カテゴリー「Sailing Events & Topics」の116件の記事


2017年5月24日 (水)

A highlight video of Chinese gybes & Getting dismasted ... enjoy!

Scuttlebuttlogo2A highlight video of Chinese gybes & Getting dismasted ... enjoy!
Scuttlebutt Sailing News

PHOTOS: This Does Not End Well
Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Published on April 30th, 2017 
Sharon Green caught a Santa Cruz 27 getting dismasted during Santa Barbara Yacht Club’s beercan racing on April 26.
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VIDEO: Chinese Gybes are never tasty

Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Published on May 23rd, 2017
The round down is always a bummer. Video below published on May 23, 2017.
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*Chinese gybe  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Chinese gybe on a sailing vessel is a type of gybe where the upper section of the main sail moves across the boat, filling from the opposite side, whilst the lower section and boom remain on the original side of the vessel. It contrasts with a normal gybe, where the whole sail moves across the boat as the boat turns its stern through the wind. A Chinese gybe is usually induced by too little tension on the vang or kicking strap, allowing the boom to rise up and the leech of the sail to twist excessively.
The term can be used in a different sense, in which a Chinese gybe is a gybe caused when a boat rolls excessively to windward (usually when running downwind), causing an unexpected and/or uncontrolled change in course (specifically bearing off dangerously). This sense of the term is similar to death roll.

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2017年4月29日 (土)

JSAF外洋内海主催 B級ジャッジ認定(新規)講習会

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B級ジャッジ認定(新規)講習会 5月14日(日)9:30から
主催 JSAF外洋内海
2017514日 受付 930分~ セミナー10時~17
西宮ヨットハーバー会議室 西宮市西宮浜4丁目16-1 079833-0651
申込期限 201757日 
JSAF外洋内海eメール yff62765@nifty.com 電話 090-7487-1472

JSAFルール委員会 http://www.jsaf.or.jp/hp/about/committee/rule
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2017年4月19日 (水)

Has The Optimist Evolved Too Far?

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Published on April 16th, 2017

The Optimist has introduced more kids to sailing than other boat, and is the dominant international class for youth competition. While the primary goal during the youth years is to instill the love of sailing, the influence of racing can impact the priorities.

As builders are vying to supply the fastest boats, there apparently remains enough wiggle room to improve on this 70 year old design. However, when new models come out, parents might need to step up to keep their kids from getting stepped on. This reality just hit Carlo Cagna as he shares in this report:
Opti2_gif_3Being how the Optimist is a one design class, should this be allowed? Is this a favoring of some kind to bigger builders? We visited the website of the manufacturer http://www.winneroptimist.dk/optimist/3d-star > and it’s real as they are advertising these faster boats.

How can the Optimist class accept this? I am eager to hear from others about this situation.

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Www_winneroptimist_dk_optimist_3d_3Winner Optimist ApS:

3D STAR Complett:「2017_-_DenMark_3D_STAR_packed_price.pdf」をダウンロード
3D STAR Hull:「2017_-_DenMark_3D_STAR_UK.pdf」をダウンロード

RIG OPTIONS:「Optionsitem.pdf」をダウンロード
CATALOG vol no1: http://pdfkataloget.dk/winner2017/


I just downloaded the Optimist price list and coming to terms with the fact that a fully rigged boat, on launching trailer, delivered would cost me in the region of $5000, or the price of several second-hand Flying Fifteens. If I were a parent I would, of course, need to factor in the cost of a RIB and a 4 x 4 to tow everything, together with spare sails and gear. Oh, and the price doesn’t include a paddle or a bailer. Having spent so much the additional dollars would not, one imagines, be a problem. 
- Adrian Morgan

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2017年4月17日 (月)

Kitewing Sailing

VIDEO: Last Day of the Season

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Published on April 14th, 2017

Kitewing sailing on Squam Lake in New Hampshire on a melting ice sheet on the last day of the season. Video published on Apr 14, 2017.

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Related articles:

Land Sailing: 2017-04-14Land Sailing http://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2017/04/land-sailing.html
Ice Sailing: 2016-10-26
Ice Sailing : Hard Water http://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2016/10/hard-water-ice.html

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2017年4月14日 (金)

Land Sailing

Www_nalsa_org_worlds2014pages_smithVIDEO: America’s Landsailing Cup 2017
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Published on April 13th, 2017

The 45th America’s Landsailing Cup Regatta, America’s premier landsailing event, held March 19-24 at Ivanpah Dry Lake, CA. Here is footage of the Mini Skeeter class. Video published on Apr 12, 2017.
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Land Sailing Photos: http://www.pbase.com/waltercarels/wc14&view=slideshow

2014 Worlds Race Information:「www_nalsa_org_Worlds2014Pages_RaceInfo_html_20170414.pdf」をダウンロード
2014 Worlds Maps and Course Layouts:「www_nalsa_org_Worlds2014Pages_SmithCreekLayout_html_20170414.pdf」をダウンロード

Related article: 2016-10-26
Ice Sailing : Hard Waterhttp://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2016/10/hard-water-ice.html

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2017年3月28日 (火)

O'pen BIC "Un-Regattas" in North America

Sailinganarchy_com_2017_03_23_the_2Subject: New element to O'pen BIC "Un-Regattas" in North America
Sent: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 8:32 am

I thought you would like to see brief video of new element introduced at our North American "Un-Regatta" in Sarasota, Florida this past weekend. 
The idea is to bring some element of X-Games to Youth Sailing. The kids LOVED it.
The "Bridge of Doom" was tested in Sarasota and will next be used at the America's Cup.

Full event video coming next.
Happy sailing,

Vimeo_com_209150095_20170329Event documents: 「2017-NOR-SARASOTA-DRAFT-3-6-17.pdf」をダウンロード 「SailingInstructions.pdf」をダウンロード 「SailingInstructionsAddendumAsplittingthefleet.pdf」をダウンロード 「sssracecoursebic6.pdf」をダウンロード

Related articles:
2014-03-07「Why “Un-Regattas”? - O'pen BIChttp://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2014/03/why-un-regattas.html
2017-03-03「Three (3) regattas in America's Cup」 http://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2017/03/3-regattas-in-a.html

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2017年2月22日 (水)

JSAF外洋内海主催 B級ジャッジ更新・新規講習会

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B級ジャッジ「更新」講習会 49日(日)9:30から
主催 JSAF外洋内海
201749日 受付 930分~ セミナー10時~17
西宮浜公民館 西宮市西宮浜4丁目13-1 079834-2002
申込期限 201742日 
JSAF外洋内海Eメール yff62765@nifty.com 電話 090-7487-1472

B級ジャッジ「新規」講習会 514日(日)


JSAFルール委員会 http://www.jsaf.or.jp/hp/about/committee/rule
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2017年2月18日 (土)

The Queen of Post-War yachting photography dies at the age of 101

9Eight Bells: Eileen Ramsay 
Scuttlebuttlogo2Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Published on February 10th, 2017
Source: Barry Pickthall, PPL Photo Agency

Eileen Ramsay, the Queen of British yachting photography during the post war years, died on February 8 at the age of 101.

Ramsay recorded the explosion in small boat sailing during the 1950s and 60s, capturing not only the boats but sailing pioneers like Francis Chichester (*left photo), Alec Rose, Col Blondie Hasler and French legend Eric Tabarly, then pressing the frontiers of solo passage making across the Atlantic and around the world.

7 Her famous archive includes images of Olympic sailors Keith Musto and Tony Morgan, Silver medallists at the 1964 Games at Tokyo in the Flying Dutchman Class (*lower left photo), and Rodney Pattisson and Iain MacDonald-Smith who won Gold for Britain in the same Flying Dutchman class at the Mexico Games in 1968 in the Flying Dutchman two-man trapeze dinghy (*lower right photo). She also recorded the career of Charles Currey, who won Silver at the Helsinki Games in 1952, and Robin Aisher, who represented Britain in the 5.5m keelboat class at the 1960 and ’64 Games before finally winning Bronze at the Acapulco regatta in ’68.

 Other noted sailors to have fallen within Eileen Ramsay’s focus have been Stewart Morris, Gold Medal sailor at the 1948 Games in Torquay, fellow International 14 champion and Olympic representative Bruce Banks, and Sir John Oakeley, the son of wrestling champion Sir Atholl Oakeley, who became one of Britain’s most successful dinghy champions in the 60s and 70s, winning the Merlin Rocket Class championship three times in succession before going on to win the Flying Dutchman world championship.

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'Queen of yachting' captures sailing's golden era on film

Logo_cnn_espaniol_2By Stina Backer for CNN
Updated 1353 GMT (2153 HKT) May 28, 2012

Story highlights
Eileeen Ramsey began her professional career as a 22-year-old in 1937
She pioneered the water-level photography angle, now an industry standard
Her career took off in the 1950s and 1960s when sailing enjoyed a post-war explosion in Britain

The water-level shot - Eileen Ramsay pioneered the water-level photography angle - shooting images of sail boats from as close to the water as possible. (Photo1)

Composition - According to Ramsay, a real photographer doesn't just takes a photograph, they "make" one by working hard to get the best angle. This beautifully-composed image was shot at the 1962 Cowes Week Regatta. (Photo2)

Eileen Ramsay - Ramsay's career took off in the 1950s and 1960s, when the sport of sailing enjoyed a post-war explosion in Britain. Here she is with her trusted Rolleiflex camera in the summer of 1963. (photo3)

Racing past Parliament - Ramsay made sure she was present for the first dinghy race in central London, was held on the river Thames in 1956. (Photo4)

'Black Sails' - This award-winning photograph from 1945 is one of the first nautical-themed images that Ramsay took and is entitled "Black Sails." It remains one of her personal favorites. (Photo5)

'Flying Dutchman' - Sailing legend and clothing company founder Keith Musto is seen here fighting for second place against a French rival during the 1964 "Flying Dutchman" European championships. He and his sailing partner went on to win a silver medal at that year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Phhoto6)

Collision caught on camera - Ramsay would always make sure she placed herself where the action was. Here she manages to catch the collision beween a competing yacht and a spectator boat at the 1969 Cowes Week Regatta in England. (photo7)

True colors - Ramsay began taking color pictures in 1962 and set up her own color developing process two years later -- but it took several more years before magazines and newspapers could actually print in color. (Photo8)

In perfect balance - This 1968 shot is of British Olympic hopefuls Rodney Pattisson and Ian MacDonald-Smith on board a "Flying Dutchman." Ramsay recalls that she wasn't allowed to photograph the inside of the boat: "They were much faster than everyone else and didn't want to give any ideas away to the competition," she said. (Photo9)

Dragons in action - Ramsay, who spent her early career doing portrait photography, says she somehow always knew how to successfully compose photograps. Here she lines up a number of "International Dragon" boats, racing during the 1966 Cowes Week Regatta in England. (photo10)

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PhotoLimited edition copies of her biography ‘Eileen Ramsay – Queen of Yachting Photography',
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2016年12月31日 (土)

Season's Greetings - A Happy New Year 2017

A happy new year (GBR, IRL, CAN, USA, BER, NZL, AUS, .....) um Ano Novo feliz (POR, BRA) un feliz año nuevo (ESP, URU, ARG, .....) une nouvelle année heureuse (FRA) un felice anno nuovo (ITA) ein frohes neues Jahr (GER, SUI, BEL, .....) een gelukkig nieuw jaar (NED) szczęśliwego nowego roku (POL) et godt nytår (DEN) et godt nytt år (NOR) ett gott nytt år (SWE) onnellista uutta vuotta (FIN) head uut aastat (EST) laimīgu Jauno gadu (LAT) laimingų Naujųjų metų (LTU)


c новым годом (RUS, .....) šťastný nový rok (SVK) šťastný nový rok (CZE) Boldog új évet (HUN) Щастлива Нова Година (BUL) un an nou fericit (ROM) srečno novo leto (SLO) sretna nova godina (CRO) Срећна Нова Година (SER, MKD) ευτυχισμένο το νέο έτος (GRE) mutlu bir yeni yıl (TUR) สวัสดีปีใหม่ (THA) tahun baru bahagia (INA) A happy new year (IND, SGP, .....) Salamat Tahun Baru (MAS) 新年 (CHN, TPE) 근하신년 (KOR) 謹賀新年 (JPN)

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2016年12月12日 (月)

Eight Bells: Paul Elvstrom

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1. Eight Bells: Paul Elvstrom
Published on December 7th, 2016
Legendary Danish yachtsman Paul Elvstrøm died in his sleep at the age of 88 years on December 7, 2016. He died at his birthplace in Hellerup surrounded by his family.
Elvstrøm, considered one of the greatest sailing athletes in the history of sailing, won four consecutive Olympic gold medals, beginning with the Firefly at 1948 London and then with the Finn at 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne, and 1960 Rome.

To stick with the sailing metaphors, his passing is a bit like an ocean race where you cannot see the others, but you know they are there somewhere, just over the horizon and their presence will always have an impact on your decisions.
His moniker was ‘The Great Dane’. It could just have easily been the Great Person.

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2. London 1948: Elvstrom’s debut
Published on June 9th, 2016
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3. Paul Elvstrom: The Mozart of Sailing
Published on December 8th, 2016
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4. Paul Elvstrom: An Example of Excellence
Published on December 9th, 2016
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Related articles: 2016-12-11「Tribute to Paul Elvstrøm」http://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2016/12/tribute-to-paul.html
2016-12-08「The Mozart of sailing - Paul Elvstrom: Obituary」http://ventoorientale.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2016/12/the-mozart-of-1.html

the story on Paul Elvstrom stated that no other Olympic athlete had won more than four consecutive gold medals. Actually, two have: Hungarian Aladar Gerevich <HUN> in Fencing and Sir Steve Redgrave <GBR> in Rowing. As for those sitting on four, in addition to Elvstrom <DEN> there are Ben Ainslie <GBR> (sailing), Al Oerter <USA> (discus), Carl Lewis <USA> (long jump), Michael Phelps <USA> (200 meter swimming medley), and Kaori Icho <JPN> (woman's freestyle wrestling). Also, Elvstrom did not invent the self-bailer but he did design a widely used version.

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