26 May 2012

Volvo Ocean Race video - North Good South Bad

Volvo Ocean Race video - North Good South Bad: What a Leg this is turning out to be. A real shake up of the fleet over the last 24hrs has thrown the race for overall leader wide open.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker (shows current position of boats) 

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi Racing and Camper breeze into lead as fleet search ...
The Volvo Ocean Race turned itself on its head in thrilling fashion on Friday after Abu Dhabi Racing and Camper took over the lead on Leg 7. By Telegraph Sport With just over 2000 nautical miles to go in the crucial leg between Miami and Lisbon, ...


Volvo Ocean Race : CAMPER rockets into lead as Telefonoca stumbles
BYM News (press release)
The situation looked grim but clever tactics from Nicholson and navigator Will Oxley saw CAMPER climb steadily through the ranks and by 1300 UTC they had picked off Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, the final boat standing between them and the number one spot.

Camper finds footing in Ocean Race
CAMPER staged a remarkable mid-leg comeback yesterday to move into the overall lead in the Volvo Ocean Race. The Spanish boat, which is crewed by members of Team New Zealand, looked in real trouble on Wednesday when they were forced to abandon their ...


Volvo Ocean Race, May round-up: still all to play for as Puma blow race wide open
Telefónica's domination has been derailed by PUMA's stealth, throwing the race wide open in one of the most exciting climaxes in the event's history. By Kate Laven Ken Read's mainly American crew on PUMA won the sixth Volvo Ocean Race leg from Itajaí ...


Volvo Ocean Race: Leaders set to zigzag to Lisbon
Sail World
In a reshuffle of the leaderboard overnight, Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) lost the lead to Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing on Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 0100 GMT on Friday, Abu Dhabi took pole position when it became clear that the ...

Comeback kings Camper threaten Volvo leaders
MIAMI, Florida — Camper staged a remarkable mid-leg comeback on Friday to revive their hopes of winning leg seven from Miami to Lisbon and moving into the overall lead in the Volvo Ocean Race. The Spanish boat, which is crewed by members of Team New ...


Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro claws back
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 5 of Leg 7. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: 'This is looking more and more like a true Atlantic crossing, headed north – 400 miles from the ice gate,'– Ken Read.

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Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 attack upwind conditions
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 team Groupama 4 has conceded some ground on the fifth day of racing in leg seven, following a climatic upset offshore of Newfoundland: the formation of a zone of high pressure over the Labrador Current is generating a ...

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Volvo Ocean Race :Back to the start
BYM News (press release)
The we did some great racing until we got ahead and then something that rarely happens happened: the boats in front, “Groupama” and ourselves, carried on sailing with what you might term the old breeze and the boats behind got new winds which meant ...

'You take the little victories where you can'
The National
The inkling that Azzam finally might thrive going downwind, in a Volvo Ocean Race riddled with eccentric weather and upwind sailing, gave way to dour realisation. “The thing that's most depressing, if you'd like, is we don't have one condition where we ...

The National

Stunning comeback sees Camper take the lead
Just two days ago, Chris Nicholson's Camper was almost 100 miles behind the leaders and facing disaster on a leg so crucial to the outcome of the Volvo Ocean Race. But clever tactics from Nicholson and navigator Will Oxley saw Camper split from the ...

It's tight at the top as Volvo Race crews cross Atlantic
Galway News
IT was back to racing this week in the Volvo Ocean Race after the celebrations concluded in Miami – and even Galway City's Mayor Hildegarde Naughton got in on the act as she was ceremonially thrown over the side as the Team Sanya boat left the harbour.

Galway News

Volvo Ocean Race fleet forced to rethink tactics
Newstalk ZB
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet has been forced into a complete rethink of their tactics. All the boats have missed the cold front they had been hoping to catch for a fast ride fast across the North Atlantic on leg seven. That's helped Camper Team New ...

Newstalk ZB

Camper pull off comeback to claim lead in Volvo leg 7
Radio New Zealand
Team New Zealand's Camper pulled off an incredible mid-leg comeback overnight, shooting from last place to first in less than 48 hours, while overall Volvo Ocean race leaders Telefónica slipped down the rankings after being snared in light winds.

Volvo Ocean Race - Unexpected twist for the fleet
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, the quick Atlantic crossing to Lisbon, Portugal, has taken an unexpected twist, as the cold front the fleet had been hoping to hook into for a fast ride across the North Atlantic was moving too quickly, slamming the door shut ...

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Big things on Lisbon's horizon as Volvo Ocean Race sets sail from US to Portugal
The Portugal News
Lisbon Mayor António Costa this week said that Lisbon was once again on the map of “big navigations” after it was confirmed it would be hosting a leg of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR). He also revealed that the Pedrouços could be home to a big-yacht marina ...

Camper ride the Gulf Stream to third place
Camper completes a gybe as they make their way north in search of more favourable winds and currents to make gains on the fleet on Leg 7 from Miami to Lisbon in theVolvo Ocean Race. With a lift from Alberto and a ride with the Gulf Stream, ...


Yachting: Camper back in the game
New Zealand Herald
Camper's bold decision to head north away from the rest of the fleet in search of better breeze has paid off, with the Team New Zealand boat now only two nautical miles off the lead in the seventh leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Camper have worked their ...

Volvo fleet in heavy weather
Sail World
For crews racing in the fully crewed, around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), the recent weather forecasts have brought about some puzzled expressions, as the much-anticipated cold front that the fleet was hoping to catch barreled through early, ...

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Camper in contention for lead on leg seven
Newstalk ZB
Camper Team New Zealand is jousting for the lead on leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race. Camper is still in third place but just two nautical behind new leaders Abu Dhabi Racing, with second placed Telefonica slipping off the pace.

Newstalk ZB

Team New Zealand's cunning pays off
With the leading yachts missing the frontal system that had looked likely to slingshot them east and divide the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, they eventually had to cover Camper's cunning move north. But by then the Emirates Team New Zealand crew had reaped ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Frustrating sailing for Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7, day five. Skipper Ken Read reports from on board Puma's Mar Mostro. This is strange. Not just the guys on board (pretty weird) or the route we take (sailing straight into a Tropical Storm after the start – not too bright).

Sail World

Extreme Sailing Series 2012 - Historic, modern and traditional -- Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012, is several cities in one and the venue for Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series. The teams will race from the 7-10 June, with one day of open water racing followed by three days of stadium racing at the juncture where the Marmara Sea meets the Bosphorus -providing the perfect natural amphitheatre for spectators to watch the racing. The NeilPryde Racing Series will be the main warm-up act, with US$3000 up for grabs to the winners of both divisions.

Extreme Sailing Series en route to Istanbul for Act 3
Boxscore News
Historic, modern and traditional – Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012, is several cities in one and the venue for Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series starting in just two weeks time. The teams will race from the 7-10 June, with one day of ...

Boxscore News

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Istanbul for Act 3 + Video
Sail World
The third Act in the Extreme Sailing Series 2012 is being held from 7th to 10th June in Istanbul. Historic, modern and traditional – Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012, is several cities in one. The teams will race over four days, ...

Sail World

Rose Festival 2012: 1921 Canadian sailing ketch will visit for Fleet Week
The sailing ketch Oriole was built in 1921 and was commissioned in 1952. Under Commonwealth tradition, the ship was entitled to any battle honor awarded previously to a ship of the same name. The Oriole will motor up the Willamette River on June 5, ...


Northern California yacht racing to resume after wreck
By Ronnie Cohen | FAIRFAX, California (Reuters) - The Coast Guard is set to allow sailboat racing in the Pacific off northern California for the first time since five sailors died in a yacht wreck last month, but new safety rules will be in place.

Roelof Bouwmeester snatches overall lead of laser class: 2012 Delta Lloyd ...
bettor.com (blog)
Tremendous sailing display presented by the Dutch sailor, Roelof Bouwmeester who finally made his way to the top podium place of the laser class of the 2012 Delta Lloyd Regatta. The Dutch sailor had a brilliant run on the second day of the regatta and ...

Young people having a splashing time at sailing club
This is Grimsby
NORTH Lincolnshire & Humberside Sailing Club is hoping to find Britain's next Olympic sailingsuperstar after signing up to OnBoard – the flagship kids' grassroots scheme run by sailing's national governing body. Liz Wrigglesworth, RYA OnBoard ...

Sail Away on Wayzata Bay this Summer with Wayzata Sailing Center
The Wayzata Community Adaptive Sailing Program welcomes potential sailors of all levels of physical ability to sail on Lake Minnetonka this summer through its SailAway program. Members of the Wayzata Community Sailing Center are able to adapt sailboats ...

Ready to sail after fatal race
San Francisco Examiner
After the Low Speed Chase accident, the US Sailing Association began working on a report to improve safety and training standards for sailboat racing events in the area. The study contained five recommendations, including calls for enhanced training in ...

San Francisco Examiner

US Sailing releases initial findings in race tragedy
Trade Only Today
A US Sailing independent review panel looking into the deaths of five sailors in the Full Crew Farallones Race in April has released preliminary findings and recommendations. The panel presented the information to the new San Francisco Bay Offshore ...

Sailing vessel on last leg of training cruise
The Hindu
On the last leg of its two-month training cruise covering Langkawi and Phuket besides Indian naval ports, naval sailing vessel Mhadei skippered by Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy arrived here on Thursday. On Tuesday, the boat will set course for Goa ...

Response to US Sailing statement on inclusion of kiteboarding in 2016
Sail World
It seems US Sailing didn't have all the information before casting three votes for kitesurf course racing at the expense of windsurf racing for the 2016 Olympics. A more careful evaluation questions Dean Brenner's explanation for the US votes at the ...

Sail World

Eurosaf European Sailing Cup - New event for Olympic Classes
Sail World
Eurosaf, in association with the organisers of Garda Olympic Week, Italy; Delta Lloyd Regatta, The Netherlands; Sail for Gold, United Kingdom; Kieler Woche, Germany and Semaine Olympique Française, France, have signed a joint Statement of Intent and ...

Sailing center changes but keeps focus
Charlotte Observer
By Hilary Trenda NC Community Sailing and Rowing will see changes in its leadership this season. From left are incoming sailing director Ben Whitman, incoming executive director Russell Dorrell and current sailing director Will Paschal.

Finland expects... Olympic success from its sailors
Helsingin Sanomat
In this selection round the sailors took centre stage, and it is not that far-fetched to think that they might also make the biggest headlines when sailing in the waters of the English Channel off Weymouth. The Sari Multala, Silja Lehtinen duo, ...

Mix Of Youth And Experience For Finnish Sailing Team
International Sailing Federation
The Finnish Olympic Committee Board of Directors yesterday announced the 11 sailors that will compete at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. The Finnish Sailing Team will be the second largest team of athletes from Finland behind their ...

International Sailing Federation

Super Starters Audi Azzurra Sailing Team Lead The 52 Super Series
International Sailing Federation
With two wins and a second from three starts, sailing their freshly christened new boat, the Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, opened their 2012 campaign to lead the new 52 Super Series on a near perfect footing off Barcelona at the 39th Trofeo de Vela Conde...

International Sailing Federation

Panel recommends better safety training as sailboat racing resumes after ...
Marin Independent-Journal
The nonprofit governing body US Sailing organized a panel to investigate the April 14 accident that killed most of the crew of the Belvedere-based yacht, Low Speed Chase. It issued preliminary recommendations Thursday and plans to release a more ...

Sailboat ban lifted for SF's Golden Gate
Sacramento Bee
A 38-foot sailboat was hit by waves and smashed into the Farallon Islands during an April 14 race. Five crew members died. Races were suspended while US Sailing, the national governing body of yacht racing, completed a safety review.

New EUROSAF European Sailing Cup for Olympic Classes, to ...
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EUROSAF, in association with the organisers of Garda Olympic Week, Italy; Delta Lloyd Regatta, The Netherlands; Sail for Gold, United Kingdom; Kieler Woche, Germany and Semaine Olympique Française, France, have...
Delta Lloyd Regatta

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The GAC Pindar sailing team is already in a strong position at the start of the Match Racing season with one win already under their belt after taking first place at the Congressional Cup in Long Beach, California. Williams has competed on the ...

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Sail-World.com : London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition – Four ...
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition is being held in Great Britain from 29th July to 12th August. Bermuda, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Tunisia ...

Sailing for U.S. in London is a point of pride for Anna Tunnicliffe ...
DALLAS -- Anna Tunnicliffe was born and raised in England. And she has the British accent to prove it. "With certain words it comes out," she acknowledged.

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ISAF Sailing World Cup to visit Qingdao China in 2013 and 2014 ...
Qingdao, China has been named as the fourth venue of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. With two confirmed regattas from 12-19 October 2013 and 11-18 October ...

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