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Extreme Sailing Series - The Wave, Muscat tops leaderboard
By Oman Sail, ,
12:48 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The Wave, Muscat leapfrogged rivals Alinghi to go into pole position in Act five of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff while Oman Air claimed another outright win to boost their campaign for a series best finish. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
By Sail-World, ,
12:04 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Catch the Final Day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff - Replay
Just click on the player below for the full replay coverage of the exciting Final Day.
Coverage starts at 3.30pm London, 10.30am New York, 4.30pm Paris. 2.30pm UTC, 7.30am San Francisco, 10.30pm Singapore, and 6.30pm Abu Dhabi ...
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland
By John Reed, ,
11:22 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes
By Tim Wilkes, ,
10:36 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Photographer Tim Wilkes was on site Sunday for the final day of the IFDS World Championship to capture these images. ...
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins
By Dobbs Davis, Detroit ,
8:59 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
In masterful display of (nearly) error-free match race sailing, Pierre-Antoine Morvan and his Vannes Agglo Sailing Team of Mathie Renault and Steven Liorzou have emerged from four days of battle to be the 2014 Champions of the Detroit Cup. The French team defeated their Semi-Final and Final opponents two - one and three - zero today in front of a spectator crowd lining the Detroit River shoreline ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing
By Ben Ainslie Racing, ,
6:25 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Ben Ainslie Racing had another long day out on the waters of Cardiff Bay for Day 3 of Extreme Sailing Series Act 5.
However, after two long days with a record-breaking 19 races sailed, the wind barely showed up until the end this time, and only another five races were contested. ...
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals
By Kathy Large, ,
3:53 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Three world championship teams have been named in three Paralympic sailing classes. They won their titles at the High Liner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014 regatta held at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Aug. 19-24th. ...
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes
By Guy Perrin, ,
3:32 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 IFDS World Championship - Tim Wilkes was back on the water for Sunday’s race of 2014 IFDS World Championships to capture these images. ...
Double Gold for Singapore at Youth Olympics
By Singapore Sailing, ,
1:48 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
The Singapore Sailing Team made a breakthrough with the nation’s sailors finishing strongly in the final day of racing in Nanjing to deliver Singapore’s first ever Gold medals in Olympic competition. Bernie Chin held his lead and his nerve going into the final day of racing to place fifth in the final race, which counted as double points and non-discardable ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
1:04 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions
By Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul ,
12:15 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Maxime Nocher (FRA, North) and Steph Bridge (GBR, North) have won the 2014 Formula Kite World Championship titles. On the final day of competition in Burc Beach, Istanbul-Turkey, four medal races were run in both men and women fleets, in perfect conditions and winds averaging 12-15 knots. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff
By Warren Douglas, ,
10:33 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Another frustrating time for Emirates Team New Zealand on Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series.
The day started with the hearing into yesterday’s collision, resulting in the team being awarded average points for the three races missed because of it. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Light winds help The Wave Muscat - Day 3
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
7:24 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
What a difference a day makes. If yesterday’s Extreme 40 racing on Cardiff Bay was all about power, today was about tactics and finesse, with light breeze dancing across the bay, at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover. Only five races were sailed in the shortened schedule ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 Act five - Absent without leave – the wind
By J.P. Morgan BAR, ,
6:43 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
However, after two long days with a record-breaking 19 races sailed, the wind barely showed up until the end this time, and only another five races were contested. It was another steady day for the team aboard J.P. Morgan BAR, with a race win in the opener, followed up by a solid series of results to finish the day still in third place. ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Images: Race day five
By Jude Robertson, ,
6:16 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Jude Robertson was stationary all day on the 2.4mR committee boat of IFDS Worlds hence he focus on that fleet. ...
Youth Olympics - Gold to Argentinean and Chinese Techno 293 racers
By ISAF, ,
5:23 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
A single undiscardable race brought the Techno 293 racing to a close with the conditions testing the 20 boy's and 21 girl's racers who took to the course. Three knots gusting up to eight knots from an easterly direction made life tough on the race course with those with excellent tactical nous and light wind prowess excelling. ...
Youth Olympics Games Nanjing - Double Youth Olympic Gold for Singapore
By ISAF, ,
4:43 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Chin held on to his overnight lead whilst Yom advanced from second to first in a gripping final day of the Youth Olympic sailing competition. The Byte CII fleets raced in a steady 4-5 knot breeze that was coming from an easterly direction and the tension was high in both races. ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi on top - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 2
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
10:05 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Cardiff, Wales after Day 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
2014 Detroit Cup - Down to the final four
By Dobbs Davis, Detroit ,
9:13 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Detroit Cup - Another day of very light air and even fog in the morning could not stop the completion of the Quarter-Finals and the determination of the four Semi-Finalists today at the 2014 Detroit Cup, hosted by Bayview YC. These four will meet each other in a first-to-three point series tomorrow in the final day of the event, the second stop in the ISAF Grade Two US Grand Slam series. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air on up
By Oman Sail, ,
8:29 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Two-time champion Leigh McMillan and his crew have become known for taking their time – normally the first few hours of an event - before turning on The Wave, Muscat’s turbo chargers and Cardiff is no exception. After pacing themselves on Friday, the customary The Wave, Muscat thrust was finally unleashed half way through racing on Saturday. ...
J/111 World Championships - Day 3
By Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight ,
8:19 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 J/111 World Championship - 'Whatever those guys are Shmokin I want some!' said an unnamed European tactician at the end of today's racing in Cowes after Phil Thomas and Duncan McDonald's Shmokin Joe had stunned the fleet with three bullets. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 – Day 2
By Sarah Alexander, ,
8:08 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The second day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 in Cardiff Bay tested everyone’s stamina and commitment. After a record nine races yesterday, the teams sailed ten today, making for another record day and – given the breezy conditions – some of the toughest competition yet seen on the circuit. ...
Light wind and a freak storm at Youth Olympic Sailing Competition
By ISAF, ,
7:27 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The competition was scheduled to conclude on Saturday 23 August with a non discardable, single race for all fleets on the agenda. The pre-planned reserve day will be utilised to ensure the completion of the regatta. Sunday's outlook is positive with four-five knots predicted from three sources with gusts of seven, nine and even up 12 knots possible. Moderate to heavy rain is also on the forecast. ...
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Cruise control
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
7:03 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - It was the year of the cruisers at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, though the word ‘cruise’ is misleading. A cutthroat finish to the regatta on day six, Saturday August 23, 2014, brought out this division’s competitive edge at the critical part of the regatta. ...
New Langkawi venue for Raja Muda
By Event Media, ,
6:55 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club is undergoing a major renovation and most of the buildings, including Charlie’s Bar, will be closed in November 2014. ‘No bar is no good’ for a quality sailing event like the Raja Muda, so regatta organisers have had to seek out an alternative venue for the regatta office and to provide sailors with the appropriate facilities before and after racing. ...