Volvo Ocean Race : Southern Ocean lets Telefonica come up for air
BYM News (press release)
A new week begins today and to ease into it, it looks like the Southern Ocean has given “Telefónica” and the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race crews a moment's breath. The white flag isn't exactly flying in all its glory, but the breeze has dropped to a ...
A eulogy to Team New Zealand's failed campaign
New Zealand Herald
Photo / Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race It was supposed to be Team New Zealand's leg. The gruelling 6700 nautical mile slog through the Southern Ocean to Brazil - which rewards seamanship and boat reliability - was a leg in which the Camper ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Great day onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 8 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'Brushing my teeth for the first time… I'm going to use twice the amount of toothpaste to cover me the rest of the way,' Casey ... Sail World
Problems escalating for broken-down Camper
The problematic bow on Camper has further deteriorated and the boat was down to nine knots while the leaders sail away towards Cape Horn at around 20 knots on this fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland to Brazil. "Things certainly aren't ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama leads chase
Leg 5 leader, Groupama has extended its advantage over Puma to nearly 50 nautical miles in the Volvo Ocean Race, while Telefónica is a further 70 miles in arrears, with all three in strong winds and huge seas on Sunday local time. YACHTe.com.au
Camper, Sanya shore crews scrambled
LATEST: As Emirates Team New Zealand frantically prepares its boat builders for a mercy dash across the Pacific, another Kiwi-laden yacht in the Volvo Ocean Raceis just a day away from salvage in Tauranga. While both Camper and Team Sanya limp towards ... Stuff.co.nz
Americas Cup primer
The race course for the 34th America's Cup will bring racing closer to shore than ever before. GRAPHIC PROVIDED By Paul Warren The America's Cup sailing regatta is due to sail into several ports in Europe and the US over the next 19 months.
Tall ship ready to sail into new season
The Adventuress sits in drydock in Port Townsend while restoration and maintenance are done in anticipation of the 2012 sailing season. By Charlie Bermant PORT TOWNSEND — Repairs and renovations have been completed on the schooner Adventuress, ...
RYA Mixed Multihull training sessions at WPNSA
RYA Mixed Multihull training sessions, being held at the Weymouth and Portland National SailingAcademy, are to be staged for all sailors with an eye on the new mixed multihull discipline for Rio. A high performance catamaran event will be making its ...
Money for sailing
Telling people about the realities of sailing around the world totally changes how they see the project. It becomes real and concrete to them, and then they tell other people about it. » Some contributors got back to the French yachtsman in a very ...
Connecticut College Sailors Place Seventh
Connecticut College traveled to Boston to compete in a sailing regatta this weekend. The following information was provided by William Tomasian, sports information director at Connecticut College: The Connecticut College coed sailing team headed north ...
JP Tobin in medal contention at RS:X worlds
New Zealand's JP Tobin took advantage of 30 knot-plus winds as he moved into a medal position after four days of sailing at the RS:X world windsurfing championships off Spain. Tobin continued a purple patch of form in Cadiz as gusty winds took their ...
St. Patrick's Regatta takes advantage of perfect conditions
Savannah Morning News
By Elmo Weeks The Geechee Sailing Club has been sponsoring and hosting the St. Patrick'sRegatta for 33 years, but the local racing club will have a hard time besting this year's turnout and experience. During the two-day event, 15 boats from local ...
JLT Winter Opti Sailing Series Concludes
The RBYC's JLT Winter Series concluded on Sunday [Mar.25] with 5 races in the Great Sound in near perfect sailing conditions. The day's racing was the end of the 2nd Winter Series sponsored by JLT, one of Bermuda's leading providers of insurance ... Bernews
French sail boat attracts interest
The Interislander's latest neighbour is a 1913 traditional sailing boat – at least for the next few months. The Steadfast, a 17.7 metre long traditional French pilot cuttersailing boat, is being berthed between the Edwin Fox Museum and the ferry ... Marlborough Express
Kiteboarding showed Olympic flavour in Santander
Fortunately, there was enough wind to prove to the sailing authorities that kiteboarding should be in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. In the third day, riders showed six different course formats: enduro with two different course options and ... SurferToday
US SAILING Blog: Daily Lift
By US SAILING
A tip for Jr. sailing programs - Prior to the start of the program, organizers should call a parent orientation session to explain the details of the program. Items covered should include, review of how parents can be involved, attendance, student ...
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