Monthly Archives: August 2007
Due to the holiday weekend, I could not secure a dockmaster for Saturday or Sunday, but there is good news. The Renton Sailing club is open for sailing on Labor Day. Rodney will be your dockmaster beginning at noon on Monday 9/3/07.
All of you have a great weekend!
“You get people in decent-size boats, and they don’t know what they’re doing, or they don’t care.”
Barreling down the river in his Sea Ray yacht, a dozen sailboats bobbing and writhing violently in its wake, an out-of-state boater chose the wrong day to speed by Saybrook Point. via New York Times
A win in the final race of the Lipton Challenge Cup today has secured the championship victory for defending champions Greg Davis and Gareth Blanckenberg on Theewater Sports Club’s Dalys Insurance after a week of racing in Cape Town’s … Continue reading
It's back to the helm at La Trinit?-sur-Mer (Morbihan) for the 18th Troph?e Clairefontaine des Champions de Voile, which will be raced till Sunday at the sailing stadium in the harbour and in the Bay of Quiberon.? The eight … Continue reading
I spent the whole of Wednesday on the west side of Ostrov Peschanyy. The wind was blowing from the east setting up a northerly current on the western side. Drift ice was moving. From 7.00am until 11.00pm I was … Continue reading
A butcher is warned to take down a shop sign showing five sausages in the shape of the Olympic logo. Continue reading
“I’ve chosen to raise money for them in memory of a very dear friend of mine, David Bridges, whom we lost in a tragic accident last summer”
Pictured, Herefordshire sailor Camilla Whitney loves the sport and the challenge presented by the competing in the Clipper yachts. via Hereford Times
We found her she was exactly where we hoped she would be; luckily the marine beacon was still emitting her lat & long, so we were delighted – as we approached her position – when we saw this tiny … Continue reading
Hamilton Island Race Week: Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club sloop Escapade & Yendys record three class wins
David Berry never really has any trouble in stacking the weather rail with body ballast when he races the small Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club sloop in the warm Whitsunday Islands. Berry proudly flew the club ‘Battle Flag’ on … Continue reading