23 October 2012

America's Cup Discovered video

This week's America's Cup Discovered goes behind the scenes in San
Francisco during October's America's Cup World Series. Discovered
reporter Genny Tulloch goes into pit row to get the stories from the sailors.
Look for the next show to have full backstory to the Oracle Team USA

Eurosaf Champions Sailing League to be introduced in the new year
Sail World
A new series of championship regattas will be organised in Europe next year, under the name Eurosaf Champions Sailing League. The new series, which incorporates all Olympic disciplines, had previously been announced in May of this year. These regattas ...

America's Cup boats are fast, exciting. But are they safe?
L.A. Biz (blog)
Will the America's Cup be able to race the $8 million, wing-powered, 72-foot catamarans that it has been touting for their speed and arresting visual presence? That's the question that is beginning to bubble to the surface following two recent ...

Youth Sailing & Rowing Gaining Speed in Huntersville
FOX Charlotte
Sailing Director Ben Whitman says kids learn a lot out on the water: discipline, teamwork and how to adapt. Same goes for the sport of rowing, another sport gaining speed in the Charlotte area. Sixteen-year-old Anthony Lewis picked it up last year. "I ...

Extreme Sailing in Extreme Conditions
YachtPals.com News
The wind stayed brisk but manageable for the rest of the week, producing the upmarket stock car racing atmosphere that attracts even spectators who don't understand sailing race tactics. On Friday, Oman Air lost trimmer Andy Maloney overboard when his ...

YachtPals.com News

ICSA Announces 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team
Sail World
The Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named its 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team. The 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling ...

Smooth Sailing vs. Choppy Waters: All Nonprofits in Same Boat?
The Nonprofit Quarterly
Smooth Sailing vs. Choppy Waters: All Nonprofits in Same Boat? Remembering the Philanthropist Who Wanted to Be a Social Worker · Boy Scouts Forced to Release “Perversion Files” · Pretending Climate Change Doesn't Exist and “Clean Coal” Does ...

George Morrone resurfaces at Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon-Belvedere
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Morrone, best known for his pioneering, 4-star work at Aqua and Fifth Floor, has joined the Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon-Belvedere as its new executive consulting chef. He'll oversee the Corinthian's exclusive dining room and bar — it's open only ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Historic “Half Moon” Ship Sailing Into Glastonbury Today!
The Half Moon—a sailing museum and replica of the ship that Henry Hudson sailed to the New World in 1609—will be arriving in Glastonbury from Rock Landing today. The ship will be arriving at the Seaboard Marina on Tryon St. in South Glastonbury ...

Sailing down memory lane on a tour around the harbour
This is Bristol
A FORMER deckhand has made a special journey to Bristol to be reunited with a boat he worked on 50 years ago. Tony Davies, now 63, began working on a boat called the Wincombelee on the River Thames in London when he was just a 13-year-old ...

This is Bristol

Extreme Sailing Series - Victory for Groupe Edmond de Rothschild
Sail World
In Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice, France, the French team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild ended the day where they started it – at the top of the leaderboard with a win in the penultimate Act of the year on home soil. Spurred on by the cheers ...

Sail World

Linda Elias Memorial Women's One-Design Challenge Regatta
Gazette Newspapers
Annie Gardner of San Diego Yacht Club became a four-time winner Sunday in the 21st annual Linda Elias Memorial Women's One-Design Challenge regatta, organized and sponsored by the Long Beach/Los Angeles Women's Sailing Association and ...

Gold medallists and Sports Minister launch Discover Sailing
“Discover Sailing has been put together following a detailed market research program conducted in 2011, with extensive collaboration from state associations and clubs. Improving the image, information and communication of clubs was one of the ...


Ealing woman bids for sailing record
ITV News
She will be sailing west towards the Pacific and then south west to get well offshore before heading south towards Cape Horn, which is two months away. Her boat Nereida has been well-prepared over the last two months and has had a lot of attention to ...

ITV News

SAILING: Lack of wind leads to retirements in River Mersey race
Wirral Globe
THERE were several retirements due to lack of wind on the River Mersey when Liverpool Yacht Club/Tranmere Sailing Club staged the latest races in their Early Autumn series on Sunday. Bada Bing, owned by Andrew Farrell and Andy Napper, took Class ...

Gibson Too Strong For Marblehead Worlds Fleet
International Sailing Federation
Whilst Gibson was runaway leader, a battle for the final podium positions ensued between Christophe Boisnault (FRA) and former World Champions Graham Bantock (GBR) sailing a Prime Numbers and Martin Roberts (GBR) sailing a Starkers 2. The Brits ...

International Sailing Federation

Nord Stream Race - Leg 2 now underway
Sail World
The second leg of this unique new race, organised by the Yacht Club of Saint Petersburg, will take crews 260 nautical miles in cold and challenging conditions to their second stop over. Market Quay in central Helsinki provided an unforgettable send off ...

Sail World

Sportsmanship to the Fore at Dun Laoghaire RS Sprint Event
#rsSailing – There was just a whisper of a building breeze as RS fleet launched from the George slip into a rather becalmed Dun Laoghaire harbour. Activity in the harbour built with the breeze during the afternoon with junior winter training for Lasers ...

Boothbys support Yacht Club Project
Chronicle Times
Boothby Funeral Home recently donated $1,500 to the Cherokee Yacht Club project in Koser Spring Lake Park. The Boothbys have been serving the Cherokee area for 85 years. Pictured are Yacht Club Committee member Steve Thomas, left, accepting a ...

Chronicle Times

CO2 Wins J/105 SoCal Champs
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/105s sailing SoCal Champs- San Diego, CA (San Diego, CA)- The action promised to be fast, furious, hot and cold. That's San Diego sailing for you. Fast and furious when the J/105s are enjoying spectacular, un-October-like conditions of NNW winds 8-15 ...

Colourful Cork Sails for Penultimate Race of CH Marine League
Classes one, two and three Sailing to the mouth of the harbour made a superb spectacle as they rounded the mark and headed downwind, in many cases surfing on the waves, as they made their way in the harbour to No. 10 making a kaleidoscope of colour ...

Saskia Sills Off To A Flyer At RS:X Youth Worlds
International Sailing Federation
She is going to have to step it up further if she is to contend with Sills who won gold at the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland earlier this year. In the men's fleet Pawel Tarnowski (POL) is competing ...

International Sailing Federation

Paralympics inspires disabled crew to sail the world
The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) in association with Norton Rose will make history by sailing the world's first disability-friendly tall ship, the 55m Lord Nelson, on a ground breaking world voyage to pass on the spirit of the Paralympics. The ship Lord ...

PHOTO GALLERY: SYC Change of Watch
Longboat Observer
Ray Hutchins helps Jane Hendry as she fires the cannon during the Change of Watch ceremony Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. Lee Goodman and Willa Saalwaechter pose together as new commodore and former commodore Saturday, Oct.

Longboat Observer

Shropshire sailor hoists award for dramatic rescue
Mr Wills, 43, has now been nominated by Chelmarsh Sailing Club for his 'outstanding bravery', and was hailed a maritime hero in The Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Awards. He was nominated for the award after the dramatic rescue in January. Margaret ...

Byrne, Shanks & Espey Win Dragon Event with Race to Spare
Numbering 20 or 30 boats for its regional or annual championships in Ireland The Irish Dragon class remains one of the mainstays of Irish one design keelboat Sailing with some notable achievements for the Irish class in recent years including a win by ...

The Well-Heeled Family of Five
New York Magazine
Winter bonus: The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the world's largest transatlantic sailing race, culminates at St. Lucia's Rodney Bay Marina with events from November 25 through December 22. What to do: Zoom past the the volcanic Pitons and into a ...

New York Magazine

Seafront sports centre opens with a splash
This is South Wales
"A combination of classical sailing, beach-based activities and adrenaline-pumping watersports means there'll be something to cater for people of all ages. "The upgrade of our facilities at Knab Rock will also improve the visitor experience in one of ...

Afloat Autumn Issue in Shops Thursday
This marine resource website gathers together news, photos and videos of interest to people involved in (or hoping to get involved in) all types of Sailing and boating in Ireland plus a host of marine related activities. We're blogging on the very ...

Climate challenger arrives
Solomon Star
Climate challenger voyage has landed in Honiara at the Yacht club yesterday afternoon from Isabel province. On board were ten crew members who have sailed 2000 kilometres from Manus in Papua New Guinea through to Choiseul, Isabel and then to ...

Top honours claimed at Skandia Team GBR Annual Prize Giving Dinner
Sail World
Meanwhile Ainslie, who this summer became the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, claimed the British Olympic Association's Athlete of the Year Trophy for Sailing, for the third time and the second consecutive year. In addition to his fourth ...

Sail World

Duncan Takes Lough Derg SB20 Event
#loughderg – Beautiful Autumn sunshine greeted the combined fleets of Dragons, SB20's, Squibs and J80's as they started the final day of the Lough Derg Yacht Club Freshwater Keelboat regatta. Not a ripple stirred Lough Derg as the fleet left the dock ...

Israel stops Estelle on Saturday
Helsingin Sanomat
The Finnish-flagged Estelle, a sailing vessel used by the Swedish Ship to Gaza organisation to deliver aid supplies to Gaza in defiance of an Israeli naval blockade of the Palestinian territory, was stopped by Israeli boats on Saturday. Johanna Manni ...

Coastal racers battle extremes
Northern Advocate
The 60-foot trimaran Team Vodafone Sailing shaved three minutes off the record it set last year with a time of 5hrs 41min 44s, averaging just under 20 knots over the 190 nautical mile course. At least 11 boats made it to Russell before nightfall ...

Penske brothers placed on pretrial probation
Nantucket Island Inquirer
The brothers were tracked down by police officers in the parking lot of the Nantucket Yacht Club where they had attempted to enter one of the club's employee apartments. For complete coverage of this story, pick up Thursday's Inquirer and Mirror.

Nantucket Island Inquirer

Extreme Sailing Series: French victory on French waters | Racing ...
Extreme Sailing Series: French victory on French waters. Mon, 22 Oct 2012; Helen Dormer. Tweet. Groupe Edmond de Rothshchild win Act 7 in Nice, after an eventful few days which included race cancellations and collision. Extreme Sailing ...
Yachting World News

Musto sailing with The Boat Project | Musto Clothing News
By admin
We wrote about The Boat Project in June, saw the finished product Collective Spirit in Weymouth when we were heading over to the Nothe to watch some Olympic action and the Musto design team spent the last day on the water this season ...
Musto Clothing News

Extreme Sailing Series Act 7 at Nice - Overall - Yachts and Yachting ...
Fine French victory on French waters for Groupe Edmond de Rothshchild. The French team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild ended the day where they started it – at the top of the Act 7 leaderboard in Nice with a win in the penultimate Act of the ...
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News | Nord Stream Race | Official Site : Sailing Elite Grace the Nord ...
This new competition has brought the elite of the sailing world together to race ... Team Europe has the advantage of Skipper, Tim Kroger, an America's Cup sailor ... quality and consist mainly of members of Yacht Club of France or allied clubs to ... during their victory in yesterday's Nord Stream Race Match Racing Regatta, ...

Sailing Takes First at BC Invite, Second at Oberg Trophy ...
With five regattas on tap this past weekend, the Dartmouth sailing team nailed down a win at the BC Invite/Central 5 and followed up with a runner-up finish at ...

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