There was drama and excitement today as Puma won Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race on the home waters of Miami, Florida...with Camper only a short distance behind in second place. Both skippers - Ken Read and Chris Nicholson were delighted with the result.
American Team Leads Volvo Ocean Race Into Miami
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA finish leg 6 from Itajai, Brazil, to Miami, in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 on May 9, 2012. (Source: CBS4) MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami has become the center of thesailing world as the ... CBS Local
Leaders face tight Volvo Ocean Race in final push toward Miami
MIAMI _ Two separate match races to Miami were under way Tuesday night in the final hours of Leg 6 in the Volvo Ocean Race. With less than 200 miles to the finish line outside Government Cut, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by Berg still was at the head of ...
Camper second in leg six; boosts Ocean hopes
FIRST HOME: Puma led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet into Miami to win leg six. LATEST: Team New Zealand's round the world yacht is right back in the heart of the race after securing second place on the sixth leg. Camper sailed into Miami just over an hour ... Stuff.co.nz
Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA flies towards Miami finish
BYM News (press release)
Ken Read and the team on PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG are flying into the last 100 miles to the Miami finish line at average speeds of almost 20 knots, with CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand (Chris Nicholson/AUS) in their rear view mirror, ...
Olympic sailing line-up finalised
The Press Association
Great Britain's sailing line-up for London 2012 has been completed with the announcement of the final three sailor selections. The British Olympic Association has confirmed the Royal Yachting Association's nominations of Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes ...
Success in Olympic Sailing selection
Great Britain's Sailing Line-up for the Olympics has been completed with the announcement of the final three sailing selections. Of those announced today, Portland sailor Alison Young will make her Olympic debut in the Laser Radial event. ITV News
Morrison and Rhodes grab 49er spot
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Former world champions Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes have claimed the hotly contested Team GB 49er selection for the London 2012 Olympic sailing regatta. It means a second Games appearance for a partnership who finished ninth in Beijing and ... Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Read throws Volvo race wide open with star-spangled win
With Spanish pace-setters Telefonica struggling to rediscover the pace which earned them three straight leg wins after the race began in Alicante, Spain, the 50-year-old Read could yet snatch ocean sailing's most prestigious trophy.
Solo-Sailing The Americas: Pushing The Extremes
In ten months, he sailed over 27000 miles in a 27-foot sailboat — named the St. Brendan after the 6th-century explorer — and became the first person to complete a solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the Americas. Rutherford, a 31-year-old Maryland ...
Team NZ determined to make amends in Venice
MAKING AMENDS: Team New Zealand's America's Cup sailors are heading to Venice for some early practice. SAILING ON: Skipper Dean Barker and the Team New Zealand crew now sit clear of the America's Cup holders Oracles by nine points on the Naples ... Stuff.co.nz
Additional sailing athletes announced for London 2012 Games
The British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association have announced additional athletes for the London 2012 Games. Exmouth based sailors Ben Rhodes and Stevie Morrison have secured one of the last places on Great Britain's Olympic sailing ...
Sling Broadband Provides Vital Communications for Volvo Ocean Race
Miami, Florida is the only North American port-of-call for the six yachts competing in the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race, one of the world's top sailing races. Miami's own Sling Broadband is providing all of the communications links for the special ...
Our sailors suffer as kites bump boards
New Zealand Herald
By David Leggat The sailing fraternity could argue there is room for both windsurfing and kiteboarding at the Olympics. Photo / APN It is easy to forget that in the years immediately preceding 1984, all was far from plain sailing when windsurfers were ...
Junior Sailing Camp At Captiva Island Yacht Club
Island Sun and River Weekly
Registration is now open for the third season of the Junior Sailing Camp, to be held at the Captiva Island Yacht Club. The program is open to children ages 8 to 18 of all experience levels. At the end of each twoweek session students will be able to ...
Sussex sailor picked for London Olympics
The addition of these three athletes completes the selection of a full complement of 16 sailors to compete across all ten events on the Olympic sailing programme at Weymouth and Portland this summer. Morrison and Rhodes have been sailing together since ...
IOC flying an unwanted kite
Windsurfers worldwide are up in arms at the the sport's expulsion from the 2016 Olympics, in favour of unproven kiteboarding, and are promising to fight international sailing's governing body, ISAF, for a reversal of the decision. Stuff.co.nz
Britain completes sailing team for London Olympics « Artesia News
LONDON (AP) — Britain has completed its sailing team for the London Olympics by filling the last three available spots. The British Olympic Association has confirmed the Royal Yachting Association's nomination of 2008 veterans Stevie ...
Giovanni Soldini and Maserati Sailing Team Poised to Sail from ...
By Rick Spilman
Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Sailing Team have announced that they expect to set sail from the North Cove Marina in New York City between 10:00 p.m. this evening and 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning local time in their attempt to break the ...
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Pattaya Hosts Sail Festival | Pattaya today newspaper
Over 600 sailors and 300 plus boats and boards will participate in the world-famous event. The eighth annual regatta will be based at Jomtien's Ocean Marina Yacht Club which is undergoing an expansion to bring more capacity for ...
Pattaya today newspaper
Coastal Cruising Made Easy Now Available ... - Blue Water Sailing
If you want to take an American Sailing Association (ASA) on boat training program anytime soon, but can't or you just want to update your sailing library with the most up-to-date reference books, then you'll want to pick up the Coastal Cruising ...
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Jaguars set sail in new club | City College Times
By Steve Hill
A sailboat returns to Santa Cruz Harbor Wednesday May 2 after a day on Monterey Bay. The San Jose City College sailing club is planning boating trips on local waterways, including Lake Vasona and Lake Cunningham as well as trips out of ...
City College Times