13 July 2014

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi racing across the Atlantic (video)

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica & Abu Dhabi racing across the Atlantic - filmed by a Drone from Emmerik719 on Vimeo.
Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing setting off for a race across the Atlantic from Newport RI to the UK in preparation for the real around the world race.

Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race set to begin | News - Home: "The 90th annual Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race is ready to kick off. Michigan-based Bell's Brewery Inc. sponsors the race, which starts Saturday just north of the Blue Water Bridge. The boats are expected to cross the finish line on Sunday or Monday. Boaters take the Cove Island or Shore courses on Lake Huron to the island. Winners are determined based on a handicapping system weighting each boat's ability. The Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit organizes the event."

Sailing: Podium finish delights Jess and Megan at junior world championships
Chichester Observer
“We are really pleased with the silver medal, we have sailed a really consistent event and have worked really hard in some tough conditions.

Junior sailing programs a big success
Park Record
Tanner Pidwell, left, and Chris Drury, members of the Guppies program for young sailors, pose for a picture while setting sail on the Jordanelle. (Photo ...

NZ sailing crews in prime position
Radio New Zealand
The New Zealand men's and women's World Champions sit in pole position going into the deciding day of sailing's 49er & 49erFX European ...

Henri Lloyd wins Clipper Race and boats parade through London
My Sailing
“Whenever I thought the team couldn't be pushed any harder, they dug deeper through some of the worst sailing conditions I have ever seen on the ...

Kiwis in early assault at MC38 Harbour Regatta
My Sailing
Spencer got off to a cracking start, winning Race's 1 and 3 for a one point advantage over Leslie Green's Ginger, which recently scored victory at Sail ...

Princess Royal delights sailing enthusiasts
Juniors demonstrated sailing on the lake in Gailey Lea Lane, near Penkridge, and the royal also looked at the club's many trophies and plaques, ...

Solo sailing star's passion = busy environmental schedule
Sail World
Matt Rutherford, who came to prominence in the non-competitive sailing world by completing a non-stop solo journey around the Americas in a 27ft ...

2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - US Team preview
Sail World
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships are set to begin in Tavira, Portugal, with races being held across eight classes from July 14-18. The US ...

Greek wind god blows across Saronic gulf | VSail.info
By Valencia Sailing
Greek wind god blows across Saronic gulf. 470 European Championship - Greek mythology has ...

Holden ready to raise the trophy! - Sail Canada
In early October, about a month after Eric Holden and his crew set sail from London in a race around the world, the Henri Lloyd found itself following a ...

Private light sail spacecraft to launch by 2016
CBS News
Nine years after a rocket failure destroyed its solar-sailing spacecraft, the Planetary Society -- the nonprofit space advocacy group led by scientist and ...

Sailing The Solar Winds: LightSail Launch Set For 2016"Solar sailing appears to be the most natural form of propulsion for humans. For hundreds of years, people have used wind to sail across the ocean to explore the Earth. Solar sailing is essentially the same thing. The LightSail craft will unfurl a metallic-looking sail. The sail will catch energy from the sun, which will push it away from the Earth deep into space. We can feel the pressure of photons every day when we go outside. In space, with a large enough area to catch photons, that pressure is enough to propel an object to tremendous speeds, theoretically."

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