15 October 2013

Argo Group Gold Cup 2013, All the finals action video


Argo Group Gold Cup 2013, All the action from the finals (video above), Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Argo Group Gold Cup - 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Results:
http://www.wmrt.com/component/wmrt/event_results/90.html
and http://www.bermudagoldcup.com/

WMRT - News: "The assembled spectators watching from the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the massive fleet of craft parked by the race course were treated to a display of match racing at its best when the Luna Rossa crew, led by Francesco Bruni (2nd on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour in 2011) and Ben Ainslie’s Argo Group-backed crew (1st in 2010) lined up in one of the most tense Finals seen on the Tour this year."

Ainslie and Percy take second on World Match Racing Tour
Eurosport.com ASIA
Despite focusing the last year on the hi-tech America's Cup catamarans, Ainslie, the world match racing champion in 2011, quickly adapted to regatta's one design class, a 1930's racing sloop. He progressed through the qualifying and knock-out rounds ...

Italians win Argo Gold Cup
Bermuda Sun
Bruni, from Palermo, Sicily was the America's Cup tactician for Luna Rossa. He is one of the most active and successful Italian sailors in 30 years of the sport. He has won seven world, five European and 15 Italian championships in different classes ...

Sailing - Scott makes winning return after America's Cup duty - Yahoo Eurosport UK"Great Britain's Giles Scott made a winning comeback to Olympic class sailing after returning from America's Cup duty." The former world and European champion took gold at the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup in La Rochelle and admitted it was nice to be back on the water - despite the obvious differences between racing a foiling catamaran in San Francisco and a heavyweight dinghy off the coast of France. Scott - who was pipped to London 2012 selection by four-time gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, despite being reigning world champion - dominated the regatta and took third in the final race to secure a confident win. "It's good to win, I suppose I could have fobbed it off on something if I hadn't but it's nice not to have to do that," he said. . . ."

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Wild waves as racing commences
Sail World
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao threw out big breeze, strong gusts and wild waves as racing at the opening event of the 2013-14 ISAF Sailing World Cup began. A wind shift ahead of racing brought a strong northerly breeze that took the world's finest ...

Sail-freight voyage delivers goods, message
Troy Record
“The hull model sort of copies canal, lake and Hudson River barges, and the sailing rig is a sprits rig, which is imported from Thames river sailing barges in England.” With the specialized rig, two people can quickly raise and lower the mast, who can ...

Sailing club sees treble as people take to the sea
Burton Mail
Burton Sailing Club, which is based at Foremark Reservoir, revealed that it had been inundated with people wanting to take to the water following the 2012 Olympics in London. A series of programmes designed to introduce newcomers to sailing, attract ...

Sailing World Cup begins in China
Business Standard
The Sailing World Cup opened Monday in east China's coastal city of Qingdao with the participation of 131 sailors from 24 countries and regions. The World Cup, launched in 2008 and featuring the Olympic sailing events, will run for six days before ...

Top Universities Sailing J/80s- Student Yachting World Cup
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/80 Student World Sailing champions (Pornic, France)- The Student Yachting World Cup, an annual sailing competition organized by students of the École Polytechnique, a French engineering school, will have the world's best student sailing teams ...

Boeing, ORACLE TEAM USA Partner to Recycle Composites in America's Cup ...
Wall Street Journal
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 34(th) America's Cup, are collaborating to recycle 7,000 pounds (about 3,175 kilograms) of carbon fiber of USA-71, a yacht built for the America's ...

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