07 December 2012

Extreme Sailing Series Day 2, Act 8 - Rio, Brazil LIVE


Live coverage from day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ - Act 8, Rio. Join us as we stream LIVE from the race course. All the action from the last few hours of racing. Streamed Live on Dec 7, 2012, 12 noon - 3 pm EST (US)

Alinghi in pole position as the Final Showdown begins in Rio de Janeiro [ENG] » Extreme Sailing Series: "The final showdown of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ has begun in Rio de Janeiro under the gaze of the world famous statue of Christ the Redeemer on a race course that is quickly earning itself a reputation as one of the most beautiful the Extreme 40s have ever raced on. Alinghi were the undisputed stars of the show today and two race wins for the Swiss America’s Cup winners sees them top of the leaderboard at the end of day one and in a podium position for the first time this year."

Overall Leaderboard (source: Extreme Sailing Series)
1 The Wave - Muscat 61.5
2 Oman Air 53
3 Groupe Edmond de Rothschild 51
4 Red Bull Sailing Team 48.5
5 GAC Pindar 39.5
6 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 33
7 Alinghi 28
8 ZouLou 23.5
Last Update : 29/10/2012 22:42:25

Video highlights of the 27th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Thursday, December 6, 2012:

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Vendee Globe - Gabart back on top, but for how long? + Video
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Armel Le Cléac'h, the most regular pacesetter of this solo round the world race, was paying a price for his punchy, direct rhumb line strategy this Thursday afternoon as he acceded his lead to the young Macif skipper Francois Gabart.

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Sail Melbourne - Crews greeted by light conditions on day 4 + Video
Sail World
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne, following days of strong winds, crews were greeted by light conditions on day four. The 49erFX and 49er fleets were first in action on Thursday after missing two days due to the strong winds. In shifty ...

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Larry Ellison's Oracle Racing Accused Of Spying To Gain America's Cup ...
Huffington Post
Larry Ellison's America's Cup sailing team has been accused by its Italian competitor of spying, a practice as old as the 161-year-old America's Cup trophy that's the prize on the San Francisco Bay this summer. Luna Rossa, the Italian team, contends in ...

Sailors pay tribute to Dame Elisabeth
The Australian
Dame Elisabeth died on Wednesday night at home in Langwarrin, southeast Melbourne, not far from where members of the team are competing at the Sail Melbourne World Cup regatta at Sandringham. The 103-year-old had been a team patron for a number ...

Mooloolaba 200 sailing challenge preview
Sail World
Mooloolaba Yacht Club, in partnership with Oceanburo, will be bringing in the top sailorson the picturesque beaches of Queensland for two days of pulsating short course and offshore racing at the inaugural Audi Centre Sunshine Coast Mooloolaba 200 ...

12' Skiff NSW State titles at Woolahra, Lane Cove and Abbotsford
Sail World
The 12' skiffs competed in the NSW State titles last weekend and will compete again next weekend. The series was held at Woolahra SailingClub last Saturday and Sunday; and will be held at Lane Cove and Abbotsford Sailing clubs the next weekend.

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Phuket King's Cup 2012 - A Royal Salute and another day of good breeze
Sail World
The morning of Day Three at the 2012 Phuket King's Cup Regatta started with the traditional Sail Past and royal gun salute in honour of the birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, followed by some very competitive racing in 15+ knots of wind ...

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