06 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Sanya sail into home port

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Sanya sail into home port
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race Team Sanya, the first sole Chinese entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, crossed the finish line at their home port late Sunday night to a raucous welcome from thousands of locals who lined the dock. Firecrackers sounded as the exhausted team ...

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Sailing: Series is Dell Quay's best ever - and a thriller to boot
Chichester Today
THE MOST successful winter series ever run by Dell Quay SC finished in highly-competitive style, with only six points separating the top three boats after all 12 races were completed. A total of 49 dinghies raced in the Frostbite series, from Toppers ...

Chichester Today

Neptune Regatta : Turning Slimy Pollywogs into Trusty Shellbacks...
BYM News (press release)
After the resounding success last year, the World's only sailing regatta and motor yacht rally, that races to the equator is back again. The brainchild of Regatta Chairman Tudor John, is fully occupied with bringing a regatta to an uninhabited island ...

UAE to participate in premier sailing race
By Yasir Abbasher, Senior Reporter Mohammad Al Eisa, Majid Al Muhairi and Philippe Sa'ad at the press conference to announce the details of the sailing race. Abu Dhabi: The UAE will take part in the Offshore Sailing Race Across the Gulf which kicks of ...


Sailing voyage experiment to cure drug and alcohol addiction
Sail World
There's many a cruising sailor who can attest to the life and attitude changing effect of letting go of the rat race and going sailing - even for a weekend sometimes. Now a voyage on a 1929 gaff-rigged sailing boat is to be used to try to achieve the ...

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Mt Gay Rum 2012 Neptune Regatta -The Riau Islands have moved
Sail World
There have been a number of last-minute dropouts from the entry list, but numbers are well up on last year's inaugural event, with 18 sailing yachts and just the one powerboat. No doubt defending champion Men at Work (Stewart McLaren) will have their ...

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Rescued sailor, 84, unsure of another trip
Chillicothe Gazette
Corogin's sixth attempt to sail solo around the tip of South America ended in early January when the rigging on his sailboat broke. / John Seewer/AP Associated Press PORT CLINTON -- Stranded on asailboat with broken rigging and a swaying mast in the ...

Century-old sailing boat to return to Taiwan
Focus Taiwan News Channel
5 (CNA) A Chinese-style wooden sailing boat will soon return to Taiwan for the first time since it made a historic trans-Pacific journey to the United States 57 years ago, Legislator Chiu Wen-yen said Sunday. The boat "Free China," which was built and ...

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NZL Sailing Team lead at Sail Auckland
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
The NZL Sailing Team's Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders (Mens 470), Jo Aleh and Olivia Powire (Womens 470), Andrew Murdoch (Laser), Sara Winther (Laser Radial) and Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (49er) are all atop their fleet.

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Sailing - Bonello Ghio wins Argo national championships
Malta Independent Online
by WILFRED SULTANA The year 2011 has been an interesting and colourful one where sailing is considered with both local clubs' regattas and even a number of international events enthusiastically embellishing the home calendar. One major appointment held ...

Phuket's Bay Racers Turn For Home and the Regatta Party
By Medial Release PHUKET: Day Four of The Bay Regatta saw sailors greeted with sunny skies and good wind as they left their anchorage off the Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort and headed back to Ao Chalong for the regatta's final party and awards ceremony at ...

America's Cup: Emirates TNZ and Luna Rossa race in Auckland + Video
Sail World
Auckland's America's Cup fans got the chance, today, to see what they have missed, with the no-show of an expected event in the America's Cup World Series. On the inner harbour course, familiar to many as a match racing track, bounded on its southern ...

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Georeson and Mahmoud dominate in tough conditions
Dubai: Finlay Georeson and Ahmed Mahmoud reigned supreme in the second round of the UAE National Sailing Championships at Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC) on Saturday. DOSC's Georeson won all eight races in his Optimist Cadet class and Hamriya ...

Sails ahoy for Mardi Gras Regatta
Gay News Network
... the annual Mardi Gras Regatta will be setting sail on Saturday, February 11 once again from Rushcutters Bay, with organisers hopeful of a fun-filled day of sailboat racing. The event was first run by the Australian Sailing and Cruising Club (ASCC) ...

Spanish hat-trick matches Blake's 22-year-old record
Spain's Iker Martinez tightened his grip on the Volvo Ocean Race today after becoming the first skipper since New Zealander Peter Blake 22 years ago to win the first three legs in a row. Telefonica's comfortable victory for the leg between Abu Dhabi ...

Telefónica wins Leg 3 of Volvo Ocean Race
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Telefónica became the first team since Steinlager 2 in 1989-90 to win the first three legs of the Volvo Ocean Race as it held off Groupama to arrive first into the Chinese port of Sanya on Saturday. Telefónica, skippered by Iker Martínez, completed the ...

More participants expected in 40th Iloilo Paraw Regatta
Philippine Information Agency
4 (PIA6) - - Organizers of the 40th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival are expecting some 50 to 70 participants to join the largest traditional sailing competition in the country on February 12 to 19, according to the Iloilo City Public Information Office.

Railey still leads regatta, but Reineke narrows the gap
Sun-Sentinel (blog)
Paige Railey of Clearwater held onto her lead Saturday in the Laser Radial North Americans regattaout of Lauderdale Yacht Club, but high schooler Erika Reineke charged within four points of the Olympian heading into Sunday's finale.

2012 WMR International Country Olympic Qualifying Regatta - Day Three
Women's International Match Racing Association
Emotions ran high on the water as Olympic dreams came true for some and ended for others. Finland and Spain will be going to the Olympics in Women's Match Racing and Germany and Slovenia will not. One more place remains to be decided on Sunday.

Hardy Cup at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron preview
Sail World
Hardy Cup 2012, an ISAF Grade 3 under 25 match racing regatta, gets underway tomorrow Monday 6th February until 9th February on Sydney Harbour. Young New Zealander Josh Junior will start favourite in the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron’s annual event.

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Cape Coral sailor goes for Paralympic gold in England
The News-Press
Callahan secured his spot for this summer's roster last month at the Disabled Sailing World Championships in Charlotte Harbor. Accompanying him on his three-man boat are Brad Johnson of Pompano Beach and Tom Brown of Maine who works the sails while ...

Pescott leads The Bay Regatta – Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi.
Sail World (press release)
Mark Pescott, helming DaVinci this time around, has won the Bay Regatta eight times on various boats, including his own Summersalt. Jim Ellis has won The Bay Regattasix times on Remington; Niels Degenkolw has also won it six times (four times on ...

Sail World (press release)

Possible trade boost
Barbados Advocate
By Janelle Riley-Thornhill A Netherlands-based merchant sailing company is seeking to do business in Barbados and if successful, there could be huge benefits for local manufacturers and farmers alike. Jorne Langelaan, Captain of the Tres Hombres, ...

Blue Water Fest needs to succeed
Port Huron Times Herald
With a little more than five months to go before the Port Huron-to-Mackinac Sailboat Race, the committee responsible for celebrating the event offered a sobering update. The festival -- July 12-14 -- will make downtown Port Huron come alive as it ...

blokart World Championships 2012 entries closing soon
Sail World
Sponsored by Velocitek, Ronstan, DigThis Las Vegas, Sierra Summitts, Yacht Studio, Primm Valley Resorts and Blokart International, and with over 130 entrants so far, the racing is set showcase competitive blokart sailing at its best.

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Sunday Favorites: Some Boats Don't Like Being Tied Down
The Bradenton Times
For instance, there is currently a beautiful C&C sailboat anchored off of Regatta Point that I can't seem to take my eyes off of. Boats, like people, cars or animals can develop a certain character about them. Imperfections can often be conversation ...

The Bradenton Times

Verl Max "Smitty" Smith
Mail Tribune
His life passion was sailing. He spent many years sailing in the Pacific Northwest. With his fourth boat, Suhail, and using self-taught celestial navigation, he sailed from Portland, Ore., to the San Juan Islands in Washington, and then to Mexico and ...

UM's sailing club hopes to reach district competition | The Miami ...
By Christopher Otero
Whether on Miami Beach or Biscayne Bay, Miami's sailing team practices four times each week. Based out of the Coconut Grove Yacht Club, the club practices with eight Flying Juniors, but the majority of college events use different types of ...
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Sanya completes leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Thousands of fans lined the dock to deliver a raucous late night welcome to Team Sanya, the first sole Chinese entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, as they sailed into their home port on Sunday. Firecrackers sounded as the exhausted team, ...
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NZL Sailing Team lead at Sail Auckland | Sail Auckland
By Admin@SailAuckland
The NZL Sailing Team's Paul Snow Hansen and Jason Saunders (Mens 470), Jo Aleh and Olivia Powire (Womens 470), Andrew Murdoch (Laser), Sara Winther (Laser Radial) and Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (49er) are all atop their fleet.
Sail Auckland

Women's match racing Olympic Qualifying Regatta - Day 3 - Yachts ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Women's match racing Olympic Qualifying Regatta - Day 3. By WIMRA Press Office today at 11:36 am2-5 February 2012 ...
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WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Last night we went to one of our favorite places in Antigua, Café Club in Falmouth Harbor. The very talented pianist and percussionist James Lascelles was guesting and let us enjoy divine jazz. Our very dear friend Jeff Hadeed, owner of many ...

By Elif
THE DEEP. This photograph brings back memory for me because my first yacht master sailingexperience started with that photo. ... A laser is a sailboat about 4m long, with only one sail. ... My trainer had chosen me to be part of a sailing team.

Volvo Ocean Race Update - YouTube
After departing Cape Town last month, the Volvo Ocean Race has made its way to Abu Dhabi ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 | Telefónica make it three from three ...
IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez ... and despite constant attacks from Groupama sailing team, who at one point were ...

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