09 October 2012

Columbus Day Regatta 2012

Columbus Day Regatta: "Columbus Day Regatta Sailed on Biscayne Bay Miami Commemorating a small boat cruise in 1492"--Results here



Local journalist shoots documentary to accompany Tom Wolfe’s new Miami novel - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com "Tom Wolfe’s new Miami novel - American author and journalist Tom Wolfe has spent the better part of six years with his notebook in hand, diving into Miami — literally. At the annual Columbus Day regatta celebration off Elliot Key a few years ago, Wolfe, while standing on a boat, was soaked head to toe after a drunk pirate cannonballed into the water. It’s unclear if Wolfe was wearing his trademark white suit, but the incident is one of his new book’s longest chapters. . . . "

San Francisco Fleet Week, America's Cup, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass And More ...
Huffington Post
Artemis Racing White of Sweden makes its way past the San Francisco skyline while racing against Team Korea during a quarterfinal match race at the America's Cup World Series sailing event in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Racing of the AC45 ...

Eat Your Heart Out, Columbus: A Sailing Ship That Travels On Sunshine
NPR (blog)
Sailing has improved since then. There is now a sailing ship built by the Japanese being pushed along by sunshine through deep space. It has only one sail (The Santa Maria had many) and that sail is just 7.5 micrometers thin, about one-tenth the ...

Sailing into history; restored trimaran on bay again after 39 years
San Jose Mercury News
SANTA CRUZ -- Local sailing legend was made at the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Sunday as the tight-knit sailing community gathered to celebrate the launch of a recently restored trimaran that had been out of the water for 39 years. ... Kisling, a ...

America's Cup World Series finishes in SF
San Francisco Chronicle
Oracle Team USA Spithill team skipper Jimmy Spithill, left, celebrates with J.P. Morgan BAR team member Kyle Langford, after Oracle Team USA Spithill won the fleet finals of the America's Cup World Series sailing event in San Francisco, Sunday, Oct. 7, ...

San Francisco Chronicle

America's Cup: Straddled by the Big Boats
SF Weekly (blog)
Sailing club members taking a boat out this weekend to observe the America's Cup races while being dive-bombed by the Fleet Week aircraft were handed a good-sized pamphlet. It could have been titled "How to Navigate the Armada of Drunken, ...

Yacht club expulsion upheld over ice 'theft'
Sydney Morning Herald
Eighteen months and approximately $400,000 in legal fees later, the bitter stoush between Eastern suburbs businessman Nicholas Tsoukaris and the exclusive Royal Motor Yacht Club came to an end yesterday when a Supreme Court judge upheld Mr...

Sydney Morning Herald

America's Cup World Series and Fleet Week.
San Francisco Chronicle
The Artemis Red team, right, and Oracle Team USA Coutts, left, round a turn with Oracle Team USA Spithill right behind them during the Super Sunday Fleet Race at theAmerica's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif., Sunday, October 7, 2012 ...

San Francisco Chronicle

SF America's Cup Super Sunday delivers a prize to Oracle Racing
Examiner.com
America's Cup racing fans converged in San Francisco for a five day AC45 catamaran racing series (see video) that ended today in the waters off the Marina, where a crowd of 40,000 cheered their favorites. The semi-final fleet race at ... Local bay ...

USVI Match Racer Taylor Canfield WINS Argo Group Gold Cup
All At Sea (blog)
St. Thomas Yacht Club's Taylor Canfield (ISV) Team Chicago Match Race Center swept the finals of the 2012 Argo Group Gold Cup, etching his name on the King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy and taking home a check for $50,000 by defeating Johnie Berntsson ...

All At Sea (blog)

Oracle Team USA Spithill wins fleet racing title on 'Super Sunday'
San Jose Mercury News
His 45-foot catamaran began the day in fourth place in the America's Cup World Series fleet race standings, then got off to a poor start in the finale as he trailed everyone at the first mark. But he and his crew would pass everyone else. And because ...

Oracle Racing's Spithill wins America's Cup World Series San Francisco stop
Washington Post
On Saturday, Spithill won the match racing championship an hour after capsizing and breaking frames in the wingsail during a fleet race. The crew also won the August America's Cup World Series San Francisco championship. Artemis Racing-White ...

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ back into AC72 mode + Video
Sail World
After finishing fourth overall in the San Francisco fleet racing championship, following the final of the match racing, Barker said: 'We sailed better, but we still need to better understand conditions in San Francisco. 'We have raced two regattas on ...

Sail World

ACWS San Francisco Fleet Racing Championship – Tough race for Team BAR
Sail World
The America's Cup World Series San Francisco Fleet Racing Championship concluded in San Francisco, California today. Ben Ainslie on the today's racing: Today was a tough race it was quite close racing and because of the points system in some ways ...

Sail World

Yachting legend John Bertrand says Australian sailing must capitalise on ...
Herald Sun
The good times rolled on in San Fransisco this morning with Australian skipper James Spithill taking out the fleet racing finale at the America's Cup World Series championship. It came with Australia still basking in the glow of a stellar Olympic ...

America's Cup: Luna Rossa takes World Series result on the chin
Sail World
Needless to say I was hoping to do better and it could be that my sailing was affected by an 'indigestion' of many nautical miles and by the huge demands of races such as have been the Volvo and the Olympic Games. After this 'under-performance' however ...

Sail World

Sailing: O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory
Irish Independent
Olympian Peter O'Leary won the annual ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship on Lough Derg, adding his name to the 65-year silver salver for a second time and with a race to spare. Sailing with his brother Robert and friend Robbie English, three race ...

RORC IRC Class 2 victory for Sailing Logic
Sail World
In addition, Visit Malta Puma has for the eighth consecutive year, won the David Fayle Memorial Cup for Best Sailing School Yacht. This trophy was presented to RORC by Maurice Laing in 1972 in memory of Brigadier LRE Fayle, who was then the RORC ...

Sail World

Yacht club ice theft melts away
Herald Sun
The board of the Royal Motor Yacht Club at Point Piper unanimously decided to expel Mr Tsoukaris after the board alleged that one of the guests aboard Mr Tsoukaris' boat MV Tainui had stolen a bag of ice from neighbouring boat Big Buddy in April last ...

Iles De Soleil Rally - An adventure for all sailing enthusiasts
Sail World
The original aim was, and still is, to allow sailing enthusiasts, in families, amongst friends or sporting amateurs to navigate in friendly and entirely safe conditions, in groups of two, three, four, five or more, and with one or a number of stopovers ...

Sail World

Roger Punzi Memorial Regatta
Danbury News Times
Competitors race Flying Scot sailboats in the Roger Punzi Memorial Regatta, sponsored by the Candlewood Yacht Club, in New Fairfield Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Roger Punzi was a member of The club and a sailor of the Flying Scot, a fast 19-foot sailboat.

ISAF Rolex WSOY - Saskia Sills
International Sailing Federation
Less than two weeks later the Brit took to Dublin Bay, Ireland for the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. As the second youngest sailor in the fleet and in amongst the defending champion and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist...

International Sailing Federation

Avon sailor wins Grand Prix at age 11, sets his sights on national team
Foothills Media Group
Jack Howard, a sixth-grader at Thompson Brook School, won the Optimist Class Grand Prix of the Southern Massachusetts Sailing Association Aug. 21, when he was 11 years old. That win, against 175 competitors from age 9 to 15, made him the youngest ...

WC Sailing 12th at Hobart/William Smith; Bailey 13th at MAISA Men's Singles
WashingtonCollegeSports.com
GENEVA, NY -- The Washington College sailing team finished 12th of 16 teams at the Hobart/William Smith Fall Intersectional this weekend. In addition, sophomore Ryan Bailey (Toms River, NJ/Toms River South) placed 13th of 18 sailors at the Carl Van ...

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Super race lifts Oracle Spithill
San Francisco Chronicle
As usual, Spithill praised his crew, which had won the match racing title on Saturday: tactician John Kostecki, Dirk de Ridder, Joey Newton and Jono MacBeth. "Our guys fought the whole way," he said. "The tone on board was the same whether we were ...

San Francisco Chronicle

America's Cup: Oracle's Spithill crashes in one race, wins another: slideshow
Examiner.com
On the second-to-last day of the San Francisco stop on the America's Cup World Series tour, Team Oracle's Jimmy Spithill had the ultimate "good news, bad news" day. In the fleet race of all eleven AC45 catamarans, Spithill's boat dug-in both bows after ...

How to get started in sailing
Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
Still only 29, Hannah's extensive sailing and TV career has seen her present international events including the extreme sailing series in Italy, Brazil and France; the world's premier offshore Volvo Ocean Race and more recently, the London 2012 ...

Yahoo! Lifestyle UK

GW Sailing Qualifies for MAISA Fall Championship with Fifth-Place Finish
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The George Washington sailing team maintained its position on the final day of the Tom Curtis Memorial Regatta on Sunday en route to a fifth-place finish. More importantly, the Colonials clinched a spot in the War Memorial Regatta ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

British accuse French sailor of dangerous sailing - arrest warrant out
Sail World
One of the world's most famous French sailors has been accused of dangerous sailing, having transited the wrong way in a 'separation zone' in the Strait of Pas-de-Calais. According to the British media, the British courts have issued an arrest warrant...

Sail World

'Theft of two bags of ice': boat owner's yacht club expulsion confirmed
Sydney Morning Herald
Nicholas Tsoukaris, an importer and fishing gear retailer from Vaucluse, was expelled from the Royal Motor Yacht Club in August 2010, losing his highly-prized Rose Bay mooring, after he allegedly stole two bags of ice from a vessel moored beside him at ...

Sydney Morning Herald

ORACLE Team USA wins second consecutive America's Cup
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
“We've always said we need to be able to come from behind and overcome adversity,” said Spithill, who skippered the team to victory in the 2010 America's Cup. “I thought I gave them that yesterday with the capsize, but it's really a sign of a strong team.

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area

Watch an Oracle Boat Take an Epic Header in America's Cup Race (Video)
All Things Digital
But one of the most spectacularly photogenic moments came during the America's Cup World Series on Saturday, when an Oracle Team USA boat took a huge digger in one of the fleet races. Here's video of the wild scene involving the boat owned by Oracle ...

Oracle Racing's Spithill Wins 2nd Consecutive America's Cup World ...
By jparkercbs
On Saturday, Spithill won the match racing championship an hour after capsizing and breaking frames in the wingsail during a fleet race. The crew also won the August America's Cup World Series San Francisco championship.
CBS San Francisco

Team Oracle does an America's Cup Endo - Keith Combs' Blahg ...
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Three races in the top-ten for Sailing on the weekend
BRISTOL, R.I. – The Roger Williams University Sailing team hit the water at four events this past weekend including hosting the Roger Williams Invitational, where the Hawks place three teams among the top five. At the Roger Williams ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

City lands global robotic sailing event - Gloucester Daily Times
By By Steven Fletcher Staff Writer
Related Photos. Allegra Boverman/Gloucester Daily Times Olin College Professor Andrew Bennett, right, talks with Gloucester Mayor Carolyn Kirk. Allegra Boverman/Gloucester Daily Times. 121004_GT_ABO_SAILBOT_2 ...
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Why sailing in Thailand is the next big thing | Modern Dignity - The ...
By chrisowen
Thailand is not always the first country that comes to mind when planning a sailing holiday. People have flocked to the beaches for years to enjoy some tropical sun and to go scuba diving but sailing is often passed over as not necessarily ...
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Binoculars - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Bluewaters2812
I'm sure you'll get a lot of different answers here. My advice is to buy the best you can afford. But you really should test them if you can. The greater the magnification, the "further" you can see, but the less stabile a view you get, especially on a ...
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America's Cup World Series San Francisco 'Super Sunday' - Yachts ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... With the win, ORACLE TEAM USA SPITHILL captured both the match racing and fleet racing titles at the regatta. ORACLE ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
We packed the bags with lunch picnic, fishing rod and camera equipment and went for a hike to one of those beautiful beaches on the other side of the island. This is the harbour of Gustavia seen from the hill close to Hotel Carl Gustaf. Yeah ...
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Eat Your Heart Out, Columbus: A Sailing Ship That Travels On ...
Sailing has improved since then. There is now a sailing ship built by the Japanese being ...
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Spithill wins America's Cup World Series stop - Sports- NBC Sports
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing rebounded from last place at the start of the Super Sunday fleet race finale to win the America's Cup ...
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Hampton University Athletics - SAILING FINISHES 12TH IN TOM ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Hampton University sailing team finished 12th in the Tom Curtis Memorial Regatta hosted by Georgetown University on Saturday and ...
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