10 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: monster waves threaten Groupama [VIDEO]


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Volvo Ocean Race: monster waves threaten Groupama 
Telegraph.co.uk
By Telegraph staff Skipper Franck Cammas said at the start of theVolvo Ocean Race that victory in the China-New Zealand leg would be sweeter than any as his boat sought revenge of a kind for France's Rugby World Cup final narrow defeat by the All ...

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Volvo Ocean Race crew - Puma's Mar Mostro tough it out
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 19 of the second stage of Leg 4. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: I don't know how I managed to fall asleep last night with all of the crashing – each wave sent me farther down ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 leader heads for New Zealand coast
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race leaders of the fourth leg of racing, Groupama Sailing Team, gave the fleet a masterclass in strong wind big wave sailing overnight as they slogged towards the New Zealand coast in truly hideous weather conditions.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Coming to Miami in May, 14-Day Event to Have Multi-Million...
World Property Channel
(Miami, FL) -- Recently the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) announced their commitment to the Volvo Ocean Race coming to downtown Miami in just two months. Considered one of the most prestigious sail events in the world with a global ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama survives pounding as battle for 2nd boils over
BYM News (press release)
Leg leaders Groupama sailing team gave the fleet a master class on how to deal with the hideous conditions, maintaining an average boat speed of around 13 knots despite the colossal seas. At 1300 UTC today they held a 110 nautical mile lead on the ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonoca pulles out stops on final battle for podium
BYM News (press release)
The final 300 miles on the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race will be where the final podium in Auckland is decided. With the sights firmly set on the finish and an array of possibilities are open. Iker Martínez explained: “I also think that a third ...


Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover News 15 - The Global Party begins!
Sail World
The volunteers for the Auckland Stopover in the Volvo Ocean Raceare not just to be found on land – they're on the water as well. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has managed to persuade 40 boat owners to give up their time (and their craft) to act ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover News 16 - Follow the Race
Sail World
At the moment Groupama, with just one Kiwi crew member (Brad Marsh of Auckland), holds a commanding lead over the rest of the fleet on Leg 4 of the Race. But, as any sailor will remind you, a yachtrace ain't over until it's over. The fleet of Volvo ...

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Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama survives pounding as battle for 2nd boils over
BYM News (press release)
Meanwhile, the three-way battle for the remaining podium places has intensified with PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, Team Telefónica and CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand all vying to secure second place. At 1300 UTC, having pushed further west, ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 due into the finish late Saturday morning
BYM News (press release)
There's not a lot of opportunity left for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to pip Groupama 4 to the post in the Hauraki Gulf. Franck Cammas and his men put in a final tack to get past the most northerly point of New Zealand at around 0930 UTC this Friday, ...

Volvo Ocean Race team Groupama head for Leg 4 finish
Sail World
In this way Camper has moved up into second place as she approaches Cape Reinga and the New Zealanders are more than motivated to finish in one of the top spots in the 'Sailing Mecca'! The New Zealanders, like Groupama 4 before them, will have to put ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 leader heads for New Zealand coast
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race leaders of the fourth leg of racing, Groupama Sailing Team, gave the fleet a masterclass in strong wind big wave sailing overnight as they slogged towards the New Zealand coast in truly hideous weather conditions.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Iron rations in the carbon fibre prison
Sail World
After suffering a delayed start, and then doing the Tour de Taiwan as the fleet found the east was best in opening stanzas of Leg 4 of theVolvo Ocean Race, food is now running short as the Leg takes three or four days longer than expected.

1972: The unfinished sailing competition
Haaretz
Israel sent no sailors to the 1968 Olympics. The original favorite to go to the 1972 Munich Games was Zefania Carmel, who won the 1969 world title in the individual 420 non-Olympic sailing class in Sweden. After that feat, the fund for supporting ...

China commits to Extreme Sailing Series in new 3 year deal, and new dates for ...
BYM News (press release)
Act 5 of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series has been moved to the 30th August to 2nd September, a week later than previously announced. The UK round of the 8-venue global circuit will now coincide with the Cardiff Harbour Festival and whilst the Extreme ...

Sir Robin Knox Johnston made honorary ambassador of Olympic Sailing Centre
YACHTe.com.au
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston was this week made an honorary ambassador for Qingdao Sailing Sport by the Chinese Olympic sailing venue following the departure of the Clipper 11-12 Race fleet from Qingdao for the notoriously challenging Pacific Ocean leg.
 
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Sailors to head out to the harbour for Vernon
Isle of Wight County Press
By Clare Newman The late Vernon Stratton, who will be remembered at a regatta this weekend. Picture by Jessica Dobbs. SAILINGBEMBRIDGE Sailing Club is holding an Illusion class regatta this weekend in memory of the man who invented the class.

Isle of Wight County Press

Icarus Sailing Media Helps the Municipality of Paros Support the Top Olympic ...
PR.com (press release)
Paros, Greece, March 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Watersports fans are attracted to Paros for many years, due to the meltemi summer wind that provides the perfect conditions for windsurfing, kitesurfing and sailing. The municipality of Paros supported the ...

Sailing unites for Diamond Jubilee regatta
Isle of Wight County Press
SAILINGIW SAILING clubs have united to host a unique regatta, celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Between June 2 and 4, racing for IRC and ISCRS-rated boats, including the Sail the Wight race, will take place, as well as keelboat racing, ...

Texas pride, sailing ships, spring break on the agenda
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Columbus sails in: Relive the Columbus ships sailing onto our shores as replicas the Pinta and the Niña will open up for viewing to the public today. The ships will be docked at the Corpus Christi Municipal Marina, 400 A N. Shoreline Blvd., ...

Miami Sailing Week - Five classes on Biscayne Bay
Sail World
Racing got underway at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank for five classes - Star, Viper 640, Audi Melges 20, Melges 24 and J/80. The Star fleet, competing for the 85th Bacardi Cup, had started racing on Monday but was sidelined ...

Sail World

Sailing through history with Nathaniel Philbrick
Barnstable Patriot
Similarly, Philbrick recalled his first time alone in a sailboat; he was a teenager. He was sailing a Beetle Cat on Buzzard's Bay, during a visit to his grandparents' home in West Falmouth. He will never forget it, he said.

Barnstable Patriot

SAILING: Navy hopes for 1st big win
Long Beach Press-Telegram
By Rich Roberts, Correspondent Mention college sailing and dinghies come to mind, but the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup/Cal Maritime Invitational Intercollegiate Regatta is the West Coast's exception. Ten teams from across the country will sail heavy ...

ALN Panel Addresses America's Cup, Other Summer Events
Patch.com
The Alliance for a Livable Newport hosted a panel discussion on the America's Cup races, Ocean State Tall Ships and other summer sailing events in Newport this year. By Cara Kenefick Newport City Manager and Chair of the Logistics Subcommittee of the ...

Top 10 Volvo Ocean Race moments: page 3 girls, arrests, 'rock star' sailors ...
Telegraph.co.uk
They caused a stir by sailing into Fort Lauderdale wearing skimpy swimsuits, capturing many front page photo slots across US and UK newspapers. Their homecoming in Southampton was witnessed by 250000 crowds. 4. 2005-2006: Bouwe Bekking - who endured ...

Telegraph.co.uk

We are sailing
The Bolton News
THE Royal Yachting Association has awarded Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club a plaque as one of five finalists for the 2012 RYA Club of the Year. This is in recognition of the range of quality and safe activities the club provides at its Pennington Flash ...

All eyes on Falmouth as Finn racers set sail for Olympic qualifier races
This is Cornwall
Coastal areas around the country dream of hosting international sailing events and the Cornish town of Falmouth will be doing just that when the Olympic qualifiers come to town. The first Olympicclass sailing regatta for the 2012 Games will arrive on ...

Foreign teams make their marks at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week
Examiner.com
The five classes – Star, Viper 640, Audi Melges 20, Melges 24 and J/80 – competed in the Bacardi Miami Sailing Week. The Star fleet, competing for the 85th Bacardi Cup, based in Coconut Grove, had started racing on Monday but was sidelined for the last ...

Former Coloradan disappears during sailing trip in Mexico
9NEWS.com
They ended up sailing around Baja California and down to Manzanillo Bay in Mexico. From there, Pinkney decided to go on a short sailing trip alone late last month. He was headed to Zihautanejo, just about 150 miles down the coast.

Paralympian To Compete in Rhode Island Event
Patch.com
Sarah Everhart Skeels (Tiverton, RI) and wounded warrior Aqeel Shhaib (Urbana, Ill.) sailing in the SKUD-18, is free for editorial only with use of the event title “C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic &Regatta." Thornton Cohen As North America's ...
Alsogaray And Fontes Fight For South American Supremacy
International Sailing Federation
After four races the Argentinean Olympic hopeful has three race wins to his name and is five points clear of Bruno Fontes (BRA). Both sailors have been selected to sail at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition and are pitting their wits against ...

Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Form Guide by ... - Sailing Times India
By Sailing Times India
In short the fight for the podium is likely to be the tightest we have ever seen in the Extreme SailingSeries. Groupe Edmond de Rothschild (FRA) ranking 1st. In a classic case of always being always the bridesmaid and never the bride, ...
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Community Partnership Fund Recipients « 94.3 CKSY Chatham ...
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Projects include the establishment of the Merlin Conservation Area, The Rondeau Yacht Club's Sailing for All in Chatham-Kent and stained glass window restoration at the Mary Webb Centre, among others. Another $95000 is going to 20 other ...
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Olympic Sailing Week - Sailing News Yachting, racing, regatta ...
The Split Olympic Sailing Week began yesterday in a 8 to 12 kn light to moderate breeze. Two races were sailed in the Finns and the 470, where the favorites ...
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Olympic Sailing Week - Sailing News sailing-news.us - Sailing ...
Melges 20 & 24, J/80, Viper - Miami Sailing Week - Miami FL, USA ... Olympic Classes - Olympic Sailing Week - Split CRO, first races today on the home waters ...
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MC Scow Sailing Michigan | Flexit Realty Blog
MC Scow Sailboat Sailing in Michigan, the Grand Rapids Yacht Club offers a spring sailing regatta. The 2012 Spring Shakedown MC Scow sailboat race, May ...
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1924 Olympic Sailing Competition | Facebook
1924 Olympic Sailing Competition. By ISAF Connect to Sailing · Updated 21 hours ago. Retracing Roots - Paris 1924 Olympic Sailing Competition ...
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The first day of the Split Olympic Sailing Week is behind us - YC Labud
sosw25-080312. The first day of Open Croatian Championship for Olympic Class and Split Olympic Sailing Week is behind us. The laser is led by Ivan Taritaš, ...
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2012 Extreme Sailing Series Heads to Qingdao | That's Qingdao
The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series heads to Qingdao, China's Sailing City, for Act 2 at the Qingdao International Marina & Olympic Sailing Center on April 17th, ...
www.thatsqingdao.com/.../extreme-sailing-series-qingdao-201...

America's Cup sailing may be headed to New York City - I4U News
Some America's Cup sailing may take place in New York later this year. The America's Cup may be going to the Big Apple. If they don't sail in New York, the.
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