10 April 2013

Extreme Sailing Series 2013, Act 2 in Singapore (video)

Extreme Sailing Series 2013, Act 2 in Singapore streamed live Friday- Sunday on johnthecrowd.com 

Video from Act 1 in Oman below--

Muscat, Oman Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 2013  - In the world of high-performance sailing, one Series brings the sailing right to the crowds, and in Oman, eight high-performance Extreme 40 catamarans went head to head over four days of intense competition. Fresh talent met the old guard for the first time and the four new skippers on the start line each showed moments of brilliance -- a sign of things to come in what is shaping up to be the closest Series to date. Watch how the action unfolded and go behind the scenes with exclusive interviews with some of the best sailors in the sport.

Extreme Sailing Series 2013: fleet set for game of fiddle-dee-dee in Singapore
Jes Gram Hansen from SAP Extreme Sailing said everyone was going to have to raise their game in the conditions with such a compact racing circuit. “It means that every second counts and we will need to be extremely slick with manoeuvres and have good ...


Sailing Competes Against Local Rivals
Harvard Crimson
The Harvard sailing team split up along the Charles over the weekend, as the Crimson competed in three regattas in the Boston area. Harvard picked up a sixth-place finish at the 45th Women's President's Trophy Intersectional, hosted by Boston University.

SAILING | Despite elements, Elis cruise to victory
Yale Daily News (blog)
For the second consecutive weekend, unpredictable wind created complicated racing conditions for both the coed and women's sailing teams, and for the second consecutive weekend, both teams sailed to victory despite the inclement weather. At Boston, the ...

SAILING: World's best in Congressional Cup
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Some of the world's best match racing sailors from six countries and the U.S. Virgin Islands are competing in Long Beach Yacht Club's 49th Congressional Cup starting today. Two round-robin rotations will be followed by sail-offs through Saturday.

Crocker, crew capture overall title at Ribault Cup sailing regatta
Hilton Head Island Packet
The Ribault Cup sailing regatta saw its largest turnout this past weekend as 19 boats took to Port Royal Sound in excellent sailing conditions. When the results of the Spinnaker and Racing classes were combined, the overall winner was Roy Crocker and...

After sailing solo around the world, Tomy now wants to do it by microlight
Newstrack India
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) After circumnavigating the globe solo in a sailboat, naval officer Lt. Cdr. Abhilash Tomy now wants to do so in a microlight for a unique double. "He says there are others who have individually done solo's either in ...

Louay Habib summarises 2013 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival
BYM News (press release)
Event director, Judy Petz welcomed the sailors and crew to the event and highlighted the tremendous support of the sponsors and businesses who have made the regatta such a great success. "We are delighted that the local businesses have embraced the...

Sailing World's College Rankings, April 3, 2013 | Sailing World
Yale claims the top of both coed and women's rankings in the fourth poll of the spring. Stanford and Georgetown round out the coed top three while Boston ...

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