07 September 2012

ETNZ AC72 Media Day video



Renowned yachting commentators Martin Tasker and Peter Lester are given a prime view of the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72 in full action. Very rarely are they lost for words... today they were, but they liked what they saw, and in Peter's case he enjoyed the ride!

Yachting: Cat's out of the bag
New Zealand Herald
America's Cup racing is set to get airborne. The long-hinted-at ... But the cat was let out of the bag, so to speak, when a sailing enthusiast snapped pictures of the team training on the Waitemata Harbour last week, which appeared to show the boat ...

Paralympics 2012: Helena Lucas's gold rewards GB's new sailing approach
The Guardian (blog)
Calling it a "sad day for the sport", the team said it would try to get the decision reversed. Stephen Parks, ParalympicsGB's sailing team leader, said: "We will continue to investigate what options are available to rectify this situation. It is a sad...

The Guardian (blog)

Sailing gold for Tesch and Fitzgibbon
Ninemsn
An emotional week for Liesl Tesch has seen the Paralympic sailor win a gold medal days after her mother's death at home in Australia. Competing at her sixth successive Games, Tesch made the switch from wheelchair basketball to sailing for London 2012 ...

Watching the America's Cup Aboard the Freda B
San Francisco Bay Times
Knowing nothing of the America's Cup history or understanding the dynamic of the races that day, I felt welcomed by Captain Paul, his wife Marina, their crew and the other attendees. My long-time friends Michelle and Mary, who were also good sources of ...

San Francisco Bay Times

Journey to the America's Cup
San Francisco Bay Times
Sailing has taught me patience, attention to detail, thinking ahead, and how to weather the storms. I've learned the importance of teamwork, and how to communicate clearly without yelling. I've gained confidence and competence, but I'm always just a ...

San Francisco Bay Times

Wreck of sailing ship reappears at Fort Morgan beach after Hurricane Isaac ...
Press-Register - al.com (blog)
Enlarge Brian Kelly A man walks past the ghostly remains of an old wooden sailingship along Fort Morgan, Ala. More of the wreck was revealed following Hurricane Isaac. The ship is the Rachel, a schooner built in Pascagoula, Miss., during World War I, ...

Press-Register - al.com (blog)

Kathie Breighner named Little Traverse Yacht Club's first female commodore
Petoskey News-Review
"Sailing is a sport that's enjoyed by both genders, and we've got women on the general board," said yacht club member Bryan Burley. "It's just never happened that a woman went through the chairs from rear commodore to vice commodore to commodore like ...

Co-Ed Sailing | Sailing looking to build on successful 2011 campaign
Tufts Daily
The co-ed sailing team will look to build on last year's success as they kick off the 2012 campaign with a busy weekend. The Jumbos' top dinghy team will travel to New Haven for Yale's annual Harry Anderson Trophy, while former New England College ...

Happy Days Sailing J/95s on Barnegat Bay
J/Sailing News (blog)
Whether sailing in exotic locations such as the spectacular mountain lakes in the Swiss Alps, gliding across the shallow bays and inlets of Florida's western "Sun Coast", dashing around the riverbeds and shallows off the eastern shores of midland ...

Sailing Season Comes to an End
Mountain News
The sailing season at the Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club ended just as it began: with a loud boom of the cannon. Prior to the decommissioning ceremony last Sunday, Sept. 2, Fleet Captain Susie Smith paid homage to the staff commodores and announced the ...

Lucas strikes sailing gold for Britain
The Press Association
Great Britain claimed its first ever Paralympic sailing medals, with Helena Lucas the star of the show as she collected gold in the 2.4mR class. Team GB is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history but, somewhat surprisingly, their ...

Two Petoskey women embark on sailing adventure
Petoskey News-Review
When the pair met last year in Petoskey, the two found they both share a love of the sea and sailing. And on Sunday ... While away, Frey hopes to work on obtaining her captain's license and eventually offer chartered sailing trips on Lake Michigan. “It ...

Club News: Yacht Club prepares for upcoming events
The Friday Flyer
Members of the Canyon Lake Yacht Club gathered for their monthly dinner meeting at the Lodge on August 23. Commodore Bob Templeton, pictured, addressed the membership and discussed some of the upcoming events on the Yacht Club calendar, ...

The Friday Flyer

Adverse Weather, Wind Conditions Dash Hopes Of Malaysian Sailors
Bernama
From FARHANAH AZMI LONDON, Sept 6 (Bernama) -- Adverse weather conditions and unfavourable wind conditions contributed to the poor performance of Malaysian sailors when sailing events started at the Portland Harbour in Weymouth near here today.

West Briton Sailing round-up
This is Cornwall
In Q fleet the race officer shortened the course in the gathering gloom at Greatwood, but this gave the Hunter Europa Rococo (Clive Hoyle, sailing single-handed as usual) ample time to build up an equally commanding lead in his race, coming home about ...

This is Cornwall

Paralympics London 2012 - French and Creignou claim silver
Sail World
Since the final day of competition at the London 2012 Paralympic SailingCompetition was canceled due to lack of wind, racing results to date stood as final. The U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team’s Jen French and JP Creignou collected a silver medal in ...

Sail World

Women are showing how sailing is not just a sport by riding higher waves and ...
Daily Mail
PUBLISHED: 17:15 EST, 5 September 2012 | UPDATED: 17:30 EST, 5 September 2012 Say 'women' and 'sailing' and the first picture that comes to your mind is of a bikini clad girl sunbathing on an exquisite white yacht cutting through the turquoise blue ...

Daily Mail

Team GB win first Paralympic sailing medals
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
It's the first time Team GB has won a Paralympic sailing medal since the sport joined the full Paralympic Games in 2000. The only other Paralympic sailing event won by Team GB was in 1996, when the British Sonar team took gold during a demonstration ...

Jameson Cult Film Club: Spielberg's 'Jaws' at Greenwich Yacht Club
Cine-Vue
Yesterday evening, CineVue were kindly invited along to the latest Jameson Cult Film Club event, which presented a very special screening Steven Spielberg's digitally restored, monster movie classic Jaws (1977). Setting up shop within London's ...

Cine-Vue

Special naturalization event to be held for Connecticut immigrants
Norwich Bulletin
The only active commissioned sailing vessel in the U.S. military service is set to host a special naturalization ceremony for a group of immigrants living in Connecticut. Sixteen immigrants will become U.S. citizens at the ceremony scheduled to be held ...

Nothing between first two in North Devon Yacht Club race
This is North Devon
IT WAS too close to call in North Devon Yacht Club's Handicap Race on Sunday. Colin Steinlechner and Simon Richardson were awarded joint first in what turned out to be a tactical drift against the tide with the wind dying away. The Gaffer fleet did not ...

Outdoor notes: Calling all young sailors
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Children's sailing lessons. Youngsters from 8 to 18 years old, who are interested in sailing, should report to Halifax Youth Sailing, 15 Fremont Court, Daytona Beach, at 11 a.m. Saturday to sign up for the fall sailing season. The nonprofit ...

Doyle's Dominate CORK Race Week
J/Sailing News (blog)
Working closely with the Ontario Sailing Association and the Canadian Yachting Association, the annual CORK Regatta has a total participation of more than 1,000 boats, it is a magnificent two week sailing festival, attracting sailors not only from ...

A Sailing Second
eTravelBlackboard MICE News
Norwegian Sky's Captain Ron Chrastina shared his pride in being involved in the roll-out of the first and only U.S. registered fleet of ships and the “Aloha” spirit onboard, when he spoke to e-Travel Blackboard in the Bahamas earlier this year. e ...

Sailing club to celebrate £50000 in grants
Watford Observer
The Rickmansworth Sailing Club will celebrate receiving more than £50,000 in grants with a drinks reception at the club. The event will take place in Troy Lake on Sunday, September 23, after money was given to the club for new facilities. The grants ...

Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 6 – Final ...
By USST
With the final day of competition at the Paralympic Sailing Regatta cancelled due to lack of wind in Weymouth and Portland, racing results, to date, stood as final. The U.S. Paralympic SailingTeam's Jen French and JP Creignou collected a ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

2012 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup U.S. Qualifying Series ...
By teamrcyc
September 6, 2012. 24 U.S. yacht-club teams are currently competing for the three spots in the 2013 New York Yacht Club (NYYC) Invitational Cup. The NYYC Invitational Cup U.S. Qualifying Series kicked off Tuesday, September 4 with racing ...
Team RCYC

The Michigan Sailing Team: Recruiting Events - Fall 2012
By Rachel B
Make sure you come check out the Michigan Sailing Team over the next week! No experience required, we welcome sailors of all abilities! Thursday, Sept 6: Festifall on the Diag 11am - 4pm. Look for our t-shirts and lifejackets! Monday, Sept ...
The Michigan Sailing Team

KINSALE YACHT CLUB GEARING UP FOR BREWIN DOLPHIN ...
By una
KINSALE YACHT CLUB GEARING UP FOR BREWIN DOLPHIN DRAGON GOLD CUP 8th-14th SEPTEMBER 2012. The Dragon Gold Cup is considered the open World Cup of Dragon Sailingwith a huge calibre of interest from all over the ...
Kinsale County Cork Ireland

SAVE THE DATE: Energy Team ACWS Kick-off Event - Consulat ...
28th for the kick-off of the second stage of the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco (Oct 02 – Oct 07). Don't miss out on our exclusive photo expo, and enter our raffle and auction to get a chance to win places as 6th crewman on the ...
Consulat Général de France...

Lucas strikes sailing gold for Britain « This Is Jersey
By PA
Great Britain claimed its first ever Paralympic sailing medals, with Helena Lucas the star of the show as she collected gold in the 2.4mR class.
This Is Jersey » This Is Jersey

Video: Emirates Team New Zealand's AC72 flying with both hulls out ...
By Valencia Sailing
This seems to give them a certain advantage over Oracle Team USA and Artemis who aren't scheduled to start or resume their AC72 sailing before several weeks, given the breakages they have suffered. The fourth America's Cup team to ...
VSail.info

ISAF Publish The Racing Rules Of Sailing 2013-2016 Online And ...
By News Editor
ISAF Secretary General Jerome Pels said, “The ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing iOS application is a fantastic way for sailors to reference the rules whilst on the go. With national and international race officials carrying mobile devices around the ...
Nighthawk News

Proper Course: 3 Best Laser Sailing Blogs on the Planet
By Tillerman
Actually Doug does seem motivated to pass on some of his Laser sailing knowledge on the blog, but it does also seem to be true that Pam encourages Doug to do this and suggests topics for him to write about. This week was a good example.
Proper Course

Spithill wins America's Cup prelim - SFGate
AMERICA'S CUP Furious rally and cagey tactics let Oracle skipper's boat overcome Italy's crew for World Series title In a wild finish to the America's Cup World Series, ... of the week finished a highly successful first stop of the ACWS season.

Lucas stretches 2.4mR Sailing lead - London 2012 Paralympics
The 37-year-old secured two bullets - sailing terminology for victory - yesterday and picked up where she left off, with another race win today and then a fourth.

Great Britain's Lucas sailing high in Weymouth | IPC
Helena Lucas of Great Britain made it three wins in a row on the fourth day of 2.4 mR racing at the Paralympic Sailing Competition to extend her lead to 11 points ...

Official statement relating to ParalympicsGB Sailing Sonar class ...
Stephen Parks, ParalympicsGB Sailing team leader has this morning said: “ Wednesday (5 September) was a day of highs and lows for the ParalympicsGB ...

Technology powers paralympic sailing
Technology powers paralympic sailing Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch of Australia are the first to have been guaranteed gold with a race to spare at this ...

SAILING INTO HISTORY: Anchor Yacht Club announces Historic ...
BRISTOL BOROUGH - Eyes will be on the Delaware River on Historic Bristol Day because the Anchor Yacht Club will participate in a regatta, beginning at 1 ...



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