17 January 2014

Extreme Sailing Series 2014, Skippers video


Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - What the skippers have to say - video
http://extremesailingseries.com The Extreme Sailing Series™ officially launched the 2014 circuit at the London Boat show on the 8th January confirming an eight Act, three continent world tour - plus a full starting of elite level teams, including all teams from 2013 plus some new faces with French offshore legend Franck Cammas, Olympic hero Sir Ben Ainslie and winner of the first ever Extreme Sailing Series, Rob Greenhalgh. Find out who is taking part and what they have to say about it in what is set to be one of the most competitive Series in its eight year history... (Originally published on Jan 10, 2014)

Key West sailing regatta starts Sunday
Trade Only Today
Quantum Key West 2014 is gearing up for its trademark full week of racing, which starts Sunday and continues through Jan. 24. Shockwave, skippered by George Sakellaris will look to defend its title against fellow 72-footer Bella Mente (Hap Fauth) and ...

Sailing regatta brings world-class racers to Key West – Annual race features a ...
Florida Keys Weekly
The crew of the Italian boat Bombarda hike on the starboard side during last year's Melges 32 division race during Key West Race Week. The 27th annual Quantum Key West sailing regatta takes place Sunday through Friday, Jan. 19-24. The action is slated ...

Sailing Arabia to begin on Feb. 9; to stop by in Qatar on National Sport Day
Gulf Times
The fourth edition of the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, the Gulf region's only annual long distance offshore sailing event is scheduled to start from Bahrain on February 9 and is expected to arrive at Pearl Marina Doha in time for the National Sport ...

Sailing: Young sailor there with the greats after trophy win
New Zealand Herald
North Shore teenager Kate Stewart has spent hours studying the famous names engraved on the Tauranga Cup, yet she still hasn't got her head around the fact hers is among them. The trophy, which with the Tanner Cup is the top prize in P-Class sailing...

Getting started sailing as easy as signing up for classes
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver is nestled between mountains and the ocean and offers world class opportunities for sailing. Not only are some of the world's best cruising grounds right at our doorstep, there are also more than three dozens of sailing schools, as many clubs...

Catamarans flock to Southport for Australia Day weekend
My Sailing
Spectators are invited to come down to the Southport Yacht Club Sailing Squadron to view these spectacular off-the-beach vessels. Sailing Squadron is located at 1 Marina Crescent, Hollywell 4216. For more information contact Southport Yacht Club's ...

Smooth sailing: Rough surfaces that can reduce drag
Nanowerk
Smooth sailing: Rough surfaces that can reduce drag. (Nanowerk News) From the sleek hulls of racing yachts to Michael Phelps' shaved legs, most objects that move through the water quickly are also smooth. But researchers from UCLA have found that ...

Irish eyes smiling again as Clipper boats dash through the scoring gate
My Sailing
“We battled hard with our rival OneDLL and sometimes came very near to them, near enough to read the text on the sail. Then a wind change would pull them away from us and we had to do the fight all over again, still we find them six and half miles in ...

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