09 December 2014

Comanche Second in Solas, VOR Abu Dhabi ETA Saturday (videos)

Comanche First Sydney Sail -
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014: "Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark's Rolex Sydney Hobart entry Comanche was out for her first sail today, 6 December, on Sydney Harbour. Comanche is an entrant in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race"

Calendar - Cruising Yacht Club of Australia: 26 Dec-2 Jan: 70th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

SOLAS Big Boat Challenge - This is My Reservation - Cruising Yacht Club of Australia: "A large spectator fleet watched Bob Oatley’s 100 foot maxi Wild Oats XI declare that Sydney Harbour is still her back yard, the brand new, revolutionary American upstart, Comanche notwithstanding...."

SOLAS BIG BOAT CHALLENGE 2014 Results
Line Honours results Start : 12:30
Place Sail No Boat Name Skipper                    Fin Tim   Elapsd
1 AUS10001 WILD OATS XI Robert Oatley 13:50:34 01:20:34
2 12358 COMANCHE Jim Clark Kristy Hin 13:51:56 01:21:56
3 52570 BLACK JACK Peter Harburg 14:01:29 01:31:29
4 SYD1000 PERPETUAL LOYAL Anthony Bell 14:02:32 01:32:32
5 AUS01 ICHI BAN Matt Allen 14:08:09 01:38:09
6 AUS03 SOUTHERNEXCELLENCEII Andrew Wenham 14:17:11 01:47:11
7 6952 FOMO Rupert Henry 14:19:43 01:49:43
8 AUS8899 ONESAILS RACING Ray Roberts 14:20:20 01:50:20
9 52002 BALANCE Paul Clitheroe 14:20:22 01:50:22
10 29 THE RED HAND Graham O'Neill 14:21:19 01:51:19
11 10000 BRINDABELLA Jim Cooney 14:23:01 01:53:01
12 SM24 TERRA FIRMA Nicholas Bartels 14:23:58 01:53:58
13 SYD222 YOU'RE HIRED Geoff Morgan Andrew 14:25:17 01:55:17
14 GBR5211L FRANTIC Michael Martin 14:25:22 01:55:22
RET AUS280 SHOGUN V Rob Hanna


 Volvo Ocean Race ETA Abu Dhabi Dec 13 - A blast through the fleet as they drag race northwest to the waypoint off Oman, and a short word from Vestas CEO about the future of Team Vestas Wind.

The Battle for Abu Dhabi| Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "With less than 300 miles to go until the leading pack turn north toward the Gulf, the battle seems to stand between Team Brunel, Dongfeng Race Team and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing."

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


Times of Oman

Sailing: The Wave, Oman Air all set for grand finale in Sydney
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman Sail's Extreme Sailing Series defending champions The Wave, Muscat have vowed to 'sail their socks off' in the grand finale in Sydney ...


My Sailing

ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne comes of age
BYM News (press release)
Finn Sailor Jake Lilley chats with ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne patron John Bertrand at Sandringham Yacht Club - Australian Sailing Team ...

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