08 June 2012

Live coverage of the Extreme Sailing Series

Live coverage from day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Istanbul. Join us *live* as we stream live from the race course on Friday, June 8, at 8 am EDT. All the action from the last 2 hours of racing.

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Red Bull Sailing Team leads the way
Sail World
The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series is now in full swing in the picturesque locale of Istanbul, Turkey. Roman Hagara and his Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team have continued the impressive form they showed at Act 2 Qingdao, finishing the day in pole position.

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Day 3 and Day 4 Video Highlights - Skandia Sail for Gold 2012:

Watch the video highlights from day three at Skandia Sail for Gold. Including interviews with Bryony Shaw RS:X Women - GBR, Alessandra Sensini RS:X Women - ITA, JP Tobin RS:X Mens - NZL, Nick Dempsey RS:X- GBR

Adrenaline High: America's Cup Racing:

The America's Cup is at the dawn of a new era. An exciting new vision has been established for the next America's Cup -- the best sailors, racing the fastest boats. The America's Cup World Series features the sport's best athletes competing on some of the most physically demanding boats in the world - the AC45 wing-sailed catamarans. Sailing the AC45, the athletes will be tested through both fleet and match races that put a premium on physical and mental strength. Our next AC World Series stop is in Newport, Rhode Island June 23 - July 1, 2012 with Championship racing June 28 - July 1.

Volvo Ocean Race: Little time and a lot on the line
For the four teams still in contention for offshore sailing's most prestigious prize, the end game of the Volvo Ocean Race will be all about the pursuit of perfection, with less than two weeks of sailing left and no more margin for error.--Coming up on johnthecrowd.com-- coverage of Volvo Ocean Race in-Port Race Saturday, and Start of Leg 8 Sunday
High Stakes, Rough Ride For Crucial Leg 8 Sprint
International Sailing Federation
Avoiding the worst of the Azores High and making the best of a rough ride home will be the keys to Leg 8 for the four teams jostling for honours in the closest ever Volvo Ocean Race. The penultimate offshore test, starting on Sunday from Lisbon, ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympic Sailing Competition – Seoul 1988
Sail World
Until the country was awarded the Olympic Games in 1981, sailing for pleasure really hadn't taken root in South Korea and the Korea Yachting Association existed in name only. The sailingcompetition would ultimately take place in Busan, South Korea's ...

Anti-Doping And The Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
At the last meeting of the ISAF Executive Committee in May 2012 the OlympicMovement Medical Code was adopted. The IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXX Olympiad, London 2012 is here. The Period of the London OlympicGames is from 16 ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympic hope Ben Ainslie struggles in Weymouth
The Independent
Counting five wins and a second, Giles Scott is poised to inflict another major upset on the man who has been seen as almost a banker for Olympic sailing gold this summer, Ben Ainslie. In a blustery Weymouth, which will stage the Olympic regatta which ...

By Daily Express Reporter OLYMPIC champions Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson lead the Star fleet at the halfway stage of Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta at the Olympic venue in Weymouth. Second and first in their two races yesterday earned the pair a ...

SAILING: Sail for Gold marks 50 days to Olympics
ITV News
The Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in Dorset will mark the 50 day countdown to the Olympics. Around sixty nations are competing. It's the last big competition before theOlympic sailing is held at the Weymouth and Portland Academy next month.

ITV News

Laser class sailor Tom Burton has found top form just weeks out from the ...
Herald Sun
AUSTRALIAN laser sailor Tom Burton has maintained pole position at the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth. Burton is now nine points clear of London Olympic Games gold medal favourite and teammate Tom Slingsby, who is in fourth place.

Volvo Ocean Race sets sail for Galway
Irish Independent
The Volvo Ocean Race sailing competitors spend as much as nine months at sea, trekking through the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Southern Oceans. The ships have also passed five continents. At the moment, the competitors are in Lisbon, having completed ...

London 2012 Olympics: 50 days to go until the opening ceremony
Dorset Echo
In just over seven weeks time the selected Olympic contenders will return to Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour to race across the 10 Olympic sailing classes. Weymouth Olympic windsurfer Bryony Shaw said: “50 days means we're coming to the final few ...

Burton blows clear of rivals
Fox Sports
Laser class sailor Tom Burton has found top form just weeks out from the Olympic Games. Picture: Nicole Garmston Source: Herald Sun AUSTRALIAN laser sailor Tom Burton has maintained pole position at the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth.

Sail for Gold Day 4 - US Sailing team continue to attack + Videos
Sail World
US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider continued to attack the racecourse, the same which will be used in 50 days time at the 2012 Olympic Games. Friday is the final day of racing for the Paralympic classes, while the Olympic classes will complete the ...

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Sunset + Vine to produce the BBC's Olympic sailing coverage
Sunset+Vine has been awarded the contract to produce the BBC's London 2012 Olympics Gamessailing coverage. The company will be producing the coverage from the sailing competition at Weymouth and Portland. It is the only contract that has been awarded ...

Skandia Sail for Gold Day 4 – Full on racing + Video
Sail World
Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is currently on the fourth day of racing at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. With just fifty more days to go until the 2012 London Olympic Games opens the British weather made the occasion a notable one.

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Sailing: Murdoch's in the mix
Northern Advocate
World Championship silver medallists Peter Burling (helm) and Kerikeri's Blair Tuke are struggling to find their feet in the Sail for Gold Regatta at Weymouth in the 49er class. Photo / Supplied Kerikeri laser sailor Andrew Murdoch is leading the ...

Chandlers plan new sailing trip after pirate kidnap
BBC News
A British couple held captive by Somali pirates for more than a year have said they are planning a new round-the-world sailing trip. Paul and Rachel Chandler, formerly of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, said they would be "defeated" if they stayed at home.

BBC News

Kiwi 470 sailors hit the front in Weymouth
Kiwi sailors Paul Snow-Hansen and Jason Saunders have bolted into the lead after four successive wins in the men's 470 class at the Sail for Gold World Cup regatta in Weymouth, England. The Olympics-bound crew carded another two bullets on the third ...

SAIL FOR GOLD: Young heading in the right direction
More Than The Games
By Ben Baker, Sportsbeat in Weymouth ALISON YOUNG believes she is timing her assault on the medals at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta to perfection following a solid day four on the Olympicwaters. As the Laser Radial fleet separated into silver and ...

Emsworth sailor still on course for Olympic success
Chichester Observer
Iain Percy insists this week's Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is the perfect chance to further prove to his London 2012 rivals that he and partner Andrew Simpson are in the shape of their lives. The Emsworth sailor's Olympic credentials were cast into ...

Chichester Observer

Sailing fans to be treated to fast-paced action at America's Cup
Gant Daily
Newport, RI, United States (AHN Sports) – Excitement is building in Newport as the Rhode Island town is set to welcome teams from all over the world as they sail their catamarans in the final stop in the America's Cup World Series.

Mixed bag for sailing duo
Helensburgh Advertiser
Helensburgh's LUKE Patience and team mate Stuart Bithell are intent on showing just why they were handed the sole 470 men's host nation spot at London 2012 by ending this week's Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta clutching silverware.

SAIL FOR GOLD: Conditions are perfect preparation for the Olympics
More Than The Games
The Olympic-bound 470 women's pair headed into day three at the Weymouth and Portland NationalSailing Academy sitting pretty at the top of the leaderboard. However yesterday's finishes of 13 th and 14 th , the latter a result they discarded, ...

Skandia Sail for Gold : Some costly mistakes for Storck Moore Sailing; Looking ...
BYM News (press release)
We only have to go out and sail the way we know we can, every day. It sounds simple, and it is in a way. The Olympics will be all about not taking ourselves out of the regatta with the kind of mistakes we had today. Of course, this regatta is not over ...

Sail for Gold Regatta - GBR takes pole position in four classes
Sail World
At the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, Team GBR sailors are in pole position in four of their respective classes while a further six GBR crews are in medal contention at the halfway stage of the Weymouth and Portland ISAF Sailing World Cup event.

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Wyke Regis artist will present sailing star with good-luck painting
Campaign Series
AN ARTISTIC pensioner will be presenting Sailing star Ben Ainslie with a good-luck painting in support of his quest for an historic fourth Olympic gold. Britain's most successful sailor Ainslie will be making a special appearance at the Henri Lloyd ...

Sail for Gold day 3 - Competition heats up
Sail World
Australian sailors are in strong positions as racing enters the finals series after day three of the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth, England. The regatta is providing the final chance for sailors to measure themselves against their ...

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Sail for Gold - Day 3 challenge + Video
Sail World
I will continue to train hard in the hope that at the Olympic Games I do well. I love Weymouth, the conditions are great, the wind is great so I sail slalom for fun in the evenings! I really like the people here, it is like Poland.

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SAIL FOR GOLD: Birrell and Rickham in control
More Than The Games
By Paul Smith, Sportsbeat NIKI Birrell insists there will be no easing off for him and Alexandra Rickham after they consolidated their position atop the standings in the Skud 18 class at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta. Birrell, of Manchester admits ...

Gosport Regatta to sail onto Seacoast
The Union Leader
Held in partnership with the Piscataqua Sailing Association, the event serves to kick off the summer conference season at Star Island, one of the rocky, windswept Isles of Shoals, located six miles off the coast of Rye. Star Island is a recreation ...

Only the best will do – Park
Dorset Echo
TEAM GB's Sailing manager Stephen Park believes only the best sailors will overcome the variable conditions at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta, and show their Olympic quality. With just 50 days until the London 2012 opening ceremony, ...

Zwitserleven Sailing Week - Texel Dutch Open gets underway
Sail World
Zwitserleven Sailing Week event, Texel Dutch Open, got underway on Wednesday 6th June in calm but rainy conditions. At the briefing on Wednesday it seemed to be desolate, but during the day the skies cleared and finally the sun concluded the successful ...

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One Percent Blog » Blog Archive » Icelandic fjord sailing escapades ...
By brittany
Icelandic fjord sailing escapades, arctic fox sightings and responsible business — does it get any better!? Posted on June 7th, 2012 by brittany. It's springtime in Vermont. Rivers are running high, grass is growing vigorously, fowls, calves, goat ...
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Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship | Latest ...
By admin
The Irish Sports Council is delighted to welcome the world's most outstanding young sailors. This is particularly true in this Olympic and Paralympic year as we will see many of these competitors progress to senior World and Olympic events in ...
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Sailing Seaway Clayton: Join us June 14 for Parade of Boats
By Michael Folsom
Sailing Seaway Clayton ... November (1). DockDogs Looking to Jump Into the Festivities. ► October (1). Fair Jeanne to be Featured Vessel at Sailing Seawa... ► August (1). Tall Ship Lynx to Return to Clayton in September 2... ► July (3) ...
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New York Yacht Club (NYYC) 158th Annual Regatta presented by ...
(All but 13 of the latter entries will sail in both events, making the count 146 unique entries for the combined events, which surpasses the 2011 record total of 141.) Since 1845, the tradition of the Annual Regatta, first hosted at the New York ...

Yachties may be banned from sailing on Australia's lake below the ...
By Civil Liberties Australia
Resolving the latest native title claim has delighted the Arabana people...but the decision may have taken the wind out of the sails of Australia's strangest yacht club, and its Commodore, Bob Backway (pictured at Lake Eyre). Will the dispute ...
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Sania-Bhupathi sail into French Open final - in.news.yahoo.com by ...
By ledefur
Sail for Gold 2012 Only the best will shine, says GB manager Park – The Sport Review Team GBssailing manager Stephen Park believes only the best sailors will overcome the variable conditions at the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, ...
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Chicago to Mackinac Island Race:
By Intern Thea Senger
Chicago to Mackinac Island Race: Learn about the beginnings of the world's longest freshwatersailing race. It's destination? Our very own Mackinac Island.

EU Naval Force Delivers Blow Against Somali ... - Blue Water Sailing
By sarah
For the first time in the long, sad, tragic story of Somali piracy which has virtually stopped all cruising sailors from entering the once popular Gulf of Aden route to the Med, the EU Naval Force last month made a direct hit, not on Somali pirates at ...
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British Olympic Sailors Featured in New Sailing Game. | | Yacht ...
This year is a big one for sailing sponsors like Volvo and J P Morgan Asset Management who backOlympic sailors. Volvo Cars UK has had a long-standing ...

UK - Weymouth/Portland - Olympic Sailing Venue
I am heading over to London for the Olympics and I may have some time to kite the sailing venue at Weymouth / Portland. It looks like some buttery goodness ...

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