15 July 2012

COUTTS v SPITHILL - AC Uncovered (video)


COUTTS v SPITHILL - AC Uncovered (video) - This week on AC Uncovered Episode 47 we are in Newport reviewing the Match Racing Finals against the ORACLE TEAM USA boats: Spithill v Coutts. All sailors know a good start is essential in match racing; Russell powers off the line ahead of Jimmy....and victory is award to ORACLE TEAM USA COUTTS. Then we get the latest AC72 news from the teams, including asking Terry what happened to Artemis Racing's AC72 wing earlier this year. Are you superstitious? Tune in to see what our athletes think about the color green, bananas onboard, shaving to reset the clock and more.

London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Brief history of Finn Class
Sail World
The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition Finn Class coverage starts here. Over the next few weeks we'll be publishing exclusive interviews, background information and previews of the sailors, before the daily racing coverage starts on Sunday 29th ...

Sail World

Getting there is half the battle for Canadian Olympic sailing team
National Post
Sails get easier to fold the more often you try, Gregory Douglas was saying the other day, but they never get easier to wheel past suspicious airport security guards.

National Post

London 2012 Olympics – Aussie Krystal Weir prepares for battle + Video
Sail World
It's becoming more common for women to choose top male sailors as their training partners. Weir has chosen a world class sailor and close friend to help her prepare for battle when Weymouth hosts the Olympic sailing competition later this month. James...

Sail World

2012 Youth Worlds: Competition begins in Dublin Bay, Ireland + Video
Sail World
This annual week-long regatta is regarded as the pinnacle event of the global youthsailing calendar, and is a significant step for many into the Olympic class pathways. 350 sailors aged 13-19 years from 63 nations plus coaches and team leaders are at ...

Sail World

Gull Lake Yacht Club hosts weekend regatta
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Thirty-seven boats raced across Gull Lake Friday morning for the annual E-Scow Invitational, a race that hasn't been on the lake for about a decade. The Inland Lakes Yachting Association event, hosted by the Gull Lake Yacht Club, brought sailors from ...

Sailing coach gets taste of Olympics - four years early
Chichester Observer
A CHICHESTER sailing coach preparing young athletes for Rio 2016 Olympics has been rewarded with his own special experience of the London Games.

29er European Championship opened by President of Poland
Sail World
The event was celebrated along with the send off of the Polish Olympic sailing team and the recent celebration of the 95th anniversary of sailing in Poland. The six Polish 29er teams competing in the event could not have been more proud among the 18 ...

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Sailing: Bjorn Hansen tops qualifying round of Chicago Match Cup
Gant Daily
Fitzgerald Cecilio - 4E Sports Reporter Chicago, IL, United States (4E Sports) - Bjorn Hansen of Sweden was unscathed in the qualifying round Friday to emerge.

VIDEO: Olympic sports - Sailing in Bedford
Bedford Today
Buoyed by the upcoming Olympics I decided to try my hand at one of the many sports that will keep viewers transfixed this summer, writes Mark Wood.

CORK/Sail Kingston to host 2013 Laser North American Championships
Sail World
. . .  Laser Radial are Olympic class events. The event will attract sailors from all over North America, from youth participants in the Radial and 4.7 to members of the Canadian National Sailing Team.

Sailing In The Sunset With The Three Tree Point Yacht Club
The Waterland Blog (blog)
Story by Kristie Brame Thursday night as many folks enjoyed a beautiful sunset they were also treated to the sight of twenty-five sailboats engaged in.

The Waterland Blog (blog)

J/24s Sailing Rolex Ilhabela Week
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/24s sailing Rolex Ilhabela Sailing Week Brazil (Ilhabela, Brazil)- Some J/24 teams are looking forward to yet another spectacular week sailing in one of the world's more beautiful and exotic islands off the coast of Brazil. The Rolex Ilhabela Sailing ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Fall River sailing program will run from July 23 to Aug. 2
Fall River Herald News
The third session of the Greater Fall River re-Creation/CD REC Sailing Program is running Monday through Thursday from July 23 to Aug. 2.

Olympic and Paralympic sailors of the past 56 years come together at special ...
BYM News (press release)
There were Olympic and Paralympic sailing medallists and participants as far as the eyes could see yesterday (Thursday 13 July), when the RYA held a special Heritage Reception, at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, home of the 2012 ...

Tomorrow's Olympic contenders in Dun Laoghaire today
BYM News (press release)
350 sailors, aged 14-19 years old from 63 nations, plus their coaches and team leaders, have descended on Dun Laoghaire for the annual highlight of the youth sailing calendar, running from 14th-21st July. "We have been waiting four years for this, so ...

Volvo Cars Sailing : Ludo completes his epic Round Britain Challenge and ...
BYM News (press release)
Ludo has achieved two records with his unique sailing challenge. He is now the youngest and fastest person to have sailed around the coastline of Britain in at 16ft dinghy. In addition to breaking records, Ludo has been raising funds for the Ellen ...

2012 Olympics: A New Zealand team Form Guide for Weymouth
Sail World
With those results they look comfortable performing in the Olympic sailing venue. Aleh and Powrie have been sailing together since the 2007 420 Worlds, in Takapuna when they were the top performing womens crew. Aleh represented New Zealand in the...

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Sailing Week results
Guide and Gazette
Sailing Week results.

88th annual Port Huron-Mackinac sailboat race under way
Detroit Free Press
Those who knew his dad would say that's what John would have wanted, and Sammy will have a little help from a couple of old hands who started sailing with his father before Sammy was born. • Related: Track the boats during the 2012 Bells Beer Bayview ...

Maritime Festival a sailing success in Escanaba
UpperMichigansSource.com
There were teaching tours aboard the Inland Seas, and music, food, and vendors to enjoy on land.

Newsbyte: 2012 SAP 5O5 World Championship Sets Sail in La Rochelle, France
Exec Digital (press release)
LA ROCHELLE, France, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that its sponsorship of the 5O5 World Championship, the pinnacle regatta for the international 5O5sailing class, will feature new interactive analytics and ...

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 14 JULY 2012
Afloat
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 14 JULY 2012.

Port Huron-Mackinac sailboat race under way
Detroit Free Press
He said the last-minute touches he worked on Friday were to make sure his boat had the necessary safety gear, equipment and to check the sails. This is Cooper's 17th year sailing in the Mackinac race and his fifth as a boat owner. “When you own the ...

Ten decadent extras to take on a sailing holiday
Sail World
Sun is marvelous on a sailing boat - when you want it. You will find that shade can end up the most vital commodity on a boat if there is insufficient for the number of people and the jobs they do. Removable awnings are easy to make a rig, and can be ...

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New sailors, old seadogs gather for Bayview Mackinac Race
The Detroit News
"When we got the boat back to Detroit in November, we spent the winter finishing it up, but now it's ready to sail," said DeClercq, who will be sailing with his son, two friends and their sons. "It's not a very fast boat, but we expect to do quite well ...

Denmark's rowers, sailors poised to make splash at London Olympics
Xinhua
This year, a total of 113 athletes will represent Denmark in 17 disciplines, and aim to win eight medals based on performances in badminton, cycling, handball, rowing, sailing, swimming, kayaking and tennis, said the Sports Confederation of Denmark ...

Historic ship sails into Bath
WCSH-TV
The sailing ship Gazela Primeiro docked at the Maine Maritime Museum this afternoon, after a trip from Newport, R.I.. The 177-foot ship is said to be the oldest square-rigged vessel still sailing in North America. The ship was actually built in ...

WCSH-TV

British team wins Royal Cup
The Independent
Britain's Niklas Zennström's TP52 Rán came through to win the Royal Cup by just one point from the American team Quantum Racing, skippered by Ed Baird, in Palma de Mallorca.

52 Super Series Royal Cup - Rán Racing surge to victory
Sail World
Audi Sailing Team powered by All4One rounded out the Royal Cup's podium, a result that pleased four-time Olympic medallist and twice America's Cup winner skipper Jochen Schümann despite having entered the final race with a one-point lead. Having won ...

Sail World

Interview: Go Johnie Go! - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Berntsson Sailing Team is getting ready to face Ian Williams in the quarter finals of Chicago Match Cup. The team, who aim for a spot on the podium on the tour, has had a tough start of the season and qualified from the repechage yesterday ...
Sailing Sweden

RYA Olympic and Paralympic Heritage Reception - Yachts and ...
There were Olympic and Paralympic sailing medallists and participants as far as the eyes could see yesterday (Thursday 13 July), when the RYA held a special Heritage Reception, at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, ...
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SHADOW us to Singapore - Some music required | Sailing blog from ...
By pcwmur
Will be sailing a longer route to Singapore where I have a clear passage rather than negotiating channels, such as BANGKASTRAIT. All going well I will approach Singapore via Selat RIAU, popping out at BATAM ready to cross the Singapore ...
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USA. St. Francis Yacht Club first to renew - BYM Sailing & Sports News
“The US Olympic Sailing Program has a very generous friend in the membership of St. Francis Yacht Club,” said Dean Brenner (Wallingford, Conn.), Chairman ...
www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=105698

Sail-World.com : Wangi Sailing Club event for 49er team Outteridge ...
Wangi Sailing Club on Lake Macquarie will be holding a special evening this Saturday night the 14 July to wish the Australian 2012 Olympic 49er team of ...
www.sail-world.com/Australia/Wangi-Sailing.../99507

Olympic Games Laser Sailing | SailingForums.com
Is there a way to watch the olympic sailing especially laser sailing in the USA?
sailingforums.com/threads/olympic-games-laser-sailing.26737/

Youth Worlds Team Set to Compete - Olympics - US Sailing
Portsmouth R.I. (July 11, 2012) – US Sailing's 2012 Youth Worlds Team will travel to Dublin, Ireland this week to compete in the 2012 International Sailing ...
sailingteams.ussailing.org/.../Youth_Worlds_Team_Set_to_Co...

Sailing -- philosophy for everyone
What drives someone to row across the Atlantic or sail, single-handed, around the globe? What does it feel like to be a human, alone, in the middle of a huge ...
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/w-s-p071112.php

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