Volvo crews gear up for final stretch
MIAMI — The three-way battle for victory in the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race will go down to the wire, with just 20 nautical miles separating the top trio on Thursday. Any hope of making a decisive break before the end was seemingly gone as ... AFP
Volvo Ocean Race :Three way tussel at blistering speed
BYM News (press release)
It was a case of enjoy the good times while they last on Thursday, with the Volvo Ocean Raceteams revelling in boat speeds of up to 30 knots as light winds up ahead threatened to bring the rapid progress of the past few days to a grinding halt.
PUMA clings to lead in Volvo Ocean Race
The battle at the head of the fleet continues as American skipper Ken Read and PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG have kept CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand and Aussie skipper Chris Nicholson and Team Telefónica and Spanish skipper Iker Martínez at ...
Volvo Ocean Race : West Indies dance for Groupama 4
BYM News (press release)
Making an average speed of over twenty knots for the past 24 hours, Groupama 4 has managed to move up to fourth place as she continues to claw back mile after mile on the head of the fleet. Furthermore, the expected stalling by the leaders from this ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Predicting Mar Mostro's ETA
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 11 of Leg 6. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'I really miss the hot chocolate,' Rome Kirby. Our daily routines are predictable enough. Each day is more or less the same and at ...
Exploration company to sponsor Ireland's Olympic sailors
THE IRISH COMPANY which tapped a commercially viable oil well off the coast of Cork has become the title sponsor of the country's Olympic sailing team. Providence Resources and the Irish Sailing Association announced a new sponsorship deal today which ...
Olympic Sailors Announce Team Sponsor
#OLYMPIC SAILING – A new sponsor is a further boost for the Irish Olympic Sailing team that says it can deliver an Olympic medal for Ireland in 80 days time. Providence Resources, the Irish oil and gas exploration and production company, is to sponsor ...
2012 City Clubs Open Regatta to kick off in Qingdao
The 2012 City Clubs Open Regatta (CCOR) is to run from May 4 to 7 at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center, East China's Shandong province. More than 40 large sailing boats from 30 sailing clubs will participate in different races, categorized into three ...
Wrecked California yacht had headed straight for island
FAIRFAX, California (Reuters) - A GPS record tracing the path of a yacht that crashed mysteriously while racing from Southern California to Mexico showed the vessel sailing on a collision course into an island, US Coast Guard officials said on ...
WEYMOUTH: One way on Portland for Olympics
By Harry Walton A ONE-WAY system is to be brought in for two roads on Portland to accommodate security fencing for parts of the Olympic sailing village. More than 650 sailors and officials will be accommodated there and the temporary security fencing ...
A sailor's last sail
Later, among family and friends, he would fondly recall his early attempts at sailing. “As a teenager, he'd made a simple sailboat by himself, by hand,” said his daughter, Anna Mavromati. “And he had to make it a couple times to make sure it would stay ...Theo Mavromatis is survived by his wife, Loren; his daughters Anna, 24, and Cristi, 21; his son, Xan, 11; and two sisters. Services are pending.
78 dhows vie for Dubai Sailing Cup
By Alaric Gomes, Senior Reporter Dubai: A top official from the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) expects a testing day of competition during the one-off Dubai Sailing Cup Traditional 22ft Dhow Sailing Race to be held at the Mina Seyahi tomorrow.
'Discreet' Olympic security
by Sion Donovan - last updated Thu 3 May 2012 The Royal Navy and Dorset Police say security around the Olympic sailing in Weymouth will be 'discreet' - so not to alarm spectators and disrupt pleasure sailors. The captain of HMS Bulwark, Alex Burton, ...
Sail America announces 2012 A Sailing Industry Conference speakers
BYM News (press release)
Sail America, a US industry trade organization committed growing the sailing market, announced today its 2012 Sailing Industry Conference keynote speaker, John Spence. A leading authority in the areas of Strategic Thinking, High-Performance Teams, ...
Sailing: Abu Dhabi Volvo crew running out of rations
Pakistan Daily Times
With around 2400 miles and at least a week's sailing still to go, Walker's team were facing the reality of several days with little food at the end of the leg, which is taking longer to complete than expected due to light winds in the Atlantic Ocean.
Providence Resources to sponsor Irish Olympic Sailing Team
The Irish Sailing Association (ISC) has announced that Irish oil and gas exploration and production company Providence Resources will sponsor the Irish Olympic Sailing Team. In a statement, the ISC said the "sponsorship will enable the team to ...
Volvo Ocean Race – Groupama claw back mile after mile
We've had the entire sail wardrobe aloft, but we're going to enter a flukier breeze from this afternoon, where we're sure to have to hoist the spinnaker. We'll keep an eye on what the leaders are up to, because there are some decisions to be made about ... Sail World
Sailing: Olympic hopefuls happy with progress
ANNIE Lush insisted Poole's Match Racing team had gained valuable experience for the Olympics – despite a frustrating regatta in France. The Games medal contenders finished fourth at the World Cup event in Hyeres after strong wind heavily disrupted ...
Spring Regatta at Royal Channel Islands YC overall
As things transpired, although with only a very occasional glimpse of the sun through the prevailing cloud cover, conditions were good on Saturday with fresh northeasterly winds providing excellent sailing over slight seas in the Bay. Sail World
Free Saturday sail at Cama Beach State Park on May 12
Lake Stevens Journal
A powered livery boat will transport visitors from the shore of Cama Beach State Park to the vessels sailing in Saratoga Passage. Onshore activities also are offered, including wooden toy boat building with traditional hand tools, nautical-themed card ...
Shows and Events
Trade Only Today
This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Discover Boating, the National Women's Sailing Association, the American Composites Manufacturing Association, the International Yacht Restoration School, the Marine Retailers Association of ...
Sailing the Sound
Sailing through the narrow passageway between Northeast and Southwest harbors on Mount Desert Island reveals a staggering view, unlike any other on the eastern seaboard, of mountains emerging from the ocean. The entrance gives way to a five-mile long ...
Vendors report sales slump for Sailing Week | Antigua Observer ...
St. John's Antigua- Mid-way into the island's hallmark sailing event, Sailing Week, vendors at Nelson Dock Yard are bewailing the lack of foreign currency changing hands during the festive activity. “They are not shopping for nothing at all,” one ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper
Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Sailing « Weymouth and Portland ...
Cutting Edge 2012 – exploring the research behind sailing. Fascinated by the technology ofsailing? Then this is the event for you… If you're fascinated by the technology of sailing, the research that that lies behind our sailors' world-class ...
Weymouth and Portland National...
AMRF Blog » Adventure sailing is serious business
We're preparing to leave in a few minutes. Rodrigo, our skipper, has giving the safety briefing. “Keep your life vest on, especially at night, cause if you're overboard we'll likely not find you.” Adventure sailing is serious business. Our science ...