17 September 2012

AC72 Hydrofoiling - AC Discovered

To fly or not to fly? This week's Americas Cup Discovered focuses on the latest technology as the hydro-foiling 72 foot wing-sailed catamarans become a reality. The secrecy around all the teams and their boat design has been rife, but we were there the moment ORACLE TEAM USA's AC72 '17' went on the water - including the instant it all went wrong - join us this week for unseen footage of what has forced the team back to the drawing board. Upcoming America’s Cup World Series events: October 2–7, 2012, San Francisco; April 16–21, 2013, Venice; May 14–19, 2013, Naples.

US Women's Match Racing Championship - Day Three
Women's International Match Racing Association
(September 15, 2012) – Saturday's racing decided who will reach the Finals of the U.S. Women'sMatch Racing Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club. Genny Tulloch and Nicole Breault will square off in Sunday's Final series. A win for Tulloch ...

Eurosaf Women's Match Racing European Championship Day 4
Sail World
Yesterday, Thursday, saw the completion of the round-robin used to find the semi-finalist in the Women's European Match Racing Championship. Julie Bossard from France, ranked 15th in the ISAF ranking list, crewed by the two Pauline's, Pauline Chalaux ...

Sailing for a new beginning
Fraser Coast Chronicle
In bygone years when hungry for adventure she would compete in Sydney to Hobart's as part of the Sandringham Yacht Club stable in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria - one of the state's premier racing organisations. Another memory that bellows from her bowel ...

SAILING: French stumble but regain grip on title
Long Beach Press-Telegram
With a solid lead over a flock of competitors in the mid-40s in net points, they need only to post decent results in today's first two races and cash in their second discard by sitting out the last one of the event hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club ...

J/22 Sailing MoBay- "Hannah Montana" Report!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/22 one-design sailboats- sailing Montego Bay, Jamaica (Montego Bay, Jamaica)- The Jamaica J/22 Class had a fabulous third meet in Montego Bay. The second meet was a hoot, but the third one was even better- we called it the "Hannah Montana" special.

US Women's Match Racing Championship - Day Two
Women's International Match Racing Association
Friday was another day of stellar sailing conditions and outstanding skill demonstrated by the competing teams at the U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club. The final four flights of the second round robin and the ...

Esimit Europa 2: The sailing world's new top dog
Their latest victory came in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in early September. For a week straight, the Mediterranean Sea was transformed into a battle royale between 34 of the best yachts from all over the world, with an unofficial world champion crown at ...

Sailing, Sailing Like A 19th Century Sailor
DoD Live
Sailing, Sailing Like A 19th Century Sailor. Filed under DoD News {no comments}. Heave to and man the sails! Chief petty officer candidates from around the fleet gathered in Charlestown, Massachusetts to live and train like 19th century sailors on ...

Rowayton sailing icon continues legacy of success
Darien Times
Anyone who knows Rowayton sailing legend Bruce Kirby also knows that it was no surprise when he was recently elected into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Kirby is... “It's a very complex sport,” said Kirby, who is a member of the Noroton Yacht Club.

Darien Times

Oracle Racing readies America's Cup boat
San Francisco Chronicle
Out on the eastern edge of San Francisco, where the Dogpatch neighborhood bleeds into Pier 80, engineers and sailors have been working tirelessly to build the boat that will defend the America's Cup for Larry Ellison's Oracle Racing team. On Friday ...

San Francisco Chronicle

SAILING: Frenchmen capture F18 Worlds
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Dutch boats seized four of the top six places overall. It was the first F18 Worlds in the USA. The top American boat finished 10th, sailed by Michael Easton and Tripp Burd of the New England NacraSailing Association (NENSA). Print Email Font Resize ...

Enjoying Harare Safari Lodge sailing Regatta
The Zimbabwe Standard
We met members of the friendly sailing fraternity of Harare, saw what Harare Safari Lodge has to offer, and watched the Regatta from out on the water on the Bridge Boat, from which officials manage such events. We were tutored in the different sizes ...

Young Swedish Sailors Vist Artemis Racing
Over the course of the last week, Artemis Racing has had six young Swedish sailors living the full America's Cup experience, both on and off the water. Having travelled from Stockholm to San Francisco, the young sailors from the Royal Swedish Yacht ...

Welcome Grenada Sailing Week in February 2013
All At Sea (blog)
The Grenada Sailing Festival Board, after much consideration and discussion, has made the decision to suspend its Keelboat Racing Series for the year and concentrate its manpower and resources on the traditional Work Boat Regatta, to make it an even...

All At Sea (blog)

Melges 20 Sailing Series - Event No.4 underway in Viareggio
Sail World
Event No.4 in the Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series is now underway in Viareggio, Italy. Tied with 14 points each after four races, Alessio Marinelli's Candida Sailing Team (Branko Brcin-Paolo Mangialardo) and Renato Vallivero's Turnover (Marco ...

Sail World

Navy Chief flags off sailing vessel on historic voyage
The Hindu
Sail training ship INS Sudarshini on Saturday set sail on a historic voyage lasting six months to celebrate India's two-decade-long partnership with member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The voyage, jointly organised ...

The Hindu

UK Etchells National Championships Day 2 – Champagne sailing
Sail World
Ullman Sails UK Etchells National Championships 2012, organized by the Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club, are being held on the Solent this weekend. On Saturday the Etchells fleet enjoyed four extremely closely-fought races in champagne sailing conditions ...

All smiles for first modern Chinese yacht crew to circumnavigate
Sail World
While history tells us that the Chinese were great sailors in the distant past, they have not figured much in sport or adventure sailing in the recent times. However, like a lot of other things in China, that is changing. Yacht Xiamen, crewed with ...

Sail World

A promising America's Cup start for Ben Ainslie Racing | J.P. Morgan
In August, J.P. Morgan became the lead sponsor of Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR), a brand new sailingteam competing in the 2012/13 America's Cup World Series ...

12-year-old boy sailor crowned world champion
Daily Echo
But Hampshire youngster Billy Vennis-Ozanne now has his sights firmly set on the 2020 Olympics – after being crowned a sailing world champion. Billy won the junior RS Tera World Championships, held in Italy, and has revealed a long-term ambition to ...

Exciting Finale In Garda As Frei and Rocherieux Win European Title
International Sailing Federation
The Silver fleet, the majority who continued in the fleet racing, was won by Philipp Muller and Moritz Janich (GER) who had advanced to the Finals and ended in a tie with the Swedish team Carl Sylvan and Otto Helm. The SEIKO King of the Downwind prize...

International Sailing Federation

Latest Sail News
Latest Sail News. Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 15 SEPTEMBER 2012 · Dublin BaySailing Club (DBSC) Results for 15 SEPTEMBER 2012 Dublin bay sailing club Results for 15 SEPTEMBER 2012 BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Bluefin Two (M & B ...

Great Marina Bay sail
In an attempt to popularise sailing as a sport, the Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF) and automotive maker Audi have parked eight keelboats at the jetty in front of Marina Bay City Gallery, for anyone to take a ride out to sea. Keelboats, unlike ...


Ottawa Sun photos of the week
Ottawa Sun
... Sun/QMI Agency. A row of electric wheelchairs await their owners to return from racing in a silver category heat during the Mobility Cup sailing regatta, a sailing competition for disabled persons, at the Nepean Sailing Club Wednesday September 12 ...

'King' Eric vows that his prized 'B' Class possession will win Grand Bahama ...
The Freeport News
Gibson's boat has been a force to reckon with this sailing season winning almost every race it entered in the 'B' Class. When the newly designed red and white boat hits the waters on sailing day, it is Gibson's plan to leave all the other boats ...

1000 days and counting
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Sailing's in her blood, says Brewster resident Martha Hufford, a spirited 77-year-old who bicycled across sections of Europe, hiked up and down the Grand Canyon in her younger days and still rides a bicycle around town. Since 1987, she's spent nearly ...

Musandam-Oman Sail successful in Cascais, grabs one point lead
Times of Oman
... the coastal resort made famous in the past for being the Portuguese Royal family's holiday destination of choice and more recently as host to high profile sailing events including the Olympics, the Volvo Ocean Race and the America's Cup World Series.

Coast Guard Rescues 11 People In Separate Incidents Saturday
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued 11 people in two separate incidents on Saturday that involved a capsized sailing vessel and a vessel that was taking on water. The Coast Guard received the first call at 9 a.m. from a sinking ...

STARBOARD TACK: Mudheads enjoy racing - and a good party
The Westerly Sun
Wild Horses, Bill and Suzie Canning's sleek and speedy Melges 32, again captured fleet honors for the Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association. The Mystic couple received their trophies Wednesday evening at the group's end-of-season awards party at ...

Farr 40 Pre-Worlds - Barking Mad victorious at Chicago YC
Sail World
But the team who had the best day on scores of 4-2 was Nico Poons's Charisma from Monaco, led by Volvo Ocean Race-winning tactician Stu Bannatyne. The team improved in every race, starting the series out in 14th and finishing the last race today in ...

Sail World

Young salts:Westbrook Sea Scouts welcome kids aboard on Monday night
Shoreline Times
Kit Will, who works at Brewers Pilots Point Marina, with the junior sailing program there, is an example of how his passion for boating has led him to pursue a career on the water. He will be acting as the Captain (adult adviser) for Sea Scouts in ...

ON THE DOCKS: September - The perfect time to cruise and explore
The Westerly Sun
Whether you're power boating or sailing, September is the perfect time to take the boat out and go for a cruise to explore our beautiful coastal communities. One of the coastal communities which I would highly recommend cruising to this time of year is ...

Waka crew navigate by nature rather than GPS
Radio New Zealand
Waka crew navigate by nature rather than GPS. Updated at 1:28 pm on 16 September 2012. The skipper of a traditional Maori sailing canoe says his crew is learning to understand signs from nature while navigating their waka to Rapanui or Easter Island.

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
We've spent eight nights docked to the concrete of a yacht club here on the island, with unlimited water and electricity connected to our boat. Open wifi, short walking distance to bars and restaurants, the quietness of being firmly tied up to ...

Oil checking question - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By hlev00
I have a Yanmar 4JH4E on a 2005 Beneteau. It was new to me last fall. I have been checking the oil regularly but there is something odd to me in the way the oil level shows up on the dip stick. When I pull it out before starting the engine the oil ...
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Hartley South Seas 45 delivery/transport - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By Jryder
Hi guys, Been lurking a little while and wanted to know if anyone would know what options I would have for transporting a 45 LOA Hartley from Townsville all the way down to Sydney . The boat yard said.
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Sailing - English Forum Switzerland
I am looking for somewhere to go sailing in lake Geneva, preferably based in Switzerland. Does anyone recommend any sailing schools in particular?

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