25 October 2014

Volvo Ocean Race, King Neptune, Sailing Videos

Volvo Ocean Race, King Neptune, Sailing Videos:

The Inside Track - Episode 10--Oct 24, 2014--The fleet is heading to South Africa but they are close to the coast of Brazil - what's that all about? King Neptune makes himself known as the race enters the Southern Hemisphere.


Ian Walker on crossing the Doldrums | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15--Skipper Ian Walker explains what is like to go through the Doldrums, and has no doubt they won't slow down Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.


West and East | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
Abu Dhabi went West and Vestas went East, but both teams emerged from the Doldrums at the front of the pack. Finally, the trade winds have arrived and the fleet is blasting across the Southern Atlantic to Fernando de Noronha.


A Fishy Initiation | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
Onboard Reporter Matt Knighton was the only one onboard Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing not to have crossed the Equator before. Well, King Neptune has now officially welcomed him, and he is a true “Shellback”… but only after a couple of smelly fish were thrown at him.

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Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard
MeteoEarth.com - Interactive 3D globe brings weather to life: Volvo Ocean Race


The National

Walker's calculated risk helps Azzam pull away in Volvo Ocean Race
The National
It has taken nearly two weeks of hard, grinding sailing but some order is finally beginning to emerge in the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. It is an ...


Yahoo! Maktoob News

Volvo Ocean Race: Volunteers needed for Abu Dhabi stopover
Yahoo! Maktoob News
As preparations ramp up for Abu Dhabi's December-January Volvo Ocean Race Stopover and the yachts battle it out for glory from Spain to the ...
Volvo Ocean Race: A 17 time Equator veteran describes the ceremony - Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race: Leader close to Fernando - new record in the offing? - Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA prepares for the Southern Ocean - Sail World


Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Improbable match race for Team Brunel
Sail World
After racing 2,500 nautical miles in the Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Team Brunel once again found themselves in an improbable ...

Other Sailing NEWS:

Sail World

Argo Group Gold Cup – AWMRT - Canfield and Williams shine in Bermuda
Sail World
Argo Group Gold Cup, stage six of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour 2014 - Hamilton, Bermuda: Conditions turned decidedly damp for the second ...
Tour card holders struggle to make finals at Argo Gold Cup - My Sailing
Canfield and Williams first into Gold Cup quarter finals - My Sailing
Canfield and Williams shine in Bermuda - World Match Racing Tour


Sail World

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup Day 1 - Strong performances and jitters
Sail World
The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup is now in its 12th year, with nine ... the final race on Sunday just prior to the finals of the Argo Group Gold Cup.


BYM News (press release)

Canfield and Williams first into Argo Group Gold Cup Quarter Finals
BYM News (press release)
Taylor Canfield (ISV) US One, top seed in Group 2, is the first skipper to qualify for the Quarter Finals in the 2014 Argo Group Cup. Canfield lost his first ...

Argo Group Gold Cup: Canfield and Williams shine in Bermuda
BYM News (press release)
Conditions turned decidedly damp for the second day of racing at the Argo Group Gold Cup, stage six of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. A front ...


Yahoo News

There by the grace of Gonzalo
World Match Racing Tour
Yet remarkably over this period the mid-Atlantic British Overseas Territory has managed to lay on not just this week's Argo Group Gold Cup, but last ...


The Daily Telegraph

Sydney oldest sailing event the Balmain Regatta will offer something for everybody on Sunday
The Daily Telegraph
Balmain Sailing Club Commodore Campbell Reid said people who do not sail will still get plenty out of the day. “People who maybe could be ...


New York Times

Sailing in Shackles, a Culture Survives
New York Times
A version of this article appears in print on October 26, 2014, on page AR6 of the New York edition with the headline: Sailing in Shackles, A Culture ...

A Great Day for the GW Sailing Program
George Washington University - Official Athletic Site
WASHINGTON - Thursday, October 23 will go down as one of the greatest days in the history of the George Washington sailing program. The day ...


SurferToday

Disabled kitesurfer Chris Ballois sets new speed sailing record
SurferToday
Chris Ballois has set a new world record for disabled speed sailing. The French kitesurfer hit 42.94 knots, at the 2014 Luderitz Speed Challenge.


Dorset Echo

Top cyclists learn the ropes from British Sailing Team at Weymouth and Portland
Dorset Echo
SOME of Britain's top cyclists swapped wheels for sails when they took part in a team building exercise with the British Sailing Team at Weymouth and ...


My Sailing

Canfield and Williams first into Gold Cup quarter finals
My Sailing
Since then the #2 skipper on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour has sailed to seven straight points. He will sail Mathieu Richard (FRA) LunaJets in ...


My Sailing

Crusader breaks the record for sailing around New Caledonia
My Sailing
Franck Cammas on board "Keel Bill Groupama" finished second in real time in this year's exiting Groupama Race. The New Zealand yacht "Crusader" ...

Arden sailors contribute to Bart's Bash
Evesham Observer
THE INAUGUAL Bart's Bash is a sailing race that was run by sailing clubs all around the world on Sunday on behalf of the Andrew 'Bart' Simpson ...

Sailing
Stanford University
Sailing 10/20/2014. Card places in top-five at all three events. Meet the Freshmen: Julia. Sailing... Get to know one of Stanford's new faces.

Sailing Mid-Season Review
Ivy League
 ... Behind the Crimson: Sailing... 

Southern California family sailing around world
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
On Sunday, Nathan and Cindy Walter of Camarillo and their 2-year-old daughter, Grace, sailed south from Channel Islands Harbor in the 38-foot ...

Three people and two pets rescued from sailboat in heavy seas"Once on scene, the helicopter crew decided not to hoist directly to and from the sailboat as the weather had gotten worse with 45-knot winds and nine-foot seas. The helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer into the water, who swam to the sailboat and assisted each person into the water and then to the rescue basket. All three people on board, as well as a cat and a dog were hoisted into the helicopter."

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