23 October 2014

AC35, America’s Cup, San Diego video; VOR videos / updates

America’s Cup San Diego — Perfect Stadium Sailing -
America’s Cup San Diego, Video Pitch For Stadium Sailing -- San Diego is competing against Bermuda, a British island in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, to host the 35th America’s Cup in 2017. The Port of San Diego produced the video above in its pitch to land the America’s Cup. More info at: 35th Americas Cup - Port of San Diego: "San Diego is currently in the bidding process to host the 35th America’s Cup on San Diego Bay in Summer 2017."

America's Cup: Is Airbus Team USA's 'secret weapon?' - CNN.com"....work has already begun collecting data on the Team USA boat, with over 300 on-board sensors providing real time information to a main server. Much like its planes, Airbus will be analyzing the data closely. "When they get a brand new plane for the first time, they fly it and log hundreds and hundreds of variables," explained Oracle Team USA project manager, Ian Burns. "They are testing it and trying to improve the airplane." he said. "And this is exactly the same when we launch our boat and go sailing for the first time."..."

Ben Ainslie on $128M fundraising bid for sailing glory
CNBC
Ben Ainslie on $128M fundraising bid for sailing glory. ...Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 ...[see Tweet/Photo below]

Volvo Ocean Race videos and updates:

Published on Oct 23, 2014: Clouds, clouds, clouds! It really is all about clouds today. Tomorrow, its all about King Neptune...


Published on Oct 23, 2014: The first boats will cross the Equator tonight. It’s a nautical tradition – King Neptune greets the rookies as they sail for the first time across this imaginary line. And that news alone is shaking some of the 66 sailors quite a bit…

Alicante to Cape Town: The Volvo Ocean Race begins
The Independent
West is best has long been the mantra of those racing south down the ... leg of the Volvoround the world race from Alicante to Cape Town that were ...
More info: johnthecrowd.com: VOR
Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard
MeteoEarth.com - Interactive 3D globe brings weather to life: Volvo Ocean Race


Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Chasing down the leaders on the last day to Fernando
Sail World
As of the 2140UTC report on Day 10 of the first Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, the placings on the water on the water had not changed during the day, ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Volunteers needed for Abu Dhabi stopover - gulfnews.com
Volvo Ocean Race - A nightmare for sailors - Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race frontrunners escape the Doldrums - My Sailing

Other SAILING News:

My Sailing

Stanczyk takes an early lead at Argo Gold Cup
My Sailing
Despite the best efforts of Tropical Storm Fay and then Hurricane Gonzalo, the ArgoGroup Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match ...
Argo Group Gold Cup - Near perfect start for GAC Pindar - Sail World
Williams and Stanczyk lead groups in Argo Group Gold Cup qualifying - My Sailing
Hurricane can't stop Ian's record bid - Daily Echo


Bernews

Argo Group Gold Cup Begins In Bermuda
Bernews
Ian Williams [GBR] GAC Pindar made a near perfect start to in the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda yesterday. The British skipper who stands top of ...


Telegraph.co.uk

Philippines: Reviving the lost art of sailing in Palawan
Telegraph.co.uk
This art of sailing declined with engine use but a local expedition company, Tao Philippines, shared Paduga's vision to revive it. Their collaboration ...


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Overcoming impact of Hurricane Katrina
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The program that Cooper was sailing in was designed to end at age fifteen, when kids age out of the Optimist sailboat. However, Cooper never ...

Michigan sailing group names program director
Trade Only Today
Thompson served for the last two years as sailing director of the Little Traverse Yacht Club and as the Little Traverse Sailors race team coach during ...


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Sailing World College Rankings
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sailing World's latest college rankings (Oct. 23) finds no changes at the top of the Coed standings, with Yale, Charleston, and Georgetown still topping ...


Prince George Citizen

Canadian champ got to experience sailing's 'Holy Grail' in race around the world
Prince George Citizen
A meteorologist with Canada's Olympic sailing team, the 34-year-old skipper is back home for the first time in two years after winning the gruelling Clipper Round the World yacht race in July...


My Sailing

Learning lessons from British Cycling at 13th International Sailing Summit
My Sailing
Next month, Terry Greenwood of British Cycling will be speaking at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS). He will reveal the concept behind the ...

Inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race: Lanzarote to Grenada
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Jeremy Pilkington's 78ft maxi, Lupa of London (GBR) will be sailed by Daniel Stump with a top crew, including Isle of Wight-based solo sailor and ...


Plymouth Herald

Port of Plymouth Association celebrates great year of city sailing
Plymouth Herald
THE Port of Plymouth Sailing Association (PPSA) held a memotable annual prize giving at the Royal Plymouth Corinthian Sailing Club (RPCYC).

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