03 August 2013

Cowes Week Sailing, August 3-10, 2013

Cowes Week August 3-10, 2013 - Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK’s longest running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world. Cowes Week is a fusion of many exciting elements, with its great mix of competitive sailing and social activities. The 8,500 competitors range from Olympic and world class professionals to weekend sailors. In excess of 100,000 spectators come to watch the sailing, enjoy the parties and live entertainment, and to experience the unique atmosphere. . . .Further information on the event and racing can be found at www.cowesweek.co.uk . . .Saturday August 3rd schedule -


A flavour of Panerai British Classic Week in Cowes, July 2013.

Tall Ships to sail into Chicago next week | WGN-TV
By aroberts12
It's like a trip back in time as you explore Chicago`s beautiful lakefront. Sailing ships from around the world are gathering for Tall Ships Chicago, the 5-day spectacle on Navy Pier. It all begins with a stunning 4-mile long parade of ships....
WGN-TV

Sailing Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - WSJ.com: " . . . We have chartered a 33-foot yacht out of Kremik Marina on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast and, within minutes of casting off, the nerves associated with commandeering somebody else's $100,000 vessel have been swept overboard by a wave of euphoria. Between Rijeka in the north and Dubrovnik in the south, Croatia's 250-mile-long slice of Adriatic coastline boasts more than 1,000 islands—jewels large and small, some barren, others lush with olive groves, pine forests or lavender fields, scattered over an aquamarine sea. . . ."

Hop Sails IPA Sailing Off Into the Sunset at The Beer Junction
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
“We'll be tapping the very last keg of our 3rd Anniversary Hop Sails Double IPA brewed by Schooner Exact as well as running Hop Sails through the randall with pineapple, grapefruit, and apricots,” The Beer Junction said via this morning's email. “In ...

NEW: Sailing and mentoring on Sarasota Bay
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Daniel Campana explains what the boom is to Torrey Dunbar, 9, on Aug. 1. "It's called that because if it hits you in the head it goes 'BOOM,'" jokes Campana. Sail Future, New College and Second Chance-Last Opportunity partnered to teach children sailing.

Sailing across time
Quad City Times
While some joined the crew for the historical appeal, Dave Rockoff, from Baton Rouge, La., climbed aboard for the adventure. "It's a one-of-a-kind experience, and no one else gets to do this," said Rockoff, who has been sailing aboard the Nina for ...

Park City Sailing Association adds to fleet
Park Record
When Ken Block and the Park City Sailing Association discovered they'd been awarded eight brand-new Elliot boats from a group in Wisconsin, they were stunned. The organization had applied for the donation as soon as it found out the SailingEducation ...

Thai sailing yacht “Sansiri” makes history in 2013 Transpac Race
Pattaya Mail
The first-ever Thai entry in the world-famous TRANSPAC 2013 sailing race, “Sansiri” co-skippered by Thai sailor Patinyakorn “Ging” Buranrom, has written a new chapter in Thailand's history books, claiming third place in Division 7. “Sansiri” crossed ...

Fairfield Sailfish: Sailing into Divisionals
Fairfield Sun Times
When the Sailfish headed to Fort Benton July 13th and 14th, the team had no idea that Jaxon Gronning was going to lead the charge in a personal best marathon. Jaxon took off a total of 5 seconds in his 100 free, 11 seconds in his I.M. and 6 seconds in ...

Tall ship US Coast Guard Eagle sailing into Portsmouth today
Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH — U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte will join and other top officials and crew members aboard U.S. Coast Guard Eagle for today's Parade of Sail, organizers announced Thursday. Ayotte, R-N.H., will also welcome the Eagle into port and to New ...

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 1 August 2013
Afloat
BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 2. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power). BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey). CRUISERS 0 ...

Cowes Week 2013: Sam Davies says that founder club's male-only stance is ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The founder of the historic Cowes Week, which starts on Saturday is billed as one of the most prestigious yacht clubs in the world. Founded in 1815 for “gentlemen” with an active interest in sailing yachts in sea water, it is restricted to just 475 ...

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