05 November 2012

America's Cup: Luna Rossa AC72 Launch (video)

Luna Rossa AC72 Launch - AC Discovered video - Watch this week's AC Discovered to see Luna Rossa's impressive cat hit the waters of New Zealand. Everyone is on social media, including America's Cup athletes.

SAILING: Erika Reineke captures Janet Lutz Trophy in Singlehanded Nationals ...
Long Beach Press-Telegram
LONG BEACH - The top 18 men and 18 women singlehanded college sailors from around the country returned to the U.S. Sailing Center-Long Beach for the second day of racing Saturday in the 2012 LaserPerformance/ICSA Single-handed Nationals off the ...

Elliott Match Racing - Plenty of Kiwis in New Caledonia this week
Sail World
It has been a feast of exciting sailing to watch. From the Pergola of the Beach Bar you can view the technical prestarts of Elliot 6s match racing to our left and to our right the speed of Bic Techno windsurfers fleet racing. There are 7 New Caledonian ...

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America's Cup: Vital step for Challenger of Record in San Francisco
Sail World
It was a long day for the Artemis team, the Challenger of Record for the 34thAmerica's Cup, and one which began before dawn. The hull was moved to water's edge in the darkness and loaded via crane slowly as the sun began to rise. By noon, the wing was ...

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Country Day sails away with state crown
A veteran sailor himself, Ellison guided the Yellowjacket sailing team to the 2012 Michigan Championship at the state regatta held Oct. 22 at the Grosse Ile Yacht Club. That's quite an accomplishment considering Detroit Country Day's youthful sailing ...

Sailing season comes to an end
Kirriemuir Herald
THE FORFAR Sailing Club marked their last day of racing for the year on Sunday. Unlike the previous Sunday, the sailors were blessed with wind, a westerly blowing force two to three. Three Lasers took to the water in the first race, alongside a ...

Training And Development Seminar Sails Into The Future
International Sailing Federation
As well as a Question and Answer session with the Connect to Sailing Partners there was also an opportunity to go through two recent Training Resource Publications: The Beginners Guide to Kiteboarding and the Guide to Offshore Personal Safety. Author ...

International Sailing Federation

Hook woman's sea terror relived in court
This Is Hampshire
Last week the novice sailor gave evidence in Southampton Crown Court as part of a trial in which the boat skipper and the director of the sailing firm – Hot Liquid Sailing Ltd – face charges relating to the incident. The five novice sailors plus ...

All Souls Regatta Day 1 - Typhoon Son-Tinh causes havoc
Sail World
All Souls Regatta, being held at Puerto Galera Yacht Club, first day of racing got underway today. What a ... On Course 1, Guinivere II crewed by the Puerto GaleraYacht Club, gallantly held on to the lead with a bunch of yachts rapidly closing in from...

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ISAF Conference: Youth Worlds to Oman, RS:X stays to 2016 for Youths
Sail World
The ISAF Youth World Championship Sub-committee met Saturday at the 2012 ISAF Annual Conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, on the opening day of the Annual Conference of the governing body for world sailing, being staged in Ireland. Just four months ...

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Ever read Mutiny on the Bounty?
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
In 1789, the HMS Bounty - a small three-masted sailing vessel sent by Britain's Royal Navy to the Pacific on a supply expedition - was roiled by tension between its crew and its captain, William Bligh. After landing in Tahiti and taking on a cargo of ...

Melges 20 Gold Cup - First round lead for Mascalzone Latino Jr
Sail World
Candida Sailing Team owned by Alessio Marinelli, with tactician Branko Brcin held a strong fourth place finish in the last race of the day after placing thirteenth in race three which helped contribute to their success in the Audi Melges 20 sailing season.

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Vendee Globe - The skipper not the boat wins, says Jean Pierre Dick
Sail World
It's not the boat that wins the race. It's the skipper. This is really the race when you can say the skipper won. Sometimes when you have a crew it is not so clear who is giving the momentum. I like the race. I like the concept of sailing around the ...

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Audi Showdown ends in mass disqualification
The committee also ruled that the Audi Showdown segment of the long race should be abandoned, as there were differing sailing instructions for this segment of the event. An apparent misreading of signals from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's starting ...


Traveling back in time: Tall ship visit brings 1700s to life
Fairfield Daily Republic
When Darryl Hall isn't sailing, he's at Fort Nisqually, a living history museum in Point Defiance Park outside Tacoma, Wash. “I find I get my ... Because there is no TV on board, the crew went to the San Francisco Yacht Club to watch the episode. One ...

Storm leaves Connecticut Gold Coast shaken
Huffington Post
The community is a mixture of older cottages and large, expensive modern homes with a picturesque neighborhood beach, and home to the Cedar Point Yacht Club. The randomness of the storm was astounding. Some smaller cottages crumpled or were ...

The captains Amesbury, who sailed the Seven Seas
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (blog) (subscription)
He was master of several sailing vessels hailing from Camden, Rockland and other Penobscot Bay ports. He married Mary Thomas and they had the following children: Thomas, Oliver, Winthrop, Helen, Horatio, Edwin, Sarah, Jabez Jr. and Augusta. Some of ...

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Orville Haberman judges books by their covers
Now that he is retired, he runs his own business, Connecticut River Books, specializing in books about sailing, hunting and fishing, as well as nautical charts and children books. His continuing interest in books about the outdoors he says, has ...

Artemis Racing launches AC72 / America's Cup
The Swedish challenger of record for the 34th America's Cup became the fourth team to ...

Sailing Off Into the Sunset | GoodMorningGloucester
This is one of the nicest photos of one of our high school sailing team boats I have ever seen. Thank you so much for taking it. May we use it in brochures etc?

ISAF General Assembly – Election of ISAF Officers
The election of Officers of the International Sailing Federation, will take place at the ISAF General Assembly in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland on 10 November 2012. The ISAF AGM is held at the close of the Annual Conference, and every fourth year is known as...


Sailing disaster author discusses tragic sinking of the Bounty
Fall River Herald News
As ominous reports swirled in that Hurricane Sandy was turning into a giant storm about 1,000 miles wide, Plymouth-based author Michael Tougias was invited on the television show “Fox and Friends” to talk about storms. Tougias is an expert on deadly ...

Contributors honored by US Sailing at Annual Meeting Ceremony
Sail World
He was also been a member of US Sailing's Rules Committee. He was an advisor to the USOlympic Sailing Team in Pusan, Barcelona and Los Angeles. He is a US Sailing Senior Judge and has served as the Chief Judge for the Chicago Yacht Club Race to ...

Sailing: Ill wind blows good as weather helps UCD to glory
Irish Independent
And after all the disappointments at the final hurdle in so many international sailing events this year, could it possibly be the case that with just two more races to sail, Cathal Leigh-Doyle, Aidan McLaverty and their crew of 10 could hang onto their ...

'Try Sailing' event in Sohar on Nov 8-9
Muscat Daily
Oman Sail will host its 'Try Sailing' water sports events on November 8 and 9 on a public beach in Sohar. Organised by Oman Sail in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, this year's event has received added support from the Muscat Arab Tourism ...

World's largest sailing ship to visit island in 2013
BBC News
World's largest sailing ship to visit island in 2013. Wind Surf The Wind Surf sailingship has seven decks and can accomodate 312 passengers. The world's largestsailing ship is to visit the Isle of Man in 2013, the government has confirmed. The 535 ft ...

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US Sailing: 'Poor seamanship' cause of recent fatal yacht incidents
Sail World
Examinations conducted of both accidents, which occurred two weeks apart, were presented on Thursday at a San Francisco conference of U.S. Sailing, the chief organizational body for American sport and recreational yachting. Reporting for the first time ...

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Panerai Transat Classique - Fleet enjoy fair weather sailing
Sail World
Following a faltering start and the heavy post-Barcelona conditions, the fleet of the Panerai Transat Classique 2012 are finally enjoying some fair weather sailing. Corto and White Dolphin continue their intense battle, their routes crossing at regular ...

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Bad weather postpones Sailing Nationals 2012
Nation on Sunday
The Sailing Nationals 2012 scheduled to be held today (4) at Panadura has been postponed due to the bad weather prevailing during the last few days. The decision has been taken by the Yachting Association of Sri Lanka (YASL) considering the heavy rains ...

Phuket Youth Sailing Watersports Club
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: Come and join our watersports club located at one Phuket's finest and most secluded beaches on the island, Ao Yon. Dinghy sailing, Cat sailing, Sea kayaking, Canoeing, SUPs, Swimming and Beach games, or just relax in our new clubhouse and ...

Royal seal of approval for disabled sailing group
Salisbury Journal
A GROUP that has helped around 1,000 disabled people learn to sail has been recognised by the Queen. New Forest and District Sailability received The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service – the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK.

Storm rescue captain 'one of the best', court told
Daily Echo
A Southampton sailing school director put his trust in one of the “best skippers” he had ever worked with, a court heard. Director of Hot Liquid Sailing Jason Manning told a jury at Southampton Crown Court he had spoken to captain Charles Sturrock ...

Thomson wants to reach Cape Horn
Portsmouth News
Golding then rather downgrades the compliment to the Gosport racer, adding: 'If I was betting money I'd put it on Alex – I think you'd get long odds, it'd be a good bet.' What he means, of course, is that Thomson does not go to the start as one of the ...

Portsmouth News

Juan Maegli Sets Sail at ICSA Singlehanded Nationals
Beach Carolina Magazine
The event is hosted and organized by the U.S. Sailing Center-Long Beach and the University of Southern California varsity sailing team. Maegli earned a spot at nationals as the SAISA Men's Singlehanded champion and will compete for the Glen S. Foster...

Beach Carolina Magazine

First solo, non-stop sail across globe from Mumbai flagged off
Times of India
Tomy would be sailing across the world alone on a sailing boat. He has stacked up food, water, fuel and equipment, but the real daunting task would be to survive through the unpredictable sea and erratic climes. Tomy hopes to complete the voyage in ...

Duo shine in winter races
This is Kent
SAILING: Seven dinghies took part in the Winter Race at Redoubt Sailing Club on Sunday. First on corrected time in the morning race was the Miracle 4040 sailed by Neal Gibson and Keith Macey, second the Miracle 3692 sailed by Tracy Amos and Gemma ...
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