29 December 2012

Vendée Globe video highlights and update


Vendée Globe video highlights and update - Day 49 highlights - Friday, December 28, 2012 by VendeeGlobeTV

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Le Cleac'h leads Vendee Globe yacht race
Bangkok Post
French pair Armel Le Cleac'h and Francois Gabart continued to dominate the Vendee Globe round-the-world yachting marathon Friday with Le Cleac'h easing ahead once again in mid Pacific Ocean. French skipper Armel Le Cleac'h on board his monohull ...

Bangkok Post

Yachting: Le Cleac'h leads Vendee Globe race
Channel News Asia
PARIS: French pair Armel Le Cleac'h and Francois Gabart continued to dominate theVendee Globe round-the-world yachting marathon on Friday with Le Cleac'h easing ahead once again in mid-Pacific Ocean. The two sailors have been swapping the lead ...

Vendee Globe - A welcomed tonic for the leading duo
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, a spell of more peaceful life in the Pacific is proving something of a welcomed tonic for the two leaders. Despite the fact that Armel Le Cléac'h and François Gabart - side by side just three miles apart - have been forced to ...

Sail World

The solo sailing blog: Going further than ever before
The Independent (blog)
Going further than ever before Alex has made significant gains on the leading boats in the last 24 hours, gaining 150 miles on the leading duo as he powers through the Pacific Ocean and passes another significant ...

The Independent (blog)

It's all smooth sailing for Huegill
TVNZ
The former Olympic swimmer had spoken about a serious move into the sailing world before he undertook his second Sydney to Hobart race aboard Ragamuffin Loyal under the legendary Syd Fischer. And 85-year-old Fischer, in his 44th race to Hobart, has ...

Breakthrough year for NZ women's sailing
Stuff.co.nz
There is little doubt that 2012 will be remembered in sailing circles as the year that Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie made a significant breakthrough for women's sailing. Not only had it been 20 years since New Zealand had won an Olympic medal in a class ...

Stuff.co.nz

All plain sailing until wheels fall off the bicycle
Sydney Morning Herald
SAILING IN STYLE. Wild Oats XI may have stolen the headlines with its record win but it may be the yacht crew that sat last for most of the race that enjoyed the event the most. Charlie's Dream never threatened to challenge but the crew were served ...

Lincolnshire sailing club making waves after scooping award
This is Grimsby
The North Lincs and Humberside Sailing Club – based at Barton on Humber – has been awarded the 2012 Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Humber OnBoard Club of the Year Award. ​. Recognition: Left, Liz Wrigglesworth, centre right, presents the RYA ...

This is Grimsby

Javier Sanso, Yacht Racer, Is Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy In The ...
Huffington Post
I'm not a Kennedy—I don't sail. I get seasick in anything more challenging than a kiddie pool. And yet I'm fascinating by the Vendée Globe, a round-the-world solo yachting race now underway, with the competitors currently battling it out at the ...

Two sailing races postponed in Abu Dhabi
Khaleej Times
ABU DHABI - The Al Bwanich Sailing Race, scheduled today, and the 43ft Al Saadiyat Dhow Sailing Race, scheduled tomorrow Saturday, have been postponed because of adverse bad weather conditions, the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club (ADSYC), ...

Ealing sailing pensioner hopes to avoid icebergs
Ealing Gazette
INTREPID pensioner Jeanne Socrates is battling both equipment and the elements as she recently entered day 60 of her non-stop solo unassisted trek around the world. Mrs Socrates, who lives in Ealing, is currently aboard her vessel the Nereida as she ...

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