14 March 2016

Getting Ahead of the Storm, Unforgiving Ocean, VOR Sailing Videos



Getting ahead of the storm | Volvo Ocean Race Video - As the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell On High Seas crew prepares for its last night at sea, here's a look back at the first half of the challenge - from leaving the dock, to rounding Land's End ...and battling gale force 10 winds in the English Channel - Published Mar 10, 2016



The unforgiving ocean | Volvo Ocean Race - Nine months. Four oceans, five continents. Over 40,000 nautical miles. There's a reason why they call the Volvo Ocean Race the world's toughest ocean challenge - and here it is. A trophy desired by so many, but lifted by so few, every three years, the best sailors on the planet step out of the comfort zone to truly test themselves against Mother Nature.

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TeamUSA.org

Caleb Paine Qualifies For The 2016 US Olympic Sailing Team
TeamUSA.org
In the dog-eat-dog race that is Finn sailing in the United States, it was Caleb Paine that came out on top. After a nail-biting, winner-take-all battle at the ...
Caleb Paine (Finn) Wins Selection to Rio 2016 US Olympic Sailing Team - US SAILING (press release)
Finn Europeans: Netherlands Wins Title, Paine Wins Olympic Selection - Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sailing: Junior finishes regatta with fourth place - New Zealand Herald


Charleston Post Courier

Sailing to Cuba: An adventure of discovery and cultural exchange
Charleston Post Courier
There are sailors, and there are racing sailors. Charleston has a disproportionate number of the latter. Maybe that's why we did so well in the Conch ...


The Marshalltown

Mystery of the humpback whale 'tail-sailing' as she watches her calf off the Maui coast
The Marshalltown
A humpback whale captured 'tail-sailing' off the coast of Maui remains a mystery as researchers say the behavior is uncommon for the species and ...


Afloat

Royal Cork Viper Trio Eighth in Miami's Bacardi Sailing Week
Afloat
Cork Harbour's Anthony and Robert O'Leary and Tom Durcan have finished in the top eight of the competitive Viper 640 Bacardi Sailing Week fleet.


Times of Oman

Oman's young Olympic hopefuls taste success on Asian Sailing Championships debut
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman's young Olympic hopefuls showed they were on a par with the best sailorsin Asia after a promising round of performances at the 2016 ...

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