27 November 2013

Paralympic Sailing video

RMR: Rick and Paralympic Sailing - Rick goes to Halifax, NS to spend a day on the water with Paralympic champion Paul Tingley to learn the ins and outs of Paralympic sailing. (Published on Nov 20, 2013)

Haitian migrants die in Bahamas capsize | World news | theguardian.com:
Link to video: Bahamas boat capsize kills migrants "A sailboat passing through the southern Bahamas islands with about 150 Haitian migrants on board capsized after running aground, killing up to 30 people and leaving the rest clinging to the vessel for hours, authorities have said. Authorities on the scene confirmed at least 20 dead and determined the number could reach 30 based on accounts from survivors, said Lieutenant Origin Deleveaux, a Bahamas defence force spokesman. The remains of victims were being recovered and survivors rescued by the Bahamas military and police alongside the US coast guard...."

Extreme Sailing Series wraps up seventh year
Sail World
In its seventh year on the international sailing calendar, the 2013 Extreme SailingSeries™ global circuit has seen sixteen world-class teams – including an invited home nation team at each venue and two wildcard entries - compete in seven Acts ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Debut for Olympic Silver medallists
Sail World
As the team builds towards Rio, there will be a very promising Olympic class pairing making their campaign debut at the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is being sailed from 1st to 8th December 2013, out of Sandringham Yacht Club. In the ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Familiar faces return + Video
Sail World
Strong fleets across two Paralympic and ten Olympic events will commence racing on 2 December through to 8 December at the second stop of the 2013-14 ISAF Sailing WorldCup series at Sandringham Yacht Club, Melbourne, Australia. After their London ...

World Match Racing Tour: Williams draws level with Canfield
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Monsoon Cup is the sixth and final event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, the leading professional sailing series that is sanctioned by the International SailingFederation (ISAF). Prize money is awarded for each event, with event points ...

Strong field for Sydney to Hobart race
The News International
SYDNEY: Australia's most famous yacht race, the Sydney to Hobart, will boast one of its strongest fields in decades this year due to the nations renewed competitiveness insailing, organisers said on Tuesday. The race, which begins on Sydney Harbour on ...

Shark Diver, Crocodile Hunter, And Global Yachtswoman Set To Tell Tales On ...
Sacramento Bee
26, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises' new "Extreme Thrill Seekers" Experiences of Discovery theme cruise will see guests hunting crocodiles, encountering "great whites," and sailing in an around-the-world yacht race—figuratively—via stories ...

Simeon Tienpont named Dutch Sailor of the Year
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Simeon Tienpont, who was a grinder on America's Cup defender Oracle Team USA, was selected as the recipient of the Conny van Rietschoten award as the 2013 Dutch Sailor of the Year. The trophy, which is the most prestigious sailing prize in The ...

'Independent Group' of Sailors to Form Future Irish Sailing Association Plan
It took perseverance and genuine courage to press for this change and there will be many sceptics and spoiling interests to confront if this first step is to translate into a new blueprint for sailing but in forming the new group, Craig has stressed ...

Phuket welcomes international fleet for King's Cup Regatta 2013
Asia Property Report
This year, the event is expected to attract over 100 vessels, comprising full-scale racers, international Grand Prix racing boats, racing catamarans and a vast fleet of diversesailing and cruising craft; the vast majority of them competing for some of ...

Simeon Tienpont selected Dutch Sailor of the Year
America's Cup
Simeon Tienpont, who was an integral member of the ORACLE TEAM USA sailingteam, has won the Conny van Rietschoten award as the Dutch Sailor of the Year. ... He now has the rare distinction of winning the America's Cup in two consecutive matches...

College Sailing: Insight from the Left Coast
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
I think the biggest thing to understand is the way that college sailing has changed in the past 10 years. The sport is the same with tight, short course competitive sailing but how we support that sailing has changed. College sailing has moved on from ...

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