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Stanford Assures Changes after Scandal of Sailing Pay-to-Play

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Stanford University has made a vow that they will change the athletic recruitment process following the case of the head sailing coach being charged with a huge federal case. In here, people made huge gifts to the programs of collegiate sports in return for admission to the college.

John Vandemoer, the esteemed sailing coach of Stanford used to lead the Navy in previous time along with the sailing team of St. Mary’s College of Maryland to national, as well as the regional championship. He had been sacked from Stanford in the early half of is a month as the government put charges on him.
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Man Dies And Women Survived When Boat Capsizes On Journey Returning Home

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In an incident, a man died when his newly purchased yacht capsized Sydney’s south at Boat Harbour. According to the ABC understands the man originally belongs from Bundaberg, Queensland. He came to Sydney to sail the boat to Queensland. He was accompanied by a woman and she swam to shore when yacht lost its control and overturned. It was about 5:00 am. She notified paramedics after this. The ABC with the primary inspection understood that the man was in his mid-70s.

The agency has found his body near Wanda Beach it was about 6:00 am when his body was found following a search. The search operation was done by the NSW Water Police and NSW Ambulance helicopter. The man was brought to shore, but by the time he was dead. The yacht in which they were sailing was named C.C. Rider. It had been docked at Greenwell Point. If no one comes to take its ownership, then it will be listed in the sale. The woman who swans to the shore and survived has been admitted in the Sutherland Hospital and being monitored. The local police are inquiry the incident and looking at everything minutely.
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Cebu Coast Guard Halts More Vessels From Sailing Due To ‘Urduja’

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Due to Urduja, Cebu Coast Guard will be the halt for an immense of the vessels for sailing. The weather is the most unpredictable thing that one cannot judge about. This affect in several ways, also when it is some sports event. Recently, because of Tropical Storm Urduja the stationary movement, various larger passenger vessels from Cebu jumped onto Luzon and Mindanao by skipping their specific voyages which are scheduled on Friday. This is completely an understandable situation as far as sports are concerned because one cannot predict about weather condition. At the 5 a.m. in the morning, the Philippine Coast Guard located in Cebu collected thirty-nine grounded passenger vessels and it is not vessels but 9 cargos as well.

Because of unexpected Urduja, Jerome Cayabyab, Cebu Commander cleared the cloud of doubts by saying about the higher chances of cancellation of more trips in order to make landfall on Eastern Samar next day morning.
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Young Sailors Learning Sailing Skill In Walpole

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Walpole Yacht Club (WYC) has been hosting learn to sail sessions in the month of December and January.

This is the first time that the club is holding this kind of program and it’s going to be the 12-hour Start Sailing 1 course was run. The program will provide beginners the basic skills of sailing and it include rigging, knot-tying, capsize recovery and safety.

 

 

To join the first weeklong program starting from mid-December, novices starting from the six years of age through to adulthood are coming from the places like Denmark, Kent River, Nornalup and Manjimup.
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Etchells Open European Championship Won By Kiwis

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The Feng Shui racing team from New Zealand comprising of Anatole Masfen, Matthew Kelway and Andrew Mills has lifted the 2016 Etchells Open European Championship.  All the members of the New Zealand Feng Shui racing team were from Auckland and it looks like their chemistry was brought to the fore on the tricky and breezy conditions in the Solent.

This race has over 50 fleets participating that include World champions, Olympians as well as American Cup winners. The British National Champion, Ante Razmilovic, came second in the race and the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Connecticut, USA team under Steve Benjamin came in a close third. The last race of the series saw the former Etchells World Champion and the current America’s Cup winner John Bertrand winning the race. (more…)

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