06 June 2013

M34 - VolvoDrive 2013 - Normandy Sailing Week (video)



M34 - VolvoDrive 2013 - Qui sera le vainqueur ? - M34 - VolvoDrive 2013 - Who will win?:
The nine teams participating in the Normandy Sailing Week start the first race of the event. A return of 230 miles between Le Havre and the Isle of Wight or two Channel crossings. The fleet of M34, driven by 15-20 knot north-east from Le Havre, should cross the finish line Wednesday in the afternoon. The competition will be tough to expect on the podium Sunday night. Daniel Souben, Franck Cammas, Thomas Coville ... Who will be the winner of the Volvo Race 2013 DRIVE-E? Normandy Sailing Week!

Les neuf équipages participant à la Normandy Sailing Week prendront le départ de la première course de l'épreuve. Un aller-retour de 230 milles entre Le Havre et l'île de Wight soit deux traversées de la Manche. La flotte des M34, poussée par 15 à 20 nœuds de Nord-Est au départ du Havre, devrait franchir la ligne d'arrivée mercredi dans l'après-midi. La compétition sera rude pour espérer monter sur le podium dimanche soir. Daniel Souben, Franck Cammas, Thomas Coville... Qui sera le grand vainqueur de la Volvo DRIVE-E Race 2013? Normandy Sailing Week!

Normandy Sailing Week - Victory for Franck Cammas, Groupama
Sail World
Normandy Sailing Week is underway with a fine victory for the crew of the M34 'Groupama'. Franck Cammas' team came out on top after 32 hours of racing, outpacing 'Courrier Dunkerque 3' and 'Bretagne - Credit Mutuel Elite'. Despite a difficult rounding ...

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America's Cup - Artemis Racing return to training on San Francisco Bay (video above)

America's Cup: Sweden's Artemis Racing might come late to the regatta as it ...
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- With just a month before the America's Cup races are set to begin, concerns are rising that Sweden's Artemis Racing team, which is still recovering from a tragic capsize, won't be ready to compete when events begin in early July. And ...

How Larry Ellison Sabotaged His Own America's Cup Party
Businessweek
You've really got to hand it to Oracle (ORCL) founder, multibillionaire, and sailor Larry Ellison: By letting his monopolistic impulses loose on his favorite sport, he's well on his way to defending his own 2010 America's Cup victory by driving all ...

America's Cup: Artemis Racing sailing again in San Francisco
Sail World
Beleaguered America's Cup Challenger, Artemis Racing is back on the water on San Francisco Bay, after their fatal training incident over three weeks ago. The team is sailing a foil equipped AC45, restarting their sailing program, while their second ...

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Ipswich sailing couple in lottery win U-turn
BBC News
A retired couple on a 10-week sailing trip around Britain made a U-turn when they realised they had won £6m on the lottery. Richard, 66, and Cathy Brown, 64, from Ipswich, Suffolk, were at Newcastle marina when they noticed their numbers had come up in ...

BBC News

SAILING: Crews reunion pays off for Crapper
Witney Gazette
The former senior manager and his crew were among a fleet of nearly 1,500 boats and 16,000 sailors who tackled the world famous 50-nautical mile course for the Round The Island Race at the weekend. The crew finished in a time of 9.22.32 hours onboard ...

Witney Gazette

SAILING: Families can try sailing for free at club's open day
Spalding Guardian
A spokesman said: “If you already know you want to learn to sail, and can't wait to start participating in an amazing outdoor sport where real life really does get left on the shore, Welland YC is running a wide range of adult and junior RYA learn to ...

Spalding Guardian

Free sailing on offer at Upton Warren
Droitwich Standard
UPTON Warren Sailing Club and Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre are offering free sailing for all of the family this weekend as part of national RYA Push the Boat Out Weekend. Running on Saturday and Sunday (10am to 4pm), the fun-filled weekend ...

Van Isle Sailing Co-op hosts open house
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Van Isle Sailing Co-op is holding an open house Saturday (June 8) at the Nanaimo Boat Basin from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the same day racing yachts in the Van Isle 360 leave Nanaimo Harbour on the 580-nautical mile race. Interested people will have an ...

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