13 June 2013

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Sailing - Dempsey ready for Europeans after Sail for Gold victory
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sail for Gold acted as the third stage of the inaugural EUROSAF Champions SailingCup series with Bryony Shaw, an Olympic bronze medallist from Beijing 2008, taking overall victory in the RS:X 8.5 class. The Nacra 17 fleet didn't make it off the dock ...

Sailing Season and More: What to See, Eat and Do in Marseille
TIME
Marseille kicks off the summer sailing season June 13-16 with the Les Voiles du Vieux Port, a classic yacht regatta with competitors from far and wide taking part in this colorful race of rare and beautiful old boats. In July, the city once again ...
Sailing - TAKE A LOOK - San Francisco hosts high-tech America's Cup
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 pupils prepare for a sea adventure
This is Kent
IT IS all hands on deck for 15 students from Shepway as they go through the final preparations ahead of their sailing project next month. The young people from years 9, 10 and 11, have been taking part in a variety of workshops to prepare themselves ...
Youth sailing classes begin July 8
The Daily News Online
WATERPORT — The Oak Orchard Yacht Club will conduct its annual instructional youthsailing program next month, with two sessions of classes scheduled for July 8-19 and July 22-Aug. 2 at the yacht club on Archbald Road and on Oak Orchard Creek and ...

J/24 Sailing Makes New York Sunday Times?
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/24 one-design sailboat- sailing off Manhattan YC in New York (New York, NY)- For the simply enormous impact that it can have on the world, if not just America, and even lesser yet, New York City, it's always wonderful to see "sailing" (whatever that ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Couple shares story of sailing from Everett to Mexico
MyNorthwest.com
Four years ago, Scott and Monica Stoner set out on a sea voyage sailing their 45-foot sailboat from Everett, Washington to La Paz, Mexico. The pair loved what they found in the warm waters south and are still sailing around the region. On this week's ...

MyNorthwest.com

Former shuttle engineers go on 14-year sailing voyage: " . . . Fourteen-and-a-half years, two presidents and 52,000 nautical miles later, the couple are back home, having fulfilled a dream to circumnavigate the globe. Tired, yes. Savoring sleep in a California King bed, check. Enjoying the taste of a BLT? Definitely. "Do you know how many ingredients are in a BLT? The stars have to align to have them all at the same time," Rick, 55, joked. "Who knew we were going to be gone 14 years? ... Who knew we were going to spend all those nights awake at sea," Rick said. "In hindsight, I wouldn't trade the memories for anything in the world. But I would never do it again." Their trip, documented by stories so numerous the couple tire of telling them, took the Goltzes and their cats, Schumi and Senna, from the swimming pool-like waters of the Bahamas, down the island chain of the Caribbean to the bustling Panama Canal. On a 23-day, 2,900-mile sail "across the Big Blue" from the Galapagos Islands off the western coast of South America to the Marquesas Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. They headed north to the Marshall Islands and then across 3,000 miles of Micronesia to Palau, the Phillipines and Borneo. . . ."

West Briton Sailing Clubs' round-up June 13
This is Cornwall
Those boats with good spinnaker handlers and flatter cut sails had an advantage and they took the lead. Daring quietly pulled away throughout the race and crossed the line nearly three minutes ahead clearly enjoying such conditions, Black Dog came next ...

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