22 November 2012

Vendee Globe Day 12 highlights video


Vendee Globe Day video highlights of the 12th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Wednesday November 21, 2012 - with Zbigniew "Gutek" Gutkovski retiring from the race and the leaders crossing the equator.

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Vendee Globe - Golding nears 22nd Equator crossing
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, British solo racer Mike Golding will cross the Equator later today – his 22nd crossing in his sailing career. While he has had better passages through the Doldrums than he has experienced over the past 48 hours, he has certainly ...

Sail World

Vendée Globe: Alex Thomson vilified for race protest
Yachting World
Alex Thomson is unfairly taking the brunt of vilification by Vendée Globe race followers after the announcement today of penalties given out to yachts that infringed the Cape Finisterre traffic separation zone (TSS) on 12 November. There are scores of ...

Cléac'h Crosses The Equator While Gutek Retires From Vendee Globe
International Sailing Federation
Armel Le Cléac'h on Banque Populaire. ©Benoit Stichelbaut/BPCE.Vendee Globe. Les Sables, France. At 07:20 (UTC) on 21 November, theVendée Globe leader, Armel Le Cléac'h, (Banque Populaire), crossed the Equator in 10 days 19 hours and 18min.

International Sailing Federation

Polish sailor Gutkowski latest to abandon Globe
AFP
PARIS — Poland's Zbigniew Gutkowski became the sixth skipper on Wednesday to abandon his bid to win the prestigious Vendee Globe race after electronic problems ruined his chances. The problems hit his boat Energa in recent days of the gruelling solo...

The solo sailing blog: A slightly traumatic day
The Independent (blog)
I had somewhat of a traumatic day yesterday out at sea and had to make an emergency repair as HUGO BOSS' hydro generator broke, in turn damaging the starboard tie bar of my rudder. I am currently the leading British sailor, sitting in 6th place in the ...

Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph
CNET
If you think wind power will never get you anywhere, take a ride on the Sailrocket 2, a specially engineered sailboat that has set a new sailing speed record. Sponsored by Danish wind turbine maker Vestas, the Sailrocket accelerated to 59.23 knots (68 ...

Sailing program keeps young people engaged
Maui News
On behalf of the Lahaina Yacht Club I would like to thank The Maui News for featuring our JuniorSailing Program on the Nov. 14 front page. This program has been an extremely successful staple of our club for many years and continues to grow. Ten years ...

LBSU Sailing Second At Fall Pacific Coast Championship
Gazette Newspapers
After being resurrected in 2010, the Long Beach State sailing team made it to Semi-Finals of College Sailing Nationals just last spring. They have maintained that momentum this October by placing a respectable third out of 15 in San Diego and fourth ...

Title−bearers once again, this time in new sector: Coed sailing wins ICSA ...
Tufts Daily
The coed sailing team, seen here practicing in Boston Harbor, added extra practices in the last several months to improve their match racing, and the work paid off as Tufts overcame Yale in the National Championship. In 32 years of coaching at Tufts ...

Notice Of Race Published For ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami
International Sailing Federation
The regatta will serve up six days of elite-level competition in the 13 sailing events selected for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the notice of race is available to view here. Registrations are starting ... For fleet racing in the ...

International Sailing Federation

Australian sets sailing speed record
3News NZ
Australian Paul Larsen has claimed a new sailing speed record, skimming a custom-built craft through African waters. In calm Namibian conditions, Victorian-born Larsen, 42, on Sunday achieved an average 59.39 knots over 500 metres, overtaking the ...

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Olympic Review Panel presents key recommendations at US Sailing Meeting
BYM News (press release)
At US Sailing's Annual Meeting in San Francisco, an independent Olympic Review Panel presented a report of its findings and recommendations after a two-month evaluation of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program. It was presented to and accepted by the Board ...

2012 IFDS AGM : Disabled Sailing decisions made In Dun Laoghaire
BYM News (press release)
The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) AGM took place on Tuesday 6 November 2012 at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. The three nominees elected to the IFDS Executive Committee are: • Wilfried Klein (GER); ...

New RC44 rule opens the door for all female team
BYM News (press release)
The change in rule was an important step for the Women's Only Sailing Team campaign led by Danish sailor Caroline Heerema and Russian marketer Ekaterina Zhilina. Caroline is an experienced sailor having competed on a number of dinghy and keelboat ...

Yacht in distress sailing to SA coast
Yahoo!7 News
Yacht in distress sailing to SA coast. AAP November 20, 2012, 5:35 pm. A yacht in distress south of Ceduna off the South Australian coast is heading for Port Lincoln while pumping out water. Police say they were told on Tuesday of a vessel taking on ...

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Gusty day for sailing at Coffin Bay
Port Lincoln Times
This week, Sunday, November 25, the club will be holding a come and try day at the yacht club. Starting at 10am, anyone interested in going along to try sailing is more than welcome to join a skipper in one of the supplied boats to see how much fun it ...

James Spithill to mentor youth for 20th HARKEN International Youth Match ...
BYM News (press release)
James Spithill, one of the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club's favourite sons and defending America's Cup winning skipper is back in Australia especially to be the ambassador for the 20th annual HARKEN International Youth Match Racing Championships ...

Panerai Transat Classique 2012 A taste of things to come
BYM News (press release)
Choosing to come out of the water at this juncture is significant; it shows that these two sailingthoroughbreds are getting ready for a serious showdown in the Atlantic, not least because they each won their respective warm-up leg! Persephone took the ...

Lack of wind doesn't stop Sutton Bingham Sailing Club's RNLI race day
This is Somerset
A lack of wind failed to deter 12 sailors from competing at Sutton Bingham's annual race day in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Chris Jones and Chris Bottomley gained an early lead in Sunday's opening race that was delayed by 30 minutes ...

This is Somerset

Maersk Container Vessels Sailing Slower Than 1870s Clipper Ships
MetalMiner
There are many commodities and firms that are used as bellwethers of national or global health, but one that is often consistently accurate as a measure of international trade is the container shipping industry. How ironic, then, that faced with dire ...

Vendee Globe : Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) & Mike Golding (Gamesa) winners ...
BYM News (press release)
I am sailing upwind. I am completely exhausted but I can't get any sleep just yet. I have the boats all around me and I can see them, so I want to stay awake at the moment.” Golding, in seventh, has closed 120 miles while those in front have struggled ...

Twilight Racing Sees Felix Oehme Secure Alster Match Race Act 22
International Sailing Federation
Sailing into the night. ©Hamburger Segel-Club. Alster Match Race Act 22. Hamburg, Germany. World #44 Felix Oehme took his first Open match racing title since April 2010 over the weekend as he won the Alster Match Race Act 22 in Hamburg, Germany.

International Sailing Federation

Vendee Globe : Decision time for Dominique
BYM News (press release)
"Mike's yacht is by the same designer as mine, but one generation younger and Jean is sailing Loïck Peyron's old boat which is also an excellent design," he explained. While in the ranking the trio appears close together, the yachts are out of sight of ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Windsurfings back and i'm going for Gold...
BYM News (press release)
Ben Ainslie was 35 when he won his fourth Olympic sailing gold medal this summer. The Greek windsurfer Nikos Kaklamanakis was 36 when he won silver at Athens 2004 and look at the Ethiopian long distance runner, Haile Gebrselassie. What I do know is ...

Salt & Speed, Kitesurf, Awaiting the wind, Alex Caizergues,Rob Douglas ...
BYM News (press release)
They are keeping a close eye on the performances by the sailboat “Sailrocket 2”; the new holder of the outright World Speed Sailing record, with an average speed achieved in Namibia of 59.23 knots over 500 metres. Two questions to Rob Douglas, recently ...

SAILING ASSOCIATION MAR MENOR (SAMM)
The Leader Newspaper Online
The seventh day of the SAMM Autumn Race Series was held on Sunday November 18th. The race took place from the CAR Sailing Centre at Los Narejos on the Mar Menor. The wind a north easterly was at 3 – 4 knots. After the start of the race it began to rain ...

2012 RORC Dubai to Muscat Race
BYM News (press release)
The RORC Dubai to Muscat Yacht Race organised by the UAE Sailing & Rowing Federation and hosted by the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club. HH Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Bin Saqr Al Nahyan, Chairman of the UAE Sailing & Rowing Federation was the guest ...

23rd Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta 2012 : Wind plays havoc with ...
BYM News (press release)
Barry Wickett's Slipper 42 KaySira with students from the Langkawi Sailing School claimed third place. Although the Multihulls don't officially get started untill Penang, Andrew Stransky's defending champion Seven Seas 50 Fantasia and Peter Wilcox very ...

America's Cup: First AC72 Practice Race happens in Auckland + Video
Sail World
The south-westerly breeze never got above 12 knots and the yachts had no chance of stretching their legs and providing the action that America's Cup fans had expected. gallery/first-race-between-ac72s's pictures are here. Emirates Team New Zealand's ...

Sail World

Lighting Mike Golding's quest for a 'Bradley Wiggin's' podium moment in the ...
BYM News (press release)
BYM Sailing & Sports News. Sailing, watersports and powerboat racing stories from around the world. 6 boats Six in One Open to see more… Industry News · Sports News · General News · Environment News · Property News ...

Launch of THE Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2012
BYM News (press release)
The official launch of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2012 will take place next Tuesday, 27 November 2012, at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. The launch will mark 29 days until the Boxing Day start of one of the world ...

Sailing: Prize-giving day in West Kirby
Wirral Globe
Liverpool Yacht Club/Tranmere Sailing Club had a nineteen strong turn out on the River Mersey on Sunday for their latest Late Autumn series races. Class One was taken by Bada Bing (Andy Farrall and Andy Napper) ahead of Eazi Tiger (Jon Oliver) and ...

Wind in the sails
Marconews
The Marco Island Yacht Club held their annual Fall Regatta over the weekend, with races off the beach and proceeds slated for the Community Sailing Center. ... "They're out of Newport, and some of them have sailed in the America's Cup." The one design ...

Roger Williams Athletics - Sailing takes part in Save The Bay Clean Up
BARRINGTON, R.I. – On November 10th, 23 members of the Roger Williams University Sailing team participated in Save The Bay's Beach Clean Up at the Barrington Beach, helping do their part to keep Rhode Island's water. The team spent a ...
Roger Williams University Athletics

Paul Larsen clocks new world speed record in a 59 knot sailing boat ...
It's been ten years in the making but Paul Larsen and his team can now relax after they became the first crew to set a new world speed record in a sailing boat.
News | The Times

VESTAS Sailrocket Shatters 500M Speed Sailing Record Averaging ...
By Rick Spilman
Last year, we posted about the attempts by the VESTAS Sailrocket to break the sailing speed record. On Friday off Ludertiz, Namibia, they did just that over a 500M course, averaging 59.23 knots (109.69 Kmh, 68 Mph) with a peak speed of ...
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Best Places in the Bahamas - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Mhorowitz
but explore the abacos before you head south to the exumas. the wife loves the place. combination of deserted islands and beaches, crystal clear water, colonial villages, and protected sailing in the sea of abaco. we have a 5' draft. ... Georgetown to be a bit overrated. My favorites in the Exumas were Warderick Wells (of course), Staniel Cay Yacht Club and Norman Island (which I believe is where Vasco's above picture was taken). I'm very envious of you, you are in for a fantastic treat!
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By Srah 1953
Hi All What are the advantages/disadvantages of electric toilets, over manual toilets? Thanks for any info.
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Into the Breach: Sailing at 65 knots
By Kendall Miller
Sailing at 65 knots. How cool is this? This specially-designed craft has broken the sailing "sound barrier" of 50 knots. It clocked one run of just shy of 65 knots. And I get excited when my old. lumbering Catalina breaks 6 knots. Posted by ...
Into the Breach

News Paper and Muffins at Morningstar Marina | Flickr - Photo ...
By Butch Petty is Sailing To The Florida Keys Now
Happy Thanksgiving Butch, may it be a joyous one. Want to format your comment? By Butch Petty is Sailing To The Florida Keys Now No real name given + Add Contact. This photo was taken on November 19, 2012 using a Nikon D80.
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Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Boat Owners | Sailing World
Sailing World November/December 2012 cover ... Sailing World's November/ December 2012 issue features racing in the Vendée Globe, Lake Garda, and San ...

Williams wins RYA National Match Racing title - The Daily Sail
World champion shows his calibre at Queen Mary Sailing Club ... In additions to Williams collecting the RYA National Match Racing crown, John ... Red Bull Youth America's Cup trials underway...more ... MIKE HOLMES (Jika-Jika) IS CROWNED ROYAL SOUTHERN YACHT CLUB'CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS' 2012 ...

Sail-World.com : ICSA Match Racing Championships at Fort Worth BC
Fort Worth Boat Club hosted the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Match RacingChampionships Friday Nov. 16th through Sunday Nov 18th.

StartLine Sailing Racing Android App - Page 2 - SailNet Community
This is the start that the winning America's Cup Regatta boats used in the ... and it doesn't really matter if you are early or late as you will be sailing away from the ...

The Sailboat Club & Sailing School - LivingSocial
Having the wind in your hair and the sun at your back feels even better when you add water to the mix. You'll confidently guide your ship onto Mother Nature's ...

America's Cup News - Auckland NZL - Sailing News sailing-news.us ...
World Match Racing Tour 2012 - Monsoon Cup - Terengganu - MAS ... In a 25 kn breeze, the fullAmerica's Cup course was completed several times, and the ...



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