05 September 2012

Giraglia Rolex Cup: Records and Reminiscence (video)



Giraglia Rolex Cup: Records and Reminiscence (video) --The 60th edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup brought together more than 200 yachts from 10 countries for a week of intense racing in the Mediterranean Sea. Organized by historic clubs in France and Italy, this timeless classic includes a 241-nautical mile race from Saint-Tropez to Sanremo via the Giraglia, a rocky outcrop off northern Corsica. The yachts in this visually stunning event include beautiful Swans, modern Maxi Yachts and ultra-competitive one-design boats. Discover more about the Giraglia Rolex Cup on http://www.giragliarolexcup.com/fr.html

Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 4 | Olympic and ...
By USST
After a two-hour wait for wind on Portland Harbour, racing finally got underway on day four of the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta. Jen French and JP Creignou had another impressive day in the SKUD-18 event (Two Person Keelboat), and ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Paralympics London 2012 - Day 3 anything but boring + Video
Sail World
At the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition, despite a brief wait this morning for suitable wind conditions on Portland Harbour, day three was anything but boring. Race organizers consolidated all three events onto one race course and completed ...

Sail World

Helena Lucas captures 3rd straight sailing win, extends overall lead
Gant Daily
London, England, United Kingdom (4E Sports) – Helena Lucas of Great Britain captured a third straight victory Tuesday to extend her lead in the 2.4mR sailing event of the London Paralympics. After sweeping Races 5 and 6 Monday, Lucas picked up where ...

Estate Master Sailing Team back to the 40s
Sail World
A big week is ahead for Estate Master Sailing Team with the Farr 40 program kicking off the 2012-2013 Australian Circuit in Newcastle, whilst the match racing team will continue to race in the 2012 US Grand Slam Series in New York City with the final ...

Sail World

SB20 Russian Sailing Championship overall
Sail World
SB20 Russian Sailing Championship 2012 was hosted by the Yacht Club of Saint Petersburg in Russia between the 23rd and 26th August. The competition was held to promote sailing, identify the strongest crews amongst the 19 participating and develop the ...

Sail World

Seven-year sailing journey ends in tragedy just 500km from finish
National Post
Dr. Cabot instead devoted himself to philanthropic activities and outdoor activities such as sailing and horseback riding. ... He started his seven-summer transatlantic sailing journey from Baddeck, N.S., in 2005, and would spend six to eight weeks at ...

National Post

Melton Mowbray Sailing Club told to leave Frisby Waterpark after 40 years
This is Leicestershire
After 40 years of sailing at Frisby Waterpark near Asfordby, members of Melton Mowbray Sailing Club staged a protest at the weekend, as they removed belongings from the site, having been given 14 days notice to leave. The site is currently being ...

Sailing Paralympics: It's 'game on' for the Sonar team
Dorset Echo
as they sit just four points outside the medal zone at the halfway point of the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta. The Portland -based trio of John Robertson , Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas said their 'spirits remained high' despite a tricky day ...

Smooth sailing
Hong Kong Standard
This weekend, the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is launching the 2012-13 sailing season with the two-day, three-race regatta. More than 100 boats in 10 different classes of racing will be taking part over Saturday and Sunday. In addition to the thrilling ...

Hong Kong Standard

Fed Week is a sailing success - especially for Emsworth and Chichester
Chichester Observer
Excellent individual results apart, they finished first and second in the inter-club team contest with delighted cheers resounding through Hayling Island Sailing Club when their success was announced. This year's event – the principal annual regatta on ...

Chichester Observer

Sailing community passes on condolences to Tesch family
Sail World
Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, on behalf of the Australian sailing community, would like to express its condolences to Paralympic sailor Liesl Tesch and her family, following the passing of Liesl's mother on the weekend. Liesl has ...

Sail World

Sailing Paralympics: Everything to play for in Skud-18 keelboats
Dorset Echo
FIERCELY tight racing in light breezes saw Australia, Britain and the USA jostle for the top three positions in the Skud-18 two-person keelboats. With five races still to go until the silverware is decided, Portland 's Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell are ...

The Return of Sailing Ships
EcoGeek
With global production and distribution of goods a reality of 21st Century life, cargo ships are ubiquitous. They bring goods to consumers all over the world, and more and more ships are transporting goods and raw materials, all while burning some of ...

Oman Air steals limelight in Cardiff
Times of Oman
CARDIFF: Oman Sail Extreme 40 teams went out fighting yesterday as they looked to dominate the day's proceedings of the Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff, with both teams seeking to pocket the series win. Oman Air were aiming to surpass their teammates, ...

Sailing: Spindrift takes pole position
Irish Independent
After a thrilling exit on Sunday afternoon from Kiel, Germany, the leaders of Leg 1 of the MOD70 European Tour are now set to have their first real encounter as a racing fleet with very light winds. The group endured a high-speed chase through the ...

Speedy new catamaran has Team NZ buzzing
Stuff.co.nz
Team New Zealand have made significant gains in testing their 72-foot (22-metre)America's Cup catamaran, reaching speeds close to 40 knots (74kmh) and apparently sailing foil-borne. The achievements came in just their fourth day out on the giant boat ...

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Man Missing After Sailing Accident
Patch.com
According to a press release from NRP, crews suspended the search at 8:30 p.m. Monday for a 27-year-old Philadelphia man who was sailing with others in the Six Foot Knoll area of the Chesapeake Bay north of Gibson Island. A storm with high wind gusts ...

Paralympic Sailing Day 3 round-up
Yachting World
Paralympic Sailing Day 3 round-up. Mon, 3 Sep 2012; Helen Bowley; Be the first to comment. After six races, GBR Helena Lucas leads the way. Paralympic Sailing, London 2012. 2.4mR. Two race wins propelled Helena Lucas into gold medal position in the ...

Martin County Historical Vignettes: Cashel & Owen Murphy, innovator / collector
TCPalm
By 1965, Murphy's Manatee Yacht Club and Marina featured a restaurant, motel and Casbah cocktail lounge. Across the street, in March 1968, the Manatique Gift and Antique Shop opened, under the direction of Owen's wife Lois. Curios, knickknacks ...

Paralympic sailing in Weymouth and Portland
ITV News
After a successful Olympic schedule Weymouth and Portland are hosting the Paralympic sailingevents. Lord Coe, who is the London 2012 Chairman, took advantage of the Paralympic taster sessions being held at the arena. He says the atmosphere in the ...

Sunderland Yacht Club hosts Phantom National Championships
Sunderland Echo
“We wish them good sailing, fair winds and good weather for the event.” The event starts on September 6 with an open practice race, allowing competitors to experience the challenging conditions in the North Sea. Between 15 and 20 dinghies will take to ...

Sunderland Echo

Robertson keeps the sailing dream alive
Swindon Advertiser
Robertson keeps the sailing dream alive. 12:45pm Tuesday 4th September 2012 in London Olympics 2012 - Latest News. JOHN ROBERTSON is adamant his dream of making Paralympic history is still very much alive despite suffering a significant setback at ...

America's Cup: latest pics and video footage
Yachting World
With Emirates Team New Zealand achieving speeds of almost 40 knots, and foiling up the Waitemata Harbour, Auckland, followers of the America's Cup have been enjoying some incredible video footage and images courtesy of the team. And across the other ...

Sailing club results
Perthshire Advertiser
After a very successful open day the previous weekend when a large crowd came down to sample the club's activities, Perth Sailing Club racing resumed with points races. On the Saturday four boats set out on a very difficult afternoon, with winds ...

Retired Bay State surgeon drowns while sailing Originally Published on Monday ...
Daily Item
Retired Bay State surgeon drowns while sailing Originally Published on Monday, September 03, 2012 By Associated Press. STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland — Canadian police said Monday that recovered the body of a retired surgeon from Boston who ...

West Michigan boats perform well at National Championship regatta
White Lake Beacon
WHITEHALL — The White Lake Yacht Club last week hosted the MC National Championship event. The championship ran from Aug. 22-25. Numerous West Michigan boats were among the top finishers at the championship. Jamie Kimball of the Silver Lake ...

Ned Cabot Drowns While Sailing | Cruising Compass • The Free ...
By andrew
Ned Cabot Drowns While Sailing. Posted on September 4, 2012 by andrew. Dr. Ned Cabot, 69, one of the early leaders of Sailors for the Sea and a former BWS author, was swept from his yacht Cielita in rough seas Saturday in an area about ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

San Francisco: Center of the Sailing Universe
By Craig Russell
Lately all the cool sailing happenings have been taking place in SF. Between the America's Cup, L'Hydroptere, the skiff racing and my own amazing sail on Sunday, SF seems to be the center of the sailing universe. On Friday the St Francis YC ...
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Lord Coe visits Paralympics Sailing Venue today - Yachts and ...
Britain's sailors had a boost today (Tuesday 4 September) when Lord Coe visited Weymouth and Portland. The Chairman of LOCOG visited the Sports Arena on Weymouth and saw RYA Sailability's Try Sailing for Free sessions, running ...
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Archive of Commodore Huntsman's “View” blogs | Lake Pleasant ...
By admin
In most sailing communities, June through August is a time to rollick on the water–the best sailing of the year. Yeah, summer's here! In Phoenix, not so much. Here only the heartiest souls will sail their boats locally. Many days deck cleats ...
Lake Pleasant Sailing Club

First pictures of the plug for the future one-design VO65 | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
First pictures of the plug for the future one-design VO65. Posted on 04 September 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Volvo Ocean Race] How do you build the new one-design Volvo Ocean Race monohull? You start with a hull. Yet, you need ...
VSail.info

Southwestern Yacht Club to Host Disabled Sailing Championship ...
By admin
September 4, 2012. Southwestern Yacht Club to Host Disabled Sailing Championship October 26-28. The U. S. Disabled Sailing Championship will be hosted by the Southwestern Yacht Club(SWYC) October 26, 27 & 28. For the first time in ...
Access to Independence

Seven-year sailing journey ends in tragedy | News | Pbo
Seven-year sailing journey ends in tragedy. Tue, 4 Sep 2012; Laura Nineham; Be the first to comment. Retired surgeon drowns just 500km from home. nova scotia. A 69-year-old man, who spent seven summers completing a transatlantic ...
PBO | News

Franck Cammas to Team with Luna Rossa for ... - Blue Water Sailing
By vita
Blue Water Sailing Banner Ads ... In 2012, at his debut in this event, he won the Volvo Ocean Race with the VOR 70 Groupama 4. Story courtesy of Luna Rossa. Subscribe to this author's posts feed via RSS. This entry was posted in Americas ...
Multihulls Quarterly • The...

DESIGN REVIEW | PACIFIC SEACRAFT 61 ... - Blue Water Sailing
By Blue Water Sailing
Although it is hard to see from the drawings, the hull appears to have a sweet shape that will reduce—if not eliminate—pounding when sailing to windward. Below decks, the custom cabin layout is very much the client's choice. In the instance ...
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Undernews: Cargo sailing ships coming back
By SAM SMITH
Cargo sailing ships coming back. Eco Geek - A recent article about the rise of wind-powered designs for cargo vessels notes that, "If the world's shipping fleet were a country, it would be the world's sixth leading emitter of greenhouse gases.
Undernews

Day Four of Sonar Paralympic Sailing at ... - Royal Cork Yacht Club
By Claire Bateman
Another changeable day in Weymouth for the Irish Paralympic sailors but resulting in the best performance of the regatta so far for John, Anthony and Ian. The trio came second in the only Sonar class race of the day which saw them move to ...
Royal Cork Yacht Club

National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future ...
Lee Tawney, executive director of The National Sailing Center… ... of the New York Yacht Cluband was instrumental in creating the America's Cup regatta.
articles.baltimoresun.com/.../bs-md-ar-annapolis-sailing-center...

September 4, 2012 - Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North American ...
providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk . . . with a... the America's Cup, breaking the longest-running winning streak in the history of sport (132 years). .... Francis Yacht Club. Stoneberg, St FYC ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/archived_Detail.asp?key=5024

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