07 October 2012

America's Cup Live Racing From San Francisco



Day 3: Live Racing From San Francisco
October 6, 2012 04:00 PM (PDT)
ACWS Round 2, Event 2, San Francisco

America's Cup World Series: Ben Ainslie leads strong showing in opening fleet ...
San Jose Mercury News
The four-time Olympic gold medalist struggled in August during his debut as a skipper in America's Cup World Series competition. Thursday, he showed he used the intervening time wisely, finishing first and third in the opening fleet races of this ...

Perfect pads for the Blue Angels and America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
With the onslaught of events in SF this weekend, many locals plan to leave the city before the crush of people arrive. For those who are lucky to live in a home with a view of the bay, they won't have to go far to enjoy two of the weekend's premiere ...

Stephen M. Walt: What the America's Cup tells you about globalization
Foreign Policy (blog)
Back in the day, the America's Cup was both a nationalistic and gentlemanly endeavor. The New York Yacht Club controlled the Deed of Gift that governed the competition, and it entertained periodic challengers. For decades the challengers were all from ...

America's Cup boats fly as much as float
San Francisco Chronicle
At a luncheon Thursday at the Golden Gate Yacht Club, a video of the Emirates Team New Zealand 72 showed how the foils work. Essentially they greatly reduce the drag that would take place if the boats rested on a hull, even with the other high in the air.

Sailing boat of activists 'escorted' from Moroccon port
Sail World
'Women on Waves', a Dutch pro-abortion group, has used a sailing boat to publicise their stance on abortion. They sailed a yacht around a port in Morocco claiming to be able to give abortions on board and demonstrating for women's rights on abortion.

Sail World

Smooth Sailing for Wind Power with New Flow Battery… or Not
CleanTechnica
Smooth Sailing for Wind Power with New Flow Battery… or Not. October 5, 2012 By Tina Casey Leave a Comment · Facebook Pinterest Tumblr Email Snailmail. Wind power is ready for another leap into the future, with the announcement that a new redox flow ...

America's Cup World Series
San Francisco Chronicle
America's Cup World Series. Energy Team of France and Emirates Team New Zealand go head-to-head in a quarterfinals race of the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle / SF ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Olympic hero Ainslie streaks to fleet racing lead at America's Cup World ...
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
England's Ben Ainslie arrived at the first America's Cup World Series San Francisco in August fresh from winning his fifth Olympic medal. With scant time to prepare for some of the most competitive sailing in the world, he struggled to learn a new boat ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Olympic sailing champ is fast learner
San Francisco Chronicle
He's an Olympic sailor, and what they've been doing in Olympic sailing is highly relevant" to this form of racing. "I knew it wouldn't take long for Ben to start winning." Ainslie said training with Spithill and Coutts and working with Oracle coaches ...

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Fleet Week, America's Cup, and Bluegrass event coincide this week
Examiner.com
Leading the pack is the world's fastest boat race, the America's Cup, featuring high-speed catamarans with AC45 graphite sails. The semi-finals race series began yesterday, and takes place along the north waterfront, with the backdrop of Alcatraz ...

America's Cup WS: Penalty only blemish on good day for Emirates TNZ
Sail World
In the match racing quarter final, Dean Barker and crew – Ray Davies, Adam Beashel, James Dagg and Derek Saward – were first away from the line and led around the first mark. Energy took advantage of a not-so-good gybe and rolled over ETNZ on the ...

Sail World

Rooklyn wins his second Australian Open Match Racing Championship
Sail World
Ashlen Rooklyn won back to back Australian Open Titles, while Krystal Weir secured her first Women's Title on the waters of Port Philip Bay from Sandringham Yacht Clubon Sunday. Competitors were met with the best conditions of the event, with the ...

Sail World

Sailing into history
Gloucester Daily Times
Sailing into history. Fifth-graders study heritage on field trip. By Michael Springer Correspondent Gloucester Daily Times The Gloucester Daily Times Fri Oct 05, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT. It's become a tradition for fifth-graders attending Gloucester's ...

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, October 5, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
It was an excellent last weekend of sailing for the Redwings and One-Designs. Saturday was one of the best days of the season with a lovely breeze and a simple course for the three Redwings and ten One-Designs racing. Joe Robertson led for the majority ...

Sailing Chix on air in Sydney from tomorrow
Sail World
The sailing greats keep coming, with Australian Sailing Team coach and bronze medallist in Sydney 2000, Michael Blackburn, and Paralympic golden girl Leisl Tesch coming to talk to the Sailing Chix in the next few weeks. The Sailing Chix with Nix ...

Sail World

Charter Oak FCU Steers Shipyard to Smooth Sailing
Credit Union Times
Opened in 1843, the marina was home to several ships, including the Jennie R. Dubois, constructed in 1902 and the largest sailing ship ever built in Mystic, Marshall said. At a cost of almost $100,000, it was designed to carry 3,000 tons of coal or two ...

Credit Union Times

RBYC hosts sailing event
Royal Gazette
If that's not enough they can also take in some of the excitement from the final day of match racingin the Argo Gold Cup; and get information about match racing from the bleachers on the docks of RBYC. RBYC Commodore Jonathan Brewin said: "The Royal ...

Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Rolly started sailing when a schoolboy and soon took up racing. He was a familiar sight over the years in his Redwing, then his Osprey and latterly in his cruiser, Beagle, which until her untimely death last year he sailed with his beloved Jane. It is ...

Tenby Observer

America's Cup backers hope to make it mainstream
San Francisco Business Times
The America's Cup had an average rating of 0.9, or about 1.1 million viewers, on July 1 during NBC's live nationwide broadcast of exhibition races in Newport, R.I. Then it scored a 0.7 rating, or about 820,000 viewers, when NBC aired a second ...

Argo Group Gold Cup - Quarter Final pairings decided
Sail World
Adam Minoprio (NZL) Team Argo Group, the Alpari World Match Racing Tour champion in 2009, came storming out of the Argo Group Gold Cup Qualifier round robin matches. Unbeaten during the last two days, the New Zealander finished up as top scorer ...

Sail World

Langston's Riot act seals Beccles brace
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Series D began in strong winds with a high ebbing tide delighting most sailors at Beccles AmateurSailing Club last Saturday with just a few opting for the safety of the bank. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend ...

Ellis makes Kitten purr on way to success at Thurne
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The course for all four races was three rounds starting up the Bure towards St Benets, and then returning to sail up the Thurne to Coldharbour, and returning to sail down the Bure towards Acle. Wind strength was sufficient to prompt some crews at least ...

JP Morgan BAR team tops fleet racing standings at America's
TelegraphTV
... by telegraphtv. The JP Morgan BAR team raced to a first and third place finish to top the fleet racing standings while Emirates Team New Zealand and Artemis Racing White sailed to match racing wins at the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco.

Bye Bye, Bernal Heights Library Mural; America's Cup Blues; One ...
By Sally Kuchar
America's Cup team base idea dissolving · It is gone: old Bernal Heights Library mural painted over · Fugitive nabbed after jumping bail during condo scam trial ·...
Curbed SF

Live Streaming: Argo Group Gold Cup Sailing | Bernews.com
By Bernews
For the next three days, the Argo Group Gold Cup organisers are providing live streaming video of the action from Hamilton Harbour. The Quarter Finals line-up today [Oct 5] includes Adam Minoprio (NZL) Team Argo Group vs. Ian Williams ...
Bernews.com

Catalonia's International Centre For High Performance In Sailing in
By Sumit Singhal
Article source: Mestura Arquitectes. The objective of this intervention is to include under the large pergola Photovoltaic in the Forum Park of Barcelona, a program of the International Center for High Performance Sailing. The uniqueness of the ...
ArchShowcase

4 New High Resolution Stations Installed for America's Cup ...
By mattman
4 New High Resolution Stations Installed for America's Cup. Oct 04. Weatherflow's network in the San Francisco Bay has long been one of the densest parts of the WeatherFlow Coastal mesonet. However, we recently installed four out of the 6 ...
WeatherFlow

The Yacht Club Spinningfields | Manchester's Finest
By Matt Tyas
After a decadent summer of day beds, champagne and summer cocktails, The Yacht Club has departed Spinningfields for the winter, which means it is time for the glitterati to move to the slopes. Ski club logo. The Yacht Club team is soon to ...
Manchester's Finest

Model Yachting Champions' Cup at Guildford Model Yacht Club ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... The format of the racing is one round of match racing on Saturday and a few fleet races and fleet racing on the Sunday.
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Video: Ben Ainslie's team tops fleet race at America's Cup World ...
Led by British Olympic sailing gold medalist Ben Ainslie, the JP Morgan BAR team ... in the ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Ben-Ainslies-team-tops-fleet-race-at-...

Sailing into history » Local News » GloucesterTimes.com ...
It's become a tradition for fifth-graders attending Gloucester's public schools. Every fall, the city's fifth-grade classes take a field trip to explo.
www.gloucestertimes.com/local/.../Sailing-into-history

Oracle sailors look ahead to America's Cup World Series ...
The two are key figures in Oracle's defense of the America's Cup in these ... "We could have had two for the fleet racing, but unfortunately that incident took ... is at the helm of J.P. Morgan BAR, issailing independently now, but he is a big part of ... Because of their 1-2 finish in match racing in Round 1 of the ACWS in August, ...
www.contracostatimes.com/.../oracle-sailors-look-ahead-ameri...

Ainslie Off To A Fleet Racing Flyer - International Sailing Federation
Buy the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016 on iTunes ... on the first day of fleet racing at theAmerica's Cup World Series in San Francisco, USA. .... match racing form book at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition to win gold in ...
www.sailing.org/news/32657.php

Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, talks to VSail.info (part II)
Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, talks to VSail.info (part II) ... From that experience we found out that sailing teams are organized in a number of ways. ..... Synergy Russian SailingTeam are the 2012 RC44 match racing champions ... Vasco Vascotto on the America's Cup: “I will tell you what everybody thinks but ...
www.vsail.info/.../knut-frostad-ceo-of-the-volvo-ocean-race-ta...

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