28 February 2017

2017 RORC Caribbean 600, Top 20 Provisional Results, Sailing Video

2017 RORC Caribbean 600  in Antigua and Barbuda:

Video above published Feb 23, 2017: A video compilation of the RORC CARIBBEAN 600 2017 in Antigua and Barbuda. Song by : Christopher Cross - Sailing
Top 20--RORC Caribbean 600 - IRC Overall Provisional Results
RORC Caribbean 600 | Start: Mon 20 Feb 17--all results here.


More info: caribbean600.rorc.org

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27 February 2017

The World Sailing Show, March 2017 Edition, Sailing News & Videos

The World Sailing Show - March 2017 - PART 1:

Video above published Feb 26, 2017 by Sailing.org:
1:08 World Cup Series – Miami 2017
7:02 New wave of young talent
From big names jumping ship to exciting new talent, the World Cup Series in Miami set the pace for a busy and exciting 2017 season.

The World Sailing Show - March 2017 - PART 2

Video above published Feb 26, 2017 by Sailing.org:
0:00 DN ice yacht crash
0:37 Joyon’s IDEC Sport sets new World record
04:04 New America’s Cup Class boats revealed
06:25 Ice yachting
10:08 Vendée Victory
Francis Joyon and crew started their year by becoming the fastest crew around the world. Meanwhile, America’s Cup teams have started to reveal the new breed of machines they will be using come May.
Plus, we take a look at what makes ice yachting tick before looking back at how Armel beat Alex in the Vendée Globe

The World Sailing Show provides a monthly view of the racing world, from non-stop around the world racers, to Olympic campaigns; from seasoned professionals, to grass roots sailors, the joint initiative between TV producers Sunset+Vine and the sport’s governing body World Sailing (sailing.org) covers a wide range of racing activity around the world. The show also goes to 41 broadcasters around the world and is shown in 192 territories.

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26 February 2017

Red Bull Sailing Team Returns to the Extreme Sailing Series (video)

Red Bull Sailing Team returns to the Extreme Sailing Series

Published Feb 22, 2017: 2017 will see Red Bull Sailing Team return to compete in the adrenaline-fuelled Stadium Racing circuit, spearheaded by Austrian superstars Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher.

Revisit the 2016 finale as the Extreme Sailing Series™ heads for Muscat

Published Feb 21, 2017: As we countdown to the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ season opener in Muscat, Oman, on 8 March 2017, take a look back at where we left off in the epic finale to the 2016 Series, the climax of a season-long battle between Oman Air and the 2016 champions, Alinghi.

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25 February 2017

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Race, First Finishers Sailing Video

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Race - First finishers video:

Video above published Feb 24, 2017

More info:  JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Starts in Antigua, Feb 20 and caribbean600.rorc.org

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24 February 2017

New LandRoverBAR Race Boat Video & RORC Caribbean 600 Report

R1 Takeoff - Land Rover BAR's America's Cup Class race boat:

Video above published Feb 23, 2017: From Portsmouth inception to her first flight in Bermuda on 11th February, the story behind LandRover BAR's R1 design, build, on the water testing and meticulous construction.
RORC Caribbean 600 Race Report, Antigua:

MOD70 Nail-Biter--Multihull Line Honours for Phaedo3--While the multihull race record was not broken this year, Phaedo3 and Maserati had an incredible 600 mile high-speed duel. Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70, Phaedo3 finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at 21 hrs 20 mins 46 secs AST, taking Multihull Line Honours.

George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88 finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 11 hrs 56 mins 17 secs AST taking Monohull Line Honours. This year was George David's third line honours win in the RORC Caribbean 600. However, the record set by his previous boat, Rambler 100 in 2011 remains intact for another year.

Bella Mente crossed the finish line just 14 minutes ahead of Proteus to set the bar for the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy which will be awarded at the Prize Giving to the yacht scoring the best time under the IRC Rating Rule.

More info:  JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Starts in Antigua, Feb 20

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23 February 2017

Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE Skipper Xabi Fernandez, Sailing Video

Xabi's the man! | Volvo Ocean Race:

Video above published Feb 17, 2017: Four-time Volvo Ocean Race veteran and two-time Olympic medallist Xabi Fernández has been announced as MAPFRE skipper for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 edition.

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Alicante, Spain, when the teams start 45,000 nautical miles of offshore racing over a course that takes in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months. Formerly known as the Whitbread Round the World Race when started in 1973, the Volvo Ocean Race is held every three years.

A closer look at Boat 8 | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Feb 16, 2017: With the deck of the new boat now firmly in place, The Boatyard's Nick Bice and Neil Cox visit the Persico Marine facility in Bergamo, Italy, to check out the progress on the eighth Volvo Ocean 65 in the fleet.

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22 February 2017

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Start Highlights, Sailing News & Video

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 - Start highlights

Video above published Feb 20, 2017

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Race preview:

Video above published Feb 19, 2017

More on the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 here: JohnTheCrowd.com | 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Starts in Antigua, Feb 20

Other sailing news:

World's largest sailing yacht impounded in Gibraltar | Business | TheGuardian.com: "Taller than Big Ben and longer than 13 London buses, billionaire Russian’s €400m luxury vessel kept in dock over unpaid bills to shipbuilder."

Three Sailing Rule Changes for 2017
Sailing World
Three rules are changed in sensible ways to promote safety, fairness and simplicity.

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21 February 2017

Volvo Ocean Race, Pirates of the Caribbean, Sailing Videos

'You can't buy time' | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Feb 20, 2017: With the Boatyard re-fit process well underway, the start line is getting ever closer – and the pressure on the team in the facility is growing.

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Alicante, Spain, when the teams set out to complete a total of 45,000 nautical miles of offshore racing, over a course that takes in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months.

Pirates in the city! | Volvo Ocean Race

Since 2011, the Volvo Ocean Race sailboat sailed by Pirates of the Caribbean, 'The Black Pearl', has stood proudly outside of the Race HQ and Museum in Alicante, Spain. Now, it's time for a change - the boat is moving into the heart of the city. It's a huge logistical challenge, which requires a team of engineers to work day and night. Video above published Dec 15, 2016

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20 February 2017

2017 RORC Caribbean 600 Starts in Antigua, Feb 20

2016 RORC Caribbean 600 wrap up film:

Video above published Feb 29, 2016: 70 Boats from, 30 Different countries, 600 Nautical Miles, 11 Caribbean Islands--1 Amazing Race--The 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 started from Antigua on Monday 22nd February 2016. The 600nm course circumnavigates 11 Caribbean Islands starting from Fort Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua and heads north as far as St Martin and south to Guadeloupe taking in Barbuda, Nevis, St Kitts, Saba and St Barth's, finishing back in Antigua.

RORC Caribbean 600
RORC Caribbean 600
Organised by The Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with Antigua Yacht Club
Start: Antigua, West Indies - Monday 20 February 2017
Course: 600nm non-stop around 11 Caribbean Islands
Overall winner from the 2016 race - George Sakellaris' Maxi 72, Proteus

Record entry for RORC Caribbean 600
A fleet of over 80 yachts is expected for the ninth edition of the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 in which 900 sailors from 30 different nations will race non-stop around 11 Caribbean islands, starting and finishing in Antigua. Passionate corinthians will be rubbing shoulders with Olympic medallists, America's Cup winners and round the world sailors in a race to take home the coveted RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy. The 600 mile course is designed to offer a tactical, high speed race with stunning vistas at every corner.

Official website: caribbean600.rorc.org
Latest Entry Lists: here (pdf)

"The RORC Caribbean 600 is very different to the other 600 mile races and definitely not a holiday race in the Caribbean," commented RORC Racing Manager, Nick Elliott. "The race has many tactical legs with land effects and wind-driven currents which are both difficult to predict. The heat of the day and the long nights are also unusual features for an offshore race making it every bit as challenging as the Rolex Fastnet Race, and just as exciting. It is interesting to note that the records for the Rolex Fastnet Race and the RORC Caribbean 600 are very similar."

Featuring a magnificent collection of yachts, an incredibly varied fleet will be racing under the IRC, CSA and MOCRA rating systems, as well as Class40s racing under class rules. Rambler 88, Phaedo3 and Maserati will be gunning for course records, however, the winner of the RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy will be decided by the yacht with the best corrected time under IRC.



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19 February 2017

Volvo Ocean Race - First 49 Years Video, Boat Anchor Tips Video

To The Ends of The Earth - The First 40 Years | Volvo Ocean Race

"If you are determined to be in the sailing game you have to do this Race" - Sir Peter Blake.

The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Alicante, Spain, when the teams set out to complete a total of 45,000 nautical miles of offshore racing, over a course that takes in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months.

Boat Anchor Tips - How to Set Two Anchors in a "V" Pattern

Video above published Feb 17, 2017: Imagine that you need to anchor with limited swing room. You expect the wind to build overnight. One boat anchor will not be enough! Watch this sailing video to learn more. More at http://www.skippertips.com

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18 February 2017

Sail along with Didac Costa in a Vendée Globe Sailing Video

Day 103: Sail with Didac Costa and enjoy great images! Vendée Globe:

Vendée Globe video above published Feb 16, 2017: Skipper Didac COSTA

Day 100 : Sébastien Destremau approaching the equator, not on his own! / Vendée Globe:

Vendee Globe video published Feb 14, 2017: Skipper Sébastien DESTREMAU

More on the Vendée Globe: JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: Vendée Globe


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17 February 2017

Sailboat Reviews: Seascape 24 and Leopard 45 (videos)

Seascape 24

Video above published Feb 13, 2017: As company co-founder Andraz Mihelin puts it, you get 80 percent of the fun of sailing a Mini with just 20 percent of the work. Seascapes have already inspired a new generation of go-fast barebones cruisers in Europe. We can only hope they will do the same on this side of the Atlantic.

Leopard 45

Video above published Feb 7, 2017: The catamaran Leopard 45/Sunsail 454 replaces Robertson & Caine’s successful Leopard 44 and can be configured for either three or four couples for use in either private ownership or charter mode.

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16 February 2017

35th America's Cup Village in Bermuda, Oracle Team USA Yacht Launch

First look at the 35th America's Cup Village in Bermuda:

Video above published Feb 15, 2017: To mark 100 days to the start of the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda, here is a sneak peek of what the race village will look like come May 26, 2017. The village is located in the Royal Naval Dockyard on the westernmost end of the island, and will be the prime viewing location for the racing taking place on Bermuda's Great Sound.

ORACLE TEAM USA launch America's Cup Class yacht:

Video above published Feb 15, 2017: On Valentine's Day 2017 ORACLE TEAM USA launched the high performance yacht they will use to defend the America's Cup in Bermuda this summer. They become only the second team to do so, and the high performance yacht represents tens of thousands of hours of design and testing by the entire team. Guests gathered at the team's base in Dockyard, Bermuda for the big reveal and to listen to words from skipper Jimmy Spithill, General Manager Grant Simmer and Bermuda Premier Michael Dunkley.

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15 February 2017

Full Highlights Video: Quantum Key West Race Week 2017

Full Highlights Video: Quantum Key West Race Week 2017

An extraordinary regatta! Quantum Key West Race Week opened the 2017 52 SUPER SERIES season. Next stop: Miami for the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup. Stay tuned. Racing starts again on 8th March. Video above published Jan 26, 2017, by 52SuperSeries.com.


Quantum Key West 2017 - TP52 Interlodge V:

Video above published Jan 25, 2017

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14 February 2017

Rolex Middle Sea Race 2016, Spirit of Yachting Video, Sailing News

Rolex Middle Sea Race 2016, the Spirit of Yachting:

Video above published Jan 10, 2017: The Rolex Middle Sea Race set off on its 37th edition in 2016. Cannons fired from the bastions of Grand Harbour in Malta marked the start of this 608-nautical mile adventure. The action was intense from start to finish, as more than 100 yachts raced around Mediterranean islands over one of the most scenic sailing courses in the world. This 25-minute Rolex Spirit of Yachting documentary presents the action, highlights and memorable moments of the 2016 Rolex Middle Sea Race, from interviews with boat owners to magnificent racing footage and the awards ceremony where winners receive Rolex watches.

Sailing news digest:

College of Charleston sailing third at Southern Collegiate Offshore Regatta
Charleston Post Courier
College of Charleston's sailing team finished third at the Southern Collegiate Offshore Regatta on Sunday after entering the day tied for the lead ...

24-hour sailing race a breeze for Cooks Hill couple
Newcastle Star
The Heaven Can Wait sailing event on Lake Macquarie this month will have particular resonance for Kelly White and husband Justin ...

Vendee Globe - Repair and Jury Rig process underway for Conrad Colman - Sail World (press release)

North Sails picks: 8 top sailing events from the Caribbean circuit
Boat International
Antigua's relaxed atmosphere and consistently fantastic sailing conditions are an unbeatable combination found at this yearly event. Set in the glassy ...

DB Schenker to race “EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour” with all-female crew
Deutsche Bahn
DB Schenker is official logistics partner to EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour for event organiser Oman Sail • Dutch Olympic sailing star Annemieke Bes to ..

Rolls-Royce crewless ships
MSN.com
Rolls-Royce's quest to bring crewless ships to sea is charging ahead after the engineering giant said it has been working with Government-backed ...

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13 February 2017

Alex Thomson HUGO BOSS Vendée Globe 2016-17 Highlights Video

2016/17 Alex Thomson HUGO BOSS Vendée Globe Highlights:

Video above published Jan 21, 2017, by Alex Thomson Racing: Watch the highs and lows of Alex's fantastic Vendee Globe race.

Meanwhile, sailors are still at sea in the Vendee Globe:

J96: Strong conditions for Eric Bellion on the way to Cape Finisterre. Vendée Globe video published Feb 10, 2017: Overview of the impressive sea conditions encountered by the skipper of CommeUnSeulHomme, currently in a storm on his way off Portugal heading to the finish at Les Sables d'Olonne, France.

Continuing coverage of the Vendee Globe 2016-17, on JohnTheCrowd.com here. Live tracking here.

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12 February 2017

Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series 2015-2016 Highlights Video

Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series 2015-2016 Highlights:

Video above published Feb 11, 2017, by AmericasCup.com

America's Cup schedule, Bermuda May-June 2017:
  • Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers & Challenger Playoffs 26th May-12th June 2017
  • Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals: 20-21st June 2017
  • America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton: 17-18th & 24-27th June 2017 
1851 Trust Launch 'Go Sail'

Video above published Feb 10, 2017: Official Charity of one of the America's Cup teams. Land Rover BAR, the 1851 Trust has launched the Go Sail project 2017 for local schools. It will provide students living in the Solent area new experiences both on and off the water. Funded by Sport England, the project will include free sailing opportunities coupled with a STEM education programme at Land Rover BAR's Tech Deck and Education Centre.

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11 February 2017

Artemis Racing Video & Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 Trailer

SE2/EP11: Artemis Racing - Road to Bermuda

Video above published Feb 10, 2017: In this episode we meet Systems Engineer, Jonathan Nicols, Rescue Diver, Walker Potts, and see Anders Gustafsson in his element. An exclusive behind the scenes insight into what it takes to mount a challenge and compete in the 35th America's Cup. Follow Artemis Racing over 11 episodes in 2016 as the team prepares to win the oldest and most prestigious trophy in international sport.

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2016 – Trailer – The Spirit of Yachting:

Video above published Feb 10, 2017: The Rolex Spirit of Yachting film featuring the 72nd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is coming soon to the Rolex YouTube Yachting Channel. This 25-minute documentary will cover the action, highlights and memorable moments of one of the world’s most respected and revered offshore races. Witness this record-breaking race from behind the scenes, with exclusive footage of the yachts in action and interviews with the key players.

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10 February 2017

Testing Infiniti 46 Maverick With Foils, Sailing in 25+ Knots (videos)

On test: Infiniti 46 Maverick with foils:

Video above published Feb 3, 2017: Footage from Yachting World's test of the first production built offshore racer built around the Dynamic Stability System (DSS). The full report in Yachting World's March 2017 issue.

Send it. (25+ knots)

Out in 25+ knots and massive waves with two 420's and a 470 off Sandringham Yacht Club... The result was a broken camera and some almost broken sailors. Enjoy the carnage and speed! Video above published Apr 24, 2015, @sailingshack on instagram, filmed & edited by Ben Hartnett.

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09 February 2017

Warrior Sailing Video, Healing Through Sailing, Clipper Race Video

Warrior Sailing - Healing & Strengthening Through Sailing

Video above published Feb 8, 2017: Warrior Sailing provides adaptive sailing instruction, equipment, and outreach for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. Using sailing as a platform, Warrior Sailing positively impacts the participant’s physical and mental health while reconnecting them with the camaraderie and teamwork previously found in military service.

Stephen O'Connor: Watch My Clipper Race Story

Video above published Feb 8, 2017, by Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: 57-year-old group manager assistant based in London, UK was a crew member on board LMAX Exchange, completing a circumnavigation.

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08 February 2017

Sailing the J Class Endeavour & Ben Ainslie America's Cup Videos

Sailing the J Class Endeavour

Video above published on Feb 6, 2017: Unique new footage of the 1934-built J Class Endeavour – both sailing and down below – after Yachting World's Toby Hodges had the chance to sail her in December 2016.

Ben Ainslie on the 2017 America's Cup framework agreement

Published on Jan 26, 2017: Sir Ben Ainslie talks to Elaine Bunting about the agreement that will change the format of the America's Cup

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07 February 2017

Cruising the Bahamas' Out Islands Video, Sailing News Review

Sailing with the Wynns:

Video above published Feb 5, 2017--Sailing with the Wynns--"Hope Town is the end of the Abacos for us, but why are we sailing NORTH? Get all the Details NOT in the video on our site: gonewiththewynns.com. Join our crew on Patreon and become a BIGGER part of the adventure: http://bit.ly/patreon-wynn. The holidays are approaching fast (yes, I know this video is a month behind real life) and we have family flying into Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. It's not exactly a desirable location to stay for a cruiser, so we're trying to make the best of our sailing adventure north. Our route has us backtracking up the Sea of Abaco and we're focused on finding new anchorages in the Out Islands. An underwater national park, some lobster hunting, deep sea fishing and of course sailing. Hope you enjoy."



Sailing News Review:

Sailing is Badly Broken
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
I have spent the past 50 years thoroughly enjoying the sport of sailing as a competitor, volunteer, regatta organizer and race official. I'm an active ...

Young sailors step into Olympic classes at Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta
New Zealand Herald
Transitioning from youth sailing classes to Olympic classes is a big focus for youngsters competing in the inaugural Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta ... and
Tauranga sailors in action at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta New Zealand Herald

Quantum J/70 Winter Series III Preview - J/Sailing News (blog)

Smart Sailing = Successful Mental State!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/22 sailing Midwinters (Newport, RI)- Mental state has a lot to do with performance. Races can have unexpected twists that result in situations you ...

Where to go in the Winter
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
It's simply hard to beat racing in the Caribbean, and a week competing in the BVI Spring Regatta + Sailing Festival is no exception. With racing on ...

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06 February 2017

Sir Richard Branson video on Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

Sir Richard Branson: "Plastic pollution in the ocean is a major global problem"

Video above published Jan 24, 2017: Sir Richard Branson praises our #OceanRescue campaign, and says a deposit return scheme is “a fantastic idea, and one that should be encouraged.”


Marine Debris Program | marinedebris.noaa.gov: "... The debris is continuously mixed by wind and wave action and widely dispersed both over huge surface areas and throughout the top portion of the water column. It is possible to sail through the “garbage patch” area and see very little or no debris on the water’s surface. It is also difficult to estimate the size of these “patches,” because the borders and content constantly change with ocean currents and winds. Regardless of the exact size, mass, and location of the “garbage patch,” manmade debris does not belong in our oceans and waterways and must be addressed ..."

Plastic is killing marine wildlife | #OceanRescue

Video above published Jan 23, 2017: Plastic in our oceans is killing marine wildlife at a staggering rate.

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05 February 2017

America's Cup Videos: ORACLE TEAM USA, Land Rover BAR Team

Coach Presti, ORACLE TEAM USA, says strong opposition helps drive development:

Video above published Feb 4, 2017: ORACLE TEAM USA coach Philippe Presti, the man charged with helping the defending champions find each metre that the team hopes is going to add up a winning advantage when racing starts in May (see schedule further below).

Training from sunrise to sunset:

The Land Rover BAR team have been putting in the hours in Bermuda, training from sunrise to sunset.
  • Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers & Challenger Playoffs --Bermuda BER 26th May – 12th June 2017
  • Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals: Bermuda BER 20-21st June 2017
  • America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton: Bermuda BER 17-18th & 24-27th June 2017 America's Cup, June 2017 - AC35 in Bermuda: The America's Cup is without a doubt the most difficult trophy in sport to win. In the more than 150 years since the first race off England, only four nations have won the "oldest trophy in international sport."

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04 February 2017

Volvo Ocean Race, MAPFRE Are Back, Riding the Storm Sailing Video

MAPFRE are back! | Volvo Ocean Race

Video above published Jan 31, 2017: Good news, Spanish Volvo Ocean Race fans – MAPFRE will be back on the start line in 2017-18!  The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Alicante, Spain, when the teams set out to complete a total of 45,000 nautical miles of offshore racing, over a course that takes in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months. More info here.

Riding the storm | Volvo Ocean Race

When others run from storms, Volvo Ocean Race sailors chase them! Here's a view of some of the most epic waves in Volvo Ocean Race history.


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03 February 2017

Artemis Racing Final Phase & Balance 526 Goes For a Sail (video)

Artemis Racing on the final phase:

Video above published Feb 1, 2017: Artemis Racing & the America's Cup

Balance 526 Goes For a Sail

Video above published Feb 1, 2017: The growing popularity of catamarans for bluewater sailing has spawned a number of designs aimed at sailors who want some speed along with their comfort, yet either don’t want or can’t afford to go down the high-tech carbon-fiber route.

See also: The Balance 526 Versa Helm Design | YouTube.com

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02 February 2017

Ten Sailing Tips Video for Sailing Season 2017, Oracle Team USA Video

Ten Top Sailing Tips for Sailing Season 2017

Video above published Jan 27, 2017: Are you ready for sailing or cruising in 2017? Here are ten top tips gathered from around the sailing world. Follow these steps to keep this sailing season a safe one--wherever in the world you sail or cruise. Captain John with 25+ years of experience shows you the no-nonsense cruising skills you need for safer sailing worldwide. Visit http://www.skippertips.com for more sailing and boating safety tips like these.

Onboard Software Helps ORACLE TEAM USA Make Critical Race Decisions

Video above published on Jan 31, 2017: Making split-second decisions isn’t necessarily easy while “standing in front of a fire hose on the roof of your car while driving down the highway,” as performance manager Ian “Fresh” Burns describes what it’s like onboard our America's Cup​ Class boats. Find out from Fresh and tactician Andrew Campbell​ how ORACLE TEAM USA uses onboard software to inform critical race decisions. Video by Javier Salinas / ORACLE TEAM USA

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01 February 2017

Sailing World Cup Miami 2017, World Sailing Highlights Video

World Cup Series Miami 2017 – World Sailing Highlights

Video above published Jan 31, 2017: Watch highlights from World Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series Miami. Held in Coconut Grove, Miami, USA from 24-29 January 2017 the World Cup saw more than 400 sailors from 44 nations gather as the trail to Tokyo 2020 commenced.

Find out who took the honours across the 470, Laser, Laser Radial, RS:X, 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and Finn fleets after six days of racing on Biscayne Bay.

Sailing World Cup Series 2017:
22-Jan-2017 SWC Series Round 1 - Miami (US)
23-Apr-2017 SWC Series Round 2 - Hyères (FR)
04-Jun-2017 Sailing World Cup Final - Santander (ES)

Follow World Sailing on:
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/ISAFWorldSailing
Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/worldsailing
Website - http://www.sailing.org

World Sailing's headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017 | Sailing.org: "World Sailing's headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. The selection of London as the new home for the International Federation comes after an extensive evaluation process of possible locations undertaken since the election of a new President and Board of Directors in November 2016. The criteria for the evaluation included: International city Connectivity / ease of access for World Sailing members and stakeholders Ability to retain existing staff International diversity with a high quality, multilingual employment base World Sailing evaluated Southampton, Geneva, Lausanne, London, Winchester, Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Southampton, London, Barcelona and Valencia were shortlisted by World Sailing's Board of Directors in December 2016 before today's announcement of London."

Sailing, Boating, Yachting shows in Miami, February 16-20, 2017:
Yachts Miami Beach gets new look and layout for 2017 | BoatingIndustry.com: "... Bus shuttle service also runs all day between Yachts Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key ..."

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