05 November 2014

Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Wins Leg 1, Cape Town Finish video


Streamed live on Nov 5, 2014: Follow the race to the finish line in Cape Town,

Abu Dhabi Wins Leg 1 of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race | Sail Magazine: "Abu Dhabi has prevailed in Leg 1 of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race edging out Dongfeng by the slimmest of margins in the opening chapter of what is looking to be one of the most competitive VOR’s ever. Indeed, right up to the very end, it was a battle royal for first and second, with Abu Dhabi throwing in a number of defensive gybes to fend off Dongfeng in the light airs just off Cape Town...."

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing wins first leg of Volvo Ocean Race
Inmarsat
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing wins first leg of Volvo Ocean Race. 05 November 2014: After 25 days, 6,847 nautical miles, and countless thrills, Abu Dhabi ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi team win first leg
BBC.com
Briton Ian Walker skippers Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to victory in the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race to Cape Town...

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The Team Brunel Song | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 -
Published on Nov 5, 2014: Skipper Bouwe Bekking sings the Team Brunel song as they approach Cape Town in good spirits.

Route du Rhum 2014:

Route du Rhum 2014 : The time has come

Route du Rhum coverage: johnthecrowd.com: RDR2014  and #LaRouteDuRhum and #RDR2014
Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: news updates


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Loick Peyron blistering pace in Route du Rhum
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
(November 5, 2014; Day 4) – The Route du Rhum leader Loick Peyron reported today that he had just enjoyed his first hot meal after two and a half ...
Route du Rhum - Left in the soup? - Sail World


Sail World

Route du Rhum - Spindrift still lying in 2nd position
Sail World
After the stormy weather experienced during the first couple of days, the atmosphere has somewhat changed for the Ultimes on day three of the Route ...
Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe: Braking before the tradewinds - Sail World
World's Apart - Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe - Multi70 EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD - BYM News (press release)


Sail World

Route du Rhum - IMOCA Class not spared breakage in inital phase
Sail World
The IMOCA class, like the other competitors, has not been spared of breakage during the initial phase of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe.

Dramatic start to Route du Rhum with a dismasting and a cargo ship collision
Yachting and Boating World
The 10th Route du Rhum race, which sees its competitors sailing single-handedly from St Malo, France 3,542 miles to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadelope ...
Route du Rhum: Safran repaired, Tanguy de Lamotte resumed its course - BYM News (press release)


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Lofty sailing ambitions for China
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Ms Du Yingying cited the rise of the Chinese participation in global sailing events, and burgeoning Chinese engineering and manufacturing expertise ...


CNN

America's Cup hero James Spithill awarded sailing 'Oscar'
CNN
(CNN) -- It was deemed arguably the greatest sporting comeback of all time as Oracle Team USA won the America's Cup in September last year.
Young Brazilians recognized as dominant women in 2014 - Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Oscar - CNN.com

College Sailing Chalk Talk: Season 11, Episode 6
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
This week in college sailing, many of the top districts around the country held their conference championships, mostly in gusty and frigid conditions.


Irish Examiner

Sailing star Joe English passes away
Irish Examiner
Born into a proud sailing tradition — his parents both serving as Commodores of Cove Sailing Club — English had a fascination for ocean sailing, and ...

VIDEO: Hoofer Sailing Club 2014
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Hoofer Sailing Club has been a part of the Hoofer outdoor adventure clubs at the University of Wisconsin – Madison since 1939. In that time it has ...


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Cancellation of 2014 Carlos Aguilar Match Race
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (November 5, 2014) – The Virgin Islands SailingAssociation (VISA) announces the cancellation of the 2014 Carlos ...


SurferToday

Rob Douglas confirms superiority at the 2014 North American Speed Sailing Invitational
SurferToday
Rob Douglas has claimed the 2014 North American Speed Sailing Invitational (NASSI), held on the island of Martha's Vineyard, in Massachusetts, ...

World's Apart
International Sailing Federation
Solo skippers who had been forced into Breton havens for technical repairs have returned to the race course. The notable exception is the IMOCA ...

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