28 November 2012

Vendee Globe Highlights video - Day 18

Video highlights of the 18th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Tuesday, November 27, 2012.

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Vendee Globe - Tension rises as the clock ticks on
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In the Vendee Globe, with 760 miles to go until the boats arrive at the first mark Gough Island, which they must leave to starboard, everything is still to play for in this nail biting strategic climax to the gateway of the southern ocean. If the fleet ...

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Vendee Globe - Golding looks forward to his return to the 'Big South'
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In the Vendee Globe, Mike Golding is looking forward to his return to the 'Big South', the month long stretch through the Southern Ocean to Cape Horn, which forms such a key part of the Vendée. Golding, dubbed 'King of the South', for his speed and ...

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Vendée Globe: Le Cléac'h, toujours 1er, ralenti dans des calmes
Le Français Armel Le Cléac'h était toujours en tête du Vendée Globemercredi matin dans l'Atlantique sud, suivi du Britannique Alex Thomson et du Suisse Bernard Stamm, mais les deux premiers voiliers avaient ralenti à l'approche d'une zone de calmes au ...


Vendee Globe: Shortest v fastest - who will benefit?
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In the Vendee Globe, the front of the fleet are gnawing their nails as they are plagued by fickle weather conditions. The question is who will benefit? Will it be those who have elected to sail the shortest and most direct route of the course, and are ...

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'I'll be back' says star Polish sailor after Vendee Globe drama
“I certainly won't give up the fight for victory with the next edition of the Vendee Globe,” he affirmed at a press conference held in Warsaw, as cited by the Polish Press Agency (PAP). Gutkowski had been the first Pole cleared to take part in the race ...

The old man and the sea: 73-year-old to sail solo around world in 'bathtub' boat
For many, the proposition of sailing non-stop around the world for a year-and-a-half in a vessel just three meters-long will sound rather ambitious, and coming from a man well past the retirement age, downright far-fetched. Indeed, few would likely ...

Sailing hero Ainslie bows out of Olympic sports
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FOUR-TIME Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie has announced he will not compete at Rio 2016. Ainslie, who has been nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award, has called time on his Olympic career to focus on his America's Cup campaign.

ISAF Sailing World Cup - Aussies prepare for Melbourne showdown
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne will take place from 2-8 December, marking the start of the road to Rio 2016. London 2012 Men's 470 Olympic gold medallist Mathew Belcher (AUS) will get his Rio campaign underway with new crew Will Ryan.

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Young guns setting sail for Rio Olympics
"We've come a long way, from youth sailors to footing it on the world stage." This year, he studied politics at Auckland University, which he quipped "is a bit similar to sailing". But a packed 2013 sailing calendar means his studies will probably be ...


Skandia to end British Sailing Team sponsorship
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The British Sailing Team will enter a new commercial chapter on the road to Rio 2016 as Skandia, the long term sponsor of the team, has announced it is to end its successful partnership when the current contract comes to a close in March 2013. Skandia ...

Snoopy Sloop sets sail for Plymouth, Mass.
(NECN) - A retired Nato scientist is hoping to make history by sailing a 4-foot remote-controlled model boat across the Atlantic Ocean - and it could be headed straight for Plymouth, Mass. Robin Lovelock, 65, hopes to become the first person to sail an ...

Russian Sailor of the Year Award 2012 to Vladimir Liubomirov
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The event attracted over 600 guests with the party consisting of sailors, the Russian Yachting Federation, representatives of sponsors, award nominees and award partners. The guests enjoyed an evening of fine dining and socialising before the award ...

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