19 April 2012

Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao [video]

Coverage of day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao. Join our *live replay* as we re-run all the action from the day. Starts 7:30 am EDT (UTC 11:30) April 19, 2012.

Day 2 coverage Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao here.

Extreme Sailing Series : Red Bull Sailing Team consolidate their position at ...
BYM News (press release)
The Extreme Sailing Series fleet went into stadium sailing mode today and the intensity on the water ramped up a notch, with plenty of close calls, contact between the boats, penalties and an incredible 11 false starts from the 8 races.

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica skipper Iker Martinez and Xabi Fernandez make ...
Former Olympic champions Iker Martinez and Xabi Fernandez, who are currently racing the Volvo Ocean Race with leaders Telefonica, will have less than three weeks to prepare for London 2012 after being selected to represent Spain.


Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 - Shannon Falcone to sail onboard Puma
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Leg 5 winner Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg announced today that Shannon Falcone will sail onboard Puma's Mar Mostro for Leg 6 from Itajaí, Brazil, to Miami, Florida, USA. Falcone takes the place of bowman Casey Smith who ...

Sail World

Camper crew closer after woes - skipper
CLOSER: Skipper Chris Nicholson says Camper are fizzing for the remainder of theVolvo Ocean Race. Camper skipper Chris Nicholson reckons his round-the-world yacht race crew is closer than ever after their Southern Ocean setback and he's promising to ...


Triumph and glory of Olympic sailing on show during Finn Festival
Falmouth Packet
A slice of Olympic and Paralympic Sailing history will be on offer to visitors to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth thanks to an Olympic and Paralympic exhibition 'Our Sporting Life – Sail for Gold'. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves ...

Port Stephens regatta sails stormy seas
ABC Online
It's now an annual event on the national regatta calendar, and gives a big boost to local accommodation providers and restaurants. With more than 160 entries this year's fleet is the largest ever. It's organised by the Corlette Sailing Club in ...

Retracing Roots - Rome 1960 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
The Olympic Games returned to Europe in 1960 with Rome, Italy the chosen venue. However the sailing event took place in the south in the Bay of Naples. The competition took place from 29 August through to 7 September at the Gulf of Naples.

International Sailing Federation

LYME REGIS: Sailing Club to take part in special Olympic torch relay
View Online
LYME Regis Sailing Club has been given the unique opportunity to take part in an Olympic sailing torch relay, which will see a flame carried by water from Torquay to Weymouth. In the summer of 1948, a torchbearer ran through Torre Abbey in Torquay, ...

Reflections and Directions: Sailing classes offer food for thought
Green Bay Press Gazette
This Sunday, the Sturgeon Bay Sail Training Foundation will host its annual benefit chili supper at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club to kick off its sailing season. A buffet-style chili dinner at the yacht club may seem on the surface like wearing jeans and ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Come out during our next stop in Miami and support the sailors
Kansas City Star
By KEN READ It is amazing how the sport of sailing is treated differently in every part of the world. The Volvo Ocean Race is a nine-month, 39000 mile race that takes the fleet to 10 different ports around the world. What is fascinating is the ...

100 Days To Go Until London 2012
International Sailing Federation
Today marks just 100 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, and with entries into the Olympic Sailing Competition coming in thick and fast it is set to be a gripping fortnight of sailing at Weymouth and Portland.

International Sailing Federation

Insensitive haters attack sailing victims
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
On Saturday there was a terrible boating tragedy during the annual Farallons' race. A rogue wave hit a 38-foot boat and knocked five crew members into the churning sea. One body was recovered and at this point four others are still missing — although ...

London 2012 Olympics: Giant sandcastle built on Weymouth beach
A giant sandcastle has been unveiled on Weymouth beach to mark 100 days until the start of the Olympic Games. The sandcastle, which measures 13ft by 6.5ft, took four days to build. Weymouth and neighbouring Portland are hosting the Olympic sailing ...


100 days to go: Match Race Girls from Dorset look forward to sailing events
Dorset Echo
Many have braved the cold to start training at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and after their next Olympic classes regatta in Hyeres, France this month, will return to the borough full-time. Portland is the official home of Skandia Team ...

Giant sandcastle demolished due to health and safety fears
The structure, erected in Weymouth, Dorset, the venue for the Olympic sailing events later this year, cost an estimated £5000 of taxpayers' money and took a sand sculptor four days to build. However, as soon as publicity photos were taken,...


Race to Olympics enters home straight
BBC Sport (blog)
And sailing, the other British banker, also looks to be on course to deliver their usual gold rush. On Monday I spent a few hours with three-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie as he returned for his first training session of the year on the Olympic ...

BBC Sport (blog)

Olympic sandcastle demolished over health and safety fears
The Guardian
The fort took a sculptor four days to build in Dorset, where sailing events will be held, but as soon as publicity pictures were taken the structure was bulldozed. Officials feared that the castle, paid for by the organising committee for the games,...

The Guardian

Allure of Asia's Cruising Grounds
New York Times
“It is clear that, for those who make the effort to get off the beaten track and out to Asia, the rewards are rich,” said Tom DeBuse, representative of the superyacht management companyY.CO, based in Monaco, which chartered the 67.2-meter sailing ...

100 days to go: Senior security service sails in for 2012 Games
Dorset Echo
HUNDREDS of police officers and staff involved in the security operation of the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events will be based in the borough. More than 300 officers and staff will be housed in mobile home-style accommodation at Seaview Holiday ...

Hyeres Up Next For The 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup
International Sailing Federation
With the 2012 sailing season in full swing the ISAF Sailing World Cup heads to Hyéres, France for the Semaine Olympique Francaise, the fourth of seven regattas. After the RS:X World Championship in Cadiz, Spain which saw Julien Bontemps (FRA) and Lee ...

International Sailing Federation

MOD70 Multi One Championships - Oman Sail announce new team
Sail World
Ocean racing will be a new challenge for Khamis, who has excelled in Extreme 40 inshore racing, becoming the first Omani to stand on the top of the podium at an international sailing event when he won the 2010 Extreme Sailing Series on OmanSail's The ...

Sail World

Student takes on Round Ireland Yacht Race
Galway Independent
by Hilary Martyn A new sailing project at NUI Galway is aiming to encourage the next generation of Volvo Ocean Race sailors to start sailing. A crew of NUI Galway students and graduates are, for the first time ever, entering this year's Round Ireland ...

Olympic countdown: 100 days to go until Games begin
Bournemouth Echo
“With the Olympic sailing in Weymouth there is a real emphasis on Dorset and lots of anticipation, which coupled with the opening of the Twin Sails Bridge, the Diamond Jubilee and the Torch Relay will prove a boost to local businesses,” said Graham.

RS400 event at Bartley Sailing Club
BYM News (press release)
Bartley Sailing Club hosted its first RS400 event on the 15th April 2012 and was met with a great turnout of 19 entries, 10 of whom were club members. The cool northerly breeze blowing a across the lake presented the OD with a few challenges and the ...

Sailing champ to show America's Cup trophy
Hilton Head Island Packet
A sailing champion helping to organize next year's America's Cup race in San Francisco will speak at 6:30 pm Friday at the Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center. Tom Ehman, vice commodore of the Golden Gate Yacht Club, ...

YCO offers world's most luxurious sailing yachts for charter
By Karanvir Singh
Catering to the increasing demand of luxury sailing yacht charter amongst the ultra-rich elites, luxury yacht charter companies keeps on adding the new luxurious yachts to their fleet. The super yacht charter company, Y.CO is now offering four ...

Roger Williams University Athletics - Sailing grabs second at NE ...
BRISTOL, R.I. – The Roger Williams University Sailing team had another busy weekend as the Hawks competed in four different regattas, including a runner-up finish at the New England Dinghy Championship at Harvard University. During the ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

Community Boating Inc. Executive Director's Blog: Sailing World ...
By Charles Zechel
In sailboat racing a lot has changed since 1997. There are new composite materials for hulls, rigging and sails. The shape of hulls and keels are not what they once were, and in the America's Cup both competitors will be catamarans going ...
Community Boating Inc. Executive...

Sunsail Opens First West Coast Base in Sausalito - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
This new destination represents the launch of a new product portfolio, which will offer Competitive Racing, Corporate Hospitality & Events, Team Building and Incentive Programs, in addition to Bareboat Sailing Vacations, Skippered Yacht ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

North Kingstown, RI, Sailing Team to Hold May Fundraiser ...
By Staff
By Staff on April 18th, 2012. Photo courtesy RI Interscholastic Sailing Association. The North Kingstown (Rhode Island) High School Sailing Team is holding a Nautical Yard Sale and Bake Sale on May 5 to raise money for new boats and sails.

International Sailing Race Week Kicks Off Sunday | Bernews.com
By Bernews
Bacardi's Bermuda International Invitational Race Week action begins this Sunday in the waters of Bermuda's Great Sound. The annual event organized by.

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Southwestern sailing, New Mexico sailing, sailboats, Rio Grande Sailing Yacht Club, New Mexico Sailing Club, Arizona Yacht Club, sailboat racing, Elephant ...

Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series At Marina di Loano - BYM Sailing ...
Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world ... There Is No Second On The First Day Of Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series At Marina di ...

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