27 December 2012

Vendee Globe highlights - Wednesday, December 26, 2012


Vendee Globe highlights - Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by VendeeGlobeTV

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In Race Around World, Boat Relies on the Power of Wind, Water and Sun
New York Times
This week, in the same storm-tossed Southern Ocean that Moitessier attacked twice, the British sailor Alex Thomson is struggling to conserve diesel fuel while competing in the Vendée Globe, the offspring of that first race in 1969, then called the ...

New York Times

Vendee Globe - More trouble for Stamm, leaders remain the same
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, after being forced to virtually stop off the island of Tenerife to repair the top of his damaged mainsail track - just one week into his race, Spain's Javier Sanso spent most of the following four weeks at sea playing catch up ...

Sail World

Sailing - Sailing-Wild Oats leads out of Sydney harbour, Wild Thing excluded
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Sailing-Wild Oats leads out of Sydney harbour, Wild Thing excluded. SYDNEY, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Race favourites Wild Oats XI and Ragamuffin Loyal led the fleet around the Sydney Heads as the Sydney to Hobart yacht race began in controversial ...

Rolex Sydney Hobart 2012- Wild Oats XI sailing away
Sail World
Peter Millard and John Honan's Lahana is another 18 miles back, sailing four knots slower than the leader. Peter Harburg's Black Jack, the 20 meter Canting keeler is hanging on; she is just five miles astern. Another seven miles astern is Stephen ...

Sail World

Rolex Sydney Hobart: Tony Cable – this sailing life
BYM News (press release)
On the eve of his record-setting 47th Rolex Sydney Hobart, Tony Cable is blunt: “You wouldn't do multiple Hobarts if Hobart wasn't at the end – just as you wouldn't do multiple Gold Coast's or Mooloolabas, would you?” Make no mistake - Cable loves the ...

Happy Holidays from US Sailing
US SAILING (press release)
On behalf of everyone at US Sailing, we want to wish you a Happy Holiday season. Thanks to your support, we made significant accomplishments in 2012, and are in great position to continue our momentum. We are proud to have you sailing with us into ...

US SAILING (press release)

West Michigan man sailing the seas after...
The Morning Sun
MONTAGUE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A West Michigan native is living his dream as a crewmember on an intercontinental sailing trip. Muskegon native Peter Berdinka said he's always wanted to sail the world's oceans, and after retiring from the B.C. Cobb ...

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