03 November 2012

How it's built part 2 - Volvo Ocean Race (video)

How it's built part 2 - Volvo Ocean Race (video)

Poor seamanship blamed for two fatal California yachting wrecks
Chicago Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Poor seamanship, including risky or inattentive sailing maneuvers, was primarily to blame for two yacht racing crashes in April that killed nine mariners off the California coast, yachting association investigators have found.

Sailing: Windsurfers praying critical vote returns them to Olympics
New Zealand Herald
It's easy to picture the whispered conversations in the halls, side-of-the-mouth mutterings of deals being done as sailing's governing body gather this week for a key Olympic Games decision. The International Sailing Federation annual meeting in Dublin ...

HMS Bounty sinks during Sandy, relief fund set up
Tall Ship · sailing · bounty · Sinking · Sandy 2012. Advertisement. The HMS Bounty, a replica of the famous ship of yore, foundered off the coast of North Carolina on Monday morning during the wrath that was superstorm "Sandy." Fourteen crew members ...

Sailing: Top Toppers take some beating at Chichester
Chichester Observer
Sailing: Top Toppers take some beating at Chichester. editorial image. Published on Friday 2 November 2012 15:13. The Topper Open held at Chichester Yacht Club saw 30 boats lining up with less wind than they hoped for. Sailors included many members...

Chichester Observer

Croton Yacht Club Puts Damages In Hundreds Of Thousands
The Daily Voice
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. ‒ Croton Yacht Club members say Hurricane Sandy caused hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage and destroyed at least three boats. Twelve boats floated away during the storm ‒ all but one have been located ‒ and ...

The Daily Voice

Local Sailing Business to Spend 24 Hours in a Liferaft for Charity
Staff from a local sailing business will be spending 24 hours on a liferaft next Friday. Sunsail has brought together a group of daring volunteers who are willing to brave the cold November weather and stay in the liferaft for a breath-taking 24 hours ...

Marmaris International Race Week – Great sailing on Day 4 + Video
Sail World
There were some great sailing moments from the teams gathered here in Marmaris in the course of an eventful fourth day: the risky moves from 'Flying Box' and the clever tactics from 'Sail n Sail' in IRC fleets 1 and 2; the expert playing of the shifts ...

Sail World

Around the sailing club, Friday, November 2, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
Indeed, in the second race Graham Sunderland and Mark Downer were match racing to the leeward mark on the second round. Sunday was a whole different ball game with a nice South Westerly F2 breeze and racing was able to be run outside the harbour ...

Ireland win Student Yachting World Cup
The regatta, which was held in La Rochelle, France, saw the top 14 teams from around the world compete for six days in wide-ranging sailing conditions and race course formats. Team Ireland set down a clear marker of their intentions on the first day of ...

2012 ISAF General Assembly - Election Of ISAF Officers
International Sailing Federation
... Of ISAF Officers. ISAF Logo. ©ISAF. 2012 ISAF Annual Conference. Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. 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.

J/Fest Sailing Video on Bayside Buzz!
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Houston, TX)- During last weekend's J/Fest Regatta sailed on Galveston Bay off Houston, Texas, Roy Shaw took out his chase boat along with a video crew to capture some choice moments ofsailing amongst the various one-design and PHRF fleets sailing ...

America's Cup: Luna Rossa sails for the first time in the Hauraki Gulf
Sail World
Italian America's Cup Challenger, Luna Rossa, was out sailing on the Hauraki Gulf today - just a week after being launched in Auckland. It was a grey day in Auckland, which started with light winds before the breeze came in to a modest strength - ideal ...

Sail World

ON THE WATER: Singlehanded Championship Regatta This Weekend
Gazette Newspapers
One of the pleasures of having been involved with the local sailboat-racing community so long — and especially involved with youth sailing — is that many of the kids who grew up sailing around here grew up and went off to college, where they still ...

LBSU Sailing Left Standing
Gazette Newspapers
The Long Beach State sailing team headed to UCI for the 2012 PCCSC Match Race Championship over the weekend of October 27th-28th. c the teams had to return back to the dock and were unable to compete. The 49ers able to have one race on Sunday ...

UBC collegiate sailing team navigates to success
Ubyssey Online
Sailors Jeanne Currie, Landon Gardner, Kristi VanGunst and Daniel Millerd represented UBC in Montreal for two days of 420-class sailing at the Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club. UBC placed fourth overall, narrowly missing the podium by a one-point margin.

Ubyssey Online

Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
However, he was already hooked on sailing, had built a Mirror dinghy and soon joined Tenby SC both to sail and help out. He became Commodore in 1968, but moved over to secretary in 1969 when John Eastlake retired. He set-up an after-school sailing ...

Tenby Observer

O'Pen BIC World Cup sailing commences on Biscayne Bay
MiamiHerald.com (registration)
Unlike most regattas, this event – hosted in the U.S. for the first time out of Miami Yacht Club – requires skippers to perform stunts successfully in addition to rounding marks ahead of the rest of the fleet. “It's a blast, and I didn't need to do my ...

Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
There was good support for the darts match against Tenby Sailing Club last Friday and we were pleased to welcome some new members as well as the visitors to the club on the night. It was a friendly and enjoyable evening and our courtesy extended to...

Tenby Observer

Oman Sail gears up for RC44 Cup regatta
Oman Daily Observer
Oman Sail gears up for RC44 Cup regatta. Sat, 03 November 2012. MUSCAT — Oman Sail is preparing to roll out the red carpet to a host of influential sailing guests after Muscat was selected as a venue for the prestigious RC44 regatta at the start of 2013.

Oman Daily Observer

Goolwa Dinghy Sailing final warm-up
Victor Harbor Times
The race started at 2pm with the race officer setting a start line immediately in front of the Goolwa Aquatic Centre. The predicted winds were 10 to 15 knots from the south east. A challenging course of two triangles and on and a half sausage was set.

Halloween Howler starts the year: Cambridge sets the pace
Sail World
Thirteen British University teams converged on Leeds and West Riding Sailing Club for the first of the season's student team racing events that will run through to next March. In addition to the strong turnout from northern universities - Lancaster ...

Sail World

Victory brightens the day for Hanson and Stewart
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Snowflakes had programmed their Keelboat Open down-river to Thurne and back for the Greenhill Trophy. In the event, only three showed up, and, given the arboreal obstructions between the club and Ant Mouth, the race was switched to an up-river to ...

New Eurosaf Cup Series Format | International Sailing Academy
By admin
The following innovations will be adopted as part of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup: - Shorter, but more races each day (12-15 over four days for 'conventional' classes and up to 20 for high performance disciplines). - The boat winning ...
International Sailing Academy

Jersey Shore Residents need our help! | Denver Sailing Association
By admin
Social Director, Denver Sailing Association. As you all know most of the east coast has been devastated by Hurricane Sandy, you also know that NJ is my home, and my hometown of Point Pleasant has been hit hard. I am honestly having a ...
Denver Sailing Association

Sign the petition to prosecute the Lake County Sheriff that killed the ...
By deckofficer
I don't know if the sailing community remembers this miscarriage of justice on Clear Lake, California , when the Sheriff, under the influence, ran his powerboat at high speed at night over a sailboat,
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10 Sailors Competing In BIC World Champs | Bernews.com
By Bernews
The 2012 Bermuda O'pen BIC Sailing team sponsored by title sponsor Arch Reinsurance Ltd., with support from the Bermuda Sailing Association began competing at.

Sandy's Storm Waters Only Nine Inches from the Floor of the ...
By Jerome Wilson
Sandy's Storm Waters Only Nine Inches from the Floor of the Pettipaug Yacht Club Clubhouse. November 2, 2012 By Jerome Wilson. Club dinghies on porch of clubhouse. Before the storm, volunteer work crews at Essex's Pettipaug Yacht ...

Luna Rossa launched in New Zealand / America's Cup
Bertelli, who confirmed that Luna Rossa was committed to competing in the 34th and 35thAmerica's Cup regattas, said the Italian team had also changed some ...

Britain will not enter Youth America's Cup team - Sailing - More ...
The new event will be staged for the first time in San Francisco between the end of next summer's Louis Vuitton Cup challenger elimination series and the ...

Yacht club hospitality - SailNet Community
We are staying at the Zulu Land Yacht Club in Richards Bay, South Africa for the next month so we go visit the lions et al, do some boat chores, and wait for the ...

Harvard Sailing Team to perform tonight in Alumni Hall - The Daily ...
Freshman year of college: a time for growing up, experiencing new things and meeting the people who will eventually become your sketch comedy team ...

Version 1 of Class Rules announced on schedule - Volvo Ocean Race
The Volvo Ocean Race today published the first version of the Class Rules for the ... Men's teams will be made up of eight sailing members plus a Media Crew ...

Kiteforum.com • View topic - Innovations in Olympic Sailing
Innovations in Olympic Sailing Last week EUROSAF announced the dates of a new series of regattas in Europe, under the name EUROSAF Champions Sailing ...

Team vodafone Sailing Coastal Classic 2012 - YouTube
A good send up the coast for the 2012 Coastal Classic. We covered the 119nm course in 5hrs ...

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