05 November 2013

Tall Ships Sailing Auckland video


The tall ships leaving Auckland on Monday 28th October 2013 (video above)
Spirit of New Zealand, Young Endeavour Australia, Lord Nelson UK, Picton Castle Canada, Bark Europa Netherlands, Oosterschelde Netherlands, Tecla Netherlands, R Tucker Thompson NZ, Breeze NZ.

(Sailing) Dongfang enters boat for Volvo Ocean race
Hong Kong Standard
“But equally this process is at the heart of the project; we want to leave a real legacy that will both motivate the Chinese to want to embrace the sport of sailing, and be able to develop the talent so that, ultimately, a future campaign could be 100 ...

NZ merino a winner during America's Cup
Timaru Herald
New Zealand may have lost the America's Cup, but some consolation can be taken from 5500 meals of merino-branded lamb being served up at a pop-up restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront to diners including film actor Tom Cruise. The branded lamb ...

Grant Dalton embarks on fundraising swing
The Nelson Mail
Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton is encouraged by initial responses from his syndicate's major sponsors as he sets off on a fundraising drive to launch anotherAmerica's Cup challenge. Dalton heads to Europe and the United States next week for ...

Two Events – Extreme in their Own Way
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Having just won the America's Cup with Team Oracle USA, and having twice sailed in the Volvo Ocean Race, Antiguan Shannon Falcone discusses the differences and the similarities of both events…. What are the key differences between a global offshore ...

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 ...

Intercollegiate Sailing Wins New England Women's Championship
NavySports.com
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy intercollegiate sailing team joined the top women'ssailing teams in New England this past weekend in Boston to compete in its fall conference women's championship for the Victorian Coffee Urn. On the first day of competition, ...

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 ...

Winter in the UK – When only the foolhearty set sail
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Guy Fawkes might have tried to blow up the House of Lords in 1605 the weather forecast also looked like it might blow out this weekend's sailing. However like the gunpowder plot was foiled the weather which was forecasted did not happen either. With ...

World speed sailing challenge
Gippsland Times
SALE College teacher Andrew Daff has returned from his latest sporting challenge, representing Australia in the World Speed Sailing Challenge in Namibia. Daff has been a teacher of social studies, outdoor education and physical education at Sale ...

Third time is a charm for Melges 20
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
PRO Bruce Golison and team, along with the impeccable race committee and management support of Coconut Grove Sailing Club took the big breeze conditions in stride. Teams were happy to show up for an earlier than normal start time of 09.00, which ...

NEW BOAT AWARD TO HELP MANOR PARK'S KRISHAN SAIL FOR GOLD!
Lichfield Mercury
An aspiring young sailor from Barton-under-Needwood has been awarded his very own boat - donated by the John Merricks Sailing Trust - in the inaugural year of a new national scheme aimed at helping talented youngsters progress in their sport. Krishan ...

Less than 1000 miles to go for Spindrift 2
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Skipper Dona Bertarelli and her 13 sailors crew have had a pretty good ride so far, but a highly strategic phase will start today in wind conditions that are expected to decrease. It is the end of the fast, 40 knots on the speedometer, reaching conditions.

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