01 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race [video] - around Cape Horn

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Volvo Ocean Race: Two-boat race heats up
With two boats left literally left racing in this Volvo Ocean Race leg, the French maestros on Groupama have once again taken miles out of Puma, putting 30 nautical miles between them as the latter cuts corners in a quest to catch implacable Frank ...


Volvo Ocean Race - An epic Southern Ocean leg for Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 13 of Leg 5. Ken Read, Skipper of Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg reports on the crew's progress: As any sailing fan with a pulse probably knows by now, we rounded Cape Horn yesterday. The unofficial end to an epic Southern ...

Sail World

Azzam sustains hull damage in Volvo Ocean Race; 4th boat battered by severe ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
AP Commercial Photo - Groupama Sailing Team skipper Franck Cammas from France on the helm after rounding Cape Horn at bottom of South America while leading leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil on Friday, ...

Volvo Ocean race Fiddly Falklands for Groupama 4
BYM News (press release)
Iker Martinez and his crew were joined by a boat equipped with a shore crew to help them effect repairs and now the Spanish must remain there for a minimum of 12 hours, where they've momentarily suspended racing. The decision not to divert to Ushuaia ...

Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA cut corner while Telefonica suspends racing for repairs
BYM News (press release)
Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) reached Cape Horn at 0405 GMT today and the team have now suspended racing in order to make a 12-hour pit stop for repairs. Groupama sailing team (Franck Cammas/FRA) lead PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG (Ken Read/USA) ...

Battered Volvo race survivors approach Cape Horn
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Front-runners Groupama approached the notorious Cape Horn at the tip of South America on Friday after conditions in the Southern Ocean caused carnage on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Only Franck Cammas's French boat and nearest pursuers Puma ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro rounds Cape Horn
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 13 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'I've rounded Cape Horn five times now. That's four too many!' Jono Swain. Cape Horn looked like any other rugged seaside ...

Sail World

Groupon to Partner with Volvo Ocean Race 2012
Daily Deal Media
By Preetam Kaushik - Daily Deal Media March 31, 2012 The upcoming,Volvo Ocean Race (Miami) in May, has found a rather impressive partner in the nation's biggest daily deals provider, Groupon. This year's Volvo Ocean Race is expected to attract more ...

Daily Deal Media

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama lead
Front-runners Groupama produced a superb display to reach Cape Horn ahead of Puma on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Only Franck Cammas' French boat and Puma have emerged unscathed from the brutal Southern Ocean conditions.


World-length Volvo Ocean Race to reach Miami's waters next
Seaspray on deck during the stacking after the sail change onboard Groupama Sailing Team during leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Auckland, New Zealand to Itajai, Brazil. By Scott Magoloff Miami is the cruise capital of the world, with sun, ...


Adventure Life Unveils New Bahamas Sailing Adventure Aboard Liberty Clipper
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Adventure Life is excited to announce a brand new Bahamas sailing adventure aboard a beautifully restored 125-foot gaff-rigged schooner. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Adventure Life just unveiled a brand new Bahamas sailing adventure aboard the ...

Hard Work - Clarke/Bjorn Sailing Team Blog
Sail World (blog)
Man this Olympic sailing is hard work, I guess it should be or everyone would have a collection of gold medals. Today was a classic training day, up at 8, out the door for the gym at 9 for a hard strength session. Max squats, weighted lunges, ...

Sail World (blog)

Vail named to sailing hall of fame
Green Bay Press Gazette
Malcolm Vail Sr., Weed Vail's dad, has been elected into the Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation Hall of Fame. "Skipper" Vail was a founding member of the Ephraim Yacht Club and served four terms as commodore in the 1930s and '40s.

Staunton Harold Sailing Club receives £50000 Inspired Facilities Funding
Staunton Harold Sailing Club in Melbourne are celebrating having secured £50000 of Olympic legacy funding from Sport England's Inspired Facilities Fund. The Inspired Facilities fund is part of the £135 million Places People Play legacy programme that ...


SailTime Forges Plans For Second Decade
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Membership sailing franchise continues to offer sailors more choices Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 What began as a means to an end for two Austin, Texas entrepreneurs has proven to be very popular with sailors from coast to coast and around the ...

Shoreline's Opening Day regatta smooth sailing
By John Sconza Tammany Yacht Club recently kicked off the 2012 sailboat races with the Opening Day Regatta. Six boats were divided into spinnaker and nonspinnaker classes for three races. A good breeze and a blue sky made for a great day to compete on ...


Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta
International Sailing Federation
The 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, the seventh running of the regatta which is held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in Dorset, Great Britain, is the sixth regatta of the 2011-2012 edition of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.

Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta is Just the Job
In his Irish Independent Sailing Column today WM Nixon says the new Tall Ships Race from Dublin will give an intense flavour of the world of Tall Ship sailing. It's a novel way to get to a football match, but why not? A new Tall Ships Race has been ...

Helford Sailing Club's Olympic boost
Falmouth Packet
Helford River Sailing Club is already benefiting from the Olympics after receiving £50000 in legacy funding. The money, from Sport England, will go towards the club's five year development plan, which aims to give their facilities a £300000 upgrade.

Ben Ainslie: I am so excited just to be back sailing again
Then we got out here and the first day of sailing, after three months out of a boat, also went well, which was another big moment. Since then things have been looking up. I have been training hard on and off the water, doing much more cycling than I ...


Community Boating sets sails for spring opening
Boats float near the Community Boating docks on the Charles River before the sailing center opened for the season. Part of a series of stories highlighting the spring awakening now taking place around the city. By Johanna Kaiser, Town Correspondent ...

Sailing Regatta set for today
Daily Commercial
Mount Dora's 59th Sailing Regatta will host as many as 75 boats from across the state when it kicks off at 12:30 pm Saturday. The Mount Dora Yacht Club-sponsored event is open to all classes from Opti to Sunfish, Hobie to Wayfarer, ...

Estonians Weather The Storm To Take Match Race Thailand Title
International Sailing Federation
Estonia's Mati Sepp won the Match Race Thailand Open Championship from 23-25 March at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya,Thailand. Ideal Match Race conditions greeted the sailors on the first day of the Match Race Thailand Championship - sun and a ...

International Sailing Federation

Appeal to make sailing open to all
Kent Online
The Isle of Sheppey Sailing Club could become the first in the country to be the permanent base of a specialised boat to help disabled people – but they need your help. Even Keel, which is a charity, has visited the Island twice over the past two years ...

Kent Online

Daring Telefonica attempt floating repair job
ITAJAI, Brazil — Telefonica became the third Volvo Ocean Race team to pass Cape Horn on Saturday before a rendezvous with their shore team to begin an audacious repair job without sailing into port. The Spanish team, who need to hold on to their...


Wind On My Wings allows disabled to enjoy wind and water
Regina Leader-Post
By Andrew Livingstone, For LP Specialty Products March 31, 2012 Since 1999, the Wind On My Wings (WOW) sailing club has made Wascana Lake its home and enabled persons with disabilities to learn the joy of catching the wind and gliding across the water.

Jessica Watson's favourite trip
Adelaide Now
Source: National Features JESSICA Watson flashes her trademark gap-toothed grin when asked her favourite holiday escape. "Sailing of course," the teen yachtswoman says. "In the Whitsundays. I've sailed the world and it's pretty hard to beat.

Ellen and Jenna meet their sailing heroine
Carrickfergus Times
INLT 13-611-CON Young sailing enthusiasts, Ellen and Jenna McCarlie had the great honour of meeting Dame Ellen MacArthur when she arrived in Northern Ireland recently to take part in the Sports Relief Home Nations yacht race from Larne harbour to Loch ...

Carrickfergus Times

Sail-World.com : BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival attracts ...
The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 41st anniversary edition, presented by Nanny Cay Marina, is being held from 26th March until 1st April 2012.

Mount Dora Sailing Regatta: Mount Dora Regatta carries on tradition ...
MOUNT DORA — Like a grand dame, the Mount Dora Sailing Regatta exudes tradition.Now in its 59th year, the event will welcome as many as 75 boats from ...

CampbellSailing.com » 50 Rules to Sail by in 2012 - Week 13 ...
College sailing is a perfect platform to demonstrate when you don't need compass. Other boats are in such close proximity, sometimes they are the best ...

Basics of sailing
Basics of sailing — Presentation Transcript. The basics ofsailing and boathandling. The basics ofsailing and boathandling.Lesson 1; Hull Design; Hull Design1.

BVI Spring Regatta Sailing Festival - Sailing News ...
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The future of women's sailing? | Arup Skiff
Finally some good sailing weather and the Olympic sailors began to really get to grips with the boats, demonstrating their impressive sailing skills and showing ...

Sailing Team | Naval ROTC | University of Wisconsin–Madison
Midshipmen of the UW NROTC earn their title as sailors by learning how to sail with the UW Hoofers Sailing Club (HSC) on Lake Mendota. Midshipmen are ...

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