30 June 2012

VOR In-Port Race LIVE and ACWSNewport Day 3 LIVE


Bretagne In-Port Race LIVE video - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12
Watch all the action of the Bretagne In-Port Race LIVE from Lorient, France on Saturday, 30th June at 1045 UTC (6:45 am EDT US).

ACWSNewport Day 3 Live video: Fleet Racing Championship

Coverage starts Saturday at 2:30 pm EDT (US) -- 18:30 UTC

America's Cup: Race up close and personal for spectators
The Providence Journal (blog)
It's a new day for America's Cup and it is breathtaking how fast the sails carry the catamarans across Narragansett Bay, the Pell Bridge in the background. Much has changed in the almost three decades since the last America's Cup was on these shores.

Televised Sailing Gets the Football Treatment - NYTimes.com
By By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK
Why is Stan Honey updating the way sailing races are televised?
The Learning Network http://nyti.ms/N3qrKW

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama spoilt on home soil
Sail World
The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 leg eight stopover in Lorient is proposing a dense and lively programme this weekend, with an In-Port race in the Coureaux de Groix on Saturday and Sunday's start of the shortest offshore leg (550 miles) to Galway. Despite ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Rivals target Groupama in tight in-shore scrap
BYM News (press release)
Groupama sailing team are 23 points clear of their nearest rivals PUMA on the overall raceleaderboard with two in-port races and one offshore leg to go before the finish in Galway. CAMPER and Telefónica remain within striking distance, both 28 points ...

Why this is the closest Volvo Ocean Race in history
Telegraph.co.uk
Why this is the closest Volvo Ocean Race in history. In previous editions of theVolvo Ocean Race, the winner of the first leg has famously gone on to win the race. But 2011-12 may see a break in tradition after one of the most closely-fought contests ...

Telegraph.co.uk

2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race nears its close
Examiner.com
It was exactly eight months ago that six teams took to the water for the first in-port race in Alicante, Spain, kicking off the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race. . . .

Sailors ready for legendary race
Isle of Wight County Press
In 1960, members of the Island Sailing Club each paid £1 to freight her from the Royal Docks in London to Bermuda aboard the Royal Mail freighter, Ebro, to take part in the Bermuda Race. After five days of heavy winds and rough seas, Danegeld finished ...

Isle of Wight County Press

US Junior Olympic Sailing Festival and SailFest regatta at PYC
Sail World
Classes for the SailFest include Optimist dinghys, Lasers, Laser Radials, Laser 4.7's, Club 420's, Flying Scots and new for 2012 the festival has added the exciting Formula 16 catamarans. The Optimists will compete in the US Sailing JuniorOlympic ...

Sail World

Ian's sailing home - after eight months of drama
Daily Echo
AS the Volvo Ocean Race finish line draws near, Ian Walker is looking forward to returning home to Warsash after the most dramatic eight months of his sailing career.

London 2012: Weymouth Olympic deckchairs go on display
BBC News
Five hundred deckchairs designed for the Olympic sailing events at Weymouth and Portland are put up.

BBC News

Sailing with an Olympic Champion
Warsaw Voice
The new Mila Club in the village of Zegrzynek, picturesquely located by Lake Zegrzyńskie, 35 kilometers north of central Warsaw, is all about sailing fun. The club is a branch of the Kusznierewicz Academy, founded and co-owned by Mateusz Kusznierewicz, ...

Porto gearing up to welcome Extreme Sailing Series as focus shifts to Act 4
Boxscore News
The Extreme Sailing Series is preparing to make its Portuguese debut in just one week's time, with some of the best sailors of international yacht racing preparing to line up against one another as the 2012 Series makes it move towards its half way point.

Boxscore News

A Regatta for the Hamptons
The Sag Harbor Express
Scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 18, the event's goals are twofold: to help promote tourism in the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, and to benefit two local non-profit organizations, Breakwater Yacht Club's Junior Sailing and I-Tri, a Hamptons ...

The Sag Harbor Express

Oman Sail's Team BAE Systems gears up for TDFV 2012 contest
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter — MUSCAT — Oman Sail's offshore racing Team BAE Systems is putting the final touches to its campaign for the 2012 Tour de France a la Voile (TDFV) an elite offshore sailing race around the coast of France which gets under way in ...

Oman Daily Observer

Sailing sensation eyes worlds
Australian Jewish News
YOUNG sailing sensation Joshua Brooks-Duncan could soon add “world champion” to his already impressive list of achievements, with the rising star set to take on the best boatsmen from around the globe at the World Laser Radial Championships early next ...

Australian Jewish News

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, June 29, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
However, this battle left the field clear for Bates to take the advantage, sailing clear to take the final gun ahead of Cooper and with Coleman this time snatching the silver from Cooper on handicap. Both races of the slow handicap, made up entirely of ...

Chance to relax for ace Ainslie
Dorset Echo
Ainslie has endured a hectic last few months, with Olympic squad announcements, sponsor's public appearances, final preparations in Weymouth, plus competing at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta all contributing to a busy schedule. But as Ainslie ...

10 Things to Know About GW Athletics' Newest Varsity Program - Sailing
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
With GW Sailing set to become the Department of Athletics' 23rd varsity program on July 1, GWsports.com has put together a brief list of the `Top 10 Things to Know About Sailing' to help you follow and cheer on the Colonials in their inaugural season ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Wet Start To 470 Europeans
International Sailing Federation
Up first on Race Course C, the most northern of the three course areas that can be used here in Largs, were the 470 Men sailing the outer loop of the trapezoid race course, with the women scheduled to start second and sailing the inner loop.

International Sailing Federation

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 28 JUNE 2012
Afloat
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 28 JUNE 2012.

Donahue, Widmeier Claim US Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship
US SAILING (press release)
The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a ...

Sail Away to the Napa Valley with America's Cup and SailNapaValley.com
Drinks Media Wire (press release)
These experiences, many of which are being offered for the first time, range from a hotel stay with a port-to-port sailing for ten from Napa Valley to San Francisco, to personalized tastings with Napa Valley vintners who sail recreationally. AC Crew ...

Inner Spring Regatta at Newcastle Cruising YC – Entries open
Sail World
The regatta format will be a Friday afternoon pursuit race followed by three windward leeward short offshore races on the Saturday and a double points 25-30 nautical mile passage race on the Sunday for the Grand Prix Divisions. Entrants in the Cruising ...

Their sail would benefit Clean Oceans Project
Charlotte Observer
Jacob Terrell and Wade Miller hope to fund a sailing trip from Canada to Key West in order to raise awareness and money for The Clean Oceans Project. HILARY TRENDA. http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2012/06/27/11/05/mLR9B.Em.138.jpeg| ...

Book of the Week: 'Expert Sailing Skills'
Sail World
The author, Tom Cunliffe, has been sailing and writing about it for many years for a variety of sailing magazines, and is recognised as a world authority in the field. He has written more than 25 books, all on sailing, and this one is a beauty. It ...

Sail World

J24s Sailing Fun at Coronado YC
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/24 teams and the local sailing school are having fun at Coronado YC! Said one committed J/24 team, "I give a bit of my involvement in community outreach program for a local yacht club. And just yesterday some of Juniors I teach sailing to went aboard ...

Alameda: America's Cup team gets city permission for dock and crane
Contra Costa Times
A sailing team hoping to win the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay next year will construct a floating dock and install a temporary crane capable of lifting a 72-foot catamaran as part of setting up its base at the former Alameda Naval Air Station.

The Top Ten Sailing Areas in the Mediterranean |
By admin
One of Italy's best kept secrets and a paradise for yachtsmen, Sardinia has to be one of the most incredible sailing destinations in the Med. The Costa Smeralda is renowned for its beauty, but the whole of Sardinia boats pristine white sand ...

Hello! We are Jack and Jim, the 2 Lovis parrots! | Sailing For ...
By nina
Thursday, July 28th and as we can see, all this bunch of funny eco-pirates are ready for another day of adventure on our ship! From our bell and bike observatories, we lazily watch them working hard on a huge time table. Our clever sailors ...
Sailing For Sustainability

Interview: Laurie Jury about his favorite flavor - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
We have to keep sailing and improving but we still have work to do as a team and we have to get more organized. But, we are really focused on the World Tour this year as Tour Card Holders. If we make it to the quarterfinals in every event and ...
Sailing Sweden

28 June 2012

ACWSNewport Day 2 Live Racing (video)

ACWSNewport Day 2 : Live Racing From Newport

Live Racing from America's Cup World Series at Newport, Rhode Island
Coverage starts Friday at 2:30 pm EDT US (UTC 18:30)

Racing begins in RI in America's Cup World Series
San Jose Mercury News
NEWPORT, R.I.—Top international sailors are in Newport as racing begins in theAmerica s Cup World Series.


Highlights Day 1 - ACWS Newport - It was a frenetic opening day of racing at the AC World Series in Newport, the sixth and final stop on the global international circuit. In glorious conditions on Thursday afternoon, the overall series leader, ORACLE TEAM USA's Jimmy Spithill, extended his lead, while his nearest rival, Dean Barker, saw his season championship hopes diminish with a dramatic and unexpected capsize. Spithill had roaring start in the opening fleet race, powering off the starting line in light breezes to lead from start to finish, giving the American team top seeding in the match racing quarterfinals, which started immediately afterward. Pushed to the limit in the match racing, the team responded to advance to the semi finals.

In search of fans, America's Cup makes changes
Bend Bulletin
Two years ago the officials who run the America's Cup made an important decision: They were going to change professional sailing into a sport that was actually fun to watch.This was a big shift for a sport that has traditionally been indifferent to the ...

America's Cup racing in Newport
Boston.com
The America's Cup World Series lands in Newport, R.I., this weekend on Narragansett Bay, where visitors to Fort Adams State Park can watch the sailors compete in the brand new AC45 wing-sailed catamarans. It is the first time these particular boats ...

America's Cup series racing in Newport a spectacular sight
SouthCoastToday.com
You don't have to be a sailing fan to enjoy the sight of the world's best boats racing around Newport Harbor.

America's Cup racing now goes to extremes - Boston.com
This kind of sailing is now an extreme sport. Everyone on board wears helmets and is perpetually in motion. The competitors are young, aerobically conditioned ...
articles.boston.com/.../32426743_1_sailing-boats-from-six-co...


At a special presentation in Lorient, Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad announced a major change for the next race; the introduction of a new high performance, one design 65ft racing boat.

Volvo Ocean Race: organisers to introduce brand new fleet of high performance ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Concern over the dwindling number of entries in the Volvo Ocean Racehas prompted organisers to introduce a brand new fleet of high performance racing yachts that can be bought off the shelf. Volvo Ocean Race competitors pass under the 25 de Abril ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Sweeping changes made for next Ocean Race
Stuff.co.nz
Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said a minimum of eight yachts will be built, with the first launched in June next year. It will still be a high-performance boat, he said, but constructed strong enough to do two consecutive round-the-world races.

Stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race : Iker Martinez ...
BYM News (press release)
This coming Sunday, July 1st, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet will be hearing the sound of the starting horn for the start of the ninth and final leg in the race, connecting the ports of Lorient (France) and Galway (Ireland). This is the defining leg of ...

Keep The Oceans Clean Initiative Accompanying Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 is ...
Surfline.com Surf News
The Skeleton Sea artist collective have been touring with the Keep the Oceans Clean! project for the last seven months. The initiative is taking place in partnership with theVolvo Ocean Race. The artists' tour also reaches its conclusion at the race ...

Volvo Ocean Race introduces new boat for next two races
Sail World
'It represents another major milestone for a race that has never been afraid to move forward in our 39-year history. This move to a one-design gives us an enormous head start in our planning for the next two races and puts the Volvo Ocean Race in even ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: New Farr 65 one design announced for two races
Sail World
'We want to be true to the DNA of the Volvo Ocean Race, always relentless and always pushing to the limit, attracting the best sailors and teams from around the world. Volvo Ocean race and Volvo want a high performance boat that is challenging to race ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race Announce New Boat Design
Getty Images
Volvo Ocean Race announces a new boat design that will be used in the next two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race on June 28,2012 in Lorient,France. The new boat design from Farr Yacht Design was unveiled at a presentation in Lorient, the ninth host port ...

Lower costs and harder work on the agenda for Volvo round the world race
The Independent
"It's clear the Volvo Ocean Race is trying to keep up with the changing global economic climate,” he said. “The new design should keep costs down and make entry to the race affordable. Farr Yacht Design has a proven track record in the race through the ...

Galway businesses commit to quality, value, and service during the Volvo Ocean ...
Galway Advertiser
Almost 100 local businesses in Galway have committed themselves to Fáilte Ireland's Quality, Value, and Service charter during the Volvo Ocean Race.

New Volvo Ocean Race 65 Design Announced for Next Race
Afloat
#VOR – The Volvo Ocean Race will have eight boats next time round and in a major departure from the current race a new design has been revealed. The idea is to reduce the cost of mounting a competitive campaign and stem dwindling entry numbers.

ISAF : Shortest Volvo Ocean Race Leg Could Present Major Difficulties
The sprint from Lorient in northwest France to Galway on the east coast of Ireland will only take a couple of days to complete but as this race has seen so many ...
www.sailing.org/38805.php

Volvo Ocean Race: Crunch time
Last chance at the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Three scoring chances left. An In-Port Race here in Lorient, France; the short leg to Galway, Ireland; and ...
www.kansascity.com/.../volvo-ocean-race-crunch-time.html

Miami Highlights Show 2011-12 - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12...
Relive the highlights from the Miami Stopover including the PortMiami In-Port Race and the Leg ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXy57X91YHY

Volvo Ocean Race: organisers to introduce brand new fleet of high performance racing yachts
Concern over the dwindling number of entries in the Volvo Ocean Race has ... Volvo Ocean Race competitors pass under the 25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Volvo-Ocean-Race-organisers-to-intr...
Retracing Roots - Sydney 2000 Olympic Sailing Competition
YACHTe.com.au
Ian Walker and Mark Covell's medal in the Star was emotionally charged after the pair had both lost their previous sailing partners. Walker won the 470 Men's silver medal at Atlanta in 1996 with John Merricks, who lost his life during a road accident ...

YACHTe.com.au

Sky is the limit for Olympic sailing coverage
Stuff.co.nz
While it wont be possible to view the action from London 2012 on free-to-air TV, Sky Television will be going to extra measures to ensure you don't miss a moment of the action.

Stuff.co.nz

16th regatta sails to success
Homer News
Homer Alaska - 16th regatta sails to success 06/27/12.

Homer News

WEYMOUTH: Local artist exhibits at sailing academy
View Online
WEYMOUTH landscape artist Kevin Frost has been accepted for an exhibition at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The exhibition is open now and will run until July 12th and then again for three weeks once the Olympic sailing events are...

View Online

2012 470 European Championships at Largs Sailing Club
BYM News (press release)
Racing at the 2012 470 European Championship gets underway on Thursday 28 June 2012 in Largs, Great Britain. Teams from sixteen nations are competing, representing a mix of 2012 Olympic teams alongside the younger generation of 470 sailors.

In search of fans, America's Cup makes changes
Bend Bulletin
A screen showing sailing team boat positions and speed in the live control room for America's CupWorld Series in Naples, Italy. In a big shift, officials have come up with faster boats; courses closer to shore; and television wrinkles that make ...

Ainslie enters calm before Olympic storm
Eurosport.com ASIA
Ainslie has endured a hectic last few months with sponsor's public appearances, final preparations in Weymouth, plus competing at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta all contributing to a busy schedule. But as Ainslie prepares to join the 1800 boats and ...

Eurosport.com ASIA

PHOTO GALLERY: Sailing across Lake Michigan for the Tripp Cup; Queens Cup ...
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
The start of the race went fine. Weather conditions were ideal for the trip.

Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Spithill holds lead heading into ACWS final
Taipei Times
A new class of boats and a fan-friendly racing format evolved after Oracle Racing, owned by Silicon Valley maverick Larry Ellison, beat Alinghi of Switzerland in 2010 following a bitter court battle that severely damaged the image of sailing's marquee ...

The 34th America's Cup Sets Sail in Newport Rhode Island This Week
BostInno
The 34th America's Cup will set sail from Newport on Thursday, June 28th and will go through July 1st. America's Cup start time will be at 12 pm today. This year, the Cup is introducing high-tech carbon fiber boats, TV and live-stream web coverage, and ...

BostInno

Shifting Winds: Professional Sailing's Reach for a Mainstream Niche
Jakarta Globe
Two years ago, the officials who run the America's Cup made an important decision: They were going to change professional sailing into a sport that was actually fun to watch.

Jakarta Globe

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Portugal for Act 4 + Videos
Sail World
The Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 is being held from 5th to 8th July 2012. The Extreme Sailing Series is preparing to make its Portuguese debut with some of the best sailors of international yacht racing preparing to line up against one another as the ...

Sail World

London 2012: Weymouth Battle for the Winds costumes on show
BBC News
Costumes for a celebration of the opening of Olympic sailing events in Weymouth and Portland are going on show later.

BBC News

Sailing camp teaches love for water, teamwork
WALA-TV FOX10
The Mobile Yacht Club is hosting a sailing camp this summer. Kids learn a respect for the water, and they learn that sailing can be a safe and fun sport.

Town hosts top sailing event
Greenock Telegraph
LARGS is set to welcome Europe's top sailors to an international championship event ahead of theOlympic Games., Byline: Editorial, Category: Sport, Subcategory:Roundup, Published: 2012-06-28 14:00:00.

Windjammer Sailing Adventures plans first voyage in July
MiamiHerald.com
One of the vessels from the now defunct Windjammer Barefoot Cruises will sail again next month.

Sailing for everyone at the Volvo Ocean Race
Galway Advertiser
The Irish Sailing Association and Galway Speeders Club have announced their programme of events for the Volvo Ocean Race finale at a test run at the Galway Docks.

Sailing School Says 4 Boats Capsized Before Rescue
Patch.com
Portsmouth Youth Sailing tells how 12 children were saved after their boats went adrift Tuesday on the Sakonnet River.

America's Cup series racing in Newport a spectacular sight
SouthCoastToday.com
You don't have to be a sailing fan to enjoy the sight of the world's best boats racing around Newport Harbor.

DORCHESTER: Olympic honouor for floristry students
View Online
The college, on the outskirts of Dorchester, has been selected to help create floral bouquets for the Olympic sailing event in Weymouth and Portland this summer. The Kingston Maurward student designers will be made up from a team of both Level 2 and...

View Online

Official America's Cup racing begins today Parking at Fort Wetherill will be ...
Jamestown Press
The main sail on the AC45s is not a sail at all, but rather a wing, giving the boat more in common with an airplane than a traditional sailing vessel. The boats fly somewhat more traditional jibs and gennakers up front. Scott Ferguson of Jamestown is ...

West Briton Sailing round-up, June 28
This is Cornwall
Pendennis Cup EXCITEMENT MOUNTS AHEAD OF FIRST RACE:With less than a week to go the 2012 Pendennis Cup, it looks set to be the most exciting yet.The final list of entries is confirmed as 13,...

Monaco. Sailing yacht success at ShowBoats Design Awards
BYM News (press release)
As the largest sailing catamaran in the world at 44.2m (145') Hemisphere is renowned for her impressive interior space. The twin pontoons provide a beam of 16m allowing for a vast main salon area usually associated with much larger yachts. The naval ...

Plain sailing for Gower
This is Kent
SAILING: There were good conditions for race two in the evening series at Hampton Pier Yacht Club. Richard Gower and Howard Barker (Trio) have formed a good partnership and dominated the fast fleet...

WEYMOUTH: Olympic sculpture
View Online
They are hoped to provide an iconic and locally distinctive welcome for visitors coming to Weymouth for the London 2012 Olympic Games sailing events after which it is planned they will be moved to Portland. The sculpture is made up of ten separate ...

View Online

Melton SC gets into the Olympic spirit with Golden regatta
Melton Times
The regatta will also be a warm-up for the LRYSA team, which includes five Melton sailors, before they head off to the National Schools' Sailing Association Golden Jubilee Regatta from July 8 to 15 at the Olympic sailing venue at Weymouth and Portland.

TUUCI Supports Sailing for The Disabled With Shade Structure Donation to ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
(PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Recognizing the joy and the empowerment that comes from sailing, TUUCI a global leader in innovative shade structures, is donating high-performance umbrellas and flags to the BVI Watersports Centre in Tortola, BVI, in support of ...

Phil Freedman Writes College Sailing Book | Arizona Yacht Club ...
By Mike Ferring
Phil is a big personality and a lifetime sailor, so it was no surprise that he grabbed hold of the ASUsailing team and suddenly transformed it into something much bigger than it had been. He bought boats, “branded” the team with signs and ...
Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona

America's Cup Updates As It Trawls for Viewers | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
Originally published in the NY Times by JOSHUA BRUSTEIN June 27, 2012 Two years ago the officials who run the America's Cup made an important decision:
OCSC Sailing Blog

UPDATE: Sailing School Says 4 Boats Capsized Before Rescue ...
By Sandy McGee
Portsmouth Youth Sailing tells how 12 children were saved after their boats went adrift Tuesday on the Sakonnet River.
Tiverton-Little Compton Patch

Sailing for Couch Potatoes – America's Cup World Series Finale on ...
By Rick Spilman
Back in the old days, the America's Cup was sailed in 12 Meter yachts in the often misty light air of Rhode Island Sound. It was a competition more suited to still photography than video. How times have changed. Now elimination matches are ...
Old Salt Blog - a virtual port...

Sydney sailing and boat moorings at Lavender Bay | SailCorp on ...
By sandmanpr
SailCorp sydney harbour yacht charters manages 40 yacht and boat moorings in Lavender Bay, Sydney. The moorings are available for long and short-term lease allowing boats to be moored in convenient proximity to public transport and ...
SailCorp on Sydney Harbour

Magical Night Sailing – Pyxis | Round Ireland Yacht Race
By Pyxis
Decided to slip in an extra blog to describe something which I first saw as a teenager racing in the Irish Sea around the Morecambe Bay area and the Isle of Man - so like coming home really.
Round Ireland Yacht Race

Björn Hansen - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Volvo Ocean Race introduces new boat for next two races http://t.co/jCqHb9oa via @volvooceanrace 5 hours ago. Mattias Rahm losing his mast in @StenaMatchCup 2007. http://t.co/zMixrAaH #sailing#smcs12 #awmrt #segling 5 hours ago ...
Sailing Sweden

Porto gearing up to welcome Extreme Sailing Series as focus shifts ...
By redazione
Italiavela - Porto gearing up to welcome Extreme Sailing Series as focus shifts to Act - The ExtremeSailing Series is preparing to make it's Portuguese debut in just one weeks time with some of the best sailors of international yacht racing...
Italiavela

London 2012 Olympics: Prince Charles christens Team GB sailing ...
The Prince of Wales has christened an Olympic sailing boat as he made a surprise visit to the ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFq-kG2QN78


Star Sailing | XS Sailing
MOVING PICTURES - Check out the close calls as Stars tack upwind to the weather mark. Well done video by Sailing World.
www.xssailing.com/racing/star-sailing/

Junior Olympic Sailing Festival coming to Annapolis
2012 Junior Olympic Sailing Festival to be held in Annapolis.
www.chesapeakefamily.com/.../3484-junior-olympic-sailing-f...

Windjammer Sailing Adventures plans first voyage in July - Business - MiamiHerald.com: "One of the vessels from the now defunct Windjammer Barefoot Cruises will sail again next month. Windjammer Sailing Adventures, using one of the vessels from the old company, has scheduled its first voyage for July 22 out of Grenada. Charles Kropke, CEO of Windjammer Sailing Adventures, said rooms are still available for the maiden trip, which will visit several islands in the Grenadines. Prices start at $1,599 per person, based on double occupancy; more information is available at www.sailwindjammer.com."

ACWS Day 1 - Live Racing From Newport (video)


Day 1 of America's Cup World Series LIVE from Newport, Rhode Island
Start: 2 pm EDT in the US (UTC 18:00) Thursday

America's Cup racing now goes to extremes
Boston.com
The youngest skipper ever to win the America's Cup and his four-man crew look like Spiderman on steroids. They effortlessly dance and dodge their way across ...

Boston.com

Ready, Set, Sail: America's Cup Back In Rhode Island
Capital Public Radio News
For the first time in 29 years, an America's Cup sailing event is being held in Newport, R.I., known as the "sailing capital of the world." No longer the sleepy, ...

In Search of an Audience, America's Cup Changes Its Rules
New York Times
The Television Treatment for Sailing: The America's Cup is employing a series of ambitious augmented reality graphics to explain pro sailing to the television ...

New York Times

Oracle Team USA on course for sailing title
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Newport, R.I., is used to big-time sailing. For the final 53 years of the 132-year reign of the New YorkYacht Club in the America's Cup, this was the host venue.

Kids meet idols at America's Cup
WLNE-TV (ABC6)
America's Cup week kicked off, Tuesday, with Governor Chafee welcoming some of the world's bestsailing teams. The event is expected to bring millions of ...

America's Cup World Series pulls into port in Rhode Island
San Francisco Examiner
Before the focus of the sailing world comes to San Francisco in August, the top teams in the world will compete in Newport, R.I., this week as part of the America's ...

San Francisco Examiner

Rivalry Heats Up Ahead Of America's Cup World Series Climax
International Sailing Federation
With over 100 local junior sailors in the audience, ORACLE TEAM USA's Jimmy Spithill and Emirates Team New Zealand's Dean Barker both declared their ...

International Sailing Federation

America's Cup team members help plant Newport garden to protect ...
The Providence Journal
NEWPORT, R.I. -- The America's Cup World Series taking place at Fort Adams State Park isn't only about sailing. A group of volunteers banded together ...

Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race Saturday (live coverage at johnthecrowd.com)
Volvo Ocean Race: Crunch time
Kansas City Star
Last chance at the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Three scoring chances left. An In-Port Race here in Lorient, France; the short leg to Galway, Ireland; and ...

Volvo Ocean Race medical team to assess injuries and illnesses ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Camper bowman Mike Pammenter will return to the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race for the final leg from Lorient to Galway but the injuries that have sidelined him ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Despite Abu Dhabi's rigorous Volvo Ocean Race it won't be long ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The Volvo Ocean Race is now moving into its closing stages and whilst Groupama have an almost unbeatable lead, the battle is tight for the remaining podium ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Shortest Volvo Ocean Race Leg Could Present Major Difficulties
International Sailing Federation
The sprint from Lorient in northwest France to Galway on the east coast of Ireland will only take a couple of days to complete but as this race has seen so many ...

International Sailing Federation

Volvo Ocean Race: British sailor Neal McDonald set for emotional ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Neal McDonald, regarded as Britain's most complete offshore sailor, will start his last ever Volvo Ocean Race leg amidst a tide of emotion. It follows a tumultuous ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race - Short but threatening Leg 9
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, at just 550 miles long it may be the shortest of all the offshore tests, but Leg 9 still has the potential to present race-threatening ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Must-win opportunity for Puma
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Puma skipper Ken Read says he and his crew are viewing this Saturday's Bretagne In-Port Race as a must-win opportunity to close ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Dreams of victory for Groupama + Video
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, it's the closest Damian Foxall has been to victory in four attempts, but the Groupama watch captain says that the French team can't ...

Sail World

Olympic Sailing Competition – Sydney 2000
Sail World
The aesthetics were picture-perfect for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Sailing Competition - with Sydney Harbour's imposing city skyline, the stunning Sydney Opera ...

Erratic winds challenge Regatta sailors' skills
Homer Tribune
Flukey winds during last weekend's sailing regatta had Yacht Club captains and crews frequently changing tactics, direction and sails. About 15 knots west south ...

Homer Tribune

Prince Charles drops in to sailing academy
Dorset Echo
PRINCE Charles cracked open a bottle of Dorset beer on a visit to the Olympic Sailing venue – and poured it all over a boat.

WSSCA Sail for Gold Regatta at Upton Warren
Sail World
At the 2012 WSSCA Sail for Gold Regatta, a fleet of 55 Worcestershire school kids battled for victory. The parents of Worcestershire's newest Olympian, Alison ...

Sail World

Prince Charles lends support to Team GB sailors
ABS CBN News
MANILA, Philippines – Prince Charles met members of Team GB Olympic sailing squad whereOlympic sailing and windsurfing events will be held.

Prince of Wales visits Olympic sailors in Weymouth
Weymouth People
The Prince of Wales visited the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy yesterday where he toured the Games venue for the sailing competition at the London ...

Regatta to make a splash
This is Leicestershire
There will be a festival of Olympic-themed fun at the Leicestershire and Rutland Youth SailingAssociation (LRYSA) and Melton Mowbray Sailing Club Sail for ...

Adam's Laser quest
Dorset Echo
Youthsport looks at potential Olympians of the Future. Today, ADAM SUMMERS talks to Sailing ace ADAM GREAVES.

Sailing regatta raises $33000 for Hospice
Charlotte Observer
Local Hospice for Humanity organizations will soon benefit from the recent Lake Norman HospiceRegatta, which raised more than $33000 from the annual ...

'Have a go' at Carsington and help them celebrate
Ripley Today
There are three sailing and windsurfing sessions during the day (morning, ... with RYA status in windsurfing, sailing and powerboating, offering tuition, courses, ...

Sailing Instructor Rescues 8 Children Adrift on Sakonnet River
Patch.com
In a dramatic rescue Tuesday, eight children were saved after their sailboats were blown off course on the Sakonnet River.

LYME REGIS: Olympic torch (circa 1948) arrives in Lyme
View Online
The 1948 replica was handed over to the Commodore of the Lyme Regis Sailing Club, David Beer, by his counterpart from the Axe Yacht Club, Gordon Wright.

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Invite to 'have a go' at Carsington
Derbyshire Times
In addition to sailing, windsurfing and kayaking, there is also the chance to try climbing ... Adults and children can enjoy 90 minutes sailing and windsurfing taster ...

Derbyshire Times

Brunswick, Harpswell join sailing school to get kids on the water
The Forecaster
HARPSWELL — With almost 3500 miles of coastline in Maine, Perry Acworth believes everyone should be able to sail. And as program director of the Abbot ...

The Forecaster

Sailing charity plays host to Irish visitors
Isle of Man Today
FOUR visually impaired sailors from Northern Ireland stopped off in Peel during a cruise arranged by the charity Sailing For The Disabled (STFD).

Isle of Man Today

Sailing: Ben Ainslie feeling heat in gold rush
Manchester Evening News
Three-times Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie has said his body is 'slowly letting him down' as he gets older.

ACO INTERNATIONAL MUSTO PERFORMANCE SKIFF WORLD ...
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Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, Weymouth, Great Britain. Prince Charles visits WPNSA on the first day of racing of the ACO Musto Skiff Worlds. Article/Video shoot: Rick Perkins Video Edit: Nick Hollis Photos: Tania Samus ...
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Interview: Full speed ahead for Morvan - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Sailing Sweden has talked to the French skipper about sailing, Sweden and about how match racing is sometimes like fencing. How did you get in to sailing? I began sailing when I was eight during school holidays in the beautiful Gulf of ...
Sailing Sweden

Jeppesen Marine awards the “Sailing for Children 2012” prize ...
By editore
Jeppesen sponsoring “Sailing for Children 2012”, a regatta for differently able children.
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Frampton and Andrews cream of crop as WSSCA Sail for Gold - RYA
55 Worcestershire school kids did battle at the 2012 WSSCA Sail for Gold Regatta. ... Vivien Brookes, Chair of the WSSCA, said: “The competitors took part in very challenging conditions but there was excellent sailing right across the event.
Royal Yachting Association News

THREE QUESTIONS TO... STEVE ERICKSON, SAILING TEAM
From Minnesota, US, “Stevie” is a legendary character in international sailing thanks to his track record. This includes an Olympic gold medal, 7 world ...
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Sixty Three Nations Confirmed for London 2012 Olympic Sailing ...
June 20, 2012: LONDON, UK - Sixty three nations will be represented at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition after the unused qualification places ...
www.sailangle.com/news/details/id/5194
Junior Sailing Program Heads Set Sail for the Summer - JibeTalk
As JSA of LIS sailors were finishing up their final exams at school, head instructors from Long Island, Westchester, and Connecticut clubs met at American Yacht ...
www.jsablog.com/.../junior-sailing-head-instructors-meet-to-ta...

Spotlight on Porto! » Extreme Sailing Series
For the first time ever Porto, Portugal´s second largest city, will play host to Act 4 of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ organised in association with Go On from ...
www.extremesailingseries.com/news/view/spotlight-on-porto

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