12 August 2013

Louis Vuitton Cup Semifinal video highlights and press conference

Louis Vuitton Cup Semifinal video highlights

Louis Vuitton Cup Semifinal Press Conference August 10, 2013

Upcoming Louis Vuitton Cup Final schedule (best-of-13 series) Luna Rossa vs Emirates Team New Zealand
Saturday, Aug. 17: Final Race 1 (1:10 pm PT start time), Final Race 2 (2:10 pm PT)
Sunday, Aug. 18: Final Race 3 (1:10 pm PT), Final Race 4 (2:10 pm PT)
Wednesday, Aug. 21: Final Race 5 (1:10 pm PT), Final Race 6 (2:10 pm PT)
Saturday, Aug. 24: Final Race 7 (1:10 pm PT), Final Race 8 (2:10 pm PT)*
(* If necessary)

Sailing : Luna Rossa sweeps Artemis at America's Cup
Pakistan Daily Times
SAN FRANCISCO: Italy's Luna Rossa sailed into the final of the America's Cup challenger series on Saturday, completing a 4-0 sweep over the grief-stricken Swedish syndicate Artemis. Needing to win Saturday's fourth race at San Francisco Bay to keep the ...

America's Cup: Oracle sailing crew implicated in AC45 Measurement bust
Sail World
A previously confidential report by the Chairman of the Measurement Committee reveals that according to an internal inquiry by Oracle Team USA, one member of their sailingcrew was involved along with three members of the team Shore crew in the AC45 ...

Cowes Week 2013: Spindrift 2 on course to win Rolex Fastnet Race
A glitch in the results service meant the race leaderboard showed no official rankings but last night live trackers had Spindrift 2, the former Banque Populaire, who were once the holders of the Jules Verne Trophy, charging towards Torquay at a ...

Rolex Fastnet Race: " . . . at the Fastnet Rock, Spindrift 2, just managed to get her nose in front, rounding at 14.03:08 BST with the Armel le Cleac'h skippered Banque Populaire right on her transom.
"It is a great match," enthused Spindrift 2's co-skipper, Yann Guichard, this afternoon. "Right now, Banque Populaire is just 300m to windward and we are doing the same speed and the same angle.". . . ."

Rolex Fastnet Race Fleet Tracking

Smooth sailing for regatta boaters in Glencoe
Glencoe News
Those cats sure can sail, especially Hobie Cat skippers besting the Lake Michigan waters Saturday at Glencoe . Then again, the 15 captains competing in the third regatta of the George Cup series had to give credit to their crews. That's why there are ...

Sailing star Hannah Mills vows to bounce back from world disappointment
Olympic silver medallist Hannah Mills has vowed to bounce back after relinquishing her 470 World Championships title in La Rochelle. Mills and Saskia Clark failed to make the final of the event after sailing together competitively for the first time in ...

Pippa Wilson admits she missed Olympic sailing as she returns for 2016 challenge
Pippa Wilson says her love of Olympic sailing drove her to return for a shot at a second gold medal in Rio de Janeiro. The 27-year-old rose to prominence by teaming up with Sarah Webb and Sarah Dempsey, nee Ayton, two of the 'three blondes in a boat' ...

Five 'Get ready now' heavy weather sailing strategies
Sail World
In heavy weather sailing, sailing tips that save time and effort can be more valuable than gold when the rough stuff arrives aboard. Sure, you have jacklines rigged, crew in personal flotation devices (pfds), harnesses, and clipped in. And you've set ...

Wentworth hero Turnbull sets sail for a worthy cause
Sydney Morning Herald
In the middle of the election campaign, the MP for Wentworth, resplendent in red sailingjacket, yachting shorts, deckshoes and replete with his own malcolmturnbull.com.au baseball cap, bravely put to sea on Monday morning with some of the few people ...

Caffari goes for glory in Solent Fast lane
Portsmouth News
With four circumnavigations behind her – two of them single-handed – there's not much Dee Caffari doesn't know about sailing. But she admits she felt like the new girl at school when first stepping aboard an ultra-fast MOD 70, one of which she will be ...

Sailing grandfather says thanks to trust
Taranaki Daily News
A paraplegic grandfather who was able to go sailing with his grandson thanks to funding from the TSB Community Trust was one of many speakers at the trust's 25th annual public meeting. The meeting, held at Taranaki Pioneer Village south of Stratford ...

Children on sailing course rescued off Sligo coast
A group of children on a sailing course in Sligo Bay were rescued by the Sligo Bay RNLI this afternoon after their boats were caught unexpectedly in a swell. The children and their instructors were in five small sailing dinghies when the swell caught them.

Smooth sailing for maritime rescue
China Daily
Thousands of foreign nationals stranded at sea have been rescued by Chinese search and rescue ships in the 10 years since the overhaul of the system. Wang Zhenliang, director of the rescue and salvage bureau under the Ministry of Transport, told China ...

Family Rescued In Pacific After Sailing 'Where God Led Us'
NPR (blog)
A leap of faith that sent an Arizona family bound for the South Pacific in a sailboat has returned them in an airplane after a harrowing ordeal at sea that saw them adrift and nearly out of food in one of the remotest stretches of ocean on the planet ...

Northampton Sailing Club given £50000 lottery funding
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Northampton Sailing Club has been given a £50,000 grant by Sport England to help improve its changing facilities. Sport England has committed a total of £1.7 million to help improve the facilities at 31 sports clubs in the East Midlands. A year on from ...

'Sailing Through Pinball' opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013
Florida Newswire
Sailing Through Pinball ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and ...

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