30 April 2015

Sailing Videos, Volvo Ocean Race, Antigua Sailing Week

April 28, 2015: There's a great spread of boats at Antigua Sailing Week, split between more cruising style yachts and the out-and-out racers. Four crews are all-women. More info: Antigua Sailing Week Caribbean Sailing Regatta : Antigua Sailing Week and

The chase | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Apr 29, 2015: After a quick Doldrums crossing, the boats have reached the trade winds – and the new clouds, too. Some bring rain, some bring wind, and some bring 30-knot gusts.

Inside Track: Leg 6 #8: Mark Towill & Kevin Escoffier | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Published on Apr 29, 2015: As the fleet bombs northeast in the tradewinds, we check in with Mark Towill on Team Alvimedica and Kevin Escoffier aboard Dongfeng Race Team.

Live Twitter feed: JohnTheCrowd: VOR - Volvo Ocean Race
Volvo Ocean Race, Leg 6 FinishNewport, RI (USA)

Volvo Ocean Race- Village Opening: May 5, 2015
Exploration Zone Opening: May 9, 2015
VOR Sailboats estimated arrival at Newport:  May 5 - 9, 2015

more info: volvooceanrace.com

Dauphin Island Regatta tragedy: What we know Wednesday morning | AL.com"... An erroneous announcement that the race had been called-off led to a delay in the start of the regatta Saturday. An official with the Fairhope Yacht Club, the group that hosted the event, said a miscommunication between race officials and the person updating the yacht club's website was the cause of the confusion. Reports of the possibility of strong storms moving into the area was not the cause of any delay with the start of the race, according to the official..." (read more at link above)

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