13 March 2013

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta: Marigot To Simpson Bay (videos)

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta: Marigot To Simpson Bay (videos)
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2013: Race from Simpson Bay to Marigot, Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, Jaime Torres, Alan Block, Smile and Wave, Danny van der Pluym

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta: Marigot To Simpson Bay, Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, Eric Clemente, John Gifford, Michele Korteweg

America's Cup costs to San Francisco decline 30%
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
The nonprofit raising money to offset San Francisco's costs in hosting the America's Cup got some good news today. The city is estimating that it will spend $22.5 million on the spectacle, down from an original estimate of $32 million. That means the ...

America's Cup to cost S.F. millions less
San Francisco Chronicle
(03-13) 12:06 PDT San Francisco -- Fewer teams, fewer spectators and fewer super yachts mean the America's Cup regatta is no longer expected to generate more than $1 billion for the Bay Area's economy, according to a new report, but it also means it ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Projected economic impact from America's Cup sailing race is now much smaller
San Francisco Examiner
The projected economic benefits of hosting the America's Cup sailing race now appear to be significantly lower than promoters once touted when the notion of The City hosting the regatta first surfaced. Back in 2010, as one of the regatta's selling ...

San Francisco Examiner

America's Cup Report Cuts Projected Bay Area Economic Benefits Nearly In Half
CBS Local
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — A new report has cut the Bay Area's economic benefits from the America's Cup Race this summer in San Francisco from $1.4 billion down to $780 million. The yet-to-be published report with the new estimates comes out this week ...

CBS Local

America's Cup organizers falling short on fundraising
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- America's Cup organizers are falling short on their pledge to raise private funding for the event this summer and that's causing some concern that San Francisco taxpayers could end up footing more of the bill. One city supervisor ...


America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ does Waitemata flypast - Videos
Sail World
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ does Waitemata flypast - Videos. 'Emirates Team NZ's AC72 turns past North Head and returns to the Waitemata Harbour after training March 13, 2013' Richard Gladwell © Click Here to view large photo. After another ...

Sail World

America's Cup - Counting down to the 'Summer of Racing' underway
Sail World
The countdown has begun! We've taken possession of the new cruise ship terminal and are now starting to transform all of Piers 27 and 29 into what will become the America's Cup Park. The America's Cup Park andAmerica's Cup Village (Marina Green) will ...

Sail World

2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Announced
US SAILING (press release)
Portsmouth, R.I. (March 13, 2013) – US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, announced 34 athletes named to the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider. The national team is selected annually and comprised of the top sailors competing in ...

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014-2017 Host Venue bid process commences
BYM News (press release)
OC Sport, organisers of the original stadium sailing circuit, the Extreme Sailing Series, are officially inviting formal bids from cities or regions around the world interested in hosting an Act as part of this high profile, international annual ...

Draper lifts coveted Claret Jug at Exe Sailing Club
Exmouth Journal
Guests from other sailing clubs and members were entertained at dinner by the amazing magician, Gary, and the rooms looked wonderful after imaginative gold star treatment masterminded by Liz Matson and Jane Spree. In his speech, Commodore Rex Frost ...

Exmouth Journal

Sailing Report: Macau Youth Sailors test Hong Kong waters
Macau Daily Times
For the fourth year in a row Macau sent sailors to participate in the Ericsson Inter-schoolSailing Festival organized by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club at Middle Island off Deep Water Bay over the week end. It is one of the major events in the Hong ...

Olympic sailing legend Ben Ainslie awarded a knighthood
MEN Media
An Olympic sailing legend who was born and raised in Macclesfield has been awarded a knighthood. Four-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie received the honour from Princess Anne at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Ben won a gold medal in the Finn class ...

Sailing community again mourns loss in race | boat, sailors, race ...
News: Sailing community again mourns loss in race | boat, sailors, race, island, san, uncontrollable, urge, sailboat, vessel, yacht.

Sailing Montauk Polynesian Style! | Pacific Voyagers
Last year, our Vaka Moana fleet sailed across the Pacific proving the efficiency of our ancestral way of designing boats and the validity of our navigational ...

Author, Circumnavigator, and Adventurer Lois Joy Hofmann Announces Release ...
PR Web (press release)
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013. Award-winning author Lois Joy Hofmann announces the release of the second book of her nautical trilogy, "In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss: Sailing the South Pacific." Hofmann will kick off her spring ...

PR Web (press release)

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