Home Directories  
 If you are having difficulty reading this email - view in your browser.    To respond to this email CLICK HERE
 
 21 Feb 2011
 


Yes it really is breaking news. Sail-World reports from Auckland's Viaduct Basin where the Artemis Team and ACRM have brought a rather second hand AC45 back to docks. More soon from Richard Gladwell dockside.

The Sail-World Team



America's Cup Prototype boat flips in high winds
www.sail-world.com,
Today the Swedish challengers Artemis Racing were on board the AC45 sailing in winds of around 30 knots on Hauraki Gulf, Auckland New Zealand, when the boat reared and flipped backwards. No one hurt... [more]
Share this story


Club Marine Series - Port Phillip gale blasts fleet - photos
Mike Sabey,
Club Marine Series - The Forty knot gale that lashed Port Phillip on Saturday, decimated the small Club Marine Series fleet brave enough to venture out and also washed a man over board off the fifty footer leading the Division Zero race.... [more]
Share this story


12ft Skiff Garde Sprint series
Nick Press,
Consistency Pays for D-Unit – 12ft skiff Garde Sprint Series Champions Adam Forbes and Richie Johns sailing D-Unit took out the 2011 Garde Sprint Series, from Garde (Brett Hobson and Alex Johnson), with Gemmell sails (Murray Press and Damien Vlotman) in third.... [more]
Share this story


Barcelona World Race - Disappointment on Estrella Damm
Barcelona World Race,
It is a bitterly disappointed Alex Pella and Pepe Ribes who are expected to dock imminently in Wellington, NZ on their Imoca Open 60 Estrella Damm, due to arrive in close company with Kito de Pavant and Seb Audigane on Groupe Bel... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series Act One: Four-way tie after day one
Extreme Sailing Series,
2011 Extreme Sailing Series - Day one of Act one delivered a class Extreme 40 result – four boats finished on equal points at the top of the leaderboard – The Wave, Muscat, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Artemis Racing and Alinghi.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series 2011 - Williams makes Extreme debut in Oman
Team GAC Pindar,
Team GAC Pindar embarked on its first event of the 2011 race calendar today, with leading British sailor, Ian Williams, set to take on both the Extreme Sailing Series™ and World Match Racing Tour... [more]
Share this story


2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship win to Nerone
Sam Crichton,
2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship racing today was on the offshore course on the Macquarie Circle after the race committee decided the race course inside the harbour would not provide a fair race course. The race committee had to shorten the last race when the breeze decided to drop out and the fleet was drifting down the course with zero's registering on the instruments on a number of boats.... [more]
Share this story


Barcelona World Race: Broken forestay forces stop in Wellington
Barcelona World Race,
Estrella Damm have confirmed this morning that they will make a technical stopover in Wellington after their forestay is reported to have broken and their Solent furling drum. 'We were 15 miles from the southerly point of Cook with Bel five miles behind when the forestay broke. The mast stayed up because of the staysail and the Code Zero stays. The Solent furling drum is also in two pieces. It... [more]
Share this story


Lexus Adelaide-Lincoln race trophy presentation
Bob Ross,
The Lexus Adelaide-Lincoln race trophy presentation took place at the Port Lincoln Yacht Club today. It was a trifector for Robert Date's Scarlet Runner, from the Sandringam Yacht Club, Melbourne.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series Oman - Artemis Racing images
Sander van der Borch images,
Artemis Racing during the practice racing before the Extreme Sailing Series starts in Muscat, Oman. Artemis Racing posted a third and a first. This gallery of images is presented by Sander van der Borch.... [more]
Share this story


SB3's carving a place on the Australian scene
Brendan Maxwell,
Rod Jones, the SB3 Australian head honcho, was all smiles at the 2011 Audi Victoria Week's – Audi King of the Docklands event which showcased the SB3 class last month ‘This is the fourth year at Docklands and the first year in this ‘skins' format though, which is a more exciting format.... [more]
Share this story


RORC Caribbean 600 - Final preparations
Trish Jenkins,
Yacht crews are busy at work making final preparations for the Royal Ocean Racing Club's (RORC) Caribbean 600. Yachts representing 15 Nations have come to Antigua to compete in the 600-mile spectacular, but none have come as far as Chris Bull's Cookson 50, Jazz, from Australia.... [more]
Share this story


NS14 Lake Macquarie - Dare Devil takes 2011 title
steve jones,
For the first time in 20 years Chris Calwell and his young crew Aaron Gardner take out the NS14 Lake Macquarie Championships.... [more]
Share this story


RC44 Cup San Diego - Ready to do battle
Dobbs Davis,
International high-tech sailing comes to the very front steps of downtown San Diego as nine RC44 Class yachts have arrived at the Broadway Pier in preparation for the Oracle RC44 Cup San Diego. Tilted provocatively in their innovative shipping containers, these carbon fiber yachts will soon join two already launched to compete in a series of match & fleet race sailing on San Diego Bay March 2–6.... [more]
Share this story


Artemis Racing ready for Extreme Sailing Series
Andrew Palfrey,
Final stages of what has been a very solid prep for Act One of the Extreme Sailing Series 2011 here in Muscat, Oman. Today the guys sailed in a 9-12kts Norwester with a lumpy seaway and sunny skies. All of the 11 boat fleet were out for some practice.... [more]
Share this story


Melbourne's Club Marine series - Day Five Photos
Sail-World.com,
Day Five of the Club Marine Series on Melbourne's Port Phillip was hosted by Sandringham Yacht Club on Saturday, February 19th. The seven day Yachting Victoria series, runs throughout each Summer. Melbourne photographer Alexandra McKinnon was on the water. Here is a selection of her images.... [more]
Share this story


Lexus Adelaide to Port Lincoln Race Start Pictures
Steve Hall,
South Australian photographer and videographer Steve Hall was on the startline for the 61st annual Lexus Adelaide to Port Lincoln race. Here are some of his images.... [more]
Share this story


National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy - Tomes Cup 2011
RHKYC,
Tomes Cup 2011 - In Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor, 43 boats braved the chill and the rain to compete in Tomes Cup, the third constituent event of this season's National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy Series.... [more]
Share this story


Barcelona World Race - Spanish duo say Non-stop is non-stop
Barcelona World Race,
Barcelona World Race - As second placed Mapfre passed Wellington today, the first of the BWR fleet to pass through the Cook Strait without stopping, the Spanish 2004 Olympic champions raised the bar, adding pressure on the pack which is pursuing them but most of all on the race leaders Virbac-Paprec 3 who are heading SSE into the Pacific.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series - Tension building ahead of start of act one
Extreme Sailing Series,
Extreme Sailing Series - Final preparations are underway for the 11 teams ahead of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 that starts tomorrow the twentieth of February at The Wave, Muscat, and the tension is building for the 44 skippers and crew.... [more]
Share this story


2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship day 2 - New leader
Sam Crichton,
After three races on the offshore course the leader-board has changed in the 2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship with current Rolex Farr 40 World Champions Massimo Mezzaroma's Nerone from Italy taking the lead. Nerone could not have asked for better results posting three first places today... [more]
Share this story


Adelaide to Port Lincoln Race handicap winners
Bob Ross,
Robert Date's Reichel/Pugh 52 Scarlet Runner from Sandringham Yacht Club, Melbourne, has won the Lexus Adelaide-Port Lincoln race on IRC handicap as well as being first to finish in record time.... [more]
Share this story


CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Champs - Day 3
RPNYC Events,
Day three of the CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Champs has been a cracker. A lovely 8-10 knot southerly with smooth waters and plenty of shifts, building to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, provided ideal match racing conditions for the competitors.... [more]
Share this story


Miami Invitational kicks off 2011 US match racing season
Dobbs Davis,
The Chicago Match Race Center & Sail Sheboygan have teamed up for this weekend's Miami Invitational, the first event of over 60 in the 2011 US match racing season. This will also be the first Open event sailed in the boats used in the 2012 Olympic Games, the Elliott 6M, and as such has attracted a field of nine men's and women's teams to compete on courses set in Miami's Biscayne Bay.... [more]
Share this story


Lexus Adelaide-Lincoln race record falls
Bob Ross,
Lexus Adelaide-Lincoln race - Melbourne yacht Scarlet Runner was first to finish this morning in the Lexus Adelaide-Port Lincoln race for the second year in the row and broke the previous record by about two hours and 20 minutes.... [more]
Share this story


2011 Extreme Sailing Series - Alinghi season starts in Oman
Alinghi,
Alinghi begins an exciting new journey in the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series this weekend with the first event of the championship taking place in Oman. The Swiss team, back on the X40 multihulls after an absence of two years following their victorious 2008 campaign, is embarking on this new adventure with the ambition to consistently compete against eleven other top international teams.... [more]
Share this story


Velux 5 Oceans - Fleet expected to round Cape Horn within a week
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans – The fleet continues to make quick progress through the Southern Ocean bound for the ultimate landfall for sailors: Cape Horn.... [more]
Share this story


2011 Farr 40 Australian Championship - Barking Mad leads after day one
Sam Crichton,
Sydney turned on a picture perfect day for the first day of racing. Leading the series after three races is Jim Richardson's Barking Mad from the USA. Richardson is on equal points with defending 2010 Farr 40 Australian Champion Guido Belgiorno Nettis' Transfusion who finished the day with two second places and a fifth.... [more]
Share this story


Lexus Adelaide-Lincoln dramatic start
Bob Ross,
The 61st Lexus-Adelaide race start started dramatically today; unusually in fresh east-southeast breeze 15-20 knots gusting to 22 that set some in the 58-strong fleet broaching as, equally unusually, the fleet took off downwind under spinnakers.... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup: NZL Sailing Team get to sail the AC45
Hannah Davis,
New Zealand's young Olympic medal hopefuls from the NZL Sailing Team, the Yachting equivalent of the All Blacks, were given a chance to experience the ‘next step' in their sailing careers when they spent the afternoon sailing the AC45. For Jo Aleh, Olivia Powrie, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke it was second-time lucky after sailing was cancelled earlier in the week due to lack of breeze.... [more]
Share this story


Centreport International Youth Match Racing Championships - Day 2
RPNYC Events,
The CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championships is being held in the Wellington Inner Harbour and features the top Under 21 skippers in Australasia plus Valerio Galati who is an exciting newcomer from Italy's Lega Navale Italiana Trani.... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup: Who are these visitors from the Western Island?
Richard Gladwell,
In line with the curious practice that seems to have evolved with this America's Cup, we see for the second time, teams who have not announced key crew out sailing on the Waitemata in the AC45. For die-hard Cup fans, there will be another round of peering at photos, trying to identify some of the faces, ahead of the team announcements.... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup: Team Australia 'graces' the Waitemata
Ivor Wilkins,
Team Australia became the fourth America's Cup team to put the prototype AC45 through her paces on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Top sailing journalist and photographer, Ivor Wilkins, was there to capture the action... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup: Team Australia has their first sail on the AC45
Ivor Wilkins,
On a grey and blustery day, the newly established Australian challenge for the 34th America's Cup put the AC45 catamaran through its paces on Auckland's Waitemata Harbor. Sporting team uniforms with the slogan ‘AUS AC 34', the group of nine sailors rotated in various sessions on board – and their verdict afterwards was universally positive.... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup: Video's of the Week or so
America's Cup and Oracle Racing Media,
The various media arms associated with the 34th America's Cup have been busy with video production over the past week or so. The opportunities afforded by the recent Sail Auckland Regatta and Harken International have presented a great chance to tempt the Facebook generation sailors with the AC45... [more]
Share this story


Extinction predictor 'will help protect coral reefs'
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies,
More than a third of coral reef fish species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change on coral reefs, a new scientific study has found.... [more]
Share this story


Sail-World Mailbag: Readers comments from the last week or so
Sail-World Readers,
Sail-World readers comment on America's Cup and other pressing matters... [more]
Share this story


Tom Slingsby named NSW Athlete of the Year
Craig Heydon,
The accolades continue to come in for the Australian Sailing Team?s Tom Slingsby who last night was named NSW Athlete of the Year at the 2010 NSW Sport Federation Annual Sports Award.... [more]
Share this story


Sanctuary Cove Reveals Plans for 2011 Show
Kate Duryea,
A world record attempt, marine seminars and VIP packages are some of the plans announced for the 2011 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show at an official launch today.... [more]
Share this story


Henri Lloyd in the land of the V8?
Fran Burke,
Henri Lloyd and Audi celebrate five years of sponsoring sailing/motor sport together with a 1-2 Audi victory at Bathurst. Henri Lloyd and Audi will be embarking on their next adventure together on the 4-6th of March for the Audi Sydney Harbour Regatta and in August for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.... [more]
Share this story


Raymarine Asia Special Trade In offer ends March 25 2011
Raymarine Asia,
Raymarine Asia is pleased to announce a trade-in deal available until March 25, 2011. This trade-in deal is available through participating Raymarine Asia Pty Ltd authorised Service Dealers & Retailers and is only available on systems purchased by the Service Dealer or Retailer from Raymarine Asia Pty Ltd.... [more]
Share this story


Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - Sydney waits in baited breath
Regatta News,
In a week's time the 14th Rolex Farr World Championship gets underway in Sydney, Australia. A quick browse through the crew lists suggests this will be one of the most competitive championships in the history of this formidable one-design class. The standard of racing sailors warming up for the 2011 championship is as good as it gets.... [more]
Share this story
 

If you liked this newsletter, do nothing, we will send you another ..
 Naa, please don't send me another.  
Click here to unsubscribe 




Follow Sail-World on Twitter


Customised news feeds

Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have asked can they received their own customised
version of our Sail-World news feed. The answer is yes; customised in content, news category, for example or region of the world and appearance.


CLICK HERE  to view examples and get free news tickers for your site.
------------------------------------------------------------------



Change the frequency of newsletters, from once a week to a monthly newsletter. Change from html (graphics & pictures) newsletters to text only newsletter, (best for slow connections, mobile phones and PDA's etc. Change from Sail-World New Zealand Newsletters to Sail-World Cruising International Newsletters etc. Temporarily inactivate your subscription for a period, when you will be on holidays etc. or change to text for the same period. Or even (gasp) unsubscribe.
or take off list

If you are having difficulty with the above link, please copy and paste the link below into your browser
http://www.sail-world.com/subscription/index.cfm?sid=<:id:>&pwd=<:password:>&tbl=<:tableName:>&tmpid=<:templateID:>

To subscribe to this newsletter click here