28 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama leads in turn south [video]

Team Telefonica's Joca Signorini celebrates a new arrival. Meanwhile, it's official PUMA's move the the north worked and only Franck Cammas has been able to cover the move, looking well placed to reap the rewards on the charge south.

Sailing: Groupama, Puma struggle at Volvo Ocean Race
Channel News Asia
After stealing the lead from Camper/Team New Zealand on Sunday, Groupama held a commanding position in the Pacific Ocean as they started to turn south, finally pointing towards the finish line after days of sailing east. But the American crew on Puma ...

Ocean race sailors on way home
Auckland stuff.co.nz
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet is coming back to Auckland after 10 years and it will be a homecoming for many sailors across the fleet. Leg four of the race takes the six boats from Sanya in China to Auckland, expected to arrive around March 8.

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Volvo Ocean Race : Groupama takes hold after navigator's cunning plan
BYM News (press release)
Groupama sailing team topped the leaderboard with a strong strategic hold on the fleet on Monday – a position skipper Franck Cammas put down to the cunning work of navigator Jean-Luc Nélias. Cammas paid tribute to Nélias, whose skill in plotting a ... 

Volvo Ocean Race: Slow turn south
Daily Sail
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet continues to head east, when they should be heading south, as they have done since exiting the Luzon Strait last Wednesday night (UTC). Puma's gambit to sailnorth toward Japan before, on Friday night turning east, ... 

BYM Sailing & Sports News
BYM News (press release)
And if the weather models agree, we'll all face a continuous header, pinwheeling the fleet around the inside boats further to the south, like Olympic runners arching through their first turn. Being on the outside means we'll sail a longer track, ...

Tunnicliffe Wins Miami Grade 2 Invitational
International Sailing Federation
After three hard-fought days of match race sailing, US Olympic hopeful Anna Tunnicliffe and her crew of Debbie Capozzi and Molly Vandemoer won the Miami Grade 2 Invitational, held at Coconut Grove Sailing Club. The 2-0 victory over Kiwi Ruben Corbett ...

International Sailing Federation

French victory in Sailing Arabia – the Tour 2012
BYM News (press release)
After 15 days, 1408 kilometers, and seven ports, the nine competing teams in Sailing Arabia – the Tour reached their final destination in Muscat, Oman today (February 27), where the French on Courrier Dunkerque were crowned Sailing Arabia – the Tour ...

Optimists Sailing Into Clearwater
The second annual Team FOR Invitational Regatta for optimist sailors is March 3-4 at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center. By Jared Leone The Team FOR Invitational Regattafeatures sailors aged 8 to 15 racing optimist class boats.

Gulf region's 'great event' in sailing comes ashore
The National
After 15 days, 1408 kilometres and seven ports, the nine competing teams inSailing Arabia - The Tour reached their final destination in Muscat, Oman yesterday, where the French team Courrier Dunkerque were crowned champions. Courrier Dunkerque had an ...

The National

Thais bag three golds at Asian Sailing C'ship
The Nation
Thai sailors returned home yesterday with three gold medals from the 15th AsianSailing Championships 2012 in Malaysia. Among the gold-winners was Olympichopeful Laser sailor Keerati Bualong who battled shifting winds to finish first in seven races ...

The Nation

Sailing Arabia The Tour – Superb competition
Sail World
Sailing Arabia The Tour 2012, international regatta organised by Oman Sail, has concluded with Courrier Dunkerque winning the second edition of the regatta. Winning four of the six races, Daniel Souben and his men, 2010 World Farr 30 Champions, ...

Sail World

Sailing charity on crest of wave as unemployed plot new course
Yorkshire Post
City MP Alan Johnson, who along with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is a patron of the charity, joked about the negative publicity surrounding the yacht purchase and recalled civil servants' unease at him being associated with it when he was ...

Extreme Sailing Series - Danish team unveiled
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 award winning global tour kicks off tomorrow, 28th February in Muscat, Oman. A new team in the form of Team Trifork from Denmark can finally be unveiled today as the eighth team in the starting blocks for the first Act of ...

Sail World

Siblings Zach, Paige Railey ready for sailing event at Olympics
Gant Daily
The Raileys' typical day may also include other necessary activities such as sponsor obligations, interviews, fundraising activities and, often, travel. There are 10 sailing events in 2012 Olympics, which will run from July 27 to Aug. 12.

J/24s Sailing Regattas Invernale (Winter Regattas)
J/Sailnig News (blog)
With hundreds of boats spread across the country, it's easy to hop into one, give the boat a "refresher" and go sailing with friends. The J/24 Winter Regatta circuit is conducted in five sailingareas around Italy, from the North to the South, ...

Crown Series Bellerive Regatta - SB3 Tasmanian Championship overall
Sail World
Crown Series Bellerive Regatta was held on Hobart’s River Derwent over the weekend. Nick Rogers has added another podium finish to an illustrious summer of sailing, winning the SB3 Tasmanian Championship conducted as part of theRegatta.

Sail World

Alpari Announces Title Sponsorship Of World Match Racing Tour
International Sailing Federation
The agreement sees the world's leading professional sailing series become the Alpari World Match Racing Tour from February 2012. Jim O'Toole, CEO of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, today joined David Stuart, COO of Alpari in the City of London to ...

International Sailing Federation

The 'Invincible' Clarks win Crown Series
According to owner Harold Clark, “I just went along for ballast,” when his son Darren helmed the family yacht Invincible to a treble handicap victory in the Crown Series Bellerive Regatta sailed on Hobart's River Derwent over the weekend.


WMU sailing team seeks new crew
Western Herald
By Catie Dymond For those willing to brave the often chilling Michigan waters, the Western Michigan University sailing team is looking for new recruits. “The best part about sailing is how it provides a welcome escape from the monotony of every day ...

We sailed away from the rat race: The magical adventures of one couple who ...
Daily Mail
In fact, both Bill and Laurel, who first met as 16-year-olds during the war and married in 1952, already had sailing in their blood. Solicitor's daughter Laurel learned to sail with her father on the Norfolk Broads. Bill comes from a family of herring ...

Daily Mail

Sailing Arabia The Tour - Leg 5 winner
Sail World
Sailing Arabia The Tour 2012 (SATT) is an international regatta organised by Oman Sail which is being held from 12 to 27 February. Leg 5, the penultimate leg, was a slow upwind battle from start to finish, with waves over four metres high, ...

Sail World

Caribbean ideal for sailing holidays
Just the Flight
The idea of a sailing holiday may sound a little unaffordable for many, but this luxurious pastime can be less expensive than many believe. For groups of travellers, skippering a boat can be a fantastic holiday away and the chance to see the sights ...
Teams arrive for Extreme Sailing Series
Omanet.com (press release)
With just one day to go until the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series commences in Muscat, the eight international teams that will compete for the championship title have arrived in Muscat, and amongst them are the Omani flagged entries, Oman Air and The Wave, ...

Young boat builders start from scratch
Traverse City Record Eagle
By CAROL SOUTH Special to the Record-Eagle From blustery hours of construction as winter wanes to hoisting sail on a sunny summer day, area youth can explore sailing from start to finish. For the third winter, the Inland Seas Education Association's ...

Young sailors capable in big northerly on the Derwent
Young Tasmanian dinghy and sailboard sailors today gave a fine exhibition of their versatile racing skills and seamanship in winds that ranged from 8 to 30 knots in a demanding day on Hobart's River Derwent in the Crown Series Bellerive Regatta.

WC Sailing 6th in Tom Noble Team Race
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- The host Washington College sailing team finished sixth of eight teams in the Tom Noble Team Race held yesterday and today on the Chester River. The regatta was limited to one full round-robin and a sail-off for second and third ...


Olympic sport this week
BBC Sport
TAEKWONDO - German Open, Hamburg (3-4 March): Leading Olympic hopefuls continue their preparations for London 2012, although the GB team are without world champion Sarah Stevenson, who is recovering from knee surgery. SAILING - RS:X European ...

BBC Sport

Oman Grand Prix, Act I :Edmond de Rothschild Group back on the hunt for ...
BYM News (press release)
For the second year running, the Extreme Sailing Series is kicking off its world tour in the Sultanate of Oman. Tomorrow, Tuesday 28 February, the start of the 2012 season will begin offshore of The Wave Muscat marina. For four days, Pierre Pennec and ...
Formula One sponsor moves into sailing - Sports Sponsorship news ...
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Sailing Whitsundays Passage and Surrounding Islands for My ...
By admin
I decided that I want to go sailing Whitsundays passage and surrounding islands for my holiday. It was time to get the boat ready, batten down the hatches and.

By Blue Water Sailing
Cruising for us these days is a hopscotch affair with our partners as we stage the boat south for the winter. With any luck, it will be in the Bahamas for most of the winter. And BWS is sponsoring the Georgetown Regatta in March, so maybe we'll ...

Settin' Sail on the Monterey Bay | Blog Monterey: Covering Monterey ...
By Allyson Thommen
There are two things that I have been dying to try on the Monterey Bay: sailing and kayaking. On a typically gorgeous February morning, when I was feeling particularly lazy, I decided to give sailinga shot since it wouldn't involve any physical ...
Blog Monterey: Covering Monterey,...

Clipper donated to the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Pavilion souvenirs ...
China news agency, Qingdao, February 27 (Xiu Jianhua and Li Ying) - Clipper RegattaOrganizing Committee of the British and 10 fleet captain of the ...

Dream Cottages » olympic sailing waters
With the olympic sailing events in Weymouth and Portland less than 6 months away, the focus has already started to turn towards Dorset and the host of ...

LOCOG gets keys to London 2012 Sailing Village - Official Website ...
17 February 2012 - The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has taken temporary ownership of the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Village, which will ...

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1930 Sailing yacht Dorade refitted and ready for the 2012 ...
The famous Sparkman & Stephens 1930 yawl, sailing yact Dorade, has proudly entered the 2012 Caribbean regatta season after a major restoration in the USA.

Sailing Sailors set sights on Dublin after record haul in Langkawi ...
The Republic's 24-strong national sailing squad claimed five more medals - four silver and a bronze - on the final day of the 15th Asian Sailing Championships ...

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