17 September 2016

Giraglia Rolex Cup 2016, The Spirit of Yachting, Sailing Video

Giraglia Rolex Cup 2016 – Film - The Spirit of Yachting:

Discover the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup as a record fleet of 268 yachts sets sail from the chic starting port of Saint-Tropez and rounds the Giraglia Rock in the Mediterranean, only to encounter unprecedented winds. The weather turns the final leg to Genoa, Italy into a high-speed roller coaster. The Giraglia Rolex Cup provides a tremendous test of skill and stamina for both crew and yacht, and race winners are rewarded with specially-engraved Rolex timepieces. Watch as this 25-minute documentary captures the beauty, excitement, history and drama of this blue-water classic.

Schooner Woodwind Sailing in an AYC Wednesday Night Race:

Two, 74-foot, classic-styled, identical wooden schooners race head to head every Wednesday night in downtown Annapolis, Maryland. The Schooner Woodwind and Woodwind II sail up to four times daily from the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel for public and private cruises. 
Tickets: www.schoonerwoodwind.com Video published Aug 29, 2016

See also: 1905 Herreshoff yacht to be restored locally | The Westerly Sun

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