28 May 2012

Volvo Ocean Race video - Low Pressure Compression


Low Pressure Compression - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 video

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker (shows current position of boats) 

Abu Dhabi still holds Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7 lead
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing built a 90-mile lead in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, then saw it drop to 60 miles on Monday as the five sailboats chasing it lined up along a cold front with strong winds that had them zipping along at speeds of more than 20 ...

Volvo Ocean Race: The van of the fleet closes on flying falcon
Sail World
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Leg 7 lead was being steadily eroded on Monday, as the chasing pack lined up along an easterly moving cold front bringing strong winds. Up to 90 nautical miles ahead of their nearest rivals at one point, Ian Walker's Emirati ...

Sail World

'Every boat could come first' in the Volvo Ocean Race
The National
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing continued to build on its lead in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race yesterday, and last-place Team Sanya also made a surprising surge, moving up to fourth place in the voyage from Miami to Lisbon, Portugal.

The National

Volvo Ocean Race : Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing long gone
BYM News (press release)
The six boats racing in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Miami to Lisbon are tearing across the Atlantic led by Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker/GBR) who have pulled out a margin of 78 nautical miles over PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG (Ken ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi banks some miles
YACHTe.com.au
Abu Dhabi was building a big lead on Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday local time after beating the fleet to a low pressure system that packs the power to catapult the yacht to within a couple of hundred miles of the finish.

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race - Exciting times onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 8 of Leg 7. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: It's always fun waking up to the sound of water rushing by your head at 20 knots, especially when it indicates the forecast and ...

Sail World

Abu Dhabi ocean racing powers to Volvo ocean race leg 7 lead
WAM - Emirates News Agency
WAM Atlantic Ocean, May 28th, 2012 (WAM) -- A resurgent Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing - the Abu Dhabi-backed entry in the nine-month Volvo Ocean Race - has powered to the 3590 nautical mile trans-Atlantic Leg 7 lead, after a number of deft tactical decisions ...

Southampton sailor Ian Walker believes his team should win Volvo Ocean Race
Daily Echo
SOUTHAMPTON sailor Ian Walker believes his Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team deserve to win the latest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Olympic medallist Walker, who skippers the yacht Azzam, currently holds a lead of about 80 nautical miles over the rest of the ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica applies pressure with southern bid
BYM News (press release)
Following a week of racing on this leg, the fleet remains grouped together into a tight bunch with the 1500 miles to the finish mark now overcome. “Telefónica” is now 29 miles from the Americans on “Puma” and aboard “Camper with Emirates Team New ...

Storm before the calm for anxious Camper
Stuff.co.nz
BECALMED: Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand search for wind on their way from Miami to Lisbon on leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race. Team New Zealand's round the world yacht was in the thick of a high-speed dash to the European coastline but ...

Stuff.co.nz

Camper out of hole
Stuff.co.nz
Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand search for wind on their way from Miami to Lisbon on Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Camper have managed to crawl out of a hole deep in the Atlantic and resume the game of cat and mouse with Abu Dhabi Racing and ...

Stuff.co.nz

Abu Dhabi's 'Azzam' takes the lead in Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7
7DAYS
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's yacht Azzam has taken the lead in Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Skipper Ian Walker said their 85-plus nautical mile lead was down to smart thinking by navigator Jules Salter, who tackled shifting breezes and swirling Atlantic ...

Yachting: Tense times ahead for Camper
Otago Daily Times
The tense times are set to continue for Team New Zealand's Camper in the Volvo Ocean Race as the team begin the run east towards the finish of leg seven in Lisbon and face the prospect of more unpredictable weather. In the last few hours, ...

Abu Dhabi catches fast breeze to Lisbon
Sport LIVE
Abu Dhabi boarded the Lisbon express on Sunday, catching a stronger breeze in the North Atlantic far earlier than their rivals to build a lead of 65 nautical miles in leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race. The Emirati team, skippered by Britain's two-time ...

Sport LIV

US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes continue preparation in Europe
BYM News (press release)
As the days continue to count down until the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, US SailingTeam Sperry Top-Sider athletes are foregoing the traditional American Memorial Day holiday to mark the start of summer. Instead, they are focusing on ...

Success in sailing breeds success in classroom for Lesh
Bellingham Herald
By MICHELLE NOLAN — THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Which helps explain why Lesh led a history-making victory for Whatcom Sailing, a fast-rising team coached by Scott and Mallory Wilson that is devoted to fostering competition and a love of sailing for students ...

'Queen of yachting' captures sailing's golden era on film
CNN
By Stina Backer for CNN Eileen Ramsay pioneered the water-level photography angle - shooting images of sail boats from as close to the water as possible. Editor's note: MainSail is CNN's monthlysailing show, exploring the sport of sailing, ...

SAILING: Wilson edges Tripp at Memorial Day Regatta
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Vann Wilson and his buddy Chuck Tripp ran 1-2 in all but one of the first six exhausting Laser class races of Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's windy Memorial Day Regatta, and they had a deal: they wouldn't sail the seventh and last race in their club's annual ...

Onboard a Volvo Ocean Race Boat
Huffington Post (blog)
Since November of last year, six boats have been racing around the world in a 39000 nautical-mile competition that pits physical strength against mental will -- accurately dubbed "the Everest ofsailing." This edition has seen stopovers in Cape Town, ...

Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan won the Delta Lloyd regatta in the 470 class
RTE.ie
The newest sailors to join the Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors line up, Ger Owens and Scott Flanigan, have won the Delta Lloyd regatta in Medemblik, Holland in the 470 class. This is a great result for the duo in their first regatta since ...

URI oceanographers to exhibit at America's Cup
Boston.com
NEWPORT, RI—Spectators at the America's Cup World Series in Rhode Island next month will get a chance to learn about the connections between sailing, the ocean and atmosphere. The Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island will ...

The Azzam crew have something to smile about
The National
At 42, this might be his last chance at this storied domain after switching from his two silver medals in Olympic sailing to ocean sailing, almost a different sport. It was supposed to go better than his fifth-place finish skippering the underfunded ...

The National

Row over fishing in Weymouth area during Olympics is resolved
Dorset Echo
A ROW over Weymouth fishermen's access to local waters during the Olympic sailing events has been resolved following a meeting. The Weymouth & Portland Licensed Fishermen's & Boatmen's Association demanded a rethink from security bosses after finding ...

Volvo Ocean Race: British skipper Ian Walker closing in on welcome leg win on ...
Telegraph.co.uk
That gave the Abu Dhabi team a huge advantage of around 70 nautical miles, with about four days of sailing remaining before arriving in Portugal as they look for their first Volvo Ocean Race podium finish in an offshore leg.

Telegraph.co.uk

Olympic contender from Portland finds a wheely good way to stay fit
Dorset Echo
The Skandia Team GBR sailor now aims to step up on the podium at the Skandia Sail for Goldregatta, which begins at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy on Monday, June 4, and then this summer's home Games. A total of 517 boats from 60 ...

Five titles decided at national sailing event
Irish Times
Munster eyes were smiling in Class One where Pat Kelly's Storm II, from Rush SailingClub, was deposed of his national title on local waters by Ian Nagle and Paul O'Malleys' Jelly Baby, also from the RCYC. Twenty boats turned out for this class that ...

Irish Times

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Having more runway to the south means we can choose to sail higher with bigger sails for longer, gaining valuable leverage on all but Abu Dhabi to our east, or we can choose to stay low and hold our northerly lane – the more likely scenario.

Of RC sailing and AMA on Orcas Island
Sail World
For those familiar with RC sailing, you know the joys. For the uninitiated, RC sailingis a seriously fun and cerebral challenge that's both joyous and humbling, often simultaneously. For me, the strangest part was the 'remote' nature—not feeling the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: A drag race to Lisbon - but will Azzam last?
Sail World
Walker attributed their lead to some good tactical moves, plus Abu Dhabi had been able to avoid a lot of upwind sailing - which they perceived as their weak point of relative to the rest of the fleet. At the time of the interview Azzam was sailing in ...

Sail World

Quantum Racing Team Win Trofeo Conde de Godó
International Sailing Federation
With no racing on the final day Quantum Racing are crowned winners of the 52 Super Series first regatta, winning on countback from the Audi Azzurra Sailing Team. It was due to be a Sunday High Noon shootout for the Trofeo Vela Conde de Godó regatta ...

International Sailing Federation

Torchbearers' achievements given north Wales 'croeso'
BBC News
As I wait for the torch to arrive at Pwllheli Sailing Club, I recall how many here had hoped to host the Olympic sailing competitions. That didn't happen and the competition will be held in Weymouth instead. The club is included on the list of ...

BBC News

PadGadget Weekly App Series — Apps for Boating and Sailing
PadGadget
We have included six apps for boating and sailing in this week's bundle. Our editorial team goes through the data, picks the best and most interesting apps and then brings them to you on a regular basis. We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these ...

PadGadget

Pram Fleet looking for more hands
News Chief
By Phil Attinger "We have the craziest wind on the day of the adventure race," said Will Ballentine, 18, a sailing instructor. Each year, the Lake Wales Pram Fleet has training sessions in the spring and fall. May 20 was the "final exam" for students ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Stood up on a date but not for long
Sail World
Will has been tensely waiting, looking for the right opportunity to get more north, then abruptly it was time and over we gybed and suddenly we started sailing into what Stu Bannatyne called, 'washing machine conditions'. The reason being Will placed ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE quickly got into the game this week, despite the fact that the team was racing together for the first time in Barcelona, with 60% of the crew that was new to start this season. The team managed to take some good ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama gain precious miles
Sail World
To windward of the fleet accompanied by the Spanish, who are sailing within sight of them, the crew of Groupama 4 are slowly but surely managing to reposition themselves in relation to the New Zealanders and the Chinese, who are a little less at ease ...

Sail World

Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei Sails into Kochi Port - Naval Today
By Naval Today
Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei Sails into Kochi Port. Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei sailedinto Kochi Port after completing a grueling 5000 nautical mile odyssey to South East Asia. The vessel skippered by Lieutenant Commander ...
Naval Today

Royal Southern Yacht Club's 175 Regatta opening ... - The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
The opening weekend of the Royal Southern Yacht Club's 175 Regatta, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, served up an early summer cocktail of sunshine and competitive racing in Mediterranean-like conditions. The two-day May Regatta held ...
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5-27-12: Sailing Away « Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
By mdmorn
5-27-12: Sailing Away. May 28, 2012 at 7:15 am Leave a comment. Audio for this segment will be available by the end of the day. Maryland sailor Matt Rutherford returned from his trip around both North and South America last month. He was ...
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

Do you use Nautical Terms or Plain Language? - Cruisers & Sailing ...
By Nostrodamus
So when you learn to sail they throw all these nautical terms at you and along the way you also pick up some more. Some people even use them in normal conversations for some reason. I have been on.
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Italy: Perini Navi Splashes 31.6m Sailing Yacht Xnoi
By Shipbuilding Tribune
The Perini Navi Group, world leader in the design and construction of large sailing and motor yachts, has launched the 31,65m sloop Xnoi. This sailing yacht has a hull, superstructure, mast and boom in carbon fibre. The launching ceremony ...
Shipbuilding Tribune

Rhode Island Looks Forward To Tall Ships, America's Cup Event This
By WTIC News
Next month's America's Cup World Series regatta at Fort Adams State Park is expected to feature top international sailors competing in catamarans built for speed and agility. The event is scheduled for June 23 to July 1 and will include four ...
CBS Connecticut

Scuttlebutt - Sailing Forum: DISCUSSION: Dock Talk: QUESTIONING ...
As an avid kitesurfer, windsurfer, sailor, US Sailing member, and also someone who has been very involved in youth sailing development, I am eager to hear US ...
forum.sailingscuttlebutt.com/cgi-bin/gforum.cgi?post=13810

Sailors steel nerves for Atlantic endgame - Volvo Ocean Race
Nerves of steel are a requirement for a Volvo Ocean Race sailor especially when crossing the Atlantic, CAMPER helmsman Rob Salthouse said as his team ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../6347_Sailors-steel-nerves-for-At...

Extreme Sailing Series 2012 en route to Istanbul for Act 3 - YouTube
www.extremesailingseries.com Historic, modern and traditional -- Istanbul, the European Capital ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GCKGk0yzFA

Gaastra Blog » olympic sailing 2012
Tagged Under : delta lloyd regatta 2012, delta lloyd regatta 2012 stream, dutch sailing ...
blog.gaastraproshop.com/tag/olympic-sailing-2012/

EUROSAF European Sailing Cup announced | The Daily Sail
The EUROSAF European Sailing Cup will be open to all sailors from around the world and is not restricted to European sailors. It is designed to complement the ...
www.thedailysail.com/.../eurosaf-european-sailing-cup-annou...

Sailing Relay features replica Olympic Torch from 1948 - uk.boats.com
The 1948 Sailing Relay, organised by the RYA is celebrating London 2012 and will see this 1948 Torch travel by water from Torquay to the Olympic sailing ...
uk.boats.com/.../1948-sailing-relay-features-replica-olympic-t...

Jester Challenge's sailing purists | Elaine Bunting's Blog | Yachting ...
They may look like eccentrics, but the sailors in the Jester Challenge are the heart of simple oceansailing.
www.yachtingworld.com/.../jester-challenge-s-sailing-purists

2012 Upper Midwest Junior Olympic Sailing Festival : Lake Forest ...
The goals are to promote the enjoyment of sailing and development of skills as well as provide anOlympic pathway for junior sailors. In 2012, 25+ events are ...
www.regattanetwork.com/event/5378

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