15 May 2012

US Sailing to Investigate Aegean Crash

US Sailing to review fatal accident during Newport-to-Ensenada yacht race
Washington Post
SAN DIEGO — An accident that killed four sailors during a race from Southern California to Mexico's Baja California last month will be reviewed by US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport. US Sailing said Monday that the independent review ...

London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition – Four more nations qualify
Sail World
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition is being held in Great Britain from 29th July to 12th August. Bermuda, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Tunisia have become the latest nations to qualify for the Games after the 49er, Laser and Star Worlds.

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Istanbul for Act 3 + Video
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Act 3 takes place in the heart of Istanbul. The eight Extreme 40 catamarans taking part this year are preparing to continue their global tour in less then four weeks time, and heading to the iconic Turkish city with the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - Miami stopover info: volvooceanracemiami.org

Volvo Ocean Race : Leg 6 Itajai - Miami: Everything comes to he who waits
BYM News (press release)
The pressure subsided at last and the faces relaxed: Franck Cammas and his men managed to hold onto their second place in the overall standing before the Volvo Ocean Race's grand return to Europe next month.

Naples team wins Volvo youth race title
MiamiHerald.com
A five-member team of young sailors from Naples calling themselves Team For A won the Volvo Ocean Race Academy's Optimist Team National Championship Regatta on Sunday in Miami. The team of Nico Schultz, Nick Hernandez, Patrick Shanahan, Jeff Glosenger, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica tunes up in Miami
BYM News (press release)
Since yesterday afternoon the entire Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 has been reunited in Miami, from where next Sunday the fleet will be setting off for the old continent. Before they do that there is much to be done: it is time for some serious work on ...

Two straight for Mar Mostro, mega-mast in place
EastBayRI.com
By Bruce Burdett Portsmouth-built Mar Mostro (Team Puma) crossed the Miami finish line first last Wednesday afternoon, holding off a hard-charging Camper and taking its second straightVolvo Ocean Race leg by just over an hour.

Volvo Ocean Race Retrospective Video:

Volvo Ocean Race 2001-2002: After the Leg from Rio, the boats are hauled out and repaired in Miami. Meanwhile the crews take in the sites and sounds of Florida. 6 boats including (now Volvo Ocean Race CEO) Knut Frostad were over the line early at the start of the Leg 6 sprint to Baltimore. So only the girls on Amer Sports Too and Assa Abloy get away cleanly!

North Sea Regatta Sailing Preview
J/Sailing News (blog)
The route across the North Sea has been slightly modified to include sailing away (out and around) from the enormous windmill farms off the English coast. After the finish, the sailors will enjoy a day of rest in Harwich, hosted by the Royal Harwich ...

US Sailing to Investigate Aegean Crash
Patch.com
The US Sailing Association, the national governing body for sailing, has appointed an independent review panel to investigate the crash of the Aegean during the annual Newport Beach to Ensenada Yacht Race. Pieces of the Aegean—a 37-foot Hunter 376 ...

US Sailing to review fatal yacht race accident
KFMB News 8
An accident that killed four sailors during a race from Southern California to Mexico's Baja California last month will be reviewed by US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport. An accident that killed four sailors during a race from ...

Suffolk sailing barge at Queen's Jubilee Thames pageant
BBC News
School children from Suffolk are set to crew a sailing barge which will be representing the county at the Queen's Jubilee pageant on the Thames. A flotilla of boats will sail down the river on Sunday 3 June. The SB Victor from Ipswich will take part in ...

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Outteridge, Jensen take 49er World title
ABC Online
Australian sailors Nathan Outteridge in Iain Jensen are on track for the Olympics after winning the 49er World title. Australia has another gold medal favourite for the Olympic sailing regatta, after Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen clinched the 49er ...

Muskegon Yacht Club offers free, two-night sailing seminar beginning Thursday
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
By Dave Alexander | dalexan1@mlive.com MUSKEGON, MI – In most waterfront communities, it will set you back a couple hundred bucks to get out on the water on a sailboat. Chronicle file photoThis is small boat sailing on Muskegon Lake from 2010.

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US Sailing to Conduct Independent Review on 2012 Newport to Ensenada Race
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (May 14, 2012) – The US Coast Guard of San Diego has requested that USSailing, the National Governing Body for the sport, conduct an independent review of the sailingaccident that occurred during the 2012 Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race ...

Olympic sport this week
BBC Sport
Of particular interest is the battle between Olympic K1 1000m champion Tim Brabants and Paul Wycherley, who beat him to selection for last year's World Championships. Follow Tim Brabants and Paul Wycherley on Twitter. SAILING - Finn Gold Cup, ...

BBC Sport

Brazil's Scheidt and Prada Won Their 3rd Sailing World Title While NZL, DEN ...
PR Web (press release)
You can watch the sailing action of the last deciding day by watching the video athttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plzZuj-XjWI. For more info visit the official website of the event managed by COYCH (http://www.coych.org), the host sailing club of ...

PR Web (press release)

Cameron Horne's Team Elliott clinches 2012 Champion of Champions regatta ...
bettor.com (blog)
The opening day of the regatta brought impressive sailing conditions for the participants who were ready to give their best for the ultimate Championship title. The weather conditions over the race course were moderate with some higher winds which did ...

Summer sailing in Chicago's harbors
The Depaulia
“There is a little something for everyone,” said Heather Clark, director of operations and marketing for Chicago Sailing. “Just north of Navy Pier is an area that has been termed 'The Playpen.' Boats gather there, anchor and have a big floating party ...

US Sailing to conduct independent review of Newport to Ensenada Race
Sail World
The United States Coast Guard of San Diego has requested that US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the sport, conduct an independent review of the sailingaccident that occurred during the 2012 Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race resulting in the ...

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Sailing Wins National East Semifinal Two-Day Performance Qualifies Team for ...
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
The top ranked Hoya Sailing Team continued their season of success this past weekend in Annapolis, MD, by winning the Eastern National Semi Final in convincing fashion. This marks the 4th time the Hoyas have won a National Semi Final in the five years ...

Georgetown University Official Athletic Site

470 Worlds Commence In Light Barcelona Winds
International Sailing Federation
Lecointre and Geron managed to secure the French Women's 470 spot for the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition ahead of Petitjean and Douroux but after the opening day the unsuccessful duo have proved that it was no easy decision when selecting the ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing: Duo close in on London
New Zealand Herald
Photo / AP Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner have every reason to celebrate their seventh placing at the Star world sailing championships at Hyeres, France, yesterday. The performance was enough to earn New Zealand, and presumably Pepper and Turner, ...

Tricky Opening Day At JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Gold Cup
International Sailing Federation
There's quite a big range throughout the fleet; it's great to see some of the older sailors from the UK racing, and also the younger sailors coming through for the future. Then we have a lot of the Olympic sailors who are training or competing here ...

International Sailing Federation

Hamilton in Last Bid for Olympic Slot at Finn Gold Cup
Afloat
The event marks the last chance for the Dun Laoghaire sailor to secure a nomination for the IrishOlympic team. It was a great day for the British sailors on the second day for the JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Gold Cup in Falmouth.

18 teams qualify for College Sailing's National Championship final
Sail World
A total of 36 college sailing teams descended on the US Naval Academy this weekend for the Intercollegiate Sailing Association's (ICSA) National Championship Semi-Finals with supporting sponsors US Sailing and Marlow. The Semi-Finals were divided into ...

Sail World

Learn to sail in 2-1/2 days
Charlotte Observer
The Lake Norman Yacht Club has the perfect solution: the second annual Discover Sailingweekend May 25-27 at the club's facilities on Yacht Road in Mooresville. The 2-1/2-day event will cover the basics of sailing with both classroom and on-the-water ...

Windsurfer Korzits waves flag for Israel in London
Chicago Tribune
Related Windsurfer Korzits waves flag for Israel in London Israel's Korzits races on her way to winning gold in the RS:X Women's Windsurfer class at the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships near Perth Israel's Korzits races on her way to winning gold ...

SAILING: Koo proves a shade better than rivals
New Straits Times
The other skippers who competed in the three-day event were Harisfabillah Muhammad (Royal Malaysian Navy Match Racing Team 3), Nurul Ain Md.Isa (Ri-Yaz Heritage Sailing Team), Nik Ashraf Thaqid (Royal Malaysian Navy Match Racing Team 2) and Rizal ...

New Straits Times

Sailor heads vessel in bid for a ship-shape Olympics
NW Evening Mail
Along with other patrol ships and HMS Bulwark, HMS Exploit will join forces with police to provide seaward security for the Olympic Sailing Regatta at Weymouth. The 68ft-long vessel would normally be deployed to northern European ports, but this summer ...

Exmouth sailors chosen for Olympics
Exmouth Journal
Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes will be competing in their second Olympic Games, having made their debut in Beijing in 2008, where they were disappointed to finish outside the medals. The pair, who will be competing in the 49er class, have been sailing ...

Olympics-Windsurfer Korzits waves flag for Israel in London
Reuters
FOCUS The three-times world champion said she was ready to carry Israel's medal hopes at the sailing regatta in Weymouth on England's south coast in July and August. Israel has won three Olympic windsurfing medals - Gal Fridman won bronze in Atlanta ...

2016 Olympics: Venezuela outed in ISAF Windurfing vote debacle
Sail World
The Venezuelan national sailing authority is the latest to dissociate itself with the vote of one of its nationals at the recent ISAF Council Meeting staged in Stresa, Italy. In a letter released today, they have expressed their disagreement with the ...

Sail World

Sailors urged to sign up for maritime marathon
This is Plymouth
A CITY sailing event which has raised £265000 for charity over the last ten years will return in August for its eleventh annual fixture. Organisers of the annual Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit are calling on sailing enthusiasts to sign up for this ...

US Sailing to review fatal yacht race accident | M ...
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press | 05-14-2012. SAN DIEGO (AP) — An accident that killed four sailorsduring a race from Southern California to Mexico's Baja California last month will be reviewed by US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport.
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470 duo still on track for Irish Olympic Sailing Qualification - Yachts ...
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father & son sailing: Kinship Logs: Tortola - Bermuda
By Andy
We have now been sailing for 3 days. The start of the rally found most of the 25 yachts motor-sailing across the starting line in calm winds and seas. But as we rounded Jost Van Dyke to starboard & poked our bowsprit into the great Atlantic, ...
father & son sailing

Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit | Royal Western Yacht Club
By ClaireA
A friendly club with full range of sailing and social activities, an excellent waterside venue for weddings and corporate events and home to famous oceanic races such as OSTAR, RB & I and Fastnet. Officers & Staff · Club History · Club House ...
Royal Western Yacht Club

Georges Leygues Challenge Sailing Day, 9 May - The Not Forgotten ...
By phil
Georges Leygues Challenge Sailing Day, 9 May. Posted 14 May, 2012. View as a Slideshow · IMG_3273 · IMG_3276 · IMG_3277 · IMG_3278 · IMG_3285 · IMG_3292 · IMG_3293 · IMG_3294 · IMG_3296 · IMG_3299 · IMG_3306 · IMG_3307 ...
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Great Britain finalizes Olympic sailing team - Sailing News | NBC ...
Great Britain today finalized its 16-person sailing squad for the London 2012 Olympics.
www.nbcolympics.com/.../great-britain-finalizes-olympic-saili...

Twitter / @SimiEva/Sailing
ISAFupdates Fourth day highlights of the 49er Worlds now available on #ISAF TV heresailing.org/matchdaytv/?pl… about 10 hours ago via Twitter for iPad ...
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the future of Sunfish sailing? « my2fish: a blog about sunfish sailing
Note that most sailors know that weight in the rigging is bad for sailing. The latest design has similar weight distribution to the standard sail system for the Sunfish ...
my2fish.wordpress.com/2012/05/.../the-future-of-sunfish-saili...

Olympic Sailing in Boltenhagen - YouTube
Simon Grotelüschen, Ron Barak and Eric Mehlbaum chat about the Audi Laser World ...
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