Cowes Week - More great racing on day 2
At Cowes Week, a good dose of sun and wind that slowly built in strength from 8-12 knots for the early starts to gusts of more than 20 knots during the early afternoon gave more great racing for Family Day. The breeze was very shifty, with the mean ...
J70 Design Debuts at Cowes week
#cowesweek – Nine boats has given the J70 design its first start in Cowes week this week as the new 22–foot sportsboat class debuts on UK and Irish waters, the latest addition to Britain's biggest sailing regatta. With 800 boats competing, Cowes week ...
Cowes Week 2013: Day 1 Round-Up
On The Wight
A gusty and reassuringly warm south-westerly airflow averaging 16-22 knots, provided a perfect day of racing on the opening day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, with the wind against tide conditions giving lively downwind sailing on ...
Cowes Week gets underway
The annual Cowes Week, which starts today, has seen thousands of spectators and hundreds of sailing vessels descend on the Isle of Wight. Boats and their crews have travelled from across the world to take part in the spectacular, which will feature an ...
Tragic sailing accident forces skipper Iain Percy to dig deeper
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Artemis Racing skipper Iain Percy and Andrew "Bart" Simpson were friends since they were 10. They won gold and silver medals sailing together in two Olympics. They were so close, Percy served as best man in Simpson's wedding.
Tall Ships festival sailing into Navy Pier
Chicago Daily Herald
Twelve of the world's best teams will sail against each other in match race sailing, a form of head-to-head combat similar to the America's Cup. Teams are competing for their share of a $100,000 prize purse, as well as points toward the tour's overall ...
Successful week for SA sailing
Johannesburg - Three South African Sailing (SAS) teams claimed top honours in international championships in the last week. Despite being black-flagged in the final race, siblings Ryan and Michaela Robinson from Carletonville recorded South Africa's ...
EUROSAF Youth Sailing, European Championship commences tomorrow
The EUROSAF Youth Sailing, European Championship commences tomorrow, Monday 5th August, in the waters off the picturesque Portuguese town of Tavira, and continues until Friday 9th August, when the under 19 sailing champions of Europe will be ...
Smooth sailing at this camp
Children hit the water in Scituate, honing their sailing and canoeing skills at a once-a-year camp that brought together children with special needs and those that are developing typically. “It's a real departure to how we do things,” Access Sport ...
Ryan Breymaier returns home for 40th Governor's Cup sailing event
Like that of many freshmen at St. Mary's College in Southern Maryland, Ryan Breymaier's dream of becoming a world-class sailor began at the mouth of the Potomac River, near where it empties into the Chesapeake Bay. It is there that the kid from ...
Sir Keith Mills wins again at Cowes Week
Isle of Wight County Press
TOTTENHAM Hotspur director, Sir Keith Mills, scored his second bullet of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week today (Sunday), but by the narrowest of margins. His TP52 '5 Degrees West' beat rival 'Pace' by just two seconds on corrected time.
Tara Hall boys attend Georgetown sailing camp
GEORGETOWN – Four kids from the Tara Hall Home for Boys got their chance to set out on the open seas - or at least on the Georgetown Harbor – when they attended a Youth Sailing Camp July 30 hosted by the South Carolina Maritime Museum (SCMM).
Regina teen sailing on 'journey of a lifetime'
This school year, Quinton Lucyk is hoping for high grades and a pair of sea legs. Lucyk, 16, along with about 45 other Canadian and international students, is scheduled to set sail on the Sorlandet, a Norwegian tall ship built in 1927, on Aug. 22 as ...
Ceremony marks completion of £26000 Burnham Sailing Club project
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club on Sunday afternoon (August 4th) to mark the completion of a £26,000 project. A brand new walkway onto the club's pontoons in the River Brue was officially opened following a four-year ...
Busy scene at the America's Cup this weekend
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
In contrast, ORACLE TEAM USA hasn't been sailing since Wednesday. The defender's first race is on September 7. There's also been plenty of action ashore at America's Cup Park, with the AC OPEN land yacht demonstration, among other activities.
Sailing into the Sunset
A couple we'll call dave, 58, and Maureen, 52, want to make their dream of cruising the caribbean come true. an experienced sailor, his plan is to trade his $750,000 house and $329,000 of financial assets - not including rEsps - for a 40-foot-long ...
Brazil and Rio bracing for rough sailing
Gulf Daily News
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's World Cup starts in just over 10 months, and the three-year countdown for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is starting to roll. This should be a great moment for Brazil and for Rio, the city at the center of the festivities. Yet ...
Ainslie: Golden memories I will never forget
Ainslie also told Echosport: “The train-ing based out of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy was ideal as we were launching from the competition venue and simulating what the Olympics this time round would feel like to some extent.
Optimist National Championship - Champion decided in 52nd edition
The Volvo Gill Optimist British Open and National Championship came to an end on Friday 2nd August after a week of fantastic sailing in a real mixture of conditions. The week started light, with the strong wind being saved for the final day on the ...
420 Sailors Head for Roches Point to Decide National Dinghy Title
Preceding the Cork Harbour championships, former Olympic 470 crew man and 420 coach Ross Killian from the National Yacht Club will take a coaching session on 7th and 8th August with a total of three coaches on the water. The cost for the session is ...