17 June 2013

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand Foiling Jibe (video)

America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand Practice, June 7 2013Taken in Full HD (1080p) with a Panasonic DMC-FZ150 from shore between St Francis and Golder Gate yacht clubs

America's Cup: Artemis Racing's Iain Percy - 'We want to race'
Sail World
Interviewed by Genny Tulloch of America's Cup Uncut, Percy spoke of the loss of his 'best mate' and the impact on the team. 'It was a terrible day a few weeks ago when we lost Bart, my best mate, and a friend of everyone here on the team. 'It was ...

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Allure of America's Cup defies turmoil, tragedy
Arab News
LOS ANGELES: The 34th America's Cup, the world's oldest international sporting trophy, has run into rough water even before the competition of San Francisco Bay. The tight-knit yachting community was stunned on May 9 by the death of British sailor ...

American Youth Sailing Force training program - Phase 1 concludes
Sail World
The American Youth Sailing Force (The Force) training program first phase concluded this past weekend with the final two days of AC45 training provided by Oracle Team USA (OTUSA). With OTUSA's withdrawal of support, the team is on its own for the next ...

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ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 17th June 2013
Sail World
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 17th June 2013 have been released with Austrian sailors storming up the rankings to match Australia with four top three positions. At world number one, eight nations are now represented with Australia's Mat Belcher ...

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America's Only Sailing Vessel Used For Training By US Coast Guard
WFMY News 2
10 News reporter Allison Kropff sailed from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle on Friday morning. It took about three hours from the Sunshine Skyway to the Port of St. Petersburg. We learned a lot about the Eagle and even ...

WFMY News 2

Sailing Safari Race regatta searching for an iceberg
Russia Beyond The Headlines (blog)
The unique "Adventure Race 80 dg - 2013" regatta, an international sailing race, started on June 14 in St Petersburg. Adventure Race 80 dg (AR80) is an international sailingrace. A total of 13 crews are set to take part from seven countries: Russia ...

GW Sailing Ramps Up Schedule for Fall 2013 Season
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - George Washington sailing is scheduled for 14 fall regattas as it prepares to embark on the 2013-14 season - its second as a varsity program - in September. As he continues to grow the program into one of the best regionally in the Middle ...

Omani kids and a passion for sailing
Sail World
If you think that kids in your neck of the woods love sailing, you should see how the kids in Oman, such a recent leisure sailing country, are rushing to get a chance to get on the water and learn to sail.

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Bol d'Or - Marwin sailing team makes remarkable recovery
Sail World
Bol d'Or 2013 - Marked by tricky conditions, the 75th edition of the famous Swiss regatta had bad luck in the first half and a remarkable recovery in the second part of the 85-mile long race on Lake Geneva. Marwin sailingteam, skippered by Swiss ...

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Traditional Chuukese canoe sailing to Guam: Lien Polowat expected today
Pacific Daily News
The canoe is sailing from Sikau's home island of Polowat to Guam with Master Navigator Chief Theo on board. Polowat is an island in Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia. Ignacio Camacho, member of TASI, said the voyagers aboard the canoe ...

Geoff Holt opens the slipway at Weston Sailing Club
Daily Echo
A HAMPSHIRE dinghy and catamaran club has wind in its sails after launching new improvements that allow better access for disabled sailors. Weston Sailing Club in Weston, Southampton, has revamped its slipway to make sure it can be used by people of ...

Daily Echo

Families Celebrate Father's Day Sailing Ocean Blue
MONTEREY, Calif. -- Father's Day was celebrated by thousands on Sunday across the Central Coast. For some, that meant sailing the ocean blue. For Damian Berber, it was a Father's Day he will never forget. He and his grandfather went deep-sea fishing ...

French Sailor Smashes North Atlantic Speed Sailing Record By 16 Hours
Over the final stretch, Francis Joyon came very close to beating his own outright distance record over 24 hours (666.2 miles) and this enabled the Breton skipper to make important gains over the second half of the crossing, in spite of sailing some ...

Middle East Sports Event Summit recognises Oman Sail's status
Oman Daily Observer
At a gathering of some of the most influential sports events organisers in the region, including PGA European Tour, Qatar Olympic Committee, Bahrain Grand Prix and Yas Marina Circuit, Oman Sail's Head of Business Development Bryan Winning was invited ...

Oman Daily Observer

Christoph Burger to be on board of North Sails Switzerland
Sail World
Christoph Burger, with immediate effect, will be on board of North Sails to enforce their presence in Switzerland. He is born in a sailmaking-family and has 20 years experiences in sailing. He will complete the teams around Daniel Schroff in the ...

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Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet - Two great events rolled into one
Sail World
In one year's time, when two of the world's iconic sailing events like Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet Race follow on from one another, it is not surprising to see many competitors grab the opportunity to participate in both ...

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Sailors Belcher, Ryan clinch first major
Australian Olympic Committee
SAILING: Olympic sailing gold medallist Mathew Belcher and crewmate Will Ryan have clinched their first major title together and extended their unbeaten streak to eight regattas. The duo have now won every event they've contested since teaming up in ...

Australian Olympic Committee

Club in focus: St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association (SESCA)
Bury Free Press
Group sports editor Derek Bish took a trip to Lackford Lakes to find out more about St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association (SESCA). Read the latest sailing news in the Bury Free Press on Fridays and online at www.buryfreepress.co.uk/sport.

Abell Point Marina Airlie Beach Race Week numbers growing steadily
Sail World
The great news for this year's regatta is the inclusion of the Australian Multihull Championships, which highlights the commitment of the event to grow and diversify as an iconic sailing regatta within the Queensland's Season of Sailing. Whitsunday ...

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Masters student lives aboard a yacht he bought for £800 to save thousands on rent | Mail Online: "' . . . But the boat was the talk of the town and I'd also host boat parties on it.' He graduated last December and has just sailed the 500-miles from North Wales to his home in Totland, Isle of Wight. Mr Pearce said: 'It was so much fun living on the boat - I saved a lot of money and I've still it got it and use it to go fishing around the island. 'It was a fantastic experience and I wouldn't change anything about it. The boat has got so much character and it's officially my boat.' He has secured a river mooring for Golden Cloud, which he is now restoring."

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