24 August 2019

Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals, Aug 25-29 LIVE Feed

Final Day Highlights – Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019

Aug 29, 2019: It was a nervy finale on the Bay of Palma!

Final Day 5 LIVE - Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019

First Race Scheduled for Aug 29, 2019, 13:00 CEST: LIVE for Day 5 of the Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019.

Day 4 Highlights – Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019

Aug 28, 2019: Three incredible races on the penultimate day of the Worlds! Full Day 4 video here.

LIVE Day 3 Video of the Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019--Due to weather conditions, no racing on Day 3 of the Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019.

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Day 2 Highlights and Day 1 Highlights and video playlist of 52 Super Series 2019.

The Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019 runs from Sunday, Aug 25, through Thursday, August 29. All five days of racing will be available via LIVE video and there are eleven competing teams at Puerto Portals vying for the coveted title.

Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019 Aug 25-29, Mallorca, Spain: Puerto Portals is a nautical and leisure marina complex on the island of Mallorca, located in the bay of Palma, just 10 km west from the Balearic capital. Recognized around the world as a reference for quality of its facilities and its range of shops, restaurants and leisure options, Puerto Portals is a venue for many international nautical events.

2019 52 SUPER SERIES overall season standings after Cascais (3rd of five events):
1. Azzurra (ARG/ITA) (Alberto/Pablo Roemmers) 95 puntos.
2. Quantum Racing (USA) (Doug DeVos) 103 p.
3. Platoon (GER) (Harm Müller-Spreer) 103 p.
4. Provezza (TUR) (Ergin Imre) 108 p.
5. Bronenosec (RUS) (Vladimir Liubomirov) 112 p.
6. Alegre (USA/GBR) (Andrés Soriano) 136 p.
7. Phoenix 11 (RSA) (Tina Plattner) 154 p.
8. Sled (USA) (Takashi Okura) 164 p.

2019 52 SUPER SERIES: best of 5 events gets the trophy
  • Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week  May 21st - 25th, Menorca, Spain
  • Puerto Sherry 52 SUPER SERIES Royal Cup  June 18th - 22nd, Cadiz, Spain
  • Cascais 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week  July 16th - 20th, Cascais, Portugal
  • Rolex TP52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2019 August 25th - 29th, Mallorca, Spain
  • Porto Cervo 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week September 24th - 28th, Sardinia, Italy
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20 August 2019

ReadySteadyTokyo & Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019 (video)

LIVE Final Day | Medal Races  | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

The final Medal Race day of the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima will involve the Laser, Laser Radial, Finn and 470 Men & Women fleets, Enoshima, Japan, 1 Sep 2019 beginning 12 noon (UTC+9) which is  Saturday, Aug 31, 11pm EDT (US).

LIVE | Medal Races  | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

Enoshima, Japan | Saturday 31st August beginning 12 noon (UTC+9) which is Aug 30, 11pm EDT (US)-- The first Medal Races of the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima will involve the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and RS:X Men and Women fleets.

Schedule (UTC+9):
12:10 - Nacra 17
12:50 - 49erFX
13:30 - 49er
14:10 - RS:X Women
14:50 - RS:X Men

Day 4 Highlights | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

As fierce winds continued to rage across Sagami Bay, five classes wrapped up fleet racing, ready for the Medal Races! Video above published Aug 30, 2019.

Day 3 Highlights | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

The storm was banished and the sun returned on the third day of racing in Enoshima - but the big breeze stuck around! Video above published Aug 29, 2019.

Day 2 Highlights | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

Only the RS:X windsurfers and Finn sailors got out onto the water on the second day of racing in Enoshima - and they relished the crazy winds and big swell!

Day 1 Highlights | Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima 2019

A light day saw early postponements, but all fleets were able to sail at least one race in Enoshima in the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and 470 classes. World Sailing video above published Aug 27, 2019.
Enoshima is hosting a sailing double-header with just one year to go before Tokyo 2020! First up, Ready Steady Tokyo, the official Test Event for the Olympic Games, before the opening round of the 2019/20 Hempel World Cup Series gets underway. World Sailing TV video above published Aug 15, 2019.

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2020 World Cup schedule:
  • Enoshima Round: 25 August-1 September 2019
  • Miami Round: 26 January-2 February 2020
  • Genoa Round: 19-26 April 2020
  • Enoshima Final: June* 2020

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19 August 2019

IMOCA Communication Partners Thales & Iridium (video)

Thales & Iridium, Official Communication Partners of IMOCA

IMOCA Globe Series video above published Jul 30, 2019.
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12 August 2019

Cowes Week 2019 August 10 - 17 LIVE Feed

LIVE Replay Final Day - Sat. Aug 17, 2019

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See also: LIVE Replay Daily videos from the entire Cowes Week 2019.

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Cowes Week 2019: Saturday, August 10 - Saturday, August 17, Cowes, England, UK
Official website: http://www.cowesweek.co.uk/ has results and schedules
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10 August 2019

SailGP Cowes UK - August 10 - 11 2019, LIVE Feed

2019 Cowes SailGP LIVE // Final Day // Races 1-3 // SailGP

LIVE Replay of coverage of Races 1-3 on the final day of the 2019 Cowes SailGP, Aug 11, 2019.

Schedule for Sunday 11 August:
Race Village opens 11:30 – 18:30
Racing will run from 15:00 – 16:30 BST. All six national teams will take part in two fleet races. This will be followed by a match race final where the top highest ranked teams from the weekend will go head to head to determine the Cowes SailGP event winner.

Race Notice for  Saturday 10 August: "Due to forecasted severe adverse weather, and in order to ensure the safety of all athletes, staff, spectators and guests, Cowes SailGP will not proceed with racing on Saturday, August 10. Click here for more information."

Cowes Practice Racing

SailGP video above published Aug 10, 2019: Hop on board with the six SailGP teams during practice racing on the Solent in Cowes.

SailGP Season 1 - Mid-Season Leaderboard

Just over halfway through the inaugural season of SailGP, it's time to check in on the overall leaderboard. Will Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge continue to battle for the top spot? Can Dylan Fletcher close the gap on home waters in Cowes? Every race counts as we get closer to the $1 million dollar prize. Video above published July 31, 2019, by SailGP.

SailGP is sailing redefined. Established in 2018 and headquartered in London and San Francisco, SailGP is an annual, global sports championship featuring bold, cutting-edge technology and awe-inspiring athleticism. The fan-centric, inshore racing takes place in some of the most iconic harbors around the globe and culminates with a $1 million winner-takes-all match race. Rival national teams from Australia, China, France, Great Britain, Japan and the United States battle it out in identical supercharged F50 catamarans, engineered for intense racing at electrifying speeds exceeding 50 knots (nearly 60 mph). 

Leaderboard overall prior to Cowes:
Position - Team - Helmsman - Points
1 Japan - Nathan Outteridge 140
2 Australia - Tom Slingsby 139
3 Great Britain - Dylan Fletcher 106
4 United States - Rome Kirby 105
5 China - Phil Robertson 93
5 France - Billy Besson 93

SailGP Cowes UK August 10 - 11, 2019, is part of Cowes Week 2019:
Cowes Week 2019
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03 August 2019

The 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race Starting Aug 3, LIVE Feed

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 – 8 August – Burnishing the Legend

Aug 8, 2019: The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of sailing’s ultimate challenges: a racecourse that has achieved mythic status, a turning mark that is a true icon in sport and a near 100-years of history and tradition. The 48th edition attracted a record fleet of 388 yachts, of which 333 competed for the overall win on handicap. Conditions this year properly tested competitors from around the world. Professional and Corinthian crews alike experienced a broad range of weather and sea states; all had to overcome the notorious tidal and tactical challenges presented by the famous course. Records were broken, superlative performance converted into triumph and across the fleet endeavour was rewarded. An enduring legend has been polished once again.

Fleet tracking LIVE: https://www.rolexfastnetrace.com/2019-fleet-tracking-race-player

Race Results: https://www.rolexfastnetrace.com/competitors/race-documents/results

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 – 7 August – Wizard Leaves Fleet Spellbound

Aug 7, 2019: The 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race has been won by David and Peter Askew’s 21.5 meter (70-foot) Maxi yacht Wizard. Finishing third on the water behind her larger rivals Rambler and SHK Scallywag, she is the first American yacht to win the race overall since Great News in 1989.

Prevailing from an international fleet of 388 yachts is a remarkable achievement. The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of the world’s legendary and most challenging contests. Wizard’s crew can be rightly proud of their accomplishment and for fully embracing the characteristics required to succeed in discipline of offshore racing: preparedness, determination, endurance and skill. It was not an easy win. Conditions at the Fastnet Rock on the second day were some of the worst in recent years with strong wind and steep waves testing the commitment of the crews. Wizard’s position at the top of the podium was challenged hard, not least by French yacht Bretagne Telecom, which finished second overall, a mere 45 minutes behind and British yacht Tala, a further 45 minutes back. The victory adds further lustre to the enduring and continuing history of the race.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 – 6 August – Tough, Inspiring and Recognizable

Aug 6, 2019: As the 48th Rolex Fastnet Race moves through its fourth day, the flood of arrivals continues. The window of opportunity for those pursuing overall victory is narrowing and, after four days, crews still at sea are beginning to tire. Finishing well is dependent upon full commitment to performing at the best of one's ability and remaining resolute until the finish. The American yacht Wizard is currently in top spot, but the prevailing characteristic of Rolex Fastnet Race crews is to persevere to the very end, meaning the result remains in the balance. Nearly a century old, the Rolex Fastnet Race remains one the most inspiring and recognizable offshore racecourses in the world. Supported by Rolex since 2001, the race is organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, and the 2019 race has attracted a record fleet of 388 yachts ready and willing to test themselves against one of the toughest of offshore races.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 – 5 August – Monohull Line Honours

 Aug 5, 2019: For the second time in a row, George David and the crew of the 27-metre (88-foot) Maxi yacht Rambler has secured the Line Honours trophy in the Rolex Fastnet Race. Once again, though, they were thwarted in the pursuit of the monohull race record; this time missing out by one hour, 16 minutes. Setting a new fastest time to the Fastnet Rock, it looked likely that the benchmark for the race as a whole might fall. As it was, Rambler found herself engaged in an intense, three way tussle for the lead and, even as the opportunity to improve on the race time faded, the challenge to be first home intensified. Finishing the 605nm course in one day, 19 hours, 55 minutes, Rambler held off her closest rivals, Scallywag and Wizard. With line honours resolved, attention turns to the overall win on handicap. The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of the preeminent stages for offshore racing. With challenging wind and sea conditions in the Celtic Sea, the fleet still racing will have to exhibit all the determination and perseverance that have characterized this legendary race since it was first held in 1925.  Organized by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the race has been partnered by Rolex since 2001.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 – 4 August – Multihull Race Record Broken

Aug 4, 2019: Co-skippered by round the world race winners, Charles Caudrelier and Franck Cammas, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild secured Multihull Line Honours in the 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race on Sunday afternoon. Finishing the 605nm course in 1 day 4 hours 2 minutes, the 30.5-metre (100-foot) French Ultime trimaran eclipsed the previous race record by some four hours. Out on the course, monohull Line Honours continues to be contested by three Maxis – the the 30.5-metre (100-foot) Scallwag, the Volvo 70 Wizard and the 27 m (88 ft) Rambler. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and partnered by Rolex since 2001, the race attracts a broad range of entries passionate about taking on the legendary test. Away from the leaders, the majority of the 388 yacht fleet are still sailing towards the race’s emblematic landmark, the Fastnet Rock on the southern tip of Ireland.

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 Multihull Line Honours Winner: Maxi Edmond De Rothschild (RORC 4 Aug 2019 video): The 32m long Ultim trimarans laid on a spectacular finish in this 48th Rolex Fastnet Race resulting in MACIF, the leader since rounding the Fastnet Rock earlier this morning, being beaten to the finish line in the last breath of the race by her arch-rival Maxi Edmond de Rothschild. As Maxi Edmond de Rothschild’s skipper Franck Cammas explained: “Just after they gybed onto the layline for the finish we crossed them and decided to overlay. It was our last chance to see if there was something still possible. But until five minutes before we finished we never thought it was possible!” For their endeavours the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild crew won the Rolex Fastnet multihull trophy and were presented with a Rolex timepiece, ashore at Plymouth Yacht Haven.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 video 3 August--A spectacular start for an impressive fleet--The 48th edition of legendary Rolex Fastnet Race got underway today. First held in 1925, the race has achieved mythic status and each edition enriches the honour and legacy. A record fleet of 388 yachts crossed the Royal Yacht Squadron line off Cowes, separated into seven starts. Organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club and partnered by Rolex since 2001, the race is a core element in the Swiss watchmaker's six-decade-long association with the sport. Featuring an array of the very best professional and Corinthian crews from around the world, 100 foot foiling multihulls are vying with similar-sized monohulls at the front. The smaller classes are filled with the traditional mix of the experienced, the intrepid and the adventurous. The winners will become legends.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2019 preview video. 2019 marks the 48th edition of biennial Rolex Fastnet Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club since 1925 and partnered by Rolex since 2001. The 605nm race is a classic examination of strategy and skill attracting a mix of passionate Corinthians and professionals. This is offshore racing at its very best, with complex weather patterns and testing tidal currents to be negotiated. For Rolex, this type of sailing challenge lies at the heart of its enduring six-decade-long support for the sport. On Saturday, 3 August an intrepid fleet of 400 yachts will set sail from Cowes, on the south coast of the United Kingdom, bound for the Fastnet Rock off southern Ireland and the return. leg to the finish in Plymouth. Start Date & Times: Saturday 3 Aug 2019 2019 Rolex Fastnet Race Start from 12:30 - 14:00 (local time Cowes, England).

Official website: rolexfastnetrace.com
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