12 November 2013

2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailors Of The Year (sailing videos)

Mathew Belcher - 4 time 470 World Champion & Olympic Gold Medallist  (video above)

Winners 470 women: Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie (video above)

News & Features | ISAF | World Sailing | Official Site : 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailors Of The Year Announced"ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce that the winners of the 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are:
Male: Mathew Belcher (AUS)
Female: Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie (NZL)

Having being nominated twice before in 2010 and 2012, it proved to be third time lucky for Mathew Belcher, the Australian Olympic and World champion in the 470 dinghy class, whose current winning streak stretches to an amazing 17 consecutive regattas. . . . 470 sailors were also rewarded in the female category of the Awards. The New Zealand pairing of Jo Aleh and Olivia 'Polly' Powrie are the current women's Olympic and World champions in the Class...." (more information at link above and at  http://www.sailing.org/worldsailor

Extreme Sailing Series racing final Act LIVE from Brazil, Friday thru Sunday, November 15 - 17, video live feed at johnthecrowd.com - Extreme Sailing Series Schedule: Friday and Saturday LIVE 1 pm - 4 pm EST (US); Sunday LIVE 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST (US)

Extreme Sailing Series - Realteam gears up for the final Act
Sail World
Realteam finished third overall on the Vulcain Trophy Decision 35 circuit and has beenracing at the front of the Extreme Sailing Series professional fleet. A good transitional year, which the team hopes will culminate in a top 4 result at the Extremes ...

The Wave aiming to defend title in Brazil
Times of Oman
But with Alinghi just two points behind and six other teams fired up to upset the stakes, the battle for the 2013 title starts afresh when the final Extreme Sailing Series Act 8 Florianopolis gets underway on November 14 and runs till November 17 ...

AfloatMagazine: Laser Sailing Legend Robert Scheidt to Compete in Laser…
The two champions have met just once in the heat of international battle when Burton won gold to Scheidt's silver at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres France in April 2013, paving the way for a tantalising rematch in what is a star-studded Laser fleet.

EUROSAF supports major change in Elite sailing
Sail World
'During his campaign last year Mr Carlo Croce promised that one of the big points of his program, should he become ISAF President would be to change the Sailing World Cup, which he felt was not succeeding in terms of television coverage, in terms of ...

Extreme Sailing Series to PlayUp mobile appeal
SportsPro Media
The Extreme Sailing Series has agreed a deal with the creators of the PlayUp social sports app. The partnership will see live streaming of races from the the in-shore catamaran racing championship incorporated into the app, beginning with this weekend...

Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie attends assembly at Ferndown First ...
Bournemouth Echo
Iain was one of the crew members who battled to save Andrew's life as the tragedy unfolded as they trained for the America's Cup. ... The pair have since joined forces with Andrew's widow, Leah, to set up a foundation in his name to support youth sailing.

Etchells Nationals: The master called it fabulous racing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The six-time national champion, world champion, Olympian and America's cuphelmsman, John Bertrand, called today's racing fabulous; not just once, but several times. Out on the course area with the Southport Yacht Club volunteer team setting up the ...

Offshore Finishes Fourth In ICSA's Big Boat National Championship At Kennedy ...
Maritime College Athletics
11, 2013) – This past weekend eight sailors from the Maritime offshore sailing team traveled to Annapolis, Maryland to compete in the 49th Kennedy Cup Regatta at the U.S. Naval Academy – Skipper: Joel Kinkel (Annapolis, Md./South River Senior ...

Olympic sailing champions Sir Ben Ainslie and Iain Percy special guests at ...
Bournemouth Echo
SAILING legend Sir Ben Ainslie was one of two very special guests at a school assembly this morning. Delighted ... life in May. Every year a boy and girl at the school will be chosen as Sports Ambassadors to keep the memory of the America's Cup star alive.

Vanishing sailboat found sunk off St. Augustine Beach | StAugustine.com: "Daily explained that the masts had broken off the hull and it is fully submerged in 15 feet of water at higher tides — when Long was looking for it. The mystery of the disappearing sailboat is solved but another one may be brewing. Daily said that now the boat’s owner seem to be missing. “We’ve not heard from him for 48 hours,” he said. “We’ve been calling, the Coast Guard’s been calling and the FWC.” He told The Record that the owner is from Palm Coast, but could not release his name; and no other reports were available as of Saturday night."

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