07 June 2013

Day 2 of Normandy Sailing Week (video)

#IM34 / Franck Cammas Magistral pour ce jour 2 de la Normandy Sailing (in French) -- day 2 of Normandy Sailing Week (video)

Normandy Sailing Week Results (partial results above)

Normandy Sailing Week - J80s have answered the call to race
Sail World
At Normandy Sailing Week, a fleet of 28 J80s have answered the call to race. This year, the event organised by Sirius Evenements is once again playing host to the prestigious French Cup for the series. And the popularity of the boat is no secret as the ...

Sail World

Llandudno sailing club cancel's Contender championship over slipway
BBC News
A sailing club has been forced to cancel a championship event after storms washed away part of its slipway. Llandudno sailing club was due to hold its Contender championship in August but the last 5m (16ft) of the imperial slipway were destroyed last ...

BBC News

Sailing: Dame Ellen praises brave Josh
Doncaster Today
“Sailing around the Isle of Wight is a long way. It's almost 70 miles, you are attacking and manoeuvring the boat around the island, you are seeing the Solent and the south coast of the UK and something is changing all the time so to have that start ...

Doncaster Today

Sailing: Chris Pyne happy with Round the Island showing
Northampton Herald and Post
Organised by the Island Sailing Club and dubbed 'Britain's favourite yacht race', the crew made the most of perfect sailing conditions to cross the line in 9hrs 23mins 59secs, finishing 12th overall in their class. “I started on Pitsford reservoir when ...

Northampton Herald and Post

CSULB Sailing Team to set sail in China
Daily 49er
Five of the CSULB Sailing Team's top sailors will represent the U.S. in Xiamen, China, in a competition against 13 Chinese college teams in the Pan-Pacific Intercollegiate Regatta from July 15 to 17. The five sailors include team members Mark Ryan ...

Racing and sailing not the same? The future of sailing
Sail World
Long time cruising sailor, Captain Alex Blackwell here ponders the future of sailing and why almost all sailing clubs in every established sailing nation in the world find their numbers in decline. He quotes, memorably, a Velux 5 Oceans race leader who ...

Sail World

Sailing through history on Lake Champlain
North Country Public Radio (blog)
I'm writing this blog post from the deck of the Lois McClure, a replica of an 1862 canal schooner, on Lake Champlain. Each year the Lois, manned by crew from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, sails historical waterways in the northeast. This year's ...

Family and friends mourn an Alameda sailing stalwart
San Jose Mercury News
ALAMEDA -- Boat building and sailing were not just a heritage and livelihood for Svend Svendsen. They were an abiding love that endured from his childhood in Denmark to his life in Alameda, where the boat shop he launched a half-century ago remains a ...

Yachting: America's Cup organisers still treading water
New Zealand Herald
America's Cup organisers are treading water while they await a criticial decision from Artemis over whether they intend to compete in this year's event. There have been no significant developments from a series of meetings in San Francisco this week ...

America's Cup Qualifying Races May Be Cut Back; Impact To City Unclear
CBS Local
Emirates Team New Zealand competes in a fleet race during the America's Cup World Series on October 4, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Teams are racing on an AC45 boat, which is the forerunner to the AC72 that teams will race next year in the Louis ...

How Larry Ellison Is Destroying the America's Cup
After Larry Ellison finally took possession of the America's Cup in 2010, he had grand plans for the race. He would transform this elite, gentleman's sport into a TV spectacle for the masses: Nascar on San Francisco Bay. Ellison was going to reinvent ...

A Cup of Caen: What's an America's Cup team?
Huffington Post
Oracle is the "American" boat in the America's Cup. I put quotation marks around the "American" in that phrase because there are more Americans on the Swedish team than there are on the American team. Spithill is Australian. As is the CEO of Oracle, ...

Artemis on water after America's Cup tragedy
Nearly a month after their horrific accident on San Francisco Bay, Artemis Racing have returned to the water in their first tentative steps towards re-entering the America's Cupfray. The Challenger of Record for sailing's ultimate prize were rocked ...

America's Cup: Artemis back sailing in San Francisco
Newstalk ZB
Artemis has returned to sailing on San Francisco Bay, but there's no word as yet whether the Swedish challenge will be ready to race the Louis Vuitton series, starting in a month. Artemis has been back on the water for the first time since the death of ...

Newstalk ZB

Ben Ainslie: Round the Island Race perfect preparation for America's Cup
The Sport Review
Great Britain's four-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie insists he is acquiring all the skills necessary to mount a successful America's Cupchallenge after a record-breaking victory at the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round The Island Race.

The Sport Review

Kennedys, Vanderbilts, & Liptons: When The America's Cup Was Actually Cool
There was a time, before evil supervillians got involved and started throwing Sting concerts, when the America's Cup was just a traditional highfalutin boat race between a Scottish tea magnate and an American captain of industry. Now it's all carbon ...

Yours for $100m: top spot in the America's Cup
The Times (subscription)
Participating in the world's most glamorous sailing race has been likened to standing in a cold shower while tearing up £50 notes. Now, one of the world's wealthiest men is being accused of jeopardising the America's Cup – by making it even more expensive.

The Times (subscription)

Route des Princes - Edmond de Rothschild crew ready for action
Sail World
Helmsman on the French challenger, K-Challenge, from 2007 to 2009, Sébastien Col is indeed very familiar with the Spanish bay, where the Louis Vuitton Cup and then the America's Cup were held in 2007. His knowledge of the race zone, combined with his ...

Sail World

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