19 November 2012

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Drama on the high-seas after first week of 'world's toughest race ...
In one of the toughest tests in sport, sailors in the Vendee Globe round the world race this week set off from Les Sables d'Olonne in France. . .

Vendee Globe - Sam Davies, Saveol end sailing journey
Sail World
The Vendee Globe has suddenly become a competition among men after the only woman in the non-stop round-the-world sailing event decided to end her journey seven days into the race. Emotions burst out moments after Saveol's skipper Samantha Davies ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe - Advancements made as skippers' fight continues
Sail World
The 20-strong fleet that set off in the Vendée Globe has already been reduced to sixteen and the trauma of this toughest of sailing race continued on the eighth day, with the news that Jérémie Beyou (Maître CoQ) had suffered a broken hydraulic jack in ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe - Enjoyable miles on board Gamesa
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, there have been enjoyable miles in steady trade wind conditions for Mike Golding who this morning is in a close, intense race with Jean Le Cam on SynerCiel. All this is adding to hopes that Golding might get the chance to catch ...

Sail World

Vendée Globe turns demolition derby as fifth starter retires
The Independent
The demolition derby aspect of the Vendée Globe round the world race continued to dominate coverage on Sunday as the fifth of the 20 starters limped off the racecourse and a sixth sought to fix a problem which could also force him to retire. The 24,400 ...

Olympic sailing gold medalist Anna Tunnicliffe visits JU
Florida Times-Union
The JU varsity sailing club team: Frank Perryman, (from left) Waverly Askew, Jenna Spangler, Mathew Martin, Dan Moore, Karolina Dzieniszewki, David Greene, Jennifer Danner and Robert Dougherty. Back Photo: 2 of 2 Next. Anna Tunnicliffe Amory Ross ...

America's Cup boosted with Artemis on water
Swedish America's Cup syndicate Artemis have finally got their giant catamaran sailing in San Francisco. A fortnight after damaging the yacht under tow, Artemis made their debut yesterday. They are one of three challengers for the Cup with racing to be ...

Sailing | Women's team finishes in top five at ACC Championships
Tufts Daily
Two weeks ago, Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc across the entire Eastern Seaboard, and the storm forced the cancellation of the coed sailing team's championship event at King's Point. But the women's sailing team did not let a storm curtail its wave of ...

Sailing through practical lessons
Maui News
Haleakala Waldorf School 7th-graders ply the nearshore waters of Lahaina on Tuesday afternoon during the second day of a weeklong junior sailing camp hosted by LahainaYacht Club. Combining lessons in subjects like physics, history and geography with...

Maui News

Revellers groove at Olympic sailing venue on Portland
Dorset Echo
REVELLERS grooved at the Olympic sailing venue on Portland and raised more than £600 for the Big Grove Summer Festival's charity pot. Around 200 people danced the night away at the refurbished Naval hangar at the Weymouth and Portland National ...

Waterfronts: Bad weather postpones third race of Fall Series
Ventura County Star
... of his crew. Danny said he returned to Pacific Corinthian Youth Foundation Summer SailingProgram because he had so much fun and he wanted to sail a bigger boat. ... Hosted by VenturaYacht Club, this is the second of a two-race series. The gal ...

Sailing Team Finishes First Semester Strong With Fourth-Place Finish at ACT
Bowdoin Athletics
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team ended its fall campaign on a strong note by capturing fourth place overall at the Atlantic Coast Tournament hosted by St. Mary's College of Maryland. Michael Croteau along with Charlotte Williamson ...

Bowdoin Athletics

Disabled sailing decisions made in Dun Laoghaire
The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) met in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland from 5 to 7 November after a busy year for Disabled Sailing and voted in a new president and vice-presidents. The International Association for Disabled Sailing ...


Go-fast gear and Vendee Globe—Sailing News from the US and Beyond
Sail World
While these units are born and breed for the 34th America's Cup, I strongly suspect that owners of super-quick monohulls will be interested in these sleek units. It will be really interesting to see how and where this technology trickles ... Meanwhile ...
Sail World

MMA Fall Sailing Season Shows Gleams of Promise
CASTINE — With the arrival of November, although college teams in southern New England continued to race, the fall regatta season came to an end for Maine Maritime Academy sailing team. On the waterfront, the crew began hauling the academy's small ...

UON World SB20 Championship - Macallansmith and Bourke eye title
Sail World
His present sailing focus remains fixed on contesting the 2012 UON World SB 20 sports boat championship set down for racing over the Hamilton Island Yacht Clubcourses from December 12-20. As expected Greg Macallansmith is not prepared to make any ...

Sail World

Dragon World Championship 2013 to be hosted by WPNSA
Sail World
The 2013 Dragon World Championship is to be hosted by Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), home of the sailing regattas of the 2012 Olympiad, from 5 to 13 September 2013. With its combination of great sailing waters, purpose ...

Sail World

Sailing in for lights' switch on
This is Gloucestershire
A SPANISH galleon hand-built by Gloucester pupils is set to sail as part of the city's Christmas light switch-on this Sunday. Children from St James' CofE Junior School also worked with artist Maya Wolfe to design and create spectacular fish-shaped ...

This is Gloucestershire

Manly skiff sailing: Club switch paying off for Lee
The Manly Daily
NOT content with going through the paces this season, Lee Knapton made the switch across the harbour to take on Manly Skiff Club's elite 16ft fleet. Now he is on the verge of snatching a much-coveted title from Manly's leading boat Fluid Building ...

The Manly Daily

Guanabara Bay will host the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing competition
The large sailing regatta field is incredible, but still has many environmental problems. Sewage treatment rates will be improved to 16,000 liters per second and all regional dump sites will be closed. The 2016 Olympic Sailing venue has a problem of ...


Case Wins J/105 Masters Regatta
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/105s sailing Masters Regatta in San Diego (San Diego, CA)- The International Masters Regatta was established in 1975 by St. Francis Yacht Club Member, Don Trask. For years, the worldʼs greatest master sailors such as Elvstrom, Buchan, Burnham, ...

Thomas sees silver lining in sailing voyage
Royal Gazette
The Queen officially bestowed St Peter's Church with the title 'Their Majesties Chappell' earlier this year. The credit for the name change goes to Thomas Sinsteden, a retired Irish physician with a passion for Irish silver. His quiet research led St ...

Old hands no match for young guns
Emirates Team New Zealand, Luna Rossa Challenge, and America One. Those are the past and present America's Cup teams represented at this years New Zealand Match Racing Nationals in Auckland. The fleet of 14, which also included World Tour card ...


Navy IC Sailing Places Fourth at Women's Atlantic Coast Championship
After the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of the Coed Dinghy ACCs, the Navy intercollegiate sailing Team was left with just one event during the last competition weekend of the fall season. Fortunately, the team was able to ...

YACHTING: Williams looking to conquer
New Straits Times
The Team GAC Pindar skipper is in with a chance to win the Monsoon Cup and become the Alpari World Match Racing Tour champion, a feat he accomplished in 2007 and 2011, in Pulau Duyong, Kuala Terengganu early next month. But the 35-year-old three-time ...

New Straits Times

John Hudnut Lockwood
Suffolk Times
A passionate sailor, he was a proud member of the Peconic Bay Sailing Association, Shelter IslandYacht Club, Off Soundings Club and other prominent sailing groups, according to family members. He joined forces with other New Suffolk sailing ...

Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship lands deal with Helly Hansen
Sail World
The 35th Sydney Short Ocean Racing Championship will be bringing the finest sailors around Australia in a two-day event hosted by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club. Event organizers recently hammered a sponsorship deal with Norwegian water sports and ...

Sail World

Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist Anna Tunnicliffe Visits JU — The ...
By Clayton Levins
Tunnicliffe was a graduate and four-time sailing All-American at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. During her college career, she was College Sailor of the Year. Since starting her professionalsailing career, she has been a two-time ...
The Navigator

Intercollegiate Sailing. Navy IC Sailing Places Fourth at Women's ...
By clevine
After the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy forced the cancellation of the Coed Dinghy ACCs, the Navy intercollegiate sailing Team was left with just one event during the last competition weekend of the fall season. Continue Reading » ...

Thorpe Bay Yacht Club » Sunday Carvery – This And Every Sunday
By Martin Swindon
Thorpe Bay Yacht Club. Tel: 01702 587 563 ... If sailing is early there will be breakfast available, normally from 2 hours prior to the race starting, which includes our breakfast's baps at £2.50 each. Hope to see you all Sunday. Lisa @fuud ...
Thorpe Bay Yacht Club

Irish Figaro campaign - The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
With Irish ports hosting events as diverse as the Volvo Ocean Race, the MOD 70 European Tour and the Youth Sailing World Championships, and Irish sailors competing at the highest level around the world with Damian Foxhall winning this ...
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British New York: Four Top Boating Regattas In English Waters!
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Cowes Weeks time is a certain emphasize in the sailing routine and has been operating since 1826, making it the globe's biggest operating sailing regatta, as well as being one of The uk's biggest yearly sports. Over 8000 opponents ...
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