23 June 2013

Newport Sailing video

Newport Sailing from jackpk on Vimeo.
All footage was shot during the week of the NYYC 159th Annual Regatta in Newport, RI. It is the oldest regatta in the United States. The lighthouse is the iconic Castle Hill lighthouse.

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Mediation ends with issues unresolved and undisclosed: "Immediately after that schedule was announced, Artemis Racing, the Challenger of Record, issued a statement saying they would not be ready to race until late July at the earliest, maybe taking in the last of the five Round Robins scheduled, or maybe just starting in the Semi-Finals in early August."

America's Cup mediators stand firm on changes
Mediation aimed at reaching agreement on 37 America's Cup safety recommendations previously issued by regatta director Iain Murray has ended after four days. "The four teams agreed on the vast majority of the safety recommendations," said Briton Bryan ...

Adventurers: Discover World-Class Sailing in Ras Al Khaimah
Dubai Chronicle
One result is a new a showplace facility for both visitors and residents interested in the sport of sailing. In fact, the recent opening of RAK Sailing Academy at Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club was set up by Italy's noted Malingri di Bagnolo sailing ...

Delta Ditch Run Sailing J/70 style
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/70 sailing Delta Ditch Run on San Francisco Bay (Richmond, CA)- We received some great reports from the J/70 sailors participating in this infamous race. It was clear all five J/70s that sailed the race loved it. Here's Bruce Cooper's report for ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Florida couple spends 14 years sailing around the world
The Tribune
MELBOURNE, Florida — In the winter of 1999, Rick and Suza Goltz — newly married and early retired from their jobs as engineers for the space shuttle program — set sailfrom Cape Canaveral with two cats on a 44-foot sailboat named Voyager on what ...

Offshore sailor Sam Goodchild's partnership with adidas Sailing is “a perfect fit”
ADIDAS - June 22, 2013 - One of offshore sailing's brightest up-and-coming stars, Sam Goodchild has signed a two-year deal with adidasSailing, the famous global sports apparel brand entering the sailingmarket for the first time. “It's a perfect fit ...


Sailing club plans events to mark 60th anniversary
Boston Standard
The events take place at Antons Gowt on June 29 and 30 and include a sponsored 60km charity sail. Additional races will be taking place on both days and a barbecue will be running on the Saturday. Sailing is due to start at 11.30am on the Saturday.

Boston Standard

Sam Goodchild records best Brit result in Solitaire du Figaro for 38 years
Sam Goodchild was not able to overcome the challenge from French legend Michel Desjoyeaux but on Saturday night, he finished in 11th place in the Solitaire du Figaro, the best result achieved by a British sailor since Clare Francis came fifth in 1975.


Sailor airlifted to hospital after MOD70 trimaran capsize in Route des Princes ...
It was not possible to draw comparisons between this accident and the catamaran capsize in San Francisco, according to round the world yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston who has owned four multihulls of his own. “I have sailed on one of these MOD70s ...


High Winds Scrub DBSC Sunday Racing on Dublin Bay
#sb20 – Today's SB20 Sportsboat racing on Dublin Bay has been cancelled by Dublin Bay Sailing Club due to strong westerly winds gusting to 30 knots on the Bay. Yesterday Flying fifteen and other one design DBSC racing was also cancelled because of ...

Kieler Woche - Glorious comeback for Robert Scheidt
Sail World
At Kieler Woche, sailors from six nations are leading the fleet in eight Olympic sailing disciplines and Paralympic boat classes 2.4mR. With Andrew's marks in the Finn and Sophie Weguelin/Eilidh McIntryre, the British are the first set for the Gold Fleet.

Sail World

Tough Weekend for GP 14s at Skerries
#gp14 – Strong winds and rough seas led to the cancellation of the second day's racing of this weekend's GP 14 Leinster Championship at Skerries Sailing Club writes Gerry Byrne. But a win and two seconds in Saturday's three races were sufficient to ...

J/70 Kaliningrad- Sailing on the Baltic Sea!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/70 women sailors in Russia enjoying sail on Baltic Sea off Kaliningrad. (Kaliningrad, Russia)- The first training and boat demonstration session for the J/70 MOJO took place over the June 7th to 9th weekend off Kaliningrad. The wind was somewhat ...

Southampton's Sam Goodchild becomes highest ranked Brit in Solitaire du ...
Daily Echo
“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,” said Goodchild on arriving in Dieppe. “It's always nice to sail through home waters, though it wasn't very ...

Experience Kiel Week live from home
Sail World
From Kiel to the world - this is the motto of Kiel Weeks marketer for the medialisation. The world's largest sail racing event offers fair sports on the water, entertainment ashore and more and more distribution channels forsailing fans to experience ...

Sail World

Sail The San Francisco Bay Aboard The Bolgeskrekk
Van Nuys News Press
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Bolgeskrekk is a fun yacht to sail! The name Bolgeskrekk is a Norsk word meaning “Wave Terror.' A stiff and comfortable yacht with many amenities, it comfortably accommodates up to six people. Her spacious cockpit and teak ...

Squib Eastern Champs in Howth Yacht Club (HYC) 22nd & 23rd June
#squib – Hosted by the ever welcoming Howth Yacht Club on 22-23rd. June, this event was held in some of the heaviest wind conditions experienced for Irish Squib Championship Events, with wind from the west varying in strength from 18 knots to 36 knots.

Kieler Woche - Spectacular action on day 1 + Video
Sail World
On the opening day of Kieler Woche 2013 (22-30 June), for the sailors on the triangle courses in front of Schilksee, it turned out to be a perfect hard-working day of sailing. All classes finished their planned races, thus putting the Olympic classes ...

Sail World

Bicester sailors take on Isle of Wight challenge
Buckingham Advertiser
Five racing sailors from Bicester and Great Moor Sailing Club took on the 82nd annual Round the Island Race, finishing 153rd out of 1,459 entrants and 14th in class. The JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island race is a one-day yacht race around ...

Buckingham Advertiser

J's Sail Maine Shakedown Regatta
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/Boats News is a digest of worldwide events, regattas, and news for sailing enthusiasts and members of our J Community. Contributions regarding your racing, cruising or human interest stories on-board J's are welcome- please send to "editor@jboats.com".

Tom aims to build on Paralympic success
Droitwich Standard
RYA Sailability is the national programme, run by British sailing's national governing body, which encourages and supports people with disabilities to take up the sport and helps clubs to develop facilities to deal with a wide and diverse range of ...

Kieler Woche :SAP X40-Catamaran flies across the finish line –“Esimit” - new ...
BYM News (press release)
The team was meant to be sailing the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul. But the event was cancelled due to the riots in the Turkish capital, and Gram Hansen and his crew decided to take the spare boat into the water in front of Kiel. “In the last 30 ...

BYM News (press release)

Cork Sailor wins Canada's Van Isle 360 Offshore Race
#vanisle360 – As his younger brother became the youngest ever Irish skipper to complete the Figaro race in Dieppe, France this morning, on the far side of the Atlantic George Kenefick steered the J109 Diva to victory in the marathon Canadian offshore ...

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