07 February 2012

Volvo Ocean Race: Telefonica repairs underway in China

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica undergoes a service in China
BYM News (press release)
That was a couple of days ago and since then the shore crew have been all hands on deck to get theVolvo Ocean Race's leading VO 70 back to top form. The Team Telefónica shore crew will put eight days into resolving any issues off the water. 

DePaul gets on board with sailing club
The Depaulia
But that didn't stop several DePaul students from tapping in to Chicago's sailing community and bringing it back to campus. The club was the brainchild of Sean Palizza, junior digital cinema student also known as Commodore Palizza, who reignited his ...

Royal Hobart Regatta trophy found in time for 174th year
My Sailing
The skipper of the winning yacht at next Monday's 174 th Royal Hobart Regatta will be able to accept the genuine Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy, with the prestigious trophy located after it 'went missing' for several years. Winners of the trophy at the last ...

My Sailing

Sailing Center Fleet Grows with gift of Boats
Freedom a 28-foot, 1976 Friendship sloop built by Ralph Stanley was donated to the Mount Desert Island Community Sailing Center. The center plans to sell the sloop through Southwest Harbor-based brokerage Newman Marine. Newman Marine SOUTHWEST HARBOR ...

Sailing Arabia The Tour - Caffari and crew undergo intense training
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. Dee Caffari and her all-women sailingcrew have just finished their second phase of training for the event.

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How To Plan A Caribbean Sailing Trip
Huffington Post
They are far enough apart to allow for open ocean sailing and they lie across the easterly trade winds, making passages north or south easy. With constant 10- to 25-knot winds, the sailing is among the best in the world. Anchoring nightly in peaceful ...

USA. Nautilus Sailing named Top 2011 Sailing School
BYM News (press release)
Whether those dreams entail chartering sailboats in exotic destinations, or of one day setting sail for warmer latitudes aboard your own sailboat, the American Sailing Association is the place to start. With over 300 ASA sailing schools worldwide to ...

Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta winners named
Sail World
The 11th Club Nautico de San Juan International Regatta (CNSJIR) was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sailors from six islands and countries took home trophies. 'Theregatta couldn't have been better,' says Club Nautico de San Juan Commodore, ...

Sail World

Transit plan for America's Cup up for vote
San Francisco Examiner
The America's Cup, and its accompanying public transportation plan, will be up for approval this week. To account for the throngs of visitors expected to arrive for this year's sailing regatta in San Francisco, The City has developed a comprehensive ...

San Francisco Examiner

Smooth sailing for regatta day
Auckland stuff.co.nz
After skipping last year because of Cyclone Wilma, the regatta returned to Sullivans Bay in the Mahurangi Regional Park with an aftermatch function at Scotts Landing. Organiser Cimino Cole says the turnout was surprisingly good considering the weather...

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America's Cup : ORACLE Racing hosts Congresswoman, Mayor at Pier 80
BYM News (press release)
ORACLE Racing, Team USA for the 34th America's Cup, hosted two distinguished guests at its San Francisco base on Saturday, Feb. 4: Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the US House of Representatives, and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.

St.Maarten: Heineken Regatta,
More than 200 yachts and 2500 sailors from as far away as Russia and Brazil are expected for this year's St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, which began in 1980 with a dozen entries. Festivities begin March 1 with an opening party at Port De Plaisance and run ...


Melges 32 Gosford Regatta
The next few months' regattas are a sell-out for the highly competitive Australian Melges 32 fleet and kicking off the racing was last weekend's inaugural GosfordRegatta, hosted by Gosford Sailing Club. Competing in eight races over the two days in ...


2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition Notice Of Race Released
International Sailing Federation
The Notice of Race for the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition taking place in Weymouth, Great Britain from Wednesday 22 August-Sunday 9 September has been released. The Notice of Race includes details on the Rules, Identification and Advertising, ...

Railey holds off Reineke to win Laser Radial regatta
Paige Railey held off Erika Reineke to win the Laser Radial North Americans regatta Sunday. Railey, of Clearwater, won Sunday's first race and was second in the second race to finish with 10 points for her best seven races. She won four of them and was ...

Transatlantic Superyacht Regatta Finishes on Virgin Gorda
All At Sea
The Transatlantic Superyacht Regatta and Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Cup came to a close at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) on Virgin Gorda on December 4th. Eight superyachts and maxi yachts participated in the event, which started on November 21st ...

Northampton sailing club among UK's best
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
A NORTHAMPTONSHIRE sailing club has been recognised as one of the top clubs in the UK after being shortlisted for a national award for the third time in four years. Hollowell Sailing Club, based at Hollowell Reservoir, off Welford Road, has been named ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

2012 Summer Olympic Sailing Preview-Caribbean Sailors Look to the Future
All At Sea
The Caribbean boasts a wealth of competitive sailing talent. Yet in the 51 years since the region first sent sailors to the Summer Olympics – starting when Richard John Bennett and Gerald Bird from Trinidad & Tobago finished 30th in the Flying Dutchman ...

Wounded Marine shares love of sailing
Marine Corp veteran Ronnie Simpson admits he has a sailing addiction, and he dropped by the KVI studios to tell us about it last week. And after being wounded in Iraq during combat, he decided to turn that passion into service for others.


LHT- Youth Squad Sailing Trip
24dash (press release)
A group of Merseyside teenagers have had the trip of a lifetime sailing a 113-year-old tall ship around a Scottish island. Eight members of Liverpool Housing Trust's Youth Squad travelled around the isle of Arran on sail training vessel Glaciere.

24dash (press release)

Twelve For Women's Match Racing
International Sailing Federation
Denmark, Finland and Spain took the remaining Women's Match Racing spots for the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition after coming through a tough qualificationregatta. Nine teams sailed at the Women's Match Racing International Country Olympic ...

International Sailing Federation

Lewis to sail in Carnival Regatta
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Trinidad and Tobago's top dinghy sailor Andrew Lewis will compete in this week's Trinidad and Tobago Sailing Association (TTSA) Carnival Regatta 2012. Lewis, who is gearing up for final round Olympic qualifiers in May, will sail in the February 9-12 ...

A Look Back at the 1968 Golden Globe Race and How it Changed the Sport of Sailing
All At Sea
Writer Frank Virgintino looks back at an event that changed the sport of sailing and reflects on how one man's quest for glory ended in tragedy. The remains of the trimaran Teignmouth Electron lay stranded on Cayman Brac in the Cayman Islands.

470 Open European Championship preview
Sail World
The world's top Olympic sailors are heading to Scotland for one of the final showdowns prior to the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Host venue, Largs Sailing Club in Ayrshire is one of Scotland's premier dinghy and keel boat racing clubs, ...

Sail World

Eden Yachting key sponsor for Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2012 ...
Saad continued, "Sailing has been very much in the news recently with the Volvo Ocean RaceStopover in Abu Dhabi bringing a huge international event to the public's attention, but the beauty ofSailing Arabia - The Tour, is that we, in the ...
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ROWING FOR PLEASURE: Another sailing punt
By Chris Partridge
George Dunlop Leslie may have pioneered the sailing punt (he claimed never to have seen any but his own) but the idea refused to die. Gavin Atkin of intheboatshed has alerted me to a later and much more sophisticated design by none other ...

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Today I'm dreaming of the day when most of our missions, smaller and the larger ones, are done so we can get out sailing again. The soft rhythms of salsa playing on the streets of Havana is so close but oh so far away at the very same time.

The Real World of Sailing John Casey Worldwide
By jcasey
The Sailing Life and Adventures of John Casey. Home · America's Cup 33 · Contact JC · Eurocat 2011 Gallery · Eurocat 2011 · Extreme 90 · Great Texas 300 · Great Texas 300 · Hobie Extreme 40 Day · I4C! I4C · JC's Sailing Bio · Magic Marine ...
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Smooth sailing in Sanya | Volvo IT
By admin
Smooth sailing in Sanya. Posted on February 6, 2012 by admin. Blogger: Frank Wang Location: Sanya, China. Frank Wang. The time flies – the Volvo IT team arrived in Sanya more than one week ago. I'd like to say everything goes fine so far.
Volvo IT

John Merricks Tiger Trophy at Rutland Sailing Club - Yachts and ...
Nine different classes filled the top 10 places, with 139 boats coming to Rutland to compete at the two-day regatta despite a heinous weather forecast. With ropes and boats icing up even as the fleet set out for three back-to-back races on ...
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ISAF : US Sailing's Olympic Sailing Committee Selects 2012 US ...
The US Paralympic Team - Sailing will compete at the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta, scheduled for August 31 - September 5 2012 in Weymouth and ...

Sail-World.com : Volvo Ocean Race - Danger not over yet + Video
(Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)' Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race Click Here to view large... Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3, Abu Dhabi, UAE to Sanya, China.

America's Cup 1987, 25th Anniversary - YouTube
After twice successfully defending the America's Cup, Dennis Conner suffered a historic ...

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