Emirates Team New Zealand overcomes breakdown for impressive victory Sunday
Artemis Racing launches AC72 at base in Alameda
America's Cup: Has world-renowned regatta become a gladiator sport? - San Jose Mercury News: "Gasps of surprise and worry rumbled across the Embarcadero when a front sail on the New Zealand boat came crashing down onto the trampoline deck of the 72-foot catamaran before the crew cut it loose and sent the rumpled sail drifting into the bay. It was a spectacle one commentator called an "emergency on Planet Kiwi." Emirates Team New Zealand recovered quickly and still managed to beat Italy's Luna Rossa by more than two minutes, its second victory this month. But the crowd . . . seemed to relish Sunday's accident, which ripped the jib off the front of the boat. . . . 11-year-old Wilson Conn, of Atherton, who watched with his two brothers and parents, had one thing on his mind: "I want to see if it capsizes.". . ."
Sailing: Singapore win team title at Optimist World Championships
Channel News Asia
RIVA DEL GARDA (Italy): Singapore's optimist sailors have won the team racing title at the Optimist World Championships for the third successive year. The team of Koh Yi Kun, Fathin Rasyikin, Loh Jia Yi, Edward Tan, Bertha Han knocked out Uruguay ...
Sailing in the Chicago Mackinac Race
This was the year to win the race for my father, Gene McCarthy. Why? This was his 60th Chicago Mackinac race. He is the second one to reach this milestone, John Nedeau of Muskegon, MI was the first to achieve this many races and has sailed65 ...
Team NZ sail through gear failure
They made it six wins from six scheduled races in the round-robin, beating Italy's Luna Rossa by 2min 20sec despite sailing most of the race without a jib. "I was impressed with the composure on board. We have sailed together for a long time - through ...
Petrat writes about sailing to Florida in her first book
The book was published in July of 2013 and is a story Petrat's voyage on her boat (a 22-foot Pearson Ensign) in which she sailed from Kittery, Maine, to her new home in Sarasota, Fla. She sailed alone for all but the first week of her three-month ...
A roaring success for Sailing in Phuket 2013 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek
Winds gusting to 20 knots made for a perfect end to what has turned into one of the best Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek's yet. The weather conditions delivered fast and exciting racing throughout and after four days, the sailors of more than 15 ...
ADM Sailing Files for America's Cup Injunction
Mackay Daily Mercury
On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, ADM Sailing's legal team from the international law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery filed papers with the New York State Supreme Court supporting a motion for preliminary injunction, expedited discovery and a consolidated ...
Tall ships sailing back into Duluth harbor this week
West Central Tribune
DULUTH -- About halfway through Duluth's 2008 tall ships festival that brought threesailing vessels to the city, Visit Duluth President Terry Mattson said “I need more ships.” Two years later he got them — nine ships in total — and an estimated 250 ...
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