21 August 2012

America's Cup: AC45's drag racing (video)

Raw footage ofArtemis and ETNZ drag racing on San Francisco Bay

America's Cup: AC45's drag racing on the City Front + Video
Sail World
Again the Emirates sailing crew returned to base unscathed and satisfied with the progress made during the afternoon, but declared they still had a lot of work to do to be confident against teams that had been sailing in San Francisco conditions for ...

Sail World

America's Cup in San Francisco: Excitement on the Bay?
ABC News
During the Olympics, as fans applauded Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas or Usain Bolt, a video spoofing Olympic sailing went viral : As one-person dinghies bob about in the water, sailing haphazardly in circles and zigzags, an Irish commentator calls the ...

ABC News

Inside Larry Ellison's Insane Plan to Turn America's Cup Into a TV Spectacle
Wired News
My seat is in the cameraman's helicopter: Ellison has chartered the chopper as part of his effort to make the World Series—and by extension, everything America's Cup—into exciting television. It takes an active imagination to see sailing as a ...

Showdown regatta set to open huge summer of sail in Tasmania
Sail World
Audi Showdown Regatta 2012 is being held over the weekend of 2nd to 4th November. 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 ...

Sail World

Gold medal sailor adjusts for America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle
But "Big Ben," one of the most popular people in England after winning in the Finn class, is making the switch from singlehanded sailing in a 16-foot dinghy to skippering a 45-foot fixed-wing catamaran in this week's America's Cup World Series. "For ...

San Francisco Chronicle

TEMECULA: SAFE programs offer sailing, kayaking trips
Police Activities League program director Bill DeLuna, right, takes a student in the SAFE program on a sailing excursion. . . .


A new King is crowned on the Chesapeake Bay
Sponsored by the Marley Boat Club, the 20th anniversary King of the Chesapeake Bay ceremony was held on the lawn overlooking Sue Creek, at Red Eye's Yacht Club on Saturday, August, 18th. ... Jeffrey Wettig, Harrisburg Sailing Examiner. Jeffrey S ...


West Mersea: Crowds welcome silver sailing queen
East Anglian Daily Times
OLYMPIC sailing sensation Saskia Clark was greeted by jubilant crowds in her home town of West Mersea in Essex at the weekend. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below.

East Anglian Daily Times

SAILING: Golison team wins third Cal 20 Class Championship
Long Beach Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH - Mark and Bruce Golison won the 51st Cal 20 Class Championship, becoming three-time winners of the regatta hosted by the Long Beach Yacht Club. The Golisons, Alamitos BayYacht Club, won the race in 2003 and 2004 and usually race ...

Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - Hannah Mills to join Team Wales
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 is being held from 31st August to 2nd September 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. Olympic silver medallist and one half of the successful British 470 women's duo Hannah Mills, will be flying the Welsh flag as part of Team Wales, a ...

Sail World

Lightning kills 9-year-old boy sailing on Lake Superior
A nine-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said. Luke Voigt, 9, of Iron River, Wis., was one of eight family members and friends who were on a ...


Alamedas thriving marine community
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Local mariners attribute Alameda's status as a sailing hub to the Island's hospitable weather and light winds – which offer access to world-renowned sailing in San Francisco Bay without the cold, choppy conditions sailors may experience in the waters ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Olympic medallists visiting event
Sail World
Australia's most successful Olympic sailing team is heading to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week where they will be congratulated by their peers, and joining sailing's biggest winter party. Hosted by longtime Australian Sailing Team sponsors, Audi ...

Sail World

A thank you from Mattapoisett Community Sailing
Sippican Week (blog)
The Mattapoisett Community Sailing Association expresses heartfelt appreciation to all who made the sixth annual fundraiser a resounding success. MattSail 2012 saluted local historian Ned Wood, and two inland boatyards - Dave Peterson's Wooden ...

Sunderland football club deal with South Korean sailing team in bid to bolster ...
Sunderland Echo
The sailing challenge, which starts in San Francisco tomorrow, is expected to reach an audience of up to 8.5million, while the football league is the most- watched in the world and is broadcast across 212 countries to an audience of 4.5billion people ...

Sunderland Echo

Sailing in Marin: Sausalito's Gomes' work aboard mark boat at America's Cup ...
Marin Independent-Journal
Sailing in Marin: Sausalito's Gomes' work aboard mark boat at America's Cup World Series event helping bring racing closer to the public. By Michelle Slade IJ correspondentmarinij.com. Posted: 08/19/2012 08:04:45 PM PDT. John Gomes will be working on ...

Qingdao's annual sailing week underway
China Daily
"We hold the event to promote sailing to young people, local citizens and tourists," said Qu Chun, a member of the race management committee of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and the vice-secretary general of the Chinese Yachting Association.

Toy sailors battle the seas of Central Park
Sin Chew Jit Poh
Three model sailing boats from the Central Park Model Yacht Club (CPMYC) racing at the Conservatory Water in New York's Central Park. Photo courtesy: AFP. A duck swimming past model sailing boats from the Central Park Model Yacht Club(CPMYC) at ...

Sin Chew Jit Poh

Sailing adventure for cancer patient Charlie, 8
This is Plymouth
"I learnt a lot about sailing and made a lot of friends, I would definitely come again. "I thought it was really great, my favourite bit was when I caught a crab. "I caught lots, there was this one big orange crab which kept dropping off but I managed ...

This is Plymouth

Local doctor helps U.S. Paralympic athletes sail for gold
With the aid of U.S. sailing coach Betsy Alison, Allen also elicits help from local psychologists Richard Campbell and Randall White to work with Paralympic athletes. White is from Southport and an internationally known author and executive development ...

Clark's Olympic silver is celebrated in Chichester
Chichester Observer
She took silver with her sailing partner Hannah Mills in the women's 470 sailing in Weymouth after a week of racing that saw the battle for the top spot come down to a straight fight with the crew from New Zealand, who took the gold. GB's sailors took ...

Paralympic Sailing Facility Set For the Island
Isle of Wight Radio
Round Island charity race launched. Zara Phillips is launching a major charity sailingevent in Cowes on Thursday (16 August). Duke enjoys Cowes Week regatta. Following his tour of Island businesses on Monday, the Duke of Edinburgh has today (Tuesday) ...

Isle of Wight Radio

'Eagle Dad' sets son a sailing challange
China Daily
He Yide, a 4-year-old boy and son of "Eagle Dad", may become the world's youngest sailing competitor when he participates in the Qingdao International Sailing Week. His father, He Liesheng, who calls himself "Eagle Dad", caused controversy in China ...

Launch Days allow Maitland to revel in sailing history
Built in Maitland in 1874, the original three-master, at 80 metres in length, was the largest wooden sailing ship built in Canada. The owner, who named the vessel after himself, modelled the ship after the designs of Donald McKay. It sailed to Saint ...


Compulsory Viewing - The funniest sailing video ever!!
Sail World
A piece of 2012 Olympic sailing vision with an Irish commentary, on an international video site has become the hit of the Games amongst the sailing media contingent. This is the must watch!! The fact that this piece is still on line shows the IOC and ...

Sail World

Invitation: Women's Party Thursday | Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in ...
By Mike Ferring
Everyone is invited: members, nonmembers, ladies who sail, ladies who hang out with sailors. It's a gather to get to know each other. Nothing formal—just some fun people sharing stores, getting to know each other over a beverage and some ...
Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona

Still sailing » The Methoblog
By Amanda
Original post at http://spartafumcyouth.blogspot.com/2012/08/still-sailing.html. I love ships with sails...old ships with sails. On a trip to Boston several years ago, we visited the USS Constitution and I was in heaven. To see her looking so good, ...
The Methoblog

Northern CA Women's Sailing Seminar | Piedmont Sports ...
check out Northern CA Women's Sailing Seminar, a Sports & Recreation and Classes & Lectures event at Island Yacht Club in Piedmont.
Piedmont Patch: New Events

Volvo Champion Club Trophy at Loch Venachar Sailing Club ...
Clyde Cruising Club (Dinghy Section) sailed to a championship win at the weekend (Saturday 18th) at Loch Venachar Sailing Club whilst competing for the Volvo Champion Club Trophy. Loch TummelSailing Club have held the trophy for the ...
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Save the Sound Sailing Journey | Green Cities Blue Waters
By ctenvironment12
Yesterday, Curt Johnson and Chris Cryder of CFE/Save the Sound set out on a week-long journey traveling Long Island Sound by sailboat. Curt and Chris will be docking in several locations in Connecticut and New York along the way, ...
Green Cities Blue Waters

Sailing Instructions now posted « Vineyard Race Updates
By vineyardrace
The Sailing Instructions for the 2012 race have just been posted. Click here.
Vineyard Race Updates

2000 Swans-a-Sailing
By Courtney
2000 Swans-a-Sailing. Author: Courtney. 20 Aug. 2000th-swan-swan-90-freya-c2a9-eva-stina-. Under clear skies and warm sunshine, 14 August 2012 marked a special milestone for Nautor's Swan. When the new Swan 90S, Freya was ...
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Young Sailors Race Toward Future Glory | Artinfo
By cpetreycik
Cars lined the narrow streets of the Annisquam section of town, and 170 sailboats clustered under bright blue skies on Ipswich Bay for the Massachusetts Bay Junior Olympic Sailing Festival. Starting on the heels of the Summer Olympics.

LSC Final Report: "A Failure of Seamanship" - Latitude 38 ...
These are some of the more interesting findings in the just-released final report by a special independent US Sailing investigative panel. The complete report ...

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