19 October 2012

Extreme Sailing Series Day 3. Act 7 - Nice, France. *LIVE*



Extreme Sailing Series Day 3. Act 7 - Nice, France. *LIVE* - Live coverage from day 3 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 on Saturday, October 20--1400 CEST (12 noon GMT) 8:00 am EDT (US)

Extreme Sailing Series Day 2 - Damages, man overboard, action aplenty
Sail World
Day two of Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice, France was a full pressure day as the gusty conditions, short courses and reaching starts tested some of the world's best sailors to their limits – including current Series leader Leigh McMillan ...

Sail World


America's Cup champ Oracle Racing to be stuck ashore until new year due to ...
Washington Post
America's Cup champion Oracle Racing will be sidelined from testing its 72-foot catamaran until early next year because of severe damage to the wing sail sustained when the sailboat capsized Tuesday on San Francisco Bay. Grant Simmer, the syndicate's ...


Sailing solo around the world
Business Standard
Like no other sport, solo sailing pits a lone human against the elements, with the dice loaded heavily in favour of nature. The inflexible conditions that govern a solo, non-stop circumnavigation require Tomy to traverse at least 21,600 nautical miles ...

Olympic sailing events saw visitor drop to Weymouth and Portland
BBC News
Olympic sailing events in Weymouth and Portland failed to attract the extra visitors expected this summer. The council said there may have been 75,000 fewer visitors compared with the same period last year. Some local businesses at the resort hoping...

BBC News

U25 National Match Racing Championship - Nick Wilkinson victorious
Sail World
The U25 National Match Racing Championship took place this past weekend, 13th-14th October, at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. Nick Wilkinson and his crew emerged victorious and secured their spot in the RYA National Match ...

Solo sailing with the FT: Alex Thomson
Financial Times
There's not a lot of room down here, is there?” says Alex Thomson, with huge understatement. We're below deck on an Open 60 boat, moored in Haslar Marina before we take it out into the channel off Hampshire. The vessel, the Hugo Boss, is identical to ...

Melges 32 Sailing Series heads to Napoli
Sail World
It's been nearly three months since the fourth event of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series took place in Malcesine (Lake Garda). The final event of the Series is back, ultimately rounding out the 2012 International Melges 32 racing calendar. During the ...

Sail World

Dredging, No Moorings, and Great Sailing
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
From a sailing/tactical perspective, you can throw out everything you've learned about the bay these last five or six decades – with the moorings removed and broad open expanses of open water, even in a westerly we actually had a left side to the race ...

Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

Sailing: RTFX sponsors Artie again as they defend Rolex Middle Sea Race ...
Malta Independent Online
RTFX is proud to continue its partnership arrangement with Artie for the second year running as official title sponsor for this season's local and international yacht racing campaigns including the highly prestigious Rolex Middle Sea Race 2012 ...

Malta Independent Online

ON THE WATER: Show Evolves Into Strictly Sailing
Gazette Newspapers
It features some of what the old show had — new and used boats shown in the water for sail and charter, as well as displays of and about sailing gear, rigging and accessories as well as sailing charters, travel and related services. ... the regatta ...

"Sedov" Sailing Ship Continues Its Voyage
The Voice of Russia
As part of the round-the-world voyage of the “Sedov” sailing ship, the local residents have taken part in the international contest for the knowledge of the history of the Russian fleet. The idea to “prepare” Latin Americans for the visit of Russia's ...

The Voice of Russia

Sailing Club looks forward to 2013
Montrose Review
Club Commodore Craig Robinson told the Review: “Now, with six volunteers trained and eager to put their new teaching skills to good use, this is a sailing club that is really going places and not just blowing in the wind. Email to a friend; Print this ...

New Orleans Yacht Club to host J/30 Regatta National Championship
NOLA.com
The New Orleans Yacht Club will host three days of sailboat races this weekend. The club will hold the J/30 Regatta National Championship, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, on Friday through Sunday beginning daily at 11 a.m.. The J/30 National ...

NOLA.com

Extreme Sailing Series: opening day in Nice cancelled
Yachting World
"This is some of the windiest conditions we have sailed in but the biggest problem was the waves," said SAP Extreme Sailing Team's Danish skipper Jes Gram-Hansen on coming ashore. "They were pretty big and that made it quite scary to do the bear-aways ...

Largest cruiser-sourced database of sailing destinations now online
Sail World
Whether you are sailing in the Australia coral reefs, looking for a marina in Florida, or planning your upcoming cruise in Croatia, sQuidd.io is about to become as indispensable as your navigation software and your marine charts. And it's available for...Squidd.io: Find and rate the best marinas, anchorages and other sailing destinations | Follow your sailing friends using GPS, iPhone, Satellite Phone | Charter your boat to friends

Sail World

Around the sailing club, Friday, October 19, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
Despite fine weather, there was a disappointing turn-out for the weekend's sailing, although five Illusion helms much enjoyed the skills and drills session on Saturday morning that was run by RYA Racing Coach Julian Pearson. This is the second year ...

America's Cup Catamaran Capsizes in San Francisco Bay 
NESN.com
In September of next year, the America's Cup, one of sailing's more prestigious races, will be held in the San Francisco Bay between defending champion BMW Oracle Racing and the Royal SwedishYacht Club. It's a very serious race, so it shouldn't come ...

Yachting: Gale-force winds help set Coastal Classic record
New Zealand Herald
Gale-force winds have helped TeamVodafone Sailing set a new record in the Coastal Classic yacht race - and forced several teams to withdraw before the race even began. Race director Jon Vincent said the windy conditions at yesterday's start of the race ...

All girls on deck for sailing
Tasmania Mercury
All girls on deck for sailing. JAMES BRESNEHAN | October 19, 2012 12.01am. IF girls just want to have fun, Hobart trio Sally Rattle, Caroline Walker and Colleen Darcey are about to have a blast sailing their new sportsboat this summer. The three best ...

Summit will explore growth in sailing
YACHTe.com.au
At Sail Melbourne sport and industry will join forces to explore continued growth in sailing following on from Australia's Olympic success at the 11th International Sailing Summit (ISS) to take place at Sandringham Yacht Club on December 3 as part of ...

Sailing club invites youth to try hands on the water
My Daily News
The Tweed Valley Sailing Club (TVSC) is a volunteer run sailing club spreading the word that sailing is not an elitist sport; it is good old-fashioned family fun. Tomorrow the club is hosting a Junior Sailing Day and on Sunday they are having a race ...

Action in — and out — of the valley
Napa Valley Register
The latest America's Cup regatta on San Francisco Bay was held Oct. 2-7, and, again, the Napa Valley Vintners had a hospitality tent at the America's Cup Village on the Marina Green for those who wished to take a break from watching the regatta and to ...

Artemis Racing Boat Damaged During Tow Testing
Patch.com
Artemis Racing, stationed at Alameda Point, is the Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup. Artemis Racing competes in the America's Cup World Series, RC44 Championship Tour and Vulcain Trophy and represents the Royal Swedish Yacht Club ...

Oarsome move for Cook
The Canberra Times
Page has been helping to launch the Discover Sailing program around Australia. Canberra was the next stop on his post-London tour. The Canberra Yacht Club has the third biggest junior participation rate in Australia with about 800 children testing the ...

The Canberra Times

Oracle America's Cup Team Sidelined Until 2013 After Boat Capsizes
By tjfang
America's Cup champion Oracle Racing will be sidelined from testing its 72-foot catamaran until early next year because of severe damage to the wing sail sustained when the sailboat capsized Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.
CBS San Francisco

Sailing to Byzantium: 13 Songs Based on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats ...
By Maria Popova
Now comes Sailing to Byzantium (iTunes) by jazz vocalist and composer Christine Tobin, a collection of thirteen songs — some soothing, some disquieting, some cinematic, all spellbindingly soulful — based on the poetry of W. B. Yeats.
Brain Pickings

Shipwrights galore: apprenticeship lecture a huge success | Sailing ...
... importance of getting the design and manufacturing right from the start of a project and engaged the audience with a raft of stories and video footage from his time as Design Research Coordinator with the New Zealand America's Cup team.
Yachting Monthly News

ISA Newsletter | Broadly Boats News
By News Editor
A well deserved second place went to fellow Baltimore Sailing Club member and 2012 ISA Junior Champion, 17 year old Fionn Lyden with the bronze going to the 2011 champion George Kenefick from Royal Cork Yacht Club. Read more…
Broadly Boats News

LIFE AS A HUMAN – Choosing the right sailboat
By DeCaptain - Lance Gettler
Sailboats have been rigged with a large variety of sail plans ever since man began going to sea. Writing about the history of boat rigging and the various sail plans could fill multiple books. For this article we're only going to discuss modern ...
LIFE AS A HUMAN

Bon Voyage, Tyche! | Let's Face the Music
By Jo
The swing keel provides stability and minimum leeway while sailing close to the wind, yet minimal drag when running. It's very handy in shallows since significant keel is still exposed below the hull when fully retracted; it provides good stability ...
Let's Face the Music

America's Cup - San Jose Mercury News
America's Cup: A 72-foot Oracle Team USA catamaran flipped over in San Francisco Bay ...
www.mercurynews.com/.../americas-cup-oracle-team-usa-boat...

America's Cup race to be powered by tech - MarketWatch
“This America's Cup is all about innovation,” said Tom Ehman, vice commodore ... Gate Yacht Club, last Friday at a brief presentation to some Oracle customers, ... Last weekend, sailingaficionados and the general public got a glimpse of what ...
articles.marketwatch.com/.../34328315_1_catamarans-systems...

Extreme Sailing Versus Kiteboarding Video -- Water Sports Videos ...
Kiteboarder Ruben Lenten gatecrashed the Welsh instalment of the 2012 Extreme Sailing ...
www.redbull.com/.../Extreme-Sailing-Versus-Kiteboarding-Vi...

Sailing - Connecticut College
#18 Camel Coed Squad Places Sixth in 20 Team Danmark Trophy Regatta September 30, 2012 NEW LONDON, Conn.--The 18th ranked Connecticut College ...
camelathletics.com/sports/sailing/

Sailing Gear at Mauri Pro Sailing US
Buy Sailing Gear at Mauri Pro Sailing store. Find more about all Sailing Gear including technical descriptions, options and pricing. Mauri Pro Sailing & Yachting ...
www.mauriprosailing.com/us/category/2-Sailing-Gear.html

iTunes - Music - Sky Sailing
Preview and download top songs and albums by Sky Sailing on the iTunes Store. Songs by SkySailing start at just $0.99.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sky-sailing/id378550290

Oracle Team USA Skipper Jimmy Spithill Takes Off Sailing
Team Oracle Skipper Jimmy Spithill Takes Off | Sailing. Jimmy Spithill back on the ground ...
www.redbull.com/.../Oracle-Team-USA-Skipper-Jimmy-Spithi...

San Francisco winds flip $8 million America's Cup boat - msnNOW
Maybe the America's Cup will capture the thrills of NASCAR yet. Test-driving one of Oracle founder and yachtsman Larry Ellison's 72-foot catamarans in San ...
now.msn.com/larry-ellisons-oracle-americas-cup-boat-capsizes...

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