24 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Miami Bound [video]



Race Tracker (plots current positions of boats racing to Miami)

PUMA Ocean Racing surges at Volvo
MiamiHerald.com
Amory Ross / AP By SUSAN COCKING If Sunday's start of Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Itajai, Brazil were a harbinger of the finish in Miami, then hometown favorites PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG would win the 4800-nautical mile leg.

MiamiHerald.com

Camper! Camper! - Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 Update
Examiner.com
CAMPER Emirate Team New Zealand and Abu Dhabi picked up first and second place respectively a top of the Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 leaderboard on Monday, as they battled in the “close quarters action” of in their quest from Itajaí to Miami.

Volvo Ocean Race: Let's Hear It For The Boys
Examiner.com
Volvo Ocean Race fans in the US and especially Miami, might have to pull out their Zunes and iPads and rock to that infamous Deniece Williams's tune - “Let's Hear It For The Boys” as Team PUMA have wasted no time displaying their intentions to claim ...

Camper surges to Ocean Race sixth leg lead
Stuff.co.nz
While Puma had dominated the opening day and a half of fast-paced action since the Volvo Ocean Race boats left Brazil yesterday, it was Camper that had cleverly manoeuvred into the lead as a wind shift brought them more favourable down-wind conditions.

Late arrivals grab early ocean race lead
AFP
ITAJAI, Brazil — Comeback specialists Camper and Abu Dhabi were leading the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday just days after being forced to carry out major repairs to keep their campaigns alive. Both teams suffered serious structural ...

AFP

Volvo Ocean Race - Camper out in front as fleet splits
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, just as forecast, the fast reaching conditions have been replaced by lighter south easterly airs and after a steady 24 hours, the five-boat fleet racing in Leg 6 to Miami has split. At 1900 GMT tonight, leading the pack in the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Rivalries rekindled as PUMA lead fleet on leg 6 toMmiami
YACHTe.com.au
The battle for overall victory in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 intensified on Sunday with the teams resuming their bids for supremacy as the sixth of nine legs got underway from Itajaí, Brazil, with PUMA at the front of the pack.

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race : Fast thrill fleet as PUMA leads the way
BYM News (press release)
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) in third place, whose shore team worked round the clock to repair the boat in time to start the DHL In-Port Race Itajaí on Saturday, are right in the mix and having a great race with second-placed CAMPER.

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 - Puma leads
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Puma's Mar Mostro powered to the front of the fleet to lead the departure from Itajai, Brazil, for the start of Leg 6. The Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg crew completed the in-port loop in 42 minutes, 32 seconds, ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 - Camper sets sail for the USA
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper set sail today from Itajai for the 4, 800 mile journey north to Miami, Florida, a leg which looks set to be a battle of strategy for the five boat fleet. 'It's not as simple as it might look from the outside,' commented ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 - Puma Ocean Racing crew excited to head home
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 1 of Leg 6. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: I could rave about the Itajaí experience, our incredible Brazilian send-off and their passionate and constant support.

French Olympic Sailing Week : GBR Radial, SKUD and Match Race sailors in ...
BYM News (press release)
More moderate wind conditions allowed for a full day of racing on day two of the French World Cupregatta in Hyeres on Monday (23 April), with Alison Young holding on to her lead in the Laser Radial class for a second day, and Britain's women's match ...

French Olympic Sailing Week : Day 1 of racing, April 22 for US Sailing
BYM News (press release)
In classic French style, day 1 schedule of racing at French Olympic Sailing Week was revised due to the famed Mistral. With winds topping out at 42 knots, most racing was shortened and racing was postponed in the Sonar. US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics ...

French Olympic Sailing Week : Wild Day One in Hyeres
BYM News (press release)
It was a wild and windy day one here in Hyeres, France at the French Olympic Sailing Week. We went to the water on time for our 11 AM start in a quickly building Mistral breeze, which is the local windy offshore breeze here in the French Mediterranean.

A-1 Self Storage Donates Money to 'Team Strammer/Brown' Olympic Sailing Team
Inside Self-Storage
Fred Strammer and Zach Brown have been competing in annual US and World Championships before earning All-American honors in college sailing. They'll be training and competing around the world. Currently, they're traveling across Europe and racing in ...

Day 2 in Hyeres
US SAILING (press release)
Daily Summary: Hyeres, France (April 23, 2012) – The strong Mistral wind experience so far at French Olympic Sailing Week, in Hyeres, France, has proven a challenge that the US Sailing Team is enjoying. Racing in 20-25 knots, all classes caught up from ...

More races for Qingdao?
China Daily
By Xie Chuanjiao and Tang Zhe in Qingdao (China Daily) Already a regular host of the Clipper Round the World and Extreme 40 Sailing Series, Qingdao is also close to getting the Sailing World Cup. Lin Zhiwei, head of the Qingdao Sports Federation, ...

China Daily

Top sailor riding on waves of success
China Daily
By Zhang Zhao (China Daily) Even though her name is far from a household word in China, Xu Lijia ranks among the top sailors in the world after becoming the nation's firstOlympic sailing medalist in 2008. The young sailor won her first gold medal at ...

China Daily

Wet finale caps Charleston Race Week
Charleston Post Courier
Greg Fisher took the 15-boat J/22 class by nine points, earning the College of Charleston's sailingdirector the Perpetual Trophy for top one-design performance. A huge cheer went out from the crowd for the adopted Charlestonian, who sailed with wife ...

Increased attendance and strong sales reported at 2012 Strictly Sail Pacific ...
Boating Industry
(April 23, 2012) – Thousands of sailing aficionados of all ages visited the 2012 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show at Jack London Square, Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 15. Space sales increased by seven percent, and overall attendance was up ...

Sailing in Marin: Racing around the British Virgin Islands provides a warm ...
Marin Independent-Journal
By Michelle Slade Paradox, the 63-foot crusing racing trimaran owned by Bay Area sailor Peter Ashenbrenner, knifes through the water during the British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta and SailingFestival. (Photo by Todd Van Sickle) THE SKIPPER'S ...

Navy Seals train US Sailing Team for Olympics
KSDK
The Navy Seals are helping to prepare members of the US Sailing Team for the ... Colorado Springs, Co (KUSA) -- The Navy Seals are helping to prepare members of the US Sailing Team for theOlympic games. The Seals pushed the athletes farther than they ...

Sailing club gets competitive
The Depaulia
By Avery Connelly “Sign me up,” said Sawyer Hopps, a junior at DePaul, one of the eight members of DePaul's Sailing Club. The eight-member team practices four days a week at Columbia Yacht Club, just south of Navy Pier. “I have always wanted to be ...

School Sports: Sailors get into the heat of the regatta
TODAYonline
SINGAPORE - Hosted off the shoreline of the National Sailing Centre, the 2012 National Inter-Schools Sailing Championships from April 17 to 20 saw many closely-competed races between rival schools such as Raffles Institution, Victoria School and ...

Leading Pack Shuffle At Semaine Olympique Francaise
International Sailing Federation
The second day at the Semaine Olympique Francaise, the fourth of seven ISAFSailing World Cup Regattas, saw some changes at the top of the leader board with the leading pack shuffling around. Double Women's 470 World Champions Lisa Westerhof and Lobke ...

International Sailing Federation

Connecticut College Sailors Qualify For Championship
Patch.com
The Connecticut College women's sailing team qualified for a championship tournament on Sunday with a fourth-place finish in Boston. The following information was provided by William Tomasian, sports information director at Connecticut College: The ...

London 2012: Transport for London announces Olympic travel hotspots
Mirror.co.uk
Weymouth railway station - the key station for spectators attending Olympic Sailing events between Sunday 29 July and Saturday 11 August. It will be particularly busy two to three hours before events begin, one to two hours after events finish and when ...

Mirror.co.uk

LateRooms.com - Catch sailing action at Falmouth Finn Festival
PR Leap (press release)
COM) Some of the world's top sailors will head to Cornwall next month for the JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Festival in Falmouth. Starting on Friday May 4th, the two-week regatta will be the first Olympic-class sailing event of its kind to take place ...

Wet finale to a spectacula Sperry Top-Sider® Charleston Race Week
BYM News (press release)
Within a 10-mile radius, both the offshore and inshore racing classes sailed between 0 and 3 races for the final, deciding day of the country's largest keelboat regatta. “These were some of the most challenging conditions we've seen ever at Race Week ...

Sailing global chef shares carribean dessert
ABC Online (blog)
Ayla Lewis has spent the last decade making meals on galley benches at 45 degree angles. She's been working as a chef in the super yachting industry and seen some amazing sights. From an upbringing in the UK knowing food as stuff that comes out of a ...

Push the Boat Out - Showcase sailing to the nation
Sail World
RYA 'Push the Boat Out' day, being held on 21st July 2012, is when we are asking boaters across the country to take to the water to showcase sailing to the nation and show their support for our Olympic and Paralympic sailors prior to the London 2012 ...

Sail World

Down Under: Land ahoy, sailing in paradise
Towerlight
The best way to experience them is to go sailing. Our boat was called Summertime, an old school 14-person barefoot vessel. Equipped with an on-board fresh water hot tub, sailing aboard Summertime was bliss. Our first stop was Whitehaven Beach, ...

ISAF World Cup: Long day on the water for day 2 at Hyeres
Sail World
In order to catch up with the racing schedule, after yesterday's cancelled races, sailingstarted early and finished late in the afternoon. In the Womens Two Handed event (470) double 470 World Champions Lisa Westerhof and Lobke Berkhout (NED) are back ...

Sail World

Leigh McMillan: Champion Of Act 2 In the Extreme Sailing Series ...
By Sally Perry
An update from Suzanne and Alan Whitewood of Isle of Wight Sailor Leigh McMillan's latest racing series in China.
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By MaxSea
Nowadays, the merging of the saint, the book, and the rose has become one of the most important Catalan festivities and its importance as a major cultural event is gaining attention worldwide. Sant Jordi - Sailing Books. We jumped at the ...
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Day #1: Sailing Invitational Race Week | Bernews.com
By Bernews
Bermuda Etchells sailor Tim Patton, with Peter Martin and Hal Kempe as crew, had a top-notch performance in the first day of racing in Bacardi's Bermuda.
Bernews.com

Sailing: British sailors revel in Hyeres first day breeze | Sportsister
By Louise Hudson
Strong winds led to a disrupted opening day at the French World Cup regatta on Sunday (22 April) but in the events where racing was possible, Britain's top sailors made their first day count amid the breezy conditions.
Sportsister

Wild Day One in Hyeres | Storck/Moore Sailing | Olympic and ...
By USST
Wild Day One in Hyeres | Storck/Moore Sailing. Posted on April 23, 2012 by USST · Wild Day One in Hyeres | News | Storck/Moore Sailing | Storck/Moore Sailing. Tweet. This entry was posted in Blog and tagged 49er, Erik Storck, Trevor Moore ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

BLUE WATER BOATS | HYLAS 56 | BLUE WATER SAILING ...
By Blue Water Sailing
I got to sail the new 56 last fall after the Annapolis sailboat show. The weather had turned decidedly fall-like, with an easterly wind blowing sheets of rain descending on the Chesapeake Bay. It was a good big boat day when we could really ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Haul the boat out - Paint new anti fouling - Install some systems - Fix the rudder post leak - Check all seacocks and through hulls - Finish some other work - Maybe watch the races a day or two - Try to stay away from the Sailing Week Parties ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Mad Max Sailing Adventures, Martha's Vineyard MA | Vineyard ...
By admin
Mad Max catamaran is a floating landmark in Edgartown harbor.
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Exteme Sailing Series : Victory for The Wave, Muscat in China to win ...
An ecstatic Leigh McMillan and his crew on board The Wave, Muscat won Act 2 of the ExtremeSailing Series with a race to spare, a feat rarely achieved on the ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=101738

Photos: Asheville Sailing Club regatta | Mountain Xpress | Asheville ...
Dozens of local boaters gathered for the Asheville Sailing Club's regatta at Lake Julian Saturday. According to the club's press release, the regatta consisted of ...
www.mountainx.com/.../Photos-Asheville-Sailing-Club-regatta

Sailing -- the original extreme sport | al.com
The casual observer may perceive sailboat racing as slow, but that perception is far from accurate. Things happen so fast on a racing sailboat that one mistake ...
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