02 February 2016

Rolex Sailing Videos, Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Notice of Race


Spirit of Yachting – Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 - Published on Jan 28, 2016
The 46th edition of the biennial Rolex Fastnet Race marked the bicentenary anniversary of the Royal Yacht Squadron, as well as 90 years since the Royal Ocean Racing Club was founded, following the Fastnet’s first edition, in 1925. A record 356 yachts raced from Cowes to the Fastnet Rock, and back to Plymouth. Victory went to Géry Trentesaux’s 35-foot Courrier du Leon. Rolex partners both yacht clubs, and the race, which it has supported since 2001. Discover more a http://on.rolex.com/1PIv8L2


Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2015 - Highlights - The 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race lived up to its name with the most dramatic weather and racing conditions in over a decade. Of the 108 boats, 28 were from international countries, including the first ever Chinese yachts. Sailing their 100 foot Maxi Comanche, Jim and Kristy Clark took home line honours, as well as a Yacht Master II in Everose Rolesor; while Paul Clitheroe and his TP52 Balance won the coveted Tattersall’s Cup, in addition to a Yacht Master I in Rolesium. Published on Jan 26, 2016

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: The Notice of Race for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition has been released. The competition begins on 8 August and runs until 18 August at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Notice of Race states the key conditions for the 10 sailing events at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and includes details on the rules, regulations, entry and qualification guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue and courses. Athletes, coaches, trainers and other team officials shall comply with the Olympic Charter, as well as with the World Sailing rules, in order to be eligible for participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing competition, and shall be entered by a National Olympic Committee (NOC).

Click here to view the Notice of Race.

World Sailing Olympic Website - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/home.php

The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will take place at the Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and will feature 380 athletes competing across ten events. Racing is scheduled to take place from 8-18 August 2016 and the competition format for all events is fleet racing.

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