29 September 2012

Shore Crew Complexity - Volvo Ocean Race (video)

Volvo Ocean Race: There's a lot to discuss, the shore managers are in town making some big decisions about the way the race will be run.

America's Cup accused of using bad labor practices
San Francisco Examiner
The inquiries were prompted by complaints from local unions crying foul about compliance with the terms of last winter's assiduously discussed labor agreement between City Hall and organizers of the sailing regatta. Instead of paying prevailing wages ...

San Francisco Examiner

Four Seasons: Harvest Moon Regatta draws large fleet to Atwood Lake Yacht Club
Canton Repository
You know the sailing season is winding down in Northeast Ohio when the results from Atwood LakeYacht Club's Harvest Moon Regatta are finalized. Nicknamed the “Ritz Carlton of weekend regattas,” the Harvest Moon Regatta annually attracts skippers from ...

New Long Beach Yacht Club Regatta To Honor Patriots
Gazette Newspapers
Long Beach Yacht Club, the Long Beach Sailing Foundation and the USO are pairing up to host an event honoring the men and women of America who don uniforms in the service of the country. The inaugural Patriot Regatta is set for Saturday, Sept. 29 ...

Erie Yacht Club, boat owners sued over fatal explosion
Carlisle on Wednesday sued Hertel, Brown and the Erie Yacht Club, where Hertel and Brown's 32-foot boat caught fire and exploded, killing one of the passengers, 25-year-old Erin Carlisle. Ryan Carlisle, 27, who suffered third-degree burns in the ...

Yachting: Team NZ employs sailing consultant
Otago Daily Times
The team had a forgettable regatta in last month's opening round of the series, finishing seventh in fleet racing and fourth in match racing, prompting a furious outburst from managing director Grant Dalton, who labelled the result the team's "worst ...

Otago Daily Times

New South Wales Youth Sailing Championships preview
Sail World
The sailors, members of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's Dinghy Group will compete in five different classes at the championships, which have attracted more than 200 entries from NSW and other States. Several of the team have already had ...

Sail World

Alpari World match racing tour
World Match Racing Tour
He then followed up with an outstanding 3-0 Semi Final victory over the form skipper of the event, Laurie Jury (NZL) Kiwi Match Racing, on the penultimate day of sailing. Tiller qualified for Match Race France by winning the Race Sails of White Nights ...

Ian Williams forced to wait amid congestion in Marseille
The Independent
Meanwhile the big trimarans were charging up and down with Michel Desjoyeaux in Foncia ruling a roost which had been the nursery of Oman Sailing's French skipper, Sidney Gavignet. Alongside Gavignet, Britain's Brian Thompson, more of an offshore man ...

Yachting: Burling wants to make Korea out of sailing
New Zealand Herald
He had never been on an AC45 before, which is the forerunner to the AC72s to be used at next year'sAmerica's Cup, and now he's being charged with trying to beat some of the best sailors in the world in the likes of Dean Barker, Russell Coutts and ...

Frank C. White, engineer, sailing enthusiast
Buffalo News
He served as commodore of the Niagara Sailing Club in 1976 and 1986, and was an active volunteer at the Buffalo Maritime Center and a member of the Buffalo Yacht Club. He was a member of the International Order of the Blue Gavel, an association of past ...

High performance sailing yacht design by Owen Clarke Design
Superyacht Times
In recent years running parallel to their more prolific design of Open 60's, 50's and Class 40's Owen Clarke Design have been quietly carrying out development work on a number of existing large sailing and motor yachts. Working with owners, project ...

Superyacht Times

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 28, 2012
Isle of Wight County Press
Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 28, 2012. Friday, September 28, 2012. SAILING. BEMBRIDGE SC. THE club, along with Brading Haven, took part in the Royal Lymington Scow Challenge last weekend. On a perfect day with a force 2 to 3 easterly, ...

Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda's own Jessie Kirkland to compete
Sail World
It's going to be interesting because there's a lot of universal concepts in that and team racing is a step towards match racing from fleet racing and I'm banking on that to assist me somewhat.' Kirkland is also looking forward to sailing with his team ...

Sail World

Hearing the song of a tall ship
It's sailing time. The Royal Clipper is ready; she twists her lines. The giant ship is humming herself some low-octave song. A hum that comes from the wind? It might be that. Or sounds from a sail that's not yet unfurled. Ropes that seconds ago were ...

First Girl finish for Keller in Junior Sailing Championships
Nenagh Guardian
Lough Derg Yacht Club's Aisling Keller was the First Girl at the prestigious ISA Junior All Ireland Sailing Championship at Schull Harbour, Co Cork last weekend. Keller edged out Strangford's Laura Gilmore by finishing in fourth place in the medal race ...

Nenagh Guardian

Italy's Pozzi In Control Of Melges 32 Worlds
International Sailing Federation
Goombay Smash brighten up the day. ©Max Ranchi. Melges 32 World Championship. Newport, USA. PRO Hank Stuart fired off three more great races at the 2012 Melges 32 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) on Wednesday.

International Sailing Federation

The Harbor Report: Fleets take to the harbor this weekend
Daily Pilot
This weekend is the H20 Fleet Championship, which will be raced out of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club in the turning basin. Looking at the entry list, there could be easily 40 participants spread out between two ... But don't tell that to Karen and Gary ...

Paddlers in charity boost
This is Kent
KAYAKING: Margate Yacht Club recently provided a welcome stopover for Land On Our Left a group of three kayakers who were on a challenging trip around Great Britain while raising money for the charities Keyfund, Kidney Research UK and Children's ...

This is Kent

CMCS gears up for 47th annual Summerset Regatta Oct. 5-7
Beach Bulletin
Steve Romaine, avid local sailor, longtime member and past commodore of the CMCS sailing group, and a very lucky gentleman who recently returned from a European excursion and nine-day Meditarrean cruise, has happily returned the his Florida home...

Beach Bulletin

Pittwater and Coffs Harbour Regatta – New partnership announced
Sail World
Pittwater and Coffs Harbour Regatta and Blue Water Series are hosted by The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, who have announced a new three year partnership with Club Marine as the naming rights sponsor for both events. The Club Marine Pittwater and ...

Sail World

Flying 11 Class Spring Training Camp at Lane Cove 12ft Skiff SC
Sail World
With the 2012-13 regatta season fast approaching and hot on the heels of Olympic sailing success (medallists Malcolm Page, Iain Jensen, Nathan Outteridge, Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty all have F11 pedigree) the Flying 11 Class is ...

Sail World

New publisher joins Sail magazine
Trade Only Today
“My career really began, as any true sailor's should, on my family's Sunfish, and then as a wharf rat teaching sailing and working at marinas and sailing clubs throughout high school and college,” Allen said in an AIM statement. “To join Sail as ...

Silver service at 470 sailing
Largs and Millport Weekly News
Luke Patience, Olympic silver medallist in London for 470 sailing, will be in Largs this weekend to watch youngsters competing in the Volvo Youth and Junior Zone Championships. Luke will be at Largs Sailing Club on both Saturday and Sunday to watch the ...

West Briton Sailing round-up
This is Cornwall
A feature of this series is the number of boats sailing with young crew members, usually the sons or daughters of the owners, and long may this continue, so that emerging talent can be encouraged and nurtured. Race results. 1 Alias (Trish and Brian...

This is Cornwall

The J125 Double Trouble Dynamic Duo
J/Sailing News (blog)
The racing bug bit him hard and, as part of his training, Peter visited the J/World San Diego Sailing School to learn how to sail better on J/24s. Over the course of the next few years, Peter kept coming up against another guy named Andy Costello who'd ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Australian 18ft League - Olympian Malcolm Page to skipper 18ft Skiff
Sail World
Aside from his Gold Medals at each of the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics, Malcolm has won seven 470 World titles (ten 470 medals in total) as well as numerous Australian 470 titles, and has been Australian Sailing Team captain since 2005.

Sail World

CofC Olympian Shifts Gears With National Titles In Mind
Beach Carolina Magazine
After a two-year hiatus from college sailing training for his second Olympic Games, Maegli was back in fine form capturing his third SAISA Men's Singlehanded Championship title this past weekend amid variable conditions on Crab Bank in Charleston Harbor.

BUCS BUSA Match Racing Championships 2013 « Busa
By jbeecher
Training and coaching sailing for University Teams · BUCS BUSA Match ... Celebrating the 15th University Match Racing Championships, the 2013 BUCS/BUSA Match Racing Championships will be bigger than ever. This year there will be a ...

Photo Essay: CofC Sailing | CisternYard.com
By CisternYard.com Staff
CisternYard News photographer Emily Bradbury was out on the water in Charleston Harbor last weekend as the College of Charleston hosted the SAISA Men's Singlehanded Championship. Cougar sailor and 2012 Olympian Juan Maegli ...

2nd Edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy - Preview ...
Further to the huge success of the debut in 2011, the Gstaad Yacht Club is proud to announce the second edition of the GYC Centenary Trophy that will take place during this year's "Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez" on Thursday, October 4th.
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Leaving The Boat For 6 Months - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By theway
I am planning to go on a six-month vacation . How would you prepare your boat to be alone for six months in the water , in her slip, in San Francisco (no freezing temps)? Here are a few topics: -
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Knut Frostad, CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race, talks to VSail.info (part I)
Posted on 27 September 2012 by Valencia Sailing ... Knut Frostad: The main objective for theVolvo Ocean Race is to increase the fleet of the race in a difficult ...

America's Cup in Hot Water - Curbed SF
Complaints from local unions have lead the City to look into the hiring and payment practices of an America's Cup event production contractor. Instead of paying ...

SOCIAL SCENE: Yacht club hosts regatta for Hospice
Latest galleries and photos of local coverage in North San Diego and Southwest Riverside.

ISA Senior All Ireland Sailing Championship - The Irish Sports Council
Ireland's most prestigious annual national sailing event, the ISA All Ireland Sailing ... 5th to Sunday the 7th of October in Lough Derg Yacht Club in Nenagh, Co.

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