot clawed ... 
French Crew Pip O'Leary/Burrows for Bacardi Honours
Six-time Olympian and two-time Star world champ Xavier Rohart of France added a new title to hissailing CV by becoming the winning skipper of the 85th Bacardi Cup on Biscayne Bay. Rohart and crew Pierre Alexis Ponsot clawed their way through the ...

Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 4 finish in Auckland [video]:

1. Team Telefónica: 121 points
2. Groupama Sailing Team: 103
3. CAMPER with Emirates Team NZ: 98
4. PUMA Ocean Racing by BERG: 78
5. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing: 53
6. Team Sanya: 22

 Fifth Ocean leg should suit Camper - skipper
The Southland Times
The New Zealand crew of the Camper arrived in Auckland on the 4th leg of the Volvo ocean race. RACE FOR AUCKLAND: Team New Zealand's round the world crew have finished fourth. At the end of a gutwrenching 20 days of sailing from China to Auckland, ...

The Southland Times

Groupama win leg four of Volvo Ocean Race
The drama came as they passed the New Zealand coast after their 5220-nautical mile journey from Sanya, China in offshore sailing's premier race. Franck Cammas skippered Groupama to victory as they made history by becoming the first French team to take ...

Nicholson: Leg 5 should suit Camper
At the end of a gutwrenching 20 days of sailing from China to Auckland, beaten Camper skipper Chris Nicholson wondered aloud about staying in his musky wet weather gear for another week, before heading into the punishing Southern Ocean.


BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)f
The PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG crew pushed through days of upwind sailing and a tight battle at the end to finish second in Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. PUMA crossed the line at 11:55.43 local/22:55.43 UTC in Auckland, New Zealand, ...

Sailing is Andrew's profession
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
THE sport of sailing has flourished for many years in Grafton, with the Big River - the Clarence - providing the perfect arena for competition and pleasure. Of all the hundreds who have enjoyed their sailing, Andrew Landenberger's name stands tall.

Sailing-Read delivers tactical master class in Volvo race
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Telefonica only just held on to third, edging out Team New Zealand's Camper by 1min 33sec after more than 20 days of sailing. Abu Dhabi held China's Team Sanya at bay to claim fifth. The results left Telefonica just 18 points clear with Groupama ...

Sydney Harbour Regatta prizegiving
Sail World
Try as they might, none could scramble quickly enough to beat Rooklyn, who has beensailing his whole life, courtesy of his late father Jack, of Apollo and Ballyhoo fame. The Eastern Suburbs sailor is keen to see others join the class he loves so much.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Puma clinches 2nd, into Auckland, after mighty 3 way tussle
BYM News (press release)
Twelve hours after Groupama sailing team won Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG won an epic battle for second place, clinching the runner's up spot on a rainy morning in Auckland to complete a memorable comeback ...

Learn to tell a jib from a mast in class
Bellingham Herald
Participants in the course will be taught to rig a sloop-rigged sailboat, assist in departing from and arriving at a dock under power, have a basic understanding of sail trim and sailboat maneuvering, understand basic personal gear requirements and ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 takes second place in the overall standing
BYM News (press release)
Franck Cammas: “Auckland is a special city because New Zealand is a land of sailors, connoisseurs and fans of sailing. To take a win here is extraordinary and considerably better than elsewhere! And it's our first victory in the Volvo Ocean Race to ...

Groupama close on Telefonica in Volvo Ocean Race
Bangkok Post
The crew of French yacht Groupama began urgent repairs to their battered boat on Sunday, buoyed by moving into second place overall in the Volvo Ocean Race with their dramatic win in the Auckland leg. This file photo shows the French Groupamasailing ...

Bangkok Post

Harbor Cup Day 2 - Cal Maritime Academy take lead
Sail World
So what will be tactician Kyle Vanderspek's strategy Sunday? He thought for a moment before responding, with a smile, 'Sail conservatively and sail fast.' 'They'resailing really well and they're really fast,' said USC skipper Max Hutcheson.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Spectacular welcome for CAMPER with Emirates Team New ...
BYM News (press release)
“This was a brutal leg and we sailed an extra 1500 miles just to get here. We were in bad sea states most of the time - just generally not pleasant sailing. The only reason you enjoy it is because you enjoy racing against the best people in the world, ...

New Seawind 950 World Launch at Sanctuary Cove
My Sailing
This brand new model adds to Seawind's heritage of building great sailing catamarans with a performance philosophy. The hull shape concept is consistent with that of the existing Seawind models including the blue water Seawind 1250, also on display at ...

My Sailing

Whittle sails to victory at Burwain
Pendle Today
Richard Whittle sailing his Solo dinghy scored two wins in the concluding Sunday of Burwain Sailing Club's opening race series. In the light winds he was untouchable on handicap, and even crossed the line first in the second race, beating faster boats ...

Pendle Today

Read, Puma come 2nd in 4th leg of Volvo race
Washington Examiner
In this photograph provided by the Volvo Ocean Race, Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, sails past Takou Bay on the northern coast of New Zealand on the way to winning Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Sanya, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma stumps up second into Auckland
Ken Read's Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg claimed second place in Leg 4 from Sanya to Auckland after a tense day of sailing in tricky conditions down the north east coast of New Zealand. Puma crossed the finish line in Auckland at 22:55:43 UTC ...


Alsogaray Takes Central and South American Laser Title
International Sailing Federation
From 31 March the Yacht Club Argentina will have the Mac Laren Laser 4.7 Youth and Laser Standard under 21 World Championships in which will participate sailors from more than 20 countries of the world. All the information about these events is ...

Laser World Masters Championships day 1 - Straight out of the Brochure
Sail World
Chile's Matias Del Solar, who sailed at both the Athens and Beijing Olympics, had a perfect start to his regatta winning both races. Tony Baisden (AUS) sits in second on the leader board, with Brett Morris (AUS) and New Zealand sailor Rob Woodward ...

Sail World

Hopes fading: Father searches for sailor son missing in Mexico
Naples Daily News
By VICTORIA MACCHI A sailboat called the Finesse, which was owned by Donn Pinkney Jr., 43, was found stripped and empty, washed ashore in La Ticla, Mexico on Feb. 25, 2012. Pinkney hasn't been heard from since he left on a sailing trip on Mexico's west ...

Xiamen to boost sports industry & forge 'Sports Island'
What's on Xiamen
Taking advantage of its unique culture and geographic locations, Xiamen will focus on the development of the Xiamen International Marathon, “Strait Cup” sailing race, Xiamen-Kinmen Swimming Competition and other mature sports events, and develop dragon ...

Fla. man in Mexico searching for adult son who went missing during sailing trip
The Republic
A Florida father is in Mexico trying to find his adult son who went missing during a sailing trip. The Naples Daily News (http://bit.ly/A1yQzB ) reports 43-year-old Donn Pinkney Jr.'s sailboat washed up empty on Mexico's west coast in late February.

Coutts and Peyron tell transformative tale at Global Sports Forum
BYM News (press release)
ORACLE Racing CEO Russell Coutts and Energy Team skipper Loïck Peyron addressed the question, 'Sailing: what's next?', on a panel at the Global Sports Forum in Barcelona on Friday. Both men emphasized the transformative nature of the changes to this ...

Olympic Sailing Week - Sailing News Yachting, racing, regatta ...
Olympic Classes - Olympic Sailing Week - Split CRO. 03.08.12 – 03.10.12. Melges 20 & 24, J/80, Viper - Miami Sailing Week - Miami FL, USA. 03.10.12 – 03.11.

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Melges 20 & 24, J/80, Viper - Miami Sailing Week - Miami FL, USA ... The Split Olympic SailingWeek began yesterday in a 8 to 12 kn light to moderate breeze.

Sail-World.com : Extreme Sailing Series gets new date and ...
In 2012, Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series will get underway on 30 August and run through to 2 September, which is a week later than previously announced.

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