23 June 2012

Volvo Ocean Race fleet finally has Galway in its sights

Volvo Race fleet finally has Galway in its sights
Galway News
The activities around Galway Docks and harbour this week were the clearest indication yet that the Volvo Ocean Race is on its way to Galway, but the fleet still ...

Galway News

Volvo Ocean Race: Camper - the ride so far + Video
Sail World
Some eight months ago the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race got underway in Alicante, Spain. Since then it has been roller-coaster ride for Camper with plenty of ups, ...

Sail World

New accessible pontoon to assist disabled sailors play full part in ...
Galway News
Dave Vinnell, Water Manager for the Volvo Ocean Race described the new pontoon as a valuable asset to the city. “The pontoon is easy to use and is a much ...

Galway News

Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Coming To Annapolis
Eye On Annapolis
The 2012 Junior Olympic Sailing Festival - Chesapeake Bay Open presented by BMW-Mini of Annapolis is going to be more than your usual youth regatta!

Yacht Club sails into fundraiser for Starlight Foundation
insideTORONTO.com
As the Island Yacht Club (IYC) celebrates 60 years on the water this Sunday, a group of the club's boaters are getting ready to take children from the Starlight ...

Video: Norwich's Nick Dempsey featured in iconic images of British ...
Norwich Evening News
... to capture some amazing images of Skandia Team GBR, the British Olympic and Para-Olympic sailing team on the waters around Weymouth and Portland.

Norwich Evening News

Vale WA sailing legend Rolly Tasker
Perth Now
WESTERN Australia's pre-eminent yachtsman Rolly Tasker has died at his home on the Mandurah canals on Friday at 2am after an illness.

SAILING: Long Beach primed for busy weekend on water
Long Beach Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH - Big or small, one-design or speed-rated handicaps, around the buoys or offshore ... Whatever their pleasure, the best of the West will be tested ...

Sailing heritage catches fresh wind in UAE
Toronto Sun
Rashed al-Humairi likes to trade the sleek glass and steel towers of modern Abu Dhabi for the thrill of reviving a seafaring heritage aboard an antiquated ...

Australia top World Cup circuit, Rolly Tasker sails away
Sail World
In a well organised Olympic class program leading up to London 2012, Australian out campaigned all comers in the 2012 World Sailing Cup season as the ...

Sail World

Australian sailing legend Rolly Tasker sails away
Sail World
West Australian Rolly Tasker, an Australian sailing legend died at 2am this morning in Perth at the age of 86. He is survived by Kerry, his third wife.

Sail World

Purchasing Hawaiian isle fits with mogul's persona
CBS News
Larry Ellison won an America's Cup sailing in 2010, and then wrestled with San Francisco city leaders over his big plans for two waterfront piers. He owns a ...

Sailing community mourns loss of yachting legend
ABC Online
Western Australian yachting identity and sail maker Rolly Tasker has died at the age of 86.

Clear sailing
So Md News
Moore said he believes sailing isn't as popular as it should be in the area. “A lot of people say that sailboats go too slow for them,” Moore said. “But when you are ...

Phuket and Aussie Sailing Legend Rolly Tasker Dies at 86
Phuketwan
latest Rolly Tasker, legend of the sea in Phuket and Australia, is dead at the age of 86, his family reports from Australia, where he passed away today.

Daniel Bigsby gained experience at the London 2012 sailing venue
St Albans & Harpenden Review
St Albans' Daniel Bigsby insists he is a better sailor after rubbing shoulders with the great and the good from around the world at the Skandia Sail for Gold.

Rolly Tasker dies at 86
The Phuket News
He also funded and established the Australian Sailing Museum in his home town of Mandurah, Western Australia, containing records of the history of Australia's ...

The Phuket News

ON THE WATER: Ullman Sails Race Week Gathers Ships
Gazette Newspapers
The regatta has a long history. Back in the day, it was a four- or five-day extravaganza, with weekday sailing that drew boats from all over the West Coast. For the ...

Cork gears up for National Sailing Weekend
Cork News
More than sixty sailing clubs and training centres nationwide will open their doors to take part inSail Spree this weekend. The initiative, developed by the Irish ...

IFDS Launch Paralympic Sailing Competition Website
International Sailing Federation
Throughout the Paralympic Sailing Competition, which takes place from 1-6 September 2012 in Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain the website will play host ...

International Sailing Federation

Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Wednesday Sailing A pleasant sunny evening with a southerly breeze saw four Ospreys and a Redwing contest the latest of the club's Wednesday series in a ...

Tenby Observer

2012 Olympics: Olympic place rejection signals the end of an Era
Sail World
News of the place rejection came with the publication by the International Sailing Federation of the list of accepted Olympic allocations, and the re-allocations.

Sail World

Olympic, VOR and AC dreams—Sailing News from the US and ...
Sail World
The dream of winning an Olympic medal is a lofty one, and the road is filled with myriad challenges and trials that each contending sailor must surmount to just to ...

Sail World

B9 Shipping developing 100 percent fossil fuel-free cargo sailing ships
Gizmag
Ireland-based B9 Shipping has started work on a full-scale demonstration vessel as part of its goal to design the modern world's first 100 perce...

Annapolis Yacht Club holds Water Safety Program to prepare ...
BYM News (press release)
The program was attended by many Annapolis-area city and fire officials and coaches from AYC, Severn Sailing Association, and the Eastport Yacht Club.

Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Coming To Annapolis | Eye On ...
By EOA Staff
The 2012 Junior Olympic Sailing Festival - Chesapeake Bay Open presented by BMW-Mini of Annapolis is going to be more than your usual youth regatta! This four-day event will be held just three weeks before the beginning of the 2012 ...
Eye On Annapolis

SAILING: Long Beach primed for busy weekend on water - SailNet ...
By NewsReader
LONG BEACH - Big or small, one-design or speed-rated handicaps, around the buoys or offshore ... Whatever their pleasure, the best of the West will be.
SailNet Community

UK: World's First 100 Pct Fossil Fuel Free Sailing Cargo Ships ...
By World Maritime News
Posted on Jun 22nd, 2012 with tags 100, cargo, first, fossil, free, Fuel, News by topic, pct, Sailing, ships, UK, underway, world. ... Development is underway to design the modern world's first 100 per cent fossil fuel free sailing cargo ships.
World Maritime News

Nico Sees Triple | Emirates Team New Zealand
By tpryor
Multihulls can polarise sailors. It used to be you were either into them or you weren't. That however is now changing and with multihulls moving into the mainstream they are very much at the forefront of competitive sailing. If France is the ...
Emirates Team New Zealand

Purchasing Hawaiian isle fits with mogul's persona | Business News ...
Larry Ellison won an America's Cup sailing in 2010, and then wrestled with San Francisco city leaders over his big plans for two waterfront piers. He owns a mansion atop a San Francisco hill with a sweeping view of the Golden Gate Bridge to ...
KBAK - News - Business

Fandango log 4th. May to 9th.June. - TripSailor
By ChrisGFandango
Our scheduled lift-in took place on a windy but sunny day with a moderate North westerly wind. As the travel lift lowered Fandango into the dock I pondered the usual lift-in worries, would the engine starting, would the troublesome 'Autostream' ...
TripSailor: Recent Sailing Blog Updates

Tony makes a splash at the Pewaukee Yacht Club | Real Milwaukee ...
By Cary Docter
Wisconsinites brave our cold winters longing for days in the summer, when you can put up the sailsand cruise an inland lake. For some people, it's more than a hobby -- it's downright sailingseriousness. Tony visited the Pewaukee Yacht Club ...
Real Milwaukee Now from WITI...

BoatingIndustry.com : 12th Summer Sailstice set to launch Saturday
By Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
Summer Sailstice is set to begin around the world this weekend on the Saturday closest to the summer solstice, and marinas, yacht clubs and sailing crews across all 50 states and in Canada are heading out to the water enjoy the sailing ...
BoatingIndustry.com

Ainslie sailing for 4th gold, Olympic history - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: Britannia still rules the waves, at least in Olympic sailing and definitely when it comes to Ben Ainslie.
sports.yahoo.com/.../ainslie-sailing-4th-gold-olympic-155950...

The best of the worst from Leg 8. | PUMA Sailing
Just a crew of average guys who enjoy the occasional extreme sailing race around the world ...
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