23 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Sanya's broken rudder [VIDEO]

Sanya has a broken rudder and takes on water in the aft section of the boat.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Sanya returns to NZ for repairs
Sail World
'We had the keel out the wrong side and the sail stack all on the wrong side. But you know, it's just a process you work through and take your time. The rudder snapped as Sanya were leading the fleet and sailing at speeds of around 25 knots.

Sail World

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
Sail World
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 ...

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5 - Mentally prepared onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 4 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: It feels a bit like the last supper; the table has been set and we're waiting for the wind to arrive. Everyone's going about life ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Busted rudder costs Team Sanya in Southern Ocean
Sail World
Team Sanya are working to repair damage to their Volvo Open 70 racing yacht after a broken windward rudder caused the aft compartment of the boat to take on water. Sanya, who were leading Leg 5 from Auckland to Itajaí in Brazil at the time, ...

Sail World

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 ...

Volvo Ocean Race Welcomes Newest Partner Miami Downtown Development Authority
Exec Digital (press release)
MIAMI, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With only less than two months to go before the Volvo Ocean Race arrives in South Florida, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) announces their commitment to the 14-day festival scheduled in ...

Sanya hit by devastating rudder loss
Bangkok Post
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 ...


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.


Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: row over sails could leave Telefonica with points ...
A row over sails could see race leaders Telefonica docked vital points when the fleet arrives in Itajai in Brazil at the end of Leg 5. By Kate Laven Volvo Ocean Raceorganisers announced a hearing had been scheduled by the International Jury after...


Volvo Ocean Race : Best sailing awaits fleet as Sanya assess repair options
BYM News (press release)
Record-breaking conditions and “the best sailing in the world” await the majority of the Volvo Ocean Race boats but Team Sanya have been left assessing their repair options after breaking a rudder while leading the fleet. Groupama sailing team and ...

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.

Sea Hawk-Sponsored sailing yacht takes 2nd Place in 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival
BYM News (press release)
The 2012 Grenada Sailing Festival, which took place January 27-31 at Port Louis Marina on the island of Grenada in the lower Caribbean, ended in celebratory fashion for Sea Hawk Paints, the family-owned paint manufacturer in Clearwater, Florida.

Retracing roots - Berlin 1936 Olympic Sailing Competition
Sailing took place at Kiel, with four classes represented. The 6-metre, 8-metre and Star remained from the 1932 Games, but the Snowbird was replaced by the organiser supplied Olympic Jolle dinghy class, which were rotated among competitors between ...


Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls wait to hear their fate
Dorset Echo
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
BBC News
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
Auckland stuff.co.nz
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 ...

Sail Paradise Performance Handicap Division victory to Rumba
Sail World
Sail Paradise, being held by Southport Yacht Club off the Gold Coast, is currently underway. Until two years ago Brian Aitchison had virtually never set foot on asailboat in his 57 years. He was a fanatical fisherman who spent most of his time going ...

Sail World

WEYMOUTH: Olympic ambassadors are in the pink!
View Online
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 ...
News Watch

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
By admin
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
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.

Intercollegiate Sailing. Light Winds Halt Navy IC Sailing in Separate ...
By clevine
With warm weather and good wind throughout the start of the spring season, something was bound to give and it did this weekend for the Navy intercollegiate sailing team. Continue Reading ». Tags: Intercollegiate Sailing · No Comments » ...

Extreme Sailing Series Sign 3 Year Venue Deal with Qingdao, China.
The Chinese cities of Qingdao and Sanya are in a battle to be the Sailing City in China. The Extreme Sailing Series will visit Qingdao for the next 3 years after ...

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2013-2015 Host Venue Bid Process ...
In Brief: • The tender and selection process for venues interested in hosting an Extreme SailingSeries™ event in 2013-2016 has begun, with 3 new slots ...

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On the penultimate day of racing at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG Bank, the temperature hovered around 80 and an east- southeast ...

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