27 May 2013

America's Cup Discovered video - Red Bull Youth America's Cup Selection Series


91. AC DiscoveredThis week the Red Bull Youth America's Cup Selection Series. Follow the young teams as they are put through their paces as they fight to secure a place in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup taking place this September on the San Francisco Bay--wake up calls, gym sessions, on the water training and more.

Sailing by the stars
Irish Times
But for him it has always been simply boats, boats and boats. And so when his emigrant life of business suits in Montreal no longer felt comfortable, he shed his skin, drove across the prairies and built his ownsailing craft in Vancouver. It was the ...

Irish Times

Sailing to market
ABC Online
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: A century ago sailing boats were the semitrailers of the waterways, transporting produce from port to port around Australia. One man is trying to revive this tradition using an old sailingketch to collect produce from Tasmania ...

ABC Online

Sailing in Marin: San Anselmo's Arndt keeps his Summer Sailstice going strong
Marin Independent Journal
The event boasts a range of activities that have included building a fully operable boat in a day to sailing naked, from San Francisco Bay to Shanghai and thousands of waterways in between. Now in its 13th year, Summer Sailstice has just launched a new...

National sailing championship begins on 27th
The New Indian Express
It is that time of the year when sailors from across the country would be seen manoeuvring their yachts through the waters off Chennai coast. The 29er Open Coastal National Sailing Championship 2013 will kickstart today in the city with a target to ...

The New Indian Express

Alternative energy - being embraced by the sailing world
Sail World
It may seem silly to talk about renewable energy in the sailing world - aren't sailboats powered by the wind after all? But look a little more closely, and for each sailboat on the water, there are a slew of energy consuming generators, outboards and ...

Sail World

Top sailors lined up for Al Bareh regatta
Gulf Daily News
BAHRAIN is set to organise the 20th edition of the Al Bareh International Regatta 2013 from June 25 to 29 at the Bahrain Maritime Sports Association premises near Al Jazayer Beach. Teams representing 12 countries from all around the region are lined up ...

A sailor's life for me (and mum)
Irish Independent
'I was upset for Annalise because she was so upset," says Cathy McAleavey, whose daughter Annalise Murphy, 23, narrowly missed out on a medal in the women's sailing competition at the London Olympics last summer. "I get very nervous when watching ...

Sailing charity given £12000 by mayor
Chelmsford Weekly News
A CHEQUE for £12,000 raised through Chelmsford mayor's fundraising efforts was presented to a sailing charity. The Cirdan Sailing Trust was given the money by Christopher Kingsley who had chosen the group as one to raise money for over the past 12 ...

Chelmsford Weekly News

Kinsale's Chaix Wins Irish Laser Masters at Ballyholme
Afloat
#laser – Thomas Chaix of Kinsale Yacht Club is the overall winner of the Irish Laser Masters Championship held at Ballyholme Yacht Club at the weekend. Second was Chris Boyd who also won the Grand Master division and the final race in 20 knots.

J/97 Sailing Hudson River New York Having Fun!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/Boats News is a digest of worldwide events, regattas, and news for sailing 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".

Bray's Droleen Dinghy Sails Again at Old Gaffers Jubilee Weekend
Afloat
#historicboats – The fiftieth Birthday celebrations of the Old Gaffers Association on the river Liffey on the June Bank Holiday will include a Gaff Rigged Droleen (Sail No. 13-1) that once sailed off Bray in Co. Wicklow at the end of the 1800s. A local ...

Yachting: Aleh and Powrie on top again
New Zealand Herald
Both Maloney and Meech now head to the UK for next month's next round of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup at the Sail for Gold Regatta. The pair are also part of the New Zealand team competing at the Youth America's Cup in San Francisco in ...

Fireball Coaching Does Not Qualify Under ISA Grant Rules
Afloat
Specialist coaching for The Irish Fireball Class Association is not covered in the IrishSailing Association's new coaching scheme for non-Olympic classes accoording to the latest Fireball class newsletter. One of the biggest dinghy classes in the ...

AREA COLLEGES: WS sailing finishes 14th
Finger Lakes Times
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The William Smith sailing team took 14th in the rankings heading into the Sperry Top-Sider/Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Dinghy National Championship Regatta in Florida. Arielle DeLisser and Allison Aughtry ...

Memorial Day Regatta at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club
Sail World
Laser Full Rigs and Laser Radials are also pursuing the Area J Semifinals of the 2013 US Singlehanded Championship for sailors 17 years of age and older. US Sailing's Area J is comprised of the southern parts of California and Nevada plus Arizona and ...

Sail World

Belcher extends winning run
Australian Olympic Committee
SAILING: Australian sailors have won a gold and silver medal on the final day of the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik, Holland, with 470 sailor Mathew Belcher extending his winning run to 15 straight events. Four Australian crews qualified for the ...

Australian Olympic Committee

How a car mechanic helped Larry Ellison win the America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
That was the real beginning of reporting for my new book, “The Billionaire and The Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup,” by Grove/Atlantic. Over the next year, I met with Ellison at ...

Student's invention can rescue lives in the blink of an eye
This is Nottingham
SAILORS' lives could be saved by an innovative type of life jacket invented by a Notts student. Sam Wheelhouse, 19, put together the device which sends an automatic alarm and distress signal to a ship when the wearer falls overboard. ​. Ingenious: Sam ...

This is Nottingham

Dutch delight as Pascoe bags gold
Dorset Echo
There was a fierce battle for honours in the class in the Dutch leg of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup, with Pascoe extending her podium streak to four medals from four events. She held off Paralympic champion Helena Lucas in a nail-biting last race, ...

Dorset Echo

Barge that ended rat race now heads for new home
Yorkshire Post
Now nearly 40 years on, John William, one of the Humber's last sailing barges, is sailing towards a new horizon. Mr Hutchinson died soon after the couple had made the difficult decision to sell the boat. “Eric died very suddenly in Hull Royal Infirmary ...

America's Cup - 1970: Revelations from the Race Committee Chairman
Sail World
An earlier sailing of Race 2 became the very first race in the 120-year history of the America's Cup to be abandoned in progress by the race committee. It took place on Friday, September 18, 1970, has become known as the 'fog race,' and has acquired a ...

Sail World

Looking back for the future
Fiji Times
Those like Kiwi geographers and sailors Ali Newell and Peter Nuttall who are looking to the past to find solutions for the future. The pair — with their children — have spent the past decade sailing the Pacific on a fossil fuel budget of less than a ...

Mexican Adventurer Plans to Sail Around the World
Latin American Herald Tribune
I have done the maximum in climbing and now I want to do the maximum in sailing, going around the world alone,” Liaño said after returning to Nepal from Tibet. The 33-year-old Liaño Gonzalez reached the summit of Everest on May 19 via the Tibetan north ...

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