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|Mourners pay tribute to Saginaw sailor|
Midland Daily News
"A Life to be Celebrated" honored the life of Mark B. Morley, 51, who died July 18 in a sailingaccident on Lake Michigan during the annual Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race, an event he had sailed in several times before. Family and friends softly cried ...
|More than 100 boats plying Clear Lake in youth regatta|
Mason City Globe Gazette
For those who don't know much about sailing, the parents can offer information. “They can really teach someone who doesn't know about sailboat racing. They can kind of explain what they are doing because it can look like mass chaos,” Atkinson said. ...
|Sailing races draw youths to San Francisco|
San Francisco Chronicle
Ariel Ungerleider, America's Cup Event Authority representative, said the organization is working with the San Francisco mayor's office of education on a range of ideas from school curriculum to merchandise donations for fundraising. Bay Area sailing ...
|Keane leads tight J/105 class at Marblehead Race Week|
The Salem News
The weather conditions for day two of the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD (National Offshore One Design)Regatta in Marblehead may have been sub-par yesterday, but the competition was second to none, especially in the J/105 class. The top of the leaderboard is ...
|Olympic Test Event: 470 preview|
One hundred and sixteen 470 sailors, comprising 32 male and 26 females teams, are on their way to England for the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta well prepared, following the ISAFSailing World Cup series. Eight of the world's top 10 Men's ...
|Cabbies lead major drive to promote America's Cup|
TAXI drivers are being recruited to spread the word about the America's Cup World Series races in Plymouth in September. The city has printed 10000 Service Excellence cards, packed with useful information about the prestigious international event. ...
|Regatta Sibuti to make a comeback|
The Borneo Post
Posted on July 30, 2011, Saturday MIRI: After a lapse of 10 years, Regatta Sibuti will once again turn Sungai Sibuti Bekenu into a spectacle towards the end of October. The 'revival' of this crowd-puller was launched by Second Minister of Planning and ...
|St. John's Regatta Going Off with a Bang|
The Royal St. John's Regatta will start with a bang this year. On August 3, firing of the noonday gun on Signal Hill will signal if the regatta will be going ahead as scheduled, just as it has for years. Parks Canada says it is reinstating this ...
|Clear Lake Hosts Regatta|
CLEAR LAKE, IA-Hundreds of people are in Clear Lake this weekend to watch sailboat races. It's part of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Championship. Young people from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and a couple from Illinois compete. ...
|Tight at top of Squib Nationals after first day|
Sailing in moderate south-easterlies that increased in strength as the day went on, the 37-boat fleet was led home in the first race by Howth's 'Kerfuffle' (Jonathan Craig/Hazel Ruane) followed by 'Ruby Blue' (Aidan O'Connell/Sian McCleave) of the ...
|Scotty Brand OK Dinghy World Championship: Nick Craig wins in Largs|
BYM News (press release)
It was nail-biting as the spectators, and probably some of the competitors were trying to work out who was going to win the regatta. At the finish, with a clear lead on the rest of the fleet was Deaves who wins the New Zealand OK Class Clock. ...
|Benefit held for workers injured in Madison Regatta crash|
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
by WHAS11 MADISON, Ind. (WHAS11)- Friends and family are holding a benefit for three workers injured in a crash at this year's Madison Regatta. Three volunteer workers were on board a rescue boat when it was hit by a hydroplane during the annual event ...
|2011 Hospice Cup Coming in September|
Hospice Cup The Hospice Cup XXX, America's largest charity regatta, will be held Sept. 24 while celebrating its 30th year of racing on the Chesapeake Bay. According to a release, to date, the Hospice Cup has raised more than $8 million to support ...
|WARNING LETTER: “Killing hostages is now part of the rules”|
GCaptain (press release)
By Rob Almeida This Warning Notice, published by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), is intended for Yacht Skippers considering a passage through the Gulf of Aden, its approaches and the Indian Ocean north of 12 degrees south and west of 78 ...
|King Eric Gibson vows to secure financial assistance for three local regattas|
When contacted for his comments, Gibson said he wasn't aware of how many boats and who will be competing in the regatta that is due to start today because he's no longer associated with the organising committee. "They took me off the committee. ...
Interlake sailors gather at Buckeye Lake for national regatta
The Newark Advocate
It would be the first race in the three-day, 10-race regatta hosted at Buckeye Lake for the first time since 1999. The Interlake class of sailboat originally was designed for use in the Sandusky Bay area in the early 1930s. It is primarily used in the ...
Fatal sailboat accident blamed on overloading, equipment problems
The pilot of the sailboat during the ill-fated outing was George Saidah, founder of Heart of Sailing, a Bloomington, Ind.-based nonprofit agency that offers boating experiences to special-needs children and adults as education and recreational therapy. ...
LA Date Night: Sailing In Marina del Rey
Why not charter a sailboat for the evening, clock a sunset, and dock off at a live Latin jazz concert in the park? Exactly -- silly question. Blue Pacific Boating: We "tested" a 46-foot Beneteau sailboatcalled D Squared (you're welcome). ...
Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica over 1000 miles in the bag
BYM News (press release)
The Spanish boat, skippered by Olympic champion Iker Martínez and with the Volvo Ocean Race2011-12 crew in its entirety on board, is now sailing at average speeds of 15 knots, some 160 miles to the South of the Island of Sao Miguel, the largest in the ...
Sports - Sailing and Boating
Former America's Cup holders Alinghi Racing and Team New Zealand are among the 11 syndicates competing in the Extreme Sailing Series. Hutchinson will find out just how far he and the crew have come when Artemis competes in the inaugural event of the ...
34th America's Cup : 10 day to start of World Series
BYM News (press release)
Over the past week, the crew has regularly been out sailing, getting to grips with the one-design rigid-winged catamaran and optimising the multihull, which already gives an idea of the future AC72 aboard which the next America's Cup will be raced in ...
America's Cup Uncovered lifts the curtain on the America's Cup
BYM News (press release)
Produced by Sunset + Vine, future episodes will feature 2011 AC World Series venues including the beautiful seaside destinations of Plymouth, England and San Diego, California; a look at the very beginnings of a sailing legend's career onboard the boat ...
Flood Recovery West End: South Brisbane Sailing Club
ABC Online (blog)
Drive presenter Kelly Higgins-Devine held Day Four of her flood recovery broadcasts at the South Brisbane Sailing Club at Hill End Terrace, Orleigh Park where she spoke with Club President Geoff Munck.
Police under pressure during Weymouth and Portland Sailing events
By Laura Kitching » IF THE Olympic Sailing next year was a football match then the team hotel would be in Park Lane, the changing room in Chelsea, the pitch in Fulham and the stands at Arsenal. Dorset Police say that is the scale of the challenge they ...
Annual Marblehead NOOD Regatta begins Thursday
Each event in the series features multiple days of sailboat racing for one-design models from 20 to 70 feet in length. In addition to local sailors, sailing's top stars — including America's Cup and Olympic champions — are well represented at the ...
ON THE WATER: Regatta Showcases Naples Sabots
It may be quiet on the sailboat-racing front, but the pace of the Long Beach Sea Festival is as torrid as the weather. This weekend presents one of the most colorful events on the Sea Festival calendar, the annual Dragon Boat Festival over at the ...
Regatta calls sailors from around the globe
By Cindy VanSchalkwyk Ivan Eduardo Aponte Taboas, 18, has been sailing since he was six years old and it shows. He sailed well in the Sunfish North American Championship held last week and over the weekend in Barrington; he came in second in the open ...
America's Cup is everywhere -- almost
The sudden interest in sailing is a direct result of the America's Cup, which will bring millions of dollars in business to the region between now and September 2013 when the next Cup winner will be decided on our bay. And it's not just a someday soon ...
Youth sailing courses offered at City Beach
Bonner County Daily Bee
SANDPOINT — Attention area youth interested in learning the sport of sailing: Any and all children ages 10-18 years-old are invited to join Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint SailingAssociation for beginner sailing lessons. Session No. ...
Young sailors ready for windy fun in Red Jacket Regatta
By Staff | Jul 27, 2011 Kevin "KC" Heyniger, waterfront programs director for the Rockland Community Sailing at the Apprenticeshop, said the regatta expects to include 10 teams and 50-plus sailors racing in both one-person Optimist prams and two-person ...
Franchitti: Racing on water a pleasant diversion
Boston Globe (blog)
My buddies and I went sailing. Not just sailing leisurely as we normally do, but racing. Don't get the wrong idea here, though. It was just a local event, not the America's Cup. There is a group of us in Scotland who grew up and went to school together ...
Impressive victories for Audi Azzurra Sailing Team on final day: 2011 Region ...
Although Audi Sailing Team Powered by All4One grabbed the top spot, Audi Azzurra strategist Vasco Vascotto and tactician Francesco Bruni are quite happy with their crew's performance in the regatta. They believe that a victory on the final day will be ...
Replica of ship under construction
St. Augustine Record
By SHELDON GARDNER In a boatyard in Malaga, Spain, workers are piecing together wooden ribs and other brigantine parts to produce a replica of the Galveztown, a sailing vessel that was important a couple centuries back to St. Augustine, Florida and the ...
About Town: Area Event Listings
Ugotta Regatta, 51st Annual Little Traverse Yacht Club (LTYC) Regatta sails, July 29-31. Events include a recreational One Design race and Ugotta Regatta Party at Irish Boat Shop on Friday, a 'Tour of the Bay' Course on Saturday, and a windward-leeward ...
Scene Last Night: Hedge-Funders Sail From Greenwich, Soccer Rooftop Revels
Kent Holden, founder of Holden Capital Management LLC, found a place for a couple of reporters on his sailboat. Young Mariners teaches children water safety and how to swim, then enrolls them in a 5-week summer sailing program that they can stay in for ...
Varadero Valencia completes refit of Vitters sailing yacht ...
The Vitters sailing sloop MARIPOSA 3a receivied a refit at the Varadero Valencia yard. Work included the replacement of the superstructure including both sides and the main door that was originally built in teak. ...
Luxury Yacht Charter & Superyacht News
Franchitti: Edmonton Prep Involved Sailing - New Hampshire Motor ...
My buddies and I went sailing. Not just sailing leisurely as we normally do, but racing. Don't get the wrong idea here, though. It was just a local event, not the America's Cup. ... One of the guys in the group, my buddy Alan, has a boat, so sometimes when we're all together we go sailing. It's a good way to get away from everything. My first time on a sailboat didn't occur until 2008, so I'm new to it, but I've fallen in love with it. It's a great way to recharge the ...
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Extreme Sailing Series Cowes preview 2 | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week will once again play host to the 2011 Extreme SailingSeries circuit. This year 12 teams comprising 48 sailors from 15 nations, will line up on the starting grid on Saturday 6 August for the only UK ... America's Cup update with Iain Murray Read more. Back to top. Please join our mailing list. * indicates required (we never share details with 3rd parties) NOTE: If you are a subscribed member of the site please login to you account ...
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Voyaging with Velella: Sailing Fresh Waters - American Sailing ...
Voyaging with Velella: Sailing Fresh Waters Continuing the Voyaging with Velella series by ASA writer-at-large Meghan Harvey. Meghan and her husband Prescott have been cruising aboard their boat Velella for the past. ...
American Sailing Association
Construction on the Maty-ér Regatta Course on Time • 2011 ICF ...
Construction on the regatta course staging the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships by MOL is according to schedule. Deputy Secretary for Sports of the Ministry of National Resources Attila Czene visited the National Olympic Watersports ...
St Neots Regatta | Corpus Christi College Boat Club
With the irritating distraction of the May Bumps finished and pushed out of the way, the club's rowers settled down to the more serious business of racing at summer regattas in the small boats – St Neots Regatta represented their first ...
Corpus Christi College Boat Club
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | The Marcel van Triest forecast ...
By Volvo Ocean Race
As a former Volvo Ocean Race navigator, Marcel van Triest knows that getting the weather wrong means blowing your chances of victory. The Dutchman will supply a smarter, more streamlined system for the teams during the 2011-12 edition, when weather data ... Comparing the current situation to what sailing was like when he started out, it is the quality of the data that amazes him most. “If I look back over those 20 years it is night and day on everything,” he says. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Latest News