05 March 2014

Bacardi Miami Sailing Week, Monday video


Bacardi Miami Sailing Week - Monday video above
Bacardi Miami Sailing Week - Monday - YouTube: "The first day of the Bacardi Cup for the Stars was on the light side, but 3 false starts and a black flag were enough to make it dramatic for some of the teams." More info on Miami Sailing WeekMarch 2-8:
http://www.miamisailingweek.com/ and http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=915

Disrupted Clipper leg restarts into strong headwinds
mysailing.com.au - "Race 9 in the Clipper Race from Singapore to Qingdao has restarted, with strong head winds, a solid current and rough seas around the entrance to the Taiwan Strait . . . “For the moment that seems like a dim and distant point in the future as it is likely to take at least another three or even four days to cover thee 250 odd miles to the top of the Strait, during which time we are expecting another pulse of Monsoon to blow through, bringing with it more adverse current and 30 knot winds, so we just have to keep plugging away and optimising our course as best we can.”..."
Read skipper reports here. Track the fleet’s progress on the official Race Viewer here.

Multihulls and monohulls to compete in revamped Sydney-Mooloolaba Race
My Sailing
Team Australia, Sean Langman's double World Sailing Speed Council record holder is a definite starter. “From the outset I have had a commitment from Grant Wharington with Wild Thing. So we already have a supermaxi and an ORMA 60. That's pretty ...

Where's the referee?
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
I would like to give you my insights into those issues in the Racing Rules for Sailing, that nine times out of ten are asked in one of my rules talks, I do for clubs, sailors and/or class organisations, during the winter season. To answer this week's ...

Natasha Lambert reveals 2014 sailing challenge
Cowes Online
Natasha Lambert, 16, was born with atheroid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and confines her to a wheelchair. At the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show on Saturday 1 March, she officially revealed her incredible 2014 sailing challenge: 'Sea and Summit'.

Gotta Love It 7 wins re-sailed first race of JJ Giltinan Championship
My Sailing
Defending champion Seve Jarvin and the Gotta Love It 7 team Sam Newton and Scott Babbage scored their second win of the 2014 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship when they took out the Re-sail of Race 1 on Sydney Harbour. The win gives the team a ...

German Sailing Vessel will Explore Cuba
Prensa Latina
04 de marzo de 2014, 00:04Pinar del Rio, Cuba, March 4 (Prensa Latina) More than twenty German students will arrive to this city on Wednesday aboard the school sailing vessel Johan Smidt, as part of the exploratory trip of that ship through Cuba. The ...

John Merricks Sailing Trust awards presented by Ian Walker
Sail World
On Sunday 02 March at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, Ian Walker, skipper of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Trustee of the John Merricks Sailing Trust (JMST), acknowledged the achievement of 13 aspiring young sailors. Through the RYA OnBoard ...

Storm sails and heavy weather sailing -- from Sail Magazine:
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