18 April 2012

Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao [video]



Live coverage from day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Qingdao. Join our *live replay* as we re-run all the action from the day.



Extreme Sailing Series Chinese Act Under Starters Order As Danish Team ...
International Sailing Federation
Four days of racing for the Act 2 of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series starts on 17 April with nine teams fighting for the Double Star Cup in Qingdao, China. Four days of racing are scheduled on Fushan Bay, with one day of open-water racing tomorrow ...

International Sailing Federation

Extreme Sailing Series : Austria's Red Bull Sailing Team lead in China after ...
BYM News (press release)
But it was the Austrian team of Red Bull Sailing skippered by Roman Hagara with his Olympicpartner, Hans Peter Steinacher as tactician, who used their knowledge of the Olympic waters to edge ahead and top the leaderboard by the end of play on day 1.

Bay Area yachting community reeling from deadly racing accident
Los Angeles Times
On Monday, the tight-knit racing community in the San Francisco Bay Area, which will host sailing's preeminent America's Cup next year, was reeling with grief. "We are all still sort of scrambling to even accept that this has happened," said Laura ...

Los Angeles Times

Sailing community reeling after accident
Eurosport.com ASIA
One day after rescuers halted a search for four sailors swept overboard during a yacht race off San Francisco, stunned members of the close-knit sailing community were struggling to come to grips with a loss they called "devastating.

Eurosport.com ASIA

Sailing community reeling after California race accident
Chicago Tribune
By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 (Reuters) - One day after rescuers halted a search for four sailors swept overboard during a yacht race off San Francisco, stunned members of the close-knit sailing community struggled on Monday to come to grips ...

Crew in fatal yacht race shared love of racing
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Photo: Marin Independent Journal, Frankie Frost / AP In this photo taken Sunday April 15, 2012, a group of women head into a private vigil for sailors missing from a weekend boat race at the San Francisco Yacht Club in Belvedere, Calif.

Crashed racing yacht manned by experienced sailors who knew risk
SI.com
Four had spent several years sailing together on the now-wrecked boat. They were joined by a shared love and the various skills they brought to a day or week at sea, said Adam McAfee, who was a member of that core crew and typically helmed the vessel ... 

All of the sailors, including victims Jordan Fromm and Mac Kasanin- whose body ...
Daily Mail
When he wasn't busy sailing or painting nautical scenes, he would help his mother who lived within walking distance The expert sailors were participating in the Full Crew Farallones Race, which has been held since 1907 without incident, ...

Daily Mail

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MLive.com
Kasanin grew up in Belvedere and sailed his first boat at age 5, his friends and family said. He spent the next 40 years sailing, painting nautical scenes and planning his next maritime outing. "You'd see him walking down Main Street in his flip-flops ... 

Lost sailors at Farallon Islands remembered after worst accident in three decades
Alameda Times-Star
On Monday, from the San Francisco Yacht Club to the San Francisco Giants game, fellowsailors, family members and friends grieved over the loss of four sailors who are now feared lost at sea and a fifth whose body was recovered in what's being called ... 

Sailing community reeling after California race accident - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - One day after rescuers halted a search for foursailors swept overboard during a yacht race off San Francisco, ...
news.yahoo.com/sailing-community-reeling-california-race-ac... 

Pilot details harrowing rescue of yacht race survivors
KTVU San Francisco
The body of a fifth sailor, Marc Kasanin, 46, of Belvedere, was recovered after the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the San FranciscoYacht Club. The Coast Guard called off the search for the four missing sailors on Sunday.

KTVU San Francisco

Friends And Family Find Outpouring Of Support In The Wake Of Fatal Sailing ...
Patch.com
Members of the Giants and the sailing community share their memories of those lost in the weekend tragedy, including Larkspur's Alexis Busch. By Derek Wilson Friends, family, even strangers are coming together in memory of the victims of a weekend ...

Sailing community reeling after California race accident
By creative
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - One day after rescuers halted a search for four sailors swept overboard during a yacht race off San Francisco, stunned members of the close-knit sailingcommunity struggled on Monday to come to grips with a ...
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Get Outdoors - Five Die In Horrible Sailing Accident During Full ...

By nospam@example.com (GetOutdoors)
On April 14th, 2012 The Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay learned from the U.S. Coast Guard that the sailing vessel the "Low Speed Chase", was lost during the 2012 Full Crew Farallones Race. The accident occurred around ...
Getoutdoors.com Outdoor Blog

Ian Williams: Olympic Sailing Is Great But There's Nothing Like The Tour
World Match Racing Tour
The world's best match racers will compete for the ISAF Match Racing World Championship and the largest prize purse in the world of sailing (US$1.75 million). Britain has enjoyed back-to-back success with triple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie ...

Sailing-Spanish duo return to Olympics after Beijing medal row
Reuters
"I think we can be prepared, if not we wouldn't even try," Fernandez told the Spanish sailing federation website. The pair finished second in the Olympic practice event in Weymouth last year. "The Weymouth course is a good place for us," Martinez added ...

Christie's Green Auction's Highest Bid Raises $150000 for a Sail Aboard ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The highlight of the event was the heated bidding for a seven-day sail aboard HEMISPHERE -- the world's largest luxury sailing catamaran -- which fetched $150000, the highest bid ever achieved in the history of A Bid To Save The Earth, for a charter ...

Sailing Hall of Fame leaders seek megagift to break ground on proposed building
Annapolis Capital
By JIMMY DeBUTTS, Business Editor By JIMMY DeBUTTS, Business Editor National Sailing Hall of Fame President Dick Franyo participates in a tug of war competition between North County students from the STEM (science, technology, engineering, ...

Annapolis Capital

Breathing life into sails of 2012 Olympics
Dorset Echo
A CAST of 50 disabled and non- disabled dancers from Dorset are gearing up for an epic performance that aims to release the winds for the Olympic sailing competition. The Breathe performance has a key slot in the finale of Battle for the Winds, ...

SAILING | Bulldogs sail on to semifinals
Yale Daily News
Next weekend, the coed sailing team will compete for the Admiral's Cup, the Priddy Trophy and the Thompson Trophy. Photo by Zeenat Mansoor. By Clinton Wang Though the Bulldogs faced disappointing results in several fleet race regattas this weekend, ...

Harvard Sailing Qualifies for National Semifinals
Harvard Crimson
By Maya Jonas-Silver, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER The Harvard sailing team competed in three regattas on Saturday and Sunday. It brought home a regional championship in the New England Dinghy Championship, placed third out of eight schools in the Savin Hill ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi Racing determined to win offshore legs after Chile...
Telegraph.co.uk
For the sailing team it has given us a chance for some much needed time off aftersailing pretty much non-stop since Sanya. Most have been home for a week to recuperate but will be back in Brazil in a day or two to start preparations.

Telegraph.co.uk

Vero Beach Council OKs use of city building for youth sailing group
TCPalm
The City Council on Tuesday gave approval for City Manager Jim O'Connor to enter lease negotiations with the Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County that will allow it to set up shop in a building at the city's wastewater treatment site.

VIMS Announces Spring Sailing, Science in Yorktown
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
By Sam Thrift Tuesday, April 17, 2012 The College of William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Yorktown Sailing Charters will resume their unique “Science Under Sail” partnership on April 18, when the 105-foot schooner Alliance sets ...

Orange Beach – Committed to Bringing Focus to Sailing & Water Sports
Orange Beach
April 167, 2012 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - It's been almost nine years since the City of Orange Beach Parks and Recreation Department took over Sail Camp from the Point Yacht Club. During that time the summer program has introduced the sport of sailing ...

Bad memories fade with 'Champagne sailing'
New Zealand Herald
A lot has happened since then and with a huge effort from the sailing team and the shore team we are back in the race and within a hundred miles of finishing leg 5 into Itajai. We expect to cross the line on Tuesday around lunchtime, which will be 30 ...

New Zealand Herald

Australian Sailing Team Announced For London 2012 Paralympic SailingCompetition
International Sailing Federation
Australia is sending three crews to the London 2012 Paralympic Games withsailors to compete in the Skud 18, Sonar and 2.4mR classes. Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch will race in the two person keelboat event sailing the SKUD18, with Colin Harrison, ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing rookie Tesch hungry for gold
Ninemsn
For the first time, she'll be competing in the sailing - a sport she turned to just last year after a decorated career in wheelchair basketball spanning more than 20 years and delivering two silvers and a bronze. But her rawness to sailing has done ...

Olympic Games : Iker and Xabi will be at London 2012
BYM News (press release)
Spain's royal sailing federation, the RFEV announced today that sailors Iker Martínez and Xabi Fernández have been chosen as the crew to represent Spain at the London 2012 OlympicGames in the 49er class category. We spoke to the Basque pair in Brazil, ...

Young Sailors Take to the Bay for National Competition off LBI
Patch.com
By Lynne Richmond More than 200 sailors from 45 states will participate in the 2012 KOSailing/United States Optimist Dinghy Association Team Trials April 26-29, hosted by the Brant Beach Yacht Club. "New Jersey and particularly Barnegat Bay have ...

Family 'relieved' by boy's signs in wake of sailing accident
Park Rapids Enterprise
Dan Risland and his three boys were sailing on Clearwater Lake when the boat sank. The father swam to shore to summon help after being unable to get the boys to land. The boys were wearing life jackets, but spent about an hour in 40-degree water until ...

Zim Becomes Official Sponsor of US Sailing
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (April 17, 2012) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, and Zim Sailing, a North American manufacturer of one-design sailboats, have come to terms on a multi-year sponsorship deal. Zim is an official sponsor for several ...

South Jersey Sailing Group Holds Presentation On Ocean Trash ...
By Eddie Davis
Photo courtesy of Rozalia Project Just-Sailing, a new South Jersey non-profit group which teaches sailing skills and promotes water recreation, is.
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Twilight Sailing is Back! | DSWC - Docklands Sailing and ...
By admin
Come and join us for a relaxing evening of sailing the coast of the evening also includes our famous barbecue and our bar will be open to quench your thirst after the excitement of the evenings sailing and racing. All ability levels are welcome ...
DSWC - Docklands Sailing and...

Torresen Sailing and Boating News » Blog Archive » 100 Days to go ...
By Larry
Fellow Mac Racers: As the smell of bottom paint permeates the boat yard and we put away our bunny ears and Easter baskets, we can't help to think that in 100 days we will be shoving off to embark on the 104th Running of our annual classic, ...
Torresen Sailing and Boating News

Sail-World.com : Delta Lloyd Regatta set to premiere Olympic sailing
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Delta Lloyd Regatta, is set to take place from May 22 -26 in Medemblik, The Netherlands and will have a world premiere for Olympic ...
www.sail-world.com/indexs.cfm?Nid=95666

Special Local Regulation and Safety Zone; America's Cup Sailing ...
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft environmental assessment of the temporary special local regulation and temporary safety zone proposed ...
https://www.federalregister.gov/.../special-local-regulation-and...

Plans for America's Cup sailing races off San Francisco draw close look by US ...
Government Security News
The US Coast Guard has prepared a draft environmental assessment that will help it decide whether to issue permits for the 34th America's Cup sailing races to be held this year and next in the San Francisco Bay, adjacent to the San Francisco ...
Audi AG : Audi supports Sailing World Championships in Germany ...
It is a premiere: For the first time, the Laser World Championships will be held in Germany. Audi will be on board as partner, name-giver and supplier of the.
www.4-traders.com/.../AUDI-AG-Audi-supports-Sailing-Worl...

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