In Women’s Sailing Award, a trailblazer Linda Lindquist-Bishop was awarded the BoatUS/National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 2017 Leadership.
The award was given to the boat in an event NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference, which took place in Marblehead at Massachusetts.
The award was presented by the president of NWSA Linda Newland. The award recognizes an individual with some achievement in educating, enriching and inspiring the lives of women in every field through sailing. The award is named as BoatUS, because it has a strong partnership with NWSA, which is a program of the Women’s Sailing Foundation (WSF). This organization works with complete devotion for enhancing the women’s and girl’s lives through education and access to the sport of sailing.
“Linda has made a noticeable and positive impact on improving and enhancing the confidence of young women with the help of international sailing competitions,” said Newland. “She is a role model for many for a number of reasons. We are really pleased to give this award to her and recognize her commitment towards sailing.”
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Emma Wilson has been a winner in the windsurfer category at the recent youth sailing world championship event that was concluded in Auckland, New Zealand.
Emma Wilson is seventeen years of age, represented Christchurch in the RS: X category. Indeed, she even won in her category a day before the five day event was concluded. She is no novice in wind surfing as she won silver in the prior year at the same event. Indeed, the Youth Sailing World Championships is a regular yearly event that sees sailors of the age of nineteen and below competing from different countries of the world.
This event is a hallowed one as several Olympic level sailors have emerged after competing at this event. Instances are Giles Scott, Sarah Ayton, Ben Ainslie and others. Hence, Emma Wilson was understandably excited with the kind of win she gained. Now her name would be included among other champions at the Youth Worlds event in the British category.
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Do you want to crew for some of the best skippers in the world? Well, you finally have an opportunity to do so. We are referring to the 30th Bitter End Yacht Club’s Pro Am Regatta. Being a common man, it is a dream opportunity.
There is more exciting news in the offing. Have you heard of the big winners Ed Baird and Dave Ullman? We have come to know that both are members of 2016 Induction Class, which is exclusive to the US National Sailing Hall of Fame.
As far as the Defiance Day Regatta is considered, it starts with 11 mile dash. It goes from BEYC to the Baths, in the event where the prize is provided by plainsailing.com, the specialists in Yacht Charter in Kastela. They have arranged festive barbecue luncheon. But before that, you can see the competitors engaging in some snorkelling. But when it comes to the final 11 mile leg, we will be able to see very tight competition.
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For some countries winning medals in sailing races might be a common occurrence as there has been continued focus and development of talent and abilities in this field. However, for many countries that have focused on sailing as a sport in recent years, getting nominated to participate in the sailing events itself is a great achievement.
That is something that can be said of Croatia. The country has not only participated in the sailing races, but also won in the men’s 470 category and that too the ultimate medal, gold. WIth the help of the Gold, countless thousands are set to try out Yacht Charter in Croatia.
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With several sailing and yachting events being held during summer, the Topper World Championships is another that is organized by Ballyholme Yacht Club.
The club has been putting together finishing touches as the championships come up later in the week. With the international races starting off on Saturday, there would be ten countries and more participating across four continents and the championship event would be taking place at Belfast Lough.
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76 year old Cooper W. Bacon, the captain of a sixty-foot Princess powerboat that clashed with longtime 81-year old fisherman Walter Krupinski’s twenty-three-foot Steiger Craft on 22nd Sept., killing him, was called before a court to answer an indictment this week at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal and he charged with violations of the United States Coast Guard Inland Navigation Rules.
Cape May Court House’s Bacon, of Cape May Court House is facing charges of wrong navigation or failure to have a good watch, failure to take necessary action to avoid a collision, as well as unlawful overtaking of another boat. Each of these violations bears a maximum US$ 100 fine.
Peggy, Krupinski’s wife, stated that she believes criminal charges must have been filed and plans to register a civil lawsuit against Cooper W. Bacon. In an interview earlier this week, she compared a boating hit to a major motor vehicle collision, in which a person at fault could face charges of homicide or neglectful manslaughter.
As per Mcilmail, even though Rhode Island do not have a careless manslaughter legislative act specific to boating, someone tangled in a fatal boating mishap might be charged with careless manslaughter, same as what could take place happen in a motor vehicle crash.
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The Golden Globe yacht race 2018 now stands at 30 competitors who have given the A$3000 as entry fee. Like the original Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in 1968, the 2018 Golden Globe Race is very simple. Depart Falmouth, England on June 14 and sail solo, non-stop around the world via the five Great Capes, and return to Falmouth, which was the start line and finish line for the 1968-9 race.
The actual event was started with nine contestants in the original event, with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston as the only ‘player’ to finish the race, and becoming the 1st person to sail single-handed as well as non-stop across the world.
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The very first Round the Rocks Race will offer a warm-up in advance of St. Thomas International Regatta 2016, to be held 25th to 27th March, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. This is a 1 day independent event of St. Thomas International Regatta that features its very own point-to-point course across the St. John Island, break up scoring as well as special prize-giving.
Chuck Pessler, the director of the regatta, told that the sailors told that they want more racing and they were known for their pro race management. Put the two together it makes the great scope to offer a new one1day race. Those who do not want to or could not race are not penalized since scores in the Round the Rocks race does not count toward the St. Thomas International Regatta. This is only another way to sail in their lovely Unites States Virgin Islands waters and have yet another way to win.
As of now, entries include a trio of Gunboat 60s. These are Robert Alexanders Fault Tolerant, Stephen Cucchiaros Flow and Phil Lotzs Arethusa.
Round the Rocks Race course is a travel of the nineteen-square mile island of St. John. This is a path that provides a huge range of voyaging challenges against the lovely backdrop of an island which is two-thirds pure national park. Crews will require having on their toes with frequent tacks by offshore cays, cross currents as well as winding shifts across the east end and ski race -like atmospheric condition in the downwind.