04 December 2014

America's Cup selects Bermuda as Host Venue, Full Video Replay


The 2017 America's Cup will be in Bermuda. Watch a full replay of the venue press conference. Dec 2, 2014

Channel News Asia

Sailing-NZ commit to Bermuda, but government funding up in air
Daily Mail
"(Bermuda) is a good place to sail but it does give us some challenges for hospitality (for sponsors) but we have spoken to them and they've said ...

Sailing-Four-time winner Conner not surprised at San Diego snub
Daily Mail
The shift to faster, foiling, wing-sailed catamarans sailing closer to shore for the benefit of spectators made putting the event in Bermuda a logical ...


Volvo Ocean Race, Bird Attack! (video above)--Last night, a flock of black noddies had Team Alvimedica under siege. Lucky for us, onboard reporter Amory Ross captured the Hitchcockian moment. Dec 3, 2014

A tale of escape | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "...."It’s clear that human error is responsible for the shipwreck, there’s no avoiding that. And as skipper, I take ultimate responsibility." They had smashed into the coral rock at 19 knots – the equivalent of 35 kilometres an hour – in their 65-foot boat, spun 180 degrees and crashed to a halt, grounded on the reef. They remained on the reef until the small hours of the following morning, before abandoning the boat in pitch darkness and wading in knee-deep water to a dry position on the reef, led by Nicholson - aka Nico. Marc Bow/Volvo Ocean Race A small boat from the local coastguard then took them early on Sunday to a small islet, Íle du Sud, which is known as a favourite with shark-watching holiday-makers...."

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 2, Cape Town to Abu Dhabi updates: 
JohnTheCrowd.com: VOR
Volvo Ocean Race official website
Volvo Ocean Race dashboard


Life at the Extreme - Ep. 8 - 'Out of Africa' | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15


Yahoo Eurosport UK

Sailing - Ocean race crew tell of amazing escape after reef collision
Yahoo Eurosport UK
Nine sailors on board Team Vestas Wind had to be rescued off a reef in the Indian Ocean during a dangerous second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.


Sail World

Epic turnout for 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
A fitting Boxing Day appetiser for one of sailing's great occasions as Australia comes to a standstill for the 13:00 race start. Over one hundred yachts ...


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Blind Sailing: State of the Union
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
This has been an exciting year for Blind Sailing International and visually-impairedsailors. There have been well-supported national regattas, sailors ...

Corpus Christi to host Youth sailing championships
Corpus Christi Caller Times
CORPUS CHRISTI - The 2018 International Sailing Federation's World Youth SailingChampionships will be hosted in Corpus Christi, according to a ...


Portsmouth News

Sailing hero Alex Thomson could quit Gosport
Portsmouth News
SAILING hero Alex Thomson could quit the area and set sail for another port if he cannot find a new base here. Round-the-world skipper Alex, who is ...

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