09 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 5: Groupama sailing under jury-rig nears finish, Camper nears Cape Horn [video]

Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 5: Groupama sailing under jury-rig nears finish, Camper nears Cape Horn [video]

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama nears finish as Camper heads to the Horn
Chris Nicholson and his Camper crew were back in action and heading to Cape Horn on Sunday after resuming racing in the Volvo Ocean Race, while Groupama closed in on third place in Leg 5. Six days after they suspended racing and headed to Puerto Montt ...


Volvo Ocean Race : CAMPER racing towards the Southern Ocean
BYM News (press release)
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand (Chris Nicholson/AUS) has joined Groupama sailing team (Franck Cammas/FRA) back on the racetrack, but in different oceans, after both boats made pit stops to effect repairs. While CAMPER has left the Chilean port ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama closes in on third place
Groupama is pursuing the final Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5 podium position under jury rig after resuming racing on Saturday, while Camper has departed Chile and is expected to join the French team on the race course tonight. Skipper Franck Cammas and his ...


Repaired Camper resumes Volvo race
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Team New Zealand's repaired Camper has completed its Chilean pit stop and is ready to resume racing in the punishing fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland to Itajai in Brazil. Camper left Puerto Montt on Saturday night (NZT) and will restart ...

Action Packed End to Palma's Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE
Action from the medal race at the 43rd Trofeo Princesa Sofia Olympic Regatta in Palma Majorca. Photo: Rick Tomlinson. More photos below. #OLYMPIC SAILING – After an action packed final day of racing at the Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE, ...

Washington College Sailing Places 7th at Prosser Trophy
MARY'S CITY, MD -- The Washington College sailing team finished seventh of eight teams at the Prosser Trophy, the MAISA Team Race Championships, this weekend at St. Mary's College. Washington finished with a total head-to-head record of 3-11, ...


Page, Belcher win 470 sailing gold
ABC Online
Australia's world champion 470 dinghy sailors Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher boosted their London Olympic campaign by winning the gold medal at the World Cup in Mallorca, Spain. The world number one duo started Saturday's final race already guaranteed ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: PUMA survive food crisis to win Leg 5 ahead of ...
The 39000 nautical-mile, eight-month race, reckoned to be professional sailing'stoughest test, is scheduled to finish in Galway, Ireland, after four more legs. Volvo Ocean Race 2011 / 12 : PUMA survive food crisis to win Leg 5 ahead.


Economy sinks lease between Martin, sailing club at Pendarvis Cove Park
By Jim Reeder Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers PALM CITY — The St. Lucie Sailing Club's boat storage operation at Pendarvis Cove Park has run aground because of declining memberships blamed on shallow water and the tight economy.

ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma - Three medals to Australians
Sail World
On the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup round in Palma, Spain Australiansailors have won three medals. The 470 men's crew of Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page won Gold, with Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty claiming the Bronze medal ...

Sail World

Radcliffe's Aussie sailing plans sink
Sky News Australia
Radcliffe's Aussie sailing plans sink Updated: 20:48, Sunday April 8, 2012 Plans for an Australian sailing adventure for Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe have gone awry due to production problems with his latest film. The British actor, 22, ...

Plain sailing for 'Nama developer' Cotter in Caribbean as marina lies in limbo ...
Irish Independent
By RONALD QUINLAN and ROISIN BURKE A spot of sailing in the Caribbean while a team of builders puts the finishing touches to a new garage big enough for 12 cars at one's mansion in Foxrock. It probably isn't what Nama chairman Frank Daly had in mind ...

Irish Independent

Sailing / World Championships / Fourth-place finish seals silver medal for ...
In January, Kliger and Sela set out for Miami, for the first round of the current World SailingChampionships, and finished eighth in the 470 class. "We competed without our boat," Kliger explained. "We rented a boat, and it was like a training ...

Leading sailing boat manufacturer Dehler appoints Yachting Partners as dealer
Malta Independent Online
Yachting Partners Malta Ltd (YPM) has been appointed the new authorised dealer for leadingsailing boat manufacturer Dehler, as a result of which Malta joins a strong network of 21 other countries that sells and provides the necessary after-sales ...

Yachting: NZ sailing team finish fifth
New Zealand Herald
Both of the New Zealand sailing team's medal race starters finished fifth overall at the 43rd Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia regatta overnight. The final day of racing for the top 10 boats in each fleet was greeted with near perfect conditions of sun wind ...

Princess Sofia Trophy essons Learned in Palma; On to the Next One
BYM News (press release)
Numerous people unfamiliar with Olympic Sailing have asked us, “now that you've qualified for the Games, what are you going to do?” The stock answer is “the same thing we've been doing the past four years, namely training and competing in more regattas ...

Boats and crewmen become casualties of waves in Volvo Ocean Race
Bradenton Herald
By SUSAN COCKING — McClatchy Newspapers MIAMI - No matter how many times seasoned veterans of the Volvo Ocean Race have sailed around the world, their boat-chewing crossing of the Southern Ocean over the past three weeks will be remembered with ...

London 2012: Volunteers to maintain Dorset coastline
BBC News
Volunteers are being recruited to help maintain and promote Dorset's coastline during the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. Twelve coastal rangers will assist tourists and carry out minor maintenance from Portland to Lulworth.

BBC News

Two young boys die, brother fighting for life after northern Minnesota boating ...
Duluth News Tribune
Gadget Soule, Risland's sister-in-law, watched the boys leave with their father, thrilled to take the sailboat out for the first time. "They were all excited to go out and sail with Daddy," she said. "They lived for him, and he lived for them.

Investment on young Omani sailors
Times of Oman
There was a deep importance of having a sailing centre in Mussanah, an area with deep heritage with the sea. Adel Al Abri, director of the sailing programme for Oman Sail is managing the expansion of the Try Sailing to include sessions in Mussanah.

America's Cup: Saturday practice racing - It's never like this here
Sail World
It's a phrase heard so often at regattas around the world that it's become a popular cliche among sailors. Saturday, that was the refrain being heard on the dock in Naples for the Practice Day for the first event in 2012 for the America's Cup World ...

Sail World

Annapolis sailor about to finish solo trip around Americas
Annapolis Capital
Rutherford is sailing more than 25000 miles around the Americas to raise money for Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating. He's tentatively due back in Annapolis in two weeks. AP VIDEO more>> The 31-year-old wanted to raise money for a local charity by ...

Annapolis Capital

Organization: Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating
Annapolis Capital
After all, Rutherford is using his 10-month journey to promote CRAB and its mission of getting people with disabilities and the elderly sailing time. Backe has been captivated by Rutherford's journey through the Arctic, around South America and finally ...

Annapolis Capital

Gold and two bronze medals for Australia at Sailing World Cup
Australian sailors Matt Belcher and Malcolm Page have won the 470 Men's gold medal, while two other Australian crews won Bronze on the final day of the ISAFSailing World Cup round in Palma, Spain. After leading the Laser class for most of the week, ...


InBrief Local Business News Part III
The Westerly Sun
The celebration continues from 6 to 9 pm with “Cruising for a Cause,” a charity event supporting local marine-based non-profits including; Mystic Seaport, Sea-Legs, Inc., the Connecticut Marine Trades Association, the Pettipaug Yacht Club Sailing ...

Cork Yacht in the Hunt for BVI Honours
The Oyster family had a memorable experience; surfing six-foot waves in warm air with the spectacular views of Fallen Jerusalem and a close passage past the granite outcrops known as The Baths, it really was sailing at its best.

Kids, ages 2, and 6, die after boat capsizes
Minnesota Public Radio
Authorities in Clearwater County say two of three children have died after the boat they weresailing in with their father capsized on Clearwater Lake, northwest of the Twin Cities. A statement from Clearwater County Sheriff Mike Erickson reports that ...

A GPS Device Designed Specifically For Pirates (and Other Sailing Types)
But for sailboats who have to zig-zag—or tack— to catch the wind, The Sailing GPS is better suited as it understands that the quickest route from point A to B isn't always a straight line. Your typical GPS calculates an estimated time of arrival ...

America's Cup: Paul Cayard updates for Artemis Racing from Naples
Sail World
Now, our challenge is the same as the others, to build an AC72 and become proficient at sailingit in the demanding conditions of San Francisco Bay. To that end, I am heading back to Valencia tomorrow morning as we are sailing our trimaran with the ...

Grant Dalton and Chris Nicholson reflect on the Volvo Ocean Race ...
By Valencia Sailing
COMMENTS; FEATURED; POPULAR; TAG CLOUD. Matias: Hello V Sail; First I would like to thank you a... Cristian Alberto Palau Cabrera: On the Volvo Ocean Race, there are two unspoken ru... pea brain: Totally agree with man claw and ...

A GPS Device Designed Specifically For Pirates (and Other Sailing ...
By Andrew Liszewski
GPS devices designed for land-lubbers work just fine on an engine-powered boat that can head straight across the water. But for sailboats who have to ...
Gizmodo Australia

Team India at Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds 2012 - Sailing Times India
By Sailing Times India
Sailing Times India ... Will India qualify for the 2012 Olympics in Sailing ? Yes; No. View Results... 26 Feb 2012; Jeanneau Sailor of the Month - January 2012 Jeanneau Sailor of the month – Janaury 2012 | Sailing Times India 23 Feb 2012 ...
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Melbourne wins bid to host ISAF Sailing World Cup 2013 - 2016
Sail Melbourne secures the Oceanic leg of the International Sailing World Cup for the next four years, reaffirming Melbourne's position as the 'sporting capital of ...

Sailing World's College Rankings, April 4, 2012 | Sailing World
Sailing World's College Rankings: April 4, 2012. Yale holds the lead in the coed rankings ...

Sail-World.com : Extreme Sailing Series heads to Qingdao for Act 2
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 Act 2 gets underway in Qingdao, China from 17th to 20th April ...

Sail-World.com : BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival finale overall
The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 41st anniversary edition, presented by Nanny Cay Marina, final day of racing provided shifty conditions, ...

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