Today an exciting, fresh era in racing of America’s Cup has been unveiled today. The concept for the AC75, this is the class of boat that will be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup is now released illustrating a modern vision and bold for high performance fully foiling mono-hull racing yachts.
The Team New Zealand Emirates and design teams Luna Rossa have spent the last four months assessing the concepts of a wide range of mono-hull. The objective of both has been designing a class that will be demanding and challenging to sail, and providing the top level of skill to the crews; this new concept could become the racing future and even cruising mono-hulls beyond the America’s Cup.
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Nominations are accepted online this year the nominations received midnight on March 30, 2018 will be this year’s inductees and the nominations received after 30 march will be considered for next year class.
Nominating categories include different types like SAILING those who have made achievements on the water as Sailboat Racer or Offshore Sailor and TECHNICAL category include those whose contributed technically in aspects of sailing. Examples are Designers, Boat Builders, Sail-makers, etc. CONTRIBUTORS are those who have made contribution on American sailing experience like Teachers, Coachers, Media includes TV, films etc. And you have to nominate anyone from the past or present of American Sailing who have made a contribution in American Sailing.
Nominated candidate must be a U.S. citizen or someone from international birth, but contributed in Sailing can be nominated. The nominee has a power to convince that why it wants to enter the hall of fame. Also, it has some accomplishments and contribution experience in the world of Sailing. All the information about this experience should be very clear to candidates and in a concise argument. The final document prepared should be about two pages only.
Remember, it’s a nomination not a vote so one nomination at a time is considered by the Nominating Committee and if you submit duplicate nominations and engage others in Campaign it will be burdened for our volunteers as it takes time to consider.
If the cut is clear by the nominee, then he or she can be placed in the following ranks like Class of 2017, 2016 etc. in the National Sailing Hall of Fame.
Selection Committee has selected a combination of publicly-submitted nominations and carry-over nominations from last year, which is comprised of NSHOF, U.S. Sailing, community sailing. Induction Ceremony was conducted at Lauderdale Yacht Club, Florida held on November 10-11 Class of 2018.
Full with the spirit of adventure, a group of NCC Naval Wing cadets 42, which include 14 girls, set out on the sailing expedition on a 410-km in the Godavari at Bhadrachalam.
The group went to the water to explore the splendor of nature and gain first-hand experience of traveling on water and navigating the river Godavari by boats. The group was sent to the water under the supervision of two Indian Navy regular officers.
The sailing expedition on Godavari River would conclude in the neighboring state Andhra Pradesh at Samalkot on 15th of September.
Excitement was filled in the air on the beautiful banks of the Godavari River as the sailing excursion got off and started the enthusiastic journey. Scores of onlookers with lots of curiosity were present at the bank converging the entire area to get the glimpse of this event.
There 75-member who have gone in the water and 72 members are comprised of 42 NCC cadets, 2 Indian Army officer and other personnel, which include the support staff from the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, NCC Directorate.
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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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