05 November 2013

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2013 preview (2012 video)

2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Recap video above

Ninety Seven signed on for 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart - Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2013: "One year out from the 70th anniversary race, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia is pleased to announce that 97 entries have been received for the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht race, including five super maxis, 22 international entries, 15 new boats, 36 first timers, previous overall and line honours winners and the many supportive regulars, the ‘meat’ of the fleet. . . ." (read more at the link above)

BYM Sailing & Sports News - Clipper Round the World. Cape Town South Africa – Albany, West Australia : Southerly beat for crews as light winds set in
BYM News (press release)
We arrived in Cape Town in seventh position, a mere six hours behind GREAT Britain who sailed a great race and took first place. It was right down to the wire with Switzerland and Old Pulteney who arrived in the infamous wind shadow of Table Mountain ...

“The Commodores” Crowned Masters of the Universe!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/105s sailing off San Diego, CA Taking advantage of that “local knowledge” were none other than “The Commodores” (not the famous singing group!) sailing on Chuck Nichols's team from San Diego YC. With a trio of SDYC Staff Commodores aboard, it was ...

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - Celebrating success
Sail World
The winners are selected by the ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs), the national governing bodies for sailing around the world, who vote for the one male and one female nominee who they believe most deserves the Award. The ceremony, attended ...

Falmouth Classics Regatta to return in 2014
Falmouth Packet
The three day event, which sees beautiful classic boats racing and rallying in and around the Fal Estuary, has become a permanent fixture in the Falmouth sailing calendar. The decision to move the event to June took place last year. Previously it had ...

Sailing Fails To Qualify for Atlantic Coast Tournament
Harvard Crimson
The Harvard sailing team had a disappointing weekend, as the squad was unable to qualify for the Atlantic Coast Tournament at the 73rd Professor Schell Trophy hosted by MIT. The women's team also failed to qualify at the 48th Victorian Coffee Urn ...

SAILING: Elis qualify during windy weekend
Yale Daily News (blog)
A nearly windless Saturday postponed much of the scheduled action, resulting in a wild Sunday packed with racing for the coed and women's sailing teams. But when all was said and done, both teams qualified for the Atlantic Coast Championships. The No.

Dinghy Sailing Team Finishes Eighth At Conference Championships, Qualifies ...
Maritime College Athletics
3, 2013) – The Maritime dinghy sailing team took part in the War Memorial Trophy Regatta this past weekend in Virginia. Below is the recap by fifth-year head coach Russ O'Reilly. War Memorial Trophy – Hosted by Old Dominion – Norfolk, Va. This weekend ...

Porto Montenegro launches two sailing packages for all levels
Porto Montenegro Yacht Club (PMYC) has launched a variety of sailing experiences designed as short trips for corporate and leisure travel. Groups can improve their sailing skills surrounded by the natural beauty of the Boka Bay on a programme tailor ...

Tufts University launches new sailing center
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
I wish to introduce you to the new home of Tufts Sailing, the Bacow Sailing Pavilion. Named for former MIT sailor, our most recent college president and first lady, the Lawrence and Adele Bacow Sailing Pavilion is a beautiful three-story boathouse for ...

Norfolk couple reflects on six-year sailing journey
The Virginian-Pilot
"It was pretty special." Sipping rum anywhere could be considered a good thing at John's age. It's another thing altogether to do so while sailing around the treacherous waters of Cape Horn - a place that isn't for the weak of body or heart. John is ...

Isabella Bertold – October Sailor of the Month
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
In Montreal, members of the Queen's University Sailing Team captured the CICSA National Team Racing Championship for the third year in a row, right on the heels of their CICSA National Fleet Racing & Match racing Championship victories held in New ...

Teenager set to join around the world race
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Bermudian Amber Farrow has one big motivation to succeed in an upcoming around the world sailing race – to prove all her naysayers wrong. The 18-year-old is gearing up to be one of the youngest crew members to participate in the Clipper Round the ...

Performance-based incentives 'likely' for Oman's sailing trio
Times of Oman
The three sailors, short-listed by Oman Sail, have had medal-winning performances in recent regional events. To be precise, Hussain Al Jabri is the only ranked sailor from Oman and he, along with the others, were among the standout performers of the ...

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