02 January 2014


JazzPlayer - Think Pink Foundation Sydney to Hobart 2013 video above - JazzPlayer crossing Bass Strait in 30knots of breeze and reaching 20+knots during the 2013 Sydney to Hobart
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2013 Results

Race Recap: 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart 
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: " . . . . From a total of 94 race starters, 84 yachts finished the race, and despite some of the most challenging conditions in recent years, only ten yachts retired, a testament to the depth of experience and skill of the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet. Interest is building in advance of the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, which will be the 70th edition. Already maxis Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal are among the competitors that have confirmed they intend to be on the start line, which will be sure to attract the most competitive sailors and yachts from all corners of the world."

Sailing - Ainslie: Scott to bring home Rio 2016 gold
Yahoo Eurosport UK
After writing his name in the record books Ainslie has moved away from Olympicssailing but he is adamant that Britain's success can continue through Scott after he ran him closer than most in his near two decades of domination. "Giles was involved ...

Sailing: Yasar of Turkey tops at Qatar Optimist Cup in Doha
Peninsula On-line
Yasar finished with 14 points in the six-day event organised by Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation (QSRF). The Turkish lad finished with the least number of penalities to win the top prize in the boys section. No other boy competitor could come close ...

25th Annual Women's Sailing Convention
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Southern California Yachting Association, will hold its 25th Annual Women's Sailing Convention on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, Corona del Mar. Primary sponsor is BoatU.S. This event is open to all women interested ...

AFLOAT: Sailing club reflects on historic year
Dorset Echo
AS THE curtains are drawn on Weymouth Sailing Club's (WSC) centenary, members can look back at an eventful and exciting year. On New Year's Day 2013, the commodore opened the season, winning the first race of the year which ended outside WSC's ...

Rose Bowl: Parades, pageants, football, and sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Home for the holidays … and some serious sailboat racing. That's the mission for many of the nation's best collegiate sailors from 26 schools who will join 63 of California's high school teams in the 29th Rose Bowl Regatta Saturday and Sunday (January ...

Midwest's Largest All-Sail Show Returns to Chicago
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The nation's largest indoor sailing event, Progressive® Insurance Strictly SailChicago®, returns to Navy Pier January 23-26 with the most extensive variety of sailboats, sailing accessories, and the latest nautical gear, plus attractions for the whole ...

Tragic battle to save sailing companion
The Press
A Blenheim woman struggled for more than 40 minutes to get her sailing companion back on his yacht but still couldn't save him. Jo Ivory dropped the sails in rough weather, started the motor and managed to keep sailing buddy Charlie Gallagher in sight.

Sailors make most of a quiet Portsmouth Harbour
Chichester Observer
Normally, private boats aren't allowed to sail through the harbour entrance without using their engines but as there are no commercial or military vessels using the harbour on Christmas Day, the Queen's Harbourmaster now gives Portsmouth Sailing Club ...

2013 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta at Miami - "Young sailors from around the globe traveled to South Florida for the 68th Annual Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta (OBIYR), which took place on Biscayne Bay December 27-30 amid soggy conditions but went off without a hitch. One of the largest dinghy regattas for sailors ages eight to 18 in the world, this year’s event boasted 689 competitors from 27 states and 23 countries – the farthest being the Czech Republic. The four days of competition featured Optimists, Lasers (Full, Radial, and 4.7), and Club 420s. Staging for the regatta took place at several locations including the CRYC, Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, U.S. Sailing Center Miami, and Shake-A-Leg Miami.- Read more at: http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2014/01/01/2013-orange-bowl-international-youth-regatta/#sthash.pEh9W4uv.dpuf and Event website and Results and Photos

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