05 January 2013

Vendée Globe 2012-2013 daily highlights video

Day 56 highlights by VendeeGlobeTV
 Highlights video of the 56 day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Friday, January 4, 2013

The Jury is Still Out on Stamm Appeal - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat) has been disqualified from the Vendée Globe 2012 race and therefore, has a right to appeal the disqualification. He has elected to appeal, and in order to do so, must present additional new information to be considered. Bernard Bonneau (President of the International Jury) today on Vendée Globe LIVE said, “We received an email yesterday from Bernard asking us to reopen his case. In this email, Bernard wants to have the Professor Khromov Captain’s testimony. We respect this and we will wait for this testimony. There won’t be any decision made today because it’s too complicated to contact every jury member.”. . . "

Vendee Globe - Thomson rounds Cape Horn, leaders avoid pitfalls
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, South of the front three boats, Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) triumphantly rounded Cape Horn early this morning at 0238 GMT in a 25 knot wind, making 17.5 knots. This is the first solo passage for the 38 year old British skipper and the ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe - Golding, Gamesa approach final Ice Gate
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, Mike Golding has about 200 miles to go to make the final Ice Gate before making for Cape Horn. In a SW'ly wind which is proving very gusty and unstable, he now has four rivals to his North West, sailing a more direct angle towards ...

Sail World

The solo sailing blog: Rounding Cape Horn
The Independent (blog)
At 02.38GMT this morning I achieved a new milestone as I rounded Cape Horn, it is a huge achievement for me and the team behind me. This is the third time I have rounded Cape Horn but the first on my own. But there has been no time to relax and enjoy ...

The Independent (blog)

Sailing - Ainslie: Future is bright without me
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Ainslie: Future is bright without me. Great Britain's Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor ever, believes the country's future in the sport is in safe hands despite his own retirement. By Sportsbeat | Eurosport – 7 hours ago. Email ...

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Rossendale woman in race to sail around world
Lancashire Telegraph
A ROSSENDALE woman is sailing the globe to raise money for a bowel cancer charity. Care manager Solina Clegg, 45, is taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which begins in July. She has been undergoing intensive training since ...

Reaction wins Governor's Cup : Royal Cape One-Design beats Stadt 34 on ...
BYM News (press release)
We had a great race, albeit a little light at the start, but once we found the breeze we enjoyed a fabulous sail all the way to the island.” Elsewhere in the fleet excitement builds to establish an overall winner in the Rally monohull fleet where Ivan ...

Laser sailor Owen makes his mark at Florida regatta
Royal Gazette
Siese was one of 19 local sailors who participated in the event, the largest youth sailing regatta in the United States, which took place over fours days from December 27 to 30 at the Coral Reef Yacht Club and involved competitors from over 25 ...

Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week hits 100 entries
BYM News (press release)
Though it's still three and a half months down the road, Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week is firmly on the radar for sailors across the country. As of early New Year's Eve, over 100 entries had registered for this annual event – the fastest ...

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