Teams Named For 2012 ISAF Women’s Match Racing Worlds
Rock carvings from Tanum in Sweden dating to the Bronze Age – the earliest visual representations of the kind craft that is being reconstructed at the Museum.
Over the next two months visitors can discover more about Cornwall’s prehistoric past when the Maritime Museum in Falmouth plays host to a fascinating series of academic lectures to coincide with their new 2012BC: Cornwall and the Sea in the Bronze Age exhibition.
Gold Coast holding onto a narrowing lead
RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA
* Fickle winds challenges teams in sprint to finish line
* Welcome to Yorkshire looks to spring tactical surprise
* Edinburgh Inspiring Capital and Qingdao continue their battle for
With yesterday’s introduction of the Clipper Race Committee’s shortened
course for Race 10, the sprint for the finish line has well and truly
begun as the ten-strong fleet continue to battle against the fickle wind
Sunday leaving Ryan DeVos on Volpe with winning America’s Cup helmsman Ed Baird as tactician and crew of Scott Nixon, Sam Rogers, Mike Hill, Drew Weirda and Scott Martins as 2012 Melges 32 East Coast Champions. In second overall, Jason Carroll on Argo finished with equal points, yet lost the tiebreaker to DeVos. From Italy, Lanfranco Cirillo’s Fantastica remained in the hunt all day to finish third overall.
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1. Brazilian Federal Court of Appeal rules on Spill by the Tanker Bahamas
2. Maritime Regulation
3. Shipping not Properly Prepared for Uncomfortable Bank Meetings
4. International Oil Spill News
5. Easter Story
6. People and Places
A hazy sunset as Cessna Citation enters a high pressure zone blocking the route to the finish
For the Global Ocean Race (GOR) leaders, Cessna Citation, there’s high pressure agony tantalisingly close to the finish line in Charleston as the three chasing Class40s, Financial Crisis, Phesheya-Racing and Sec. Hayai thunder north at high speed parallel to the Bahamas.
de lage landen is again closing in on leader Gold Coast
RACE 10: OAKLAND TO PANAMA
* Skippers receive expected revised course instructions from Race Committee
* Teams become even more competitive as they are in sight of each other
* More Stealth Mode cards played
The last 24 hours has seen the competition heat up even further in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Several of the ten yacht entries are now in sight of each other and as anticipated, the Race Committee has shortened the race course.
West Palm Beach, Fla. – The second day of racing in Palm Beach at the 2012 Melges 32 East Coast Championship was nothing short of dramatic. Three more races, a near perfect 12-15 knots of breeze, overcast skies and big seas put a wild spin on the leaderboard. Jason Carroll on Argo now leads the 16-strong fleet, ahead by three. Lanfranco Cirillo’s Fantastica shuffled back to finish the day second overall. Ryan DeVos on Volpe tumbled from second overnight to finish the day in third. Five points now separate the top three.