17 June 2012

Raw Power - Best of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8 video


Raw Power - The Best of Leg 8 - Volvo Ocean Race video
A North Atlantic storm during Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 wreaked havoc on the fleet but provided powerful winds that saw race speed records fall and boats averaging over 30 knots on multiple stretches. Relive some of the wave-crashing, high-speed sailing action from Lisbon to Lorient won by Groupama sailing team.

Volvo Ocean Race: Puma skipper Ken Read bemoans overall ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Skipper Ken Read said that Puma's chances of winning this year'sVolvo Ocean Race were "slipping away" after Groupama became clear favourites for overall ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Volvo Ocean Race: Sailing mad Lorient locals flock to race village
BYM News (press release)
Lorient's sailing savvy population descended on the Lorient Race Village on the French city's waterfront in droves during the opening weekend of the Volvo ...

Volvo Ocean Race: It helps to be a bit crazy
YACHTe.com.au
The Leg 8 race from Lisbon to Lorient was short, but it was anything but sweet; from drifting in the Azores, to racing into the eye of a storm where searing speeds ...

YACHTe.com.au

Volvo Ocean Race: Setting a speed record of 39kts is not one you ...
Sail World
That would have to be some of the hardest sailing I've done and the most on the edge conditions we've seen in this race. The SouthernOcean was bad but what ...

Sail World

Daring Camper back on podium
Stuff.co.nz
It was the shortest, fastest and hairiest legs of the Volvo Ocean Race, and Camper almost came out on top.

Stuff.co.nz

Cammas closer to triumph
Times of Malta
... closer to only France's second overall victory in the Volvo Ocean Race with a ... a crew in the Volvo since 1993-94 and Cammas was considered an outsider at ...

Ballyvaughan Bay Hop Just In Time for Volvo Ocean Race Finale
Afloat
Ballyvaughan Bay Hop will run a fast ferry service between the Burren and Galway City to coincide with the opening ceremony of the Volvo Ocean Race finale.

CAMPER digs deep to return to the podium
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
... of the Volvo Ocean Race after a gritty fight that saw the team set a new distance ...for this edition of the race, and move back onto the podium with third overall ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Sailing mad Lorient locals flock to race village
BYM News (press release)
Lorient's sailing savvy population descended on the Lorient Race Village on the French city's waterfront in droves during the opening weekend of the Volvo ...

Sailing Seaway Clayton event continues today
WatertownDailyTimes.com
CLAYTON — Michael J. Folsom hopes thousands of people sail to the village this weekend. As founder and organizer of the second annual Sailing Seaway ...

Dorset youngsters get on the water and meet sailing legend
Dorset Echo
SCHOOL children met an Olympic Sailing hero while getting a taste of the sport for just £5.

Olympic, Paralympic sailors get a London sendoff at Yacht Club
Victoria Times Colonist
That vaunted post-Vancouver 2010 Canadian sporting attitude seems to have rubbed off on the summer side,

Meredith Desporte Provensal: Smooth sailing
NOLA.com
Provensal has participated in Sacred Heart mission trips to Nicaragua.

NOLA.com

Picture perfect sailing for Audi Winter Series Race 7
YACHTe.com.au
A brisk westerly that produced close racing on a picture perfect sunny day set the tone for the record 134 starters in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Audi ...

YACHTe.com.au

Shaw happy to remain healthy for Games
Eurosport.com ASIA
Bryony Shaw might have missed out on a medal at the Skandia Sail for GoldRegatta, but she insists she was just more than happy to end in good health with ...

Eurosport.com ASIA

BUSINESSES Working Together To Boost Sailing Tourism
Inverclyde Now
LOCAL businesses which attended a sailing tourism innovation workshop run by Scottish Enterprise are looking into developing a group to encourage further ...

Young artists win sailing competition
Bridgwater Mercury
TWO young sailors have won sailing sessions after entering a painting and modelling competition.

Still plenty of wind in her sails
Herald Sun
Ms von Gizycki, who started at the club in the 1970s, admits her days of sailing are slowing down, although speed on the water was never her thing. "I've never ...

Alvah Simon's cruising blog
Stuff.co.nz
He donated his time to help this young racer because that is what the Onerahi racing community had done for him early in his sailing career.The young sailor's ...

Stuff.co.nz

52 Super Series - Quantum Racing top leaderboard
Sail World
Ed Baird and the Quantum Racing Team put their renowned match race skills to best effect when they all but closed out regatta leaders Audi Azzurra Sailing ...

Sail World

Philipp Buhl Takes Early Kieler-Woche Lead
International Sailing Federation
The official website of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, the definitive series for Olympicand Paralympic sailing hopefuls.

International Sailing Federation

Rhode Island returning to its nautical roots this summer
Philadelphia Inquirer
By the end of the 19th century, it was a sailing playground for the rich. With the rich came yachts and yacht clubs. In 1883 the New York Yacht Club held its first ...

Long Beach Race Week - Sailors prepare to be tested
Sail World
The boat, designed in France, was Sailing World Magazine's one-design boat of the year in 2008. It's 18 feet nine inches (5.7 meters) long with two rudders, ...

Sail World

Sardinia Cup - Team USA claims victory
Sail World
Audi Azzurra Sailing Team (TP52) and the Soto 40 Alegre took a fourth and a second place respectively today to retain the second place overall that they have ...

Sail World

Interview: Luke Patience, Olympic sailor
Scotsman (blog)
COMING from a long line of skippers, Luke Patience has sailing in his blood. Now the Scotsman is going overboard to win gold at this year's Olympics.

Scotsman (blog)

Boat races and rum: Two reasons to visit Barbados
New York Daily News
Well, not exactly ships, but sailing vessels ranging in length from 24 to 78 feet in Mount Gay Rum's annual regatta, a series of races over the course of three days ...

New York Daily News

Best of 'losers'
Harborough Mail
But with the two boats battling it out on the Olympic waters at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, less than two months away from the Games ...

Harborough Mail
Sardinia Cup - Azzurra takes second
Sail World
Following the mistral that was too intense to allow any sailing even for these Mediterranean racers, we had a series of races held under light conditions but full of ...

Sail World

19 classic wood boats compete in regatta on Lake St. Clair
Detroit Free Press
"I think these guys that own these older, wood boats all have something in common: They like the history of sailing, and they just love these boats," said Al ...

Newport Bermuda Race record assault continues
Sail World
At 4:30 EDT Saturday 'Rambler' was 195 rhumbline miles from Bermuda sailing straight toward the islands at 14 kts. She was followed by 'Shockwave' and ...

Sail World

Newport Bermuda Race - GryphonSolo2 crew prepared for challenges
Sail World
We have a limited repertoire of sails due to our little fiasco yesterday, so are ...crossing the finish line off St. David's Light and then sailing around the island to ...

Sail World

Clacton: Rescue dramas offshore as boats capsize and sailors fall ...
East Anglian Daily Times
FOUR people had to be rescued and bought ashore this afternoon while sailing in the sea off Clacton.

East Anglian Daily Times

Global Ocean Race - Final prizegiving in Les Sables d'Olonne
Sail World
Having driven direct to the prize giving from Austria, the team from the GOR sponsor Celox Sailing, including Gottfried Poessl and Peter Fabrowski, also ...

Sail World
Olympic, Paralympic sailors get a London sendoff at Yacht Club
That vaunted post-Vancouver 2010 Canadian sporting attitude seems to have rubbed off on the summer side,
Times Colonist - Sports

Comet Open at Chipstead Sailing Club - Yachts and Yachting Online
Chipstead's Comet Open took place on Saturday 16th June with forecast winds of over 20 mph and gusts of almost 40 mph! Seventeen boats, including 6 visitors, started the first race in gusty conditions. The race officer had set a start at the far ...
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Stormchaser regatta lives up to its name | Cayman Net News
By admin
Stormchaser regatta lives up to its name. The Cayman Islands Sailing Club hosted the fourth annual Stormchaser dinghy regatta on the weekend of 9-10 June. The Stormchaser regatta was introduced to mark the arrival of the Hurricane ...
Cayman Net News

Australia's sailing head coach Victor Kovalenko honoured | Live ...
By Shayne Heffernan
Australia's sailing head coach Victor Kovalenko honoured. Victor Kovalenko with 470 sailorsMathew Belcher and Malcolm Page after winning gold in Weymouth on Saturday. The Australian Sailing Team's Head Coach, Victor Kovalenko, has ...
Live Trading News

Physio picked for Olympics team | This is Exeter
By Exeter Express and Echo
AN Exeter physiotherapist is looking forward to "the experience of a lifetime" after being selected to join the army of volunteers at the Olympic Games this summer. Jen Lobb will swap her day job to provide physio at the Olympic Sailing Village ...
Exeter All Content Feed

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