31 January 2014

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Tricky Weather

ISAF Sailing World Cup | Miami - Results

SAILING: World Cup washout in Miami
Dorset Echo
DAY three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami proved a washout, with rain showers shutting down the wind and making racing impossible across all of the Olympic and Paralympic classes on Biscayne Bay. After a two-hour postponement on shore,sailors ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Frustrating Day 3 for US Sailing Team
Sail World
On day three of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2014 the absence of suitable breeze in the morning racing was followed by heavy rains in the afternoon, a combination that ultimately scuttled the attempts of regatta officials to complete any races. As ...

Sailing - Evergreen Morrison relishing latest challenge
Yahoo Eurosport UK
"Ben and I came to the end of a fairly natural progression," said Morrison, who is currently competing with Grube in the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami. "We felt we'd given it everything we could and were at different stages in our lives – we're both ...

Focus on youth for latest entry in 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race
My Sailing
Seven years ago, a couple of young American sailing addicts met on the set of a Disney movie and dreamed of the day that they would launch a campaign in the world's toughest offshore team test, the Volvo Ocean Race. Today that apparently long-shot ...

Offshore Sailing School Launches 50th Anniversary Celebration
Cruising World
Offshore Sailing School kicks off its 50th Anniversary year with a contest open to anyone who has had an on-water experience with Offshore. “We invite anyone who has taken a sailing lesson or certification course, participated in a team building or ...

Onne van der Wal: 'Sea astronaut' captures light years of progress
CNN International
(CNN) -- Onne van der Wal was born to be on the water -- and after witnessing decades of incredible sailing innovations, the renowned photographer now feels like he's an "astronaut of the sea." "It's more like space travel and I love it," the Dutchman ...

Foreigners dominate locals at Melges 24 Worlds in Geelong
My Sailing
After the completion of race six in the 10-12 knot sou'easter, Harry Melges' Star and crew Andy Burdick, Jeff Ecklund and Federico Michetti, sailing for New York and Lauderdale yacht clubs, are lead boat and have created some breathing space.

Sailors geared up for challenge
Oman Tribune
MUSCAT The cream of Oman's female offshore sailors will be aiming to mix a bit of learning with a lot of adventure when they head off on EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2014 as members of Al-Thuraya Bank Muscat's all women's team next month, according ...

Asking hard questions about the future of sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
There has been a lot of recent commentary about the health of the sport, specifically how the growth in youth participation is not translating to the growth of 'life' sailing. Glenn T. McCarthy asks the question, “Should youth and junior programs be ...

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