Jules Verne Trophy - Spindrift Racing Day 11 - Des heures cruciales / Crucial hours - Published on Dec 3, 2015. More info: http://www.spindrift-racing.com/jules-verne/en/home
"During these 45 days, I monitor the progress of the boat every hour. So I never sleep more than an hour. The routing is to look where the ship, make sure everything goes well, analyze satellite photos, and determine if there is no grain. So in the end, I am very tired, maybe more than the guys on board."--Marcel Van Triest, onshore router IDEC Sport, Jules Verne Trophy Race. Published on December 3, 2015
GARMIN VIRB XE: Clipper Race fleet take on the Southern Ocean - Published on Nov 30, 2015
Captured on the Garmin VIRB XE, the official action camera of the Clipper Race, the fleet take on the Southern Ocean. Racing from Cape Town, South Africa to Albany, Australia. More at www.clipperroundtheworld.com
RORC Transatlantic Race update: "Day six of the RORC Transatlantic Race, and Phaedo3 & Concise 10/Ms Barbados are expected to finish the race tomorrow. Nomad IV leads the charge of the Maxis. Tales II makes up for lost time and Zed 6 finally heads south."
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A Finale for Four for Class 40 | Transat Jacques Vabre 2015 : Le Havre - Itajai | October 2015 | Take to the seas and act for the planet: "Proving the racing is as intense among the tail of the fleet as it was among the pacemakers, four Class 40s finished into Itajaí, Brazil between 2307hrs last night (Sunday) and 0818hrs this Monday morning. There was just 1hr and 40 minutes between seventh placed Groupe Setin (Manuel Cousin and Gérald Quéouron) and the all-girl duo Philippa Hutton and Pip Hare who finished ninth this morning on Concise 2..."
International Sailing Federation CEO Resigns Months Before Rio Olympics « CBS Sacramento: "... results of a new round of testing that shows Rio’s Olympic waterways are as rife with pathogens far offshore as they are nearer land, where raw sewage flows into them from fetid rivers and storm drains. That means there is no dilution factor in the bay or lagoon where events will take place and no less risk to the health of athletes like sailors competing farther from the shore...."
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