10 August 2013

Cowes Week videos; Luna Rossa wins Louis Vuitton Cup semifinals


Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2013 videos - Saturday, August 10th - Starts above, Finish below

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week - Day 8 (Saturday) News: "The final day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week dawned with very light airs that necessitated a postponement before a west-south-westerly breeze climbing to 10 knots kicked in. Although shifty at first, it continued to build through the day, peaking with gusts of more than 20 knots. The overall Sportsboat class result was one of those decided today, with Julian Cook and Caroline Aisher’s Viper 640 Oh No leading the fleet on 8 points, followed by Jon Powell’s Hunter 707 Betty on 9 points and Charlie Esse’s modified J/80 Darwin Property on 13 points at the beginning of the final race. . . ." (read more at link above)

Louis Vuitton Cup: Luna Rossa won the Louis Vuitton semifinals vs Artemis on Saturday, August 10th; Luna Rossa will meet Emirates Team New Zealand in Louis Vuitton Cup finals beginning August 17th - more info at americascup.com

Sailing the Apostle Islands is idyllic, despite a thunderstorm
Los Angeles Times
After a pleasant sail from the Port Superior Marina a few miles south of Bayfield, Wis., the four youngsters in our two-family group spent the day jumping and diving into Lake Superior from the deck of La Bateau, our chartered 44-foot Jeanneau sailboat....

Sailing for Salmon
Bristol Bay Times
A well-known member of Bristol Bay's commercial driftnet fleet is looking for a captain and crew to fish for salmon next year. Energy, enthusiasm and knowing how to fish are requirements, as is knowing how to sail, since you'll be fishing from a sailboat.

Sailing key to St Margaret's Hospice 'Challenge of a Lifetime'
Yeovil Express
NEXT year, 160 brave members of the public will face up to 88 difficult and exciting days'sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, all while raising money for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice. Though it seems a long way off, preparations are already underway.

Kiwi sailors have 470 world title within reach
Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand 470 stars Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have their first world title within their sights at the championships in France. The Olympic champions maintained their lead heading into the final day. The women's gold fleet sailed two races in La ...

Stephen M. Kisko's First Book Sailing the Puddles is a Tale from Childhood ...
Newsday
Stephen M. Kisko, a business owner and proud father, has completed his first book Sailing the Puddles: a gripping and potent childhood dream lovingly expressed through imagery and prose. "This story is about a boy named Dabnis who sails the oceans to ...

Belcher, Ryan win at sailing world champs
Ninemsn
Olympic sailing champion Mathew Belcher and crewmate Will Ryan have won the men's 470 class world championships off La Rochelle, western France. The victory is Belcher's fourth 470 world title in a row and extends his remarkable winning streak in the ...

Richmond County Yacht Club offers sailing classes for youngsters this summer
SILive.com
The two, who will start fourth-grade next month at PS 45, West Brighton, are among more than 20 young people who are spending the summer sailing the Great Kills Harbor, exhilarated by the wind, the waves and sun. They are part of the 2013 Summer Junior ...

Cypress Lake Students take on Sailing Challenge
Naples Daily News
Offshore Sailing's CEO and President Doris Colgate said she was impressed by the fact that the entire school read “The Great Wide Sea,” a story about a family who embarks on a year-long sailing adventure through the Bahamas. “We decided to encourage ...

Sailing - Luna Rossa extend lead over Artemis in America's Cup
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Luna Rossa extend lead over Artemis in America's Cup. Italy's Luna Rossa coasted to another victory over Artemis Racing to open a commanding 3-0 lead in the semi-finals of their series to eventually decide the America's Cup challenger ...

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