Crash and bash from Istanbul...America's Cup Challenger questions...Blackmatch regroups

Home Directories  
 If you are having difficulty reading this email - view in your browser.    To respond to this email CLICK HERE
     
 28 May 2011
 


Sail-World New Zealand: 25 May 2011

Mens Windsurfer, Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik Day 3. JP Tobin (NZL)  Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011 - © Sander van der Borch
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand newsletter for 28 May 2011

There's a lot of weekend reading in this edition of Sail-World.

From the fifth round of the ISAF World Cup, at Medemblik, Holland we report on the progress of the NZL Sailing team and other other New Zealand competitors.

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are putting in a solid effort in the 49er class competing against the current World Champions and 2008 Olympic representatives.

With a day left in the regatta they are poised for a medal.

We have a report on their perspective of the regatta in this edition. And stay tuned to our website www.sail-world.com for the finals outcome this weekend, plus all the other sailing news.

Emirates New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker with teammates Glenn Ashby,James Dagg and Jeremy Lomas   Lloyd Images ©

In Istanbul, Turkey, the Extreme 40 regatta continues. After a disappointing start, Emirates Team NZ are climbing through the fleet in quite impressive fashion. We feature all the official reports along with images and video in this edition of Sail-World. Also featured are the reports from Dean Barker writing for Nexus/Kiwi Yachting Consultants - and gives a perspective that is different from the PR spin on the event.

Follow the rest of the racing on our website www.sail-world.com for the finals.

Racing on Day 4 of the ISAF World Sailing Cup, Womens Singlehander (Laser Radial), with NZer Miranda Powrie caught in a safe cover.  Delta Lloyd Regatta

Staying with Emirates Team NZ, America's Cup, legal issues have once again popped above the parapet. Last night the team issued a release saying they had asked the International Jury to check the validity of the appointment process for the Challenger of Record after the withdrawal of the initial Challenger of record. In this edition we look at what might be behind the move, and where it is headed.

Ooouch. Alinghi connects with Team Extreme - Extreme Sailing Series 2011. Act 3.Turkey . Istanbul  Lloyd Images ©

There's a Competitors Forum coming up next week - the issue may get aired in that theatre. We also feature a story from the highly respected and well connected yachting correspondent for The Independent (UK), Stuart Alexander as he looks at some similar but different issues surrounding the America's Cup.

Don't miss the tale of Bob's Bolt featuring the inimitable Bob Fisher, and a deep water closure with a submarine.

A triumphant Brad Van Liew wins the VELUX 5 OCEANS, having won 5 out of 5 legs, as he crossed the finish line in this evening in La Rochelle, France.  onEdition ©

Many thanks to those who have contributed to this edition, particularly those using our online submission and image loading facility which can be accessed by clicking here

Good sailing!

Richard Gladwell
NZ Editor

nzeditor@sail-world.com

Send your news and images directly to Sail-World by clicking here

To subscribe a friend to Sail-World's FREE newsletter click here


If you wish to come off our mailing list please click the unsubscribe button on this newsletter, or drop a line to nzeditor@sail-world.com or call (649) 489 9267

Stay up with the latest sailing news, as it happens, on our website www.sail-world.com/nz




America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ queries basis of Challenger selection
Richard Gladwell,
Emirates Team New Zealand is asking the America's Cup jury to clarify the method of selecting the Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton said that with so much public money and sponsorship involved in the New Zealand challenge it was reasonable to seek clarification on how Artemis was selected.... [more]
Share this story


NZL 49er sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke report from Medemblik
Peter Burling Blair Tuke,
NZL Sailing Team members, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke report from their 2012 Olympic campaign in the HP Skiff (49er): Today the wind was around 20 knots all afternoon with a really steep chop due to the shallow water. A capsize through the last gybe of the day going to the finish of the last race was frustrating – causing a nice lead to evaporate and finish second over the line... [more]
Share this story


Dean's Diary: Extreme 40's in Turkey - Dean Barker reports on Day 3
Dean Barker,
Dean Barker, Emirates Team NZ skipper and Director of Kiwi Yachting Consultants Nexus AB, reports from Istanbul, Turkey on the Extreme40 series, in which Emirates Team NZ is competing. Sailing with Dean Barker are Glenn Ashby (AUS), James Dagg (NZL) and Richard Meacham (NZL)... [more]
Share this story


NZL Sailing Team: Kiwi 49er crew move up at World Cup, Medemblik
Jodie Bakewell-White and Sail-World,
Racing continued overnight in blustery, wet conditions in Medemblik, the Netherlands on day four at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta. In the 49er Peter Burling and Blair Tuke returned to the water after a cancelled day to score good places in three races sailed overnight.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme 40's: Emirates Team NZ - Good gains in Istanbul + Race Video
Emirates Team NZ Media,
Three wins a second and a third in nine races for Emirates Team New Zealand on Day 3 of the Istanbul regatta on the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series. With two days to go the regatta is still wide open and top placing are by no means secured.... [more]
Share this story


Velux 5 Oceans - Brad Van Liew takes the title
Velux 5 Oceans,
Brad Van Liew is the American skipper who has now sailed into the record books by winning every leg of the Velux 5 Oceans race for the second time!... [more]
Share this story


Delta Lloyd Regatta day four lead to Gaspic
Robert Deaves,
Day four has presented many challenges for sailors in the Finn class and after a whirlwind of thrills, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic of Croatia has sailed into the lead at the Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011.... [more]
Share this story


World champions reform into new matchracing team for World Tour
Adrian Lee & Partners Racing,
Two members of Blackmatch Racing have partnered with another established Matchrace and America's Cup combination to form a new matchracing team which will contest the World Match Racing Tour. Three of the five member of the team have won the world championship title of match racing.... [more]
Share this story


Velux 5 Oceans overall victory to Brad Van Liew
Velux 5 Oceans,
Brad Van Liew has crossed the finish line of the final sprint of the Velux 5 Oceans solo round the world yacht race to secure overall victory.... [more]
Share this story


Access Class European Championships day two
David Staley,
Day two of the Access Class European Championships was a frustrating day for race officials and Access Class competitors alike at the Circolo vela Gargnano, with wind, no wind, storms... [more]
Share this story


Delta Lloyd Regatta day four challenges the sailors skills
Corinne Rolland-McKenzie,
Delta Lloyd Regatta day four was another challenging day for the sailors. The RS:X men were first on and out of the water after two races sailed in 25 knots of gusty breeze and rain. The racing day started early for the Women Match racers who had to complete their qualification stage.... [more]
Share this story


Match Race Germany - A make or break day
WMRT,
It was an intriguing conclusion to the Qualifying Sessions. Against a backdrop of lashing rain and a peak of 20 knot winds, Bruni (ITA) Bruni Racing stamped his mark. Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing looked odds on to be a big name casualty. With just two wins from five, he then had immediate defeats against Bruni and Richard at the start of this last Qualifying Session.... [more]
Share this story


McConaghy Ker 40 jumping onto the World's stage
John Curnow,
Keronimo has had her maiden sail. This boat's sea trials on the Solent in the UK is especially important, as she is the first of the new Ker 40 IRC Racers to come out of the McConaghy Boats factory.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series 2011 - Team Extreme and Alinghi crash + video
Julie Royer,
There was a big crash between Alinghi and Team Extreme in the fourth race of today (day three, 27th May) at Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul.... [more]
Share this story


Bob's Bolt finds a new home
Sail-World correspondent,
On Sunday May 20th, as the awards for the Gaffers & Classics Regatta at Lymington were coming to a close, there was a surprise for Bob Fisher. On a July night in 1988, he was at the wheel of the maxi-rater Drum some three miles due south of the Mull of Kintyre lighthouse in the Outer Clyde.... [more]
Share this story


Velux 5 Oceans fleet charges towards La Rochelle finish line
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans race fleet is charging towards the La Rochelle finish line to complete their solo circumnavigations and the first arrival of the race, that started in the historic French port back in October 2010, is expected today (Friday 27th May).... [more]
Share this story


45th Annual Governor's Cup Teams announced by Balboa Yacht Club
Nancy Mellon,
Teams from four US yacht clubs have been notified that their applications have been accepted for Balboa Yacht Club's 45th annual Governor's Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship which will take place July 19 to 24, 2011. The event features some of the best young match racing talent from all over the world. England, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, & South America will be represented.... [more]
Share this story


America's Cup changes considered as teams reduce
Stuart Alexander,
Top international yachting correspondent, Stuart Alexander peers through the fog shrouding the America's Cup and his his perspective in The Independent: Changes to the format of the America's Cup preliminary events are being considered in San Francisco by the holder, Larry Ellison's Oracle Racing Team, the sponsoring Golden Gate Yacht Club and the organisation they have set up to arrange regatt... [more]
Share this story


Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul - Collisions and close calls
Extreme Sailing Series,
Luna Rossa had to take a break in order to inspect damage after first colliding with Team GAC Pindar and again with Artemis Racing. Luna Rossa and Team GAC Pindar will be back tomorrow and will no doubt come out swinging as Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul continues.... [more]
Share this story


Dean's Diary: Extreme 40's in Turkey - Dean Barker reports on Day 2
Dean Barker,
Dean Barker, Emirates Team NZ skipper and Director of Kiwi Yachting Consultants Nexus AB, reports from Istanbul, Turkey on the Extreme40 series, in which Emirates Team NZ is competing. Sailing with Dean Barker are Glenn Ashby (AUS), James Dagg (NZL) and Richard Meacham (NZL)... [more]
Share this story


Extreme 40's: Emirates Team NZ - climbing the leader board at Istanbul
Emirates Team NZ Media,
Dean Barker and the Emirates Team New Zealand crew had a better result on the second day of the Istanbul Extreme Sailing Series regatta, finishing second on the day. They also climbed two places to third on the leader board. Barker says that out on the water the day 'did not feel much different that yesterday (fifth on the leader board after seven races) so it was good to come ashore and see t... [more]
Share this story


NZL Sailing Team: Big breeze returns for Day 3 of World Cup, Medemblik
Jodie Bakewell-White and Sail-World,
Racing in most events was cancelled on the third day of the fifth round of the ISAF World Cup, Medemblik. Racing was conducted in two events. Strong winds hit Medemblik, the Netherlands on Day 3 of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta where members of the NZL Sailing Team are competing this week.... [more]
Share this story


Access Class European Championships day 1 on Lake Garda
Adam Hatton and David Staley,
Access Class European Championships. The beautiful mountain scenery made up for the lack of wind. The wind was not enough for the slower Access 2.3's who only managed one lengthy race and the time limit giving Reis Pedro Cancio (POR) a head start on the fleet. An extra session has been planned for this fleet tomorrow.... [more]
Share this story


Annapolis to Newport Race features largest fleet in 28 years
Chip Thayer,
This year's Annapolis to Newport Race entry list has now been completed. In all there are 71 entries which makes it the largest in the past 28 years.... [more]
Share this story


Match Race Germany joint leaders
World Match Racing Tour,
Francesco Bruni's team continued their undefeated streak on Lake Constance in the Qualifying session of Match Race Germany after a waiting game due to lack of winds.... [more]
Share this story


Delta Lloyd Regatta Women's Match Racing blown away
WIMRA,
At the Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011, only one and a half flights were completed for Women's Match Racing in 30+ knot winds.... [more]
Share this story


Velux 5 Oceans - Gutek battling keel problems
Velux 5 Oceans,
Velux 5 Oceans skipper Zbigniew ‘Gutek' Gutkowski saw drama overnight onboard Operon Racing when one of the keel rams broke.... [more]
Share this story


NZsailing.net North Island blokart Championships -4th and 5th June
Ross Vickers,
The NZsailing.net North Island blokart Championships are being held at Ohakea Air Force base over the June long weekend with a field of around 70 sailors expected. Racing will be held in three weight divisions and a 'C' grade division for social sailors giving the casual blokart sailor the chance to sail at this exceptional venue.... [more]
Share this story


SSANZ B&G SIMRAD Two Handed Triple Series 2011 - Enter now!
Cameron Thorpe,
Join in on New Zealand's biggest Two Handed Series. With 3 races spaced approximately one month apart and courses to cater for all sizes of keelboat (and multihulls) SSANZ has come up with a successful formula that just gets better every year. The SIMRAD Two Handed Triple Series is a must do event. So Download the Notice of Race, Enter online, organise a crew and come join the fun !... [more]
Share this story


Delta Lloyd Regatta day 3 strong winds halt competition
Corinne Rolland-McKenzie,
Delta Lloyd Regatta saw a frustrating third day and with the winds increasing to 30 knots, racing was abandoned and boats were sent to shore.... [more]
Share this story


Rolex Volcano Race 2011 line honors to Alegre
KPMS,
Andres Soriano's Mills 68, Alegre crossed the finish line of the inaugural Rolex Volcano Race on Thursday 26th May at 10h 18m 40s CEST.... [more]
Share this story


RYA to hold second 'Girls 4 Gold' training weekend
Lindsey Bell,
RYA are holding a second women's skiff training weekend at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) on 18th and 19th June 2011... [more]
Share this story


Dean's Diary: Extreme 40's in Turkey - Dean Barker reports
Dean Barker,
Dean Barker, Emirates Team NZ skipper and Director of Kiwi Yachting Consultants Nexus AB, reports from Istanbul, Turkey on the Extreme40 series, in which Emirates Team NZ is competing. Sailing with Dean Barker are Glenn Ashby (AUS), James Dagg (NZL) and Richard Meacham (NZL)... [more]
Share this story

Inaugural P-class champion dies in Wellington
Jodie Bakewell-White,
Well known Wellington yachtie, and winner of the inaugural Tanner Cup in 1945, Bill Hayman passed away on Monday. His funeral service will be held in Wellington on Friday 27th May. A long-standing member of the Evans Bay Yacht & Motorboat Club in Wellington, Hayman was a dedicated sailor of centreboard yachts from the 1940s until he was well into his seventies.... [more]
Share this story


Team Australia applies for AC45 Regatta
Sail-World.com,
Team Yachting Australia Ltd has lodged an application for an AC45 event with the 34th Americas Cup Event Authority and has received confirmation and advice that the venue dates during January and February 2012 are available for events to be held in Australia during this period.... [more]
Share this story


Gambare: Revive sailing in Japan
Corinne McKenzie,
Delta Lloyd Regatta interviews Kaori Takahashi who has set the objective to offer to her Yacht Club next year, her Laser radial sail from the Olympics. What's the big problem with that? Well, the problem is that the yacht club has been utterly destroyed by the tsunami and with not only her boat but, all the boats, equipment, infrastructure...... [more]
Share this story


Extreme 40's: Stutter-start for Emirates Team NZ in Turkey
Emirates Team NZ Media,
Tricky was the word of the day as the Istanbul, Turkey round of the Extreme Sailing Series got underway. Seven races were held, six teams had wins and at day's end only 11 points separated the top eight teams. Dean Barker sums up the day: 'The breeze was puffy, shifty and there were massive holes all over the place. In the lulls, the breeze was 3-4 knots and the puffs reached 15 knots.... [more]
Share this story


NZL Sailing Team: Kiwis hold up on Day 2 of World Cup
Richard Gladwell,
After leading two events on the first day of the fifth round of the ISAF World Cup, Medemblik, the NZL Sailing Team have dropped back slightly, but are still well placed in both. Conditions for the second day of sailing on the ?sselmeer in the Netherlands, were initially light and shifty, but settled down to eight knots or so under clear skies and temperatures that peaked at 16 deg C.... [more]
Share this story


Delta Lloyd Regattta day two challenging and shifty
Corinne Rolland-McKenzie,
Delta Lloyd Regatta 2011 is being sailed in Medemblik Holland from 24th to 29th May 2011 and is the fifth leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.... [more]
Share this story


Extreme40's: Multiple Race Winners on Opening Day of Act 3, Istanbul
Extreme Sailing Media,
The first day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 in Istanbul, Turkey saw an action packed seven races for the 11 international teams, with Artemis Racing taking the top spot with 52 points, only a single point ahead of Act 2 winners Luna Rossa and Alinghi on 47.... [more]
Share this story


Match Race Germany - French, Italian and Kiwis lead after day one
World Match Racing Tour,
Match Race Germany is the second stage of the ISAF World Match Racing Tour 2011. Damien Iehl continue his imperious form. The postponement flag and course changes punctuated the Qualifying Session as the wind across Lake Constance continuously shifted and dipped, rising only to a light peak of six or seven knots.... [more]
Share this story
 


If you liked this newsletter, do nothing, we will send you another ..
 
Naa, please don't send me another. Click here to unsubscribe
 



Follow Sail-World on Twitter


Customised news feeds

Marine Industry companies, Clubs and Associations have asked can they received their own customised
version of our Sail-World news feed. The answer is yes; customised in content, news category, for example or region of the world and appearance.


CLICK HERE  to view examples and get free news tickers for your site.
------------------------------------------------------------------

Too much sailing news? Not enough?

Change the frequency of newsletters, from once a week to a monthly newsletter. Change from html (graphics & pictures) newsletters to text only newsletter, (best for slow connections, mobile phones and PDA's etc. Change from Sail-World New Zealand Newsletters to Sail-World Cruising International Newsletters etc. Temporarily inactivate your subscription for a period, when you will be on holidays etc. or change to text for the same period. Or even (gasp) unsubscribe.
Change your newsletter subscription profile here or take off list

If you are having difficulty with the above link, please copy and paste the link below into your browser
http://www.sail-world.com/subscription/index.cfm?sid=<:id:>&pwd=<:password:>&tbl=<:tableName:>&tmpid=<:templateID:>


To subscribe to this newsletter click here