03 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - "it's a squall world" [video]

 

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker

Volvo Ocean Race: French outfit Groupama in 'make or break' challenge to Auckland
Telegraph.co.uk
By Telegraph staff and agencies The Volvo Ocean Race fleet faced a cluster of clouds packing gale force winds of up to 40 knots that can make or break a campaign in the testing stage between Sanya in southern China and Auckland.

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama crew hopeful of smooth Doldrums passage
Sail World
As such the 70-mile lead over the Americans will gradually melt away, but Puma would have quite a way to go before out-manoeuvring them! ' Day 12 - Groupama SailingTeam during leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Squalls & thunder clouds tax teams
BYM News (press release)
Groupama sailing team led the fleet across the equator into the Southern Hemisphere on Friday but menacing thunder clouds and sudden squalls on the approach to the Doldrums could create opportunities for the chasing pack. At 1300 UTC Groupama had a ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
It took almost 10 days of sailing to get south of Sanya, our starting location, but ever since then we've been ticking away the miles to Auckland in a hurry. Even with today's expected slow-down, we'll likely cross the Equator again – the third time ...

Olympic sailing champion Sarah Webb among volunteers at London 2012 volunteer ...
Insidethegames.biz (blog)
By Mike Rowbottom March 2 - Double sailing gold medallist Sarah Gosling (nee Webb, pictured left) was one of six British Olympians among a group of more than 150 Team GB volunteers (pictured below) who came together today for a training and team ...

Sports - Sailing and Boating
Annapolis Capital
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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 on San Francisco Bay in September 2013. AP VIDEO more>> Officials told The Associated Press ...

Extreme Sailing Series :Edmond de Rothschild Group secures third place in Oman
BYM News (press release)
Victory went to the crew on Oman Air, whose helmsman was enjoying his first taste of the ExtremeSailing Series circuit. Even though disappointment colours the sentiment among the members of Gitana Team this evening, the crew of Edmond de Rothschild ...

Extreme Sailing Series - Thrilling opening Act
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 final day of Act 1 got underway today, 2nd March, in Muscat, Oman. There were massive Omani celebrations at The Wave, Muscat as Oman Air and The Wave score a one-two, squeezing out the French team of Groupe Edmond de ...

Sail World

British skipper Leigh McMillan falls short in Extreme Sailing Series trophy finale
Telegraph.co.uk
British skipper Leigh McMillan was robbed of his first Extreme Sailing Series trophy when he slipped up in the final winner-takes-all-race by breaking his stopwatch and misjudging the countdown to the start. By Kate Laven Level on points with trophy ...

Telegraph.co.uk

NBC will show America's Cup on broadcast TV
San Francisco Chronicle
NBC is banking that many sports fans will pull away from pro football and baseball on a September weekend in 2013 to watch a sailing race. With a host of technological innovations, the NBC Sports Group will broadcast the 34th America's Cup from San ...

NBC acquires America's Cup rights
Newsday
"Frankly, I think it's the best TV result for sailing, certainly in my experience with the America's Cup. This is going to be great for sailing and really, really good for the America's Cup." The NBC Sports Group also acquired rights to the Louis ...

SAILING | All-American Returns to GU In Time for Spring Season
Georgetown University The Hoya
Although it has two regattas coming up this weekend, the Georgetown sailing team is perhaps most excited to welcome back senior Evan Aras, an All-American who has spent this past year away fromsailing. The Blue and Gray will be splitting into two ...

Olympic ace Ben flies in to guide BA staff
Dorset Echo
COMPETITION winners received a star-quality boost to their New Year's resolutions when triple gold medallist Olympian Ben Ainslie gave them a Sailing lesson. More than a dozen British Airways (BA) staff gathered at the Weymouth and Portland National ...

Sailing group undergoes name change
Trade Only Today
Marking a decade of growth and an ongoing commitment to community service, the SHYC SailingFoundation recently announced development plans and a new name to go with them: New England Science & Sailing. Its curriculum is grounded in the institution's ...

Regional digest: NBC to broadcast America's Cup races
Sacramento Bee
By Bee Sports Staff and AP 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 said Thursday the deal with the NBC ...

Woman launches sailing program for people with disabilities
Shore News Today
The Just-Sailing Accessible Sailing program uses boats like these to help those with disabilities learn how to sail and experience the thrill of the open water. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – As a youngster in the 1990s, Jessica Servis spent as much of her ...

NBC will broadcast America's Cup live
San Francisco Examiner
It's an exciting development for organizers, who are attempting to remake the sport with larger and faster boats that they hope will draw new sailing fans and impress aficionados. Air dates are yet to be finalized, according to the America's Cup Event ...

San Francisco Examiner

Oman Sail teams eye podium in Extreme Sailing
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT The penultimate day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Muscat, turned up a notch between the Oman flagged teams, who have both made a big impression on the leaderboard as they climb ever closer to the top of the podium on Thursday.

Arab girl power broadens Gulf's sport horizons
Financial Times
By Simon Greaves in Muscat Gulf Co-operation Council countries this week finished an offshoresailing race that united the region, one with an ancient seafaring and trading tradition, in a sport that in just two years has taken Arab women to the ...

Brad Van Liew loses sailing company and prized yacht
Sail World
American ocean racer Brad Van Liew's racing yacht, Le Pingouin, is on its way to France for a new race with a new owner and his 15-year-old sailing company is out of business. On Thursday, US Bankruptcy Court closed the book on Van Liew Ventures,...

Sail World

Sailing past disability to victory
MyFox Tampa Bay
TAMPA - St. Petersburg sailors Jen French and Jean-Paul Creignou compete together on the racing team "J2 Racing". They train for a pretty big regatta this summer in London: the 2012 Paralympic Games. Jen says she could go on for hours about all she's ...

MyFox Tampa Bay

Volvo Ocean Race: Looking for a break in the Doldrums
Sail World
We have had a good few hours this morning of sailing consistently fast and took some good miles out of the other boats. Just a few more of those skeds and we will be right back in this race. If only it were that easy. As usual Will and Nico have been ...

Sail World

Counting Down to 3rd Bacardi Miami Sailing Week
BYM News (press release)
Next week the red carpet will again be rolled out for the annual BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank when it returns to Coconut Grove in Miami, Fla., from March 4-10, 2012. BMSW's hospitality is the foundation on which this event is ...

Our Olympic team: Producer from Activate Performing Arts, Lorna Rees
Dorset Echo
MORE than 20 organisations have joined forces in Dorset to orchestrate the smooth running of thesailing competition and associated events for the London 2012 Games. Lorna Rees is a producer from Activate Performing Arts, a Dorset-based company who are ...

Record breaking British yachtswoman Dee Caffari swaps sunshine sailing for ...
BYM News (press release)
After 15 days at sea and covering a total of 1408 kilometres, British yachtswoman Dee Caffari and her all female team on board Al Thuraya Bank Muscat completed Sailing Arabia – The Tour earlier this week. Caffari, who returned to the UK last night, ...

YACHT's show goes smooth sailing
The Brandeis Hoot
By Dana Trismen Last Monday night, WBRS sponsored a free concert and brought YACHT, a synth-pop band to Chum's. Formed in 2002 in Portland, Ore., Yacht was originally a solo experiment for band member Jona Bechtolt. In 2008, he was joined by now-lead ...

Australia's fastest offshore sailboat to compete at XXXX Sail Paradise on the ...
BYM News (press release)
She is capable of sailing upwind at 20 knots, which is one third as fast again as the fastest supermaxi monohulls. In recent weeks Langman has been preparing his yacht at his boatyard on Sydney Harbour for XXXX Sail Paradise, will be staged by ...

French Favourites On Target For Act 1 Victory
International Sailing Federation
The penultimate day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Act 1 in Muscat, Oman saw the wind speed ratchet up a few knots, as did the competition. The intense head to head between Groupe Edmond de Rothschild and the impressive new team on Oman Air continued ...

International Sailing Federation

Spalding Sailing Boost As Club Gets Prestigious Training Nod ...
With London 2012 set to energise more people than ever to get involved in sport, Welland YC is signed up to the RYA's nationwide Sail for Gold programme, celebrating Britain's unmatched Olympic sailing heritage and inspiring more people ...
Royal Yachting Association News

Extreme Sailing Series Muscat 2012 day three report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Despite 22 races now having been sailed over three days at the Extreme Sailing Series Muscat, the leaderboard shows no sign of easing up with season favourite Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, steered by French Tornado ace Pierre Pennec, ...
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The Adventure Blog: Kiting and Ice Sailing in Michigan
By Kraig Becker
But I also had the chance to spend a few days at the World Ice and Snow Sailing Association (WISSA) Championship, an experience I wrote about today at Gadling.com. The event was a week-long affair that featured athletes from around the ...
The Adventure Blog

NBC And The America's Cup: Network To Broadcast International ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
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 ...
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Call for Tutors: Sailing for Sustainability | GLEN
By Anne
Call for Tutors: Sailing for Sustainability | Global Education Network of Young Europeans.
GLEN

Greek Researchers Say 'Neanderthals Were Sailing The ...
By Fani Toli
Humans likely first took to the seas about 50000 years ago. But there's mounting evidence that our Neanderthal cousins were routinely sailing throughout the.
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Flotilla and Regatta sailing - Sail Connections
Sailing in company with the aid of a guide crew ensures you get the most from the experience. Flotillas are organised either as structured weekly and bi-weekly ...
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Sailing industry thrives in regatta venue of Beijing Olympics
Thanks to the Olympic sailing events, there are already 28 sailing clubs, four training facilities and four manufacturers of sailboat now in Qingdao, said Lin Zhiwei ...
english.gov.cn/2012-02/22/content_2073869.htm

Antwerp 1920 Olympic Sailing Competition | Facebook
Antwerp 1920 Olympic Sailing Competition. By ISAF Connect to Sailing · Updated on Wednesday. We continue to retrace our Olympic Sailing roots. This week ...
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Sailing - Catima Sailing Sailing
Catima Sailing Sailing (Sailing in South Ayrshire, Troon), leisure and adventure sports. Welcome to Catima Sailing Sailing, a recognized RYA training centre ...
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Sailing Sailing Over The Ocean Blue PDF
Sailing, Sailing Over the Ocean Blue Cortnie Freeman Ball Ground Elementary Fourth Grade Reading and Social Studies Understanding Statement or Essential ...
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2012 FOUR STAR PIZZA ISAF YOUTH WORLDS - 420 Sailing
Two 420 teams are amongst the eleven youth sailors who have qualified for US Sailing's 2012 Youth World Team, and will receive invitations to represent the ...
www.420sailing.org/content_main.asp?id=5145


Clipsal brings lovebirds together
Adelaide Now
V8 Supercar driver Karl Reindler and his partner Elise Rechichi, Olympic sailing gold medallist. Picture: Tait Schmaal Source: The Advertiser AT the top of their game in both their sports, lovebirds Olympic gold medallist Elise Rechichi and Kelly ...

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