30 June 2012

VOR In-Port Race LIVE and ACWSNewport Day 3 LIVE


Bretagne In-Port Race LIVE video - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12
Watch all the action of the Bretagne In-Port Race LIVE from Lorient, France on Saturday, 30th June at 1045 UTC (6:45 am EDT US).

ACWSNewport Day 3 Live video: Fleet Racing Championship

Coverage starts Saturday at 2:30 pm EDT (US) -- 18:30 UTC

America's Cup: Race up close and personal for spectators
The Providence Journal (blog)
It's a new day for America's Cup and it is breathtaking how fast the sails carry the catamarans across Narragansett Bay, the Pell Bridge in the background. Much has changed in the almost three decades since the last America's Cup was on these shores.

Televised Sailing Gets the Football Treatment - NYTimes.com
By By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK
Why is Stan Honey updating the way sailing races are televised?
The Learning Network http://nyti.ms/N3qrKW

Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama spoilt on home soil
Sail World
The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 leg eight stopover in Lorient is proposing a dense and lively programme this weekend, with an In-Port race in the Coureaux de Groix on Saturday and Sunday's start of the shortest offshore leg (550 miles) to Galway. Despite ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Rivals target Groupama in tight in-shore scrap
BYM News (press release)
Groupama sailing team are 23 points clear of their nearest rivals PUMA on the overall raceleaderboard with two in-port races and one offshore leg to go before the finish in Galway. CAMPER and Telefónica remain within striking distance, both 28 points ...

Why this is the closest Volvo Ocean Race in history
Telegraph.co.uk
Why this is the closest Volvo Ocean Race in history. In previous editions of theVolvo Ocean Race, the winner of the first leg has famously gone on to win the race. But 2011-12 may see a break in tradition after one of the most closely-fought contests ...

Telegraph.co.uk

2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race nears its close
Examiner.com
It was exactly eight months ago that six teams took to the water for the first in-port race in Alicante, Spain, kicking off the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race. . . .

Sailors ready for legendary race
Isle of Wight County Press
In 1960, members of the Island Sailing Club each paid £1 to freight her from the Royal Docks in London to Bermuda aboard the Royal Mail freighter, Ebro, to take part in the Bermuda Race. After five days of heavy winds and rough seas, Danegeld finished ...

Isle of Wight County Press

US Junior Olympic Sailing Festival and SailFest regatta at PYC
Sail World
Classes for the SailFest include Optimist dinghys, Lasers, Laser Radials, Laser 4.7's, Club 420's, Flying Scots and new for 2012 the festival has added the exciting Formula 16 catamarans. The Optimists will compete in the US Sailing JuniorOlympic ...

Sail World

Ian's sailing home - after eight months of drama
Daily Echo
AS the Volvo Ocean Race finish line draws near, Ian Walker is looking forward to returning home to Warsash after the most dramatic eight months of his sailing career.

London 2012: Weymouth Olympic deckchairs go on display
BBC News
Five hundred deckchairs designed for the Olympic sailing events at Weymouth and Portland are put up.

BBC News

Sailing with an Olympic Champion
Warsaw Voice
The new Mila Club in the village of Zegrzynek, picturesquely located by Lake Zegrzyńskie, 35 kilometers north of central Warsaw, is all about sailing fun. The club is a branch of the Kusznierewicz Academy, founded and co-owned by Mateusz Kusznierewicz, ...

Porto gearing up to welcome Extreme Sailing Series as focus shifts to Act 4
Boxscore News
The Extreme Sailing Series is preparing to make its Portuguese debut in just one week's time, with some of the best sailors of international yacht racing preparing to line up against one another as the 2012 Series makes it move towards its half way point.

Boxscore News

A Regatta for the Hamptons
The Sag Harbor Express
Scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 18, the event's goals are twofold: to help promote tourism in the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, and to benefit two local non-profit organizations, Breakwater Yacht Club's Junior Sailing and I-Tri, a Hamptons ...

The Sag Harbor Express

Oman Sail's Team BAE Systems gears up for TDFV 2012 contest
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter — MUSCAT — Oman Sail's offshore racing Team BAE Systems is putting the final touches to its campaign for the 2012 Tour de France a la Voile (TDFV) an elite offshore sailing race around the coast of France which gets under way in ...

Oman Daily Observer

Sailing sensation eyes worlds
Australian Jewish News
YOUNG sailing sensation Joshua Brooks-Duncan could soon add “world champion” to his already impressive list of achievements, with the rising star set to take on the best boatsmen from around the globe at the World Laser Radial Championships early next ...

Australian Jewish News

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, June 29, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
However, this battle left the field clear for Bates to take the advantage, sailing clear to take the final gun ahead of Cooper and with Coleman this time snatching the silver from Cooper on handicap. Both races of the slow handicap, made up entirely of ...

Chance to relax for ace Ainslie
Dorset Echo
Ainslie has endured a hectic last few months, with Olympic squad announcements, sponsor's public appearances, final preparations in Weymouth, plus competing at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta all contributing to a busy schedule. But as Ainslie ...

10 Things to Know About GW Athletics' Newest Varsity Program - Sailing
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
With GW Sailing set to become the Department of Athletics' 23rd varsity program on July 1, GWsports.com has put together a brief list of the `Top 10 Things to Know About Sailing' to help you follow and cheer on the Colonials in their inaugural season ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Wet Start To 470 Europeans
International Sailing Federation
Up first on Race Course C, the most northern of the three course areas that can be used here in Largs, were the 470 Men sailing the outer loop of the trapezoid race course, with the women scheduled to start second and sailing the inner loop.

International Sailing Federation

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 28 JUNE 2012
Afloat
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 28 JUNE 2012.

Donahue, Widmeier Claim US Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship
US SAILING (press release)
The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a ...

Sail Away to the Napa Valley with America's Cup and SailNapaValley.com
Drinks Media Wire (press release)
These experiences, many of which are being offered for the first time, range from a hotel stay with a port-to-port sailing for ten from Napa Valley to San Francisco, to personalized tastings with Napa Valley vintners who sail recreationally. AC Crew ...

Inner Spring Regatta at Newcastle Cruising YC – Entries open
Sail World
The regatta format will be a Friday afternoon pursuit race followed by three windward leeward short offshore races on the Saturday and a double points 25-30 nautical mile passage race on the Sunday for the Grand Prix Divisions. Entrants in the Cruising ...

Their sail would benefit Clean Oceans Project
Charlotte Observer
Jacob Terrell and Wade Miller hope to fund a sailing trip from Canada to Key West in order to raise awareness and money for The Clean Oceans Project. HILARY TRENDA. http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2012/06/27/11/05/mLR9B.Em.138.jpeg| ...

Book of the Week: 'Expert Sailing Skills'
Sail World
The author, Tom Cunliffe, has been sailing and writing about it for many years for a variety of sailing magazines, and is recognised as a world authority in the field. He has written more than 25 books, all on sailing, and this one is a beauty. It ...

Sail World

J24s Sailing Fun at Coronado YC
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/24 teams and the local sailing school are having fun at Coronado YC! Said one committed J/24 team, "I give a bit of my involvement in community outreach program for a local yacht club. And just yesterday some of Juniors I teach sailing to went aboard ...

Alameda: America's Cup team gets city permission for dock and crane
Contra Costa Times
A sailing team hoping to win the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay next year will construct a floating dock and install a temporary crane capable of lifting a 72-foot catamaran as part of setting up its base at the former Alameda Naval Air Station.

The Top Ten Sailing Areas in the Mediterranean |
By admin
One of Italy's best kept secrets and a paradise for yachtsmen, Sardinia has to be one of the most incredible sailing destinations in the Med. The Costa Smeralda is renowned for its beauty, but the whole of Sardinia boats pristine white sand ...

Hello! We are Jack and Jim, the 2 Lovis parrots! | Sailing For ...
By nina
Thursday, July 28th and as we can see, all this bunch of funny eco-pirates are ready for another day of adventure on our ship! From our bell and bike observatories, we lazily watch them working hard on a huge time table. Our clever sailors ...
Sailing For Sustainability

Interview: Laurie Jury about his favorite flavor - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
We have to keep sailing and improving but we still have work to do as a team and we have to get more organized. But, we are really focused on the World Tour this year as Tour Card Holders. If we make it to the quarterfinals in every event and ...
Sailing Sweden

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