14 May 2014

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup video, Rolex Capri Sailing Week


Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2013 video above
The 24th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup featured a 37-strong fleet of monohulls competing in six classes. A high point of the yachting season, the regatta is an eagerly awaited event that attracts a fleet of majestic yachts. Watch as crews work together -- with boat owners at the helm -- to achieve victory in one of the Mediterranean's most beautiful settings.
Discover more about the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup on http://www.rolex.com/magazine/sports-... and
International Maxi Association: "2014 RACE CALENDAR" and
regattanews.com - Event: Rolex Capri Sailing Week: "ROLEX CAPRI SAILING WEEK CAPRI, ITALY MAY 19 - 24, 2014"

International Maxi Association: "New look Rolex Capri Sailing Week - The Italian big boat racing season fires up over 19th-24th May with a new look Rolex Capri Sailing Week. This year, for the first time, the Maxi yacht fleet is joined by the international grand prix 52 fleet with Rolex Capri Sailing Week being the opening event of the class’ 2014 European circuit - the Barclays 52 Super Series. Organised by the International Maxi Association (IMA) in collaboration with the Yacht Club Capri (YCC), the event will comprise separate courses for the Maxis and 52 Super Series over the first three days. While the 52s will be racing windward-leewards on the waters off Capri, the Maxis will be competing on the Volcano Race. Provided conditions allow, this will take the Maxis some 130 miles south to the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily, famous for their active volcanoes such as Stromboli, before returning to Capri. For the second half of Rolex Capri Sailing Week, the Maxis will join the 52 Super Series sailing windward-leewards...."

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Quality fleet for Capri classic | VSail.info
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Sailing is definitely one of those activities in which the more effort you put in the more you get out of it — some newcomers to the sport achieve very ...
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US Sailing Blog: The Dos and Don'ts of Filing an Appeal
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IFCA Worlds Slalom 2014 Comes To Frustrating Conclusion - International SailingFederation
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