01 June 2012

Volvo Ocean Race video - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing wins Leg 7


Volvo Ocean Race video - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Leg 7: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skippered by Ian Walker wins Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 from Miami to Lisbon.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker (shows finish position of boats)  

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi leads as Groupama is within 10 minutes
Sail World
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing is set to take Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleet exit an area of light winds and now head straight for Lisbon. According to the latest position update, Abu Dhabi will take the leg but the finish time predicted between ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race lead in balance on nerve racking final miles
BYM News (press release)
At 1300 UTC Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing were vehemently fighting to protect an 18 nautical mile lead, one that they have held since May 26 and which promises to deliver the Emirati team their first leg victory. But while Abu Dhabi were doing enough to stay ...

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 7 - Victory still possible for Groupama 4
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 team Groupama 4 remain in second place, 14.1 miles astern of the leader, on the eleventh day of racing in the seventh leg from Miami to Lisbon. Free of the high pressure offshore of Portugal, Groupama 4 has her sights on the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Tortuous night for Camper
Sail World
In the Volvo Ocean Race, the next 24 hours will deliver a tense end to Leg 7, the crew will have battled over 4800 miles and it may just come down to the last hundred. This 'anything but normal' Atlantic crossing has proved to be a twisted road for the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Abu Dhabi finds the escape route
BYM News (press release)
Overnight, the racing for the six-boat fleet approaching the finish of Leg 7 from Miami to Lisbon in Portugal has been some of the most intense in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Groupama (Franck Cammas/FRA) closed to within 0.4 nm of leg leader ...

End of Leg 7 in sight for Volvo Ocean Race fleet
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
The racing Wednesday night for the six-boat Volvo Ocean Race fleet approaching the finish of Leg 7 from Miami to Lisbon, Portugal, was intense as Groupama closed to within 0.4 miles of leg leader Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. At one point during the leg, ...

Ocean race crews come to crawl in Atlantic
Stuff.co.nz
Will the race restart? The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is inching their way to their next stop in Lisbon, with wind speeds reducing racing to a crawl. New Zealand's Camper has jumped up one spot to fourth but a calm patch has slowed them to just 2.7 knots.

Round the world sailors forced to swerve off course to avoid a whale during ...
Mirror.co.uk
The Volvo Ocean Race saw dramatic scenes this week as one of the leading contenders, the CAMPER team, were forced into evasive action when they discovered their vessel was on collision course with a whale. The race, formerly known as the Whitbread ...

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Volvo Ocean Race : Lisbon in sight for Telefonica
BYM News (press release)
The countdown is on and it looks like this leg of the Volvo Ocean Race is likely to finish during the early hours of the morning, local time. With under 170 miles to Lisbon (Portugal), the entire fleet is grouped within a margin of 66 miles with ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Down to the wire in final miles
YACHTe.com.au
Groupama (Franck Cammas/FRA) has closed to within 11 nautical miles of Volvo Ocean Race leg leader, Abu Dhabi (Ian Walker/GBR) as the wind fades for the final 300nm push to the finish of this Atlantic leg from Miami in the United States, ...

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma's Mar Mostro not out of the woods + Video
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 11 of Leg 7. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: The power of the jinx is a dangerous thing. There are things I might normally say, progress updates and enthusiastic hunches I ...

Sail World

Yacht team avoid collision with whale
BBC News
The crew on the New Zealand yacht in the Volvo Ocean race narrowly escaped a high-speed collision with a whale during the seventh leg of the event. The helmsman for Team New Zealand, Spaniard Roberto Bermudez, managed to turn out of the path of the ...

BBC News

Great Hotels of the World announces the latest news from its member properties
TravPR.com (press release)
Great Hotels of the World is pleased to announce that its member, Altis Hotels, has been made official residence of Lisbon's Stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012, which takes place from May 31-June 10 2012. Altis Hotels will be present at the ...

RYA Team GBR Team Manager appointed for the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup
BYM News (press release)
With 25 years of racing/coaching experience under his belt, Nigel has managed and coached racing teams at top international level both offshore and inshore. Offshore, Nigel has competed in crewed events such as the Volvo Ocean Race and Jules Verne ...

Retracing Roots - Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Sailing Competition
YACHTe.com.au
The Los Angeles and Long Beach combination that was seen in the 1932 Olympic Sailing Competition was used again at the 1984 Games when the USA hosted the Olympic Games for the third time. Although Soviet countries refused to attend, the sailing event ...

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European Sailing Cup for Olympic Classes to include Paralympic Classes
Sail World
Eurosaf European Sailing Cup (ESSC), a new series of events for Olympic Classes, is to commence in 2013. In a statement issued this week, Eurosaf have announced that along with their partners, namely Garda Olympic Week, Delta Lloyd Regatta, Sail for ...

Set sail for Star Island
Seacoastonline.com
During the regatta, a fleet of racing yachts from coastal New England vies for honors in this resurgence of a vintage sailing race around the Isles of Shoals first held in the late 19th century. Star Island Corporation will be the host of the third ...

British sailors fear losing home advantage
Royal Gazette
Britain's Olympic team manager Stephen Park has defended the decision to stage next week's Skandia Sail for Gold event at the same venue that will host Olympic sailing in July. British sailors fear that they may forfeit home advantage with the hosting ...

Israeli windsurfer Lee Korzits preps for London
Fox News
"It's not like sailing where you sit in a boat. You just use your body to be a steering wheel." Korzits grew up in the small town of Hofit, from the Hebrew word for coast. She moved to the neighboring seaside town of Michmoret when she was in grade ...

Costa Navarino introduces sailing activities to discover Messinia's crystal ...
ITCM
Costa Navarino, the prime, sustainable destination in Greece's southwest Peloponnese, is now offering sailing activities, to enjoy the warm Messinian sunshine and waters. Amidst one of the most unspoiled and breathtaking landscapes in the Mediterranean ...

Sailing: First Open provides real challenge
Norwich Evening News
Mary subsequently married the late Jimmy Upton, with whom she sailed a Norfolk for many years, and she was a regular attender at the annual Open regatta, including this year. • The Jubilee weekend sees a number of events linked to the Jubilee ...

Retired Northamptonshire GP receives OBE at Buckingham Palace
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Dr Frank Newton, who founded the Silverstone village surgery in 1965 was awarded an OBE for services to sailing in the last New Year's honours. He has also served as team doctor for the Olympic sailing team and doctor for cross country runners, ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Dutta, Arsiwalla set to make waves
Times of India
MUMBAI: The rich legacy of Indian sailing appears to be in safe hands now. The young Mumbai pair of talented sailors Upamanyu Dutta and Hussain Arsiwalla has shown amazing ability in the recently concluded Junior 420 National Championship in Chennai by ...

POINT LOMA HIGH SWEEPS NATIONAL SAILING CHAMPIONSHIPS — AGAIN
U-T San Diego
In fact, the Pointers had won a total of eight national titles in the two divisions of high school sailingover the past nine years heading into this season's Mallory Cup (fleet racing) and Baker Cup (team racing) competitions.

Sail away this summer
The News Herald
“The most fun for the little kids is Pirate Day, when they sail around looking for gold,” said Rear Commodore Chris Reiss of the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club. The Youth Summer Sailing Program, open to the public, features morning sessions for ages 5 to ...

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Teams prepare to go full pelt
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 is being held in Istanbul from the 7th to the 10th June 2012. The Extreme 40s have started to arrive, the Race Village is being built and in one week the curtain will go up as the teams prepare to go full pelt.

Sail World

IYRS and Sail Newport join teams
Jamestown Press
The Museum of Yachting and Sail Newport will partner to create a new type of public sailing facility in Newport – one that marries maritime history, heritage and onwater activity. Both organizations will share space under a single roof, in the building ...

HMS Bounty Docks in
Times Herald-Record
The ship arrived on Thursday from its' home birth of Green Port, Long Island and will be sailing to Portsmouth, VA. The tall ship is open for tours starting on Friday. Crew members work to stow the jibsail and make ready for the upcoming weekend of ...

Sun, sea and sand - sailing around Croatia
Australian Times
My two days in this idyllic place just weren't enough and I was so excited to get back there, that last year I booked myself onto a sailing holiday so that I could explore this fantastic country a little bit more. Croatia, known locally as Hrvatska, ...

Australian Times

Three top sailors added to the NZL Sailing Team
Sail World
Following their sixth placing at the 2012 49er World Championships in Croatia earlier this month, Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski have been added to the NZL SailingTeam, they join Jim Turner, who on Tuesday, was selected for the 2012 OlympicGames in ...

Sail World

Elite PLHS sailing team claims another national championship
San Diego Community Newspaper Group
Sailing on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass., Sutter reported the trophy was in doubt until the final race, one that saw a Pointer boat defeat Tabor Academy, a private prep sailing powerhouse from nearby Marion, Mass. The dramatic victory secured ...

West Briton sailing round up May 31
This is Cornwall
Race Officer John Maunder started the race from the Flushing Sailing Club line, and a gentle beat to Black Rock saw V7 Pixy first round the mark, hotly pursued by the rest of the fleet. The run home was in drifting conditions, and finding any wind ...

Sailing link-up forged
Hartlepool Today
The authority's sport and physical activity team is working with Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club to reach out to the wider community. The aim is to encourage more families to get involved in sailing and other water-based activities by organising taster ...

Gorgeous Sailing Manhattan Regatta
J/Sailing News (blog)
On Sunday, after completing three races, the festivities continued on the New York side of the Hudson and concluded with the awarding of trophies aboard Manhattan Sailing Club's floating Clubhouse. The Manhattan Regatta is truly a unique racing ...

Synergy On Top In Austria
International Sailing Federation
Best tactics for sailing on a lake surrounded by snow topped mountains "follow Markus Weiser" was Synergy's tactician Ed Baird's answer in yesterday morning's press conference. However there was no following to be done by the Russian team who lost just ...

International Sailing Federation

Jesse hoping for quick recovery from stomach bug
Royal Gazette
Olympic-bound 49er sailors Jesse and Zander Kirkland (far left) in action in Perth, Australia. But so far they have been unable to get down to the serious business of sailing due to skipper Jesse having come down with a stomach bug.

Ayrshire Post reporter Jen Buchanan learns to sail with Prestwick Sailing Club
Ayrshire Post
WHEN the good folks at Prestwick Sailing Club invited me to learn the basics of sailing, my first thought was: “I bet my swimming skills are improved by the end of this.” For on my first outing I capsized not once, but twice.

16 honoured at Burlington's first accessibility awards
Hamilton Spectator
Able Sail: The Able Sail program at LaSalle Park is operated by the Burlington Sailing and Boating Club and supported by the LaSalle Park Marina Association. The program provides opportunities for more than 50 participants each week to experience the ...

America's Cup Exhibit Opens in Newport, Rhode Island, in June
Danbury News Times
A world-class competitor who has helped steer the course of America's Cup history, William Koch is well known in the world of sailing for his intense passion for the sport that led to winning the 1992America's Cup and developing the historic ...

Stars in Weymouth for final pre-Olympic hit out
YACHTe.com.au
Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour will be filled with the stars of sailing over the next couple of weeks, as the teams' training camps at the 2012 Olympic venue turn serious with the final pre-event – Skandia Sail for Gold – starting in three days' ...

YACHTe.com.au

Boats On TV Launches iPhone and Android Apps
PR Web (press release)
Online sailing channel Boats On TV have announced the release of their new Android and iPhone apps, bringing the best in sailing news and action right to sailing enthusiasts smartphones. The apps are available on the App Store and on Google Play and ...

Hitting the High Seas (Well, New York Harbor) with Sailing Heals ...
By Ben Weitzenkorn and Benjamin-Émile Le Hay
Sailing Heals, a philanthropic organization, backed by Panerai, creates special sailing experiences for patients by taking them on sails with professional yachtsmen and women. “At the very crux of it, we offer a day of sailing for cancer patients ...
Velvet Roper - New York Observer

Sailing Seaway Clayton: Festival Schedule Announced
By Michael Folsom
Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Caskinette's Lofink Ford kicks-off on the evening of Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m. with the Grand Arrival of tall ship Fair Jeanne. The ship is expected to be escorted into Clayton by a “parade of boats” from ...
Sailing Seaway Clayton

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Lawyers take to the water for Cancer charity | Sailing news ...
Simon Boulding, from regatta organisers Britannia Corporate Events, said: "On a final count we have managed to raise over £5000 for Sail4Cancer which they are thrilled about. This money is going towards their Teenage Sailing Weekends for ...
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SWISS Blog
By SWISS
I would like to share with you the great experience some of our Italian customers had when they supported the Blu Moon sailing team at the Volvo Cup last weekend in Scarlino (GR). Blu Moon is a Swiss sailing team that is ranked first ...
SWISS Blog

Meet the Californian « Event Venues San Diego
By Erica Geary
I have personally had the pleasure of sailing aboard the Californian and loved every minute of it. I learned many fun facts about sailing and even got to haul the lines and steer! It is definitely one of my favorite San Diego memories. If you're ...
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When sailors swim… | Sailors for the Sea
By Sailors for the Sea
Have you ever spent a day on the water where you did more swimming than sailing? Whether it be due to a hot day and no wind, or a sailboat that just wants to eject you, swimming seems to be inevitable around boats. So if you are planning ...
Sailors for the Sea

Where Did Ancient Sailors Sail ? – Roman Shipwrecks Located in ...
By Rick Spilman
It has long been supposed that most ancient sailors preferred coastal routes over sailing in deep water. Most shipwrecks from the era have been found in shallow waters closer to the coast. It may be that the protection provided by inshore ...
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