20 March 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Video - Broken Dreams

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Volvo Ocean Race - Keeping it together onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 2 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'It's impossible to find anything on this boat… bags, gear, tools, people. Nothing is where it normally is and it's all buried,' ...

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Groupama cuts Telefonica's lead in Volvo Ocean Race
WELLINGTON — France's Groupama was closing in on Telefonica in the Volvo Ocean Race Tuesday as the heavy seas that pounded the fleet in the opening days of the fifth leg finally eased. Groupama, which won the fourth leg, had narrowed Spanish entry ...


Volvo Ocean Race: And a smashing good time was had by all
Sail World
Overnight Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg reported that new crewman trimmer Thomas Johanson had dislocated his shoulder in the violent conditions and bowman Casey Smith was bunk bound with a back injury. Meanwhile, on board second placed Groupama ...

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Ocean race sailors battered on run to Cape Horn
Nelson Mail
The pounding of the last three days has taken its toll on boats and bodies in theVolvo Ocean Race fleet. Puma reported trimmer Thomas Johanson had dislocated his shoulder in the rough conditions and bowman Casey Smith was restricted to his bunk with a ...

Nelson Mail

Camper slip to fourth on leg five of Volvo Ocean Race
Radio New Zealand
Team New Zealand's Camper has slipped to fourth on leg five of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland to Brazil after two days of relentless punishment from high winds and huge waves in the Southern Ocean. The top five boats are set for some relief over ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma Ocean Racing crew injuries
Sail World
Two Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg crew suffered two injuries during Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. On Monday, March 19, the Bowman Casey Smith (Brisbane, Australia) injured his lower back and helmsman Thomas Johanson (Espoo, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race : Brief respite but complex conditions ahead
BYM News (press release)
After some of the worst weather ever experienced at a leg start of the Volvo Ocean Race, five of the six-boats led by Iker Martínez's Telefónica is making the most of a brief respite as a ridge of high-pressure blocks their path to the westerly ...

Yachting: Conditions aboard Camper 'horrendous'
New Zealand Herald
Camper co-skipper Stu Bannatyne has described conditions aboard the boat as "horrendous'' as the Volvo Ocean race fleet heads towards the Southern Ocean. The Emirates Team New Zealand boat has taken a battering from six metre seas and winds in excess ...

Volvo Ocean Race wants to sail with Turkish boat
Hurriyet Daily News (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race, a leading global offshore yachts competition, hopes to bring a Turkish team in and add Istanbul to its list of ports. The number of competing teams will rise from six to eight initially, says a top exec The fleet of Volvo Open 70's...

Hurriyet Daily News (press release)

Double injury strikes but Puma powers on
On top of that Puma had its wind instruments damaged as the toll the Volvo Ocean Race fleet took getting out of New Zealand on this treacherous fifth leg starts to be revealed. The Puma medical team popped Johanson's shoulder back in and Smith is ...


Puma crew pummelled
Helmsman Thomas Johanson, who came on board the boat for this Volvo Ocean Race leg around Cape Horn, dislocated his right shoulder when he was hit by a "large, unexpected" wave. Australian bowman Casey Smith hurt his back hours after the start of the ...


Icebergs change Ocean Race course
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet continues to be belted in the Southern Ocean as icebergs have slightly changed the course on leg five from Auckland to Brazil. The boats distance to finish has been changed as the waypoints have shifted north.

Sailing Federation frees Ainslie to chase fourth gold
The Independent
Olympic champion Ben Ainslie was given the go-ahead for his bid for a fourth consecutive gold on the home waters of Weymouth in July/August – he also has a silver – as the sport's world governing body, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), ...

Q&A: Shelter Island Native and Crew Are Sailing for Olympic Gold
Olympic qualifiers Amanda Clark and new-found sailing partner Sarah Lihan got to mingle with a local network of supporters at a weekend fundraiser in Greenport before heading off to Spain for a World Cup event. By Erin Schultz Olympic sailing duo Sarah ...

Residents urged to make travel plans for Olympics 2012
Dorset Echo
PEOPLE are being urged to start making travel plans now for the Olympic Sailing events. History will be made this summer when Weymouth and Portland hosts the first-ever ticketed event for Olympic sailing, and the seafront comes alive with free cultural ...

Sailing in Marin: As Oracle's tactician, Kostecki in perfect position for 2013 ...
Marin Independent-Journal
He's the only person in sailing to hold a "trifecta" of the sport's most elite events: an Olympicmedal (silver in the Soling class, Seoul 1988), a Volvo Ocean Race win (skipper and helmsman of German yacht Illbruck in 2001-02), and victory in the ...

SAILING | Women's and coed teams rise to victory
Yale Daily News
1 women's sailing and No. 2 coed sailing teams ended spring break on a high note — both teams clinched first-place finishes in the final weekend of the recess. The women's team reached second place at its second spring season regatta in Charleston on ...

Young sailors have London gold in their eyes
Jenna Hansen, Stephanie Hazard and Susannah Pyatt are names that won't roll off the tongue of your average New Zealand sports fan but during the past 18 months they have quietly gone about their business in the determined pursuit of a sailingmedal at ...


Kiwi boardsailors chase Olympic spots in Cadiz
Williams qualified New Zealand for a spot when she finished 26th at the 2011 world championships in Perth last December, but a women's RS:X representative was missing when a 12-strong Olympic sailing team was named several days later.


With one arm, NO native going for gold in Paralympics sailing
“I grew up sailing here at Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans,” LeBlanc said. Born with only one arm, LeBlanc had different challenges to face than most sailors, but he didn't see it that way. "I never really thought of myself as disabled until I had ...

Antigua Sailing Week stirs it up
BYM News (press release)
The entry list for the 45th Antigua Sailing Week is fast approaching over 100 yachts. There are just six weeks to go before the final curtain call of the Caribbean racing season. The Organising Committee is recruiting dozens of volunteers for the SWAT ...

Access for all to sailing fun
Knox Journal
BY TARA MCGRATH LYSTERFIELD may not be the first place you think of for sailing, but the suburb's lake came alive when it hosted the Access class championships last weekend. The sailing championships were held at the Lysterfield Sailing Club, ...

Russian Business Sailing week Kicks Off
JOHN'S Antigua, March 20th, 2012 -- Over 200 prominent Russian businessmen have converged on Antigua and Barbuda for the 4th Annual Russian Business Sailing Week which runs from March 17th to March 23rd 2012. The event which is organized as an annual ...


Mayor launches new sailing season at Himley Park
Stourbridge News
Buy photo: 131221LA Buy this photo » THE Mayor of Dudley launched a new 'sailing for all' initiative at Himley Park which aims to encourage more landlocked boat fans to take to the water. Councillor Michael Evans, the Mayor, and his consort ...

Sailing Team Notches 3rd Consecutive Weekend of Victories
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
Light, shifty winds from a wide variety of directions made for difficult sailing on both days at St. Mary's College of Maryland. The team was able to overcome a few double-digit races in the early part of Saturday, and by that afternoon it had become ...

Ottawa yacht club calls NCC expensive landlord
The Britannia Yacht Club told CBC News it pays $20000 annually to the NCC, which owns two-thirds of the land. One man believes the rent should be half or even one-third of the current rate based on similar properties such as the NepeanSailing Club.


2016 Equipment Evaluations - Skiffs and Mixed Multihull + Video
Sail World
The Equipment Evaluations for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will take place in Santander, Spain from 17-25 March. Day three in Santander was a good one with the sailors having their first full day of sailing, allowing the panel to check out the ...

Sail World

Jessica Watson launches Season of Sailing
Teenage solo yachtswoman Jessica Watson has launched Queensland's Season of Sailing on the Gold Coast, where she first learned to sail as a timorous eight-year-old. The season begins on Wednesday on the Gold Coast and wraps up in September, ...

Sailing classes to begin at Winter Park library
Orlando Sentinel
The Central Florida Community Sailing Program is offering classes at the Winter Park Public Library for people who want to get the Community Sailing Program Small Boat certification. People in the three-week, 30-hour, hands-on classes will learn how to ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
I think our speeds have been just average, perhaps a result of sailing two men short for a few days of difficult sailing, but scheds haven't carried the same weight and it doesn't yet feel like we're racing the others so much as it does like we've been ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
The 2012 season is about to start, and Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE is getting ready to sail once more some of the most prestigious European sailing events. For the third consecutive year, the German-French sailing platform "ALL4ONE" led by ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 in solid position
Sail World
Franck Cammas and his men have come off quite lightly then after a day spentsailing upwind in over 35 knots of breeze and heavy seas, which have gradually become smoother as they approach the Roaring Forties. 'The whole fleet is grouped together for ...

Sail World

Russian Sailing Week begins
Antigua Observer
Over 200 Russian businesspeople are in Antigua for their 4th annual sailing week. (Photo compliments Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture) ST JOHN'S, Antigua – Over 200 prominent Russian businessmen have converged on Antigua & Barbuda for ...

North Cape navigates 50 years
Monroe Evening News
Members of the Toledo Yacht Club who owned Dragon class sailboats became weary of tacking back and forth or motoring down the river from the club to get to the sailing waters of Lake Erie. So the Western Lake Erie Dragon Association began angling for a ...

Sailing enthusiast wins free berth at Sutton Harbour Marina
This is Plymouth
Sailing enthusiast Peter Ward, from Playing Place near Truro, has won a free berth for a year at Sutton Harbour Marina in Plymouth worth up to £5000. Mr Ward, who is Premises and Estates Manager for Truro and Penwith Colleges, was chosen from hundreds ...

New status is just champion for Felpham sailors
Chichester Observer
Felpham Sailing Club have joined the elite group of clubs to be awarded the prestigious Volvo Champion Club status. It was presented at the Royal Yachting Association's annual Dinghy Show at London's Alexandra Palace. Paula Bentley, the club's ...

Chichester Observer

Now's the Time to Get Moving in Weymouth and Portland
PR Web (press release)
It is anticipated that Weymouth and Portland will be a major attraction during the Games, with in excess of 500000 people expected to visit during the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events. Part of the nationwide 'Get Ahead of the Games' campaign, ...

PR Web (press release)

Rio 2016 sailing venue to be given multi-million dollar clean-up
By Duncan Mackay March 20 - Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay, which is due to host sailing events during the 2016 Olympics and Paralympucs, is going to be given a $452 million (£285 million/€342 million) clean-up, it has been announced.

SPA is still into the Delta Lloyd Regatta
By photographer
The SPA Regatta. For many sailors one of the most recognizable names in the history of international sailing. SPA was the proud main sponsor of the Dutch Regatta from 1985 until 2004. Twenty years of partnership with the largest mineral ...
Delta Lloyd Regatta

New dinghy sailing centre unveiled - Local Notes - Fingal ...
A NEW redeveloped dinghy sailing centre has been unveiled by Malahide Yacht Club at the Broadmeadows Estuary, heralding a new era in the club's dinghy racing and sail training activities as well as kickstarting a major membership drive.
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The Extreme Sailing Series in Oman | Video | wtsp.com
The Extreme Sailing Series in Oman. The Extreme Sailing Series has kicked off with high-performance catamarans. We check out some of the action in Oman. Also, we focus on multihulls, the stars of offshore racing.
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Artemis First to Launch AC72 Wing in ... - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
Officially, the earliest that teams entering the 34th America's Cup for the San Francisco event in 2013 can launch their AC72 cats is July 1. Even then, teams can only sail their boats for a maximum of 30 days during the period 1July 2012 to 31 ...
Multihulls Quarterly • The...

Sunset Sail – Boat 1 - Hudson River Community Sailing
By Alex Baum
Saturday September 8, 2012 – Saturday September 8, 2012. View Map Map and Directions | Register. Description: There is no better way to relax than skimming along the smooth water on a graceful and quiet sailboat at sunset. Feel the warm ...
Hudson River Community Sailing

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