14 August 2012

Cowes Week - A truly international regatta (video)


Highlights from Day 3 of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2012 - 13 August 2012

Cowes Week - A truly international regatta
Sail World
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week has established its position as a truly international regatta with at least thirteen different nations taking part. Competitors have travelled from as far as Australia, Norway, Hong Kong, Sweden and Antigua to take ...

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Up close and personal at the Jr. Olympic Sailing Festiv al
Gloucester Daily Times
Sharp turns, jockeying for position in tight quarters, strategical navigation; the Jr. Olympic SailingFestival had a little bit of everything to offer in terms of excitement during Monday's opening races. In fact, about the only thing missing in ...

Warship kept Olympic sailing safe in Weymouth and Portland
Dorset Echo
He said: “Nothing has caused interruption to sailing. We've dealt with people who have come through from different parts of the water. We wanted to act as a discreet deterrent to those who want to do ill against the Games and they haven't – that's what ...

Chance to cheer on Olympic sailing team at Weymouth Carnival
Swindon Advertiser
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark. MEMBERS of the Team GB sailing team will take part in an open top bus parade through Weymouth and Portland to celebrate their success. It will take place on Weymouth Carnival Day tomorrow to thank fans for their support.

Youth sailors take to Lake Winnebago
Fond du Lac Reporter
Kevin Gratton, owner of Wind Power Windsurfing and Kiting Center in Fond du Lac, assisted Steve and Sara Eliasen of Oshkosh with the races held at Menominee Park in Oshkosh. Several of his Fond du Lac Yacht Club Sailing Program students competed.

Yacht Club to Host Africa Sailing Championship
AllAfrica.com
YOUNG domestic sailors will have a memorable chance to showcase their virtuosity when Dar es Salaam hosts the Coca-Cola 10th Africa Optimist Championship at the Dar es Salaam Yacht Club, Msasani Bay, from the 18th to 26th of this month. Tanzania ...

Four Seasons: Set sail: Harvest Moon Regatta comes to Atwood Lake
Canton Repository
Atwood Yacht Club's 62nd Harvest Moon Regatta will be Sept. 8 and 9 on Atwood Lake. The Sherrodsville yacht club will be the host that weekend of dozens of skippers and crews entered in a variety of one-design and cruising boat divisions. “This ...

Youth Sailing European Championship - Five medal haul for Team GBR
Sail World
Britain's Youth sailors matched the efforts of the British sailing team at London 2012 with a five medal haul at the event in Aarhus, Denmark. Saskia Sills, who was crowned 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Worlds Champion last month, led the charge for ...

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Children's Cup Regatta
WALA-TV FOX10
Set Sail at the Children's Cup Regatta! This annual regatta will benefit patients at Children's of Alabama. Sailing supporters and friends in Mobile and Baldwin counties are invited to enjoy a day ofsailing on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Fairhope ...

Cork International Sailing Regatta underway
Sail World
Cork and Ontario Sailing provides racing and learning opportunities for all participants with daily debrief sessions, including the Maclaren Debrief on Wednesday August 15th, featuring Canadian Olympic Team Sailor David Wright. David will meet with the ...

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Leveraging London - how to turn sailing gold into participation
Sail World
Despite the national broadcaster, Nine, snubbing sailing by not broadcasting the final minutes of the gold-medal winning race, sailing enjoyed huge popularity with spectators in Weymouth and viewers all over the globe were treated to some of the best ...

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Dad of three drowned on sailing trip with son
Herald.ie
THIS is the father-of-three who drowned during a sailing trip with his teenage son. John O'Leary died after his boat capsized last night off a picturesque West Cork Peninsula. His brave son Christy (18) swam almost one kilometre to shore in a desperate ...

Guard of honour at National Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire
Irish Times
SAILING: THE SUN smiled on Annalise Murphy as a guard of honour formed outside the doors of the National Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire yesterday evening. A cool sea breeze whipped around the gathering of friends and family who had come to welcome ...

Team GB sailors bring Olympic spirit to Weymouth Carnival
Dorset Echo
As revealed in the Echo, members of the Team GB sailing team will parade through the borough just before the carnival procession tomorrow. Borough mayor Margaret Leicester, who bought a ticket to officially launch the grand carnival draw, is delighted ...

Brave George's sailing challenge
Ilkeston Today
The event was organised by The Ellen MacArthur Trust, which was set up by the Derbyshire-born yachtswoman to give unique and life-changing sailing experiences to brave youngsters like George. The St John Houghton Catholic School pupil said: “I've ...

Ilkeston Today

7 rescued after sailboat sinks
KITV Honolulu
"Within a couple minutes of bailing water from the boat, we knew we were in trouble," said Denzer, who sailed for the University of Hawaii Sailing Team. "Never did it cross my mind that our boat would sink. At that point, I just put lot of faith in our ...

Sail away: National Regatta kicks off
UpperMichigansSource.com
"The chairman decided to invite the number 2012 to this Regatta without knowing that the boat is located in Japan," said Tsutsumi, who had reservations to travel all the way to the U.P. but decided the race is worth it. His team is one of dozens ...

Australian Men's 470 sailing team latest athletes to appear on Olympic Gold ...
Invest in Australia
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page are Australia's latest Olympic gold medallist athletes to feature on a stamp after winning our third Sailing gold medal in London, this time in the Men's 470 Class. Stamps featuring Belcher and Page will be available in ...

Club to cash in on Olympic gold
Fraser Coast Chronicle
DARLING Downs Sailing Club president Jason Elliott hopes Australia's success at the OlympicGames will attract a wave of new interest in the sport. The Aussie sailors were a shining light in London, winning three gold medals and a silver when so many ...

SAILING: Spinnakers flying at Menai before a windward finish
Wirral Globe
It was sunshine sailing all the way for the Royal Welsh Yacht Club and Caernarvon Sailing Club and the light wind very conveniently changed direction overnight to ensure a different challenge. Falcon wins were posted by Peter Evans and John Corkhill.

Panerai Sails Into Port With The Classic Yachts Challenge In Marblehead, MA
Forbes
As title sponsor of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, the brand celebrates its long-standing relationship with sailing culture and the water. (Panerai was the official watch of the Italian Navy early on in its lifetime.) The competition, the ...

Forbes
HILARIOUS - Irish Olympic Sailing Video Goes Viral - Home - The ...
By DailyBail
His alternative take on the Laser Radial sailing event, calling simply and movingly 'Boats', has gone worldwide since its appearance on Saturday with coverage on Buzzfeed, Gawker and Reddit and roughly 420000 views to its name.
The Daily Bail

Sailing funding - Sailing Anarchy Forums
From ABC.net.au Australia's Olympic gold medal-winning sailing community is angry over plans to cut spending on the sport in the wake of the Lon...
Sailing Forums

UK: HMS Bulwark Welcomes Rio 2016 Olympic Security Team ...
By Naval Today
They also gained privileged access to witness how this bespoke multi-agency/civil-military team is working together to deliver a first class level of service to control and secure access to over 50 square miles of sea around the Olympic Sailing ...
Naval Today

Olympic flag arrives in Rio, host of 2016 Games | AAJ News
By Alize Ahmed
“Arriving in Rio with the flag was a privilege for us, the athletes,” said Robert Scheidt, who won bronze in Olympic sailing's Star competition with Bruno Prada. “There is room for much improvement (in terms of the number of medals won) here in ...
AAJ News

Luke Campbell gets gold telephone box after Olympic boxing win ...
By Tony
A man was arrested in Lymington for painting a post box gold in honour of Olympic sailing winner Ben Ainslie, who is a local resident. Rob Smith took on the DIY job himself after a postbox was given the golden treatment in Cornwall, where ...
BBC World News

Cobh Peoples Regatta Cruisers NOR and Sailing Instructions | Cove ...
By Club Secretary
This years Cobh Peoples Regatta cruiser race will be held on Sunday 19th August (FG 14.00 hrs.). IRC/ECHO racing for all classes. Prize-giving will be held in Tradewinds, Cobh after racing. Please make every effort to support this event and ...
Cove Sailing Club
Sailing Events London 2012 Olympics. Complete list of events. Sailing Schedules, Results, Medals, News, and Photos.
www.london2012.com/sailing/event.../doc=summary.html/

RNLI assist Olympic sailing spectators after fall on rocks
The charity's inshore lifeboat, which was two miles away outside of sailing marshall zones, was tasked at 2.18pm to the rocky shoreline just below the Nothe ...
rnli.org/.../RNLI-assist-Olympic-sailing-spectators-after-rock-f...

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