20 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race leg 4 - Rough Ride Ahead [video]

Volvo Ocean Race leg 4 - Rough Ride Ahead [video]

Volvo Ocean Race Tracker

Volvo Ocean Race leg 4 properly underway
Daily Sail
Once out of the strait the fleet could have an opportunity to set themselves up perfectly for some fast sailing in the north east trade winds by making early rapid progress to the east. "East is best," Infante said. "A well timed exit from the strait ...

Daily Sail

Slow Start As Fleet Brace For Tough Conditions Ahead
International Sailing Federation
Groupama sailing team were second off the line, starting two minutes and 32 seconds after Telefónica. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing were third to kick off, followed by Team Sanya and CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand. A sombre-looking Ken Read appeared ...

International Sailing Federation

Volvo Ocean Race leg 4, stage 2 - Advantage Telefonica
Sail World
That gave Telefónica a two minute 32 second head start over Groupama sailing team, who placed second in the 43.2 nautical miles sprint, and an even bigger advantage over the rest of the fleet. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing started third, followed by Team ...

Sail World

LOCOG takes ownership of Olympic sailing village
Breaking Travel News
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has taken temporary ownership of the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Village in Portland ahead of the Games this summer. The Osprey Quay development, which will contain 84 residential units, ...

Breaking Travel News

Sailing club makes maiden trip to Tinian for pika festival
Saipan Tribune
By Clarissa David The Marianas Sailing Club sailed to Tinian for the 8th Annual Hot Pepper Festival, taking about 20 passengers with the objective of educating island residents about the importance of sailing. Commodore Dave Johansen led club officers ...

Buoyant sailing school launches new boats
This is Bristol
A SAILING school that has taught thousands of youngsters the skills of getting afloat in Bristol has launched four new boats. The racing vessels were put onto the water at the headquarters of the West of England Schools Sailing Association (Wessa) ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Severe weather docks boats in Sanya
“This is the Volvo Ocean Race, around the world race – I thought we would have gone and I'm really disappointed.” Former skipper Bouwe Bekking, a veteran of five round the world races, said the event's credibility as the world's toughest ocean race was ...


Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 take control
Sail World
Indeed, after half a day at sea, the sailors haven't adopted identical short term strategies: whilst Telefonica and Abu Dhabi, tailed a dozen miles or so back by Puma, were sailing high up to reposition themselves to the North of the fleet, ...

Sail World

Sailing: Lakewood to host J/80 Shootout for the first time
Your Houston News
“Lakewood Yacht Club is very pleased to host the 2012 J/80 Shootout, and we look forward to some exciting competition on Galveston Bay,“ Bengtson said. Local J/80's will be sailing along with several out of town competitors from Austin, Dallas, ...

Sailor's delight
Sydney Morning Herald
SAILING the high seas has always presented a promise of discovery, even if, historically, it also presented a promise of dysentery and gout. For Samuel Coleridge, the romantic poet, sailing brought his fabled Mariner to a grim spiritual discovery, ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Caribbean 600 begins
Antigua Observer
The 2010 Antigua Sailing Week overall champion, Rán, another first-timer, is the current RORC Yacht of the Year. It has a complement of 21 America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race sailorsonboard. A former entry, Mike Slade's ICAP Leopard, ...

Fireballers Heading for National Honuors in Howth
#FIREBALL – Top Irish dinghy sailing class, the Fireballs have announced the 2012 Irish Fireball Nationals will be hosted by Howth Yacht Club over the last Friday and Saturday of June and the first Sunday of July – 29th, 30th June & 1st July.

Maple Crown causes carnage in Vaucluse Regatta
Sail World
Sailors from Norway, Singapore, Pittwater, Middle Harbour, Double Bay and Bayview Sailing Clubs joined the regular Vaucluse sailors to compete in the series, which also incorporated the Vaucluse – Double Bay Challenge. Double Bay claimed victory over ...

Sail World

On The Bow Then, Still On The Bow Now
International Sailing Federation
After 1984 Gilmour, Murray and Westlake were involved in the Kookaburra America's Cup challenge with Task Force '87. Gilmour and Westlake were also involved in a pre-Olympic campaign sailing the Soling class. The 1987 America's Cup campaign then become ...

International Sailing Federation

London 2012 - Charter the Best Seats in the House
Einnews Portugal
Yachting Partners International (YPI) are offering a selection of luxury motor and sailing yachts as the perfect base for attending this year's most exciting global event, the London Olympics. MONACO, February 20, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With London ...

Seaton: We're not going to the Olympics to make up the numbers
Carrickfergus Today
Carrick man Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern who will represent Ireland in the 49erSailing event at this summer's Olympic Games. INCT 07-033-tc Carrick sailor Ryan Seaton and boat partner Matt McGovern mean business. The talented pair are set to compete ...

Carrickfergus Today

SB3 Australian National Championship - Duel to the finish
Sail World
Moving into yacht management he headed the team that organised and ran the highly successful sailing regatta at the Sydney Olympic Games before heading overseas to run the Volvo Race. He is now CEO of Hamilton Island, the Queensland resort that hosts ...

Sail World

Drayton Harbor Maritime Community Sailing School
Bellingham Herald
Ron Snyder and Graham Hunter share that the Drayton Harbor Maritime CommunitySailing School was selected to receive the Creative Innovation in Sailing Programming Award for 2011. The US Sailing Association is the national governing body for sailing ...

Bellingham Herald

Volvo Ocean Race - Timing critical?
Sail World
Infante says after the strait the crews will be looking for any opportunity to get to the east to set themselves up on the optimum angle for fast sailing in the north easterly trade winds later on. 'East is best,' Infante said.

Sail World

Team Muscat 2012 sails to victory in Abu Dhabi In-Port race
My Sailing
During yesterday's Abu Dhabi stopover of Sailing Arabia – the Tour, the nine boat fleet impressed the gathering public crowds, with a short, sharp race taking place close to the shore, as they challenged for the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club Cup, ...

My Sailing

Etchells Worlds 2012: Key messages in regatta briefing
My Sailing
It's been last minute jitters around the hardstand at the Etchells World Championship 2012 after the race management team briefed the competitors on how they intend making this the best regatta the sailors have attended. Registration details are almost...

My Sailing

Volvo Ocean Race - Trouble and a head start + Video
Sail World
The biggest upset was on board Ken Read's Puma when their lead of more than a mile disappeared completely after sailing into a windless area shortly after starting the home run back to Sanya. Read's men on Mar Mostro could only watch as all five rival...

Sail World

Telefonica home first in leg four prelude
Daily Sail
"We got literally a two-mile lead after sailing fantastically, park in a hole and then watch the fleet sail by a couple of hundred yards from us. It's infuriating." Read added: "We were literally miles ahead. I don't know what to say.

Daily Sail

Volvo Ocean Race: Race Village build begins in Auckland
Sail World
... and Te Wero Island is the natural home for such a prestigious and eagerly anticipated event and thousands of New Zealanders and international visitors have vivid memories of this area as the spectator home for previous international sailing events.

Sail World

London 2012 spectators to be charged £10 just to sit in Olympic Park and watch ...
Daily Mail
In Weymouth, Olympic officials will also fence off part of the Dorset coastline to stop those without sailing tickets from watching. The cycling is one of the most-sought after events at the games and large expanses of land had been cleared to allow ...
Daily Mail

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet complete Ocean Sprint
Sail World
We are getting rather excited about arriving in the next 48 hours and anticipate a spectacular welcome ceremony in China's Olympic 'sailing city'. Get the beers on ice please!' Despite losing out on the Ocean Sprint point, De Lage Landen, ...

Sail World

Etchells Worlds: Westlake resumes the position 28 years on
After the1984 Worlds, the trio became involved in America's Cup sailing and Gilmour and Westlake were also campaigned for Olympics in the Soling class. As a result, Westlake has only competed at a major Etchells event only once; at last week's ...


Bernie van't Hoff on the move
Sail World
During last winter the friendly sailor who enjoys the relaxing time spent at the helm of Tulip headed away from the cold climate of Sydney to the tropical wonderland of the Whitsunday Islands to contest the Whitsunday Sailing Club's Airlie Beach Race ...

Sail World

India Could Have Won a Gold at Asian Sailing Championship 2012 ...
By Sailing Times India
7 time national champion,Rohini Rau was no doubt the best bet to win a medal for India at the ongoing Asian Sailing Championship in Langkawi,Malaysia.
Sailing Times India » Sailing...

Heineken Regatta - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Heineken Regatta is in 11 days. 176 entries, so far. Great regatta. Who's going?

Sailing, Sailing Quiz - Sailing
What do you know about sailing? This will be easy for old salts...a bit more challenging for landlubbers. (Author Alcin22)

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Gear up for downwind sailing
After three legs of mostly sailing against the wind, the six-boat Volvo Ocean Race fleet is gearing up to race with the wind predominantly behind them for the next ...

Olympic Sailing Accommodation close to the Weymouth and ...
Olympic Sailing Accommodation close to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) - prices reduced. Two self-catering houses available.

john the crowd--go sailing! - sailing news digest,  ...
Volvo Ocean Race skipper Mike Sanderson, Team Sanya, reflects on the race to date, further igniting the Chinese population's love for sailing and preparations ...

Olympic Sailing Events 2012 and so much more….. | Welcome to the ...
How exciting, we have an Olympic event taking place right on our doorstep, Sailing. Sailing is the UK's most successful single sporting event. There will be 480 ...

Wessex FM - News - Olympic Sailing Village Handed Over
The Weymouth and Portland Sailing Village has officially been handed over to Olympic officials. The Osprey Quay development, which will contain 84 residential ...

Olympic Sailing Betting
Sailing has a long history as an Olympic sport, with the very first event scheduled for the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Olympic Sailing Trials 6M Women's Match Racing, Key Biscayne ...
This video was taken Feb 5, 2012 from the committee boat run the races off Key Biscayne, Florida ...

Maritime News Updates -Roots of Olympic Sailing Competition firmly ...
In retracing the roots of Olympic Sailing, we reach back to when Nynashamn, Sweden was selected above Gothenburg. Read more: Sail-World.com Asia Latest ...

St. Francis Yacht Club - View Article
“The US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics 'Charlie Awards' are named in honor of our dear friend Charlie Leighton, who is the driving force behind our Team's ...

Full Time Sailing Coach - Sail 1 Design, Sailing Jobs, Sailing ...
The Chicago Yacht Club is looking to hire a full time, year round Assistant Head Coach to help with the Sailing School's activities throughout the year, and allow ...

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