22 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Live Video - racing to Miami

Sunday April 22, 1 pm EDT 1400 local (1700 UTC) - Itajaí leg 6 start to Miami
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Saturday's In-Port Race Highlights above

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama wins DHL In-Port Race Itajai after Telefonica ...
BYM News (press release)
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand claimed second place and five points, finishing just one minute and five seconds ahead of PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, who clawed back after a penalty in the opening minutes of the race.

Volvo Ocean Race: patched-up fleet set for tropical battle from Brazil to ...
... three mast breakages since it started in October last year. "We've heard our whole lives that sailing is boring. Finally it's not boring. We're finding out that anyone can break anything and if you have a bad wave, the boats goes airborne," he said.


Volvo Ocean Race: Camper takes second in drama filled inshore race
Sail World
Just four days after arriving in Itajai, Brazil, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand has taken second place in a drama filled Itajai In-Port race. Light and shifty conditions, course changes, and a major tactical error all played a role in today’s ...

Groupama seize the initiative for Leg 6 with in-port race win
The National
Team Telefonica blew their chance of increasing their overall lead in the Volvo Ocean Race when they sailed the wrong course on Saturday while heading the in-port race in Itajai, Brazil. That opened the door for Groupama to move to within striking ...

The National

Spanish mistake gives Groupama first inshore win
ITAJAI, Brazil — World sailor of the year Iker Martinez made the worst mistake of his career to gift the Itajai in-port race to French boat Groupama and keep the Volvo Ocean Race wide open on Saturday. Martinez, an Olympic champion for Spain in Athens ...


Telefonica's error costs them in-port race
Newstalk ZB
A critical error from overall Volvo Ocean Race leader Telefonica has cost them victory in the in-port race in Brazil. Telefonica failed to round the correct fourth mark, dropping them from the lead to last of the fleet. French syndicate Groupama has ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama victorious in highly charged battle
Sail World
Meanwhile, closest rivals Groupama sailing team were given a free pass to jump into the lead, chased closely by Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand. Despite constant pressure from their Kiwi/Spanish opponents, Franck Cammas' crew on Groupama refused ...

Sail World

BC-AP Sports Digest
SAN DIEGO - With the frigid, violent emptiness of the Southern Ocean behind them, Ken Read and his crew with Puma Ocean Racing point their sloop north when the Volvo Ocean Raceresumes Sunday. The epic bluewater race that has resembled a nautical ...

UK. Pendennis Cup : Peter Craig announced as Principal Race Officer
BYM News (press release)
Esteemed yachtsman Peter Craig from Marblehead, USA, has a wide range of experience with many of the premiere international regattas, including the Bucket Regattas and the Volvo Ocean Race. Peter will be working alongside the race committee from the ...

Sailing-Calamitous mistake hands French inshore Volvo victory
"We had sailed a nearly perfect race until then," said Martinez, who will launch a bid for his third Olympic medal running in the London Olympics. "We were leading and that is enough. After we rounded the windward mark it was very confusing.
Portland gets one-way traffic system in Olympics road makeover
Dorset Echo
One-way road routes will be established on two roads in Underhill from May until the end of the Paralympics in September to make room for temporary security fencing around the Olympic Sailing Village. Initial reactions from residents and businesses ...

Dube racing toward Olympics
The Glen Haven native has three major regattas in the Laser Radial class before she'll line up in Weymouth in a bid to become an Olympic sailingchampion. The 25-year-old Dalhousie management graduate will be a first-time Olympian after taking the lone ...


ISAF believes kiteboarding is ready for the 2016 Olympic Games
Kiteboarding is ready to be included as an ISAF and Olympic sailing event for both men and women. This is the main conclusion taken by the ISAF officials during the Kiteboarding Trials held, last month, in Santander, Spain. "Kiteboarding can add new ...


Sailing: Galway students bid to make Round Ireland grade
Irish Independent
By WM Nixon It will be coast-to-coast coverage for Galway sailing in late June, as global interest starts to focus on the city and the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race in early July, while the studentsailors of Galway University are making a strong ...

Extreme Sailing Series : Edmond de Rothschild Group does it again in Qingdao
BYM News (press release)
It was thanks to a breeze oscillating between five and fifteen knots that the race committee for the Extreme Sailing Series was able to launch seven races and thus create some separation between the nine competing teams. At the end of these races, ...

Extreme Sailing Series : The Wave, Muscat wins in China
BYM News (press release)
Leigh McMillan and his crew on board The Wave, Muscat have won Act 2 of the Extreme SailingSeries with a race to spare and move into the lead for the overall Series. Watched by over 55000 spectators The Wave, Muscat started the day immediately with a ...

Olympic and Paralympic sailors ready for World Cup regatta
Dorset Echo
DORSET'S Olympic and Paralympic Sailing contenders begin racing at their next World Cupregatta in France tomorrow. With the sailing season in full swing, the ISAF Sailing World Cup heads to Hyéres, for the Semaine Olympique Francaise, the fourth of ...

Sail Port Stephens 2012 day 6 - The Dominators
Sail World
At the conclusion of racing on day 6 at Sail Port Stephens 2012 dominant performances emerged in the IRC Division 1 fleet sailing the NSW IRC Championship and in the Elliott 7 fleet sailing their National Championship. The fleets headed to their ...

Sail World

Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series heads to Italy
Sail World
Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series 2012, organized by B-Plan Sports and Events in collaboration with Melges Europe, Club Nautico Loano and the Yacht Club Marina di Loano, gets underway today, Saturday 21st April, in Italy. This first event promises to make ...

Sail World

Charleston Race Week sets sail on Friday
There are 264 boats registered for this event and roughly 2000 sailors. "The regatta has really grown tremendously in the past six years. We have seen almost exponential growth in that time," said Dan Dickison, Media Manager of Charleston Race Week.

America's Cup gets first-class treatment on Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island Packet
It was for the America's Cup, which is making its first-ever appearance in South Carolina this week. The trophy -- the oldest of its kind in international sport -- has been awarded to the winner of the America's Cup, the pinnacle event in sailing, ...

No injury fears for 2012 Olympic Games sailing favourite Andrew Simpson
This is Somerset
Simpson, alongside Iain Percy, has long been at the summit of Star sailing, having won Olympicgold in 2008 as well as world and European titles. Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson. Photo by onEdition This has made the home duo favourites to go on and ...

Glynn's Grasshopper Wins First Race of Dublin Bay Sailing Club Season
#DBSC – Kevin Glynn's Hanse 301 Grashopper made the most of breezy north-westerly conditions to win the first race of the 2012 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season this afternoon in the Club's biggest class, the 43-boat combined Class Three.

Dempsey keeping Olympic preparations close to his chest
More Than The Games
What Dempsey has revealed though is that he is likely to compete in just one event before this summer's Olympics - the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth in June. And, having come within a whisker of a second world title in Cadiz before light...

More Than The Games

Boats pay tribute for sailors lost last weekend
"I think the whole sailing community is very distressed about people dying, it's just not a typical experience," said Zeitz. The Low Speed Chase remains marooned out on the rocks on the Farallon Islands and there are sea lions and other wildlife ...


Semaine Olympique Francaise - Team AlphaGraphics prepare for battle
Sail World
There are now less than 100 days until the start of the 2012 London Olympics and US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics are now in Hyeres to prepare for the pinnacle insailing competition. Taking place April 21-27, the event expects over 1000 sailorsfrom more ...

Sail World

Charleston Race Week 2012 - Awesome day as nature shines
Sail World
Host town Charleston proved itself once again to be one of the world's most reliable sailing destinations, with mother nature unwilling to accept forecasts for a day with little breeze, for the Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2012.

Sail World

The Wave, Muscat triumph in China
Oman Tribune
QINGDAO (China) The Wave, Muscat have won Leg 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China, on Friday with a race to spare and moved into the lead for the overall Series. Whilst Oman Air stay well in contention in the Series on equal point with ...

He's done it! Sailor sets Around-Americas solo sailing record
Sail World
Rutherford, who is sailing a 27-foot boat called the St. Brendan, steps on land for the first time today (Saturday) at noon during a public ceremony in Annapolis in Maryland USA. During his solo journey which lasted ten months - 314 days - he has had ...

Sail World

Semaine Olympique Francaise - Aussies prepare to do battle + Video
Sail World
The Semaine Olympique Francaise, fourth round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, will get underway on Sunday in Hyeres, France with the event being an opportunity for Australian sailors to fine-tune their preparations ahead of a number of World ...

Sail World

Events Calendar - Argyll News: | For Argyll
By newsroom
Oban, with the annual signature sailing events run by Oban Sailing Club (the Round Mull and the West Highland Yachting Week with the feeder races pulling in yachts from Ireland, Ayrshire and further away) is on the sailing map already – but ...
For Argyll

Jetsettersblog » VisitEngland Suggests Top Five Pre-Olympic Activities
By jetsetters
To mark the 100-day countdown to the Olympic Games on April 18, VisitEngland has compiled its top five winning activities. The 2012 Olympic sailing events are taking place in Weymouth, home to the best sailing waters in Northern Europe, ...

Introducing Red Bull Sailing Team - YouTube
Whilst communication barriers make racing interesting for the 4-nationality Austrian team, it ...

Hyères World Cup Regatta : New Zealand Sailing Team preview
BYM Sailing & Sports News. Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world. 6 boats Six in One Open to see more… Industry News ...

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