30 November 2012

Vendée Globe Day 19 video highlights


Vendée Globe Day 19 video highlights - November 28th

Vendee Globe live tracking

Vendee Globe waiting game ensues
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) is holding onto to his lead as he picks his way through the light winds, near the ridge, northwest of the anticyclone of St. Helena. But, coming from a more southerly aspect, his pursuers are ...

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Vendee Globe - Banque Populaire clutches the lead
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, it was resolute Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) that appeared on the live Visio video link up on Vendée GlobeLIVE today. He said, 'I went around the St Helena anticyclone. I am heading to the first Ice gate. I am looking at ...

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Extreme Sailing Series - Rio prepares to welcome the Extreme 40s
Sail World
In only one week, the Extreme 40s will be heading into the final battle of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series in the spectacular city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – the same city that will not only be hosting the FIFA World Cup Final in 2014 but the 2016 ...December 7-9

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Malaysian Match Racing victory propels Jeremy Koo into Monsoon Cup
Sail World
Jeremy Koo (KFC Malaysia/KRT) blazed away in the semifinal match against Masyuri Rahmat (Royal Malaysian Navy Match Racing Team 1), winning 3-0 to clinch his third Malaysian Match Racing Champion title at the Malaysian Match Racing Circuit (MMRC ...

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Musto International Youth Match Racing - Leaderboard unchanged
Sail World
Following three days of competition, the leaderboard of the Musto International YouthMatch Racing Championship remains unchanged: Chris Steele (RNZYS), Ashlen Rooklyn (CYCA), Sam Gilmour (RFBYC) and Harry Price (CYCA). ... Ashlen Rooklyn, representing ...

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Oracle Team USA picks two teams for 2013 Red Bull Youth America's Cup
Sail World
Oracle Team has chosen USA's Team America Racing and San Francisco's America Youth Sailing Force to compete in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup starting on 1st September 2013. The two US-based racing teams will undergo nine months of intense training ...

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Aussie aims for 70-knot speed sailing record
Ninemsn
Australian sailor Paul Larsen may have recently set a new speed sailing world record but he is already aiming to better that achievement. Larson piloted Vestas Sailrocket 2 over a 500m course at 65.37 knots (121km/h) with a 67.74 knots (125.5km/h) peak ...

Solo sailing blog: Holding onto second place
The Independent (blog)
solo sailing1 300x225 Solo sailing blog: Holding onto second place The saving grace for me over the last few days has been the wind angle. I have been sailing much tighter wind angles than the guys to the west which in the lighter winds has meant I ...

The Independent (blog)

British sailing team must change tack on sponsorship as Skandia disembarks
Insidethegames.biz
November 29 - The British sailing team faces a hunt for a new sponsor following the announcement that Skandia is to end its association next March, when the present deal concludes. The financial services company's parent, Old Mutual, is to rebrand its ...

America's Cup: Grant Dalton reflects on the first 24 days sailing
Sail World
Emirates Team New Zealand's MD, Grant Dalton, who also crews on the AC72 has confirmed that the boat which has done 24 days sailing, will now be used only as a spare boat for the team. It is believed that the boat will be taken out of commission around ...

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Royal approval for Burton Sailing Club members
Burton Mail
Burton Sailing Club stalwart Jack Francis was presented with a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) lifetime commitment award by the Princess Royal, while club colleague Adam Kenney received an RYA youth award. The pair were among 56 award winners ...

Burton Mail

Volvo Ocean Race was worth €60 million to city, report finds
Galway Advertiser
Pictured at the launch of the report,' An Economic Assessment of the Volvo Ocean Race Finale, Galway 2012' compiled by NUI Galway were John Killeen, Let's Do It Global, Dr Emer Mulligan, head of JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics, Dr Jim ...

America's Cup: Day 2 of racing in Auckland for Luna Ross and Emirates
Sail World
Two America's Cup Challengers, Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ were on the Hauraki Gulf for their second day of racing. Emirates Team NZ photographer, Chris Cameron, was on hand to capture the action ...

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J/92 Sailing Dubai-Muscat Race
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/92 sailing off Dubai, UAE (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)- This year's 21st edition of the RORC Dubai to Muscat Race got off to a fantastic start on Saturday 17th November 2012 with the Rally Class first to go and enjoying near perfect sailing ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Olympian Charlie McKee will lead USA's sailors toward success at Games
Sail World
Two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee of Coronado, California has been appointed High Performance Director of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program. His responsibilities will include managing all on-the-water elements of the U.S. Sailing Team Sperry ...

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New Sailing Rally Welcomed
Antigua Observer
“First of all it means, for the people that cross the Atlantic for the first time, they are welcomed into Antigua and it's their first Caribbean destination sailing in on a yacht, and for many people that leads into them making Antigua their home port ...

Sail Melbourne - Aussies to showcase skills against world's best
Sail World
An all-out war is about to erupt in Melbourne starting on Sunday as London Olympic gold medalist Mathew Belcher and his new sailing buddy Will Ryan leads a strong group of Australian sailors slugging it out against the rest of the world in the first ...

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Youngsters set standard
This is Kent
SAILING: Some of the younger members at Whitstable Yacht Club have been making a name for themselves as the season draws to a close. Conor Lamb and Issie Bruton have both been accepted on the RYA Topper Zone Squad for 2012/13. There were ...

This is Kent
Gull mast back at yacht club base
Thurrock Gazette
THE mast of the historic Gull Lightship was lit up in a special ceremony on Thursday. The ship, which dates to 1860, was used as the headquarters for Thurrock Yacht Club from 1947 to 1971. After the yacht club found a more permanent base, the ship lay ...

CYCA opens auction for crew spots at SOLAS Big Boat challenge
Sail World
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is inviting bidders with a zeal for sailing to participate in an online auction on eBay for a chance of sailing with some of the world's best skippers onboard their boats participating on maxis race at the CYCA's ...

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NSW sailing championships set sail
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
LANE Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club will field 12 crews in the NSW championships, which get under way at Woollahra tomorrow. The championships will be held over two weeks, with Lane Cove and Abbotsford sailing clubs hosting races next Saturday.

Cumberland Courier Newspapers

Traditional Sailing Boats To Visit Scilly
ScillyToday
The Isles of Scilly is set to be a key staging post on a round Britain tour of classic boats. The Old Gaffers Association, so called because they sail vessels with traditional square-shaped 'gaff-rig' sails, rather than modern triangular types, will be ...

Annual Round the Bay yacht race attracted strong competition
Gladstone Observer
LAST weekend all the region's sailing action was staged on the beautiful waters of Keppel Bay with the running of the annual Round the Bay race. Hosted by the Capricornia Cruising Yacht Club of Rosslyn Bay, the coveted race often attracts a strong, ...
Magic Marine Partners With ISAF Connect To Sailing | Broadly Boats ...
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MBrands International, a family business of the Netherlands, is the holding company of two water sport brands; Magic Marine for sailing, and Mystic for extreme water sports, and is as well the distributor of the marine products of Lizard ...
Broadly Boats News

Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks | Sausalito Yacht Club
By Robert
Youth Sailing at SYC · Summer Camp Classes · Recommended Gear · Register · Summer Race Teams · Opti Classes · Adult & Women's Classes · Instructor Bios · Calendar · News · Results · Gallery · HS Sailing · Donations/SYSF · Forms ...
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Sail-World.com : America's Cup: More to learn from the C-Class?
Much of the current America's Cup is borrowed from the C-Class, who ironically ... about how ...
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ARC race: 'Life ain't plain sailing' - Telegraph
Four days into a sailing race across the Atlantic, heavy winds and high waves have caused three of the crew to be seasick - and I'm the worst, writes Abigail ...

US Sailing Launches Educational REACH Program for Youth: "PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (November 28, 2012) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, today announced the launch of the REACH Program, an initiative that utilizes sailing as a platform that enables middle school aged youth of all backgrounds to embrace education, establish a love of learning and explore productive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) based careers. The REACH program connects educators, sailing instructors, engineers, scientists with today’s youth to provide them with a one of a kind authentic learning experience, giving students the opportunity to apply classroom learning in a cooperative work environment. The REACH program through the leadership of US Sailing provides resources, connections and national partnerships to support organizations, and individuals that utilize sailing as an educational tool connecting youth nationwide to the sport of sailing. US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart said, "Sailing is a great platform for building self confidence and leadership and it’s a natural partnership with science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Community Sailing Centers are the perfect place to launch this type of programming. We’ve seen how successful they’ve been in working with people from all different backgrounds. That success, combined with the STEM specific focus of the REACH program, opens the door for a whole new educational opportunity.” . . . The modules tightly align with Common Core Standards and the K-12 Framework for Science Education for middle school students. Five programs across the nation administered the program during the fall of 2012, including Community Boating Center (RI), Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center (VT), Life Sail (CA), Edison Sailing Center (FL) and New England Science and Sailing (CT). Phase two will be project based, including a national competition engaging middle school students in the engineering by design process.  For more information on the REACH program, visit us at http://reach.ussailing.org/."

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