15 January 2013

Vendee Globe leader Gabart crosses Equator (video)


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Vendee Globe leader Gabart crosses Equator - FRANCE 24
Gabart crosses the Equator maintaining his lead in the Vendee Globe round-the- world race, in the process setting a record time of 66 days 1hr 39min to reach ...
www.france24.com/.../20130115-vendee-globe-leader-gabart-...

Vendee Globe 2012 update 13 Jan am | The Daily Sail
This morning Vendee Globe race leader Francois Gabart on MACIF, currently passing the latitude of Salvador de Bahia, is 248 miles ahead of second placed ...
www.thedailysail.com/.../vendee-globe-2012-update-13-jan-a...

Vendée Globe LIVE TV interviews: " Cape Horn is both close and far ...
Here is what Jean-Pierre Dick, Tanguy de Lamotte, Alex Thomson and Jean Le Cam said during the Sunday, January 13 live TV show on Vendée Globe TV.
www.vendeeglobe.org/.../vendee-globe-live-tv-interviews-cap...

Sail-World.com : Vendee Globe - Golding makes record Cape Horn ...
In the Vendee Globe, Mike Golding (Gamesa) in sixth place, rounded Cape Horn this morning at 02.05 GMT and became the only person to have raced around ...
www.sail-world.com/USA/Vendee-Globe.../105438

World class Talent heading to Key West Race Week
BYM News (press release)
The J/70 has taken the sailing world by storm with J/Boats having already sold 350 of the small one-design racers. Many top-notch skippers who have competed in Key West in other designs will do so this year in the latest J/Boats design, including ...

Johnny Heineken is the US Sailing's 2012 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year
SurferToday
They also made note that kiteboarding had come into its own as a significant sailing genre. One panelist pointed out that the term "yachtsman", despite its allusion to the most traditional aspects ofsailing, easily befits a sailor with Heineken's ...

SurferToday

Netherlands to be represented by Team Delft Challenge – TU Delft at EFG Bank ...
BYM News (press release)
EFG Bank Sailing Arabia – The Tour, the gulf region's only long distance offshore sailing race, confirmed today the participation of Team Delft Challenge – TU Delft from the Netherlands, an experienced crew from the country's most prestigious technical ...

UK Sir Ben Ainslie crowned 2012 YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year
BYM News (press release)
Sir Ben Ainslie proved beyond doubt today that he is the supreme yachtsman of our time when he capped a challenging sailing year by being named the British Yachtsman of the Year, for an unprecedented sixth time. The title, awarded by the Yachting ...

Devizes sailor wins RYA Day Skipper Handbook - Sail prize draw
BYM News (press release)
David McMullin of Devizes, Wiltshire has clinched the winner's prize in the RYA Day Skipper Handbook – Sail prize draw launched at the PSP Southampton Boat Show in September 2012. Simply by purchasing a copy of the book David has won a five day ...

Athena, the second largest sailing yacht in the world
Superyacht Times
The 90 metre super sailing yacht Athena, the second largest sailing superyacht in the world today, was built by the Dutch Royal Huisman shipyard in 2004. The superyacht's exterior lines were designed by Pieter Beeldsnijder Design, with naval ...

Superyacht Times

3-Time Olympian Assists With RBYC Training
Bernews
The RBYC Sailing Academy has been joined by 3-time Polish Olympian, Zizi Staniul to assist with its Winter Training. RBYC Coach Paul Doughty said “Zizi has been to Bermuda many times before to coach the Optimistsailors. He is one of the best Coaches ...

Bernews

Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, Wim Goes Architectuur BVBA, world architecture news, architecture jobs: "The building is made with a sailors logic. A conscious choice of materials and joints brings together the meteorological and cultural environment, streamlining the building, leaving no excess, leading to a low energy classification. The building makes optimal use of the conditions, steering itself accordingly. In this way rainwater is collected for the use in toilets, the earth for heating and cooling by means of geothermal heat pump, the sun for solar gain and ventilation by means of orientation and design, as well as the wind for electricity by means of wind turbines."

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