28 November 2014

Volvo Ocean Race, Fleet Nears Tropical Storm (videos)

Freeze dried Apple Pie? Sailors get creative with Thanksgiving on the open ocean, and Dongfeng Race Team repair an issue with their mast track. Nov 27, 2014

“The mast track is coming off,” sighs Martin Strömberg on the Chinese boat. “It’s a bit of a headache for us. It's not a big worry, but we want to try to keep it in one piece!” Nov 27, 2014

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15: MAPFRE, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Team Brunel, 1,2,3, as the fleet drag races up the Indian Ocean with a tropical storm in its path--Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 2, Cape Town to Abu Dhabi: JohnTheCrowd.com: VORVolvo Ocean Race official websiteVolvo Ocean Race dashboard


Decision time for Volvo Ocean Race crews as tropical storm approaches
The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race was about to enter troubled waters for the first time late last night as the fleet prepared to decide whether to ...
Rob makes his presence felt in Volvo Ocean Race - Daily Echo
Volvo Ocean Race: Mast Track issue adds to pressure on Dongfeng - Sail World
Turkey jerky on Thanksgiving helps fuel American sailors in Volvo Ocean Race - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Abu Dhabi thankful. Dongfeng, not so much.
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
On the horizon at dusk, four sets of sails became clearer and clearer as the fleet compressed and our separation for the past three days came to a ...

Volvo Ocean Race set for Auckland
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Auckland will truly become the city of sails next year when the boats of the Volvo Ocean Race float into town. Touted as one of the toughest endurance ...

Red Bull

Meet one of ocean racing's toughest characters
Red Bull
Meet one of ocean racing's toughest characters. Breaking a rib would stop most people from starting the hardest sailing race, but not Tony Rae.

Falcons soar in to meet Volvo Ocean Race at Abu Dhabi stopover
As the falcon-emblazoned main sail of Azzam, the Volvo 65 yacht of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, billows into view at the end of the race Leg 2 in the ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race: The Traemeister's onboard gym session
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On Board Reporter, Brian Carlin, claimed he did not know what a Gym before he set foot aboard Team Vestas Wind. And then compounded his issues ...

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Tom Linskey: Where is he now?
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While Linskey continues to sail, his competitive energy has been replaced by a charitable focus. Here is his update originally published in BoatU.


Lifetime honour for Shropshire sailing star
An outstanding contribution to local sailing has earned a Shropshire volunteer a prestigious award presented to her by The Princess Royal.
Dedicated Alan earns top sailing accolade - Evesham Observer

Phuket Gazette

Phuket yachts wrap up race series with plain sailing
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Despite spinnaker gybe and hoist issues in the final race, Nina claimed top honors in the mulithull division of the Ao Chalong Yacht Club ...

Military Sailing: Germany retain lead, Russian women bounce back
Peninsula On-line
Doha: Germany dominated on day two of the 47th Military Sailing Championship to brighten their chances of winning the men's title while the Russian ...

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Sailing: Sarah Norbury crowned first lady
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STONE sailor Sarah Norbury was crowned First Lady at the British International 420 Class Association End of Seasons Championships at Grafham ...

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