28 September 2012

US Sailing's Championship of Champions preview

US Sailing's Championship of Champions preview
Sail World
A fleet of 20 of the top one-design skippers in the country will gather in Wisconsin this weekend for three days of racing at US Sailing's Championship of Champions, hosted by the Pewaukee Yacht Club from Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30.

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Ex-England cricket captain Michael Vaughan will be aiming for perfect '10s' in this year's Strictly Come Dancing with dance partner Natalie Lowe. But before he took to the dance floor, he jumped onboard one the of the fastest catamarans in the world, trying his hand at Extreme 40 sailing with GAC Pindar at the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff.

Eurosaf Match Racing, Open European Championship preview
Sail World
Twelve of the top match race sailing teams (according to the ISAF ranking list), will be competing in the Open Match Racing Championship of Europe. This is an annual event, arranged by the European Sailing Federation (Eurosaf) in conjunction with ...

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Alpari World match racing tour
World Match Racing Tour
In the absence of Tour challenger Bjorn Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team in the latter stages, Williams sees the regatta as an opportunity take top spot on the overall Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) leaderboard. He said: “It's a great win ...

Tulloch Wins US Women's J/22 Match Racing
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/22s sailing women match racing- Genny Tulloch (San Francisco, California)- For four days, the top women's match racing teams in America battled for supremacy on the spectacular waters of San Francisco Bay, home appropriately enough for the next ...

Burnham sailing to pick up award in DC
Gloucester Daily Times
Harold Burnham set sail on the pinky Ardelle on Saturday, which is not unusual. What is different is the vessel will carry Burnham to Washington, D.C., where he will accept a National Heritage Fellowship for his work building the wooden schooner and ...

1010 signs sponsorship deal for RHKYC match racing series
Sail World
Unlike more traditional 'fleet racing' sailing events, match racing involves two boats in a highly tactical head-to-head competition, with this year's 1O1O Match Racing series staged in full view of the public in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour. The 1O1O ...

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Welsh sailing star's bid for medal heading to court
WalesOnline (blog)
BRIDGEND sailor Stephen Thomas has taken his bid for a Paralympic medal to the Court of Arbitration in Sport, where it will be decided whether Great Britain should win an extra Paralympicssailing medal. ParalympicsGB is challenging a penalty imposed ...

Sailing notes: Annapolis' Park places third in J/24 World Championships
CapitalGazette.com
Parker and his team aboard Bangor Packet pulled off somewhat of a shocker by placing third out of 96 boats at the J/24 World Championship, which was hosted by Rochester Yacht Club. Parker steered Bangor Packet to second in Race 3 and fifth place in two ...

Cook starts sailing lessons
The Canberra Times
Olympic rower Sarah Cook started her transition to sailing last week, with her first lesson in the sport in which she hopes to represent Australia at the Rio Games in 2016. The initial lesson was in a Laser, not the 49er FX she aims to compete in, but ...

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Praise for popular sailing instructor Richard Cracknell
Peterborough Telegraph
Mrs Cracknell said: “Richard was a very popular and respected instructor and taught children and adults, beginners and advanced sailors and we can be sure that many of them are sailing today. “Richard had worked in banking and being based in offices, ...

Peterborough Telegraph

National Sailing Academy Opens 'Satellite' at Jolly Harbour Antigua
All At Sea (blog)
An exciting development for the National Sailing Academy is the opening of its new facility at Jolly Harbour Marina. Thanks to the support of C.D.A.L. and the Jolly Harbour Marina, an area has been designated for storage of boats and equipment and a ...

Sustainable sailing - Eight tips about what you can do
Sail World
Sustainable sailing - Eight tips about what you can do. 'What can a single sailor do? - The answer is, a lot!' . With the world's oceans in crisis because of increasing pollution, acidification and over-fishing, the problem seems so large it can be ...

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Sailing federation releases offshore safety guide
Trade Only Today
The International Sailing Federation recently released the Guide to Offshore Personal Safety for Racing and Cruising. The guide will provide reading for sailors undertaking the ISAF Offshore Personal Survival Course, which equips them with the ...

Ian Williams taken for a ride by Michel Desjoyeaux on Foncia
The Independent
world match racing champion Ian Williams was being taken for a ride on Thursday afternoon. After winning ... Said losing quarter finalist Peter Gilmour of his fellow-Australian: “They won the last event and they are sailing really well. They could go ...

Champion Josh, 14, retains title again
Ripley Today
Derbyshire's youth sailors and their families have enjoyed the fine weather at both events and this has added to a summer of excellent sport and challenging sailing, during which there have been some notable successes for the youth sailors in their ...

Ripley Today

Plain sailing as wind picks up
Whitstablepeople
THIS year's Forts Race, organised by Whitstable Yacht Club, followed a well-established pattern – apart from the wind. Challenging: Sailors struggled early on in calm conditions. It was due to blow force three on both days, so to maximise chances of a ...

DESIGN Plans for the revamped Emsworth Sailing Club
Portsmouth News
Now Emsworth Sailing Club is launching a bid to bring state-of-the-art facilities to young sailors with a £450,000 revamp. The club, one of the oldest in Chichester Harbour, has secured a £50,000 grant from Sport England to help pay for the refurbishment.

Portsmouth News

Here's a Sport Where Players Get to Do the Wave
Wall Street Journal
"It's one of the things we do that has no rhyme or reason," said John Hounslow, a solicitor who captains the Isle of Wight's Island Sailing Club, cricketing nemesis of the Royal Southern Yacht Club, which is on the mainland, about six miles away.

Sea Scouts to Honor Bill Ficker, Oct. 3
The Log Newspaper
NEWPORT BEACH -- Bill Ficker, winner of the 1970 America's Cup, local architect and community advocate, is scheduled to be honored at the Newport Sea Base's Good Sea Scout Luncheon, Oct. 3. Celebrating its 75th year, the Newport Sea Base will hold its ...

The Log Newspaper

GALLERY: Classics and pupils make it a super sailing weekend
Chichester Observer
Seventy-nine classic racing dinghies from as far afield as Ireland and Lancashire descended for the second annual Bosham Classic Boat Revival - part of a big weekend for sailing in West Sussex. Ten classic Merlin Rockets headed the entry list of ...

Audio: The Post in Which We Try to Convince You The America's ...
By Jon Brooks
The next set of America's Cup World Series events on San Francisco Bay will be held Oct 2 - 7. That's next week! Excited? Got your "Go Emirates Team New Zealand!" tee-shirt out of the wash? If your answer to those questions is either "Yeah, ...
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Trieste Holds Europe's Biggest Sailing Event | Barcolana | ITALY ...
By ITALY
words by Carol King. More than 2,000 yachts will convene in the Gulf of Trieste in October for the Barcolana Sail Race. The spectacular annual race is the largest sailing event in Europe and the only regatta in the world to set a single start line ...
ITALY Magazine

Riga port to welcome one of the largest sailing ships in the world ...
By BNN
One of the largest sailing ships in the world – 'Mir' ('Peace' or 'World' in English) – owned by the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy, will arrive at Riga port on Sunday, September 30. It is recognized as a multiple time winner of the Tall ...
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Irish RS Northern Championship at Strangford Lough Yacht Club ...
Fifteen RS400s, from as far South as Glandore and as far North as Cushendall formed the main appetiser for the latest RS Ireland traveller series event. A smaller group of RS200s and RS Fevas also battled it out over the two days of the RS ...
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NewsMaker - Hansen's Early Exit Buoys Tour Challengers in Marseille
Alpari World Match Racing Tour, AWMRT. ... We'd been sailing okay before that but just didn't seem to be able to get over the line first. I think we deserved to go through. "There was a change of tempo for us at the end, I just tried to relax and it ...
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America's Cup and Fleet Week to bring unprecedented action to San ...
The first America's Cup event in San Francisco in August attracted over 150,000 ... 11 of the bestsailing crews in the world battle just yards from the shoreline.
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App Store - ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about ISAF Racing Rules ofSailing 2013-2016 on the App Store. Download ISAF Racing ...
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Montauk Yacht Club Resort And Marina is located near the beach in Montauk's Hamptons neighborhood and close to Montauk Downs State Park. Additional ...
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Sail-World.com : Extreme Sailing Series heads to Nice for Act 7
The penultimate Act of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ global tour is being held in the international City of Nice nestled on the French Riviera, from the 18th to ...
www.sail-world.com/Europe/Extreme-Sailing.../102192

Oracle sailing team cancels plan to train at Lanai - Hawaii News Now
Oracle Corp.'s sailing team is canceling plans to train in Hawaii this winter for next year's America's Cup race in San Francisco.
www.hawaiinewsnow.com/.../oracle-sailing-team-cancels-plan-...

Erie Yacht Club, boat owners sued over fatal explosion | GoErie.com ...
The husband of a 25-year-old Erie woman killed in a boat explosion on Memorial Day 2011 has sued the Erie Yacht Club and the owners of the powerboat.
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sailing adventure in around SE asia - Lonely Planet travel forum
sailing adventure in around SE asia. Join us as we sail from the beautiful (north) Borneo down to Brunei along the Malaysian coast, to the exotic islands of ...
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