08 September 2012

ISAF Racing Rules Of Sailing 2013-2016 Online And On iTunes

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : ISAF Publish The Racing Rules Of Sailing 2013-2016 Online And On iTunes: "The International Sailing Federation is pleased to announce the publication of The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016 on the ISAF website and as an iOS application. . . The new edition of the RRS is available to view on the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing page athttp://www.sailing.org/rrs and you can also order your hardcopy of the RRS 2013-2016 at http://www.sailing.org/merchandise.php. . . .  the 2013-2016 RRS reflect rule changes approved by the ISAF Council over the past three years. The publication of the RRS on the ISAF website www.sailing.org marks their first release ahead of their worldwide date of implementation on 1 January 2013. . . . "


Sailing the day away from Pavla Mertlik on Vimeo.
An incredible day on Lake Michigan, the weather was good to us.

Epsom's sailing star wins Paralympic bronze
Richmond and Twickenham Times
Rickham, and sailing partner Niki Birrell, went into the last day in third place and with a possible shout of winning silver, but the lack of wind at Portland Harbour in Weymouth put paid to that aspiration. Despite their disappointment on the final ...

Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff - Hilary Lister with GAC Pindar skipper
Sail World
This past week, Quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, famed for being the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain, joined the GAC Pindar team in Cardiff for the UK leg of the Extreme Sailing Series and showed everyone a thing or two about sailing...

Sail World

America's Cup races not limiting bike access
San Francisco Examiner
With large crowds expected for the America's Cup, conflicts between pedestrians and cyclists on The Embarcadero promenade will be difficult to avoid, Hodge said. Carving out a traffic lane for cyclists will allow more people to access Fisherman's Wharf ...

San Francisco Examiner

Another sailing gold for Lake Macquarie
ABC Online
"After all of those years I could not possibly imagine that I would be sitting in a restaurant in Weymouth looking out over a beautiful harbour with a big chunk of gold around my neck that I won sailing." After the first day of racing on Sunday Tesch ...

America's Cup seeks to rule air as well as waves during races
Los Angeles Business from bizjournals (blog)
That's because the planned America's Cup racecourse for 2013 — which sweeps from the Golden Gate to Piers 27-29 — includes an area where flights are restricted during Giants games at AT&T Park. Why should airspace matter for a boat race? Because ...

Oswego Yacht Club hosts a successful LYRA Regatta
PallTimes.com
The LYRA regatta was a tourism draw for the city of Oswego and also a way to show sailors on the lake what Oswego has to offer as a city and sailing destination. The regatta drew over 60 participants from outside the Oswego Yacht Club. Over 20 Canadian ...

Washington College Sailing Season Preview & "Skipper's Eye View" Video
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Coming off its fifth consecutive appearance in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Co-Ed Dinghy National Semifinals and its first-ever appearance in the ICSA Women's Dinghy National Semifinal, the Washington College ...

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Sailing star Ben Ainslie to take part in Olympic parade in London
Dorset Echo
SAILING legend Ben Ainslie will be on float 15 when the Our Greatest Team Parade travels through London on Monday. Final preparations are well underway for the capital's parade that will represent the greatest ever gathering of British Olympians and ...

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ admits AC72 can foil sailing downwind
Sail World
In a media release issued nine days after images were first released on the interweb of their AC72 on foils, by photographer Graeme Swan, Emirates Team NZ have conceded their AC72 'can foil sailing downwind in a moderate breeze.' The photos were ...

Sail World

ON THE WATER: Yacht Club Continues Long Tradition
Gazette Newspapers
Alamitos Bay Yacht Club has been running major championship sailing events practically since the beginning of the yacht club. An artifact unearthed from the archives of the club shows a course chart for the Skimmer National Championship conducted over ...

Yacht Club wraps up summer with honors
Shore News Today
The Brigantine Yacht Club capped the summer by installing its 2012-2013 flag officers, presenting awards in sportsmanship and sailing, and holding a Labor Day beach party. Ann Marie Branco was presented with the Harry Switzer Memorial Sportsmanship ...

WEEKEND: Sailing team booth to fund yearly costs
Peninsula Daily
PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend High School sailing team will have a fundraising booth at the Wooden Boat Festival this weekend. Team members will raise funds to help cover the team's yearly budget and raise money for Eliza Dawson's trip to the ...

Waukegan Harbor dredging to commence this month
Chicago Tribune
Geese float past the Waukegan Yacht Club on Waukegan Harbor, where the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies are poised to start a dredging project to remove toxic waste. (Keri Wiginton, Tribune photo). Long-awaited dredging will begin ...

Chicago Tribune

2012 Games exhibition at Brightlingsea sailing club
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
Visitors can discover how Britain won its place as the world's most successful Games sailing nation through the anecdotes, photographs and memorabilia of the men and women who made sporting history over the past 112 years. Yachting debuted as an ...

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 7, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
Sunday club sailing ran parallel, with 40 boats out. Paul Jennings's Hurricane had a handsome win in the cats, with a good fight among the Shadows for the next three places. There was a similar scrap in the fast group with Bob Preston just pipping ...

GW Sailing Set for First Varsity Regattas This Weekend
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - George Washington sailing will participate in its first regattas as a varsity program this weekend with sailors competing at both the Riley Cup in Norfolk, Va., and Laser South in Annapolis, Md. The events come just a week after the team ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Kingdom Property seals major sponsorship deal with Royal Varuna Yacht Club
Pattaya Mail
Kingdom Property has signed a major sponsorship deal with the country's most venerablesailing institution, Royal Varuna Yacht Club to support Thailand's young sailors of the future. Kingdom Property Chief Executive Officer Nigel Cornick and Royal ...

Mark LeBlanc finishes sixth in 2012 Paralympics sailing competition
NOLA.com
The final day of competition in the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta was cancelled Thursday because of a lack of wind, so New Orleans native Mark LeBlanc held steady in sixth place in the 2.4-meter race. 2011USSTAG+Portrait_Mark+Le.jpg Mark LeBlanc ...

NOLA.com

The Future of Shipping Fuels, Ireland's last Engineless Sailing Schooner ...
Afloat (blog)
The last Sailing schooner to trade in Irish waters was the Brooklands which operated without an engine and was a familiar sight in Cork Harbour as she emerged from her home Port in the north-eastern corner of the harbour, heading for the open sea.

University Force 24 Fleet Racing Championship - James Burman dominates
Sail World
Competition was held over 1-2 September at the home for university sailing, The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Newport. The weather Gods put on a good mix of wind conditions (0-35 knots) to test all sailing abilities. All eight races were completed ...

Sail World

2012 Paralympics: Breeze fails to deliver on Portland Harbour
Sail World
The London 2012 Paralympic Sailing competition ended quietly as a lack of wind prevented any racing from getting underway. After sailors were kept on shore in a long postponement, it was eventually decided that results as of the end of Race 10 would ...

Sail World

Sailors test their mettle
Dartmouth-Today
The 168th Sailing Week organised by the Joint Regatta Sailing Committee (JRSC) and hosted by the Royal Dart Yacht Club in Kingswear enjoyed some fantasticsailing conditions on all three courses out in Start Bay, writes Sue Swan. At Sunday's ...

Dartmouth-Today

Goodison has a 'big' future
Dorset Echo
The 34-year-old sailing star, of Wyke Regis, told a press conference the ligament tear in his back needed six or seven weeks recovery time but he has already been out sailing with his Olympic silver medallist girlfriend Saskia Clark . He said: “She did ...

Mars LeBaron wins 3 sailing awards
SanJuanIslander.com
AddThis Social Bookmark Button. Sailing Lasers, Friday Harbor High School Senior, Marshall Le Baron, received three awards - Gold Medal for 1st Place in the 2012 Youth Sailing regatta at the Columbia Gorge, Oregon. Silver Medal and Plaque for 2nd place ...

US Qualifying Series for 2013 Invitational Cup Day 2
Sail World
The New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup U.S. Qualifying Series, sponsored by Atlantis WeatherGear and J Boats, day two story was not about the dominant performances put in by The Florida Yacht Club and Seattle Yacht Club but more the way the last ...

Sail World

[ THE DRIFTER and the GYPSY ]: Sailing lessons
By The Drifter and the Gypsy
One of my favorite spots in the bay area is the Berkeley Marina. It's a bit out of the way from where I live, so I've only been there a handful of times, but supposedly it has the best sunsets, according to Sunset Magazine (no pun intended) or ...
[ THE DRIFTER and the GYPSY ]

San Francisco man suspected of taking kids, sailing away KFWB Staff
By KFWB Staff
(AP) – Authorities are searching for a man suspected of abducting his toddler children from their mother's South San Francisco home and then sailing away in a stolen boat. Police have issued a warrant for 43-year-old Christopher Maffei's ...
KFWB NEWS TALK 980

Oasis Armada - Sailing the Seas of Change | Wake Up World
By Wake Up World
On September 1st the first Oasis Armada boat set sail from Jarna, Sweden, headed South on the quest for a better world. Connecting with different organizations, businesses and initiatives that are working to create positive social, ...
Wake Up World

One year until America's Cup race one | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
One year until America's Cup race one. Posted on 07 September 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Emirates Team New Zealand] Over the past few years many people have wondered when, where and what on earth the next America's Cup ...
VSail.info

How sailing prepares us for the workplace « Vineyard Race Updates
By vineyardrace
How sailing prepares us for the workplace. Posted on September 7, 2012 by vineyardrace. We came across this post (thanks to Scuttlebutt). It's a great piece on how companies can learn from the techniques we sailors have been using for ...
Vineyard Race Updates

Historic Sailing gold is a dream come true for Lucas
By Mark Glasgow
Britain's sailors won two medals on the final day of the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing regatta at Weymouth and Portland today (Thursday) as Helena Lucas took gold in the 2.4mR class and Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell took bronze in ...
Disability Magazine | Able Magazine

Britain's First Paralympic Sailing Medals | Dorset Orthopaedic
By Marketing
Team GB have won their 1st Paralympic sailing medals since the sport joined the full Paralympic Games 12 years ago. Britain won sailing gold & bronze but missed a 3rd medal for a “minor transgression”.
Dorset Orthopaedic

The Return of Sailing Ships
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 ...
www.ecogeek.org/component/content/article/3797

America's Cup | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
America's Cup World Series San Francisco. ... This photo also appears in. America's Cup (Set) · Sailing (Set). Tags. AC45 · ACWS · America's Cup · America's ...
www.flickr.com/photos/morozgrafix/7935592156/
Garmin Onsite at Last Week's America's Cup World Series
Garmin is a proud sponsor of the America's Cup World Series, which is taking place in San Francisco and culminating in the race for the cup in 2013. More than ...
garmin.blogs.com/.../garmin-onsite-at-last-weeks-americas-cup...

TVNZ | Television New Zealand | News, Sport, Weather, TV ONE ...
First pictures of Team New Zealand's America's Cup catamaran sailing with both hulls out of the water. Share this video: Bebo · Facebook · Digg Twitter more» ...
tvnz.co.nz/.../team-nz-s-new-catamaran-in-full-flight-video-50...

Environmental Concerns Could Bring Back Sailing Ships - Softpedia
Thanks to fuel-powered engines, sailing ships have pretty much fallen off the means of transportation map, but rumor has it that environmental concerns having ...
news.softpedia.com/.../Environmental-Concerns-Could-Bring-...

Harvey Schiller on College Sports, NHL, Sailing: Video - Bloomberg
... the America's Cup, and the World Series. Schiller speaks to Bloomberg's Pimm Fox from ...
www.bloomberg.com/.../harvey-schiller-on-college-sports-nhl...

Lucas claims gold after last day of sailing is abandoned | IPC
Lack of wind forced the abandonment of the final day of the sailing competitions, so the medals were awarded on the basis of the overall standings on ...
www.paralympic.org/.../lucas-claims-gold-after-last-day-sailin...


Calif. man suspected of taking kids, sailing away
Sacramento Bee
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Authorities are searching for a man suspected of abducting his toddler children from their mother's South San Francisco home and then sailing away in a stolen boat. Police have issued a warrant for 43-year-old Christopher ...


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