02 February 2013

SWC Miami: USA Takes Two Medals In Sonar (video)


SWC Miami: USA Takes Two Medals In The Sonar
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ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2013 - Shifty winds on pivotal day
Sail World
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 2013 reached perhaps the most crucial day of racing for the ten Olympic and two Paralympic classes. As the fleet series winds down for these events and in some cases new racing formats go into motion, the time is now ...

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Sailing - Pascoe on course for medal at Miami World Cup
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Sailing - Pascoe on course for medal at Miami World Cup. Paralympic sailor Megan Pascoe will be hoping she is not the one to miss out as the 2.4mR class will see a four-way battle for the medals at the Miami Sailing World Cup. ...

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : Davidovich And Pastor Steal RS:X Honours: " . . . in the Women's and Men's RS:X events. Davidovich had one win prior to the finals and Pastor had none. They each won their dramatic, winner take all final race to capture gold. Pastor, a two-time Olympian in 2012 and 2008, was ecstatic about his first ISAF Sailing World Cup title. "It feels incredible to win one of these great World Cup events," he said. "The conditions were ideal for me with the strong wind. It was more stable and I maneuvered well to get in position." The 2012 Olympic silver medalist and defending ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Champion Nick Dempsey (GBR) finished second to gain silver medal honours. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist and three-time champion of this event finished with the bronze medal. He won five out of 10 races this week. Davidovich was equally excited about her first World Cup gold medal. "I'm happy to share the podium with Tuuli (Petaja-Siren) and Blanca (Manchon)," said Maayan. "I wasn't the fastest on the water, but I had a good regatta. This is my first important race for the Rio campaign, so it's good to start off on the right foot. I love Miami and I'm looking forward to racing here again. . . ."

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A Worldwide Race Has a Winner, but Is Not Over
New York Times
The Vendée Globe is very difficult. If I worried, if there were two seconds I was not focused, you can break something, then the race stops.” While Gabart and two others finished this week, nine are left on the course and eight have retired since the ...

Vendee Globe - Franco-British duel resumes
Sail World
In the Vendee Globe, offshore, along the coast of Brasil, to the west of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, between Madeira and the Azores the skippers sail in the winds, along the edge of high pressure. There is another low north of Spain. 'That's the ...

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Vendee Globe - Intense duel continues between Golding and Le Cam
Sail World
The duel between Vendee Globe 2012-13 skippers Mike Golding and Jean Le Cam has lost nothing of its intensity as the pair pass the latitude of Madiera this morning with Golding slightly quicker again on the very early morning poll. He is just 53 miles ...

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Back on the Track - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: "Yesterday, bloggers, journalists and Spanish TV show all come to stare at the boat. Jean Pick has made a sign saying ‘do not touch the boat’. He sits in a situation that is part prison, part zoo. But having rested and undertaken his boat husbandry, and completed some jobs on the jobslist he is ready to leave at daybreak on Sunday. The wind around the Spanish coast is not very co-operative, with light airs at first before there is a westerly flow, which will fill his sails and project him back to Les Sables d’Olonne."

What future for the top two boats? - Vendée Globe 2012-2013: " the two boats are facing different futures. François Gabart’s boat is being prepared for the Transat Jacques Vabre which starts in November and gooes to Brazil and then the following year it will be the Route du Rhum in 2014. Macif plan to support the youngest ever Vendée Globe winner, 29, for some time

Sailing season is here despite the bitter cold
Fenceviewer
Maine Maritime Academy sailing coach Tom Brown listens as members of the school's offshore sailing team, including MMA freshman Steven Bell, of Blue Hill, discuss plans for the upcoming season that begins with the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup ...

American Sailing Association marks 30th anniversary
Trade Only Today
During the last 30 years, the ASA has developed an internationally accepted system of sail education offering recognized levels of proficiency to its sailing schools. The ASA has grown to include a network of 2,000 working certified sailing instructors ...

Chicago Match Cup & Tall Ships® Chicago 2013:
BYM News (press release)
This August, sailing takes over Navy Pier as modern match racing meets maritime history. The Chicago Match Cup, a $100,000 sailing competition and the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, will set sail alongside one of Chicago's most ...

Sailing the Wide Miami Sky - WSJ.com
A Greek shipping magnate's beloved boat inspires a dramatic redo of his condominium.
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Katie Derham on perfect sailing spots - Telegraph
The presenter and journalist on the best places to set sail.
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Katie-Derham-on-perfect-sailing-spot...

Shackleton Epic | Sailing on a sea of monotony
The Australis reached a new milestone yesterday: we actually sailed backwards. I don't know how that is possible, but it gives you an indication of how much the ...
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