17 August 2012

ETNZ: AC45 San Francisco Preview


ETNZ: AC45 San Francisco Preview video - Dean Barker previews the next AC45 regatta in San Francisco starting next week and talks of taking the leap from testing a big boat to racing a smaller one.

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ stops testing, starts racing
Sail World
The sailing team left Auckland yesterday and will get straight into some practice time on the AC45. 'We're in for a big change from where we have been these past few weeks. We have to forget the distractions of launching the AC72 and the first fewsails…

Sail World

Thrills and spills promised when America's Cup World Series comes to SF Bay ...
Alameda Times-Star
That's the warning from the sailors aboard the 45-foot racing catamarans that you'll see slicing through whitecaps next week, when the America's Cup World Series brings the thrills and spills of the world's most exciting racing to San Francisco Bay ...

Secrets of our Olympic sailing success
ABC Online
He says the fact that the sailing venue at Weymouth was almost four hours drive out of London meant the sailors weren't distracted, and could still make trips into the city to enjoy the atmosphere when they wished. "But when we went back to Weymouth we ...

Tickertape parade for Olympic sailing heroes
TVNZ
Olympic sailing heroes Blair Tuke and Peter Burling are being welcomed in Northland today with a ticker tape parade in Kerikeri. The pair won silver in the 49er class in the Olympic regatta, and thousands were expected to welcome them back home this ...

Palo Alto's Honey named to sailing hall of fame
San Jose Mercury News
Palo Alto navigator Stan Honey, one of the world's most successful offshore sailors, was named to the National Sailing Hall of Fame's Class of 2012 on Wednesday. Honey, a Yale and Stanford grad, won the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race in 2006 as well as ...

National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis to induct nine
Baltimore Sun
The Annapolis-based National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame will induct the following nine people Oct. 14 in an invitiation-only event at the Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans: navigator Stan Honey (Palo Alto, Calif.), winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean ...

Relive London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition
YACHTe.com.au
An exceptional fortnight at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition showcased the sport to the world and to thousands of fans that lined up on the Nothe Spectator area. It started with a surprise as Jonas Hoegh Christensen (DEN) took two bullets ...

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Olympic sailors in bus parade
BBC News
Thousands of people lined the streets of Weymouth and Portland to cheer on members of the Team GB Olympic sailing team as they toured the area on an open-top bus. The team won a gold and four silver medals in the sailing events held at Portland's ...

BBC News

Ben Ainslie eyes America's Cup as he waves farewell to dinghy Rita
The Guardian
The series is a sort of testing ground for sailors with ambitions of competing for the America's Cup proper, seen by Ainslie as the pinnacle of big-boat sailing, and one of the most competitive – and expensive – of all sporting contests. As such ...

The Guardian

Todd humbles J/22 competition
CapitalGazette.com
Severn Sailing Association hosted the J/22 Mid-Atlantics with principal race officer Mark Hasslinger completing three races on Saturday and one more on Sunday. Todd said SSA officials made a wise decision to start racing at 1 p.m. during the month of ...

Physiotherapist aids Olympic sailors
This is Somerset
Orthopaedic specialist physiotherapist Fiona Phillips headed to Weymouth for a once in a lifetime opportunity volunteering for London 2012. Mrs Phillips, who works for Sirona Care and Health in clinics at Bath and Paulton, was helping sailing teams ...

This is Somerset

Sailing: Colin Cheng to train full time for Rio Olympics
Channel News Asia
Sailing: Colin Cheng to train full time for Rio Olympics By Patwant Singh | Posted: 16 August 2012 2145 hrs. Singapore's Colin Cheng celebrates winning a race in the Laser sailing class at the London 2012. Photos, of. Related News. •, Important for S ...

US Youth Sailing Championships – Close competition on Day 1
Sail World
US Youth Sailing Championships are being held from 15th to 18th August 2012. Four fleets set sailon the Columbia River Gorge for the opening day yesterday which was highlighted by close competition at the top of the leaderboards in high wind speeds ...

Voyage To Rapanui: Sailing 10000 Miles Without GPS, Maps Or Compass
Gadling
The Voyage to Rapanui is done without GPS, maps or a compass In these modern times most of us have become very reliant on technology – some would say a bit too much so. But no one will accuse the 24 sailors on the Voyage to Rapanui expedition of ...

West Briton Sailing round-up
This is Cornwall
Tom, who is based at the Windsport sailing and watersports centre, Mylor Harbour is a member of Restronguet Sailing Club, where Ben Ainslie first started sailing competitively. Four years ago he started an Olympic campaign with GBR sailing in his ...

Short tacks: Santa Maria Cup cancelled
CapitalGazette.com
Yale senior Joe Morris was named Northeast Intercollegiate Sailing Association Sailor of the Year. The Severn School graduate was honored for posting consistent strong results in NEISA regattas over the course of the spring seasons. Yale sophomore ...

Chipstead Sailing Club drops controversial development plans
This is Kent
CONTROVERSIAL plans from land tycoon Baron Deschauer to develop Chipstead Sailing Club's clubhouse have been dropped in favour of a refurbishment. After protests from residents at the proposal to develop lodges around the building in Chevening, the ...

Spectacular Sailing Yachts in the British Virgin Islands
Elite Traveler Website
Her owner wanted a sailing yacht with the pedigree of Holland's finest shipyards but also wanted to retain full control over the build process. He created an entity called J.O.M., hired world-class designers Dijkstra & Partners and set up shop close to ...

Sailing away with the power, majesty of model yachts
San Diego Community Newspaper Group
The Argonauts traditionally meet every Saturday at the pond for some thrilling sailing, said organizers. Once a month, usually the first Saturday of the month, the Argonauts have scheduled races called Sail Points. The scores from these monthly races ...

Reynolds voted into National Sailing Hall of Fame
U-T San Diego
San Diego native Mark Reynolds on Wednesday was named to the second class inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis, Md. Reynolds was one of nine inductees. San Diegans Lowell North and Dennis Conner were members of the ...

Sailing the South China Sea
Books LIVE (blog)
Sailing the South China Sea. by Pierre on Aug 16th, 2012 Tweet. 'Check this out,' Faith said, reading a warning on our chart. 'Vessels off the north coast of Borneo may lose buoyancy and sink.' 'Can't be,' I argued. 'Unless a boat fills with water, it ...

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National Sailing Hall of Fame names 2012 inductees
Sail World
The USA's National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame (NSHOF) has named the ninesailors who will make up its 2012 class of inductees. Following a two-month period this spring during which sailors from all corners of the country nominated their choice for ...

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Sailing races under way in Shandong
China Daily
The sailing regatta, which began Aug 14, will end on Aug 23. Launched in the US state of Hawaii in 1976, Hobie World Championships is a world-class sailing competition organized by the International Hobie Class Association and approved by the ...

No charges as Royal Mail says Lymington can have golden post box
Daily Echo
ROYAL Mail chiefs have done a U-turn and agreed to paint a Hampshire post box gold in honour of Olympic sailing hero Ben Ainslie . The pillar box near Ben's Lymington home will be given an official golden glow after bosses backed down in the face of a ...

Sailors mirror Olympic race
This is Kent
FOR the last two of the late summer series B races at Herne Bay Sailing Club, the race officer set a course based on the Olympic courses used at Weymouth. Twelve competitors took to the water for the afternoon's two races even though the conditions ...

Rowayton's Kirby to be inducted into National Sailing Hall of Fame
The Darien News
Kirby, a newspaperman and former editor of "One Design Yachtsman" (predecessor to Sailing World magazine) is internationally known as the designer of the Laser which is sailed in Olympiccompetition. Over 250000 of the one-design single-person boat ...

Oman Sail join Artemis Challenge in race for charity
Oman Daily Observer
Sailing alongside skipper Sidney Gavignet for this event are two of Britain's finest offshore and inshore sailors. Brian Thompson recently won the Jules Verne Trophy for the fastest non-stop circumnavigation of the globe in a record-breaking 45 days ...

Relive The London 2012 Olympic Sailing ... - All About Shipping
By admin
An exceptional fortnight at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition showcased the sport to the world and to thousands of fans that lined up on the Nothe Spectator area. It started with a surprise as Jonas Hogh Christensen (DEN) took ...
All About Shipping

Bid for a Trip Aboard the World's Largest ... - Blue Water Sailing
By vita
Ten to 12 lucky sailing enthusiasts will win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the thrill of HEMISPHERE, a design masterpiece that sets a new benchmark for luxury charters, with a crew of 10 including a gourmet chef and ...
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National Sailing Hall of Fame announces 2012 inductees
By Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
Annapolis, Md. (August 15, 2012) – The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the nine sailors who will make up its 2012 class of inductees into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Following a two-month period this ...
BoatingIndustry.com

Waldringfield Sailing Club Cadet Week - Preview - Yachts and ...
For the sixth year running, Global sailing brands, Gill and Harken, are sponsoring Waldringfield Sailing Club's Cadet Week, one of the most popular and hard-fought annual junior sailing competitions in the region. Running from Monday 20th ...
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DSC Regatta Saturday 18 August | Donaghadee Sailing Club
By shirlthegirl
Racing fun for everyone. Toppers, Mirrors, Picos, Lasers, Flying Fifteens, GP14s, 420s ie all dinghies. Racing starts from 11.10am and 13.55 on the water (check the sailing instructions underSailing or on www.belfastloughsailing.org for DSC).
Donaghadee Sailing Club

BNQT.com - - Olympic Sailing Voiceover Draws Laughs
Here then is a great bit of comic relief via a hilarious dubbed voiceover applied to the start of a sailing race in London. Not since Danny Kass and Dingo ...
www.bnqt.com/blogs/detail/Olympic-Sailing...Draws.../12700

Olympic Sailing –
LONDON (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Russia's appeal against an International Sailing Federation decision to declare Spain the winner ...
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