03 March 2013

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week fourth annual edition

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week - March 3-9, 2013 schedule

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week back for fourth annual edition
As many as 550 sailors from 13 countries are in Miami for Monday’s official start of the fourth annual Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, which runs through Saturday on Biscayne Bay. The regatta features 62 Star class sailboats — racing for the Bacardi Cup for the 86th time — along with the Viper 640; Melges 24; Audi Melges 20; and the newest class, J/70. A total of 175 boats have preregistered — up from last year’s fleet of 155 but down from 184 in 2011. . . . Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/03/3263592/bacardi-miami-sailing-week-back.html#storylink=cpy

33rd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta : Fleet sets sail for Marigot in day 2 action
BYM News (press release)
In breeze that built steadily as the day progressed, and with many classes recording a pair of races in ideal Caribbean sailing conditions, the action continued today with the traditional Saturday point-to-point contest to Marigot in the 33rd edition ...

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Action continues on Day 2
Sail World
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta second day of racing got underway in breeze that built steadily as the day progressed, and with many classes recording a pair of races in ideal Caribbean sailing conditions, the action continued today with the traditional ...

Sail World

J/70 Sailing World Awards Ceremony
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Bristol, RI)- J/Boats and CCF (C&C Fiberglass Components) were honored in Bristol for earning recognition in Sailing World magazine's "Boat of the Year Awards" this past week. Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee and United States Senator Jack Reed ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Sailing into history
Aljazeera.com (blog)
And I'm willing to bet that in the Halsey Street, Auckland compound of Emirates Team New Zealand - the country's elite sailing team - they're well aware of the anniversary too. Because on that day 10 years ago, this proud sailing nation was humiliated.

Aljazeera.com (blog)

SAILING: Youth serves up wins at Manning Regatta
Long Beach Press-Telegram
"We're gonna be here sailing," Weis said. "I think I can learn from every time I sail." That goes for next year, too, when Weis, 17, of Del Rey YC in Marina del Rey, will still be a year under the age limit for the 50-boat series sponsored by the ...

Annalise Murphy crowned the star of Irish sailing at last night's awards ceremony
Annalise Murphy was crowned the star of Irish sailing at an awards ceremony last night in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. The 22-year-old claimed the coveted prize for SailingAchievement of the Year at the Irish Sailing Association's prestigious Awards ...

Joe Glanfield's Rio dream
BYM News (press release)
I guess the first question I need to answer is why have I come back to 470 sailing? It would be most interesting to say that two silver medals had left me with sleepless nights and deep regrets, and the only way to settle these is by winning gold in ...

Transatlantic sailing trip opens new horizons for horror road smash victim
Thanks to a love of sailing fostered in his teens, the 43-year-old from Port Talbot has recently sailed from Rio de Janeiro to South Africa and even celebrated the new year in a way that many of us can only dream of – watching fireworks light up ...

Building a Spanish sailing ship one 'deadeye' at a time
St. Augustine Record
Good luck! About 18 volunteers in St. Augustine are working to refit a 72-foot 20th-century shrimp boat as a Spanish caravel, a sailing ship from the early 1500s. The ship, named Espiritu, will be in the re-enactment of the 1513 landing of Juan Ponce ...

Sailing yacht PLUM - SE.RI.GI Solaris
Sailing yacht PLUM has a professional crew of 2 and is available for charter on the US West Pacific coast. Sailing yacht PLUM

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