15 August 2014

Musandam-Oman Sail, 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race video; US Youth Championships 2014, US Sailing videos


Musandam-Oman Sail after finishing the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race
(Aug 15, 2014) Video by Oman Sail
Sidney Gavignet and the 50% Omani crew of Musandam-Oman Sail, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, at 12.42.36 BST on Thursday 14th August 2014. This is an elapsed time of 3 days, 3 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds and, subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council, a new Outright World Record for the Round Britain and Ireland course and a new race record for the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.
More info: http://roundbritainandireland.rorc.org/home.html
Tracking: http://roundbritainandireland.rorc.org/2014-fleet-tracking.html
Round Britain and Ireland Race Twitter feed via johnthecrowd.com

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: "Sidney Gavignet and the crew of Musandam-Oman Sail, a MOD70 Trimaran crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 12.42.36 BST on Thursday 14th August 2014 with an elapsed time of 3 days, 03 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds. This breaks the previous World Record for a multihull held by Banque Populaire 5 in 2011, by 16 minutes, 38 seconds and is subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council....Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Volvo Ocean 65, Azzam, has extended their lead overnight and are now over 60 miles ahead of Team Campos, skippered by Iker Martinez."


The Independent

Trimaran sets new record for Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race
The Independent
It's a record! It was shaved by just under 17 minutes from its previous 75 hours plus, but Sidney Gavignet and the crew of Musandam-Oman Sail were, ...
World record smashed in Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - On The Wight
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Extraordinary series of events - Sail World
One record down, Another on the horizon - Scuttlebutt Sailing News

US Youth Championships 2014 - US Sailing videos
US Sailing videos, beginning with US Youth Championships 2014, Day 4 highlights above
Meet the champions of the 2014 US Sailing Youth Champs at Grosse Point Yacht Club in Grosse Point Shores, Michigan. It was a climactic finish for all five fleets as scores remained tight until the end. (Aug 14, 2014)

USA Match Racing Grand Slam Series starts in Chicago
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Chicago Match Race Center will host the first of four events on the US Grade 2 Grand Slam Series, with racing on August 15-17. This series attracts some of the best international talent to compete for valuable points in the Grand Slam Series and invitations to two stops on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) – Chicago Match Cup in 2015 and Bermuda Gold Cup in 2014 – in addition to the very prestigious Grade 1 Congressional Cup in 2015. The Chicago Grand Slam format this weekend will feature a Round Robin on Friday, followed by Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, and Finals. All races will be held in Lake Michigan north of the entrance of Chicago’s Belmont Harbor....

Chicago Grand Slam (August 15-17) Info and Results


US SAILING (press release)

YOG: SAILING – Racing Set to Begin at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games
US SAILING (press release)
Portsmouth, R.I. - On Monday August 18, racing will begin at China's Lake Jinniu, thesailing venue of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).


Montreal Gazette

Robertson and Gibbs gear up for Youth Olympic Sailing
Citizen
SA sailors Megan Robertson and Calvin Gibbs will tackle new boats and light winds when they take to the water of Jinniu Lake at the Youth Olympic ...


Sail World

Big breeze wraps up Sail Canada Youth Champs
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Kingston, ONT (August 14, 2014) – The fourth and final day of the Sail Canada Youth Championships at CORK International provided yet another day ...


Stuff.co.nz

Sailors say Rio water passes the taste test
Stuff.co.nz
JUST FINE: Kiwi sailors Polly Powrie, left, and Jo Aleh, right, during the Women's 470 competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Carnage at Chester Race Week
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Chester, NS (August 14, 2014) – It was a good day to be in the sail and rigging repair business. Extra strong winds on day two of Chester Race Week ...


BreakingNews.ie

VIDEO: West Cork sailing tragedy: Dead man was living locally
BreakingNews.ie
It is believed a man in his 60s who died when an 18ft yacht capsized off the West Cork coast this morning was living in the wider Schull area. His body ...

Couple's week-long sailing trip turns into 16-year round-the-world voyage - Telegraph: "Clive and Jane Green returned to the UK last week, 16 years after they left for a week-long sailing trip to Spain..."

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