15 March 2012

Real Ocean Race about to start: Nicholson

Real Ocean Race about to start: Nicholson
Auckland stuff.co.nz
YOUNG SEALEGS: Camper Team New Zealand open their doors to the public to show off their Volvo Ocean Race yacht at their base in Auckland. WELCOME HOME: Camper skipper Chris Nicholson gets a kiss from his son Banjo after the team arrived in Auckland. . . . Team New Zealand believe the real race is about to start as the round the world fleet gets set to dive into the notorious Southern Ocean on the fifth leg from Auckland to Itajai in Brazil. And they are backing their reliability and downwind speed to make a move. . . .

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Volvo Ocean Race: New Zealand outfit Camper back navigator Will Oxley after ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Will Oxley's position as navigator on Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand is safe despite another disappointing performance from the team coming into Auckland in the fourth leg of this year's race. By Kate Laven, Auckland Before the Volvo Ocean Race...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race organisers defend helicopter's 'crazy manoeuvre' over Sky ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Reports that a helicopter carrying a Volvo Ocean Race TV crew flew too close to the Sky Tower in downtown Auckland have been dismissed by race organisers. By Kate Laven, Auckland Onlookers watching the helicopter circling the tallest man-made structure ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Yachting: Short turnaround puts squeeze on Volvo teams
New Zealand Herald
By Dana Johannsen After just three days' rest the Volvo Ocean Race crews will be back on the water today as they gear up for Sunday's departure. The Auckland stopover has been the toughest turnaround for the six-boat Volvo Ocean Race fleet so far - but ...

Volvo Ocean Race Legend inspires new generation
BYM News (press release)
In the middle of the action at the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland stopover, an old legend of the race is taking out school children, and giving them a taste of sailing on a maxi yacht. Lion New Zealand, Sir Peter Blake's 1985 Whitbread Around the World Race ...

Yachting: Dalton puts delay decision under spotlight again
New Zealand Herald
By Patrick McKendry The decision by Volvo Ocean Race officials to delay the start of the last leg out of China has come under the spotlight again, with very high winds forecast for Sunday's start of the next leg out of Auckland and into the Southern ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma claims second distance award
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, a 24-hour run of 527.8 nautical miles has earned Ken Read's Puma team the IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge award for Leg 4. Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, who also set the best 24-hour distance in Leg 3, ...

Sail World

Evolution of Volvo Ocean Race surprises
Newstalk ZB
There's few round the world sailors more experienced but Kiwi Stu Bannatyne continues to be surprised by the evolution of the Volvo Ocean Race. The three time winner is the co-skipper on board Team New Zealand Camper. He says the boats continue to get ...

Newstalk ZB

Galway Volvo Ocean Race Climax Worth €65m for Ireland
Navy SEALs Help Train Olympic Sailing Team
ShadowSpear Special Operations
By John Lamb 12 hours 34 minutes ago COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Navy SEALs put 38 men and women from the United States Olympic Sailing team through an afternoon and morning of cold, gritty SEAL-candidate training at Memorial Park near the Olympic Training ...

Retracing Roots - Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
"Every trick and manoeuvre known to sailboat racing was used to advance the point score, and all in all the competitions were outstanding in keen and sportsmanlike rivalry." (IOC 1932 Olympic Report) Full results from the 1932 Olympic Sailing ...

International Sailing Federation

The Language of Sailing
New York Times
To the Editor: As Eleanor Henderson, the reviewer of “The Starboard Sea,” by Amber Dermont (March 4), correctly points out, “the language of sailing is lovely, both simple and elaborate.” It is also exacting, as it needs to be in a setting where little ...

Stonington Harbor Yacht Club Opens Ocean Access To Youth
The Resident
Nearly unrecognizable from its launch in 2002 as a community program that served just 14 youths, the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club Sailing Foundation has outgrown its name. The local club's designation as a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization is now ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Going backwards to go forward
Kansas City Star
So when we kept sailing north out of Sanya, China, on this last leg while the rest of the fleet went east, for sure it wasn't a surprise. We were getting messages onboard from family joking if we thought the next port was Qingdao, China, confused with ...

Sailing: Hannah Mills makes waves with Weymouth win
WalesOnline
The weekend was the first of the two regattas contested as part of the 2012 RYA Olympic Classes Spring Series in Weymouth and Portland and welcomed both seasoned campaigners and new faces as the sailors battled it out in sunny, breezy conditions on the ...

Seabrook club ready as 2012 sailing season kicks off
Your Houston News
Spring is here, which means it's time for sailing! The Seabrook Sailing Club has been providing safe, organized, and challenging sailing for local sailors and guests since 1934. Whether you've been thinking about learning to sail, getting back on the ...

Yacht Club Builds New Fleet of Boats For Kids
Patch.com
Members of the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club volunteer their time and talent to build boats by hand for a younger generation of sailing enthusiasts. By Christa Bigue Turner Melley helps vacuum while Dave Morris sands. HMBYC A new fleet of boats dedicated to ...

Volvo Ocean Race: how women have historicially shaped the nine-month, round ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Given a big budget and plenty of preparation, I think there are enough female Olympic sailors, Open 60 sailors and America's Cuppers who would still be interested. It is sad there are no women. Lisa McDonald, who attempted to raise a mixed campaign for ...

Telegraph.co.uk

SAILING: Prestigious award to attract newcomers
Spalding Guardian
All smiles: Welland Yacht Club s team of instructors are ready for the club s first season as an RYA Training Centre. From left - Andy Agar, Adam Wilson, Andy Prior, Will Cook and Neal Tack. Photo supplied ASPIRING South Holland sailors are being...

Spalding Guardian

Sailing now on offer at Easton College, near Norwich
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
A Norfolk college has joined forces with Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre, the Royal Yachting Association and Sportivate to offer sailing to students. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below.

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Sailing under threat at Pitsford Reservoir if the drought continues
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
By Stephanie Steward NORTHAMPTON Sailing Club has welcomed news of the impending hosepipe ban as water levels at Pitsford Reservoir remain “worryingly” low for this time of year. Anglian Water announced on Monday that a temporary hosepipe ban would ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Mariner Sailors Head for LA, Don't Enjoy California Dreamin'
Fenceviewer
Maine Maritime Academy had a tough start last Friday afternoon in the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Regatta afternoon, finishing ninth in a 10-boat fleet in the first race of the day. The Mariners improved their sailing over the weekend but finished ...

Viper ready to strike at ISAF Evaluation Trials
Sail World
The Viper is the boat with bite and attitude that is now preparing for the start of its most important race to date, making it onto the 2016 Olympic sailing program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Already a big hit with sailing's Generation Next as well as ...

Sail World

“The Starboard Sea,” by Amber Dermont
Washington Post
At the same time, it's also a portrait of teenage love, the exquisite pain of grief and regret and the exhilarating world of competitive sailing. The narrative follows Jason Prosper, the son of a wealthy Manhattan banker, through his senior year at ...

Sailing: Modeal Boats - Digital Planet sponsors international competition
Malta Independent Online
The event, also sponsored by Bank of Valletta, is open to all sailors who belong to their National One Metre Class Association and the event is run under the authority of the Malta Sailing Federation. As Malta belongs to the International One Metre ...

Navy IC Sailing Finishes Seventh at the Navy Spring Women's
NavySports.com
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- For the second week in a row, Annapolis was the site for the weekend's biggest college sailing event, as the Navy's Spring Women's Interconference Regatta is the largest collegiate women's event of the season, with 20 teams sailing ...

NavySports.com

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Balboa Yacht Club's 2012 Corona del Mar to Cabo San Lucas (CDM to CABO) International Yacht Race, set to run March 30 – April 5, 2012, will get going on Thursday, March 29 at 6 pm with the biennial “Mount Gay Rum Send-off Party” at Balboa Yacht Club, ...

New Zealand. Fast Sails-The science behind sailing performance
BYM News (press release)
As sailing fans gathered in Auckland to greet their favourite teams in the Volvo Ocean Race, an international collection of scientists, engineers and designers busied themselves with studies of the complex forces and shapes that generate higher and ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma announce new crew member for Leg 5
Sail World
So, we're incredibly lucky Thomas is able to bring his knowledge and experience to this team for a stretch of sailing he honestly enjoys. The Southern Ocean is no place tosail with injuries that impact your ability to be fast and safe.

Sail World

Westward Cup Regatta line up confirmed
Sail World
Membership of one of the three organising yacht clubs, or a very strong 'relationship' with members of the yacht club. • Sailing experience either via involvement with the yacht clubs' sailing programmes, or good regatta experience.

Sail World

Sailors for the Sea Enters 7th Season of Clean ... - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
“By making the Clean Regattas Pledge, regattas, yacht clubs, and sailing programs commit to protecting the ocean and local waters, and working to achieve higher environmental standards,” said Annie Brett, program lead, Sailors for the Sea.
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US SAILING Blog: An Inside Look at the US Sailing Team ...
By US SAILING
Last weekend, Bow Down Training and US Sailing held a four-day training camp at the US OlympicTraining Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. This camp was held for the 2012 US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics and US Developmental Team.
US SAILING Blog

Intercollegiate Sailing. Navy IC Sailing Finishes Seventh at the Navy ...
By clevine
For the second week in a row, Annapolis was the site for the weekend's biggest college sailing event, as the Navy's Spring Women's Interconference Regatta is the largest collegiate women's event of the season, with 20 teams sailing two ...
ArmedForces.com

Mystic Seaport to Host Presentation on AC72 Sailing Cats ...
By Staff
Mystic Seaport will host a presentation by champion sailor Cam Lewis on the new AC72 class catamarans that will compete for the 34th America's Cup in 2013. The talk will take place Saturday, March 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the River ...
BoatingLocal.com

Navy SEALs Help Train Olympic Sailing Team
Navy SEALs put 38 men and women from the United States Olympic Sailing team through an afternoon and morning of cold, gr.
www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=65851

Olympic Sailing Week - Sailing News Yachting, racing, regatta ...
share on Twitter share on Facebook send by mail print. Olympic Classes - Olympic Sailing Week - Split CRO - Final Results. Laser - Europacup 2012 - Lugano ...
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Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center Location & Profile |
PROFILE: The Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center is a popular port located at Qingdao in China. The Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center constructed for Summer ...
www.chinaexhibition.com/.../223-Qingdao_Olympic_Sailing_...

South Holland | Events | Welland Yacht Club - Sailing Taster Session
Venue: Welland Yacht Club, Off Cradge Bank, Spalding. PE11 3AA. If you have ever wanted to trysailing now's your chance, our FREE taster sessions are ...
www.sholland.gov.uk/leisure/.../SailingTasterSession.htm

Clean regattas: sailors pledge to protect ocean - Ocean Navigator ...
From the press release: The competitive sailing season is underway and sailors and regattaorganizers are pledging their commitment to the Sailors for the Sea ...
www.oceannavigator.com/.../clean-regattas-sailors-pledge-prot...

SOSW - Split olympic sailing week - 2nd day - YouTube
2nd day of the Split olympic sailing week. ... SOSW - Split olympic sailingweek - 2nd day ...
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