04 August 2013

Volvo Sailing Speed Challenge at Cowes Week (videos)



The Volvo Sailing Speed Challenge featuring 'fantastic four' challengers; 2008 Olympic Laser gold medallist, Paul Goodison - testing his speed onboard a foiling Moth, double Olympic windsurfing medallist, Nick Dempsey, Alex Thomson, who in January became only the third Briton to achieve a podium finish at round-the-world yacht race, the 'Vendee Globe'and extreme kitesurfer, Sam Lutman-Pauc, who broke the world record kitesurfing across the English Channel last October, will each be vying to cross the Royal Yacht Squadron finish line first, to claim £1,000 in prize money for a charity of their choice.


Cowes Week Replay - August 3rd finishes


Cowes Week Replay - August 3rd starts


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