23 March 2013

1987 America's Cup - AC Discovered (video)


1987 America's Cup - AC Discovered (video) - A look back at the once fierce American and Australian America's Cup rivalry. We meet a man who just can't leave his fascination and love of the event behind, now Race Director of the 34th America's Cup, Australian Iain Murray. And travel to London to the design rooms of Garrard's, the world's oldest jewellers, responsible for making the oldest trophy in sport. (published March 22, 2013)

Sailing pennants down to wire
Tasmania Mercury
ONLY one yacht appears certain of winning a summer season pennant going into today's Combined Clubs Harbour Series final race day on Hobart's River Derwent. Don Calvert's Castro 40 Intrigue looks unbeatable in the IRC handicap category of Group 1 ...

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Sailing Clinic to Raise Money for Barnstable High School Sailing Team
Patch.com
Each year, high school sailors from across New England attend the clinic for the opportunity to receive college level sailing instruction at the start of the competitive sailing season. The money raised by the clinic helps to defray costs for ...

Boat sales are sailing
Albany Times Union
Queensbury. During the worst of the now-receding recession, Jon Brodie was selling fewer recreational boats from his Yankee Boating Center locations in Lake George and Albany. But as credit loosened and buyers returned, his business revived and he now ...

A new championship for a growing discipline within European sailing.
BYM News (press release)
From 21st to 23rd June this year, the Match and Team Sailing Centre in Lelystad, Holland, is organising the EUROSAF 2K Club Championship of Europe. This is a brand new sailing event, bringing together some of the top sailing clubs and sailors in Europe...

Hawaii Youth Sailing Association beats to windward at base marina
DVIDS
Laser sailboat competitors blow off the starting line during the Hawaii Youth Sailing Association No. 2 regatta in Kaneohe Bay, Saturday. Sailors navigated a triangular course defined by three buoys. Competitors ranged from ages eight to 20 on a windy day.

Fish&CO Singapore National Youth Championships : Current leaders on track to ...
BYM News (press release)
Laser Radial sailor Ryan Lo, sailed incredibly well in both of the races that were held – nailing another two wins to firmly secure his top placing on the leaderboard with just 16 points; 23 points ahead of Jevyn Ong. The third place is currently still ...

US Sailing will investigate California accident
Trade Only Today
Less than two weeks after a sailor died after the six-person crew of a 32-foot sailboat abandoned their crippled vessel before it broke apart during a California race, US Sailing said it will conduct an independent review of the accident.

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