17 October 2013

Trimaran Capsize on Video



Caught on Tape: Watch Boat Capsize: Video - Bloomberg: "Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money" Host Adam Johnson reports on a boat capsizing. (Source: Bloomberg)"

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Back In Business At ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao: "Exciting close knit racing was the dish of the day in Qingdao, China as racing ramped up on the third day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao...." (more info at link above)

Sailing in Marin: Leukemia Cup Regatta hits home for San Francisco Yacht Club commodore - Marin Independent Journal: " . . . A high point of SFYC's Leukemia Cup Regatta has been its ability to attract a stellar line-up of guest speakers for its Saturday night VIP dinner. This year, Sir Ben Ainslie, Olympic gold medalist and tactician for Oracle Team USA in the recent America's Cup will share with guests just how the U.S. team made its terrific comeback to win, with world-class sailor, television commentator and author Gary Jobson moderating the presentation. "It's truly a great social event and a big race with some 100 boats participating," Lacey said . . ."

Trauma, drowning killed America's Cup sailor -medical report | Reuters: "Simpson, 36, a two-time Olympic medalist and father of two young boys, suffered multiple blows to his head and body in the May 9 accident involving the 72-foot Artemis Racing catamaran, the San Francisco medical-examiner's report said. In the moments before it capsized, the yacht was turning downwind in a so-called bear-away maneuver in normal conditions . . . Simpson was wearing a helmet, wetsuit, flotation device and shoes when he was trapped for approximately 10 minutes beneath the high-tech yacht, the medical-examiner's report said. . . ."

Satellite images show possible ghost ship that may be missing American yacht - NY Daily News: "A search effort was underway after the Nina — carrying six Americans and one Briton — mysteriously vanished in early June off the coast of New Zealand. The families of the crew members remain hopeful that they’re alive and want the U.S. government to get involved."

SAILING: Larsen feeding his speed need
Dorset Echo
ASK anyone to name the world's fastest man on two feet and you would be hard pushed to find someone who didn't know it was Jamaican Usain Bolt. But ask them who holds the sailing world speed record and few would be familiar with Paul Larsen.

SA sailing duo eye Olympic qualification
Independent Online
Johannesburg – South African Olympic sailor Roger Hudson says he and his partner Asenathi Jim are taking their first steps toward qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Hudson and Jim are currently competing at the ISAF Sailing World ...

Sailing Takes First Place Finish for Protest Trophy
Bowdoin Athletics
Sailing for Bowdoin was Courtney Koos, Phil Koch, Hunter Moeller, Chester Jacobs, Christian Houston Floyd, and Matt Lyons. A big thanks to Dr. Carl Olsson for allowing the team to sail his boat at the event! The team also competed at Bates for the ...

Sailing vessel damaged in mysterious fire accident
Times of India
TUTICORIN: A sailing vessel, anchored at the Tuticorin old harbour sustained damages in a fire accident in the early hours of Tuesday. However, there was no report of any casualty while the cause of the fire was also not known. To add to this drama ...

Strong winds propel sailing team to top five finishes over weekend
The Dartmouth
The Dartmouth sailing team competed in four regattas over the weekend, finishing in the top five in three of them, including a second-place finish in the Nicholas Barnett Trophy hosted by Bowdoin College. The conference regatta featured 12 teams, and ...

Sailing: Saints, Nagel Finish 3rd In Weymouth
Bernews
One of their best-sailed races was against Mark Lees, currently ranked 26th in the world. Breaking out of a dial up, good tactical calls the team to gain control at the pre start and come out ahead as they started the first upwind leg. With betterboat ...

Sail Newport, Sail for Hope, and Focal Upright
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sail Newport, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization that is home to New England's largest public sailing center. Based in Newport, Rhode Island, this premier program is led by its Executive Director Brad Read. In this video, Brad profiles Sail ...

Fort Myers River Romp Sailing Regatta
Island Sun and River Weekly
More than 250 youth sailors will compete on the Caloosahatchee on October 19 and 20 in the annual River Romp Sailing Regatta. The multi-class regatta is a Junior Olympic competition sanctioned by United States Sailing. About 20 members of the Edison ...

Team Australia sailing for Sydney to Auckland record
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
With spray flying and one hull lifted skyward, Sean Langman's giant trimaran Team Australia sped through Sydney Heads at 12:09:58 this afternoon (on October 16, 2013) bound for Auckland, New Zealand, and the record books. The goal is to establish a ...

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