14 May 2012

Volvo Ocean Race's 6th yacht arrives in Miami

Miami stopover info: volvooceanracemiami.org

Race's 6th yacht arrives in Miami
Team Sanya got here Saturday and will rejoin the race after missing two legs and undergoing repairs in Georgia. By SUSAN COCKING The Volvo Ocean Race reached full strength Saturday with the afternoon arrival of Team Sanya — the sixth boat in the fleet ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Crew change for Camper
We hope that he will be back aboard Camper in Lisbon for the remainder of therace.” A sailor and rigger, Nick has worked on many of the most successful maxi and mini maxi yachts in the racing world including Alpha Romeo, Investec Loyal and Shockwave.


Yachting: Injury hits Camper
New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand's Camper has announced a crew change ahead of leg seven in the Volvo Ocean Race. Photo / Hamish Hooper. Team New Zealand's Camper has announced a crew change ahead of leg seven in the Volvo Ocean Race, with Bowman Mike Pammenter ...

Team NZ make substitution after injury
Radio New Zealand
An injury to bowman Mike Pammenter has forced Team New Zealand to bring in a replacement for the seventh leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Pammenter has a prolapsed disc in his back, which he sustained during leg 6 from Itajai in Brazil to Miami.

Quest for Irish Olympic 470 Spot Off to Strong Start in Spain
#OLYMPIC 470 SAILING – Dun Laoghaire's Gerbil Owens and Scott Flanigan last chance forOlympic qualification at the 470 World Championships in Barcelona got off to a great start today with the double Olympian Owens finishing fifth in the opening race.

New Yorkers lift sailing's Cumberland Cup
Financial Times
The cup has its origins in the late 18th century, in what was the sport's first ever open regatta. The Royal Thames Yacht Club began in 1775 in London as the Cumberland Sailing Society. That year the Duke of Cumberland gave a cup for a regatta for the, ...

Outteridge, Jensen take 49er World title
ABC Online
Australia has another gold medal favourite for the Olympic sailing regatta, after Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen clinched the 49er World Championship in Croatia. The win was the pair's third in four years as a team. Outteridge made history as the ...

Spain admits voting error in Olympic windsurfing drop
The world of windsurfing and kiteboarding is living the worst nightmare over a place in the 2016 Olympic Games. Days after the ISAF decision to get kiteboarders a chance in the Olympic sailing event, the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation (RFEV)...


Sailors ready for friendly Brevard Challenge races
Florida Today
The 46th annual Brevard Challenge, hosted by the Indian River Yacht Club, will begin at 8 am Saturday. / For FLORIDA TODAY One of the oldest sailing events in Brevard will add a colorful background along the Indian River next weekend as Brevard sailors ...

Outteridge wins sailing world title
Sky News Australia
Outteridge wins sailing world title Updated: 13:43, Sunday May 13, 2012 Australia's world No.1 sailor Nathan Outteridge is eyeing an Olympic gold medal after winning a record fourth 49er skiff world championship. Outteridge and crewmate Iain Jensen ...

Light the flame, or should that be touchpaper?
The Independent
The symbol of Olympia arrives at RNAS Culdrose, near Helston in, Cornwall, for a round-Britain relay starting at Land's End. Cornish-born triple Olympic sailing gold medallist Ben Ainslie is the first of 8000 torchbearers carrying it through over 1000 ...

Outteridge wins fourth sailing world title
Outteridge's victory with childhood friend Jensen on Saturday night (AEST) also capped a brilliant week for Australian sailing, with world No.1 Tom Slingsby securing his fifth Laser world title. Attention now turns to the men's and women's 470 dinghy ...

Book of the Week: Sailing Gold
Sail World
With the Olympics approaching in Britain, maybe this is the time to indulge your interest - or that of a loved one - in the place of sailing in the Olympics over time.Sailing Gold, by Mark Chisnell, is a gorgeous photographic coffee table book ...

Sail World

Whiskeytown regatta set for Memorial Day weekend
The 48th annual Whiskeytown Memorial Regatta will be held May 26-27 starting at 11 am at Brandy Creek Marina on Whiskeytown Lake. The Whiskeytown Sailing Club will host the regattaduring Memorial Day weekend. The regatta is a two-day sailboat race ...

SAILING: Masyuri leaves Hazwan reeling
New Straits Times
But it will not be all smooth sailing for Masyuri as Hazwan, who made it to the semi-final round with five wins and a single defeat, is known for his ability to come-from-behind and win in previous Malaysian match racing Championships.

Brazil looks to flex its sailing might in London
Gulf Times
But if Olympic medals are any measure, it might just as well be known as the country of sailing. The South American nation has enjoyed more success on the water than in any other discipline and Robert Scheidt is one of its biggest names.

Volvo Ocean Race - Camper shore crew swing into action
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 team Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand is placed overall third on the leaderboard after finishing the sixth leg, from Itajai to Miami, in second place. While the Camper sailing crew have been enjoying a well-earned rest in ...

Sail World

Windsurfing NZ calls for focus to go onto 2012 Olympics
Sail World
Jon-Paul Tobin sailing in the RS:X windsurfing class is one of our best prospects of a medal. We should not lose sight of that fact. Windsurfing NZ is a voluntary organisation representing the interests of all the windsurfers in New Zealand, ...

Sail World

America's Cup World Series: New mobile app for sailing fans
Sail World
Available now from Apple's App Store, the new, free mobile Real Time Race Tracker is built into the Enthuse app, and lets sailing fans follow all the America's Cup World Series races as they happen. Introduced by CupExperience.com in cooperation with ...

Sail World

Ainslie back in battle with fellow Britons in Falmouth
The Independent
He is still a banker for a fourth gold at the Olympic Games regatta in Weymouth. Last week the triple gold and silver Olympic medallist had to be content with second at the warm-up national championship as Giles Scott, who is racing this week in an ...

Australia's Outteridge And Jensen Take 49er Title
International Sailing Federation
While many of the current sailors may not have known Frank, they certainly were enjoying his product and more than likely many had read one of his books on high performance sailing. Two races were held in the morning for the silver and gold fleets and ...

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National Games
The Sun
THE 18-mile-long shingle beach is the best spot to watch Olympic sailing which runs from July 28 to August 11. The beach runs all the way from Portland to West Bay and a lot of it is separated from the mainland by the Fleet Lagoon.

The Sun

Kiwi sailing pair win second silver
Radio New Zealand
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, New Zealand's London Olympic bound 49er Sailors, have achieved a second consecutive silver medal at the 49er World Championships. Overnight in Zadar, Croatia, two final series races were sailed and then the double point ...

RYA Eric Twiname Championships – Thrilling finish
Sail World
'It feels fantastic to be crowned champion in the Mirror fleet,' enthused ItchenorSailing Clubs Jo Kalderon. 'It's been a great weekend of sailing with some very competitive racing. Rutland is a really good venue and we love to sail here.

Sail World

Recent deaths a sober reminder for ocean sailors
Charleston Post Courier
“When you are racing, you take more risks than when you are just pleasure cruising,” said Will Haynie, a longtime Charleston sailor and sailing writer. “Not to find fault with any fellow sailors, but sometimes in the fervor and intensity of racing, ...

Ben Ainslie seeks record sixth Finn title in Falmouth
BBC Sport
Olympics-bound Mills and Clark won a silver medal at the Perth Worlds in December, and will line-up at Barcelona's 1992 Olympic sailing venue with 53 other crews. The men's 470 Worlds, being held concurrently, will see no British boats in contention, ...

BBC Sport

Cruising St Martin: an American Sailing Association Flotilla
Sail World
Comprised of bustling, half-French/half-Dutch St. Martin, the distinctly European flavor of St. Barths, and rural, English-owned Anguilla, a week of sailing these islands is not just a lesson in the art of relaxation, but also a study in the remarkably ...

Sail World

Dinghy Central at the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show
Sail World
Sailing dinghies are returning to New Zealand's largest boat show after an absence of several years. Classes from the children's Optimist to the thrilling 18 foot skiff will be represented in a comprehensive showcase of dinghy sailing called Dinghy ...

Sail World

Gulfport's Photo of the Week: Sailing
This week's photo of the week is from Phil! Phil snapped this photo during the annual "Fun Day" event at the Boca Ciega Yacht Club! Thanks for uploading your photos to "Gulfport Pics & Clips" Phil. We appreciate it!

Audi Winter Series - Winter winds for Race 3
Sail World
Although the sun was out, gone was the 29 degree temperature of Wednesday and Thursday; instead the rugged-up competitors felt the brunt of 12-19 degrees, especially sailing upwind. Shortly before 1.00pm, the yachts from A1 and A2 divisions were ...

Sail World

Ben Ainslie on being the UK's first torchbearer
BBC News
He is Ben Ainslie, three times Olympic Gold Medallist who is competing once again in the Finn Sailing Class. Andrew Marr caught up with him in Falmouth where he has been training, and asked him just how much of an honour it was to be asked to begin the ...

BBC News

Lewis: Reaching the Olympics a 'huge relief'
Trinidad & Tobago Express
By Roger Seepersad Trinidad and Tobago sailor Andrew Lewis is looking forward to his debut at the London 2012 Olympics, and while he is realistically targeting a top 15 finish in his Laser class sailing event, he is confident, given the right ...

Flint Sail and Power Squadron hosts annual open house May 19
The Flint Journal - MLive.com
By Amanda Emery | temery@mlive.com Flint Journal file photoThe Flint Sail and Power Squadron open house is from noon to 5 pm at 6044 Lapeer Road in Burton. BURTON, MI – Boating and sailing enthusiasts , as well as those who are just getting started, ...

The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Finn Gold Cup - Opening ceremonies at the Royal Cornwall YC
Sail World
In a break with tradition, one boat actually sailed the full course with Mark Harper (GBR), taking the winner's gun. The forecast for the coming week is for a range of conditions which should give the fleet a challenging week of sailing.

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Sanya back in the game
Skipper Mike Sanderson's boat topped 30 knots boat speed on their “shakedown”sail to Florida, returning the Volvo Ocean Race to full strength for the first time since March. Sanderson also brought news of a different arrival, announcing that he and ...


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