Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

Bucket list sailing adventure with Dennis Conner’s America’s Cup Experience

Did you know you can sail aboard one of the fastest mono hull sailing vessels in the world, right here on the San Diego Bay? That’s right Next Level Sailing offers very affordable 2.5 hour cruises onboard one of two 80-foot International America’s Cup … Continue reading

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Cascais RC44 Cup : Fight for the podium in Portugal

The Cascais RC44 Cup 2012 has thrown everything at the fifteen competing RC44 teams in Portugal from boat breaking conditions to light sea-breeze, sun, a storm and even a couple of hours of torrential rain. Katusha (RUS) went into … Continue reading

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Clipper 11-12 : US Coast Guard rescue in operation after four Geraldton Western Australia crew injured

As the yachts competing in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race continue to arrive thick and fast in Oakland, California, the Pacific Ocean has dealt a devastating blow to Geraldton Western Australia. A particularly deep and nasty … Continue reading

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GBR medallists return to action for Palma World Cup regatta

British sailing’s multiple Olympic gold medallists Ben Ainslie and Iain Percy will return to competitive action for the first time since the Perth World Championships in December when racing gets underway at the Palma leg of the World Cup … Continue reading

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Weekend additions to the BYM News Photo Gallery

Telefónica at one hundred per cent in the South Atlantic – http://www.bymnews.com/photos/thumbnails.php?album=617 RC44 Cascais Cup 2012 – http://www.bymnews.com/photos/thumbnails.php?album=329 Campeonato Sudamericano de Optimist 2012 – ht… Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race April’s shark for Groupama 4

On this April Fool's Day, tricks don't appear to be on the menu off Patagonia. Indeed the quick, radical changes in the weather conditions suggest that it's time for strategic choices right now. And though like a shark, the … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama, PUMA dual for first as telefonica resumes chase

PUMA and Groupama were neck and neck on Sunday, locked in a battle for the top spot in Leg 5 as they raced up through the South Atlantic. Long-term leg leaders Groupama sailing team were overhauled by Ken Read’s … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : Defiant Nicholson insists race still wide open

With less than 600 nautical miles to their pit stop for repairs in Puerto Montt, skipper Chris Nicholson insists CAMPER can still win the Volvo Ocean Race. “We’ve got to understand that this race is still wide open,” he … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race : “Telefonica" at one hundred per cent in South Atlantic

Iker Martínez: “We'll be trying to close in on the boats in front and while they are far away now, by the look of the complex end of leg awaiting us, anything is possible” At 21:33 UTC the announcement … Continue reading

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Clipper 11-12 Race : Weather prevents US Coast Guard personnel parachute drop to assist injured crew

The rescue operation is continuing after four crew members on board Geraldton Western Australia, one of the ten 68-foot yachts competing in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, sustained injuries during storm force conditions in the Pacific … Continue reading

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