25 February 2014

Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore crash video

Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore in major crash on penultimate day
Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore crash video above - The penultimate days racing in Singapore delivered possibly one of the most dramatic moments in the eight-year history of Extreme Sailing Series™. In winds that were varying from 5 to 23 knots across the racecourse, Team Aberdeen Singapore caught one of the biggest gusts of the day as they came into the finish line struggling to hold off the pace and ploughing into the back of France's Groupama sailing team.

Extreme Sailing Series - Impressive comeback for The Wave, Muscat
Sail World
For the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series The Wave, Muscat set out their stall with a second overall place at Singapore having staged a solid and impressive comeback over the four days while Oman Air are already looking ahead to Act two in Muscat next month.

Big guns line up for Australian IRC Championships in Newcastle
My Sailing
From Thursday 17 April - Sunday 20 April, the starters will vie for the pinnacle of IRC handicap racing in Australia and the chance to win a brand new North Sails spinnaker emblazoned with '2014 Audi IRC Australian Champion' for divisional winners.

Sailing Greece is idyllic but it could be expensive
Balkans.com Business News
The new regulations received much attention from cruising sailors and international organizations, associations and unions active in the maritime tourism domain informed their members about the new increased taxation Greece has imposed on yachts.

Trinity Sailing offers Devon young people life-changing opportunity
Torquay Herald Express
YOUNG people across Devon are being offered a once-in-a-lifetime trip across Europe by a Brixham-based sailing charity. Trinity Sailing has teamed up with a string of Devon businesses to offer 12 deserving young people a voyage at the 2014 ...

Young sailors show they are up for the challenge
Ripley Today
Carsington Sailing Club hosted the first training session of the pre-season period, which was extremely well-attended and well received by the sailors. The light wind conditions were perfect for helping the sailors to learn to extend their ...

EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour – EFG Bank strengthen lead
Sail World
In EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2014, after another win today in the first part of Leg 6 (race 13a) from Dibba to Musannah, Oman, Sidney Gavignet and his team on EFG Bank (Monaco) have strengthened their overall lead. Due to light winds forecast ...

Youth Olympic teams to be selected at Sail Brisbane 2014
My Sailing
The 11th annual Sail Brisbane regatta will include selection for Oceania Sailing Federation sailors to represent their countries at the second Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in the single handed Byte dinghy class in August. The Oceania region ...

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