10 May 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma wins Leg 6 - videos




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
CBS Local
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

Volvo Ocean Race: Ken Read makes history as Puma edge Camper in intense battle ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Ken Read became the first American skipper in Volvo Ocean Race history to lead his boat into a home port after Puma followed up their leg 5 win with a consecutive victory in leg 6 to Miami. By Kate Laven Read crossed the finish line at 14.14 local time ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: American boat Puma close in on Miami leg win after crew left ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Approaching the turning mark at Eleuthera Island, Puma were sailing at 10 knots and a gap of 15 miles on Camper before the American boat found a line of windless convergence. "At this point we're watching them sail down to our line in utter amazement," ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Leaders face tight Volvo Ocean Race in final push toward Miami
Chicago Tribune
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 ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma claims second consecutive leg win + Video
Sail World
In Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race, American skipper Ken Read led his Puma team to a second consecutive leg win on Wednesday, arriving on home soil in Miami triumphant following an epic 17-day match race with closest rivals Camper to confirm they are ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma wins Leg 6, Camper second - all on for third
Sail World
Puma's American skipper Ken Read enjoyed a glorious homecoming and a second consecutive leg win on Wednesday after an intense 18-day match racewith close rivals Camper that has thrown the overall race wide open. Read's crew crossed the Miami finish ...

Sail World

Camper second in leg six; boosts Ocean hopes
Stuff.co.nz
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 heads towards first turning mark + Video
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 17 of Leg 6. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'Kelv, you'll have more fun at Disney World than your kids will. You should definitely go.' Jono Swain. I honestly wonder if I'll ...

Sail World

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, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma rounds waypoint heading for finish of Leg 6
Sail World
The latest report from Volvo Ocean Race says Ken Read and the team on Puma Ocean Racing 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) ...

Sail World

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 ...

Retracing Roots - Munich 1972 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Its first ever gold medallist was Buddy Melges, adding to his 1964 bronze in the FD, and sailing with Bill Bentsen and William Allen. Having won the American trials in a breezy San Francisco Bay, he made short work of the sub-10 knots conditions in ...

International Sailing Federation

Success in Olympic Sailing selection
ITV News
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
Reuters
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.

Britain completes sailing team for London Olympics by filling last 3 available ...
Washington Post
LONDON — 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 Morrison and Ben ...

British Team Complete Sailing Line-Up For London 2012
International Sailing Federation
The British sailing line-up for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been completed with the announcement of sailor selections in the Laser Radial, 49er and 2.4mR events. The British Olympic Association has confirmed the RYA's nominations ...

International Sailing Federation

Solo-Sailing The Americas: Pushing The Extremes
NPR
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 ...

London 2012 Olympics: windsurfer Nick Dempsey claims International Sailing ...
Telegraph.co.uk
British windsurfer Nick Dempsey has hit out at sailing's governing body for "slowly ruining the sport" with their "bizarre" decision to drop the sport from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. By Telegraph Sport The International SailingFederation ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Team NZ determined to make amends in Venice
Stuff.co.nz
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

London 2012 Olympics: manager says GB sailors can win in every event
The Guardian
British sailors have got "realistic" chances of winning medals in every one of theOlympic and Paralympic events at the 2012 games, the team's manager has said. Announcing the last four members of the 22-strong Olympic and Paralympic teams, ...

The Guardian

Additional sailing athletes announced for London 2012 Games
ITV News
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
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
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 ...

Sail for Gold exhibition - 1948 Olympic medallist meets Ben Ainslie
Sail World
RYA 'Our Sporting Life - Sail for Gold' Olympic and Paralympic sailing exhibition is being held at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, in Falmouth until 24 June 2012. Truly inspiring generations; David Bond, aged 90, Great Britain's last surviving ...

Sail World

London 2012 Olympics: Team GB name final three sailors for Games squad
Telegraph.co.uk
But the other teams claim they were misled, thinking the Sail for Gold regattastarting June 4 would count towards their chances of selection. “We got the impression that SFG was going to be part of the trials but we also know they have the right to ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Our sailors suffer as kites bump boards
New Zealand Herald
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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 Argus
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 ...

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Rhodes and Stevie Morrison get 49er spots
The Guardian
Great Britain's sailing lineup for London 2012 was completed on Wednesday with the selection of the final three sailors. The British Olympic Association has confirmed the Royal Yachting Association's nominations of Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes ...

The Guardian

IOC flying an unwanted kite
Stuff.co.nz
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Stuff.co.nz

Dalian Naval Academy sailing team wins two championships
China Daily
The Dalian Naval Academy of the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) noted yesterday that a sailing team of midshipmen from the academy won two championships in the just-concluded 29th Naval Academy and City of LivornoSailing Trophy in ...

China Daily

Swedish Sailing Legend Predicts Match Racing Success for Berntsson
International Sailing Federation
As a renowned sailing nation, Sweden has produced a number of top skippers in modern sailing, with greats such as Pelle Pettersson and Magnus Holmberg dominating in their respective disciplines in recent times. Holmberg believes that the current crop ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympic sailing line-up finalised « Shropshire Star
By PA
Great Britain's sailing line-up for London 2012 has been completed with the announcement of the final three sailor selections.
Shropshire Star » Shropshire Star

Yachting Developments Antares III is one of the lightest sailing yachts
By Karanvir Singh
International award winning builders of composite yachts, Yachting Developments, which has enviable reputation of building and delivering innovative yachts of distinction 'on time' and 'in spec', has now won an award in The World ...
Bornrich

Britain completes sailing team for London Olympics « Artesia News
By admin
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 ...
Artesia News

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
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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
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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

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Tunnicliffe Wins U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Qualifying Regatta - Old ...
Former ODU All-American and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Anna Tunnicliffe is heading back to the Olympics to defend her title at the 2012 London Summer ...
www.odusports.com/sports/c-sail/spec-rel/050712aaa.html

Sail-World.com : Matching up—Sailing News from the U.S. and ...
One of the great changes to the trials format for US Sailing Team Sperry Top- Sider going into the 2012 Games has been the transition to a multi-regatta ...
www.sail-world.com/news_printerfriendly.cfm?Nid=96747

2012 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD Results | Sailing World
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www.sailingworld.com/.../2012-sperry-top-sider-annapolis-no...

Final Women's US Olympic Sailing Team Chosen | Sail Magazine
After four days of intense racing in the US Olympic Team Qualifying Regatta, Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer, and Debbie Capozzi of Team Maclaren ...
www.sailmagazine.com/.../final-womens-us-olympic-sailing-te...

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www.flickr.com/photos/mhbs/7001461624/

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Sailing Hall of Fame announcement | NJ.com
BARNEGAT BAY SAILING HALL OF FAME SEEKS 2012 NOMINEES TOMS RIVER – Nominees are sought for the 2012 Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of Fame ...
blog.nj.com/boating/2012/05/post_10.html

Olympic sailing line-up finalised - The Press Association - Wiki ...
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