20 November 2013

Extreme Sailing Series finale in Brazil, Red Bull video



Video: Extreme Sailing Series finale in Brazil | Red Bull: "Under splendid Brazilian sunshine, with a perfect 10 knots of breeze, Leigh McMillan's team were leading the fleet as they went into the final all-important double-points race on Sunday, but out to upset the order were the Swiss America’s Cup winners on Alinghi. A second in the final race was enough for Morgan Larson and the team to snatch the Act from McMillan’s grasp, and the Swiss came tantalizingly close to adding the Series to their winning haul. The long-term Extreme Sailing Series rivals finished tied on points – the first time in the history of the elite level Stadium Racing series that two teams have been tied – with The Wave, Muscat coming out on top after Act win countback."

Sailing officials from around the globe in Newport to plan Volvo Ocean Race
The Republic NEWPORT, Rhode Island — Sailing officials from six continents gathered in Newport this week to plan for next year's Volvo Ocean Race, a nine-month, 10-port circumnavigation that features Rhode Island's city-by-the-sea as its only North American stop ...

Tom Slingsby – on the America's Cup (Part I)
Sail World
'Sailing with Ben was awesome. We clicked well and the communication flowed really well and just the conversation between us, because we were able to talk over the communications channel, the whole crew knew what we were thinking of doing before we ...

The Wave rules the waves
Times of Oman
Muscat: In a thrilling final race, Oman's The Wave, Muscat celebrated a historic moment after winning the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series championship for the second year running in the final Act of this season in Florianopolis, Brazil. According to ...

RC44 Championship Tour - Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge to take part
Sail World
 ... Championship Tour, along with receiving professional coaching. The ultimate aspiration for Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge sailors is to compete in events such as the Volvo Ocean Race, Rolex Fastnet Race, Extreme 40 Series and the America's Cup...

Superb end of season for Realteam at Extreme Sailing Series in Brazil
BYM News (press release)
After four days and 26 races in glorious conditions, the Swiss crew on Realteam finished in style posting two firsts and two second places on the final day of Act 8 of theExtreme Sailing Series in Florianopolis. In keeping with the ongoing crew ...

GAC Pindar sign off 2013 Extreme Sailing Series with strong showing in Brazil
BYM News (press release)
Brazilian sports fans may be impatient for next year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, but the Extreme Sailing Series has lived up to its reputation over the past four days for delivering some of the most exhilarating, closely fought competition ...

Alpari World Match Racing : Monsoon Cup provides valuable platform for sailing ...
BYM News (press release)
The sixth and final stage of the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour – the MonsoonCup and the sport of sailing in Malaysia has received valuable support from the Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Sports Council (NSC) following an ...

Newport hosting global summit for Volvo Ocean Race
San Francisco Chronicle
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Sailing officials from six continents gathered in Newport this week to plan for next year's Volvo Ocean Race, a nine-month, 10-port circumnavigation that features Rhode Island's city-by-the-sea as its only North ...

Dean Barker honored as Man of the Year for 2013
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Barker's humble nature following the loss of Team New Zealand in this year's America's Cup made him a popular choice, M2 editor Andre Rowell said. “Dean is a tough competitor and his strength of character is a true reflection of the exceptional man he ...

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