28 June 2012

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
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 ...


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
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 ...
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 ...


Despite Abu Dhabi's rigorous Volvo Ocean Race it won't be long ...
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 ...


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 ...
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 ...


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
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
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.

View Online

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.

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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 ...
Weymouth and Portland National...

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

From Minnesota, US, “Stevie” is a legendary character in international sailing thanks to his track record. This includes an Olympic gold medal, 7 world ...

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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