17 November 2012

Day 6 video - bad weather on Vendée Globe 2012 2013

Day 6: bad weather on Vendée Globe 2012 2013

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Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon
The image is still so fresh: British skipper Samantha Davies, standing on the deck of her boat, Saveol, about to push off for the start of the solo around-the-world Vendée Globe sailing race last Saturday, rosy-cheeked and smiling but also radiating ...


Vendee Globe - Mike Golding nearing completion of first full week
Sail World
As Mike Golding looks forward to completing his first full week of his fourthVendée Globe solo round the world race tomorrow, Saturday 17th November, the British skipper has been facing a frustrating time dealing with a wide band of high pressure ...

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Drama on the high-seas after first week of 'world's toughest race'
CNN International
(CNN) -- After less than a week at sea, the Vendee Globe single-handed round the world yacht race has lived up to its moniker as "the world's toughest race" -- with nearly a quarter of the field crashing out in the first few days. Earlier this week, 20 ...

Vendee Globe: Black Friday - And then they were 16
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Javier Sansó reports that he has been sailing for thirty-two hours without his mainsail. He was approaching the Canary Islands yesterday afternoon, where he will shelter in calmer conditions while he climbs up his 100ft mast to ...

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Vendee Globe - Lead change and dismasting as skippers push on
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, while Samantha Davies announced her dismasting to the race office last night, Armel Le Cléac´h, (Banque Populaire) took the lead from François Gabart. But for all the skippers in the top eleven, the conditions are much more ...

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Vendée Globe: Le Cléac'h takes lead in diminished fleet
Davies, who finished fourth in the last Vendée Globe, waited until the wind had eased before cutting away the mast and rigging and with them any chance of finishing her second edition. There were words of support for her throughout the fleet, including ...


Two more boats out of Vendee Globe
PARIS — Two more skippers, including the only woman in the competition, on Friday abandoned the world's most gruelling yacht race, the solo, round-the-world Vendee Globe, organisers said. French sailor Louis Burton, whose boat Bureau Vallee was hit by ...

Imparting love of sailing his greatest legacy
Brisbane Times
Sailing master Ashley Chapman was one of Australia's great dinghy sailingenthusiasts, and mentor for more than 40 years to hundreds of young NSW sailors. He raced his 4.8-metre Corsair class dinghy Sadie Too at Budgewoi Sailing Club until just 18 ...

Brisbane Times

Vestas SailRocket2 smashes world sailing speed record
This beat the previous 'boats' record of 51.36 knots set by Alain Thebault's team on L'Hydroptère in 2009 but was still some way short of the overall sailing speed record of 55.65 knots, set two years ago in Luderitz by American kite-boarder Rob Douglas.


Robotic sailboats coming to Gloucester, courtesy of Olin College
Needham's Olin College of Engineering has partnered with the City of Gloucester to co-host the 7th International Robotic Sailing Regatta, known as Sailbot, June 9 through 13, 2013, in Gloucester. According to the college, the global robotic sailing ...

Olympics: Bryony Shaw welcomes windsurfing's return
BBC News
Windsurfer Bryony Shaw says she hopes to deal with "unfinished business" after the sport was restored to the Olympic Games programme. The International SailingFederation have reversed the decision made earlier this year to axe windsurfing in favour of ...

BBC News

2013 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Qualifier
Sail World
All competitors shall be a member of the member national authority they intend to represent: US Sailing for U.S. citizens and residents, Canadian Yachting for Canadian citizens and residents. Sailors must be under the age of 19 by December 31, 2013, ...

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Shining Thoughts in the Marble City
Afloat (blog)
But over the years Kilkenny has proven a popular venue for the meeting - ICRA has an understandable fondness for the Marble City, for it was here that Fintan Cairns, the late Jim Donegan, and other far-sighted sailing folk brought this most successful ...

Former MDI Sailing Coach Receives Sportsmanship Award
Before he retired after the 2011 season, Griff Fenton (left) coached the successful Mount Desert Island High School sailing team with assistants George Deans (center), now the team's head coach, and Wells Bacon. FILE PHOTO. LAMOINE — After seven ...

Yes, you, too, can sail on a private yacht in the Caribbean
CNN International
“A lot of first-timers are pleasantly surprised by how doable it is -- chartering a yacht and making their dream sailing trip a reality,” says Dennis Dori of Charter SailingUnlimited, a U.S.-based charter yacht brokerage company with ties to hundreds ...

CNN International

America's Cup: Sailing Ups and Downs in two Cities
Sail World
America's Cup Challengers are once again sailing out of two cities on opposite sites of the Pacific. In San Francisco, Artemis Racing went sailing for the second day - with a little more breeze than on the first, and by all accounts had a good session.

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Aussie sailors win AIS awards
Sky News Australia
The Australian Sailing Team's coaches were recognised for the role they had played in developing the group of successful sailors, together being named coach of the year. The group includes London 2012 gold medal-winning coaches Victor Kovalenko, ...

Sky News Australia

Sail around the world on your sofa
Hundreds of thousands of internet gamers are currently up at all hours as they take part in a virtual version of the ultimate endurance sailing experience, the round-the-world single-handed yacht race the Vendee Globe. The non-stop race runs from ...

Breaking down the Aquaracer as TAG Heuer opens in the Galleria
Houston Chronicle
October wasn't a good month for the Oracle Team USA, which capsized one of its lean, meansailing machines in the San Francisco Bay during an afternoon practice to defend the 34thAmerica's Cup title next year. But there was good news, too, for the team.

Historic mast bound for yacht club
Thurrock Gazette
It was taken apart and sold for scrap in October last year, but thanks to a four-year campaign by Conservative councillor Joy Redsell, the mast was saved, and will shine once more within the safety of the yacht club's grounds. Cllr Redsell is thrilled ...

Yuletide yacht parade
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Organiser Hazel Martin said Sunshine Coast Council had handed organisation and management of the event to the Mooloolaba Yacht Club after the 2011 event was cancelled due to bad weather. The parade is being sponsored by Wharf Tavern, Sunshine Coast ...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Salisbury
Wicked Local
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing sailor after his 35-foot sailing vessel was found dragging anchor on the Merrimack River, Friday. Missing is Norbert Decker, a white male with long hair who is described to be in his 50s, 5 feet 11 inches and ...

Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
... but let me assure you; you are not alone. Most of us on the ship feel you're useless too.” Website Information on club activities etc. can be found on the club's revamped website. You an also follow us on Facebook - search on Tenby Sailing Club ...

Tenby Observer

Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Local News. Narberth and Whitland Observer · Pembroke and Pembroke Dock Observer · Tenby Observer. Sport. Saundersfoot Sailing Club. Friday, 16 November 2012 ...

Tenby Observer

Showers can't deter sailing combatants
Port Macquarie News
Race 10 was a fun affair with Pete Fitzroy setting a favourable course with plenty of reaching arms up and down the river. In the monohulls, Robert Barwick's Magic Pudding made the most of these conditions, making up ground on the rest of the fleet in ...

Sailors chase record
Fiji Times
Captain Anatoly Kulik beside his catamaran Energy Diet at the Royal Suva Yacht Club yesterday. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU. A TEAM of Russian extreme sports athletes and sailors left the country... "In Tahiti and in Rarotonga we met people involved in ...

Sailing club up for award
Eastbourne Herald
Sailing club up for award. Published on Friday 16 November 2012 17:02. Eastbourne SovereignSailing Club has been nominated for an award. The club has been shortlisted in the Club of the Year category of the prestigious Yachts and Yachting Awards ...

Hurricane Sandy: Perth Amboy waterfront merchants unveil ambitious plan to be ...
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Nearby, a cluster of boats remain splintered and broken on the wet sand outside Raritan Yacht Club, more than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy sent water and debris surging through the city's streets. Men in blaze orange vests and hardhats have become a ...

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Sun brings out boats
Isle of Wight County Press
Robin Leather led the cats throughout, only to find himself becalmed within 100 yards of the finish line, and unable to prevent Carl Blenkinsop sailing past in less tide offshore to take the winning gun. Derek Ness and Ben Symons looked set for a ...

Top U.S. sailors help open new Hall of Champions exhibit
U-T San Diego
America's Cup winners Bill Koch and Dennis Conner joined members of San Diego's sailingcommunity here for the official opening of the S.D. Hall of Champions' permanent sailing exhibit. The event doubled as a celebration of Malin Burnham's 85th ...

Red Bull Youth America's Cup trials underway | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
A feature of the next year's America's Cup calendar is the Red Bull Youth America's Cup, to be held over 1-4 September. The Red Bull Youth America's Cup has been created to give youth sailors, aged 19-24, an opportunity to compete in ...
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ISA Newsletter | Broadly Boats News
By News Editor
Young Irish sailor David Kenefick from Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced his sailing programme for 2013 Solitaire du Figaro, a four–legged singlehanded race with each leg roughly 500 miles long. Read more… ISA Youth National ...
Broadly Boats News

Powerful Volvo Ocean Race image could win award - Inmarsat
15 November 2012: A powerful image capturing the full fury of the Southern Ocean as faced by Volvo Ocean Race competitors could win Inmarsat Media Crew ...http://www.yachtracingimageoftheyear.com/award2012

Sailing and Women's Soccer to Compete at Nationals | Rec Sports
This weekend both the Sailing and Women's Soccer teams will compete for a ... The Sailing team is currently in Fort Worth, Texas for the ICSA Match Race ...

The Daily Herald -Mattress Sailing
And so it was, we decided the six of us were going Mattress Sailing from Kimsha ... We weren't planning on sailing to another island, and started debating if we ...

Yacht Club DJs Announce Final 2012 Australian Tour Dates - Music ...
Australia's favourite mashup kings, Yacht Club DJs, have just announced a solid batch of hometown shows to celebrate Christmas the only way they know how.

Richmond County Yacht Club | Post-Sandy | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Hurricane Sandy Response Imagery | Richmond County Yacht Club | imagery provided by NOAA.

Co-ed Sailing Challenges for Match Race National Championship in ...
MEDFORD - According to head coach Ken Legler, the Jumbo co-ed sailing team is in the running to win the program's first-ever Match Racing national ...

Sailing specific songs - Page 13 - SailNet Community
Beer Drinkers and Sail Raisers, Hanna's Reef Life on a Boat by Gene Mitchell French Kissing ...

2013 Youth Worlds Qualifier - US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics
Portsmouth, R.I. (November 15, 2012) – US Sailing's Olympic Sailing ... The event will take place January 18-21, 2013 at the Clearwater Yacht Club in ...

Twitter / EmiratesTeamNZ: CAMPER Volvo Ocean Race Skipper ...
CAMPER Volvo Ocean Race Skipper Chris Nicholson gets a taste of the America's Cup onboard the AC72 http://fb.me/12qXqu2Ts. Reply; Retweeted Retweet ...

Pass Christian Yacht Club hosts Lipton Regatta | Outdoors | The Sun ...
The annual Lipton Cup Regatta will sail at Pass Christian Yacht Club this weekend after being postponed on Labor Day weekend by Hurricane Isaac.

Island test for Tassie entries Sailing - The Mercury - The Voice of ...
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania introduced the Maria Island Race in 1947 to Tasmanian yachts for some tough ocean racing experience before sailing north ...

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