02 April 2013

2013 BVI Spring Regatta Winners (video)

2013 BVI Spring Regatta: Winners decided | BVI News: " . . . .The sea state kicked up to 2 metres and the wind speed for the first start was 20 plus knots when a vicious squall darkened the horizon in The Sir Francis Drake Channel. Blinding rain colder than the sea spray reduced visibility to just a few feet and had sailors scurrying for foul weather gear. With wet sails, slippery decks and the big easterly breeze blowing squalls in off the Atlantic, the last day of racing at the BVI Spring Regatta got under way. However, conditions improved during the day with the squalls diminishing to allow the competitors to dry out in the fresh 15-20 knots of warm breeze and glimpse of sunshine through the broken cloud. In Spinnaker Racing 1, Sergio Sagramoso’s Puerto Rican J/122, Lazy Dog finished the regatta with a bullet and a third place to win the class. Whilst from Chicago, Debbie and Dave Clasen’s Tartan 10, Windemon had another excellent day to finish top of Spinnaker Racing 2 . . . " read more at link above and at www.bvispringregatta.org and the results at http://www.yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=712"

All round solid start for NZL Sailing Team in Spain
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
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Seen & Heard: Tribeca Sailing
Tribeca Citizen
Tribeca Sailing has set up at Pier 25. (I noticed the sign when I went to see how the repairs were going, but I figured it must've been there for a while—so thanks to K. for pointing out that it's new!) From the website: “Tribeca Sailing ...

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GW Sailing Finishes Second, Secures America Trophy Bid at MAISA Qualifier
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
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Olympia Area High School Sailing Team Sets Sail For A Great Season
The 15 young sailors that populate the team bring a range of backgrounds and experience in sailing. Some are seniors who will soon head off to college with aspirations to sail competitively while others are just starting out. The students from Olympia ...


Kiwi sailors shine in poor weather conditions
New Zealand's top two Laser class sailors are handily placed in the 199-strong fleet; Sam Meech had two seconds in the yellow fleet to be third overall and Andy Maloney carded a fifth and third in the blue fleet to be fifth overall. Thomas Saunders had ...

American Youth Sailing Force shines in the AC45 and sails with at risk kids.
BYM News (press release)
The American Youth Sailing Force (The Force) trained with Oracle Team USA coaches on AC45 catamarans three days last week and then went sailing with at risk students from San Francisco's Downtown High School showing them first hand that you can ...

Sailing to victory; Local winners for sailing competition head to Charleston race
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Sailing Crew Listing Party
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RhumbPunch_KeyWestRaceWeek2013 If you're looking for a sailboat to cruise or race with this season, a skipper looking for more crew, or a newbie wanting to get into the sport, this is the event of the season for you! Come enjoy a drink and free hors ...

Sailing team captures BU Trophy - SALVEtoday
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