02 March 2014

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, March 2-8 (video)

BMSW 2014: Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2014, March 2-8; more info: YachtScoring; and Miami Sailing Week

America's Cup 2013: How Oracle Team USA Launched the Greatest Comeback in Sailing History - WSJ.com: " . . . . Oracle had experimented with upwind foiling five weeks before the race at the insistence of Tom Slingsby, a redheaded Australian team member who had just won a sailing gold medal at the London Olympics. Mr. Slingsby had seen the Kiwis doing it in practice and the preliminary rounds, and to his eyes, they were sailing much faster than Oracle. Before the final, he had emailed Messrs. Spithill and Coutts, telling them it could be a "game changer" and they needed to try it. . . ."

Community Sailing Center rallies for Burlington waterfront plan
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
After more than a decade of award winning programs, sailing instruction, classes on Lake Champlain, its ecosystem and how to take care of it -- the sailing center still needs a permanent home. The proposed waterfront plan would give them one with ...

The Flying Russians- Sailing off Monaco
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/70 russian sailors flying off Monaco (Monte Carlo, Monaco)- The Flying Russians!? Not on trapezes in the Moscow Circus nor Rudolf Nureyev leaping about in the Moscow Ballet, but the waterborne version! Sailing in this year's YC Monaco Primo Cup- ...

Woody Winning lines up for 29th JJ Giltinan
My Sailing
John 'Woody' Winning will be competing in his 29th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship when he lines up against 33 of the world's best 18ft Skiff teams from 1-9 March on Sydney Harbour. It's an amazing achievement for the 61-year-old who first sailed ...

Sailors unite for Bart's Bash
Dorset Echo
A SAILING event aiming to break a world record in memory of Olympian Andrew 'Bart' Simpson has attracted 400 clubs in just two months. 'Bart's Bash' aims to unite sailorsand clubs around the country to take part in a simultaneous dinghy race.

Sailing through winter in Old Lyme
Ice boaters Ralph Skaar and Matt McCauley break down their boats Friday after a few hours of sailing across the ice of Rogers Lake in Old Lyme. The pair took the day off from work to take their boats out in honor of the International Ice Yacht Racing ...

Aarhus International Sailing Centre close to becoming a reality
Sail World
Since then Sailing Aarhus, an event organization established by 5 major clubs in Aarhus, has been organizing many international championships every year, among those the 49er & 49erFX European Championships 2013, 29er World Championship 2013, ...

Sailing Chart Symbol Secrets for Safer Navigation
Sail World
Imagine sailing along a coastline with multiple lights along the shore. Your GPS has proved unreliable in this area. What chart symbol and abbreviation secrets will help guide you to safe landfall? Here are some navigation 'quick tips' on symbols that ...

RYA Dinghy Show - 'Sea and Summit' sailing challenge revealed + Video
Sail World
Natasha Lambert, 16, was born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and confines her to a wheelchair. Today at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show (Saturday 01 March 2014) she officially unveiled her incredible 2014 sailing challenge: 'Sea and ...

Sailing: Gazprom to sponsor Team NZ?
Newstalk ZB
More details have emerged over Team New Zealand's expected entry into the Volvo Ocean Race. Reports in Europe claim Russian energy giant Gazprom will sponsor the team, providing the majority of the huge cash injection required to enter the race.

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