28 April 2013

America's Cup World Series Naples - AC Discovered (video)



America's Cup World Series Naples - AC Discovered (video) - This week America's Cup Discovered brings you match racing from the final 2012/2013 America's Cup World Series in Naples, Italy. We take you through both semi-finals and the winner takes all grand finale.

Extreme sailing series heads to Qingdao for Act 3
Jakarta Post
Extreme racing: The eight participating yachts are back to Qingdao, China, to race in Act Three of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series, beginning this week. (Lloyd Images)After concluding the Singaporean races, the eight international Extreme 40 teams are ...

Jakarta Post
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3: Qingdao, China 2-5 May here on johnthecrowd.com

Annapolis sailing community remembers Don Backe, founder of CRAB - baltimoresun.com: "Don Backe never won the America's Cup or any other world-class sailing event, but he probably had more of an impact on the sport around the Chesapeake Bay than any champion. A segment of the local sailing community — the physically and emotionally disabled as well as those who couldn't afford to sail — are deeply indebted to Backe, who helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) in 1991, four years after a car accident left him a paraplegic. While mourning his death on April 12 at age 77 after a prolonged illness, those who knew Backe are also celebrating his life — particularly the last 22 years of it. A memorial service is being planned for June in Annapolis, where Backe's nonprofit was based. . . ."

Adventuress brings sailing experience to South Sound
TheNewsTribune.com
Adventuress brings sailing experience to South Sound. The Adventuress isn't your typical tall ship. The schooner, built in 1935, has seen sailors young and old from all corners of the South Sound, and this week it will dock in Foss Waterway to share ...

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Ask Frank: A sailing holiday in Croatia and how to organise a charity challenge
Daily Mail
Sail Croatia (0800 193 8289, www.sail-croatia.com) is a small-ship adventure company that offers a mix of island-hopping routes, perfect for young adults. As well as standard trips, there are party cruises and routes that tie in with some of Europe's ...

Daily Mail

Growing Sailing- Girls Rule?
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/109 offshore cruiser racer- sailing with women crew (Newport, RI)- While sailing industry types scratch their heads trying to find the right formula to increase the number of kids in sailing programs, and sailing clubs and racing associations ...

Mullan wins two-day sailing event
Bedford Today
Mullan wins two-day sailing event. Topper National Junior Squad member Joseph Mullan, 15, won National Series 1, a two-day sailing competition held at Datchet Water Sailing Club from April 13-14.

Bedford Today

ISAF Sailing World Cup 2013 -Golden returns as Hyeres action concludes
Sail World
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 , the medals were decided across the ten Olympic events which brought the regatta to a close. An up and down breeze that never truly filled in at any point ensured for close knit racing on the final day in the ...

Sail World

Maloney, Meech stake early Olympic claims in skiff
TVNZ
Kiwis Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have won gold at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres in the 49erFX class, securing victory after six days of racing off the French coast. "We're definitely happy that we won our first World Cup event in Europe," says Maloney.

Winning Crew Arrives for Sailing Week 2013
Caribarena Antigua
Colin James and the winning crew Antigua St. John's - The winning crew of the 2012 Antigua and Barbuda Hampton's Challenge “Wasn't Me” arrived in Antigua yesterday (Friday) ready to participate in the 2013 Antigua Sailing Week event which runs from ...

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