16 May 2012

America's Cup World Series Venice - press conference video

America's Cup World Series Venice - press conference video

Volvo Ocean Race : Teams eye Miami points ahead of Atlantic crossing
BYM News (press release)
There are just three offshore legs and four in-port scoring opportunities to go in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 and while Team Telefónica have an 11-point lead over Groupama sailing team at the top there is no doubt about the current form team.

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Steiner-Sponsored PUMA Ocean Racing Team Sails Into the U.S. with a Second ...
The Maritime Executive (press release)
MIAMI- (May 11, 2012) — The PUMA Ocean Racing team took first place in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race—the world's premier ocean race. The PUMA Ocean Racing team took the lead soon after departing Itajai, Brazil, on April 22. The Puma team continued to ...

The Maritime Executive (press release)

Volvo Ocean Race Happiest CAMPER in town, says new boy Nick
BYM News (press release)
Since watching Lion New Zealand race into Auckland from his father's power boat during the 1985-86 Whitbread, CAMPER's newest crew member Nick Burridge has dreamt of competing in the ocean race. Like so many New Zealanders, sailing is in Burridge's ...

Irish Olympic Sailing Team up to Five Boats as 470 Qualifies in Barcelona
As Afloat.ie previously reported this week the pair are currently sailing at the 470 World Championships in Barcelona where the final seven nation places are up for grabs in addition to the 20 that were allocated in 2011. The Dublin duo currently lie ...

US Sailing to Investigate Aegean Crash
The five-member panel will look into why the sailboat was destroyed and three of its crew killed during the Newport Beach to Mexico race. By Nicole Mooradian The Aegean and its crew departing Newport Beach on Friday. Susan Hoffman The US Sailing ...

US Sailing to Review Fatal Yacht Race Accident
ABC News
Sailing's national governing body will try to determine what caused an accident that killed foursailors during last month's yacht race from Southern California to Mexico. US Sailing has appointed an independent review panel to look into the ...

Sailing: Windsurfing fury won't change vote
New Zealand Herald
After the Spanish federation admitted last week that its representative on the International SailingFederation voted erroneously for kiteboarding because of confusion over the process, two other countries have come out swinging over the way the ...

RBR Team Sails to Victory at Battle of Monmouth Regatta
The Red Bank Regional varsity sailing team pulled off a come-from-behind victory in the Battle of Monmouth Regatta on Saturday, May 12 at the Shrewsbury Sailing and Yacht Club in Oceanport, besting tough competition from 10 other teams and winning the ...

Sanctioning body US Sailing to probe fatal crash of Aegean yacht
Contra Costa Times
By Douglas Morino Staff Writer A recent sailing crash that claimed the lives of four crewman aboard a Redondo Beach-based racing yacht will be investigated by US Sailing, the sport's sanctioning body. The Aegean, a 37-foot Hunter sailboat, ...

Coast Guard asks US Sailing for race accident review
Trade Only Today
The Coast Guard in San Diego is requesting that US Sailing conduct an independent review of the sailing accident that resulted in the death of four sailors in April during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. That accident came on the heels of a tragedy ...

Accident that killed four in yacht race to be probed by US Sailing
Los Angeles Times
A boat accident that left four competitors in the annual Newport-to-Ensenada yacht race dead off the coast of Mexico will be reviewed by the national organization that governs the sport of sailing, it was announced Monday. US Sailing has appointed a ...

Sailing in Marin: East Coast product enjoying her job as youth sailing ...
Marin Independent-Journal
By Michelle Slade Christine Bletzer teaches Alexa Karpenko, 13, how to rig a sail as Daniel Parish works with his on Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Sausalito Yacht Club in Sausalito, Calif. Bletzer also coaches the Tam High sailing club team.

Azzam's captain hopes Miami brings a change of luck
The National
Ian Walker launched two successful bids for Olympic sailing medals while based in Miami, and he considers the Florida city "lucky". The British skipper will be hoping for more good fortune as he leads Azzam, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's boat,...

The National

Sailing rides to eighth-place finish
The Dartmouth
By Brett Drucker, The Dartmouth Staff The Dartmouth sailing team had a successful run over the weekend, finishing eighth at the Intercollegiate SailingAssociation Eastern Semifinal, earning the Big Green a spot at the National Championship for the ...

The Dartmouth

SUNY Ulster Offers Keelboat Sailing Certification Course
Saugerties Post Star
No sailing experience is required. The 25 training hours is split between the classroom and on-the-water. Topics include sailing concepts, boat preparation, the sailing environments, safety and emergency procedures. The class will also cover basic boat ...

US Sailing to review Coronado Islands accident
U-T San Diego
US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, announced Monday that it will conduct an independent review of a deadly sailing accident that happened late last month during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. Four people were killed when the ...

Olympic torch relay brings tourists to Falmouth – but will money follow?
The Guardian
He is here competing in the Finn Gold Cup, a world-class event and a crucial warm-up for the Olympic sailing event, which takes place up the coast at Weymouth and Portland. Meanwhile, Malcolm Bell, of Visit Cornwall, is checking two different ...

The Guardian

Page, Belcher dominate at sailing worlds
Australians Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page extended their perfect start to their 470 sailingworld title defence with a brilliant display on day two off Barcelona. After taking out Sunday's opening race, Australia's London Olympic gold medal ...

VIDEO: Torbay Olympic Torch relay re-enactment summons spirit of 1948
This Is South Devon
The torch from the post-war “austerity games” is to be borne aloft and transported over water by a string of sailing clubs in Devon and Dorset, marked by beach parties along the route. Britain – the day after the Olympic flame arrives in Cornwall this ...

Smooth sailing for Aleh, Powrie at worlds
Kiwi sailors Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie are right in contention after two days of the 470 class world championships off Barcelona, Spain. Three races were possible overnight and the New Zealanders were among those to make a move, carding a third, ...

Sailing could be next for Olympic axe, says Neil Pryde
Sail World
Former Olympian and millionaire businessman Neil Pryde has warned sailing is in danger of being kicked out of the Olympics as the fallout continues from the controversial decision to dump windsurfing in favour of kiteboarding for the 2016 Games.

Sail World

Kiwi goes from shore crew member to bowman in Volvo Ocean Race
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, sail in second place toward the finish line, on Leg 6 from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami during the Volvo Ocean Race on May 9, 2012. BY ADAM H. BEASLEY Nick Burridge has ...


Australians And Dutch Score Barcelona Hat Tricks
International Sailing Federation
Perfect sailing conditions ensured Barcelona lived up to its reputation as a spectacular sailing venue. Racing got underway in 12 knots building to around 15-17 knots as the fleets completed race 4, with fairly wavy conditions.

International Sailing Federation

Outdoors notebook: Octogenarian sailors race Saturday
By Ed Killer The Fort Pierce Yacht Club's fifth annual Octogenarian Sailboat Race will take place Saturday. The race is open to any sailing enthusiasts with the only requirement being that a helmsman must be 80 years old.

Setting course for Olympic glory
Shields Gazette
This week, she takes to the water at South Shields Sailing club. Sailing has long been one of Britain's more succesful Olympic events. Our sailors go into theOlympic regatta having contributed a total of 49 medals to the national tally over the years ...

Shields Gazette

Panel created to investigate Aegean
Daily Pilot
A team appointed by US Sailing, the sport's governing body, will investigate the accident of the Aegean, the 37-foot sloop whose unresolved demise claimed four lives during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race late last month. The team, which will work ...

Daily Pilot

America's Cup: Waka Racing's Phil Robertson takes China Team helm
Sail World
Having devoted his time to learning the match racing game on monohulls, he's now learning about wings, catamarans and high speed sailing. 'It's cool. I love every minute of it. It's new and exciting and fresh,' he said.

Sail World

Delaware's tall sailing ship sets sail, will stop in Lewes before heading to ...
The Republic
The ship has eight sails and eight miles of rigging. The original Kalmar Nyckel sailed from Sweden to the New World in 1638, leaving passengers to establish the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley at Fort Christina in present-day ...

Round Ireland Yacht Race preview
Sail World
The Round Ireland Yacht Race only happens every other year and this June Wicklow Sailing Club is delighted to announce that it will again host and organise one of Europe's major yacht racing events. The Round Ireland Yacht Race 2012, which starts in ...

Sail World

First annual sailing open day
Stornoway Gazette
The Stornoway Sailing Club will be hosting a public open day on Saturday 26th May. All types of water craft will be taking part, be they sailing boats of any size, kayaks, powerboats, or rowing boats. Toby Marshall, chair of the sailing club, ...
Tahiti Pearl Regatta preview | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The Tahiti Pearl Regatta is opened to any kind of sailing boats (monohull, catamaran, trimaran, private or charter, on transpacific stopovers, etc...) of any size. Races take place under the authority of the Tahitian Sailing Federation and are ...
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O.C. Now » Blog Archive » Sailing group to investigate Aegean crash
By Daily Pilot
The organization that governs sailing announced Monday that it would conduct an independent review of the incident that killed four during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. US Sailingappointed a five-person team to the Independent ...
O.C. Now

Cove Sailing Club Titanic Race 2012 | Royal Cork Yacht Club
By office
Cove Sailing Club will hold the Titanic Race on Sunday 20th May. Fg 14.00hrs. IRC/ECHO racing for all cruiser classes. VHF channel 69 will be used. The Titanic Trophy will be awarded to the “all in” winner under ECHO handicap.
Royal Cork Yacht Club

Topper Open at Broxbourne Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
Three bullets for Richard Bettles! Twenty eight Topper sailors attended the Broxbourne SailingClub Open on Saturday 12th May – seven more amazing youth sailors than 2011! Wind was a steady 12knts but forecasted to drop later in the day.
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What I Learned from Winning the America's Cup | Gist
By T. A. McCann
In fact, sailing holds a special place in my heart as well. In 1992, I won the America's Cup –sailing's biggest race – and later went on to complete a successful “around the world” voyage. Truly, it's fascinating to me how many of the skills and ...
Gist Blog

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Oneida Lake Club Hoisting Its Sails
By Kristine Bellino
Oneida Lake Sailing Club. Canastota, NY (WIBX) – The Oneida Lake Club will be hoisting itssails on June 23-24, 2012 for the J/24 Class District 7 Pennant Series Regatta. The two-day, five-race event will be visible from both North and South ...
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Sail-World.com : London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition – Four ...
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition is being held in Great Britain from 29th July to 12th August. Bermuda, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Tunisia ...

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