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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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
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
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.
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 ... AFP
World's Best Skippers Come Compete In Congressional Cup
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
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 ...
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 ...
Bone in Its Teeth