07 June 2012

Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul begins June 7th

The Extreme Sailing Series website homepage will go into race mode on Thursday, June 7th, and will serve as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for live video, results and news as well as an interactive live blog where fans can leave their comments. Racing on Friday-Sunday will also be streamed live to johnthecrowd.com with expert commentary from Richard Simmonds at the following times:
Friday 8th June: 1400-1600 CET
Saturday 9th June: 1400-1630 CET
Sunday 10th June: 1400-1630 CET
(All times CET – Central European Time – GMT -2hr and local time EEST +1hr)

Await For Extreme Sailing Series Fleet
International Sailing Federation
Proceedings in Istanbul will get underway on Thursday 7 June for Act 3 of the Extreme SailingSeries and excitement is building for the return of Extreme 40 style stadium racing on Turkish waters. In a first for the Extreme Sailing Series, ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Details to prove decisive in closest ever event
BYM News (press release)
Lisbon to Lorient is less than 2000 miles while the sprint to Galway is under 500 miles -- and as the leg lengths decrease, the intensity ramps up in what promises to be the most thrilling finale to aVolvo Ocean Race in its 39-year history.

Volvo Ocean Race: 10 questions for skippers ... Mike Sanderson, Team Sanya
By Telegraph Sport We haven't had too many funny moments, but hearing fellow Kiwi Grant Dalton [Team New Zealand boss, below] yelling at Camper from the chase boat when they were last round the mark during the practice race in Sanya was priceless.


Retracing Roots - Seoul 1988 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
Until the country was awarded the Games in 1981, recreational sailing really hadn't taken root in South Korea and the Korea Yachting Association existed in name only. The competition took place in Busan, South Korea;s second city after the capital and...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing fans ready for America's Cup racing in Newport
Turn to 10.com
In 1983, Australia 2 and its crew ended a 132-year winning streak of successful America's Cup defenses by the New York Yacht Club. Sailing veteran and NBC commentator Gary Jobson sailed on a pair of America's Cup contenders in Newport, winning once and ...

Sailing: Snow-Hansen and Saunders in second
New Zealand Herald
Paul Snow-Hansen and Jason Saunders have come away from day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta Skandia Sail for Gold with two race wins in the men's 470 overnight (NZT), lifting them up to second place overall. After day one's light winds, ...

sailing hopefuls eye Games warm-up
The Australian
I had stopped sailing because I didn't like the anxiety and stress of it on a daily basis, but then I found out that I missed it." So when Parkinson approached her last October to ask if she would replace her in the boat with Stowell, the timing was ...

#sailforgold – Three Irish boats in the top ten of the Skandia Sail for Gold ...
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUE + SAT SERIES 2 (RACE) 05/06/2012 17 Footer SCRATCH: 1, Rita Curley/Lynch; 2, Pauline O'Doherty/Ryan; 3, Isobel B & C Turvey;… #sailforgold – Three Irish boats in the top ten of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta marks a new high ...

Skandia Sail for Gold : Scott on top in Weymouth after day three
BYM News (press release)
Giles Scott (GBR) has taken the lead in the Finns after day three at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta after another great performance on the Olympic sailing waters. A fourth race win followed by a second place gives him an eight point lead over Ben ...

Kiwi 470 crew up to second
Kiwi 470 sailors Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders had two bullets on day two to move up to second at the Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth. Finding their way through the fog, Kiwi Olympic sailors Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders bagged two wins ...


London 2012 - Dempsey aiming to retain title
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Nick Dempsey is more than happy to take the rough with the smooth at the SkandiaSail for Gold Regatta with London 2012 looming on the horizon. The 31-year-old windsurfer is at the Games venue this week – the Weymouth and Portland NationalSailing ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Volvo Ocean Race: It's neck and neck heading into Lisbon
Kansas City Star
There are still more than 70 points on the table, and a lot of sailing ahead. You look back on where we were - with a broken mast and a crummy leg to China - compare that to where we are now, and win, lose or draw, I couldn't be more happy with this ...

College of Charleston sailing team captures ICSA/APS Team Race national ...
Charleston Post Courier
File/Wade Spees/StaffThe College of Charleston sailing team took first place in the ICSA/APS Team Race national championship Tuesday in Austin, Texas. AUSTIN, TEXAS — The College of Charleston sailing team won the ICSA/APS Team Race national ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Dempsey grateful for all Weymouth throws at him
More Than The Games
The 31-year-old windsurfer is at the Games venue this week - the Weymouth and Portland NationalSailing Academy - looking to retain his title from last year. And he certainly is well placed to do so after day three, sitting second overall and heading ...

Boston College Sailing Finishes Fourth In 2012 ICSA/APS Team Race National ...
BC Interruption
In the second of three ICSA National Championship events this week, the Boston College sailingteam placed fourth in the 2012 ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship on Tuesday afternoon. Last season, the Eagles placed second in the team race and won ...

Ben Ainslie wins latest duel with tormentor Giles Scott
The Independent
The man who started the Olympic torch relay at Land's End and has won four medals, the last three of them gold, playing away from home, will take some stopping when the Games kick off on the same waters as the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta off Weymouth ...

Passage to Portland thoroughly entertaining + Video
Sail World
Participants enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining, informative and fun weekend down in Weymouth and Portland, taking in tours of the Olympic and Paralympic venue, meeting the Team GB sailors and making the most of the jubilee festivities.

Sail World

Australian Olympic sailors talk on London Games selection
Following Monday's announcement of the final seven members of Australia's sailing team for the London 2012 Olympic Games, video interviews with the selected athletes are now available online. The 470 Women's crew of Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell, ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Duo's delight at Olympic field
More Than The Games
By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat THERE are many big home names competing in the final major sailingevent ahead of London 2012 - the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta - but some of the lesser-known Brits are just as keen to make an impact in Weymouth.

Great Scott dominates at Sail for Gold
Dorset Echo
LASHING rain failed to deter the borough's Olympic and Paralympic sailors from edging closer to the podium at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta. Winds picked up on day two of the ISAF SailingWorld Cup event, the last major regatta at the London 2012 ...

Day 3 Sail for Gold
US SAILING (press release)
Day 3 summary: Weymouth and Portland, UK (June 6, 2012) – At the mid-week point of Sail for Gold, an ISAF World Cup event, the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider continued to accrue consistent results. Erik Storck and Trevor Moore advanced to the 49er ...

Skandia Sail for Gold: The Breeze Picks Up and so does the Competition
BYM News (press release)
Alexandra Rickham said, “We have had a string of silvers at this regatta, which has always been tough to take, but we are sailing consistently at the moment. Today was really hard for everybody, it was probably the toughest conditions for us in terms ...

St. Thomas sailors set new standards
St. Thomas Aquinas is known for its nationally ranked football team, but another powerhouse at the Fort Lauderdale high school is its sailing team. Although it's been around for 10 years, sailing is still a club sport at St. Thomas.

Skandia Sail for Gold : An Endurance Classic
BYM News (press release)
If all you see of Olympic sailing is the medal race it would be easy to believe that the sport is intense, dramatic and short – and while it has those features, it's also about endurance. And it was endurance that was tested at Skandia Sail for Gold ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Park believes regatta is a test of greatness
More Than The Games
By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat TEAM GB's sailing manager Stephen Park believes only the best sailorswill overcome the variable conditions at the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, and show theirOlympic quality. With just 51 days until the London 2012 ...

Aussies find early success at sailing World Cup
The pair issued a warning to rival Olympic Games competitors, opening up a seven point lead over New Zealand in the penultimate round of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. The London-bound gold medal favourites earned a second and fourth place in two races as ...

Olympic duo battle tough conditions in Sail for Gold Regatta
South West Londoner
The British duo are getting an early taste of what to expect at the Olympics in two months time as they look to claim the Sail for Gold crown at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the first time since 2009.

South West Londoner

Kiwi sailors find form on day two in Weymouth
Several Kiwi crews have wound into gear on the second day of the Sail for Gold World Cup regattain Weymouth, none more so than the pairing of Paul Snow-Hansen and Jason Saunders. The Olympics-bound men's 470 crew carded two bullets today at the ...

Skandia Sail For Gold : Team Maclaren updates from Weymouth
BYM News (press release)
It was cold, wet and windy today at the 2012 Skandia Sail For Gold regatta, but awesome sailingconditions. We ended the day with a 3-1 record taking our overall score up to 5-5. The two races left in the round robin tomorrow will determine if we are ...

Super sailing cat launched in Auckland
Hot on the heels of their successful restoration of the iconic J-Class sloop Endeavour, Yachting Developments have launched this stunning 30m super sailing catamaran. Super sailing catamaran Q5 Quintessential is about to make a grand appearance on...


ISAF World Cup: NZL 470 Men win two races on Day 2 at Olympic venue
Sail World
Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders won two races on Day 2 of the ISAF SailingWorld Cup regatta Skandia Sail for Gold. Sailing in the Mens Two handed event (470) they jumped up the overall leader board from 12th to second place.

Sail World

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta - Domination on day 2
Sail World
The second day of racing in the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta brought more picture-postcard sunshine and scenery and saw the 25-metre Goetz built Highland Fling continue to dominate the Performance division ahead of Aegir and My Song. In theCruising ...

Sail World

Sail for Gold: Day 3 report | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Day 3 summary: Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (June 6, 2012) – At the mid-week point of Sail for Gold, an ISAF World Cup event, the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider continued to accrue consistent results. Erik Storck and Trevor Moore ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

What it's Like Being on the Sailing Team : Pointer Press
By JJohnson
June 6, 2012 • Jennifer Johnson, Staff Writer Filed under Pointer Submissions. Walking into the freezing cold water really set my nerves into place. I looked around at the huge groups of boats trying to find the one in which I would sail my first ...
Pointer Press

Cruiser's Net » Archive » Special Rate from Key Lime Sailing Club ...
By Larry
Come down and try out some new adventures with us at Key Lime Sailing Club and Cottages. Here you will surely get an amazing Florida Keys experience and it's all inclusive! Check out our available cottages this June and July. We still have ...
Cruiser's Net

Greenslade Helps St Mary's Sailing Team To 2nd | Bernews.com
By Bernews
Today was the third and final day of the ICSA/APS National Team Race National Championship on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. This event is the second of three.

The APS Stern Scoop - Annapolis Performance Sailing: First Look ...
Now the marquee sponsor of the US Sailing team, Sperry has used their position to get input in designing the GripX3 (Hydro-Grip) outsole and the three uppers. This technology Sperry claims is their "stickiest ever", with Adaptive Wave Siping ...
The APS Stern Scoop - Annapolis...

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Sailing and Athletics Additions to Olympic Team
“We're honoured to be named to the New Zealand Olympic Sailing Team” said Star sailor Jim Turner after his selection today. “It's an important milestone to tick ...

Men's 470 Sailing - Sailing Video | NBC Olympics
Men's sailing crew and skipper discuss their last Olympics' performance and what they need to do better in 2012 and what winning would mean.

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