29 May 2014

Extreme Sailing Series video, Paul Campbell-James interview

Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White meets Paul Campbell-James
Extreme Sailing Series video, Paul Campbell-James interview above
Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White caught up with two-times winner of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Paul Campbell-James, who has made a welcome return to the Extreme Sailing Series™ in 2014, about the formation of a new team, being the 'underdogs' and what motivates him. (Published on May
27, 2014 - more info: https://extremesailingseries.com

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : Prize Money For World's Best Women's Match Racers Competing In Cork Harbour: "The ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championships organising committee is proud to announce a prize fund of  10,000 euros to be allocated to the top sailors at the regatta, set to be held from 3-8 June 2014 in Cork, Ireland...."

Sailing Stars and History Converge for Etchells Championship
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
A small seaside village, Newport, R.I., has made a habit of finding itself at the center of key moments in sailing history. That trend may well continue in ...

Sailing aboard schooner Mary Day a rite of passage for Appleton Village School eighth-graders
PenBayPilot.com
Only two of the class sailing this week have ever been on a Maine schooner, but all 16 will surely have tales of great adventure to tell, when they return ...

Smooth sailing for special needs event
Huntersville Herald
Special needs youth and adults set sail at N.C. Community Sailing and Rowing recently as another opportunity to try something new....

Ancaster sailing coach faces additional sex charges
CBC.ca
An Ancaster man who was arrested last week in connection with a series of historical sexual assaults on teenage members of the Burlington Sailing ...

Olympic sailing hopefuls compete in Europe
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — Two of Oman's young Olympic sailing prospects are competing in Europe to put into place the first building blocks of Oman Sail's plan to ...

Biogen Idec Announces Official Partnership with Sailing Sclerosis Foundation's (SSF) Oceans of Hope project...
Businessweek
This multi-year, global campaign is designed to use sailing as a means to educate and empower the MS community, changing perceptions of what it ...

Sailing co-op set sights in Sooke
Sooke News Mirror
Now, perhaps because of our easy proximity to the sea, some people in Sooke are in the process of putting together a sailing co-op. The directors of ...

Bowdoin Sailing Competes in ICSA National Championship Races (Updated)
Bowdoin Athletics
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Bowdoin College sailing team will compete in a pair of events at the 2014 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) national ...

Team Richard Mille to attempt breaking Round the Island Sailing Race record on GC32 catamaran ...
By Valencia Sailing
[Source: Team Richard Mille] Richard Mille is delighted to support the all British sailing team managed by Pete Cumming and the cutting edge GC32 ...
VSail.info

The Daily Prep: Guest Postcards: Sailing Around New York City
By TDP
Farming had to wait as friends went sailing around New York City, and shared these pictures. at 8:02 AM. Labels: Around Boats and Harbors, NYC, ...
The Daily Prep

Women's Sailing Wins Semifinal, Advances to ICSA National Championship - MIT
mitathletics.com
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Competing in its first ICSA/Sperry Top-Sider Women's National Championship since 1998, the MIT women's sailing team finished ...
mitathletics.com/sports/c-sail/2013-14/.../201405289tjcf6

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28 May 2014

Larry Ellison, Golden Gate Yacht Club, America's Cup (video)

`The Billionaire and the Mechanic': Charlie Rose: Video - Bloomberg:
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How Larry Ellison and the Golden Gate Yacht Club came together to win the America's Cup (video above) Author and award winning staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Julian Guthrie discusses her book, "The Billionaire and the Mechanic", which tells the story of how Oracle CEO Larry Ellison teamed up with a car mechanic named Norbert Bajurin to win the America’s Cup. source: (Aug. 15 2013 Bloomberg)

Set sail with Park City Sailing
Park Record
Photo courtesy of Park City Sailing. Park City Sailing will host its annual Sailapalooza Saturday and Sunday at the Jordanelle Reservoir. Based at the ...

Sailing team named for Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
Voxy
Yachting New Zealand is delighted to announce that three young New Zealand sailors have been selected by the New Zealand Olympic Committee to ...

Ancaster sailing coach faces additional sex charges
CBC.ca
An Ancaster man who was arrested last week in connection with a series of historical sexual assaults on teenage members of the Burlington Sailing ...

Darien High sailing team wins league championship
The Darien News
The Darien High School sailing team poses with the Gold Cup after winning the 2014 Fairfield County Sailing League Championship. From left to right ...

Sailing co-op set sights in Sooke
Sooke News Mirror
Now, perhaps because of our easy proximity to the sea, some people in Sooke are in the process of putting together a sailing co-op. The directors of ...

College of Charleston sailing teams headed to nationals
Charleston Post Courier
... lead the College of Charleston A-Division in the women's championships. The College of Charleston sailing program doesn't rebuild, it just reloads.

Biogen Idec Announces Official Partnership with Sailing Sclerosis' "Oceans of Hope" to Globally ...
Wall Street Journal
This multi-year, global campaign is designed to use sailing as a means to educate and empower the MS community, changing perceptions of what it ...

Families of sailors hail the efforts of rescuers
Herald Scotland
Hopes of finding the four men, who were sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, faded on Friday after the capsized vessel was found with its life raft still on ...

Sailing: Rob proves he's a master in cruiser class
Exeter Express and Echo
Rob Masters picked up a victory in the cruiser races at Exe Sailing Club last week. He won the slow fleet race on board little Sante. Bill Gott, was also ...

Follow Bowdoin Sailing in ICSA National Championship Races « Bowdoin Daily Sun
By DC
The Bowdoin College sailing team is competing in a pair of events at the 2014 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) national championships.
Bowdoin Daily Sun

Skipper Bouwe Bekking announces two more Team Brunel crew | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
After four months of intensive training, Team Brunel skipper Bouwe Bekking ...
VSail.info

Sailing - News - GoStanford.com
Sailing 05/27/2014. Cardinal in third after Day One. Directors' Cup Rewind: 1998-99. Athletics 05/26/2014. A look back at 19 years of Directors' Cup ...
www.gostanford.com/SportArchives.dbml?...

Near Term Solar Sailing at NASA FISO - Next Big Future
This is needed for fast solar electric interplanetary missions. Spiderfab can also enable solar sails that are over 1000 meters in diameter.
Next Big Future

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27 May 2014

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Exciting Finish to Race 12 (video)



Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Exciting Finish to Race 12 (video above) Spirit of Jamaica Chase
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet had a very close finish in Race 12 to Jamaica from Panama: the Spirit of Jamaica Chase. More at www.clipperroundtheworld.com
Skipper reports: http://www.clipperroundtheworld.com/skipper-reports
Race tracker: http://yb.tl/clipper2013-race13

Clipper Race - Latest News: "RACE 13 DAY 2: TOUGH UPWIND CONDITIONS AS THE FLEET EXITS TH... 26 MAY 2014 It’s been an exhausting 24 hours for the 12-strong fleet with the teams matching each other tack for tack as they beat upwind through the Windward Passage to the Virtual Mark off the coast of Cuba. However, with the fleet reluctantly playing follow the leader, who will be the first team to break free and challeng..."

Sailing lessons set the course for summer fun
Vancouver Sun
Spring is here, and with that the sailing season is gearing up into full swing. Boaters across the province get the tarps off their boat, give the deck a ...

Sailors find refuge in Redding
San Jose Mercury News
The drought may be taking its toll on California, but it came with a surprising silver lining for the Whiskeytown Sailing Club's 50th annual Memorial ...

HiFi and Foxy Lady VI take early leads on Day 1 of Samui Regatta
My Sailing
Sounds of thunder greeted the sailors at breakfast and by the time they were out at the startline the first storm had already been and gone. Part way ...

Kouton still leads 11th Hour Cup as Moths entertain crowds
My Sailing
Sunday featured the biggest spectator crowds yet at the tip of Sail Newport's historic and picturesque Fort Adams home, with hundreds of locals and ...

Groupama Race record under threat from prototype 35 footer
My Sailing
In compensated time - the classification that recompenses the best crew for their sailingabilities - the hopeful contestants are numerous. Philippe ...

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25 May 2014

Rolex Capri Sailing Week surprise finale (Day 5 video)


Rolex Capri Sailing Week Day 5 video above

Capri, May 24. Surprise finale at Rolex Capri Sailing Week. - There were sighs of relief today as Capri and the Bay of Naples came good for the final day of Maxi and 52 Super Series racing at Rolex Capri Sailing Week. After two days of the best intentions, but ultimately no racing, today the Maxis were able to complete a coastal race as the 52s sailed two final windward-leewards....Between the Volcano Race and today’s coastal, it was Roberto Tomasini Grinover’s JV72 Mini Maxi Robertissima III, which came out on top in the highly competitive Mini Maxi Racing class, winning the match race against her all-black sistership, Sir Peter Ogden’s Jethou. “The regatta was very complicated, because the wind was very unstable at times,” said Tomasini Grinover. “My crew did a fantastic job and I am happy that we finished one of the coastal races because the weather wasn’t the best this week, although they were for enjoying Capri and its hospitality. I would like to say a big thanks to the organisers, the International Maxi Association and Yacht Club Capri. It is a fantastic place and we’d like to come back...”
Maxis
Mini Maxi Racing-Cruising division
1. Good Job Guys (Enrico Gorziglia – ITA)
2. Shirlaf (Giuseppe Puttini – ITA)
3. Dos Much (Andres Varela – ESP)
Mini Maxi Racing division
1. Robertissima (Roberto Tomasini Grinover – ITA)
2. Jethou (Sir Peter Ogden – GBR)
3. Wild Joe (Marton Jozsa – HUN)
Maxi overall winner: Esimit Europa 2 (Igor Simcic – SLO)
52 Super Series
1. Azzurra (Alberto Roemmers, ARG)
2. Vesper (Jim Swartz, USA)
3. Quantum Racing (Doug DeVos, USA)
2014 Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Capri (Italy): 18-24 May, 2014 Results

Coast Guard Finds Unused Life Raft on Capsized British Yacht - NBC News.com: "....The update of an earlier Coast Guard press release, issued Friday night, said the discovery via "underwater imagery clearly identifying the raft in its storage space,"indicated the life raft on the 40-foot Cheeki Rafiki “was not used for emergency purposes.” It said the photo was "shared with and acknowledged by the families." Earlier, the agency said that a helicopter from a Navy warship searching for the missing sailors spotted the yacht’s hull, which had previously been spotted by a commercial vessel last Saturday, about 1,000 miles offshore. A Navy boat crew and swimmer found the boat's cabin was completely flooded and its windows shattered. The vessel's keel also was broken off, causing a breach in the hull, the release said...."

Sailors brave cold conditions at sailing centre open day
Dorset Echo
Sailors braved the cold conditions on Saturday at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, taking advantage of the Rod Shipley 'Sail for ...

Magic Blue and Lionheart stretch lead after coastal race in Menorca
My Sailing
Mahón, 24 May 2014 – Another splendid day of sailing took place on Saturday in Menorca as the nine Wallys and three J Class yachts held a ...

Sailing club to host championship event
Whitsunday Times
With a long history of hosting state, national, international and world sailing titles, club officials say they are looking forward to welcoming a large fleet ...

Two bronze medals for Australians at Delta Lloyd Regatta
My Sailing
The planing conditions in the race clearly suited the Polish sailors who finished top three in the race with Piotr Myszka (POL) leading round the race ...

Marconi Sailing Club hosts first ever open day
Essex Chronicle
The sailing club, in Steeple, opened its doors to the public on Saturday to offer them the chance to take to the water for free. More than 100 guests, ...

Lizzy Foreman completes her qualification for the Mini Transat 2015
My Sailing
I had decided to do the Atlantic loop in a clockwise fashion, heading south first with the aim of basically being able to sail the majority of the course ...

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23 May 2014

Rolex Capri Sailing Week, Day 2 video



Rolex Capri Sailing Week | Day 2 video above -  52SuperSeries

International Maxi Association: "Capri, May 22. Wind foils coastal race - A valiant effort was made by the race committee to hold a coastal race today for both the Maxi and Barclays 52 Super Series classes at Rolex Capri Sailing Week, organised by the International Maxi Association in conjunction with Yacht Club Capri. Sadly this came to an end when the fleet ran out of breeze off Capri's dramatic coastline. Soon after midday, the Maxi fleet was first to get ..."

2014 Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Capri (Italy): 18-24 May, 2014
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TP 52 Super Series
Live tracking - Results

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : Robertissima Claims Honours In Rolex Capri Sailing Week's Volcano Race: "Roberto Tomasini Grinover's Robertissima III has been officially confirmed as the winner of the first Maxi encounter at Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2014 - the 230 nm Volcano Race...."

Debris found in search for missing yacht Cheeki Rafiki in the middle of the Atlantic - Mirror Online: "....A spokeswoman for the US Coast Guard said: "I can confirm that we have received reports (of debris) from the sailing vessel Malisi. They have found some debris in the search area. We can't tell at this time if they are from the Cheeki Rafiki as there were no identifying marks on them. "The debris was a plank of wood and a small piece of floating foam, but there was nothing identifying the Cheeki Rafiki. Obviously it is a possibility, and we are definitely treating it very seriously and incorporating that into our search, but I can't say for certain that it was from the Cheeki Rafiki."..."

Sailing 47000 miles in legendary Hawaii canoe
The Seattle Times
“We could be sailing around the world on a high-end yacht, but we're not,” said Chad Kalepa Baybayan, one of five master navigators who take shifts ...

Smooth sailing for the Saunders brothers
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The Saunders brothers will soon set sail on a summer-long journey they hope will lead them to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Graeme and Jacob ...

Women's, coed sailing head to nationals
The Dartmouth
For the third straight year, the coed and women's sailing teams both qualified for the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association National Championships.

Sailing along with a message
Daily Mining Gazette
In the evening, Mark and Katya Gordon used photos and video to tell their family's story of sailing and climate advocacy to a wider audience, also at ...

Staples sailing ends season with Gold Cup success
Westport News
The Staples High School co-ed sailing team has finished another positive season, according to coach Dylan Abel, that included a third-place finish in ...

Sailors relay on Lake Elizabeth
San Jose Mercury News
Fremont Sailing Club hosted 11 teams at Lake Elizabeth Sunday for a day of sailing family fun and going for first place during the group's El Toro ...

Sailing: Silvers Marine Scottish Series - 40th year promises to be best yet
Herald Scotland
The Scottish Series, celebrating its 40th year with a new headline sponsor in Silvers Marine, opens with today's Clyde Challenger passage race from ...

US Coast Guard committed to missing Cheeki Rafiki sailors search
Telegraph.co.uk
The crew members on board the yacht Cheeki Rafiki went missing as they were returning to Britain from a sailing event in Antigua in the Caribbean ...

Tango G and Lionheart winners of the opening day of Menorca Maxi
My Sailing
Tom Whidden, strategist on Magic Carpet3 and Dennis Conner's tactician in six America's Cup campaigns, described it as some of the best sailing he ...

Coconut Grove Grapevine: Sailing Camp offered by Grove Sailing Club
By Grapevine
The Coconut Grove Sailing Club (CGSC) is offering Summer Youth Sailing Instruction and Camp for both CGSC members and non-members. Student ...
Coconut Grove Grapevine

Book Review: Sailing Alone Around the World | JAR
By Jesse Rogerson
My supervisor and I perused the used book collection (as I so love to do) and nothing really stood out to me, except for Sailing Alone Around the World ...
JAR

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21 May 2014

Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2014 video


Rolex Capri Sailing Week | Day 1 video above

2014 Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Capri (Italy): 18-24 May, 2014
All IMA Categories 
TP 52 Super Series
Live tracking - Results

Stage is set for a spectacular Menorca Maxi | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 20 May 2014 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Menorca Maxi] Everything is ready in the Club Marítimo, set on the shores of Mahón's beautiful ...
VSail.info

Rolex Capri Sailing Week: Volcanic win for Esimit Europa 2 | Live Sail Die
By Guest Author
[Source: Regattanews.com] Esimit Europa 2 has won line honours at the Volcano Race, the offshore component of Rolex Capri Sailing Week.
Live Sail Die

Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Esimit Europa 2 takes Volcano line honours
Sail World
A light night and early morning saw the front runners in Rolex Capri Sailing Week'sVolcano Race trickling into Capri's Marina Grande, after finishing a ...

Line honours for Esimit Europa 2 in Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race - Yachts and Yachting ...
A light night and early morning saw the front runners in Rolex Capri Sailing Week'sVolcano Race trickling into Capri's Marina Grande, after ...
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Barclays 52 SUPER SERIES at Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Day 1 - Yachts and Yachting Online
yachtsandyachting.com
It is Quantum Racing which top the 52 fleet on Rolex Capri Sailing Week's standings by scoring a fourth and first from today's light airs races.
www.yachtsandyachting.com/.../Barclays-52-Super-Series-at-C...

Capri Sailing Week: Robertissima III in pole position - Sail News
sail-news.com.au
ROBERTISSIMA III (ITA) approaching Capri to finish the Volcano Race of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week. (Credit Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi). Italian Mini ...
www.sail-news.com.au/.../capri-sailing-week-robertissima-iii-i...

British yacht crew still missing five days after distress call - CNN.com: "....The Coast Guard, in a statement, said the new search involved six ships and three planes, including a Canadian C-130. The search focused on an area 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The 39-foot (12 meters) Cheeki Rafiki was sailing from the Caribbean to the United Kingdom last Thursday when it began taking on water, according to the yacht's managing agent. "Unfortunately, we lost contact during the early hours of Friday morning, and we believe the crew abandoned to the life raft," Doug Innes said in a statement on Sunday. The Royal Yachting Association identified the missing yachtsmen as skipper Andrew Bridge, 21; Steve Warren, 52; Paul Goslin, 56; and James Male, 23...."

J/News Articles: Sailing J/70s Fast Off Malta- 18.6 kts!
By J/Boats ED
J/70 sailing fast off Malta in Mediterranean (Gzira, Malta)- The gang from Malta were having fun sailing their fleet of J/70s in the often epic sailing ...
J/News Articles

Rio's 2016 Sailing Venue is Filled With Garbage and Sometimes Corpses - Extra Mustard - SI.com
By Brendan Maloy
The planning committee intends to have both sailing and windsurfing events in Guanabara Bay, a site at which Brazilian Lars Grael, who has two ...
Extra Mustard - SI.com

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20 May 2014

Rio Olympic Sailing venue called an 'open sewer' by Olympic Sailors (video)


49er Sailing Rio in 2013 (video above)

Olympic Sailors balk at sailing in sewage in Rio 2016 Olympics--
Sailing Official Wants Rio Water Pollution Tests - ABC News"...."If the IOC are not conducting water-quality tests, then I think it is very likely the ISAF will," Fox said Monday in an email. "Certainly compared to most sailing venues, the water quality is very, very bad." Danish Olympian Allan Norregaard, a bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympics, told the AP that Guanabara was "the most polluted place I've ever been." Other sailors interviewed by the AP called it an "open sewer." The bay and similar concerns about Rio's iconic Copacabana and Ipanema beaches add to the disarray plaguing South America's first Olympics. The IOC has sent a special troubleshooter to monitor progress, and last month IOC vice president John Coates said Rio's preparations were the "worst" in memory. Spending on Rio has reached $17 billion and is expected to rise. Nearly 70 percent of Rio's sewage goes untreated into its waters. Exposure to fecal matter can cause hepatitis A, dysentery, cholera and other diseases. The visible problem involves old couches, tires and dead animals floating in the 148-square mile (383-square kilometer) bay."..."

Brazil's Olympic sailing venue called an 'open sewer'
USA TODAY
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the ...

2014 Rolex Capri Sailing Week - Capri (Italy): 18-24 May, 2014
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TP 52 Super Series
Live tracking - Results

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : Promising Forecast For Intense Week Of Racing In Capri: "The 10th edition of Mediterranean classic gets underway on Monday 19 May with the Volcano Race, a testing offshore race between Capri and the Aeolian Islands reserved for the 12 Maxi yachts competing this year. The nine TP52s that complete the international fleet make their debut on Tuesday. The favourable weather forecast looks set to guarantee an enthralling week of racing...."

Sailing in Marin: Kentfield's Keefe preparing for big races in Italy
Marin Independent Journal
This week Marin business owner and sailor Ken Keefe is in Capri, Italy, preparing to race in the Rolex Capri Sailing Week. He's been gone for several ...

Sailing | Coed team clinches berth at National Championship semifinals
Tufts Daily
The Tufts coed sailing team continued its string of strong performances at the New England Dinghy Championship at Coast Guard over the weekend ...

High School Sailing
WCSH-TV
In clusters along our coast, little boats do battle almost every afternoon. In Rockland Harbor, they're sailing 420's, which are dingies designed to plain ...

Sail Away: Mackinac Island sailing race beckons from Chicago
nwitimes.com
Included are activities for children like face painting, balloon artists, a chance to follow the parade of boats as they sail past Navy Pier and learn about ...

Education 'for sail' – Marco Island Community Sailing Center holds Open House for summer ...
Naples Daily News
The Marco Island Community Sailing Center held an open house Saturday at their headquarters next to the MIYC, introducing their summer sailing ...

Sailing Opportunity – Volunteers Needed!
The Roanoke Star
You'll be sailing to a dangerous destination, so you have to bring guns. You've got 4 cannons known as “Bombards” with 3-inch wide muzzles.

Olympic Sailing: How the Brits do it
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
When measuring the success of an Olympic sailing program, it is often the British SailingTeam to which the comparison is made. So it is notable that ...

Sailing your therapies away
InCyprus
Holidaymakers are being wooed with a new tourism product launched from Cyprus last month which combines alternative therapies and sailing ...

Land Sailing Championship Coming to Nevada
KTVN
It's a sport that is gaining popularity across the world. In fact, the Silver State will host the Land Sailing World Championship July 12th-19th.

Found after 500 years, the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s flagship the Santa Maria 
Port Townsend Sailing Association: "Shipwreck found off coast of Haiti thought to be one of the most significant underwater discoveries in history More than five centuries after Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria, was wrecked in the Caribbean, archaeological investigators think they may have discovered the vessel’s long-lost remains – lying at the bottom of the sea off the north coast of Haiti. It’s likely to be one of the world’s most important underwater archaeological discoveries."

Race report Weds 14 & Sun 18 May | Gurnard Sailing Club
By MikeElsom
Mike Elsom's Laser led the Medium Handicap Class throughout, but newcomer C Gallsailed well to take second place in his first race at the club.
Gurnard Sailing Club

Sailing classes at Pier 25 | BatteryPark.TV
Battery Park City and BPCA, Hudson River Park Trust, ...
BatteryPark.TV

Last photograph of Cheeki Rafiki sailors Andrew Bridge, Paul Goslin, Steve Warren, and James ...
metro.co.uk
Pictured: Last photograph of Cheeki Rafiki sailors who went missing while sailing yacht across Atlantic from Caribbean to Britain. Amy Willis Monday ...
https://metro.co.uk/.../pictured-last-photograph-of-cheeki-rafik...

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18 May 2014

Love of Sailing, John F. Kennedy images (video)


Images of John F. Kennedy sailing combined with a David Ignatow poem, "Death Before the Sabbath"
Love of sailing endures from Kennedys to today | CapeCodOnline.com"For the Kennedy family, as with so many Cape Codders before them and since, returning home meant returning to the sea. From a young age, the children of Joe and Rose Kennedy took to the water, using a small fleet of sailboats docked at the family's Hyannisport home to race neighbors or, more often, each other. For a family with no shortage of iconic images, one of the most enduring is on a sailboat, cruising the waters of Nantucket Sound, the wind in their hair and smiles on their faces. Now one of the most famous of their boats, the Victura, is the subject of a new book that explores not only the Kennedys' love of the sea but the family's relationship with the 25-foot-long Wianno Senior that served the family for four generations...."


Volvo Ocean Race | We love sailing: "It’s not always about the racing, the technology or the plaudits. Sometimes it’s about the feeling of being driven by the wind, the sting of the spray, the hull carving through the water – the simple act of sailing. Less than five months to the first In-Port Race in Alicante and the teams are gearing up. So far there are five boats in the hands of the best sailors in the world, boats designed to race through some of the most violent conditions on earth. This is a hard race and the boats are tough, as are the people who sail them. But amongst the hardship, there are also moments of beauty.... "

4 British sailors missing at sea after yacht believed to have capsized in mid-Atlantic
Daily Mail
Four Britons are feared dead after the yacht they were sailing from the Caribbean to the UK is believed to have capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean....

Sailing Away To A Simpler Life On The Seas
Hartford Courant
They are selling their home in Enfield to move into "Seas the Dream," the boat they bought three years ago. The move was prompted by the Boston ...

Sailing school working with disadvantaged children in need of funds
Plymouth Herald
It takes children of all ages, as well as adults, out onto the Sound in the spirit of making sailing accessible to everyone in the newly-termed “Britain's ...

Smooth Sailing
The Salinas Californian
One of America's most prestigious sailing races is coming to Monterey Bay in ... "They can't understand how you can sail 12 months out of the year....

Australia's 10 Greatest Sailing Achievements – No 5 Jon Sanders.
My Sailing
Mysailing.com.au is counting down Australia's 10 greatest sailing achievements. In fifth place we have: Jon Sanders sailed alone, unassisted and ...

Montrose Sailing Club mark 50 years
Montrose Review
After the high jinx of the 50th anniversary race, Montrose Sailing Club's 50th season returned to more normal fare at the weekend with two general ...

Wind powers 'Hobie way of life' at Sand Hollow Sailing Classic; STGnews Videocast
Dixie Press Online
HURRICANE – The “Hobie way of life” was evident at the Sand Hollow Reservoir Saturday as 40 sailors competed in the Sand Hollow Classic, hosted ...

Brancaster Staithe Sailing Club's open day
Lynn News
BRANCASTER Sailing Club PUSH OUT THE BOATS First time at sea for Caleb Martin (4) and enjoying the experience with his mother Rebecca, from ...

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17 May 2014

Guernsey Sailing Trust 2014 video


Guernsey Sailing Trust 2014 video above

SAILING: Bell favourite to win Entebbe race
New Vision
Sailors display their skills during the Uganda Open Laser Sailing Championships at Victoria Nyanza Club in March. There will be action in Entebbe on ...

Star-studded crew lineup at inaugural Menorca Maxi
My Sailing
With a crew lineup that reads like a “who's who” of the world's top professional sailing, Menorca Maxi will undoubtedly be one of the season's ...

Teddy asks for help to achieve his Olympic dream
My Sailing
Like countless other sailors around the world, Teddy Ndaro has a dream – to represent his country in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de ...

Ned Goss sails dinghy to world record in Charleston Harbor
Charleston Post Courier
Ned Goss, the dockmaster for the College of Charleston sailing program, sails his Mach2 Moth in Charleston Harbor....

Author Discusses Kennedy Family's Tradition Of Sailing The Victura
WBUR
In his new book, “Victura: The Kennedys, A Sailboat, And The Sea,” author James Graham dives into the Kennedy family's relationship with sailing, ...

Dinghy Sailing Taster Session
BBC News
Try dinghy sailing for free on our beautiful lagoon in the countryside, with an experienced instructor to help you....

Try out sailing at Arnside open day
The Visitor
Based in the northeastern corner of Morecambe, sailing with the club offers its members a chance to sail amongst impressive views and coastal ...

First responders sail in inaugural Long Beach Yacht Club Heroes Regatta
OCRegister
The Long Beach Police Department's Detectives team had to settle for second place on a tiebreaker in the inaugural Heroes Regatta at Long Beach ...

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16 May 2014

2014 Atlantic Cup Leg 1 Finish Interview, Gryphon Solo 2 (video)

2014 Atlantic Cup Leg 1 Finish Interview w/ #106-Gryphon Solo 2
The 2014 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing had one of the most bizarre finishes. The winners of the first leg, Joe Harris and Patrick O'Connor take us through what happened and how weird it really was. Published on May 14, 2014. More info on the 2014 Atlantic Cup: http://www.atlanticcup.org

Smooth Sailing: "One of America’s most prestigious sailing races is coming to Monterey Bay in October 2016. The Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club has been chosen to host the 52nd annual Shields National Regatta. For the yacht club and Shields Fleet No. 12, the news was nearly as exciting as hosting the next Olympics...."

Sailing the Grenadines -- By the Whim of the Wind
Huffington Post
"Hark now, hear the sailors' cry. Smell the sea and feel the sky." -- Van Morrison. Friends had told me about an old, iconic ship that offered a most ...

Sailing and Rowing
BBC News
Whether you're completely new to the sports, looking to get back on the water, sail or row regularly, Blakeney will be one of the many sailing clubs ...

Sailing into May with Exe SC
Sidmouth Herald
The younger sailors got out on the estuary for the start of the junior race training sessions run by the Exe Sailing Club on Frida evening. Photo by ...

Sailing round-up
Plymouth Herald
THE first cup race of the year saw a good sized fleet of yachts assembled at the Tamar River Sailing Club. With a light westerly blowing, an up river ...

Extreme Finn sailing video - 2014 Finn Europeans Medal Race
My Sailing
This is Finn sailing at its most athletic and powerful best. There is raw power, consummate skill, intense competition and incredible boat handling – it is ...

Gannon launches sailing team
GoErie.com
Gannon University's new sailing team plans to use the building as it starts practicing in August for the fall regatta season, said the team's adviser and ...

Safe sailing for all ages, skill levels
Brandon Sun
Our head sailing coach Shelby Williams, along with her assistant coaches, will be offering various levels of classes, including Wet Feet, CanSail 1, 2, ...

Etchells Winters: Two weeks to close of entries of perfectly timed event
My Sailing
We then plan to get to the mid-Winters on the Wednesday so we have a couple of good days sailing before the event. We are going to step it up a bit ...

Groupama 70, fromer Ericsson 4, acquired by unknown owner in Valencia… | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
She was then acquired by Franck Cammas and Groupama Sailing Team and became their training and development boat which certainly contributed ...
VSail.info

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15 May 2014

GC32 Foiling Catamaran sailing video


GC32 Foiling Catamaran sailing video above
"We have launched our new GC32 catamaran with its acute L foils and T rudders at La Grande Motte in France. Many came down and have sailed with our one design flying cat. As you can see, they're all very excited. So, join the club. It will be fun!"

Smooth sailing: Taking advantage of wind at Lake Pleasant
MyFox Phoenix
There's actually a lot of sailing around the valley: Tempe Town Lake and to the east, Bartlett, Saguaro, Canyon, Apache and Roosevelt Lakes. All you ...

Where to take sailing classes on Long Island
Newsday
For free sailing and safety courses (fees for books), visit boatus.com/courseline or call 800-336-BOAT. Other lessons are offered by the Town of East ...

Club sailing on
Look Local
PENNINE Sailing Club are looking forward to another busy new season and are offering anyone interested in sailing a free taster session at their open ...

Emsworth Sailing Club 'fully operational' following fire
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
The Commodore of Emsworth Sailing Club has praised club members for rallying around and getting the club 'back on its feet' following a devastating ...

Sailing activities in Kent
Kent Online
The taster weekend on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18, is part of a national festival of sailing and windsurfing intended to entice potential ...

Exeter Sailing Club's Sam Matson flies the flag for Britain in Solo Concarneau race
Exeter Express and Echo
Exeter Sailing Club member and Artemis Academy rookie Sam Matson recorded an excellent 11th-placed finish in the Solo Concarneau race.

Olympic silver medallist Heather Fell cautious ahead of round-the-world sailing debut
Metro
And for someone who has not sailed properly before, joining the Clipper Yacht Race is as challenging as it gets. The former modern pentathlete, who ...

Reflections from the President
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
For years, my sailing activities consisted of 95% racing, usually with my wife, Pat, and our friend, Punch. But that changed one evening, after a full day ...

Martha's Vineyard sailors make first ever Mark Trophy
Martha's Vineyard Times
A recent photo of the Vineyard sailing team returning home on the ferry following a big win over St. George's. The team will proceed for the first time to ...

2014 SAILING SEASON DRAWS NEAR - Schooner Martha Foundation
By Robert d'Arcy
Our shake down sail went well and we had the Port Townsend school system “OCEAN” class out for the seasons first sail. We look forward to sailing ...
Schooner Martha Foundation

Photo Caption Day: Final 2 Days of the Georgetown Family Regatta | Matt & Jessica'sSailing Page
By Jessica - This entry was posted in Bahamas, Matt & Jessica's Sailing Page

Impressive sailing by juniors - Cook Islands News
cookislandsnews.com
The Cook Islands national optimist sailing championships started off in demanding weather conditions at Muri lagoon on Tuesday April 29with the 24 ...
www.cookislandsnews.com/.../46732-impressive-sailing-by-ju...

Cleanup under way after ‘catastrophic’ fire at Rhode Island Yacht Club | Breaking News | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal: " . . . In addition to the six craft that were destroyed, MacIntosh said, another powerboat was significantly damaged. The mast from a submerged sailboat fell and damaged still another vessel, and two or three vessels had some melting from the heat or had embers stuck to their exteriors, he said. “Three of the boats were their homes — they’ve lost everything,” said club Commodore Robert O’Brien. “Naturally, the club’s going to do everything we can.”..."


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14 May 2014

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup video, Rolex Capri Sailing Week


Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2013 video above
The 24th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup featured a 37-strong fleet of monohulls competing in six classes. A high point of the yachting season, the regatta is an eagerly awaited event that attracts a fleet of majestic yachts. Watch as crews work together -- with boat owners at the helm -- to achieve victory in one of the Mediterranean's most beautiful settings.
Discover more about the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup on http://www.rolex.com/magazine/sports-... and
International Maxi Association: "2014 RACE CALENDAR" and
regattanews.com - Event: Rolex Capri Sailing Week: "ROLEX CAPRI SAILING WEEK CAPRI, ITALY MAY 19 - 24, 2014"

International Maxi Association: "New look Rolex Capri Sailing Week - The Italian big boat racing season fires up over 19th-24th May with a new look Rolex Capri Sailing Week. This year, for the first time, the Maxi yacht fleet is joined by the international grand prix 52 fleet with Rolex Capri Sailing Week being the opening event of the class’ 2014 European circuit - the Barclays 52 Super Series. Organised by the International Maxi Association (IMA) in collaboration with the Yacht Club Capri (YCC), the event will comprise separate courses for the Maxis and 52 Super Series over the first three days. While the 52s will be racing windward-leewards on the waters off Capri, the Maxis will be competing on the Volcano Race. Provided conditions allow, this will take the Maxis some 130 miles south to the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily, famous for their active volcanoes such as Stromboli, before returning to Capri. For the second half of Rolex Capri Sailing Week, the Maxis will join the 52 Super Series sailing windward-leewards...."

SAILING: Swindon teenager dreams of Olympic medal
Swindon Advertiser
Sailing competitively for the first time in the Byte II category dinghy, Brant, 15, finished sixth in the World Championships in Riva del Garda at the end of ...

Australian Sailing Squad's Jake Lilley wins Junior European Finn title
My Sailing
Australian Sailing Squad's Jake Lilley (QLD) wrapped up the 2014 Junior European Finn Championship in La Rochelle, France with a win, and ...

Madcatter Hobie Cat sailing regatta set for Oneida Lake this weekend
The Post-Standard
Brewerton, N.Y. - The Oneida Lake competitive sailing scene kicks off this weekend with the 38th annual Madcatter Regatta, which will once again be ...

VIDEO: Bomby unveils sponsors for assault on Figaro sailing season
Torquay Herald Express
DRINKS magnate Joe Woods has become the toast of the town for Dartmouth sailor Henry Bomby, after becoming headline sponsor for his assault on ...

GW Sailing's Incoming Recruits Shine at High School Nationals
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
A group of GW sailing's incoming freshmen for the 2014-15 season finished their scholastic careers in style at the Mallory Trophy - the Interscholastic ...

Sailing: James is sailing towards stardom
Lancashire Telegraph
After a busy winter of training, sailor James Grummett has been rewarded for all his hard work with a place on the RYA 29er UK Youth Squad and a ...

Sandringham Yacht Club's gold anchor rating upgraded as marina completed
My Sailing
Host to Australia's only Grade 1 Olympic class event, the ISAF World Cup (SailMelbourne), held each December when the best sailors from around ...

Shoreline Sailing Club To Host Open House May 15
Hartford Courant
The Shoreline Sailing Club is hosting an Open House Thursday, May 15 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the Westbrook Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Avenue, ...

CYCT Women's Sailing Spring Agenda | Corinthian Yacht Club of Tacoma
By Greg Sandwick
CYCT Women's Sailing. Gybe Ho's have set an ambitious agenda for the spring. CYCT Women's Sailing had their first meeting on the Clubhouse ...
Corinthian Yacht Club of Tacoma

Quality fleet for Capri classic | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
When Rolex Capri Sailing Week starts next Monday, Capri's famous rock formations will witness a quality international fleet in ...

Sun Sailor | Sailing school fundraising party
By Stephanie Gonyou
The Lake Minnetonka Sailing School Annual Fundraising Party will be 6-11 p.m. Saturday, June 7, on Lighthouse Island, Deephaven. The school is ...
Sun Sailor

Dinghy Sailing Techniques | www.Dabchick.za.net
By Owen Baxter
Sailing is definitely one of those activities in which the more effort you put in the more you get out of it — some newcomers to the sport achieve very ...
www.Dabchick.za.net

US Sailing Blog: The Dos and Don'ts of Filing an Appeal
By US SAILING
Perry is the author of Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing and Dave Perry's 100 Best Racing Rules Quizzes. He is also a US Sailing Senior ...
US Sailing Blog

IFCA Worlds Slalom 2014 Comes To Frustrating Conclusion - International SailingFederation
sailing.org
News and Features from the Official Website of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), the world governing body for the sport of sailing.
www.sailing.org/news/37873.php

Europe grapples with threat of ships sailing blind: "...Ships increasingly rely on systems that employ satellite signals to find a location or keep exact time including the Global Positioning System (GPS) and GLONASS. But experts say such systems are vulnerable to signal loss from solar weather effects or radio and satellite interference and can also be affected by intentional jamming by criminal gangs, nation states or potentially from militant groups. The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland (GLA) is pioneering a radio-based back-up prototype called eLoran...."

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13 May 2014

Volvo Ocean 65 Unleashed video, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15


Volvo Ocean 65 Unleashed sailing video above, Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15- The first one-design Volvo Ocean 65 unleashed in the hands of its new owners Team SCA. Watch one of the most advanced racing sailboats in the world let loose on the ocean.

Sailing Club to purchase new safety boat with grant
Berwick Today
The Sailing Club is also in the process of applying for £75,000 funding through the Inspired Facility Grant process, which will help them to upgrade ...

SAILING: Bomby has a WKD side after drinks magnate Woods becomes main sponsor
Torquay Herald Express
At the official sponsors launch on Monday, Bomby said: “It is an honour for me to be racing under the name 'Red' of Joe Woods 'Red Sailing Team'.

Fishtown Local: Sailing into the new 'Star Wars'
Gloucester Daily Times
We are talking high school and junior high sailing, and the indefatigable Ms. Page has assembled an incredible infrastructure in a very short time ...

Sailing Moves Into New Home on Orr's Island
Bowdoin News
The new sailing facility at Orr's Island has improved locker rooms, and meeting and storage spaces for the sailing team. It also doubles as a classroom ...

Spectacular sailing for race two of CYCA Winter Series
My Sailing
It was a spectacular sunny winter's day for Race 2 of the Land Rover Winter Series 2014, conducted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, with ...

Sailing results : Annalise Murphy Strikes Gold again in Garda
SportsNewsIRELAND
Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern were sailing in this regatta fresh from their Silver medal win in France two weeks ago. The pair will regret the ...

2014 recipients of Lightning class boat grant program
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Ben Spector (22) and his team of Jeff Aschieris (23) and Sam Stokes (24) are from Charleston, SC and will be sailing with the Charleston Fleet. Ben is ...

Washington sailors advance to national semifinals
My Eastern Shore
KINGS POINT, N.Y. — The Shore sailors placed eighth in their conference's spring coed dinghy championship regatta last month, sending them to the ...

Close racing at Derwent Sailing Squadron's two-handed series
My Sailing
Three Division 1 boats are tied on 11 points going into next Sunday's final day of racing in the Derwent Sailing Squadron's Quantum Autumn ...

America's Cup: USA 17 Sails Again
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
But due to its enormity and considerable risk under sail, the manpower was directed elsewhere, and USA 17 sat dormant on the blacktop of Pier 80 in ...

Maidenhead Sailing Club members triumph in Comet and Miracle classes
Maidenhead Advertiser
Maidenhead sailors took top honours in the Comet and Miracle classes open sailing event held at Maidenhead Sailing Club. In spite of the light and ...

Plymouth sailors stop off in Russian twin town
Plymouth Herald
AN INTERNATIONAL sailing regatta has stopped off in Plymouth's twin town in Russia – with two Royal Navy officers and a Plymouth based vessel ...

Atlantic Cup: Teaching kids about sailing, safety, and the environment
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The race is hosting a new program – Atlantic Cup Kids – to demonstrate the fun and excitement of sailing, safety at sea and the environment. Kids get ...

Getting a taste for sailing
Daventry Express
Boddington Reservoir was busy on Sunday May 4 as Banbury Sailing Club held an open day and a charity fundraiser. The event gave prospective ...

A family-friendly sailing club in a stunning setting
www.solihullnews.net
Then it was my turn to take the helm. The wind is king is sailing but you soon get an appreciation of which way the breeze is blowing and you can turn ...

Set sail for first time with Steeple sailors
Essex County Standard
... Sailing Club Young sailors at Marconi Sailing Club. Marconi Sailing Club, based in Stansgate Road, Steeple, is holding its open day on Saturday.

A Newbie Guide to Kiteboard Course Race Administration
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Sailing Instructions were easy at first, but in the midst of the event, I realized there are many things that are subtly different about this competition…

Young Island sailor, Haydn Sewell, to sail for Team GBR at European Championships
On The Wight
The selection trials were held at the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy over four days, where Haydn was racing against the top 82 optimist ...

Monster Yacht Chartered to Sail Round Ireland Race from Wicklow
Afloat
With under two months to the start of the Round Ireland yacht race in Wicklow, Wicklow Sailing Club member David Ryan has ...

Royal Forth Hoosiers win Wilson Trophy British Open Team Racing Championship
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The event, known worldwide as one of the elite team race championships, was hosted by West Kirby Sailing Club on May 9-11 in West Kirby, ...

Crewsaver donates gear for 100 sailors
Boating Business
ASSC: Sir Ben Ainslie opened the new Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre (ASSC) on 9 May in Portland, Dorset. The centre will give young people and ...

Try a sailing dinghy
Sail World
Well on the morning of Saturday 7th June at St George Sailing Club, you will have such an opportunity. Sydney Sailing School will have at least nine ...

Family affair at Beneteau Cup on Pittwater
My Sailing
The pair, who regularly race with Avalon Sailing Club, talked tactics together, Cross admitting, “I have the helm so we end up going where I want, but I ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica training in Portugal
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
... themselves through gruelling in-shore and off-shore training, as well as assessing candidates sailing skills, physical strength and mental discipline.

Paul Eldrid brings Onesails to Western Australia
My Sailing
Paul Eldrid has announced a new partnership with the international sail making brand OneSails, continuing with their service from their loft in ...

Audi-Tron Melges 20 Sailing Series Act 2 - 'Fremito D'Arja' wins
Sail World
The second act of the Audi Melges 20 2014 Audi Tron Sailing Series has concluded with congratulations in full order for Dario Levi, tactician Nicolo ...

Laser Europa Cup - Online entries now open
Sail World
Online entries are now open for Great Britain's Laser Europa Cup 2014 event which is set to take place at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing ...

Concert raises cash for disabled sailing charity
Daily Echo
Concert raises cash for disabled sailing charity. A CONCERT has raised more than £1,000 for a charity that provides free sailing trips for the disabled.

Rebuilding delays take wind out of Bluenose II's sails
The Globe and Mail
The rebuilding of Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II, is a mess. Two years behind schedule, more than $2.5-million over budget – and ...

Gladwell's Line: Can the teams survive the America's Cup negotiations?
Sail World
Over the past few days, Sail-World.com has published a three part series taken from a long interview conducted last Saturday with Iain Murray, ...

Man falls off yacht while urinating, swims three hours to safety | www.ktvu.com: "A New Zealand sailor swam for three hours in rough seas after being swept overboard while urinating from a yacht on Saturday. Todd Vercoe, 36, swam to shore in Kaituna Bay and signaled a rescue helicopter using a SOS sign etched in the sand. The New Zealand Herald reports Vercoe is a house painter from Langs Beach, New Zealand, and was relieving himself off the back of the yacht about 5 miles offshore...."

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