25 May 2013

3x AC72 on San Francisco Bay (video)

3x 72 on the San Francisco Bay: No more than 10 hours after the no-sailing recommendation expired last night at midnight did the teams in the 2013 America's Cup return to the water.Defender ORACLE TEAM USA and challengers Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge all took to San Francisco Bay this morning. For ORACLE TEAM USA and Luna Rossa sailing again meant the resumption of their training programs on the Bay. For the Kiwis it was their first sail on the Bay since arriving en masse earlier this month.

America’s Cup Boats Return to Water as New Safety Recommendations Come Out - NYTimes.com: " . . . .Oracle Team USA, the defender of the Cup, and Emirates Team New Zealand, one of the three challengers, went out in the morning and were soon in the heart of San Francisco Bay in their AC72 yachts. The Italian challenger, Luna Rossa, which already had begun sailing on Saturday, joined them. It was the latest sign that the regatta would go ahead this July as scheduled . . . ."

Capt. Mike Burke, Windjammer founder, dies at 89 - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com: "Capt. Michael Burke sailed through life with his unending spirit and romantic outlook, touching the lives of many with his cruise empire, Windjammer Barefoot Cruises. His own journey came to and end early Sunday, when the 89-year-old succumbed to pneumonia at his Miami Beach home . . . A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, at Temple Beth David, 2625 SW Third Avenue, Miami. He will be cremated and his ashes scattered in the sea, where he spent a lifetime bringing others happiness. “The most important thing for him,” Susan Burke said, “was to be passionate about anything he did.”

Cowes sailing team trip competition: Terms & conditions
The winning entrant shall win a team-building sailing day for 8-12 people on the Isle of Wight on Friday, September 6, 2013. All members of the winner's group must be aged 18 years or older. The prize comprises the following itinerary: Day 1, Thursday ...

Coast to coast sailing reports—Sailing news from the US and beyond
Sail World
These are interesting days to be a sailor or Cup fan living near (or visiting) San Francisco. According to the latest reports, Oracle team USA, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa are now all sailing their AC72 catamarans on San Francisco Bay ...

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Yachting: Kiwis sailors in the hunt
New Zealand Herald
Like Aleh and Powrie, Maloney won gold at the last round of the Eurosaf Champions Sailing Cup recently in Italy. The Laser campaigner is showing good form again and is just one point behind leader Tom Burton from Australia. Fellow Kiwi Sam Meech is ...

Youth sailing charity to be set up in Olympic champion Andrew Simpson's memory
Dorset Echo
A YOUTH sailing charity is to be set up after the funeral of Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson. Figures from the world of sailing, dignitaries and wellwishers will bid farewell to the tragic yachtsman, known as Bart, next Friday. There will be a service at ...

Dorset Echo

Sailing: AC72 makes debut in San Francisco
Emirates Team New Zealand took the AC72 sailing on San Francisco Bay for the first time today. Sailing crew, designers and technicians checked systems in preparation for the resumption tomorrow of the on-the-water build-up for the start of the Louis ...

College Sailing Nationals - Day 3, Women's Finals
Sail World
Sailing for Boston College in A-division is Stephanie Hudson '13 with Katherine Wysocki '15 and Kelly Roy '13 and Erika Reineke '16 and Elizabeth Barnard '15 in B-division. Reineke and Barnard are currently leading B-division, just two points ahead of ...

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Find a special experience at US Sailing youth racing events in 2013
Sail World
Young sailors in search of great competition, quality coaching instruction and a fun time on and off the water, will find a special experience at USSailing youth racing events in 2013. Another exciting season of youth racing is rapidly approaching at ...

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Sailing Couple Team Up On Water For Offshore Campaign
They have already joined forces on land – and now two rising stars of solo sailing have teamed up on the water to launch a top-level double-handed racing campaign. FiancĂ©es Dan Dytch and Emma Creighton will put their relationship through the ultimate ...

Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race prizegiving
Sail World
Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race's third edition concluded with the final prizegiving ceremony today at the docks in Capri's Marina Grande. During the ceremony, the crew of Alexander Schaerer's Caol Ila R (USA) received the week's most coveted ...

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Sailing into Swiftsure
Victoria Times Colonist
Burkhardt spoke on the phone from the Seabee II, his C&C 38 vessel, which he was sailing from Sidney toward Victoria's Inner Harbour to prepare for the 70th running of the Swiftsure International Yacht Race. The regatta is the longest-running cross ...

Victoria Times Colonist

Win a team-building sailing adventure at Cowes
The prize includes travel, ferry crossing, transfers, dinner and overnight accommodation on Thursday, September 5 at the United Kingdom SailingAcademy (UKSA). The following morning, the winner and 11 colleagues will enjoy breakfast followed by a ...


Outdoors: Red snapper season changes, sailing awards and championships
Jane Millican, 25, from Apollo Beach was named the Florida Women's Sailing Association's young woman sailor of the year. Millican is the director of youth sailing at the Davis Island Yacht Club and attended USF. Millican and sailing partner Pat Crump...

Sailing: Local favourites face battle to repel Northern Irish challenge as ...
Herald Scotland
Sailing: Local favourites face battle to repel Northern Irish challenge as fleets muster for the off. Friday 24 May 2013. THE big beasts of IRC Class 1 may receive most of the attention as the 39th Scottish Series gets under way today but competition ...

Herald Scotland

Tall Ships sailing to area this summer
Chatham Daily News
The Tall Ships America's bi-national Tall Ships Challenge series of tall ship races will setsail throughout the Great Lakes this summer. Tall Ships America has scheduled visits from members of a fleet of 25 world-class tall ships to 22 U.S. and ...

A special sailing crew
Barnstable Patriot
When the morning of May 25 arrives, sailors in the 42nd Annual Figawi race will ready their boats. Among them will be a special team of sailors, Wounded Warriors who will join the race through a partnership between Figawi and Holidays for Heroes.

Barnstable Patriot

Memorial Day sailing trips
My Eastern Shore
Four sailing times are available, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. No advance reservations will be accepted. Passengers may sign up on a first-come, first-served basis at the dock on the day of the sails, beginning about an hour before the first ...

USF women aim to move up at sailing championships
The USF women's sailing team, the only varsity sport on the St. Petersburg campus, heads into today's final day of competition in 11th place with 247 points after 14 races, well behind leader Dartmouth (149) and runnersup Boston College and St. Mary's ...


British sailors on the hunt for medals in Holland
Dorset Echo
MEDALS will be decided today in the high-performance 49er skiff classes at the second European Sailing Federation (EUROSAF) ChampionsSailing Cup event in Holland. The British Sailing Team members who have been competing at this week's Delta ...

Dorset Echo

Seafarer Sailing Offers Dodecannese Yacht Charters
Luxury Travel Magazine
The Dodecanese in Greece is an island group that is often overlooked by those interested in Greek island Yacht Charters and yet, it is an area that arguably has more to offer than many other sailing destinations. For a start, it certainly is not a ...

Luxury Travel Magazine

Next edition of sailing's THE TRANSAT planned for May 2016
The Transat: May 24, 2013 - The next edition of THE TRANSAT, the successor for pro-sailors to the original solo race across the North Atlantic that was born as the OSTAR, will take place in May 2016. As we wish the sailors good luck for the start of ...


Kids get hooked on sailing
After all, her parents had sailed to Mexico before she was even born and lived there five years while chartering and repairing boats. But Aitchison had never sailed herself until she was 11, after signing up for sailing classes through the Maple Bay ...

Fans can watch Al Gaffal Sailing Race from Dubai Ferry
Khaleej Times
People who are interested in watching Al Gaffal Sailing Race from the Dubai Ferry can buy the trip tickets by calling 055-6007707 or 04-3963135. This event is annually organised under the patronage and support of Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

Smooth sailing ahead at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Green Mountain Outlook
While LCMM's Lois McClure has no means of propulsion other than canvas sails—and as wind-energy producers know, the wind can be a fickle thing to rely on—an authentic, 1964 tugboat C. L. Churchill will serve as the vessel's engine when it enters the ...

Keep Clear of the 'Bight Line' for Sailing Safety!
Sail World
Your small sailing boat moves about when moored in her slip, alongside a pier, or while anchored. Wind, current, tidal rise and fall, sea waves, swell, or passing boat wakes are always at work. And these dynamic forces cause your docking or anchor line ...

Sail World

West Briton Sailing round-up may 23
This is Cornwall
It was pleasing to see six boats in G/H fleet, the gaffers and Shrimpers, and particularly encouraging to see some new faces trying their hand in sailing these boats; they are easy enough to sail, but quite difficult to sail well. The one gaffer which ...

Learn to sail on Cheddar Reservoir
Weston & Somerset Mercury
Garry Packer training principal at Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club, of which Cheddar Sailing is a part, said: “Our courses are really cost effective because the training is delivered by volunteers who are passionate about sailing and we don't therefore ...

The APS Stern Scoop - Annapolis Performance Sailing: 2013 ICSA ...
It's that time of year again: College Nationals! As in many seasons past the 2013 ICSA Team Race National Championship is sponsored by APS. For those new to team racing or college sailing in general here we have a great write up about ...
The APS Stern Scoop - Annapolis...

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