25 June 2013

America's Cup video: Oracle, Emirates New Zealand, and USA 76

America's Cup: Oracle, Emirates New Zealand, and USA 76, June 21 2013 - YouTube: "Published on Jun 22, 2013 Great boat handling with foiling gybes!"

America's Cup dispute could end up in court - SFGate: "Sources close to the negotiations told The Chronicle that Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa consider the elevators used by Oracle and Artemis illegal and could take the matter to court depending on a possible verdict by the AC jury. The Oracle/Artemis elevators have ailerons, like the movable flaps on airplane wings. The New Zealand/Luna Rossa ones don't. America's Cup spokesman Tim Jeffery said that all the parties are contractually obligated to accept the jury's ruling. However, the sources said the matter could be brought to the New York State Supreme Court, the guardian of the America's Cup's originating document, known as the "Deed of Gift," on the grounds that the jury has overstepped its jurisdiction."

Italian team threatens legal action over new America's Cup rules
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A lawyer for the Italian team competing in this summer's America's Cup sailing regatta in San Francisco said on Monday that he is prepared to go to court over last-minute rule changes that came in the wake of a fatal training ...

Sailing Around the World Or Three Cats in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Man)
RIA Novosti
BALI (Indonesia), June 25 (Mikhail Tsyganov, RIA Novosti) – For a year and a half now, Sergei Morozov has been sailing around the world on his 10-meter yacht, with no company except for three cats. He regularly records his travel experiences in a blog, ...

Sailing - TAKE A LOOK - San Francisco hosts high-tech America's Cup
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Three challengers will compete in July and August to sail against defender Oracle Team USA in the final match races Sept. 7-21. > Italian team threatens legal action over new safety rules > Brawny Italian brings high-tech brains to America's Cup yacht ...

Sailing center names new executive director
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The Sailing Center provided on-water educational and recreational experiences for more than 5,700 people in 2012, and launched its 2013 season on May 25 with plans to provide access to Lake Champlain for more than 6,000 people this year. “I'm thrilled ...

SAILING: More disappointment as regatta is blown away
Wirral Globe
THERE was more disappointment for local yachtsmen at the weekend as the Dee Sailing Club and West Kirby Sailing Club Regattas became the latest weather victims. It was damp and uninviting as the crews arrived to board before 8am on Saturday and not ...

Sailing the world on solar power
gulfnews.com
New York: Last year, after it became the first solar-powered boat to circumnavigate the globe, the Turanor Planetsolar could have taken its 5,500 square feet of photovoltaic cells and eight tons of lithium-ion batteries and sailed off into the sunset ...

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Try Sailing for FREE at Girton SC!
This is Lincolnshire
Girton Sailing Club once again invites you and your family to come sailing for FREE at the club's annual Open Day this Saturday (29 June)! This fun-filled day at this family club near Newark runs from 11am to 4pm and is guaranteed to offer something ...

This is Lincolnshire

Community Sailing Center announces new executive director
vtdigger.org
With great excitement, the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mark Naud as Executive Director, effective immediately. The Board had appointed Naud as Interim Executive Director during the search ...

Croatia, sailing magnet now, but what after she joins the EU in July?
Sail World
Croatia is a drawcard for cruising sailors from all over the world. They float around from other European ports, they arrive as circumnavigators with Croatia one of their 'must sees', or they fly from America and Australia to charter yachts around ...

Sail World

Albert Sailing Club Winter Regatta - Close fleet racing
Sail World
The two day regatta was sailed on Melbourne's Albert Park Lake in light wind conditions under clear skies. It followed its traditional short course format with one or two lap dashes of around 30 to 40 minutes across the three half day sailing sessions.

EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup2013- finals series underway
Sail World
Kiel Week 2013 - The finals series has kicked off at the fourth EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup round, with close racing throughout the fleets in Kiel, Germany. After two days of qualifying crews took their current position as a point through to Monday's ...

Sail World

US Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship features elite
Daily Pilot
Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club junior sailors Holly McNamee, left, and Shannon Morris will compete in the U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship. (Photo courtesy BCYC: Betsy Crowfoot / June 25, 2013) ...

Diederichs, Beadsworth & Lea Wins Dragon South Coasts
Afloat
The International Dragon fleet's weeklong festival of sailing in Weymouth got off to a great, if slightly delayed, start today with the South Coast Championship. Originally scheduled to be sailed over two days, strong winds on Sunday had forced the ...

Lending Club to Attempt New Transpacific Sailing Record
Sacramento Bee
Lending Club and Tritium Racing have assembled a team of highly accomplished sailorsincluding America's Cup winners John Sangmeister and Gino Morrelli, four-time 505 World Champion Howard Hamlin and New York - San Francisco World Speed ...

Junior Sail Program teaches youngsters valuable lessons at sea
Lake County Journal
A windless, relaxing day in the harbor is not ideal for Waukegan Yacht Club's Junior SailProgram participants. These kids want high winds and high speeds. Still, there's something to be said for a lazy day of sailing around the Waukegan North Harbor.

Teen to embark on sailing challenge
ITV News
A teenager born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs as well as her speech, is attempting to sail across the English Channel using just her mouth to control the boat. Natasha will sail solo across the English Channel Credit: Tenpointstick.

ITV News

Final two classes for 2013 US Sailing Team to be decided this Summer
Sail World
American sailors shooting for a berth at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will have an additional opportunity this summer to qualify for the 2013 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider in the SKUD-18 and Nacra 17 classes. Two events will serve as ...

Sail World

Irish Optimist European Team to Compete on Lake Balaton
Afloat
Irish Optimist European Sailing team at Dublin airport (left to right)– Thomas Chaix, Team Coach, Clare Gorman (NYC), Loghlen Rickard (NYC), Gemma McDowell (MYC), Alex O'Grady (HYC), Rebecca O'Shaughnessy (RCYC), Richard McGinley ( RCYC) ...

Oman Sail begins four week training programme
Muscat Daily
A demanding daily schedule of racing activity and classroom learning has been organised for 50 sailors aged between eight and 25, drawn from a broad spectrum of talent and skills levels including Oman's NationalSailing Squad and the Race Club from its ...

Muscat Daily

Oman's young sailors to test their mettle in Bahrain
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — Oman's fledgling sailing stars will get the chance to measure their progress over the last 12 months when they take part in the Al Bareh International Regatta in Bahrain from June 25 to 29. The 2013 Bahrain regatta, celebrating its 20th ...

Oman Daily Observer

Summer 'Sailstice' kicks off in Newport
OCRegister (subscription)
Under pristine blue skies and with a steady supply of wind to fill the sails of boats in Newport Harbor, the Orange Coast College Sailing Center was buzzing with excitement Saturday afternoon as new sailors, both young and old, took advantage of free ...

The 36th Annual Atlantic City Race Week Hosted By Ocean City Yacht Club July ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
ACRW is a premier sailing regatta that was held in Atlantic City, NJ from 1977 - 1992, Ocean City NJ from 1993-2011 (Heart Cup), and moved back to Atlantic City in 2012. The regatta has hosted many regional and North American Championships including ...

Battling for Brazil
OCRegister (subscription)
After a day of sailing at Newport Harbor Yacht Club, eight-year-old Chris Barnard and his group of friends would head to the beach across the street for snacks, body surfing and a good laugh. When Olympic sailors Pease Glaser, J.J. Isler and Charlie ...

BYTE CII set for 2013 World Championships in Newport RI
Sail World
The CII's Carbon, II (two) piece mast and fully battened Mylar sail are self-depowering in true skiff style. With a lightweight hull and the flexy rig, junior sailors coming from Optimists can learn proper dinghy techniques, without having to wait for ...

Sail World

Hundreds of young sailors brave rough seas in annual competition
Virgin Islands Daily News
The International Optimist Regatta is organized under authority of the Virgin Islands Sailing Association and it is a Caribbean Sailing Association-sanctioned event. Major event sponsors include Glacial Energy and Sea Star Lines as well as Gill North ...

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
Heading to Plymouth, one of England's most historic ocean racing centres, the Routes des Princes fleet of eight grand prix multihulls left from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin Bay at 1100hrs this Monday morning. For the teams the return to perfect sunshine with ...

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