26 July 2013

Extreme Sailing Series LIVE Video Friday

Friday 26 July -LIVE Streaming of Extreme 40 stadium racing  LIVE VIDEO 12noon- 1 pm (EDT - US) 1700 (5 pm)- 1800 (6 pm) BST (London)

Opening day in Porto delivers ‘best racing’ of season so far » Extreme Sailing Series: "An epic nine races were sailed in open sea on the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5 in Porto, with plenty of hull flying, close mark roundings and even a man overboard for the local boys on ROFF Cascais Sailing Team to keep the on water umpire team busy. Despite hydraulics problems for The Wave, Muscat before racing had even started the defending champions were on fire, winning the opening race before going on to a further three race wins staking an early lead in Porto. Never letting them far from their sights however was Pierre Pennec who returns to the Series at the helm of Realteam, leading the Swiss entry to an impressive three race wins and showing everyone why he is one of the most formidable skippers in the fleet ahead of tomorrow’s Stadium Racing."

Extreme Sailing Series in Portugal
Yachting Monthly
The Extreme Sailing Series is about as far from yacht cruising as sailing could get, but it makes great viewing! The next round of the series, competed in state-of-the-art multihulls crewed by the world's top professional sailors, starts on Friday 25 ...

Artemis sails new AC72 catamaran
SAN FRANCISCO -- America's Cup challenger Artemis Racing has sailed its new 72-foot catamaran for the first time, 2½ months after Andrew "Bart" Simpson was killed in a capsize that destroyed the syndicate's first boat. Helmsman Nathan Outteridge calls ...

AC UNCUT's Genny Tulloch steps into PRO John Craig's "office" onboard the America's Cup Race Committee Boat Regardless. John is responsible for setting the race course with his team.

NZL Sailing Team: Kiwis handy at midpoint of Finns and Nacra17 Worlds
Sail World
The 2013 Finn European Championship on now in Warnemunde, Germany has hit the midway mark and with six races sailed New Zealanders Josh Junior and Andrew Murdoch both feature in the top five sailors after another solid day on the water.

A lesson on sailing, south of Boston - South - The Boston Globe: " . . . the relationship between the wind and the sail. “That is always the hardest thing to teach,” says Leonard. “But as you watch someone learn to move the tiller and the boat and sail move, then they learn to move the sail correctly and you see they suddenly get it. That moment when they first do get it, that’s a lot of fun.” Tom Gosselin, a 65-year-old Duxbury resident, said: “The feeling of the natural forces around you and learning to respond to the wind is just amazing. To do this later in life, I think you have a great appreciation for the beauty, and the interaction with the wind, sea, sun clouds, and the total silence. Just amazing. “You learn to respond to the natural forces that move the boat and your spirit at the same time.” He has had two lessons thus far and is working to become certifield to solo. The Duxbury program allows sailors, once they demonstrate basic skills, to use available boats for up to two-hour sails in Duxbury Bay. The entire season-long program costs $525. . . ."

Sailing camp draws youngsters nationwide to Acton Lake
Oxford Press
The camp has been offered by the Hueston Sailing Association for 40 years at the park with Jerry and JoAnne Callahan coordinating it for the past 35 of those years. “It's a lifelong thing they can do,” Jerry Callahan said. “You see the self-reliance ...

SAILING: Prosser to go Round the World
This Is Wiltshire
SWINDON sailor Steve Prosser has been selected for a place in the Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race. Prosser will join the only global race open to non-professional crew in San Francisco in April and sail back to the UK, arriving in July next year.

Sailing: Matthew Scott Lau finishes strongly to win laser 4.7 race at NSC Cup ...
Red Sports
National Sailing Centre, Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14, 2013 – Matthew Scott Lau finished strongly with eight points and a lead of three to win the Laser 4.7 category at the National Sailing Centre (NSC) Cup Series 2. Reynard Lee and Joel Neo tailed him ...

Sailing: Singapore's Loh Jia Yi wins overall individual title at Optimist ...
Channel News Asia
Enlarge. SINGAPORE: Singapore's Loh Jia Yi has won the overall individual title at the Optimist World Sailing Championship in Italy. He added to the Team title that Singapore won earlier in the week. Fifteen-year-old Loh won the final race 10 at Lake ...

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