27 February 2013

Sailing at 41 knots onboard Banque Populaire (video)

Sailing at 41 knots onboard Banque Populaire during the Jules Verne Trophy (video) - Pascal Bidégorry and his crew share with us what it looks like sailing at 41 knots on a 40 meters trimaran with a sail area of 1200m2.

British sailing champion changes course
Sailing in the Olympics will not be the same after the withdrawal of a living legend in the sport, Sir Ben Ainslie, the Briton who managed to bag four Olympic golds and a silver over the course of his illustrious career. The 36-year-old spoke to ...


SAILING | Elis weather storms, finish second
Yale Daily News (blog)
2 coed sailing team overcame canceled flights and canceled races to put in a strong showing at the Bob Bavier Team Race in Charleston, S.C.. The Bulldogs finished second out of 10 teams in the round-robin style regatta. Georgetown, the nation's top ...

Medical examiner identifies man who drowned in Kualoa sailing accident
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
In a 1996 profile, the Los Angeles Times reported that sailing has been a big part his life since he was 7. By the time he was a teenager, Ross-Duggan was doing well in California regattas, and at 15 he was seventh in the 1970 Hobie Nationals in Honolulu.

Five Things: Richard Blais At Dave's, Sailing Seminar
Sail Racing Seminar: GBSA is proud to welcome Brad Dellenbaugh for a seminar on the new 2013 Racing Rules of Sailing tonight at 7 p.m. at the East Greenwich Yacht Club. Brad Dellenbaugh, America's Cup Chief Umpire, International Judge, Olympic ...

Hilton Head sailing, rowing center design approved; local clubs want more ...
Hilton Head Island Packet
Conceptual designs of a sailing and rowing center on Hilton Head Island won unanimous approval Tuesday from a town board, but members of local seafaring clubs say the plans need improvement. Plans for proposed center off Squire Pope Road, which ...

Three-year venue deal with Singapore & Aberdeen Asset Management main ...
BYM News (press release)
The Extreme Sailing Series is set to become a brand new international fixture on the Singapore sports calendar until 2015, in a three year deal announced today between Series organisers OC Sport, the Singapore Sports Council and Aberdeen Asset ...

£41500 boost for Foulridge sailing club
Lancashire Telegraph
A SAILING club has been awarded £41,500 to build a gangway and pontoon to allow safe access into the water. Burwain Sailing Club, in Reedymoor Lane, Foulridge, has been awarded the money from Inspired Facilities, part of Sport England, for a 15-metre ...

Lancashire Telegraph

Nations Continue To Grow With ISAF And IOC Olympic Solidarity
International Sailing Federation
With 2013 well underway the ISAF Training and Development Department is already experiencing an increased number of applications for programmes designed to grow the sport of sailing within all 138 Member National Authorities (MNAs).

International Sailing Federation

Unbeatable Canfield Glides To Budget Marine Match Racing Cup
International Sailing Federation
The fifth edition of the event, which kicks off a festival of sailing culminating with the 33rd running of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, attracted the strongest fleet of match racers in the series growing history. The eight skippers included ...

International Sailing Federation

2 hospitalized after sailboat runs aground on Ponte Vedra Beach after week at sea | jacksonville.com: "Two Florida men aboard a sailboat for seven days drifted ashore Monday in Ponte Vedra Beach weary but OK, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue. Francis Saunders, 86, of Port St. Lucie, and Jerry Willis, 71, of Cocoa, were headed to Grand Bahama Island when their boat lost power, said spokeswoman Joy Hill of the Florida Fish and wildlife Conservation Commission. Saunders’ dog, Alfy, also came along for the trip. The sailboat ran aground about 11:45 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Ponte Vedra Boulevard. The men, who appeared tired and confused according to a St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office report, were assisted through heavy surf and taken to Flagler Hospital with minor injuries. The dog, a schnauzer about 4 years old, was still in the care of St. Johns County Animal Control. The men told authorities they left Port St. Lucie seven days earlier in the 32-foot sailboat built in 1976. They lost their bearings, then lost power and began to drift. . . ."

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