27 April 2013

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3: Qingdao, China, May 2-5 (video)


Extreme Sailing Series -Act 3: Qingdao, China, May 2-5 - China's Olympic Sailing City Qingdao is preparing to welcome the eight international Extreme 40 teams for Act 3 of their international non-stop tour of the globe. Only two weeks ago the Swiss team Alinghi claimed victory in Singapore before the fleet and all the Series paraphernalia were packed into containers and shipped by Logistics Partner GAC Pindar non-stop to Qingdao.

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères results: http://swc.ffvoile.com/swc2013gbr/race-information/racing-chart.aspx

Kiwi sailing pair take lead at World Cup regatta
Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand's 49er FX pair of Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have stormed into the lead at the sailing World Cup in France today. It will all come down to the three medal races at the regatta in Hyeres. Kiwi sailors will also feature in the medal races in ...

Sailing - Mills relishing Finn medal races at Hyeres World Cup
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Mills relishing Finn medal races at Hyeres World Cup. Andrew Mills is relishing the challenge of overhauling teammate Giles Scott as 16 British boats prepare for the medal races at the Hyeres World Cup in France. Sportsbeat – 3 hours ago ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Wiebel is the new speed sailing project - SurferToday.com
SurferToday
Inspired by the Sailrocket and windsurf sailboards, Wiebel mimics and incorporates the behavior and aspects of both wind sailing classes. The high speed, great maneuverability and planing behavior of windsurfing is combined with the size, the team ...

SurferToday

MMA wraps up sailing season - Fenceviewer
Fenceviewer
The consequences of Maine's short spring sailing season are compounded, Brown said, by MMA's academic calendar. With commencement scheduled for May 4, many studentsailors began preparing for finals two weeks ago. Some students have been ...

BIIRW Sailing To Get Underway On Saturday
Bernews
The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] is ready once again to open its doors to visiting and local sailors as the annual BIIRW is set to begin on Saturday April 27. BIIRW 2013 will see five sailing classes competing over the course of the week: Comets ...

Bernews

Tough regatta for Team USA - ISAF World Sailing Cup 2013 Hyères
Sail World
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - Under dark skies and light wind on the racecourse, day 5 of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères concluded the final series to determine the top 10 sailors/teams advancing to the medal round. Annie Haeger and Briana ...

Sail World

Top of the Gulf Regatta delivers world-class sailing competition in Pattaya
Pattaya Mail
Attracting top sailing talent and participants of over 30 nationalities, the Regatta also provides an international-standard competition format for Thai sailors, which has proved invaluable and has helped develop Thai stars such as Kerati Bualong (2012 ...

ICRA's Try Sailing Day at Howth Yacht Club Attracts 87 - Afloat
Afloat
Laura Dillon, Philip Watson and Peter Bayly were among the instructors afloat with shore sessions run by Des McWilliam, Prof O Connell, Graeme Grant and Noel Davidson. Sessions included talks on topics such as New to sailing, Bow and Masst, Sail Trim ...

Tenby Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
On a cloudy Sunday morning competitors gathered for the second set of races of the summer series. Three Ospreys of Paul and Steve, Alistair and Alistair, and Jamie and Hanna were joined at the start line by the two RS 200s of Dan and Steve, the club ...

Tenby Observer

The PAW: Sports: Sailing through the storms
my.hsj.org
Strangely, the spring sport that has skipped around this dilemma best, is the one that requires open water: the Sailing Club. The snow "has made it a lot more challenging," said coach Carl Locker. "We've had to shovel out our boats a couple of times ...

The Singles only Sailing Club - encouraging new sailors
Sail World
Yacht Clubs are always dreaming up ideas to encourage new sailors who may be intimidated by the idea of sailing boats that tip and just might tip over - here's a great idea, used by the Shoreline Sailing Club, sailing on Long Island Sound. The Shorline ...

Sail World

Kiwi duo edge up sailing leaderboard
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
New Zealand sailors Alex Maloney and Molly Meech edged closer to the leaders after the fourth day of sailing in the World Cup regatta off Hyeres, France. The women's 49erFX skiff crew narrowed the gap on Charlotte Dobson and Mary Rook of Great Britain...

Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
We're gearing up to welcome members and visitors to our annual sailingshindig and as usual have a full programme of sailing and social events planned. Those of you who have already registered to race have your race programme already, but here are a ...

Tenby Observer

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 25 APRIL 2013 - Afloat
Afloat
BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 2. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen), 3. Legally Blonde (C.Drohan/P.Egan). BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Prospect (Chris Johnston). CRUISERS 0 ...

Big race boats to make a splash at Antigua Sailing Week
Sail World
The 46th edition of Antigua Sailing Week will commence with the Yachting World Round Antigua Race on Saturday 27th and conclude on Friday 3rd May 2013. It's buzzing in Antigua as Falmouth Harbour and Nelson's Dockyard are filling up fast with racing ...

Sail World

ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma - Racing action and interviews
Sail World
It is only two weeks that the first stop of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre in Palma, came to an end. Six exciting racing days with various weather conditions and 900 of the best Olympicsailors from around the world. All ...

Sail World

Melges 32 Virgin Islands Sailing Series - Caribbean Championship
Sail World
The 2013 Otterbox® Melges 32 Virgin Islands Sailing Series (M32VISS) consists of three events and is the first ever of its kind for the progressive sportboat class. Act one of the three-part series, the BVI Sportboat Regatta took place on February 21 ...

Sail World

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson
Sail World
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson. 'Day 4 - ISAFSailing World Cup Hyeres 2013' Mick Anderson/SAILINGPIX.DK. ISAFSailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Day four images provided by photographer Mick Anderson. Day 4 - ISAF Sailing ...

Sail World

College of Charleston Crew Takes on J/70 World
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/Boats News is a digest of worldwide events, regattas, and news forsailing enthusiasts and members of our J Community. Contributions regarding your racing, cruising or human interest stories on-board J's are welcome- please send to "editor@jboats.com".

J/Sailing News (blog)

Team Tilt to compete in Extreme 40 exhibition regatta in Portofino
Sail World
In parallel to their training on the multihull Decision 35 and their participation in the Vulcain Trophy, Team Tilt will compete in two Extreme 40 series events: the 'Pirelli' regatta in Portofino and the Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul ...

Sail World

New boats get thumbs up - Fenceviewer
Fenceviewer
The first batch of new sailing dinghies jointly purchased by area sailing clubs, pictured, were tested by members of the Mount Desert Island High School sailing team on Monday afternoon. The lightweight hull construction and improved tackle are ...

Turner's Fighting Temeraire - Britain's journey from sail to steam
BBC News
A painting by Turner, voted Britain's favourite, captures one of the most important developments in marine history, when the age of sail gave way to the age of steam. When JMW Turner first exhibited his masterpiece, The Fighting Temeraire, in London in ...

BBC News

TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Tight knit at the top after day one
Sail World (press release)
Karl Kwok's Team Beau Geste sailing for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club was again the steady performer, a first and two seconds giving them an early two-point break on Jason Van Der Slot's Calm 2 (VIC) and four-point break on Marcus Blackmore's ...

Sail World (press release)

Royal Navy officer's yacht collided with oil tanker after straying into shipping lane - Telegraph: "Roland Wilson, a former Royal Navy lieutenant, was accused of negligence yesterday. Mr Wilson and his seven-man crew were on the penultimate leg of the race on the first day of the regatta, when their yacht crashed into the side of the 120,000 ton Hanne Knutsen. It is thought that several serving commanders and chief petty officers were manning the Royal Naval Sailing Association’s 33ft Atalanta of Chester. Thousands of spectators watched from the shore as the mast was ripped off after becoming tangled in the tanker’s anchor, a court was told."

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