09 December 2012

Extreme Sailing Series Day 4 LIVE from Rio

Live coverage from day 4 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. Join us for the exciting conclusion to Act 8 and the 2012 circuit. Streamed Live on Dec 8, 2012, 12 noon - 3 pm EST (US)

Extreme Sailing Series replay (Day 3 - Saturday, December 8th)

Extreme Sailing Series - Podium places up for grabs
Sail World
In the Extreme Sailing Series, on a day that saw the strongest winds so far here in Rio de Janeiro – a city that will have the world's eyes on it for the next four years in the build up to the 2016 Olympic Games – the pressure turned up a tempo on the ...

Sail World

 Video highlights of the 29th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Saturday, December 8, 2012

Vendee Globe live tracking

Alex Thomson joins tricky top five in Vendée Globe as Ian Williams takes third ...
The Independent
In San Francisco the international jury overseeing the America's Cup has confirmed that a second protest has been received from the Prada-backed Italian team, Luna Rossa, complaining about a change to the racing calendar for 2013. The Venice regatta...

The Independent

Gloves come off at the halfway stage of Act 8 » Extreme Sailing Series
At the halfway stage of Act 8 in Rio de Janeiro, and the deciding round of the overall Extreme Sailing Series 2012 championship, the pressure on the water ...

X-40 - Extreme Sailing Series 2012 - Sailing News Yachting, racing ...
The X-40-catamarans have their first appearance in South America, and this in front of the spectacular Copacabana of Rio de Janeiro BRA, where the last Act of ...

Golden couple of sailing 'living apart'
They were the golden couple of sailing, with a clutch of Olympic medals between them. But now Nick Dempsey and Sarah Ayton have reportedly split up, following pressure on the pair to decide which of them would compete at the 2016 Games. Dempsey, 32 ...


American Youth Sailing Force in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle
The three are part of a crew called American Youth Sailing Force that made it through the team selection trials in which six teams competed - nearly 40 sailors ages 19 to 24. They furiously cranked winches, tripped through agility drills and were ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Medals Decided As ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Comes To A Breezy ...
International Sailing Federation
It had been blowing from the South at various angles and strengths all week, so it seemed only appropriate that for the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Medal Races, Melbourne should turn on the hot Northerlies. For the afternoon it would be between 18...

International Sailing Federation

'Black Friday' means sailing
The Westerly Sun
The second annual Stonington Harbor Yacht Club Black Friday Match Race Invitational Regatta saw eight teams sail the club's fleet of six Ideal 18 keelboats in a round robin format. Area sailors had only recently completed a fall SHYC frostbite series ...

sailing club fundraises for sea rescue training
Your Local Guardian
Channel Sailing Club presented £1,300 to the Solent Sea Rescue Organisation(SSRO) this week to support its work to stop people dying at sea. Members, who meet weekly at Epsom Sports Club, often go sailing in the Solent between the mainland and Isle ...

Sailing away with top award from Princess Anne
Boston Standard
Witham Sailing Club's Paul Burton was awarded with an Outstanding Contribution Award, after being nominated by his club and selected as a winner by the awards panel. Paul has been involved with the club for a long time and when it was in danger of...
Boston Standard

Vendee Globe : Banque Populaire skipper cashes in, back in the lead.
BYM News (press release)
Le Cléac'h is well into getaway mode, sailing directly east in a perfectly useful 15kts of NW'ly breeze, making some 15-16kts of boat speed. Adding to the advantage his own particular strategy has now given him, the high pressure zone which encircled ...

Alpari World Match Racing Tour Monsoon Cup : Bad day for four-time World ...
BYM News (press release)
Peter Gilmour had previously announced that his retirement would come at the end of this event, so it was somehow fitting that he should sail his final match against Ian Williams, the British skipper that had equalled Gilmour's four world titles with ...

That 'Old School' magic in CYCA Trophy Series
BYM News (press release)
Furthermore, Calibre (Geoff Bonus/Richard Williams) and The Goat (Bruce Foye) are sailing for selection to the CYCA's team to represent at the New York Yacht Club Invitational in 2013. As of this afternoon, Calibre leads the charge, just one point ...

4 aboard sailboat stranded near USVI rescued | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com: "The U.S. Coast Guard and the crew of a Chinese-flagged container ship have helped rescue four people aboard a sailboat that became disabled near the U.S. Virgin Islands. Spokesman Ricardo Castrodad says a U.S. citizen, two French citizens and a person with dual citizenship were aboard the boat. He says the boat had departed from Virginia and was headed to the Dutch Caribbean nation of St. Maarten. He said the boat became disabled Tuesday in 10-foot (3-meter) seas more than 215 miles (346 kilometers) north of St. Thomas."

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