17 May 2013

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Best sailing video footage by Air Vide et Eau

Owner of America's Cup Italian team flies to San Francisco to focus on safety issues - San Jose Mercury News: "The day Sweden's Artemis Racing team threw a wreath in San Francisco Bay to honor their fallen crewmate, the owner of the America's Cup Italian team Thursday announced he was flying to San Francisco to "follow closely and personally" the handling of last week's deadly capsizing. The arrival of Patrizio Bertelli, the CEO of the Prada fashion house, raises the question of whether the team will compete this summer and adds more pressure to America's Cup officials humbled by the tragedy."

Owner mulls America's Cup entry
SAN FRANCISCO -- The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races will travel to San Francisco to decide whether to compete after the death last week of a sailor on another crew, the Italian team said Thursday. Patrizio Bertelli, team ...

What lessons can sailing learn from Formula 1?
BBC Sport
A chance meeting at the Monaco Grand Prix between one of sailing's biggest stars and one of the leading names in Formula 1 has resulted in a plan aimed at revolutionising off-shore racing. Record-breaking round-the-world yachtsman Brian Thompson ...

BBC Sport

Melges 20 Audi Sailing Series - Act 2 set for Porto Ercole
Sail World
A fleet of 29 Audi Melges 20 teams are expected to take to the waters of Porto Ercole, Italy on Saturday, May 18 for the start of Event No. 2 of the 2013 Audi Sailing Series organized by BPSE - B.Plan Sport & Events in full coordination with the ...

Sail World

Seahawks sailors shine
Barnstable Patriot
FAVORABLE WINDS – After placing second in the Fleet Racing National Championship in Chicago, the Cape Cod Academy sailing team has their sights set on qualifying for, and winning, the 2013 Team Racing crown in Florida, for which they practiced this ...

Junior Sailing Season Kicks off in Dana Point Harbor
Dana Point Times
With summer approaching, the Dana Point Harbor sailing clubs are preparing to kick off their annual junior programs. The Dana Point Yacht Club's junior program begins on June 17 and registration is now open. Dana Point Yacht Club takes all skill levels ...

Dana Point Times

Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) Launches Kish Single–handed ...
The event offers a challenge of seamanship to all sailors, as well as the challenge of navigating a course to and manoeuvring around the lighthouse structure. Last year's solo category was dominated by Ruffian sailors, with many managing to set the ...

Optimist Inland Championships this weekend
Sail World
The next generation of Britain’s sailors are preparing to compete at the annual Volvo Gill Optimist Inland Championships this weekend (18th-19th May). Once again Grafham Water Sailing Club will play host to over 250 Optimist sailors, split between ...

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Multiple classes to descend on WPNSA for National Championships
Sail World
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) is anticipating welcoming a number of familiar and new sailing enthusiasts to race on the Olympic waters this coming summer. The Topper Class has already hosted a number their main ...

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Rolex Volcano Race action on the way
Sail World
2013 Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race final preparations are underway for tomorrow . . . Running until 24 May, the event welcomes an international fleet of Maxi yachts to the Tyrrhenian Sea for nine days of challenging racing, complemented by ...

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Hutchwilco Auckland Boat Show: Around the Show - Sailing Hall - 2
Sail World
Interestingly the 18ft skiffs seem to pull the most crowd attention, but we'll be putting them up against Volvo Ocean Race and more America's Cupsailing in the AC72's and 45's. We have the only footage of AC72's racing which has so far pulled over 40 ...

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From Canada to France with the Spirit of Adventure
Sail World
Imagine departing historic Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and sailing into the Atlantic all the way to France..in less than two days. St. Pierre is an Island owned by France in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, just off Newfoundland and only two days by boat.

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Argo Group Gold Cup - Top talent to battle in Bermuda
Sail World
Sailing for the King Edward VII Gold Cup and the $100,000 prize purse is near the RBYC and the Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel in Hamilton Harbour. The scene is a spectator friendly, natural sailing auditorium… perfect for a Bermuda 'sail watching' ...

Sail World

Learn to sail this summer with the Sherborn Yacht ClubWicked Local
The sun is out, the water is calm and the breeze is just right. What better way to spend a beautiful day than sailing on Farm Pond? Every year, the Sherborn Yacht Club offers a comprehensive sailing program on Farm Pond from June-August where anyone ...

Sailing developing as high school sport
Daily Press
Almost every Saturday morning from March to mid-May, sailboats can be seen racing through the water at the Norfolk Yacht Club. Jumping from one side of the boat to the other, and ducking as the sails swing over their heads, high school students do ...

Marco Sailing Center's growth on display at open house
The News-Press
Cale, sailing center president, points with pride to the 120-feet of beach area that's been added since the start of 2012 and the storage shed and additional training boats that addition has allowed. Those improvements were highlighted during the city ...

Sailing Saturdays return to CBMM this summer
The Star Democrat
ST. MICHAELS — Beginning in June, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels will offer visitors the opportunity to go out on the water in one of CBMM's wooden sailing or rowing skiffs. CBMM's Sailing Saturdays program runs June 22, July 13, ...

New England Travel: Sailing the majestic coast of Maine on a classic schooner.
Toronto Star
The largest passenger sailing vessel under the U.S. flag is tacking into the wind for her 113th season, a floating National Historic Landmark. I've chosen her because she's a magnificent anachronism from 1900, truly the last of her breed—the last ...

Toronto Star

Taking to the water with Hollowell Sailing Club
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
The event is being held to coincide with the national RYA Push the Boat Out weekend, which sees many sailing clubs across the country inviting local people to have a go at the sport themselves. Hollowell Sailing Club commodore Nicola Wilkinson said: ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Is sailing becoming an extreme sport? - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Is sailing becoming an extreme sport? - A crewmember who was training for ...

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