11 October 2013

Argo Group Gold Cup video (day 2)

Argo Group Gold Cup - 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour video (day 2)
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WMRT - Survival of the fittest: "Bermuda (10th October 2013): A major culling took place on day three of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event on the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour when the eight quarter finalists were decided from the 20 strong starting grid in Qualifying. 12 crews are now packing their bags and heading home. None of the skippers has so far survived without dropping at least one match. Three finished on 8-1: Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team fell to Bjorn Hansen’s eWork Sailing Team, while among the two crews fresh from the America’s Cup in San Francisco, Ben Ainslie lost to Ian Williams, while Francesco Bruni’s Luna Rossa crew fell to Keith Swinton’s Black Swan Racing. . . ."

Argo Gold Cup Qualifying: Williams Beats Ainslie
Minoprio has two races tomorrow. One of them is against defending Argo Group Gold Cup Champion Taylor Canfield [ISV] USone. Canfield stands at 6-2. Canfield only has the one race left… that one against Minoprio. Past Gold cup winner Johnie Berntsson ...

Argo Gold Cup: Williams beats Ainslie
Bermuda Sun
This morning in the first match of the day, Alpari World Match racing defending Champion and current Tour leader Williams defeated Sir Ben Ainslie (GBR) BART sponsored by Argo Group to hand the America's Cup hero his first loss since he became the ...

Ben Ainslie holds benefit and auction in memory of Andrew Simpson
Yachting World
Sir Ben Ainslie and his crew have returned to the Argo Group Gold Cup to compete in honour of their late friend Andrew Simpson and raise funds for the sailing foundation set up in his name. Ainslie, and the same crew that competed in the 2008 Argo ...

Final sailing hurrah around Conanicut Island Saturday
Jamestown Press
Perhaps no other boat in this Saturday's 12th annual Sail for Hope will represent the tradition of the event better than Granuelle, a Jamestown-based Olson 34. Sail for Hope was first organized in the wake of 9/11 in an attempt to promote healing. It ...

Sailing great John Bertrand made an official Legend of Australian sport at ...
Herald Sun
Sailing great John Bertrand made an official Legend of Australian sport at Sport Australia Hall of Fame induction dinner....

Sailing opening day
The Islander
Kangaroo Island Yacht Club members invite residents to join in the celebration on Opening Day of the new sailing season, Saturday October 12. The 2013 opening starts at 1.30pm with the traditional sail past by new season sailors as they salute the ...

Winds propel sailing team to top five finishes in weekend regattas
The Dartmouth
The sailing team returned to the water over the weekend, gaining some its best results of the year. Over a quintet of regattas, the team notched a trio of top-three finishes as well as two fifth-place results. The Big Green traveled to Eastchester Bay ...

Teenage sailing team beat world champions
West Sussex County Times
A team of five teenage sailors is celebrating its return from the US after competing in the keelboat world championships last month. Amongst the sailing experts are two Steyning Grammar School Sixth Form students Millie Webb and Olivia Cleary who ...

Sailing | Tufts wins three of 10 regattas over weekend
Tufts Daily
The sailing team performed well at 10 competitive regattas this weekend, improving upon its two wins from last weekend by placing first at three regattas in total. The Jumbos notched impressive finishes at the Coast Guard Academy's Danmark Trophy, the ...

SAILING: Portland's Scott returns to Olympic Finn class
Dorset Echo
PORTLAND'S Giles Scott is making his Olympic classes comeback this week at the Semaine Olympique Francaise regatta. The event, which marks the fifth and final leg of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup, is being held in La Rochelle. Scott is competing ...

Sail To Prevail Belle Haven Challenge Cup
Hartford Courant
At this weekend's "Sail To Prevail" Belle Haven Challenge Cup, thanks to a first-time grant from Bank of America, 10 veterans took up positions as active crew members on the classic 12-meter sailing yacht Weatherly, winner of the 1962 America's Cup.

Life-saving sailing kit shortlisted for James Dyson Awards
Yachting Monthly
Two innovative and potentially life-saving products for sailors are among the creations vying for a £30,000 top prize in the James Dyson Awards. The competition celebrates innovative design and is run by the James Dyson Foundation, a charitable trust ...

Miami’s Biscayne National Park won’t be open to boaters during Columbus Day Weekend - Outdoors - MiamiHerald.com: " . . . . the 2013 Columbus Day Regatta, a long-running sailboat race with some 80 competitors, will start as scheduled Saturday morning in Biscayne Bay, according to regatta chairman Mark Pincus. “The regatta does not go to the park, so it is not affected by the closure,” Pincus said. He added the only difficulties might be heavy traffic from powerboaters exiting the park wandering onto the course while sailboats are racing. . . ."

Marin Voice: Environmental pluses of America's Cup races
Marin Independent Journal
. . . The America's Cup demonstrated that you can host a colossally sized event on the water and do it in an environmentally responsible way. Given the magnitude and pressure of this event, this was no small feat. And while the record-breaking sports story will live on for years to come, it is the environmental legacy of this event that we can also be incredibly proud of....

'Hard work' Oracle's secret weapon - Ainslie
Manawatu Standard
Oracle tactician Sir Ben Ainslie says there was no magic formula or secret weapon to the America's Cup win over Team New Zealand other than "old-fashioned hard work". Oracle's late surge in speed and development to mow down the Kiwis who held a ...

NZ merino a winner during America's Cup
Timaru Herald
New Zealand may have lost the America's Cup, but some consolation can be taken from 5500 meals of merino-branded lamb being served up at a pop-up restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront to diners including film actor Tom Cruise. The branded lamb ...

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