19 June 2014

Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Saint Petersburg, Russia (video)

Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Saint Petersburg, Russia (video above) - The Extreme Sailing Series™ is nearing the halfway stage of the globe-trotting 2014 season, and Act 4 Saint Petersburg, Russia, presented by Land Rover, is expected to throw up a mix of challenging conditions for the sailors, with strong tidal currents and a compact racecourse demanding maximum concentration, in what will be one of the biggest scale professional sailing events ever held in Russia, 26-29 June. Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White and some of the elite-level Extreme 40 sailors give their insight into what we can expect (video above).

Newport Bermuda Race sets sail Friday
The Providence Journal
Still, it's worth noting that one of sailing's most storied events, the annual Newport Bermuda Race, kicks off Friday in the City by the Sea. According to ...

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2014 Newport-Bermuda Race: Seven Essex Yacht Club members sail Checkmate to the Gulf waters - News - Shoreline Times: "...When it was founded by Thomas Fleming Day in 1906 there were just three boats – a woman at the helm of one. The race was first sponsored by the Brooklyn Yacht Club and sailed from New York Bay. Day started it to show the world the sea could make better sailors and eventually lead to better boats. Seven Essex Yacht Club members are sailing aboard Checkmate, an Alden 44, with skipper, owner and EYC Commodore Frank Flores at the helm. The race begins from Newport on June 20...."

Sailing: West Briton Round-up June 19
West Briton
Daring, sailing two-handed, maintained a good head start and kept in front right until the end, but finally it was Sarabande, sailing a superb race who ...

Esimit Europa 2 takes line honours for fourth time at Giraglia Rolex Cup | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Posted on 19 June 2014 by Valencia Sailing. [Source: Esimit] In a competitive fleet of 206 yachts representing 17 nationalities, Esimit Europa 2 started ...

OC Scouts sail to defend the International Sea Scout Sailing Championship - Orange County Council
By Kaleigh Teskey
OC Scouts sail to defend the International Sea Scout Sailing Championship June 18, 2014. 2014 international sea scout cup logo. Thirty-six teams of ...
Boy Scouts of America - Orange...

Video: Star Clipper Sailing the Leeward Islands | Star Clippers Blog
By Shannon
It's Throwback Thursday! While our ships aren't in the Caribbean this time of year, any time is the perfect time to hop onboard Star Clipper and sail ...
Star Clippers Blog

Rocky Fork Sailing Club celebrating 50 years
Hillsboro Times Gazette
In the early 1960s when Rocky Fork Lake was about a decade old, a group of sailors started meeting at the lake and in 1964 formed the Chillicothe ...

Sailing club's 50th year
Montrose Review
This weekend was an opportunity for the Montrose Sailing Club to celebrate its 50 years of existence with former members coming both to spectate ...

Boy Scouts return to sail Great Lakes in new boat
Midland Daily News
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — For the first time in six years, Boy Scouts of Genesee County and the Midwest will have the opportunity to learn to sail and how to ...

Finn World Masters finishes with a bit of fun
My Sailing
The bronze for Aleksandr Kuliukin (RUS) perhaps signals a new force in the Finn Masters with three Russian sailors making the medal race, the first ...

Exmouth Sailing Club latest - Sam Matson, take a bow.
Midweek Herald
The younger sailors got out on the estuary for the start of the junior race training sessions run by the Exe Sailing Club on Frida evening....

Three Rivers Regatta mixes new attractions, old favorites - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"...Next month’s 37th annual Three Rivers Regatta will offer plenty of new events mixed in with old favorites to draw an expected half-million spectators July 2-4 at the Point. Besides Pogopalooza — an international championship of extreme pogo-stick action — the regatta will play host to its first intercollegiate sailing competition...."

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