15 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race crews to face their toughest leg yet


Volvo Ocean Race crews to face their toughest leg yet
Sail World
Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race could be set to produce record breaking high speed sailing as the six boat fleet takes on fierce storms and huge ocean swells on their way from New Zealand to Brazil. With no more than a week to regroup after finishing the ...

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Kiwi leaves ocean-race yacht after fall-out
New Zealand Herald
Photo / AP Kiwi sailor Justin Ferris has left the Abu Dhabi ocean racing team after a falling-out with a fellow crewman during the latest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, from China to Auckland. Since the crews arrived in port last Sunday, reports have ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi Racing's Justin Ferris leaves campaign and ...
Telegraph.co.uk
One of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's senior crew members, Justin Ferris, has left the campaign with half the Volvo Ocean Race still to go, though skipper Ian Walker has played down suggestions of disagreements among his crew. By Kate Laven, Auckland Ferris, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 4 Prizegivings a Groupama benefit
Sail World
Two prizegivings were staged for Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, yesterday. The first was the public prizegiving at the Volvo Ocean Race Village, where the three podium place winners were welcomed on stage and presented with their trophies.

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Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica prepared for the toughest leg
BYM News (press release)
At the halfway point in the Volvo Ocean Race a return to Atlantic sailing is something of a morale boost. It's the way back home During Europe's night-time on Saturday 17th March, the six VO 70s will be listening out for the sounding of the starting ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Feared Southern Ocean to push crews to the limit
BYM News (press release)
The Southern Ocean is a source of fear and inspiration to competitors in the Volvo Ocean Race, who know all too well the dangers involved in sailing there yet still long to test themselves in the toughest conditions on Earth. Leg 5, starting on Sunday ...

Stern warning issued to Volvo Ocean Race spectators
TVNZ
Spectators hitting the water this weekend are being warned against getting too friendly with the impressive Volvo Ocean Race yachts. Race organisers are keen to avoid any on-the-water disasters and are urging those going out on Auckland Harbour to stay ...

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover News 21 - The next generation?
Sail World
The organisers of the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race have made it easy to follow the live action from the Race every minute of the day. There's live video streaming, a Race Tracker, blogs, daily updates on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter in addition to global ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: 10 questions for skippers ... Chris Nicholson, Camper with ...
Telegraph.co.uk
It's amazing that we still have six boats in the race. I am THE most unmusical person in the world but U2's I'll go Crazy if I don't go Crazy Tonight and Beautiful Day are favourites, though personally I like their One Tree Hill.

Telegraph.co.uk

Bannatyne: In-port race not a must-win
The Nelson Mail
Camper won't be heading out of the dock with a must-win mentality for the Auckland in-port race and the Southern Ocean leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Co-skipper Stu Bannatyne says it would be damaging to Camper's ultimate goal of winning the ...

The Nelson Mail

Rae's tasks a lot more difficult
Stuff.co.nz
Team New Zealand's round the world yachting veteran Tony Rae is hoping the Southern Ocean leg will bring some cold comfort to his sore body. At 50, Rae is the oldest sailor in the six-boat fleet contesting the Volvo Ocean Race and starts the fifth leg ...

Nossiter recruited to Azzam for Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race
The National
Anthony Nossiter has joined the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team in time for the start of the 6705 nautical mile Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Raceon Sunday. Taking over helm and trimming duties from Justin Ferris, Nossiter - widely regarded as one of...

The National

Volvo Ocean Race: 'Nocka' adds his flare to Abu Dhabi
YACHTe.com.au
On the weekend, Anthony 'Nocka' Nossiter was racing aboard Black Jack at the Sydney Harbour Regatta, and a week later, the Australian Olympian in the Finn class will add his sailing might to Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing when he joins the team from Sunday for ...

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race: Thomas Johanson joins Puma crew
YACHTe.com.au
The Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg team has announced that Thomas Johanson from Espoo in Finland, will join the crew for Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, taking the place of helmsman Kelvin Harrap (Napier, New Zealand) in the leg from Auckland ...

YACHTe.com.au

Nocka signs with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
Daily Sail
Triple Australian Olympic Finn sailor, Anthony 'Nocka' Nossiter, will join Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing for the 6705 mile Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland, New Zealand to, Itajai, Brazil. Taking over helm and trimming duties from New Zealander ...

Daily Sail

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland dockside images by Andrea Francolini
Sail World
Photographer Andrea Francolini is currently in Auckland, New Zealand for the start of leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Dockside today his trusty camera captured these black and white images. *All images remain copyright property of the photographer and ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - 'Code red' situation for Puma team
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race competitor Puma Ocean Racing took delivery of a new daggerboard on Thursday, just hours before they were due to take part in official practice racing. Ken Read's team found themselves in a 'code red' situation after arriving in ...

Sail World

Sailors looking forward to down wind racing
Radio New Zealand
Many of the sailors in the Volvo Ocean race are excited about the next leg of the round-the-world race, that'll take them into the Southern Ocean. The 6 boats leave Auckland on Sunday heading for Brazil on a 6700 nautical mile leg that will be the ...

US Olympic Sailing Team Train Under the SEALs
US Navy SEALs Blog & Information (blog)
The United States Olympic Sailing Team got a taste of training like no other, as they trained under the US Navy SEALs. The 38 men and women who comprise the US Olympic Sailing Team underwent SEAL training at Memorial Park, near the Olympic Training ...

US Navy SEALs Blog & Information (blog)

2016 Equipment Evaluation Trials Commence On 17 March
International Sailing Federation
From 17-25 March 2012, Women's Skiff and Mixed Multihull evaluations for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will take place at the Prince Felipe High Performance Sailing Centre, Santander, Spain. Around 44 sailors from 23 countries, ...

International Sailing Federation

Retracing roots - Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Sailing Competition
YACHTe.com.au
Before the 1932 Olympic Games Pierpont Davis and Owen Churchill fought against each other for the American 8-metre spot. Churchill won the try-outs but graciously included his six crew, and Davis' six crew enabling everyone to sail at least once in the ...

YACHTe.com.au

Victor International, Yacht Club Costa Smeralda & Boat International Media ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous brings together the world's yacht enthusiasts to take advantage of the best cruising waters in the Caribbean. A stellar fleet of 28 sailing and motor superyachts are in attendance to enjoy four ...

Lincoln-Sudbury sailing team gets new boats
MetroWest Daily News
By Scott O'Connell/Daily News staff The Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School sailing team will get six new boats this spring thanks to a big donation. Sudbury resident and Board of Selectmen Chairman Larry O'Brien presented the offer to the LS school ...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune
By MARK CARDON, Correspondent SARASOTA - The members of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron are ecstatic about a new kid splashing around on North Sarasota Bay. The annual One Design Midwinters will be hosted by the Sailing squadron, starting today, ...

Sailing: 141 sailors compete in Florida State Championship Regatta
TCPalm
By staff report US SAILING CENTER/CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Logan Villar, 9, from Palm City drives his Optimist Dinghy upwind during the second day of racing Sunday at the Florida Optimist State Championship at Jensen Beach. JENSEN BEACH — A total of 141 ...

London 2012: Royal Manor students report on Olympic plans
BBC News
Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour was the first Olympic venue to be finished. Mr Fooks said the extension of the Olympic sailing academy would not have happened were it not for the Games. A new £90m Weymouth relief road has also opened, ...

BBC News

Washington's Tall Ship Announces 2012 Sailing Schedule
Newstalk 1450 KBKW
Washington's Tall Ship Announces 2012 Sailing Schedule Aberdeen, WA - The tall ship Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of Washington, and her companion ship... Aberdeen, WA - The tall ship Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State of ...

Fleet Manager Warns 'Don't be a Cheesy Sailor'
Fenceviewer
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — “Don't ever become a cheesy sailor,” joked Fran Charles, Northeast Harbor Fleet manager and sailing master at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge. He was speaking to a crowd of nearly 30 at a free “chalk ...

COMMENTARY: Affordable boating programs at risk
Wicked Local
The LMC was formed in 1970 by a group of enthusiastic sailors wishing to offer affordable youth sailing programs to the South Shore community. Although I am not associated with the LMC, my children benefited from their sailing programs when they were ...

AsiaRooms.com - Set sail for Malaysia's Regatta Lepa Semporna next month
PR Urgent (press release)
The annual Regatta Lepa Semporna will be returning to Sabah in Malaysia from April 20th to 22nd, showcasing the region's traditional single-mast sailing vessels. Malaysia's Sabah region will be playing host to the annual Regatta Lepa Semporna this ...

Quarter Tonners Get Set for Cork Week
Afloat
The retro class of sailing boats gave a shot in the arm to the two major south-coast regattas a year ago and 2012 looks like it will be no different. Although its heyday was 30 years ago, the revitalised Quarter Ton class in Britain and Ireland, ...

Nothe Fort: Weymouth volunteers in training for Olympics 2012
Dorset Echo
A team of marshals are preparing to welcome 600 visitors at a time to the town's historic Nothe Fort, when the surrounding gardens become the first-ever ticketed venue for Olympic sailing. 4600 spectators a day have already bought tickets for this ...

International Rolex Regatta - 2012 edition the most diverse yet?
Sail World
The International Rolex Regatta reflects in its name a tradition of attracting sailingteams from around the world. From this perspective, its 2012 edition will prove to be the most diverse ever, with entries from the USA, Russia, Sweden, ...

Sail World

US Sailing Prescription to the new High Visibility Rule in ISAF Offshore ...
US SAILING (press release)
US Sailing prescribes that the requirement for a highly-visible colored material or patch covering 50% of the area of storm jibs in ISAF OSR 4.26.2 (a) is only a recommendation in the US until January 1, 2014. Then, after January 1, 2014, ...

Bridgwater Carnival squibbers put spark into 2012 Olympic Games celebrations
This is Somerset
Bridgwater Carnival's famous squibbers will play a starring role in celebrations to launch the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. And they hope to set a new world record for the number of squibbers taking part. A simultaneous squibbing display ...

Feared Southern Ocean To Push Fleet To The Limit
International Sailing Federation
The Southern Ocean is a source of fear and inspiration to competitors in the Volvo Ocean Race, who know all too well the dangers involved in sailing there yet still long to test themselves in the toughest conditions on Earth. Leg 5, starting on Sunday ...

International Sailing Federation

Our Olympic 2012 team: Megan Pascoe
Dorset Echo
Great Britain is the world's top Olympic classes sailing nation with the British Olympic teamsailors topping the medal table at the past three Games in 2000, 2004 and 2008. In a Dorset Echo column, Skandia Team GBR members are bringing an insight into ...

Learning How to Sail is Easy, Once you Get Started!
Afloat
It's a means of meeting like minded people, asking relevant questions, finding out more aboutsailing boats and classes but most of all it is a means of getting valuable tiller time on the basics of sailing. It involves no financial outlay other than ...

Sailing through the sea of knowledge
IBNLive.com
KOCHI: Around 800 students and staff of Semester at Sea (SAS), a shipboard programme for studying abroad, anchored in Kochi as part of their 105-day academic voyage around the world on their campus, MV Explorer, on Monday.

Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous at Yacht Club Costa ...
BYM News (press release)
The Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous opened today for registration and a warm Caribbean welcome party at Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Virgin Gorda. Fourteen sailing yachts and fourteen motor yachts are registered to participate in ...

America's Cup: Artemis Racing debuts full scale AC72 wing
Sail World
The Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup, Artemis Racing representing the Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) has announced that they have stepped an AC72 wing on their ORMA60 (trimaran) test platform, and have been sailing off their base in ...

Scarlino, Italy Ready For Finn Europeans
International Sailing Federation
The Finns had a very successful European Championship at the same club in 2008 and it is with some eagerness that the sailors are returning there to begin the 2012 European sailing season in earnest. To fit in with the rest of a very busy season, ...

International Sailing Federation

Yacht club to join Dash
This is Kent
THE Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club has been invited to take part in Operation Cerberus – the Global Offshore Sailing Team's re-enactment of the 1942 Channel Dash by the German warships Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, the Prinz Eugen and their escort of ...

RYA Youth National Championships entry deadline is 25th March
Sail World
RYA Volvo Youth National Championships are being hosted at Pwllheli SailingClub in North Wales from the 31st March to 6th April. Sailors who are wanting to compete in the RYA's premier Youth Racing event of 2012 have only ten days until the entry ...

Sail World

Yachting: Boat-busting leg suits this sailor
New Zealand Herald
By Dana Johannsen BRING IT ON: Sailing in a part of the world very few get to see, the inhospitable Southern Ocean, is one of the reasons Camper skipper Chris Nicholson is doing the round-the-world race. Photo / Hamish Hooper Boats piggy-backed by ...

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