27 August 2012

America's Cup World Series Highlights (video)


America's Cup World Series Highlights (video)

America's Cup
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- America's Cup officials promised heart-racing drama. They promised boatssailing so close to shore that spectators could almost strike a match against their hulls. Wind would blast through the Golden Gate with such force, they said, ...

Who says sailing's not a spectator sport? Hot America's Cup action
San Francisco Bay Guardian
We brought nautical-themed beer and outfits to Crissy Field for the America's Cup preliminary races, and had a great view of one of the turning points of the really big boats before the winningsailors aggressively sprayed champagne on each other. I'm ...

America's Cup World Series - Perfect day on San Francisco Bay
Sail World
It was a perfect day for racing in the America's Cup World Series on San Francisco Bay. Oracle Team USA's two AC45s lined up for the Match Racing Finals. It wasAmerica's Cup legend Russell Coutts who won the start off teammate Jimmy Spithill, and ...

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Sailing: Coutts outduels Spithill in one-on-one America's Cup race
Marin Independent-Journal
Sailing: Coutts outduels Spithill in one-on-one America's Cup race. By David Pollak Bay Area News Groupmarinij.com. Posted: 08/26/2012 10:49:13 PM PDT. SAN FRANCISCO — Postcard-perfect conditions. Finish-line drama. Champagne showers for the ...

Oracle sweeps opening regatta
ESPN
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hometown Oracle Racing swept the two championships in the opening regattaof the 2012-13 America's Cup World Series. Russell Coutts, a four-time America's Cup champion, beat fellow Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill in a thrilling finish ...

ACWS San Francisco – Challenging week for Team BAR
Sail World
I knew that sailing these boats would be really tough physically, especially for the crew. From a sailing point of view I've been watching quite a few videos of the racing for a while now, knowing that I would be involved. What has struck me is the ...

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America's Cup: Reality check for Emirates Team NZ in San Francisco
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ were the first of the five America's Cup teams to confront the dual projects of campaigning an AC45 in the America's Cup World Series, launching and working up an AC72 - compounded by winding down a Volvo Ocean Race campaign.

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Museum of Yachting Classic Yacht Regatta preview
Sail World
The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge North American Circuit will culminate the 2012 season in Newport, Rhode Island with the Museum of Yachting (MoY) Classic YachtRegatta which is set to take place the 1st-2nd September. The regatta brings devoted...

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London Paralympics 2012 - Canadian Sailing Team all set
Sail World
There are just two days before the 2012 Paralympics get underway and the Canadians are well prepared! The sailing team have arrived in Weymouth and had a few days to practice with their competition to get their boats completely tuned and ready to race.

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Melges 24 North American Championship to Rooklyn's Bandit
Sail World
Wilmot was now on 17 points with Alan Field, sailing WTF, on 20 and Argyle Campbell's Rock N Roll on 21. From the off Wilmot was determined not to let another podium place slip through his fingers and he put up an impressive fight to take the race and ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: No place for a lady?
Sail World
In 2014, the 'Everest of Sailing', the Volvo Ocean Race will feature an all-female team for the first time since 2001-02 after SCA announced they would enter a women's crew for the next edition in 2014-15. The team are the first to announce an entry ...

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Weymouth disabled facilities tested ahead of the Paralympic sailing events
Dorset Echo
WEYMOUTH's disabled facilities have been put to the test ahead of the Paralympic sailing events. A team of dedicated Weymouth and Portland Olympic and Paralympic ambassadors scoured the town to investigate disabled access at pubs, clubs, shops, ...

Team Jolly on their Gold Medal win in the 2012 Olympic Regatta
Sail World
We were carried out of the water in our 470 (named Muppet) by the whole of the kiwiOlympic sailing team, which was truly incredible. Later on that evening we received our medals, which was something we will never forget, watching the NZ flag raised, ...

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Paralympics 2012: GB sailors aim to break medal duck by striking gold
The Guardian
Up to 80 sailors will be taking part at the London 2012 regatta from 23 nations. The giants of the sport include Germany, who top the overall medal table, France, the USA, Australia and Canada. But nations not as well known for Olympic or Paralympic ...


Sailing spins lessons for life
Mason City Globe Gazette
A qualifying event for sailors hoping to compete at the national level, the regatta featured U.S.Sailing Association-certified Chief Judge Fred Hagedorn, of Chicago. Tom Coleman, a former JuniorOlympic coach from Chattanooga, Tenn., was on hand to ...


Sail away with passion
Times of India
NEW DELHI: What does sailing mean to you? "I don't have an answer ," says Suheim Sheikh, founder-president , The Yacht Club of Hyderabad. It is something he just does. In response, The Doors' song 'Ships with Sails' come alive. "Sometimes we don't ...

Thunder Bay Cadet Tops Cadet Sailing Course
Net Newsledger
Cadet Kristy Vannieuwenhuizen receiving her Army Navy Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) Medal of Merit from her course officer Sub Lieutenant Jayme Johnson and ANAVETS President Ed Emerick. Kristy was selected as the top Sail Coach cadet aboard Her ...

Net Newsledger

Rough first night, but clear sailing for a cure so far
countylive.ca (blog)
Just as I approached Oswego the wind died again. so, I'm going from tons of wind to no wind but it's settled down now and I have been sailing straight through all of my waypoints since then with perfect wind!|”. He then told Facebook friends he “Woke ...

countylive.ca (blog)

Harbor Schooner Sets Sail On Summer's Final Stretch
NY1
But there's a nice way to keep the summer sailing along with a patriotic flair, onboard a 105-foot schooner that's built along the lines of the racing yacht that is the namesake of the America's Cup. "The original schooner America was built in Brooklyn ...

NY1

Wind in the sails for young sailors
IBNLive.com
Kayah says that her father who is a sailor used to take her wherever he went for sailing. “That's how I developed interest in yachting,” she says. The other name which deserves special mention is Marc, a 10-year-old boy from Sri Lanka and the only ...

Royal Windermere Yacht Club has a surge in interest after London 2012 Olympics
The Westmorland Gazette
Royal Windermere Yacht Club has experienced a surge of interest in their junior training programme following Team GB's successes in Olympic sailing. The club typically runs 8 junior courses for local children during the summer holidays, with morning ...

Sailing championship held at White Lake
White Lake Beacon
Sailing championship held at White Lake. Numerous boats sail around White Lake during the MCSailing National Championship, which was held at White Lake from Aug. 22-25. The area's hosting the event was “quite an honor,” according to Gayle Lopez, ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12 Official Film Now Online
Afloat
Originally broadcast in late July on TG4, the documentary takes a look back at the 2011/2012 race as the boats left Alicante last October, sailing around the world and visiting ports and cities such as Cape Town, Abu Dhabi, Sanya, Auckland, Itajaí ...

Victory for Royal Natal Yacht Club
East Coast Radio
The cup is heading to Durban after the Royal Natal Yacht Club's team led by Ricky Robinson emphatically won the Lipton Challenge Cup, the most prestigious sailing event in South Africa. Royal Natal Yacht Club. Lipton Challenge Cup Regatta 2012 ...

Inaugural Tall Ships Race Start from Dublin Postponed 'til 6pm this Evening
Afloat
The inaugural Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta has been delayed by 24 hours but it didn't stop the Tall Ships from taking part in a spectacular Parade of Sail yesterday as the fleet said a sad farewell to Dublin and this year's race series. The fleet will ...

Young sailors from Oman pass African test with flying colours
Times of Oman
During the summer, they had completed a demanding six week training camp for five days a week at Oman Sail's sailing schools culminating in nine race selection trials. It wasn't all plain sailing for the young novices, most of whom were away from their ...

Times of Oman

Catalina 22 Clinic Day at Lake Pleasant—And ... - Arizona Yacht Club
By Mike Ferring
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Arizona Yacht Club - Sailing in Arizona

Yachtstore » Yacht Charter Caribbean: Sailing Yacht Whisper ...
By zigy
Anyone who knows fine sailing yachts will be impressed by this beauty.” 116 foot sailing yacht, Whisper. Whisper has three guest cabins plus a smaller nanny cabin for a total of six or seven guests. Her raised pilothouse includes a spectacular ...
Yachtstore

Maori Sailing to Easter Island without a GPS…or Compass
By Rocky Thompson
A crew of Maori, the natives of New Zealand, are heading out on a handmade boat bent on sailing10,000 miles to the tiny speck of Easter Island. They will do it without the use of any navigational equipment including charts or a compass.
Backcountry.com: The Goat

Sailing Charters in Greece - Luxury Yacht Charter in Turkey ...
By turkyacht
Sailing charters in Greece has turned out to be one of the favorite past times of my friends and I. Last summer we decided to charter a yacht with professional sailing services TurkYacht. After sailing off the Turkish coastline, we dropped anchor ...
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Save the Sound Sailing Journey Part 4 | Green Cities Blue Waters
By ctenvironment12
Today's post ends our sailing journey around Long Island Sound. Our own Curt Johnson shares with us his thoughts of the trip as we pick up in Port Jefferson, NY. Friday was spent exploring the Port Jefferson bay and harbor. … Continue ...
Green Cities Blue Waters

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
If you are a sailor, one of the best platforms to get started with your very own sailing blog is YachtBlogs.com. They are one of the most popular and fastest growing sailing blog sites on the web. One of the biggest advantages, great for new blog ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Sailing Photo Of The Day - River Fowey - Messing About In Sailboats
By Adam Turinas
TrackBack. TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c05bf53ef01761777f198970c. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference SailingPhoto Of The Day - River Fowey: ...
Messing About In Sailboats

Night Sail - Hudson River Community Sailing
By Spencer.Merlis
Description: Cruise through the waters of the nighttime Hudson with the moon and stars above and glimmering city lights in the distance. Enjoy the calm, quiet and perspective of sailing after dark. A great option for those who want to try sailing ...
Hudson River Community Sailing

A Japan Photo per Day - Sailing in Osaka bay and a travel tip
By Muza-chan
Of the many amusements in Osaka Bay, the most tempting for me was a ride with Santa Maria, a ship replica of the famous Santa María de la Inmaculada Concepción, the flagship used by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to discover ...
Muza-chan's Gate to Japan

Live Sail Die | Aussie's already planning for Rio
By LSD
Sailing was Australia's most successful sport at the 2012 London Olympic Games. It was also the Australian Sailing Team's most successful Olympic Games EVER. So it's only natural that the top ranked sailors are already planning for ...
Live Sail Die

How Elitist Is Sailing?
Is sailing really only for the wealthy and white? That's an accusation made in a New York Times editorial at the end of the London Olympics sailing events by ...
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