15 April 2012

America's Cup World Series - Naples [videos}

News Day 5 - America's Cup World Series
Super Sunday! The final day of racing in Naples

Luna Rossa wins Naples leg of World Series
The Independent
In lottery conditions which failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the watching crowd ashore, nor did the rain, the big race of the Naples leg of the America's Cup World Series, and the fleet racing crown, went to the local favourites, the Prada-backed ...

Fisher's View: America's Cup - Day 5 Luna Rossa thrill their home fans
Sail World
After the run, Draper was still in the lead, but only 14 seconds in front of Jimmy Spithill and the pressure was on the young Englishman sailing the Italian boat. Artemis was third, a minute later with Energy Team fifty seconds behind.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - CAMPER's month-long marathon leg nears end
Team Telefónica was the second-place boat in the leg and is first overall, with a 20-point lead over Groupama Sailing Team, which completed the leg in third place. Why wouldn't CAMPER just ship the boat to Itajai for repairs and forgo the 15 points for ...


Miami Yacht Club's young sailors have ambitious goals
Geronimo Nores, 12, will defend his title in the 2012 O'Pen BIC World Championship in Miami Beach this fall. Nores' older brother, 13-year-old Maximo, won silver in the junior division of the 2011 Kona World Windsurfing Championship in Denmark.

Tragedy at sea hits SF large sailing community
The Associated Press
But on Saturday, powerful waves and a disastrous series of events brought rare tragedy to the august race and the San Francisco Bay area's large sailing community. One crew member died and four others remained missing at sea Sunday after two powerful ...

The Associated Press

Sailing through four decades in business
Buffalo News
RCR Yachts sells and services new and used sail and power boats, docks boats during the sailing season and stores them during the winter. The brokers are part car salespeople, part real estate agents, and they say they've been successful because they ...

Buffalo News

One dead, four missing in Farallones sailboat race
San Francisco Chronicle
Coast Guard and National Guard rescuers were scouring the choppy waters 27 miles west of the Golden Gate for the missing sailors early Sunday. Three other sailors were rescued from the rocks Saturday afternoon after their sailboat, the Low Speed Chase, ...

Winging it: Bumpy sailing for airline industry
Boston Herald
By George F. Will DALLAS — From his office window, Thomas W. Horton, in his fifth month as CEO of American Airlines [AMR], can see in the distance the Manhattan-size footprint of Dallas-Fort Worth airport, where American has 85 percent market share; ...

One dead, four missing in regatta
"The Farallon Islands are a destination to go and sail around, and it is certainly some of the toughest conditions around in a sailing environment," Lynch said. "It's not for everybody, but for the people who do it, it's a thrill.

Folsom Lake regatta kicks off Sacramento's sailing season
Modesto Bee
Some expect that historic and prestigious race to create a buzz about the sport, which could lead to more enthusiasts taking up sailing. Folsom Lake Yacht Clubhas 60 sailors as members, mostly in the middle-age demographic. Saturday'sregatta had only ...

Modesto Bee

Tunnicliffe Is Going For Gold In London
NBC 6 Miami
By Chris Clark The 29-year-old sailor, who is originally from Britain but moved to Ohio as a young child, trains at the US Sailing Center in Coconut Grove. Anna Tunnicliffe is going for gold this summer at the London Olympics. "I would give anything to ...

America's Cup World Series Naples - Australian sailors tested
Sail World
They can usually be found in separate classes campaigning for Olympic Gold but this week two of Australia's leading sailors have been going head to head in the sport's newest series. Australian Sailing Team members Nathan Outteridge and Tom Slingsby ...

Sail World

STATE REPORT: C of C sailing advances to nationals
Charleston Post Courier
3-ranked College of Charleston sailing team won the SAISA Team Race Championships on Saturday to advance to the ICSA Team Race National Championship on June 3-5 in Lake Travis, Texas. The Cougars compiled an 11-1 record over the three rounds for ...

Global Ocean Race:Cessna Citation rips through the Celox Sailing Scoring Gate
BYM News (press release)
After 13 days at sea and a very demanding 2000 miles of racing in Leg 4 of the double-handed Global Ocean Race (GOR), the leading Class40, Cessna Citation, has crossed the CeloxSailing Scoring Gate off the coast of Brazil netting the maximum six ...

1 dead, 4 missing after racing yacht runs aground off San Francisco
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The sail boat carrying eight crew members ran aground during a race off San Francisco Saturday, killing one person and leaving four others missing, the Coast Guard said. By BOB NORBERG The Coast Guard was continuing its search Sunday for four members ...

4 sailors missing after yacht hits rocks on Farallon Islands
Mark Pomianowki was sailing a charter cruise at the Farallon Islands and was not part of the race when he heard the distress calls. He says it was a tough day to be out on the water. "The waves were 10 to 15 foot. It was treacherous.


For the love of sailing
The Voice
For sophomore Arion Yedinak sailing has increased the love and bond between him and his father (T. Funke). On Saturday, July 21, when most Huntley High Students are on vacation, playing sports, or hanging out with friends, sophomore Arion Yedinak will ...

The Voice

J Sailors Leading Volvo Ocean Race- Leg 5
J/Sailing News (blog)
So far, a bunch of guys who've sailed one-design J/80s in their hometowns in Spain, including skipper Iker Martinez, are winning sailing their blue-colored beauty called TELEFONICA. Another contender happens to be another one-design champion, ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

2012 Melges 32 Audi Sailing Series: Long Day made In Japan
BYM News (press release)
At Marina di Loano, Lanfranco Cirillo's Fantastica continues to lead the first 2012 Audi Melges 32Sailing Series event overall, but after today's two additional races, Vincenzo Onorato's Mascalzone Latino with tactician Nathan Wilmot and Mauro ...

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Geraldton resumes racing
Sail World
This gave Visit Finland an early lead, hotly pursued by the only US entry New York and the Chinese team from the Olympic sailing city of Qingdao, China as they jostled for position racing under the bridge and back out into the Pacific Ocean, ...

Sail World

Perfect sailing weather to wind up Southern Tasmanian season
Southern Tasmania's summer yachting season ended today, with 46 yachts turning on a colourful display as they sailed under spinnaker from Hobart down the River Derwent and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel for the annual Barnes BayRegatta.


One Dead, Four Missing After Boating Accident Near Farallon Islands
NBC Los Angeles
A 38-foot sailing vessel named the Low Speed Chase ran aground during a race around the Farallon Islands. Coast Guard is looking for four people who were involved in boat accident that saw one person die. The accident happened during a yacht race near ...

Volvo Ocean Race : No jackets required on CAMPER as Abu Dhabi stowaways start ...
BYM News (press release)
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand were enjoying fast sailing and rising temperatures today as they prepared to take on the final 500 nautical miles (nm) of Leg 5. The Kiwi/Spanish team are within around 48 hours of finishing the 6700-mile leg from ...

Sailor killed, 3 missing in racing yacht crash
San Francisco Chronicle
Three additional crew members of the 38-foot sailing vessel, named Low Speed Chase, were rescued by the US Coast Guard and the Air National Guard on Saturday afternoon, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Levi Read. A Mayday call reporting the accident went ...

ISAF Presidency – Candidate Kellett explains his plans
Sail World
The International Sailing Federation. the peak sailing body holds its quadrennial General Assembly on Saturday 10 November 2012 in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland (at the end of the ISAF Annual Conference). On this occasion the ISAF Officers (President and ...

Sail World

Record fleet at Sail Port Stephens 2012
Sail World
Sail Port Stephens 2012, one of Australia's fastest growing regattas, has attracted a record fleet. The sixth annual regatta runs from Monday until next Sunday night (April 16th-22nd). Regatta Director Paul O'Rourke from the Corlette Point SailingClub ...

Sail World

Minnesota boy continues to improve after sailboat accident that killed two ...
Duluth News Tribune
Dan Risland and his boys - Isaiah, 6-year-old Zechariah and 2-year-old Jacob - were sailing on Clearwater Lake northwest of Bemidji when it sank. The father swam to shore to summon help after being unable to get the boys to land.

Regatta marks season end
ABC Online
Southern Tasmania has marked the end of the summer sailing season with the annual Barnes Bay Regatta. About 60 yachts took to the River Derwent and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel on Saturday for the 15-nautical mile race from Hobart to Barnes Bay at Bruny ...

Why multihull king Glenn Ashby is going Mothing
Sail World
He has been sailing and coaching in the Extreme 40 class and was head coach with BMW Oracle's 90ft trimaran for the 33rd Americas Cup win. Now with Emirates Team New Zealand, he is a core member of the multihull sailing team. Today Glenn explained why ...

Sail World

Princess Anne demands £20k over the odds for 20-year-old yacht
Scottish Daily Record
SAILING fans are being offered a once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy their own royal yacht. Princess Anne is selling her Blue Doublet boat, on which she and husband Sir Tim Laurence spent many summers cruising around Scotland. The yacht comes complete ...

More fooling around | Tollesbury Sailing Club
By rik_alewijnse
We have two new times for sailing this year: Friday evenings and Sunday mornings. This Friday's races were perhaps a touch early with a 5 pm start; I should have taken advantage of the hour's later tide on Saturday evening as cadets haven't ...
Tollesbury Sailing Club

Membership renewal 2012 | Conestoga Sailing Club
By ben
Spring has been with us for a while in Waterloo region and again it is time for membership renewal at the Conestoga Sailing Club. This year we are able to accept payment for membership renewal and membership applications on-line.
Conestoga Sailing Club

Flying Fifteen Inland Championships at Burton Sailing Club - Day 1 ...
Saturday 14th April saw Burton Sailing Club hosting day one of the British Isles Flying 15 Association Inland Championship. Competitors arrived to bright sunshine and light winds as the host club went about setting out the Olympic course ...
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China Team make it 9 for Act 2 of Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao ...
China Team, the Chinese challenger for the America's Cup, head to Qingdao as wildcard ...

Melbourne Selected for 2013-2016 ISAF Sailing World Cup ...
April 5, 2012: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Melbourne, Australia has been selected as the third of six venues that will host the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas ...

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