29 June 2013

Sailing by the Sun (video)



Sailing by the Sun: "The world’s largest solar-powered ship stopped in New York City on June 20, 2013."

America's Cup go-ahead but rules rows continue in wake of safety concerns
The Independent
With dispute still raging fiercely over late changes to design specifications, and with less than a week to go until the start of the America's Cup summer of sailing, the United States Coast Guard's necessary permit to race on San Francisco Bay has ...

Permit issued to America's Cup
ESPN
SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Event Permit toAmerica's Cup officials to conduct racing on San Francisco Bay this summer. The competition begins with the opening race of the Louis Vuitton Cup for challengers between ...

Team NZ to appeal late America's Cup changes
TVNZ
Team New Zealand will appeal late changes to the America's Cup sailing regatta in San Francisco following a fatal training accident by Swedish challenger Artemis in May. Team New Zealand (TNZ) said they would ask the America's Cup jury to determine ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison, the winner of the 2010 America's Cup, earned the right to chose the location, ground rules and boat design this year. He specified that racing will be held near shore on extremely fast and fragile 72-foot ...

Sailing: Mixed day for O'Learys in testing conditions
Irish Independent
After a day of fresh to strong winds off the Old Head of Kinsale, slightly easier conditions should allow the full fleet of 90 boats to sail their final races in the Covestone Asset Management Sovereigns Cup today.

Sailing: All to sail for as Routes going down to the wire
Irish Independent
Instead, as the hulls lifted off the waves, past the point of fast sailing and into the spectacular, but dangerous flight mode, the typical reaction on board is something like "okay, we're lifting ... time to react." So the headsail is eased out, which ...

Smooth sailing
The Register-Guard
Katherine Quillin (far left) soaks Adrienne Banks on the dock at Richardson Park Marina after a day of sailing on Fern Ridge Lake earlier this week. The students are taking part in the city of Eugene's youth sailing camp. (Brian Davies/The Register ...

Sailing the ocean blue
Delano Herald Journal
Few people can imagine giving up their careers, home, and earthly goods for a more simplistic lifestyle aboard a 35-foot sailboat, much less spending four years sailing around the world. “There were a lot of people who said, or thought, we couldn't do ...

Natasha Lambert: Disabled teenager sailing English Channel controlling yacht ...
Mirror.co.uk
A disabled schoolgirl is to sail across the English Channel – controlling the yacht with her tongue. Wheelchair-bound Natasha Lambert was born with athetoid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and speech. But the determined 16-year-old will leave ...

Why not take a sailing trip this July?
Belfast Newsletter
The former Miss Northern Ireland and sailor who is now campaigning full-time towards representing Ireland in Rio's 2013 Olympic Games believes that Northern Ireland sailing enthusiasts, like herself, are in for a real treat this summer with a host of ...

Sailing: Final Race Of Leg 1
ScillyToday
Thursday 28th June saw race 8, the final race of leg 1 of the Sailing Club Thursday night league being completed. Eleven sailors took part in the final race in a total fleet of 8 boats. This was made up of 5 Lasers and 3 Redwings. The evening saw fresh ...

Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 29 JUNE 2013
Afloat
BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1. Avalon (R.Conan/J.Fox), 2. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power). BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll). CRUISERS 0 ECHO - 1.

Cotswold Sailing Club is holding an open weekend at the club at Cotswold ...
This is Gloucestershire
IF you enjoy messing about in boats, an open event at the Cotswold Sailing Club could be just the thing. Based at the Cotswold Water Park in South Cerney, the club is hoping to open up sailing to a new audience this weekend. The club's beautiful lake ...

Sail Maine teaches life lessons on and off the water
WCSH-TV
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- One of the best things about summer in Maine is the chance to get out on the water. A non-profit group in Portland is helping people do that. Sail Maine offers sailing classes to kids and adults, and lets them ...

2016 Olympic venue to host first Clipper Race stop over
My Sailing
“We are really pleased to be returning to Rio and to be based in the marina selected to host the 2016 Olympic sailing events,” said Clipper Race founder and Chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. “We have significant experience of working with Olympic ...

Perth Sailing Club
Perthshire Advertiser
Seven boats set sail and in the end the race was shortened with some boats still drifting after about an hour. Saturday was the final training day for the RYA course. Sunday was the day of the assessments. Charlie Amatt and Jim Galloway assisted by ...

Sharpie National Championships return to Sydney in 2014
My Sailing
Sharpie National Championships return to Sydney in 2014. 29 Jun 2013. The New South Wales Sharpie Association has announced that the Georges River Sailing Club on Botany Bay, Sydney will be the host of the 2014/15 Sharpie National Championships.

Sailing championship wraps up Saturday at Lake Lemon
The Herald-Times (subscription)
It's the last day of competition for the 2013 Force 5 North American Championship, hosted by the Bloomington Yacht Club, that started Wednesday at the lake where the yacht club is based. RELATED: See a photo gallery of the event. The Force 5 is a type...

MRYC 2013 sailing program
The Westerly Sun
MYSTIC – The Mystic River Yacht Club's 2013 family sailing program, in conjunction with Team Chance, starts in July. The program will feature an expanded fleet that includes four JY-15s for the junior sailing program and a J-24 and a Catalina 28 for ...

Bermuda One-Two Yacht Race - Resolute claims overall win
Sail World
After all, following on from winning the outbound single-handed race, winning Class 1 both on elapsed and handicap time and sailing back double-handed with friend George Hazelton to repeat the feat of the first leg, it may be time for celebration ...
Michael-In-Norfolk - Coming Out in Mid-Life: My First Sailing Regatta
By Michael-in-Norfolk
Although I have sailed for many years - since childhood, actually starting at the family Adirondack camp and later on my famly's 25 foot Cape Dory - today I will be crewing in my first regatta. There is a national regatta for Albacore class ...
Michael-In-Norfolk - Coming Out...

6 Americans vanish at sea while sailing from New Zealand to ...
Six Americans have been missing at sea for more than three weeks after setting sailfrom New Zealand, officials said Thursday. Three males -- aged 17, 28 and ...
worldnews.nbcnews.com/_.../19165510-6-americans-vanish-at...

Mystery at Sea: Missing Yacht Sailing From New Zealand to ...
Authorities search for a crew of seven, including six Americans, that disappeared three weeks ago.
abcnews.go.com/.../mystery-sea-missing-yacht-sailing-zealand...

OracleVoice: Oracle Weekly Roundup: Sailing, Sweeteners ... - Forbes
Got your personal mobile device locked and loaded with reading material for this summery weekend? To ensure you don't miss a ...
www.forbes.com/.../oracle-weekly-roundup-sailing-sweeteners...

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