27 August 2012

ACWS: Spithill Fleet Champion - Coutts Match Racing Champion (videos)



Russell Coutts nails the Match Race Final start dusting his stablemate off the line.


Sunday - America's Cup World Series from San Francisco - full replay

News Story / America’s Cup: "ORACLE TEAM USA today captured the two championships of AC World Series San Francisco, thrilling the capacity crowds who had front row seats to close-quarter, fast-paced racing on San Francisco Bay."

America's Cup fights image that sailing is only for blue bloods
San Jose Mercury News
The stereotype that sailing is the sport of billionaire blue bloods may be a put-on for these college kids, but it's one that organizers of the America's Cup have been trying to dispel for months -- a particularly difficult task given that the head of ...

America's Cup SF's Spithill navigator is John Kostecki, Bay Area resident
Examiner.com
Navigator and Olympic silver medalist John Kostecki is a local boy. Now entering his third America's Cup campaign with a lifetime of sailing and winning in one-design and offshore racing yachts, Kostecki was raised in San Rafael, just miles from this ...

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Paralympic archive: sailing the world (1981)
Channel 4 News
Despite their disabilities, paraplegics Elizabeth and Peter Fordred were obsessed with the idea ofsailing round the world, writes Ian Searcey. In March 1981, after five years spent designing and building their 40 foot cutter Usikisiku, the couple were ...

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ boss expected better results
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ are the only team to have launched and sailed an AC72, and are the first to be ham-strung by a ridiculous sailing days limitation rule - designed to reduce campaign costs. The reality is that teams are unable to work up a new boat in...

Sail World

González de la Madrid appointed as new ISAF World Cup manager
Insidethegames.biz
August 26 - Antonio González de la Madrid has been named as the International SailingFederation's (ISAF) new World Cup manager after being promoted from his role as competition manager. González de la Madrid (pictured above) is an ISAF international ...

America's Cup World Series San Francisco: JP Morgan BAR make progress
Sail World
Among the many things I've learned this week it's become crystal clear that sailingthese boats efficiently is so much about technique. The trouble is that in a race like today when we were making step by step progress in boat handling and timing, it ...

Sail World

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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 25 August 2012 Dublin bay sailing club Results for 25 AUGUST 2012 BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan), 2. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll) BENETEAU 31.7…

Olympic gold medalist's family beats odds in more ways than one
Haaretz
Olympic gold medalist's family beats odds in more ways than one. New Zealandsailing champion Jo Aleh arrives in Israel to celebrate the bat mitzvah of her half sister, who is fighting a different uphill battle against cystic fibrosis. By Judy Maltz ...

Haaretz

America's Cup World Series San Francisco - Oracle Team USA's day
Sail World
Coutts held his nerve, sailing over the top of the Swedish boat to lead through to the finish and a spot in the Final on Sunday. Coutts' team mate, Spithill, then took the opportunity to make the Final an all Oracle Team USA affair by winning his match ...

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Melges 24 North American Championship - Bandit maintains lead
Sail World
There are some new faces at the front of the fleet, but thanks to a nice steady 3, 3, 2 scoreline Australia's Warwick Rooklyn, sailing Bandit, continues to lead the regattaby a 5 point margin from fellow Aussie Nathan Wilmot, helming Embarr for ...

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Andy gives disabled sailors help for Rio
Isle of Wight County Press
During his youth, there were no disabled sailing competitions and he competed against able-bodied yachtsmen. He continued making superb progress and when he was 18 took part in national championships, still sailing against able-bodied competitors.

Isle of Wight County Press

Young sailors pass Tanzanian test with flying colours
Oman Daily Observer
All the youngsters had only been sailing for six months, having been selected from an initial squad of 60 contenders who had been training three times a week since February. During the summer, they had completed a demanding six week training camp for ...

Oman Daily Observer

Joshua Knight Takes The Lead At The Zhik Nautica Moth Worlds
International Sailing Federation
The day's final race was again a demonstration of flawless sailing by Joshua McKnight. He got the start right with full pace and rounded the first weather mark in second place, trailing Julian Salter. McKnight has shown his strength upwind all week...

International Sailing Federation

Audi extends IRC Australian Championship sponsorship
Sail World
Audi has been a long-time supporter of sailing in Australia and the new agreement with Yachting Australia will see the German premium brand continue as naming rights sponsor of the Audi IRC Australian Championship for 2013 and 2014. The 2013 Audi ...

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Onam regatta ripples Kochi backwaters
Times of India
The event organized by the Kerala tourism department and Kerala Water Sports and SailingOrganization (KWSO) is being held between Bolghatty Palace and Vallarpadam. Organizers of the event said that participants from 10 states, including Tamil Nadu, ...

Royal St. George Pair Lead Irish Squib Championship (Photos Here!)
Afloat
#squib – Vincent Delany and Fergal Gaynor Sailing Femme Fatale are in charge after the first day's racing of the Irish National Squib championships on Dublin Bay. Scroll down for photos from Gareth Craig below. The Royal St. George YC paring have ...

Superior Couple Sails 2000 Miles in Pacific Cup
Northland's NewsCenter
Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- One Superior couple is doing everything on their bucket list. They've recently returned from a lifetime adventure, sailing 2,000 thousand miles in 15 days. Thomas and Barbara Agerter, both 54-years-old, sailed ...

Barker bows to Oracle in World Series semis
TVNZ
Over the last two days' sailing, Barker has shown some dominance over the early phases of the course, but tactically, has lost out over the business end. After their late capitulation to Spithill, the Kiwis again led through the opening legs in Race ...

Mills and Clark win sailing silver medal
Hertfordshire Mercury
Mills and Clark entered the medal race top of the standings alongside Aleh and Powrie, although it was the New Zealand pair that won the race and took the gold medal as Britain collected their fourth sailing silver of London 2012. Mills and Clark came ...

Hertfordshire Mercury

Barbara Veneri — Sea Notes: Locals hold up in national events
SouthCoastToday.com
The Collings couple placed second in the 2010 Nationals, hosted by the Card Sound Sailing Club in Key Largo, Florida, with a field of 24 boats; in 2011 at the 50th Bullseye Nationals held in Bristol, R.I., the Collings's placed first out of 20 boats ...

PEC teen's Sail For A Cure underway
Quinte News
The 19-year-old from Prince Edward County is sailing a 24-foot boat approximately 450 nautical miles by himself to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. So far, he's raised more than $15,000, surpassing his original goal of $4,500. Right now he ...

Cambridge Bay, Northwest Passage, hotting up.
Sail World
Cruising sailors were not the first opportunists. While the first cruise ship successfully crossed the Northwest Passage in 1984, it wasn't until the 1990s that the ships began to pass through every year. Sailing the Northwest Passage in private yachts ...

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America's Cup World Series San Francisco 26 ... - The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
After throwing out the first pitch on America's Cup day at the San Francisco Giants' baseball game, Oracle Team USA's Jimmy Spithill had a great day on the race course at the America's Cup World Series on Saturday. Spithill started his ...
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500px / Photo "Zanzibar Sailing II" by Mario Moreno
Photo portfolio of Mario Moreno on 500px. A small fishing Dhow preparing to sail away on the East coast of Zanzibar, Tanzania. Normally, a dhow is a traditional Arab sailing vessel with one or more lateen sails. It is primarily used to carry ...
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MYROYALS: PRINCE FREDERIK SAILING WITH HIS CHILD
By myroyal
PRINCE FREDERIK SAILING WITH HIS CHILD. Prince Frederik attended the sailing competition Nordic Championship in Drake with Prince Christian and Princess İsabella(more photos). Gönderen myroyal zaman: 18:44 · Email ThisBlogThis!
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Sailing 27 Aug 17.30 | Oslo International Club
By jorn
Due to popular demand and niiice weather forecast, the OIC is going sailing again tomorrow, Monday 27Aug 17.30. Wanna join? It seems we have 3 good-sized sailboats and room for ca 30 in total, unless somebody has a fourth boat?
Oslo International Club

Selden Merlin Rocket Nationals at Lyme Regis Sailing Club - Day 1 ...
The 160 competitors in the Selden Merlin Rocket Championships woke to a glorious sunny morning in Lyme Regis with a forecast of light to moderate south westerlies. After a practice race which was mainly an exercise in how ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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Regatta Sails With Fun, Tradition » News » OPB
The Astoria Regatta celebrated its 118th year with high spirits, fun community activities and gorgeous weather.
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Sailing on a windjammer offers a relaxing, less formal way of cruising off ...
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