15 February 2014

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Miami boat shows - Sun Sentinel: "The boat show is at the Miami Beach Convention Center and has boats in the water at Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center in Miami. Sailboats and sailing accessories are at Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside. The Y&B Show has more than 500 new and used boats in the Indian Creek Waterway along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The show opens at 10 a.m. each day and admission is free...."

One-Design course returns to BVI Spring Regatta >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "The BVI Spring Regatta’s One-Design race area will have its own course for the 2014 regatta March 31- April 6.   The one-design course joins the two race areas out on the water; one for cruising/bare boats and the SOL course for racing. Having a race area specifically for one-design boats sets them apart and gives them their own space and races.   The area was started for the IC24′s, (converted J24) and now will include the fast growing J70 fleet."

Hawaii, Newport, San Diego compete to host 2017 America's Cup | Reuters: "Hawaii and the coastal cities of Newport, Rhode Island, and San Diego are vying to entice billionaire Larry Ellison to let them host the America's Cup in 2017, when the contest for the historic sailing trophy will next be held."

Australian Youth Team confirmed and coaches announced
My Sailing
The Yachting Australia Board has officially confirmed the 2014 Australian Sailing Youth Team to contest the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Portugal this July. The event will be held in Tavira, Portugal from July 12 to July ...

Peninsula Petroleum early leader at RC44 regatta
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As the fleet racing got underway at the RC44 Virgin Gorda Cup, it was another perfect Caribbean sailing day for the fleet. 12-17 knots from the east and flat water, allowed the race committee to lay a 1.1 mile course along the North Sound, and slot in ...

Colby and Mark take a nine point lead into final day of Hobie 16 Worlds
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... first ahead of Victorians, James Wierzbowski and Pip Pietromonaco in second and New South Wales team Martin Thompson and Bella Zanesco picking up third before the boats were once again returned to shore and sailors headed back out for race 10.

Clearwater OKs Sailing Center agreement
Tampa Bay Newspapers
CLEARWATER – The Clearwater City Council unanimously voted Feb. 6 to renew the Clearwater Community Sailing Association's management agreement regarding the Clearwater Sailing Center for five years at a total rent of $78,000 plus an annual rent ...

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour: Team Abu Dhabi to join in on the action
Sail World
The welcomed news follows Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club continued support for the event with the club taking full of advantage of the race coming to its shores. By participating alongside some of the world's most experienced sailors who are racing ...

ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds 2014-Australian Youth Sailing Team confirmed
Sail World
ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship 2014 - The Yachting Australia Board has officially confirmed the 2014 Australian Sailing Youth Team to contest the 44th edition of the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Portugal this July. The event will be ...

Seven tips on becoming a sailing professional
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
He turned that regatta into a full season of sailing in Europe and then turned that season into a career. At 28, he's just finished a six-year stint with Emirates Team New Zealand, where he was a boat captain for a number of the team's race boats over ...

Coverack woman's sailing adventure to inspire women
The 59-year-old decided to enlist as crew on a round-the-world yacht, sailing the vessel for 15 days back from the Azores to Plymouth next month. A keen sailor in her youth, Mrs Awcock said she wanted to do something incredible to inspire other women.

Memorial gathering for Ted Kaufman to celebrate his life
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Kaufman, a civil engineer, had a deadly serious approach to the design and outfit of his yachts and campaigned two more, Mercedes IV and Mercedes V in Sydney-Hobart and Pacific races before retiring to sail his Peterson-designed cruising yacht on ...

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