03 October 2012

America's Cup World Series set for Round 2

America's Cup World Series set for Round 2
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- The America's Cup World Series won't have the Marina Green waterfront all to itself when the sailing elite return Wednesday for a second round of races that drew an estimated 150,000 spectators in August. They will be sharing the space ...

San Francisco Events: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Giants Playoffs, America's ...
Huffington Post
Allow us to count the ways: one of the biggest music festivals in Golden Gate Park; MLB playoffs and our team is in the postseason; the city's biggest literary event; all-you-can-drink whiskey;America's Cup; a street fair; a parade--need we even go on ...

Sailing in Marin: San Rafael High teacher giving kids opportunity to sail
Marin Independent-Journal
Scheduled are the match race quarterfinals from 12:20-1 p.m. and later in the day, following the Blue Angels airshow practice, America's Cup fleet racing will resume from 5:10-6:20 p.m.. "The principal has approved it — we're going," Healy said ...

5 Ways to Partake in SF's Fleet Week and America's Cup Races
Zagat (blog)
San Francisco's waterfront in particular will be getting double the love this weekend as it revs up to host both Fleet Week and the America's Cup World Series races. Here are five ways to enjoy the waterfront festivities in your own style. In the Thick ...

Zagat (blog)

High-tech America's Cup races into the future
CNETTV
Alert icon. Sign in or sign up now! Alert icon. Loading... Published on Oct 2, 2012 by CNETTV. CNET's Molly Wood sets sail with America's Cup Team Korea and takes an inside look at what makes its 45-foot catamarans the coolest tech rides on the water.

Dean's Diary: America's Cup bombshell for Challengers
Sail World
Dean Barker, Emirates Team NZ skipper and Director of Kiwi Yachting Consultants and Nexus AB, reports from San Francisco, USA from the America's Cup World Series, in which he helms Emirates Team NZ . October 1, 2012: Six months out and no bases ...

Sail World

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA gets foiling on Day 4 + Video
Sail World
The team met the benchmark of foiling on their fourth day of sailing, as did Emirates Team NZ, last month. From the photos released, and others that can be viewed by clicking here, the USA-17 seemed to have issues maintaining stable flight, with plenty...

Sail World

Episode 16: torture testing the iPhone 5
CNET (blog)
But for me, this episode is all about the America's Cup piece! That's just selfish, though, it's because I had such a great time riding on that catamaran--and I do think the broadcasting tech is fascinating. America's Cup racing is happening this week ...

Sedov sailing vessel on voyage
The Voice of Russia
The most curious crew members of the “Sedov” sailing ship visited the Land of Fire National Park. There is also one more reason why tourists go to Ushuaia: they can see penguins, sea lions, fur-seals, and birds there. The residents of Ushuaia even have ...

The Voice of Russia

Health Ocean Project – construction of a rain garden at Fort Adams park
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA) has partnered with Sailors for the Sea as the Official Clean Regattas Partner of the 34th America's Cup. Clean Regattas certification provides independent, third-party verification that a yacht club, sailing ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Smooth sailing for Horsfield in Germany
Bermuda Sun
2: 15 year old Bermudian youth sailor Hannah Horsfield has been making a "splash" on the sailingscene in Germany over the last couple of months as part of the Mühlenberger Segel Club (MSC) team in Hamburg . Since moving to to Germany to attend ...

Fast learning curve for young Kiwi skipper
Stuff.co.nz
It's perhaps not surprising that Olympic sailing medallist and new Team Korea skipper Peter Burling knows two of his America's Cup crew only by their nicknames - Animal and Catflap. Little more than a week ago, the 21-year-old was still basking in the ...

Stuff.co.nz

Sailing: Amlin Series Day #3 Report
Bernews
As the Professional sailors for the 2012 Argo Gold Cup arrived at RBYC from various corners of the World this Sunday, they were met with the sight of 35 enthusiastic Optimist sailors competing in the Amlin Autumn Series. The RBYC Optimist dock was...

Bernews

RC44 World Championship - Grand finale action set for Rovinj
Sail World
In addition to this being the five event match racing and fleet racing series' 2012 showdown, it also stands alone as the class' World Championship. Racing gets under way for the 15 teams tomorrow with the concluding match races. Based on the aggregate ...

Sail World

Ben Ainslie up for Sailing award
Manchester Evening News
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie has been nominated for the International Sailing Federation Rolex World Sailor of the Year. The 35-year-old became the most decorated sailor in Games history this summer as he took gold on the home waters of ...

Dayboat Seminar supplies useful forum for debate
Sail World
Steve Warren-Smith, Captain of the Squib fleet at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, revealed that after their Club's annual subscription of £200, the only additional cost forsailing was £200 pa including moorings from a friendly Harbour Master, and ...

Sail World

Upton and Broad sail to success for Exe Sailing Club
Midweek Herald
Victoria Upton of Exe SC helmed her 'RS Feva XL' with crew Josh Geare (Saturday) and Anna Broad (Sunday) to win first female helmed boat in the class, finishing twelfth overall. Elliot Wells with crew Jake Todd, won overall, winning all six races - an ...

Midweek Herald

Student to Sail LI Sound Solo
Patch.com
The Long Island Sound has a special place in Justin Smith's heart: The 12-year-old Syosset student says he enjoys sailing on the Sound as a member of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club racing team during the summer, and in the Waterfront Center in ...

Meet the skippers – Tuesday at 6:15pm – Little Marina Green
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Come down to Little Marina Green on Tuesday, the first day of the America's Cup World Series San Francisco, to meet the skippers. At 6:15pm, the skippers will be introduced on the main stage of the America's Cup Village, in a ceremony open to the...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Berntsson: Bermuda Success Will Ensure Strong Season Finish
International Sailing Federation
Tiller needs to finish significantly ahead of the Swede to give himself the best chance of a place at the season-ending event but Berntsson (SWE) Berntsson Sailing Team suggested that he won't be drawn into a head-to-head battle, saying, "[Will] Tiller ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailors, New Yorkers & NY Harbor Community Come Together to Support City's ...
Huffington Post (blog)
With NBC's Willie Geist commentating on the Hornblower Hybrid spectator Boat, Martha Stewart sailing on the America's Cup 12M "Intrepid," and several Olympic sailors skippering the J24 races aboard Manhattan Sailing Club J/24s, the buzz from the event ...

Tabares Takes J/80 Copa Espana
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/80 sailing upwind in Spain (Palma Mallorca, Spain)- Only in Spain. A nation that has produced some great sailors in the last decade or so. J/80 sailors dominating the Volvo Ocean Race on Volvo 70s with the Martinez family having an impact on sailing...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Joint broker partners for the America's Cup Superyacht Program
Superyacht Times
Tuesday, 2 October 2012. Ocean Independence and Fraser Yachts have been appointed the joint brokerage partners for the America's Cup Superyacht Program, offering berthing packages for the 34th America's Cup, the oldest trophy in sport.

Yachting: Injury forces crew changes
New Zealand Herald
Injury-enforced crew changes are an inevitable reality for Emirates Team New Zealand in the new fast and physical world of America's Cup sailing, says Adam Beashel. The veteran sailor is a late inclusion in the Kiwi team for this week's America's Cup ...

Wirral sailing blown off course by weather
Wirral Globe
Five yachts ventured out on Saturday on the Mersey in the Liverpool Yacht Club/Tranmere Sailing Club Venture series. Only two finished with Bare Necessity (C.Cooper & W.Stanistreet) taking Class One and Kahu (D Gray) Class Two. Thirteen yachts set sail ...

Combined fleets will display 131 years of sailing history in Hobart
My Sailing
Taking part will be fleets of dinghies, racing keelboats, cruising yachts and motor boats from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Derwent Sailing Squadron, Bellerive Yacht Club, Geilston Bay Boat Club, the Cruising Yacht Club of Tasmania and the Motor ...

Sports Briefs: Fencing schedule, Women's crew wins, Sailing 16th at Danmark ...
The Stanford Daily
The Cardinal sailing squad traveled to New London, Conn. for the Danmark Trophy over the weekend and finished 16th of 20 teams at the event. Stanford's 229 points — a far cry from first-place Brown's 119 — were comprised of an 11th-place finish by ...

Fleet Week, America's Cup, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, More Make ...
By Bay City News
The city is also hosting more America's Cup World Series sailing races on the Bay between Tuesday and Sunday, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park starting Friday, two playoff games at AT&T Park for the San Francisco ...
SF Appeal: Full Feed

S/V Totem - a family sailing the world: Raft-up: afraid of the dark
By Behan Gifford
Our question for Raft-Up this month: what are your fears? Was something especially scary about leaving, about sailing, or going home? Or is it a fear of goals unmet? Looking in from the outside, the fears we hear voiced from those who ...
S/V Totem - a family sailing the world

Detroit Fashion Week's Detroit Yacht Club Showcases « CBS Detroit
Detroit Fashion Week 2012 launched on, at the Detroit Yacht Club, last Wednesday in fashionable style. The candle-bulb chandeliers, the spacious room, the ...
detroit.cbslocal.com/.../detroit-fashion-weeks-detroit-yacht-clu...

Bowdoin Sailing Claims First Victory of Season at Hewitt Trophy ...
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team celebrated Family Weekend with a victory at the Hewitt Trophy hosted at Bethel Point Sailing Center .
athletics.bowdoin.edu/sports/sailing/2012.../20121002yx8s3i

Body found early Tuesday at Pelican Yacht Club ... - Palm Beach Post
An unidentified man in his 50s or 60s was found dead under a boat at the Pelican Yacht Club at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday, according to the St. Lucie County Fire ...
www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/crime.../nSRQW/

Sailing close hauled? - SailNet Community
Flying a C&C 30'. When trying to sail close hauled, everything I have read says I should be able to sail 45 degrees to the wind. However, according to my ...
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Body found early Tuesday at Pelican Yacht Club in Fort Pierce
WPTV
FORT PIERCE — An unidentified man in his 50s or 60s was found dead under a boat at the Pelican Yacht Club at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday, according to the St. Lucie County Fire Rescue. A person spotted the man and called rescuers. When they arrived at 7:20...

WPTV

Croton Yacht Club Subject of Feasibility Study
The Daily Voice
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — With questions growing about an estimated $3 million repair needed on the bulkhead at the Croton Yacht Club, the Village Board of Trustees approved a $17,000 site-use evaluation for the project Monday evening. The work is ...

Sailing Struggles at Connecticut Regattas
Harvard Crimson
After graduating a talented class of seniors last year, the Harvard sailing team is finding it difficult to find its footing early on in the season. The co-ed teams traveled to the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., placing 14th at the Danmark ...

Sailing success for hospice funding
Chichester Observer
The ATAG trophy for the boat that raised the most money was won by Derrick Pope who raised £3,200 through sponsorship of his yacht Valkyrie, while the Tempest Fugit Trophy for the club that raised the most money will be going to Itchenor Sailing Club, ...

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