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ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Notice of Race now available
By ISAF, ,
8:04 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
The 2013-2014 edition of the ISAF Sailing World Cup kicks off in Qingdao, China, from 12-19 October 2013, the first time the series will visit Asia. ...
International Dragon World Championship to take place at WPNSA
By Jessica Francis, ,
7:32 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
This coming week sees the Dragon Fleet descend on the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the Dragon South Coast Championship on the 23 and 24 June, immediately followed by the Edinburgh Cup. Many teams will be using these events as a warm up for the highly anticipated Int'l Dragon World Championship in September, where the best of the fleet will be competing. ...
BoatUS Chairman and Founder Richard Schwartz set to pass the torch
By D. Scott Croft, ,
7:19 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Chairman and Founder Richard Schwartz has announced his retirement from a 47-year run as the leader of the half-million-member boating association, effective July 1, 2013. He passes the torch of the nation's number one boat-owners advocate to BoatUS President Margaret Bonds Podlich and other key leadership staff. ...
Route des Princes - Spindrift and Actual lead across the finish
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
2:56 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Route des Princes, out of the warming glow of a luminous Irish sunrise, it was Yann Guichard’s black and white hulled Spindrift which left their rivals fighting shadows as they led the MOD70 fleet across the finish line of Leg 2 early this Wednesday morning. ...
US Sailing and Sail Sheboygan partner for 2013 Rose Cup
By Dave Perry, Southport, CT ,
2:33 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
US Sailing has partnered with Sail Sheboygan to organize the 2013 Rose Cup, a national youth match racing event to be held on June 19-23, at the Sheboygan Yacht Club and U.S. Sailing Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. ...
Queen's Cup - The 'Badger' operational for 2013
By South Shore Yacht Club, ,
12:17 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
This year the 'Badger' will be carrying passengers, cars, trucks and cargo between Manitowoc, WI and Ludington, MI. The ship will complete two round trip passages per day. Queen’s Cup Racers should give her a wide berth as she enters the Ludington Harbor between 5:30-6:00A.M. The Queen’s Cup Finish Line is about a mile away and isn’t in the path of 'Badger'. ...
Gulf of Mexico recovery to receive advice from Woods Researchers
By Rob Jordan, ,
11:36 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
What does the future have in store for the Gulf of Mexico just three years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history? The NAS recently appointed Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Chris Field (Biology) and Woods-affiliated geophysics Professor Mark Zoback to a federal advisory group tasked with designing programs focused on human health, environmental protection and oil system safety. ...
AWT Pistol River Wave Bash - Day One
By American Windsurfing Tour,
9:18 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
The town of Gold Beach, Oregon, has been descended on by the competitors for the 2013 AWT Pistol River Wave Bash presented by Starboard. The opening night party and registration was hosted by the Inn of the Beachcomber and everyone had a blast with BBQ, beer and music... always a winning combination. ...
U.S. Sailing Youth Championship - Miami YC Junior Members accepted
By Miami Yacht Club, ,
9:02 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
2013 U.S. Sailing Youth Championship for the Formula 16 is being held from August 13 to 16 in Corpus Christi, TX. Miami Yacht Club Junior Members Katie Flood and David Hein have been accepted to 'Youth Champs.' ...
Events Clothing Company strong contender for Exporter of the Year
By Kate Gordon,
8:00 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
Events Clothing Company, an Auckland-based superyacht, marine and business clothing specialist is a finalist for the 2013 Auckland Export QBE Exporter of the Year (sales under $25 million) Award. The company celebrated many successes since its start in 1991. Events’ first big win was supplying uniforms to Team New Zealand in the 1995 America’s Cup challenge headed by the late Sir Peter Blake. ...
ORMA60 TeamVodafoneSailing takes another course record - Video
By Stu MacKinven,
7:16 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
TeamVodafoneSailing, formerly the ORMA60 named G3 was originally built for the french multihull skipper Michel Desjoyeaux and was launched in 2002 to compete in the ORMA Multihull Championship. ...
Kaenon Polarized: The Road to the Red Bull Youth America's Cup - 1
2:58 AM Wed 19 Jun 2013 GMT
Kaenon Polarized are backing three sailors involved in three teams in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup, to be sailed in San Francisco in August 2013, as a lead-in event to the 34th America's Cup. Follow Olympic 49er Silver medalist, Peter Burling, top Match racer, Will Tiller, and top Laser sailor, Charlie Buckingham on their respective journeys all headed for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup. ...
The many pathways to Olympic sailing success
By Dana Paxton, ,
9:14 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
This summer young sailors will learn first-hand about the multiple pathways to Olympic sailing success as Olympians, medalists, coaches and leaders from the U.S. Olympic Sailing Program—such as JJ Fetter, Josh Adams, Andrew Campbell, Luther Carpenter and Leandro Spina—speak during 'Olympic Sailing Night'. ...
Route des Princes - Foxall’s Oman Air-Musandam still out front
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
6:58 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
For Ireland’s 19th century emigrants who were headed for a new life across the Atlantic in America, the Fastnet Rock became known as Ireland’s Teardrop. But for Ireland’s Damian Foxall this morning, passing the legendary rock was reason for Irish sailing’s most successful export to smile. Gilles Lamiré and his crew of Rennes Métropole - Saint-Malo Agglomération have decided to retire from Leg 2. ...
Giraglia Rolex Cup - Images of the Sanremo action by Carlo Borlenghi
By Carlo Borlenghi images, ,
6:16 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was out on the water during the Girgalia Rolex Cup to capture this gallery of images. ...
Marion Bermuda Race - Joy and sorrow at the finish for Shindig
By Talbot Wilson, ,
4:40 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
In the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race, Shindig took line honors, finishing the 645 nm course off St David’s Lighthouse at 4:55:13 ADT/3:55:13 EDT on Tuesday morning June 18. They were certainly glad to finish first, but sorry not to break the record after such a fast start. ...
Stena Match Cup Sweden - Women's Trophy returns to Marstrand
By Fabian Bengtsson,
4:27 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
At last year’s Stena Match Cup Sweden, women’s racing was left out of the event because of the tight schedule between the World Cup in Gothenburg and the Olympics in London. This summer, the Women’s Trophy is back at Marstrand and the women’s elite will once again compete in one of the most prestigious match racing regattas in the world. ...
Revolutionary Hydros C-Class catamaran takes maiden voyage
By Bernard Schopfer,
4:19 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The first Team Hydros C-Class catamaran took to the water at La Grande Motte for its maiden voyage. This is the first time a vessel using TPT carbon fiber technology, the latest development in composite materials, takes to the water! 'It is a momentous occasion for our team and all the people and companies involved in developing this unique yacht,' said Jérémie Lagarrigue. ...
Scholarship recipients recognized at tribute to the U.S. Coast Guard
By Jennifer Crowley Fyke,
4:14 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The Coast Guard Foundation recognized its Commander Daniel J. Christovich Scholarship awardees and 2013 college graduatesat its ninth Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation’s Capital last week. The Daniel J. Christovich Scholarship is generously funded by Lisa Kazor Christovich in honor of her husband's distinguished career in the Coast Guard. ...
CGF awards 2013-14 Academic Year College Scholarships
By Jennifer Crowley Fyke, ,
4:10 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, has announced the 2013-14 recipients of its college scholarship program, which supports the higher education goals of enlisted Coast Guard members’ children. ...
Kieler Woche - High-level action on the horizon
By Hermann Hell, ,
2:44 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The 2013 Kieler Woche is set to take place from 22 to 30 June, with about 4,500 sailors from 50 nations crowding the waters of Kiel Fjord. Medals will be fought for in eight Olympic sailing disciplines, among them the two new Olympic classes 49erFX for women and Nacra 17 for mixed crews. ...
New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta - A lively and historical tradition
By Barby MacGowan, Newport, R.I. ,
1:40 PM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex—the oldest regatta in the country—has entered the history books for the 159th time after two days of weekend racing (June 15 and 16) preceded by an optional and separately scored competition 'Around the Island' on Friday (June 14). ...
Marion Bermuda Race - Shindig takes Line Honors
By Talbot Wilson, ,
11:13 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
It was slow going at the end when Shindig took Line Honors in the 2013 Marion Bermuda Race. According to finish line chairman Eugene Rayner, the big blue Andrews 68 finished the 645 nm course at 4:55:13 ADT/3:55:13 EDT on Tuesday morning June 18. ...
Marion Bermuda 2013 leaders struggle for late night finish
By Talbot Wilson, ,
9:49 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
As predicted late Sunday, the Marion Bermuda 2013 leaders struggled for late night finish ...
IRC dual scoring provides balance and parity
By Peta Stuart-Hunt,
9:32 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013 GMT
It is widely known that the Rating Office, the technical arm of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and gatekeeper for the IRC rating rule in the UK, supports the use of local and national performance handicaps. Far from being in competition with IRC, properly administered handicap systems complement it by bringing new people into the sport and igniting their competitive spirit. ...
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