17 July 2015

Transpac Update, Volvo Ocean Race Review, Sailing Videos

Transpac race analysis July 16 by Dobbs Davis, Seahorse Magazine - published on Jul 16, 2015

Transpac Update:
FIRST WAVE AWAY FAST in Transpac: "The first wave of 22 entries in Divisions 7 and 8 have had a great 48 hour start to their race from La to Honolulu in the 48th edition of the Transpac. The class leaders have traversed nearly 500 miles, almost one–fourth the distance to the finish in this 2225-mile biennial ocean racing classic, organized by the Transpacific YC..."

Lending Club 2 opts for record-run attempt"Renaud Laplanche and Ryan Breymaier co-skippers of Maxi trimaran Lending Club 2 have made the decision to withdraw from the 2015 Transpac race and instead leave Long Beach today, July 15th, to attempt the outright Transpac record, currently held by Olivier de Kersauson onboard Geronimo..."

#Transpac2015 Links and LIVE Twitter Feed: http://www.johnthecrowd.com/2015/07/transpac-yacht-race-2015-race-analysis.html

One hell of a story | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Wake up, work, cook, clean, sleep. That's the life of a storyteller on the Volvo Ocean Race. It's one hell of a job, it's one hell of a story - and it's all made possible by Inmarsat. Published Jul 8, 2015

The Final Episode - Life at the Extreme - Ep. 39 - 'End of watch' | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - The Volvo Ocean Racers end their nine month round the world marathon crossing the finish line in Gothenburg, Sweden. They’ve had a maze of tricky shipping lanes to dodge, but finally Team Alvimedica win their first leg of the race. For Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, it’s the double, winning both the in port and overall oceanic series, with Team Brunel second overall, and Dongfeng Race Team third. The skippers share their final thoughts on the closest edition yet. Published on Jul 7, 2015

Sailing NEWS:

US SAILING (press release)

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games (Sailing): Railey (USA) Fends off Challengers on Day Four
US SAILING (press release)
... N.J.) regained a share of the lead, and are tied on points with reigning Pan Am gold medalist Enrique Figueroa from Puerto Rico, who is sailing with ...

KPRC Houston

Sailing fun at Kemah Boardwalk
KPRC Houston
Sailing fun at Kemah Boardwalk ...

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

How a Nation Rediscovered Sailing
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The first ever international sailing participation by the Central American country of Belize is the latest step in a five-year Optimist programme. It is great ...

Extreme Sailing Series: Bringing the Mountain to Muhammad
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
For the first time in its nine-year history, the world's only annual global, sailing grand-prix is set to race in the heart of Hamburg, Germany.
Extreme Sailing Series to debut in Hamburg from July 23 to 26 - My Sailing

Prince William and Kate's fun sailing engagement revealed
With her passion for sailing, the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton is no doubt looking forward to an official engagement scheduled for the ...
Portsmouth doesn't know how special America's Cup World Series will be say sailingleaders - Portsmouth News
VIDEO: When teammates become rivals - Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge to visit the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Portsmouth - BYM News (press release)

Evening Telegraph

Dundee cancer teen goes on sailing adventure
Evening Telegraph
A Dundee teenager who is undergoing cancer treatment has taken part in an inspirationalsailing adventure on the West Coast of Scotland.

Hartlepool Mail

Chance to try out sailing in Hartlepoool
Hartlepool Mail
These will be followed by a youth sailing course from August 3-7. This will be a week of half-days (9am-12pm or 1-4pm) which will enable young ...

Sake, sushi and sailing at Newport's Black Ship's Festival
The Providence Journal
Sake, sushi and sailing at Newport's Black Ship's Festival. The festival also includes kite making, a tea ceremony, origami demonstrations and a ...

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Inaugural West Coast Junior Safety at Sea program
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Newport Sea Base, in Newport Beach, CA, in partnership with the Storm Trysail Foundation and US Sailing, has organized its inaugural Junior ...

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