08 October 2013

Extreme Sailing Series, Elite Level Stadium Racing (video)

Extreme Sailing Series: Elite Level Stadium Racing - YouTube: "As we approach the final Act of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series, the intensity on the circuit has turned up a level as the fight for the podium begins to come to a head" more info at extremesailingseries.com Next stop - Act 8 - Florianópolis, Brazil, 14th - 17th November

Alinghi second in Nice
Alinghi - Official Website
It was an intense and exciting Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice. Over the four days of the event, the waters off the French Riviera served up hugely testing conditions that verged from one extreme to the other. Earlier in the Act, winds of ...

Argo Group Gold Cup - October 8-13, Hamilton, Bermuda --
Argo Group Gold Cup Newcomers to Test their Skill: "With 20 teams meeting at the start of the Argo Group Gold Cup event this week, one of the unique aspects of this regatta is that it offers an opportunity to amateur sailors to truly get their start in the world of professional match racing on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour main stage. This year is no exception and it includes three brand new teams from the USA, Bermuda and New Zealand respectively who will debut their skills here as they match up against against the world’s best. Skippers Chris Poole of the USA, Chris Steele of New Zealand and Josh Greenslade of Bermuda will not only have the immense opportunity to sail well on the world stage for the first time, but also for Steel and Poole, this is their very first time setting foot on Bermuda soil. For Steele, it is his team’s first time ever in an International One Design sailboat. . . ."

America's Cup luminaries competing in Bermuda
World Match Racing Tour
All eyes will be on Sir Ben Ainslie's Ben Ainslie Racing Team, where the world's most successful Olympic sailor of all time, recently part of Oracle Team USA's turn around America's Cup victory, has in his crew Artemis Racing CEO and three time Olympic ...

Sailing youngsters get tips from the very best
Royal Gazette
Bermuda Optimist Sailing Dinghy Association (BODA) development officer Paul Doughty has hailed Saturday's BART Clinic 2013 at Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (RBYC) as an overwhelmng success. More than 50 Optimist sailors attended the nearly three-hour ...

Sailing: Sir Ben Ainslie Wows 51 Kids At RBYC
[Written by Talbot Wilson] 51 kids and a score of adult guests cheered when Sir Ben Ainslie and his Argo Group crewman Matt Cornwall entered the Royal Bermuda YC [RBYC] dining room. The British America's Cup and Olympic hero and his longtime ...

Brilliant America's Cup Photos Taken From Land, Sea, and Air
Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (R) and Oracle Team USA skippered James Spithill (L) in action during race two of the America's Cup Finals on September 7, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images.

SAILING: Elis capture Danmark trophy
Yale Daily News (blog)
In a weekend where both the coed and women's sailing teams entered as the No. 1 ranked squads in the country, Yale came away with a significant victory as the coed team claimed the coveted Danmark Trophy, and, representing the women's team at the ...

Sea Notes: Sailing in the South Pacific
At the beginning of the season, we brought you a two-part story about New Bedford native Travis Scott and wife Joanne's round-the-world voyage aboard Calico Jack, a 35-foot reclaimed sailboat. The Scotts plan a three-year trip, with plenty of time to ...

Couple Sailing From Panama City Delayed By Weather
Apalachicola, FL - The calm ideal conditions for sailing proved to be too rough for one couple sailing from Panama City Beach, FL to Key West, FL. "It's swift currents, winds, that we don't want and waves that we don't want," said Laura Ellis. The ...

Extreme Sailing Series Act 7 - Realteam continues to progress
Sail World
Realteam added another success at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice last weekend to what has so far been an excellent season. Just last week they posted a third overall at the Decision 35 series Vulcain Trophy and last weekend they continued their run ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao - Ready to lead the charge + Video
Sail World
... 470 ready to lead the charge. The inaugural event gets going on Monday 14 October through to the Medal Races on Saturday 19 October with 149 sailors from 23 nations making the journey to the venue of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition.

America's Cup delivers wins for NZ Health Technologies Industry
America's Cup events in San Francisco and Washington DC showcasing New Zealand health technologies delivered significant wins for the industry in the highly competitive US market, NZ Health IT Cluster Chief Executive Dougal McKechnie said today.

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