27 June 2013

Larry Ellison - Obsessed With the America's Cup (video)



Why Larry Ellison Is Obsessed With America's Cup: Video - Bloomberg: "Author of "The Billionaire and the Mechanic" Julian Guthrie discusses Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's Americas Cup sailing interests with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock. (Source: Bloomberg)"

America's Cup sets course for the courtroom once more
New Zealand Herald
The Italians are even making noises about taking their fight to the US Supreme Court - a prospect that will further enhance the view that the America's Cup is more about courtroom battles than on-water duels. As was revealed in the Herald on Monday ...

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA complete first day of two boat testing
Sail World
Racing among the challengers begins on July 7 with the Louis Vuitton Cup. Oracle Team USA's race schedule opens on September 7 with the first race of the 34th America's Cup. 'One-boat testing is very difficult. And, when you try to do it in San ...

Three sailing medals in Germany
Australian Olympic Committee
SAILING: Australian sailors have won two silvers and a bronze medal on the final day of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup round in Kiel, Germany. Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin won silver in the Nacra 17 class, with two medals for Australia in ...

Sailing: Falmouth sailor Goodchild makes history
This is Cornwall
Speaking this week a delighted Goodchild said: "The best part of my race was also the hardest part, sailing down the south coast of England under the spinnaker in around 30-40knots of wind. Main image for Golden Lion Inn & Restaurant Stithians Lake ...

Sailing round-up: West Briton June 27
This is Cornwall
Arf Treneer will lay the marks from his fishing boat and Cedric Thomas and Fred Baker will be the gunners and Roger Andrew will be safety boar coordinator with two RIB's from St Mawes Sailing Club. Mylor. NEWS from... Thirty-one boats competed in the ...

Sailing into the past: Columbus ships visit Hudson
KARE
HUDSON, Wis. - Visitors will be able to turn the clocks back hundreds of years this weekend by taking in a bit of floating history in Hudson. Accurate replicas of the Nina and Pinta sailed up the St. Croix Thursday, docking at the Hudson City Docks for ...

Six Americans and one Brit missing in historic yacht sailing from New Zealand ...
Daily Mail
A yacht sailing from New Zealand to Australia has gone missing, prompting fears for the safety of the seven crew on board. The American schooner has not made contact for three weeks - it left Opua in the Bay of Islands and was headed to Newcastle, ...

KI Sport - Sailing - Pointers land in the soup
The Islander
When sailing only two days from the winter solstice, skippers should have hot, restorative and tasty nourishment at hand. Not to do so, causes grumbling among the crew which leads to a shortness matched by the length of the day. So to avoid any ...

Walker celebrates 90th birthday, National Sailing Hall of Fame selection
CapitalGazette.com
Stuart Walker Sailing. Annapolis resident Dr. Stuart Walker, shown sailing an International 14 in the 1970s, has been selected to the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Stuart Walker birthday. By Joshua McKerrow, Staff ...

Brave Chris races with sailing legend
This is Total Essex
A BRAINTREE teenager who has survived two brain tumours got the chance to sail around the Isle of Wight with sailing legend Dame Ellen MacArthur. Chris Rayner, 18, from Great Notley, took part in the 50-nautical mile course along with 25 other ...

Tall ships sailing into Port Dalhousie
Niagarathisweek.com
Two 1812 replica vessels, Pride of Baltimore II and Lynx, along with the Unicorn, the only tall ship in the world with an all-female crew, will be docked at Port Dalhousie Harbour for the St. Catharines 1812 Tall Ships visit Saturday and Sunday, June ...

Safety day at sailing school
This is Cornwall
FALMOUTH School of Sailing is holding a community safety day at the Watersports Centre from 10am until 3pm on Saturday. Emergency services will display their equipment and skills. It is a chance to get close to sailing boats, fire engines and ...

Brave Natasha plans cross-Channel charity sailing trip
Kent Online
A girl who suffers from cerebral palsy is planning to sail across the Channel from Boulogne to Dover on Monday using her mouth to control the boat. Natasha Lambert, who lives on the Isle of Wight, is raising money for three charities, the RNLI, the ...

Joe Becker 1918-2013: Tulsan was two-time national sailing champion, five-time ...
Tulsa World
As a boat dealer and leader in Tulsa's sailing community, he introduced lots of people to the sport, helping match them to the right boat and often to the right sailing club or marina, his daughter said. Becker's life had revolved around sailing since ...

Sailing sessions for young people on offer at Chasewater
Lichfield Live
The Royal Yachting Association's Start Sailing programme allows under 18s to learn the basic skills of the support, with all equipment provided. The sessions take place on July 6 and 7 and cost £65 with two follow on sessions included. “You will soon ...

Role change for Chairman of 2012 Sailing Academy
Sail World
Chairman of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) since 2007,Edward Leask, will be stepping down from his position this month in order to focus his attention on elevating CSM Sport and Entertainment to be one of the top three ...

Goolwa Dinghy Sailing
Victor Harbor Times
Sunshine and light breezes made for a most enjoyable afternoon on the water for dinghy sailors at Goolwa on June 16. The race officer programmed two races back-to-back with 15 Sabres, two Impulses, one Tasar and a Sharpie on the start line. Competition ...

All Change at Dragon Edinburgh Cup in Weymouth
Afloat
Today's race winner was fleet newcomer Grant Gordon, sailing with Ruaridh Scott and Joost Houweling, who enjoyed a spectacular dog fight with Poul Richard Hoj-Jensen,sailing with Andrew Norden and Hamish McKay. Initially Hoj-Jensen just had the ...

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