27 July 2013

Extreme Sailing Videos - LIVE Saturday

Saturday July 27 -LIVE Streaming of Extreme 40 stadium racing  12noon- 1 pm (EDT - US) 1700 (5 pm)- 1800 (6 pm) BST (London)

The Swiss Red Bull Youth America's Cup representatives Team Tilt got their first taste of Stadium Racing today in Porto at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series. We caught up with their skipper, Lucien Cujean dockside

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Dorade, a 52-foot wooden sailboat considered the forebear of modern racing yachts, captured the Los Angeles to Honolulu race this week, echoing its 1936 victory.--
77 Years Later, Yacht Repeats Win in Trans-Pacific Race - NYTimes.com: " . . . .What Jenner and the rest of Dorade’s crew learned on their two-week sojourn was that the genius of the boat’s design and how the sailors in the 1930s skillfully sailed her never go out of style. “It was definitely a new style of steering,” Jenner said. “Everything all of us know we had to forget and go to the old school type of sailing.” The crew watched old films of Olin Stephens steering a rocking and rolling Dorade in the 1931 Transatlantic and holding the tiller steady in the center of the boat. By the end of this Transpac, Jenner said, they were all steering the same way as Stephens. Brooks and the navigator Matt Wachowicz added to the historical realism by practicing celestial navigation all the way to Hawaii. . . ." (read more at link above)

Young sailors take to Lake Dillon for Junior Olympic event
Summit Daily News
Youth sailors participate in a race during last year's Junior Olympic Sailing Festival on Lake Dillon. The U.S. Sailing event, now in its second year at Lake Dillion, is the country's only Junior Olympic race hosted at an inland lake. Expand Photo ...

Sailing: Clean sweep for S'pore at 2013 World Optimist Championship
Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: Singapore created history on Friday when it won three titles at the Optimist World Sailing Championship for a second year running. The Republic won the Team title earlier in the week and the celebrations continued on Thursday when Loh Jia Yi ...

Sailing: Bay sailors crowd top of table
The Bay of Plenty Times
The 2013 Finn European Championship under way in Warnemunde, Germany, has also hit the midway mark and with six races sailed New Zealanders Josh Junior and Andrew Murdoch (Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club) both feature in the top five ...

Sailing club raises concerns after large log found in river
Gladstone Observer
THE Bundaberg Sailing Club is warning boaties to keep an alert eye out after a 20m log was pulled out of the river on Wednesday. Club member Peter Arney said the log was a reminder of the hazards still lurking in the river six months after the January ...

Extreme Sailing Series - Opening day delivers 'best racing' of season
Sail World
On the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 in Porto an epic nine races were sailed in open sea, 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 ...

NZL Sailing Team: Three in top five as major Olympic regattas near end
Sail World
A light winds day allowed for only one race at the 2013 Finn European Championship being sailed at Warnemunde, Germany and it provided many of the top sailors with some challenges. Josh Junior managed a 14th which sees him improve his overall ...

NZL Sailing Team: Kiwis chase Bronze in Finns and top ten in Nacra 17s
Sail World
New Zealand will feature in the medal races at both the 2013 Finn European Championship and the 2013 Nacra 17 World Championship with kiwi Finn sailorsAndrew Murdoch and Josh Junior among a tight group who will battle it out for the lower podium ...

Dressed for success, Youth Sailing Foundation campers have great summer
VERO BEACH — Youth Sailing Foundation successfully completed the second session of its six-session Summer Sailing Camp. This is the third summer the Camp has been held at the Moorings Club. Seacoast National Bank generously provided the T-Shirts ...

Questions surround Artemis for semifinal round
Team Artemis Racing, whose first boat capsized and killed a crewmember during a practice run on May 9, sailed its second catamaran for the first time Wednesday. The Swedish team managed to put the giant AC72 class of yacht up on its hydrofoils – a ...

Saundersfoot Sailing Club
Tenby Observer
Sherpa Mor has also been 'round the corner', sailing to Dale and then up through Jack Sound. Unfortunately, persistent sea fog on the northern side of St. David's peninsular prevented them from going further north than Ramsey, but St. Brides Bay ...

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