07 May 2013

RedBull America's Cup Capsize and Recovery video



"The Force"- Capsize and Recovery - YouTube: "May 4th 2013, the American Youth Sailing Force became the first RedBull Youth America's Cup team to capsize an AC45. Here is the team's account on the event."

America's Cup Youth Racing Boat Capsizes | NBC Bay Area: "The San Francisco-based team representing the U.S. in the upcoming Red Bull Youth America's Cup capsized their 45-foot boat during a practice run on the Bay on Saturday. The American Youth Sailing Force, a team of sailors ages 19 to 24, was the first team to capsize their boat while preparing for the youth race, which runs in September."

Denmark considering bid to stage 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships
Sail World
The jewel in Denmark’s sailing calendar this year is the 49er, and first ever 49er FX, European Championships in Aarhus from June 29 to July 7. It is the latest in a long list of events that have seen Denmark become asailing destination. Aarhus ...

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Woman knocked unconscious in sailing accident
Isle of Wight County Press
A SAILING trip on the Solent almost ended in tragedy on Saturday, when a woman was knocked unconscious and two others fell overboard. A group of nine people from Southampton, Buckinghamshire and Shrewsbury were sailing on the Marta, a Sigma 38 ...

Isle of Wight County Press

Thailand: Armed robberies on sailing boats leave cruisers shaken
Sail World
Recent armed attacks against yachties by thieves in popular Chalong Bay in Phuket, Thailand, is the first violence that the local cruising community can remember here towards yachts in a very long time. A French yachtsman suffered severe knife wounds ...

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Zhik - Gear for the sharp end of winter keel boat racing
Sail World
Sailing journalist, Ben Gladwell (NZL), as well as being forward hand on an 18fter, is also regular foredeck crew aboard top TP52, V5, sailing out of Auckland, New Zealand. Their notable wins in 2012 included first monohull in the tempestuous Auckland ...

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5th 'Strait Cup' Sailing Race to be held on May 12-20
What's on Xiamen
Under the convoy of helicopters and escorting vessel, the sailing teams will set sail from Xiamen Wuyuan Bay at 9:00 am on 15th May, and are expected to arrive at Taiwan Pingtung county's Dapeng Bay the next day after finishing the 170 nautical mile ...

What's on Xiamen

American sailing adventure
Henley Standard
His talk, called Sailing New England, was about a period during the Seventies and Eighties when he and his family sailed in Long Island Sound as well as in the area round Cape Cod. He spoke light-heartedly of some frightening experiences, nearly ...

Island Sailing Club - exciting features during the race weekend.
Sail World
Whether you are new to racing or simply want to know more about what to expect, join Sailing Logic's pre-Race Masterclass on May 25th, led by Tim Thubron who won in Division last year. He will explain the key racing rules and how to apply them, talk ...

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Irish Sailing Squad Named for ISAF Youth Worlds in Cyprus - Afloat
Afloat
#youthsailing – Ireland's silver medallist from last year's ISAF Youth Worlds on Dublin Bay will not be sailing for Ireland at this year's championships in Cyprus after the team was announced this afternoon. An eight-sailor squad will represent Ireland ...

NZL Sailing Team: Team Jolly head for European racing circuits
Sail World
It's that time of year again, and we are about to head off to Europe again for our first few regattas of 2013. We will compete in two warm up regattas held in Italy and Holland, before we head to the 470 European Championships which will be sailed in ...

Sail World

Sailing academy offers students opportunity to learn new skill
Gulf Times
Regatta Sailing Academy (RSA), at its RYA Training Centre, North Beach, Intercontinental Hotel West Bay, is offering up to 50 Qatar Academy students between the ages of 11 and 15 years an opportunity to “learn a new skill” as it takes part in the “Week ...

Gulf Times

SAILING: Wessex Exempt take Wilson Trophy
Wirral Globe
WESSEX Exempt put their name on the Wilson Team Racing Trophy for the first time after three days of terrific competition in Firefly dinghies on West Kirby Marine Lake. The 64th running of the annual West Kirby Sailing Club event produced a memorable ...

Women Elliott 6 Regatta Mooloolaba - Two spaces left
Sail World
The MYC's Rear Commodore Sailing, Gary McCarthy, is a strong advocate of this event. 'The club has had women's series in past years, but always with the women steering different sized and aged boats. For the first time they get to compete on level ...

Sail World

Thailand Optimist National Championships - Pongsapat Pumyam victorious
Sail World
Thirty-eight years old, the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand (YRAT) started Junior Sailing, a programme to encourage and train young Thaisailors and send them to compete in international sailing events in 1976 and followed that in the same year ...

Sail World

COMMENTARY: Olympics, ISAF, Sailing World Cup, and Medal ...
By Paul Heineken: I believe that the fundamental assumptions behind the Olympic event format changes must be examined, rather than the “tweaks”. Regarding ...
www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/.../commentary-olympics-isaf-saili...

Sailing App Launches iPhone App on iTunes
Gadgets and Technology News
Just in time for the 2013 sailing season, the Sailing App is available now at the iTunes store for the iPhone. It will be followed by a version for the iPad which will then be followed by a version for Android operating systems. Sailing App launches in ...

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