22 October 2014

Videos: Volvo Ocean Race update | 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup

PROMO: 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 Alpari World Match Racing Tour -
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 Alpari World Match Racing Tour
Hamilton Harbour in Bermuda is the setting for the Argo Group Gold Cup. Racing in the classic International One Design 20 teams will battle it out to see who lift the coveted King Edward VII Gold Cup, the oldest Match Racing trophy contested in one-design boats. The 2013 champion, Francesco Bruni, returns to defend his crown but will face stiff opposition from the other 19 teams desperate to etch their name onto the trophy. OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.wmrt.com

The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is the world's leading match racing series featuring World-Class Championship events across the globe. The series is sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) with "Special Event" status. The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is currently sponsored by Alpari and thus officially known as the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). In the world of sailing it is now widely referred to as the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT).

Gonzalo leaves merely a dent in Gold Cup | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Sailing: "...“The Argo Group Gold Cup organising committee met at 3.00 this afternoon to review our status and we are happy to report that we are proceeding as planned to host the Argo Group Gold Cup with practice on Tuesday and racing beginning on Wednesday,” Brian Billings, the Gold Cup’s chairman, said in a statement. “The Causeway to the airport is now open and flights are expected on schedule today. British Airways has rebooked many of the people due in yesterday to a Sunday flight. There was minor roof damage at the club, which will not have an impact on facilities...."

Volvo Ocean Race update:

The Doldrums are ahead and so is King Neptune. It's not going to be easy for the fleet to get to the Southern Hemisphere - some tricky days ahead (Oct 21, 2014)
More info: johnthecrowd.com: VOR
Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica's Anderson Reggio assesses the fleet
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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Leg one – Doldrums for dummies - Sail World

Sailing Hits The Road For Five Regattas
Harvard Crimson
The men and women of the Harvard sailing team had a full weekend of racing that included top place finishes in the Norman Reid Regatta and ...


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An international championship of junior champions
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It's a tough schedule for these young sailors that concludes with the final race during a 'halftime' break in the Finals Day of the Argo Group Gold Cup.

Giles Scott named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year after unbeaten season
Insidethegames.biz
Giles Scott has been named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year at the British Sailing Team's annual awards following his unbeaten run in the Finn ...

VIDEO: Boat of the Year Awards 2015
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Video highlights of Sailing World's nominees for their 2015 Boat of the Year Awards during their October 2014 evaluation session in Annapolis, MD.


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How I Sailed to New Zealand with Type 1 Diabetes
A Sweet Life
It would take us nearly a month to sail there, through calms and squalls and day after day of perfect tradewind sailing. We didn't see land nor ship for ...

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Groupe Beneteau Named Sponsor of the US Sailing Team and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami
United States Sailing Association
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Australian Sailing Team opens National Training Centre extension to integrate Paralympic training
Australian Paralympic Committee
The Australian Sailing Team has opened an extended deck at the National Training Centre at Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Sydney, which upgrades ...

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