22 December 2012

Week 5 Video Highlights of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe

Week 5 Video Highlights of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe

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Vendee Globe skipper Mike Golding satisfies another safety gate
Sail World
Vendee Globe skipper Mike Golding has this morning, some 500 miles to the South West of Hobart, Tasmania, satisfied another safety gate, Australia East, one of the two under Australia which are positioned to keep the Vendée Globe fleet within reach of ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe Race 2012-2013 - Cheminées Poujoulat's winch broken again
Sail World
The Vendee Globe Race 2012-2013 has been a test of will power for skipper Bernard Stamm, who's once again in quandary after the central winch of his boat Cheminées Poujoulat was broken again. The problems continue to mount for Bernard Stamm ...

Sail World

Oman prepares to host 2016 Youth Sailing Championships
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter — MUSCAT — Following the ISAF Annual Conference held last month in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, Oman has beaten bids from Buenos Aires (ARG), Medemblik (NED) and Gydnia (POL) to host the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships ...

Oman Daily Observer

Happy Holidays! Wishing You Great Sailing in 2013!
J/Sailing News (blog)
The J/70 one-design speedster was introduced to critical acclaim in March 2012 and has rapidly taken the world by storm with over 300 boats sold in over 15 countries-- it's the fastest growing one-design sportboat ever. Such remarkable success is a ...

J/Sailing News (blog)

Clearwater High Student Builds Boat Racks for Youth Sailing Program
Gawel, a sophomore at Clearwater High School, learned to sail and race through the Dunedin Youth Sailing Assocation program, which caters to children ages 8 to 16. His father Jeffery Gawel still has ties to the program. "When the need came up, it fit ...

Sailing: Navy takes major honours at National Championship
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Navy personnel conquered the sea waters outside Panadura Fisheries Harbour as they took major honours during the National Sailing Championships which was held on December 15 and 16. The Sri Lanka Sailing championship which reached ...

Veteran May sets sights on Sydney-Hobart record
Record-setting Sydney-to-Hobart navigator Lindsay May admits he's already got one eye on the possibility of tackling the great race 50 times. One of the true gentlemen of the sport, 63-year-old May will next week become the first person in race history ...

43-foot Dhow Sailing Race kicks off in the capital
110 sailing dhows, sailing boats and more than 1500 sailors started competing at the Abu Dhabi 43ft Dhow Sailing Race which started on Saturday. The race will start at Al-Dhabi'ya Island and finish at the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club at the ...

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