02 July 2014

Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 Video Highlights

Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 Saint Petersburg, Presented by Land Rover - Act video highlights -
Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 Saint Petersburg, Russia, video highlights above
 Over four days, Act 4 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover threw everything at the fleet, against a stunning city backdrop instantly recognisable the world over. After four days, it came down to a final race shoot-out that saw Alinghi clinch victory in a game of Russian roulette, before a final roll of the dice by The Wave, Muscat saw the Omani team snatch second place from Emirates Team New Zealand. Watch the highlights from the River Neva presented by Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White. more at: extremesailingseries.com

Sailors Conquer the Neva
The St. Petersburg Times
From June 26 to 29, Russia hosted the Extreme Sailing Series by Land Rover for the first time, with the Peter and Paul Fortress beach in St. Petersburg ...

Sailboat nearly destroyed by Hurricane Sandy returns to racing | NJ.com"... On Wednesday, the Sinn Fein, newly trimmed in sky blue and otherwise outfitted, placed third in its class in a Newport-to-Bermuda race, completing a renaissance few thought attainable during the winter of 2012-13. “The crew burst out in jubilation,” Sinn Fein’s captain, Peter Rebovich Sr., said by email about the finish. “I was pleased, happy and satisfied that all of our work had been successful. It was like being brought back (from) ICU. Her health and vigor was gratifying and exciting.” After racing five days across 635 nautical miles, the Sinn Fein — which has twice won the race — came in just 45 minutes behind the first-place finisher, Actaea...."

Fund boost for Ainslie's America's Cup quest | Reuters: "Ben Ainslie's quest to claim a maiden America's Cup triumph for Britain received a financial boost on Tuesday with the government announcing a £7.5 million ($12.59 million) fund for a permanent team base in Portsmouth. Four-time Olympic gold medalist Ainslie will lead an 80 million pound British challenge for the 35th America's Cup in 2017, aiming to return sport's oldest trophy to his country for the first time since the competition began in 1851...."

Man whose sailboat ran aground at Catalina Island is rescued - Los Angeles Times: "... A passing vessel reported the sailboat on the northwest tip of the island about 8 a.m., according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which dispatched a helicopter that worked with a Baywatch boat to hoist the man from the sailboat and transport him to a landing pad in the village of Two Harbors.The man, who was not identified, had anchored the sailboat near the area overnight, but the anchor didn't hold and the boat was pushed into the rocks by the current, according to the Coast Guard...."

Junior sailors take on the Bayview Mackinac Race
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Now he's helping his eight year-old son fall in love with the sport by providing an opportunity for junior sailors to compete on a big boat. This summer ...

Summer Sailing Camp Officially Begins This Week At Montagu
Bahamas Tribune
This year, the trend will continue as the CV Bethel Summer Sailing Camp is held. Registration got started on Monday and Gibson anticipates that the ...

Donaghdee Sailing Club Hosts GP14 Ulster Championships
The GP14 Ulster Championship took place at the weekend, 28-29th June, at Donaghadee Sailing Club. A fleet of 25 boats took to the water ...

Regatta sails back into Portsmouth
Portsmouth News
Its revival saw more than 50 yachts competing across 11 different classes, with the wind and weather combining to provide some sparkling sailing for ...

Tasmanian yacht blitzing Vanuatu Race fleet on second day
My Sailing
Alive, owned by Thailand-based Tasmanian Philip Turner and skippered by fellow Derwent Sailing Squadron member Duncan Hine, has averaged ...

How one mom handles a husband sailing solo on Chesapeake Bay
Christian Science Monitor
“I want the boys to see that there's more to life than video games and computers,” my husband told me the night before he set sail. “This isn't just for me ...

Paige Railey: Where it all began
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Open to sailors aged 19 and under, the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship takes place in Tavira, Portugal on July 12-19. Sixty-two nations ...

Photo gallery: First sail of Luna Rossa's fully-foiling AC45 Pirahna | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Luna Rossa Piranha – one of the two AC45s with which the team will train and develop its design in view of the 35th America's Cup – sailed today for ...

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