11 April 2013

Live coverage from the 2nd day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ - Act 2, Singapore


Live coverage from the 2nd day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ - Act 2, Singapore. Join us as we stream *live* from the race course. (Live 6-7 am ET (US) - replay also available)

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - SAP Extreme Sailing Team on the rise
Sail World
On the first day of Act 2 of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series, SAP Extreme Sailing Team was on deck for battle. Marina Bay in Singapore played host to the seven competing teams who were challenged by the tight confines of the race course and the added ...

Sail World



Les Voiles de St. Barth, a four-day regatta, features courses that are long, tough and technical, demanding frequent sail changes, off the island of St. Barthélemy, in the French West Indies - St. Barth Plays Host to Tough Yacht Race - NYTimes.com: "The regatta, supported by the St. Barth Yacht Club, brings together six classes of yachts, including maxis, a class of giant prototype boats fitted out with the latest equipment and experimental technology for ocean racing, like rotating wing masts. Ms. Gee said the courses would be long, tough and technical, demanding frequent sail changes. Wind speeds are likely to range from 5 to 25 knots, or about 6 to 30 miles an hour. . ."

Clear Lake sailors prepare for World Blind Sailing Championships
KHOU
CLEAR LAKE -- A group of sailors from Clear Lake are preparing for the upcoming worldsailing championships. The name on their boat says a lot. The words BLIND AMBITION are painted on the side. Hearing from the sailors themselves, though, reveals so ...

US Sailing Championship Enters Multihull Mix on San Francisco Bay
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (April 10, 2013) - US Sailing has announced that the 2013 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy will be sailed on Hobie 16s and hosted by the Sausalito Yacht Club in Sausalito, Calif. on September 3-8. San Francisco...

US Sailing Recognizes Two for Rescue of Pilot in South River Plane Crash
US SAILING (press release)
The Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal is awarded by US Sailing's Safety-at-Sea Committee to any person who rescues or endeavors to rescue any other person from drowning, shipwreck, or other perils at sea within the territorial waters of the United States, ...

Sailing season under way as GSA wins at Marblehead
Fenceviewer
The eight Eagle sailors who traveled to Marblehead spent about 90 blustery minutes on the water at Maine Maritime Academy last Thursday, racing 420 dinghies against a small contingent from the MMA team. That was their only practice this spring.

Spring sailing
Warwick Beacon
A nursing student, Nathan Aykroyd, sailed the canoe he outfitted with outriggers for a getaway cruise in Pawtuxet Cove. He lowers the sailoffshore from the Aspray Boathouse. And a flowering magnolia tree lends a splash of white to the blue skies above ...

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SAILING: Williams makes sailing look easy at Congressional Cup
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Baird has been sailing so well in his return to the game that his tactician could even find time to take a swim during their race against Australia's Jordan Reece. They were leading comfortably when Terry Hutchinson noticed their rudder had snagged ...

Olympic Sailing Venue Inspires Olympians Of The Future
In the afterglow of the 2012 London Olympics, the Weymouth and Portland NationalSailing Academy (WPNSA) is making the success of the Olympic legacy a ...
www.sailing.org/news/34167.php

4 rescued from crippled sailboat off Jersey Shore: ""The key to rescue people is to have the right equipment on board," Oldham said. "A radio, life jackets and flares." On scene, Petty Officer John Fallon, boarded the Fiona and found that after apparently running aground, the the boat had lost its rudder and engine power, the Coast Guard said. The boat was not taking on water, but about eight inches of water filled the bilge due to the waves breaking along the hull, Oldham said."

Sailing odyssey over, Hakkens now face legal journey
Tampabay.com (blog)
TAMPA — Their weeklong odyssey started in Tampa Bay, spanned the gulf to the shores of Cuba and landed them in the Hillsborough County Jail. The couple accused of kidnapping their young sons will start a new journey today — one that could end with ...

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