Monthly Archives: June 2007

Fourteen Rescued in Yacht Drama

THE skipper of a sinking yacht used a mobile phone to call in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the upturned hull for all 14 people aboard on Saturday. via Isle of Wight County Press

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Americas Cup: Areva sees Kiwi regrets

With a third consecutive victory, the Swiss Defender leads the America’s Cup with a score of 4-2. Just one win separates Ernesto Bertarelli and his crew from keeping the Cup. On the opposite side, the Kiwis have their backs … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Quotes from Race Day Six

Brad Butterworth, Skipper of Alinghi on being overtaken on the first leg at the mark: “Ed did a great job at the start. We wanted the right, but it’s difficult in those light airs to be able to sail … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: The turning point of Race 6 by Ian Ainslie

Alinghi had to give up a bit of distance to take the right hand side gate. After a soak to get to the mark, they had to “kiwi” drop, which involves a bigger and slower turn. Even though New Zealand … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: La clave de la regata 6 por Ian Ainslie

Alinghi tuvo que ceder distancia para montar la baliza derecha en la puerta de sotavento. Vieron c?mo los kiwis se iban a la izquierda e iniciaron una lenta maniobra de montada de boya. Aunque Emirates Team New Zealand vir? … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Ainslie to miss Worlds due to Team New Zealand commitment

Due to Ben Ainslie’s ongoing commitments with Emirates Team New Zealand, at the America’s Cup in Valencia, he will be unable to compete at the forthcoming ISAF World Sailing Championships in Cascais, Portugal. Whilst the World Championships is a crucial … Continue reading

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Ottawa pleasure boat owner upset by treatment in Souris: David Pelle…

“This meant I had to spend the plane fare, car rental and motel fees to come down again from Ottawa and re-winterize it and relocate it”

David Pelle says harbour authority must change way it deals with patrons if it wants strong marina Post a comment NANCY WILLIS The Guardian SOURIS — An Ottawa pleasure boat owner is angry with his treatment by … via The Guardian

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Americas Cup: Alinghi moves within one race of being Defender again

Alinghi came from behind for the second consecutive day to beat Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday afternoon on the waters off Valencia. The Swiss Defender put in a strong, controlled performance on a difficult sea breeze day. Hundreds … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Race six tight, tough and tense for Emirates Team New Zealand

The breeze was light, only 8-10 knots, and shifty. The water was flatter than the previous two races. The race was ultimately decided by the breeze. NZL 92 took the lead early on the first beat with the help … Continue reading

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Americas Cup: Match point for defender Alinghi; what the sailors say

Alinghi, the Swiss Defender of the 32nd America’s Cup, moved to match point in its series against the Challenger, Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) with a hard fought 28-second victory.It was Alinghi’s third consecutive win in the Match and the … Continue reading

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