15 February 2013

Red Bull Youth America's Cup Sailing video

Red Bull Youth America's Cup Sailing

Vendee Globe live tracking

Alessandro Di Benedetto: "I hope in a little bit more than one week I’ll be there." - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: ""Yes, it’s true unfortunately (I'm stuck in a hole) but this is sailing and racing, this is part of going around the world just with sails, so it’s quite normal. I am in the high of the Azores, it’s quite complicated. So, now I am going a little north-east, east-north-east and west, north-west, just going one side then the other to go up north as fast as possible. I will join the west winds, there is a low pressure coming from the west."

Vendee Globe - Final act will test two skippers still at sea + Video
Sail World
The final act of the Vendée Globe will test the two skippers still at sea. What to do? Where to go? How to get out? Di Benedetto is in hole and De Lamotte has one in front of him, with apparently no way round it on the way back to Les Sables. At 503 ...

Sail World

Thomson British record , , ,
24dash (press release)
The Vendée Globe is the only single handed, non-stop round the world yacht race. The race takes place every 4 years - it started in Les Sables d'Olonne 12 November 2012 and finishes at the same location in France. Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) broke the ...

GW Sailing Begins Spring Season at Competitive Charleston Intersectional
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
GW's opening regatta of the spring season features a competitive 18-team field consisting of six of the nation's Top 20 programs, including Middle Atlantic IntercollegiateSailing Association (MAISA) counterparts No. 1 Georgetown, No. 12 Navy and No ...

Record sailing voyage wrapping up in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle
The Maserati's skipper is Giovanni Soldini, 47, who has sailed around the world alone and holds several sailing records. He once rescued Isabelle Autissier, a personal friend and another experienced sailor from certain death when her boat capsized in ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Photo | In Norfolk, ODU sailing team preps for season's first regatta
The Virginian-Pilot
The Old Dominion University sailing team practices on the Elizabeth River on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. The team, made up of both men and women, is preparing for this season's first regatta this weekend in Charleston, S.C. (Steve Earley | The Virginian ...

The Virginian-Pilot

UPDATE 2-Puma abandons sailing for running as profit sinks
Reuters UK
FRANKFURT, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Sportswear firm Puma said it is pulling out of the sailing market to concentrate on other sports such as soccer and running to rebuild its flagging business, leaving an Americas Cup team seeking a new sponsor. The German...

Qualifying Begins For America's Cup Youth Sailing Race
The San Francisco Appeal
sf-americas-cup.jpg Racing started Wednesday for several international youth sailing teams in San Francisco this week to vie for a spot in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup later this year. Six teams from around the world are racing today through Friday ...

The San Francisco Appeal

Players: Sailing on ice
Poughkeepsie Journal
Last year, we had no sailing at all — no ice formed (due to the mild winter).'' Ice yachting/boating, which involves boats or yachts gliding on runners on the ice, dates back to the 1790s on the Hudson River. “Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park were the ...

Spanish cinema: sailing in tandem
Screen International
High-profile projects that bring together Spanish and overseas producers include En Solitaire [pictured], a $20m film about a world sailing regatta co-produced by A Contracorriente in Spain, Gaumont and Le Films Du Cap in France and Scope Pictures in ...

Dubai Offshore Sailing Club holds Sail Around The World event
AME Info (press release)
More than 20 children aged as young as eight will circumnavigate The World independently this weekend in single-handed racing dinghies. The children from the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC) race squad are among the nation's most talented young ...

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