America's Cup: Preview of June 21 2013: "ETNZ in great foiling gybe!"
America's Cup: Where to sip, nosh and watch - San Jose Mercury News: "The Bay will be aflutter with sails this summer as the America's Cup takes over white-capped waves. Well, not "aflutter" as much as "tautly stretched atop a heeling racing machine" -- and there's no doubting the appeal of this summer's sailing spectacle. If you're wondering where to watch the races, which run July 4 through Sept. 21, San Francisco's America's Cup Village at the Marina Green and America's Cup Park at Piers 27/29 are the obvious choices. But if you were hoping to enjoy the action with a cocktail in one hand -- and perhaps a lovely nosh in the other -- here are a few more possibilities.. . ." (more at link above)
Cayard: Officials should have reacted to danger earlier
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
He called the 72-foot catamarans being used in this year's America's Cup too big, too powerful and too dangerous. He has already lost one crewman in a tragic capsize. Additional safety precautions will be put in place, although the teams were still ...
SAP® Solutions Transform the World’s Largest Sailing Event, 2013 Kieler Woche: " . . . Bringing sailing fans and spectators closer to the action, the official regatta website will feature an online "SAP Live Center," available in German and English, making the regatta action accessible to an international audience. New this year, SAP will deliver the English version of Kieler Woche TV on the regatta website, providing three hours of live daily race footage and expert SAP commentary. For the first time at Kieler Woche, SAP will also hold "Regatta Reviews" on the Audi Main Stage, enabling all sailors to benefit from SAP expert analysis. More information on how to participate in sailor debriefs and Regatta Reviews is available on the regatta website and at the "SAP Sailors Lounge" on site. . . ."
adidas Sailing sponsors the fastest yacht in Europe
Never settling for less than the best, Schümann has provided his own feedback and input into the design of the innovative adidas Sailing range. The Esimit crew members will wear and use exclusively adidas products, which are based on the 2013 ...
Football, netball and sailing competitions postponed on health concerns
SINGAPORE - At least three sports fell victim to the haze on Wednesday, as Singapore's Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) hit an all-time high. With air quality reaching hazardous levels, competitions in football, netball and sailing were called off over ...
Second Inter–Counties Sailing Championships to Set Sail at Grand Canal Dock
Sailing will be centre stage when teams from around Ireland battle it out in the Grand Canal Dock, Dublin over two days for the second edition of the Inter-Counties Sailing Championship to see which county has the best sailing team. Notice of ...
Concerns over loss of sailing funding
The Hunter Academy of Sport has raised concerns about changes to funding which has led to the loss of high performance coaches for its sailing program. While funding was increased to Yachting Australia in the wake of the sport's success at the London ...
Mountain bike torch great for tough sailing conditions
Cruising sailors benefit, not only from the research that goes into space science and high tech racing, but also from research into other markets. This was the case for Exposure Marine, which initially developed torches for the professional mountain ...
Club sets sail for summer
That's the message Henry Van Brussel of the Blue Sky Sailing Club has for landlubbers who have always wanted to try their hand at sailing. Established in 2007, the club offers two levels of membership, social and full. Social members can take to the ...
Dailymotion to show Extreme Sailing Series
Rapid tv news
Video streaming platform Dailymotion has made a deal with Real TV to show the Extreme Sailing Series as well as Germany's biggest sailing event, Kieler Woche. Following the success of Dailymotion's partnership with Vendée Globe for its 2012/13 race, ...
RC44 Championship Tour heads to Sweden
The RC44 heavy weights Team Aqua fleet has returned for the third consecutive year to the sailing mecca of Marstrand, Sweden for round three of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour,after a tantalizingly close finish to the RC44 Trapani Cup last month.
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