31 January 2013

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami (video)

SWC Miami: American RS:X's on Biscayne Bay

Thursday Morning Update | MOCR: "Follow all the action in real-time from the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami." - Track the racing live starting on Thursday using Kattack. Check out today’s Kattack schedule. Participate in real-time racecourse blogging, get the latest results, engage in commentary and fan interaction with Cover it Live. Beginning Thursday night, video highlights will be produced and published by T2P.tv on the event website.

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - New challenges with Multihulls and 49FX
Sail World
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami has already set the stage for mixed multihull racing. As one of two new Olympic events in Rio 2016, the Nacra 17 is making its first appearance in the challenging waters of Key Biscayne this week. These doublehanded ...

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Vendee Globe live tracking

The Battle Continues On - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "Three down with nine to go. So François Gabart (MACIF), Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire), François Gabart (MACIF) and Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) may have written the opening lines of the epilogue of the seventh Vendée Globe, but there remains nine pretenders to yet end the tale. Today, the plotline revolves around a tired, lonely, Jean-Pierre Dick (Virbac Paprec 3) moored keel-less to a buoy for three days with too much time to think and not enough food or fuel. He is waiting for a weather window so that he can begin his 291 miles journey back to Les Sables d’Olonne. So near yet so far."

Vendee Globe - Wounded Golding to keep moving toward the finish
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, after the news released on 29 January at 22:30 GMT that Mike Golding, skipper of Gamesa, had problems with the keel pivot fairing, Golding has called in to his Southampton Team Headquarters with an update. 'The solution we have ...

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Downtime for Jean-Pierre - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "On today’s Vendée Globe LIVE JP confirmed that he had used his engine momentarily to help get Virbac-Paprec 3 on to the buoy. The rules do not allow the engine to be used whilst racing except in the case of danger. If the engine is used, the seals are broken, the skipper must report to the Jury who then make a decision based on the circumstances, mainly taking into account whether any gain has been made."

Local sailing club receives national honor
The News-Press
US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport of Sailing in the United States, presented to the Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society (CMCS) a national award of excellence. The 2012 award for Outstanding Organizational Support was ...

WC purchases 18 new FJs to upgrade sailing program
My Eastern Shore
CHESTERTOWN -- Washington College is about to acquire a new fleet of Flying Junior sailboats, the racing dinghy of choice for collegiate sailing. The FJs were ordered earlier this month through Laser Performance of Portsmouth, R.I., according to a news ...

Grenada Launches 2013 Sailing Circuit
Caribbean Journal
Also next week, Grenada launches its Grenada Sailing Festival Heritage Work Boat Regatta, which features boats used for fishing from all over the island taking part in Le Mans-style races. The South Grenada Regatta launches Feb. 21, including three ...

NFIR celebrating 60 years of spectacular sloop sailing
The Freeport News
Once again, in April of this year, the best in the grand tradition of Bahamian sloop sailing will converge in Elizabeth's Harbour, George Town, Exuma, for the 60th Annual National Family Island Regatta (NFIR). What began 60 years ago as a weekend of ...

Extreme Sailing Series – GAC Pindar sign Full Metal Jacket for circuit
Sail World
Extreme Sailing Series 2013 begins in Oman from 6th to 8th March. GAC Pindar has announced a new line up for their 2013 Extreme SailingSeries. Kiwi sailor Will Tiller and a talented youth match racing team of Full Metal Jacket will make their ESS ...

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RC44 Oman Cup - Perfect sailing conditions for fleet racing
Sail World
At the RC44 Oman Cup, Muscat produced some perfect sailing conditions for the start of fleet racing. The sea breeze clocked in at 12 noon and continued to build from nine to fifteen knots throughout the afternoon bringing with it a big rolling swell.

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Olympic Sailing Champion Dies at 85
MOSCOW, January 31 (R-Sport) - Olympic sailing champion Timir Pinegin has died at the age of 85, the Russian Sports Ministry said website Thursday. Pinegin won the first-ever gold medal in sailing for the Soviet Union in 1960, triumphing in the Star ...

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