Weather blows Volvo Ocean Race wide open
The summer that never arrived in New Zealand could finally do something useful as the Volvo Ocean Race heads to Auckland. A developing low in the Pacific Ocean around the Islands of Fiji has given fourth place New Zealand/Spanish boat Camper a ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Hang on for the bumpy ride
Volvo Ocean Race's remaining 1000 nautical mile stretch of Leg 4 is proving to be a see-saw ride with small gains and miserable losses spreading right across the five boats chasing clear leaders Groupama. Although the runway to the Auckland finish is... Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro prepared
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 16 of the second stage of Leg 4. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'It's like running around with a bungee chord tied around your waste [in the waves]. Sail World
Groupama sets the pace in Volvo Ocean Race
AUCKLAND — France's Groupama extended its lead after rounding New Caledonia on the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Tuesday, although light winds are expected to see the gap narrow on the final run to Auckland. Groupama was almost 100 nautical... AFP
Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 increase lead
In terms of hierarchy there is less uncertainty now: the two trios have converged level with New Caledonia and are now making headway in virtually the same sailingconditions, in an easterly wind of between 15 and 20 knots. Ultimately Groupama 4 opted ... Sail World
Ocean race events set sail
The Dominion Post
One of the greatest tests of sailing prowess in endurance, the Volvo Ocean Race is a nine-month marathon around the globe. But the racing doesn't stop when the fleet arrives in Auckland - each stopover features a pro-am race (March 16) and an in-port ... The Dominion Post
Junior Sailing registration under way at Corinthian Yacht Club
By Staff reports The Junior Sailing Program at the Corinthian Yacht Club offers instruction to over 130 children each summer out on the water. Over the past several years, the club has added both Lasers and Optimists to its curriculum of offerings in ...
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival - Hot racing
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 41st anniversary edition, presented by Nanny Cay Marina, is being held during 26th March and 1st April 2012. With less than one month to go a truly international cast is making ready to take centre stage in the ... Sail World
Old sailing ship weighs anchor in North Devon
North Devon Gazette
Jody Hooker, from Barnstaple, used her iPhone to photograph the ship sail past Appledore at about 3pm today. THE sight of an old sailing ship has been delighting onlookers in coastal spots around North Devon today (Tuesday).
Beverly Yacht Club hosts Marion junior sailing program
Marion — The Beverly Yacht Club (BYC) will host a Junior Sailing Program Open House on Sunday, March 18, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at its clubhouse located at 99 Water Street in Marion. Children ages 5 to 18 (as of December 31, 2011) interested in ...
Global Ocean Race : Finally, downwind sailing for Phesheya-Racing
BYM News (press release)
Following a knockdown on Sunday, the upwind sailing continued throughout Monday despite the promise of off wind sailing from GRIB files. “We continued to beat into a fearsomely steep and nasty sea throughout the day,” reported Phillippa Hutton-Squire ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
It's a preventer so that when upwind sailing is at it's worst and you're tucked inside cooking on the high side, you don't risk losing your grip on the boat and falling all the way to leeward. It's an important piece of equipment, but one I hate seeing ...
Telestream Helps Series Sail on the Web
ISLE OF WIGHT, UK: The Extreme Sailing Series is an inshore "stadium" racing circuit that brings the best skippers on the planet to cities all over the world. OC ThirdPole is a global sports marketing company that specializes in professional sailing... TV Technology
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Regatta in Cowes
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Regatta, organised by a number of Isle of Wight clubs, is a special one-off sailing regatta to be held between Saturday 2nd and Monday 4th June. The regatta will incorporate racing for IRC and ISCRS rated boats, including the ... Sail World
Taylor sailing into second at Sydney
The 37-year-old, who started sailing at the age of five at Sorrento, was among elite company. Sydney Olympic gold medallist Tom King was in the winning crew. And finishing third was John Bertrand, who famously skippered Australia II to victory in the... Leader News
Discover Sailing at the Urunga Sail Training Club
Bellingen Courier Sun
The Urunga Sail Training Clubs new Basic 1 and 2 sailing courses for 2012 started on Saturday 25th Feb but there are still a couple of places available if you are interested in learning to sail so get in quick. We are a Yachting Australia Training ...
Miami Sailing Week - 85th Bacardi Cup Regatta underway
51 teams of Star sailors headed out on Biscayne Bay in near perfect conditions for the first day of racing in the 85th Bacardi Cup. Headlining Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank, the Stars will race alone through Thursday, March 8,... Sail World
San Francisco America's Cup: Great For The City, Or One Big Mess?
Because of all the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming sailing extravaganza, we can think of no better topic of conversation to launch our HuffPost SF "Room for Debate" series with. Will theAmerica's Cup be the tourism boon San Francisco needs?
Zwitserleven Sailing Week preview - Entries now open
Zwitserleven Sailing Week 2012 (Zeilweek) on the Dutch Wadden Isle Texel starts Wednesday June 6th and lasts four days and is again the ultimate battle for international beach cat sailors. The climax will be the 35th Round Texel Race starting on ... Sail World
RYC's Sail A Small Boat Day a smashing success
About fifty boats in almost as many classes came to Richmond Yacht Club's Sail-a-Small-Boat-Day on Saturday, March 3rd. The turnout of 200 people kept the boats busy all day. This year paddle boats (both stand-up and pedal types) attended and were very... Sail World