29 November 2013

Extreme Sailing Series 2013 highlights video

The 2013 Extreme Sailing Series delivered an extraordinary sporting battle, that after 190 races came down to final seconds of the final race for the 2013 victor to be crowned. From the Middle East, to Asia, Europe and finally South America, over nine months the Series welcomed seven international teams, seven invited home nation teams and two wildcard entries to compete in seven Acts. Revisit every Act and watch the highlights from the seventh year of elite level Stadium Racing. (Published on Nov 28, 2013)

Eighth Extreme Sailing Series™ World Tour to kick off in Singapore, February 2014 » Extreme Sailing Series: "Following the successful conclusion of the 2013 Series in Brazil less than two weeks ago, Extreme Sailing Series™ organisers OC Sport can confirm that Singapore has been chosen to kick off the eighth season of the elite level Stadium Racing series. The annual world tour of the Extreme Sailing Series will return to the heart of Singapore’s financial hub from the 20-23 February 2014 with racing at the Promontory@Marina Bay, one of the most iconic and internationally recognised stadium racecourses of the 2013 Series...."

Spithill: America's Cup 'inconceivable' without NZ - Sport - NZ Herald News: "...Spithill, who is in New Zealand on holiday, told TVNZ's Breakfast programme this morning he couldn't imagine the America's Cup without the Kiwis. "It's inconceivable to think of the America's Cup without Team New Zealand. They're one of the best teams in the world and have been so successful. Not just for sailing but they really have led boat building ... the level it's at now is up there with aerospace and a lot of those people come from the Southern Hemisphere."..."

Clipper Race 2013-14: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston provides his race four verdict ...
When the second storm struck, with winds gusting in excess of 80 knots, the crews were more experienced and came through with less trouble, despite the more extremeconditions. - What pleased me most about the way they handled the ... They have been...

Star Sailors League grand finale set for Nassau | The Tribune: "THE Star Sailors League is a new venture for the global sailing community and has chosen the Bahamas as the venue to host the inaugural finale in its highly anticipated championship series. The Bahamas and the Nassau Yacht Club will host the SSL Grand Final December 3-8 featuring the best sailors in the world originating from 13 countries...."

Sailing : Murray to head Australia at America's Cup
Pakistan Daily Times
SYDNEY: America's Cup veteran Iain Murray was Thursday recruited to head up Team Australia's challenge in the 35th edition of sailing's most celebrated contest. Murray is an old hand when it comes to Australian challenges and was the chief executive ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Fresh talent on home waters
Sail World
The 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, which gets underway on Sunday 1 December 2013, will see the Australian Sailing Team (AST) and Australian SailingSquad (ASS) competing in full force on home waters in what is considered Australia's premier ...

Burling and Tuke selected for top New Zealand award
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
It has been a massive year for New Zealand sailing with an extraordinary three Olympic class world titles, the Red Bull Youth America's Cup title and the 2013 Louis VuittonCup; the list of sailing achievements during 2013 was unprecedented and in many ...

America's Cup without Team NZ 'inconceivable' - Spithill
Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill wants to catch up for a beer with Dean Barker and won't rule out sailing for Team New Zealand in the future. The Australian, who broke Kiwi hearts by leading Oracle to a miraculous victory over team NZ in the America's Cup ...

BaCK IN Oz for ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2013- entries well up
Sail World
ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne - Olympic and Invited Classes entries up across theboat park. Back in ... One of the most interesting World Cup debuts in Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis, with three Olympic silver medals powering their Nacra 17 ...

YACHTING: No wind, no problem
New Straits Times
Williams, who won the Monsoon Cup twice back in 2008 and 2011, lost to two New Zealanders -- Team Alpari FX skipper Adam Minoprio and Waka racing helmsman Phil Robertson -- while he managed to beat Canfield and Team Gilmour skipper David Gilmour...

Sarah Cook and Carrie Smith team up to chase World Cup glory in Melbourne
Herald Sun
... Cook and Carrie Smith at Sandringham Yacht Club. Picture: Hamish Blair Source: News Limited. FORMER Olympic rower Sarah Cook had planned to continue her sailing apprenticeship with Elise Rechichi at next week's world cup regatta at Sandringham.

Yachting: Burling broadens sailing horizon
Newstalk ZB
After a standout year including victories at the Youth America's Cup and the 49er world championships, Burling will take part in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race for the first time. Burling will join up with Sydney boat Pretty Fly 3 for the blue water ...

Royal seal of approval for sailing club stalwart
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MIKE Chappell normally seeks publicity for Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, but found himself in the spotlight when he was presented with one of the RYA's (Royal Yachting Association) most prestigious honours. He received the RYA Lifetime Award from ...

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