SWC Miami 2014 Final Day, Medalist Interviews
Published on Feb 2, 2014 - Brad Funk, Trevor Burd, Paige Railey, Ryan Portoeus, Cindy Walker, Rick Doerr, Time Angle, Hugh Freund. Follow US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider on Facebook (http://on.fb.me/Jo8PcF) and Twitter (http://bit.ly/I5FfKA). www.sailingteams.ussailing.org
Lost at Sea for a Year, Man Washes up on Marshall Islands: "A 37-year-old fisherman from El Salvador has washed ashore in the Marshall Islands, where he told authorities he survived a 13-month journey across most of the Pacific Ocean by eating raw turtles and drinking his own urine...."
Skipper Spithill to bid for America's Cup treble | Reuters: "ustralian Jimmy Spithill will bid for a third successive America's Cup at the helm of Oracle Team USA after turning down offers from foreign challengers. The youngest skipper to win the world's oldest sporting trophy, Spithill led the challenger "USA" to victory in 2010 at the age of 30 and helped the team successfully defend last year with a sensational comeback victory against Team New Zealand..."
Sailing: Burling and Tuke taste Rio conditions
The Sail Auckland regatta has been the first main competition event for the year for the likes of 470 class pair Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie and 49erFX pair Alex Maloney and Molly Meech. 2012 Olympic silver medallists and reigning world champs Peter ...
Sailing: Powrie, Aleh ready to tackle Rio campaign
Early days, but world and Olympic champion 470 sailors Polly Powrie and Jo Aleh feel refreshed and on course to defend their Olympic sailing title. After a two month break, the pair have returned to racing claiming the mixed 470 title at the Sail ...
ISAF World Sailing Rankings - Two Australian crews on top
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami winners Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh Mcintyre (GBR) moved up to world number one in the Women's 470 rankings for the first time in their short time as a partnership. The Britons were the dominant team in Miami and victory in ...
EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour: Crews touch down in Bahrain
Commenting on the boats arrival to Bahrain prior to the start of the race, Ali Al-Fardan, General Manager, Amwaj Marina said 'It's an exciting time to visit the marina. There is so much energy as the sailors get acquainted with their boats and make ...
Sailing: Lack of female rivals fine by Aleh and Powrie
A lack of female competition hasn't disappointed the victorious Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie at this year's Sail Auckland regatta. The 2012 Olympic gold medallists claimed victory in the combined 470 fleet at the regatta, coming from behind to beat male ...
Ice and Snow Sailing World Championships coming to Russia
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The 2014 Olympics open Thursday in Sochi, Russia with qualifying events in skating, skiing, and snowboarding. For 18 days of competition, the 22nd Winter Games should prove to be a suitable opening act for the longest running international competition ...
Sailing Hall of Fame seeks 2014 nominations
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The hall said candidates should be U.S. citizens; however if someone of international birth has had a significant impact on the development of the sport of sailing in the United States, that person may be included. The hall said nominees must be 45 or ...
Eight Bells: Hugh Elliot
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
In 2008, US Sailing presented Hugh with the Gay S. Lynn Memorial Trophy for his outstanding contribution to sailors with disabilities and the sport of disabled sailing over a sustained period of time. In recent years, he made innumerable and ...
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