05 December 2012

Vendée Globe video highlights of the 24th day

Video highlights of the 24h day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - December 3rd, 2012.

Vendee Globe - Gamesa, SynerCiel, Mirabaud pass through first gate
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, the seasoned triumvirate of Gamesa's Mike Golding, SynerCiel's Jean Le Cam, and Mirabaud's Dominique Wavre reached a significant point in the ongoing race after passing through the first gate at Aiguilles. It was not an easy night ...

Sail World

Is Vendée Globe skipper François Gabart crazy?
Sail World
Third placed Vendée Globe golden boy and MACIF skipper, François Gabart, today confirmed on Vendée Globe LIVE that he is excited, but not frightened, about entering the mountainous swells of the southern seas. Is this naivety, optimism or just plain ...

Sail World

Alex Thomson To Answer Questions From Sportsvibe Readers From His Vendee ...
Alex Thomson is 24 days into his round the world Vendee Globe expedition, and Sportsvibe is bringing you the opportunity to direct your questions to the man himself. In the fourth week of the race, Alex has already had to deal with mechanical problems ...

Solo sailing blog: A day of hyrdogenerator repairs
The Independent (blog)
sailing1 300x225 Solo sailing blog: A day of hyrdogenerator repairs It was another bright early morning today. I was glad to see daylight. After another Lapskaus dinner last night, I went into darkness as I was heading into the first Southern Ocean ...

The Independent (blog)

Sailing - Irish Olympic sailor dodges betting ban
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Irish Olympic sailor dodges betting ban. Irish sailor Peter O'Leary has been let off with a warning after betting on a direct competitor to win at the 2008 Beijing Games. Reuters – 1 hour 33 minutes ago. Ireland's team of Peter O'Leary and ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Grenada Gets Set to Kick Off 2013 Yachting and Sailing Season
Travel Agent
Strategically positioned to the south of the Grenadines island chain, Grenada provides a great base to host sailing and yachting events. Offering a wealth of sheltered anchorages, year-round good weather, clear waters in which to sail, plenty of ...

Alpari Clubhouse a Hit with Malaysian Sailing Fans
World Match Racing Tour
Following the signing of a five-year title sponsorship deal with the World Match Racing Tour, Alpari have received a warm welcome at each of the seven events so far this season. The 'Alpari Clubhouse', the company's on-site presence throughout the year ...

Volvo Penta propulsion used for America's Cup events
Trade Only Today
The six new custom 13.9-meter (46-foot) power catamarans, which were designed by Australian naval architects One2three and built by East Asia Composites, made their debut in August and October at the America's Cup World Series events held in San ...

EFG International to be title sponsor of Sailing Arabia - The Tour
AME Info
The title sponsor will also participate directly in the race with its team EFG Bank Monaco, named to reflect the "EFG Bank Sailing Academy" partnership with the Monaco Yacht club, and pointing to the bank's business presence in 30 locations around the ...

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ and Luna Rossa get third day of racing
Sail World
Emirates Team NZ's AC72 was out on the water for her 26th day of sailing of the 30 allowed before February 1, 2013 under the Protocol governing the 34th America's Cup. Although the weather looks quite mild in these images Nowcasting observations from...

Sail World

Lucy Macgregor's latest blog
BYM News (press release)
I always knew I wanted to carry on for 2016 but because match racing is out for the Rio Games this has involved a change in class to the catamaran. Since October I've been sailing with Tom Phipps and it's been awesome fun. I've never done any cat ...

State of the Artemis – Lange, Peyron, Outteridge and Percy talk
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Nathan Outteridge, helmsman: ”He's one of the best skippers on big multihulls and his job is to teach me and up-skill me so that when we get to the America's Cup that it doesn't matter who drives, we'll both be good enough to do the job… He's the man ...

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

The Royal Southern Yacht Club elects new Commodore & Flag Officers
BYM News (press release)
Hamble, Hampshire, UK: The newly elected Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club, David Mead, has vowed to 'make use of the legacy that the highly successful 175 celebrations this year leaves astern of us.' David Mead was elected Commodore at ...

Honolulu - A mariner in distress is awaiting rescue after his sailing vessel ...
Pacific News Center
Honolulu - A mariner in distress is awaiting rescue after his sailing vessel was dismasted approximately 85 miles northwest of Palmyra Atoll Sunday. Watchstanders in Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received a Personal Locator ...

Kiteboards go racing at Sail Melbourne
BYM News (press release)
At noon, the ISAF Sailing World Cup and Sail Melbourne Event IRO, Ross Wilson, commented on Tuesday's racing schedule in light of the weather. "We have an Answering Pennant over A flying now, which moves racing for the 49er, FX, Skud 18, Access ...

Sailrocket Speed Sailing Records Confirmed
#SPEED - The World Speed Sailing Records Council has confirmed two new world records set by Paul Larsen's Vestas Sailrocket 2 last month. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the Weymouth-based sailor and his crew claimed an average speed over over ...

SB20 Sportsboat Class Announces 2013 European 'Grand Slam' Sailing Circuit
The SB20 Grand Slam will consist of three events that have been scheduled to take place at three favourite SB20 sailing locations giving Irish crews an extra travel incentive in 2013. The SB20 Grand Slam will kick off in Hyeres at the beginning of May ...

America's Cup: Rod Davis - You can't play tennis by yourself, can you?
Sail World
It's a new America's Cup. Sweeping changes require new thinking, new ways of doing things across the board. From design, to funding, to sailing; past experience must not restrain teams from looking forward and adjusting to the changed environment, ...

Sail World

CIS wins the RBC Inter Schools sailing regatta
Cayman News Service
Mitzie Bailey from RBC presented the trophy to the CIS sailors. “On behalf of my colleagues at RBC I wish to congratulate the members of the Cayman Islands Sailing Club for staging another successful RBC Inter Schools Sailing Regatta. This year's ...

Alpari World match racing tour
World Match Racing Tour
... T-Best Events, believes will only grow:“The Monsoon Cup is not just about sailing per se but advancing Terengganu and developing it into something beyond our imagination”, said Dato' Wan Hisham Wan Salleh. “Apart from match racing, the Monsoon Cup ...

Somers Yacht Club set to celebrate
Peninsula Weekly
Somers Yacht Club set to celebrate. Dec. 5, 2012, midnight. Golden time: Somers Yacht Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary in spectacular style. CELEBRATIONS for the 50th anniversary of Somers Yacht Club on Saturday are set to go off with a bang.

Sailing through life on a dreamboat
China Daily
After years of working in the local railway system, 35-year-old civil servant Zhai Feng thought it was time for a break. So, he sold his house, quit his job and bought a yacht. His wife also left her job and their daughter dropped out of school to join ...

China Daily

Wind 'booms' with lasers in Clarence Sailing meet
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
Sam Young and Jack Hancock about to Gybe around the bottom marker in Saturday's champioship heat. SUMMER arrived with a vengeance on Saturday sending Grafton's temperature soaring into the high 30s. One of the best things to do on a hot day is to ...

Allures 39.9: A true ocean-cruising sailing yacht, now in production
Sail World
The large technical room in which a workbench or a sea bunk can be installed allows the owners to set numerous equipment for ocean sailing (generator, dessalinisateur, heating, machine washing, etc..). Finally the interiors offer a fresh and luminous ...

Sail World

Oman Sail teams target title in Extreme Sailing
Oman Tribune
RIO DE JANEIRO Oman Sail starts the final act of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series in the Brazilian hotspot of Rio de Janeiro strongly, holding the top two positions in the nine-boat fleet, a press release said on Monday. At present Leigh McMillan's crew ...

YNZ sees exciting potential in A2B Yacht Race announced today
BYM News (press release)
New Zealand has an exciting new high profile yacht race on the calendar with the launch of the A2B Blue Water Classic Yacht Race announced today at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club. The opening edition of the race is set to take place in February 2014 and ...

Amlin Optimist Sailing Series Underway | Bernews.com
By Bernews
Racing continued on Sunday for RBYC's Amlin Optimist Series, the sailing took place in the Great Sound in moderate easterly breezes. PRO Chris Brittain set. ... The Gold Fleet racing was won by RBYC's 11 year old sailor Campbell Patton on 11 points with Ceci Wollmann one point behind and Matilda Nicholls 3rd on 14pts. Bermuda's National Champion Benn Smith was 4th on 16pts with Chase Cooper rounding out the top 5 on 17pts. The Silver Fleet winner of the day was RBYC's ...

Royal Southern Yacht Club: New Commodore and Flags elected ...
By News Editor
Hamble, Hampshire, UK: The newly elected Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club, David Mead, has vowed to 'make use of the legacy that the highly successful 175 celebrations this year leaves astern of us.' Broadly Boats News ... The new Vice Commodore is Tim Robinson, previously Rear Commodore House, and Karen Henderson-Williams has been elected Rear Commodore Sailing, whilst John Roberts has been elected Rear Commodore House. David Mead has been ...
Broadly Boats News

Steele Wins The Musto International Youth Match Racing
Buy the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016 on iTunes ... Championship after four days of tough competition, hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.

Sailing Captures 1st Place at Timme Angsten Memorial | Rec Sports
In mid-November, the Michigan Sailing team competed in the 66th Timme Angsten Memorial Regatta hosted by Northwestern in Chicago, Illinois. The excerpt ...

High-Speed Catamaran Sailing Attracts New Thrill-Seeking Crowd ...
With a catamaran, one of the most advanced sailing vessels on Earth, ... Just last month, the crew of Oracle's America's Cup catamaran sailed too close to the ...

Virtual Sailing and Me - Vendée Globe 2012-2013
Virtual Sailing and Me. Virtual Regatta | Tuesday 04 December 2012, 16h35. Yesterday was the United Nation's International Day of People with Disabilities.

The Malaysian Match Racing Circuit Builds Momentum
World Match Racing Tour. ALPARI ... M3, Johnie Berntsson Berntsson Sailing Team, 0, vs, 1, Pierre-Antoine Morvan Vannes Agglo Sailing Team. M4, Björn ...

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