15 December 2012

Video highlights of the 35th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe

Video highlights of the 35th day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Friday, December 14 2012.

Vendee Globe live tracking

Vendee Globe - Leaders shrug off pursuers at Cape Leeuwin + Video
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Francois Gabart and Armel Le Cléac'h are the double act which have shared the top two places through the Indian Ocean locked together for six consecutive days now. This evening, probably around midnight, the race's runaway leaders ...

Sail World

Lay Day changes for 46th Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Observer
Lay Day, which provides a mid-week break from racing on Wednesday, May 1, will be the setting for fun and games and an exciting new event for the Caribbean's most prestigious sailing regatta. Hundreds of people enjoyed Lay Day last year which will be ...

Antigua Observer

Sailing ship and former movie star sleeps with the fishes
The magnificent ship sank in the Atlantic, about 230 km off Cape Hatteras, NC, during Hurricane Sandy. This vessel was built at Lunenburg, NC in 1960. The 35.97-metre long wooden hulled sailing ship was featured in the 1962 movie starring Marlon Brando.

Preparing for heavy sailing weather before it arrives!
Sail World
Safety and preparation go hand-in-hand for heavy weather. Crew, topsides, and below decks need to be readied if you suspect a blow in the offing. Even if it never develops, you will have the peace-of-mind that you, your crew and small sailboat are well ...

Sail World

EUROSAF Youth Sailing, European Championship, 2013. Notice of Race
BYM News (press release)
The Notice of Race for the 2013 EUROSAF Youth Sailing, European Championship, has been published. This is the second occasion on which the combined classes continental championship of Europe has been organised, the first being in Aarhus, Denmark ...

Australian Sports Commission to give more support for Aussie Sailing
Sail World
The Australian Sports Commission announced Friday their plan to provide more support for the Australian Sailing Team and Middle Harbour Yacht Club, which have successfully produced numerous World and Olympic champions in sailing competitions.

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Panerai Transat Classique: Heavy seas makes life aboard uncomfortable
BYM News (press release)
On Croix des Gardes, "prudence" is the watchword: "In classic sailing terms, Croix des Gardes is more like a Rolls Royce than a Ferrari, and yet... The wind has picked up but it's brought with it a big swell. We're experiencing 4 m waves which are ...

America's Cup: End of the sailing road for the first AC72
Sail World
Managing director Grant Dalton said the team was fortunate to be able to complete the sailing programme in good time, giving plenty of time to commission Boat 2. 'We never considered sailing both boats together because of the logistics and cost involved.

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Lawsuit: Captain at fault for Farallones sailing tragedy - San Jose ...
A former San Francisco Giants executive whose daughter was among five people killed in an April boat crash says errors by the vessel s captain caused the ...

US Sailing and the America's Cup Form New Partnership
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (December 12, 2012) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, and the America's Cup, rich in history, tradition and excellence, ...

Harvard Sailing Unveils 2013 Spring Slate - Harvard
The Harvard sailing team will host three major regattas this spring, including the 64th Fowle Trophy, which will determine the New England team racing ...

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America's Cup - Google News

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ISAF sailing - Google News

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Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Google News

Vendee Globe - Google News