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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