14 June 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 video - race to Lorient, France

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 video - race to Lorient, France: The fleet rounded the island of São Miguel in compressed formation, next it's on to Lorient in France. The compression and a dramatic change of conditions on the way mean the leg effectively starts again with everything up for grabs.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker (shows present position of boats)

Volvo Ocean Race: Day 3 - Groupama drops back as gale approaches
Sail World
It may well be that a small change in lateral position on the course, has affected the distance to finish system used by Volvo Ocean Race and has triggered the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - Telefonica leads the charge
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Telefónica (Iker Martínez/ESP) is leading the charge not only towards the finish of Leg 8 in Lorient on Friday but straight towards the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: leaders develop three-way scrap as fleet gears ...
Volvo Ocean Race: leaders develop three-way scrap as fleet gears itself for violent conditions. A three-way scrap was developing on leg eight as Telefónica, ...


Camper bracing for a heavy late assault
The Volvo Ocean Race boats were battening down the hatches with the worst of the Atlantic weather expected to hit tonight, delivering conditions not seen since ...


Volvo Ocean Race - Change in strategy for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, Ian Walker's fifth placed Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing are considering a change in strategy as they pick their way carefully through light ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet battle light headwinds
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, a hard night is in store for the six-boat fleet as they now battle light headwinds surrounding the Azores island of São Miguel, which they ...

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Pushing the boat to the limits
New Zealand Herald
... mark of Sao Miguel in the Azores we have the whole fleet within sight. Yet again the intense racing that has marked this whole Volvo Ocean Race is evident.

New Zealand Herald

Camper back within striking distance
Camper has made up massive ground as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet hits the ocean roadblock of the Azores High in the race to Lorient.


Retracing Roots - Barcelona 1992 Olympic Sailing Competition
International Sailing Federation
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Members of Olympic sailing team visit St Peter's School
The Press, York
TWO members of Team GB's Olympic sailing team made a visit to a York school in the hope of inspiring youngsters.

RYA Sail for Gold - Celebrating London 2012 Olympic Games
Sail World
The celebrations, which aim to bring the 2012 sailing events as close to home as possible coincided with Medal Race Day at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta ...

Sail World

Smooth sailing
The Telegram
Jerry Veitch is one of those Newfoundlanders who could put an arse in a catamaran. But his specialty is sailboats. And if sailboats could be considered.

The Telegram

Harvard Takes Fifth in Sailing National Championship
Harvard Crimson
After placing fifth in the Gill Dinghy National Championship on Friday—the third consecutive top-five finish for the Crimson sailing program—Harvard has docked ...

Lambeth sailing team celebrate regatta victory
Your Local Guardian
Lambeth's sailing team continued to rule the waves at an annual water sport competition.

Ben Ainslie pipped at the post of Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta
This is Cornwall
BEN Ainslie might be looking to be crowned the greatest sailor ever with gold at London 2012, but he couldn't end the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta as the best ...

Challenging Sailing In Colors Regatta
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J/Boats News is a digest of worldwide events, regattas, and news for sailing enthusiasts and members of our J Community. Contributions regarding your racing, ...

Australia's sailing head coach Victor Kovalenko honoured
Yacht and Boat
Kovalenko, 61, has played a significant role in the development of the current group of Australian World and Olympic Champion sailors.

Texas 200 Regatta - a five day sailing adventure
Sail World
And they love to get together after a day's sailing. The five-day event called Texas 200 is a cruising adventure which includes many boats that are just too small ...

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Volvo Ocean Race - What it takes to win sailing's toughest challenge
Sail World
Of the 60+ sailors competing in the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race, only ten know first-hand what it takes to win sailing's toughest challenge. Mike Sanderson and ...

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60 sailors competed in the Macau dinghy regatta
Macau Daily Times
Sailing conditions were excellent with a stiff southerly breeze. At lunch break the Topaz and Pico youth boats with two man crews and the Adult Inter Club Stratos ...

Sills twins test out Olympic scene in Weymouth waters at sailing ...
Tavistock Times Gazette
TAVISTOCK twin windsurfers Saskia and Imogen Sills are begging the powers that be not to end their Olympic dreams after getting a sneak peak of London ...

ISAF World Cup: Team Jolly on winning the Gold Medal at Weymouth
Sail World
NZL Sailing Team members, Jo Aleh and Olivia (Polly) Powrie update on their ...For the last week, we have been racing in the Sail for Gold Regatta - the last ...

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ISAF Match Race Rankings - 13 June 2012
Women's International Match Racing Association
After putting her disappointment of missing out on the American Women's Match Racing spot at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Sally Barkow has ...

Women's International Match Racing Association

Review panel believes sailboat ran aground
Trade Only Today
An independent review panel investigating the deaths of four sailors says it believes the 37-foot sailboat Aegean ran aground April 28 on North Coronado Island ...

California yacht struck island in fatal wreck
Chicago Tribune
occurred because the sailboat struck an island, not another vessel as first believed, an independent sailing panel said on. Tuesday. The finding from a U.S. ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 in favourable position
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 fleet are on day three of leg eight from Lisbon to Lorient. The final home straight to Brittany will be extremely quick, to the extent that...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race teams batten down the hatches
Sail World
Few are more nervous than Groupama sailing team, who have the most to lose. The overall race leaders, nursing an eight-point advantage over Telefónica, are ...

Sail World

Young Kiwi crew to set sail
Timaru Herald
SAILING AWAY: Skipper Jayvee Buchanan, left, and Timaru's Matthew Morrison are off to the 420 Youth Sailing World Championships, to be held in Dublin, ...

Timaru Herald

Raiders race to victory
Rutland Times
RUTLAND Sailing Club's junior team won the Midland Regions BSDRA (British Schools Dinghy Racing Association) team racing event at the weekend.

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma get ready for one last push + Video
Sail World
The routing software has all models sailing us along a relatively identical line into the approaching low, which means it will more or less be a drag race to France ...

Sail World

World-class volunteers in a world-class event - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Over 120 volunteers will be spending a precious a part of their vacation on a hectic week working at Marstrand during Stena Match Cup Sweden 2012. Sailing Sweden has talked to David Granath, head of the volunteers, to find out why?
Sailing Sweden

ACA Water Blog: Competition - Canoe Sailing!
By ACA | Canoe - Kayak - SUP - Raft - Rescue
... has been around since the 1800's and the first ACA canoe sailers started in 1880 and it has been going strong ever since. Learn more about this unique canoe discipline as well as upcoming regional and national races: ACA Canoe Sailing ...
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British Olympian McMillan Wins Act 3 Of Extreme Sailing Series : Isle ...
By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood
Island sailor wins Act 3 in the Extreme Sailing Series. Well done Leigh!
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Junior Bourne End Week 2012 at Upper Thames Sailing Club ...
More than 90 children aged between 3 and 16 enjoyed messing about on the River at Upper Thames SC for Junior Bourne End Week 2012 from Thursday 7th June to Saturday 9th June. After the past three years of having glorious summer ...
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America's Cup To Drive Up Rental Prices On Waterfront Homes ...
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Rental homes with views of the San Francisco Bay have always come at a premium, but some are looking for an even bigger payday when the America's Cup sails into town.
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Boat Review: Moody 45 | Cruising Compass ... - Blue Water Sailing
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Moody DS 45 Magic • The Bill Dixon-designed pilothouse cruiser combines elegant indoor-outdoor living with fine sailing and cruising capabilities. We sailed the Moody DS 45 in Newport, RI on one of those clear, warm fall days that make me ...
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Guide To A Sailing Vacation In Indonesia | Tourism Indonesia
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Guide To A Sailing Vacation In Indonesia. June 13th, 2012 admin. Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago with more than 17000 islands. It is mainly dominated by Muslims and is No. 4 in the world in terms of population. In 2006, there are ...
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Sail-World.com : Olympic Sailing Competition – Seoul 1988
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 ...

British Ainslie looks to match Olympic sailing medal record - Sailing ...
With three gold medals and a silver, Ben Ainslie is Britain's most accomplished sailor. He looks to tie Denmark's Paul Elvstrom, who took four golds from ...

BMW Sailing Cup Final 2012. - YouTube
More: http://www.bmw-yachtsport.com The BMW Sailing Cup is one of the biggest international ...

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