15 August 2013

Children's Cup Regatta, sailing videos, Fastnet winners

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Rolex Fastnet Race Homepage: "The father and son team from Cherbourg, France sailing the JPK 1010 Night n Day have won the overall Fastnet Challenge Trophy on handicap, some 33 minutes ahead on corrected time of another JPK 1010 Foggy Dew in second. This is the first time in the Rolex Fastnet Race's 88 year history that a two-handed entry has won."

America's Cup: Luna Rossa says it has improved
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- The first time Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge faced the New Zealand team on the America's Cup race course last month, the Kiwis won every race by a mile. With the teams facing each other again beginning Saturday in the best-of-13 Louis ...

Ellison defends 72s as the right choice for Cup, says 'structural failure ...
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
His reference to structural failure on Artemis was the first time anyone connected with the America's Cup has publicly identified that as the cause of the accident. Others have speculated that the boat's forward cross beam snapped before the bow went ...

Full starting grid for Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff presented by Land Rover » Extreme Sailing Series: "A number of high profile crew changes and two additional team entries still to be announced for the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff presented by Land Rover, sees the Act shaping up to be one of the most closely contested of the Series to date, as the fleet prepare for four days of Stadium Racing hosted by the Cardiff Harbour Festival, over the UK Bank Holiday weekend, 23-26 August. . . ."

Anna Tunnicliffe blog » Extreme Sailing Series: "Best known for her success as an Olympic gold medallist and two-times ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Anna Tunnicliffe is set to make a return to the Extreme Sailing Series™ competing with the Swiss America’s Cup winners Alinghi in Cardiff. Sailing in the ‘fifth sailor’ spot, a position designed to allow an amateur, young sailor or women to race, Anna talks to us about her return to the Extreme Sailing Series, her latest passion CrossFit and . . . ."

SAILING: Weymouth sailor Emmett becomes a six-time champion
Dorset Echo
WEYMOUTH Laser Radial dinghy sailor Jon Emmett has scooped the UK Nationals title for the sixth time. The 35-year-old went into the final race of the UK National and Open Laser Championships at Paignton Sailing Club on equal points with his nearest ...

Sailing siblings impress again
Rugby Observer
Taking place at the Olympic venue of Weymouth and Portland SC, the RS Tera Sport World Championship attracted 72 sailors from seven different countries. Jack Lewis performed brilliantly to keep himself right at the forefront of the competition ...

Gorgeous Sailing @ Buzzards Bay Regatta
J/Sailing News (blog)
(Padanaram, Massachusetts)- The BBR (as the Buzzards Bay Regatta is commonly referred to) has long been one of the highlights of the summer sailing season on Buzzards Bay, and certainly renown as one of the best sailing areas in New England.

Italian skipper: Oracle cheated
The Jury is investigating Oracle Team USA under Rule 69 of the Racing Rules of Sailing, America's Cup Edition, and Protocol Article 60. Rule 69 deals with gross misconduct capable of bringing the sport into disrepute. Protocol article 60 is aimed at ...

Pascal and Alexis Loison win top prize in Rolex Fastnet Race
The Independent
A father and son team from Cherbourg has won the top prize in the Rolex Fastnet Race, and the French have been climbing all over the top honours. Sailing two-handed, Pascal and Alexis Loison beat off the threat from bigger, more powerful, and vastly ...

Hingham youth sailors shine at Junior Olympics
Hingham Journal
Several Hingham youth sailors came away victorious at the 2013 Junior Olympic sailing regatta this past weekend in Duxbury. The annual event, which is part of a nationwide series of regional regattas for youth sailors put on by US Sailing, was hosted ...

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