20 April 2012

Extreme Sailing Series: Day 4, Act 2 - Qingdao, China

Extreme Sailing Series: Day 4. Act 2 - Qingdao, China
Streamed live on Apr 20, 2012, at 7:30 am EDT (11:30 UTC)
Live coverage from day 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao. Join our *live replay* as we re-run all the action from the day and reach Act 2's exciting conclusion.

Race of the Day - Qingdao Day 3
The Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team came out to defend their position on the penultimate day of racing in Qingdao, only to see their dominance toppled by the Omani flagged The Wave, Muscat in Race 20, one of their 3 races wins on day 3.

British Olympic sailor Leigh McMillan takes lead in Qingdao
The Independent
British Olympic sailor Leigh McMillan swept into the lead on the third day of the Extreme SailingSeries regatta in Qingdao and Britain's reigning world match racing champion, Ian Williams, pulled back up to third overall going into the final day.

Extreme Sailing Series : McMillan overhauls Hagara's 17 race reign to lead ...
BYM News (press release)
The Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team came out to defend their position on the penultimate day of racing here in Qingdao, only to see their dominance toppled by the Omani flagged The Wave, Muscat. Britain's Ian Williams and his crew had a strong day, ...

Venerable Yacht Club Shaken by Deaths in Race
New York Times
The accident has resonated in sailing circles in the Bay Area, where yacht clubs are a fabric of many communities and sailing, many say, is a way of life. “It's a very tightly knit community, so every sailor and racer in the Bay Area is going to take ...

New York Times

Before last weekend, six sailors had died since the 1980s in official races that circled the rocky islands 27 miles west of the Golden Gate. Several others have died while sailing out toward the islands during other activities.

Ian Williams: Olympic Sailing Is Great But There's Nothing Like The Tour
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Spanish leaders Telefonica breathe easy as sail ...
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Camper fastest in Southern Ocean
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Republic of Ireland ready to roll out red carpet Prince Harry
Belfast Telegraph
A Galway councillor is preparing to roll out the red carpet for the rebellious royal who is understood to be heading to the west coast for the Volvo Ocean Race'sgrand finale. Former mayor Padraig Conneely told the Irish Daily Mail talks are taking ...

Belfast Telegraph

Museum tells sailing's story of Olympic gold
This is Cornwall
The National Maritime Museum in Cornwall will be bringing a slice of Olympic sailing glory to Falmouth ahead of the London 2012 Games in a new exhibition called Our Sporting Life – Sail for Gold. In a first for the South West, visitors will be able to ...

Seventeen kiwi sailors to compete at Hyeres
The Semaine Olympique Francaise, or simply Hyeres as it is commonly known, is one of the major regattas in the International Olympic Sailing Circuit and is the fourth of seven regattas in the 2011-12 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.

Volvo Ocean Race: skinny bowmen consigned to past as crews demand bulked-up ...
“When sailing became professional in the late 1970s, that started to change. Tacticians started to command high salaries but they were only as good as their bowmen and trimmers who could make them look very good or pretty ordinary.


Straw Poll, Sailing, A Sale & More
Sailor Gary Jobson @ EGYC: Spend an evening with Gary Jobson, America's Cup veteran, USSailing president, author, and ESPN Sailing Analyst, as he presents “Sailing, Speed and Passion,” all to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Why build £5000 Olympic sandcastle only to demolish it?
Bournemouth Echo
However, Olympic officials have defended the decision to spend the money on the structure which was intended to gain worldwide publicity for the Olympic sailing events taking place in the borough this summer. And they said a decision had been made, ...

Marin mourns sailing tragedy
Marinscope Community Newspapers
Marin and Bay Area communities have been grappling with the loss of a Marin sailor who was found dead and four others who were swept overboard near the Farallon Islands while sailing in an April 15 race on a yacht from Belvedere's San Francisco Yacht ...

Weymouth's cafes and bars facing outdoor dining ban
BBC News
If passed the rule would come in from August, when the town will be hosting the Olympic sailing events. The council said it would consider applications for sitting out licences on a case-by-case basis. There will also be new fees and premises would ...

BBC News

Toms River Youth Among Sailors in National Competition off LBI
More than 200 sailors from 45 states will participate in the 2012 KO Sailing/United States Optimist Dinghy Association Team Trials April 26-29, hosted by the Brant Beach Yacht Club, and a Toms River youth is among them. "New Jersey and particularly ...

Lake Buchanan Regatta hopes for smooth sailing April 21-22
The River Cities Sunday Tribune (blog)
With sails all the way out, they are headed downwind, while the fourth boat is attempting to round the offset at the windward mark. Paul Foerster with sail No. 8 is in the lead with Don Bynumsailing 79138 in hot pursuit. A second regatta is April ...

Sailing Hall of Fame seeks funds for planned facility in Annapolis
Gant Daily
Annapolis, MD, United States (AHN Sports) – Though it has installed its first-ever class of inductees last year, the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame has yet to realize its plan to construct a building to house the Hall due to the economic crunch ...

Sharon sailing team finishes second at Sharon Invitational Regatta
The Patriot Ledger
By Special to the Advocate On Saturday in a shifty westerly wind on Lake Massapoag, the Sharon High sailing team one was awarded the second place trophy in the Sharon Invitational Regatta, finishing behind Manchester Essex High School.

Trowse youngsters set sail with double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton
Norwich Evening News
Double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton hosting a training session for Trowse primary school at Whitlingham outdoor education centre. Photo: Bill Smith Youngsters were filled with awe today (Thursday) when they got the chance to set sail with a ...

Jenny Smallwood and Jamie Webb take 2012 United 4 Regatta – Sailing News
bettor.com (blog)
After spending a whole week in Medemblik Holland for training and participation in the 2012 United 4 Regatta, the RS Feva National Squad finally came back with the regatta title. Theregatta produced some outstanding sailing competitions on the race ...

Beantown Is Inhospitable To MMA Dinghy Sailors
CASTINE — With its surprise win two weeks ago in the New England Dinghy Tournament, the Maine Maritime Academy sailing team had good reason to anticipate a strong finish in last weekend's New England Dinghy Championship regatta.

Volvo Ocean Race Coverage Brings Excitement to Sailing Event
Mobile Sports Report
The event was part of an event called the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012, formerly called the Whitbread Round the World Race and the current race started last October with a departure from Alicante, Spain and finishes this July with the conclusion of the ...

Mobile Sports Report

Semaine Olympique Francaise - Team AlphaGraphics head to Hyeres
Sail World
French Olympic Sailing Week (otherwise known as Semaine Olympique Francaise), will get underway on the 21st of April and run through to the 27th of April. US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics are in Hyeres, France to take part in the event and prepare for the ...

Sail World

Islander is perfect person to shoot summer's sailing
Jamestown Press
BY KEN SHANE Island resident David Forster, a longtime photographer who has spent his career shooting sailing boats, should be on hand – with camera in tow – at this summer'sAmerica's Cup World Series. PHOTO BY DAVID FORSTER Recently there was a ...

Sail through Greek islands, or go diving in St. Lucia
Montreal Gazette
Half off Greek sailing adventures G Adventures is offering 50 per cent off last-minute bookings on their Greek sailing trips. Itineraries range from eight to 15 days and start at $725 per person, including taxes. They tell me that it's a great time to ...

MMA Sailing Coach Heads for World Cup
CASTINE — Athletes who plan to represent their country in the Paralympic and Olympic games in England this summer are stepping up their training as the opening date for the games draws closer. On Tuesday, Maine Maritime Academy's sailing coach, ...

Lake sailboat rescue a case of deja vu
Chicago Sun-Times
For the second spring in a row, the 62-year-old Kovats has set sail from Montrose Harbor in his 19-foot sailboat, “Peter Pan,” only to capsize and have to be plucked from the water by rescuers. Last year, Kovats' wife led the rescue team.

Penn Sailing 10th at America Trophy – University of Pennsylvania ...
By mike
Penn Sailing 10th at America Trophy. The America Trophy was held this year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. The Mid-Atlantic district uses this event as their qualifier for the semifinals of the national championship, where ...
University of Pennsylvania Sailing Team
Sailing 'Big Lash' Competition | York Vision
By York Vision
Over the weekend of 17th and 18th March, the sailing first team competed in 'The Big Lash' hosted by Liverpool and Manchester. The team consisted of Matt Goacher and Jo Bradley, Sam Edom and Annie Brough, and Radheeka Jirasinha ...
York Vision
Morpheus Sailing: Saba Rock
By Jim
Morpheus Sailing. Morpheus was designed by Carl Schumacher, built by Davie Norris Boatbuilders in New Zealand and launched in 2002. She spent her first 18 months cruising the South Pacific before reaching her home port of San ...
Morpheus Sailing
Collection of Beautiful Sailing Wallpapers for Your Desktop | Design ...
By Arshad Cini
It's rare to find people that doesn't freshen up their desktop wallpaper.Beautiful wallpapers keep your devices interesting and exciting.In today's post we have.

Sailing Tragedy in San Francisco
The Coast Guard suspended its search today for the four sailors still missing after being swept overboard from the sailboat Low Speed Chase in a race around ...

Hyères World Cup Regatta : New Zealand Sailing Team preview
Seventeen kiwi sailors are in Hyères, France to represent New Zealand at the 2012 Semaine Olympique Francaise Regatta for Olympic class sailors.

US Sailing buoyed by Zim's backing - Sports Sponsorship news ...
US Sailing buoyed by Zim's backing, Sailing Sponsorship news from SportsPro Media North America.

Members of the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics, the national sailing team made up of almost 50 Olympic hopefuls in the 10 classes selected for the 2012 ...

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