14 July 2012

Russell Coutts- The Man Behind The RC44 (video)



Russell Coutts- The Man Behind The RC44 - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
His break through in the world of sailing came when he at 18 won the Youth Sailing World Championship in the Laser Class. Three years later, in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics he followed that up with another triumph when he grabbed the ...
Sailing Sweden

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
At what other yacht club could sailors waiting to be launched out to their crafts see a giant beached tanker being freed by two tugs, less than 200 yards away? At what other club do the rusted-out behemoth factories of the bay's industrial past loom in ...

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)

Finn Class coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition starts here.
BYM News (press release)
The 1968 Games were in Mexico with the sailing at Acapulco. Some picked Wind, who had just won the Finn Gold Cup while others favoured Kuhweide or Jörg Bruder, the Brazilian who had won the Pan American Games. Few felt that Valentin Mankin, the ...

Brigantine Yacht Club sails into action
Shore News Today
Ahoy Summer is in full swing at the Brigantine Yacht Club Members enjoyed the Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration on the Fourth of July The evening was packed with activities for all ages It.

Torch passes through Olympic sailing venue
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
Yesterday Team GBR performance squad sailor Katrina Hughes ran the torch into the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, before handing over to double Olympic Gold medallist Rodney Pattison, who took the flame from the academy by boat to ...

Regatta Sailing Academy students honoured at annual awards gala
Gulf Times
The Regatta Sailing Academy's annual award ceremony took place at Intercontinental Hotel Doha with sponsors, families, friends, school heads and teachers attending to honour students' sailing achievements throughout the year. “Whilst the last year has ...

Gulf Times

2012 Summer Olympic Games Preview - Sailing
Fox News
Four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, Great Britain had a lot of success in sailing events, winning four of 11 gold medals.Now with the sailing events in their own waters, the British are again among the favorites for many of the races, which will be ...

Record-breakers compete on Olympic waters
Dorset Echo
A RECORD-BREAKING 500 boats and more than 650 competitors from across the country are racing this week on Weymouth and Portland's Olympic Sailing waters.

Chicago hosts 'the NASCAR of sailing'
WBEZ (blog)
Having grown up in the landlocked state of Kansas, my knowledge of sailing is limited to the Christopher Cross song, the Chicago-Mackinac Race, and the America's Cup. So, when I first heard about the Chicago Match Race Center opening in Chicago a ...

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship preview
Sail World
The Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth World Sailing Championship will get underway tomorrow when the four years of hard graft by the Dublin Bay 2012 organisers comes to head. Some 350 sailors, aged 14-19 years old from 63 nations, plus their coaches and...

Sail World

J/Classes Sailing Bacardi Newport
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/80s sailing Bacardi Cup in Miami (Newport, RI)- 2012 marks the first year that Bacardi Brands are supporting the SailNewport Regatta as primary sponsors. It promises to be another banner year for the event with 200+ boats participating, with 49 J ...

Town Focus: Kids sailing, 92-year-old resident
Newsday
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Day 56: Torch relay highlights
BBC News
British sailor Giles Scott carried the flame in Weymouth, which will host the London 2012 Olympic sailing events. It travelled along the Jurassic Coast and through the Purbeck Downs to Corfe Castle and Swanage. It ended up on the beach at Bournemouth.

BBC News

London 2012 Olympics - Heritage Reception at WPNSA
Sail World
London 2012 Olympics - A Heritage Reception was held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy yesterday, Thursday 13th July, by the RYA. There were Olympic and Paralympic sailing medallists and participants as far as the eyes could see ...

Sail World

Games of 1948 are still shining
Dorset Echo
OVER the last seven weeks, to coincide with the Olympic Torch Relay, a replica 1948 Torch has made a unique journey in the hands of sailors and boaters of all ages.

Sailing class introducing women to the sport
Herald Zeitung
CANYON LAKE — Lynn Simpson refused to have her parade rained on.

Navy Pier host to world tour sailing event
Chicago Tribune
Chicago's Navy Pier hosting World Match Racing Tour event.

Flame throws light on site of sea battles
Weymouth People
Di Ludlow, widow of Bill Ludlow who was responsible for the creation of the modern National SailingAcademy, received the flame on the beach and carried it proudly to the packed beach celebration and lit the cauldron which kept the flame alight overnight.

ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds - Aussies Treharne and Gilbert prepared
Sail World
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship is the biggest youth regatta in the world and has a lot of similarities to the Olympic Games which kick off just a week after the 2012 event finishes. Just like the Olympics countries can only have one entrant ...

Sail World

Mark Morley Memorial Sailing Scholarships available
Midland Daily News
Meade Gougeon, founder of Gougeon Brothers, Inc., Bay City, recently announced the formation of the Mark Morley Memorial Sailing Scholarship fund in memory of Mark Morley, who died in July 2011 in a sailing accident during the Chicago to Mackinac ...

Why sailing needs someone to take the helm
Irish Times
SAILING:WITH THE sound of tens of thousands of people cheering the Volvo Ocean Race finale in Galway last weekend still echoing around the world, the success of the visit to Ireland can't be doubted in advance of official figures yet to be announced.

San Francisco pours $6.5M into America's Cup
San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco spent about $6.5 million in the fiscal year ending June 30 for city staffers' time, permitting costs and other expenses to prepare for the 2013 America's Cup sailing races. That compares to an initial estimate of about $10.8 million ...

Sailing Expedition Reveals Oceans' Tiniest Secrets
Science AAAS
DUBLIN—A scientific sailing trip around the world has shed new light on the vast biodiversity in the world's oceans. The expedition, called Tara Oceans, has yielded about 1.5 million different plankton taxa, based on an initial preliminary analysis of ...

BACARDI® Newport Sailing Week featured at Newport Regatta®
BYM News (press release)
Hot on the heels of the America's Cup World Series, Sail Newport remains a hotbed of activity as Rhode Island's community sailing center next hosts one of the summer's most diverse sailingevents – The Newport Regatta® featuring BACARDI® Newport ...

Volvo backs Extreme Sailing Series - Sports Sponsorship news ...
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Volvo backs Extreme Sailing Series, Sailing Sponsorship news from SportsPro Media Europe.
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North Shore Yacht clubs hope youth movement puts wind back in ...
By Jennifer Larino, Staff Writer
Stevens, an engineering project manager at Stennis Space Center, started sailing with his wife and children, Zeke, 18, Jacob, 15, and Ellie Grace, 13, in small sailboat on lake near Winchester. For the Stevens family, finding a yacht club meant ...
New Orleans CityBusiness

Yacht Club's Junior Sailors Take a Field Trip - Little Silver-Oceanport ...
By Shannon K. Winning
Sailors from all over the Two River area take lessons at Shrewsbury Sailing and Yacht Club in Oceanport.
Little Silver-Oceanport Patch

A challenging season ahead for the Iberdrola Sailing Team ...
By Iberdrola
2012 will be more difficult for this reason but we have the right team in place and the right sponsor not only to make us the football champions of Europe but also sailing champions. And this is our objective: to win the Soto 40 European ...
Iberdrola Corporate Blog

Enterprises at Midland Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing.
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Sail-World.com : Torbay Council gift 1948 Sailing Relay Torch to ...
RYA's 1948 Sailing Relay was held to coincide with the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. Over the last seven weeks a replica 1948 Torch has made a unique ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/Torbay-Council-gift...to.../99580

Junior Olympic Sailing Festival - CapitalGazette.com: Sports
Severn Sailing Association Skipper Matthew Schofield keeps an eye on changing winds during the Junior Olympic Sailing Festival on Saturday on the Severn ...
www.capitalgazette.com/.../image_54ca2f6e-d205-5d78-94b1...

Chicago skyline as... - Chicago Sailing - redeyechicago.com
Chicago skyline as seen from a Chicago Sailing sail boat in Lake Michigan.
www.redeyechicago.com/redeye-20120705-003,0,7363360.p...

2012 Summer Olympic Games Preview - Sailing | Fox News
Four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, Great Britain had a lot of success in sailing events, winning four of 11 gold medals.Now with the sailing events in their ...
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