31 October 2012

Hurricane Sandy swallows up sailboats and sailing ship

Hurricane Sandy: Massive storm swallows up replica of famous sailing ship
OregonLive.com
The Coast Guard on Monday said it is searching for the 63-year-old Walbridge after the 18th-century sailing vessel went down off the North Carolina coast, and the crew had to abandon ship in the rough waters churned up by Hurricane Sandy. ELIZABETH ...

OregonLive.com

At least 30 boats lost at Perth Amboy yacht club
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
PERTH AMBOY — In Perth Amboy, the waterfront boardwalk has been ripped up, homes are without roofs and dozens of downed trees and power lines lay strewn all over this city, which sits on the Raritan Bay. Water rushed over the brick boardwalk around 7 ...

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

City hosts student sailing contest
This is Plymouth
Around 150 boats will take to the water for the highlight of the university and colleges sailingcalendar, the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport Fleet Racing National Championship. Plymouth will have about 50 sailors crewing its boats. Six ...

Boat owners watch in horror as Hurricane Sandy lashes Perth Amboy yacht club
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
PERTH AMBOY — About a dozen sad sailboat owners are watching nearly $1 million worth of boats being set afloat in a Middlesex County storage yard with destructive consequences. Earlier today, the boats were on stilts and high ground, but the water has ...

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Stunning Solent Sailing
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Hamble, England)- As fall sailing continues unabated in the south of England, cooler air is beginning to make its presence felt on the Solent. However, this past weekend saw the weather Gods provide another stunner for the sailing teams in the Garmin ...

Dana West Yacht Club Getting a Facelift
Patch.com
The Dana West Yacht Club has been serving members since 1979, and it is now getting a much-needed update. To accommodate workers, the club shut down Oct. 15 and will not reopen until late November, according to an employee at the club.

Mechanic who saved sailing club up for award
Berwick Today
A MECHANIC who saved Berwick Sailing Club £4,000 by repairing its safety boat has made the semi-final of a national competition to find Britain's top maritime hero. Eyemouth's John Wood has made the semi-finals after being nominated by Alistair ...

Berwick Today

America's Cup: Carlo Borlenghi aboard AC72 Emirates Team New Zealand
Sail World
America's Cup: Carlo Borlenghi aboard AC72 Emirates Team New Zealand. 'On Board Emirates Team New Zealand AC72' Carlo Borlenghi ©. Images from on board the new AC72 Emirates Team New Zealand by the photographer regarded by many as the ...

Sail World

Sailing with Charlie: A Clean Wake
All At Sea (satire)
Charlie decided it was time for some training: “These basic sailing courses are relatively simple,” he said. “Most people pass the tests without too much trouble. But sometimes students fail because they don't abide by the regulations.” He then ...

All At Sea (satire)

LEAVING A MARK ON ZOO, SAILING, LOCAL HISTORY
U-T San Diego
Fetter, a Point Loma native, is also instrumental in expanding the San Diego Hall of Champions by adding a permanent sailing exhibit, which opens Nov. 14. Through his love of sailing, Fetter met La Jollan Jane Trevor when he was only 17 and she was 14.

Sea Wolf Gobbles Up Her Rivals While Vatti Escapes Beijing's Ambush
International Sailing Federation
In the most hard-fought fleet, the 30-strong Beneteau 40.7 division, the 15-point margin of Vatti Sailing's victory certainly looks impressive but doesn't tell the whole story. With an OCS disqualification hanging over Jono Rankine's crew since Race 2 ...

International Sailing Federation

National sailing titles: Manly boats going strong
The Manly Daily
MANLY boats hold down the top four overall placings after a spirited opening to the 2012/13 NSW 16ft Championships last weekend. Fire Stopping (Ben Bianco) recorded a first and an eighth on home water at Manly, while defending champion Fluid Building...

The Manly Daily

Badger cancels Wednesday sailing
Ludington Daily News
Due to high winds and waves forecasted for Wednesday, October 31st the S.S. Badger has cancelled their sailing. The Badger didn't sail today either. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service wind advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m. with gusts ...

Yachties prepare for sailing meet
Fiji Times
Tuesday, October 30, 2012. THE Savusavu Yacht Club is gearing up preparations for the upcoming Fiji National Sailing Championships for Lasers and the Optimus junior yachties. The Fiji NationalSailing Championships will be held at the Savusavu Bay in ...

Sailing: Late Autumn series gets underway on Mersey
Wirral Globe
CREWS had to contend with fresh wind conditions on the River Mersey for the latest Liverpool Yacht Club/Tranmere Sailing Club races at the weekend which signalled the start of the Late Autumn series. Five yachts set sail on Saturday in the Venture ...

MASQUERADE Wins J/105 NA's
J/Sailing News (blog)
By Friday, the forecast breeze filled in as a wind-line from N-NW and blew 6-13 kts with a light SW swell and light chop on top-- a beautiful day for sailing with tactical shift and wind-lanes forming all day long. Saturday saw SSW breezes ... J/105 ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

29er Grand Prix Series 8 at Pwllheli SC
Sail World
The final event of the UK 29er Harken Grand Prix series was held at Pwllheli SailingClub on the weekend of the 27th-28th of October. The 31 boat fleet was met by strong winds for the whole weekend. Saturdays racing was held in challenging conditions ...

Sail World

Al Hamra Marina inks deal with Malingri Family to develop activities for Ras ...
AME Info
In 2005 Enrico Malingri di Bagnolo, also known as "the manager" of the family, found an off-shore sailing school that takes sailors to broaden their experience in off-shore sailing courses between Italy and Greece. In 2006 he found Malingri Marine Sas ...

AME Info

Boaters find refuge from Sandy in Chesapeake
The Virginian-Pilot
"It's almost a non-event," said Jeff Armor, a Tappahannock resident sailing to the Bahamas who tied up Monday on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, just shy of the Great Bridge Bridge. But Hurricane Sandy did force him to stop his boat, Boundless ...

The Virginian-Pilot

UCD Sailing Team Chase Lead at Student Yachting World Cup
Afloat
#ucd – UCD Sailing team lie second in La Rochelle, France this morning buoyed up by a string of consistent results that sees them chasing overall leaders Canada by four points after xx race sailed so far in the Student Yachting World Cup. UCD ...

Yachting NZ caught in OSAF 'friendly fire' over Olympic events
Sail World
Yachting New Zealand has confirmed that both Area L (SW Pacific) representatives will be voting in favour of Kiteboards at the upcoming Annual meeting of the InternationalSailing Federation, despite lodging its own submission which supports the ...

Sail World

Salty Dawg Rally for the Experienced
All At Sea (blog)
As the November edition of All At Sea hit the stands, excitement was building at the Blue Water Yachting Center in Hampton, Virginia, where crews in the Salty Dawg Rally were just hours from the start of their sailing adventure! The Salty Dawg ...

All At Sea (blog)

Royal Marines thanked for services during the Olympics in Weymouth and Portland
Dorset Echo
Between July 6 and 21, the guards reporting for duty, of those expected at the Sailing academy, at the Olympic sailing village ranged from a low of 42 per cent to 85 per cent at best. After July 21, this percentage rose to between 80 and 95 per cent.

A sailor, a tragic disease - and a courageous story
OCRegister
She wrote about Nick, the Fountain Valley High graduate who learned sailing through the junior program at the Balboa Bay Yacht Club. He was a 1988 All-America and collegiate national champion sailor at UC Irvine and just missed making the U.S. Sailing ...

News - Lyman-Morse Opens Service Yard in Panama
All At Sea (blog)
The International Super Yacht Rule, developed from the former 'Bucket Rule', was specifically designed for the superyacht arena to cope with widely disparate fleets that can see a 180ft classic ketch sailing alongside a 100ft contemporary cruiser. The ...

All At Sea (blog)

US Disabled Sailing Results | Passion For The Sea
By Captain
(October 28, 2012) – Sunday's competition on North San Diego Bay wrapped up another successful edition of the US Disabled Sailing Championships, hosted by the Southwestern Yacht Club. ... Since Rolex Watch U.S.A. first presented timepieces to America's Cup defenders in 1958, the company has consistently recognized and encouraged excellence in every important arena of competitivesailing, including US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider preparation, US Sailing National ...
Passion For The Sea

Dana West Yacht Club Getting a Facelift - Laguna Niguel - Dana ...
By Barton Mac Leod
Operating since 1979, the DWYC in Dana Point offers a wide array of activities including cruising, racing, fishing, social activities, charitable endeavors, and junior programs,
Laguna Niguel - Dana Point Patch

EBL: Photo of the sinking sailing ship Bounty...
By EBL
Bligh's brilliance as a navigator was confirmed after the mutiny. Most stories and movies ignore Bligh and his loyal crewmen after the Bounty sails over the horizon. What Bligh did next is still considered a legendary feat of seamanship.
EBL

Oracle's $8-million yacht capsizes during America's Cup training
Oracle Team USA, defender of the 34th America's Cup, suffered a major setback ... tactician ...
www.grindtv.com/.../oracles+8-million+yacht+capsizes+during...

Government: Evaluate Bonaire Sailing Regatta
Monday, 29 October 2012 14:37. KRALENDIJK — Deputy Silvana Serfilia recently informed the Island Council that there will be evaluation of the Bonaire ...
www.amigoe.com/.../133585-government-evaluate-bonaire-sa...

Hurricane Sailing = Fun? (Disney Fantasy during Hurricane Sandy ...
This was a video of conditions during Hurricane Sandy on board the Disney Fantasy October ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRIts6tA4uw
Photo Gallery - Sailing rally to Cabo | UTSanDiego.com
Sailing rally to Cabo. Over 150 sailboats departed San Diego on the 19th annual Baja Ha-ha cruisers rally Monday morning headed for Cabo San Lucas with ...
www.utsandiego.com/photos/galleries/.../sailing-rally-cabo/

America's Cup Commissions AAA Flag & Banner to Provide Eco ...
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2012 America's Cup, the world premier sail racing competition, selected AAA Flag & Banner for event materials, due to ...
news.yahoo.com/americas-cup-commissions-aaa-flag-banner-e...

Sandy's Wind Perfect for Sailing | Video | wcsh6.com
Sandy's Wind Perfect for Sailing The wind made for the perfect storm in Portland harbor, which is why boaters secured extra lines in ...
www.wcsh6.com/video/default.aspx?bctid...odyssey...

VIDEO: America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA capsizes ...
You might have heard that the Oracle Team USA, the America's CupDefender, suffered a ...
blog.thenewstribune.com/.../video-americas-cup-defender-ora...

Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Hyannisport Yacht Club: Video - Falmouth ...
Hurricane Sandy destroys a Hyannisport Yacht Club building where Ted Kennedy once moored his boat, Mya.
falmouth.patch.com/.../sandy-wreaks-havoc-on-hyannisport-y...

Experience Sailing at the Hall of Champions! | San Diego Hall of ...
Sailing has long been a popular pastime and sport enjoyed by San Diegans. ... Olympic medals, theAmerica's Cup, and achieving global prominence in sail ...
www.sdhoc.com/experience-sailing-hall-champions

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