16 July 2013

Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds and Summer Sailstice 2013 (videos)

2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds Day 1 Highlights
Website - http://www.isafyouthworlds.com/ ...

Summer Sailstice 2013 with Bonneville Sailing on Utah Lake from K12_Prosthetics on Vimeo.
http://bonnevillesailing.com | Sailing in the middle of the desert? Why not? With beautiful Utah Lake, the ability to discover sailing in all it's vast verity has never been more accessible! And with Bonneville School of Sailing, one can learn locally, practice on the ocean with their ocean sailing cruise trips to Catalina Island and other destinations, and earn the skills and training necessary to charter your own adventures anywhere in the world.

Windquest first racing division sailboat to finish Mackinac race - chicagotribune.com: "Dick and Doug DeVos' MaxZ86 Windquest was the first racing division sailboat to finish the Chicago Yacht Club's 105th Race to Mackinac. Under the race's handicap system, the Macatawa, Mich.-based boat was rated as fastest boat, so the result was generally expected. The Volvo 70 Il Mostro, owned by Peter Thornton of Burr Ridge, finished second among the racers, who started Saturday off Chicago's Navy Pier. Il Mostro sailed in the Volvo Around the World race before moving to Chicago waters."

Sailing-Luna Rossa beats Artemis on forfeit at Louis Vuitton Cup
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
July 16 (Reuters) - Luna Rossa Challenge defeated Artemis Racing on forfeit on Tuesday in a Round 2 race for the Louis Vuitton Cup, which serves as the selection series to decide the challenger for the Americas' Cup. Standings (collate as: Team, Races, ...

Longtime mark for sailors sailing off coast of south Florida now gone--
FPL demolishes Port Everglades plant - slideshow - South Florida Business Journal: "Florida Power & Light Co. demolished its Port Everglades plant at about 6:45 a.m. The plant's red-and-white stacks and surrounding buildings fell within seconds in a series of explosions."

Sailing from Marblehead to Provincetown with the moon overhead
The name Chariad emerged, the old Welsh word for love, and underscores Williams' Welsh heritage and his decades' long passion for sailing, and for racing. Two red griffins enliven the bow of the white hulled boat, the mythical animal symbolizing ...

Sailing: Light winds slow fleet in Chicago race
Port Huron Times Herald
“A lot of boats go all the way around, darn near 600 miles,” said Tyson Connolly, a Port Huron Yacht Club member who sailed the races back-to-back two years ago. “That's a lot of time on the water. One of the big things with that is the weather. You're ...

Sailing trips bring out the best in families
Vancouver Sun
There are plenty of examples of families embarking on tremendous sailing adventures: Last year during the Vic-Maui yacht race there was a boat called Family Affair owned by a couple and their son. Kinetic another boat was crewed by a family with their ...

MIT Sailing collects academic accolades
MIT News
The MIT Sailing Team had an association-high five athletes receive Inter-CollegiateSailing Association (ICSA) All-Academic honors, in addition to placing one on the All-Conference Team. The Engineers accounted for one-third of the first team: Andrew ...

Local sailors Reiss, Whitehead win Formula 18 sailing world title
The News Herald
GROSSETO, Italy — Local sailors Taylor Reiss and Matthew Whitehead were crowned youth world champions after placing 16th overall in the Formula 18 World Championshipssailing regatta July 5-12. Reiss and Whitehead successfully defended their youth ...

Sailing: A new challenge for friends
Back in the day, a little more than a decade ago, Charlie Buckingham could be found at the Newport Yacht Club. It was like a second home, more ...

App of the day: Sailing simulator has everything but the monthly payments
Port Huron Times Herald
This week, you have to sail with your iPhone. There are a pile of sailing simulators on the market, with varying levels of sophistication and difficulty. One of the best has the further advantage of being free. (Or nearly so. Upgrade versions are $2.99 ...

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