25 September 2012

The Day Australia won the America's Cup in 1983

On this day: Australia wins the America's Cup
Australian Geographic
THE DATE, 25 SEPTEMBER 1983, remains vivid in the memories of Australians who watched - perched on the edge of their sofas, thrusting into the air punches of elation - as Australia II crossed the America's Cup finishing line at Newport, USA. It was one...

Australian Geographic

America's Cup World Series Insider
NBC Bay Area
The America's Cup Worlds Series sails into its second San Francisco event over the course of October 2nd – 7th, in what's now the second year of this series of regattas leading up to next year's 34th America's Cup Finals to be held on the Bay between ...

USVI Sailor Taylor Canfield Wins First U.S. Match Racing Championship
All At Sea (blog)
MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (September 23, 2012) – After finishing second at the last two U.S. Match Racing Championships, Taylor Canfield and his crew rose to the occasion on Sunday and defeated two-time champion Dave Dellenbaugh in the Finals, 3-2. ... This ...

Ask J World: Looking Ahead Creates Sailing Success
All At Sea
J World's expert coaches have agreed to answer your sailing questions in future issues. Send Questions on ANY sailing topic to Kristen Berry atkristen@jworldannapolis.com. The other day I was daydreaming about sailing in some far off place and I got ...

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Youth Match Racing Championship - Convincing victory for Byron White
Sail World
Australian Youth Match Racing Championship, held by the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, final day of competition got underway today, Monday 24 September 2012. The New South Wales youth match racing champion crew, skippered by Byron White, sailed ...

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Bowdoin Sailing Hits Stride in Trio of Competitions as Season Picks Up Steam
Bowdoin Athletics
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team had a solid weekend, competing in three events including the Women's Regis at BU, the Hood Trophy hosted by Tufts, and the Loder hosted by UNH. The women finished 5th of 17th at the Regis ...

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Sailing returns to Gaza shores
Ma'an News Agency
The sport was popular in the 1960s and 1970s, but has dropped off in the intervening years, Sailing and Surfing Association head Mahfouth Kabariti said. In 2006, he co-founded the association in order to revive the sport. After contacts with a similar ...

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Sailing club celebrates after £50000 cash boost
Watford Observer
Sailing club celebrates after £50,000 cash boost. Donations totalling more than £50,000 have given Rickmansworth Sailing Club a new lease of life according to one official. The club was presented the money by South West Herts MP David Gauke on Sunday ...

GW Sailing Takes Sixth at Princeton Women's Fall Open
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. - Freshman Hannah McNomee and sophomore Meagan Murphy maintained their third-place position in the B Division as the George Washingtonsailing team finished sixth overall out of seven teams at the Princeton Women's Fall Open ...

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Regatta, a shot in the arm for sailing aficionados
Members of the Royal Madras Yacht Club (RMYC) readied themselves to go racing on the final day of the Merchants and Professionals Regatta, which started on September 21. The fun part of the event was that it was not restricted to serious sailors ...

Meet 16th October on race multihull sailing guest speaker Sean Langman
Sail World
The Multihull Yacht Club Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 16th of October. The venue is the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron which is located at Jacka Blu St.Kilda, meeting will start at 7.30pm. We have a small amount of club business to...

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Kelly's Storm Takes Decisive Victory At Howth Autumn League
#HYC – Another afternoon of fresh winds provided 118 boats with testing racing conditions for HowthYacht Club's second weekend of Autumn League racing. A consistent south-easterly wind afforded the race management teams the opportunity of setting ...

Team Tonic Wins Maycroft Sailboat Regatta [PHOTOS]
The course began in Shelter Island Sound off of Sag Harbor, with the boats sailing past Cedar Point Lighthouse into Gardiner's Bay. All divisions raced to the MoA buoy off of Rams Head, Shelter Island and back through the South Channel of Shelter ...

Cape Coral Paralympian inspires by example
Marco Island Sun Times
The recognition brought a temporary end to a pressure-packed and emotional period when he qualified for his second Paralympics Games in the Sonar sailing event. Callahan participated in the opening ceremonies at London's Olympic Stadium on Aug.

Tribute to Late Galway Sailing Legend Bill King
#OBITUARY - The Sunday Independent paid tribute this past weekend to round-the-world sailor and Galway native Bill King, who died last Friday 21 September aged 102. William Donald Aelian King was the last surviving commander of a submarine in the ...

Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup - Sailors to descend on Bermuda
Sail World
The winner of the overall Junior Gold Cup will be crowned on Sunday with their prize giving in the same venue at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club as the Argo Group Gold Cup winners. The special 10th Anniversary Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the...

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Price and McKnight guest speakers at Heaven Can Wait Charity Dinner
Sail World
Olivia Price, who only turned 20 during the Olympic regatta was the youngest of the Olympic Match Racing Womens skipper with team mates Nina Curtis 24 and Lucinda Whitty 22 won the Olympic silver medal behind the Spanish crew. Olivia ... The Heaven Can ...

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Manly Junior - worth its weight in Gold
Sail World
The 2012 Australian Sailing Team returned from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games with four gold and one silver medal collectively, and four of the twenty-one sailors representing our country started their sailing careers in a Manly Junior. There...

Sail World

An emotional homecoming for Sidney Gavignet who finishes first in Marseille
The Independent
The Omani trimaran had made the break in the Atlantic section of the 1,070-mile leg and had an important cushion going through the Straits of Gibraltar and into the Mediterranean. Gavignet then was first to the finish line at the club just outside ...

MORVAN: Victory in Marseille and We Can Mount Tour Challenge
World Match Racing Tour
Morvan (FRA) Vannes Agglo Sailing Team comes to his home regatta after a podium finish at the recent St. Moritz Match Race and a strong performance at last week's final warm-up, Internationeaux de France de Match Racing in Pornichet, where he lost in ...

Sailing: Dickinson Wins Game Fish Inn Regatta
The Bermuda Comet Class held the Game Fish Inn Regatta of the West End Sailboat Club this weekend, with six boats taking part in the three races held on the day. Stephen Dickinson and Pat Young sailed to victory, this after finishing third in the first ...

Melges 32 World Championship - Record breaking fleet set for battle
Sail World
'The New York Yacht Club is proud to be the host of this magnificent Championship. The caliber of owner and crew is spectacular, as it perfectly complements our strong sailing heritage, and stature, and commitment to one design sailing.' commented NYYC ...

MMRC Overall Champion Will Represent Malaysia At Monsoon Cup
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) -- The overall champion of the Malaysian Match RacingCircuit (MMRC) will represent Malaysia at this year's Monsoon Cup in Terengganu, said MalaysianSailing Association president Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim.

Tasmania and NSW remain locked at Youth Match Racing Championship
Hobart sailor Christopher 'George' Jones (RYCT), and his Sydney rival Byron White (CYCA), are still equal after three round-robins in the Australian youth match racingchampionship being sailed on Hobart's River Derwent. In their one encounter today ...


Dee Smith joins ETNZ
Dean Barker's crew "failed to spark" in the last event of the America's Cup World Series on San Francisco Bay, finishing seventh in fleet racing and fourth in match racing. So they've gone to Dee Smith, rated by many as one of the world's top ...


Nautical Channel signs deal with Dish Network
Trade Only Today
Popular programming includes America's Cup World Series, KYRS Ocean Race, Kiel SailingWeek, Palma Vela and Les Voiles de St. Tropez. Nautical Channel is currently available on channel 9797 in Dish's International Basic and International Sports Pack ...

Rod Carr on the rise of British Olympic Sailing
Yachting World
Starting as a competitive sailor, he coached at the National Sailing Centre in Cowes, Isle of Wight back in 1980, and then saw what is now the most successful Olympic sailing nation of the past decade evolve into a juggernaut, which is widely perceived ...

Wild West was double trouble in Pipe Opener
Well-known Hobart yachtsman Michael Denney celebrated his appointment as sailingmanager of the Derwent Sailing Squadron with a double victory in his yacht Wild West in today's final race of the Pipe Opener Series in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel. Wild ...


Ay Matey! 5 Common Sailing Idioms | Voxy Blog
By Voxy
Sailing was once much more about work than play, but has become more of a sport than a means of transportation. Sailing lingo is still incredibly common, so jump aboard and let's check out some of the most common sailing idioms and their ...
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Determined Williams and the GAC Pindar sailing team head to the ...
By admin
Match Race France – Marseille – Credit Alpari World Match Racing Tour. British skipper determined for a good result in Marseille. Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar sailing team are focused and ready for the Match Race France that begins next ...
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U.S. Match Racing Championship at Boston Yacht Club - Overall ...
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Bill King dies aged 102 | Sailing news | Yachting Monthly
Bill King, whose 42ft junk-rigged schooner, Galway Blazer II, was capsized and dismasted during the ill-fated Golden Globe solo, non-stop round the world race, has died aged 101. Galway Blazer II, designed by Angus Primrose, after ...
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Unmanned Sailing Drones May Take on the Next Big Oil Spill
By Christian Crisostomo
Skimmers are the standard cleaning boats that we use during oil spills. They are designed to run around the surface of the water have a system which collects the oil floating around. They could be quite convenient, but they are absolutely not ...
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DISH adds Nautical Channel to line-up | Rapid TV News
By joe@rapidtvnews.com (Michelle Clancy)
DISH Network has added another niche network to its lineup, focused on the sailing lifestyle: The Nautical Channel. ... Sailing and boating sports make up more than half the programming, which the channel said have become more popular than ever, thanks to the enthusiasm generated by competitions such as the America's Cup World series, Vendée Globe, H2O power boating and Volvo Ocean Race, among others. The programming wheel covers over twenty interest areas.
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U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship ... - US SAILING Media
U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship Starts Thursday in San Francisco ... Francis Yacht Club will host the 2012 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship for four ... This US SailingChampionship is a Qualifying Event for the 2012 ISAF Nations ... Since Rolex Watch U.S.A. first presented timepieces to America's Cup ...

Sailing alone?? - SailNet Community
In my quest to become a sailor, I've stumbled onto a strange paradox. I have battled with myself (and spouse) in trying to find the right sized boat. I now realize ...

HAMPTON, Va. – This past weekend was another busy one for the Hampton University sailingteam, with the squad split into two different locations to compete in ...

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Sailing yacht Aegir at the Monaco Yacht Show - New for Sale ...
Fresh from winning the 2012 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Brian ... on a positive note with the signing of a sales contract on a new 69m sailing yacht.

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