18 October 2013

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao, Day 5 Highlights video

International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup Qingdao day 5 (Oct 18) video

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Stipanovic Rules And Men's 470 Leaders Ready For Gold Fight In Qingdao: "The action will heat up on the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao with equations and what ifs running through sailors heads after an intriguing penultimate day of racing in Qingdao, China. Light winds and a strong current made racing a tricky affair for the six classes sailing at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition venue."

Sailing World Cup Qingdao 2013,2014: "    Qingdao continues to offer a mix of conditions for ISAF Sailing World Cup as a soft southern breeze will see sailors use a different string in their bow. Racing is scheduled to commence at 12:00 local time with three races for the six classes racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao.     Whilst the breeze is looking light, it will consistently be around 5 knots with gusts of 9 knots come race time . . .."

America’s Cup sailing experience in San Francisco Bay | Washington Times Communities" . . . Unlike this year’s 72-foot catamarans, the USA 76 is an 84-foot monohull, but that doesn’t stop it from zipping through San Francisco Bay with a good wind. Sailing for about 2.5 hours, the public charters are an ideal way to participate in the sailing of an International America’s Cup Class yacht, whether you prefer to take the helm or get a bit of a workout as a grinder. All the while, you’re getting breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay, and even sailing underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Rates start at $140 per adult, but range depending on sail date. . . ."

AFLOAT: Sailing duo get back on the water
Dorset Echo
TWO sailors who have been missing from local start lines in recent years because of illness have got back on the water in Portland Harbour. Anya de Iongh stopped sailing in 2011 after an accident and the diagnosis of several long-term health conditions.

River Romp Sailing Regatta this weekend
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
More than 250 youth sailors will compete on the Caloosahatchee River this Saturday and Sunday in the annual River Romp Sailing Regatta. The multi-class regatta is a Junior Olympic competition sanctioned by United States Sailing. About 20 members of the ...

Sailing ship Lady Washington runs aground at Westport
The 112-foot sailing ship is a full-scale reproduction of the first American vessel to make landfall on the west coast of North America in 1788. The Lady Washington and another ship, the Hawaiian Chieftain, are operated by the Grays Harbor Historical ...

Sea Cloud's sailing cruise
Financial Times
Somewhere off the coast of Kefalonia, a westerly wind had come up. On the bridge, the captain gave the order to set sail. Seamen scampered aloft, fanning out along the yardarms, balancing on ropes 150ft above the decks. Then the furled sails tumbled ...

Plain sailing for youngsters
This is South Wales
The council's young people's service has teamed up with the Tall Ships Youth Trust to give young people from the city who are not in education, training or employment (Neets) the chance to gain skills and confidence on a unique sailing adventure. ​.

Sailing: Cup prize for teamwork
New Zealand Herald
The Red Bull Youth Americas Cup was an amazing opportunity being able to race an AC45 against the world's best under-25 sailors, just before the America's Cup started on the same course. I helmed, Blair was on tactics, with the rest of the crew Andy ...

NZ sailors continue winning streak
NZ City
New Zealand Olympic gold medallists Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie remain unbeaten at thesailing World Cup in Qingdao, China, after racking up two more wins. The 470 world champions have won every one of their six races to date, despite returning from a ...

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