18 July 2013

Extreme Sailing Series returns next week (video)

Porto Promo: Extreme Sailing Series prepares to return to 'best ever' Stadium Racecourse:  July 25-28 - The Extreme Sailing Series™ hits the halfway stage in just one week when eight Extreme 40 catamarans will go full throttle in one of the most compact and challenging Stadium Racecourses the Extreme 40s have ever raced on in Porto, Portugal. Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to line the banks of the river Douro on both the Porto and Gaia sides to watch the Extreme 40s in action as current Series leaders Alinghi set out to defend their position. Watch the Stadium Racing from Porto live 

HALFWAY TO HAWAII: "July 17, 2013, San Pedro, CA – In the last 48 hours most of the 58 entries in the 47th biennial LA-Honolulu Transpac are now at the halfway point or beyond on this 2225-mile ocean racing classic that started in three waves last week. The days have gone from cool and overcast to warm and sunny as the teams dry out, relax, and make their final downwind push to the islands."

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship : Media Centre : News Centre: "Great Britain's Kieran Martin, China's Lu Yunxiu, Norway's Line Flem Host, Australia's Carrie Smith and Ella Clark and New Zealand's Isaac McHardie and Micah Wilkinson have won gold with a day to spare at the 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Limassol, Cyprus."

Early lead for Sansiri in Transpac race
The Phuket News
Early lead for Sansiri in Transpac race. SAILING: Phuket yacht Sansiri began the 2013Transpacific Yacht Race race in perfect Southern California conditions last week in the first of three starts in 15 knots of westerly breeze. Thursday 18 July 2013 ...

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Saskia arrives on day 3
Sail World
On day three of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Cyprus, Saskia Sills finally came to the party and she insists she can be the one hosting it come Friday. The 16-year-old took to the water in Limassol for the third set of three races in ...

Six Sailors Recognized as All-Academic By Intercollegiate Sailing Association
Bowdoin Athletics
The 2013 ICSA All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2012 – 2013 academic year. The All-Academic ...

Sailing: The old man and the lake
Port Huron Times Herald
Balcirak and Tipp are youngsters compared to 91-year-old Lee Smith of St. Clair Shores, who will be sailing his 60th Mackinac. He'll join the crew of Mostly Harmless, owned by Warwick Smith of Grosse Pointe Woods. Tipp, 74, competed in his first ...

Sailing - Martin crowned World Youth champion
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Windsurfer Kieran Martin admitted he had to pinch himself after wrapping up the ISAF Youth World Sailing Championship with a day to spare. Sportsbeat – 30 minutes ago. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 0. Print. Windsurfing generic. Eurosport - Windsurfing generic.

Leeway Sailing Center Goes To Planning Thursday
Gazette Newspapers
Leeway Sailing Center is a big part of the waterfront community, but for years that community has seen a facility on the decline — something city officials recognized years ago. A first effort to rebuild the facility was shot down for fear that the ...
Whistler Sailing Club hosts first provincial circuit regatta
Pique Newsmagazine
Sails are a familiar sight on Alta Lake these days, but it's safe to say that there's never been as many sailboats on the lake as we'll see this weekend when the WhistlerSailing Association (WSA) plays host to a provincial circuit event for three ...

Napier Sailing club youths holding on at the Youth Sailing World Championships.
All About Hawke's Bay
The best placed include Isaac McHardie (Hamilton Yacht Club/RAYC) and Micah Wilkinson (Ngaroto Sailing Club/RAYC) who continue to dominate in the SL16 multihull, while Markus Somerville and Jack Simpson (Wakatere Boating Club) had a great day ...

Man who tried to sail from Dorset to Ireland in a dinghy rescued
The sunburnt sailor, believed to be a 40-year-old American, had two paddles onboard, one of which was used as a mast with a plastic sheet attached as a sail, and the other as a rudder. He had only a limited amount of food and drink, and had to be ...

Championship sailing competition takes to the waters of Lake Norman
WSOC Charlotte
The U.S. 2013 Flying Scot North American Championship is being hosted this week at The Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville. The sailing competition welcomed boaters from Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New England, Ohio, ...

Sailing: West Briton round-up July 18
This is Cornwall
Restronguet Sailing Club hosted the 2013 IOCA Optimist South West Championships at the weekend. Some 24 sailors entered the event from as far afield as Reading. The event was over two days, consisting of 11 regatta fleet and 13 main fleet sailors ...

LYME REGIS: National sailing races in Lyme Bay
View Online
The UK Laser Masters' series is for sailors who are at least 35 years old and, as well as competing for the national title at the weekend, the competitors were also looking to qualify for the Masters' World Championships which take place in Oman at the ...

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