11 May 2012

Volvo Ocean Race in Miami

Volvo Ocean Race - Miami Calendar of Events
Events Overview Downtown Miami Race Village
Hours of Operation:
Miami May 6-20 10:00 – 19:00 Sun-Th; 10:00-22:00 Fri-Sat
Date Day Time What Location
11-May Fri 10:00 – 19:00 Volvo Ocean Race Academy Team Racing Basin/Intercoastal
10:00 – 14:00 PUMA Marmo Education Program PUMA Quad
10:00 – 17:00 PUMA Stand Up Paddleboarding Arena Dock
17:30 – 19:30 Oriente (Music Performance) Main Stage
19:00 – 22:00 PUMA Music Performance Puma Social Truck
20:00 -22:00 La Band (Music Performance) Main Stage

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Volvo Ocean Race in Miami | Wed., May 9, 2012
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by Berg, the lone US boat in the around-the-worldVolvo Ocean Race, won the 4000 nautical mile Brazil-to-Miami leg of the sailingrace as they crossed the finish line outside the Port of Miami Wednesday, May 9th, 2012.


PUMA wins close leg as Volvo Ocean Race yachts arrive in Miami
Chicago Tribune
The American team in the Volvo Ocean Race -- PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG -- sailed triumphantly first across the finish line outside Government Cut on Wednesday afternoon, beating runner-up CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand by a little more ...

Read, Puma win Volvo Ocean Race leg
American skipper Ken Read steered Mar Mostro into Miami on Wednesday to win Leg 6 of theVolvo Ocean Race, putting Puma Ocean Racing back into contention in the grueling round-the-world race. The little things in life that aren't available on the open ...

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 complete
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing completed Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race early Thursday morning, crossing the finish line off Government Cut just before dawn. All five sailboats that competed in the 4800-mile leg from Itajaí, Brazil, to Miami are now at the ...

Volvo Ocean Race: jubilant American skipper Ken Read hails 'expectant' win in ...
It completed a superb comeback for Read and his crew, banishing memories of being stranded and dismasted in the Atlantic Ocean on Volvo Ocean Race leg one. "This is what our team always expected," said Read, 50. "It's kind of a confidence that's been ...


Read, Puma sail victoriously into Miami to claim Leg 6 of Volvo Ocean Race
Washington Post
MIAMI — American skipper Ken Read and his Puma Ocean Racing team have won their second straight leg in the Volvo Ocean Race, arriving in Miami to end an epic 18-day match race with Camper. Read, from Newport, RI, steered the sloop Mar Mostro into ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama edges race leader Telefonica for third
BYM News (press release)
Groupama completed a massive comeback to beat arch-rivals Telefónica to the final podium position of Leg 6 by 37 minutes, leaving the Volvo Ocean Race poised on a knife-edge with just 17 points splitting the top four boats. Franck Cammas' French team ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Ken Read reflects on the race + Video
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race – Skipper Ken Read reports from the USA after Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg sailed across the Leg 6 finish line in Miami, Fl, USA, in first place. Wow. The only word that comes to mind. The last couple days were so stressful that I ...

Sail World

Camper happy after ocean race minefield
REST TIME: Camper skipper Chris Nicholson is reunited with his family after the Kiwis finished second to Puma on leg six of the Volvo Ocean Race from Brazil to Miami. Sleep was the top priority for Team New Zealand's round the world crew after they ...


Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica finishes in Miami maintaining its lead
BYM News (press release)
Following 17 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes and 38 seconds of the leg, “Telefónica” finished the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race early this morning. After a heart-stopping final stretch, the boat headed up by Olympic champion Iker Martínez crossed the ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Abu Dhabi close out fifth in Miami after suffering for ...
BYM News (press release)
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing this morning closed out fifth place on Leg 6 from Itajaí, Brazil to the USA, arriving under a moonlit sky just before dawn in Miami, Florida. Abu Dhabi crossed the Leg 6 finish line at 08:57:37 UTC on Thursday after 17 days, ...

Volvo Ocean Race makes dramatic Miami arrival
Local 10
The Volvo Ocean Race is such an extreme maritime sport, some call it the Everest of sailing. Six yacht race teams travel for nine months from Alicante, Spain and end up in Galway, Ireland. It's a race that takes them through South Africa, ...

Read keeps Volvo yacht race dream alive after emotional stage win
MIAMI, Florida — American Ken Read steered his Puma boat into Miami for an emotional home victory on Wednesday to keep his dream alive of winning the Volvo Ocean Race at the age of 50 at his last attempt. Read, of Newport, Rhode Island, was runner-up ...


Read, Puma team wins Volvo leg; Race up for grabs
The Providence Journal
By Kevin McNamara Newport's Ken Read and his crew aboard Mar Mostro are making the Volvo Ocean Race very interesting. Mar Mostro won its second straight leg, traveling from Brazil to Miami in 17 days and one hour to beat CAMPER of New Zealand by about ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma win leg six to pressure leaders Telefonica
BBC Sport
American Ken Read skippered Puma to a second straight leg win to throw theVolvo Ocean Race wide open. Read, 50, and his crew won the 4800-nautical mile sixth stage from Itajal in Brazil to Miami to narrow the gap on overall leaders Telefonica of Spain ...

BBC Sport

Lessons In Winning Fans From The World's Most Elite, Niche Sport
Fast Company
BY Chuck Salter | 05-10-2012 | 7:46 AM The infrequent Volvo Ocean Race features unfamiliar athletes with skills you won't understand on expensive boats in the middle of nowhere. You won't be able to look away. Seriously. The Volvo Ocean Race ...

Fast Company

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama 4 arrival in America overnight
BYM News (press release)
There will be some bunching in the overall standing: that's good for the race and the suspense in the last three legs! We'd limit the damage by making it in ahead of Telefonica..." However, there are still over a 100 miles to go before they reach the ...

Camper second in leg six; boosts Ocean hopes
Independent Community Newspaper
CHAMPAGNE MOMENT: Camper crewman Andrew McLean cracks open the bubbly after the Team NZ boat finished second in leg six of the Volvo Ocean Race. FIRST HOME: Puma led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet into Miami to win leg six. Team New Zealand's round the ...

Independent Community Newspaper

Yachting: Camper's podium finish in Miami boosts hopes
New Zealand Herald
Camper skipper Chris Nicholson says he saw enough in leg six of the Volvo Ocean Race to suggest his boat is a real contender for overall honours. Photo / Hamish Hooper. Camper skipper Chris Nicholson says he saw enough in leg six of the Volvo Ocean ...

Sailboat race crews rest up, meet fans in Miami
Local 10
A major around-the-world yacht race is making its only North American stop in Miami this week. It has been rough going for the crews of the yachts involved in the seven-month Volvo Ocean Raceover the past couple of days. The Abu Dhabi was the last of ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica rearms and enters into battle for Miami podium
BYM News (press release)
It all points to the fact that after 17 days of racing, 4600 miles covered and now at 11.9 miles from the rival in front, the last few miles of the leg will be a tooth and nail battle. “Groupama” has passed the obligatory waypoint of the island of ...

Volvo Ocean Race is wide open
Newstalk ZB
Camper navigator Will Oxley believes the race may now be decided on the final leg. Camper has finished leg six in second place, around half an hour behind PumaOcean Racing, with Groupama crossing the line in third.

Newstalk ZB

Yachting: Camper gains fighting chance
New Zealand Herald
Photo / Chris Cameron After a couple of disappointing showings over the last two legs, a second place finish on leg six to Miami has given Team New Zealand's round-the-world entry Camper a fighting chance in the Volvo Ocean Race.

New Zealand Herald

Camper closes in on Volvo leaders
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Smart sailing in the closing stages of the Volvo Ocean Race's sixth leg has edged Team New Zealand closer to the leader after Camper picked up 25 valuable points from finishing second in Miami on Thursday (NZT). After 4800 nautical miles, ...

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

Camper has to settle for second
Newstalk ZB
Team New Zealand's Camper has had to settle for second on leg six of the Volvo Ocean Race. American entry Puma Ocean Racing has won the leg from Brazil to Miami, finishing just over an hour ahead of the mainly Kiwi crewed boat.

Newstalk ZB

Morgan Stanley Managing Director Seeks Atlantic Cup Sailing Win
Winning the race, in which he placed second last year, also requires Hennessy to finish well in a shorthanded leg up the coast and a crewed inshore regatta off Newport. “Sailing offers a lot of really great challenges,” Hennessy, who works for Morgan ...

Retracing Roots - Munich 1972 Olympic Sailing Competition
Sailings link with Royalty continued in Munich 1972 as Prince Birabongse Bhanudej Bhanubandh of Thailand sailed in his fourth Olympics. The former Formula One driver turned to Olympic Sailing in 1955. Joining the Thai Prince was HRH Harald V of Norway ...

Volvo Ocean Race crewmembers ponder ways to relax, celebrate
Chicago Tribune
"These are the craziest people on earth. Don't live a normal life, come watch a bunch of bizarre people who sail around the world 39000 miles and fall off of waves and go 50 knots in asailboat. "This isn't a sailboat race, this is a festival.

Finn Gold Cup - Falmouth welcomes the world Finn elite
Sail World
As an Olympic Qualification Regatta, the principal objective of the week is to select the remaining six nations for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Of course many nations are also using the regatta as their final sailor selection event, ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 6 finishes in Miami
The Triton
Camper came in second in the Volvo Ocean Race leg 6 under a threatening, thunderous sky on May 9 in Miami. PHOTOS FROM ANDY WOODRUFF By Andy Woodruff After sailing 4800nm miles from Brazil to the finish of leg 6 in Miami, the home team Puma took line ...

Windsurfers open Olympic petition
BBC Sport
Thousands have signed an online petition to keep windsurfing as an Olympicdiscipline after it was dropped from the Rio 2016 Olympic programme. Kiteboarding will replace windsurfing after London 2012 following a decision bysailing's world governing ...

BBC Sport

Morrison and Rhodes Selected for Weymouth Olympics
Exmouth Journal
Exe Sailing Club's Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes have been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth, in the 49er class, writes Mike Rice. To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter ...

Exmouth Journal

Great British Olympic and Paralympic sailors have been announced
Dorset Echo
The Olympic classes were announced for Laser Radial, the 49er high performance skiff and in the Paralympics the 2.4mR class at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy yesterday. Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes will represent Team GB again in ...

Rio 2016 Olympics to Include Kiteboarding
Best of Boating
The International Sailing Federation has confirmed that kiteboarding will replace windsurfing for the men's and women's board events at the Rio 2016 Olympics. In November 2011, an evaluation group was appointed to examine kiteboarding formats with the ...

Slingsby wins fifth sailing crown
Sydney Morning Herald
Slingsby sat out the final race and received treatment for an ankle injury he sustained during the seven-day regatta. Victory will be a major boost ahead of the London Olympics, which Slingsby will now enter as overwhelming favourite for the laser ...

Puma wins latest leg of Volvo round the world race
The Independent
The British Olympic sailing team line-up has been completed with the selection of Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes making a second appearance in the 49er high performance skiff, Alison Young being given the place in the singlehanded Laser Radial and, ...

Bay Area's Tradewinds Sailing School and Club Offers Safety Seminar
PR Web (press release)
Tradewinds Sailing School and Club, serving the Bay Area and Sacramento, is hosting a safety seminar, entitled “What's in Your Seabag for Safe Sailing?” Tradewinds Sailing School and Club, a Bay Area sailing club near Sacramento that offers sailing ...

Rogge looks to retirement with pride in the past
Yahoo! Sports
"I competed in an individual sport -- sailing -- and the collective sport, with rather less success, of rugby. So, hopefully I took the best out of both the individual and collective sports. "Definitely one thing you take out of both is that if you are ...

PUMA first to finish in Miami in Leg 6 of Volvo Ocean Race
After sailing through the Bahamas with a 12-mile lead over CAMPER Wednesday morning, PUMA made its final decisive move. Instead of heading west across the Gulf Stream, Read tacked south from Great Isaac Light toward Bimini while waiting for CAMPER to ...

Miami Triumph for American Ken Read and Puma in Leg 6 of Volvo Ocean Race
The Maritime Executive
A fast start to the leg in fresh conditions saw PUMA lead out of Itajaí and into several days of fast sailing up the Brazilian coast. As winds eased the fleet split into three groups, with CAMPER and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing closest to the shore enjoying ...

The Maritime Executive

London 2012: Sailor Ben Ainslie to start UK Olympic torch relay
BBC News
Sailing champion Ben Ainslie, who learned to sail in Cornwall, will carry theOlympic torch on the first leg of its relay across the UK. The torch, which was lit during a ceremony at Olympia in Greece, will set off from Land's End on 19 May.

BBC News

Ben Ainslie To Start Olympic Torch Relay
International Sailing Federation
He grew up in Cornwall and won Gold medals in Sailing at the Beijing, Athens and Sydney Olympic Games. He also won a Silver medal at the 1996 Games in Atlanta. Ainslie said, "I am extremely honoured to be the first Torchbearer at the start the 70-day ...

International Sailing Federation

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi have bled miles but crew still digging deep, says ...
“I'm proud of the guys, how everyone has dug in and kept fighting till the end and after 16, 17 days sailing we're just a handful of hours behind Telefónica and Groupama.” Walker also admitted that the need for speed had put added pressure on both ...


Sailing: Maloney within reach of laser podium
New Zealand Herald
With one day of sailing remaining, Maloney is firmly in contention for a podium spot. He sits six points off the bronze medal position, though first and second place are out of reach. The 21-year-old, who last month claimed a silver medal at the world ...
Pushing The Limits: Solo-Sailing The Americas
Boise State Public Radio
By editor Matt Rutherford sailed for Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, which gives sailingopportunities to people with mental and physical disabilities. The wind begins to freshen as Matt Rutherford sails toward the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, ...

Born into a sailing family, islander makes her mark off the water
Jamestown Press
BY KEN SHANE SYDNEY FERGUSON Jamestown's Sydney Ferguson comes from a sailingfamily. Her father Scott is a world-class competitive sailor and a leading designer for Oracle Racing's America's Cup effort. Sydney Ferguson followed the family sailing ...

Greenwich sailing team heading to nationals
Greenwich Time
The Greenwich sailing team qualified for Nationals in Seattle with a weekend of strong races last month. The team leaves for the West Coast today. On April 21-22 the Greenwich High School sailing team attended the regional qualifier for The Mallory ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama contain Spanish attack
Sail World
In Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Franck Cammas and his men managed to contain the Spanish attack all the way to the finish line in Miami, which they crossed this Thursday at 0030 UTC. This low-key result for Groupama 4 is still a job well done though, ...

Sail World

Sailing Club looking for more hands
Berwick Today
BERWICK Sailing Club are inviting would-be sailors to come and have a go at one of Great Britain's most successful Olympic sports. Berwick boats go to regattas, regional and national competitions throughout the UK. Young Berwick sailors Mark Phillips ...

Berwick Today

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie: I'm hoping to kick-start UK leg of torch ...
As luck would have it, the JP Morgan Asset Management Finn Gold Cup – the world championships for my sailing class – take place at my home club in Falmouth next week. The regatta ends on Friday, so I will try to get an early night and then drive down ...


Club sports outside mainstream — such as sailing — also face money problems ...
Bangor Daily News
By Dave Barber, BDN Staff ROCKLAND, Maine — Clubs outside the youth sports mainstream, such as sailing, have issues that parallel those that crop up in mainstream sports. Erica Crain of Warren, whose twin daughters, Isabella and Louisa, ...

The KRYS Ocean Race: Preparing to share a great new sporting adventure!
Boxscore News
From New York City on July 7th 2012 at 1100hrs local time a total of thirty crew on board the five MOD70's Race for Water, Foncia, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Spindrift Racing and Oman Sail set out on sailing's big new adventure.

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Five Fantastic Sailing Grounds in Italy
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Italy has to be top of the list of exciting sailing destinations. The 7600 kilometers of sparkling coastline are steeped in history and natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy Unesco World Heritage Sites, art galleries and gelatories galore. Explore ...

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BBC Sport - South Today report - Olympic sailing team announced
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