Virtual sailing program helps disabled
... Published on Oct 16, 2012 by CNN. Susan Hendricks reports on a program helping spinal cord injury patients gain strength and self-confidence in ...
America's Cup boat rescue stories differ
San Francisco Chronicle
The seafaring saga of the French team's America's Cup World Series runaway boat, and an attempt by a Treasure Island scavenger to extract a $200,000 bounty, continues. The 45-foot catamaran, Energy, broke free of its mooring in the wee hours of Sept. 30.
Air Canada 777 diverts to help locate stranded Aussie yacht: "The passengers and crew of an Air Canada flight to Sydney are being hailed for helping to find a stricken yacht off the coast of Australia. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) tells AFP it asked a Sydney-bound Air Canada Boeing 777 to investigate an emergency beacon activation, which was detected about 270 nautical miles east of Sydney on Tuesday morning. The AMSA "wanted help confirming the GPS location," says Canada's CTV News."
Sailing Excels in Weekend Regattas
But for the members of the Crimson sailing team, the middle of October marks the halfway point of the season. This weekend, the coed and women sailing teams showed signs of good things to come in the remaining weeks of competition. The coed squad ...
Downtown Boat Show Goes Strictly Sailing
Long Beach is known for its calm waters where waves are dampened by the breakwater — a sailor's paradise for many. Now, one of its largest trade shows is getting back to its own sailing roots. Strictly Sailing will come to Rainbow Harbor at Shoreline ...
Detecting New Irish Sailing Talent
#olympicSailing – The Olympic Games are, for the general public, the pinnacle of sport. More than the World Championships or other events, the Olympics are the showcase for all disciplines, the only time that many can hope to reach a wide audience, the ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ flies in big breeze
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ flies in big breeze ... It was sailing day 12 of the 30 permitted before the end of January next year. The cat performed well in a south-west breeze in the low to mid 20s with gusts to 28 knots. Back at the dock by 2pm ... Sail World
Indian Harbor hosts Ideal 18 US Championships
29 at Greenwich's Indian Harbor Yacht Club. In the competition were a fleet of 41 boats hailing from 10 Clubs – Rochester Yacht Club, Pequot Yacht Club, Norwalk Yacht Club, Stamford Yacht Club, Old Greenwich Yacht Club, Riverside Yacht Club, Indian ...
Ja a captainless ship sailing on turbulent waters
Ja a captainless ship sailing on turbulent waters. Published: Tuesday | October 16, 2012 Comments 0. THE EDITOR, Sir: I had a dream a few nights ago, wherein I was on a ship painted in the colors of black, gold and green. It was a very large ship, with ...
Boats compete in Italy's historic Barcolana regatta
Add to. Published on Oct 15, 2012. Boats compete during the Barcolana regatta, an historical sailing race on October 14, 2012 in Trieste, northern Italy. More than 1700 boats took part in the 44th Barcolana, the largest single start sailing race in the ...
Lüderitz prepares to host elite speed sailing
The event is billed the crème de la crème of sportsmen and women who have registered for the most prestigious speed sailing event in the world. Several records are likely to tumble at the prestigious Lüderitz Speed Challenge 2012, because since the ... New Era
Ice thief barred from yacht club
Yachting and Boating World
Kicked out from the Royal Motor Yacht Club in Sydney. Royal Motor Yacht Club Sydney. An Australian man has spent 18 months, and $400,000 in legal fees, fighting his expulsion from a yacht club after he was caught stealing ice from his neighbour's boat.
International regatta from today
The event will be conducted by the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association (TNSA) and sponsored by Raymonds. The competitions will be in the 6-21 age group. Four countries — India, Ireland, Sri Lanka and Seychelles — will be taking part. The face-off between ...
Dun Laoghaire Sailors Seek Winter Boat Storage Options
#boatstorage – Winter storage for boats is at a premium in Dun Laoghaire this winter with yacht club platforms packed and no boat storage on the Carlisle Pier available leaving boat owners looking around for secure locations in Dublin this winter ...
... Bertelli (unofficially known as Mr Prada) had a brief conversation with yacht designer German Frers. It was enough to convince him to create his own sailing team to compete in the prestigious America's Cup, and the Prada Luna Rossa Challenge was born.
Trojan Girls Take Third In Becton Cup Regatta
CASTINE — Sailing on the Maine coast can be glorious in October, but that idea would be a hard sell to any of the high school girls who raced in the Becton Cup regatta on Sunday. For the second successive year in the event's brief history, the weather ...
US NAVY J/133 Wins College Big Boats
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Larchmont, NY) - A record 425 college sailors from 38 schools racing 43 borrowed boats came together for the 2012 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta hosted by the Storm Trysail Foundation and Larchmont Yacht Club. With so many college sailors ...
YachtsandYachting.com Forum Members Open at Broxbourne ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... An excellent dinner was held at Broxbourne Sailing Club in the evening with jovial chat and banter. This carried on until the club ...
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Shirley Robertson - Maxi Maxi World Championships
The MAXI YACHT ROLEX CUP, hosted at the Yacht Club in Porto Cervo (Sardinia) is one of the most glamorous regatta's in sailing. Some entries and their full time crews travel thousands of miles to compete here and the dockside is a feast of ...