16 September 2014

Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships; ETNZ Wins Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul (videos)


Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships--Monday Sept 15th video above

More info: SANTANDER 2014 - ISAF Sailing World Championships (Sept 8-21, 2014)


Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships Team Volvo Update: Over 90 British Sailing Team members have descended on Santander for the ISAF Sailing World Championships with 15 Team Volvo sailors leading the charge.


ETNZ Wins Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul (video above)

Emirates Team New Zealand--ENTZ--won Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul. After a tight battle all week with The Wave Muscat for the top spot it came down to the final double points race. Dean Barker and his crew nailed the start and sailed away to win the regatta by 6 points.

Arctic sailing: Will ocean racers follow Franklin? - CNN.com: "Robert Molnar has a vision: an ocean race from New York to the Canadian Pacific city of Victoria, via the Arctic. "Because of climate change, we can do this race," Molnar told CNN. He pictures oceangoing sailboats hugging the Atlantic coast up through Halifax to western Greenland, then heading west through the Northwest Passage to Tuktoyaktuk on Canada's Arctic coastline, before rounding Alaska to Dutch Harbor and, at last, Victoria. In 2017, Molnar plans to make this a reality in the form of the Sailing the Arctic Race, or STAR. "The Arctic is the big attraction. There is a romanticism about it," says the 66-year-old, who spent decades working in advertising while nursing his passion for sailing..."

San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer
Los Angeles Times
San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer ... the Star of India, built in 1863 and billed as the world's oldest working sailing ship.

Marin sailing by Michelle Slade: Young cancer survivor an honorary captain for Leukemia Cup...
Marin Independent Journal
Carl Krawitt and his son Rhett Krawitt, 6, of Corte Madera, look over the boats in Sausalito. (Sherry LaVars — Special to Marin Independent Journal).


Sail World

Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart's Bash
Sail World
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is delighted to reveal that the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships will participate in the ...

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