16 November 2012

Vendée Globe - Samantha Davies reports Savéol dismasted

Vendee Globe - Onboard camera of Alex Thomson on Hugo Boss with a good speed

Vendee Globe tracking

Vendee Globe - Battered and broken but pushing on
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Louis Burton was winning his race against time yesterday as he limps back to Les Sables d'Olonne after his collision with a French fishing boat at 0300hrs on Wednesday. He had 408 miles to go at 1600hrs (French time) after and ...

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Vendée Globe - Samantha Davies reports Savéol dismasted
Sail World
Vendée Globe skipper Samantha Davies contacted the race office of the Vendée Globe at 1945hrs (French time), on Thursday, November 15th, to report that her boat had dismasted. Davies is not injured. She is safe inside the boat with all the watertight...

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Vendee Globe - Gamesa drops to ninth place on the leaderboard
Sail World
Mike Golding, skipper of Gamesa, has lost a few miles overnight against his main rivals, dropping down the Vendée Globe leaderboard to ninth place, nine miles behind Jean Le Cam on SynerCiel. After a tough night with some minor drama, Golding is back ...

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Vendée Globe: catastrophic risks ignored
Yachting World
So says one of the leading yacht designers for the Vendée Globe, a race that has been blighted with a disastrous series of keel and mast failures. Designers involved despair that the class - executive and skippers - has not listened to their ...

Pre-race preparation at Endeavour Quay
Superyacht Times
Endeavour Quay was selected by three of this year's Vendee Globe Race competitors for their pre-race preparation. Mike Golding Yacht Racing with Gamesa; Alex Thomson Racing with Hugo Boss; and Energa Sailing with Energa all chose the south coast ...

Superyacht Times

Alex Thomson: 'I've had full-scale arguments with myself'
The Guardian
I really love the challenge, and the fact that you're on the edge the whole time and you've really got to watch your back. That's why I do it. We've read that half of all Vendee Globe attempts fail, and you've had to abandon your race on two previous ...

Oakland Yacht Club hosts retro gala to celebrate organization's history
San Jose Mercury News
mercurynews.com. Posted: 11/15/2012 12:47:18 PM PST. ALAMEDA -- Approximately 110 members of the Alameda-based Oakland Yacht Club dressed up in retro ball gowns, as well as tuxedos with tails, to celebrate the club's new leadership and its history.

Sailing in top ten
The MIT Tech
The nationally-ranked No. 11 MIT Women's Sailing team closed out the fall season in fine form by capturing sixth place out of 18 squads at the Women's Atlantic Coast Championship this past weekend. Meanwhile, the No. 10 coed team was fourth in the ...

Teams to battle for RYA National Match Racing Championship title
Sail World
A fleet of 12 will go head-to-head at Queen Mary Sailing Club (Staines) from the 16th-18th November to battle it out for the 2012 RYA National Match Racing Championship title, including the world's number one match racer, Ian Williams. The three-time ...

Long Beach sailors finish first, Ocean Springs sailors fourth at Sugar Bowl ...
Mississippi Press (blog)
NEW ORLEANS -- Sailors from Long Beach and Ocean Springs High Schools participated in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Great Oaks Sailing Regatta at the SouthernYacht Club in New Orleans on Nov. 10-11, with the teams placing first and fourth in the Silver ...

Mississippi Press (blog)

Alpari World match racing tour
World Match Racing Tour
Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team maintains top spot ahead of Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar due to his early season successes at the Korea Match Cup and Match Cup Sweden, which powered him to the top of the leaderboard. The Swede goes ...

New Melges 24 European Sailing Series announced for 2013
Sail World
We had a great year of sailing in the Melges 24 Class in 2012. A record breaking World Championship with 126 teams from four continents and 23 nations was, obviously, the pinnacle event of the year, but for me, the most important signal has been that ...

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The Harbor Report: Harbor 20 team still going strong
Daily Pilot
I had a chance last week to meet the two of them for lunch at the Balboa Yacht Club and took it upon myself to drop the formalities and not address them by their proper titles — which would be commodore, for both of them. Both Richard and John are ...

Further recognition for British Sailing and Ben Ainslie as he picks up the ...
Metro (blog)
It was a dramatic and exciting start to the sailing medal races of the Games and one that saw tens of thousands of people flock to Weymouth and Portland to watch him in action. Personally I don't know how he dealt with the pressure and weight of the ...

Sailing club all tied up in the history of knotting
This is Somerset
Sailing club all tied up in the history of knotting. Trusted article source icon. Thursday, November 15, 2012. Profile image for Somerset Guardian · Somerset Guardian. Follow. At the October meeting of Wessex Cruising Association, Commodore Mike Young ...

Vendee Globe - Sanso reports damage to Acciona 100% EcoPowered
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, the Acciona Sailing Team has been informed by its skipper Javier 'Bubi' Sansó that the boat Acciona 100% EcoPowered has had to modify itssailing route having suffered a bit of damage to the track of the main sail halyard whilst...

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Sailing Clinic - Racing Tactics & Strategy - Wednesday 21st Nov 2012
Sail World
Quantum's Carl Crafoord and Brent Fowler will present an evening seminar on Racing Tactics & Strategy, to help you kick off your summer season of sailing. Carl has a wealth of experience including 26 Sydney to Hobarts (winning 4 as navigator),nine ...

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YACHTING: Coach Butler aims to sail into a different storm
New Straits Times
Local community leader Tuan Arif Shahibu Fadilah Tuan Ahmad who was also there with several sailing enthusiasts, said the programme will give a chance for localsailing enthusiasts to try out the Monsoon Cup boats. "Previously, most of them could only ...

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Community news
YACHT CLUB BOAT PARADE: The Hernando Beach Yacht Club will host its annual Christmas boat parade Dec. 1 at the club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Check-in will be at 5 p.m., and the parade will start at 6 p.m. Afterward, three awards for ...

Kenefick prepares for 2013 Solitaire du Figaro
Sail World
Young Irish sailor David Kenefick, age 21, has announced his shorthanded Figarosailing programme for 2013. A native of Currabinny Co. Cork, Kenefick has beensailing from a very young age from Royal Cork YC. The classic path through Optimists and ...

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Vestas Sailrocket 2 begins the big reveal of the beast within
Sail World
We always said that we were aiming for speeds over 60 knots and that in the current speed sailing context it simply wouldn't be worth building a boat unless you were. I don't think anyone is really sure of what the potential of the kiters really is ...

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Fresh faces abound at Club Marine Pittwater and Coffs Harbour Regatta
Sail World
The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club is encouraging first-time sailors to participate in the upcoming Club Marine Pittwater and Coffs Harbour Regatta off Barrenjoey Headland on the second of January. The sailing event has so far drawn eight first time ...

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Dos Pueblos Sailors Finish 3rd, 8th in National Championship
There are more than 225 schools competing in high school sailing nationwide. Sailor eligibility starts at the ninth grade; there are no age limits. As in college sailing, there are seven district associations that schedule events, as well as a system ...

Overclean goes the extra mile for sailing charities
Overclean, a specialist in ventilation hygiene and member of the B&ES, has helped the Baton Charity and the Jubilee Sailing Trust to get the Lord Nelson ship ready to circumnavigate the globe. The company was contacted by founder of the Baton Charity ...

Book review: The Secret She Kept by Amelia Carr
Bridlington Today
The Secret She Kept, a double-layered romantic saga which stretches back over 30 years, is centred on the Cornish sailing community so Carr climbed aboard a tall ship to make herself 'seaworthy' for her voyage of discovery. And, as always, she plumbs a...

Bridlington Today

Hurricane Sandy Update- Sailors in the Storm
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Sandy Hook, New York)- Our hearts, wishes and thoughts continue to go out to our friends in the J/Sailing community in Long Island Sound, Hudson River and, in particular, Barnegat Bay inside the demolished spit of land known as Long Beach Island off ...

Smith takes top honours at Optimist Championships
Royal Gazette
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (RBYC) youth sailor Benn Smith underlined his potential after capturing overall honours at the 2012 Digicel Bermuda Open and National Optimist Championships. The Saltus Grammar School student topped a record ... Campbell Patton ...

Saint Arnold Sailing Santa Returns with Cinnamon (The Spice, not ...
By reidramsay
Saint Arnold Brewing's (Houston, TX) Sailing Santa has been an ever evolving project. Last year, Santa was a blend of Christmas Ale and a half batch of Elissa IPA. This year, that same blend returns, but with cinnamon introduced.
Beer Street Journal

Williams aims to be best of British at RYA Match Racing Series ...
Twelve teams will go head-to-head at Queen Mary Sailing Club (Staines) over the next three days (16-18 November) to battle it out for the 2012 RYA National Match Racing Championship title, including the world's number one match racer, ...
Royal Yachting Association News

Where Should I Look for a Boat? - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By oddients
Location: Branched Oak Yacht Club, Wife is an Admiral in the Nebraska Navy. Boat: See Signature >>------>. Posts: 740. Half the fun is looking. I found my 32 aft cabin ketch on a 6 wheel trailer ready to go ... For sailing, I'd go to Annapolis.
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Nauticat Performance? - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By westsail374
I am looking at pilothouse boats, and the Nauticat range appears to be well made and well regarded by owners. What experiences have list members had with their performance under power and sail? How well built are they? What areas ...
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Camira Sailing Adventure to Whitehaven - Whitsunday Terraces Blog
By whittesun
Feel the wind in your hair as you sail through the islands onboard Camira, a high speed sailing catamaran. The Camira Sailing Adventure to Whitehaven takes you through the gorgeous Whitsunday Islands to the world-famous Whitehaven ...
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Detroit Yacht Club Foundation to Launch Operations With Inaugural ...
15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Yacht Club Foundation, a newly-formed 501(c)(3) non-profit supporting the preservation and restoration of ...

The Story of Sailing | Cruising World
Recognizing how important sailing is to America's history, the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame, working with US Sailing, has complied a centralized listing ...

Oakland Yacht Club hosts retro gala to celebrate organization's ...
ALAMEDA -- Approximately 110 members of the Alameda-based Oakland Yacht Club dressed up in retro ball gowns, as well as tuxedos with tails, to celebrate ...

Tucan sailing questions - Cozumel Forum - TripAdvisor
Big bang for your buck. Really enjoyed the experience when we went. Drinks always flowing, food good, and just sailing around always fun with limited folks on ...

Gallery: Pinta and Nina replica ships make stop at Huntington Yacht ...
The Pinta and Nina replica ships are displayed at the Huntington Yacht Club at Harris Riverfront Park on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in Huntington.

America's Cup Insider: Artemis Racing First Sail - Alameda, CA Patch
“The first day sailing in every America's Cup is significant,” he said. “But this Cup it's a quantum leap because the boats are a new class, it's catamarans and the ...

76 sailing boats from all over the world will gather to compete in the island of Cres, the host ...

Imparting love of sailing to others his greatest legacy
Sailing master Ashley Chapman was one of Australia's great dinghy sailing enthusiasts, and mentor for more than 40 years to hundreds of young NSW sailors.

StartLine Sailing Racing Android App - SailNet Community
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College Sailing Coaching Tips ... College Sailing Resources ... Get regatta results, notices of race and Sailing World rankings, usually before they're available ...

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