05 August 2014

Cowes Week Sailing News and Videos

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Cowes Week NEWS


Cowes controversy as owners protest to committee over changes to race course finishing line
Telegraph.co.uk Aug4,2014
A postponement in many of the small boat classes at Aberdeen Asset ManagementCowes Week due to lack of breeze created confusion and chaos ...

 Centenary of the start of the First World War
Isle of Wight County Press
Cowes Week abandoned, Needles passage closed and prisoners dig trenches — the Wight at War
Isle of Wight County Press
Cowes Week was abandoned, visitors left in large droves, and families waved-off loved ones at railway stations across the Island. "The men were ...

Daily Echo

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week is off to a perfect start
Daily Echo
The 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week got off to a smooth start at the weekend as thousands of sailing fans descended on the Isle of ...

Musandam gears up for Cowes
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — The crew of the Omani sailboat Musandam of Oman Sail project is preparing to take part in the UKCowes Week, starting with the 8th ...

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 - Day two round-up
Sail World
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 - Family Day at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week provided another great day of racing ...

Island Echo

Island Echo
The Duke of Edinburgh has visited Cowes Week over the past two days, meeting a variety of businesses and interacting with ...


Pippa Middleton is a Sailing Beauty
... during Aberdeen Asset Management's Cowes Week in the Isle of Wight. ... Pippa Middleton sailing with UKSA sailors during Cowes Week in Cowes, ...

Cowes Week: sailing's profile is finally growing - Telegraph: "... The RYA, the governing body for sailing in the UK, has recorded an increase from 1.1 million people sailing in 2012 to 1.3 million last year. “The profile of the sport is growing – it’s never going to be tennis or football, but Ben Ainslie is now a personality being talked about in a more mainstream way,” says RYA spokesman Louise Nicholls..."

Sailing NEWS

BBC News

Mixed feelings about sailing in polluted Rio bay
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Josh Adams expressed slightly mixed feelings about sailing in polluted Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing in the 2016 ...

Bellingham Herald

Sailing around the world: Whatcom couple attempts feat to raise global warming awareness
Bellingham Herald
As the beginning of her retirement neared, Virginia, 67, and her husband Jerry, 56, decided they were going to sail around the world with the Blue ...

Sky News Australia

Sailing: No wind and no racing in Rio on day two
It was hot and calm in Rio, Brazil today, and no racing was possible at the Olympic SailingTest Event (Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta ...

It's all fans on deck (or dock) for sailing races in Annapolis
Baltimore Sun
What began as "beer can races" — just a casual event to break up the week — has become serious business for the sailors, as well as for City Dock ...

International Sailing Federation

Light winds cause postponement at Rio test event
My Sailing
Unfortunately, for the 324 sailors from 34 countries it was not perfect conditions for sailboat racing at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta ...

Sail World

YCCS gets ready for September Rolex regattas
My Sailing
The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup (31 August - 6September) and the Rolex Swan Cup (8 - 14 September) will see thousands of sailors from around the globe ...

PC's Reiss reflects on sailing summer, future
The News Herald
An accident in Spain in March not only sidelined his sailing partner but also may have derailed his dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Ideal conditions for first day of Copa del Rey in Palma
My Sailing
The wind arrived on time for its appointment at the Bay of Palma, and the fleet was able to fulfil the programsailing two races in its debut in the 33rd ...

Record fleeet starts on Monday at 2014 ORC Worlds
Valencia Sailing
Posted on 04 August 2014 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: ORC] At 10:55am on Monday 4 August, the first Warning signals will sound for the first race on ...

Meet The 29-Year-Old Woman Sailing Around The World Solo".... Have you been in any big storms? ER: Nothing devastating, that perfect storm hasn't hit me yet. But, there have been storms where the waves have been taller than my mast, which is 45 feet. I guess that's fairly bad weather. You just have to get through them. They can last for seven or eight days, you wake up and think, "Surely the rain will stop today." But, it just keeps raining and stays grey and that can have a huge impact on my mood. My mental well-being is very connected to the physical world in that sense. I wear a harness when the weather turns really nasty..." (read more at link above)

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