06 March 2014

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, Tuesday video


Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, Tuesday video - A bit more breeze from the North piped into Biscayne Bay to see the Stars off on their first start attempt! A new leader surfaced veteran of the regatta, Lars Grael holds the overall lead.

More info on Miami Sailing Week: March 2-8:
http://www.miamisailingweek.com/ and http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=915

Barker a hired gun for top monohull regatta | Stuff.co.nz: "Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker is keeping himself busy with a brief return to monohull racing in Florida this week. Barker has accepted a late SOS from American owner Austin Fragomen to helm the glamour yacht Interlodge in the second round of the US 52 Super Series in Miami."

Sailing Arabia appeals to Gulf's seafaring heritage
The National
Dean Barker, who sailed with the Americas Cup, his quote was perhaps the most fitting: he said that Oman is as good as it gets in the world as a sailing venue; there is a huge and varied coastline and it has near-to-perfect sailing conditions. Oman ...

Smooth sailing! Ice yachts gather on frozen Hudson River
New York Daily News
Smooth sailing! Ice yachts gather on frozen Hudson River. The Hudson may be frozen over, but it was nothing but smooth sailing for these boat enthusiasts who brought their ice yachts out for a rare gathering in Barrytown, New York on March 1, 2014.

Youth sailing: Looking at the alternatives
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The 2014 US Sailing Leadership Forum in San Diego attracted 600 attendees from across the continent for three days of session. There was also a collection of boats on display, hoping to catch the eye of community or club sailing programs. Among the ...

SAILING: Prizes for sailing club's juniors
Northwich Guardian
WINSFORD Flash Sailing Club's members celebrated success on the water at their annual prize night. Paul Lennie and Pam Gott were crowned the latest Champion of Champions, the most prestigious award, on an evening when promising talent was also ...

Sail for Gold Regatta - Entries open with discount available
Sail World
The Sail for Gold Regatta 2014 takes place between 2nd – 6th June at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, the venue used for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing regattas. Eight Olympic and three Paralympic classes will ...

The Denison Sailing Club urges a spring return to the water
The Denisonian
One of the last times that the Denison Sailing Club was on the water was when they placed third in the Cary-Price Interconference Regatta. After a long winter break, the club is ready to surge back into the water. Logan Floyd '16, who has been sailing ...

Ken Read's Sailing Sponsorship Advice: "Ken Read’s Keynote at the World Yacht Racing Forum was a big hit. His wide ranging speech can be read here. Below are the comments he made about raising sponsorship and what sailors and events still have to learn...." (read more at link above)

ITAR-TASS: Russia - Russian sailing ship Sedov to take part in sailing festival in France: "Russia’s sailing ship Sedov on Tuesday sailed off from the port of St. Petersburg on a three-month training voyage. In mid-April, she will be the flagship of a sailing festival in France’s Sete. In May, the Sedov will take part in the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta-2014. She will compete with 50 more sailing ships from France, Spain, and the Netherlands. Her rivals will also be three other Russian tall ships - the Mir, the Kuzenshtern, and the Nadezhda...."

Sailing events at Latchi: "... The events will include sailing competitions co-organised with Polis Chrysochous' municipality. Within this framework, the Russian sailing team will also be in Latchi to train for the Olympics. Speaking during a press conference organised by the municipality and Sail First, Polis Chrysochous' Mayor Angelos Odysseos said that it was very important that Latchi was chosen as a base for the Russian sailing team's preparations for the Olympics.... "

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