03 November 2013

Moth World Championship sailing video


Destopnews Episode 43 (2013) covers the Moth World Championship in Hawaii, the Rolex Middle Sea Race, the Clipper Race, the Students World Cup, the Tour de France à la Voile, the 18 Footers Skiffs and the 5 million dollars funding of Team New Zealand. Loick Peyron was sailing Moth for the first time.

Lars Grael to spearhead Team Brazil in Florianópolis » Extreme Sailing Series: "In just two weeks, the Extreme 40 racing machines will line-up on a brand new stadium racecourse in Florianópolis, Brazil where they will be joined by Brazilian sailing royalty Lars Grael at the forefront of the invitational entry, Team Brazil. The team representing the home nation brings together some of the country’s top multihull specialists who will complete the starting grid of eight Extreme 40s for the final Act of the year, from the 14-17 November at Act 8, presented by Land Rover. Team Principal Lars Grael, a multiple Olympic medal winner and 10-times Tornado national champion, will manage the team alongside his 1988 Olympic bronze medal winning crew and Team Brazil skipper and helmsman Clínio de Freitas."

Coast Guard launches rescue for man needing evacuation from boat 400 miles from Puerto Rico
The Republic
MIAMI — Coast Guard officials say they're sending help to a man needing a medical evacuation from his sailboat more than 400 miles northeast of Puerto Rico. The sailing vessel Scat contacted Coast Guard crews in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early Sunday to ...

Sailors Protest "Arctic 30" Russian Imprisonment
It's Relevant: Norwalk
A flotilla of sailboats with painted sails and banners left the Calf Pasture beach shore to sail around New York Saturday afternoon to protest against the Russian imprisonment of the Greenpeace Arctic 30 and arctic oil drilling. Local sailors from the ...

Monts, Gnann win JY15 sailing event in Connecticut
Hilton Head Island Packet
Local sailors Will Monts and Walter Gnann recently won the 2013 JY15 North American Junior Championship held Oct. 25 through Oct. 27 in Stamford, Conn. The competition, held at the Stamford Yacht Club, featured one-design centerboard dinghy JY15 ...

Spindrift 2: Negotiating the transition
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
“If we cross the low pressure area from the north, we will be out of the zone of light winds sooner, but for this, we will have to sail further north. If we cross it from the south, we will remain on the most direct route, but will have to negotiate ...

Redding Recreation: Redding Yacht Club to host sailing class
Record-Searchlight
This class, offered through the Redding Yacht Club, is an opportunity to learn basic and advanced sailing techniques. The class is open to children accompanied by an adult and adults. Students will learn safety and technical tips for fun and ...

Strong Winds Make Irish Moth Sailors Fly at Howth Yacht Club
Afloat
#moth – Maybe it's the fun factor, maybe its the fear factor – Graeme Grant braved the strong winds off Howth today to sail his Moth foiling dinghy on the first day of the inaugural Moth Irish Championships. Capable of sailing at over 30 knots, Grant ...

A getaway for a sailor and a landlubber
Boston.com
Q. My husband likes to sail and would like to go on a one-week vacation to learn to sailbetter. I don't want to sail and would like a place with a hotel and beach, etc. Any ideas? Elana Markovitz, Lexington. A. Offshore Sailing School (www ...

Sailing club gets backing from councillor despite objections
Portsmouth News
A COUNCILLOR has spoken out over much-criticised plans for a sailing club's new building. Councillor Derek Kimber, member for Lee East at Gosport Borough Council said the Lee-on-the-Solent Sailing Club does vital work. There have been 16 objections ...

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