06 January 2015

Man Missing, Sailboat Capsizes off Kona, Hawaii (video link)

Search continues for man missing after sailboat capsizes off Kona | West Hawaii Today: "County rescue crews and the U.S. Coast Guard continued to search Sunday for the Hawaii Aloha’s first mate, who was reported missing after the 75-foot sailboat capsized during a winter storm Saturday morning north of Kua Bay. The missing man has been identified as Aaron Bremner, according to a website set up by YWAM Ships Kona..."



Jan 5, 2015: A game of cat and mouse for the Volvo Ocean Race teams, now more than 48 hours into Leg 3. We hear today from Brunel, SCA, Alvimedica, and Iker Fernandez, replacement skipper on Mapfre.

Melbourne to Hobart yacht Seduction runs aground on return voyage, crew rescued off northern Tasmania - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)"Five crew members of a yacht that took out handicap honours in a Melbourne to Hobart yacht race are recovering in a tavern after they hit rocks near a Bass Strait island. The yacht, Seduction, was returning to Melbourne when it hit rocks and began taking on water near Gull Island shortly before 5:00am (AEDT) on Monday. Inspector Darren Hopkins said crew members abandoned the yacht and took a life raft to Gull Island, where they were rescued without injury or incident. "It appears that a navigation error's occured and they've run aground near Gull Island," he said. "They kept level heads and managed to self-rescue themselves to the island nearby and do the call for help."..."


UD Daily

Racing sailboat
UD Daily
The University of Delaware sailing club recently added a 33-foot racing sailboat to its fleet, giving the team a boost in its efforts ...

Navy Intercollegiate Sailing Places Sixth at the Rose Bowl Regatta
NavySports.com
While most of the Brigade was returning to Annapolis this weekend to begin the spring semester, four members of the Navy intercollegiate sailing team ...
Georgetown Sailing Wins Rose Bowl Regatta - Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
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The Canberra Times

Former Australian sailing team director Michael Jones named as new Brumbies chief executive
The Canberra Times
Sailing and rugby are two of Jones' passions. His brother Geoff was the Brumbies' inaugural assistant coach in 1996 and Jones represented the ACT ...


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Taylor Canfield named 2014 Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“There are currently so many remarkable sailors from our small island who are putting up great results around the world,” said Canfield. “I am proud to ...

Spring 2015 Dinghy and Offshore Sailing Schedules Revealed
Maritime College Athletics
Spring 2015 Dinghy and Offshore Sailing Schedules Revealed ... That same weekend, the offshore sailing team will compete in its lone event of the ...

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