28 February 2014

Rising Tide, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider: The Pursuit (video)



Rising Tide, US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider: The Pursuit - "The ISAF Sailing World Championships is the ultimate test of racing skill, short of the Olympic Games itself. Get onboard with members of the US national sailing team as they prepare for this crucial challenge in 2014." (Published on Feb 27, 2014 Episode One: The Year of Santander) 

Bacardi Sailing Week Bringing Wynwood-Style Street Art to Cocowalk
Miami New Times (blog) - Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, March 2-8, 2014
Even if you don't know a sloop from a sunfish or couldn't give a shit less about the cut of a jib, it's alright. Almost everyone is into art and alcohol, and both of those elements (in addition to a bunch of expensive boats) will be in full force at ...

Sailing lessons on offer for Droitwich youngsters
Droitwich Advertiser
YOUNG people who would like to take to the water and learn some sailing skills are being invited to take part in a two day course at Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre. The course, which is designed for young people aged 14 and over with no previous ...

Sailing the seas for kids in need
August Margaret River Mail
Sailing the seas for kids in need....PARTICIPANTS in this year's Princess Yachts Splash for Variety dropped anchor in Mandurah on Thursday for their first stopover in a six-day fundraising event. Sailing the seas ...

CNC Supports Courageous Sailing Request for License to Host Pier 4 Summer ...
Charlestown Patriot Bridge
The Charlestown Neighborhood Council (CNC) unanimously voted to request a license for Courageous Sailing to host summer events on Pier 4 with the agreements and limitations that were approved in 2013. Courageous Sailing hopes to hold 10 evening ...

New and improved Azzam unveiled in England
The National
I can't wait to get her on the water and sailing.” The 39,000-mile race around the world begins in Alicante, Spain this October. The new Azzam is one of eight identical 65-footers being built for the next edition of the race after the organisers ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team selects French skipper
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“Charles is a guy at the top of his game in terms of skills and ability, and very importantly he has the ideal personality to take on the extra challenge of integrating the Chinesesailors into the rest of the crew,” he says. “He is focused on winning ...

Evert Bastet: Volunteer of the Year
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards event annually offers premium opportunity to nationally recognize achievements and successes of Canadian sailors. On February 28, Evert Bastet will be receiving the 2013 Sail Canada Volunteer of the Year ...

Sailing course offered in Bromsgrove
Worcester News
WANNABE sailors are being offered lessons at Worcestershire County Council's Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre, in Bromsgrove. Two two-day courses, being run on Saturday, March 15, and Sunday, November 2, from 9.30am until 4.30pm, are RYA ...

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27 February 2014

US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Award Ceremony (video)



US Sailing's 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Award Ceremony Watch Brian Porter and Jody Starck take the stage at St. Francis Yacht Club to formally accept US Sailing's 2013 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards in San Francisco on February 25, 2014.

Windtraveler: "What is your greatest "take away" from sailing as a lifestyle and sport? The great thing about sailing is you get to do it your entire life. The great rewards are all the places you visit and the people you get to know. Thanks to racing with highly accomplished people like Ted Turner, Walter Cronkite, Herbert Von Karajan and Sam Merrick, I’ve learned many life lessons that have been beneficial in my sailing career, business career and my family life."-- Gary Jobson, the President of US Sailing

Sailing Arabia The Tour: Skipper Gavignet hungry for more success
Times of Oman
Muscat: After guiding the EFG Bank (Monaco) team to a sensational victory in the SailingArabia – The Tour (SATT), skipper Sidney Gavignet is now all set to take part in the Tour de France à la Voile later this year. Speaking to Times Sport, Gavignet ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese team selects French skipper
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“Charles is a guy at the top of his game in terms of skills and ability, and very importantly he has the ideal personality to take on the extra challenge of integrating the Chinesesailors into the rest of the crew,” he says. “He is focused on winning ...

PORTLAND: Sailing scheme continues in memory of Rod
View Online
A POPULAR “Sail for a Fiver” scheme at Portland will be able to continue for at least another three years thanks to a generous donation of £100,000. Chesil Trust has been given the money by Mrs Elma Shipley in memory of her late husband, Rod Shipley, ...

Seminole County sailors find sport on the seas of Sanford
Seminole Chronicle
On a sunny Sunday afternoon when a beautiful breeze is blowing, you can expect to see the sailboats of the Lake Monroe Sailing Association cruising along the calm waters of Lake Monroe. For the 50 or so members of the LMSA, this is a chance to race, ...

Sailing Vessel Sunk on Grand Canal at Shannon Harbour
Afloat
Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners that a small unidentified sailing vessel is sunk in Shannon Harbour approx. 500 metres East of Griffith Bridge on the south bank. The vessel is an obstruction to navigation. The mast is lying ...

New rules for 2014 college season
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Earlier this winter, coaches from all over Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) met in Utah to discuss the new year of college sailing. What resulted was a number of changes in the rules and regulations that apply to all the teams and events ...

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26 February 2014

Extreme Sailing Series 2014 video



The Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - Form Guide - In 2014, the sailing world is watching the Extreme Sailing Series in its eighth year of global touring. The long-established teams are back stronger than ever, while the new teams are littered with sailing talent as the worlds sailing elite go head to head. Find out more about the 11 full Series teams video above. more Extreme Sailing Series info here

Sailing Arabia top honours for EFG Bank (Monaco)
gulfnews.com
Muscat: EFG Bank (Monaco) were crowned overall winners of the EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2014 — the region's only long-distance offshore sailing endurance race between Bahrain and Muscat. A consistent performance throughout the two weeks, ...

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(February 24, 2014) – French sailing legend Sidney Gavignet and his international crew aboard EFG Bank Monaco have convincingly won the 4th edition of EFG Sailing Arabia the Tour. The seven-leg tour started on February 9 in Bahrain, with the six Farr ...

Ice-sailing on Canyon Ferry Lake
KXLH Helena News
Ice Sailing.... it's one of the oldest sports in the books, and not a lot people have heard or even tried it. Well MTNs Alex Clark is on Special Assignment for us tonight, to find why people from all over the world are coming to Helena to tryout this ...

Will Ryan gets Victor's hat after another 470 Nationals victory
My Sailing
Our first 2014 European regatta will be the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma de Mallorca, Spain at the end of this month,” Ryan said post the event about the current level of the Australian 470 class and the plans ahead. Australian Sailing Squad ...

EFG Bank (Monaco) wins sailing endurance race
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — A consistent performance throughout the 15 days of racing including a second place in yesterday's Leg 7, was enough for EFG Bank (Monaco) to be crowned overall winner of the EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour 2014 — the region's only long ...

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour 2014 – Winners crowned
Sail World
iN THE EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2014, the region's only long distance offshore sailing endurance race between Bahrain and Muscat, a consistent performance throughout the 15 days of racing including a second place in today's Leg seven, was enough ...

RYA Dinghy Show - Top British Sailing Team talents share tips
Sail World
Do you have a burning sailing question? Want to know how to get started in the sport, or simply want to better your skills before the racing season? You can ask the experts at this weekend's RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show where seven top British Sailing Team ...

Sailing Arabia, the Tour Concludes
Oman News Agency
Muscat, Feb 24 (ONA) ----The team EFG Monaco crowned overall champion of EFGSailing Arabia, the tour in its 4th version which concluded today in celebration sponsored by Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi, Minister of Interior, in the presence of a ...

NSW Metropolitan Championships - Laser sailing comes to Lane Cove
Sail World
'Laser sailing is increasing in popularity all the time, and following on from other recent successful events like the Coast Championship at South Lakes, State Masters at Port Stephensand the State Championship at Georges River we are really excited to ...

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25 February 2014

Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore crash video



Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore in major crash on penultimate day
Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore crash video above - The penultimate days racing in Singapore delivered possibly one of the most dramatic moments in the eight-year history of Extreme Sailing Series™. In winds that were varying from 5 to 23 knots across the racecourse, Team Aberdeen Singapore caught one of the biggest gusts of the day as they came into the finish line struggling to hold off the pace and ploughing into the back of France's Groupama sailing team.

Extreme Sailing Series - Impressive comeback for The Wave, Muscat
Sail World
For the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series The Wave, Muscat set out their stall with a second overall place at Singapore having staged a solid and impressive comeback over the four days while Oman Air are already looking ahead to Act two in Muscat next month.

Big guns line up for Australian IRC Championships in Newcastle
My Sailing
From Thursday 17 April - Sunday 20 April, the starters will vie for the pinnacle of IRC handicap racing in Australia and the chance to win a brand new North Sails spinnaker emblazoned with '2014 Audi IRC Australian Champion' for divisional winners.

Sailing Greece is idyllic but it could be expensive
Balkans.com Business News
The new regulations received much attention from cruising sailors and international organizations, associations and unions active in the maritime tourism domain informed their members about the new increased taxation Greece has imposed on yachts.

Trinity Sailing offers Devon young people life-changing opportunity
Torquay Herald Express
YOUNG people across Devon are being offered a once-in-a-lifetime trip across Europe by a Brixham-based sailing charity. Trinity Sailing has teamed up with a string of Devon businesses to offer 12 deserving young people a voyage at the 2014 ...

Young sailors show they are up for the challenge
Ripley Today
Carsington Sailing Club hosted the first training session of the pre-season period, which was extremely well-attended and well received by the sailors. The light wind conditions were perfect for helping the sailors to learn to extend their ...

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour – EFG Bank strengthen lead
Sail World
In EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2014, after another win today in the first part of Leg 6 (race 13a) from Dibba to Musannah, Oman, Sidney Gavignet and his team on EFG Bank (Monaco) have strengthened their overall lead. Due to light winds forecast ...

Youth Olympic teams to be selected at Sail Brisbane 2014
My Sailing
The 11th annual Sail Brisbane regatta will include selection for Oceania Sailing Federation sailors to represent their countries at the second Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in the single handed Byte dinghy class in August. The Oceania region ...

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24 February 2014

Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 1 Singapore Video Highlights


Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 1 Singapore Video Highlights above - The bustling and vibrant Asian garden city of Singapore was the Host Venue for the opening Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™, providing the ultimate venue for Stadium Racing, with the support of Host Venue Partner, Aberdeen Asset Management. 12 elite level teams with 60 of the world's best sailors battled it out on Marina Bay, and the event more than lived up to all the pre-season hype and expectation. The Singapore wind played its tricks with the teams, with huge gusts blowing across the bay like a bullet, delivering one of the most action-packed Acts in the eight-year history of the elite level Stadium Racing circuit. Extreme Sailing Series results and standings here.

Resounding victory for Alinghi after an action-packed week on the Singapore Stadium Racecourse » Extreme Sailing Series: "Down to the wire for second and third place – with a penalty in the final race for Emirates Team New Zealand throwing away their chances of a podium finish. - Three returning teams from 2013 take race honours – Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat and Realstone – despite Realstone missing the penultimate days racing."

Sailing: Team Alinghi wins S'pore leg of Extreme Sailing Series
Channel News Asia
Team Alinghi of Switzerland emerged victorious in the Singapore leg of the ExtremeSailing Series at Marina Bay on Sunday, beating the defending champions, The Wave, Muscat, by 24 points. PHOTOS. Team Alinghi (in white) with The Wave, Muscat at the ...

Aussies with work to do after last place finish at Extreme Series
My Sailing
The opening Act of the Extreme Sailing Series more than lived up to all the pre-season hype and expectation, where the new teams got stuck in on the Singapore stadium racecourse – but couldn't quite topple the old order – with three returning teams ...

Prizes handed out after exciting Crown Series on the Derwent
My Sailing
Nick Rogers has been a champion helmsman in many one-design sailing classes, from Mirror dinghies to International Dragon keelboats. Today he won another championship, the State title in the SB20 sports boat class, on Hobart's River Derwent.

Extreme Sailing Series: Alinghi skipper Morgan Larson tops Singapore standings
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(February 23, 2014) – The opening Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ more than lived up to all the pre-season hype and expectation, where the new teams got stuck in on the Singapore stadium racecourse – but couldn't quite topple the old order – with ...

Extreme Sailing: Serious collision on day three
New Zealand Herald
Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series saw more intense action as the breeze across the race course fluctuated from a gentle five knots to sudden gusts of 25. Six races weresailed on the tight Singapore course. The day was marked by a serious collision ...

Music and sailing - British musician embarks on Folkboat Venture
Sail World
Sailing being a kind of music in itself, sailing and music seem to go together as smoothly as Harley and Davidson. It's not a rare thing to find that many of your fellow boats in an anchorage have some kind of musical instrument. So British musician ...

Inter-Collegiate Sailing Worlds- J/80s France!
J/Sailing News (blog)
As the U.S. collegiate racing season approaches its spring national championships this year, two of its prominent schools - Tufts and Georgetown - will be sending teams to the 2014 EDHEC Sailing Cup on April 25 to May 3 in Les Sables d'Olonne, France.

UK Dinghy Sailing Show - What's in store from the RYA
Sail World
UK Dinghy Sailing Show - Alongside the hundreds of exhibitors, boats, kit, talks and presentations taking place at this year's RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts and Yachting, the RYA has a whole host of events taking place throughout ...

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23 February 2014

LIVE Singapore Day Four, Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014



LIVE Singapore: Day Four - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 - Scheduled for Feb 23, 2014
(sailing video above) Extreme Sailing Series results and standings here.

Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore in major crash as Alinghi dominate the racing » Extreme Sailing Series:  Biggest gust of the day sees Team Aberdeen Singapore plough into the back of Groupama sailing team – full video sequence (video here) - Alinghi dominates the racing in a way rarely seen on this event, but The Wave, Muscat win half the days races, chasing them hard in second. - Groupama and Team Aberdeen Singapore expecting to be back on the racetrack Sunday

Sailing a tall ship across Lake Superior
Dallas Morning News
The sailing trip my wife and I took last July across Lake Superior, from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to Duluth during its Tall Ships Festival, began last January when I discovered a buried email from an old contact at the Pride of Baltimore II. The ...

Sailing for the perfect Europe
InCyprus
The Slovenian owner of a Cypriot-registered sailing boat carrying the message of a successful and united Europe around the world wants Cypriots to only look ahead. "Leave the past behind, only look ahead, look to the future and connect so that you ...

Top three boats have all to play for at Farr 40 Nationals
My Sailing
Here not all. There's all to play for the top three boats, us, Estate Master and Voodoo Chile,” said Slingsby. “The team is sailing well. It's a bit of snakes and ladders and a bit of luck. We are trying to do the small things right. As tactician you ...

Sail Solomons Instructors Awarded “Outstanding Instructors for 2013”
Southern Maryland News Net
Sail Solomons co-owners and instructors Andy Batchelor and Lisa Batchelor Frailey were each named “Outstanding Instructor for 2013” by the American Sailing Association (ASA). The award recognizes the top 1% of over 2000 ASA sailing instructors ...

Fleet splits as Clipper boats head north to the South China Sea
My Sailing
After consulting Team Garmin's navigator we agreed to tack north with the first boats rather than continue sailing east as there was a chance we could sail through the lee of an island. As we are already struggling to match the other boats for speed we ...

Japanese sailing legend Masayuki Ishii dies aged 82
Sail World
He became internationally acclaimed as a Judge and Umpire of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF ) and served on the International Jury at the 1992 Olympic Games and countless major regattas and World Championships of many classes, including ...

Haylee Outteridge and Alex South discuss the challenge of the Extreme Series
My Sailing
A couple of these guys have been sailing together for 20 years or so!" We were standing watching the 49er FX exhibition race. "There's a real difference in being skipper and being crew. You really focus on your job as everything moves very quickly. You ...

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22 February 2014

LIVE Singapore Day Three, Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014



LIVE Singapore: Day Three - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 - Scheduled for Feb 22, 2014
(sailing video above) Extreme Sailing Series results and standings here.

Shuffling the pack ahead of the penultimate days racing at the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore » Extreme Sailing Series: "Alinghi stamp their dominance, taking the lead after two days on the Marina Bay Stadium – despite narrowly avoiding a capsize! - The fleet battle a huge wind range with gusts up to 24 knots funneling through the surrounding skyscrapers and across the race track. - A night in the pitlane for Realstone and Oman Air after a huge collision leaves both boats bruised.  - Groupama sailing team win the Aberdeen Challenge Trophy...."

SAILING: Willis joins Patience for 470 glory bid
Dorset Echo
The 30-year-old Willis, who won the 470 World Championships in 2006 and 2008 with former helm Nic Asher, had been sailing with two-time Olympic silver medallist Nick Rogers during the 2013 season up until the World Championships in August.

Hobart ups the ante at Farr 40 Nationals and damage occurs
My Sailing
On competing at a home fixture Hunn says they are enjoying hosting and sailing against the top teams on local waters. Other than tactician David Chapman and bowman Wulf Wilkens, both from Sydney, the entire crew was born or lives in the Tasmanian ...

European sailors gaze longingly south at Les Voiles de St Bath
My Sailing
With winter storms continuing to batter the coast of Europe, the Caribbean sailing season is already well underway in the warmth of the trade winds with the first regattas taking place in Antigua, Barbados and Grenada. Many of the regular competitors ...

Le Mans start gets Clipper boats underway for the next leg from Singapore to ...
My Sailing
The Clipper race to China's Olympic sailing city is one of contrasts. The fleet is still suffering with steamy temperatures, fairly calm seas and light winds, but once it reaches Taiwanese waters it can expect the winds to increase to 30 to 40 knots ...

Sailing the seas in a luxury submarine
Telegraph.co.uk
Could it be that luxury travellers are tiring of the reliably lavish but occasionally homogenous experiences provided by the world's best grande dame hotels? Offering truly distinct experiences, an increasing number of entirely unique hotel rooms have ...

Australians with repair work to do after tough opening day at Extreme Series
My Sailing
The opening Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series began today in Singapore under the gaze of the cities soaring skyscrapers, where eight races produced six different winners. The Swiss flagged Realtstone were the form team, executing a consistent ...

Extreme Sailing Series 2014 in Singapore. This is not a rehearsal.
Sail World
Today produced the opening strokes of the Extreme Sailing Series 2014, the original stadium-racing-high-adrenaline-right-in-front-of-the-crowd sailing event that started back in 2007. Sure, Singapore is never going to turn out the sort of crowds that ...

British team at the America's Cup: smooth sailing?
CNBC.com
Much has been said of Olympic sailing gold medalist Sir Ben Ainslie's ambitions for the America's Cup and his plan to raise $100 million for a team at the world's most prestigioussailing event – but is a British team at the America's Cup a realistic ...

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21 February 2014

LIVE Singapore Day Two, Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014



LIVE Singapore: Day Two - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 - Scheduled for Feb 21, 2014 (sailing video above) Extreme Sailing Series results and standings here.

Realstone throw down the gauntlet on Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 opening day » Extreme Sailing Series: "The first eight races of the 2014 season complete – with up to 250 more planned this year. - GAC Pindar finish the day bruised – but not out – with a night of repairs in the pitlane ahead....."

Sailing-Ainslie sets British course for America's Cup | Reuters: "Sailing legend Ben Ainslie has his sights on a British victory at the next America's Cup but is keeping his skills sharp and putting some new crew members to the test at the start of this year's Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore. A four-time Olympic gold medalist and an America's Cup winner last year with Oracle Team USA, Ainslie told Reuters on Thursday that the tight circuits of "stadium racing" present tough challenges for sailors of the high-speed catamarans...."

Training begins this week for the 35th America's Cup
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "The 2014 Extreme Sailing Series will celebrate its eighth year on the international sailing calendar, with twelve elite teams putting it on the line this week as the circuit gets underway in Singapore. The season has gotten extra attention this year, as with details still getting sorted out for the 35th America’s Cup, several aspiring challengers are directing their training to the Extreme 40 racing. Among the field in Singapore are… Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL) – Skipper/Helm: Dean Barker (NZL) GAC Pindar (AUS) – Skipper/Helm: Seve Jarvin (AUS) Groupama Team France (FRA) – Skipper/Helm: Franck Cammas (FRA) J.P. Morgan BAR (GBR) – Skipper/Helm: Ben Ainslie (GBR) . . ."

Sailing: 2014 Extreme Sailing Series returns to Singapore
Channel News Asia
With more boats competing in this year's edition, the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series got off to a challenging start within the extreme confines of Marina Bay on Thursday. PHOTOS. The 2014 Extreme Sailing Series got off to a challenging start on Thursday ...

Extreme Sailing Series: Underdogs on top in Singapore
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(February20, 2014) – The much-anticipated opening Act of the 2014 Extreme SailingSeries™ began today in Singapore under the gaze of the cities soaring skyscrapers, where eight races produced six different winners. The Swiss flagged Realtstone were ...

Hobart ups the ante at Farr 40 Nationals and damage occurs
My Sailing
On competing at a home fixture Hunn says they are enjoying hosting and sailing against the top teams on local waters. Other than tactician David Chapman and bowman Wulf Wilkens, both from Sydney, the entire crew was born or lives in the Tasmanian ...

Sail fest in Tanauan
BusinessWorld Online Edition
SAILS WILL fill the waters of Taal Lake as the City of Tanauan and Taal Lake Yacht Club (TLYC) hold the Tanauan Sailing Festival on Feb. 22-23. Dubbed by Lonely Planet as the country's “sailing mecca” for its ideal winds all-year long, the inland body ...

Le Mans start gets Clipper boats underway for the next leg from Singapore to ...
My Sailing
The Clipper race to China's Olympic sailing city is one of contrasts. The fleet is still suffering with steamy temperatures, fairly calm seas and light winds, but once it reaches Taiwanese waters it can expect the winds to increase to 30 to 40 knots ...

Set sail in Pittwater Sail Expo to win boating holiday
My Sailing
Together with Club Marine, the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club situated on Sydney's northern beaches will host the third annual Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo over the weekend of 22 & 23 March, featuring over 40 exhibitors supplying goods and services ...

Dubai Sailing News
Live Trading News
Overall series leaders, EFG Bank (Monaco), skippered by Sidney Gavignet won Leg 4 of the EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour 2014, from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah yesterday, despite being one of two teams over the line at the start. However, it didn't take too ...

Oracle America's Cup team to train on Sydney Harbour | The Australian: "AUSTRALIANS will get a taste of the spectacular America's Cup sailing competition next month as reigning champions Oracle Team USA train with newly formed Team Australia on Sydney Harbour. And there's a slim chance the city could even end up hosting the next America's Cup - with the current venue for 35th edition of the Auld Mug still very much up in the air."

Fairhaven crew aids in Coast Guard rescue of storm-battered sailboat | Local News | The Bellingham Herald: "... At about 6:30 p.m., the crew of the Fairhaven-based Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin heard a distress call from a sailboat that was taking on water about 5 miles from shore. The 34-foot sailboat's sails wouldn't come down, and the boat was being battered by waves up to 5 feet high and 40 mph winds. A father and his two young sons were on board, as well as two other men, and the boat wasn't going to make it to shore. Cann and Petty Officer 2nd Class Cameron Ostman got into an inflatable Zodiac and headed out to the sailboat. When it was clear that conditions were too poor to tow the boat to shore, the Coast Guard decided to get the people off the boat before the waves took it down...."

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20 February 2014

Extreme Sailing Series 2014 season opens in Singapore (video)



Extreme Sailing Series 2014 season curtain-raiser in Singapore
The anticipation that has been building around the first Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ - dubbed by many sailing fans and the media as the sailing series to watch this season -- will come to a head as the first starting gun is fired, starting four days of Stadium Racing on Singapore's world-famous Marina Bay, 20th-23rd February. In 2014, the pioneering Stadium Racing circuit will once again be supported by Series Main Partner Land Rover, as it continues to deliver high-octane Stadium Racing at eight iconic locations around the world. Watch the promo video, as the ultimate city-centre stadium, Singapore, prepares to welcome 12 Extreme 40s and 60 elite level sailors.

Extreme 40 teams reveal their 2014 line-ups ahead of opening Act in Singapore
- The teams look ahead to the forthcoming season: “This is most definitely the circuit with the highest level of competition in the world this year,” says Groupama Team France skipper, Franck Cammas.
- Here come the girls: Top female sailors onboard for 2014 Series as six teams announce female crew-members. Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 1 Singapore, crew lists:

Alinghi (SUI)
Skipper/Helm: Morgan Larson(USA)
Tactician: Stuart Pollard (AUS)
Mainsail Trimmer: Pierre-Yves Jorand (SUI)
Headsail Trimmer: Nils Frei (SUI)
Bowman: Yves Detrey (SUI)

Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL)
Skipper/Helm: Dean Barker (NZL)
Mainsail Trimmer: Glenn Ashby (AUS)
Headsail Trimmer: James Dagg (NZL)
Bowman: Jeremy Lomas (NZL)
Floater: Edwin Delaat (NZL)

GAC Pindar (AUS)
Skipper/Helm: Seve Jarvin (AUS)
Mainsail Trimmer: Troy Tindill (AUS)
Headsail Trimmer: Ed Smyth (AUS)
Bow: Sam Newton (AUS)/Alexandra South (AUS)

Gazprom Team Russia (RUS)
Skipper/Tactician: Igor Lisovenko (RUS)
Helm: Paul Campbell-James (GBR)
Mainsail Trimmer: Alister Richardson (GBR)
Headsail Trimmer: Pete Cumming (GBR)
Bowman: Aleksey Kulakov (RUS)

Groupama Team France (FRA)
Skipper/Helm: Franck Cammas (FRA)
Tactician: Sophie de Turckheim (FRA)
Mainsail Trimmer: Tanguy Cariou (FRA)
Headsail Trimmer: Thierry Fouchier (FRA)
Bowman: Devan Le Bihan (FRA)

J.P. Morgan BAR (GBR)
Skipper/Helm: Ben Ainslie (GBR)
Mainsail Trimmer: Paul Goodison (GBR)
Headsail Trimmer: Pippa Wilson (GBR)
Bowman: Matt Cornwell (GBR)

Oman Air (OMA)
Skipper/Helm: Rob Greenhalgh (GBR)
Mainsail Trimmer: Tom Johnson (AUS)
Headsail Trimmer: Will Howden (GBR)
Bowmen: Hashim Al Rashdi (OMA) /Musab Al Hadi (OMA)

Realstone (SUI)
Skipper/Mainsail Trimmer: Jérôme Clerc
Helm: Arnaud Psarofaghis (SUI)
Tactician: Bruno Barbarin (FRA)
Headsail Trimmer: Thierry Wasem (SUI)
Bowman: Nils Palmieri (SUI)

Red Bull Sailing Team (AUT)
Skipper/Helm: Roman Hagara (AUT)
Tactician/Mainsail Trimmer: Hans-Peter Steinacher (AUT)
Headsail Trimmer: Mark Bulkeley (GBR)
Bowman: Nick Blackman (NZL)
Runner: Haylee Outteridge (AUS)

SAP Extreme Sailing Team (DEN)
Co-Skippers: Jes Gram-Hansen (DEN) / Rasmus Køstner (DEN)
Helm: Jes Gram-Hansen (DEN)
Tactician: Rasmus Køstner (DEN)
Trimmers: Thierry Douillard (FRA)/Peter Wibroe (DEN)
Bowman: Nicolai Sehested (DEN)

Team Aberdeen Singapore (SIN)
Skipper/Helm: Nick Moloney (AUS)
Tactician: Adam Beashel (AUS)
Mainsail Trimmer: Scott Glen Sydney (SIN)
Headsail Trimmer: Tom Dawson (GBR)
Bowman: Justin Wong (SIN)

The Wave, Muscat (OMA)
Skipper/Helm: Leigh McMillan (GBR)
Tactician: Sarah Ayton (GBR)
Mainsail Trimmer: Pete Greenhalgh (GBR)
Headsail Trimmer: Kinley Fowler (NZL)
Bowman: Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

more info: http://www.extremesailingseries.com/

Australia eyes Extreme Sailing glory
Brisbane Times
Skiff world champion Seve Jarvin can stake a claim to be Australia's next America's Cup skipper as the spectacular Extreme Sailing Series gets underway on Singapore's Marina Bay. Likened to Formula One on water, the eight-event series - which comes to ...


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19 February 2014

Ibiza Gone Sailing video


gone sailing - ibiza from ozgun erdem on Vimeo. music: avicii - wake me up

Extreme Sailing Series: Like Formula One on water?
CNN International
(CNN) -- It's like motor racing on water -- deafening music blares out in the countdown to races, and fans flock to the water's edge. Welcome to the Extreme Sailing Series, extreme by name and extreme by nature. Expect capsizing, high-speed wipeouts ...

Sailing industry reports solid growth in 2013
Trade Only Today
Cruising World and Sailing World magazines, the sailing brands of Bonnier Corp.'s marine group, released their annual State of the Sailing Market report at the Miami International Boat Show. More than 100 sailing industry leaders gathered Friday to ...

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour 2014 – Competitive Leg 4
Sail World
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2014 overall series leader, Sidney Gavignet and team on EFG Bank (Monaco), won Leg four, from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah yesterday, despite being one of two teams over the line at the start.

Almouj Marina, Oman Sail provide great day's sailing aboard Orana
Oman Daily Observer
By Ali Ahmed al Riyami — MUSCAT — Members of the press corps converged on Oman's idyllic Almouj Marina where they were treated to a day of sailing along the scenic coast of Muscat aboard Oman Sail's luxurious 44-foot catamaran Orana, here at The ...

Announcing the 2014 Canadian Sailing Team
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sail Canada has announced the members of the 2014 Canadian Sailing Team. The ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami marked the final qualification opportunity for hopefuls at the end of January. This year's lineup includes some familiar faces such as 2012 ...

New Zealand's TV3 continues to go after Grant Dalton over America's Cup ...
My Sailing
It's generally felt among the ETNZ and broader sailing community that a lot of what Barker said was left in the edit suite and only the bits that were critical of Dalton were aired. Paul Henry followed up by inviting opposing skipper Jimmy Spithill ...

Isabella Bertold: 2013 Female Athlete of the Year
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Same goes for Olympic sailing, and someone worth cheering for is Laser Radial sailor Isabella Bertold, who was selected by Sail Canada as the 2013 Female Athlete of the Year. When I had breakfast with Isabella a year ago, she was at peace with failing ...

Club 420 Midwinters draws 92 teams
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The 2014 Club 420 Midwinter Championship was hosted by the US Sailing Center Martin County on February 15-17, 2014, where 92 teams were blessed by the beautiful weather in Jensen Beach, Florida. The fleet was split into 2 groups to start the event, ...

EFG Bank sail to Leg 3 win
Gulf Daily News
DUBAI: Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and team on EFG Bank (Monaco) sailed an impressive, tactical 60-nautical mile sprint from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, to win Leg 3 of the EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2014 - the region's only offshore endurance race that ...

Chicago center helping to grow U.S. match racing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Coming off its fifth and most successful year yet, the 2013 season at the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC) offered more sailors than ever before the opportunity to match race. Last year's events at CMRC attracted a wide spectrum of racing talent, from ...

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18 February 2014

US Sailing video, Discussion with Sailing Media



Around the Winch Fast Paced Discussion with Sailing's Media US Sailing video above

2014 Sperry Top-Sider St. Petersburg NOOD Regatta on Yacht Scoring - A complete web based regatta administration and yacht scoring program: "2014 Sperry Top-Sider St. Petersburg NOOD Regatta Final Cumulative Results"

Patience in St. Pete | Sailing World: ".... By the top of the beat, we’d caught up to second place and held that position to the end. Even though our race was looking ugly, it paid off to stick to our guns and stay in phase, looking upwind for the next shift."

Sailing Directions
Woodstock Times
When I went to her home to pick up a copy of Sailing Directions (CreateSpace, 2013), I was startled to learn what an adventurous life she has had — with plenty of grist for novel-writing. She has not spent all her time reading and selling books but ...

Team Aqua snatch victory on last day of RC44 regatta in Virgin Gorda
My Sailing
Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge's owner driver Vladimir Liubomirov spoke on the dock after limping ashore, "It's really shifty on the race course today, the lead changing every minute. On the last upwind leg we were in about fourth position, maybe ...

Sailing: Jeremy Bolling attempts round trip on a non-motorised boat
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Jeremy Bolling has made a strong case throughout his life that he is more comfortable around water than he is on land. Whether it is swimming in it, windsurfing through it orsailing on it, he just can't seem to get enough of its aquamarine brilliance ...

Thrills and spills for Farr 40s on the Derwent
My Sailing
Half of the state title fleet is sailing for Tasmania and host club, the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. The first Tassie Farr 40 and final podium place at the half-way point belongs to Stephen Boyes' Wired. There's was an incident free day until gear ...

Patients inspire cancer nurse in worldwide sailing bid
Calgary Herald
In the early hours, when she's cold, wet, sleepless and sore from days of hauling heavysails — those are the moments Fiona Garforth-Bles knows she'll wonder why she isn't tucked in at her Bragg Creek home. Then there's the feeling the landlocked ...

Peninsula Petroleum continues stranglehold on RC 44 regatta
My Sailing
Katusha's new helmsman Vladimir Sokolov may be new to sailing, but has proved to be a quick learner in the RC44 fleet, finishing the day with a consistent 2,5,5,6 scoreline. Tactician Andy Horton is pleased with the team's progress this week. “Vladimir ...

Sailors brace for third leg
Gulf Daily News
FOLLOWING another exciting day at the EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2014 yesterday, during the second round of inport racing in Abu Dhabi, teams are preparing for the third-leg from Abu Dhabi to Dubai. At 60 nautical miles, the third-leg is a ...

Four British boats to challenge Aussies and Kiwis in the JJ Giltinan
My Sailing
Heading the challenge will be Rick Peacock (skipper), Tristan Hutt (sheet) and Nick Murray (f'ard), sailing Haier Appliances. Rick was a member of the GBR 49er Performance Squad and finished 2nd and 4th at world championships. Tristan and Nick have ...

Ice sailors - those who love a big freeze
Sail World
Not everyone is unhappy when the weather is freezing and the wind is high. While most of North America is rueing the cold weather and Britain is fighting the worst seas for hundreds of years, one group of people revels in horrible weather - ice sailors ...

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17 February 2014

US Sailing Video, Helping Sailors Succeed In Spite of Their Parents



Helping Sailors Succeed In Spite of Their Parents - US Sailing video above

San Diego makes push for America's Cup - San Jose Mercury News: "America's Cup officials are talking with other venues about hosting the 35th America's Cup because San Francisco officials haven't offered the same terms they did for last summer's regatta, which ended with Oracle Team USA staging one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. Last week, port commissioners voted unanimously to submit a bid to host the America's Cup on San Diego Bay in August 2017...."

Annapolis Yacht Club receives Captain Joe Prosser Award - Baltimore Sun: "The Annapolis Yacht Club was presented with the Captain Joe Prosser Award at the US Sailing Leadership Forum earlier this month in San Diego. The Prosser Award was created in recognition of the Merchant Marine Academy's first sailing master, Captain C.A. "Joe" Prosser, USMS, and is awarded each year to an organization that, in the opinion of the U.S. Training Committee, has made an exemplary contribution toward "improving the quality and safety in the training or instruction of sailors." Additionally, nominees must embody all characteristics of sportsmanship: honor, integrity, and a selfless dedication to the sport...."

Sailing: Midwinter Regatta Underway - Long Beach Grunion Gazette Newspapers: Breaking News, Sports, Business, Entertainment & Long Beach News : Gazettes.com - Sports: "Local residents Henry Sprague and Howie Hamlin are leading two of the eight classes competing in Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's share of the Southern California Yachting Association's 85thMidwinter Regatta, which opened as one for the ages Saturday. Sprague, 68, tops the singlehanded Finn class with finishes of 1-6-1-1; Hamlin, approaching his 61st birthday next week, leads the 5-0-5s at 2-1-1-2...."

Clipper ship sailing around the Baltics
Boston Globe
At 10 p.m. we went outside for the sail away. Stockholm glittered behind us as we pulled out of port, the captain shouting orders to the crew, men in royal blue coveralls hauling heavy ropes and cranking winches. We were happy to be back on board this ...

Colby and Mark win Hobie 16 World Championship on Jervis Bay
My Sailing
The drop in wind put a hold on racing but our sailors enthusiasm was not left wanting and they were back on the water at 2:00 for the second race of the day. Race 12. That enthusiasm was evident as Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin from New South ...

Ashby a class above as he wraps up eighth world title
My Sailing
The large contingent of ETNZ members both sailing and watching were obviously very satisfied with the result. Burling put enough boats between him and Landenberger to clinch third place, giving the Kiwi America's Cup team the trifecta. Ashby will now ...

Ichi Ban lives up to her name in Newcastle Race
My Sailing
“We had three sail changes moving from our light air sails to medium, then to heavy and dropping back to medium. The breeze got up to 22 knots at times but had backed off towards the end of the race.” Allen noted that there was more breeze offshore and ...

Learning to sail with the best
SunLive
From beginner sailors to national champions – keen boaties of all ages and abilities are getting a taste of sailing and boating at Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club's open day today. Click the image above to view slideshow. Tauranga sailors Zak Merton ...

Team Delft Challenge dominates inport racing in Sailing Arabia
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The second inport race of the EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour 2014, the region's leading offshore yacht racing event, took place earlier today at Water Bridge, the coastal area, which connects Abu Dhabi Corniche with the sea. A total of seven ...

Breezy Conditions, Excellent Sailing at Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
St. Petersburg, FL (February 15, 2014) – Favorable 10-20 knot winds yielded a full day of racing for nearly 1,000 sailors competing at the second day of the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta on Tampa Bay. The pivotal day saw strong performances from both ...

Another stunning day at RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Katusha's new helmsman Vladimir Sokolov may be new to sailing, but has proved to be a quick learner in the RC44 fleet, finishing the day with a consistent 2,5,5,6 scoreline. Tactician Andy Horton is pleased with the team's progress this week. “Vladimir ...

Calls to investigate Carmel Brookes' disappearance from yacht: " . . . .When she vanished off the deck of the yacht in mysterious circumstances in 2012, the main beneficiary of her $1 million plus nest-egg was the last person to see her alive - Goeden.. . ."

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16 February 2014

US Sailing video on Attracting Youth and Keeping Them Engaged



Lowering the Average Age of your Sailors Attracting Youths and Keep them Engaged US Sailing video above

Sailing a tall ship Across Superior
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Moonlight glinted off the rolling waves of Lake Superior and cast its soft glow on the mahogany rails and coiled ropes on deck. The wooden hull rumbled and creaked as it broke through water, a soundtrack punctuated by the occasional snap of a sail....

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour: Team Delft dominates in light winds
Sail World
A total of seven teams, including Team Abu Dhabi from the UAE who joined the Tour specifically for today's inport race, enjoyed engaging racing in extremely light winds, and spectators were treated to a fantastic display of top-level tactical sailing ...

Colby and Mark win Hobie 16 World Championship on Jervis Bay
My Sailing
The drop in wind put a hold on racing but our sailors enthusiasm was not left wanting and they were back on the water at 2:00 for the second race of the day. Race 12. That enthusiasm was evident as Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin from New South ...

Glenn Ashby sailing well on Auckland harbour
Independent Community Newspaper
Team New Zealand wing trimmer Glenn Ashby has another world sailing title in his grasp. Ashby's dominance of the A-Class catamaran world championships off Auckland's Takapuna Beach continued today with a win and a third in the seventh and eighth ...

Peninsula Petroleum wins long distance race at RC44s
My Sailing
After 28nm of racing where the lead changed on a number of occasions, Peninsula Petroleum took the winners gun in 3 hours 16 minutes, less than 1minute ahead of second placed Synergy Russian Sailing Team. Team Nika took the early lead, leading the ...

Ashby takes control of A Class Worlds as mutton birds fly
My Sailing
It is obvious that the champion has had a positive effect on his two young ETNZ team mates, Tuke and Burling, but Ashby played down his role. “It was mainly just showing them the set-ups,” he said. “They're pretty smart sailors; once the set-up was ...

The Harbor Report: A life sailing along
Daily Pilot
He's spent his life in boating. Morrelli moved to Irvine just about the time he was entering high school. While attending University High he learned to sail at the Sea Scout Base in Newport Beach. "We sailed anything we could get our hands on, from ...

Irish Cruising – Sailing's Magic Elixir for a Long Life
Afloat (blog)
#cruising – Cruising is the hidden side of sailing, yet it's the choice for the majority of those going afloat. Whether it's day cruising, a longer venture in the annual holidays, or the dream cruise of a lifetime across oceans, this is our sport ...

Team Delft Challenge dominates inport racing in Sailing Arabia
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The second inport race of the EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour 2014, the region's leading offshore yacht racing event, took place earlier today at Water Bridge, the coastal area, which connects Abu Dhabi Corniche with the sea. A total of seven ...

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15 February 2014

US Sailing video - Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining and Motivating Staff



US Sailing Leadership Conference video - Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining & Motivating Staff

Miami boat shows - Sun Sentinel: "The boat show is at the Miami Beach Convention Center and has boats in the water at Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center in Miami. Sailboats and sailing accessories are at Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside. The Y&B Show has more than 500 new and used boats in the Indian Creek Waterway along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The show opens at 10 a.m. each day and admission is free...."

One-Design course returns to BVI Spring Regatta >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "The BVI Spring Regatta’s One-Design race area will have its own course for the 2014 regatta March 31- April 6.   The one-design course joins the two race areas out on the water; one for cruising/bare boats and the SOL course for racing. Having a race area specifically for one-design boats sets them apart and gives them their own space and races.   The area was started for the IC24′s, (converted J24) and now will include the fast growing J70 fleet."

Hawaii, Newport, San Diego compete to host 2017 America's Cup | Reuters: "Hawaii and the coastal cities of Newport, Rhode Island, and San Diego are vying to entice billionaire Larry Ellison to let them host the America's Cup in 2017, when the contest for the historic sailing trophy will next be held."

Australian Youth Team confirmed and coaches announced
My Sailing
The Yachting Australia Board has officially confirmed the 2014 Australian Sailing Youth Team to contest the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Portugal this July. The event will be held in Tavira, Portugal from July 12 to July ...

Peninsula Petroleum early leader at RC44 regatta
My Sailing
As the fleet racing got underway at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, it was another perfect Caribbean sailing day for the fleet. 12-17 knots from the east and flat water, allowed the race committee to lay a 1.1 mile course along the North Sound, and slot in ...

Colby and Mark take a nine point lead into final day of Hobie 16 Worlds
My Sailing
... first ahead of Victorians, James Wierzbowski and Pip Pietromonaco in second and New South Wales team Martin Thompson and Bella Zanesco picking up third before the boats were once again returned to shore and sailors headed back out for race 10.

Clearwater OKs Sailing Center agreement
Tampa Bay Newspapers
CLEARWATER – The Clearwater City Council unanimously voted Feb. 6 to renew the Clearwater Community Sailing Association's management agreement regarding the Clearwater Sailing Center for five years at a total rent of $78,000 plus an annual rent ...

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour: Team Abu Dhabi to join in on the action
Sail World
The welcomed news follows Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club continued support for the event with the club taking full of advantage of the race coming to its shores. By participating alongside some of the world's most experienced sailors who are racing ...

ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds 2014-Australian Youth Sailing Team confirmed
Sail World
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship 2014 - The Yachting Australia Board has officially confirmed the 2014 Australian Sailing Youth Team to contest the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Portugal this July. The event will be ...

Seven tips on becoming a sailing professional
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
He turned that regatta into a full season of sailing in Europe and then turned that season into a career. At 28, he's just finished a six-year stint with Emirates Team New Zealand, where he was a boat captain for a number of the team's race boats over ...

Coverack woman's sailing adventure to inspire women
westbriton.co.uk
The 59-year-old decided to enlist as crew on a round-the-world yacht, sailing the vessel for 15 days back from the Azores to Plymouth next month. A keen sailor in her youth, Mrs Awcock said she wanted to do something incredible to inspire other women.

Memorial gathering for Ted Kaufman to celebrate his life
My Sailing
Kaufman, a civil engineer, had a deadly serious approach to the design and outfit of his yachts and campaigned two more, Mercedes IV and Mercedes V in Sydney-Hobart and Pacific races before retiring to sail his Peterson-designed cruising yacht on ...

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14 February 2014

Race Officials at a Youth Event Safe, Fair and Fun! US Sailing video

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Race Officials at a Youth Event Safe, Fair and Fun! US Sailing Leadership Forum 2014 video above

Sailing Leadership Awards Ceremony Recap:
" . . . Club Award - San Diego Yacht Club (Calif.) The SDYC is home to 17 one-design fleets from kiteboards to Pacific Cats, and an active PHRF and ocean racing fleets. In 2013, SDYC hosted over 15 regattas at the local, regional, national and international level. They have created several innovate programs to keep one-design racers active and integrated. Monthly One-Design Weekends are held with free entry fee for all. The California Dreamin’ Series was in its third year as a match race circuit between SDYC, St. Francis Yacht Club and Balboa Yacht Club using J22s. . . ."

Luxury at sea highlights Miami boat shows - Outdoors - MiamiHerald.com:
Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail Miami, Feb 13-17
• When: Thursday through Monday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday through Sunday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday.
• Where: Miami Beach Convention Center; Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center; Miamarina at Bayside.
• Admission: $35 Thursday (Premier Day); $20 all other show days; $85 five-day adult pass; $35 two-day adult pass; free for kids 15 and under accompanied by adult.
• More information: MiamiBoatShow.com.

Yacht & Brokerage Show
• When: Thursday through Monday. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.
• Where: Indian Creek Waterway along Collins Avenue from 41st to 52nd Streets, Miami Beach.
• Admission: Free.
• More information: showmanagement.com.

San Diego to submit bid for America's Cup - SFGate: "....The commissioners, two of whom are sailors, spoke enthusiastically Tuesday about the prospect of hosting sailing's marquee regatta, and directed the port's staff to respond to a request for information from America's Cup officials by March 3...."

State sailing commission established
Jamestown Press
State sailing commission established. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed an executive order establishing the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission, a board charged with identifying and attracting more internationally recognized sailing events to the Ocean State.

Ashby leads A Class as strong winds wreak havoc
My Sailing
The AP flag flew briefly at Takapuna Beach this afternoon as a series of squalls lifted the wind above the 22 Knot limit for the A Class Worlds. But when racing got underway only a few minutes late, it was exciting and nerve-wracking for sailors and ...

Peninsula Petroleum early leader at RC44 regatta
My Sailing
As the fleet racing got underway at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, it was another perfect Caribbean sailing day for the fleet. 12-17 knots from the east and flat water, allowed the race committee to lay a 1.1 mile course along the North Sound, and slot in ...

Sailing - Double silver medallist Glanfield announces retirement
Yahoo Eurosport UK
"As Luke and I sailed it became quite clear what we felt was required to win a gold in Rio, and I increasingly felt as though it was going to be difficult for me to do exactly what was required," said Glanfield. "For me once I saw a conflict between ...

Haylee Outteridge to sail in Extreme Series
My Sailing
In one week the anticipation that has been building around the first Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series – dubbed by many sailing fans and the media as the sailingseries to watch this season – will come to a head as the first starting gun is fired ...

American Sailing Association partners with P2P boat rental marketplace ...
Boating Industry
LOS ANGELES – The American Sailing Association (ASA), the leading authority on commercial sailing schools in the United States, today launched an exclusive partnership with Boatbound, the nation's fastest growing peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in ...

EFG Sailing Arabia teams arrive in Abu Dhabi
Oman Daily Observer
Abu Dhabi — Team Delft Challenge — TU Delft, with Kay Heemskerk at the helm, crossed the finish line of Leg 2 of the EFG Sailing Arabia — The Tour 2014 in an exciting finish into Abu Dhabi, beating Frenchman Sidney Gavignet and team on EFG Bank ...

Sailing Italy: a new Sailitalia and Sunsail base to discover the Aeolian ...
DigitalJournal.com
Sailitalia, a lead company in sailing charter in Italy, is pleased to announce that following a partnership with Sunsail, it has been chosen Tropea as base to its expansion into the beautiful Mediterranean cruising area of Italy and Sicily. Tropea, one ...

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