05 March 2013

San Francisco Bay - AC72 sailing video

San Francisco Bay came alive in February with AC72 sailing from Artemis Racing and ORACLE TEAM USA, along with the Red Bull Youth America's Cup. Here's a taste of what we enjoyed last month, as well as a quick (perhaps too quick!) sense of what the AC72s can do..

Team Duqm Oman for Extreme Sailing Series Muscat
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — Oman Sail welcomes Duqm onboard as a new sponsor for the inaugural race of the Extreme Sailing Series that kicks off in Muscat today. Team Duqm Oman skippered by well-known UK sailor Rob Greenhalgh will take up the invitational team slot ...

Oman Daily Observer

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Most Worthy Performance to Team INTAC
Sail World
The last day of the 33rd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta closed in outstanding style last evening at the traditional Prize-Giving ceremony-followed by an evening of world-class musical entertainment, headlined by the Grammy winning Motown legends, ...

Sail World

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week back for fourth annual edition
The Stars class first race of the day bow # 58, left, Sarexpress, Argentina, and #38, right, Frolic, USA, Medina, Washington, round the bouy, Friday, March 9, 2012. The 3rd annual running of the Bacardi Miami Sailing Week's second last day of ...


Young Colonials Lead GW Sailing to Seventh at ODU Spring Open
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The George Washington sailing team placed seventh out of 17 teams at Old Dominion's Spring Open on Sunday. The Colonials amassed 205 points over 12 races in chilly conditions with moderate winds at their second event of the ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Sailing - Shaw storms into lead at worlds; Dempsey moves up to third
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Shaw storms into lead at worlds; Dempsey moves up to third. Olympic bronze medallist Bryony Shaw raced into the lead after the second day of racing at the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Buzios, Brazil. Sportsbeat – 1 hour 41 minutes ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Italian sailing team will operate from Alameda for America's Cup
San Jose Mercury News
ALAMEDA -- The Italian sailing team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 will be based in Alameda as it competes on San Francisco Bay for the 34th America's Cup this summer, the second team to be based in the city, officials announced Monday. Luna Rossa ...

2012-2013 Vendée Globe highlights - Yachts and Yachting Online
The seventh edition of the Vendée Globe was a record-studded race (Youngest winner, smallest gap between the first two skippers, two sailors under 80 days, ...

Three arrested after stolen sailboat runs aground in Pacifica | abc7news.com: "Three suspects have been arrested after a stolen 82-foot sailboat ran aground at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica. Two men and a woman were onboard the $2.7 million "Darling" when it was reported stolen from the Sausalito Yacht Harbor. The Coast Guard responded to a distress call from the vessel around 5:20 a.m. Despite several efforts by authorities, the crew had refused to communicate with authorities for hours. The crew finally surfaced on the deck of the boat and came to shore around noon."

SAILING: Two competitors older than 50 get wins at Manning Regatta - Press-Telegram: "The Southern California Yachting Association's E.E. Manning Regatta for little boats was founded in 1935 to boost youth sailing, which it has done, but it's also shown that you're never too old for the sport. Two of the class winners at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club this weekend are AARP eligible. Bruce Golison, 56, of Long Beach won the Lido 14 class on the inside bay, while outside in Long Beach Harbor Peter Drasnin, 54, of California YC in Marina del Rey was winning the Laser Full competition."

'Vikings' Premiere: An Ambitious Farmer Dreams Of Sailing Across The Seas For ...Huffington Post
History Channel is back with a new scripted series, and this time they're trying to shed light on a different side of "Vikings." Sure, they're still bloodthirsty and violent, but they're also people. Creator Michael Hirst told Zap2It "We've always ...

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