19 May 2012

America's Cup Day 3: LIVE video; Volvo Ocean Race Miami In-Port Race LIVE video

Fleet Racing & Match Racing Semi Finals; AC 500 Speed Trial (time permitting) Starts Saturday at 8 am EDT (1200 UTC)

Live Webcam - America's Cup World Series Venice

ACWSVenice Day 2 News: The America's Cup World Series fleet raced on the Grand Canal of Venice Friday, the historic waters becoming a proving ground for some of the best sailors in the world. Each of the two Luna Rossa crews rose to the occasion, recording a race win, pleasing the local spectators who were out in force both on shore and on the water.

Volvo Ocean Race - PORTMIAMI In-Port Race LIVE Saturday-- 

LIVE coverage of the PORTMIAMI In-Port Race will start on Saturday May 19, 12:45 EDT (1645 UTC)

Volvo Ocean Race teams prepare for 'in-port' race
By Miami Herald Staff Teams in the Volvo Ocean Race made a dry run Thursday, the first day they could practice against each other during their stopover in Miami. They were preparing for Saturday's "in-port" race, which earns points toward the total in ...

Volvo Ocean Race: rivals set for thriller to Galway with leaders Telefonica ...
By Kate Laven With 33255 Volvo Ocean Race miles completed and 6000 to go, Iker Martinez's team are under enormous pressure to maintain or extend their 11 point lead over the next 11 days or so but the closeness of the leaderboard – just 17 points ...


Everest of Sailing | FOX6Now.com – Milwaukee News & weather ...
By Rich DeMuro
They call it the Everest of sailing -- a yacht race around the world in nine months, and on board technology is making it all happen. Rich DeMuro is in Miami, where the teams are making their only north American stop.
FOX6Now.com – Milwaukee News...

Volvo Ocean Race: the injuries stack up ... knife wounds, tooth loss, popped shoulders and broken ankles - Telegraph: "Volvo Ocean Race: the injuries stack up ... knife wounds, tooth loss, popped shoulders and broken ankles Sailors tend to be authorities on the subject of gunwhale bum, aka spotty botty, since most, if not all, suffer from this affliction at some stage in their salty careers. But the team of Volvo Ocean Race medics are unlikely to sympathise. The saltwater rash that develops from being wet for days on end of wearing damp salt encrusted gear is all part of the professional sailing gig. What they have been more concerned about in the 2011-12 race are the injuries sustained by the violent motion of the boats as they charge through the world’s oceans at breakneck speed. . . . "

Ben Ainslie's Olympic torch run sets course for London Games
The Guardian
The three-time Olympic gold medal winner Ben Ainslie spent the morning out on Falmouth Bay in his Finn dinghy, Rita, securing an unprecedented sixth world championship title after a week of sailing in some pretty demanding conditions.

The Guardian

Oracle catamarans trail in Venice sailing
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Oracle Team USA's two boats, skippered by Jimmy Spithill and Darren Bundock, had a rough day in the fleet racing Thursday and are seventh and eighth on the event leaderboard after the first day of the Venice, Italy, leg of the America's CupWorld ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

No let-up for Britain's best
Portsmouth News
By Phil Riley There's no let-up for Britain's Olympic sailing stars as the pace of competition increases as the Games approach. Sailors in three of the 10 classes are in action this week, with Ben Ainslie (Finn), Ali Young (Laser Radial) and Hannah ...

Portsmouth News

Youth America's Cup to be part of S.F. regatta
San Francisco Chronicle
America's Cup organizers are putting together a youth race to help sailors gain the necessary experience to perhaps one day compete for sailing's biggest prize. The Red Bull YouthAmerica's Cup will be sailed on the bay in August and September 2013 ...

Windsurfers or kites Answers are blowing in wind
New Zealand Herald
By David Leggat The International Sailing Federation this month voted 19-17 to introduce kiteboarding on to the Olympic sailing programme for Rio de Janeiro at the expense of windsurfing, which had been on the card since 1984.

Ainslie wins sixth world title now he's ready to be first Olympic torchbearer
More Than The Games
He just hopes to continue that trend in Weymouth this summer, venue for theOlympic sailing regatta (onEdition) Ainslie was effectively disqualified from the event after an angry altercation with a media boat, the lowest moment of his otherwise ...

More Than The Games

An update in Venice, as well as more details on the Youth America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
8, 2013, straddling the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup Match. There's a huge level of young sailing talent on the bay, and the announcement created genuine buzz. Johnny Heineken of Larkspur, the world's top-ranked racing kiteboarder, was asked how ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Qingdao named as Asian venue For ISAF Sailing World Cup
Qingdao in China, which hosted the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition, has been named as the fourth venue of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. With two confirmed regattas from 12-19 October 2013 and 11-18 October 2014, the announcement marks a huge step ...


Olympiad spectacular on at Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy
Dorset Echo
Tonight is the first night of a spectacle that will include a performing JCB digger, dancers, singers and musicians at the Olympic Sailing venue. Hundreds of Dorset pupils are teaming up with young musicians, dancers, plus a teOlyam of 20 actors from ...

Sailing away in Venice for the America Cup
msnbc.com (blog)
France's Team Energy (L) New-Zealand's Team Fly Emirates and Italy's Team Luna-Rossa (C) compete during the America Cup World Series Match-Racing in Venice's lagoon on May 18. TheAmerica's cup fleet sails in front of of St Mark's square during the ...

America's Cup adds youth sailing event for 2013
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
But the race organizers have pulled off a major addition to the 2013 sailing events with plans for a two-week Red Bull Youth America's Cup on San Francisco Bay forsailors aged 19-23. America's Cup catamaran beached in Union Square.

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Sailors, Paddlers Going For World Record For Most Life Vests Worn on Saturday
Both groups will gather at Westwind Sailing, Mariner Sea Scouts, and Dana Outriggers in Dana Point, to set a world record for the most life jackets worn and inflatable life jackets inflated. On Saturday, May 19, sailors and paddlers at Westwind Sailing ...

Santa Monica Bay Sailing Foundation Holding Collection Drive
Ulf Larsen Residents can donate nautical items -- and savy shoppers can buy those donated nautical items -- this weekend during a collection drive for the Santa Monica Bay SailingFoundation at the Del Rey Yacht Club. From 10 am to 4 pm May 19 and 20 ...

Sailing: Lass is more at Itchenor ... excitement reaches Feva pitch at Chichester
Chichester Observer
DESPITE inclement weather there was an excellent turnout of 23 boats for the Felix Bowl series at Itchenor Sailing Club. When the wind was up, the challenge for the leaders was to hold off Lass. Felix and Perdix did their best on Saturday morning but ...

Chichester Observer

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie seals sixth Finn world title
The Guardian
Ainslie will now take a couple of days away from the water ahead of the Games, thesailing events for which take place up the coast at Weymouth and Portland starting on 29 July. "There's still plenty to work on, improvements to make so I won't be ...

The Guardian

Autonomous 'RoBoat' Making World Record Attempt
Wired News
By Damon Lavrinc The aptly-named “RoBoat” has been taking home the World Robotic SailingChampionship (WRSC) crown for three years, but this July the team behind the world's winningest autonomous watercraft will attempt to snag another record for the ...

US Sailing Recommendations on Safety Preparation for Upcoming Season
US SAILING (press release)
Through it all, sailing remains one of the safest water-based recreational activities. Sailing accounts for an extremely small percentage of the total boating accidents and an even smaller portion of the fatalities. A lot of this has to do with the ...

Boardsailing: Kiteboards on wave of the future
New Zealand Herald
So the International Sailing Federation decision this month to ditch windsurfing in favour of kiteboarding for the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 has not gone down well. But what about the kites? It's a given that the sport has been voted on to the ...

Becks' Olympic Flame 'goose bumps'
Three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie will be the first torchbearer. "There was a lot of moments when I got goose bumps, just being part of it," Beckham said of being present at the handover at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, ...

Ainslie wins sixth world sailing title
Sky News Australia
Ainslie wins sixth world sailing title Updated: 05:12, Saturday May 19, 2012 Britain's Ben Ainslie enjoyed a major Olympic Games confidence boost on Friday when he won a sixth world title, taking victory in the Finn class at Falmouth in south-west ...

Ben Ainslie becomes Finn world champion for sixth time
The Independent
The prospect of Britain's Ben Ainslie being at the helm of the American defence of the America's Cup next year was made clear in Venice by the boss of the Oracle team he has joined while Ainslie himself was being crowned world champion of the Finn ...

Sailing: Ainslie closes in on record
"It was unbelievable sailing, some of the best I have ever experienced. "It was at 25 to 30 knots of wind, massive waves so it was a really good test for everyone and a great day's sailing. "It was pretty extreme. It is not often we race in conditions ...


Ben Ainslie Wins Record Sixth Finn Gold Cup
Adventure Cornwall
It's a great fleet, great sailors, and great camaraderie. And I think it's a real true test of sailing, ability and fitness.” Silver medalist Ed Wright (GBR) said, “It was a great week out there. I really had a lot of fun. The sailing was exceptional ...

Sailing Summary: Kirkland Brothers Qualify for Olympics
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The 49er Worlds were held May 5-13 in Zadar, Croatia, and this was the finalOlympic qualifier for the two-person 49er Class. Zander is the former NHYC JuniorSailing Director, and was the sailing coach for Newport Harbor High School when they last won ...

Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

Ainslie secures historic Finn title
Daily Echo
Ainslie dominated sailing throughout the week in Falmouth, winning seven of the nine races. The Finn Gold Cup is the penultimate regatta for the four-time Olympian, who only has SkandiaSail For Gold left before the Olympics begin.

Sailing Instructions Online
By photographer
The sailing instructions for the 2012 Delta Lloyd Regatta has been published. In addition to a more green Delta Lloyd Regatta, the sailing instructions will not be distributed hard copy....
Delta Lloyd Regatta

Annapolis, Maryland: Sailing Capital of the World, or Chum Slinging ...
By Lenny Rudow
Sailing and fishing converge at the mouth of the Severn River.
Boats.com Blog

Unmanned 'Sailing' Vehicle (USV) Out to Break World Record ...
By Unmanned Editor
Austrian scientists are looking to break the record for the longest journey made by a fully autonomous sailboat, all while collecting data on a Baltic Sea.

By Jamesq
The stunning 49.50m classic sailing yacht ELEONORA, paid a visit to Douglas harbour today. Moore Stephens Yachting was engaged to organise all the paperwork and co-ordinate with Customs and Excise to ensure the accurate declaration ...
Isle News

Meet the British Sailing Sonar Team on youTube | Dorset Orthopaedic
By Marketing
The British Paraylmpic sailing team of Steve Thomas, Hannah Stodel and John Robertson preparing for the 2012 games in Weymouth and Portlandt his summer.
Dorset Orthopaedic

By Jamesq
The stunning 49.50m classic sailing yacht ELEONORA, paid a visit to Douglas harbour today. Moore Stephens Yachting was engaged to organise all the paperwork and.
Isle News : Isle of Man

The Boston College sailing team was won of 36 college sailing teams which competed this past weekend for the Intercollegiate Sailing Association's (ICSA) ...

NeilPryde Racing Series returns to Extreme Sailing Series™ global ...
NeilPryde Racing Series powered by Extreme Sailing Series confirmed as Official Windsurfing ...

If you haven t heard already, the America s Cup is going to be held right here on the San Francisco Bay in 2013.

Final Members of US Olympic Sailing Team Named - YouTube
Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.) and her Team Maclaren crew Molly Vandemoer (Stanford, Calif ...

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