17 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 5 Start live; Camper wins in-port race [VIDEO]

Visit new.livestream.com/volvooceanrace for all live HD coverage of in-port races and leg starts.
Next Livestream Event:
- Sunday March 18, 1400 local (0100 UTC) - Leg 5 start to Itajaí (Saturday at 8 pm EDT in US)
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Sailing-Team New Zealand silence critics
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Under-fire Team New Zealand skipper Chris Nicholson answered his critics with a resounding home victory for his boat Camper in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday. Nicholson, an Australian in charge of a largely Kiwi crew, had been criticised after his ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Camper return to heroes' welcome in Auckland with ...
Telegraph.co.uk
By Kate Laven, Auckland In one of the best in port races of the Volvo Ocean Races o far, which was watched by tens of thousands of spectators who lined the waterfront, Camper took an early lead and held it throughout the hour long race to complete a ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper win golden points from hometown InPort Race
Sail World
Sailing in a moderate to fresh easterly breeze, which was gusting over 20kts at the entrance to the Waitemata harbour, Camper just pullled away from the rest of the fleet, demontrating her upwind ability. She is rated on this point of sailing as being...

Sail World 

Sailor's 'stomach's going around' ahead of Volvo Leg 5
The National
Despite the daunting task ahead, the 23-year-old Khalid said crossing the Southern Ocean is "why sailors sign up to Volvo Ocean Race". "Whenever you hear anyone talk about the Volvo Ocean Race, it's the images from the Southern Ocean that pop into your ...

The National 

Ben Ainslie cleared to fight for fourth Olympic sailing gold
BBC Sport
At the same time the RYA cleared Ainslie to fight for his fourth consecutive Olympicgold. An Isaf committee said "the penalties imposed to date are appropriate". Ainslie, who was leading the Finn race at the World Championships in Perth, ...

BBC Sport

Ben Ainslie won't face discipline
ESPN
AP SAN DIEGO -- Star British sailor Ben Ainslie won't face further punishment for losing his temper with a TV cameraman at the world championships in December, keeping alive his pursuit of a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The International Sailing ...

Ragatta sailors welcome warm weather
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
SARASOTA - The annual One Design Midwinter Regatta got under way Friday afternoon, much to the relief of some of Sarasota's most northern neighbors. No one was more pleased to besailing on the warm waters of Sarasota Bay in his Albacore Class sailboat ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
The PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG crew outdueled the Groupama Sailing Team to finish second in the In-Port Race on Saturday, March 17, in Auckland, New Zealand. PUMA crossed the line 0:54 seconds behind race winner CAMPER with Emirates Team New ...

Olympic hero Ainslie to face no more action after disqualification
Daily Mail
By Sportsmail Reporter The International Sailing Federation (Isaf) has said 'no further action' will be taken against three-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie over his shock disqualification from the World Championships. Isaf's executive committee ruled ...

Daily Mail

AsiaRooms.com - Set sail for Malaysia's Regatta Lepa Semporna next month
PR Leap (press release)
COM) Malaysia's Sabah region will be playing host to the annual Regatta Lepa Semporna this April, showcasing distinctive sailing boats via a range of entertaining events for all the family. Theregatta takes place in the town of Semporna from April ...

ISAF: Ainslie faces no further discipline
San Francisco Chronicle
(03-16) 13:56 PDT SAN DIEGO, (AP) -- The International Sailing Federation says star British sailor Ben Ainslie won't face further disciplinary action following his disqualification from the 2011 world championships for confronting a television ...

Thrilling encounters mark Musannah Sailing Week
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT The 2012 Musannah Race Week for sailing drew to a close on Thursday with some of the closest racing the fleets had experienced. HE Sheikh Rashid Bin Ahmed Al Hinai, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Sports Affairs was the chief guest for the ...

Chris Nicholson's Camper secures first Volvo round the world victory in front ...
The Independent
Three new sailors join the fleet for Leg 5. Anthony Nossiter from Australia is joining Abu Dhabi to replace the outgoing trimmer/helmsman Justin Ferris, Finnish Olympic gold medal winner Thomas Johanson takes over for the leg from injured Kelvin Harrap ...

Sailing Week Hosts Art Exhibit
Caribarena Antigua
Antigua St John's - Antigua Sailing Week will be holding its first art exhibition during the opening of the week in 2012, in conjunction with Art At The Ridge. The exhibition will showcase the best in marine art and photography by well-known Antiguan ...

Caribarena Antigua

Laser World Masters Championships 2012 - Down to the wire
Sail World
'Great sailing for the Nationals and the Worlds. We only had one bad day. I was looking for wind and we got that in the first half of regatta. 'I am flying to Sydney this evening, Chile tomorrow. I have two weeks of preparation for the French Hyeres ...

Sail World

Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo next weekend
YACHTe.com.au
The club itself will be a feature exhibitor, with members on hand to discuss all activities on offer including yacht racing, cruising, kids sailing and training and offer tours of the Club. The RPAYC will be bursting with activity, and yachts of all ...

YACHTe.com.au

Local Heroes Camper Win Auckland In-Port Race, As Race Reaches Midway Point
International Sailing Federation
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG finished second, just 54 seconds behind, followed by Groupama sailing team in the third podium spot. Team Sanya, skippered by Auckland-born Mike Sanderson, sailed a terrific race to clinch fourth ahead of Abu Dhabi ...

International Sailing Federation

Camper coast to Auckland In-Port Race win
TVNZ
Puma Ocean Racing of the USA finished second, just 54 seconds behind, followed by the Groupama sailing team of France third. Team Sanya, skippered by New Zealand Mike Sanderson, sailed a terrific race to clinch fourth ahead of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Xabi Fernandez: We are mentally prepared for the leg and in ...
BYM News (press release)
It's been a tricky day, there wasn't much room for sailing between the other boats and the shore and really there were various other boats going fast from the start, very close to land. The others did better than us, and we knew the level was good out ...

Extreme Sailing host venue bid process commences
YACHTe.com.au
Following the successful first Act of this year's Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 at The Wave, Muscat in Oman, the OC ThirdPole is pleased to announce the opening of the next round of Host Venue selection process for prospective cities and regions that ...

YACHTe.com.au

John Rousmaniere, Renowned Sailor/Writer » Grand Rapids Junior ...
By admin
Grand River Sailing Club in Grand Haven is bringing in John Rousmaniere, an accomplished sailor and author to do his Suddenly Alone workshop on Saturday, April 14 at the Spring Lake Holiday Inn. Rousmaniere participated on the official ...
Grand Rapids Junior Sailing Associati...

Gary Jobson on Sailing Safety
I recently had a chance to speak with Gary Jobson about safety issues in sailing. Jobson is, of course, a highly accomplished sail racer, a winning tactician in the ...
sailing.about.com/b/2012/.../gary-jobson-on-sailing-safety.htm

Paiva Named to 2012 US Sailing Development Team - Old ...
Junior skipper Dillon Paiva of the Old Dominion University Sailing team has been named to the 2012 US Sailing Development Team (USSDT).
www.odusports.com/sports/c-sail/spec-rel/031312aaa.html

Olympic Sailing Week - Split CRO - Sailing News Yachting, racing ...
Challenging conditions on the third day of the Split Olympic Sailing Week with winds exceeding 20 kn. In most of the classes, the winners are known before the ...
www.sailing-news.ch/index.php?vl=1&vref=sim&vs...

It's Just Like College Sailing, Except… | Sailing World
Will, our headsail trimmer and resident X40 vet, continually warned us about the tight nature of the short course racing in store for us during the regatta. Despite ...
www.sailingworld.com/.../it-s-just-like-college-sailing-except

Clipper Race chairman made honorary ambassador of Olympic ...
The award was made this week by the Chinese Olympic sailing venue following the departure of the Clipper 11-12 Race fleet from Qingdao for the notoriously ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=99730
SCUTTLEBUTT 3541 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock ... The World Ice and Snow Sailing Association wrapped up their 2012 World ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=4896

St Thomas Yacht Club Welcomes New Sailing Coach to Crew | | All ...
Junior sailors in St Thomas can look forward to even more training and international racing opportunities with the addition of a new coaching talent at the .
www.allatsea.net/.../st-thomas-yacht-club-welcomes-sailing-co...
Sailing with Tobias Fahey | Bigoceans.com
Last week I had the great fortune of getting a sail in with Tobias Fahey, aboard his IOOD50 (International Open One Design 50), in Tasmania. This year, Tobias ...
www.bigoceans.com/2012/03/11/sailing-with-tobias-fahey/

World Championships of Ice and Snow Sailing | PRI's The World
Ice and snow sailing is a very creative winter sport. Athletes windsurf -- pulled by sails or kites -- across a frozen surface. Producer Jake Warga sent a postcard ...
www.theworld.org/2012/03/ice-and-snow-sailing/

Sailing Club to host regatta | The Daily Beacon
On Saturday, the Sailing Club will host North Points No. 3, its annual spring installment of the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association qualifier regattas.
utdailybeacon.com/sports/2012/mar/.../sailing-club-host-regatt...

Sailing in Greece with Captain Christy : Women Travel Blog – stories ...
rather be sailing - who wouldn't - Captain Christy invites women to enjoy sailing the Aegean Sea.
www.womentravelblog.com/index.php/2012/.../sailing-greece/

Making Moral Choices with Four Debut Authors: A Public Library Association Panel
Library Journal
The book has two sources—the author's growing up in a family of competitive sailors and a law case dating to 1841 concerning the “Custom of the Sea,” which included using lotteries to determine the fate of survivors on an overcrowded boat.

Library Journal

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