Puma Ocean Racing team sails by the equator and still in the lead
As the fleet competing in the 2012 Volvo Ocean Race hits the midway point of Leg 6, the lead for the last 36 hours or so, belongs to PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG. PUMA has bought themselves some valuable mileage on this leg against their closet ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Camper in marathon match race + Video
Volvo Ocean Race team Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand, racing from Itajaí to Miami, crossed the Equator at 0910h UTC for the fourth and final time. Camper is currently just over 2000-miles into the sixth leg of this marathon ocean race around the ... Sail World
PUMA lead Volvo sixth leg
Miami - American skipper Ken Read's PUMA led their rivals across the Equator and into the northern hemisphere on Monday, clinging on to a narrow 25-nautical mile advantage in the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race to their home country.
Volvo Ocean Race : Marathon Match Race keeps PUMA in lead
BYM News (press release)
As the crew of PUMA continue to revel in their lead position, with skipper Ken Read commenting, “sailing on a Volvo Open 70 doesn't get any easier than this,” for fourth-placed Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing the struggle continues.
Volvo Ocean Race - Puma aims to stay in the lead + Video
We want to be leading this race from start to finish. So far so good, but we have a long, long way to go. Leading out of Itajaí was very cool. That first night we hung on in some breezy, tight reaching conditions. Two competitors split low to the coast ... Sail World
Puma hangs on to lead in Volvo race
Gulf Daily News
MIAMI, Florida: A three-way tussle for the Leg 6 lead of the Volvo Ocean Race was being battled out off the north-eastern coast of Brazil yesterday with Ken Read still desperately hanging on to the lead on Puma. The 50-year-old American, ...
Yacht deaths: Other vessels sought in mishap that killed 4
Los Angeles Times
Regatta organizers said they believed the boat was hit and demolished by a much larger ship — perhaps a freighter or tanker. The boat disappeared from the online tracking system around 1:30 am Saturday. Two sailors on other boats recalled seeing a ...
3 killed, 1 missing after boat, crew are lost in regatta
to-Ensenada, Mexico sailing regatta were stunned by the mysterious loss of four crew members aboard a 37-foot boat that disappeared in mid-race, marking the first fatalities in the event's 65-year history. While the US Coast Guard was still ...
Disaster strikes again for a sailing race
Los Angeles Times
(Susan Hoffman, Newport Beach Patch) By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times Organizers of the famed Newport Beach-to-Ensenada sailing regatta were stunned by the mysterious loss of four crew members aboard a 37-foot boat that disappeared in mid-race, ... Los Angeles Times
No sign of distress before sailboat wreck is found
Hundreds of race participants held a moment of silence at the Newport Ocean SailingAssociation's award ceremony, many of them stunned and puzzled. Skies were clear and winds were light when the boat went missing on the course from Newport Beach, ...
Sailboat in race may have hit larger vessel
San Francisco Chronicle
The sailboat, carrying a crew of four, was reported missing Saturday. It was California's second deadly accident this month involving an ocean race. Two weeks ago, five sailors died in the waters off Northern California when their 38-foot yacht was hit ...
Yacht debris, bodies found off US-Mexico coast
The Associated Press
If the smaller boat was bobbing around in light wind, the crew might not have been able to get out of the way of a larger ship, said Rich Roberts, a spokesman for the Newport Ocean Sailing Association, the race organizer. The race goes through shipping ... The Associated Press
Doomed Sailors Didn't Have to Wear Life Vests
The fourth crewman was Theo Mavromatis, the 37-foot Aegean's skipper, according to Ray Pollock of Marina Sailing, which rents out the boat for Mavromatis. On Sunday afternoon the US Coast Guard officials suspended the search for the missing sailor ...
Sailing race ends in tragedy
(Photo courtesy Meg Holt and Barbara Orsow / April 29, 2012) For the second time in a month,sailboat crew members have died while racing off the California coast. Two weeks ago, five died when their 38-foot boat was swamped by two waves near the ...
Sailing tragedies recalled as bay boating season opens
San Francisco Chronicle
And he's looking forward to the America's Cup races set for later this year and 2013 in the bay. "I'm glad it's here," he said. "You'll see what a great venue it is to race here." Both Crawford and Kresge said the recent sailing accidents should serve ...
3 killed in apparent collision
Detroit Free Press
A yacht involved in a race off the coast of California and Mexico apparently collided at night with a much larger vessel, leaving three crew members dead and one missing, a sailing organization said early Sunday. A search is under way for the fourth ...
Woman confirms husband is 3rd victim in fatal race
Spartanburg Herald Journal
She says Rudolph trusted the boat's captain and never had qualms about sailing. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.Sailboat shards floating in the ocean were the first sign something ...
Three killed, one missing after racing yacht disintegrates
Mohave Valley News
The Coast Guard said conditions were fine for sailing, with good visibility and moderate ocean swells of 6-to-8 feet. If the smaller boat was bobbing around in light wind, the crew might not have been able to get out of the way of a larger ship, ...
Victims in deadly sailing race were not wearing life jackets
Pete Thomas Outdoor
Ray Pollock of Marina Sailing, which rented Aegean when Mavromatis was not using the vessel, told City News Service that Mavromatis was participating in the race for the seventh time. He won his class in 2011 and 2009. The vessel had a new engine and ...
Yacht Crash off Mexico Coast Leaves at Least 3 Dead
(AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)AP2012 A yacht racing on the coast along the California-Mexico border apparently collided at night with a much larger vessel, leaving three crew members dead and one missing, a sailing organization said Sunday.
Rescuer finds shattered debris in boat wreck
The boat apparently collided at night with a much larger vessel, leaving three crew members dead and one missing, a sailing organization said early Sunday. It was the state's second ocean racing tragedy this month. The 37-foot Aegean, carrying a crew ...
Sailrace collision leaves three dead
Trade Only Today
Three sailors died over the weekend during the Newport (Calif.) to Ensenada (Mexico) offshore race after their boat apparently collided with a large vessel several miles off the coast near the border, according to the Newport Ocean Sailing Association, ...
3 dead, 1 missing in Southern California yacht race
San Francisco Chronicle
Dunphy said conditions were fine for sailing, with good visibility and moderate ocean swells of 6-to-8 feet. The dead were not identified pending notification of relatives. A total of 210 boats were registered in the 65th annual yacht race, ...
BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race : “Sailing on a Volvo 70 doesn't get any easier than this!” - Ken Read Our time along Brazilian shores has not been brief – it's an enormous coastline – and we continue to have chance encounters with other maritime vessels of all ...
Search Suspended in Deadly Yacht Accident
NBC San Diego
Officials have not determined the cause of the accident, and would not speculate on what ship, if any, might have collided with the sailboat. Hundreds of race participants held a moment of silence at the Newport Ocean Sailing Association's award ...
Bodies found after California yacht race 'collision'
At least three sailors have died during a US yacht race, weeks after another fatal accident off California. US Coast Guard boats are looking for a fourth crew member from the yacht Aegean. Race organisers the Newport Sailing Association said the... BBC News
Three Dead In Second Yacht Race Tragedy In Weeks
The race started on Friday and the sailboat was reported missing on Saturday when it disappeared off the Newport Ocean Sailing Association's online tracking system. Eric Lamb, who has been patrolling the race for eight years as captain for a private ... Sky News
Three dead as tragedy strikes California yachting race
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The 37-foot yacht Aegean disappeared early Saturday from a tracking system monitoring the race from Newport Beach, Calif., to Ensenada, Mexico, according to a statement from Rich Roberts, spokesman for the Newport Ocean Sailing Association.
Tourism minister welcomes yachtsmen for Sailing Week | Antigua ...
ST JOHN'S, Antigua – The 45th Antigua Sailing Week got off to a start with a mix of activities in the Nelson's Dockyard on Saturday evening when hundreds turned out for a night of partying and to welcome sailors from around the world to the ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper
Sailing Trips Around NYC – Ahoy! | StayBrooklyn
In case you've never seen that side of the state, New York has many opportunities for sailing, boat tours and getting a glimpse of the city from the water. As we near the warmer months, keep in mind that the “City that Stays Awake” is also the ...
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Down To The Wire — Ryan DeVos Wins East Coast Championship. West Palm Beach, Fla. – Two more crazy races were conducted in Palm Beach, Florida on Sunday leaving Ryan DeVos on Volpe with winning America's Cup helmsman Ed ...
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Flying Fifteen Bulwark Trophy at Hayling Island Sailing Club ...
There was a strong turnout for the event with 19 competitors, 10 visitors (from as far as Royal Highland SC). Competitors arrived on Saturday morning and were greeted by the infamous Hayling Bay conditions, which were so sorely missed at ...
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“Gun Death” Sailboat Racing | Weer'd World
By Weerd Beard
The San Francisco Bay Area's tightly knit sailing community is reeling after a racing yacht accident near the Farallon Islands killed one sailor and left four missing. Twelve-foot waves pummeled the sailboat during the Full Crew Farallones Race ...
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