12 August 2014

Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race Start (video)


Aug 11, 2014 - start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race
Highlights from the start on Monday 11th August off the Royal Yacht Squadron's line in Cowes.

More info:
Tracking: http://roundbritainandireland.rorc.org/2014-fleet-tracking.html
News: http://roundbritainandireland.rorc.org/home.html

Hurricane Bertha pushes UK sailing record into sight - FT.com: "A round Britain sailing record was firmly in the sights of the crew of a 70ft trimaran which was on Monday screaming round the south coast of England on the tail of storm winds from Hurricane Bertha, gusting at over 50 knots. ..."

2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Radio Solent H2O show -"
RORC Racing Manager, Nick Elliott, interviewed on the Radio Solent H2O show by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Shelley Jory-Leigh about the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014.

US Youth Champs 2014 - Day 1 Wrap Up -
US Sailing Youth Championships 2014 - Day 1 Video above
Aug 11, 2014 - No sailing on Day 1 of the 2014 US Youth Championship due to thunderstorms. But that does give us a chance for the coaches and competitors to tell us: What makes Youth Champs a big deal?

Coast Guard suspends search for missing manU.S. Coast Guard officials said that after more than 20 searches conducted over nearly 20 hours, officials have suspended the search for a Chicago-area man who fell off a sailboat Saturday evening.


Daily Mail

Ten injured after huge wave capsizes 80 dinghies leaving scores of people in the water sparking ...
Daily Mail
Some 97 sailors were thrown from boats into the lough as they took part in the regatta, the Boating World Championships GP 14 event, off Killyleagh.
Sailors injured after Northern Ireland regatta hit by storm - The Guardian
Major incident declared as dinghies hit by stormy weather in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland: live - The Guardian
Rescue effort underway to help 80 sailing dinghies caught in squall - Metro

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