08 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Catch Me If You Can [video]


Volvo Ocean Race - Catch Me If You Can [video]
Groupama have a commanding lead but there are three other boats that want to relieve them of it.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker 

Volvo Ocean Race - Squalls and a shakeup
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race this afternoonTelefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) moved up to second place on the Leg 4 leader board as Groupama 4 continued to dominate. The fleet is racing towards Cape Reinga, the turning point at the northern tip of New Zealand's ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA drops to third as Groupama weighs up New Zealand approach
BYM News (press release)
While PUMA struggled Franck Cammas' Groupama sailing team appeared unable to put a foot wrong and at 1300 UTC they had extended their lead to 150 nm. Having been stymied twice yesterday by massive rain clouds that reduced the wind and PUMA's boat speed ...

Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama 4 hold onto lead
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama 4 hold a 149.50 mile lead on the seventeenth day of racing in the second stage of leg four from Sanya to Auckland at the 1300 UTC report. The depression, which has settled into position across the direct route to Auckland ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race team Puma Ocean Racing drop into third
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 17 of the second stage of Leg 4. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'It's less a reflection on them than it is on us. It wasn't that they [Telefónica and Camper] had a great ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 team piles on the miles
BYM News (press release)
At 0700 UTC this morning, the Groupama were reaching in east north-easterly breeze at 17.7 knots, while the rest of the six-boat fleet racing in Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race from China to New Zealand suffered heavy losses as their wind became fickle ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Big gains for Puma Ocean Racing
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 17 of the second stage of Leg 4. Ken Read, Skipper of PumaOcean Racing powered by Berg reports on the crew's progress: The cruelty in this game has got to be the three-hour 'scheds.' The three-hour progress reports we get from ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica picks up the pace
YACHTe.com.au
The final 1000 nautical mile stretch of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race to Auckland is proving to be a see-saw ride with small gains and miserable losses spreading across the five boats chasing clear leaders Groupama, and the standout is Telefonica, ...

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race: Big ecomomic benefit and visitors confirmed for NZ
Sail World
'The benefits of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover to Auckland were spelled out by Rachael Dacy of Auckland Tourism and Economic Events. 'This event does means a lot to Auckland, injecting $30.3million into the Auckland economy'.

Sail World


Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Telefonica brace themselves for first defeat as ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Once we headed south, it's been pretty good sailing so we can't complain. “It's a long leg and not a very inspiring course especially having to sail the greatest distances. We weren't ready for that so it's been a long leg but we have 1200 miles to the ...

Telegraph.co.uk


Tight duel to Auckland looms - without Camper
Stuff.co.nz
Groupama remains on track to lead the Volvo Ocean Race fleet into Auckland but it might have a fight on its hands as Telefonica looks to make a late charge. The leading boat is expected into Auckland on Saturday and, at this stage, Groupama looks set ...

Volvo Ocean Race update 7 Mar | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The table, above showing Groupama sailing at 17.7 knots while the boats behind are making no more than 14, is an ominous indication of what may be in the store for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet in the final days of leg 4. In fact this is only a ...
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Retracing Roots - Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Amsterdam finally got its chance to host the Olympic Games in 1928 after years of waiting with the sailing taking place from 2-9 August. "It would have been regrettable indeed to see Amsterdam, which with real sporting spirit and international ...

International Sailing Federation

America's Cup sailing may be headed to New York City
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
If they don't sail in New York, then the races will be held on San Francisco Bay, as originally planned. Of course I think San Francisco is superior to New York for many reasons, but from a publicity standpoint, sailing in New York would be a great ...

Dutch sailing star praises British work ethic at London 2012 Games
Dorset Echo
A DUTCH Sailing star who is expected to make a big name for herself at the London 2012 Games has praised her British rivals' work ethic. Marit Bouwmeester has been training in the borough with Portland's Ali Young, one of the two British contenders ...

Sailing:Naples preparing for world showcase in America's Cup
ANSAmed
In exactly a month from now, on April 7, the Gulf of Naples will be shaken by the energy of catamarans in the America's Cup World Series, the circuit of regattas held ahead of the America's Cup itself. The marriage between Naples and the America's Cup ...

Sailing the Northwest Passage — and then some
Summit Daily News
By Kathryn Corazzelli Expedition photographer David Thoreson aboard the Ocean Watch, a 57-foot sailboat he spent 13 months on traveling around the Americas. Experience a 28000 mile sailing journey around the Americas — in only an hour — with ...

The Official International Sailing Federation Olympic Games Website
International Sailing Federation
The Brazilian Sailing Federation has selected crews for the six Olympic events they qualified sailors for at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. After February's Brazilian sailing week, the Brazilian sailing team is almost set with Jorge...

International Sailing Federation

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
People ask me if it is boring sailing around the world, but the 3-hour scheds don't allow for that. I have said a million times that this race isn'ta distance race but it is a series of 3-hour day races. A really long series! So, the scheds keep you on ...

IOC Funding Success For Polish Yachting Association
International Sailing Federation
The International Sailing Federation is pleased to announce that after working through a detailed application for funding the Development of a National Sports Structure (DNSS) the Polish Yachting Association www.pya.org.pl has been awarded the maximum ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing duo finishes second
Whitsunday Times
YOU couldn't wipe the smiles off the faces of Whitsunday Sailing Club 420 sailors Klaus Lorenz and Ollie Annear who finished second at the NSW State Championships at George's River last week. The sailing duo were hoping to place in the top three and ...

Getting started with sailing
Hartlepool Today
A SAILING project is on the crest of a wave after securing top-level backing. The UK's leading youth development charity, the Prince's Trust, has appointed the North-Eastsail training charity Ocean Youth Trust North (OYT North) as its first-ever ...

Hartlepool Today

Navy IC Sailing Wins Old Dominion Spring Open
NavySports.com
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Navy's rising sailing stars continued their winning ways this weekend with a win at the Old Dominion Spring Open. Navy fielded a team of four plebes that dominated the 18-boat fleet. Markus Edegran and Julie Miller finished first in A ...

NavySports.com

Qatar Leadership Academy take to the seas
Gulf Times
Qatar Leadership Academy's offshore sailing programme reached an exciting conclusion for the 2011/12 academic year after 24 students trained in the Regatta Sailing Academy's two racing yachts in Doha Bay for eight weeks culminating in a 75 nautical ...

Yacht Club lands official training centre status
Royal Gazette
On hand for the announcement at the yacht club were Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith,sailing director Tom Herbert-Evans and Commodore Jonathon Brewin. For Herbert-Evans, who joined the RBYC in April of last year, it was a satisfying reward ...

Northamptonshire sailing club wins top award
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
MEMBERS of Hollowell Sailing Club said they were delighted after being crowned RYA Club of the Year. The club received a trophy at the Royal Yachting Association Volvo Dinghy Award Show at the weekend. Club secretary, Nicola Wilkinson, said: “Our youth ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Founder of Clipper honored as sailing image ambassador of Qingdao
People's Daily Online
QINGDAO, China, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Robin Knox-Johnston, founder of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, was honored as the sailing image ambassador of Qingdao, east China, official of local sports bureau said Wednesday.

Brothers from south Essex set off to sail around Britain
Southend Standard
TWO brothers are embarking on a gruelling 2000-mile voyage, sailing around the coast of the British Isles to raise cash for a south Essex charity. Dea Osler, from Eastwood and brother Craig, from Hullbridge, are planning on circumnavigating the UK ...

Miami Sailing Week Melges 24 - Strong fleet set for the competition
Sail World
The US Melges 24 Class is proud to welcome some of the world's greatest teams packed full with sailing superstars to warm and sunny Coconut Grove, Fla. for Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW). Teams have traveled from as far away as Italy, and as near as ...

Sail World

Video: RBYC Recognised As RYA Centre
Bernews
This is the result of a year-long goal of Sailing Director, Tom Herbert-Evans and his team. Mr. Herbert-Evans joined the RBYC in April 2011 and has worked passionately with the Club's Sailing Committee to develop a high standard of teaching, ...

Bernews

British Boat Users Sailing Abroad Risk Fines Over Red Diesel
Afloat
#NEWS UPDATE - British boat users are risking big fines if they sail their craft outside UK waters due to new laws on the use of red diesel, the Daily Telegraph reports. New laws coming into force on 1 April "will require anyone moving into ...

Florida Sailing & Cruising School Named to ASA's Top 20 List ...
By sarah
FS&CS conducts live-aboard sailing courses for up to four students at a time, and has been ASA-accredited since shortly after it was founded in 1984. Florida Sailing & Cruising School offers two and three-day live-aboard sailing courses ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

Pacific Northwest Boating News: High school sailing rides a wave of ...
By Deborah Bach
Looking around at the teens on the docks and out racing in the waters off the Seattle Yacht Club on Saturday, Brendan Fahey smiled. It was a sight to.
Three Sheets Northwest

Riviera Nayarit kicks off Mexico's largest sailing competition this ...
By Jessica Festa
Every other year, Mexico hosts their Nautical Extravaganza, a month filled with classic sailing and water sport competitions that take you to differen.
Gadling
The Peconic Puffin Windsurfing Blog: No Ice Sailing for Long Island ...

Gusty weather creating a problem for Sailing Week
By Grapevine
Gusty weather creating a problem for Sailing Week. bacardi. Organizers of the 85th Bacardi Cup canceled the day's scheduled race for the 67 registered Star teams yesterday, due to the high winds. The winds are supposed to continue today ...
Coconut Grove Grapevine

Intercollegiate Sailing. Navy IC Sailing Wins Old Dominion Spring ...
By clevine
Navy's rising sailing stars continued their winning ways this weekend with a win at the Old Dominion Spring Open. Navy fielded a team of four plebes that dominated the 18-boat fleet. Markus Edegran and Julie Miller finished first in A division ...
ArmedForces.com

Olympic sailing heritage exhibition inspiring people to get out on the ...
Olympic sailing heritage exhibition inspiring people to get out on the water. Exhibition comes to Crosby Lakeside for third stop on its UK tour. In the lead up to the ...
www.rya.org.uk/.../Olympicsailingheritageexhibitioninspiring...

Olympic Sailing Village by HTA Architects | Technical | Building Design
HTA Architects' athletes' village in Dorset mixes traditional materials with an up-to -date approach to energy generation.
www.bdonline.co.uk/technical/olympic.../5033022.article

Tag Archive for "US Sailing" - Sailing Shack Racing
Harken the makers of quality yachting equipment have launched a great new Yachting Channel on YouTube. Features interviews with sailors, product ...
sailingshack.com.au/tag/us-sailing/

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