12 June 2013

San Francisco High Tide video

Site of the America's Cup this year-- San Francisco "High Tide" - YouTube: "Born of sea and fog, San Francisco fills with charm when the tides come in. Scenes include Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Twin Peaks, Cliffhouse, Mission, Fisherman's Wharf, Palace of Fine Arts, Six Sisters, Union Square, Baker Beach, Treasure Island, Market St, Embarcadero, and Land's End. "

America's Cup scales back on seating, offers refunds
Chicago Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's troubled America's Cup sailing regatta was dealt another setback three weeks before the competition starts when organizers said they would refund tickets to watch early races and postponed plans to build ...

Yachting: America's Cup anger flares again
New Zealand Herald
The international jury may be asked to step in to rule on a stoush between theAmerica's Cup challengers after Artemis vetoed a proposal from Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa to alter the racing schedule. With the Swedish team indicating they would not ...

America's Cup sets schedules, Artemis to miss early races
"It's fantastic they've made a decision to keep the challenge alive, to get that second boat on the water," Stephen Barclay, the CEO of the America's Cup, told The Associated Press by phone. "The great news is we'll see the second boat on the water...

Going to America's Cup races? Take transit
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Ditch the car if you plan on attending America's Cup races kicking off next month. At least that's the message city officials are urging as thousands of people are expected to attend the races that run through September. Muni will enhance service on ...

America's Cup organisers to refund tickets
Radio New Zealand
San Francisco's troubled America's Cup sailing regatta has been dealt another setback three weeks before competition starts with organisers refunding tickets for early races and postponing plans to build temporary seating. The announcement comes in the ...

Sailing - Brawny Italian brings high-tech brains to America's Cup yacht
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
"We're still testing stuff, deciding which is the faster board and the faster sail. As sailors, we go by feeling but we also need numbers. The final call about what is fastest comes from the numbers," said Nobili, who put his engineering studies on ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Sailing over the horizon
Indian Express
It's all about learning on the go for the pair of 16-year-olds from Mumbai, Upamanyu Dutta and Hussain Arsiwala, the newly crowned National Champions in the senior division of the 420 Coastal National Championships. While not the youngest duo ...

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 choose 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 in Marin : Tiburon's Dibble enjoys epic cruise to New Zealand
Marin Independent Journal
Connor Dibble, 26, stands on the pier at San Francisco Yacht Club on Monday, June 10, 2013, in Belvedere, Calif. Originally from Tiburon, he has recently returned from a 15-month sailing voyage on a 31-foot sailboat from San Francisco to New Zealand.

NZL Sailing Team: Two in top two in two major regattas in Europe
Sail World
Opening the series with two wins on the first day the Tauranga sailor's hot form has continued and nine races down he is 12 points clear of his closest rival. Racing at Weymouth, the scene of last year's Olympicsailing Regatta, Meech hasn't finished ...

Sail World

Sailing: Istanbul sailing series postponed - organisers
An international sailing regatta scheduled to be held in Istanbul later this month has been postponed, organisers said on Wednesday, amid continued protests in the Turkish city. "After consultation with our partners in Istanbul, the decision has been ...

Sailing Cruise Through the Baltic in Summer 2014
Cruising rally specialists World Cruising Club (WCC), have announced an exciting new addition to their rally programme, with the first ever ARC Baltic Rally planned for summer 2014. Billed as "six capitals in six weeks" the new rally will ...

Sailing Yacht Hevea Embarks On Maiden Voyage
The new Southern Wind 102 DS sailing yacht Hevea has departed the shipyard under her red gennaker across Cape Town's waters, showing at a glance her beauty and her strong personality, shaped by her owner, a businessman with a passion for comics.

Junior Sailing class in Georgetown teaches kids the basics and more
Georgetown Times
Taking to the water in Georgetown Harbor aboard small handcrafted wooden boats, students of a new Junior Sailing class are learning the basics and more. Instructors Kate Bibb and Mary McAlister, each with many years of sailing experience, are teaching ...

Georgetown Times

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