30 April 2014

Antigua Sailing Week 2014, Leopards, Catamarans, Bareboats (video)

In this episode of Antigua Sailing Week (video above) we sail aboard Leopard, the 100 foot canting keel super-maxi, spend the day with an Olympic Medalist in a fleet of 15 identical Sunsail Bareboats and lap the course on Gunboat 62 Zenyatta with her Mexican crew. (Published on Apr 29, 2014)
Antigua Sailing Week Results here
more info on Antigua Sailing Week, April 26-May 2, here

Sailing Hokulea, Hikianalia, a first-hand perspective
Hokulea and her sister voyaging canoe, Hikianalia, set sail off Oahu's south shore Tuesday with members of the media on board. Reporters and ...

Sailing Qualifies for Nationals
Harvard Crimson
The No. 13 Harvard coed sailing team made big advances this weekend in the Coast Guard Bowl and New England Dinghy Championship. Taking ...

Sailing: It's OK fast in Newport to Ensenada race
Daily Pilot
Sailing: It's OK fast in Newport to Ensenada race. Crew that features most from Newport Beach captures President of Mexico trophy, for best corrected ...

Sailing away to gold
Northland Independent Community
UNSTOPPABLE: Blair Tuke, left and Peter Burling are on the crest of a wave as they race in the 49er series at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in ...

Oman Sail unveils nominees and the jury for the 2014 Sailor of the Year Awards
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman Sail has announced the nominees and jury for the 2014 Sailor of the Year Awards (SOYA) ahead of a glittering ceremony planned to be ...

Antigua Sailing Week: Sail hard, Party hard before Lay Day
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(April 29, 2014) – Antigua Sailing Week is famous for spectacular racing conditions and for the third day in succession, the southern coastline ...

Sail a 'symbolic circumnavigation' and fundraise for ocean health!
Sail World
Participants in the 14th annual Summer Sailstice can support ocean health while their sailsare hoisted on the weekend of June 21st - the worldwide ...

Why Larry Ellison is good for sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
It's popular to state how sailing needs to appeal to grass roots, and squash the elitist stigma. People think sailing is expensive, what with its yachts, ...

New space in works for sailing team
Vermont Cynic
Finding a space to call their own has been somewhat of a hardship for the UVM SailingTeam, according to its members. “We're currently located in a ...

US Sailing Blog: Adaptive Sailing: Building a Program
Why Adaptive Sailing? • Creates a positive difference in many lives • Increases your membership and outreach base • Increases access to funding ...
US Sailing Blog

2014 MYA A Class National Championships @ Gosport | MYA Racing Locker
By Radio Sailing News
Dear Vane Sailors On behalf of the Commodore, Mervyn Cook, Committee and members of GMY&BC I am delighted to extend a warm welcome and ...
MYA Racing Locker

Asymmetric Sailing by Andy Rice
Asymmetric Sailing by Championship-winning dinghy sailor Andy Rice has tips, advice and some great shortcuts from expert sailors to give you the ...
RS Feva

Five Sailors Receive NEISA Honors - Boston College Official Athletic Site
Four members of the sailing team received honors from the NEISA this past week.

Matthew Evans back on land after 40-day sailing expedition for new SBS series | Life and Lifestyle ...
Gourmet Farmer fame is back on dry land with his family after a 40-day sailing expedition circumnavigating Tasmania....

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29 April 2014

Antigua Sailing Week 2014, Yachting World Round Antigua Race (video)

Antigua Sailing Week 2014 - Yachting World Round Antigua Race
ASWTV joins Andy Budgen aboard the 72 foot Volvo Ocean Racer Monster Project. (Published on April 27, 2014)
Antigua Sailing Week Results here
more info on Antigua Sailing Week, April 26-May 2, here

Sailboat Carrying 3 Germans Missing in New Zealand - ABC News: "Three German nationals, including two 19-year-old tourists, are missing off the coast of New Zealand after their sailboat vanished...."

ISAF rankings released for Olympic classes
My Sailing
The ISAF ranking system is so completely skewed by how many events are sailed, rather than the quality of the field, that in most classes the results ...

Sailing gives Sampson balance
Staunton News Leader
He knows that sailing has been a key influence in his life, and it's taught him some valuable lessons, such as patience, dedication and responsibility.

Sailing on to Nationals
The Connecticut College Voice
The Camel sailors have braved a rough and prolonged winter on the Thames River to propel the success of their Fall season into the Spring. The team ...

Sailing centre's future buoyed up thanks to push on internet
A SAILING centre that has welcomed big name clients including Coca Cola and Adidas is bidding to attract more business by increasing its online ...

A day of surfing the Tasman puts Lisa Blair in good spirits
My Sailing
She is sailing my 37ft Van de Stadt Cator of Margaret River, which loves to surf and the following seas have been tailor-made for this boat: Well once I ...

Northamptonshire's sailing clubs hold free open days in May for people to try out sport
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Seven of Northamptonshire's sailing clubs are holding free open days for people to try out the sport next month. Northampton Sailing Club, based at ...

Antigua Sailing Week - Johnnie Walker Race Day 2
Sail World
Sunshine and warm breeze was blowing through Falmouth dock, Antigua this morning and the thousand or so sailors at Antigua Sailing Week knew ...

Sailing Success at ISA Youth National Championships 2014 | St. Kilian's German School, Dublin
By stkadmin
Almost 250 sailors across 5 classes and 3 race courses competed in the ISA (IrishSailing Association) Youth Pathway National Championships on the ...
St. Kilian's German School, Dublin

Photo gallery: Mini maxis training in Palma | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 29 April 2014 by Valencia Sailing. Superb conditions, spectacular boats and an excellent photographer are the perfect combination for ...

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28 April 2014

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Two, Muscat, Oman (video)

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Two, Muscat, Oman (video above)
Programme two of the official 2014 TV series comes to you from the stunning Muscat, Oman, where the 11-strong Extreme 40 fleet raced from the 19-22 March. The Arabian waters threw very different challenges at the teams over four days, testing their skills and tactical ability, and after 29 races, it came down to a big breeze, final race shoot out for the winner to be decided. Watch the highlights from a spectacular Act. Next up: Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 Qingdao, for the 'Double Star Mingren' Cup, 1-4 May

Extreme Sailing Series returns to 2008 Olympic venue
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
China's host city for the 2008 Olympic sailing regatta holds plenty of proud memories for the fleet, with Brits Paul Goodison, Pippa Wilson, Sarah Ayton ...

Washington College Sailing Qualifies for ICSA/Gill Co-Ed National Championship
KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- The Washington College sailing team has qualified for the first round of the ICSA/Gill Co-Ed National Championship for the sixth ...

Go sailing at the RI Boat Show
Providence Eyewitness News
The Rhode Island Boat Show returns to Providence in May. And whether you're a boating expert or just want to learn more about how to stretch your ...

NOAA ships set sail for 2014 hydrographic survey season
Boating Industry
OAA ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. ...

Peninsula Petroleum rallies to win RC44 Cascais Cup
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“I feel sorry for the Nika team – they sailed great all week. I know how it feels to be one race away, but I am really proud of my guys and the way they ...

Hungary, Denmark win 2014 World Byte CII Championships
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Riva del Garda Trento, Italy (April 27, 2014) – Jonatan Vadnai of Hungary won the 2014 World Byte CII Championships, the boat selected for sailing in ...

Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club wins the Jackson Cup Team Race
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“We are very fortunate to sail in such a great event and it came down to the last race so we have to thank the New York Yacht Club team for giving us ...

Sailors in Camellia Cup regatta race for time on Folsom Lake
Sacramento Bee
Sailboats on Folsom Lake on Sunday were not only competing for the coveted Camellia Cup but also racing for time on the water this summer.

Clipper Race: Light and variable winds hamper progress to Panama
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(April 28, 2014) – With less than a hundred miles now separating the entire Clipper Race fleet, Jamaica Get All Right's gamble to head further east is ...

Why we need to keep Rule 16.2 in the Racing Rules of Sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
16.2 In addition, when after the starting signal a port-tack boat is keeping clear by sailingto pass astern of a starboard-tack boat, the starboard-tack ...

Missing yacht's skipper 'not a communicator' | Stuff.co.nz: "The skipper of the a missing yacht has been described as headstrong and did his own thing. Bluff Marine Radio operator Meri Leask, who may have been the last person to have contact with the skipper of the 7.5-metre Munetra on April 16, said he ''was not a communicator''. The skipper sailing with two females, believed to be foreign tourists, also only had a hand held radio when he left Bluff in rough conditions, she said. The Munetra left Bluff headed for Preservation Inlet at the southwest of the South Island and has not been spotted or heard from since its departure...."

Sailboat runs aground at Catalina Island, 2 injured: "Two people on a sailboat suffered minor injuries, and a third escaped injury, as their vessel ran aground today at Catalina Island. The sailboat ran into rocks off Isthmus Cove, near the settlement of Two Harbors, about 12 miles northwest of Avalon and 27 miles south of Long Beach."

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27 April 2014

Sailing World Cup Hyères Medal Races videos

Sailing World Cup Hyères Medal Races - Highlights videos (playlist) above
Nacra 17 Medal Race - Vittorio Bissaro and Silvia Sicouri (ITA) took Nacra 17 gold following an Australian mistake which saw them sail the wrong course.
Laser and Laser Radial Medal Race - Tom Burton (AUS) overcame Andy Maloney (NZL) in the Laser whilst Evi Van Acker (BEL) fought hard to take Laser Radial gold.
Finn Medal Race - Pieter Jan Postma (NED) was the happiest man in Hyères after he picked up his World Cup gold in his career.
49er and 49erFX Medal Race - It was a repeat of the World Cup Mallorca podium in Hyères as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) walked away with 49er honours and Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) picked up 49erFX gold.
470s Medal Race HighlightsMat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) returned to winning ways in the Men's 470 whilst Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie (NZL) made it four Women's 470 wins on the bounce.
RS:X Medal Race HighlightsGermany's Moana Delle brought her Olympic sailing career to a glorious end as she claimed gold in the Women's RS:X at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères.
Piotr Myszka (POL) had Men's RS:X gold wrapped up in advance of the Medal Race.
More info: http://www.sailing.org/worldcup

SAILING: Megan bags a bronze in Hyeres
Dorset Echo
The British Sailing Team secured their first medals of this final leg of the ISAF SailingWorld Cup series, with the Sonar team adding gold to their World ...

Two gold and three bronze for Australia at ISAF World Cup Hyeres
My Sailing
The Australian Sailing Team raced to two Olympic class gold medals in the 470M and Laser at ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France. Laser sailor ...

Medals confirmed at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Hyères, France (April 26, 2014) – From the words of the sailors competing at ISAF SailingWorld Cup Hyères it was a beautiful ending to a perfect ...

Sailing co-op opens hatch
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Van Isle Sailing Co-op will launch its sailing season with an open house Sunday (April 27). The not-for-profit sailing co-op is inviting the public to ...

Tasmania's Three Peaks Race to start from Devonport in 2015
My Sailing
For 25 years the Australian Three Peaks Race has been an iconic event on the Tasmanian calendar. A unique combination of offshore sailing and ...

Nika has another big day at RC44s as weather rolls through
My Sailing
Chris Bake's crew has been sailing solidly, if not exceptionally, all week and currently lies fourth, a very redeemable 10 points off the lead. After an ...

Sailing: Women's 470, Men's 49ers win gold
Radio Sport
Two gold and two silver medals for New Zealand at the Sailing World Cup in France. Olympic gold medallists Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have ...

Big changes at the front of the Clipper Race over night as tactical battles take off
My Sailing
"It shows how intense this matched fleet racing can be, as we now know that all boats are performing equally and being sailed expertly by their crews, ...

Navy seizes a TONNE of heroin worth £160million hidden on tiny sailing boat
Daily Mail
News agencies described the vessel as a dhow, a traditional African and Middle Eastern sailing boat, although no sails were erected when it was ...

Fresh faces at the top of RC44 Cascais Cup | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 26 April 2014 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: RC44] Newcomers are causing a mix-up in the fleet, including a change of leader going into the ...

Captain JP's log: Favourite Sailing Books: Part 2
Ok he is a sailing mate but there's another reason for this being on the favourites list. In the era of GPS and chart-plotters you lose something if you ...
Captain JP's log

ICSA: Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association
The Conditions for the LEONARD M. FOWLE MEMORIAL TROPHY have been updated to reflect the change in format of the Spring Championships.

Captain of sailboat that sank in brutal Atlantic storm tells of harrowing escape | Mail Online: Their ship broke apart and sank about 900 miles northeast of Bermuda - "'We were preparing to die,' sailboat owner Leonard Rorke, 55, of the United Kingdom, told the Coast Guard in a recording posted to the agency's website. He, wife Lisa Rorke, 50, and 29-year-old Henri Worthalter, of Belgium, and a dog named Dexter were instead saved by the crew of a passing freighter.The 49-foot-sailboat Blue Pearl sank Thursday evening after being badly battered from two days of storms, Leonard Rorke told the Coast Guard. 'We were bailing water. It was life and death,' he said in the recording. 'We're very grateful. We are very, very lucky.' The sailboat sank after the bulkhead broke up and the vessel began taking on water, he recalled. 'We had lost everything.' Except for their Jack Russell Terrier."

Yacht missing with three on board - national | Stuff.co.nz: "Two helicopters have been making shoreline searches today around the bottom of the South Island for an overdue yacht with three people on board. The 7.5-metre Munetra left Bluff on April 16 headed for Preservation Inlet at the southwest of the South Island. Police Southland area commander Inspector Lane Todd said the yacht had not been heard from since its departure. It had been due back in Bluff around April 22. Police were alerted two days ago by the employer of the skipper who had not turned up for work. At a briefing last night local fishers told police conditions were quite rough for three or four days after the yacht left Bluff. It was hoped the yacht had found somewhere to shelter out of the weather, Todd said. The skipper was a 33-year-old German who had lived in Southland for a few years. He was thought to have two women with him, although details were still being confirmed...."

Sailboat passes under power line, ignites in Dundalk | Maryland News - WBAL Home: "Electricity arched onto the mast of a sailboat that passed under power lines Thursday night, causing an explosion. Three people had to jump overboard to escape the flames. What area residents found most frightening is the fact the sailboat's mast never actually came in contact with the power line...."

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25 April 2014

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, Day 5 Highlights videos

2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, Day 5 Highlights videos above
Collisions and a bubbly, happy Polish female windsurfer are the name of the game in the Men's and Women's RS:X highlights from the fifth day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères. Also Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have a healthy advantage in the 49er whilst Evi Van Acker (BEL) was leapfrogged by Tatiana Drozdovskaya in the Laser Radial. Highlights from both fleets on the fifth day.
Follow the ISAF Sailing World Cup:
Online - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup

Antigua Sailing Week: Final big regatta of the Caribbean season
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "Antigua Sailing Week kicks off on Sunday with an entry list slightly up on last year of 106 yachts. It features seven days of superb racing from the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race on Friday 25th April to the final awards ceremony on Friday 2nd May. There are over 100 entries for the main event which is the last big regatta of the Caribbean season. Yachts from an astonishing 21 different countries will be taking part from all over the Caribbean, Europe, North and South America, Scandinavia, Russia, Eastern Europe and even Australia. Prior to the regatta, the Guadeloupe Race and the Yachting World Round Antigua Race stand alone as one off races with their own prestigious awards...." more info: Antigua Sailing Week website

Sailing | Co-ed team looks strong heading into final stretch
Tufts Daily
Both the co-ed and women's sailing teams were in action over the weekend, but each team end its regatta with far different focuses. For the women's ...

Women's sailing headed to Nationals for first time
The Bowdoin Orient
Last weekend the women's sailing team competed for the Reed Trophy at Dartmouth, and their performance qualified them for the Inter-Collegiate ...

NZL sailing team looks set for a stellar finish
The NZL Sailing Team looks set for a stellar finish to ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres going into the final day of the regatta leading in three events and ...

Sailing on a Luxurious Heritage
Oman Daily Observer
Ruling the waters since past several centuries — dhows — which were once a source of transport for all trades along the Arabian Peninsula is now ...

National sailing training centre to be upgraded
New Straits Times
PUTRAJAYA: The National Sailing Training Centre in Langkawi will be upgraded before the 2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, said ...

Home News Sailing school unveils its second phase of...
PARRY SOUND – Sail Parry Sound is looking for support from the town for the completion of phase two of its boathouse.

UNO students design sailing ship that will let disabled people join the crew
The Times-Picayune
UNO students in the ship-design project are, from left, David Bonneval, Jason Thompson, Ahmed Islam, Brittan Breaux and Egidijus Jankevicius.

Burling to get Extreme action at China's Olympic venue
My Sailing
China's host city for the 2008 Olympic sailing regatta's holds plenty of proud memories for the fleet, with Brits Paul Goodison, Pippa Wilson, Sarah ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Reaches Critical Stage | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
The qualification stage at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères has drawn to an end with gold fleet racing on the minds of the world's best top sailors over ...

British Sailing Team at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Megan Pascoe and the British Sonar trio of John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas are training their sights on the ISAF Sailing World Cup ...
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NZL Sailing Team Update: Our World Champions continue to lead the way | Live Sail Die
By Aussie
New Zealand continues to lead in the 49er and Women's 470 at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta where over 1100 of the world's best Olympic ...
Live Sail Die

Action this weekend….. | MYA Racing Locker
By Radio Sailing News
Free Sailors may be interested in the A Class event at Gosport this weekend, check their website HERE for the latest on this event (plus the chance to ...
MYA Racing Locker

Sailing: Kiwis make moves up leaderboard - Sport - Bay of Plenty Times News - New Zealand Herald
The ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France has hit the mid-way mark and many of the NZL Sailing Team continue to inch up the standings with Jo ...

Canadian Military explores sunken sailing ship in the Arctic - Radio Canada International
A very interesting archeological and historical side has emerged from a a large military exercise in Canada's far north called Operation Operation ...

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Extreme Sailing 40s head to China's Olympic Sailing City (video)

Extreme Sailing 40s head to China's Olympic Sailing City (video above)
In one week the fleet of 12 Extreme 40s, including home nation entry 'Team Extreme Qingdao' will line up on one of the most notorious stadium racecourses on the global tour, at the Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 Qingdao, for the 'Double Star Mingren' Cup, 1-4 May. The two Acts raced so far this year have produced two different winners, with the Swiss Alinghi sailing to a resounding victory in Singapore, before defending champions The Wave, Muscat clinched victory on their home waters in Muscat, Oman after a four-way shoot out in the final race, taking the overall Series lead with it. Follow all the action here on JohnTheCrowd.com and on the official Series website (extremesailingseries.com) to find which team will have the edge on the 2008 Olympic waters.

America's Cup: Challenger of Record swaps skipper at Extreme Sailing Series
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "Team GAC Pindar has named talented young sailor David Gilmour as skipper for Act 3 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ in Qingdao, China from 1-4 May. Twenty-two-year-old David, son of America’s Cup veteran Peter Gilmour, will take over the reins from fellow Australian Seve Jarvin, who skippered in Acts 1 and 2. The GAC Pindar team had finished in last position in both events. For the 2014 season, GAC Pindar is partnering with Team Australia, the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup."

Sailing in Antigua: The pursuit of a Caribbean dream
These were the very winds, the ever-steady Trades that were the superhighways of the sailing age, blowing from the east, that drove discovery, empire ...

Sailing into the season
Downtown Express
Such a craft was one-third of a small flotilla destined for Battery Park City's North Cove Marina where the Manhattan Sailing School is assembling a ...

Sailing: Five in the top four as Hyeres hits the mid-way mark
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres has hit the mid way mark and many of the NZL SailingTeam continue to inch up the standings with Jo Aleh and Polly ...

Young sailors ready for Oman Sail's first ranking event of 2014
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The first of Oman Sail's 2014 season of ranking races to determine the best young Optimist sailors in the Sultanate will take place this ...

Sailing clubs: News and race reports
Plymouth Herald
YOUNG sailors from seven, Plymouth clubs took part in the first RS Feva race training camp of the year on the waters of Plymouth Sound. Twenty-four ...

SAILING: Eilidh McIntyre and Sophie Weguelin steal the show
Dorset Echo
This first day of the finals series saw mixed fortunes for the British Sailing Team's medal contenders in France, but the European bronze medallists ...

The Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club
Buffalo Rising
No motors required and their sails full, they quietly glide across the sparkling water gauging their position against the other boats as they race towards ...

Skegness sailing star claims national title and will represent UK
Skegness Standard
The 2014 regatta was staged at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and attracted a record entry 392 sailors from around the ...

Gold Fleet Racing Stirs Up Tense Competition At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Gold fleet racing got underway at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with tense competition across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events.

Finn class at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) took control of proceedings on the third day of the ISAF SailingWorld Cup Hyeres with two great victories to take a ...
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Anasazi Racing: sailing world march/april 2014
By Anasazi Racing
Two articles by Somira Sao are in the March/April 2014 issue of Sailing World USA, digital edition available at the App store on iTunes.
Anasazi Racing

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24 April 2014

Frank Cammas Passing on the Baton in Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 (video)

Pass the baton - Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 (video above)
Frank Cammas is passing the Volvo Ocean Race baton to his trusted Lieutenant Charles Caudrelier, together they won the 2011-12 edition of the race aboard Groupama. We caught up with Franck at the Extreme Sailing Series in Oman where he shared his thoughts. Meanwhile Charles has been busy in Asia putting his new boat and crew through their paces.

The Badger Herald · Turning the tide: Wisconsin sailing among elite - The Badger Herald: "...this is hardly an ordinary group of 55 sailors, the number of Wisconsin students claiming spots on the roster of the sailing team. Although that number is closer to 40 in terms of consistently active members, together they make up the biggest team in college sailing. Part of the reason behind that, though, is Wisconsin is not like many college sailing teams, at least not like those teams on the east coast where sailing, squash and fencing are just as much a part of the athletic cultures of the universities as football and basketball...."

SAILING: Women win NE championship
Yale Daily News (blog)
The Yale women's sailing team brought home the New England Championship title, while the coed sailing team finished its regular season with ...

Redhill Paralympic sailing champion in action this week
This is Local London
Redhill Paralympic sailing champion Helena Lucas is this week eyeing up a possible third World Cup medal of the season as she takes part in the ...

SAILING: Royal Torbay ace Peach targets Youth Worlds success
Torquay Herald Express
ROYAL Torbay Yacht Club sailor Morgan Peach has targeted success at this year's ISAF Youth World Championships after finishing as top British boat ...

Sailing: Oracle report being considered
Newstalk ZB
The International Sailing Federation is considering Yachting New Zealand's report into the Oracle boating case. Two independent commissioners ...

Solo Tasman Challenge gets underway in perfect winds
My Sailing
At 7am EST Shark Angels, the 12.7 Crowther trimaran owned and sailed by Reini Gelder of Vienna, had a 9 nm lead over Nitro, Steven Arms' 10.6m ...

Sailing: High hopes for Parua Bay champs
Northern Advocate
"Seeing everyone out there sailing to their best and hopefully having fun is what I'm looking forward to. "All of a sudden it has rushed up on me. But we ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Mitakis lead reduced on day 2
Sail World
With race wins on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres going to Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) and Thomas Le Breton (FRA), Ioannis Mitakis ...

Hartland Family Business Fashioned from Love of Sailing & Repurposing
Olli and Melissa Marban's Hartland business revolves around sailing - particularly using old sailcloth to make items ranging from bags to iPad cases.

Corinthian to host Sailing Heals event
Wicked Local Marblehead
Sailing Heals will host a sunset cocktail party fundraiser at the Corinthian Yacht Club from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2. Tickets ($50 in ...

Sail America releases Industry Conference brochure
Trade Only Today
The brochure includes information about the conference's 20-plus educational sessions, special events such as the Sailing Industry Dinner and Sail ...

Five sailors rescued from a remote island after writing SOS in the sand
Yachting and Boating World
Five sailors who became stranded on a rocky island off the coast of ... All five sailors were hoisted into the helicopter and flown to Mackay where they ...

Ground-Breaking Royal Huisman Sailing Yacht CYCLOS III to be Sold Through Unique Blind Bid ...
"As any yachtsman passionate about sailing will tell you, CYCLOS III is craftsmanship, innovation and design at its very best," says Head of YPI Sailing ...

Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Tenth edition begins May 19th
Sail World
Since 2005, this unique venue has hosted Rolex Capri Sailing Week, a yearly rendezvous for first-class yachts and sailors from all over the world.

Oman Sail squad on M34 and J80s make promising start in France
Oman Daily Observer
The M34 international race squad led by French skipper Sidney Gavignet sailed into 3rd place overall and showed gradual progress throughout ...

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston celebrates 45 years since circumnavigation
My Sailing
Man hadn't yet walked on the moon. 45 years ago, sailing solo non-stop around the world was as big an adventure as space travel is today and even ...

PHOTOS: Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
... an eclectic mix of traditionally built yachts, crewed by passionate sailors, gather in Antigua to enjoy spectacular sailing and playful parties ashore.

Alex Horlock performs well at Exe Sailing Club
Exeter Express and Echo
Alex Horlock had a successful day's racing at Exe Sailing Club as he won two of the three dinghy races at 

Australian Sailing Team at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 - Yachts and Yachting Online
The qualification stage at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, France has drawn to an end after two days of racing with Australian Sailing Team crews ...
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Sonar Class Adaptive Sailing Devices | Imagine RIT
By imaginerit
Sailing is an activity that promotes lifelong wellness and a sense of freedom not easily experienced on land. Two senior design teams from RIT came ...
Imagine RIT

Basic Sailing Knots - How-To - Why Not Girl!
By Lauren McCabe Herpich
Learn these basic sailing knots whether you're a looking for sail the seven seas of just the local lake this summer.
Why Not Girl!
Port TownsendSailing ...
Ten Japanese sailors and one American woman, Linda Weber-Rettie (now Newland) sailednon-stop from San Francisco to Kobe, Japan in June, ...
Port Townsend Sailing Association

High School Sailing - St. Francis Yacht Club
St. Francis Yacht Club High School Sailing Program. The High School Sailing Program provides an opportunity to sail, race and travel to regattas to ...

Sail-World.com : ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 2 images by Franck Socha
Photographer Franck Socha was on deck for day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres to capture these images. Enjoy!

Jobson's Junior All-Stars 2014 | Sailing World
Since 2001, we've presented a Junior All-Star list of high-achieving young sailors from around the United States. Many of these sailors have become ...

Hawaii Athletics - Rainbow Warrior Sailors Host PCCSC Championships
HONOLULU - The University of Hawai`i's coed sailing team takes to the waters this weekend for the Pacific Coast Sailing Conference Dinghy ...

Sailing Placed Second At The Reed Trophy Regatta - Boston College Official Athletic Site
The Boston College sailing team placed second at the Reed Trophy this past weekend in Connecticut. The conference championship regatta was ...

Ground-Breaking Royal Huisman Sailing Yacht CYCLOS III to be Sold Through Unique Blind Bid ...
"As any yachtsman passionate about sailing will tell you, CYCLOS III is craftsmanship, innovation and design at its very best," says Head of YPI Sailing ...

LAHOWIND | Sailing Blog - Part 31
LAHOWIND | Sailing Blog | Welcome to our sailing blog! ... Jereme+Kim+Oliver the dog, as we attempt to navigate a whole new world of sailing!

OPTI SAILING ON LAKE GARDA. Apr22 ... ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - US SailingTe ... World Youth Sailing Week - Second edition off.

CALLINAGO - Sailing Vessel: current position and details | MMSI 227275870, Callsign | Registered ...
Details about ship CALLINAGO (Sailing Vessel registered in France), including current position, voyage info and photos. MMSI 227275870, Callsign.

Sailing Clubs Involved In Watersports Event - Isle of Wight Radio
Sailing clubs on the Isle of Wight will be welcoming newcomers in May, as part of National Watersports Month.

Sailing - Eurosport Australia
New Volvo round-world race yacht is 'Big Brother' with sails ... Great Britain looking to take ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca by storm. 06/03. Sailing.

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23 April 2014

Victura, a Sailboat, Kennedys, and the Sea (video)

Victura: the Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea -

A film introducing a new book that explores the Kennedy family love of a small sailboat and the sea. The 25-foot sloop Victura changed their lives and history too. www.thevictura.com

Antigua Classics: All Good Things Must Come to an End
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "(April 21, 2014) – "Racing at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai came to a conclusion today with the Windward Course, a reaching start with a tricky reverse triangle and a reach finish. The breeze was still in but had moderated enough to allow shifts to make a big impact on performance. Several classes were decided on the last day of racing. The magnificent fleet cast off lines and headed out to the race track for the last time until next year!..."

Sailing Competes Along North Atlantic Coast
Harvard Crimson
The Harvard sailing team, shown above in earlier action, competed in four ... The Harvard coed sailing team split up once again this weekend to ...

Sailing team moves up 21 places in rankings
Stony Brook Statesman
The Stony Brook Sailing team has moved up significantly in ranking and qualified for a lower conference championship race....

Sailing: NZL early leaders in 49er and RS:X
The final regatta of the 2013-14 season of the ISAF Sailing World Cup is underway with great conditions for day one of racing in Hyeres, France today.

Emsworth Sailing Club catches fire after car crash
BBC News
An 82-year-old man has been arrested after a sailing club caught fire when a car crashed into the building. The car crashed into Emsworth Sailing ...

College Sailing: Wisconsin seeks to compete
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The college sailing team rankings are primarily dominated by the New England and Mid Atlantic regions, where well-funded programs have attracted ...

Lake Norman Hospice sailing tradition continues to grow, on track to raise $100000
Charlotte Observer
Mark Gise has sailed in the Lake Norman Hospice Regatta for several years, but when he lost his close friend to cancer in 2012, the annual race took ...

Francis Joyon reaches Rio after only 13 days across the Atlantic
My Sailing
IDEC's race time: 13 days, 03 hours, 05 minutes and 19 seconds to sail the 4812 miles of the theoretical route or 15.27 knots. In reality, IDEC sailed ...

Future Sailing: Wind Assisted Ferries
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The same Richard Jenkins who recently, remotely, sailed a 19-foot, wing-and-solar-powered prototype drone from San Francisco Bay to Kaneohe Bay ...

SAILING: Royal Torbay ace Peach targets Youth Worlds success
Torquay Herald Express
ROYAL Torbay Yacht Club sailor Morgan Peach has targeted success at this year's ISAF Youth World Championships after finishing as top British boat ...

World Class Racing In Hyères' Sunshine And Breeze | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Glorious sunshine and a consistent cool spring breeze ensured the 1111 sailors from 59 nations were spoilt on the opening day of racing at ISAF ...

Sailing Papillon: Sickness & Travel: How to Deal
By Amy Schaefer
My ultimate low in travel-related illness came when Stylish was three years old. The two of us were on our way back to Canada from Spain, and we ...
Sailing Papillon

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22 April 2014

High wind, heavy weather sailing video

High wind sailing on Bellingham Bay heavy weather on Horizen Nov 18 2013 Catalina 36 (video above)

College Sailing: Study abroad, sort of 
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "...Later this week, the squad from the Philadelphia, PA campus will be off to Les Sables-d’Olonne, France, to compete in the world’s largest intercollegiate sailing event, the 46th EDHEC Sailing Cup. The EDHEC Sailing Cup on April 25 to May 3, 2014 is the biggest intercollegiate offshore regatta in the world. The USA will be the most represented foreign country with five teams. Drexel University will be joined by University of Chicago, Tufts (2 teams) and Georgetown. Canada will have two teams: University of Laval and HEC Montréal...."

Huson man dies after sailboat capsizes near Port Townsend: "A Huson man died after a small sailboat capsized Sunday near Port Townsend. Police say 57-year-old Stephen I. Halpin of Huson was sailing with his wife and another woman in a gathering of dinghies known as SCAMP boats when their vessel overturned. Another sailor picked up the three from the water, and they were on their way back to shore when Halpin went into cardiac arrest...."

Intercollegiate Sailing Qualifies for Women's National Championship
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy intercollegiate sailing team has been working hard to get ready for this year's College Sailing Sperry Top Sider Women's ...

Sailing mad mum organised fundraiser - but died from cancer before it took place
Plymouth Herald
“The generosity of family, friends and sailing club members has been tremendous and she would be very pleased to see that more than £4,500 has ...

Outteridge and Jensen to take on Burling and Tuke in Hyeres
My Sailing
The boat parks at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères were bustling with anticipation as over 1,100 sailors from 61 nations fine-tuned their equipment ...

Washington College Sailing Competes at Two Regattas in Boston
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Washington College sailing team competed in two regattas in Boston this weekend, finishing 12th of 17 teams at the Boston ...

Beau Geste, Nine Dragons and Wild Rose crowned Australian IRC Champions
My Sailing
“It was challenging; not the easiest place to sail with the sea-state,” said Tiller this evening adding, “Newcastle is a cool city.” Only Tony Kirby's Ker 46 ...

GW Sailing Excels at America's Trophy Tune Up
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
The GW sailing team finished in sixth place out of 20 teams at the Admirals Cup in Kings Point, N.Y., the same site for next weekend's America's ...

'Sailing Adventures in Paradise' by Vincent Bossley
Sail World
When you are contemplating setting off on your own sailing adventures, there's nothing like reading others' accounts. 'Sailing Adventures in Paradise' ...

First sail of the brand new Judel/Vrolijk-designed Ran 72 | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
First sail of Niklas Zennström's brand new Ran 72. Palma, 19 April 2014. First sail of Niklas ...

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21 April 2014

PUMA Ocean Racing, Volvo Ocean Race video

PUMA Ocean Racing in the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race from Amory Ross on Vimeo.

Sailing summit set for Amsterdam in November
Trade Only Today
The International Sailing Summit will be held on Nov. 17 in Amsterdam on the eve of the annual Marine Equipment Trade Show. Hosted by British ...

Sailing classes for disabled extended
Ilkley Gazette
Sailors with disabilities will be able to enjoy their hobby more often thanks to Otley Sailing Club and a Lancashire company. Dozens of severely ...

First day of Australian IRC Championship is a sailmaker's dream
My Sailing
Winds S-SE up to 23 knots and choppy seas created plenty of challenges for crews and tonight multiple torn sails are being patched up and other ...

YOUNG sailors are showcasing their talents in front of a royal audience
Dorset Echo
Princess Anne is visiting Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy to watch the penultimate day's action of the RYA Youth National ...

The 49er class explains why they want stadium racing at the Olympics
My Sailing
The 49er class has a tradition of pushing sailing forward, aligning to the Olympic ideals and the Olympic business model. The overall Olympic success ...

Spoils go to Ginger in MC38 battle at Port Stephens
My Sailing
In an ongoing running battle between owners in the MC38 class, Leslie Green and his Ginger have come away the winners at Sail Port Stephens, held ...

Artemis strengthens design team for 35th America's Cup
My Sailing
Garay has over 20 years of experience in sail design with North Sails South America, and has been involved in a variety of classes and circuits since ...

Sailing Papillon: Lullaby and Good Night
By Amy Schaefer
I keep a blog about our family adventures aboard, and write for sailing magazines ...Sailing Papillon also appears on SAIL magazine's SAILfeed.
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Edinburgh Leisure- Port Edgar sailing school and watersports centre - City of Edinburgh Council
Title, Edinburgh Leisure- Port Edgar sailing school and watersports centre. About, Situated on the Firth of Forth just west of the famous Forth Road ...

Spring sailing weekend coming to Annapolis (April 25-27, 2014) | Eye On Annapolis
Rolex Miami OCR Sailing Annapolis Sailing Industry Association members will host multiple events revolving around sailing the weekend of April 25 ...

Sailing Crew/Maintenance members wanted
San Francisco sailing school seeks a fun and energetic employees for the maintenance/crew position. Fresh air, dockside work environment, and a ...

Foiler | Sailing Anarchy
I took a cab straight to the Dubai Marine Center, and an hour later, we were sailing the sleek carbon cat in 8 knots of Arabian breeze. And 20 minutes ...

Learn to Sail - Lakewood Yacht Club
Learn to Sail programs are designed for young sailors ages 6 and up that have no or very limited sailing experience. Low sailor to instructor ratio ...
1953 SAILING SCHOOL | XS Sailing
MORE SAILING HISTORY - Yesterday, our posting of old sailing films was a hit - from Star and Scow sailing in the 1930's to catamaran sailing in the ...

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20 April 2014

Les Voiles de St Barths 2014 (sailing video)

- Une journée tout en contraste -
Les Voiles de St Barths 2014 (sailing video above)
For more information on Les Voiles de St Barths 2014, including results, go to:

Sailing summit set for Amsterdam in November
Trade Only Today
The International Sailing Summit will be held on Nov. 17 in Amsterdam on the eve of the annual Marine Equipment Trade Show. Hosted by British ...

Sailing Center Chesapeake teams up with National Safe Boating Council
Bay Net
Sailing Center Chesapeake is supporting the National Safe Boating Council's "Wear It" Campaign to promote Water Safety and Awareness Sailing ...

Kiwi America's Cup sailors have an anxious wait after de Ridder's long ban
My Sailing
Grinder Matt Mitchell and shore crew member Andrew Walker could face further sanctions from ISAF after trimmer Dirk de Ridder was reportedly ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Providence Team IRL ready for action
Sail World
Come Easter Monday, the complete seven-member Irish Olympic and Paralympic SailingTeam, Providence Team IRL, will join a staggering 1,100 ...

World Youth Sailing Week - Spectacular start in Lake Garda
Sail World
It was a spectacular day for the start of the 32nd Garda Lake meeting Optimist Class, the highlight event of the World Youth Sailing Week which ...

Ian Williams chasing match racing history
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“I think from, a competitor's perspective, the essence of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour is that it is the best place for a keelboat sailing team to ...

Solo Trans-Tasman Race start could be postponed owing to bad weather
My Sailing
Lisa Blair, sailing a 37ft Van de Stadt owned by the editor of this website, Roger McMillan, is finalising sail repairs from her delivery passage and ...

Arbroath marine sailing the seven seas
Arbroath Herald
Bolstered with fresh reinforcements the group have set sail on the 67ft yacht 'HMSTC Endeavour', bound for Cadiz, Spain, some 1,664 nautical miles ...

Annapolis High dominates Mid-Atlantic qualifier for Mallory Trophy
Annapolis High won the Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Sailing Association national qualifier in convincing fashion last weekend, posting a whopping 48-point ...

Dongfeng loses two sailors from Volvo Ocean Race team
My Sailing
Dongfeng Race Team is the first team to officially qualify for the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Confirmation came direct from Jack ...

San Mateo man's first sailing race taking him around the world
San Francisco Examiner
“I've sailed for a long time, since my 20s,” Nielsen told The San Francisco Examiner while making port in San Francisco for a few days before starting ...

Ragamuffin holds commanding lead in China Sea Race
My Sailing
The third TP52 - Ernesto Echauz's Standard Insurance Centennial, the only Philippines entry - opted for a different tactical approach, sailing much ...

90th Annual Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“I have sailed with German and his crew in Peru and I've been waiting to reciprocate. He's bringing himself and five others, two of which are young ...

Youth sailing championships taking place off Weymouth
ITV News
Hundreds of young sailors have spent the last few days competing in the waters off Weymouth. The annual RYA Youth National Championships have ...

Wind in sails: Rajni, Sagar make waves
Indian Express
Today, 17-year-old Rajnikanth is a regular on the country's sailing circuit, fostering hopes of qualifying for international events in the coming years.

John Rousmaniere: The definition of seamanship
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
AV: The Annapolis Book of Seamanship is known as “the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing.” How much is art? How much science?

The Atlantic Cup, one of the premier sailing events in the US, Looks to raise awareness on Rhode ...
Environmental News Network
In 2012, the Atlantic Cup became the first carbon-neutral sailing race in the country by offsetting an estimated 23,030 pounds (10.45 metric tons) of ...

50 years of sailing: Condor welcomes crowds aboard for popular open day on Poole Quay
Bournemouth Echo
QUEUES of residents and visitors were forming along Poole Quay as Condor Express prepared to welcome them aboard. Moored on the town quay, ...

'No Age Bar' as Dublin Bay Sailing Club Surveys Sailors in Wake of National Dinghy Debate
The country's largest yacht racing club is surveying members on dinghy sailing requirements and has also moved to correct a perception that ...

The Complete Sailing Manual by Steve Sleight · OverDrive: eBooks, audiobooks and videos for ...
Take to the helm with the ultimate guide to sailing Whether you are a novice or an experienced skipper, The Complete Sailing Manual is the practical ...

SY ARKONA - Sailing Vessel: current position and details | MMSI 211158610, Callsign DD3988 ...
Details about ship SY ARKONA (Sailing Vessel registered in Germany), including current position, voyage info and photos. MMSI 211158610 ...

Youth Sailing Camp Registration Forms - MCCS Quantico - Marine Corps Community Services
2014 Teen Sailing Camp. MCCS Summer Youth Programs. Registration Forms. Name of Camper: Age: Address: Sponsors Name: Sponsors Rank:.

One Design #2 : Stockton Sailing Club - Regatta Network
regattanetwork.com - April 27
Contact Information. Event Contacts: stknbmxer@aol.com; Host Venue: Stockton SailingClub: 4980 Buckley Cove Way: Stockton, CA 95219

Jericho Sailing Centre Open House
Jericho Sailing Centre Open House Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery Street, Saturday May 10, Noon-4pm, COME VIEW VANCOUVER SEA ...

Sailing Club - Cedar Lake
CLSC- Cedar Lake Sailing Club Announcements for the Start of their 8th Season. June 1st thru August 30 th: FREE Sailing Instruction- Usually a ...

Patmos Sailing on Pinterest
Sailing on Patmos Island to other nearby islands is a really exciting experience! | See more about sailing, yachts and athens greece.

Yachts | Saltash Sailing Club
The Sailing Club has many years of experience in running all sorts of races. We have a very experienced officer-of-the-day and line crews. Officers at ...

Stability of ferries and sailing boats and motor sailers? - Yachting and Boating World
I went on to explain that sail boats often (?) suffer knock downs that lay them nearly flat in the water and they pop up again thanks to big metal lumps ...

£50k lottery funding puts wind in the sails of Weymouth Sailing Club (From Dorset Echo)
WEYMOUTH Sailing Club will get a new training room thanks to a funding boost of nearly £50000 from the National Lottery....

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