31 August 2012

Extreme Sailing Day 2 Act 5 from Cardiff Wales

Extreme Sailing Day 2 Act 5 from Cardiff Wales - Live coverage from day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ - Act 5, Cardiff. Join us as we stream *live* from the race course. All the action from the last few hours of racing. BEGINS: Friday, August 31, 2012 at 10 am EDT in the U.S.

Anna Tunnicliffe injured during Extreme Sailing Series
The Independent
“This is definitely the type of sailing I want to get into,” said Tunnicliffe, whose match racing event is currently dropped from the race card in 2016. She expects to be fighting for the US place in the new women's skiff in Rio “so I am tuning into ... 

National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future home
Baltimore Sun
All will be honored Oct. 14 in a ceremony at the Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans. They make up the second group of inductees, following an inaugural class that included four-time America's Cup winner Dennis Conner and media mogul Ted Turner, ...

Yacht Club hosts watershed meeting
The Daily News Online
WATERPORT — The Oak Orchard Yacht Club was host to the summer meeting of the Oak Orchard Water Protection Alliance on Aug. 15. Among those present were George Thomas, executive director of Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI), Genesee ...

America's Cup World Series: Real Sailors Do Not Wear Pads
The sailing team had dues of $500 a year, which included the dock rental fees and the cost of traveling to San Francisco and Santa Barbara. And Hawaii. And Oregon. The last time an America's Cup race happened was 2010, when Oracle founder and ...


Oman basks in European sailing spotlight
Oman Daily Observer
By Conrad Prabhu -. The picturesque port city of Kiel which, much like Muscat, boasts a distinguished maritime heritage, is gearing to host one of the toughest multihull offshore racing events — the MOD70 European Tour — a championship made all the ...

Oman Daily Observer

SAILING | Elis hit preseason high
Yale Daily News
The women's sailing team is coming off a second-place finish at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women's National Championships and topped the preseason Sailing World College Rankings, released Monday, with 201 points, a 51-point lead over ...

America's Cup: Oracle Team USA is splashed in San Francisco - Video
Sail World
The wingsail was not fitted for the splash event which is a significant project milestone in any build campaign, as it usually marks the point at which the boat is handed from the build to the sailing support team, meaning the boat is in commission ...

Sail World

London 2012 Paralympic Games - Australian sailing crew ready
Sail World
London 2012 Paralympic Games gets underway on Saturday 1 September and Australia's newest Paralympic sailing crew are ready to take on the world's best in Weymouth and Portland. Colin Harrison, Stephen Churm and Jonathan Harris only began ...

Sail World

Pelican Bay Hotel supports summer sailing camp
Bahama Islands Info
Sailing Club camp instructors. FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The 2012 Grand Bahama SailingClub Camp recently came to an end after receiving tremendous community support that allowed many children to be exposed to this relatively new sport to the ...

World-class sailors, Napa Valley wines celebrate America's Cup
Napa Valley Register
The Napa Valley VIP reception Wednesday evening at Club 45 was packed with an international crowd of America's Cup sailors, journalists, sponsors and yachting dignitaries. The same event last June in Newport, R.I., was enjoyable; this one was exciting ...

Harvey Cedars Marina Offers Sailing Rentals
The SandPaper
If you want to find an activity to cool off besides swimming, there's always sailing. But if you don't have a sailboat of your own, you can always rent one at the Harvey Cedars Marina. “As far as I know, we're the only place on the Island that offers ...

The SandPaper

America's Cup: Volvo Champion signs with Italian Challenger
Sail World
Italian America's Cup Challenger, Team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, has announced that it has finalized a technical and sports agreement with French sailor Franck Cammas, winning skipper of the 2012 Round the World Race and one of the world's top...

Sail World

Marion Couple Wins Sailing Race
Jim and Maura Stewart of Marion teamed up with Doug and Ingrid Scott of Castline, Maine to win the 2012 Stone Horse Builder's Cup on Sunday, August 12. The foursome set sail in Stewart's boat, Pegasus, and successfully navigated the vessel to earn the ...

Park targets GB's first Paralympic sailing medal
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
When we came back everyone sat down and said 'This is just not good enough', both from a sailors' perspective let alone a World Class programme and RYA perspective," said Park, who also manages the highly-successful Olympic sailing team.

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

We are sailing... on very gentle waters!
Blackpool Gazette
Of course, that is sailing at the highest level. You don't get that if you pop to the yacht club at a weekend, which is exactly what people will have the chance to do on Saturday week when the club holds an open day, from 10.30am to 1.30pm. All are ...

Blackpool Gazette

West Briton Sailing round-up
This is Cornwall
Highlights of these for some of the competitors were a trip out racing on a cruiser on Tuesday evening, and trips out on a 29er, with one of the teams competing in their championship at Restronguet Sailing Club. Roseland Regatta weekend. WEATHER ...

This is Cornwall

Yacht Club a "Go" on Repairs
Gulfport Gabber
PASS-A-GRILLE – The St. Petersburg Yacht Club will soon repair or replace its five finger piers and add pilings to its north side-tie dock. St. Pete Beach city commissioners voted unanimously to allow the Pass-a-Grille club to make its improvements.

Royal Varuna Yacht Club sees launch of new Southpoint project
Asia Property Report
This weekend saw the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya buzzing with activity, celebrating the launch of Kingdom Property's Southpoint project, as well as the birthday of the company's CEO, Nigel Cornick. The Royal Varuna Yacht Club is located on the ...

Georgetown Coed Sailing Team Ranked No. 1 in Preseason Poll; Women ...
Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - Coming off a season that saw the Georgetown sailing program win another national championship, the Hoyas are ranked No. 1 in the country in the Coed and No. 5 in the women's rankings, released by Sailing World. "It's a great honor to ...

Georgetown University Official Athletic Site

US Sailing names Olympic review panel
Trade Only Today
The panel will present its findings and recommendations to US Sailing's board of directors and the Olympic Sailing Committee in consideration for the 2013-2016 Olympic quadrennium. Comments and feedback can be provided to the panel by email at This ...

Muni rolls out waterfront streetcar
Last weekend for the America's Cup World Series, Muni flipped the switch on its long-anticipated E-Embarcadero route. This time though, instead of wheezy, soot-spewing diesel buses, snazzy historic streetcars shuttled tourists and locals along the palm ...


Out sailing - World Tour Stories
By World Tour Stories
We are still waiting for some important things, deliveries, boat equipment etc so we're hanging around this island a few more days. Patience is definitely an art form we've been forced to practice a lot in the past two years. But we're pretty happy ...

Volvo Ocean Race gets new Chief Operating Officer | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
[Source: Volvo Ocean Race] Touber, 48, who has significant experience with the Race and withinsailing generally, will report directly to CEO Knut Frostad and will assume operational responsibilities from Race headquarters in Alicante from ...

An award-winning yachtsman's guide to accessible sailing ...
By Katie Rowe
With the Olympics showcasing the best of British and the Paralympics building upon that success, Geoff Holt shares his top three accessible sailing holidays.
VisitEngland Travel Blog

Australia: HMAS Ararat Helps Sailing Vessel >> Naval Today
By Naval Today
HMAS Ararat (LCDR M O'Loughlin) recently came to the aid of a 35 foot sailing vessel while patrolling Australia's maritime borders. The Lady Amber (Captain Peter Madigan), a South African flagged oceanographic research vessel requested ...
Naval Today

By Blue Water Sailing
Ways to Own Your Own Boat • Owning a boat is immensely satisfying. You're the master of your own ship and you can fit it out just the way you want it, then sail it wherever you want to go. The whole experience is incredibly liberating and ...

America's Cup | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
America's Cup World Series San Francisco. ... This photo also appears in. America's Cup (Set) ·Sailing (Set). Tags. AC45 · ACWS · America's Cup · America's ...

Paralympics: Sailing is such as special feeling for John Robertson ...
A MOTORCYCLE accident, which left him paralysed from the chest down, ended RAF technician John Robertson's service career.

29 August 2012

Cardiff prepares for Extreme Sailing Series

The Extreme Sailing Series is heading to the Welsh capital Cardiff for the first time ever as the high-octane centrepiece to the Cardiff Harbour Festival from the 31st August - 2nd September - The nine Extreme 40s will race on Cardiff Bay from the 30th August for four days, with the event opening to the public on the 31st August. The fleet will race in the stadium race mode that is synonymous with the Extreme Sailing Series, putting the Welsh public at the heart of the action. Follow the racing live including live video streaming and an interactive blog from 1400 local time (CEST – 1) from the 31st August.

Cardiff prepares for Extreme Sailing Series
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
Britain's Leigh McMillan, who was the co-commentator for the BBC's Olympic sailing coverage, has skippered The Wave, Muscat to victory in three of the series' four legs so far. But McMillan warned spectators not to be too confident of another victory ...

But what about the USA's Team Oracle boat in next year's America's Cup? Is Jibbin' Jimmy Spithill really the man we want at the helm of our country's boat? What about Ragin' Russell Coutts? In Sunday's racing event on San Francisco Bay, a warm-up race ...

Just a mellow day racing in an America's Cup World Series with Oracle Team USA
Last week, he hitched a ride on a Team Oracle USA AC45 catamaran, during one of the America's Cup World Series races in San Francisco, and flooded his Instagram feed with photos from it. It seemed an ... I love sailing. I've been doing it ...


On the water in San Francisco and San Diego
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The view from outside the Golden Gate Yacht Club during the America's Cup last week. Beck Diefenbach/Special to the San Francisco Chronicle. Most of my dining last week was at the Club 45 at the Golden Gate Yacht Club for the America's Cupactivities.

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Lakewood Yacht Club racers win four trophies at Bay Cup Series
Ultimate Clear Lake
The Lakewood Yacht Club won four trophies at the Bay Cup II on Saturday, Aug. 11. A total of 34 boats competed in the long-distance race. Jack Seitzinger on Asylum, from Lakewood, earned top series trophies in the Cruising Non-Spinnaker Classic Canvas ...

Dutch youth team hunting down the America's Cup + Video
Sail World
The America's Cup is the oldest sport trophy in the international sport and is the most prestigious in sailing. The trophy started with a race between Great Britain and the United States of America 160 years ago. Once in every three or four years, the ...

Sail World

Dragon Gold Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club preview
Sail World
The Brewin Dolphin Dragon Gold Cup 2012 is being hosted by the Kinsale Yacht Club, Co Cork, Ireland, from 8th to 14th September. The Dragon Gold Cup is considered the open World Cup of Dragon Sailing with a high calibre of interest from all over the ...

Sail World

J/111 BLUR Frosts Scandinavian Sailing Circuit
J/Sailing News (blog)
This year we had Fredrik Loof straight from winning the Olympic Gold Medal in his Star and the Swedish guys from GROUPAMA (Volvo Ocean Race Winners) racing in the 28 mile race around the island of Tjorn. We had very close racing with the two First 40s ...

America's Cup - Oracle Team USA to launch of AC72 this week
Sail World
Friday 31 August is the first scheduled sailing day for the boat that will play a central role in the San Francisco team's bid to win the America's Cup again next year. Today, the giant 12 story high wing was lifted at Pier 80 in a successful test of ...

Sail World

Slingsby urged to make sailing switch
Sky News Australia
Laser sailing world champion Tom Slingsby has been urged to stop 'torturing himself' and switch to a heavier class rather than opt for a premature Olympic retirement.Sailing great and dual gold medallist Malcolm Page retired after the London Games ...

Sky News Australia

Plain sailing for Gilbert and Sullivan's HMS Pinafore in grounds of Thornton ...
This is Scunthorpe
Two years after Illyria last delighted a sell-out crowd at English Heritage's Thornton Abbey the theatre company return to the venue as part of Barton Tourism Partnership's 2012 season of Performance in the Park. Celebrating their own special ...

This is Scunthorpe

Probe into yacht club's illegal pens
The West Australian
Prestigious Swan Yacht Club is under investigation over four boat pens built on the river without the approval of the Swan River Trust. Though the maximum penalty for the breach is only $50,000, the fallout from the building debacle is threatening to ...

The West Australian

Buffalo Grove mans files lawsuit after shock
Chicago Tribune
A Buffalo Grove man is suing Belmont Harbor-based Chicago Sailing after he said he suffered a bad electrical shock while attempting to dock and plug in a leased sailboat's power-charging system. Pavel Zeldin filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court ...

Everist ends championship drought for Okoboji Yacht Club
Dickinson County News
Everist started sailing at the tender age of 5. He would often stay at his grandparents lake home at Dixon Beach and venture out on to the lake. In fact, Everist's great-grandfather was Don Baxter, the man who originally started the Okoboji Yacht Club.

Sailing for a cause
Sailing for a cause. Article By: Carmel Loggenberg. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 8:57 AM. Tweet. Page: 1. 2. I didn't know what to expect when I boarded the Greenpeace vessel, Rainbow Warrior 3, en route Durban on Saturday August 18, 2012. We left Cape Town just ...


America's Cup World Series San Francisco a success
Sail World
The debut of wingsail catamaran racing on the Bay has generated great excitement throughout the host city of the 2013 America's Cup. Even track and field ... 'I think we hit a wave or something,' said Johnson, who was sailing in his first race. 'These ...

Sail World

St Moritz Match Race - Commanding victories on day 1
Sail World
Jury (NZL) Kiwi Match Sailing was in excellent form, taking victories against reigning Tour Champion Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar and two-time St. Moritz Match Race winner, Mathieu Richard (FRA) Loire Atlantique Sailing Team who gained a wildcard ...

Sail World

Spithill wins America's Cup prelim
San Francisco Chronicle
In a wild finish to the America's Cup World Series, the winner of the final fleet race nearly capsized at the finish. The bigger issue ... The thrilling race in the sunniest weather of the week finished a highly successful first stop of the ACWS season ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Gull mast to make yacht club return
Thurrock Gazette
Thurrock Yacht Club brought the vessel for £750 in 1947 and it was the club's headquarters until 1971, when a permanent home was built and the ship was rendered redundant again. She lay on the banks of the Thames off Grays in a state of disrepair, and ...

Lanai owner Larry Ellison's team scores in America's Cup races
Pacific Business News (blog)
Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA took the top honors in two races during the America's Cup World Series sailing races in San Francisco. Photo courtesy Phil Uhl. Janis L. Magin: Managing Editor of Digital Content- Pacific Business News: Email | Facebook ...

Slingsby urged to make sailing switch
The West Australian
Slingsby is off to compete with the defending America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA for a year. "The important thing for him now is to have some time off," Page said. "You'd hate to say yes now and then get two years down the track and go `oh, my ...

The West Australian

Enjoy the 2012 Festival of Sail, Aug. 31-Sept. 3
About - Cities & Towns
Sailing is a big part of San Diego's waterfront heritage, and the Labor Day weekend celebrates everything sailing. The Festival of Sail is an annual event with something for everyone. The 2012 event is held over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept.

Rowayton's Kirby sails into Hall of Fame
The Darien News
Kirby's prospects as a designer looked sanguine when he went to cover the 1964 America's Cup for The Montreal Star. In Newport, R.I., he was approached by the publisher of One-Design Yachtsman, a fledgling magazine that later became Sailing World.

IWC Original Yacht Club: An Affordable and Collectible Classic
By Meehna Goldsmith
Today the name IWC is most associated with the Portuguese or Big Pilot watches, but at one time it was the Yacht Club that defined the brand. Debuted in 1967, the Yacht Club bridged the gap between sport and classic design becoming one ...

2012 Junior Olympics Sailing Festival » Grand Rapids Junior Sailing ...
By admin
2012 Junior Olympics Sailing Festival. Hosted by Macatawa Bay Junior Association (MBJA). Held at Macatawa Bay Yacht Club (MBYC)—Holland, MI. October 6-7 2012. Optimist Green; Optimist Red, White, Blue; 420; 420 high school division ...
Grand Rapids Junior Sailing Associati...

Jury and Berntsson Unbeaten on Day One of St Moritz Match Race ...
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 29 August 2012 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Alpari World Match Racing Tour] Laurie Jury made an early statement of his intentions at the St. Moritz Match Race in Switzerland today as he took five wins from five in shifty winds on ...

Debbie Chessell joins inspirational sailing trip : Isle of Wight News
By Calsey Thorne
16 year old Islander Michelle Chessell, who is recovering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, shares how much she got from sailing with the Ellen MacAr.
Ventnor Blog » Isle of Wight...

ABYC hosts Ontario Summer Games sailing | Beach Metro ...
During three perfect summer days, about 35 boats and 50 sailors raced for gold, silver and bronze at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club in the Ontario Summer Games, held August 17-19 . The sailors, in the 13-17 year old age group, qualified for the ...
Beach Metro Community News

Sailing Lessons: First, Learn How To Capsize « Annie Murphy Paul
By anniempaul
Just now I was talking to the 12-year-old daughter of a friend. She was enrolled in a sailing camp earlier this summer, and I asked her how it went, curious about how the camp went about teaching kids to sail. “It was great,” she replied.
Annie Murphy Paul

Crews set sights on GB's first Sailing medals
By Mark Glasgow
Niki Birrell and Alexandra Rickham are confident they have the speed to secure Great Britain's first ever Paralympic Sailing medal, as favourites in the SKUD 18 class. The duo recently won an eight-minute unofficial practice race by 40 ...
Disability Magazine | Able Magazine

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
Playlist wednesday. This weeks playlist is a wild melange between some old Mobb Deep, amazing PJ Harvey, the best summer track ever by Larry Heard, an antique piece by Kate Bush, Radiohoed.... aaaaah, love every little note on this list.

No comments - Sailing Seaway Clayton
By Michael Folsom
Clayton, New York (August 29, 2012) – Michael Folsom, organizer of the popular Clayton summer festival Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Caskinette's Lofink Ford, has announced the return of DockDogs and the Seaway Splash ...
Sailing Seaway Clayton

Sailing Photo Of The Day - Trophée Prince de Bretagne - Messing ...
By Adam Turinas
Situations vacant: sailing Dutch Aunts and Uncles • By Peter McGrath · Haul-out Day at RaritanYacht Club · Embarassing Moments ... Top 10 Sailing Songs - Honorable Mentions ... Top Sailingand Sailor Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory ...
Messing About In Sailboats

Americas Cup Impact- Interview with Rich Jepsen | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
OCSC Sailing's Weblog. A place for friends, family, members, and clients to learn more about oursailing community. Join us on FACEBOOK. OCSC Sailing - San Francisco Bay on Facebook ...
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About / America's Cup
The AC45 will allow teams to grow their experience on wingsailed multihulls before giving way to the AC72s for the Louis Vuitton Cup and the America's Cup ...
2012-13 America's Cup World Series Pictures - CBS News
Team Luna Rossa Piranha and Energy Team sail during a fleet race in the 2012- 13 America's CupWorld Series, Aug. 23, 2012, in San Francisco, Calif. Oracle ...

Larry Ellison and the Remaking of the America's Cup - The Triangle ...
With the America's Cup, which for decades had never left Newport, set to take place in U.S ...

Its Wednesday, must be Magnetic Island
Sail World
Different disciplines of sailboat racing have been nabbing headlines this week, including the America's Cup World Series (AWCS), the Volvo Ocean Race and the London Paralympics 2012. For starters, the ACWS just concluded its first event of the 2012 ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Scheds Change the Game - Sailing World
Volvo Ocean Race: Position reports and fleet tracking for ocean races are fine and ... The reports definitely change how we sail the boat and have a huge effect on .... Host Club: The Bay Of Quinte Yacht Club One Design Class: Shark 24 of the ... heat is on in the Bay Area as the America's CupWorld Series comes to town.

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Cardiff for Act 5 (video)

The Extreme Sailing Series is heading to the Welsh capital Cardiff for the first time ever as the high-octane centrepiece to the Cardiff Harbour Festival from the 31st August - 2nd September.
Cardiff Bay prepares to become Extreme Stadium! » Extreme Sailing Series: The nine Extreme 40s will race on Cardiff Bay from the 30th August for four days, with the event opening to the public on the 31st August.  The fleet will race in the stadium race mode that is synonymous with the Extreme Sailing Series, putting the Welsh public at the heart of the action. Follow the racing live including live video streaming and an interactive blog from 1400 local time (CEST – 1) from the 31st August.
Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Overall Series Results after 4 Acts:
1 The Wave, Muscat 39 points
2 Red Bull Sailing Team 33 points
3 Oman Air Team 31 points
4 Groupe Edmond de Rothschild 31 points
5 GAC Pindar 22 points
6 Alinghi 18 points
7 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 18 points
8 ZouLou 16 points

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Cardiff for Act 5
Sail World
Two new crew members will be racing - Christophe André, who last sailed an Extreme 40 in 2011, brings America's Cup, match racing and offshore experience to the French team, whilst Romain Motteau may be a newbie to the Extreme Sailing Series but as a...

Sail World

America's Cup crowds calm Larry Ellison
San Francisco Chronicle
The eleven sailing teams cross the starting line for the finale fleet racing in theAmerica's Cup World Series on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. Italy's Luna Rossa Piranha won the fleet racing on ... The rumor roiled through the ...

San Francisco Chronicle

ACWS: Ainslie admits "harder than it looks!"
Yachting World
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR), launched in January this year, is competing in the 2012/13 America's Cup World Series (ACWS) with a long term vision to challenge for the 35th America's Cup - following the conclusion of the 34th Cup in San Francisco next year ...

Few challengers for America's Cup
San Francisco Chronicle
There's little doubt that the America's Cup finals in September 2013 will be a spectacle. Even casual fans will no doubt be intrigued as current champion Oracle Team USA defends its title against one top challenger on giant 72-foot catamarans in San ...

Michael Johnson fell off a boat during an America's Cup race (VIDEO)
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
During Saturday's America's Cup fleet race final, he showed why he didn't win any medals in sailing. Johnson fell off the back of Team Oracle USA, and may have cost the boat the final individual race. He was part of the crew as a guest racer. Watch as ...

SAILING: Hundreds race at Rutland Water
Rutland Times
MORE than 100 sailors took part in the fifth Rutland Sailing Club Holiday week packed with competitive racing and unbridled fun at Edith Weston. The finale was a Topper relay race in which the rules master struggled to keep the teams in order. The week ...

Youth Sailing World Championship - ISAF invite bids to host 2016 event
Sail World
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship is ISAFs longest running event, having taken place every year since the first championships hosted by Sweden in 1971. ISAF is now inviting bids to host the 2016 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.

Lake Forest Sailing Aims To Stay Ahead
The Lake Forest High School Sailing Team is looking forward to another strong season after an outstanding 2011 – 2012 campaign. ... The Scouts' first event for the fall season is Loyola's Kick Off Classic at Sheridan Shore Yacht Club on September 8-9.

Sailing gold medallist Tingley leads NS contingent into Paralympics
Paul Tingley isn't in London to “defend” his Paralympic Games sailing title. Make no mistake about it — the 42-year-old from Halifax believes he's more than capable of repeating as the champion of the 2.4mR class he mastered in 2008 in Beijing. He's ...


Loyal West End Yacht Club's Firecracker 500 Regatta Sets Records
All At Sea
Sailors were so 'fired-up' to race the BVI's West End Yacht Club's annual Firecracker 500 Regatta that a record fleet of 22 boats came out July 7th to compete in this 18 nautical mile pursuit-style race whose course rounded Dead Chest and Pelican ...

All At Sea

Belcher eyes Rio with new sailing partner
Sydney Morning Herald
... Rio 2016 and beyond were already in the works. "About four years ago when Mal and I teamed up we knew that he would retire after this one, so I've already got another sailing partner, sort of about 18 months ago, a year ago," he told AAP ...

Summer sailing was a success
Islands' Sounder
This was the 16th season for the summer junior sailing program, which started in 1996 under the direction of former Orcas Island Yacht Club commodore Ray Jarecki. What a wonderful gift Ray and many others gave to the community by starting the sailing ...

The Sixth Annual SuperBurger Competition At Montauk Yacht Club
On Saturday, the sixth annual SuperBurger competition was held at the MontaukYacht Club. In the backyard of the club, overlooking the marina, an area was roped off for the fierce competition between some of the best burger creators of the East End and ...


Michael Johnson fell off a boat during an America's Cup race (VIDEO)
Yahoo! Singapore News (blog)
By Maggie Hendricks | Fourth-Place Medal – 19 hours ago. Michael Johnson won four Olympic gold medals in track in his career. During Saturday's America's Cup fleet race final, he showed why he didn't win any medals in sailing. Johnson fell off the back ...

Seven Photos Of America's Cup Sailors Spraying Each Other With Champagne
Yesterday's exciting fleet racing finale, in which Spithill came from behind in the last stretch of a seven-leg race to nab title for the defending America's Cup champions was enough to win over even the most jaded landlubbers. Even the Bay Guardian ...

Book chronicles family's round-the-world sailing trip
Block Island Times
When local contractor John Spier and his family decided to go sailing, they meant it. The Spiers — John, his wife Kerri, and their children Dave, Sam and Selena — tried some ocean cruises, and lived and homeschooled aboard a boat one winter, before ...

San Francisco set for sailing
There are a few hundred people milling about the temporary America's Cup Village, hastily assembled earlier this week on the Marina Green. The $25 a head grandstand is full, and people are packed four deep for a few hundred yards down a footpath that ...


CofC Sailing Ranked No. 3 In Nation In Preseason College Coed Rankings
Beach Carolina Magazine
College of Charleston Sailing CHARLESTON, S.C. - After winning its first-ever ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship title in program history and the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy, awarded annually to the best overall collegiate team in the nation, the ...

New sailing centre proposed for Takapuna
"Actually having somewhere to base ourselves, at the NOWSC facility in Takapuna, would make a huge difference - not just to everyone in the NZL Sailing Team, but also all of the young up-and-coming sailors. They would finally be able to not only train ...


Belcher eyes Rio with new sailing partner
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
"About four years ago when Mal and I teamed up we knew that he would retire after this one, so I've already got another sailing partner, sort of about 18 months ago, a year ago," he told AAP. "We're not going to come out and announce it for a couple of ...

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

Portland-based Paralympic sailors ready for action
Dorset Echo
British Sailing Team manager Stephen 'Sparky' Park said: “The Paralympics is about to start, we're really excited after the Olympic Games. We've got three fantastic teams representing Great Britain in the Paralympic sailing event, all three have got ...

Pictures of the Week: Aug. 21-27
News in photos
America's Cup sailing, glass tube artwork and the return of Al Davis–sort of–in the Bay Area News Group's Pictures of the Week. Pictures of the Week: Aug. 21-27. 1 of 12. Rachel Dent and son Sam Cope, 10, of Berkeley, look at a sculpture created by ...

Top shots from the America's Cup World Series
San Francisco Chronicle
Oracle Team USA Spithill (right) and China Team compete in the second round of the fleet racing portion of the America's Cup World Series on Thursday, August 23, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. (Special to The Chronicle) / SF .... AC45 boats Emirates ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Initial America's Cup World Series touted as 'wonderful' | Ben Martin ...
By Ben Martin
City officials are heralding the first America's Cup World Series event held in San Francisco as a success, as crowds lined Marina Green for five days to watch the world's fastest boats push towardsailing's biggest prize. “The response from the ... With a series of close finishes and events taking place closer to shore than at any other location in the ACWS, fans got a taste of exactly how exciting sailing can be, and the competitors noticed a difference as well. Jimmy Spithill, skipper for the ...
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America's Cup World Series | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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Just how glamorous can RS Elite sailing get? - Yachts and Yachting ...
Sailing news as it happens. The first place to stop for reports, results, fixtures & photographs from racing sailing. ... Berthon RS Elite Southern Championship at Royal Lymington Yacht Club. The first event of the RS Elite Class's "Super August" ...
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America's Cup Racing – the Reason that the Crews Wear Crash ...
By Rick Spilman
Nevertheless, it is safe to say that America's Cup racing has changed. These days the sailors don't sip tea from porcelain cups; they wear crash helmets. Last Friday, Russell Coutts, skipper of the Oracle boat demonstrated why the helmets are ...
Old Salt Blog - a virtual port...

8/25/2012 News Spithill dominates Fleet Racing - America's Cup
ACWS San Francisco - August Day 4 ... first pitch on America's Cup day at the San Francisco Giants' baseball game, ORACLE TEAM USA's Jimmy Spithill had a ...

Watch It Live- America's Cup World Series – San Francisco
Starting today and running until Sunday, August 26, the America's CupWorld Series ... and ...

Sailing & Boating - Sailing Weather | Weather Underground
Weather Underground provides local & long range Weather Forecast, weather reports, maps & tropical weather conditions for locations worldwide.

Sunday: Full Replay from ACWS San Francisco - YouTube
Super Sunday's Full Replay from ACWS San Francisco Format Match Racing Final 1 x 30 ...

Kostecki, Honey voted to National Sailing Hall of ... - America's Cup
Kostecki, Honey voted to National Sailing Hall of Fame ... innovator, and Kostecki , a winner of theAmerica's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and Olympic silver medal, ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Ladies First for SCA | Sailing World
The Working Man's Olympics (9) ... But there's news this morning from Volvo Ocean Race officials that a Swedish all-female team, sponsored ... “Former Whitbread race and America's Cup skipper Dawn Riley has reservations and points to the ...

National Sailing Hall of Fame in Annapolis to induct nine
The Annapolis-based National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame will induct the following nine people Oct. 14 in an ... 1988 Soling Olympic silver medalist, winning Volvo Ocean Race skipper andAmerica's Cup tactician John Kostecki ( Reno, Nev.) ...

Luna Rossa America's Cup new recruits | The Daily Sail
A big boat sailor as well, he has participated in three Volvo Ocean Races ... in Olympic classes as racing yachts on the high seas: finishing third in Volvo Ocean ... his career as a professional sailorin 1999, making his America's Cup debut as a ...

National Sailing Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees ...
Annapolis, Md. (August 15, 2012) - The National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame ... Americans who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing is ... 1988 Soling Olympic silver medalist, winning Volvo Ocean Race skipper and ...

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America's Cup World Series Highlights (video)

America's Cup World Series Highlights (video)

America's Cup
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- America's Cup officials promised heart-racing drama. They promised boatssailing so close to shore that spectators could almost strike a match against their hulls. Wind would blast through the Golden Gate with such force, they said, ...

Who says sailing's not a spectator sport? Hot America's Cup action
San Francisco Bay Guardian
We brought nautical-themed beer and outfits to Crissy Field for the America's Cup preliminary races, and had a great view of one of the turning points of the really big boats before the winningsailors aggressively sprayed champagne on each other. I'm ...

America's Cup World Series - Perfect day on San Francisco Bay
Sail World
It was a perfect day for racing in the America's Cup World Series on San Francisco Bay. Oracle Team USA's two AC45s lined up for the Match Racing Finals. It wasAmerica's Cup legend Russell Coutts who won the start off teammate Jimmy Spithill, and ...

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Sailing: Coutts outduels Spithill in one-on-one America's Cup race
Marin Independent-Journal
Sailing: Coutts outduels Spithill in one-on-one America's Cup race. By David Pollak Bay Area News Groupmarinij.com. Posted: 08/26/2012 10:49:13 PM PDT. SAN FRANCISCO — Postcard-perfect conditions. Finish-line drama. Champagne showers for the ...

Oracle sweeps opening regatta
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hometown Oracle Racing swept the two championships in the opening regattaof the 2012-13 America's Cup World Series. Russell Coutts, a four-time America's Cup champion, beat fellow Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill in a thrilling finish ...

ACWS San Francisco – Challenging week for Team BAR
Sail World
I knew that sailing these boats would be really tough physically, especially for the crew. From a sailing point of view I've been watching quite a few videos of the racing for a while now, knowing that I would be involved. What has struck me is the ...

Sail World

America's Cup: Reality check for Emirates Team NZ in San Francisco
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ were the first of the five America's Cup teams to confront the dual projects of campaigning an AC45 in the America's Cup World Series, launching and working up an AC72 - compounded by winding down a Volvo Ocean Race campaign.

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Museum of Yachting Classic Yacht Regatta preview
Sail World
The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge North American Circuit will culminate the 2012 season in Newport, Rhode Island with the Museum of Yachting (MoY) Classic YachtRegatta which is set to take place the 1st-2nd September. The regatta brings devoted...

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London Paralympics 2012 - Canadian Sailing Team all set
Sail World
There are just two days before the 2012 Paralympics get underway and the Canadians are well prepared! The sailing team have arrived in Weymouth and had a few days to practice with their competition to get their boats completely tuned and ready to race.

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Melges 24 North American Championship to Rooklyn's Bandit
Sail World
Wilmot was now on 17 points with Alan Field, sailing WTF, on 20 and Argyle Campbell's Rock N Roll on 21. From the off Wilmot was determined not to let another podium place slip through his fingers and he put up an impressive fight to take the race and ...

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Volvo Ocean Race: No place for a lady?
Sail World
In 2014, the 'Everest of Sailing', the Volvo Ocean Race will feature an all-female team for the first time since 2001-02 after SCA announced they would enter a women's crew for the next edition in 2014-15. The team are the first to announce an entry ...

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Weymouth disabled facilities tested ahead of the Paralympic sailing events
Dorset Echo
WEYMOUTH's disabled facilities have been put to the test ahead of the Paralympic sailing events. A team of dedicated Weymouth and Portland Olympic and Paralympic ambassadors scoured the town to investigate disabled access at pubs, clubs, shops, ...

Team Jolly on their Gold Medal win in the 2012 Olympic Regatta
Sail World
We were carried out of the water in our 470 (named Muppet) by the whole of the kiwiOlympic sailing team, which was truly incredible. Later on that evening we received our medals, which was something we will never forget, watching the NZ flag raised, ...

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Paralympics 2012: GB sailors aim to break medal duck by striking gold
The Guardian
Up to 80 sailors will be taking part at the London 2012 regatta from 23 nations. The giants of the sport include Germany, who top the overall medal table, France, the USA, Australia and Canada. But nations not as well known for Olympic or Paralympic ...

Sailing spins lessons for life
Mason City Globe Gazette
A qualifying event for sailors hoping to compete at the national level, the regatta featured U.S.Sailing Association-certified Chief Judge Fred Hagedorn, of Chicago. Tom Coleman, a former JuniorOlympic coach from Chattanooga, Tenn., was on hand to ...

Sail away with passion
Times of India
NEW DELHI: What does sailing mean to you? "I don't have an answer ," says Suheim Sheikh, founder-president , The Yacht Club of Hyderabad. It is something he just does. In response, The Doors' song 'Ships with Sails' come alive. "Sometimes we don't ...

Thunder Bay Cadet Tops Cadet Sailing Course
Net Newsledger
Cadet Kristy Vannieuwenhuizen receiving her Army Navy Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) Medal of Merit from her course officer Sub Lieutenant Jayme Johnson and ANAVETS President Ed Emerick. Kristy was selected as the top Sail Coach cadet aboard Her ...

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Rough first night, but clear sailing for a cure so far
countylive.ca (blog)
Just as I approached Oswego the wind died again. so, I'm going from tons of wind to no wind but it's settled down now and I have been sailing straight through all of my waypoints since then with perfect wind!|”. He then told Facebook friends he “Woke ...

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Harbor Schooner Sets Sail On Summer's Final Stretch
But there's a nice way to keep the summer sailing along with a patriotic flair, onboard a 105-foot schooner that's built along the lines of the racing yacht that is the namesake of the America's Cup. "The original schooner America was built in Brooklyn ...


Wind in the sails for young sailors
Kayah says that her father who is a sailor used to take her wherever he went for sailing. “That's how I developed interest in yachting,” she says. The other name which deserves special mention is Marc, a 10-year-old boy from Sri Lanka and the only ...

Royal Windermere Yacht Club has a surge in interest after London 2012 Olympics
The Westmorland Gazette
Royal Windermere Yacht Club has experienced a surge of interest in their junior training programme following Team GB's successes in Olympic sailing. The club typically runs 8 junior courses for local children during the summer holidays, with morning ...

Sailing championship held at White Lake
White Lake Beacon
Sailing championship held at White Lake. Numerous boats sail around White Lake during the MCSailing National Championship, which was held at White Lake from Aug. 22-25. The area's hosting the event was “quite an honor,” according to Gayle Lopez, ...

Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12 Official Film Now Online
Originally broadcast in late July on TG4, the documentary takes a look back at the 2011/2012 race as the boats left Alicante last October, sailing around the world and visiting ports and cities such as Cape Town, Abu Dhabi, Sanya, Auckland, Itajaí ...

Victory for Royal Natal Yacht Club
East Coast Radio
The cup is heading to Durban after the Royal Natal Yacht Club's team led by Ricky Robinson emphatically won the Lipton Challenge Cup, the most prestigious sailing event in South Africa. Royal Natal Yacht Club. Lipton Challenge Cup Regatta 2012 ...

Inaugural Tall Ships Race Start from Dublin Postponed 'til 6pm this Evening
The inaugural Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta has been delayed by 24 hours but it didn't stop the Tall Ships from taking part in a spectacular Parade of Sail yesterday as the fleet said a sad farewell to Dublin and this year's race series. The fleet will ...

Young sailors from Oman pass African test with flying colours
Times of Oman
During the summer, they had completed a demanding six week training camp for five days a week at Oman Sail's sailing schools culminating in nine race selection trials. It wasn't all plain sailing for the young novices, most of whom were away from their ...

Times of Oman

Catalina 22 Clinic Day at Lake Pleasant—And ... - Arizona Yacht Club
By Mike Ferring
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Yachtstore » Yacht Charter Caribbean: Sailing Yacht Whisper ...
By zigy
Anyone who knows fine sailing yachts will be impressed by this beauty.” 116 foot sailing yacht, Whisper. Whisper has three guest cabins plus a smaller nanny cabin for a total of six or seven guests. Her raised pilothouse includes a spectacular ...

Maori Sailing to Easter Island without a GPS…or Compass
By Rocky Thompson
A crew of Maori, the natives of New Zealand, are heading out on a handmade boat bent on sailing10,000 miles to the tiny speck of Easter Island. They will do it without the use of any navigational equipment including charts or a compass.
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Sailing Charters in Greece - Luxury Yacht Charter in Turkey ...
By turkyacht
Sailing charters in Greece has turned out to be one of the favorite past times of my friends and I. Last summer we decided to charter a yacht with professional sailing services TurkYacht. After sailing off the Turkish coastline, we dropped anchor ...
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Save the Sound Sailing Journey Part 4 | Green Cities Blue Waters
By ctenvironment12
Today's post ends our sailing journey around Long Island Sound. Our own Curt Johnson shares with us his thoughts of the trip as we pick up in Port Jefferson, NY. Friday was spent exploring the Port Jefferson bay and harbor. … Continue ...
Green Cities Blue Waters

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
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If you are a sailor, one of the best platforms to get started with your very own sailing blog is YachtBlogs.com. They are one of the most popular and fastest growing sailing blog sites on the web. One of the biggest advantages, great for new blog ...

Sailing Photo Of The Day - River Fowey - Messing About In Sailboats
By Adam Turinas
TrackBack. TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c05bf53ef01761777f198970c. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference SailingPhoto Of The Day - River Fowey: ...
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Night Sail - Hudson River Community Sailing
By Spencer.Merlis
Description: Cruise through the waters of the nighttime Hudson with the moon and stars above and glimmering city lights in the distance. Enjoy the calm, quiet and perspective of sailing after dark. A great option for those who want to try sailing ...
Hudson River Community Sailing

A Japan Photo per Day - Sailing in Osaka bay and a travel tip
By Muza-chan
Of the many amusements in Osaka Bay, the most tempting for me was a ride with Santa Maria, a ship replica of the famous Santa María de la Inmaculada Concepción, the flagship used by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to discover ...
Muza-chan's Gate to Japan

Live Sail Die | Aussie's already planning for Rio
Sailing was Australia's most successful sport at the 2012 London Olympic Games. It was also the Australian Sailing Team's most successful Olympic Games EVER. So it's only natural that the top ranked sailors are already planning for ...
Live Sail Die

How Elitist Is Sailing?
Is sailing really only for the wealthy and white? That's an accusation made in a New York Times editorial at the end of the London Olympics sailing events by ...

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