01 March 2016

2016 RORC Caribbean 600, LVACWS Oman, Sailing Videos

2016 RORC Caribbean 600. Wrap up film: 70 Boats from, 30 Different countries, 600 Nautical Miles, 11 Caribbean Islands 1 Amazing Race. Published Feb 29, 2016

The 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

2016 - George Sakellaris’ Maxi72, Proteus (USA)
2015 - Hap Fauth, JV72, Bella Mente (USA)
2014 - George Sakellaris, RP72, Shockwave (USA)
2013 - Ron O'Hanley, Privateer, Cookson 50 (USA)
2012 - Niklas Zennström's JV72, Rán (GBR)
2011 - George David, Rambler 100, JK 100 (USA)
2010 - Karl C L Kwok, Beau Geste, Farr 80 (HKG)
2009 - Adrian Lee, Lee Overlay Partners, Cookson 50 (IRL)

2016 RORC Caribbean 600. First finishers - Hear what the crews on the fastest yachts have to say about this year's race. A new course record for Phaedo 3, a near record for Comanche and Bella Mente is forced to retire, plus a look at Brunel rounding the deserted island of Redonda - the last mark rounding in the race. Published Feb 25, 2016

LVACWS Oman - A nail biting weekend of racing - It was a rollercoaster to watch with a fantastic result for the Land Rover BAR racing team, their second Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series win of the season, bring on New York (May 6-8, 2016). Published Feb 29, 2016. More info: JohnTheCrowd | Sailing News: Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, Oman, Feb 27-28 (videos)

Other Sailing NEWS:
Oman withdraws from hosting youth sailing Worlds due to Israeli participation - Israel News - Jerusalem Post: "Oman has withdrawn from hosting the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships which were due to take place in December after refusing to submit written confirmation that it is able to guarantee full and equal participation by all, in accordance with World Sailing's Regulations...."

Man dies, another injured in Pittwater yacht crash | DailyTelegraph: "A SAILING veteran was killed today after being struck by a timber beam and thrown into the water in a racing yacht crash which left another competitor pinned under water. Police and paramedics were called to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Newport [Australia] about 2.30pm after the vessels crashed in Pittwater, knocking a 72-year-old racer into the water. Friends tonight flooded the club’s Facebook page with tributes to the dead sailor who was racing on his couta yacht. “A great loss of a nice bloke. Unfortunately died doing what he loves doing. RIP mate,” Bob Rayner wrote...."

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