12 January 2013

Vendée Globe video highlights of day 63

Highlights video of the 63rd day of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe - Friday, January 11, 2013.

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Vendee Globe - Lead extended in Atlantic battle
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, around 900 miles away from the duelling duos at the front of the fleet - Friday night in Rio De Janeiro breathes party, fiesta, mojitos and caipirinha. But on the ocean a ferociously intense battle has begun, with skippers electing ...

Sail World

Vendee Globe - Thomson snags third, Wavre under threat
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, the weekend is almost upon us and for the twelve sailors still in the race, they are not thinking about donning their glad rags, or disco dancing, but tacks, gybes and sail trimming. Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) strengthened his hold ...

Vendee Globe : Hugo Boss closes the gap ; Thomson's 3rd place firmly gripped
BYM News (press release)
The weekend is almost upon us and for the 12 sailors still in the race they are not thinking about donning their glad rags, or disco dancing, but tacks, gybes and sailtrimming. Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) strengthened his hold on his third place ...

Vendée Globe : Mirabaud - Dominique Wavre 7th in the Ranking
BYM News (press release)
“I am currently sailing upwind in fairly rough seas. I am still being thrown about a bit and every now and then actually miss the Southern Ocean swell! The situation over the next few days is particularly unstable and complicated. The weather models ...

Frostbite Sailing Dinghy 75th Jubilee March 1 - 3, 2013
Sail World
The Frostbite story began in the frigid waters of Long Island Sound in January 1932 when the first Frostbite regatta was sailed in rain, hail and snow, and was reported in the New York Herald Tribune.

Sail World

Australia versus New Zealand in Optimist Nationals on Derwent
BYM News (press release)
Sailing in a different group within the huge 128 boat Open fleet, Davies scored a win and two seconds to be on a net 13 points. As from tomorrow the sailors will be graded so that the leaders in each fleet get to sail against each other. Third overall ...

UBS to sponsor the 15th Jersey Regatta
BYM News (press release)
The organisers of the combined yacht clubs' JERSEY REGATTA are delighted to announce that the Island's flagship sailing event is to be sponsored by UBS in 2013. The fourteenth Regatta, held in September, saw well over one hundred boats competing in ...

Sailing: Snowflake racing is warming hearts at Chichester
Bognor Regis Observer
Winds were fast, variable and gusty, starting around force five but building to six and gusting seven in the second race. Even some of the most experienced sailors were affected by conditions, with many capsizes and retirements keeping the safety boats ...

Bognor Regis Observer

UK. Raymarine enters 10th year of support for JP Morgan Asset Management ...
BYM News (press release)
The Raymarine Weather Briefing itself is held at the Island Sailing Club and is always packed to capacity. For the first time last year, the Weather Briefing was streamed live over the web using new high-speed digital connectivity installed on the Isle ...

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