03 January 2013

Vendée Globe video highlights - day 55

Day 55 Highlights by VendeeGlobeTV
Highlights video of the 55 day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Thursday, January 3, 2013.

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Thomson's relief at Cape Horn - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "British solo skipper Alex Thomson had less than 200 miles to make to Cape Horn at 1500hrs UTC this afternoon and should pass the legendary rock in the early hours of Friday morning lying in fourth place in the Vcndée Globe solo round the world race. . . ."

Vendee Globe: Stamm to appeal disqualification
Cheminees Poujoulat's Bernard Stamm will appeal his disqualification from the Vendee Globe on Wednesday (January 2nd). Script: Bernard Stamm has confirmed that he will appeal the decision to disqualify him from the Vendee Globe. The Swissman was ...

Gabart, Le Cléac'h pass Cape Horn in Vendée Globe race
Emirates 24/7
French skipper François Gabart (Macif) became the first to round Cape Horn Tuesday in the around-the-world Vendée Globe yachting race. French skipper Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) passed the Cape just over an hour later. Twitter · submit to ...

Old Pulteney and US Sailing Announce Winner of 2012 Maritime Heroes Award
US SAILING (press release)
PORTSMOUTH, RI (January 3, 2013) - In the culmination of an inaugural campaign to recognize individuals who make significant contributions to their local sailing community, Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing announce the winner of ...

US SAILING (press release)

2013 Women's Sailing Convention Set for Feb. 2
The Log Newspaper
She spent 14 days in June on the Arabian peninsula, where the Oman government was promoting the Sail Arabia race to begin training local crews (including women) to participate in world sailing events. The once-a-year Women's Sailing Convention “gives ...

The Log Newspaper

Sailing Centers Join Forces on Teen 'Tack'
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Sailing centers around Mount Desert Island are investing in teenage sailors with a swift new fleet of 420 sailing dinghies. The 21 boats will be moored in a central location and act as hub for youth sailing, project coordinators say.

Programme 6, Rio de Janeiro - Extreme Sailing Series 2012
Programme 6 of the official Extreme Sailing Series TV series is brought to you from the final Act of 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, with commentary from double Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson. The Extreme Sailing ...

Splashing into the wild blue
The Age
At 2.4 metres, Sabots are one of the smallest sailing classes, used to train juniors, but when the wind's up they set a cracking pace. During each 45-minute race, it's every boy and girl for themselves. They must duck their own sail as it swings across ...

US Sailing's message regarding Hurricane Sandy Relief
Sail World
It has been over a month since Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, and many people in the region and surrounding areas have experienced devastating losses. More than 100sailing organizations have sustained damaging effects to their property as a result ...

Suburban sport star - Sailing for youngsters
ABC Online (blog)
Don't forget to check out www.discoversailing.org.au for more information on getting intosailing. Tackers classes for 7-12 year olds are the ideal way to get kids into sailing and holiday programs are being run at Humpybong Yacht Club in Redcliffe and ...

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