25 April 2014

Extreme Sailing 40s head to China's Olympic Sailing City (video)


Extreme Sailing 40s head to China's Olympic Sailing City (video above)
In one week the fleet of 12 Extreme 40s, including home nation entry 'Team Extreme Qingdao' will line up on one of the most notorious stadium racecourses on the global tour, at the Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 Qingdao, for the 'Double Star Mingren' Cup, 1-4 May. The two Acts raced so far this year have produced two different winners, with the Swiss Alinghi sailing to a resounding victory in Singapore, before defending champions The Wave, Muscat clinched victory on their home waters in Muscat, Oman after a four-way shoot out in the final race, taking the overall Series lead with it. Follow all the action here on JohnTheCrowd.com and on the official Series website (extremesailingseries.com) to find which team will have the edge on the 2008 Olympic waters.

America's Cup: Challenger of Record swaps skipper at Extreme Sailing Series
Scuttlebutt Sailing News: "Team GAC Pindar has named talented young sailor David Gilmour as skipper for Act 3 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ in Qingdao, China from 1-4 May. Twenty-two-year-old David, son of America’s Cup veteran Peter Gilmour, will take over the reins from fellow Australian Seve Jarvin, who skippered in Acts 1 and 2. The GAC Pindar team had finished in last position in both events. For the 2014 season, GAC Pindar is partnering with Team Australia, the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup."

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Young sailors ready for Oman Sail's first ranking event of 2014
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MUSCAT — The first of Oman Sail's 2014 season of ranking races to determine the best young Optimist sailors in the Sultanate will take place this ...

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SAILING: Eilidh McIntyre and Sophie Weguelin steal the show
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The Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club
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Skegness sailing star claims national title and will represent UK
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The 2014 regatta was staged at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and attracted a record entry 392 sailors from around the ...

Gold Fleet Racing Stirs Up Tense Competition At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Gold fleet racing got underway at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères with tense competition across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events.
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Finn class at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 - Yachts and Yachting Online
Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) took control of proceedings on the third day of the ISAF SailingWorld Cup Hyeres with two great victories to take a ...
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Anasazi Racing: sailing world march/april 2014
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Two articles by Somira Sao are in the March/April 2014 issue of Sailing World USA, digital edition available at the App store on iTunes.
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