05 June 2012

Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Act 3 at Istanbul (video)


Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Act 3 at Istanbul -- 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.

Olympic sailors in fine form
ABC Online
Australia's Olympic sailing team stamped its authority over its rivals with a series of victories on the opening day of the World Cup regatta. The Australian team was finalised this week with several members reminding rivals of their ability with ...

Swiss Olympic Sailors Bring A Wealth Of Experience
International Sailing Federation
Flavio Marazzi and Enrico De Maria (Star), Nathalie Brugger (Laser Radial), Richard Stauffacher (Windsurf RS :X) and Yannick Brauchli and Romuald Hausser (470) will all represent their nation at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition in Weymouth...

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Australian Olympic sailing team finalised
YACHTe.com.au
Australia will head out onto the seas of Weymouth with a star-studded team determined to become Australia's most successful sailing Olympians in history when competition kicks off at the 2012 London Olympic Games in August.

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London 2012 Olympics: GB manager Stephen Park insists team have not peaked too ...
Telegraph.co.uk
There is no danger of Britain's Olympic sailors peaking too early, Team GB manager Stephen Park stressed, following a string of strong performances at Skandia Sail for Gold on Tuesday. By Kate Laven Britain were topping the leaderboard in three ...

'The Bachelorette': Sailing competition in Bermuda
News in photos
Emily treats eight men to a special day on the water at the Bermuda Yacht Club, where they learn proper sailing techniques. It's a breeze until they discover that they need to compete in races against one another during 'The Bachelorette,' televised on ...

Sluggish start for Kiwi sailors in Weymouth
Stuff.co.nz
The pickings have been rather lean for the New Zealand Olympic sailing team on the first day of the Sail for Gold World Cup regatta in Weymouth, England. In what is essentially a dress rehearsal for the Olympic regatta at the same venue in two months' ...

SAILING AWAY: Days after agreeing to a deal to stay with Clippers, Olshey ...
Daily Breeze
Only days after agreeing in principle to a new contract with the Clippers, vice president of basketball operations Neil Olshey is on his way to Portland to become the general manager of the Trail Blazers. "I am very grateful for the opportunity to ...

Alameda leading race to host America's Cup teams
San Francisco Chronicle
Waterfront cities around the East Bay are busy trying to lure America's Cup teams, but so far Alameda has the most wind in its sails. The island city landed one of the biggest America's Cupteams, Artemis Racing from the Royal Swedish Yacht Club, ...

Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta Day 2 - Scott dominates in foul weather
Sail World
Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta 2012 – What a disgusting day! The great British weather produced its most horrible best on day two in Weymouth. However in the Finn class Giles Scott (GBR) made the best of the day, producing a master-class to win all...

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GB sailors gear up for Games at Sail for Gold Regatta
BBC Sport
Seven hundred of the world's top sailors are being put through their paces at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, held at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing venue in Weymouth. Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell are among those sizing up the ...

Coast Guard rescues sailors 30 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C.
DVIDS
The Coast Guard rescued two sailors after their 49-foot sailing vessel began taking on water approximately 30 miles east off the coast of Cape Hatteras, NC, Monday. At approximately 3 am, a crewmember aboard the Devil Slander contacted watchstanders at ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Three and easy for Scott
More Than The Games
The 24-year-old is getting a taste of the Olympic waters at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for Sail for Gold, a dress rehearsal for London 2012 in two months time. And after a slow first day, where he finished the sole race down in ...

More Than The Games

Indonesian sailing vessel may soon visit MassMaritime Academy
Wicked Local
By Anonymous Massachusetts Maritime Academy is coordinating a possible tall ship visit to State Pier with the Indonesian sail training vessel Dewaruci, a three-masted barquentine 191 feet in length. The Dewaruci is expected to arrive at Taylors Point ...

Sail for Gold 2012: Irish duo fine-tune Olympic preparations
The Sport Review
By Sportsbeat 5:43pm UK, Tuesday 5 June, 2012 Ireland sailors Matthew McGovern and Ryan Seaton have made a good start at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta as they fine-tune their preparations for the Olympic Games. The 49er class duo raced three times ...

London 2012 Olympics - Australian Sailing Team video interviews
Sail World
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Following the announcement of Australia's sailing team final seven members for the London 2012 Olympic Games video interviews with the selected athletes are now available. 470 women's crew Elise Rechichi and ...

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SKANDIA SAIL FOR GOLD: Ben Ainslie says not all about results in Weymouth
Mancunian Matters
By Ben Baker Ben Ainslie kicked of his Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta yesterday in solid fashion, but the Finn sailor admits it isn't all about results this week on Olympicwaters. The 35-year-old headed to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing ...

Mancunian Matters

Region's sailors test out Olympic venue
ITV News
by Jim Rice - last updated Tue 5 Jun 2012 Three members of Team GB Sailing from the Anglia region are in action this week, racing on the same waters where they'll be aiming for Olympic gold next month. Weymouth is the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta : Solid start for GBR 470 and 49er sailors
BYM News (press release)
Britain's sailors got off to a solid start at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta (Monday 4 June) with 470 crews Hannah Mills-Saskia Clark and Nic Asher-Elliot Willis, 49er pairing Dave Evans-Ed Powys, and 2.4mR sailor Megan Pascoe making the most of the ...

Steady start for Kirklands at pre-Games regatta
Royal Gazette
By Colin Thompson Brothers Jesse and Zander Kirkland made a promising start at the Skandia Sailfor Gold Regatta in Weymouth, England yesterday. Provisional results at press time last night showed the local sailors 13th in the 38-boat 49er fleet after ...

Sailors' perfect start to Games warm-up
Ninemsn
Australia's world champion 470 dinghy crew Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher have made the perfect start to a key warm-up regatta on the 2012 Olympic course in England. Page and Belcher won their two opening races in light winds at the Sail for Gold ...

Sunsail, the World's Largest Yacht Charter Company, Delivers New Fleet of ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
"This is one more example of the economic benefits that the America's Cup events are creating here as well as new options for our visitors and residents to experience the Bay." Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 This week, the world's largest sailing ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Seven months and 45000 miles later and the Volvo Ocean Race has made its return to Europe and has done so with a new leader. “Telefónica” has given away the lead, which the team had been holding onto since November, although the top spot is only three ...

America's Cup World Series Celebration
J/Sailing News (blog)
You can buy America's Cup sailing celebration tickets here. The World Series races are being held in locations around the globe; Newport's race will be the final stop before next year's America's Cup in San Francisco. Newport last hosted an America's ...

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Olympic newbies shine
Stuff.co.nz
The newbies in New Zealand's Olympic class sailing team, Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski, were the best Kiwi performers on day one of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta at the WeymouthOlympic venue. The 49er crew of Hansen and Porebski, ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Carney dismayed by windsurfing axe
More Than The Games
WINDSURFER Elliot Carney has slammed the decision to remove his class from the sailingprogramme at the 2016 Olympics. The RSX youngster admits to finding it difficult that this week at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta could be his last competing in ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: McGovern and Seaton pick up early win
More Than The Games
By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat NORTHERN Ireland sailors Matthew McGovern and Ryan Seaton have made a good start at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta as they fine-tune their preparations for theOlympic Games. The 49er class duo raced three times on the ...

EBERHARD & CO - Audi Sailing Series Melges 32
Press release. The Portoferraio leg of Audi Sailing Series Melges 32 has been a real success for the Audi-Eberhard Team, thanks to the great work of the staff led by Riccardo Simoneschi and Gabriele Benussi. The boat has been very fast and ...
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Beau Geste in trouble - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Early reports coming through the race feed on Facebook and in the media that Karl Kwok's maxi Beau Geste has suffered structural damage and withd...
Sailing Forums

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
The United Kingdom celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's 60th year on the throne this past weekend. A good friend of mine invited us to a gorgeous royal themed party in a beautiful penthouse next to the river Thames where the Queen received ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing Closes on ... - Blue Water Sailing
By val
Kiwi trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing is on track to break the Auckand-Noumea race multihull record today, but the crew's hearts are with their stricken rival, Beau Geste. Winds of over 30 knots yesterday had pushed the Vodafone “freight train” ...
Multihulls Quarterly • The...

Skandia Sail for Gold 2012 day one report | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
We're sailing well and we've got good speed which is key. Having only sailed together for five days since December, we are certainly looking forward to the bigger breeze which is forecast for the rest of the week where we can hopefully stretch ...
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Sail-World.com : London 2012 Olympics - US Sailing Team athletes ...
As the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games countdown continues, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes are foregoing the traditional American ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/London-2012...US.../97775

Sailing at the Summer Olympics - Live Streaming Video
Where will you be on Sunday, July 29? That's the date of the first sailing event in the 2012 Summer Olympics. It's never too early to mark your calendar!
sailing.about.com/.../sailing-at-the-summer-olympics-live-strea...

US SAILING Blog: US Sailing Statement on Kiteboarding Decision
Prepared by Dean Brenner, US Sailing Board Member and Chairman, Olympic Sailing Committee Every four years, difficult decisions are made about Olympic ...
ussailing.blogspot.com/.../us-sailing-statement-on-kiteboarding...

World Cup season continues for US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider ...
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (May 31, 2012) – The US Sailing Team Sperry Top -Sider is in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. preparing for Sail for Gold, the next ...
pressbox.teamusa.org/.../World-Cup-season-continues-for-US-...

11 Chinese, British sailors rescued in Philippines after yacht sinks in typhoon winds - The Washington Post: "The Philippine coast guard says nine Chinese and two British sailors have been rescued after their yacht sank in rough waters. They were picked up by a Hong Kong cargo ship that was passing through the same waters near the Batanes islands off the country’s northern tip Sunday. The yacht “Tipsy Frenz” was sailing from Hong Kong to Taiwan as part of a race when strong winds from a typhoon "

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