16 February 2013

Miami International Boat Show includes Strictly Sail Miami

Miami International Boat Show Kicks Off in Miami Beach | NBC 6 South Florida: "The Miami International Boat Show kicked off Thursday at Miami Beach Convention Center and ends Monday in Miami Beach. The convention center is the biggest venue, but there also are two "in-water" locations, Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail Miami"Everyone knows you are going to see anything and everything that's new and popular, first launches, first unveilings, the newest, greatest, latest,” said Cathy Rick-Joule, vice president of the boat show."

South Fla. High Season Arrives With Boat & Art Shows « CBS Miami: " . . . There are four major boating and art events this weekend including the Miami International Boat Show, the Yacht & Brokerage Show, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and the brand new Art Wynwood contemporary art fair. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to attend these events. The Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail takes place at three locations in Miami Beach and Miami. . . . " Click here for a Guide To The Miami International Boat Show

Hautest Events Happening At Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail | Haute Living: "The Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail, the world’s premier boat show and the largest event in Florida, will be taking place this weekend from February 14th to the 18th. They will be showcasing thousands of boats and companies at their three venues, but will also be having some of the hautest events throughout the weekend. To get things started, your very own Haute Living is sponsoring the Official Kick-Off Party for the 25th anniversary of the Yacht and Brokerage Show. It will be taking place on Miami Beach at the Sunset Harbour Yacht Club. . . .the Yacht & Brokerage Show kick-off event benefitting Shake-A-Leg.. . ."

MIAMI: Ferretti boosts its presence at show: "The Ferretti Group touted its continued growth in the North American market and worldwide at a press conference Thursday at the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. The collection of 37 yachts on display from its eight brands, including 25 new models, are the largest manufacturer’s display ever at the Collins Avenue show and the largest display ever for Ferretti in North America."

Photo gallery of the Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach - Yacht Shows - SuperyachtTimes.com: "For the last 72 years, one of the world’s largest boat shows has been held annually in Miami. The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show returns President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 14-18, 2013 - an event that draws more than 100,000 visitors from around the world to explore the best of boating, and generates big business in Florida and for the U.S. recreational boating industry." More photos at http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/02/15/3237279/miami-international-boast-show.html )

Vendee Globe live tracking

105 miles to go for Tanguy de Lamotte - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "On his Initiatives-coeur monohull, Tanguy de Lamotte is currently 105 nautical miles away from Les Sables d'Olonne and the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe finish line, which he is expected to cross on Sunday morning, between 9 and 10AM (French time). If he makes it before 11AM, the French skipper will be able to immediately sail through the canal to the Port Olona pontoons. If he arrives later, he will have to wait until the end of the afternoon for the tide to allow him to access the canal again."


Vendee Globe - Upwind finish expected for Tanguy de Lamotte
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Tanguy de Lamotte (Initiatives Cœur) is forecast to cross the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne between nine and ten (French time) on Sunday, February 17. It would give him a race time of around 98 days, 21 hours. But he will not ...

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The first of two selection series for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup drew to a close today (Feb 16) with the teams from New Zealand, Full Metal Jacket Racing, and Germany, STG/NRV Youth Team, standing atop the fleet. That doesn't ensure the two teams will qualify for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup final in September because a second selection series for another six teams will be held next week. At least four teams will advance to the final, so it does give the two crews a leg up.The second selection series for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup begins Monday and concludes Sunday, Feb. 24.

Red Bull Youth America's Cup Selection Series 1 Results
1. Full Metal Jacket (NZL) William Tiller -- 16 points
1. STG/NRV Youth Team (GER) Philipp Buhl -- 16
3. Team Austria (AUT) Max Trippolt -- 18
3. Danish Youth Vikings (DEN) Daniel Bjørnholt Christensen -- 18
5. Objective Australia (AUS) Jason Waterhouse -- 19
6. i'KaziKati (RSA) Matt Whitehead -- 21


Maserati to Break Record -- for Sailing
KQED
Some call it the "Mount Everest" of sailing: a voyage from New York to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, at the southern tip of South America. And now an internationalsailing crew aboard a racing yacht called the Maserati is about to break the record ...

Competition heats up in Abu Dhabi for Sailing Arabia
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter — MUSCAT — Under clear blue skies and in the shadow of some of the UAE's best known landmarks, eight boats played a cat and mouse game over three in-port races for the latest leg of EFG Bank Sailing Arabia — The Tour, the Gulf ...

Oman Daily Observer

£50k lottery grant for Brixham sailing foundation
This Is South Devon
The Trinity Sailing Foundation received the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to go towards the £92,000 conservation project. ​. The work would see the historic Brixham trawler Provident restored and a series of education and promotion activities to ...

West County: Sailing the world turns Spalding teen into global volunteer
CapitalGazette.com
After moving to Annapolis as a child, Taylor discovered one of his passions — sailing. Before becoming a member of the Archbishop Spalding sailing team, he already was a veteran sailor, having been selected as a crew member on the Volvo Ocean Race ...

US Sailing's International Women's Keelboat Championship
US SAILING (press release)
What: The International Women's Keelboat Championship (IWKC) is a signature USSailing Championship. Inaugurated in 1985, the International Women's Keelboat Championship quickly became the premier women's sailing event in the U.S. and worldwide.

Young sailors sail around Nakheel's The World to raise funds
gulfnews.com
Dubai: Twenty-two children aged eight to 15 completed a six-hour sailing trip around Nakheel's the World to raise funds for the Dubai OffshoreSailing Club's (DOSC) Youth Sailing Fund yesterday. The children completed a 27km course sailing singlehanded ...

gulfnews.com

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Lady racer, Janice of Wyoming, followed after, flicking the Hauraki Gulf from her bow, her start heralding a good omen for the day's racing with sails filling and the skies clearing above her. Silvertip's gennaker filled just as she prowled over the ...

Winning Group 2013 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour
BYM News (press release)
An incident free race for the defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team proved a winning factor in a wonderful finish to Race 1 of the Winning Group 2013 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship sailed on Sydney Harbour today. Seve Jarvin, Scott Babbage and ...

Record sailing voyage wrapping up in S.F. - SFGate
A 70-foot sailboat named after a sports car and skippered by a top Italian sailor is on the last leg of a grueling record-breaking race from New York to San ...
www.sfgate.com/.../Record-sailing-voyage-wrapping-up-in-S-...

Sailing the World's Cup into San Francisco's sustainable waters ...
Jill Savery, the America's Cup's sustainability lead, shares some of the challenges posed by green sporting events.
www.greenbiz.com/.../sailing-worlds-cup-san-francisco-sustain...

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