18 June 2014

Husavik Whale Watching, North Sailing, Iceland (video)


About North Sailing - Husavik Whale Watching - North Sailing - Húsavík, Iceland: "North Sailing - Húsavík Whale Watching was established in 1995 in the town of Húsavík in North Iceland.   The first whale watching tour was launched with a small wooden boat, whole lot of excitement, dedication and passion that set the style for every North Sailing journey that followed.   Today, 20 years later, North Sailing – Husavik Whale Watching is recognised as the pioneer of whale watching in Iceland offering authentic and inspirational marine wildlife tours and sailing adventures...." (more at link above)

The 'San Diego Plan' to host the 35th America's Cup
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "The venue search for the 35th America’s Cup has narrowed the finalists to Bermuda, Chicago and San Diego. The leader among the venues appears to be San Diego, which has both consistent weather and event experience. The plan is for the racing to be held inside San Diego Bay. “San Diego clicks a lot of boxes,” remarked defense CEO Russell Coutts. “The boats might be maneuvering every minute and a half. It would be a highly technical course in the AC 62 and would lay out quite well for spectators and sponsor fulfillment.”..."

Sailing: Buckingham captures North American Championships trophy
Daily Pilot
Sailing: Buckingham captures North American Championships trophy. Former Newport Harbor High sailor wins Laser class, Barnard, also a NHHS ...

Couple sailing around the world say their toddler turned into a 'hell child' on boat
Daily Mail
It hasn't all been plain sailing for a couple who set off on a yacht to travel the world with their three-year-old, after they confessed she had turned into a ...

Sailors arrive for Al Bareh Regatta
Gulf Daily News
TEAMS have touched down on Bahrain as the kingdom is set for the 21st Al Bareh International Regatta, to be held from tomorrow to June 23 at the ...

Sailing home to a 'new' Londonderry
Belfast Newsletter
Sailing into Londonderry will be a very special moment for two Clipper Race crew on board the Swiss-sponsored entry, Switzerland as they return ...

College Sailing: Best of the Best
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
While the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association divides the USA into seven districts, it was the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) ...

Sail & Paddle closing shop
St. Louis Business Journal
Amy and Cyril Narishkin, who purchased the St. Louis Sailing Center from Chris Parsonage and rebranded it as St. Louis Sail & Paddle in 2010, said ...

Creating our own good news about sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
In celebration of the 14th annual Summer Sailstice, a worldwide celebration of sailinghappening on June 21, participants now include a fascinating ...

China's pioneers: Around the world with no sleep and a new language
CNN
"They had a few novelty segments on Chinese TV, where they would stick a reporter on a boat for a day. And China has one Olympic sailing champion ...

It's plain sailing as Viking longboats invade again
Herald.ie
Visitors to the lake watched as several authentic-looking long-boats sailed across the calm blue waters - while Fimmel puffed on a cigarette in ...

Keyport Yacht Club "Sailing for the Bayshore" June 21st and 22nd in Keyport, NJ
Atlantic Highlands Herald
For the second year, the charity campaign will be “Sailing for the Bayshore” to benefit the RAINE (Reaching All In Need Everyday) Foundation of ...

A regatta with deep roots | Star Tribune"... Evans, of Orono, is participating in the Jaguar Land Rover A-Scow National Championship this weekend at Lake Minnetonka. It runs from June 20 to 22, with several races between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. The National Class A Scow Association puts on the yacht race, which is in its ninth year, according to Tim Browne, a spokesman for the event. He expects to see around 25 teams, mostly from Minnesota and Wisconsin, he said. A-Scow boats are primarily found in the Midwest because of their historical roots, and because they’re best suited for protected waterways, such as lakes, he said. The regatta moves around the region each year. It was last held on Lake Minnetonka in 2007. Browne said it’s a fitting spot given that the Minnetonka Yacht Club, the host, has a history that goes back 132 years in Deephaven and a reputation for producing top-notch sailors, including many who have won prestigious titles around the world...."

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