08 October 2012

Oracle Team USA Spithill Wins (video)

Oracle Team USA Spithill Wins again at San Francisco America's Cup World Series

Spithill wins America's Cup World Series stop - San Jose Mercury News: "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 World Series San Francisco championship. Spithill and his crew of Dirk de Ridder, John Kostecki, Jono MacBeth and Joe Newton fought their way back through the fleet for a 17-second win over Oracle's other team, skippered by Russell Coutts. Spithill earned 40 points for the race and had 79 points for the series, tying him with British star Ben Ainslie of J.P. Morgan Ben Ainslie Racing. Spithill won the championship based on positions in the final race, in which Ainslie was fourth. 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."

America's Cup: Oracle boat fares well after capsizing
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Oracle Team USA Spithill pulls away from Artemus Racing White (left) in a semifinal match race in the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Spithill went on to win the match finals over Emirates Team New Zealand.

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

America's Cup World Series: Oracle Team USA Spithill recovers after capsizing
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill had quite a Saturday. His boat became the first to capsize in two weeks of racing at this stop on the America's Cup World Series. Nobody was seriously hurt, but frames on the wing of his 45-foot ...

Spithill wins match racing title at ACWS
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO—Oracle Racing's Jimmy Spithill rebounded from capsizing in a fleet race to win the match racing championship in the second stop of the second season of the America's CupWorld Series. Spithill's crew had a terrific start and beat ...

America's Cup: Spithhill wins Match Racing title, Ainslie leads Fleet
Sail World
The veteran crew, led by skipper Jimmy Spithill, overcame a spectacular capsize in Fleet Race 5 and later won the Match Racing Championship of the event sailed on San Francisco Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard estimated the spectator fleet at 1,000 vessels, ...

Sail World

St Helena: Sailing to the South Atlantic outpost where Napoleon saw out his days
Daily Mail
The afternoon sun beat down from a cloudless sky upon the canopies shielding the tables outside the Jamestown waterfront coffee shop. I was glad of their shade, and the protection of a generous coating of factor 15. It may have been February 25, but it ...

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Bermudan Semi's Left On A Knife Edge
International Sailing Federation
Numerous course changes were necessary throughout the day, as Johnie Berntsson (SWE) Bertnsson Sailing Team showed his versatility and made the most of the fluctuating wind directon to take a 2-0 lead over Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) ...

International Sailing Federation

America's Cup: Luna Rossa - penalties prove expensive
Sail World
Today, with only one day of racing left in the San Francisco America's Cup World Series, the 11 teams engaged in two fleet races in 13-18 knot Westerly winds. Iker Martinez kicked on Luna Rossa Swordfish kicked off with an excellent start in the first...

Sail World

America's Cup: Experience vital for new team members
Sail World
Today was the second day of fleet racing in San Francisco, with 11 teams competing in the two trials valid for the America's Cup World Series Championship. The first fleet race started in westerly 10/14 knot winds. On the starting line Luna Rossa ...

Sail World

Baltimore's Peter O'Leary Wins All Ireland Sailing Title
#allireland – London Olympic keelboat representative Peter O\'Leary is the new All Ireland Sailingchampion after a light air series was completed at Dromineer on Lough Derg this afternoon. Cork sailors also filled second and third spots with O'Leary's ...

Blue Angels and Fleet Week festivities from Oct. 6
San Francisco Chronicle
The Blue Angels fly past the Golden Gate Bridge during the Fleet Week air show before the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle / SF. The Blue Angels fly past the Golden Gate ...

San Francisco Chronicle

The Sailing Channel connects on smart TVs
Broadband TV News
The Sailing Channel app on woomi brings its programming to owners of Toshiba and Panasonic smart TVs and TechniSat ISIO set-top boxes across Europe and the UK, with further plans to launch in the US and on other renowned devices. Woomi viewers...

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City lands global robotic sailing event
Gloucester Daily Times
City lands global robotic sailing event. By Steven Fletcher Staff Writer Gloucester Daily Times The Gloucester Daily Times Sat Oct 06, 2012, 11:07 PM EDT. Robot sailboats are coming to Gloucester. Next, summer Sailbot, an international competition for ...

America's Cup: Images from Day 4 - Sander van der Borsch
Sail World
America's Cup: Images from Day 4 - Sander van der Borsch. 'Saturday October 6th. AC45 World Series San Francisco' Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing © Click Here to view large photo. One of the world's top photographers, Sander van der Borsch...

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Team NZ beaten in match racing final
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Team New Zealand were beaten by Oracle Team USA in the match racing final at the America's Cup world series regatta off San Francisco on Sunday (NZT). Earlier, skipper Dean Barker's crew sailed to victory in their semi-final over Swedish boat Artemis ...

Wins for British boats in Croatia
Eurosport.com AU
The day's sailing saw winner Peninsula claim two firsts and a ninth to total 65 points, while Aqua managed a fourth, seventh and 12th to finish on 68. Slovenia's Team Ceerif placed third on 76, while the likes of Torbjorn Torqvist's Artemis (Sweden ...

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GW Sailing Completes First Day in Key Qualifier on Home Water
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
Competing on home waters in intercollegiate competition as a varsity program for the first-time ever on Saturday afternoon, George Washington sailing teams finished the day of racing in 5th out of 16 teams sailing in the Georgetown-hosted Tom Curtis ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Oracle boat fares well after capsizing
San Francisco Chronicle
The match racing title continued Oracle's mastery in that form of racing against Artemis Racing and Emirates Team New Zealand, two of the teams that will be trying to wrest the America's Cup from Oracle next year. "Since the start of the World Series ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Hardly strictly Fleet Week
San Francisco Chronicle
At the St. Francis Yacht Club, blazer-wearing, wine-sipping boat aficionados waited Saturday afternoon for the America's Cup races to start, grumbling a bit about the roar of jet engines spoiling the atmosphere. But the Fleet Week crowds were awestruck ...

San Francisco Chronicle

After the Games: Ben Ainslie back in the winning habit in San Francisco
The Guardian
Ben Ainslie, who on Tuesday was nominated for the International Sailing Federation Rolex World Sailor of the Year, has returned to action as captain of the JP Morgan BAR crew in the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco Bay. On Thursday he...

The Guardian

America's Cup World Series: Images Match and Fleet Racing - Day 4
Sail World
America's Cup World Series: Images Match and Fleet Racing - Day 4. 'America''s Cup World Series San Francisco October 6 2012' Linda Wright Click Here to view large photo. Photographer Linda Wright was shoreside at San Francisco and filed this gallery...

Sail World

Yachting: Errors cost Team NZ in match race final
New Zealand Herald
Team New Zealand's final of the match racing championship at the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco was over before it began after an error in the start box cost them the race. The Kiwi team were soundly beaten by Jimmy Spithill's Oracle crew ...

London Visitor Lifts Flying fifteen East Coast Title
At the Flying fifteen East Coast championships today hosted by the National Yacht Club were (left to right) Peter Murphy Class Captain, Alan Green with East Coast trophy and visiting helm Charles Apthorp. In his acceptance address Charles Apthorp said ...

Mini-yachts race on Spreckels Lake
San Francisco Chronicle
On October 5, 2012 in San Francisco Calif. at Golden Gate Park, Michael Fischer (left) and Rich Styles, both squadron officers of the San Francisco Model Yacht Club, discuss the conditions of Spreckles Lakes Friday morning as they sail their boats.

San Francisco Chronicle

The Fleet Week and America's Cup View of Mount Tam
new_asset_attachment_attributes. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the shores of San Francisco Bay to watch the Fleet Week Air Show, the America's Cup and U.S. Navy's Blue Angels with the majestic Mount Tam in the background. Were you there?

STARBOARD TACK: Colder weather means it's frostbiting time
The Westerly Sun
Racing season may be winding down, but there is a cadre of stalwart sailors that is ready to race till the harbor freezes over. At the very least, a group out of Stonington Harbor Yacht Club is scheduled to “frostbite” (the term for off-season sailing ...

Highlights October 6 - ACWS San Francisco
ORACLE TEAM USA SPITHILL showed the resiliency today at America's Cup World Series San Francisco that is the mark of a great team. The veteran crew, led by skipper Jimmy Spithill, overcame a spectacular capsize in Fleet Race 5 and later won the Match ...

Team New Zealand settle for second
Team New Zealand had to settle for second in the match-racing final as their improved form continued at the latest America's Cup regatta in San Francisco. Dean Barker's ... Britain's Ben Ainslie continues to head the fleet racing with 63 points ...

DAVID MURDOCK: Planning the vacation of all vacations — with a nautical twist
Gadsden Times
Why stop in North Carolina, though? After all, I've already driven to Texas. Why not go up the coast to Philadelphia and see the sailing sloop U.S.S. Constellation? That'll take just a little bit longer, but I could just drive a little farther while I ...

ORACLE TEAM USA Spithill Capsize #acboathouse
Connect with the America's Cup for the latest breaking news, insider updates and up to the minute results from San Francisco. The Digital Boathouse is located in the heart of the Village at Little Marina Green. Digital Boathouse hashtag #acboathouse ...

My new love interest...
Fiji Times
I was also pleasantly surprised to have met some local sailors from the Royal Suva Yacht Club - Mark Hirse, Praveen Lal and Peter Malycha. These three gentlemen have been sailing to the Musket Cove Marina for the past nine years and strongly believe ...

America's Cup World Series San Francisco - Day 3 - Yachts and ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... ORACLE TEAM USA SPITHILL shows great resiliency, wins match racingchampionship. ORACLE TEAM USA SPITHILL showed the resiliency today at America's Cup World Series San Francisco that is the ... In the fleet racing championship, J.P. Morgan BAR (Ben Ainslie) continued its strong showing with a 4-1. Ainslie has the high score of 63 points followed by Artemis...
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The market on sailboats - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By chucklet321
+1 Jim, aint that the truth. It seems to me that prices are about the same as they were last year for used sailboats. I have been checking out a few models for about 3 years now and to me for they all seem to be about the same. Condition of the ...
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Capsize! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By AGrinberg
In the first race of the America's Cup World Series fleet race (Saturday, October 6, on San Francisco Bay), the Oracle Team USA AC45 catamaran took a bad turn on the first mark, nosedived into the water, and finished the maneuver by ...
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Low Winds Halt Argo Gold Cup Semi Finals | Bernews.com
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In Flight 2, Minoprio defeated Hansen, ranked second on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, and won $5,500 of the $100,000 purse for the Gold Cup. Minoprio was on his game Saturday after loosing three straight to Ian Williams in the ...

Olympic hero Ainslie streaks to fleet racing lead at America's Cup ...
England's Ben Ainslie arrived at the first America's Cup World Series San ... With scant time to prepare for some of the most competitive sailing in the ... later in the afternoon after the first two quarterfinal races in the match racing championship.

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