24 March 2012

Sailing lesson by CAMPER from the Southern Ocean -- Volvo Ocean Race videos

VIDEO: Sailing lesson from the Southern Ocean | Emirates Team ...
By wdouglas
VIDEO: Sailing lesson from the Southern Ocean. Surfing the waves of the Southern Ocean …. asailing lesson from CAMPER. Thea audio is not wonderful but the vision is spectacular.
Emirates Team New Zealand

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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5 - Groupama not taking any chances
Sail World
In Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, the four leaders sailed past the first virtual ice limit mark in a south-westerly wind which is built to over 30 knots, gusting to 45 knots. As such, the sailors are hunkering down somewhat, though they're still ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Pushed to the extreme of human endurance
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, the five teams racing in Leg 5 from Auckland are being pushed to the extreme of human endurance by ferocious weather as they race through the Southern Ocean towards Itajaí in Brazil. Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand (Chris ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Roller coaster Southern Ocean style
BYM News (press release)
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand (Chris Nicholson/AUS) is leading Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race in a roller coaster ride 30 nautical miles (nm) to the north of the 800 nm long ice limit, set at latitude 47 degrees south.

Yachting: Camper has the hammer down and is hanging on
New Zealand Herald
Photo / Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand is in the lead in extreme Southern Ocean conditions, but the crew is fighting hard to control the boat in winds gusting up to 50 knots and boat speeds peaking at ...

Yachting: Camper revelling in the Southern Ocean
New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand's Camper have hit the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race after finally finding the fast Southern Ocean downwind sailing conditions they have been waiting for in leg five. Over the last 24 hours, the breeze has been steadily building with ...

Sailing: Camper hits front in Volvo
The West Australian
AUCKLAND, March 23, 2012 (AFP) - - Camper rocketed to the front of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday before the leading group were forced to rein in their speed for fear of joining stricken Chinese team Sanya on the leg five sidelines.

Yachting: Rudderless Sanya turns back
New Zealand Herald
On the Volvo Ocean Race website, Sanderson described the dramatic moments that followed after hearing a "loud bang". "The rudder snapped in between the boat and the deck which is just the worst thing that can happen because then it just leverages ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Iker Martinez : « We'er going to continue fighting hard ...
BYM News (press release)
That has been the situation for the Spanish boat headed up by Iker Martínez over the past 24 hours of racing in the Volvo Ocean Race, with the yacht logging a distance for the run of no less than 510 miles. The team's MCM Diego Fructuoso went into even ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper takes up the reins as Sanya turns back
Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand leads the Volvo Ocean Race fleet across the Southern Ocean as Mike Sanderson turns Sanya round and heads back up the track towards New Zealand after the starboard rudder sheared earlier today.


Volvo Ocean Race - Living is tough onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 5 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'How did we manage to lose four of our five mugs in one watch?' Ryan Godfrey (who today also managed to lose his own water bottle, ...

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Sanya's rudder breaks on 5th leg of ocean race
Central Florida News 13
By AP, (AP) — Chinese team Sanya may head back to New Zealand after a rudder on the boat snapped while leading the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean race. It's the latest setback for Sanya, which was forced out of the first leg because of bow damage and ...

Volvo Ocean Race: The app that lets you track the action
Transport yourself to the heart of the world's premier crewed yacht race with theVolvo Ocean Race for iPhone and iPad. The new free app from Volvo Ocean Racelets you, among a host of other things, track the positions of the competing yachts as they ...

ON THE WATER: Ficker, Congressional Cups Sail In This Weekend
Gazette Newspapers
As with the Congressional Cup event, the Ficker Cup is sailed for in the fleet of Catalina 37s that belong to the Long Beach Sailing Foundation. Racing will run through Saturday, March 24, and will take place in the same waters off the end of the ...

Bay Area Sailing Lessons Company, Tradewinds Sailing School and Club ...
PR Web (press release)
Tradewinds Sailing School and Club, a sailing club and sailing school in the Sacramento and Bay areas, is offering a chartering seminar on March 25 by experienced charter-trip skipper, Ian Joseph. Tradewinds Sailling School is offering a seminar on ...

Seaport offers youth sailing scholarships
The Westerly Sun
MYSTIC — More than $50000 in scholarships will be available for the Mystic Seaport's youth sailtraining programs in 2012, the museum announced on Thursday. Scholarships can be applied to the fees for the Joseph Conrad Summer Sailing Camp, ...

Sailing Qualifies for Prosser
Washington College Elm
By Sam Gross If there is one team that is benefiting from the nearly perfect warm weather we have been having these past few weeks, it's sailing. As everyone packed their bags and left campus two Fridays ago to enjoy spring breaks in Florida or Mexico, ...

Pinellas Sports Roundup
Tampa Bay Newspapers
CLEARWATER – Clearwater's Quest for Olympic Gold Celebration is set for Friday, April 20, 6:30 to 9:30 pm, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium's Winter's Dolphin Tale Adventure in the Harborview Center. The celebration is for the sailing accomplishments ...

Well keeled: learning to sail in Cornwall
The Guardian
I think of him as I make my way along the jetty in the bright Cornish sunshine, clad in thick waterproofs and a lifejacket, ready to embark on my RYA Start Sailing Level 1. Ainslie learned to sail here in Falmouth, while yards away is the dock where ...

The Guardian

McIntosh and Jenner ready to make waves in competitive 49er class
More Than The Games
By Christian Crowther-Smith, Sportsbeat IT IS the most exciting and fiercely competitive sailing class on the Olympic programme but amateurs James McIntosh and Brendan Jenner are hoping to make big waves in the 49er in 2012.

More Than The Games

BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival 2012 set to get the Party started
BYM News (press release)
With only a few days to go to the start of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, the event organizers are busy preparing for a week of hot racing and legendary parties. The whole regattastarts Monday 26 March. This year marks the 10th anniversary ...

Olympic fever gets cooking with Richard Clarke dinner
Gulf Islands Driftwood
Richard Clarke of Canada's star-class sailing team in the 2012 London Olympics. Clarke lives on Salt Spring Island. By Sean McIntyre - Gulf Islands Driftwood Sailing fans and sports enthusiasts can expect to eat like an Olympian during an upcoming ...

Jubilee Sailing Trust – Tenacious visits Freeport
Bahama Islands Info (blog)
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) is a registered charity that promotes the integration of people of all physical abilities through the challenge of tall shipsailing, on board the majestic tall ships, Lord Nelson and Tenacious, ...

Sailing glory for Emma
Leader News
He was unsurprised at her desire to start sailing. “She's a go-getter kid,” he said last week. He took her to Parkdale Yachting Club and slowly she developed her skills. At Christmas, Emma, 12, won the national minnow novice title after five days of ...

Leader News

Tobin, Kosinska lead NZ RS:X sailors at worlds
Kosinska's quest to prove she deserves to be considered for Olympic selection started well, with three top-10 finishes to be sixth of 40 sailors in the yellow fleet and ninth overall. The 80 women competing have also been split into two fleets, of 40, ...

Sailing Weekend Preview: Privateers Host Admiral Moore Team Race
Maritime College Athletics
THROGGS NECK, NY (March 23, 2012) – The Maritime sailing team will be hosting the Admiral Moore Team Race this coming weekend in the waters of the East River right off campus. Feel free to come down to watch and support the team this weekend.

Tennis event shows off AmCup technology
San Francisco Business Times
BNP Paribas Open uses the Hawk-Eye replay that Larry Ellison is bringing America's Cup. The best glimpse of what San Francisco can expect for the 2013 America's Cup sailing race might be viewed in the small desert town of Indian Wells.

On The Bay: March 21, 2012
Port Washington News
It has always been a highlight for sailors and attracts the top sailors in the International Sailing Federation and Alpari World Match Racing Tour rankings as well as top America's Cupskippers. In 2008 Bermuda introduced sailing to all Bermudans with ...

Sailing and equestrian brand Musto brings in Frank PR
Musto's brand ambassadors compete across sailing, shooting and equestrian disciplines, and includes Zara Philips. Frank will manage a targeted PR campaign, including brand profiling and leveraging Musto's associated sports ambassadors.

International Rolex Regatta ready to rumble at St. Thomas Yacht Club
BYM News (press release)
Overcast skies and light showers cooled things down today at St. Thomas Yacht Club in the USVI where hundreds of sailors on 68 teams are preparing for the 39th International RolexRegatta. The conditions, however, came with plenty of wind for ...

Camper hits front in Volvo Ocean Race
"It's a certainty that we can sail back to New Zealand with the emergency rudder but it's out of the question to continue sailing to Itajai, which is still 5000 miles away," said Sanya's Chinese crewmember Teng Jiang He. Sanya, in last place overall ...


Norwich's Nick Dempsey eyes golden prize at London Olympics
Norwich Evening News
Photo: onEdition Since turning 18 the 31-year-old has been based at Weymouth, where the London Olympics sailing disciplines will take place from July 29 – just under 12 months since Dempsey walked away with silver in the Olympic test event.

Norwich Evening News

World's Best Skippers Come Compete In Congressional Cup
Gazette Newspapers
International sailing stars will converge on Long Beach's biggest and most community-friendly sailing competition of the year next week. This will be the 48th year for the Congressional Cup, which is presented by the Long Beach Yacht Club.

Slideshow: Ocean State Tall Ships Festival
Turn to 10.com
Credit: Ocean State Tall Ships This 110-foot fully rigged sailing vessel is the faithful replica of the first commissioned ship into the Continental Navy, and John Paul Jones' first command. The replica was built in 1975 in Portsmouth, ...

Disabled youngsters given sailing chance
This is Somerset
Philip Hamlin gave us an in-depth look into the wonderful work that is done to give disabled people a chance to sail in the tall ships run by the Jubilee Sailing Trust. Young and younger folk with disabilities of all kinds, blindness, deafness, MS, ...

Grand day for sailing
Matlock Today
IT was all plain sailing for a group who were handed £1000 to help support a good cause. The Bakewell Rotary Club passed over a cheque to Carsington Sailing Club in support of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, a charity offers young terminally-ill ...

Ficker Cup day 1 - Never too young or to old to match race
Sail World
Quaglio, representing the Oakcliff Sailing Center in New Jersey, currently gets a slight edge for beating Snow in their faceoff match, but they'll meet again in the second round robin Friday or Saturday, and the overall pack of eight is tight enough...

Sail World

LA FPI » Sailing Women
By Jen Huszcza
Sailing Women. Almost two years ago, I wrote a blog post for LAFPI about sailing as a metaphor for playwriting. Metaphor became reality as I found a bunch of women's sailing organizations and got on boats. So now, I hope unite two of my ...

Bone in Its Teeth: Laser sailing in Annapolis
By Mitch Zeissler
Friday, March 23, 2012. Laser sailing in Annapolis. This was filmed 19 days ago in Annapolis? Seriously? I ask because we hit 81 degrees here locally yesterday. In March. Good video, though... Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to ...
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