02 December 2012

Vendee Globe video highlights

Vendee Globe video highlights of the 22nd day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Saturday, December 1, 2012

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Vendée Globe: Dick takes lead and new record
Although Jean-Pierre Dick (Virbac Paprec 3) is now leading the charge, there is very little separation between all of the first five IMOCAs in the fleet, who are sailing head-to-head, very fast and with only a hundred miles between them. It is only a ...


Vendée Globe: Top five gybe as others chase records
He said today, during the web tv show, Vendée Globe LIVE, “It's great to be the new leader. Conditions are perfect; there's a lot of wind. We've tried to be ...

Vendée Globe. Armel Le Cléac'h en tête devant Jean-Pierre Dick
Le Français Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) était en tête du Vendée Globe samedi soir, devant son compatriote François Gabart (Macif) et le Suisse ...

The Bitter End Yacht Club Offers An Old-School Caribbean Stay
Huffington Post (blog)
Located on a spit of greenery at the extreme of the British Virgin Island's wildest island, Virgin Gorda, the Bitter End Yacht Club offer travelers a bit of old-school Caribbean refinement. The assumption here is that travelers know how to handle both ...

America's Cup: Italians fire off protests over Spying and Venue switch
Sail World
The latest incidents appear to arise from some cute wording in the 34th America's Cup Protocol, which require that unauthorised teams, are not allowed to navigate within 200 metres of another competitor. ... In a cute interpretation of the word ...

Sail World

Sailing: UCD's world beaters worthy November award winners
Irish Independent
UCD Sailing Club captain Cathal Leigh-Doyle made best use of the extensive resources of talent available in Ireland's largest university by taking along a squad of 10, even though the boats used are actually raced by eight. Ever since ... But with the ...

Canfield and US One Sailing Team brings young talent to Monsoon Cup
Sail World
The 2012 Monsoon Cup, final event of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) will get underway on Monday, December 3rd at the Ri-Yaz Heritage Marina Resort in Pulau Duyong, Kuala Terengganu and US Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield, along with his US ...

Sail World

Hutchinson out as skipper of America's Cup challenger Artemis Racing
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — America's Cup challenger Artemis Racing of Sweden has released skipper Terry Hutchinson. The syndicate provided no further information about ... Percy also will serve assailing team director. Outteridge won the gold medal in the 49er ...

'Never give up' sailing adventurer past the equator, now for Cape Horn
Sail World
It's a case of 'Never give up!' Jeanne Socrates, solo sailing adventurer on her Najad 380 Nereida, has just passed the equator in her third non-stop attempt to solo circumnavigate the world unassisted.

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Sailing siblings are on the same wavelength
Derbyshire Times
The pair have just won the Derbyshire Youth Series, sailing at the county's top sailingclubs over the last six months to win the under-18s title. Held over ten events on testing inland waters including Burton, Carsington, Swarkestone, Ogston and their ...

Derbyshire Times

Buckingham, Menninger in elite sailing group
Daily Pilot
Two sailors from Newport Beach, Charlie Buckingham and Michael Menninger, joined an elite group when they were selected to compete in the 34th annual Red Bull Youth America's Cup Finals on Sept. 1, 2013, according to a press release issued by Oracle ...

British Olympian Iain Percy made director of Artemis
The Independent
In a major shake-up at the Swedish-backed America's Cup challenger Artemis skipper Terry Hutchinson has been “released” and British triple Olympic medallist Iain Percy has been made sailing team director. Percy, who won gold in Sydney and China and ...

PGS boys star in national championships
Portsmouth News
But the pair of year-six students Wood and Jack were the pick of the bunch in the under-11 category to make them the toast of their school-mates and extend Portsmouth's proud sailing traditions. And their result was not the only success for the PGS ...

Portsmouth News

Sarah Newberry to coach Miami YC Team this weekend
Sail World
Miami Yacht Club is ecstatic to announce that number one female multihull skipper Sarah Newberry will be coaching the Miami Yacht Club O'Pen Bic Team during the Fall Harvest Regatta at MYC Saturday and Sunday - held on the waters of Biscayne Bay ...

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Changes To Marion Bermuda Sailing Race
“The changes broaden eligibility for participation, while maintaining the Corinthian spirit of the Race – focused on family and fun, with captains and crew participating for the joy and pleasure of sailing, competition and the camaraderie that ...

Mind games abound with title on line
Herald Sun
SOUTH of Perth Yacht Club skipper Keith Swinton has cranked up the mind games in the countdown to the season-ending stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Swinton, who is third on points going into the Monsoon Cup in Kuala Terengganu, ...

New Zealand waka reach Easter Island
Radio New Zealand
Sailing through huge seas and high winds, two waka - Te Aurere and Ngahiraka Mai Tawhiti - have finally made it to Rapanui, or Easter Island, nearly 90 days after they started out from New Zealand. The 20 crew aimed to replicate the voyages of early ...

YACHTING: Koo gets morale booster
New Straits Times
KFC Malaysia-Koo Racing Team skipper, who did not have the best of starts on the first day of the Malaysian Match Racing Circuit (MMRC), sailed away with the title after beating Permai Hotel Match Racing Team skipper Hazwan Hazim Dermawan in the final ...

New Straits Times

Ben Ainslie: 'I've always strived to keep busy after every Olympics to avoid ...
Daily Mail
After winning gold, Ainslie stayed in Weymouth to support Team GB through the othersailing events, before being chosen to carry the flag for Great Britain at the closing ceremony. Then it was off to San Francisco. Having been involved in three ...

Daily Mail

Carbon Laser mast for club and fun sailors available now
Sail World
Although unable to be used in national and international competition, the carbon tube masts for the Laser allow for ease of rigging and ease of sailing through the use of the lighter and stronger spar. The primary benefit of the new spar is expected to ...

Sail World

The changing face of the Phuket King's Cup
Sail World
Under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King of Thailand the Regatta, first sailed in 1987, is organised by the Phuket King's Cup Regatta Organising Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in conjunction with the Yacht Racing ...

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One-time captain of HMS Bounty reflects on tall ship's sinking
Villages Daily Sun
Harbor Hills resident Stanley Hausman poses by the wheel after sailing on the HMS Bounty as captain. Hausman and his crew sailed the ship to keep it out of harm's way as Hurricane Andrew hit Florida in 1992. Posted: Saturday, December 1, 2012 8:00 am ...

Tall Ship Tenacious in Palma end of December
If you would like to join them for a voyage, you are in luck, as there are still places available on board for voyages from 30/12/12 - 08/01/13 and 09/01/13 - 18/01/13sailing around the Balearic Islands. For more information please contact Jonathan at...

In pictures: Weymouth and Portland's Olympic moments
BBC News
An exhibition of photographs taken during the sailing events of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland are being displayed. Torchbearer Tom Mules at Pulpit Rock, Portland The collection of photographs aims to tell the story of the ...

BBC News

Dun Laoghaire aiming to net Volvo sea race
Irish Independent
ANOTHER seaside town is aiming to cash in on the success of the Volvo Ocean Race. The race attracted 900,000 spectators when it stopped in Galway earlier this year, netting tens of millions of euro for the city. Now Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council ...

South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club to continue to work with GJW ...
South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club (SCYC), the premier sailing venue in North Wales, and GJW Direct Insurance (GJW), the UK's largest direct boat insurer, are excited to announce the continuation of their participation for 2013. GJW will ...
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Terry Hutchinson departs Artemis Racing | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
"Terry's leadership and match racing expertise led Artemis Racing to win the 2012 ACWS Match Racing Championships and has brought the team to where we are today. We appreciate ... Cayard added: “With the America's Cup racing just seven months away, it's crucial that we maximize each day the team is sailing the AC72, both in terms of training, as well as understanding the boat's limitations and attributes to be considered for future boat and wing development. The experience ...
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Relive The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition On
The ISAF Official Film of the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition DVD is available for delivery worldwide. The DVD is priced at £25.00 and can be ordered direct ...
Sail-World.com : America's Cup - Artemis Racing pulls off major ...
The Challenger of Record for the upcoming America's Cup also released Terry Hutchinson, who guided the sailing team to clinch the 2012 ACWS Match Racing.

McKee to help lead US Olympic sailing team - Connecticut Post
He will report to Josh Adams, managing director of the U.S. Olympic sailing program. Adams says McKee ... McKee also has been involved in two America's Cup campaigns. Printable Version ...Pequonnock Yacht Club battle is over. 8:30 p.m. ...

Sailing the Aoelian Islands - Italy Forum - TripAdvisor
We have 5 days available to travel to Sicily and would love to go sailing (not charter) definitely with others. Does anyone have a company that would be suitable ...

McKee to help lead US Olympic sailing team | TheLedger.com
Two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee has been appointed high- performance director of the U.S.Olympic sailing program.

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