20 November 2012

Vendee Globe - Mike Golding video

Vendee Globe - Mike Golding video

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Vendee Globe - The fixable, the un-fixable and the avoidable
Sail World
Despite having teams of people overseeing every aspect of the preparation, a Vendee Globe Ocean Race is still an undertaking of colossal proportions. I am not a metallurgist or engineer, but it is a statement of fact that the Titanium used in Safran's ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe - Brits excel in the Doldrums
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) and Mike Golding (Gamesa) have been two of the big winners in the Doldrums. Thomson was down to sixth at the 1600hrs (French time) ranking, having been up to third this morning, but just 2.3 miles ...

Sail World

Armchair skippers race virtual Vendee Globe
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
PARIS (AFP) - Navigating stormy seas by day and night, hundreds of thousands of virtual skippers are sailing the Vendee Globe while safe and dry at home thanks to an online version of the round-the-world yacht race. "Virtual Regatta" has signed up some ...

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French skipper Jeremie Beyou is the latest to pull out of the Vendee Globe ...
A QUARTER of the 20-strong fleet which started the Vendee Globe solo and non-stop round the world race just over a week ago have now retired from the dramatic 2012/2013 edition of the sailing endurance test. French skipper Jeremie Beyou late last night ...


Vendée Globe Challenge Leader Through the Doldrums?
Vendée Globe Challenge Leader Through the Doldrums? Press Release. Monday, November 19, 2012, 10:12 PM. File Armel Le Cléac'h: Photo credit Vendée Globe/Banque Populaire. Armel Le Cléac'h: Photo credit Vendée Globe/Banque Populaire ...

Notice of Race Published for ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami
US SAILING (press release)
Now known as the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, the regatta serves up six days of elite-level competition in the 13 sailing events selected for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ...For fleet racing in the Olympic classes, the regatta will ...

America's Cup Boat's Capsizing Sparks Questions, Fears
Huffington Post
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Larry Ellison's new 72-foot America's Cup boat capsized on a practice run and was sucked through the Golden Gate in a crippled mess, the second-guessing and doubts among the sailing community began: Has Ellison's plan to ...

Beijing to get luxury yacht club
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
BEIJING- A yacht club, claimed as Beijing's first and comparable to the world's best examples of such centers, is to be established on a major waterway running through the city's downtown, it has been agreed. Luxury yachts will shuttle on the 10-km ...

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Irishman elected new President of International Association for Disabled Sailing
November 19 - Ireland's John Twomey, who made his tenth consecutive appearance in a Paralympic Games at London 2012, has been elected as the new President of the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS). The 57-year-old qualified ...

Vestas Sailrocket 2 breaks speed sailing record with 59.23 knots
The Vestas Sailrocket 2 was speeding up on the 13th attempt, in moderate 25-knot winds, when the new world speed sailing record arrived. Paul Larsen and his sailingcraft averaged 59.23 knots over the record 500 meter course and peaked at over 63 knots.


Setting sail on biggest marina
Tasmania Mercury
A $6.5 MILLION redevelopment of the Bellerive Yacht Club will include the biggest marina in Tasmania and breathe new life into sailing facilities on the River Derwent. The Eastern Shore club has unveiled plans to increase its marina from 175 to 270 ...

Tasmania Mercury

Ian Williams Crowned RYA National Match Racing Champion
International Sailing Federation
The three-time World Champion wrapped up the RYA National Match Racing crown for a fourth time, matching that of last year's winner Nick Cherry and fellow match racer Mark Campbell-James, in an event which was overshadowed by frustrating sailing ...

International Sailing Federation

Yacht club floats marina plan
Yahoo!7 News
The Bellerive Yacht Club on Hobart's Eastern Shore is planning to build one of the state's largest marinas. Club Commodoore John Mills says the $6.5 million plan, with 90 additional berths will be submitted to Clarence City Council within the next few ...

Yahoo!7 News

Wilson brothers show stuff in Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's Turkey Day Regatta
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Brothers Dane, 17, and Quinn Wilson, 15, of Ojai and the Santa Barbara Yacht Club have their sights set on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016, when they will be just about old enough for a bid to reclaim some of the Americans' lost Olympic sailing glory.

VIDEO: 2012 Season Recap
World Match Racing Tour
Recap of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2012 season, ahead of the Monsoon Cup, 3-8 December. COMMENTS. < Prev · Next >. Features ARCHIVE. Show next 8 posts. 1Williams crowned RYA National Match Racing Champion · 2Ian Williams ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Are you ready to "Sail On" to "SERIOUS FUN!"? The legendary Motown/Funk and Soul Band, The COMMODORES will grace the Caribbean beaches on the island of St. Maarten for the 2013 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta! The Commodores, will join a ...

Honda RYA Youth RIB Champions presented with prizes
BYM News (press release)
There were celebrations at Parkstone Yacht Club this weekend (18 November), when 2012 Honda RYA Youth RIB National Champions Charlie Martin (12) and Harrison Faull (13) were officially presented with their prizes, two brand new RIBs for their club.

Team break world speed sailing record
Daily Echo
A TEAM of Hampshire engineers have broken the world speed sailing record with their revolutionarysailing boat. After two years of repeated attempts, the crew of Cowes built Vesta Sailrocket 2 comfortably beat the record with an average speed of 55.65 ...

Burglars smash their way into Burnham Sailing Club to steal alcohol
Burglars smashed through this wall to gain access to Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club over the weekend before stealing £1,200 worth of alcohol from the club's cellar and bar. Police have appealed for witnesses to the robbery on the South Esplanade, which ...


Russian Swan 60, Bronenosec win Swan Maxi Class Circuit for 2012
BYM News (press release)
Our main goal was to show the highly competitive level of the Swan 60s and we feel that this was achieved with our 2nd place in IRC at the Giraglia Rolex Cup and then at the Rolex Swan Cup. Unfortunately, an issue with the mainsail at the Giraglia ...

NEWS - Grenada Sailing Week Launches New Website
All At Sea (blog)
The Grenada Sailing Week Board says they are proud that Camper & Nicholsons is the main sponsor for the event, known as the Grenada Sailing Week Camper & Nicholsons Race Series. “Participants will benefit as in the past ... Homegrown talent will be ...

All At Sea (blog)

Bay Waveland wins Lipton Regatta
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDCrew Randy Santa Cruz and skipper Zak Fanberg of Bay Waveland Yacht Club(92) leads Pass Christian Yacht Club going to the final mark during the final race of the Sir Thomas Lipton Cup regatta at Pass ChristianYacht ...


John Mollicone's 11th Hour Racing Earns J/24 North American Championship
International Sailing Federation
"Tricky conditions, but the people at Florida Yacht Club are awesome and it was a great regatta." On Saturday, Milev won race 7, with Greg Griffin's Majic and Odenbach in the next two slots. David Van Cleef claimed the next victory, trailed by ...

International Sailing Federation

America's Cup boat's capsizing sparks questions, fears - LA Daily ...
By Julia Prodis Sulek jsulek@mercurynews.com
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Larry Ellison's new 72-foot America's Cup boat capsized on a practice run and was sucked through the Golden Gate in a crippled mess, the second-guessing and doubts among the sailing community began: Has ...
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Summer Slip 2013? - New England (ODay 34) - Cruisers & Sailing ...
By MeGeek
Looking for suggestions. We are thinking of spending the summer in New England (NY to ME). Want to escape the heat of VA/MD, and we are originally from Newport , RI. Admiral is a school teacher, so.
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Alex and Taru sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Now when hurricane season officially has come to an end, more and more boats are getting out of the safe harbor once again. It's been nice to have most of the anchorages to almost ourselves but guess we just need to get used to the ...

Harken Lark Winter Championships at Northampton Sailing Club ...
Blue skies and light winds were the order of the legendary Lark Winters hosted by NorthamptonSailing Club with 28 boats in attendance. Race one started with the pin end favouring those heading off to the left. As the first few boats rounded it ...
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The Head To End All Heads - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By GaryMayo
Last fall, I got back into sailing. First sailboat had a used portapotty. Threw it away and just never used anything in the way of a toilet on the mac 25. Now I have a larger sailboat, and again, I threw away the old disgusting plastic portapotty.
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Bayswater Yacht Club Windsurfing Session: Race day by dan_akl
SessionLogs connects people worldwide who share a love of sports. Read dan_akl's 2012 Windsurfing session at Bayswater Yacht Club, Takapuna, New Zealand. View photos and videos, read other session logs, add comments and share in ...
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Chris Nicholson Gets First Taste of Foiling | Sunglasses by Kaenon ...
By Kaenon Polarized
Chris Nicholson, skipper of second place getter in the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand, had a big day out when he joined the America's Cup sailing crew on the teams AC72 America's Cup Challenger.
Sunglasses by Kaenon Polarized

America's cup hull design
This picture is one of my hull concepts for the america's cup contest. I have already performed flow analysis on the layout and is very efficient. I have added a ...

AGWA Yacht Club - Sydney Harbour - Clubs - Time Out Sydney
AGWA Yacht Club - That beautiful glass boat, the Starship Sydney, is the setting for Finely Tuned's sunshine...

Capsized America's Cup yacht raises questions - San Francisco ...
The capsizing of Larry Ellison's 72-foot America's Cup boat a month ago has raised questions in thesailing community over whether the tournament has gone ...

Sailing Cabo to La Paz. Crew needed - Lonely Planet travel forum
I have just sailed down from San Diego to Cabo in my sailing boat. A modern 40ft vessel with all safety gear.My crew are all heading home as they have jobs.

David Kenefick - Sailing Promo 2013 on Vimeo
David Kenefick - Sailing Promo 2013. from David Kenefick 6 days ago /. Creative Commons ...

Local Sailing Team Wins JV Title - Southern Maryland News
Phillip Wieser, left, and Joshua Morrison, the captains of the winning Churchville Christian team. Both are residents of St. Mary's County, and both are Eagle ...

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