15 November 2012

Second Vendee Globe boat collides with fishing trawler

Day 5 highlights - Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - Vendee Globe video

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Vendee Globe - Gains and strikes as skippers enter day 5 at sea
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Race Direction took a call at 0310hrs CET this morning from Louis Burton on Bureau Vallee. He reported that that he had been struck a glancing blow on the port side of his IMOCA Open 60 by a trawler. At the time, Bureau Valley was ...

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Vendee Globe: Collisions at sea - Every ocean racer's worst nightmare
Sail World
As you may have heard by now, a second Vendee Globe boat has collided with a fishing trawler. It was Louis Burton aboard Bureau Vallee. He has not yet retired and reports damage to his shroud. Fortunately he does not have one of those rigs with 'deck ...

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Vendee Globe - Safran out of the water, keel removed
Sail World
Early this afternoon in Saint Philibert, Marc Guillemot's team took off Safran's mast and pulled her out of the water at the team's base. The enquiry into the causes leading to the keel breaking four hours after the start of the Vendée Globe can now ...

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Another boat hits trawler in Vendee Globe
(AFP) – 18 minutes ago. PARIS — French sailor Louis Burton's boat Bureau Vallee was hit by a trawler overnight Tuesday to Wednesday, race organisers said, in the latest collision to befall the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world yacht race. Burton, who ...

Milwaukee to host 2013 US Disabled Sailing Championships
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
Along with the MCSC, sponsors and partners for the event include Great Lakes Sports Fishermen Milwaukee Chapter, Harken Yacht Fittings, Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities, Milwaukee County Parks Department, Milwaukee Yacht Club, ...

Capri Sailing Week/Volcano Race - Format for 2013 presented in Rome
Sail World
The Rolex Capri Sailing Week/Volcano Race 2013 is organized through the close collaboration of the International Maxi Association, the Yacht Club Gaeta EVS and theYacht Club Capri. The event marks the beginning of title sponsor Rolex's Mediterranean ...

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USVI Sailing Legend Peter Holmberg is NEW President of CSA
All At Sea (blog)
The Caribbean is now one of the leading sailing regions in the world, and we must be better organized and prepared to meet this opportunity and challenge. I will work with the other officers to better organize our internal operations, from establishing ...

Sailing Center, Winter Fest, Visit Milwaukee receive tourism grants
L.A. Biz
The sailing center is one of three local groups that will receive Joint Effort Marketing grants Wednesday from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, according to a separate news release from Visit Milwaukee. The center will receive $21,000 to promote ...

Yacht club celebrates milestone
Eyre Peninsula Tribune
In 1961 his father, who had completed a shipwright (Ship's carpenter) apprenticeship in Whyalla, built three moths, including wooden masts for himself and two of his doctor mates and they went sailing. In 1962 a meeting was held to form a Yacht Club ...

NZ Match Racing Nationals: FMJ Racing dominate top quality fleet
Sail World
The line up for the Nationals was tough with some great teams including Luna Rossa with former world number one Francesco Bruni on the helm, Emirates Team New Zealand coach Rod Davis and former America's Cup skipper and Volvo veteran Gavin...

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GCC states gear up for SATT 2013
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman Sail yesterday announced that Gulf nations will once again battle it out on the Arabian Sea for the third edition of Sailing Arabia -” The Tour from February 10 to 25, 2013. The only pan-regional off shore sailing race of its kind delivers ...

Otley children enjoy sailing sessions
Wharfedale Observer
“The event was a great success and a really nice way to finish off the sailing season for these young people,” said Liz Wrigglesworth, RYA OnBoard develop-ment officer for the Humber and Yorkshire regions. “We had a really fun day with lots of games on ...

Here's the Team Oracle America's Cup boat, reborn as an airplane, plunging ...
What has thousands of spectators and 30 teams which have little hope of actually taking off? That's right, the NHL. But that also could describe the Red Bull Flugtag, which was staged on Saturday at McCovey Cove just outside of AT&T Park in San Francisco.


RYA Regional Young Sailor of the Year Award winners announced
Sail World
The youngsters from the thirteen RYA regions were nominated by sailing clubs and selected as winners by the regions' committees. Ranging from gold medal wins to outstanding dedication to their club, all of the winners have made a large impact on youth ...

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Vitters sailing yacht Aphrodite I sold by N&J
Superyacht Times
Joost Goverts of Northrop & Johnson has sold the Vitters sailingyacht Aphrodite I. The lovely 28.5-metre (94 ft) Hoek Design aluminium ketch Aphrodite I combines the sailing qualities of a high performance yacht with luxurious and comfortable cruising.

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Perth Amboy Man Named Finalist For Maritime Heroes Award
PERTH AMBOY — Bruce Bertucci of Perth Amboy is a finalist for the Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award, presented by Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing. The award sought out unsung heroes in sailing communities across the country ...

Sailing club's plans for new hut "black eyesore"
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
But residents and even members of the sailing club said the five meter high wooden building would block views of the Stour and scenic Suffolk border and be a blot on the landscape. David Warner, club commodore, said: “The idea was to recreate what was ...

SAVASANA Wins J/80 North Americans
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Fort Worth, Texas)- Brian Keane of Beverly Yacht Club sailing SAVASANA with his team of Steve Hunt, Mike Wolfs and Ben Powers have been crowned 2012 J/80 North American Champions, edging out defending champions Glenn Darden and Reese ...

JP Morgan Asset Management extends race title sponsorship to 2014
Sail World
The Island Sailing Club (ISC), organisers of the annual Round the Island Race, is ecstatic to confirm that J.P. Morgan Asset Management has agreed to continue its sponsorship of the Round the Island Race for a further two years, through to 2014. J.P...

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YACHTING: Permai Hotel hopeful of landing Heritage Bay Cup
New Straits Times
The team, comprising hotel staff, will compete for the second time in the pre-Monsoon Cup amateur match racing competition at the home of the Monsoon Cup in Pulau Duyong on Nov 23. Hotel general manager Azman Ali, who is also the team skipper, said ...

Northern Ireland Sailor Elected World President of International J24 Class
#j24 – Robin Eagleson of Lough Erne Yacht Club was elected World President of the International J/24 Class Association at the World Council Meeting held recently in Howth. His election represents a considerable honour for Ireland and Irish Sailing, as ...

Yachting: Late departure sends shock waves
Hawke's Bay Today
... Late departure sends shock waves. Shane Hurndell | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:30. YOUTH SUPPORTER: Outgoing Napier Sailing Club manager Lyle Tresadern with the Tresadern Family Trophy, left, which goes to the winner of the optimists green fleet ...

Kiteboarders back at square one
New Zealand Herald
So windsurfing has won a reprieve and will be on the 2016 Rio Olympic sailing programme, while kiteboarding is left to wonder what they did wrong. Answer: nothing. Both fought their corners, one more impressively earlier in the year, the other ...

Boost for rocket's record attempt
Isle of Wight County Press
A SAILING speed record being chased by a craft designed and built on the Isle of Wight looks on course to be smashed. The Vestas Sailrocket 2 is reported to have reached a speed of 61 knots in a world record speed sailing attempt off the coast of ...

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America's Cup Insider: My Bout With Sandy - Alameda, CA Patch
By John Eric Mangino
Recent Blog Posts. John Eric Mangino · America's Cup Insider: My Bout With Sandy .... This area is famous for its sailing and youth programs with many yacht clubs that fulfill the gap of sailinginstruction. My house is directly facing north east ...
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Preventing corrosion around the goose neck and vang tang ...
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Preventing corrosion around the goose neck and vang tang. There's nothing worst than having to cut your sail short because of a broken spar. Most typically on the Laser, the damage will happen at the goose neck or the vang tang on the ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Spending these days hiking, swimming and exploring this island as much as we can by foot and under water. Found some amazing underwater cliffs today which we'll bring the gopro to tomorrow, must show you the beauty that is hiding ...

Short list announced - The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
As well as being skipper of the Pindar GAC match-racing team, Williams is also skipper of the Pindar GAC catamaran in the Extreme Sailing Series. He was brought up in Devon where he first started racing in Cadets and has been hugely ...
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Sailing exhibit opens at the Hall of Champions | UTSanDiego.com
San Diego's history in sailing, particularly the America's Cup, is being honored in ... the America's Cup to San Diego Yacht Club by defeating Australian defender ...

SD Hall of Champions opens sailing exhibit
Koch defended the America's Cup for the San Diego Yacht Club in 1992, beating Italy's Il Moro di Venezia 4-1.The centerpiece of the exhibit is a fully rigged Star ...

Celebrating San Diego sailing | Watch the video - Yahoo! News
Watch the video Celebrating San Diego sailing on Yahoo! News . From America's Cup to Olympic medalists to world championships, San Diego has enjoyed a ...

Celebrating San Diego sailing - San Diego, California News Station ...
From America's Cup to Olympic medalists to world championships, San Diego has enjoyed a rich tradition on the water.

Marblehead: Mecca for sailing, boutique shopping, and good restaurants - Food & dining - The Boston Globe: "Marblehead calls itself the Yachting Capital of the World, which sounds impossibly over the top, until you realize how seriously they take sailing here. This town of fewer than 20,000 residents is home to five yacht clubs and has produced a slew of world-class sailors, including America’s Cup winners Ted Hood and Robbie Doyle. How much do they love this sport? So much, they do it even in winter. It’s not uncommon to see sailors out in Marblehead Harbor, tacking and jibing in a biting February wind, in dinky two-person boats. They call it “frostbiting.” If this doesn’t sound like your idea of a grand time, no worries. This postcard-perfect seaport, just 25 miles north of Boston, offers landlubber pleasures, including boutique shopping, good restaurants, and pretty seaside strolls. And dress is preppy-casual. . . "

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