20 August 2013

Extreme Sailing Series at Cardiff August 23-26 (video)

Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Extreme Sailing Series (video above) - A number of high profile crew changes and two additional team entries 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. 

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The final of the America's Cup challenger series has had more failing than foiling. Emirates Team New Zealand sailed away with another victory because of a mechanical failure to Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge, taking a 2-1 lead in the ...

Sailing-Mechanical snafu again mars America's Cup racing
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We Spent A Day Sailing With Larry Ellison's Team Oracle America's Cup Racing ...
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Comox Bay Sailing Club duo win regatta
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Under warm sunny skies, a consistent breeze, and with the sights and sounds of Comox Nautical Days providing an exciting backdrop, the Comox Bay Sailing Club (CBSC) hosted this year's Comox Cup Regatta and BC Provincial 420 Class Sailing ...

Sea-loving man still sailing after death
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Set the cremated remains to sail across the seven seas, perhaps? That is exactly what American Beverly Smith, 56, did. Three weeks after her husband Gordon “Skinny” Smith died, she took a bottle with his ashes to Big Pine Key in Florida, a place where ...

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