18 October 2013

Sailboat Racing Summer 2013 video

Sailboat Racing Summer 2013 video - San Francisco's Summer of Racing came to an action-packed conclusion - the climax was the biggest comeback in sports, as ORACLE TEAM USA won 8 straight races to beat Emirates Team New Zealand 9-8.

Outteridge tops the field after three races in Hawaii / America’s Cup: Artemis Racing helmsman Nathan Outteridge is off to a strong start at the Moth world championships in Hawaii. The Australian posted a 1, 2, 1, scoreline in the first day of racing to top the 80-boat fleet. Winds were unusually light, at just 6-9 knots, making for challenging conditions. Outteridge previously won the world championships in 2011 and with this start will be among the favourites for a podium finish this year. See full results and more information here. More photos can be found here.

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Focus And Fitness Tested In Qingdao: "Qingdao has showcased a whole host of conditions taking the 131 sailors from 24 nations from extreme big breeze to patient light wind tests. Coming in at 5 knots the southerly breeze at an average current of 1.5 knots made Thursday 17 October a testing race day. . . ."

The 'perfect shot': Daredevil sailing photographer hangs out of helicopter
(CNN) -- While the rest of us were watching two boats battling it out in one of the most thrilling sailing competitions of all time, there was another man soaring 400 meters above the waves watching our every move. Hanging out of an open-door ...

SAILING: Larsen feeding his speed need
Dorset Echo
ASK anyone to name the world's fastest man on two feet and you would be hard pushed to find someone who didn't know it was Jamaican Usain Bolt. But ask them who holds the sailing world speed record and few would be familiar with Paul Larsen....

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Sailors tested on day 4
Sail World
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao, sailors' focus and fitness were tested on the day four as a teasing light southerly breeze played its way across the race tracks. Qingdao has showcased a whole host of conditions taking the 131 sailors from 24 ...

SAILING: Vets excel on Elton waters
Bury Times
THE Over 50s NW Senior Traveller Series concluded with a superb day's sailing at Elton Sailing Club. Bolton Sailing Club's Tony Critchley claimed his second victory of the series in his Supernova to clinch the overall title in the handicap event ...

Speed Sailing: The Luderitz Lull
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
In 2010, kiteboarders Sebastien Cattalan, and then Rob Douglas, pushed the outright sailing speed record to 55.65 knots. That same year kiter Charlotte Consorti took the women's outright record to 50.43 knots. And Luderitz can be found all over any ...

Sailing World's College Rankings
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(October 16, 2013) – In the college rankings released today, Yale gets the perfect score in the third rankings of the fall college sailing season; all 25 coaches who voted selected the team as the top pick for the coed and women's rankings. Boston ...

Olympic champ Xu withdraws from sailing World Cup
Qingdao (China), Oct 17 (IANS) Olympic champion Xu Lijia of China has pulled out of the sailing World Cup leg here due to injury. Liu Wei, director of the competition organising committee, said Xu was injured during the ...

Winds cooperate at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Qingdao, China (October 16, 2013) – For the third day at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao, the cool front that brought strong winds the day prior passed through enabling racing to commence today at 11:00 local time. Northerly breeze at 16 knots at ...

Galway sailing club's Access programme rewarded with national championships
Galway Advertiser
Galway Bay Sailing Club has been selected to host the National Disabled Sailing Championships next year in recognition of its successful Access sailing programme for young people with disabilities. And this weekend John Twomey, a 10 time Paralympian ...

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