Regatta wraps up sailing season

Regatta wraps up sailing season
Rainy weather this week isn't expected to affect this weekend's Fall Regatta, hosted by the Park City Sailing Association. Set for Saturday and Sunday, the Regatta will wrap up a beautiful and busy season for the organization. Park City Sailing …
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Iconic Maid of the Mist keeps sailing on
The Maid of the Mist was forced to sail through some rough waters in 2010 after the Ontario Ministry of Tourism ordered the Niagara Parks Commission to open up for bid tour boat operations on the Ontario side. The company, which first ferried people on …
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Stage Set for 12 Metre North Americans
Newport, RI (September 20, 2015) – Nothing lights up local waters like the 12 Metres from the Golden Era of America's Cup racing, and this coming week six of the sleek historical yachts will sail on Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound in the 12 …
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Etchells North Americans – Congratulations to new champion
In the North Americans, team Benjamin finished first overall, fifteen points ahead of second place boat NZL 1381 skippered by past Etchells World and North American Champion Dirk Kneulman, sailing with past North American Champion Hank Lammens and …
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Sailing Takes Top Three Finishes In All Four Opening Weekend Events
The Polar Bears had two teams competing at Harvard including Phil Koch '16, Nora Cullen '18, Matt Kaplan '19, Louisa Lindgren '19, Ellis Price '18, Emily Salitan '16, Alex Vasiliou '18, and Jake Griffin '18. The team sailed well in classic easterly …
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Momentum Shift at Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup
Two races are planned for the final day of the regatta, Saturday, September 19, which begins with a parade of sail by the competitors through Newport harbor, and past the New York Yacht Club dock where they will receive a cannon salute and cheers from …
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Qingdao Sailors challenged by current and breeze
Qingdao, China (September 17, 2015) – Qingdao's testing current and variable breeze put the 320 sailors from 32 nations racing across nine classes to the test on the second day of competition at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao. A southerly breeze in …
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2015 Finn National Championship in San Diego

2015 Finn National Championship in San Diego
San Diego, CA (September 17, 2015) – This weekend will bring cooler temperatures, sunny skies and 33 of the best Finn Class sailors in the nation. The 2015 Finn National Championship, hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club, will take place from Friday …
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Sailing: Clock is ticking in race for Rolex
Among the 90 boats set to sail a mix of buoy and stadium-style races, the entries include owners/skippers from Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City and other neighboring cities. But the home Bay advantage might not be as prevalent this …
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Friends Set New Trinidad & Tobago Sailing Record
While giant multihulls and monster monohulls flew around the Atlantic and Caribbean setting records this summer, a group of sailors from Trinidad and Tobago quietly broke a sailing record of their own, one that has stood for 55 years. When Legacy, a …
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VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta
The sixth addition of the Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta was held at the National Sailing Hall of Fame on City Dock, Annapolis with boats provided by CRAB and the USNA. Warriors and their families had the chance to experience a day of competitve …
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Sailing off Iceland … is no holiday

Sailing off Iceland … is no holiday
It's also like no other sailing operator because it does its best to put you off. “If you want luxury and an easy journey, Hummingbird is not for you,” the handbook warns. It's all true: bunks in a shared cabin are cramped, and everyone mucks in with …
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Chinese team sets sailing world record
The goal was to set the first non-stop sailing world record across the Northeast Passage. Qingdao China departed from Murmansk around noon September 3. The trimaran reached a maximum speed of 37 knots September 4. It covered nearly 750 kilometers …
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao has perfect starts
Qingdao, China (September 16, 2015) – There were perfect starts by the Singaporean Nacra 17 team and from China's Jiahui Wu as racing got underway at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao. With Asian Olympic qualification spots on the line in the Men's and …
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Dunedin teen looking to turn life around with sailing race

Dunedin teen looking to turn life around with sailing race
He was selected as one of nine juvenile offenders out of more than 100 across the country to be released from incarceration for the Sail for Justice program. The teens will train to compete in the World Atlantic Rally, a 2,700 nautical mile sailing …
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SAILING: Elis off to a slow-but-steady start
As the school year kicks off, both the coed and women's sailing teams started off their fall seasons at a steady pace, competing in three different regattas this past weekend. Despite their national championship titles from last year, however, this …
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VIDEO: Race to Alaska 2016

VIDEO: Race to Alaska 2016
0 inShare. EmailShare. Organizers are organizing the second Race to Alaska for 2016, and opening the door to all sailors – even Larry Ellison – to test their mettle in this Northwest adventure. Tags: Race to Alaska …
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Sailing the High Seas in New York
If you ever forget that Manhattan is an island, Hornblower Cruises and Events serves as a reminder, whisking revelers away on the Hudson every day and night. The company has six luxury vessels docked at Pier 40 in the West Village and Pier 15 at South …
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2015 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup – Surprise leaders
The opening race of the series was won by the team representing the Japan Sailing Federation which has entered all previous editions of the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. With finishes of fifteen – six in the subsequent races, they stand …
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Environmental campaign crew rescued from capsized MOD70
Stève Ravussin, skipper of the expedition, explains about the difficult sailing conditions they were experiencing in the area, “The conditions have been really difficult for a few days, as often is the case in the Indian Ocean. Big swell, high waves …
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Champagne Sailing at Blind Worlds

Champagne Sailing at Blind Worlds
Chicago, IL (September 11, 2015) – Competitors' strength and stamina were tested at Day Two of the IFDS Blind Sailing World & International Championship, presented by Wintrust. Due to abandoning races on Thursday, Chicago Yacht Club On the Water …
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VIDEO: Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2015
The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2015 saved the best for last with a glorious sunny and windy day on the Costa Smeralda. The 19-knot breezes provided a thrilling finale to the 26th edition of a spectacular regatta that is the cornerstone of a longstanding …
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Savannah Yacht Club holds sailing Regatta to held fight blood cancer
The Savannah Yacht Club held a sailing Regatta, along with tennis and golf tournaments, to help raise money for a good cause. Each year, local residents head out on the water to be a part of the Leukemia Cup Regatta, which is held in cities all over …
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Smooth Sailing: When a cruise itinerary goes awry, it's best to sit back and

Smooth Sailing: When a cruise itinerary goes awry, it's best to sit back and
From Naples, we sailed through the Tyrrhenian Sea toward the coast of Sicily. We could see in the distance Iddu, a 3,000-foot volcano that has been continuously erupting for 2,000 years. We sailed through the Strait of Messina, a 20-mile passage that …
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First British Olympic sailing team members announced but what else does it
While the announcement will have been a big relief for the sailors themselves, the individual decisions are not particularly surprising but the news does give an indication of a bigger underlying change in the Games. Giles Scott, who takes the Finn …
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Getting Fit for Sailing

Getting Fit for Sailing
Harry Legum's fitness studio, Annapolis Sailing Fitness in Maryland, focuses exclusively on training sailors for their sport. Fitness Trainer sat down with Harry to find out what goes into getting a sailor fit for competition or for the pure enjoyment …
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Preparations Underway for Second SAILING Champions League
For the second time in sailing history, the SAILING Champions League is taking place, with this year's event being hosted at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo in Sardinia from 18th to 20th September 2015. The organisers are expecting 32 …
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