19 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 Start Live Video

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 Start Live Video
Watch Sanya Leg 4 Start LIVE at 12:45 am EST (GMT -5.0) February 19

Volvo Ocean Race: organisers forced to hold ports in boat over sea safety concerns
By Kate Laven, Sanya, China In an unprecedented move which has the backing of most of the Volvo Ocean Race teams, race management scrutinized weather models and decided the conditions around the Luzon Strait between the Philippines and Taiwan will be too dangerous for the six boats and their professional crews to venture into. So the fleet will do a short 40 mile race in Sanya Bay then return to the dock where they will be held until the conditions are deemed safe enough for departure....


Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica stamp dominance once more after Sanya in-port win
By Kate Laven, Sanya, China With one Volvo Ocean Race victory but two last place finishes in previous in port races, the Spanish boat had fallen out of contention as a favourite for the Sanya trophy especially since they missed a day's practice ...


Volvo Ocean Race leader Telefonica wins in-port race in China despite rigging ...
Washington Post
SANYA, China — Race leader Telefonica of Spain stamped its dominance on the Volvo Ocean Race by winning Saturday's in-port race in China despite having spent the previous two days changing the boat's rigging. World sailor of the year Iker Martinez and ...

Volvo Ocean Race : Organisers split Leg 4 over safety concerns
BYM News (press release)
Volvo Ocean Race organisers will split Leg 4 into two stages and hold the six boats in Sanya after Sunday's leg start to allow enough time for dangerous conditions to clear, with fears that waves of up to eight metres could wreak havoc with the fleet.

Telefonica claim Sanya Volvo sailing triumph
SANYA, China — Spain's Team Telefonica inflicted another hammer blow on the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet Saturday as they claimed victory in the Sanya in-port race despite a last-minute rigging refit and a bungled sail change.


Sailing-Telefonica back on top after major boat scare
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Iker Martinez's Telefonica spent two days in sailing's version of the emergency care ward before the Sanya in-port race but still left their rivals trailing as the Volvo Ocean Race resumed on Saturday. The shore crew of Martinez's apparently ...

Volvo Ocean Race :Telefonica edge PUMA in Sanya spectacular, extend overall lead
BYM News (press release)
Sanya, China – Team Telefónica held off a fierce challenge from PUMA to win the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race on Saturday and extend their overall lead to 18 points before the start of Leg 4 to Auckland in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

Volvo Ocean Race leg 4 split (postponed)
Daily Sail
Organisers of the Volvo Ocean Race have announced that Leg 4 from Sanya, China to Auckland, New Zealand have come up with a cunning way to postpone the start. Leg four will now be split into two stages. Race Director Jack Lloyd informed the teams on...

Daily Sail

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma take second in Haitang Bay In-Port Race
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race was held in Sanya, China on Saturday, February 18th. The Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg crew returned to the podium, finishing second. Puma's Mar Mostro crossed the line with a time of 0:59.18, ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Tough In-Port race for Groupama
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 In-Port race off Sanya was tough for the crew on Groupama 4, who didn't manage to anticipate the wind shifts, which were very unstable in terms of direction. Telefonica put up a virtually flawless performance in this race, ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race - Camper miss out on podium place
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 10.8 nautical mile, two lap Haitang Bay In-Port Race was held on Saturday 18th February in Sanya. It was not Camper's day for the In-Port race. The shifty conditions got the better of Nicholson and his crew who, after a great start ...

Sail World

Clearwater Sail and Power Squadron Celebrates Change of Watch
By John Cox The Clearwater Sail and Power Squadron celebrated it's annual “Change of Watch” on board the Calypso Queen with friends from six of its fellow squadrons. The guests of honor for this important event were the District 22 Commander, ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefónica seal victory in Sanya showdown
Sail World
Mike Sanderson's hometown heroes on Team Sanya fought an incredible battle but were just edged into sixth by Franck Cammas' Groupama sailing team. Flat waters and winds gusting up to 20 knots provided perfect conditions for the fourth in-port race of ...

Sail World

New Community Venture to Connect Community to Sailing
According to Sail Cape Cod, money should not stand in the way between you, the ocean and a sailboat. By Jennifer Simckowitz Community yoga, community accupuncture and now community sailing and watersports. Cape residents without deep pockets should be ...

NOOD Regatta sets sail in St. Pete
MyFox Tampa Bay
PETERSBURG - The NOOD Regatta sets sail in St. Petersburg this weekend, February 17th through the 19th. The name of these races always gets people's attention. NOOD stands for "National Offshore One Design." Thousands of sailors from all across Florida ...

MyFox Tampa Bay

Gibson likes outlook for sloop sailing
Nassau Guardian
Several new sloops will sail today in the Catch Me If You Can St. Valentine's Regatta. Among the new boats is Melva B, a C-class sloop. Courtesy of Brigitten Neven For years now, veteran sailor and boat owner 'King' Eric Gibson has called on the ...

Nassau Guardian

Chance to sail on Marina Bay
By Ronald Loh SINGAPORE - Imagine sailing on Marina Bay with your friends while taking in the sights of the Esplanade and Fullerton Hotel. This will become a reality in April with the commencement of Marina Bay Sailing. The SingaporeSailing initiative ...


Globe-trotting sailing couple finally drop anchor after 36 years at sea
The couple met in 1945 and started sailing on the Norfolk Broads two years later. They did their first sea cruise in 1954, sailing around Sicily with their baby daughter Shelley. But the on board facilities were very basic.

Severe seas threaten Volvo Ocean Race fourth stage
Gulf Daily News
SANYA, China: Severe conditions in the South China Sea have raised the prospect of the first delayed start in the Volvo Ocean Race's 39-year history. The fourth leg of the race from Sanya in China to Auckland, New Zealand, is due to start tomorrow but ...

Gulf Daily News

Camper's crew setting sail for home
3News NZ
Camper's predominantly New Zealand crew will set sail from the south of China on Sunday on a Volvo Ocean Race leg they really want to win. It's not just that the gap between the second-placed Team New Zealand-run campaign and leaders Telefonica of...

3News NZ

Oman Sail's 2nd Sailing Arabia - The Tour to complement Muscat's ...
Oman's Ministry of Tourism has announced its full support for Team Muscat 2012 in the 2nd SailingArabia - The Tour sailing regatta which kicked off on February 12, 2012.
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Best sailing holiday in Croatia | SailingXperience.com
Welcome to Kaiser Yachting! Come and feel the wind and share this unique experience with us. Sailing Yachts CroatiaSailing is a passion for pleasure addicts who need not just the the sea. Complete ...
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St. Petersburg teenagers compete as youngest sailors in ...
The St. Petersburg teens are the youngest sailors in the Sperry Top-Sider National Offshore One Design Regatta by far. That means, in this competition with plenty of experienced sailors, this crew gets their fair share of skepticism. "Once we ...
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SUSA – Scottish Universities Sailing Association | Royal Forth Yacht ...
By adrianshield
SUSA – Scottish Universities Sailing Association. Feb18 2012 Written by adrianshield. The weekend of the 4th, 5th February saw the Scottish Universities Sailing Association holding a team race qualifying event for the BUSA at the RFYC.
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Racing to resume in Sanya with ...
The Volvo Ocean Race is set to make a spectacular return to action on Saturday with near-perfect conditions forecast for the Sanya Haitang Bay In-Port Race ...

Vintage ketch sets sail to launch slow cargo movement ...
New Dawn Traders project intended to find way of bringing goods back from South America undersail.

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Major free to air US television deal ...
In a media conference this morning, Russell Coutts revealed that a major television broadcast deal was imminent for the USA. When pressed further Coutts ...

Couple who quit their jobs to go sailing finally return to the UK... after ...
Bill and Laurel Cooper, from Kent, have notched up nearly 100000 nautical miles - the equivalent of travelling around the globe four times - since 1976.
Take a Green Lesson From the Opti Class | Sailing World
[The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association has done the same. -Ed.] Organizers provided reusable bottles for every competitor and used a device known as the ...

Americans sail the Nile, document effects of Egypt revolt
The National
CAIRO // It was near the Nile river village of Naga Hammadi where two Nubian crew members tried to take off with the wooden sailboat, making use of a brisk wind to dart away from its American owners. "At first, we thought there was a mutiny," recounts ...

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