10 December 2014

Extreme Sailing Series LIVE, Day One Sydney, video graphics

3D Sydney: Day One - Graphics Only - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 -
Scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, 201410:00 PM EST (US)
3D Sydney: Day One - Graphics Only - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 UPDATE:see above notice

Act 8 - Sydney, Australia » Extreme Sailing Series: 11th-14th December in Sydney, Australia [10th-13th Dec 2014 US Time]
Known as the Harbour City, Sydney, Australia will host the final Act of the 2014 global tour.
Extreme Sailing Series
1 Alinghi 65
2 The Wave, Muscat 57
3 Emirates Team New Zealand 49
4 Realteam by Realstone 45
5 J.P. Morgan BAR 37
6 Red Bull Sailing Team 30
7 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 28
8 Oman Air 24
9 Gazprom Team Russia 24
10 Groupama sailing team 22
11 GAC Pindar 11

Team New Zealand pull out of Extreme series | Stuff.co.nz: "Team New Zealand have pulled out of the final and decisive regatta in the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney to concentrate all their resources on their America's Cup challenge. Emirates Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton said the decision was made once Bermuda was confirmed to host the next America's Cup final in 2017. That long-awaited decision had given the team the impetus to press on with funding and design plans with some certainty. The team are also exploring hosting the main buildup challengers' series in Auckland in early 2017 – the equivalent of the old Louis Vuitton Cup...."

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Leg 2, Cape Town to Abu Dhabi:
Team Brunel in lead for Saturday finish of Leg 2, Volvo Ocean Race, with less than 400 miles to go.
see Dashboard/Tracker. Also: JohnTheCrowd.com: VOR (updates). 

Volvo Ocean Race: Dec 9, 2014 --There's no doubt, it's a three horse race to Abu Dhabi.

Distance is relative | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015: "... The Dutch boat [Team Brunel] is seriously heeling: the leaders are enjoying a good northeasterly breeze and Dongfeng are seven miles behind. But they know it may not last. “We’re going to have less wind and we’re going to hit it first,” adds Gerd-Jan. He opens his hands. “Basically, this is 15 miles. When we’ll arrive in the channel, the others will get closer because they’ll keep the wind longer and we’ll go slower.”..."

The homestretch to the end of Leg 2 is getting closer. And the word "home" takes a special meaning for the Emirati sailor Adil on Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Dec 10, 2014


Volvo Ocean Race stop-over in Abu Dhabi
The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race will stopover in Abu Dhabi from December 12 - January 3 with up to 175,000 visitors expected to attend.
Volvo Ocean Race: Life onboard - Leg 2, December 9 - Sail World
Team Brunel continue to stay ahead of the pack in VOR - Sport360°
Around-the-World Boat Runs Aground - Huffington Post

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Volvo Ocean Race Destination Village to celebrate Abu Dhabi's rich history
Emirates 24/7
Visitors to this month's Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) Stopover at the free-to-enter Destination Village on the city's Corniche Breakwater will be ...

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