21 October 2013

Guide to Olympic Sailing, 90 Seconds of the Olympics (video)

Guide to Olympic Sailing | 90 Seconds of the Olympics: "Learn the essential facts of Olympic Sailing with the latest edition in the 90 Seconds Of The Olympics series." (video at link above)

Sailing-NZ Govt provide $5m to prevent America's Cup poaching
Chicago Tribune
WELLINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - New Zealand's government has provided a NZ$5 million ($4.25 million) investment to the Team New Zealand America's Cup syndicate to stop their top design and sailing personnel being poached as they look to build ...

WC Sailing 14th in Washington College Open, 20th at Navy Fall
CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- The Washington College sailing team hosted its lone home regatta of the fall this weekend, placing 14th of 16 teams in the Washington College Open. Washington was also represented at the four-division Navy Fall Intersectional and ...

Lewis 4th at Sailing World Cup
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Trinidad and Tobago's Olympic sailor, Andrew Lewis turned in one of the best performances of his young career, finishing fourth at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup (Laser men), in Qingdao, China, on Saturday. After entering...

No sail skills, but family has two-and-a-half year Pacific adventure
Sail World
Two-and-a-half years ago Alaskan couple Daren and Robin Traxinger left the life they knew and sailed across the Pacific from Alaska to New Zealand with their two children, Dharma, 7 and Rhett, 11, in a 43ft Hans Christian canoe stern sloop called Solara...

Young GW Sailing Team Takes Third at MAISA Central Fall #2
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - GW sailing's Colonials 2 team improved two positions on Sunday to finish third out of 16 teams at the MAISA Central Fall #2 regatta hosted by Washington College (Md.) on the Chester River. GW's Colonials 2 team amassed 132 points ...

2013 Australian Yachting awards
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Australian Sailing Team, including members of the up and coming AustralianSailing Squad, took home the Male, Female, Disabled and Youth Sailor of the Year Awards at the 2013 Australian Yachting awards in Sydney on Friday night (Oct. 18).

Johnny Heineken wins Kiteboard Course U.S. National Championship
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
San Diego, CA (October 20, 2013) – The Kiteboard Course U.S. National Championship closed out today with three more races, completing ten races during the three day event. While reigning world champion Johnny Heineken won the title, the final day ...

Coast Guard rescue two men adrift Salem Sound - Boston.com: " . . . At 7:20 a.m. the Coast Guard received a call from crew of a passing fishing boat, “Fishy Business,” reporting what the crew said appeared to be a crashed airplane. But as Fishy Business approached, the crew called again to report that it was an overturned sailboat. The men where brought ashore and transported to Salem Hospital, said Ohrin. They were evaluated and released. The capsized boat is still in the water, according to Ohrin. Because it has no engine or fuel, he said, it is not an environmental hazard. The owners plan to salvage the boat tomorrow, he said. . . ."

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