Sanya's rudder breaks on 5th leg of ocean race
Kansas City Star
AP In this photograph provided by Volvo Ocean Race, Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand, tacks at the start of leg 5 from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil, of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Kansas City Star
Volvo Ocean Race - Camper leads as Sanya go back
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand are leading the fleet across the Southern Ocean as Mike Sanderson turns Sanya round and heads back up the track towards New Zealand after shearing their starboard rudder earlier today. Sail World
Sanya return to New Zealand
Team Sanya crew sealing the starboard rudder bearing after sustaining damage during leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajai, Brazil. After saving their boat from sinking, a devastated Team Sanya have been left with ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Sanya works on repairs as rivals scorch downwind
BYM News (press release)
Co-skipper Stu Bannatyne, who has often referred to Southern Ocean sailing as 'the reason we do this Volvo Ocean Race' said today, “Without a doubt, the best sailing in the world is downwind sailing in the Southern Ocean – no question about that.
Chinese Sanya team undone by rudder in Volvo Ocean race
The bad luck that has dogged Chinese team Sanya in the Volvo Ocean Race struck again on Thursday when a rudder snapped, causing the boat to take on water while ahead on leg five. Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson of New Zealand, sustained the damage a ...
Yachting: Extra jib claim on Volvo leader
New Zealand Herald
By Dana Johannsen Bowman Zane Gills on the bow of Team Telefonica during leg 4 of theVolvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Sanya, China to Auckland, New Zealand. Photo / Diego Fructuoso Volvo Ocean Race leaders Team Telefonica could be docked points if ...
Sanya take ocean race lead
There has been a big shake-up on the Volvo Ocean Race leaderboard, with Chinese boat Sanya finding the wind and surging to the lead. Leg four winners Groupama led the fleet this morning (NZT) but less than six nautical miles had separated the top five ...
Sanya hit by devastating rudder loss
Volvo Ocean Race underdogs Team Sanya saw their hopes of Leg 5 glory crushed Thursday when one of the two rudders on the boat snapped, leaving them contemplating a return to New Zealand for repairs. China's Team Sanya sails during the stage one start ...
Unlucky Sanya snap rudder; consider NZ return
TROUBLE: A snapped rudder may force unlucky Volvo Ocean entrant Sanya limp back to Auckland. The bad luck that has dogged Chinese team Sanya in the Volvo Ocean Race struck again when a rudder snapped, causing the boat to take on water while leading leg ... Stuff.co.nz
Volvo Ocean Race sailor overcomes popped shoulder
Central Florida News 13
By AP, (AP) — A sailor onboard American boat Puma returned to the deck on Wednesday after his dislocated shoulder was put back in place by teammates during the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race heading toward Itajai, Brazil. Three crew members, led by ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper slides back into the lead
It is what makes the Volvo Ocean Race so special; the chance to sail in the harsh wastes of the Southern Ocean, where temperatures plummet, waves are as big as a block of flats and howling tailwinds produce mind-blowing downwind sailing. YACHTe.com.au
Sailing / World Championships
"You could say that somewhere along the way we neglected the area of ethics for quite some time," admitted Gur Steinberg, the professional director of the Israel Sailing Association. "Things happened in this fight that were uncomfortable for us, ...
Sailing hope Mary Rook embarks on 2016 Olympic Games dream
This is Somerset
WORLD sailing's attention may currently be on Dorset and the 2012 Olympics but one South Somerset hopeful is already fully-focused on 2016. While the likes of Sherborne's Andrew Simpson are taking to the water in preparation for this summer's Weymouth ...
Local vets reunite through sailing program
Live 5 News
Now sailing unites them through Charleston's Veterans on Deck non-profit program. "You could almost predict, 'Hey after dinner you know we might as well set our watches and wait for the enemy to mortar our base,'" said Army Ranger Alex Deseta, ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
The rig has been checked for signs of vulnerability, the wave deflector has been installed, the rudder quadrants tightened, and future sail changes discussed. Once things start to get loud (and they will), our strategy is simplified; there's not much ...
Sailing across the desert
Fraser Coast Chronicle
"It gives you the option of sailing in different directions," he said. "On a beach you're limited by the width of the beach. Dekel took up the sport in 2007 and he and Cullen made their first world championships appearance in New Zealand in 2008.
Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls wait to hear their fate
THE fate of several Olympic and Paralympic Sailing hopefuls still hangs in the balance with just four months to go until the opening ceremony. Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Olympicmanager Stephen Park, known as Sparky, will be among those deciding ...
Hill Head beach, Fareham, cleaned up after gravel dump
Dredged gravel dumped on a Hampshire beach by a sailing club, covering sand and leaving drops several feet deep, has been cleaned up. Hill Head Sailing Club left 4000 tonnes of gravel waste on Hill Head beach, Fareham, when it cleared a channel for ... BBC News
Road unsafe for sailors
Sailors carting their boats to the beach fear it is only a matter of time before they are hit by a passing motorist. Awatuna Sea Scouts and Torbay Sailing Club members must cross busy Beach Rd in order to launch their boats at Waiake Beach.
Winds tease sailors
Jindabyne Summit Sun
Wednesday March 14 promised an exciting race for heat 16 of Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club's Twilight series. In the catamaran race, a long windward work to the Mountain mark followed. Martin and Nick Deacon on his Hobie 17 took to the right side of the ...
WEYMOUTH: Olympic ambassadors are in the pink!
ORGANISERS have unveiled uniforms to be worn by Weymouth and Portland Ambassadors for the London 2012 sailing events. The ambassadors will provide the welcoming smile, give information and offer advice to visitors at key locations during celebrations. View Online
Sailing to Antarctica, Summer 2012 – News Watch
By Jon Bowermaster
Everyone from Sir Francis Drake, for whom the windy passage is named, to Captain Bligh, who fought into the winds for 100 days before giving in, turning around and sailing to Tahiti the long way, no one in their right mind has looked forward ...
Sailing to success
By Krithika R
Sailing to success. YOUNG LIKE US Varun Thakkar and K.C. Ganapathy have been doing well for quite some time at the National level, and their bronze medal in the 29er class of the Asian championships recently in Malaysia proves that they ...
Secret sailing locations in the Caribbean | Guest Travel Writers
Start your sailing vacation by meandering up past the eastern coast of Guadeloupe. You will come across La Désirade, a baton-shaped island with a peculiar history of its own. The Leprosarium was the emblem of La Désirade from 1728 to ...
Guest Travel Writers
US SAILING Blog: Chalk Talk Episode 2
By US SAILING
Chalk Talk Episode 2 is out with some exciting news from our friends Sperry Top-Sider. College sailors, the team that brings in the most US Sailing memberships by the 2012 Nationals will be outfitted with footwear from Sperry Top-Sider.
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