08 May 2013

Extreme Sailing Series Video Highlights - Act 3 Qingdao, China


Video Highlights of Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 at Qindao, China

Skipper of America's Cup Faced Stormy Seas
Wall Street Journal
When the 34th America's Cup, one of the largest sporting spectacles to come to San Francisco Bay in decades, begins on July 4, it will be up to Stephen Barclay to keep things on an even keel. As chief executive of the America's Cup Event Authority, Mr.

America's Cup: Simmer one of three inductees for Hall of Fame
Sail World
Grant Simmer, Noel Robins and Lucy M. Jewett, all began their America's Cup associations within teams in the 12-Metre era, two of them subsequently became instrumental in America's Cup event organization, two of them are still heavily involved today ...

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Race's Fundraising Plan Rubs Residents the Wrong Way
Wall Street Journal
The America's Cup organizing committee, which has struggled to raise funds to offset the public costs of the event, has a new plan to lure wealthy donors. But it is already hitting headwinds. The proposal includes honoring those who give money to ...

America's Cup book on show
Ballina Shire Advocate
RARE BOOK: Lyal Parr, of Ballina, will display his copy of The Challenge 1983 at the Alstonville Rotary Antiques and Collectables Fair. It is one of only 1000 copies published in the world. A RARE and valuable book which celebrates the 1983 America's ...

Sail America posts agenda for International Sailing Summit
Sail World
The ISS will begin with an afternoon of America's Cup race viewing and an opening evening reception. A day and a half of educational seminars and networking opportunities will follow. Topics include the state of the industry, next generation sailors ...

Scot becomes first deaf person to single-handedly sail around the world
Herald Scotland
Gerry Hughes, 55, fulfilled his boyhood dream of sailing past the capes, racking up 32,000 miles on an eight-month voyage. Hundreds of members of the deaf community turned out at Troon harbour in South Ayrshire to congratulate the father-of-two who was ...

Herald Scotland

2013 Sail For Gold Regatta
Sail World
With over 110 athletes from across 11 nations already registered to compete on the waters used for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, RYA and WPNSA event organisers are urging interested sailorsto take advantage of the 'early entry ...

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Sailing: Team just fail in bid for double
The Bay of Plenty Times
Twenty-nine teams competed for the honours of best New Zealand secondary school. The regatta is a five-day event consisting of racing between teams of three yachts, each with two sailors, and the aggregate of the three boats determines the winning team.

Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup - Curtis and Whitty to race in Italy
Sail World
The first ever Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup event in Garda Italy is being held from 8th to 12th May 2013. London 2012 silver medallists Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty will be back racing this week in Italy with the former team mates now going head-to ...

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Sailing Fails To Qualify for Nationals
Harvard Crimson
Seeking a spot in the team racing national regatta in Florida later this month, the Harvard co-ed sailing team raced for the Fowle Trophy this weekend. The regatta served as the team racing regional qualifier for New England, and of the twelve teams ...

New Breed of Classic Sailing Yachts Automate the Crew
Wired
The Morris M-Series, for example, is a line of luxury yachts built in Maine, all of which get automated sail control. The 52-foot M52 has all the hallmarks of a high-end pleasure boat: a laid teak deck, stainless steel brightwork and an interior ...

Wired

Sailing club plans open house on Lake Hartwell
Greenville News
“We are going to have an open house and invite folks to come over and ... cook out with us and go sailing with us and ask questions and see a video and have party and let the kids see the playgrounds,” said Ed Sherman, the club's public relations officer.

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