President Signs Bill Making Ellison's America's Cup Legal
President Obama took time off from castigating Republicans for blocking his job-creation plans to sign a bill of vital national importance today: The America's Cup Act of 2011. The law allows Larry Ellison's America's Cup Race Management to host ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper arrives in Capetown
After 22 days at sea CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand has finished second in leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Sailing into the holidays
"Years ago, I had seen an exhibit about this true sailing story at the Chicago Maritime Museum," Reeger said. "It was easy to research because it was all right there for me. I was lucky to team up with Julie Shannon and she agreed to do the songs and ...
Watt Sailing Adventure: Sailing beneath the stars
It is beautiful on deck alone on watch while sailing during the night. Amazingly beautiful. Just you, the ocean swishing by and the stars watching over you, watching over the boat. I didn't think I would find it beautiful. I thought that doing watches ...
Request for sloop sailing to be national sport of the Bahamas
It is an honour for all sailors and for you, particularly as the leading icon of sailing in the country." Recently, a group of local sloop sailors formed the Regatta Corporation of The Bahamas Ltd (RCB), which lists among its goals "to have sloop ...
Berntsson Sailing Team's Johnie Berntsson disappointed after losing to Ian ...
Berntsson Sailing Team's skipper, Johnie Berntsson, had a tough opponent, Great Britain's Ian Williams, in the final encounter of 2011 Monsoon Cup, which is the final regatta of the 2011 International Sailing Federation's Match Racing World ...
Mr Kite is ready to fly
"We have extended our sailing inventory to cover our bases a bit more, so we definitely should be quicker than last year." For the first time in the five-year history of the L2H, interstate entries have come in the form of a Victorian yacht and a ...
SUP Designers Battle at America's CUP
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Pete Melvin is the designer and naval architect of Emirates Team New Zealand, the Kiwi sailboat that is currently leading the America's CUP 2011-12, both in the match and fleet races. Emirates Team New Zealand is one of the favorites to win this year's ...
SAILING: Big turn-out for Royal Mersey Yacht Club prizegiving
Royal Mersey Regatta trophy winners were Invader, Mercator and Apollyon. West Kirby SailingClub meanwhile are putting on Marine Lake dinghy events during the Christmas period and outside entries are welcome. There will be competition on December 18, ...
Not all plain sailing in wild Antarctica
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I'm not saying my trip of a lifetime is all plain sailing. Our feisty little ship pitches through choppy seas while crossing the Drake Passage, south of Ushuaia - the Argentinian tourist town from which most cruises to the icy land depart. ...
Monsoon Cup legacy
Al Jazeera's Robin Adams looks at the impact of the sailing event on Terengganu in Malaysia. For more sport news and features go to aljazeera.com/sport. Follow Robin on Twitter: @RobinAdamsSport.
Smooth sailing for North Long Race
Eight yachts signed the intention to start, setting off to the first mark on a reaching leg, with Abe Casey and Kahli Jeffery sailing Predator rounding first, followed by Lauren Casey and Hayley Worby in the R&E Butchers Pacer, with Thor, Spindrift, ...
Sharjah Maritime Museum receives the 'Spirit of the Union'
WAM - Emirates News Agency
WAM Sharjah,Nov 29th, 2011 (WAM) -- The traditional sailing boat "Spirit of the Union" berthed at the Sharjah Maritime Museum yesterday. The boat was received by Sheikh Essam bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Office of the Ruler of Sharjah, ...
Competitive Laser Frostbite series at Howth reaches half-way stage
Murrough Kavanagh, better known for Mirror and Laser 2 exploits, made a welcome return to dinghysailing by dominating the Radial Fleet on the first day with 2 bullets. The second weekend saw continued mild conditions with moderate breezes and high ...
Is your boat ocean ready? Part III: Electronics
Those boats that headed south never encountered stronger trade winds and many of them ended up sailing 200-300 additional miles to no benefit. Weather routing does work. With my navigation, collision avoidance and weather routing sorted I felt much ...
Provincetown fisherman seeks waiver from beached boat regs
A sailboat owned by fisherman Eddie Ritter on the beach behind the Old Colony in Provincetown is at issue because of relatively new boat regulations. By Kevin Mullaney Local fisherman Eddie Ritter last week ask the Public Pier Corporation and harbor ...
Weymouth and Portland schools get set for the Olympics
Caroline Peer, development leader for the Chesil Education Partnership, is delighted that borough pupils will be treated to feast of celebrations ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events. She said: “I'm really proud of the schools, ...
Oracle's Ellison Sets Sights on Promoting Sailing | Multihulls ...
Last weekend, during the America's Cup World Series event in San Diego, he sat as an observer on the back of Oracle 4, one of his team's AC 45-foot catamarans, while the skipper James Spithill and the other four members of the crew owned ...
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RAF rescue services to end | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Tweet. he RAF will no longer be scrambled to assist in the rescue of shipwrecked sailors, the Government have announced. The Ministry of Defence plans to take its Sea King helicopters out of service by March 2016 and SAR ops will cease at ...
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 25 - Yachts ...
The UK's top performance sailing magazine, Allen Brothers - A5166 Green ... 1 - Alicante to Cape Town - Day 25. 29 November 2011. By Volvo Ocean Race media 29 Nov 2011 10:57. Register here to start Banner Advertising on this article ...
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Eddie's Rail Fan Page: Southbund sailboat on the Calumet River ...
A local recreational boater, navigates His sailboat past the East 95th Street drawbridge over the Calumet River, and through the channel. Autum was now upon the greater Chicagoland area, and boaters were getting their last voyages in for ...
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No plain sailing for marine life as climate warms (Constantine ...
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Credit: New Scientist Magazine Direct effects of climate warming on biodiversity pose a serious conservation challenge for marine life, according to new research published in Science. Marine life may need to relocate faster than land species ...
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Perth 2011 ISAF World Sailing Championships - Special Event ...
More than 5000 officials, including 1200 sailors, and tens of thousands of spectators are expected to visit WA for the two-week regatta where world champions in each of the ten Olympic sailing events will be determined. Our beaufitul summer ...
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Racing to Help the Ocean | Conservation International Blog
By Peter Seligmann
Attending the 34th America's Cup sailing races in San Diego recently, I had the privilege of meeting some of the world's most elite sailors — ocean lovers who take their passion for sport and competition seriously. Now, thanks to new commitments by ... From my own youthful attempts to crew a small secondhand sailboat with friend and CI co-founder Spencer Beebe, to today, the sailingworld and conservation community have come a long way. Back when we began working in this ...
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Creating a stir at Sportel and Draper back - Extreme Sailing Series
At the world's largest trade show for sports rights owners, buyers and broadcasters, the ExtremeSailing Series 2012 TV series created a bigger buzz than ever ...
Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama frustrated at slow ...
Volvo Ocean Race - On day 24 of leg one at 1000 UTC, Groupama Sailing Team with Franck Cammas/FRA was making slow progress at a measly 8.7 knots as ...
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