17 May 2012

Billionaire Jim Clark Seeks More Than $100 Million For Two Superyachts

Billionaire Jim Clark Seeks More Than $100 Million For Two Superyachts
Forbes
Jim Clark's Athena, the fourth largest sailing yacht in the world, is listed for $95 million. (Photo: Raphael Montigneaux, Boat International) After nearly three decades of sailing, Jim Clark finally got sea legs. Citing “big changes” in his life, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race will continue to hot up on homeward stretch with less severe ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Former Volvo Ocean Race sailor Ian Budgen believes that the finish to this year's edition will go down to the wire thanks to less severe seas en route to Galway. By Rod Gilmour Four Volvo Ocean Race boats remain in the hunt for overall victory, ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - Miami stopover info: volvooceanracemiami.org   

Volvo Ocean Race :"Telefonica" All hands on deck for the Atlantic crossing
BYM News (press release)
One of the highlights of this Volvo Ocean Race is without doubt the Atlantic crossing to Europe. “Telefónica” navigator Andrew Cape has crossed the 'pond' on numerous occasions, although he's made the journey from West to East five times in total; ...



Volvo Ocean Race delivers cross-platform audience growth
BYM News (press release)
The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 has delivered big increases in audience across television, online, radio and print, figures from external research released in the Mid Race Report show. The cumulative TV audience as of February 19 was 880 million based on ...

Countdown begins to Volvo Ocean Race Finale
Galway Independent
by Lorraine O'Hanlon Last Friday marked 50 days to go to Ireland's largest festival and sporting event, the Grande Finale of the Volvo Ocean Race. With the boats on their way and just over a month to go before this spectacular event kicks off in Galway ...

Inquiring minds want to know - who is Ken Read
Examiner.com
Rhode Island native and skipper of the red hot Puma Ocean Racing team is no stranger to the spotlight, as he has been in the winners' circle several times during his illustrious career. Dubbed the “ComebackKing” in the 2012 Volvo Ocean Race, ...

Local delegation on way to Miami
Galway Independent
by Lorraine O'Hanlon A delegation from Galway is on their way to Miami today for the city's Volvo Ocean Race Stopover. Representing local business and tourism interests, the group, who are travelling at their own expense, will be promoting Galway's ...

Retracing Roots - Montreal 1976 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Sailing took place in another Canadian province, Ontario instead of Quebec, at Kingston. In a bid to modernise Olympic sailing, two venerable keelboats were dropped, the Star and Dragon. In their places a modern, glassfibre, trapezing dinghy in the ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympic Sailing girls to show their talents on the World stage
BYM News (press release)
Now, a team of local sailors are taking to the water in a bid to bring Olympic glory to the region. The Match Race Girls team, comprising of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor, are a British Sailing Team selected for the London Olympics in ...

London 2012: Dorset sailing security 'tested and ready'
BBC News
Security preparations for the Olympic sailing events in Dorset have been tested and are ready, the crime and security minister has said. James Brokenshire said security officials would remain vigilant until the Paralympics are completed.

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Skandia Sail for Gold - 1988 Olympic gold medallist to compete
Sail World
The pull of racing in Weymouth and Portland in the Star class was just too much, that McIntyre is set to return to the Olympic sailing arena to compete, once again, in the Star class. His previous gold medal winning partner Bryn Vaile has been replaced ...

Sail World

Robot Sailboat Out to Break World Record
Discovery News
The unmanned sailing boat will cover 150 nautical miles and work for 100 hours without human intervention. An autonomous sailboat designed by Austrian scientists is programmed to cover 150 nautical miles. The boat's solar panels generate up to 285 ...

RI now has official state sailing vessel
Boston.com
PROVIDENCE, RI—Rhode Island is giving state recognition to a replica sailing ship named after a naval hero. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) says he has signed legislation designating the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry as the official state "sailing ...

On the East Coast, a Sailing Regatta with Carbon Neutrality
Treehugger
The Atlantic Cup's title sponsor is 11th Hour Racing, a non-profit organization dedicated to "advancing the maritime industry" in order to protect the oceans via thesailing community. The organization is funded by the 11th Hour Project, ...

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Sailing: NZ starts quest for kiteboarding glory
New Zealand Herald
Yachting New Zealand hosted a forum as its first move in reaction to the International SailingFederation's decision to install kiteboarding instead of windsurfing for the Rio de Janeiro Games. There is no national kiteboarding association but YNZ ...

Sailing Qualifies for Nationals with Third-Place Finish
Harvard Crimson
By Andrew R. Mooney and Blake Sundel, CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS The Harvard co-ed sailingteam has just shortened its summer. Thanks to a strong showing and a third-place finish in this past weekend's Intercollegiate Sailing Association's Western ...

Marin's sailing champ Cayard, foundation chief Peters to be honored by SF State
Marin Independent-Journal
Sailing champion Paul Cayard and Marin Community Foundation CEO Thomas Peters will be inducted into San Francisco State's Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday. Kentfield resident Cayard was the first American skipper to win the Whitbread Round the World Race ...

Historic sailing boat to finally return home
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, May 16 (CNA) An old wooden sailing boat set to return to Taiwan for the first time since it made a historic trans-Pacific journey to the US several decades ago will arrive later than scheduled, an official said Wednesday.

Belcher And Page Make It Six Out Of Six Whilst Olympic Spots Are Taken At The ...
International Sailing Federation
The pair were really disappointed not to secure Olympic qualification in Perth. "It has been a very emotional day. We are feeling great and we hope that we will continue sailing like this. We worked really hard for this, and I think that we managed to ...

International Sailing Federation

Morgan Stanley's Hennessy in 7th Place in Atlantic Cup Sailing
BusinessWeek
He'll be sailing with Chris Museler, who won nine US sailing championship medals from 1998 to 2009. Museler helped Hennessy put together a team for the regatta's final leg, an inshore series off Newport concluding May 27. “I'm going to take the next ...

America's Cup Racing Returns to Newport, Rhode Island
PR Web (press release)
"Fort Adams State Park will showcase the spectacular natural assets of Narragansett Bay – assets that have made Newport one of the world's most renowned sailing centers," said Governor Lincoln D. Chafee of Rhode Island.America's Cup racing returns to ...

PR Web (press release)

They'd rather be sailing. And they are (photo)
SooToday.com
MARIE, ON (May 15, 2012) - Saturday, May 12, 2012,marked the start of the 46th official sailing season for members of the Algoma Sailing Club with the launch of some 30 boats. This year's racing season begins with the commencement of the Spring River ...

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Perrysburg native eyes gold
Toledo Blade
ASSOCIATED PRESSS Enlarge Anna Tunnicliffe has reached the masthead of international sailing. The Perrysburg High School graduate is a face of her sport, anOlympic and World Cup gold medalist and two-time world sailor of the year. At theOlympic media ...

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AfloatMagazine: Irish Fireballer Kenny Rumball Wins Volvo Ocean Race Trip…
Afloat
The 24-year-old, from Dun Laoghaire County Dublin, says the chance to meet his heroes andsail on the team's Volvo Open 70 race yacht, Azzam (determination), in the gruelling round-the-world sailing event is a dream come true.

SAILING: More thrills with amendment to rules
New Straits Times
By Ajitpal Singh 0 comments FANS will be treated to more thrills in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) in Germany on May 23-28, with the amendment of racing rules which were endorsed by International Sailing Federation recently.

Student sailing in Scotland has new support
BYM News (press release)
A fantastic opportunity for Scottish students taking part in sailing as Scottish Student Sailing(SSSailing) is formed. The Royal Yachting Association Scotland (RYAS) met with both Scottish Student Sport (SSS) and the Scottish Universities Sailing ...

Collision Proves Costly for Annalise at Laser Radial Worlds in Germany
Afloat
#OLYMPIC SAILING – London Olympic debutante Annalise Murphy (22) who the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) say can be an Olympic medal winner in Weymouth this summer has had a 'difficult start' to her Laser Radial World Championships in Germany today as ...

Revamped Pioneer sets sail for New York Harbor
Downtown Express
A revamped 1885 sailing vessel was prepared to help them fulfill that mission. The Pioneer, a two-masted, engine-powered schooner operated by the South Street Seaport Museum, embarked on its first public sail of the 2012 season on May 12.

Downtown Express

Perth 2011 Sailing World Championships exceeds economic forecasts
Sail World
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, held in December last year, today announced that the event exceeded economic forecasts after independent reports showed it injected almost $39million into the Western AustraIia economy and generated ...

Sail World

US Sailing launches membership matters campaign
BYM News (press release)
US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, is introducing a Membership Matters campaign to raise awareness about the importance of being a member of US Sailing. The initiative will detail how membership in US Sailing enables the organization ...

Cloquet Public Library: Sailing the Great Lakes
By Cloquet Public Library
Sailing the Great Lakes. A few years ago, Katya and Mark Gordon sold most of their belongings, gave away their car, and bought a boat. The experience was "freeing and empowering," Katya said in a recent interview with a local television ...
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Netscape Founder Jim Clark Selling Sailing Yachts For $113 Million ...
By Julie Zeveloff
Netscape Founder Jim Clark Is Settling Down With His Swimsuit Model Wife And Selling HisSailing Yachts For $113 Million. 1/20 ... The fourth largest sailing yacht in the world She was delivered in 2004 after being built in the Netherlands.
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IRC Class Provincial Championship 2012 - Sailing KwaZulu-Natal ...
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3.1 In accordance with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Regulation 19 (Eligibility Code), all competitors (Helmspersons and all other crew) shall be members in good standing of a Yacht Club affiliated to and in good standing with SA ...
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Western Australia economy boosted by Perth 2011 Sailing Worlds ...
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships today announced that the event exceeded economic forecasts after independent reports showed it injected almost $39million into the Western AustraIia economy and generated nearly ...
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US Sailing Launches Cruising Council and Wants Your Help ...
By sarah
US Sailing has founded the Cruising Sailors Council with several goals in growing the recreational sailing community. The Council wants to bring new people into the sport of sailingand into US Sailing while providing a forum to examine ...
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Pacific Northwest Boating News: Nation's top high school sailors ...
By Deborah Bach
“The sailors will undoubtedly go on and be in college sailing, and you'll see probably the top 10 in this group doing Olympic campaigns in the years to come,” said Burke Thomas, president of the Interscholastic Sailing Association's Northwest ...
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How Oracle's Larry Ellison rerigged America's Cup for success ...
By gamedaymerchandising
After winning the America's Cup in 2010, software billionaire Larry Ellison decided to bring the competition to his home city of San Francisco and, in the process, reshape professional sailing. It was a right he won after his Oracle Racing team ...
Gameday Merchandising

Endeavour's Adventures 2012 - Tuesday, 15th May 2012 | Sailing ...
By caroleneedham
The wind started howling at 3.30 a.m. as the forecast had predicted. The car was delivered last night and at 8 a.m. we were on the road heading to the Petrified Forest on the West of the island, about two hours away. The Petrified Forest was a ...
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Sail-World.com : Antigua Sailing Week day 4 - Spirit of Isis and ...
On day four of the 2012 Antigua Sailing Week, a collision occurred during the morning between Ondeck's Farr 65, Spirit of Isis and the Oyster 82, Starry Night of ...
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