06 May 2013

Greenwald finishes first overall at NOOD Regatta (videos)

2013 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD, Day 3 - When the winds go light in Annapolis, the competition gets slower, but a whole lot more challenging.

2013 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD, Day 1

Bennet Greenwald, of San Diego, and winner of the J/70 class at the 2013 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD explains the importance of a focused program.

Greenwald finishes first overall at NOOD Regatta - baltimoresun.com: "Overcoming a field of 49 boats in the J/70 class, Bennet Greenwald of San Diego took first place aboard the Perseverance in the highly competitive division and was named overall winner at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta in Annapolis on Sunday. The honor distinguishes Greenwald and his crew — Jeff Madrigali, Steven Pickel and Morgane Renoir — as the top performers throughout the three-day race, which featured 15 boat classes and more than 1,000 sailors. . . ." (go to link above for full results)

Sailing vessel that lost communications located
San Jose Mercury News
HONOLULU—The Coast Guard says a sailing vessel that wasn't heard from for more than a day has been located about 500 miles northeast of Honolulu. The Coast Guard was contacted Sunday morning by the crew aboard a Panamanian-flagged cargo ...

Not all smooth sailing for Alinghi team in Qingdao
China Daily
The skippers and crews competing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao must have been concerned as thick fog descended over Fushan Bay on Sunday morning. However, unlike the lingering mist on Saturday, the fog dispersed before noon and made ...

China Daily

New Racing Format - "ISAF needs to listen to the sailors"
Robert Scheidt , Marit Bouwmeester, Giles Scott, Pieter-jan Postma and Vasilij Zbogar talk about the new ISAF racing format that was implemented at 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup events. "ISAF needs to listen to the sailors", as ISAF gathers for its mid ...

Sailing in Marin: San Anselmo's Holder is first local female captain for ...
Marin Independent Journal
A sure way to get hooked on sailing is to date a sailor as Carol Holder knows. When her husband Jeff proposed to her one particularly windy day on the bay while they were out sailing their Etchells, she was in for the long haul with the sport. Now, she ...

America's Cup and US Sailing launch 'Start Sailing' website
Sail World
The new website at Start Sailing offers visitors an exciting and easy-to-follow introductory view of sailing, including information on the various types of sailboats, the basics of sailing, tips on how to get started and find access to boats and ... http://www.startsailing.org/

Sail World

Ida Lewis Distance Race to conclude Newport's Sailing Season
Sail World
Newport Sailing Season's Grand Finale, the fan-favorite Ida Lewis Distance Race, gets underway on August 16th. In its ninth edition, this popular overnight competition takes sailors on one of four coastal courses – between 104nm and 177nm – that ...

Sail World

Sailing clubs 'push the boat out' for open day
Burton Mail
TWO sailing clubs are to 'push the boat out' by holding free taster events as part of a national initiative. Burton Sailing Club, at Foremark Reservoir is giving families the chance to try sailing for free between 11am and 4pm on May 18 and 19, as part ...

Burton Mail

Demere sailing scholarships awarded
Savannah Morning News
Joining Demere scholarship committee chairman Vernon Buchman, center, and Robert Demere's widow, Mary Demere Raae, right, are scholarship recipients, from left, Anna Heritage, Liam Cunningham, Ashley Pentecost, Bobby Jacobs and Lizette Marie ...

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