22 June 2014

Newport Bermuda Race 2014, Saturday Analysis video


2014 Newport Bermuda Race, Saturday analysis by Dobbs Davis (video above)

Yellowbrick Race Viewer - Newport Bermuda 2014

Mini-Maxis swap lead, Sinn Fein pushing hard - Newport Bermuda Race: "The predicted battle for the elapsed time victory in the Newport Bermuda Race between the three Mini-Maxis in the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division is coming to fruition. Based on the tracker report as of 5 AM on Saturday with 485 nautical miles to the finish, Bella Mente, Shockwave, and Caol Ila Rare racing head to head, though at slower speeds (3 knots) than they were making before midnight. Some 20 miles astern are the 70 footers Kodiak, Rima 2, Irie 2, and Terrapin...."

Two spinnaker starts in a row for Newport - Bermuda Race
My Sailing
If it was more fun for the spectators than the sailors, the reason was the sea breeze that inched toward the starting line until it finally dominated the ...

Sailing in Turkey: Learning the ropes on the Turquoise Coast
Telegraph.co.uk
Yet the wind pleased Cap'n, who made it clear that over the next few days he was keen to hoist the sails for some real sailing. This, we were told, ...

Sailing into hell: two men, a dinghy and one of the luckiest escapes ever
The Guardian
In July 1964, two men set off in a dinghy to sail from Scotland to Norway. Fifty years on, Bill Brockbank tells Charlie English how he and Frank Dye, 'the ...

International sailing federation boss visits Tanzania
Daily News
INTERNATIONAL Sailing Federation (ISAF) official is in Tanzania to plan what is said to be exciting future development of the sport Rob Holden, ...

83 Optimist Sailing Kids from 10 Nations at IOR
All At Sea
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Eighty-three 7- to 15-year-olds will set sail in the 22nd International Optimist Regatta (IOR), June 21 to June 23. Nearly ...

Redbud Marina, Spindrift Sailing celebrate lifestyle
Claremore Daily Progress
Redbud Marina & RV Park and Spindrift Sailing Club will join sailors around the word celebrating the sailing lifestyle 'together' around the globe in the ...

Longest day lives up to its name for Round the Island Race competitors
My Sailing
"The guys are ecstatic at beating Rebel. They don't know many of the America's Cup sailors but they know and love Sir Ben Ainslie, so are thrilled.".

Gowrie Group Announces Partnership with National Sailing Hall of Fame to Collect and Preserve ...
IT Business Net
The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) and Gowrie Group have partnered to collect, present, and preserve yacht club stories. Much of the rich ...

Midshipman Duncan Mamer skippers Navy 44 to win in Annapolis-Bermuda sailing race in light air
Baltimore Sun
"If I had to characterize the race, I would say that it was a game of sail changes," Chen said. "My crew never hesitated to change sails. We had a ...

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