17 December 2014

Volvo Ocean Race Videos; Rio Sailing Site Contamination

Life at the Extreme - Episode 10 - 'The Island' | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
This week, the fleet experiences a tropical storm, some crews celebrate Thanksgiving while others are battling centimeter by centimeter to keep their lead. And it’s every sailor’s nightmare when Team Vestas Wind hits rock bottom and has to send out a Mayday call.

Team SCA’s 6th place in the second leg did not shake the all-female crew's enthusiasm, nor their ability to smile, reflect and improve. Check out the footage of the last and late night arrival into Abu Dhabi.

Rio's Sailing Site Is Contaminated
New York Times
A drug-resistant superbacteria that is normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat was discovered in the waters where the sailing ...

The Independent

Rio 2016 Olympics: Drug-resistant 'super bacteria' found in waters for sailing events
The Independent
It is the latest blow to the Games following reports earlier this year that sailors had voiced concerns over the deluge of rubbish and human waste in ...
Rio de Janeiro 'super-bug' discovered in Olympic sailing waters - Telegraph.co.uk
'Super bacteria' in Rio 2016 sailing waters - Aljazeera.com
Super-bacteria' in Rio sailing waters causes concern - Yahoo News


Battery Park City's Populist Sailing School May Lose Lease
Dipping into the murky waters of the Hudson River was part of the fun when Diana Tandia's 10-year-old son, Mohamed, learned to sail on a small boat ...

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