24 August 2012

ACWS Day 2: Live Racing from San Francisco



America's Cup World Series Day 2: Live Racing from San Francisco starts 5 pm EDT (GMT-4),  2100 UTC, on Friday, August 24, 2012

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Gorgeous Action Shots Of The America's Cup Races In San Francisco
Business Insider
The America's Cup, a sailing competition where teams compete for the sporting world's oldest trophy, takes place here next year. But the first of two preliminary contests, the America's Cup World Series, has come to San Francisco. It's the first...

Business Insider



America's Cup World Series - Oracle Team USA leads the way
Sail World
I'm so happy to be here and it's really what sailing should be about,' said Artemis Racing's Santiago Lange, a two-time Olympic bronze medalist in the Tornado class who is making his ACWS debut this week. 'I'm still getting used to steering while ...

photo of scoreboard ACWS Fleet Racing Championship
Results after Day 1 Race 2 - source: americascup.com
US Sailing and Sperry Top-Sider agree on new sponsorship deal
Sail World
US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, and Sperry Top-Sider®, a leading global nautical performance and lifestyle brand, have agreed on a new multi-year sponsorship deal. Sperry Top-Sider remains the official footwear provider of US Sailing.

Laura Morgan sailing death in Greece: Sunsail to appeal
BBC News
A company found liable for the death of a Nottinghamshire girl in a Greek sailing accident is appealing against the ruling. Laura Morgan, 11, from Woodborough, was on holiday in 2003 when she became trapped beneath a capsized catamaran. Her family...

BBC News

RBR Sailing Team Asks School Board for Recognition
Patch.com
“[Sailing's] a well-established sport at the Jersey Shore. New Jersey is probably one of the top five or six breeding grounds, if you will, for sailors in the U.S.,” John Garth, one of the team's coaches, told the Board, adding that sailing is a co-ed ...

LI Sound Jrs Sailing Offshore Crush Fleet
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/105 Long Island Sound junior sailors- sailing fast downwind (Long Island Sound, New York)- During the summer months, the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound has seen increasing interest and attendance in offshore sailing amongst the ...

USS student finds community on sailing vessel
The Westerly
Two sailing vessels cruised into Ucluelet's 52 Steps dock on Saturday bringing an end to local student Sierra Harvey's Sailing and Life Training Society (SALTS) experience. "I went into SALTS not knowing what to expect. I didn't even know if I liked ...

Sail away with Sikara Co jewelry that salute Americas Cup
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
In case you didn't already know — the 34th annual America's Cup sailing race is happening in San Francisco August 21 – 26. How will you honor this prestigous international event? If you're a fan of bling on your hands, you should check out these three ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

New ISAF Sailing World Cup Manager appointed
Sail World
Alastair Fox, ISAF Head of Competitions said 'There was a great deal of interest in the ISAF SailingWorld Cup manager role and ISAF went through an extensive interview process before finalising its choice. To shortlist the candidates has been hard ...

Cup broadcaster lauds catamarans
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
One of the top ambassadors for sailing in the U.S., Gary Jobson is excited that the America's Cuphas switched to catamarans. What's more, he thinks that two of the pioneers in the Cup's long history would have been excited too. Jobson will broadcast ...

Sailing Choppy Gravitational Seas
Physics
Like ships sailing across rough seas, the pulses have to travel different distances to the detector, depending on how many peaks and valleys appear along their paths. Collating the arrival times of various ships (or pulsar signals) as they arrive at ...

AYC junior tandem excels out West
CapitalGazette.com
Russ O'Reilly, who coached the 420 sailors at Annapolis Yacht Club this summer, believed all along that Floyd and Libby had the potential to place high at national-caliber regattas. O'Reilly, who works full-time as head coach of intercollegiate sailing ...

Hamilton Island Race Week - Contest on for South Pacific Trophy
Sail World
For Georgia's New Zealand mainsail trimmer, Harry Dodson, the competition may be on once the gun goes at Race Week, but he was happy to join with the mostly Australian crowd who cheered the Aussie Olympic sailing team when they came to the Island ...

Sail World

CRAB skippers determined to test skills
CapitalGazette.com
Like the regatta, Rutherford's quest also was for the benefit of Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, a non-profit organization that offers boating experiences to people with disabilities throughsailing programs for children, families, and the ...

West Briton Sailing round-up
This is Cornwall
The regattas at Mylor Yacht Club and Restronguet Sailing Club were unaffected by the impending maelstrom and a full programme of racing was held for both clubs. The next three days were severely disrupted by the weather. The race committee attempted ...

America's Cup finals scaled back from original vision
Inside Bay Area
Luna Rossa Pirana, of Italy, competes against Artemis Racing Red, of Sweden,as teams participate in head-to-head, two-yacht match races in the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. (Patrick Tehan/Staff) ...

Get back to nature on a sailing holiday in Canada
TravelBite.co.uk
After all, it boasts ample coastline, amazing national parks, stunning scenery and the perfect sailingconditions, especially in British Columbia. This corner of Canada is actually brilliant for yacht charters at any time of the year thanks to its ...

Job Vacancy At ISAF - Competitions Manager
International Sailing Federation
ISAF Logo. ISAF Secretariat. Southamption, Great Britain. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is pleased to announce that the Competitions Department is seeking a new Competitions Manager to work at the ISAF UK office in Southampton.

The Moffett Race is a celebration of Vineyard sailing
Martha's Vineyard Times
To be held Saturday, September 8, the Moffett is a special event that is close to the heart of Vineyard sailors, as it not only signals the end of the summer racing season on Island, but also heralds the start of fall sailing, that bittersweet season ...

Martha's Vineyard Times

Haynes sets sail again
This is Nottingham
TRENT Valley Sailing Club member Mike Haynes will be back in Weymouth next week for the Paralympic sailing. Haynes was a volunteer field of play marshall during the Olympic Games at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and will now ...

Ben Ainslie advances to quarterfinals
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- For Ben Ainslie, Wednesday's opening session of the America's Cup World Series on San Francisco Bay could not have been more different from his last sailing competition. Instead of being the lone occupant in a 14-foot dinghy that ...

Rod Davis: What's coming down the track in San Francisco?
Sail World
Professional sailing coach, Olympic Gold and Silver medalist and long time America's Cup crew and skipper, Rod Davis gives his expectations from the first AC-45 regatta to be sailed in San Francisco. If the Practice Days are anything to go by – expect ...

Sail World

Bluenose II another step closer to setting sail
CBC.ca
Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador is set to move for the first time since its multimillion-dollar rebuild began two years ago. The provincial government says workers are beginning to shift the Bluenose II into a position for its relaunch on the ...

CBC.ca

America's Cup World Series San Francisco - LIVE | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Watch the America's Cup World Series San Francisco - LIVE! Racing gets underway at 2100 UTC. Thursday August 23rd 2012, Author: James Boyd, Location: United States. Latest Comments. Add a comment - Members log in. Comment: * ...
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The Thrill of Sailing in Croatia | Europe & Beyond
By Jan G
During the summer months, the average water temperature is between 24 - 27 degrees Celsius, and the days are very warm and nights bring cooling breezes. Where are we then? Croatia - sailing on the gorgeous Adriatric sea........
Europe & Beyond

SAIL AWAY WITH ME: Gorgeous Shots Of The America's Cup Races ...
By Owen Thomas
This week in San Francisco, the waterfront's been transformed into a race course for the sailingworld's elite athletes. The America's Cup, a sailing competition where teams compete for the sporting world's oldest trophy, takes place here next ...
Business Insider

America's Cup Races Under Way | KQED News Fix
By Jon Brooks
You can get your first taste of America's Cup sailing today with a series of qualifying races for the America's Cup World Series, one of several events leading.
KQED News Fix

Sailing Emergency Tips: Liferaft or Lifeboat? You Decide! | Cruising ...
By andrew
Read most survival sailing tips and they talk time and again about how you must equip your boat with the latest liferaft with ballast chambers, survival gear and such. Indeed, many racing committees require the yacht to be equipped with one ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

Deaf sailor aims for non-stop circumnavigation | Sailing news ...
Scottish teacher Gerry Hughes from Glasgow will set sail on 1 September from Troon Marina, leaving behind his wife and two daughters as he embarks on the ultimate sailing challenge which only around 300 people have completed ...
Yachting Monthly News

Sailing, 'nerves of glass' detect weak points
By Engineering Library
“In the world of racing, tiny details can be the difference between victory and defeat. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of racing yachts are always on the lookout for new technologies to optimize boats and sails. An ingenious new sensor ...
Engineering

Instron Community: Sailing the Seas Again
By Instron
Over the weekend, the residents of Boston, MA commemorated the war's 200th anniversary. The highlight - the sailing of Old Ironsides, which reportedly is only the second time the ship has sailed(on its own) in more than 130 years. POSTED ...
Instron Community

America's Cup World Series might attract wreck fans
By cmiller
It should be exciting." If sailing a catamaran for a living sounds easy, listen to Campbell-James describing what happened in practice. ... A spare wing was installed that night, and the boat was ready to sail the next day. Artemis Racing Red, a ...
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JP Morgan BAR and Luna Rossa teams advance | Grand Prix Sailing
By Johno Fullerton
Day 1 – Americas Cup World Series in San Francisco. by 34th Americas Cup media. Ben Ainslie gets off to a good start with his new JP Morgan BAR Team – Gilles Martin-Raget. The America's CupWorld Series opened in San Francisco on ...
Grand Prix Sailing

CAS rejects Russian appeal in Olympic sailing case - Fox Sports
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Russias appeal against an International SailingFederation decision to declare Spain the winner of semifinal races ...
msn.foxsports.com/.../court-of-arbitration-for-sport-rejects-rus...

CAS rejects Russian appeal in Olympic sailing case | Sports | The ...
CAS rejects Russian appeal in Olympic sailing case. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Russia's appeal against an International Sailing Federation ...
seattletimes.nwsource.com/.../2018897963_apolysaicasrussiaa...

Thirsk chiropractor returns from helping Team GB sailors perform
Darlington and Stockton Times
The chiropractor said he has been left with golden memories after working as a volunteer in an elite multi-disciplinary medical team to treat international athletes at the Olympic Sailing Village in Weymouth. Sports injury specialist Mr Skippings, of ...

Nobody's Watching the America's Cup Preliminary Regatta
SFist
The paper may just be trying to get the city's goat, since so much has been made about the economic impact of the America's Cup when the final races happen here next year. But for now, the die-hard sailing freaks who are willing to take a vacation day ...

SFist

Sailing for a cause
Eyewitness News
As the days sailed by, I interviewed different crew members about their reason/s for joining Greenpeace. The general consensus was that they really care for the environment and believe they can change people's mindsets. My cabin mate Sofia proved to be ...

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