29 August 2012

Cardiff prepares for Extreme Sailing Series

The Extreme Sailing Series is heading to the Welsh capital Cardiff for the first time ever as the high-octane centrepiece to the Cardiff Harbour Festival from the 31st August - 2nd September - The nine Extreme 40s will race on Cardiff Bay from the 30th August for four days, with the event opening to the public on the 31st August. The fleet will race in the stadium race mode that is synonymous with the Extreme Sailing Series, putting the Welsh public at the heart of the action. Follow the racing live including live video streaming and an interactive blog from 1400 local time (CEST – 1) from the 31st August.

Cardiff prepares for Extreme Sailing Series
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
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Just a mellow day racing in an America's Cup World Series with Oracle Team USA
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On the water in San Francisco and San Diego
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The view from outside the Golden Gate Yacht Club during the America's Cup last week. Beck Diefenbach/Special to the San Francisco Chronicle. Most of my dining last week was at the Club 45 at the Golden Gate Yacht Club for the America's Cupactivities.

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Lakewood Yacht Club racers win four trophies at Bay Cup Series
Ultimate Clear Lake
The Lakewood Yacht Club won four trophies at the Bay Cup II on Saturday, Aug. 11. A total of 34 boats competed in the long-distance race. Jack Seitzinger on Asylum, from Lakewood, earned top series trophies in the Cruising Non-Spinnaker Classic Canvas ...

Dutch youth team hunting down the America's Cup + Video
Sail World
The America's Cup is the oldest sport trophy in the international sport and is the most prestigious in sailing. The trophy started with a race between Great Britain and the United States of America 160 years ago. Once in every three or four years, the ...

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Dragon Gold Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club preview
Sail World
The Brewin Dolphin Dragon Gold Cup 2012 is being hosted by the Kinsale Yacht Club, Co Cork, Ireland, from 8th to 14th September. The Dragon Gold Cup is considered the open World Cup of Dragon Sailing with a high calibre of interest from all over the ...

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J/111 BLUR Frosts Scandinavian Sailing Circuit
J/Sailing News (blog)
This year we had Fredrik Loof straight from winning the Olympic Gold Medal in his Star and the Swedish guys from GROUPAMA (Volvo Ocean Race Winners) racing in the 28 mile race around the island of Tjorn. We had very close racing with the two First 40s ...

America's Cup - Oracle Team USA to launch of AC72 this week
Sail World
Friday 31 August is the first scheduled sailing day for the boat that will play a central role in the San Francisco team's bid to win the America's Cup again next year. Today, the giant 12 story high wing was lifted at Pier 80 in a successful test of ...

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Slingsby urged to make sailing switch
Sky News Australia
Laser sailing world champion Tom Slingsby has been urged to stop 'torturing himself' and switch to a heavier class rather than opt for a premature Olympic retirement.Sailing great and dual gold medallist Malcolm Page retired after the London Games ...

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Plain sailing for Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore in grounds of Thornton ...
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Probe into yacht club's illegal pens
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Buffalo Grove mans files lawsuit after shock
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A Buffalo Grove man is suing Belmont Harbor-based Chicago Sailing after he said he suffered a bad electrical shock while attempting to dock and plug in a leased sailboat's power-charging system. Pavel Zeldin filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court ...

Everist ends championship drought for Okoboji Yacht Club
Dickinson County News
Everist started sailing at the tender age of 5. He would often stay at his grandparents lake home at Dixon Beach and venture out on to the lake. In fact, Everist's great-grandfather was Don Baxter, the man who originally started the Okoboji Yacht Club.

Sailing for a cause
Sailing for a cause. Article By: Carmel Loggenberg. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 8:57 AM. Tweet. Page: 1. 2. I didn't know what to expect when I boarded the Greenpeace vessel, Rainbow Warrior 3, en route Durban on Saturday August 18, 2012. We left Cape Town just ...


America's Cup World Series San Francisco a success
Sail World
The debut of wingsail catamaran racing on the Bay has generated great excitement throughout the host city of the 2013 America's Cup. Even track and field ... 'I think we hit a wave or something,' said Johnson, who was sailing in his first race. 'These ...

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St Moritz Match Race - Commanding victories on day 1
Sail World
Jury (NZL) Kiwi Match Sailing was in excellent form, taking victories against reigning Tour Champion Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar and two-time St. Moritz Match Race winner, Mathieu Richard (FRA) Loire Atlantique Sailing Team who gained a wildcard ...

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Spithill wins America's Cup prelim
San Francisco Chronicle
In a wild finish to the America's Cup World Series, the winner of the final fleet race nearly capsized at the finish. The bigger issue ... The thrilling race in the sunniest weather of the week finished a highly successful first stop of the ACWS season ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Gull mast to make yacht club return
Thurrock Gazette
Thurrock Yacht Club brought the vessel for £750 in 1947 and it was the club's headquarters until 1971, when a permanent home was built and the ship was rendered redundant again. She lay on the banks of the Thames off Grays in a state of disrepair, and ...

Lanai owner Larry Ellison's team scores in America's Cup races
Pacific Business News (blog)
Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA took the top honors in two races during the America's Cup World Series sailing races in San Francisco. Photo courtesy Phil Uhl. Janis L. Magin: Managing Editor of Digital Content- Pacific Business News: Email | Facebook ...

Slingsby urged to make sailing switch
The West Australian
Slingsby is off to compete with the defending America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA for a year. "The important thing for him now is to have some time off," Page said. "You'd hate to say yes now and then get two years down the track and go `oh, my ...

The West Australian

Enjoy the 2012 Festival of Sail, Aug. 31-Sept. 3
About - Cities & Towns
Sailing is a big part of San Diego's waterfront heritage, and the Labor Day weekend celebrates everything sailing. The Festival of Sail is an annual event with something for everyone. The 2012 event is held over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept.

Rowayton's Kirby sails into Hall of Fame
The Darien News
Kirby's prospects as a designer looked sanguine when he went to cover the 1964 America's Cup for The Montreal Star. In Newport, R.I., he was approached by the publisher of One-Design Yachtsman, a fledgling magazine that later became Sailing World.

IWC Original Yacht Club: An Affordable and Collectible Classic
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2012 Junior Olympics Sailing Festival » Grand Rapids Junior Sailing ...
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2012 Junior Olympics Sailing Festival. Hosted by Macatawa Bay Junior Association (MBJA). Held at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club (MBYC)—Holland, MI. October 6-7 2012. Optimist Green; Optimist Red, White, Blue; 420; 420 high school division ...
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Jury and Berntsson Unbeaten on Day One of St Moritz Match Race ...
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Posted on 29 August 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Alpari World Match Racing Tour] Laurie Jury made an early statement of his intentions at the St. Moritz Match Race in Switzerland today as he took five wins from five in shifty winds on ...

Debbie Chessell joins inspirational sailing trip : Isle of Wight News
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16 year old Islander Michelle Chessell, who is recovering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, shares how much she got from sailing with the Ellen MacAr.
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ABYC hosts Ontario Summer Games sailing | Beach Metro ...
During three perfect summer days, about 35 boats and 50 sailors raced for gold, silver and bronze at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club in the Ontario Summer Games, held August 17-19 . The sailors, in the 13-17 year old age group, qualified for the ...
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Sailing Lessons: First, Learn How To Capsize « Annie Murphy Paul
By anniempaul
Just now I was talking to the 12-year-old daughter of a friend. She was enrolled in a sailing camp earlier this summer, and I asked her how it went, curious about how the camp went about teaching kids to sail. “It was great,” she replied.
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Crews set sights on GB's first Sailing medals
By Mark Glasgow
Niki Birrell and Alexandra Rickham are confident they have the speed to secure Great Britain's first ever Paralympic Sailing medal, as favourites in the SKUD 18 class. The duo recently won an eight-minute unofficial practice race by 40 ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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Playlist wednesday. This weeks playlist is a wild melange between some old Mobb Deep, amazing PJ Harvey, the best summer track ever by Larry Heard, an antique piece by Kate Bush, Radiohoed.... aaaaah, love every little note on this list.

No comments - Sailing Seaway Clayton
By Michael Folsom
Clayton, New York (August 29, 2012) – Michael Folsom, organizer of the popular Clayton summer festival Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Caskinette's Lofink Ford, has announced the return of DockDogs and the Seaway Splash ...
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Sailing Photo Of The Day - Trophée Prince de Bretagne - Messing ...
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Americas Cup Impact- Interview with Rich Jepsen | OCSC Sailing Blog
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OCSC Sailing's Weblog. A place for friends, family, members, and clients to learn more about oursailing community. Join us on FACEBOOK. OCSC Sailing - San Francisco Bay on Facebook ...
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The AC45 will allow teams to grow their experience on wingsailed multihulls before giving way to the AC72s for the Louis Vuitton Cup and the America's Cup ...
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Team Luna Rossa Piranha and Energy Team sail during a fleet race in the 2012- 13 America's CupWorld Series, Aug. 23, 2012, in San Francisco, Calif. Oracle ...

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Its Wednesday, must be Magnetic Island
Sail World
Different disciplines of sailboat racing have been nabbing headlines this week, including the America's Cup World Series (AWCS), the Volvo Ocean Race and the London Paralympics 2012. For starters, the ACWS just concluded its first event of the 2012 ...

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