13 October 2014

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 1 Start Video Highlights

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 1 Start Video Highlights --The fleet of Volvo Ocean 65s started out on Leg 1 from Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
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Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Messy in the Med as Volvo Ocean Race gets underway
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The seven-strong fleet of the 12th Volvo Ocean Race raced out of Alicante on Saturday (Oct. 11) for the 6478nm first leg to Cape Town, which is ...
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Leg 1, Day 1 - Mapfre leads post start - Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race - Day 2 1800hrs: Mapfre takes over lead close to Rock - Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Playbook for Leg one - Sail World

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Day 2: Team Vestas Wind leads the race for the Rock
Sail World
By 0700 UTC with wind speed around 10 knots, the Danish boat were still just two nautical miles clear of Mapfre, with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing a mile ...

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing sets sail on Volvo Ocean Race Challenge
Emirates 24/7
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), the emirate's entry into the Volvo Ocean Race 2014–15, has set sail from Alicante, Spain on the opening Leg to ...
Volvo Racers Set Sail - New York Times

Hampshire sailors start Volvo Ocean Race odyssey
Hampshire Chronicle
Watch action from the opening day of the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean race. ... Dhabi a mile adrift of them and Dongfeng Race Team bringing up the rear.

Sailing-Storm awaits fleet on day one of global race
Yahoo News
Race forecasters warned the 66 sailors taking part that heavy rain and strong winds would greet them on day one of the 36739-mile voyage around ...

Sailing positions explained
The National
A primer for the different roles onboard one of the seven yachts that will sail around for nine months competing in the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race....

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Rod Davis: We coach people, not just sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
With time, my coaching style has progressed to include more than the technical aspects of racing sail boats. Call it the mental side of coaching.

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Expecting 24 clubs from 15 nations for Sailing Champions League final
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
For the first time international sailing history one club will be nominated as the bestsailing club at the newly established “SAILING Champions ...

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Annie Gardner: My Ultimate Sailing moment
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Photographer Sharon Green, in her newly released coffee table book 30 Years of UltimateSailing, sought out the leaders in the sport to share their ...

Deccan Chronicle

He's sailing to glory
Deccan Chronicle
Hyderabad: Leela Sagar sailed to a bronze medal at the recently concluded All India U-16 National Sailing championship held at Mumbai. The city ...

World on Water Global Sailing News – October 12, 2014
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Onne van der Wal and George Bekris' videos of the building and launch of Jim Clark's new 100 foot Super-Maxi “Comanche” designed to smash ...

Sailing: Countdown begins for Route du Rhum
Times of Oman
Muscat: The flagship boat of the Sultanate, Musandam-Oman Sail, supported by the Ministry of Tourism and skippered by well-known French offshore ...

Torquay Herald Express

Kit honoured for Kingswear junior sailing club work
Torquay Herald Express
He received the recognition for his commitment to running the junior sailing at Royal Dart Yacht Club for the past 10 years. Despite running his own ...


Washington College Sailing Finishes Ahead of Four Ranked Teams at Moody Trophy
KINGSTON, R.I. -- The Washington College sailing team finished eighth of 18 teams at the Moody Trophy, hosted by the University of Rhode Island ...

Suffolk Times

Despite sinking in race, Optimistic to sail again
Suffolk Times
The sailboat Optimistic sails in Cutchogue Harbor before last weekend's Whitebread race. The boat would late sink off Shelter Island in rough seas....

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Mike Ingham wins Championship of Champions
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Recognized as US Sailing's most unique National Championship, the 2014 edition was nothing short of this description. Sunday's showdown featured....

U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis features everything from an 18-foot boat to the 90-foot dream - capitalgazette.com: "... It's the perfect day-sailer, Rich said. It's easy to attach to a car to go out for an afternoon of sailing — and once the sailing is over, it can go into a garage instead of staying in the water. That reduces upkeep, he said. "I have one of these back in Wisconsin," Rich said. The Marlow Hunter's length matches the width of the most expensive sailboat on display, the Tempus Fugit, a 90-footer made by Humphreys Yacht Design, a British naval architect. The Tempus Fugit has already been sold, but the company will be happy to build you another Tempus class yacht. All you'll need is around $5.5 million...."

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