09 March 2014

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2014, Saturday video


Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2014, Saturday video above - Friday's breeze blew out the wind supply for Miami. No racing was completed out there, though the J70s and Vipers did try. Standings till stand as everyone plows to the dock to haul out and head to the awards ceremony.

More info on Miami Sailing Week, March 2-8:
http://www.miamisailingweek.com/ and http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=915

BACARDI Cup + BACARDI Miami Sailing Week = Big Regatta
 Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "The arrival of competitors racing in the Audi Melges 20, J/70, Melges 24, Viper 640 and VX One classes at the fifth annual running of BACARDI Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) presented by EFG turned Biscayne Bay into a hotbed of activity ... Marking the turning point in their competition were the 55 teams of Star sailors ... in pursuit of the 87th BACARDI Cup . . . ."

Win moves Aussies into fourth overall on penultimate day at Miami
My Sailing
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Spectacular start in ideal conditions for Sydney Harbour Regatta
My Sailing
Win, lose or draw, the beautiful north easterly breeze on a summer-like day provided perfectsailing for all on Day 1 of Middle Harbour Yacht Club's Sydney Harbour Regatta. The 9th edition of Sydney's largest regatta gave everyone fair and enjoyable ...

Sailing: Returning champions compete in NSC Cup Series 1
Red Sports
National Sailing Centre, Friday-Sunday, February 28-March 2, 2014 — Winners from the 2013 NSC Cup Series returned to reclaim their titles at the Series 1 of this year's race. The 420 pair of Kimberly Lim Min and Savannah Siew Kiah Hui, last year's ...

The Cruise Director: the romance of sailing
Sydney Morning Herald
Much has been written about the romance of sailing - the glorious sight of billowing canvas sails, the sound of the sea when engines are cut, a sense of being connected with centuries of maritime tradition - but still, taking to the ocean in a small ...

Gale force winds ease and shift, giving Clipper boats an easier run
My Sailing
Not only that but the new breeze is forecast to fill in from the north-west which means that after a few hours of bobbing around, we'll be back to slow upwind sailing. "Nevertheless, we have blown the cobwebs off our medium weight spinnaker, re-read ...

Bacardi Sailing Week - Wild and windy day for Audi Melges 20 Fleet
Sail World
Day two at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week 2014 (BMSW) hosted by Coconut Grove SailingClub and supported by Melges USA, delivered premium racing conditions and two more races for a total of five complete. Now seated first overall is reigning Audi Melges ...

Kiwi Etchells crew wins Great Nations Cup in Hong Kong
My Sailing
Given the early finish and the cold, wet sailors, the prizegiving took place as quickly as possible after the final finish, with places six to two being presented by the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau, Ms Caroline Wilson. To rapturous ...

Free Sailing For All To Mark £45000 Tamworth SC Facilities Opening
Tamworth Herald
Tamworth Sailing Club is inviting you and your family to come and enjoy a FREE taste of sailing as the club celebrates the landmark opening of its brand new £45,000 training facilities on Saturday 5 April. The new training room and storage facilities ...

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