17 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Auckland Pro Am Race 3 [video]




Visit new.livestream.com/volvooceanrace for all live HD coverage of in-port races and leg starts.
Next Livestream Events:
- Saturday March 17, 1400 local (0100 UTC) - Auckland In-Port Race (Friday at 8 pm EDT in US)
- Sunday March 18, 1400 local (0100 UTC) - Leg 5 start to Itajaí (Saturday at 8 pm EDT in US)

Volvo Ocean Race: Charts and Instructions for In Port Race and Start
Sail World
The Volvo In-Port Race awards points to syndicates in the overall Volvo Ocean Race series. Again the Volvo fleet will line up at the Start/Finish Box outside the Viaduct Harbour. Racing will start at 2 pm fleet will then sail to marks off Orakei Wharf ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Fleet prepares for Southern Ocean battle
BYM News (press release)
The six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race face their biggest offshore challenge as the fleet head into the infamous Southern Ocean as part of the 6750 nautical mile leg to Itajai in Brazil. Before the fleet depart on Sunday, the Auckland in-port race takes ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya wins ProAm Race Day
BYM News (press release)
Light winds hampered the day's racing so it all came down to the one critical race today and Team Sanya claimed its first ProAM race day overall win. The first race where Team Sanya were lying in 2nd place was cancelled due to lack of wind and then the ...

Camper's camera crew get set for high seas
3News NZ
By Greg Pearson The fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race are preparing to leave Auckland this weekend on the fifth leg to Brazil. It will be one of the hardest legs in the race and will provide some of the best pictures thanks to the sailors who are onboard ...

3News NZ

Team NZ eager for a wild ride
MSN NZ News
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is about to venture into what on paper is the toughest leg of the round-the-world journey, and Team New Zealand's crew on Camper can't wait. After an in-port contest on Saturday, the six V070s head off on Sunday on a ...

MSN NZ News 

Gunwale bum's a painful fact of life for sailors
New Zealand Herald
Photo / Hamish Hooper/CAMPER ETNZ/Volvo Ocean Race Nobody wants them, but they're a fact of life for a round-the-world sailor. With their bodies pushed to the extreme as they encounter sleep deprivation, temperatures ranging from below zero to in ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Australian Anthony 'Nocka' Nossiter confirmed as crew ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Anthony 'Nocka' Nossiter has been confirmed as replacement crew for Justin Ferris on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing for the remaining five legs of the Volvo Ocean Race. By Telegraph staff The 38 year-old Australian, who has completed one previous Volvo Ocean ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race : Local heroes bid to break in-shore sequence
BYM News (press release)
The six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race face their biggest inshore challenge on Saturday when a huge spectator fleet will cram into the harbour to see if home heroes CAMPER can gain a longed-for victory in the Auckland In-Port Race (1400 local time, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Charts and Viewing for In Port Race and Start
Sail World
The Auckland Harbourmaster has issued charts and instructions for the conduct of the In Port Race and the Start of Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Auckland on 17 and 18 March. All are reproduced here for easy reference, bookmark this story on your ...

Sail World

Marine Notice: Volvo Ocean Race - Finishing event at Galway, 30th June – 8th ...
BYM News (press release)
The 2011/2012 Volvo Ocean Race is due to finish at the port of Galway in July this year. It is expected the event will attract significant numbers, including a large fleet of spectator boats and sightseeing charter vessels to the area.

Volvo Ocean Race: Images of the 'Ams' in the Auckland Pro-Am
Sail World
Sail-World was on the water for the Pro-Am race of the Volvo Ocean Race, Auckland Stopover. The Pro-Am race was the second event four days of racing planned for Auckland. Here are images of the guest sailors aboard the five Volvo racers who competed in ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Small differences and luck make Telefonica's lead
Sail World
Icker Martinez, skipper of the current Volvo Ocean Race leader, Telefonica believes their commanding lead in the 39000nm Round the World race is due to a combination of small things rather than a major point of dominance. 'We are where we are because ...

Sail World

Camper skipper confident of picking up points
Stuff.co.nz
Team New Zealand sense a quick chance to make up some crucial lost ground when they contest the Volvo Ocean Race's in-port race on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour today. Having been edged out to fourth on the last long-distance leg from China, ...

Stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race - Camper ready for Leg 5 + Video
Sail World
As possibly the shortest stopover in the history of the Volvo Ocean Race comes to an end in Auckland, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand is race ready for the gruelling Southern Ocean leg ahead. The boats have been stripped, checked and prepped and ...

Sail World

Sanya smiles
Stuff.co.nz
The oldest boat in the fleet was the quickest inside the Waitemata Harbour in today's Volvo Ocean Pro-am series in Auckland. After the first two races were canned through lack of wind, Team Sanya and their experienced Kiwi crew won the only race of the ...

Stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi misses Pro-Am after rig check
Sail World
Abu Dhabi, missed the Pro-Am racing today, in Auckland, after her mast was removed from the boat for further work on her rig. In the end, she didn't miss much, with one race abandoned, and the other sailed in a new sea breeze, after officials waited ...

Sail World

Northlander loves Volvo role
Northern Advocate
MAN AT THE WHEEL: Jack Lloyd is enthusiastic about his challenging Round the World Volvo Ocean Race assignment. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM Onerahi yachtie Jack Lloyd is not entirely sure how he ended up directing the Volvo World Ocean Race but is ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Fleet prepares for Southern Ocean battle
BYM News (press release)
The six boats in the Volvo Ocean Race face their biggest offshore challenge as the fleet head into the infamous Southern Ocean as part of the 6750 nautical mile leg to Itajai in Brazil. Before the fleet depart on Sunday, the Auckland in-port race takes ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Team Sanya wins ProAm Race Day
BYM News (press release)
Light winds hampered the day's racing so it all came down to the one critical race today and Team Sanya claimed its first ProAM race day overall win. The first race where Team Sanya were lying in 2nd place was cancelled due to lack of wind and then the ...

Camper's camera crew get set for high seas
3News NZ
By Greg Pearson The fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race are preparing to leave Auckland this weekend on the fifth leg to Brazil. It will be one of the hardest legs in the race and will provide some of the best pictures thanks to the sailors who are onboard ...

3News NZ

Team NZ eager for a wild ride
MSN NZ News
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is about to venture into what on paper is the toughest leg of the round-the-world journey, and Team New Zealand's crew on Camper can't wait. After an in-port contest on Saturday, the six V070s head off on Sunday on a ...

MSN NZ News

Billy Campbell, of AMC's 'The Killing,' Enjoys Sailing Tall Ships
New York Times
BILLY CAMPBELL, a leading man in AMC's newest drama, “The Killing” (its second season starts April 1), didn't have much sailing experience before 2000 when he signed up to be part of the crew of the Sorlandet, a 186-foot Norwegian square-rigsailing ...

New York Times

Sailing with SEAS
Juneau Empire
Add to those common Juneau Pollyanna-isms the following: The sun is shining; the wind will be perfect for a sail. Yes, there are few activities in Southeast Alaska that require as much optimism as sailing, and few groups who embody that optimism like ...

New uniform unveiled for Olympic Ambassadors
Dorset Echo
UNIFORMS that will be worn by an 800-strong group of borough volunteers during the London 2012 Olympic sailing events have been unveiled. Two volunteers who were among the first to step forward to be Weymouth and Portland Ambassadors were chosen to ...

Nautica at Debenhams is plain sailing
Telegraph.co.uk
Life in Bosham is a breeze, as the local sailing club demonstrates for the launch of Nautica's new collection. By Liz Walters Bosham in West Sussex has real historical clout – particularly when it comes to sailing. King Harold kept his fleet moored ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Hone your sailing skills on a cruising course off the California coast
The National
So when Tasha, an old college friend, suggested enrolling on an eight-day sailing course - as an unconventional way of getting together for a catch-up - I jumped at the idea. With her home in Canada and mine in London, we decide on the neutral...

The National

Sailing: Icebergs, storms await battered Volvo boats
GMA News
AUCKLAND—Already battered after sailing halfway around the world, the Volvo Ocean Raceteams face their toughest challenge yet when they set off from Auckland to Brazil, dodging icebergs and huge storms. The first test will be a difficult in-port race ...

SAILING | Seniors Lift GU in Rankings
Georgetown University The Hoya
While most Georgetown students scattered far from the Hilltop over spring break, the sailing team competed won several major events. The Hoyas traveled to Charleston, SC and Annapolis, Md. the first weekend of the holiday, sailing in the Charleston ...

A Regatta to Remember
Dana Point Times
by Barbara Merriman Since about 2005 the Dana Point Yacht Club has hosted sailing races—or a regatta if there are three races involved—during the Dana Point Festival of Whales. Each year the event has included the Festival of Whales Junior Regatta ...

Mussanah Race Week ends on a high note for all sailors
Oman Daily Observer
“Mohammed is one of the sailors that we all watched sailing and agreed that he has a strong future in the Laser fleet. It is one of the most competitive classes in the world and so it is good for him to be in a strong fleet like this as he starts his ...

MDI Sailing Coach Retires
Fenceviewer
BAR HARBOR — Griff Fenton, head coach of the Mount Desert Island High School sailing team for seven years, is retiring. “There comes a time when everybody has to sail into the sunset and tie up on a mooring,” he said. Over the course of his career, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama skipper Franck Cammas on fast route to 24-hour ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Franck Cammas, who held the record for the fastest boat to sail round the world for almost two years, has targeted the 24-hour record in the next leg starting on Sunday. By Kate Laven The Groupama skipper is hoping to beat the previous Volvo Ocean Race ...

Telegraph.co.uk

New boats for BHS sailors
Barnstable Patriot
AWAITING A RACE – The Barnstable High School Sailing Boosters recently gifted six FJ (Flying Junior) boats to the BHS sailing team as a way to support the success of the program. The new-to-the-team boats, with numbers on their hulls, are stationed at ...

Barnstable Patriot

Superyacht Fleet Musters for Caribbean Regatta
MarineLink
New to the regatta for 2012 is the addition of a catamaran category. The race is now divided into three classes: performance, cruising and catamaran, with a fleet of the world's fastest yachts competing to win the perpetual silver cup made by Garrard ...

SF port might fix Piers 30-32 for America's Cup
San Francisco Business Times
The piers would be used to house America's Cup sailing teams if the renovations are approved. Under the port proposal, which has not been approved, the port would pay for the infrastructure improvements but also get revenue from leasing the properties.

Volvo Ocean Race fleet Pro Am wows Auckland
Sail World
A brilliant, sultry day in the 'City of Sails' saw thousands of tourists and locals head to the Viaduct marina for the Pro Am race day for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. Jeni Bone marvels at her luck to be on board Camper Emirates Team NZ.

Sail World

ON THE WATER: March Is Congressional Cup Month
Gazette Newspapers
This extends, of course, to the sport of sailing. The sheltered waters inside the Long Beach Breakwater have been the location for hundreds of national and international events in the last 60-plus years. From collegiate championships to Olympic trials ...

Swanage Sailing Club's Olympic legacy £50000 windfall
Bournemouth Echo
Swanage Sailing Club has secured almost £50000 of Olympic legacy funding for a new clubhouse, it has been announced. The cash, some £49662, comes from Sport England's Inspired Facilities Fund. Club commodore Greg Vaughn said: “We are delighted to have ...

Yachting: Team NZ backs Camper to survive brutal test
New Zealand Herald
By Dana Johannsen After some smooth sailing Volvo Ocean Race boats will face hurricane force winds and churning seas. Photo / Richard Robinson Team New Zealand are looking for a change of wind direction and a change of fortune in the next leg of the ...

Folk trio's formation didn't start off with SMOOTH SAILING
Winnipeg Free Press
"We flipped the sail boat and we couldn't get back, so we broke into a guy's place so we wouldn't get hypothermia," Jordan says. "We had some time to talk and forming a folk band was the only choice." The two Daniels actually didn't like each other ...

ISAF Executive Statement
International Sailing Federation
The ISAF Executive Committee has met to consider the reports from the International Jury of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and the RYA Tribunal. The role of ISAF under Racing Rule of Sailing 69.2(a) is to first determine whether or not ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Can Camper break inshore stranglehold?
Sail World
Groupama sailing team are up to second after becoming the first team apart from Telefónica to win an offshore leg, though they could slip back to third if Camper win and the French team come sixth. 'I think we are moving in the right direction,' said ...

Sail World

Impressive start for Omani sailors
Oman Daily Observer
The 'Red Fleet' started the morning off with over 30 boats being sailed by the youngsailors who have been learning the sport with the Oman Sail youth learning programme. Many of these budding sailors have been coming to the Try Sailingcourses and ...

Oman Daily Observer

On the crest of a wave...
Ivybridge South Brent and South
Salcombe's Commodore Malcolm Squire and sailing co-ordinator Jayne Morris, together with a number of young club members, picked up the award. It recognises the fact that Salcombe Yacht Club has made great strides in creating even more opportunities for ...

Ivybridge South Brent and South

The No. 1 Rule to Looking Good on a Boat: Stay on the Boat
By Frank Hwang
And no better time to create a performance boat shoe: last summer, we announced our technical sponsorship of the Spanish Olympic Sailing team. As they make their bid for London in 2012, we're proud to outfit the team in our Timberland ...
The Timberland Bootmakers Blog

Roger Williams University Athletics - Sailing struggles in pair of ...
Sailing struggles in pair of regattas. Bookmark and Share. Sailing - Wendy Reuss & Rachel Perry. BRISTOL, R.I. – The Roger Williams University took part in two ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

39th International Rolex Regatta: Sailing yachts from all corners of ...
The International Rolex Regatta reflects in its name a tradition of attracting sailing teams from all corners of the world, and from this perspective its 2012 edition is ...
www.charterworld.com/.../39th-international-rolex-regatta-sail...

Sailing Calendar - Annapolis NOOD Regatta - Sail 1 Design, Sailing ...
The event titled Annapolis NOOD Regatta starts on 05.04.2012!
www.sail1design.com/events/.../540-annapolis-nood-regatta

Retracing roots - Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Sailing Competition ...
Posted: 14 Mar. 2012. Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Games Poster - Courtesy IOC. The OlympicYachting events in 1932 took place in the Pacific Ocean directly off ...
www.yachte.com.au/news/story.asp?story=36124

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