15 June 2013

Final episode of America's Cup Discovered (video)


In the final episode of America's Cup Discovered we join Ben Ainslie in Cowes, Isle of Wigh as his AC45 team JP Morgan BAR smash the Round the Island Race multihull record. Back in San Francisco we see ORACLE TEAM USA and Emirates Team New Zealand line up their AC72s for the first time on the future America's Cup race course. The countdown is on to the Summer of Racing in San Francisco.

Sailing: From last to first in just one week
Irish Independent
We were sailing into an area that our skipper Sidney Gavignet, Neal McDonald and I know especially well after all the various round the world races we've been in. And still nothing was taken for granted. Our team on Oman Air is new and even though ...

Irish Independent

Sailing: Byrne sweeps into class one lead
Irish Independent
Colin Byrne's Dun Laoghaire entry Bonne Exemple pulled into the lead of the 15-strong class, deposing previous leader and past champion Pat Kelly from Rush Sailing Club on Storm. Depending on today's conditions, just two races remain for the ...

Sailing sails away with sports awards
AsiaOne
SINGAPROE - The most prestigious award may have gone to paddler Feng Tianwei, but sailing was undoubtedly the biggest winner last night at the Singapore Sports Awards. In a ceremony held at the Singapore Expo, the sport picked up honours in four ...

AsiaOne

Sailing - Patience and Glanfield strike European 470 silver
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
“We've had a great week – I'm really pleased with how we've been sailing, and I'm pleased with the progress we've made in such a short time together,” said Patience. “We've laid down the foundations of exactly who we are and what we are as a team and ...

Sailing's kingmaker rewarded
AsiaOne
FOR over seven years, he has worked tirelessly to groom the future of Singapore sailing. Yesterday, Fernando Javier Alegre's efforts were finally recognised, as he was named Coach of the Year at the Singapore Sports Awards. "It's a bit of a surprise ...

NZL Sailing Team: Aleh and Powrie set for a medal, Men win through
Sail World
Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox had a race win today and have secured themselves a spot in the Men's fleet top eight to sail the medal race on the back of today's result. Ahead of race 11 they were lying ninth but the win sees them climb to seventh ...

Sail World

Sailors dominate with four major titles at Singapore Sports Awards
Red Sports
Singapore Expo, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 — Sailors walked away with four major awards at the 2013 Singapore Sports Awards. The fraternity picked up the Sportsgirl of the Year Award, junior and senior Team of the Year (Event) awards, as well as the Coach ...

Sailing star Dee Caffari backs Daily Echo initiative
Daily Echo
YOUNG sports fans in Southampton were shown the ropes by double-record breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari. Dee, who became the first woman to sail singlehandedly around the world in both directions visited youngsters from 14 schools and early years ...

NYYC Annual Regatta – J sailing talent to take part
Sail World
An extraordinary lineup of J sailing talent will be taking part in the oldest regatta in America, the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, with over a century and a half's worth of history and a wealth of family fun. For three days, yachts sailing in ...

Sail World

Old school sailing in New England
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Maine Cruise A love of sailing is not required. You don't even have to be a foaming-at-the-mouth history buff. All it takes to enjoy yourself on a three-masted 1882 schooner on Penobscot Bay in Maine is a big appetite, a little flexibility with your ...

Irresponsible activation of EPIRBs - bush walkers and sailors
Sail World
In a case that, to my knowledge has not been replicated in the sailing world, the Rescue Co-ordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) launched an investigation into claims that a bush walker had activated the beacon because he was running late and wanted ...

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