23 November 2012

Vendée Globe - Video highlights of the 13th day

Video highlights of the 13th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Thursday, November 22, 2012.

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Vendee Globe - The flying Spaniard returns
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Javier 'Bubi' Sansó (Acciona 100% EcoPowered) has scorched down the north Atlantic and through the Doldrums as if they were a myth and now has the top of the fleet in his sights. He has made up 350 miles in the last two days.

Sail World

Vendee Globe - The chase is on as Golding achieves 22nd crossing
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Mike Golding (Gamesa) crossed the Equator for the 22nd time as he chased the six leading boats in front of him south to the coast of Brazil. He deferred the traditional celebrations and offerings to Neptune this time because he had ...

Sail World

Polish Skipper Sixth to Withdraw from 2012
“Having no autopilot means I can't race, and if I can't race, I have to retire. When I joined the Vendée Globe I was not interested in being the 15thth skipper to finish. That's a tough decision, one of toughest in my life. But that's Vendee Globe ...

Falmouth sailor determined to realise Globe dream in 2016
This is Cornwall
And after returning from the opening race in the prestigious Vendee Globe event, the former pupil of King Charles Primary school in Falmouth has revealed how his ultimate goal is to take part in four years' time. He said: "Everything I have done in the ...
Red Bull Youth America's Cup concludes sailing selection trials
The AC45's are the boats used in the America's Cup World Series, the precursor to the America's Cup itself. The intent is to raise the sailing skills of potential future America's Cup sailors worldwide, giving them an opportunity to compete on the same ...

470 Olympic champ Mathew Belcher names Will Ryan as new sailing buddy
Sail World
Olympic gold medalist Mathew Belcher announced Thursday his new sailing partner, Will Ryan, to begin his four-year build-up towards the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Ryan, who already worked with Belcher and coach Victor Kovalenko...

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Swiss Win World Police Sailing Championships
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/80s sailing World Police Sailing Championship in Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)- Imagine working "the beat" in your local city as a police officer on a daily basis wondering, hoping, wishing that nothing goes wrong so that as one of the chosen few in...

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NZ National Match Racing Championships: New Video from FMJ Racing
Sail World
Skipper Will Tiller, Brad Farrand, Harry Thurston and Shaun Mason from Full Metal Jacket Racing beat top professional sailing crew of Gavin Brady and his crack crew of Ryan Houston, Rob Salthouse and John Cutler to win the title. Here's a video of that ...

Sail World

Sailing trip gives a fund of tall stories
This is Kent
It then headed to the Solent. Miss Adams said: "It was a great sailing experience and one that I will never forget – I met some amazing people and put my RNLI training to the test. "I hope to re-join the ship sometime during next year as a volunteer ...

This is Kent

Ilkley's Hector lands sailing award
Ilkley Gazette
A talented Laser sailor, Hector attends Bradford Grammar School and is a keen member of Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club. “We are really thrilled to hear that Hector has won this fabulous award,” said club member Keith Escritt. “He is a great competitor ...

Nord Stream Race - A review of the inaugural edition
Sail World
It was a just over a year ago that Vladimir Liubomirov, Commodore of The Yacht Club of Saint-Petersburg had a dream to set up a one design race having recently finalised his own Swan 60 - Bronenosec. The Yacht Club was only established in 2010 and ...

Sail World

Irish Sailor Wins Dubai to Muscat Race
Recognised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the 2012 Dubai to Muscat Yacht Race is 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 ...

World's fastest sailors are from Weymouth
Dorset Echo
Paul Larsen, his girlfriend Helena Darvelid and teammates Alex Adams, Ben Quemener, Ben Holder and Walter Hansen and Hiskia Sindimba say they have 'smashed' the previous Nautical Mile and Outright World Speed Sailing records. Their achievements ...

Burglars smash wall to steal alcohol from Burnham Sailing Club
This is The West Country
Graham Wills, treasurer of Burnham Sailing Club, is concerned members will be put off after the latest incident saw thieves smash through an inner wall last weekend and steal around £1,200 worth of alcohol. He told the Weekly News: “They came equipped ...

The solo sailing blog: Necessary repairs
The Independent (blog)
It's 30 degrees and the conditions are actually quite stable. I'm going to try and make the most of it and focus on fixing the hydrogenerator while I have the opportunity to do so. As you all saw, I've had a few problems with it and I need to utilise ...

The Independent (blog)

Waterfronts: E Ticket, Moore Fun clinch Fall Series titles
Ventura County Star
On Nov. 3-4, Braedon traveled to Mission Bay Yacht Club to sail in the Junior Commodore Regatta, race 2 of the four-race Ullman/Frost Series for the Laser class. Sailing in a class with 42 others, he was voted the Perpetual Sportsmanship Award by his ...

Southern Wind launches SW 94 sailing yacht Windfall
Superyacht Times
The Southern Wind shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa has recently launched the second SW 94 sailing yacht, christened Windfall. After completing the sea trials in the windy waters of Table Bay, Windfall will soon leave South Africa, for her maiden ...

Superyacht Times

Defending champion Dave Hazard leader after Day 1 of Harken Youth
Sail World
... youth match racing champion Dave Hazard representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is the provisional leader after Day 1 with 11 of the 14 flights completed in the first round robin on Pittwater today, hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ...

Sail World

Round-the-world U30 Sydney sailor in biggest cross-Atlantic rally
Sail World
Sydneysider Nick Black, an Ausgrid telecommunications engineer specialising in Smart Grid technologies, 29, is preparing for the race of a lifetime as he reaches the halfway mark living his dream of sailing across the world for a year. On Sunday Nick...

Sail World

Gibson and Macey first
This is Kent
SAILING: Eight dinghies raced in the morning Redoubt Sailing Club winter series race on Sunday, in light winds and sunshine. First on corrected time was the Miracle 4040 sailed by Neal Gibson and Keith Macey. In second place was EPS 124 sailed by ...

PACEMAKER Takes J/24 NSW State Championships
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/24s sailing NSW States in Sydney Australia (Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia)- The Royal Prince Edward Yacht Club hosted this year's 2012 NSW J/24 State Championships and, again, the club, its volunteers and RC/PRO did an amazing job running ...

Sports mad Peter lends his torch to Games venue
Dorset Echo
Retired Peter Fry, who ran with the relay along Weymouth's Lanehouse Rocks Road in July, answered an appeal by the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in the Dorset Echo for a torch to showcase. Mr Fry, of Littlemoor, was nominated to be ...

Belcher, Ryan aim to make Games history
Olympic sailing gold medallist Mathew Belcher says he can rewrite the record books with new crewmate Will Ryan. Belcher revealed the selection of 23-year-old Ryan as his new ... Kovalenko was confident Ryan - one of a group of rising young stars within ...

At 84, keen to set sail
Ipswich Advertiser
He started building small sailboats from the age of 14, gradually working his way up to bigger power cruisers and sailing catamarans. Rheumatoid arthritis has slowed him down over the last couple of decades - but it hasn't stopped him and he has now ...

Open Selection Evening for 2013 HYC U25 Keelboat Team
If you are interested in applying for the youth keelboat team, please attend the open evening on Tuesday 27 November at 8pm in Howth Yacht Club. Candidates need to be under 25 on 30 August 2013 and become a cadet member of HYC for the 2013 ...

Sprint series blasts off with a small but determined fleet
Gladstone Observer
Next weekend, the big boats set sail northward for the annual Capricornia Cruising Yacht Club Round the Bay Race. Back at home the PCSC dinghy fleet will be racing a further Sprint Series from 2pm tomorrow. For more information about sailing in ...

Would You Say This Is A Good Analogy To Sailing ... - Sailnet.com.
This is from Midnight In Paris, where Owen Wilson goes back in time and meets Ernest Hemingway. “All men fear death. It's a natural fear that consumes us all. We fear death because we feel that we haven't loved well enough or loved at all, ...
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Sailing in Greece with JTC – 1 | Florian Freundt
By Florian Freundt
I had never been on a sailboat before in my life, but when Christoph asked me if I was interested in joining a cruise as a photographer for Join the Crew I was immediately up for it. That was in part due to the fantastic images Christoph shot ...
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Dubai to Muscat Race at Dubai Offshore Sailing Club - Overall ...
Recognised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the 2012 Dubai to Muscat Yacht Race is organised by the UAE Sailing & Rowing Federation and hosted by the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club. HH Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Bin Saqr Al Nahyan, ...
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I recently broke a Kyocera KD135SX-UPU on my 5 panel array. I am finding it hard to source here. Is it possible to mix and match with other brands / sizes? Thanks, Tony.
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Man obsessed with British woman detained after sailing from Turkey ...
By Adam Fletcher
A 38-year-old Turkish man who sailed to England to find the love of his life has been detained by border staff, according to The Independent. Ramazan Culum met a British woman while on a scuba diving trip in Cyprus during 2005. Mr Culum ...
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Red Bull Youth America's Cup trials conclude for USA teams ...
The first trials for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup concluded on Tuesday in San ... a 20 ...

The Daily Herald -St. Maarten Day Sailing Series
You are here: Sports · Local Sports St. Maarten Day Sailing Series ... division of the St. Maarten Day Sailing Series organized by the St. Maarten Yacht Club.

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It mentions "a salty old dog of the sea" with a silver tongue or some such, and your original post did say sailing or sailors. Powerboaters and fishermen smell ...

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