17 January 2014

Rescue from Disabled Sailboat in Atlantic (video)

The Coast Guard rescued four people from a disabled sailboat approximately 300 miles east of Cape Henry.
A boater onboard the 42-foot “Be Good Too” contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at 1:30 p.m. Monday reporting the boat was disabled and adrift. The boat had been traveling from New York to the British Virgin Islands.

4 Rescued From Disabled Sailboat in Atlantic - ABC News: "A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted four people from a disabled sailboat about 300 miles off Virginia's coast. The 42-foot Be Good Too was headed to the British Virgin Islands from New York when the crew contacted the Coast Guard on Monday. The Coast Guard says the crew reported that the sailboat was disabled and adrift...."

Sailing Arabia to begin on Feb. 9; to stop by in Qatar on National Sport Day
Gulf Times
The fourth edition of the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, the Gulf region's only annual long distance offshore sailing event is scheduled to start from Bahrain on February 9 and is expected to arrive at Pearl Marina Doha in time for the National Sport ...

Getting started sailing as easy as signing up for classes
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver is nestled between mountains and the ocean and offers world class opportunities for sailing. Not only are some of the world's best cruising grounds right at our doorstep, there are also more than three dozens of sailing schools, as many clubs...

US Sailing hands out annual Rolex honors
Trade Only Today
Brian Porter of Fontana, Wis., and Jody Starck of Amherst, N.J., were named USSailing's 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. The two sailors topped a shortlist of nine men and six women who were nominated by members of US Sailingand ...

Sailing through with ease
Bangalore Mirror
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Bahrain to open Sailing Arabia tour
Gulf Daily News
BAHRAIN will once again host the starting point of the prestigious EFG Sailing Arabia-The Tour. This was announced yesterday by organisers Oman Sail. The fourth edition of the prestigious race, the Gulf region's only annual long-distance offshore ...

Irish eyes smiling again as Clipper boats dash through the scoring gate
My Sailing
“We battled hard with our rival OneDLL and sometimes came very near to them, near enough to read the text on the sail. Then a wind change would pull them away from us and we had to do the fight all over again, still we find them six and half miles in ...

Overseas Melges 24 skippers coming to tackle top Aussies
My Sailing
Geelong's Festival of Sails January 21-27 will incorporate the Melges 24 Australian Open Nationals as a shakedown to the main event, the World Championship, to be staged on the same expanse of water. Racing will commence Wednesday January 29 ...

Sail Newport's Youth Sailing Program Registration is Open
Sail Newport collects all Dinghy, Little Guppy and Keelboat Class registration forms from early January through mid-February. See a list of complete rules here. Online registration is the required method of registering. No deposit is required at this ...

Sailing trip highlights marine mammals
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
... is the second part in a documentary series created by part-time Bowser resident Laura Winter and her boyfriend Thorsten Böhnke. The film follows them on a sailing expedition as they document conservation projects and a variety of wildlife on land ...

Catamarans flock to Southport for Australia Day weekend
My Sailing
Spectators are invited to come down to the Southport Yacht Club Sailing Squadron to view these spectacular off-the-beach vessels. Sailing Squadron is located at 1 Marina Crescent, Hollywell 4216. For more information contact Southport Yacht Club's ...

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