22 August 2012

ACWS Teams in the America's Cup World Series at San Francisco on August 21-26 (video)


ACWS Teams - AC Discovered video - This week on America's Cup Discovered we look at each team competing in the America's Cup World Series San Francisco on August 21-26. This program includes phenomenal footage of racing over the past year, including team highlights as we look ahead to San Francisco Bay becoming the world's battleground.

In America's Cup, Oracle Team USA Looks for High Tech Advantage
PCWorld (blog)
Sailing purists have bemoaned the use of so much high tech gear, complaining it ruins the sport. But Erin Schanen, executive editor of Sailing Magazine, said the America's Cup has always been about using technology to build the fast boat possible.

US Sailing announce new Managing Director of US Olympic Sailing
Sail World
US Sailing President Gary Jobson said, 'After months of research and an extensive interview process, we are confident that Josh Adams is right individual to take the U.S.Olympic Sailing program to the next level. His experience as a top competitor at ...

Sail World

Ainslie may go for more Olympic sailing gold in Rio
AFP
Ainslie may go for more Olympic sailing gold in Rio. (AFP) – 24 minutes ago. LONDON — Britain's quadruple gold-medal winning sailor Ben Ainslie said on Tuesday that he may yet carry on to the 2016 Rio Olympics after all. Ainslie, 35, had said after...

AFP

Extreme Sailing's King of Shaves back hometown wildcard entry, Team Wales
Boxscore
Team Wales will bring the tally of boats on the start line up to nine when the ExtremeSailing Series makes its Welsh debut as the high-octane centrepiece to the Cardiff Harbour Festival from the 30th August – 2nd September. View the full event ...

Boxscore

Ben Ainslie sets sights on fifth Olympic sailing gold medal
BBC News
It's difficult to compare sports: hat's off to Sir Steve; sailing is different. 11 races per medal each of say one hour including pre-race positioning, starting sequence -several minutes incredibly tense tactical manoeuvring in close quarters under ...

BBC News

America's Cup: Try a Sail, Not a Sale!
LifeGoesStrong
What are the benefits of sailing? "It's social, and it's sporty," says my friend Elisa Williams, an avid sailor who often writes about the sport. "It's something that people of any size and athletic ability can get involved in." Because you go fast ...

LifeGoesStrong

Incredible finish for the Esimit Sailing Team at the Palermo – Monte Carlo regatta
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
The fleet participating at the 8th edition of 500-nautical miles Palermo – Monte Carlo regatta endured a frustrating race, as light winds and dead calms ensured extremely slow progress. After 60 hours ofsailing, with average speeds up to a few knots ...

Sailing is a big deal in Buffalo
Buffalo Rising
Well, this post is to let you all in on a little secret: Sailing in Buffalo is affordable and really fun! Jason, my significant other, bought a small sailboat a few years ago and we have been sailing on it all summer. It has been such a blast to take ...

Mukangara Urges Sailing Team to Prepare for 2016 Olympic
AllAfrica.com
THE Minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports Fenella Mukangara has launched the 10th Coca-Cola African Optimist Championship 2012, at the Dar es Salaam Yacht Club and urged the coordinators to prepare a team that will represent Tanzania at ...

Aussie sailors honoured
Herald Sun
THEY were hailed as the saviours of Australia's Olympic campaign and so appreciated are the three golds and a silver won by our sailors they have been given a special ticker tape parade of their own. The sailing community turned out in force to honour ...

Qingdao Sailing Week underway
Sail World
More than 700 sailing boats and sailboards took to the waters off Qingdao, Shandong province on Saturday morning, to celebrate the opening of the fourth Qingdao International Sailing Week. Various sailing competitions, sailing-themed musical concerts, ...

Sail World

Hamilton Island Race Week - Perfect pressure for Lindeman Island Race
Sail World
It was a bright and early start this morning, with the aim to bring most of the fleet ashore in time for this afternoon's Olympic sailing team welcome home and tickertape parade. The parade will begin at 5.30pm when the medallists are driven along ...

Sail World

Cowes Week overall – Stunning conditions
Sail World
The event clearly caught the tide of excitement, inclusivity and sporting endeavour created by the London 2012 Olympics, as competitors, spectators and those new to Cowes and sailing all played their
Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: All-Women crew announced for the 2014-15 edition
Sail World
The new design puts less of a premium on physical strength, and means all-female teams should be competitive in the race, which is one of sailing's Big Three events along with the America's Cup and the Olympics. 'I'm very pleased to see a women's team ...

Sail World


Sailing 'sisters' of the Duchess of Cambridge in near-fatal yacht crash with ...
Evening Standard
The Duchess of Cambridge's sailing “sisters” told today how they were caught up in a dramatic boat crash while racing their yacht at Cowes. The Sisterhood crew — with whom Kate trained before her marriage for a battle-of-the-sexes rowing race across ...

Evening Standard

Tough start to the US Grand Slam Series for Estate Master Sailing Team
Sail World
Estate Master Sailing Team had a tough final day at the Chicago Grade 2 Invitational - the opening round of the 2012 US Grand Slam Series with the team finishing a disappointing fourth after becoming a dominant force on lake Michigan, Chicago over the ...

Sail World

New charity to help kids through sailing
The Triton
Kids Sailing into Their Future is a life skills program for children whose families are experiencing homelessness and is a collaborative effort by the Metrix Research Group, Marina Bay Resort, HOPE South Florida and the Marina Mile Yachting Center.

Olympic gold boosts interest in Audi Showdown
YACHTe.com.au
Australia's magnificent gold medal tally in sailing at the London 2012 Olympic Games has already stimulated interest in the sport in Tasmania, with the Audi Showdown 2012regatta set to open a huge summer of sail on the River Derwent. More than 200 ...

YACHTe.com.au

SAILING: Strong winds and rough sea put paid to Menai Straits regatta
Wirral Globe
THE Menai Strait registered its ugly face in midweek to put paid to competition in the HoylakeSailing Club and Royal Mersey Yacht Club Regattas at Beaumaris during the second half of the Regattas Fortnight. Officials were left with little option other ...

Eight Bermuda Optimist Sailors Compete In Wales
Bernews
RBYC Sailing Academy's Director of Sailing Tom Herbert-Evans accompanied 7 of the sailors for the week, he used his local contacts to source charter boats and a coach boat at extremely competitive prices that made the whole regatta that much more ...

Bernews

Cyprus recommended for sailing and watersports breaks
Opodo
Sports fans who enjoyed watching sailing and watersports events during the London Olympics have been encouraged to seek out some of the aquatic activities on offer in Cyprus. The Cyprus Tourism Organisation pointed out that the island nation had medal ...

Jessica Watson's Sailing Story To Be Made Into A Movie!
Take 40
Jessica Watson's Sailing Story To Be Made Into A Movie! Jessica Watson's SailingStory To Be Made Into A Movie! 21 August 2012. Teenage sailor Jessica Watson is going to have her round-the-world sailing trip turned into a major movie! Shooting for the ...

Take 40

Sailors urged to gear up for Rio Olympics
IPPmedia
The minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports Fenella Mukangala yesterday urged the Tanzanian sailing team to gear up for the Rio de Janeiro's Olympics while launching the ongoing continental event at the Yacht Club in Dare s Salaam. She ...

IPPmedia

Josh Adams named Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing ...
US Sailing has named Josh Adams as the Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. This new full-time position officially begins September 4, 2012. US Sailing President Gary Jobson said, "After months of research and an extensive interview ...
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SPORT REVIEWS - Ben Ainslie set sights on fifth Olympic sailing ...
By admin
Ben Ainslie is targeting a fifth Olympic gold medal in 2016, having previously hinted he would not compete in Rio. Ainslie, 35, became the.
SPORT REVIEWS

Full Fathom Five: Sailing Alone Across the Pacific: The Boat
By Heather
Sailing Alone Across the Pacific: The Boat. (Second in a series of posts celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first person to make a non-stop solo crossing of the Pacific Ocean, leaving Osaka, Japan on May 12, 1962 and arriving in San ...
Full Fathom Five

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Our gearbox problem is solved and we sailed to St Barts last night. Ah how we love this place on earth. Somehow it feels like coming home, every time we approach the coastline of this petite French island that we've come to love so much ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

2012 Cobh to Blackrock Race | Cove Sailing Club
By Club Secretary
Cove Sailing Club is delighted to confirm that both The Port of Cork and Union Chandlery have agreed to sponsor the 2012 Cobh to Blackrock Race taking place on Saturday 15th September. This is a major boost to this historic race which ...
Cove Sailing Club

Incredible finish for the Esimit Sailing Team at the Palermo – Monte…
By admin
Monte Carlo, Monaco (PRWEB) August 21, 2012 The fleet participating at the 8th edition of 500-nautical miles Palermo – Monte Carlo regatta endured a.
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