23 August 2013

Extreme Sailing Series Live Saturday, Kiwis take 5-1 lead in Louis Vuitton Cup finals

Live Cardiff: Day Two - Extreme Sailing Series by extremesailingseries
Live Cardiff: Day Two - Extreme Sailing Series - Saturday August 24, 2013, watch LIVE online,  BST 1600-1700 local time, 11 am - 12 noon EDT (US)

The Extreme Sailing Series has come to Cardiff Bay, Wales over the UK Bank Holiday weekend! With eight of the worlds best teams and up to 30 races to come, watch LIVE online,  BST 1600-1700 local time, 11 am - 12 noon EDT (US)

Small breeze calls for big tactics on day one of Act 6, Cardiff presented by Land Rover » Extreme Sailing SeriesSwiss dominate on opening day with 2013 newcomers Realteam staking an early claim and circuit veterans Alinghi in second. Swapping the tide for turf – Extreme 40 skippers rub shoulders with British and Irish Lions heroes Leigh Halfpenny and Alex Cuthbert.- Big breeze on the horizon for Saturday

Cardiff hosts Extreme Sailing Series regatta - and receives boost from China
The Independent
With a re-shuffled cast of players, Cardiff has also become the launch city for a new Chinese yacht racing team as it hosts this weekend's Extreme Sailing Series regatta for the second year in succession. China Spirit, in fiery red colours, has picked ...

Nautical but nice... Cardiff Harbour Festival sails into town
Cardiff's council cabinet member for sport, culture and leisure, Councillor Ramesh Patel, said: “The bank holiday weekend will be jam-packed with entertainment as the Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts the Extreme Sailing Series. "There will be something ...

Louis Vuitton Cup finals: On Friday, Emirates Team New Zealand handily defeated Luna Rossa Challenge, to take a 5-1 lead in the best of 13 Louis Vuitton Cup finals which could wrap up Saturday with 2 races scheduled on San Francisco Bay (more info at americascup.com )

America's Cup: Italians see error as only path to victory
New Zealand Herald
Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena is one of the most pleasant people at this 34th America's Cup - sturdily built, with that northern Italian fairness of complexion, blue eyes, a ready sense of humour and a strong sense of reality. He wasn't laughing too ...

New Sailing Tracker App 'Will Save Many Lives'
A new smartphone app developed by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) that aims to make it easy for boaters to allow contacts on shore to monitor their voyages has been launched today (Thursday 22 August). Marine Minister Simon Coveney was on ...

Rutland Sailing Club secures £50000 grant for changing rooms
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
A sailing club hopes to attract new people and improve facilities for current members after securing £50,000 of grant funding. Rutland Sailing Club, based in Edith Weston, was one of several sporting organisations across the country to be chosen in the ...

Learn Sailing at Home with New Online Learn to Sail Course
Gilmer Mirror
FT. MYERS, Fla., August 22, 2013 – Learning to sail just got easier. A new “Online Learn to Sail” course from America's #1 sailing school, Offshore Sailing School, and the leading national boating safety organization funded by a half million boaters ...

New sailing app allows Coastguard to see your passage plan
Yachting Monthly
The free app, available for both Android and Apple iOS devices, is called ISA SafeTrx and has been launched with the backing of the Irish Sailing Association and Government. It has been developed in association with the Irish Coastguard and DeCare ...

SAILING: All the latest regatta news with Tim Cross, RYA Regional Club Coach
This is Plymouth
A LIGHT north west wind meant a slightly shorter course had to be set for the eighth race in the Plym Yacht Club second series. With 25 boats ready to race it was decided to send them out to F Buoy on a spinnaker run before beating back to North West ...

Kinsale welcomes world sailing event
Southern Star Newspaper
Kinsale Paralympian John Twomey with Cassandra Burke-O'Driscoll, Kinsale Tourism, at the launch of the IFDS (International Association for Disabled Sailing) World Championships, which will be staged in Kinsale from August 25th-30th. Kinsale is awash ...

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, August 23, 2013
Isle of Wight County Press
In the handicap class, Alex Gallimore's Laser was unable to out-sail the first two Picos on corrected time. Helen Sceales gained first place just ahead of Sophie Whitehead after their well-matched race and Alex was third. David Hedley was at the front ...

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