10 April 2012

America's Cup World Series LIVE Racing from Naples; Volvo Ocean Race, Extreme Sailing Series [VIDEOS]

America's Cup World Series streamed LIVE April 11-14:

Day 1: Live Racing from Naples - Multi Camera Experience - April 11 at 8 am EDT (UTC 12:00)

AC World Series Naples Preview video above

America's Cup racing in Naples starts on Wednesday | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Racing in the America's Cup World Series – Naples gets underway on Wednesday afternoon, with Dean Barker's Emirates Team New Zealand crew clinging to a one point lead on the overall series leaderboard over ORACLE Racing Spithill.

Outteridge perfect for fast-paced America's Cup
What once was a staid regatta perfect for the blue blazer crowd has morphed into a nautical extreme sport in which the sailors wear crash helmets and life jackets because of the on-the-edge sailing with a propensity for capsizes.

Luna Rossa 'team to beat' as Naples embraces America's Cup
(ANSAmed) - Naples - Italy's Luna Rossa have been named the team to beat as sailing fever grips Naples, with the southern city's stage of the America's Cup World Series set to get underway on Wednesday. The Naples leg is the fourth stage of the ...

America's Cup World Series : On-The-Edge racing comes to Naples- Italy April 11-15
BYM News (press release)
Two new Luna Rossa crews, sailing on home waters, are expected to be near the front of the fleet this week, while Artemis Racing, currently third, will be keen to improve on its podium position, with ORACLE Racing Bundock trying to knock them off.

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama takes third under jury-rig [video below]

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama cross for third under jury rig
Sail World
Groupama sailing team kept their hopes of overall victory alive on Tuesday, overcoming the loss of their rig to claim the final podium position -- and a crucial 20 points -- for Leg 5. Groupama raced over the finish line under a cleverly jury rigged ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama crew staple sailor Brad Marsh back together after ...
By Rod Gilmour Marsh needed five staples in his wrist, as well as treatment for shock, after the incident which left the New Zealander as "white as a ghost", according to his fellow Volvo Ocean Race crew members. His injuries were revealed this week as ...


Volvo Ocean Race Kiwi bowman slashes wrist during mast cut away
Sail World
The rest went in fine and we patched him up almost as good as new.' Marsh was greeted on the arrival pontoon today by his girlfriend Robin Hilton, dressed in a Groupama branded nurse's uniform complete with stethoscope. by Volvo Ocean Race.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: 10 questions for skippers ... Ken Read, Puma Racing
The Volvo route I would most like to race? From Newport Harbour in Rhode Island around Aquidneck Island and back again. It is about 60 miles but it's a tough 60!! The best thing about these Volvo 70 boats are...? Awesome, powerful, fast machines that ...


Heroic Recovery Sees Groupama Home Third Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5
International Sailing Federation
Groupama completed a heroic recovery to claim third place in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Tuesday, limping across the finish line in Itajaí with a jury-rigged mast for 20 points that revive their hopes of overall victory.

International Sailing Federation

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper Blogs from the Horn .. dreamin' of Hooters
Sail World (blog)
So far the weather is playing ball nicely with us, but as everyone knows the weather at Cape Horn can be a temperamental beast, so we are doing out best not to upset things. Just trying to tip toe down the Chilean coast and sneak around the horn with...

Sail World (blog)

Sailing-Stapled-up sailor helps Groupama clinch third
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Groupama sailor Brad Marsh arrived in Itajai on Tuesday with five huge staples in his wrist after deciding to complete Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race despite a knife wound that left him in a state of shock. New Zealander Marsh is the man responsible for ...

Volvo Ocean Race: a day in the life of ... Richard Mason, Team Sanya's watch ...
It is so hot in the tropics during the night that you look forward to sailing at night when it's cooler. It's the complete opposite in the Southern Ocean when you can't wait for the sun to come up because you have been sailing off the end of the earth...


The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series heads to the 2008 Olympic venue in Qingdao, China, for four days of racing April 17-20 April. Follow all the action HERE.

Olympic sailing memorabilia in Brightlingsea exhibition
Chelmsford Weekly News
TWO Olympic gold-medallist's memorabilia will be on show at Brightlingsea Sailing Club in September. Brightlingsea's catamaran sailing legend Reg White will be the main focus of anOlympic yachting heritage exhibition that will last three weeks in ...

SAILING | Women's sailing takes first on Charles River
Yale Daily News
The coed sailing team faced difficult conditions in the Marchiando Friis Team Race hosted by Tufts. Photo by Zeenat Mansoor. By Clinton Wang The No. 3 women's sailing team attained its first top finish this season last weekend when it captured the ...

Sail Paradise – The future is assured
Sail World
Southport Yacht Club's Sail Paradise regatta has again confirmed itself to be on the cusp of becoming a major offshore and inshore series in Queensland in the years to come. This year's event, which attracted more than 40 entries, was re-scheduled to ...

Sail World

Skillful sailing team competes across the country
Western Front
Sailing may seem like an old-fashioned sport for the wealthy, but Western's sailing team would like to challenge that stereotype. As part of the Northwest Intercollegiate Sailing Association, the team of 25 to 30 members meets for practice three times ...

E-Ship 1 — 21st-Century Sailing
The engineering challenge was to find a way to adapt the age-old concept of sailing to the requirements of 21st-century cargo shipping. In a nutshell: a modern sailing vessel has to be reliable, it can't be manpower intensive, and it has to be superior ...

Conn College Sailing: A Breeze Ahead
The Connecticut College Voice
A mention on a tour, a t-shirt of a popular beer brand modified to include the words “CAMELSAILING” emblazoned on the front. Yet in spite of this apparent knowledge across campus that our Last week I was down by Dawley field in the pouring rain, ...

Lakeside Sailing Club's Easter regatta
Peterborough Evening Telegraph
Andrew Belson during the Lakeside Sailing Club s Easter Regatta. (METP-09-04-12BD103) Photo: Ben Davis/Peterborough ET Boating enthusiasts set sail for an inaugural Easter Monday regatta at Peterborough's Ferry Meadows on Monday (9 April).

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Sailing Qualifies for ICSA Team Race Nationals 3rd Place Finish at MAISA ...
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
This past weekend the Sailing Team finished 3rd at the Captain Prosser Trophy Team Race Regatta held at St. Mary's College of Maryland. The result was good enough to qualify the team for the APS Team Race Nationals to be held in Austin, Texas, ...

Georgetown University Official Athletic Site

Wind farm plan causes 'threat' to sailing race
This is Cornwall
But the plans have sparked major concerns that the giant turbines would compromise the mainsailing route from the Isle of Wight to the South West, including the Fastnet Race, which starts in Cowes and finishes in Plymouth. It's also feared that the ...

Maui Sailing Canoe Mast Stolen
Maui Now
Club leaders say their sailing canoe, Hoku Holo o Ke Kai was pushed into the ocean along with its Bigfoot trolley on or around Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012. The canoe was found on the beach near the Whale Sanctuary, undamaged, but the mast was stolen.

Maui Now

Indian naval sailing vessel Mhadei visits isles
PTI | 06:04 PM,Apr 10,2012 Port Blair, Apr 10 (PTI) The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel, INSV Mhadei, arrived here today on a visit to the islands, Defence sources said. The sailing vessel is on a voyage with an aim to give experience to Naval personnel in ...

Vendée Globe - Intense preparation for Safran Sailing Team
Sail World
Marc Guillemot has just revealed a particularly intense preparation schedule for the period between now and July, alternating crewed races and long periods of solosailing. In the next four months, Safran will be covering more than 6000 miles, ...

Sail World

Lake Yacht Racing Association's annual regatta at Oswego Yacht Club
Oswego Daily News
In August, the Oswego Yacht Club, a charter member club of LYRA, will host the 128th annual LYRA event for the first time since 1928. Beginning July 27 Oswego will be the center of yacht racing on Lake Ontario. Racing begins Friday with the Annual Sail ...

Man rescued after sailing mishap in Chesapeake, spends nearly 9 hours atop ...
The Republic
AP ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Officials say an 18-year-old Annapolis man is lucky he was found alive after spending the night clinging to the hull of a capsized sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay. The Capital newspaper of Annapolis reports (http://bit.ly/Hw8t5T) ...

Chesapeake sailing guide expands its focus
Trade Only Today
Start Sailing Now, the free new sailor guide created by SpinSheet, widened its outreach beyond the Chesapeake Bay area to new sailors all over the country. “As a regional publication we tend to focus on sailors in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, ...

Optimist duo make huge impression in Italy regatta
Royal Gazette
The regatta was the biggest ever in junior sailing attracting 1100 optimist sailors from 26 nations. On a final day when the light breezes continued, rarely getting above 12 knots, 10-year-old Nicholls placed 16th in the rescheduled race three which ...

Zim Sailing acquires Byte CII dinghy
Trade Only Today
Zim Sailing announced that its product line of Optimist, C420 and CFJ will expand to include the Byte CII dinghy. “This is a very exciting time for Zim Sailing,” said company president Steve Perry, who recently acquired the Byte CII from PS2000 and ...

Vicar imports vintage sailing yacht from America
Yachting and Boating World
A vicar from Congresbury in Somerset travelled over 5000 miles to import a rare sailing yacht from America that's believed to be the only one of her kind now in Britain. Reverend Matthew Thomson travelled to Florida to look at a boat with his friend ...

Roger Williams University Athletics - Sailing finishes fourth or better ...
BRISTOL, R.I. – The Roger Williams University Sailing team took to the water for another busy weekend, participating in four regattas and finishing in the top four in three of the events. In the 30th Annual Marchiando Team Race, the Hawks ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

Top 10 things sailing has taught me about being a Library Manager ...
By pcsweeney
I recently read this article in the Sailing Magazine blog and I was thinking about this post from the past when I wrote this. Basically, I've been thinking about how being a sailing captain metaphorically relates to my work as a library manager.
PC Sweeney's Blog

Royal Yacht Squadron fights wind-farm | Sailing news | Yachting ...
The squadron fears the wind farm could impact on the main sailing route from the Solent to the south west, including the Fastnet Race, which starts in Cowes and finishes in Plymouth. The 200-strong turbine park, three to four times bigger than ...
Yachting Monthly News

30m Sailing Yacht RAJA LAUT's exotic yacht charters around ...
By Yacht Charter
Designed by French designer, Georges Carzza and built in Asia, the gaff topsail schooner RAJA LAUT combines style and grace with modern technology in one beautiful Classic sailing yacht. Designed in a traditional style for the region, she ...
Superyachts News, Luxury Yachts,...

Enterprise Open at Rugby and Daventry Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
This event the first in the 2012 Enterprise Midland area Double Chine series was held at Rugby and Daventry Sailing Club on Sunday 18th March. The six boat fleet included visitors from Chester, Emberton Park, Midland, Northampton, South ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
We're so predictable. accras de morue are always being ordered when arriving to Guadeloupe. As well as boudin antillais of course. Not to mention how we attack the shelves of the grocery stores where yoghurt, cheese, wine, meat, bread ...

US Olympic Sailing Team | Cruising Compass • The Free Weekly ...
The US Olympic Sailing Team is gearing up for the summer Olympics and there is no doubt that the cost of all they do is not inexpensive. You can help support ...

sailing the horizon | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
A lonely sailboat on the Pacific Ocean in between Maui and Lanai.

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The NauticEd Sailing Certification has 3 components, Theory lessons, practical experience ...

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Sailing GPS targets those who love the seas
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by Edwin - on April 9th, 2012 When it comes to the sport of sailing, there is an art to it just in case you were wondering. It is not all guts and glory as depicted in the movies as well as books, and if you decide to go at it solo, ...

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