03 September 2012

Extreme Sailing video -- next stop Nice, France



After Acts in Oman, China, Turkey and Portugal the Extreme Sailing Series came to Great Britain, making it's Welsh debut in the stunning Cardiff Bay. Thousands came to watch the nine Extreme 40s race over four days, in a festival atmosphere as part of the Cardiff Harbour Festival from wing-walking, to parachutists to night racing. Joining the nine world-class teams were Olympic heroes from London 2012 and a host of other sports stars including ex-England cricket captain Michael Vaughan Welsh rugby player and Jamie Roberts. Going into the final all important double points race five teams could still walk away with the title, and Morgan Larson's team on Oman Air did, making it their second Act win this Series. The action now heads south to the French Rivera -- Next stop, Nice 18th -- 21st October.

Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air victorious in Cardiff
Sail World
On the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, pressure mounted and it was more than apparent out on Cardiff Bay. Leigh McMillan helming The Wave, Muscat was in the hunt for his fourth straight win, to match the Alinghi record set in 2008, and ...

Sail World

Extreme Sailing Series - Act 6 in Trapani cancelled
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series organisers, OC Sport, have been forced to cancel Act 6 of the eight act global tour that was set to be staged in Trapani, Sicily in just ten days time. The Province of Trapani and the regional government of Sicily have failed to ...

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Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat out front in Cardiff
Sail World
At the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff, the crowds crammed into the best vantage points to witness Extreme 40 'stadium-style' racing as Wales' capital city proudly hosts the UK round of the tour for the first time. A festival atmosphere was ...

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Mixed fortunes for Britain's paralympic sailing team
The Independent
Britain's paralympic sailing team was in the wars on the water and also in the protest room as two penalties in her fourth race pushed Helena Lucas down to 11 in that race and to third overall after four. She had ended day one leading the singlehanded ...

Palace expects 'smooth sailing' confirmation of Roxas, Abaya
Sun.Star
MALACANANG is expecting a “smooth sailing” confirmation of former senator Manuel Roxas II and Cavite Representative Joseph Emilio Abaya as Local Government secretary and Transportation and Communications secretary, respectively.

Takapuna sailing centre stirs debate
TVNZ
One of the last coastal campgrounds in Auckland is in danger of being shut down as a new high-performance sporting centre has been proposed for the site. A water sports centre has been proposed for a section on Takapuna's waterfront currently occupied ...

Dutch And Australian Crews Remain Consistent In The Sonar
International Sailing Federation
Overnight leaders Colin Harrison, Jonathan Harris and Stephen Churm (AUS) held onto their lead with another strong performance on Portland Harbour. The Australians finished third in Race 3 and followed up with a second in Race 4 and sit on nine points ...

International Sailing Federation

Paralympics London 2012 – Promising Day 1 for Rickham and Birrell
Sail World
The London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta first day of competition got underway on Saturday 1st September. Early leaders Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell insist they will be reading nothing into day one's results as they got off to a promising start.

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America's Cup Sails to Success on the Bay
Post News Group
America's Cup Sails to Success on the Bay. From left to right: Denise Lenoir, RN, Former SF Mayor Willie Brown, Dr. Tommy Arnold, Dr. Wendy Wilson, Dr. Michael Lenoir, Tiffany Lightfoot, RN and Carl Hackney, Golden Gate Yacht ClubMember.Photo by by ...

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St Moritz Match Race - Aussie victorious in Final battle
Sail World
Light and shifty Maloja winds held out just long enough on Lake St. Moritz to complete a tense Final battle between former Champion Mathieu Richard (FRA) Loire Atlantique Sailing Team and Keith Swinton (AUS) Black Swan Racing, who made it to his first ...

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America's Cup | FIVE NEW SAILORS TO REINFORCE LUNA ROSSA
He debuted in America's Cup with Luna Rossa in 1997 and was one of the ... the athletic and acrobatic Olympic classes to the offshore Volvo Ocean Racers.
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Paralympics London 2012 - Fantastic day 2 expected
Sail World
The first day of the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition at Weymouth and Portland was a fantastic opening day of sailing and more of the same is expected today across the three Paralympic sailing events. A west south westerly wind will be ...

Sail World

Big Boat regatta keeps sails blowing on San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Examiner
Did the recent America's Cup World Series leave you thirsty for more world-class yacht racing? If so, you can quench it this week when the West Coast's premier sailing regatta invades San Francisco Bay. The St. Francis Yacht Club's 48th annual Rolex ...

San Francisco Examiner

Kroger Continues To Impress In The 2.4mR
International Sailing Federation
Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain. Sydney 2000 2.4mR gold medallist Heiko Kroger (GER) continues to impress in the London 2012 2.4mR fleet after the German picked up his first bullet of the Paralympic Sailing Competition to take the overall lead.

International Sailing Federation

Nespresso 18ft Skiffs: New Zealand keeps rolling to runaway win
Sail World
Nespresso began their association with the sport of sailing as co-sponsor of Team Alinghi for the 32nd America's Cup campaign between 2004-2007, as well as being the Official Coffee to the event. In 2010, Nespresso and Wally, the world leader in ...

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Howth Add BMW as Sponsor for 2013 J24 Worlds
Afloat
#j24 – BMW Ireland has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the J/24 World Championship at Howth Yacht Club in late August 2013 when up to sixty boats from thirteen countries are expected to compete. One of the major regattas on the Irish Sailing ...

2012 Paralympics: NZL crews poised just out of top ten after Day 1
Sail World
After the first day of sailing at the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing regatta, New Zealand's Tim Dempsey and Jan Apel are lying 10th in the Two handed SKUD 18 fleet, and Paul Francis is positioned 11th in the Single handed 2.4mR. The Singlehanded class ...

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Paralympics London 2012 - From grassroots to Paralympic sailing
Sail World
Paralympics London 2012 - From grassroots to Paralympic sailing. 'Matt Grier' RYA. Parlympics London 2012 - Matt Grier is responsible for helping the RYA identify potential future Paralympians and ensuring that they have the proper opportunities to ...

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Sisk and Cotter's €30m Riviera yacht club sunk
Irish Independent
BUILDING tycoon John Sisk's and Nama developer Michael Cotter's posh South of France sailing-club investment is now pretty much sunk, with assets "quietly for sale", the Sunday Independent has learned. Both keen sailors, Sisk and Cotter backed a €30m ...

Irish Independent

Barbara Veneri: Fifty or 100 miles — it's one long race
SouthCoastToday.com
Every year for the past ten, the Mattapoisett Yacht Club has sponsored the 50-100 mile race, an overnight race that takes boaters twice around the larger periphery of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound. From my own cruising experience, I can tell you that ...

Twomey Tenth at Sailing Paralympics
Afloat
Twomey Tenth at Sailing Paralympics. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Email More... Cork Harbour Marinas. Related Stories. First Athletes Selected for Paralympics GB for London 2012 · Racing Round up: Dun Laoghaire Regatta, ISAF Youths, ...

Papa'au captures NYC Wahine series over Fast Company challenge
Thegardenisland.com
Fast Company took advantage of near-perfect sailing conditions to chip out a good lead over the eight-boat flotilla in the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Wahine Series final race Thursday. But sailing in winds of 5 to 15 knots out of the northeast, the Olson 30 ...

Valentino judging races at the Paralympics in London
Times of Malta
Peter Valentino, an international sailing judge since 2001, is one of the officials selected to serve on the jury for the London Paralympics sailing events which are currently being held in Weymouth. In all, 80 participants are vying for gold in three ...

Harbour Island to host 2012 Bahamas Optimist Nationals 2012
The Eleutheran
The Harbour Island Sailing Club are delighted that they have been chosen by the Bahamas Sailing Association to host the Bahamas Optimist Nationals 2012. This is the largest sailing regatta event held in the Bahamas. Around 100 junior sailors will ...

Paralympics London 2012 - Frustrating Day 1 for British Sonar team
Sail World
Stodel said: 'As we were quite punchy on the start line we thought it was best to play it safe and go back but as we were sailing back they took the flag down so we got a bit of a disadvantage and a late start and were about 30 seconds behind the fleet ...

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CYA announce new appointment of Development Team Manager
Sail World
Chris has had coaching roles with the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, Ontario Sailingand previously with CYA. CYA has been developing a strategy for High PerformanceSailing to embrace the next two Olympic/Paralympic Quadrennials. Entitled the 2020 ...

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STARBOARD TACK: Ram Island invitational makes up for lost race
The Westerly Sun
Mother Nature more than made up for a 2011 cancellation of Ram Island Yacht Club'sInvitational Race — due to Tropical Storm Irene — with a spectacular day and better-than-anticipated conditions last Sunday. “It was a super, super day,” said ...

Bunny in the City: Yacht Hop provides great time for a great cause
Savannah Morning News
St. Joseph's/ Candler Leukemia Cup Regatta and the Savannah Yacht Club hosted the third annual Yacht Hop for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Aug. 25. Picture a sunny Saturday afternoon at a scenic marina filled with 13 yachts and 12 ... Helping out the ...

Oman Air, The Wave eye podium finish
Times of Oman
Cardiff: Second day of racing at the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff saw large crowds gather to take in the UK stage of this global series. Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat delivered more consistent performances to secure second and third position overall ...

Teenage solo sailer arrives in NZ
NZ City
Laura Dekker, the youngest person to sail around the world alone, has arrived in New Zealand, her country of birth, after sailing from Tahiti. 2 September 2012. Teenage solo around-the-world sailor Laura Dekker has arrived in New Zealand, where she ...

Impressive show by Oman Sail teams
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman Sail's teams - Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat - produced consistent performances on day two of the fifth leg of the Extreme Sailing Series 2012 in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday to clinch the second and third places respectively ...

Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 2 | Olympic and ...
By USST
Summary: Two first-place finishes by Jen French and JP Creignou in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat) highlighted day two of competition at the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta, held in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. They moved into ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5 in Cardiff - Day 3 - Yachts and ...
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Sailing to new heights | Reportage Online
By Mohamed Taha
The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics Games on August 29 officially opened the largest Paralympics in history. With 4,200 athletes from 165 countries competing over 11 days, this year's Games have reached new heights in ...
Reportage Online

Three Join Laurie Jury in St. Moritz Semis | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 01 September 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Alpari World Match Racing Tour] In an unusual situation, the bottom of the qualifying table provided a defining contest for the wider Tour standings in the very last match of the final ...
VSail.info

 Racing Rules of Sailing - Look to Windward
By Jos
During three sailing seasons at her yacht club's weekly races, boat A entered the series, started and sailed in the races for a fleet of which she was not a member, rather than starting with her own fleet five minutes later. In the third season, two ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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I haven't showed you any good shots of this gorgeous 50's style bikini before. It's from Babajaan of course, (still haven't found any other swimwear brand as elegant, classy and qualitative as it) and is made up by these adorable purple layers ...
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For Sale: 1984 Nor'Sea 27 Aft Cabin Cutter Rig Reduced to 33K ...
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“Running Before the Gale” by: Lance Fairbanks Summer of Salt
By Guest Blogger
He is a co-founder of the Rogue/Riders, an advocacy group for boater safety with respect to foul weather sailing, “Competence by Experience.” He is also a Trustee of the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club 1877-2012, one of America's oldest yacht ...
Summer of Salt

Flagler Museum announces Capturing the Cup. Yacht Racing ...
By Editor
Among the significant objects on display is a rare perfect replica of the silver America's Cup, the oldest and most coveted prize in the world of sport. Owned by a syndicate of New York Yacht Club members, America surprised everyone by winning the Royal Yacht Squadron's competition for yachts of all nations around the Isle of Wight in 1851, the first year the cup was offered. Her radical design by George Steers, with a narrow, tapered bow and fuller stern, was essentially the opposite ...
MuseumPublicity.com

National Yacht Club Prepares for MOD 70 Fleet Arrival
Afloat
Some of the worlds leading sailors from the Volvo Ocean Race, Americas Cup, Solitaire de Figaro and Olympics will compete. There are more than eight sailors across the different boats who hold round the world records including Britain's Brian Thompson ...

Yachting: Spirit climb to peak of racing
New Zealand Herald
Wellington Spirit has been set up as a franchise and the aim is to eventually run teams in match racing, ocean racing and Olympic sailing. The WMRT is the first step. They want a permanent tour place by 2014 and have plans to win the championship by 2016.

Harvard Sailing Releases Fall 2012 Schedule - Harvard
Full Fall Schedule. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard sailing team has announced its fall schedule for the 2012-13 season which features 20 regattas.
www.gocrimson.com/sports/sailing/2012-13/.../08302012_SA...

Sailweb - paralympics - Results Day 2 at Paralympic Sailing Regatta
Results Day 2 at Paralympic Sailing Regatta where race 3 and 4 are taking place ... After the fourth race of the Paralympic Sailing Regatta, in the Skud 18 skiff, ...
www.sailweb.co.uk/.../results-day-2-at-paralympic-sailing-rega...

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race: No place for a lady?
In 2014, the 'Everest of Sailing', the Volvo Ocean Race will feature an ... in the race, which is one of sailing's Big Three events along with the America's Cup and ... Crews are selected from world champions, Olympic champions and the most ...
www.sail-world.com/.../Volvo-Ocean-Race:-No-place-for-a-la...

America's Cup finals scaled back from original vision - SiliconValley ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The first day of racing Wednesday at the America's Cup World ... associated publisher of the Mill Valley-based Latitude 38 sailing magazine.
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