27 April 2014

Sailing World Cup Hyères Medal Races videos

Sailing World Cup Hyères Medal Races - Highlights videos (playlist) above
Nacra 17 Medal Race - Vittorio Bissaro and Silvia Sicouri (ITA) took Nacra 17 gold following an Australian mistake which saw them sail the wrong course.
Laser and Laser Radial Medal Race - Tom Burton (AUS) overcame Andy Maloney (NZL) in the Laser whilst Evi Van Acker (BEL) fought hard to take Laser Radial gold.
Finn Medal Race - Pieter Jan Postma (NED) was the happiest man in Hyères after he picked up his World Cup gold in his career.
49er and 49erFX Medal Race - It was a repeat of the World Cup Mallorca podium in Hyères as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) walked away with 49er honours and Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) picked up 49erFX gold.
470s Medal Race HighlightsMat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) returned to winning ways in the Men's 470 whilst Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie (NZL) made it four Women's 470 wins on the bounce.
RS:X Medal Race HighlightsGermany's Moana Delle brought her Olympic sailing career to a glorious end as she claimed gold in the Women's RS:X at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères.
Piotr Myszka (POL) had Men's RS:X gold wrapped up in advance of the Medal Race.
More info: http://www.sailing.org/worldcup

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Sailing: Women's 470, Men's 49ers win gold
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Captain of sailboat that sank in brutal Atlantic storm tells of harrowing escape | Mail Online: Their ship broke apart and sank about 900 miles northeast of Bermuda - "'We were preparing to die,' sailboat owner Leonard Rorke, 55, of the United Kingdom, told the Coast Guard in a recording posted to the agency's website. He, wife Lisa Rorke, 50, and 29-year-old Henri Worthalter, of Belgium, and a dog named Dexter were instead saved by the crew of a passing freighter.The 49-foot-sailboat Blue Pearl sank Thursday evening after being badly battered from two days of storms, Leonard Rorke told the Coast Guard. 'We were bailing water. It was life and death,' he said in the recording. 'We're very grateful. We are very, very lucky.' The sailboat sank after the bulkhead broke up and the vessel began taking on water, he recalled. 'We had lost everything.' Except for their Jack Russell Terrier."

Yacht missing with three on board - national | Stuff.co.nz: "Two helicopters have been making shoreline searches today around the bottom of the South Island for an overdue yacht with three people on board. The 7.5-metre Munetra left Bluff on April 16 headed for Preservation Inlet at the southwest of the South Island. Police Southland area commander Inspector Lane Todd said the yacht had not been heard from since its departure. It had been due back in Bluff around April 22. Police were alerted two days ago by the employer of the skipper who had not turned up for work. At a briefing last night local fishers told police conditions were quite rough for three or four days after the yacht left Bluff. It was hoped the yacht had found somewhere to shelter out of the weather, Todd said. The skipper was a 33-year-old German who had lived in Southland for a few years. He was thought to have two women with him, although details were still being confirmed...."

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