Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama smokin'…
“The mean green reaching machine Groupama 4 is on fire, we're flying, sailing really well,” says bowman and boat captain Martin Krite as the team consolidates its Volvo Ocean Race lead to 80.7 nautical miles, with just under 3000 nm to go to the finish ... YACHTe.com.au
Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama prepares for the Doldrums
'I think that the whole fleet is converging on the same point, which would suggest a route sailing closer to the wind for Telefonica to get to the East of the island of San Cristobal (East of the Solomon archipelago): we should all traverse the ... Sail World
Camper pushes hard to make up time in ocean race
AUCKLAND — Australian skipper Chris Nicholson tried to claw back lost time Thursday after a gash in one of Camper's main sails damaged prospects of winning leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race. The crew are desperate to reach Auckland ahead of the pack ... AFP
Volvo Ocean Race : Temporary pause for Groupama 4
BYM News (press release)
"I think that the whole fleet is converging on the same point, which would suggest a route sailing closer to the wind for Telefonica to get to the East of the island of San Cristobal (East of the Solomon archipelago): we should all traverse the ...
Camper languishing in fifth in Ocean Race
Camper have been unable to bounce back from their gear problems and are languishing in fifth spot on the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Sanya, China to Auckland. A torn headsail yesterday saw Camper, who had been making good progress in the ...
NBC acquires America's Cup rights
By Bernie Wilson AP Sports Writer / March 1, 2012 SAN DIEGO—The America's Cup will be on network TV for the first time since 1992 when NBC broadcasts the first two races of sailing'smarquee regatta on San Francisco Bay in September 2013.
NBC to air America's Cup
Salt Lake Tribune
AP SAN DIEGO • The America's Cup will be on network TV for the first time since 1992 when NBC broadcasts the first two races of sailing's marquee regatta on San Francisco Bay in September 2013. Officials told The Associated Press that the deal with the ...
Stonington foundation's new name to better match its offerings
By Joe Wojtas Stonington - The Stonington Harbor Yacht Club Sailing Foundation has announced that it has changed its name to New England Science and Sailing to better reflect its mission. The nonprofit organization, which began 10 years ago offering ...
Missouri sailing school named among top 20
(AP) — A sailing school in landlocked Missouri is being recognized as a top US sailing school for the third year in a row. The American Sailing Association has named the Stockton State Park Marina Sailing School as one of its top 20 schools for ...
Local sailors head to regatta in Mexico
Daily Inter Lake
An all-Montana team is bound for a prestigious sailing regatta in Mexico for the second time. The Bound 4 Glory team, led by Kalispell financial adviser Peter Sauer, will represent the Pacific Northwest in the Regata Copa Mexico in Puerto Vallerta's ...
Portland sailing star battles for selection for 2012 Games
COMPETITION is hotting up for Portland Sailing star Megan Pascoe and her British teammate Helena Lucas who are battling for selection for the 2012 Games. Yesterday marked six months to go until the London 2012 Paralympic Games and the unveiling of the ...
Neanderthals were sailing the Mediterranean 100000 years ago
But there's mounting evidence that our Neanderthal cousins were routinely sailing throughout the Mediterranean twice as long ago. Alternatively, they were just really good at long distance swimming. We can't know what sorts of boats Neanderthals might ...
Omani flag flies high in Extreme Sailing
MUSCAT Oman Sail's Extreme 40s Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat continued to impress at the Extreme Sailing Series Muscat on Wednesday, with two Omani flags flying high on the podium at the end of day two. At the press conference Oman Air's skipper Morgan ...
Oulton Broad racing sees boat from new X1 Riverboat class
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
By DAVID HANNANT Sunday was another beautiful sailing day on Oulton Broad although a bit more wind would have made the sailing more exciting and prevented all the races having to be shortened. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their ...
Hospice regatta readying to sail
The South Florida Times
For the past 16 years, this highly anticipated sailing event has raised funds to support hospice care for patients and families residing in South Florida. After an exciting day of racing, both sailors and supporters of Hospice by the Sea are invited to ...
Round the Island Race preview
JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the IslandSailing Club (ISC), is being held on Saturday 30th June 2012. To secure your place on either Saturday 17th March 2pm at the Royal Southampton Yacht Club or Saturday 24th March ... Sail World
A bit more is raised for America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle
The group of philanthropists and city leaders is trying to raise $32 million in three years to help offset city costs for hosting sailing's premier event. If convincing well-heeled residents to pay for Muni and police officers out of their pockets ...
Larson Impresses at Extreme Sailing Series Debut | Multihulls ...
American Morgan Larson, new skipper of Oman Air, had an incredible start to his Extreme SailingSeries career on the opening day of Act 1 in Muscat, Oman. The forty-year-old, a passionate surfer, who lives in Oregon, has an outstanding ...
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NBC to Broadcast America's Cup | KQED News Fix
By Jon Brooks
(AP) SAN DIEGO -- The America's Cup will be on network TV for the first time in two decades when NBC broadcasts the first two races of sailing's marquee regatta.
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