29 October 2012

ORACLE TEAM USA AC72 Capsize - AC Discovered video

ORACLE TEAM USA AC72 Capsize - AC Discovered video - In this week's America's Cup Discovered we look at the devastating capsize of ORACLE TEAM USA'S AC72 in San Francisco Bay. The capsize made headline news around the globe; conjecture and speculation rife as to the consequence of the capsize. The team is shock, and will now have to reevaluate their defence strategy for the 34th America's Cup.

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WC Sailing 7th at War Memorial, Qualifies for Atlantic Coast Championships
KINGS POINT, NY -- The Washington College sailing team finished seventh of 18 teams at the War Memorial - the MAISA Fall Co-Ed Dinghy Championships - this weekend at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Washington was also ninth of nine ...


Aussie cricket, rugby squads seek help from sailing manager Conde
Gant Daily
Sydney, Australia (4E Sports) – After leading the Australian sailing squad to three gold medals in the London Olympics, several teams are seeking advice from team manager Peter Conde, hoping that his success will rub off on them. Among those seeking ...

Boat show: Smooth sailing on sunny day
Boat show: Smooth sailing on sunny day. Sunny skies over the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show on Saturday. (Jim Rassol ). October 27, 2012|By Steve Waters, Staff writer. It was a gorgeous day at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Saturday after two ...

America's Cup Uncovered: Episode 61 - Oracle Team USA AC72 Capsize
Sail World
America's Cup Uncovered is a weekly magazine video program is designed to showAmerica's Cup fans the people, places and stories that are the backbone of theAmerica's Cup. Best watched in Full Screen, and use the slider at the bottom of the screen to ...

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Dataw Island Cup sailing regatta
Hilton Head Island Packet
Hurricane Sandy altered plans at the Dataw Island Cup, but the storm isn't expected to postpone racing past today. The sailing regatta was moved from Saturday to Sunday, with more than 20 boats expected to race. The 22-mile course begins at the near ...

China Cup International Regatta 2012 – Boats Behaving Badly
Sail World
(Extract from the CCIR Service Manual – A Treat for Charms of Sailing'). While we anxiously waited for the Race Committee to replace the buoys with islands (or reefs, or lighthouses) we disentangled the spin halyard from the forestay, tidied up, and ...

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Wind at last for Coleraine Yacht Club sailors
Coleraine Times
However in handicap sailing sometimes there is a bit of a lottery. The Lasers of James Campbell Alan McCann and Russell Yates did not have to complete the last lap and had their time adjusted accordingly. The wind died and the leading Lasers had a very ...

Three people saved after sailing boat capsizes
Times of Malta
Three people were rescued at sea just of Dragonara Point by the Armed Forces of Malta this afternoon. The AFM said they were sighted hanging on to a capsized sailing boat and a search and rescue launch was sent to help them. The boat's crew found and ...

John Grade's "Wawona" sculpture installed at MOHAI
The Seattle Times
It's a repurposing of the salvaged old-growth Douglas fir from the hull of the sailing ship by the same name. The sculpture stands 56-feet within the building, 5-feet below the floor and 2 1/2-feet above the roof. It is meant to evoke an old growth ...

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VOR 65 Designers Promise 'Very Forward Thinking' Boat
#VOLVO OCEAN RACE - Fans of the Volvo Ocean Race should expect a "very forward thinking" design for the new 65-foot one-design planned for the next two editions of the round-the-world challenge. "The overwhelming impression will be of a top-level ...

YASL moves to the sea
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
The Yachting Association of Sri Lanka (YASL) will be a contended governing body when they get the opportunity to conduct the annual National Sailing Championship on the seas for the first time in history. As related by YASL official Asanka Goonawardena...

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Appeal to find missing sailor whose boat beached off Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Radio
“We know he left Poole Yacht Club at 10.05am on Saturday 27 October, and we believe he was planning on sailing to Hayling Island near Portsmouth.” Anyone with any information or knowledge about Mr Mustapha's whereabouts should call Dorset Police on ...

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Gladwell's Line: Oracle's options to get back into the Game
Sail World
Due to the reduction in hull drag achieved by foiling, it is unlikely to be slower in any condition in which flight can be achieved, and the ability to have and early and sustained foiling capability, will be a must have for any America's Cup team. On ...

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China Cup International Regatta - Hectic day 3 in Shenzhen
Sail World
In the most competitive division, the 30-boat Beneteau 40.7 fleet, Jono Rankine's VattiSailing is expected to do well, with Olympic medallists and world champions packing out the back of the boat. But moments before the start of the Audi Round Island ...

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Fast Company comes up short in 'windless holes'
Fast Company may have won the Nawiliwili Yacht Club's Gene Wells Memorial Series, Race No. 7, Thursday, but settled for second place, overall. “There was little to no wind, and it was coming from all directions,” said Sharon Gibson, NYC scorekeeper, in ...

Luna Rossa skipper aims to tame 'the beast'
You won't hear Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena referring to his new America's Cup boat as "she". The reason? Simply take a look, says the Italian who's been around the Cup scene since 2000. "He's a beast . . . a real beast," Sirena chuckles, describing ...

US Disabled Sailing Championship Day Two Report
US SAILING (press release)
(October 27, 2012) – Five races are complete in San Diego at the US Disabled SailingChampionships, hosted by the Southwestern Yacht Club. Sunday will be the third and final day of action on North San Diego Bay for these elite athletes competing in ...

US SAILING (press release)

Mystery yachtsman search called off
Wiltshire Business
Mr Mustapha, from Kingston-upon-Thames, south-west London, bought the small yacht in a private sale on Saturday morning and sailed from Poole Yacht Club in Dorset, where it was moored, at 10.05am the same day. Dorset Police said that Mr Mustapha told ...

LIers stock up on supplies, move boats ahead of Hurricane Sandy
Newsday (blog)
More than a hundred boats are docked at Anchorage Yacht Club, and as it nears the end of the season, many people schedule appointments to store their boats for the winter. “We are 88th in line and they aren't accepting bribes,” said Maynihan, 51, ...

Newsday (blog)

New Zealand: Kiwi boatbuilders excel in Superyacht Awards
BYM News (press release)
At the awards, which were held in Florida's Fort Lauderdale, the 30–metre sailing superyacht Antares III, built by Yachting Developments in Hobsonville in less than 400 days, won the award for the Best Sailing Superyacht in the 24-40 metre category ...

Panerai Transat Classique: A frustrating interlude
BYM News (press release)
Sailing is all about adapting to the conditions. The sailors were willing to face the elements but the race committee preferred to suspend proceedings. Barcelona has become an unexpected interlude to the second leg of the Panerai Transat Clasique 2012.

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Sharing the expertise
Volvo Ocean Race director Jack Lloyd will lend his vast international experience ... and went through the sailing instructions with the four other jury members.

Sailing Hoists Hardware at League Championships - GoStanford.com
On the heels of claiming the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference Championships women's singlehanded title earlier on the weekend, the Stanford ...

Sailing with my kids outside Brighton 5 - YouTube
Sailing with my kids outside Brighton 6by Clive Rudd FernandezNo views ·Sailing with my ...

World Match Racing Tour - International Sailing Federation
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Stan Honey combines work with play for new sailing technology
Baltimore Sun
For the past couple of years, Honey has been working with the U.S. organizing committee of the 2013 America's Cup as its technical director, and has helped develop a tracking system, in much the same way he has done for fans watching football, baseball ...

Sailing: Students hope to finish season of 'almosts' on high
Irish Independent
At the end of an international season which has seen some of our best-known sailing stars hit the heights only to miss the podium at the very end, a lot of hope is being invested by the Irish sailing community in the national college team to finish on ...

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA - Repairs and Construction
Sail World
Attention now turns to scheduling and balancing work lists as the team prepares not only to get sailing again as soon as possible, but also to race next summer. 'We have had a series of discussions throughout the team and looked at all options. We ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: 'You're gonna see a boat that's really cool'
Sail World
The Annapolis-based naval architecture office has designed a total of 40 boats for the Whitbread Round the World Race and the Volvo Ocean Race. They have been working on the new one-design 'to produce an image of a boat that's very forward thinking,' ...

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Audi Showdown at Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania preview
Sail World
Tasmania's fastest ocean racing yacht, Tony Lyall's TP52, Cougar II, will return to the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's annual spring regatta on Hobart's River Derwent. The weekend of racing marks the start of Cougar II's preparation for the 68th Rolex ...

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America's Cup: Luna Rossa launched in Auckland
Sail World
Patrizio Bertelli, Team Principal of Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, said: 'This is our fourth challenge for the America's Cup, certainly the most revolutionary compared to past ones. Launching a yacht is still as exciting as ever, maybe even more so in ...

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America's Cup thrills and spills
With thousands of spectators ringing the bay and the Blue Angels performing overhead, a fleet of state-of-the-art catamarans put on just as exciting a show on the bay last month during the second round of the America's Cup World Series 2012-2013. In ...


America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ puts in another day on the water
Sail World
While the Italian America's Cup Luna Rossa, was preparing for their launch party. Emirates Team NZ were putting in another day out in the ... Luna Rossa and Artemis Racing are yet to start their sailing programs. Winds were recorded as blowing a modest ...

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Benelux "Try AJ" Sailing Day!
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Port Zelande, Netherlands)- J/Benelux will have the annual “Try a J” demo sailing day on Saturday 27th October in Marina Port Zelande in Ouddorp, The Netherlands. Featured at this sailing event will be twin brand-new J/70s along with the International...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Sailors compete in National Disabled Sailing Championships
KFMB News 8
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Dozens of sailors from across the U.S., Canada and Australia are in San Diego for the National Disabled Sailing Championships. The races started Friday at the Southwestern Yacht Club in Shelter Island. Competitors with all types of ...

Hurricane winds threaten Games sailing regatta
Royal Gazette
Hurricane Sandy threatens to wreak havoc on two major sailing regattas scheduled for the weekend. The Corporate Games regatta in Hamilton Harbour is due to start today while the 2012 IOD World Championship is scheduled to commence tomorrow in the ...

ISAF Annual Conference – Olympic sailing and equipment
The ISAF Council is responsible for deciding the events and equipment used at the Olympic Sailing Competition, and the same slate is then used at the ISAF Sailing World Championships and ISAFSailing World Cup. At the ISAF Annual Conference in 2010, ...

To the victors go the spoils at the Australian Yachting Awards
Sail World
The exceptional year for Australia's Olympic and Paralympic sailing medallists has continued at the 2012 Australian Yachting Awards, winning a number of awards on Friday night in Sydney. Following a successful year on the water, members of Australia's ...

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New Zealand takes top honours in Superyacht Design Awards
Sail World
This week in Fort Lauderdale in Florida they announced the winners of the 2012 Design & Leadership Awards, two of the categories being for sailing boats. The winner in the category 'Sailing yacht 24-40m' was won by the sloop Antares III, launched in ...

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Sailing Summit - early bird closes Tuesday
Don't miss the opportunity to take advantage of the 11th International Sailing Summit early bird offer, saving $100 off the registration fee - only five days remain before standard fees will apply for the event to be held at Sandringham Yacht Club on 3 ...

New Haven mariners pulling boats, preparing for Hurricane Sandy
New Haven Register
Photo by Mark Zaretsky/New Haven Register. NEW HAVEN — It's entirely possible that Jim Zaun and other members of the Pequonnock Yacht Club off South Water Street in the City Point section were pulling their boats out of the water Friday for no reason.

Sausalito's 60s Rock Legend The Trident Reopens
Zagat (blog)
As we predicted back in May, there's nothing like a little America's Cup race to jumpstart the Sausalito waterfront. Last week we told you about private Corinthian Yacht Club scooping up veteran chef George Morrone to freshen up their kitchen. Now...

Zagat (blog)

China Cup International Regatta - Seven jump the gun on day 2
Sail World
Chief beneficiary of this upset to the leaderboard was Rick Pointon's Beijing Sailing Center, last year's winner of the Beneteau division in the China Cup. 'We had a pretty bad race, crossing the line in something like 15th place, so it was nice to ...

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Prada syndicate liking Auckland surrounds
Italian America's Cup syndicate Luna Rossa haven't ruled out extending their stay in New Zealand. ... "It's a big bonus to race against another team here rather than sailing alone in the middle of the ocean over there (in San Francisco)." Oracle and ...


National recognition for Barry seafaring legend
Barry and District News
Barry Yacht Club nominated the 73-year-old granddad-of-two for his outstanding club service. The Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky company launched the scheme in June to reward the ...His various roles include Royal Yacht Association Sailing ...

Cricket, rugby learn from Olympic sailors
The Australian cricket team, the Wallabies and a leading AFL club have held talks with Olympic sailing team boss Peter Conde in a bid to try and learn the secrets of his unprecedented success. Australia's sailors were easily the nation's most ...

Hurley & Boyle Win Double Handed Middle Sea with Only Minutes to Spare
The Mediterranean odyssey ended with an official welcome home from Irish Ambassador Jim Hennessy who was waiting to welcome the Royal Irish Yacht Club boat and celebrate yet another international victory for the offshore Sailing champions.

Artie is the pride of Malta
Malta Independent Online
The pontoons have rapidly filled at the Royal Malta Yacht Club throughout the past two days. With the line honours winner of the 2012 Rolex Middle Sea Race, Esimit Europa 2, arriving on Wednesday and the overall ... the sails down as we would like and ...

Sehome alum sails the Pacific on a shoestring
Bellingham Herald
Christian Lloyd photographed on his 27' Ericson sloop while sailing on Banderas Bay, Mexico in April, 2012. Lloyd, a Bellingham native and blogger, spent the last two and a half years sailing around the Pacific from Bellingham to Mexico to Hawaii and ...

Bellingham Herald

Wired in for victory
Tasmania Mercury
Stephen Boyes and his crew yesterday jumped to outright leadership in the summer harbour racing championships with two wins and a second in the Bellerive Yacht Club's round on the Derwent. The Hobart boats will face high-quality opposition at their own ...

Yachting Awards: London Games medallists the winners
All five of Australia's London Games gold medallists were jointly awarded the 2012 Male Sailor of the Year at a gala dinner held at the Entertainment Centre, Fox Studios last evening and attended by the who's who of sailing. ... Only Belcher and Page ...


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