01 April 2013

America's Cup ENTZ Secret Weapon revealed (video)

America's Cup ENTZ Secret Weapon revealed (video) - Join us behind the scenes at Emirates Team New Zealand HQ for an exclusive look at the dramatic new performance-enhancing innovation revealed today that will help the team in its bid to win the toughest sailing challenge in the world -- the 34th America's Cup. In an ultra-competitive sport, skipper Dean Barker is well aware that you need every edge you can get if you're going to succeed. (Published on Mar 31, 2013)

BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Fest - Leighton O'Connor's Day 3 images
Sail World
Photographer Leighton O'Connor was on deck during day three of the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing ...

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BVI Spring Regatta 2013 - A Wild day in Paradise
Sail World
Siebe Noordzy, Nai'a's navigator comes from Newport and has been coming to the regatta for years: 'I just love coming here, the weather on the East Coast of the States is pretty bad at this time of the year and I love the spirit of the BVI Spring ...

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Sailing in the wake of the Vikings
The Border Mail
Sydney doctor John Vallentine, who spends half his time practising medicine and the other half sailing the world's oceans, is wading through marshes of bureaucracy to make the trip possible this northern summer. His boat, the cruising cutter Tainui, is ...

Sailing The Great Lakes' Not So Free Seas
This great “Last of the Free Seas” commerce map from 1940 posted on Dr. Chris Mullen's “Visual Telling ...

Sailing duo considered top competitors for Rio Games
The Sunshine Coast Daily
SUNSHINE Coast sailors Madison Kennedy and Louise Evans have emerged as leading contenders for a berth in the women's laser radial class at the 2016 Olympics. The duo, along with Brisbane's Ashley Stoddart, are considered Australia's top competitors ...

Bittersweet start to yacht race after sailing writer dies
Gladstone Observer
IT WAS a bittersweet start to the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht race with the death of well-known sailing writer and media officer for the race for many years, Ian 'Stripey' Grant. Mr Grant, 76, died on Thursday, the day before the start of the race. He ...

From the Dome: 3D heads, flag football and drunken sailing
After being held up in the Senate for a few days, a bill that would impose a fine and prison time on drunken sailors has been held up in the House for more than a month. Senate Bill 74 finally got its hearing Wednesday. But at a voting session Thursday ...

Sailing by wind and tide
The Motorship
As this issue closed for press, we learned, via Danish shipowner Norden's newsletter, that a 47,400dwt product tanker sailed 280 nautical miles with the main engine stopped, using nature's free forces as the sole driving power. The Master of the Nord ...

J/109 Sailing San Fernando Race
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Hong Kong, China)- From its inauguration in 1977, when a group of sailing enthusiasts from Royal Hong Kong YC cruised down to San Fernando and raced back, this event has had a special place in the hearts of those who have taken part, not only for ...

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“Another day in paradise” for OK Dinghy sailors in Thailand
Another day of perfect conditions greeted the 70 sailors at the Singha OK Dinghy World Championships in Pattaya,Thailand. The first two races was staged in a 12-18 knot hot breeze with race wins going to defending champion Andre Budzien (GER) and ...

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