12 July 2013

LOUIS VUITTON CUP - RR1 - RACE 3 video replay

LOUIS VUITTON CUP - RR1 - RACE 3: Luna Rossa Challenge vs Artemis Racing (SWE still carrying out stress tests on its AC72 and not on the racecourse) (Streamed live on Jul 11, 2013)

Sailing-America's Cup jury rejects controversial rule changes
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11 (Reuters) - An international jury in the America's Cup sailing competition on Thursday ruled that the regatta director did not have the authority to unilaterally implement rule changes opposed by two of the teams (Luna Rossa Challenge, from Italy, and Emirates Team New Zealand) . . . .

America's Cup drama continues as jury issues ruling
SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Tensions in the troubled America's Cup could be easing after an international jury sided with challengers from New Zealand and Italy in their arguments that regatta director Iain Murray overstepped his ...

America's Cup: International jury sides with teams
San Jose Mercury News
Tensions in the troubled America's Cup could be easing after an international jury sided with challengers from New Zealand and Italy in their arguments that regatta director Iain Murray overstepped his authority in making rules changes following the ...

America's Cup ruling could clear way for racing
San Francisco Chronicle
The verdict is in, but the dispute may not be over. A highly technical equipment protest lodged by two of the three teams competing in the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series of the America's Cup was upheld by an International Sailing Federation jury ...

America's Cup Is Still Sorting Out the Kinks
Wall Street Journal
Thursday's race means that in the first three contests of this year's Cup, only one team has competed. Emirates Team New Zealand also won Tuesday because Artemis was its scheduled opponent, and it sailed solo on Sunday because Luna Rossa was ...

Logistics for British Sailing Team Remains with Former Official Shipping Supplier
The Handy Shipping Guide
UK – Southampton-based boat transportation specialists Peters & May, has been re-appointed as Official Shipping Supplier of The British Sailing Team, extending the partnership until at least 2017. Peters & May takes great pride in being an official ...

College Sailing announces 2013 All-Academic Sailing Teams
Sail World
The Inter-collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named its 2013 All-AcademicSailing Team. The 2013 All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as ...

Bacardi Newport Sailing Week - Over 225 boats registered
Sail World
In addition to the on-the-water action, Bacardi Newport Sailing Week will also feature an exciting art exhibit with a historical perspective on boats from every era of the America's Cup, 'Champions on the Breeze,' featuring the work of Rhode Island ...

Sailing: Fresh wave of entries for Dun Laoghaire Volvo regatta
Irish Independent
The light winds associated with the high-pressure system will prove tricky for race organisers and sailors alike as they contend with strong tides. Warm sunshine on the land should produce sea breezes during the day, though today's traditional later ...

Why Did a Sailing School Boat Head Out in Bad Weather?
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- We've learned a sailing school owned the boat that took on water Wednesday night and started to sink because of a strong storm. 2 on your side is asking why the company called Seven Seas Sailing, made the judgement call to setsail in ...

SAILING: John Sangmeister seeks Transpacific record in yacht race
Long Beach Press-Telegram
The goal for John Sangmeister and his crew is to break the Transpacific Yacht Race multihull record of five days, nine hours. The means to achieve it is the exquisite Lending Club trimaran. Sangmeister and his eight-man crew showed off their 77-foot, ...

In Small Yacht Sailing Club's series finale, two boats battle for fastest
Sailboat teams have raced in the Small Yacht Sailing Club of Oregon's Summer Evening Series on the Columbia River for the past six weeks. All season long, Team Wizard has been neck-and-neck with, as they put it, a "crotchety old river institution ...

Kincardine Sailing Club boaters compete for 'bragging rights'
Lucknow Sentinel
Members of the Kincardine Sailing Club took to the waters of Lake Huron Wednesday, June 12 for their biweekly race. Mike Scott adjusts the rigging on the sailboat....

Sailing: BODA President Reflects On Optinam
Bailey was pleased with the overall performance of the BODA sailors and the excellent job done by the coaches. “Bermuda had two podium finishers in Ceci Wollmann who was the1st North American girl, 2nd girl overall and 9th overall in the regatta. Chase ...

Sailing: Reilly defies light winds
Irish Independent
Sailing: Reilly defies light winds. A fleet of close to 400 boats started racing in the biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay, where light winds almost halted the programme. Also in this ...

Padnos family continues Chicago to Mackinac sailing tradition
The Chicago to Mackinac sailing race has been a tradition in the Padnos family for decades. Mitch Padnos sailed dozens of them with his father Seymour and has sailedfour with his son, Louis. This weekend's race, which begins Saturday afternoon in ...

How an Obsessive Sailor and His Fitness Trackers Supercharged Yacht Racing | Autopia | Wired.com: " . . . By day, 61-year-old Kahn is the CEO of Fullpower Technologies, which builds the motion-sensing technology inside personal trackers like Jawbone Up and Nike FuelBand. Sailing permeates life at the company, where about a fifth of the staff — including an Olympic competitor — has a background in the sport. “The ocean lifestyle is my meditation, where I find myself,” says Kahn. He tries to get on the water for a couple of hours each day, immersing himself in a marine sanctuary he shares with sea otters and whales. Kahn recruited Christensen, an engineer and decorated offshore sailor, after the 2009 Transpac, and they regularly take a break from the office in the middle of the day to catch the wind at its freshest. . . . "

5 rescued by Coast Guard after sailboat sinks in Lake Erie | Fox News: "The U.S. Coast Guard says five people have been rescued from Lake Erie after their sailboat sank near the shoreline in Buffalo. Coast Guard officials tell local media outlets that the boat started taking on water around 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Outer Harbor, about a half mile south of the Erie Basin Marina. .  . ."

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