15 March 2014

Man's mysterious sailing death (video)

Man's mysterious sailing death: "There's an ocean mystery in our southwest - a missing 69 year old sailor was found dead on board his catamaran less than 24 hours after setting sail." (if video does not show or play, go to link above)

America's Cup: Artemis Racing Retains Loïck Peyron
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "Artemis Racing announced today that French sailing legend Loïck Peyron has committed his future to the Swedish team as a member of the design group and helmsman. Following his role as technical coach and helmsman during the 34th America’s Cup, Loïck brings his renowned versatility and unparalleled experience to Artemis Racing...."

Ainslie making progress on America's Cup team for Britain | Reuters: "Ben Ainslie is making good progress on putting together an 80 million pounds ($130 million) British challenge for the next America's Cup, the four-times Olympic champion said on Thursday. The British sailor helped to inspire Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history last year when they rallied from 8-1 down to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand 9-8 and land the trophy...."

Australians primed for a better showing at Extreme Series Muscat
My Sailing
With just one week to go on the EDOX countdown clock before the action continues on the Extreme 40 stadium racecourse, the 11 international teams and their crews of elite levelsailors, are preparing to return to the Sultanate of Oman for a fourth ...

Sailing's first regatta
Islands' Sounder
Eight sailors from the Orcas High School sailing team traveled to Seattle Yacht Club Saturday, March 8 to take part in the Northwest District Interscholastic SailingAssociation Kick–Off Regatta. This one-day event had 24 boats show up. Teams traveled ...

Going big at Les Voiles de St Barth
My Sailing
Although he credits consistently good sailing with helping Rambler to win its class in three prior appearances, David expects tough competition in 2014 from at least two of the newer mini-maxis. “They're quicker around shorter courses than we are, and ...

Schooner 'Virginia' Sailing into Alexandria in April
Schooner 'Virginia' Sailing into Alexandria in April. The ship has sailed as far south as Trinidad, east to Bermuda, north to Prince Edward Island, and all along the Atlantic Coast of the United States. Posted by Mary Ann Barton (Editor) , March 13 ...

Sailing club's send-off for clipper adventurers
Canterbury Times
A PAIR of sailors from Herne Bay are preparing to join a round-the-world adventure, taking a little piece of home with them. Magdalena Gawecka and James Woodward were presented with the club pennant of Herne Bay Sailing Club at a send-off organised ...

Local sailor tries to build high school sailing team in Litchfield
Torrington Register Citizen
A local sailor has started a Litchfield Area High School Sailing Team and is now recruiting students to be future sailors. They are looking for at least 12 members from Litchfield, Wamogo, Nonnwaug, Shepaug and Taft, said Edward Kavle....

Sixth GCC Sailing Championships - Day 2
Sail World
All the action took place under the skyline of the city of Doha, a dramatic backdrop for thesailors here. And the choppy conditions were set to stay as the wind remained strong all day. Speed, technique and endurance were the key factors and it's fair ...

Extreme Sailing Series heads to the Middle East for Act 2, Muscat
Extreme Sailing: March 13, 2014 - With just one week to go on the EDOX countdown clock before the action continues on the Extreme 40 stadium racecourse, the 11 international teams and their crews of elite level sailors, are preparing to return to the ...

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