21 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Live Video; The Wave, Muscat wins Act 2, Extreme Sailing Series

- Saturday April 21, 1 pm EDT 1400 local (1700 UTC) - DHL In-Port Race Itajaí
- Sunday April 22, 1 pm EDT 1400 local (1700 UTC) - Itajaí leg 6 start to Miami
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Race of the Day - Qingdao Day 4 - In race 24 of Act 2, The Wave, Muscat found themselves trailing the fleet off the line start much to the frustration of skipper, Leigh McMillan. The team fought back hard to finish the race in third, further consolidating their place at the top of the leaderboard

Exteme Sailing Series : Victory for The Wave, Muscat in China to win the ...
BYM News (press release)
An ecstatic Leigh McMillan and his crew on board The Wave, Muscat won Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series with a race to spare, a feat rarely achieved on the circuit, and move into the lead for the overall Series. But, after 29 races watched by over ...

Leigh McMillan wins Extreme Sailing Series in China
The Independent
Britain's Leigh McMillan completed an impressive four days to win the second event in the 2012 series of the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China. A gremlin in the computer had given his The Wave Oman team a 59-point lead going into the final day ...

US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics heads to French Olympic Sailing Week
BYM News (press release)
In less than 100 days, the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics will begin competition at the 2012 Olympic Games, in Weymouth, England. To prepare for the pinnacle in sailing competition, the Team is in Hyeres, France for French Olympic Sailing Week.

Farallones Deaths Follow Dangerous Year in Sailing
New York Times
Deaths in ocean racing are so statistically rare that when three sailors died in accidents last year, US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, decided to form a panel and open its first safety investigation. In early summer, a young girl ...

Sailing duo have their sights set on gold
The two regattas, along with Sail for Gold at the Olympic venue in Weymouth in early June, form the competitive element to their Olympic preparation, though the 2011 world championships silver medallists and genuine medal contenders for London are not ...

Nautilus Sailing Launches Courses in the Sea of Cortez
PR Web (press release)
Amazing marine life, deserted beaches, warm temperatures, friendly locals, and consistent winds make the Sea of Cortez the ideal place to spend a week onboard a yacht learning to sail... One of the best experiences I've ever had! Nautilus Sailing...

PR Web (press release)

Sailing Team Qualifies for First Ever New England Dinghy Championships
Wesleyan Argus
By Drew Hudson, Sports Editor While the Wesleyan sailing team does not get a lot of attention around campus, the Sailing Cardinals compete in regattas across New England every weekend as part of the Intercollegiate Sailing Association, and have quietly ...

Round-the-world sail raises awareness of CRAB, need for donations
Baltimore Sun
Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose. Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible ...

Baltimore Sun

Coed sailing finishes 14th, women prep for Reed Trophy
Bowdoin Orient
By Clare McLaughlin The coed and women's sailing teams hit the road this weekend, traveling to Harvard and the Coast Guard Academy, respectively. The coed team took 14th in the New England Championship regatta, which Coach Frank Pizzo said was a ...

LateRooms.com - Catch sailing action at Falmouth Finn Festival
PR Urgent (press release)
The Falmouth Finn Festival will bring top-class sailing action to Cornwall in the lead-up to London 2012. Some of the world's top sailors will head to Cornwall next month for the JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Festival in Falmouth.

Plain sailing: a nautical room with a view
Britain's most beautiful spots all surround water. Whether it's dramatic cliffs in Kent, or a peaceful lake in Cumbria, living near water is at the top of most house-hunters' list of desirables. Small wonder, then, that property developers are so keen ...


America's Cup stops by Hilton Head tonight for visit
Hilton Head Island Packet
Flying on Water, as Ehman's presentation is called, will give an update on the latest news regarding the next America's Cup, the pinnacle event in sailing to be held from July to September 2013 on San Francisco Bay. He also uses these "Cupdates," as ...

Charleston Race Week hopes to impress America's Cup officials
Charleston Post Courier
it is little wonder that the America's Cup trophy flies first class. The Cup, known as the “Auld Mug” in the sailing community, is the oldest active trophy in sports, dating back to 1848. The sterling silver Cup will be in the Lowcountry this weekend ...

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, April 20, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
THE third Spring Series race took place on a near-perfect day in Gurnard Bay last Sunday, with some spectacular downwind sailing for all classes. Closest finish was in the fast group, where Steve Cole and Pete Green held it all together to win by two ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama prepares for the in-port race
Sail World
Groupama 4 has already had three days' intensive sailing to check the trim of her new mast, which has been adapted and optimised for the 4800 miles which make up the sixth leg, but more especially for the10,000 miles or more still left to cover until ...

Sail World

Book your place for Passage to Portland ; meet Team GB Olympic & Paralympic ...
BYM News (press release)
We are delighted to announce that as part of the weekend's activities you will have the unique opportunity to meet not one, not two but a whole host of Skandia Team GBR sailors, including Team GB Olympic and Paralympic sailors ahead of the London 2012 ...

Sail Port Stephens day 5 - Sunshine and great racing
Sail World
Day 5 of Sail Port Stephens 2012 dawned fine and clear, a welcome contrast to the record rains earlier in the week during the Commodores Cup. It was a postcard day on the water for the record 165 boats racing in the sixth annual regatta.

Sail World

UCD Third in British Sailing Championships
TEAM RACING – UCD Sailing team travelled to the home of British Team Racing in West Kirby last weekend and came home with one of Ireland's best ever results, a third overall at the British University Sailing Championships. At the end of March, ...

600 take part in Olympic rehearsal with free tour of Weymouth's Nothe Fort
Dorset Echo
The Nothe site is the first ever ticketed venue for Olympic sailing and the sell-out event is taking place from July 29 to August 11. This Saturday, participants are being asked to gather at the attraction off Barrack Road from 1.30pm to play the part ...

Maxis Align For Enticing Volcanic Challenge
International Sailing Federation
"In terms of the environment, the race course takes us to one of the most enthralling sailing areas in the world," he explains. "We are all looking forward to this event and finishing in Capri will be very exciting." "Wherever we are competing in the ...

International Sailing Federation

Weymouth outdoor dining restrictions approved
BBC News
The rule comes in from August, when the town will be hosting the Olympic sailing events. Sue Moore, head of business licensing at the council, said: "Applications outside those times will be considered... according to the type of business, ...

BBC News

Sail Port Stephens Junior Regatta – the start of something big
Sail World (press release)
The two day Sail Port Stephens Junior Regatta began yesterday, Thursday 19th and concludes today Friday 20th. Being sailed as part of Sail Port Stephens 2012 this new regatta has attracted 34 keen young sailors and their dedicated parents.

Sail World (press release)

Volvo Ocean race: Camper to seek redress on Telefonica decision
Sail World
The joint New Zealand/Spanish entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper sailed by Emirates Team NZ has given notice that she wishes to have the International Jury reconsider their decision announced today of the extra sail use by overall race leader, ...

Sail World

Perth Sailing Club
Perthshire Advertiser
There was excitement at the start of the race with Audrey in the laser colliding with Keith Fergie who was sailing his 420 single handed. Both capsized and had difficulty righting their boats. Keith retired later after a further capsize.

Sailing Team Qualifies for First Ever New England Dinghy ...
By Drew Hudson
While the Wesleyan sailing team does not get a lot of attention around campus, the SailingCardinals compete in regattas across New England every weekend as part of the IntercollegiateSailing Association, and have quietly had a great year.
The Wesleyan Argus

Torresen Sailing and Boating News » Blog Archive » Battle for ...
By Larry
Sailors from 10 countries and 29 states will race up to 12 races between Friday and Sunday, with champions crowned Sunday night at the regatta's beachside regatta village. Races last between 40 minutes and two hours, and winners receive ...
Torresen Sailing and Boating News

The Case of the Missing Brains: Sailing St. Vincent and the ...
By Julie
The Case of the Missing Brains: Sailing St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the Star Clipper · Julie | April 20, 2012. Author Carol Reed sans brains (her caption, not ours!). By Carol Reed. On the deck of Star Clipper it is evening. We stand at the ...
Star Clippers Blog

Hyères, Semaine Olympique Francaise | Dorset Orthopaedic
By Marketing
Hyères is one of the major regattas in the international Olympic sailing circuit and the fourth of seven reagttas in the 2011-12 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.
Dorset Orthopaedic

Sailing Picks Up 72nd Oberg Trophy - BCEAGLES.COM - Boston ...
April 18, 2012. Chestnut Hill, MA - The Boston College sailing team picked up another first place as the team won the 72nd Oberg Trophy hosted by ...


Main image for Museum tells sailing's story of Olympic gold - Topix
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 ...

SAP Extreme Sailing Team » Extreme Sailing Series
The only Danish team on the circuit with two previous America's Cup sailors as ... An America's Cup veteran with a long list of sailing achievements to prove his ...

CampbellSailing.com » 50 Rules to Sail by in 2012 - Week 16 ...
Post Information. You are reading 50 Rules to Sail by in 2012 - Week 16 & Youth Sailing's best at CISA Clinic 2012. You can leave a comment or trackback this ...

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