30 December 2014

Fastest World Sailor Loick Peyron in Sydney (video)

French Sailing SuperStar Loick Peyron in Sydney Dec24 14 Talks to boatsontv -

Loick Peyron has won ... everything in sailing possibly. He is the fastest sailor around the world, he took over a 103 foot tri two months before this year's Route du Rhum and beat his round the world 130 foot winning boat and he did it singlehanded. Then there's more. Check him out on Wikipedia the wins are endless... Published on Dec 23, 2014

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 LineHonours
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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Seasoned boats vie for overall title
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Sailing his 41st Hobart, nobody knows the east Australian currents better than May, who exploited them to perfection to skipper Love and War to ...
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Tall Ships to rendezvous with 2017 America's Cup
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The tall ships fleet will be part of the Rendezvous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta being organized by Sail Training International in partnership with the City of ...

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Comanche: Strengths and weaknesses revealed
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“Both boats sailed a flawless race; but they had their day,” noted Comance skipper Ken Read...

In Ocean Races, Some of the Biggest Perils Can’t Be Seen (NYTimes.com): “... Honestly, whether we’re sailing big multihulls or these supermaxis going incredibly fast speeds, you just go sort of on faith that the odds are in your favor and sleep with your feet facing forward,” said Peter Isler, an American who is the navigator for the supermaxi Rio 100 in this Hobart race. “Whether you are racing to Hawaii or across the Irish Sea or down in the Bass Strait, you are just going for it,” he said. “It’s not like in the Southern Ocean, where you are watching for icebergs on radar. There are some things you can’t avoid in the ocean, and you just pray that you do. It may not be the greatest thing to talk about for our sport, but the sad truth is, boats do run into stuff. In the last five years, we’ve hit a couple of whales and a shark. It’s sad. These boats go so fast and don’t make any noise. But the things you worry about the most are big, hard things...”

High school grad sailing from Maine to Eckerd College in Florida
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“I'll psych myself out once in a while, sailing at night, imagining everything that can go wrong, sitting there in the dark,” she said. “There are a lot of ...

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