05 November 2012

Miami Named As American Venue For ISAF Sailing World Cup

Miami Named As American Venue For ISAF Sailing World Cup - "Set to be held at US Sailing Center Miami from 26 January to 2 February 2013, the regatta will form part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup until 2016 and will be the second stop in the 2012-2013 series following on from Melbourne, Australia and preceding Palma, Spain and Hyeres, France. . . . an ISAF appointed evaluation panel advised the Executive Committee on the bids received on factors including sailing conditions, venue infrastructure and facilities, organisation and financial resources. ISAF Sailing World Cup Manager Antonio González de la Madrid said, "US Sailing's experience of hosting the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami, USA made it a clear choice for the American stop of the international series. With regattas in Australia, China, France and Spain already announced, the ISAF Sailing World Cup will be a truly global affair bringing in the best sailors in the world." US Sailing President Gary Jobson said, "When we established the US Sailing Center on the Florida coastline our goal was to run top-notch sailing events and become known as the North America's best location for sailors looking to build an Olympic or Paralympic campaign. Since 1990, US Sailing's Miami OCR has drawn the world's elite sailors, including Olympic and Paralympic medalists and hopefuls. We are honored to include Miami in the list of world-class venues, and look forward to welcoming the world's best to Biscayne Bay." The ISAF Sailing World Cup was launched in December 2008 and brings together the world's leading Olympic and Paralympic sailors. Today's news marks another step in the ISAF Sailing World Cup's development on its way to becoming a world circuit of events...."
www.sailing.org/news/32839.php


The Extreme Sailing Series racecourses are known to be some of the most challenging in the sport, and the sailors have to be tough to take them on. The teams have traditionally been dominated by men but this year, two female stars of the sailing world have joined the tour. Olympic Champion & twice ISAF World Sailor of the Year Anna Tunnicliffe, and World Champion and Olympic silver medallist Hannah Mills are bucking the trend and taking on the guys! We caught up with them on the final day of racing at Act 7 Nice

David Gilmour earns Asian Match Racing entry at Monsoon Cup
Sail World
T-Best Events SdnBhd, organising authority of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour's (AWMRT) season ending Monsoon Cup together with the Warren Jones Foundation have today announced that the top placed Australian from the 2012 Warren Jones ...

Sail World

ISAF Sailing World Cup heads to Miami
Sail World
The fifth venue of the ISAF Sailing World Cup has now been named. The regatta will take place in Miami, Florida USA at the US Sailing Center from 26th January – 2nd February 2013 and will form part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup until 2016 and will be...

Sail World

Richardson to replace Brenner as Olympic Sailing Committee Chairman
Sail World
US Sailing President Gary Jobson announced the appointment of Ben Richardson (Gloucester, Mass.) as chairman of the Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) during USSailing's Annual General Meeting, held November 3rd in San Francisco, California.

Sail World

SAILING: Maegli takes men's singlehanded title in Long Beach
Long Beach Press-Telegram
The top 18 men and 18 women singlehanded college sailors from around the country returned to the U.S. Sailing Center-Long Beach Sunday for the third day of racing in the 2012 LaserPerformance/ICSA Singlehanded Nationals off the Belmont Veterans ...

GW Sailing Takes Eighth at SAISA/MAISA Regatta in Charleston
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
CHARLESTON, S.C. - George Washington sailing's B Division duo of junior Erin McCormack and sophomore Alex Hitchcock posted eight top-five showings as the Colonials finished eighth at the SAISA/MAISA Regatta in Charleston, S.C. this weekend.

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Dredging project begins near Cape Yacht Club
WZVN-TV
Lee County is going to be dredging around Redfish Point and the Normandy Canal that surround the Cape Coral Yacht Club. According to the city spokeswoman, the dredging will remove a foot of fill from the canals, lowering the depth of the shallow canals ...

The adventure interview: Alex Thomson
Telegraph.co.uk
These boats really are the Formula One, cutting edge of sailing. There aren't many rules at all. It's about building the lightest, strongest, fastest, most reliable piece of kit you can, and unfortunately reliable and fast aren't two words you put ...

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Global Ocean Race - Major expansion and rescheduled start announced
Sail World
The Global Ocean Race (GOR), one of sailing's greatest challenges, is set to receive a major lift for its third round-the-world event for Class40 yachts, now scheduled to start in September 2014. Organisers of the Class40 Association-endorsed race ...

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Exhibition at Flagler Museum spotlights yacht racing's Gilded Age
Palm Beach Daily News
Included is one of two replicas Koch had made of the America's Cup trophy, the original of which is under lock and key at the New York Yacht Club. In addition to trophies, the show features paintings, magazine illustrations, photographs, film clips ...

ISAF Conference: Kites and Windsurfer deal brokered?
Sail World
The Match Racing Committee recommended Cork, Ireland to host the 2014 Women'sMatch Racing Worlds. The venue, Royal Cork Yacht Club, hosted the 2006 ISAF Nations Cup so they have ample experienced hosting these events. They came out on top ...

Sail World

ISAF Conference: Training & Development Seminar sails into the future
Sail World
Every year the Training and Development Seminar attracts many delegates and observers, attending the International Sailing Federation Annual Conference, who share ideas and thoughts on the progression of sailing. This year was no different and saw nine ...

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Kiwis first and second in Noumea, New Caledonia this weekend.
Sail World
The Kiwi Lion Foundation Youth Match racing team of Chris Steele, Jay Prestt and Stew Dodson had a hard fought win against Australia in the Match Racing finals. 14 year old Patrick Haybittle of Murrays Bay blasted his way into second place of the New...

Sail World

Wind in its sails
Oman Tribune
Water-sport, sailing in particular, has expanded in the Sultanate with more and more youngsters being drawn to it. And why not, sailing has been a traditional activity in Oman since ancient times; boat-building and navigation of the seas formed part of ...

Wobbly Boot leads Whitsunday SC Division 2 offshore championship
Sail World
Consistent sailing in a wide range of conditions has paved the way for Craig Piccinelli to hold a progressive lead in the Whitsunday Sailing Club Division 2 offshore championship. Skipper Piccinelli and his Wobbly Boot crew are seasoned campaigners and ...

Sail World

Contender Inlands at Rutland SC
Sail World
Despite the forecast, twenty nine Contenders descended on Rutland Sailing Club over the weekend of the 3rd-4th November for their Inland Championship, the last event of the 2012 Contender Travellers Trophy. The first race started promptly in ten knots ...

Irish Showing Strong at 420 Copa de Espana
Afloat
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove of Howth Yacht Club are holding fast in 66th place on 85 points, not letting a disqualification in the third race faze them too much. Meanwhile, Kate and Alanna Lyttle - also from the Royal St George - round out the ...

German Boat Show Reaps Reward of Northern Focus
Afloat
Whereas the Refit arena was aimed mainly at experienced sailors and boat owners, the Dinghy Newcomers' arena in Hall A4 was particularly appreciated by visitors with little or no previous experience of Sailing. Various dinghy models were exhibited on ...

Marlow-Hunter celebrates 40 years with launch of new 40
My Sailing
Life begins at 40, and with Hunter Yachts celebrating 40 years of operation this year, new life has certainly begun with a splash. With new owner David Marlow at the helm, Marlow-Hunter has launched the brand new Hunter 40 (H40) at the Annapolis Sail ...

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All Souls Regatta Day 2 – Day One winners still reign supreme
Sail World
After a rousing start of racing at Puerto Galera Yacht Club, the action got more intense as yesterday's winners tried to build decisive advantage over their competitors on the second day of All Souls Regatta. Several crews came ashore yesterday ...

Sail World

Artemis Racing launches AC72
Yachting World
The Swedish challenger of record for the 34th America's Cup became the fourth team to launch its AC72 catamaran on Saturday. The ceremony took place at the ... As much as we can." The team expects to begin sailing this coming week. For more, visit ...

Oman set to host 2016 Youth Worlds
Muscat Daily
05/11/2012 9:57 am. Oman is set to host the 2016 Youth World Championship after the sultanate's bid was recommended, among four bids, for the final approval at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, on Saturday.

Muscat Daily

Team GAC Pindar Shortlisted for Yachts & Yachting Awards
World Match Racing Tour
Ian Williams' (GBR) Team GAC Pindar have been nominated in the category of 'Best racing performance of 2012' as they bear down on their fourth Alpari World Match Racing Tour title at the upcoming Monsoon Cup, December 3-8. The team have managed to ...

The Conflicting Advice on “Good Foods” | International Sailing ...
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For sailing, it is good after your first 1-2 h of training depending on the intensity. Why? Those foods will spike up your blood sugar and should only be eaten when your energy reserves are low from exercise. Taken at the right time, they will ...
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US Sailing Announces Board of Directors Election Results, Hubbell ...
Webinar Series · ISAF Confirms Events For 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition · US Sailing'sRolex Miami OCR Day Three Report ...
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Sail-World.com : Sailing yachts remain vulnerable to pirate attacks
Stuart Carruthers, RYA Cruising Manager 'The possibility of attacks and the successful pirating ofsailing vessels remain likely due to their vulnerability.
www.sail-world.com/Asia/Sailing-yachts-remain.../103230

ICSA: Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association » Intercollegiate Sailing ...
The women, sailing Laser Radials, are competing for the Janet Lutz Trophy. The men, sailing Laser Full Rigs, are competing for the Glen S. Foster Trophy.
collegesailing.org/.../intercollegiate-sailing-championships-to-...
While built from the same design as the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72, Luna Rossa's first AC72 brought Italian style to the America's Cup when it was ...
www.sailingworld.com/.../luna-rossa-launches-mirror-image

Sagar Parikrama II: Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei flagged off ...
The Indian Navy Sailing Vessel (INSV) Mhadei was flagged off from Mumbai on Thursday, 1 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrN2x1MBlcE

Advice on Crewed Sailing Charters along the BC Coast - British ...
Vancouver is obviously the biggest city with marinas full of boats but the highlight destinations are north of Vancouver...like Desolation Sound.
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Miami Named As American Venue For ISAF Sailing World Cup
Set to be held at US Sailing Center Miami from 26 January to 2 February 2013, the regatta will form part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup until 2016 and will be the ...
www.sailing.org/news/32839.php

Event : Racine Yacht Club 8th Annual Vendor Fair
Start your Christmas Shopping early! Enjoy free wine samples while shopping with Silpada, Tasetfully Simple, Norwex, Crystal Images, Wildtree, Clothing from ...
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Sailing disaster author discusses tragic sinking of the Bounty - Fall River, MA - The Herald News: "Unlike the crew of the Almeisan, the Bounty’s captain and owner had ample notice of the impending hurricane and its scope, Tougias said. “I think he had a schedule and was trying to outmaneuver the storm,” Tougias said. While there was the loss of the Bounty, and two crew members did not survive, Tougias noted the fact that 14 crew members made it to the life rafts. He said it was likely Walbridge couldn’t get into the life rafts trying to help the others. “People forget how difficult it is to get into a life raft. There’s no amount of training to learn how when you’re in hurricane conditions,” Tougias said."



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