12 July 2012

Chicago Match Cup - Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Chicago Match Cup July 10-15, 2012 - The Chicago Match Race Center was founded in 2009 to promote and grow the sport of match race sailing by WMRT champion Bill Hardesty & Chicago entrepreneur and sailor Don Wilson. As part of its mission to provide the highest-level match racing training facility for professional and amateur sailors in the US, CMRC has a fleet of Tom 28 MAX sailboats along with Elliott 6M class boats, the type that will be used in the 2012 Olympic Games.
The Chicago Match Cup has evolved from a Grade 2 event in 2009 and 2010 to a Grade 1 in 2011. In 2012 the Chicago Match Cup was upgraded again to Grade WC as the only US stop of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour with a $100,000 prize fund. Also on the schedule for 2012 at the Chicago Match Race Center are three Grade 2 events and four Grade 3 events including the 100th anniversary of the Richardson Trophy, the oldest match racing trophy in North America that is not a challenge cup.

Navy Pier to host $100000 sailing race
Some of the world's top-ranked skippers have brought their boats and sailing teams to Navy Pier.


Olympic torch: Course plotted for 2012 sailing venues
BBC News
Day 55 of the Olympic torch relay takes in Stonehenge and the Jurassic Coast before visiting the Olympic sailing venues of Portland and Weymouth.

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US Olympic Sailing Team announced
Sail World
The 2012 Olympic Games will be held July 29 – August 12, with the Olympic SailingRegatta hosted in Weymouth and Portland, U.K., approximately 120 miles south of London. 2012 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team More information here. Team USA full release !

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Olympic Day celebrations in Newport + Video
Sail World
Athletes attending the 2012 Olympic Day festivities in Newport, Rhode Island included 2012 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team member Stuart McNay (Boston, Mass), and 2012 U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team members Brad Johnson (Pompano Beach, Fla.) ...

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UK. Sailors line up to run with the Olympic torch
BYM News (press release)
It was triple Olympic sailing gold medallist Ben Ainslie who on 19 May, some 54 days ago, left Lands End for the first leg of the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and since that time numerous sailors and boaters of all ages have carried the Olympic flame with ...

UK. 1948 Torch presented to Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
BYM News (press release)
Over the last seven weeks, to coincide the Olympic Torch Relay, a replica 1948 Torch has made a unique journey in the hands of sailors and boaters of all ages. It has travelled across 80 miles of sea from Torquay all the way to the London 2012 sailing ...

Sailing star to carry the Olympic icon in borough
Dorset Echo
Sailing hero Rodney Pattisson will be carrying the Olympic flame through the borough's 2012 venue tomorrow.

Olympic Torch Comes to Dorset
ITV News
The Olympic flame will return to the Westcountry on Thursday 12th July as it travels South from Wiltshire across the county of Dorset. Highlights include the torch passing up the famous Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, arriving at the Weymouth and Portland ...

ITV News

Derbyshire Youth Sailing Team Defend National Schools Championship
Chesterfield Post
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AfloatMagazine: Galway Needs Strong Backing for Next Volvo Ocean Race…
Galway needs a strong funding commitment from the city and Government to host the Volvo Ocean Race for a third time.

US Sailing's Youth Worlds Team Travels to Ireland for World Championships
BYM News (press release)
US Sailing's 2012 Youth Worlds Team will travel to Dublin, Ireland this week to compete in the 2012 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships. Scheduled for July 12-21, Youth Worlds is known as the world's leading youth sailing ...

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship debut for Spearman
Sail World
Since competing at the Youth Olympic Games Spearman has been campaigning in the Laser Radial class, booking his place on the Australian Youth Sailing Team following his strong showing at the 2012 Australian Youth Championship in Brisbane.

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Qingdao gets chance to shine on world stage
China Daily
Editor's Notes: Qingdao, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province, put itself in the international spotlight when it hosted the Olympic Sailing Regatta and Paralympic Games in 2008, and it will once again gain worldwide fame as the host of the ...

China Daily

Young sailors set to defend title at Olympic venue in Weymouth
Derby Telegraph
DERBYSHIRE Youth Sailing are testing the water at Weymouth this week as the venue prepares to host events in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The 36-strong Derbyshire team is in Dorset for the...

Hands-on help to our athletes
The Manly Daily
Physiotherapist Donna White, who owns the Seaforth clinic, will be supporting Australia's Olympic sailing team and said it was a great honour that so many of her staff were also selected to be part of the event. She flew out of Australia yesterday to...

The Manly Daily

Perini Navi Sailing Yacht Enterprise Delivered
Perini Navi Sailing Yacht Enterprise Delivered Enterprise, the 52nd sailing yacht in the Perini Navi fleet, is the most recent delivery to come from the leading Italian yacht builders who are cutting a swath through a very busy order book.


Sailing legend to give prizes at River Hamble Games
Gazette Daily
Sailing legend Mike Golding is set to present prizes at the River Hamble Games on July 21.

Canton's Emily Schneider reaches US sailing final
Canton Repository
Teamed with Mike Gemperline of Avon Lake, Schneider finished first inveach of five races in Monday's area finals first to lead the standings heading into the second day.

Team sets sail in search of success
Bakewell Today
The NSSA Golden Jubilee Regatta is the last event before the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy concludes the final preparations for hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. The timing also coincides with the visit of ...

Bakewell Today

Olympics Daily - 15 days to go
LBC 97.3 (blog)
TORCH RELAY: Day 55: From Stonehenge to Weymouth - home of the Olympic Sailing Events. 1996 Olympic champion Michael Johnson will start with the flame at sunrise (0507) before 107 mile journey via 115 other torchbearers. RELAY RESTRICTIONS: ...

LONDON 2012: Hughes looking to Rio after Olympic disappointment
More Than The Games
But the sailing star is ready to take all she can out of the Games in readiness for Rio in four years time after being named on a scheme designed to give an insight intoOlympic life for potential future Olympians. Essex-born Hughes will be part of ...

More Than The Games

Meet The Team: Zach Railey, Finn | Olympic and ... - US Sailing
In this edition of the Meet the Team series, we introduce readers to Zach Railey. This Clearwater Florida native is about to compete in his second Olympic Games in the Finn class. Below, Zach explains what it means to compete for Team USA ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Play with the UK olympic sailing team and Sail for Gold | Betomorrow
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Cruising and Racing Fleets Set Sail in the Vic ... - Blue Water Sailing
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The race requires sailing a minimum of 2308 nautical miles, and the first finishers are expected on approximately July 20 (a nautical mile is slightly more than 6076 feet). Courtesy ofwww.mauinews.com · Subscribe to this author's posts feed ...
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12th JULY TORCH RELAY INFORMATION « Weymouth and ...
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Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Weymouth and Portland National...

Photos from a few days sailing on the North Kent coast ...
By Gavin Atkin
My daughter Ella and I took these photos last week during a sailing trip from Oare Creek where we keep our little plastic Hunter. Most of the time the wind kept us pretty busy as we slipped from creek to creek, and the weather wasn't exactly ...

52 Super Series Royal Cup 2012 preview | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Audi Azzurra Sailing Team is hoping an artillery of new sails will help to reel in the 52 Super Series leaders Quantum Racing when the four-day regatta starts. Azzurra skipper Guillermo Parada said there was plenty of pressure on his team to ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world. Wednesday, July 11, 2012. by the water. Just another way of spending time. Hours of hours, day after day. Written by World Tour Stories at 10:00 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!

Amendment 4 to the Sailing Instuctions | Cork Week 2012
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Amendment 4 to the Sailing Instuctions. By mary on July 11, 2012 in Blog · Follow corkweektweet. Please click into this post to download. Amendment 4 to SI's. Share this: About mary. View all posts by mary →. Subscribe. Subscribe to our ...
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New Zealand's 2012 Paralympic Sailing Team ... - BYM News
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Olympic Sailing: Windsurfs v's Kiteboards. Go Yachting talks with ...
Go Yachting sits down with Neil Pryde to talk about the recent sailingdecisions made for the ...

Southport Junior Yacht Club Sailing Foundation | Boothbay Register
Sailing season for the summer of 2012 has begun at Southport Junior Yacht Club SailingFoundation! A light rain was falling in the early morning, but by 9 a.m. ...

LSU Engineering Alumnus Wins Spot on 2012 Paralympic Sailing ...
In 2008, the same year he graduated with a bachelor's degree from LSU's College of Engineering, Mark LeBlanc fell two feet short of a U.S. Paralympic Sailing ...

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