19 October 2012

Extreme Sailing Series Day 2. Act 7 - Nice, France. *LIVE*



Extreme Sailing Series Day 2. Act 7 - Nice, France. *LIVE* - Live coverage from day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ - Act 7, Nice. Join us as we stream *live* from the race course. All the action from the last few hours of racing. (October 19)

Watch all the action live here at johnthecrowd.com online from the 19th October at 1400 CEST (12 noon GMT) 8:00 am EDT (US) daily."

Current Series standings after 5 Acts--
Team/Country/Points
1. The Wave, Muscat (OMAN) 48 points
2. Oman Air (Oman) 41 points
3. Red Bull Sailing Team (Austria) 41 points
4. Groupe Edmond de Rothschild (France) 36 points
5. GAC Pindar (GBR) 29 points
6. SAP Extreme Sailing Team (Denmark) 24 points
7. Alinghi (Switzerland) 22 points
8. ZouLou (France) 19 points





America's Cup champion Oracle Racing is assessing the damage to its 72-foot catamaran, which capsized on San Francisco Bay and was swept by a strong current more than four miles past the Golden Gate Bridge before rescue boats could control it.

America's cup champion assesses damage after Oracle capsizes
Fox News
As the hulls of his 72-foot catamaran dug into the waves on San Francisco Bay and the boat began to tumble stern over bow, America's Cup champion Jimmy Spithill of Oracle Racing thought only about his mates and how they'd come out of the scary crash ...

Rough Sailing Ahead for America's Cup
PBS NewsHour (blog)
Every few years since 1851, sailors from around the world have competed for the America's Cup. Larry Ellison, founder of software giant Oracle, won the last Cup in 2010, and therefore got to choose the location of the next Cup. He chose to return the ...

America's Cup, Oracle Team USA scuffia nella baia di San Francisco
RaiNews24
Loading... Published on Oct 18, 2012 by RaiNews24. ORACLE TEAM USA, defender della 34 ma America's Cup, ha scuffiato il suo AC72 nella baia di San Francisco durante una sessione di allenamento. Nessuno dei componenti il team è rimasto infortunato.

America's Cup team needs new boat
San Francisco Chronicle
There, a giant crane hauled it up to dry land a full 18 hours after it pitch-poled near the St. Francis Yacht Club, tossing some of the 11 sailors into the bay. As the crews worked, some sailors and race fans wondered if the Oracle team ... "I am no ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Britton Chance Jr., Designer of America's Cup Boats, Dies at 72
New York Times
Mr. Chance, who came from a sailing and scientific family — his father, a leading biophysicist, was also an Olympic yachtsman — made a controversial entrance into the high-stakes and highly nationalistic world of the Cup. In 1967, the yacht Intrepid ...

America's Cup takes TV viewers on exciting ride
CBS News
He's a professional snowboarder and an X Games champion who pushed to get on board one of the new style racing boats used to train crews for next year's America's Cup competition. "I think that this new approach is really going to give, you know, a lot ...

Sailing | Jumbos finish top−seven in Annapolis
Tufts Daily
10 co−ed sailing team brought its talents to Annapolis, Md. this weekend to test their mettle in the 2012 Navy Fall Invitational. With two days, a whopping four divisions and fourteen races apiece, the Jumbos finished by narrowly nudging past the U.S ...

Little America's Cup action set for September 2013
Sail World
Originally the event was scheduled for August 2013, but some of the teams entering are also taking part in the America's Cup in San Francisco next summer, so to allow these teams to compete, we have moved the date into September. ... be held in the ...

Sail World

ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds - Australian Team selection policy released
Sail World
The guidelines for the nomination and selection of the Australian Youth Sailing Team to compete at the 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship has been released by Yachting Australia. The 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship will be held in ...


America's Cup makes rounds at the boat show
Sun-Sentinel
The America's Cup, first awarded to a sailing regatta winner in England in 1851, will be at the U.S. Superyacht Association annual meeting Oct. 26 at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center. Tom Ehman of reigning Cup champion Oracle Racing is the keynote speaker.

America's Top Sailing Team Capsizes, Destroys Their $10 Million Boat
Deadspin
America's Top Sailing Team Capsizes, Destroys Their $10 Million Boat Oracle Team USA, America's premier sailing team and one that's bankrolled by billionaire Larry Ellison, is the odds-on favorite to win the America's Cup title next September, but the ...

Southwestern Yacht Club Hosts US Disabled Sailing Championship
ScoopSanDiego.com
Southwestern Yacht Club Hosts U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship. US Sailing's national Disabled Sailing Championship will be held on the West Coast for the first time, hosted by San Diego's Southwestern Yacht Club (SWYC) on October 26-28, 2012.

Sailing - Rolex Middle Sea Race: Boats in Coastal Race ahead of Middle Sea ...
Malta Independent Online
All the participants are keen yachtsman, highly committed, competitive and have a deep knowledge and love of sailing. We had more wind than expected and therefore achieved a good result, in our opinion. The team was great as always with all these ...

America's Cup World Series Winner and Defender wreck giant catamaran, all safe
Examiner.com
Paul Kamen, a naval architect, recounts his conversation with Russell Coutts during the America's Cup World Series about the pitch poling issue and this should be in Latitude magazine. Kamen emails the following advice plus a recount of his chat with ...

San Francisco's Uncertain Economic Hopes for America's Cup
PBS NewsHour
The 2013 America's Cup, an international sailing competition, will be held in San Francisco Bay next September. Hosting the race is all about economics, but with global financial decline, special correspondent Spencer Michels reports San Francisco may ...

Sailing: GasanMamo Comanche Raider II focusing on Rolex Middle Sea race
Malta Independent Online
The GasanMamo Comanche Raider II was purposely built in 1997 for a Spanish team headed by the Spanish Olympic Gold Medallist Pedro Campos. The boat was originally named 'Pinta' and had been successfully campaigned over a number of years, ...

Malta Independent Online

He was sailing from north of Sydney to New South Wales's south coast
Daily Mail
Maritime Safety officials radioed planes in remote spot for help; Boeing 77 dropped to 5,000ft and began scanning ocean for missing boat; Yachtsman got into trouble after setting out two weeks ago; He was sailing from north of Sydney to New South Wales...

Daily Mail

SW Yacht Club to host national Disabled Sailing Championship
San Diego Community Newspaper Group
The regatta is administered by the U.S. Disabled Sailing Championship Commit-tee and designated a Grade 1 event. There will be competitors with disabilities of all types, including paraplegics, amputees and blind sailors. Able-bodied sailors sometimes ...

Oh No! Another One Of Larry Ellison's $8 Million America's Cup Yachts Is Wrecked
Business Insider
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, whose team won the America's Cup sailing competition in 2010, has had a string of bad luck in the sailing competition. Yesterday, another one of his $8 million catamarans capsized and was badly damaged, the San Francisco ...

Business Insider

Balboa Island Yacht Club: A lifetime of memories
OCRegister
Balboa Island, founded in 1922 by Joe and Carroll Beek, owns the Balboa Island Yacht Club, the second oldest yacht club in Newport Harbor, and the only yacht club run by kids that offers a range of water sports in addition to sailing. The goal of BIYC ...

Scotiabank makes it plain sailing
Caymanian Compass
Scotiabank has once again proven its dedication to developing youth sailing in the Cayman Islands. For the sixth consecutive year Scotiabank is the title sponsor for the Cayman Islands National YouthSailing Championships. The two-day regatta, this ...

Macau Sailing Teams safe and sound in Hebe Haven 24 Hour Dinghy Charity ...
Macau Daily Times
For the fourth year in a row sailors from Associacao de Vela de Macau (AVM) sponsored by the Galaxy Entertainment Group took part in the Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24 hour Dinghy Charity Regatta held off Pak Sha Wan in Hong Kong. This year was ...

Watch Oracle's $10 Million America's Cup Yacht Capsize in S.F. Bay ...
By Sam Laird
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is many things, victory-obsessed yachting enthusiast among them. His Oracle Team USA is hosting next year's America's Cup yacht race in the San Francisco Bay, and on Tuesday afternoon took a 72-foot carbon fiber ...
Mashable!

Skepticblog » The Impossible Sailing Machine
By Brian Dunning
Yesterday I was fortunate to be invited to attend a talk at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco given by Rick Cavallaro, driver and principal of the curious cart shown here. It does something that even experienced aerodynamicists say is impossible: powered ... Honey is also a sailing obsessive, and is currently putting his company's talents to work on the most difficult project of all, the America's Cup. Unlike football and car racing, neither the boats nor the helicopter cameras have ...
Skepticblog

Fordham Sailing Experiences Meteoric Rise
By Fordham Observer
The sailing team, which is currently ranked 17th of 2000 programs nationally, has shot up in recent years, with reasonable expectations of qualifying for the co-ed Atlantic Coast Championships (ACCs).
Fordham Observer

Video: America's Cup team wrecks multi-million dollar boat | WTKR ...
By Matt Knight
These boats are fast and mean, designed to be the most demanding sailboats on the water with the most skilled crews on the planet. They don't use sails, but wings. They're made largely of carbon fiber, and they're huge: 72 feet long, with a ...
WTKR.com – Hampton Roads News...

Your chance to win exclusive HUGO BOSS sailing books! | Alex ...
By Kathryn
Left lorient at 2am bound for les sables. Nice relaxed sail down, should arrive lunchtime | Stopped in lorient for a few hours to wait for bad weather to pass, leaving early doors for les sables #vendeeglobe 2012 | On our way to Les Sables, ...
Alex Thomson Racing

Sailing with out lights | 'Imiloa Blog
By vrecinto
We encountered battery failure last evening and had to run throughout the night without power and navigation lights. We were able to jury rig a couple of “head lamps” to serve as replacement lights. We were without the aid of our station VHF ...
'Imiloa Blog

Thorpe Bay Yacht Club » Racing this week-end – 20/21 October 2012
By Graham Dare
Thorpe Bay Yacht Club. Tel: 01702 587 563 ... The Re-Sail Race will be: Peter Hayes Trophy and Whalley Cup. Peter Hayes Trophy. Mass start at 14.30 – code flag R. Whalley Cup. Cadets only (helm and crew under 18) sailing any boat ...
Thorpe Bay Yacht Club

Oracle Race Boat Capsizes During Training Session 
By Dan Evon
The Oracle Racing team experienced an expensive mishap this afternoon during a training session for the America's Cup when their boat capsized in San. ... “There's no question this is a setback. A strong team will bounce back and this won't stop us from winning the America's Cup.” The boat, which was launched last week by Larry Ellison's Oracle Corp., was sailing at about 25 knots when it pitch-poled and capsized. No one was injured in the crash but the boat did experience some ...
The Inquisitr

Lyman-Morse Unveils their Latest Sailing Yacht
By Cora
Manufactured by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, this beautiful sailing yacht flaunts a timeless design, high quality building materials, and advanced technologies that make it reliable even in the most remote waters. It was designed by Ed Joy and ...
Luxury Magazine

Sailing: America's Cup holder Oracle capsizes boat in training ...
(Reuters) - Oracle's preparations for defending the America's Cup suffered a setback on Tuesday when their AC72 class catamaran capsized on San Francisco ...
www.reuters.com/.../us-sailing-americas-oracle-capsize-idUSB...

Recession May Take Wind Out of San Francisco's Economic Hopes ...
The 2013 America's Cup, an international sailing competition, will be held in San Francisco Bay next September. Hosting the race is all about economics, but ...
www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/sports/.../americacup_10-17.html

America's Cup Champions Capsize Multimillion-Dollar Catamaran ...
By Associated Press. Catamaran Makes a Big Splash America's Cup champion Oracle Racing is assessing the damage to its 72-foot catamaran, which capsized ...
weather.aol.com/.../americas-cup-champions-capsize-multimill...

Extreme Sailing Versus Kiteboarding Video
Kiteboarder Ruben Lenten gatecrashed the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series earlier this year when ...
www.redbull.com/.../Extreme-Sailing-versus-Kiteboarding-vid...

Mike Golding & Gamesa Sailing Team back in Les Sables | VSail.info
[Source: Gamesa Sailing Team] Mike Golding is back in the very familiar ... Vasco Vascotto on theAmerica's Cup: “I will tell you what everybody thinks but is afraid to say” · Volvo Ocean Racegame: Get your access to the closed beta test here · San Diego Yacht Club Files Amicus-Curiae Brief as well · Russell Coutts takes ...
www.vsail.info/.../mike-golding-gamesa-sailing-team-back-in-...

America's Cup catamaran capsizes on SF Bay | kgw.com Portland
A 72-foot catamaran being sailed by America's Cup champion Oracle Racing has capsized on San Francisco Bay.
www.kgw.com/sports/174495951.html

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Oracle Team USA capsize - how it ...
16 Oct 2012, America's Cup: Oracle Team US's AC72 on Day 7 on San Francisco Bay. 16 Oct 2012, America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ sailing in 35kt winds ...
www.sail-world.com/Australia/Americas.../102942

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