26 June 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: who will win Leg 9 Lorient-Galway?


Lorient occupies a special place in the world of sailing. This submarine base now converted into an offshore centre commemorates the achievements of French sailing legend Eric Tabarly. We speak with Alain Gautier and Franck Cammas about it.

Volvo Ocean Race: who will win Leg 9 from Lorient to Galway?
Telegraph.co.uk
Who would have thought it? After nearly 39000 nautical miles, this year's Volvo Ocean Race is still up for grabs, with just two in-port races and one leg remaining...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker deserved success ...
Telegraph.co.uk
British yachtsman and Volvo Ocean Race veteran Tim Powell says that compatriot Ian Walker thoroughly deserved his first leg win with Abu Dhabi Racing ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Nico's Volvo Ocean Race blog
Stuff.co.nz
Camper co-skipper Chris Nicholson recaps leg eight and looks ahead to the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Lorient to Galway starting on July 1.

Stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race - Public Safety Advice
BYM News (press release)
Thousands of people will enjoy the Volvo Ocean Race Festival events in the "City of the Tribes" close to waterways that pose a danger if safety is not heeded.

Fireworks ahead as city gears up for €80m Ocean Race finale
Irish Independent
The Galway harbourmaster has grappled with a massive logistical exercise to organise the vessels heading into the port for the lucrative Volvo Ocean Race ...


Newport welcomes America's Cup World Series
CBS News
NEWPORT, R.I. — The America's Cup departed nearly 30 years ago, but sailing's pre-eminent race never really left this city of mansions and long memories.


Newport welcomes America's Cup sailing
The Westerly Sun
Cup World Series expected to attract 90000 visitors.

London Olympics 2012: Extra trains for Dorset sailing
BBC News
Extra trains will run to Dorset during the Olympic Games to cope with an expected rise in visitor numbers.

BBC News

SAILING: Jeff Janov won six of seven Farr 40 races at Ullman Sails ...
Long Beach Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH - The stars were out under a clear blue sky for Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week, but please don t ask Jeff Janov for his autograph.

Sailing fraternity rallies for gutted Carrickfergus club
Belfast Telegraph
The sailing community has rowed in with offers of support after a fire gutted a major sailing club in Co Antrim.

Belfast Telegraph

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Audi Sailing Team powered by ALL4ONE concludes Kiel Week 2012 the best possible way, as the French-German team led by Jochen Schümann has won all ...

The “Audi Italia Sailing Team Supported By Eberhard & Co ...
openPR (press release)
Eberhard & Co., the partner of the Audi Italia Sailing Team for the whole 2012sailing season, and whose name appears together with Audi's on the sails of the ...

openPR (press release)

Sailing past catches fresh wind in modern UAE
The Daily Star
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Praise for sailing club staff in fire drama
Belfast Newsletter
STAFF at a fire-ravaged Co Antrim sailing club have been praised for their quick actions that prevented any loss of life.

Omani sailing dreams nurtured by Renaissance Services camp
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman Sail has opened its doors to the 2012 Renaissance Services Summer Sailing Camp as part of an ongoing Community Sailing Programme ...

Summer sailing in Mallorca boosts property investor confidence
Easier (press release)
Summer sailing in Mallorca boosts property investor confidence. The beautiful Spanish Island of Mallorca, a popular holiday destination for Brits and Europeans ...

Sailing club reveals its plans for the future
Watford Observer
Forty past and present members of Rickmansworth Sailing Club met at the weekend to discuss the progress of the organisation's fundraising programme.

USA's Logue Wins 20th Scotiabank International Optimist Regatta
Sail World
Only four points separated the top five sailors going into the third and final day of racing at the 20th Scotiabank International Optimist Regatta, held out of the St.

Sail World

Ellison's vision rings true at Newport America's Cup start
Examiner.com
Over this past weekend, under picture-perfect azure blue skies and stiff breezes,SAIL Newport held its annual Youth Challenge sailing regatta just off Fort ...

Examiner.com

Disabled U.S. Vets Set Sail with the Wayzata Community Sailing ...
Patch.com
Lake Minnetonka provides some R&R to local group of disabled U.S. service veterans.

HAVE YOUR SAY: Plea for state funding for major sailing event
Leader News
WILLIAMSTOWN is set to host an international sailing regatta predicted to generate more than $5 million.

Leader News

Judge sailing away
ITV News
Mr Fox, who says it will take six days to complete the journey, is raising money for the Ocean Youth Trust North, which supports young people through sailing.

Governor sails in RBYC regatta
Royal Gazette
Governor George Fergusson capped a memorable sailing debut on local waters during the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club's Anniversary Regatta.Mr Fergusson was ...

America's Cup Oracle Team USA skipper likes training in Newport
The Providence Journal
NEWPORT, R.I. -- The last skipper to win the America's Cup, defender James Spithill of Oracle Team USA, lauded American sailing fans this morning after a ...

Fort Pierce teen a 'rock star' in the sailing community
TCPalm
Nic Muller hasn't started high school yet, but is already creating a name for himself in the sailing community and will compete in a world sailing championship in ...

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Yacht Club Sets Sail To Support ...
The Waterland Blog (blog)
On this past weekend's surprisingly sunny Sunday afternoon, the sailboats of the Three Tree Point Yacht Club took to the waters off Des Moines. The event.

The Waterland Blog (blog)

Carney hopeful of Olympic nod
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
However Carney's future is out of his hands with the International SailingFederation ruling that windsurfing will be replaced by kiteboarding after London 2012, ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Sailing yacht Vertigo leads winners at 2012 ShowBoats Design ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Principality of Monaco (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 On the evening of Friday 22 June the winners of the 2012 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced in front of ...

Health and safety tab for Newport sailing event: $200000
The Providence Journal
Newport - The price of assuring the health and safety of spectators and participants at theAmerica's Cup World Series event which began Saturday at Fort ...

Sailors get more winds than they bargained for - 22nd Fool's ...
Turks and Caicos Weekly News
SAILORS in the 22nd annual Fool's Regatta prayed for winds to guide their sailspast the finish line, but got a bit more than they bargained for when a slightly ...

Turks and Caicos Weekly News

Top school sailors steer a course to Itchenor
Chichester Observer
Itchenor Sailing Club open their doors to competitors in the annual Schools ... The aim was – and still is – to promote inter-schools sailing competition and ...

Sutton-in-Ashfield Sailing Club hunts for next superstar of the sport
This is Nottingham
Sailing: Sutton-in-Ashfield Sailing Club is hoping to find Britain's next sailing superstar after signing up to OnBoard, the flagship kids' grassroots scheme run by ...

Adur Centre Sailing Club members at Cobnor
Shoreham Herald
RAIN failed to put young sailors off when they attended an activity weekend.

Shoreham Herald

Business lessons come from tires, sailing
Hartford Business
Six Tires, No Plan: The Impossible Journey of the Most Inspirational Leader that (Almost) Nobody Knows” by Michael Rosenbaum (Greenleaf Book Group Press, ...

SAILING: Jeff Janov won six of seven Farr 40 races at Ullman Sails ...
LONG BEACH - The stars were out under a clear blue sky for Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week, but please don t ask Jeff Janov for his autograph.
Sports

Interview: Keith Swinton's home turf - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
He is spending his third summer season on the Swedish west coast where he works as a coach at the Royal Yacht Club of Gothenburg. Sailing Sweden met up with the Australian skipper in his part time hometown to talk about Perth, match ...
Sailing Sweden

Sailing past catches fresh wind in modern UAE - SailNet Community
By NewsReader
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.
SailNet Community

Stamford Youth Sailing Group to Hold Open House | BoatingLocal.com
By linked source
The foundation, which is dedicated to boosting the academic and life skills of underserved middle-school students in Stamford through, sailing, will hold the events from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. July 6 and July 10 and from 10:00 a.m. to noon on July ...
BoatingLocal.com

Ainslie sailing for fourth gold, Olympic history - Sailing News | NBC ...
Britain's Ben Ainslie can become the most decorated sailor in Olympic history with a gold medal in his home country.
www.nbcolympics.com/.../ainslie-sailing-for-fourth-gold-olym...

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