02 July 2012

The End LIVE - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 (video)

Watch live streaming video Catch the finish and closing stages of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race here, courtesy of Livestream. The race finish is expected at 0300-0500hrs GMT on July 3, 2012 in Galway, Ireland

The End - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 (video) - Eight epic months of sporting and human drama are nearly over. In the last highlights package from on board the Volvo Ocean 70s we join the crews at sea for the last time with Groupama in touching distance of their first ever Volvo Ocean Race victory.

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker - shows current boat positions

Volvo Ocean Race - Intense onboard Puma's Mar Mostro
Sail World
So here we are... last full day of the Volvo Ocean Race [offshore scoring]. We knew full good and well on the dock in Lorient that it was going to be a tough leg for a number of reasons, and it has lived up to each and every one of them. Close sailing ...

Sail World

Competition tight as Volvo boats head to Ireland
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
PUMA Ocean Racing powere by BERG led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet around the iconic Fastnet Rock Monday as the boats zeroed in on Galway, Ireland, on the final offshore leg. Leg 9 has seen some of the closest racing yet, with the top four teams in the ...

Too close to call as yacht race nears end
Irish Times
The first four boats in the Volvo Ocean race fleet are on course to reach the Aran islands around midnight tonight, as the last leg of the round-world race proves to be the closest in its 39-year history. However, positions and estimated arrival times ...

Irish Times

Volvo Ocean Race : PUMA first round Fastnet Rock as Groupama chases overall ...
BYM News (press release)
PUMA led the fleet on the rounding of the iconic Fastnet Rock at 1031 UTC on Monday, marking the final 150 nautical mile stretch to the finish at Galway, Ireland, where the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 race will be decided. The final offshore leg has seen ...

Sailing: Foxall in need of trouble-free finish with his Ocean dream on the horizon
Irish Independent
The six boats competing in the Volvo Ocean Race are sailing their final day at sea today as the 39000-mile contest reaches its final destination on Galway Bay, eight months after departing Alicante.

Volvo Ocean Race - Camper aims for podium finish + Video

Sail World
Helmsman Tony Rae, with 20 years of professional sailing under his belt that epitomises the buccaneering spirit of the round-the-world sailor, admitted his body was feeling it after nine months at sea and is looking forward to a hard-earned rest after ...

Sail World

AfloatMagazine: Live Coverage of Volvo Ocean Race Galway Finale on TG4…

TG4 will broadcast tonight's Volvo Ocean Race arrivals from Galway live online at TG4.tv.

Volvo Ocean Race: Day - 1 Fleet on the final stretch to Ireland
Sail World
2200 UTC: It's all hands on deck as the fleet skirt the Leg 9 exclusion zone implemented by race control to prevent the teams sailing through the most dangerous of shipping lanes. At least 10 ships are currently within a 20-mile radius of the Volvo ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Day 2 - Lead four make a break
Sail World
'Then our other card is hopefully we have a more inshore downwind orientated sail (our A2) gennaker onboard for the first time. We aren't sure they have one they could have declared so that also will be interesting. If they are light like us and they ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Groupama sailing team

French offshore legend Franck Cammas and his long-term sponsor Groupama will compete in the next two editions of the Race in a boat designed by two-time ...

Olympics-Ainslie prepares for gold in classic style
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Community Sailing Center supports Weinberger's decision to drop city ...
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Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron - 150 years strong and celebrating
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As a yacht racing organisation, the Squadron has provided the highest standards of race management for club, national and international championships and Olympic sailing, hosting two world championships this past year. The Sesquicentenary underlines ...

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Paralympic sailing team named
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
With less than two months until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Paralympics New Zealand and Yachting New Zealand are delighted to announce the selection of three sailors to the NZ Paralympic Sailing Team.

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

2012 Paralympic Sailing Team announced
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“It's a real honour to be representing New Zealand at the Paralympic Games in Sailing” Paul Francis said. “To be surrounded by so many inspirational athletes is really great. The Sailing Team is looking forward to rewarding the selectors and providing ...

Kiwimatch Sailing Team - Match Cup Sweden
Sail World
Kiwimatch Sailing Team are ready to kick off phase 2 of the Alpari World Match Racing tour this week with the next two events falling back to back once again. Match Cup Sweden - Logan Fraser. The action kicks off in the Swedish Archipelago of Marstrand ...

Sail World

Smooth sailing
Boston Herald
It's an exciting time on the Tall Ships for tourists and history buffs alike as crew members of the USS Constitution are dressed for the early 19th century with pikes in hand to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. National and ...

Sailing: Regatta winds light, but full of fun
Port Huron Times Herald
It has often been said the Lake Huron International Regatta is a good indicator of who the favorite of the Mackinac Race will be. If that is true, Stephen Polk and his crew on Tsunami should have a good showing at the upcoming race.

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
So he we are... last full day of the Volvo Ocean Race [offshore scoring]. We knew full good and well on the dock in Lorient that it was going to be a tough leg for a number of reasons, and it has lived up to each and every one of them. Close sailing ...

London 2012 Olympics: It's time to put the blinkers on ahead of the main event ...
Four weeks on Monday the Olympic sailing regatta in Weymouth will be in full swing. And in five weeks' time the medals in my class, the Finn, will have been handed out. We truly are in the final stretch. From now on it's all about staying focused ...


2012 Burnham-On-Sea Regatta sails to success despite poor weather
Burnham-On-Sea's annual sailing regatta ended on Sunday evening (July 1st) after a weather-interrupted fortnight. The stormy conditions meant the number of races taking place in Bridgwater Bay over the past two weekends was cut - but there was still ...


Audi Sailing Series : Carroll's 'Argo' wins Leg 3, Onorato's 'Mascalzone ...
BYM News (press release)
The event, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with B-Plan Sport&Events and Melges Europe, is also valid as the third leg of the Audi Sailing Series for the class. The final classification for the event sees America's Jason ...

Sailing: America's Cup, Luna Rossa wins Newport race
Sailing: America's Cup, Luna Rossa wins Newport race, Oracle wins 2011/2012 World Series, , Campania, Ansa.

Team NZ finish sailing world series in 2nd
Team New Zealand have rued missed opportunities on the final day of sailing as they finished runners-up in the inaugural America's Cup World Series.

Cuba - Forbidden Paradise - sailing the south coast of Cuba documentary
Havana Journal (blog)
Rob Sequin | Havana Journal Wally Moran is a Contributing Editor with SAIL Magazine and a cruising sailor who has sailed the north coast of Cuba on his last two visits there in 2009 and 2011. He is currently working on a tv show about Cuba, to be named...

Havana Journal (blog)

Sailing around Portugal, in the spirit of the exploration age
Arkansas City Traveler
Sailing around Portugal, in the spirit of the exploration age. PHOTO BY FOSS FARRAR. Oporto, The second-largest city in Portugal, is a complicated network of narrow and winding streets and arcades with high dwellings, on which one set is packed onto ...

Boat retailers report smoother sailing as economy, sales recover
Hilton Head Island Packet
The stormy waters of the recession have calmed for some area boat retailers, making for smoother economic sailing and increased sales.

Sailing club holds open day
Watford Observer
More than 200 people attended an open day at Rickmansworth Sailing Club, enjoying an afternoon on the lake and exploring the facilities.

Olympic stations receive £16 million investment
Stations benefiting from the financial boost include Wimbledon, which will cater for visitors to theOlympic tennis tournament at the All England Club, and Weymouth, which will be the venue for the 2012 sailing events. Other stations to receive ...

reading my tea leaves: sailing right along.
By erin
yesterday, james surprised me with a celebratory morning sail around the new york city harbor. there was sunshine and a breeze and mimosas and we got to wave hello to our favorite green giant. i'm starting my 28th year with a sunburned ...
reading my tea leaves

AYC Team Wins Santa Cruz 27 Nationals | Arizona Yacht Club ...
By Mike Ferring
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Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona

Weather or not to sail? | Tollesbury Sailing Club
By andy_beharrell
Sailing, great sport that it is, can be a little hamstrung by the weather. If you are anything like me (in which case bad luck!) every time you are thinking of going for a sail you start watching the weather fanatically. Will the sun shine? Will the wind ...
Tollesbury Sailing Club

Team Open Sailing – Jerome Sammarcelli – 7/2 0800 ...
By ladonna
Team Open Sailing – Jerome Sammarcelli – 7/2 0800. Posted on July 2, 2012 by ladonna. Hey nik, Jerome, 8am on Monday. Really rough out here 20-25 knots for the past 24 hours. Not exactly sure if I'm headed the right way. Can't download ...
Singlehanded Transpac

Great start for St Benedict's Sailing Crews | St Benedict's School
By hallisn1
St Benedict's School took part for the first time in the Independent Schools Feva Championships, held at Itchenor sailing club, West Sussex on 25 – 26th June. The two crews, Celia Hansell and Nick Dove, Sam Lythgoe and Edward Hansell, ...
St Benedict's School

Matches to keep an eye on— Monday - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Joachim Aschenbrenner v. Peter Gilmour, Flight 5 Match 5. The youngest skipper in the line up against the oldest. Peter Gilmour is almost three times as old as Aschenbrenner but the youngster beat the Australian sailing legend in the round ...
Sailing Sweden

The Return of Commercial Sail? Dyna-Rig Design in the News | Old ...
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Arthur Sewall, a shipbuilder, shipowner and industrialist from Bath Maine, is quoted near the turn of the 20th century, saying, “As long as the wind blows and water flows there will be sailing ships built and business to keep them busy.” Is it time ...
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