08 December 2013

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, Finn and Laser highlights videos

Sweden's Bjorn Allansson took his inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup medal in Melbourne defeating young Australian hotshots Oliver Tweddell and Jake Lilley. (pub.Dec 7, 2013) ISAF Sailing World Cup - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Results:  http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php

Tom Burton Takes Melbourne Gold - Laser Highlights
Tom Burton went into the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Medal Race with a strong lead and maintained his form and focus to walk away with another ISAF Sailing World Cup gold.

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Allansson, Belcher And Ryan Light Up Melbourne: "SAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year and London Olympic Champion Mat Belcher and crew Will Ryan re-wrote sailing history by securing another regatta win in the 470 class, the 18th in a row for Belcher...."

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Hoping For A Weather Window In Melbourne: "Despite the promising forecast for the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne there is a strong northerly breeze blowing on Port Phillip...."

Star Sailors League Finals - Update from Cayard Sailing
Sail World
I was thinking of starting out with some regattas in Miami this winter and working up to the Bacardi Cup in March. ... I think the SSL is a great concept and Michel Niklaus has made an innovative step forward in sailing at the highest level. The format ...

Sailing legend Eichenlaub remembered
U-T San Diego
In addition to building countless boats in his Shelter Island boatyard for almost six decades starting in 1952, Eichenlaub was the shipwright to the U.S. Olympic nationalsailing team for almost three decades – a run that covered seven Olympic Games ...

A proud part of sailing history | Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: "With care befitting the oldest continuously contested trophy in sports, the sterling silver prize came from its home at the Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco and flew first class to Sea-Tac airport. Two guards then escorted the trophy in its custom Louis Vuitton case to Anacortes Yacht Club, then to Watermark Book Co. in downtown Anacortes. #Anacortes has a unique connection with the cup, and especially the boat and team that won it in 2010 and successfully defended it in 2013 in one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. #On Aug. 28, 2008, the most technologically advanced sailing vessel ever built was launched in Anacortes and performed trial runs along Rosario Strait. #The trimaran was 90 feet long and 90 feet wide with hulls made of lightweight composites. It was built by Core Builders for BMW Oracle Racing in a warehouse on R Avenue and was the product of an estimated 150,000 man hours of labor, said Core Builder’s comanager Mark Turner...."

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