04 December 2012

Vendee Globe video - week 3 highlights

Video highlights of the third week of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe.

Vendee Globe - Armel Le Cléac'h sets a new record
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, The Jackal, Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) is the new race record holder for the fastest Open 60 from Les Sables d'Olonne to the Cape of Good Hope, clocking a time of 22 days 23 hours 48 minutes and managing to knock an ...

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Vendee Globe - Gap widens as first five pass Gate of Aiguilles
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, just thirty minutes was the gap that separated the first boat through the Gate of Aiguilles, François Gabart (Macif) and the third boat, Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire); a metaphorical photo finish in a race that covers 24,000 ...

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Vendee Globe 2012-13: Dicing with ice as fleet heads into desolate Southern ...
The desolate wastes of the Southern Ocean are becoming a reality for leading skippers in the Vendee Globe with conditions threatening to push them south into the ice berg zone. A new ice gate has been introduced by the race organisers to deter cavalier ...


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Sails set for Monsoon Cup
Tuesday will see sailing's Monsoon Cup returning to Malaysia for an eighth year. Some of the sport's finest teams are now getting ready to compete in the finale of the world match racing tour season. Al Jazeera's Robin Adams reports from Malaysia.

ISAF Sailing World Cup - Winning start for Aussies at Sail Melbourne
Sail World
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne, Australian sailorsMathew Belcher and Will Ryan have made the perfect start to their Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign with two victories from two starts on the opening day. The pair, who only began ...

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Sailing into History: GW's Newest Varsity Sport Completes Maiden Voyage
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - Prior to the fall of 2012 season, GW sailing was a fully functioning, yet self-sustaining, club team. After gaining varsity status and a head coach this past summer, the team completed their inaugural semester as GW's 23rd varsity sport ...

George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

Notice of Race for 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship released
Sail World
The Notice of Race for the 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, the 43rd version of the championship being held in Limassol, Cyprus has now been released. More than 300 of the world's top youth sailors are expected to descend on Cyprus from ...

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Barbados: On the Royal Clipper, a lesson in sails
Toronto Star
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The Royal Clipper is ready. She twists her lines. The giant sailing ship is humming itself a low-octave song, a hum that comes from the wind, or that is the vibration of a sail as yet unwound. Ropes that, seconds ago, were ...

Toronto Star

Sailing team makes waves at competition
Daily 49er
The sailing team, which currently operates without a coach, was started in 2010 by CSULB students, including senior Shane Young, team president and a business marketing major; his brother, a CSULB alumnus; and his friends Dustin Durant, another...

Phuket King's Cup 2012 – What is old is new again!!
Sail World
One of Australia's sailing gurus is spearheading a surprising new campaign to win another Phuket King's Cup with one of the Asia Pacific best known racing campaigners. And Day One at the 2012 Phuket King's Cup showed they are very much on a winner.

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One and All sets sail after 18 months
Herald Sun
Students from Le Fevre and Ocean View schools will be on board for the three-day voyage to the Gulf St Vincent and Spencer Gulf as part of program which aims to teach skills in sailing and encourage students to consider employment in maritime industries.

12 teams gear up for sailing event
Gulf Daily News
TWELVE teams have confirmed for the 2012 Kingdom Match Race due to take place in Bahrain from December 12 to 17 at the Bahrain Sailing Club premises near Al Jazayer Beach in Zallaq. World-ranking sailors from Russia, Estonia and Poland, as well as ...

SAILING | Bulldogs finish in second | Yale Daily News
While most Yale students were at the Game in Cambridge, the Yale sailing team was yet again contending for national recognition. From Nov. 16 through Nov.

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

Solo sailing blog: Holding onto second place - Independent Blogs
The saving grace for me over the last few days has been the wind angle. If I don't have any more slow patches tonight I may hold on to second place for much of ...

GBR star Ainslie retires from Olympic sailing - Yahoo! News
His spot in Olympic sailing history secure, Ben Ainslie will now try to become the first . . . .

Relive The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition On
The DVD includes full Medal Race coverage from all the events, athlete interviews and a look behind the scenes from an exceptional fortnight of world class ...

Forgotten sailors jumping overboard
Yachting Monthly
Forgotten sailors who - suffering from depression over appalling job contracts are taking their own lives by jumping overboard - it has been revealed. Merchant seamen - once held in high regard - are now among the forgotten lost souls of the workplace ...

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