06 September 2012

Rolex China Sea Race: Crest of a Wave (video)

Rolex China Sea Race: Crest of a Wave (video)--The Rolex China Sea Race, more marathon than sprint, is widely regarded as the ultimate Asian offshore sailing event. The 2012 edition marked the 50th anniversary of the Rolex China Sea Race, which takes competitors from Hong Kong, China to Subic Bay in the Philippines. Discover more about the Rolex China Sea Race on http://www.rhkyc.org.hk

Sailing: Team GB guaranteed Paralympic medals in Weymouth
The Independent
These medals are the first Britain has won in sailing since the sport became part of the full Paralympic programme at Sydney 2000 and come in addition to the gold medal won by the British Sonar team of Andy Cassell, Kevin Curtis and Tony Downs when the ...

Sailing Couple, Held Captive by Pirates for More Than Year, Will Take to Seas ...
The British pair were taken prisoner for 388 days while sailing in the Indian Ocean in October 2009 with the pirates demanding a $7-million ransom, a sum the Chandlers knew was far beyond what their family and friends could raise. Digital Daily ...


Shock as sailing club is told to quit
Melton Times
“More than 80 people came to our Olympic legacy event to try their hand at sailing and over the years we have taught some 2,000 people to sail as we are a Royal Yachting Association Training Centre, the only one in Leicestershire. It's a real shame to ...

Melton Times

Sailing Knot secrets - Tie the mighty 'King of Joinery'
Sail World
Every sailing skipper needs to know the best sailing knots that will give him or her the triple benefit of security, compactness, and reliability. Use the well-tested double-becket bend to join two lines together the next time you find yourself near ...

Sail World

Marina buoyed by first America's Cup event
After nearly a year of high expectations and community concern, the America's CupWorld Series (ACWS) – the mini version of the 2013 America's Cup – sailed into the Marina on Tuesday, Aug. 21. With next year's regatta ... the smaller ACWS fare? Would ...


Prince Philip's yacht club race is scuppered
Daily Mail
Earlier this year he hosted a lunch at Buckingham Palace to mark the 175th anniversary of the Royal Southern Yacht Club of which he is patron and has been a member since 1948, and where plans for the Great Biscay Race were discussed. But now I hear ...

Daily Mail

Ashlander to read from sailing memoir
Ashland Daily Tidings
Ashland resident Addie Greene will read from her memoir, "How the Winds Laughed," aboutsailing around the world in a very small boat, at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. This talk is sponsored by the Friends of the ...

Feisty Tesch doing it for mum in bid for sailing gold
Stock and Land
Tesch is more used to the rough and tumble of wheelchair basketball than the more sedate world of sailing, but she says Fitzgibbon's calm offsets her feisty personality. Tesch's no-nonsense style has already got her a dressing down from officials.

Sail America seeks sailing-lifestyle photos
Trade Only Today
“Help us work toward our mission of promoting the sailing industry and share some of your favorite sailing day shots,” Sail America said in a statement. “We are looking to put faces to the experience of sailing. We need photos of people out enjoying ...

US Qualifying Series for 2013 Invitational Cup starts Wednesday
Sail World
With the inaugural Invitational Cup in 2009, New York Yacht Club set the stage for a high caliber Corinthian (amateur) yacht race that connects all the great sailingclubs of the world. Won first by the host club and sailed in the NYYC Swan 42, the ...

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Aussie sailing pair closing in on gold
ABC Online
Australian sailors Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch are closing in on gold in the SCUD18 class. On a day where light winds made conditions tough for the sailors, The US team just pipped Fitzgibbon and Tesh in race seven in the morning, but the Aussie ...

'Sailing Out of Grain'
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
Hilary Lister Sailing out of Grain. Released to coincide with the 2012 Paralympic Games, 'SailingOut of Grain', a multi-screen film portrait of record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, is the result of her remarkable collaboration with ...

Int'l Sailing Week to promote the 'Sailing City'
China Daily
The 4th Qingdao International Sailing Week hoisted its sails on Aug. 18 with Qingdao, a coastal city of Shandong province, welcoming more than 1,500 boating enthusiasts from around the globe. The 16-day event features breath-taking competitions, ...

Navy IC Sailing Represented at World University Games
print · email. font + font -. Navy IC Sailing Represented at World University Games. Racing began on Tuesday. Navy intercollegiate sailing. Sept. 5, 2012. NICE, France -- After a long trip to Europe, team USA made it to Nice yesterday afternoon. We met...


Seven Nations Benefit From 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship
International Sailing Federation
The 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship hosted by the Rockley International Academy in Poole, Great Britain and ISAF is very pleased to welcome representatives from Madagascar, Mozambique, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates ...

International Sailing Federation

Solo Pacific voyager returns home
Homer Tribune
Sailing solo and with reefed sails, Rick Morris cruised into Homer Harbor Thursday afternoon, ending a voyage around the Pacific that he started July 3, 2009 on “Freestyle,” a 1975 Westsail 32-foot cutter. Leaving the North American mainland from San ...

Homer Tribune

New Orleans native Mark LeBlanc sails through adversity in Paralympics
"I had a decent start, but I couldn't do my game plan," LeBlanc said in the U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team's daily report Wednesday. "I ended up on the wrong side of the first major shift and trying to claw your way back from the top guys is pretty tough ...


Sailing resumes on Clarence
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
SAILING returned to Grafton on Saturday with the Clarence River Sailing Club conducting its first event on the 2012-13 calendar. Perfect spring weather coupled with a brisk easterly breeze got the season off to a flying start and despite the icy water ...

Paralympics London 2012 - Podium positions on the line + Video
Sail World
At the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition, with podium positions riding on the line for the U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team, day five was a crucial point in the competition. Adding to the excitement was a change in wind conditions, with 15-20...

Sail World

Museum of Yachting Annual Classic Yacht Regatta overall
Sail World
The Museum of Yachting (MoY) 33rd Annual Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Officine Panerai, was held over the weekend of September 1st and 2nd in Newport, RI, with 55 classic sailing vessels participating in the final segment of the third annual ...

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Daring descent raises funds for yacht club
Western Telegraph
Twenty-one members of Pembrokeshire Yacht Club (PYC), some as young as five-years-old, abseiled down the Pembroke Castle keep on Sunday to raise money for new equipment. With the help of Dave Parker, from Your Big Adventure, PYC were lucky ...

Paralympics London 2012 - Another tricky day in Weymouth
Sail World
At the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition, the Sonar class had a further three races today in Portland Harbour in what was the penultimate day for the sailors. A 13th, 10th and 10th saw the Irish team; John Twomey, Anthony Hegarty and Ian ...

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Leukemia Cup Regatta finishes strong
Port Huron Times Herald
Sunday saw the running of the Port Huron Yacht Club/Sarnia Yacht Club Leukemia Cup Regatta in Lake Huron. This annual event is held to raise a sail to raise ... This made for some very exciting viewing and sailing. The results of this rounding really ...

America's Cup San Francisco - TV Ratings & Crowd Figures.
By Business News Desk
The event in San Deigo was far from successful and the America's Cup Event Authority are under intense pressure to deliver on some big promises that have been made to the city, sponsors and sailing fans. San Francisco has all the right ...
Yacht Racing Business

'Sailing' Larissa Hofmann by Andoni&Arantxa for F Magazine Italy ...
By John
Sailing F Magazine Italy September 2012 Shot by: Andoni&Arantxa Styling: Monica Rodegher Model: Larissa Hofmann.
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Wesleyan Sailing Informational Meeting – Wesleying
By Samira
This entry was written by Samira, posted on September 5, 2012 at 10:09 AM , filed under Campus Life, Events, General, Student Groups and tagged club sports, sailing, sports, wesleyansailing team. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any ...

Britain guaranteed first ever Paralympic Sailing medals
By Mark Glasgow
Britain will win its first ever Paralympic Sailing medals tomorrow (Thursday) as its sailors head in to the final day of the London 2012 Paralympic regatta guaranteed at least silver and bronze. Helena Lucas – the only woman in the class – is ...
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Proper Course: Sailing and Luck
By Tillerman
In sailing there are so many factors, wind shifts, lulls, stupidity of other competitors, stupidity of race committee, container ship steaming through the fleet (don't laugh - it really happened in the Olympics a few years ago) that you can never ...
Proper Course

My Sailing Season is Over... - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By gunkylump
Beth and I met up with a group of friends/fellow sailors in Leamington marina on the weekend. I was able to get off work early Thursday, and we spent the first night at Boblo Island. We weren't impressed there, the docks were loaded with bird ...
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

The Mistake Bank: In competitive sailing, fix error first, then discuss
By noreply@blogger.com (John Caddell)
In competitive sailing, fix error first, then discuss. Some good advice from Union Square Ventures' Albert Wenger, garnered from his experience in the 2012 Vineyard sailboat race. This is among six valuable lessons he learned: Recover ...
The Mistake Bank

The EYC Needs Your Photos - Ephraim Yacht Club
By Ephraim Yacht Club
How about submitting just your three FAVORITE 2012 EYC photos? We especially like goodsailing action photos, and photos of EYC members and juniors having fun at various EYC events and activities. We also like older photos scanned ...
Ephraim Yacht Club

Highlights August 23 - ACWS San Francisco - YouTube
ACWS Cascais - Race Day 2 - Full Replay (Sailing Commentary)by ...Naplesby ...

RS Sailing - Romsey, United Kingdom - Organization | Facebook
If you want to know what is being done to increase participation in the sport of sailing globally then come and join in with our new group and have your say.

Daily Report: U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team – Sept. 5 | Olympic and ...
With podium positions riding on the line for the U.S. Paralympic Sailing Team, day 5 of the Paralympic Sailing Regatta was a crucial point in the competition.

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