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PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf - Electrifying atmosphere on Day 1
By Vivienne Masters, ,
5:13 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
2013 PWA Surf World Cup Podersdorf inaugural day saw the freestyle fleet registering for the upcoming competition between 10am and 11am. With temperatures hitting close to thirty degrees and glorious sunshine throughout the day, the crowds and sailors took the opportunity to bask in the sun ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Decent northerly sets tongues wagging
By Lisa Ratcliff, Melbourne, Australia ,
5:01 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
There was a buzz on the TP52 arm of Sandringham Yacht Club this morning and worried smiles on a few faces when the decent northerly wind was whistling through the rigging.
As thermals were donned and the sail selection agreed upon there was also plenty of chatter about the conditions and whether crews would race, given their upper limit as agreed by the owners ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - Paralympic podium decided
By FFVoile, ,
4:10 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - Racing in the Paralympic classes came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as Heiko Kroger (GER) and France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary took the 2.4mR and Sonar honours. ...
ISAF World Sailing Cup Hyeres -Scott and Mills extend into Medal Races
By Robert Deaves,
1:05 PM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Giles Scott (GBR) and Andrew Mills (GBR) have built a useful cushion between themselves as the rest of the fleet on the last day of the finals series at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. Scott won the first race of the day and then, the last race was won by Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) who moves back up to third, but just one point ahead of Josh Junior (NZL) in fo ...
Wide open ahead of Medal Races at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
11:44 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2013 - The Medal Race fields were decided on the penultimate day of racing at as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day. Tricky conditions have evident throughout the week and the fifth day of racing was no different as an early morning easterly breeze faded as the day progressed. ...
Vendee Globe - Seventh edition generates benefits never reached before
By Vendee Globe, ,
6:46 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Whilst the Vendee Globe awards ceremony approaches (May 11 in Les Sables d'Olonne with all the skippers) and will close this wonderful 2012-2013 Vendée Globe, the seventh edition of the round the world race, nonstop and unassisted generated benefits never reached before. ...
Steinlager ANZAC 18fters: Day 2 - That’s what was in the brochure!
2:48 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
The crews that persevered through tough conditions on day 1 of the Steinlager 18ft Skiff ANZAC regatta were richly rewarded today with almost perfect skiff racing conditions. The 18-20 knot south-westerly breezes bought flat water and some incredibly spectacular high-speed down wind sailing, the likes of which only the 18 footers are capable. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Tight knit at the top after day one
By Lisa Ratcliff, Melbourne, Australia ,
12:49 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Three races, three different courses and three different winners demonstrates how tight knit the TP52s contesting their Southern Cross Cup series on Port Phillip are, bringing to fruition the vision makers’ concept for the inaugural Australian class circuit. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - More exclusive video interviews
By Trevor Millar, ,
12:00 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013 GMT
Exclusive video interviews with Giles Scott GBR,Pieter Ian Postma NED,Robert Scheidt BRA and Marit Bouwmeester. ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013. ...
TP52 Southern Cross Cup - Weather conspires against Newcastle skipper
By Lisa Ratcliff,
11:36 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Weather conspires against the Newcastle skipper, Mick Martin to making today’s opening three races of stage two of the TP52 Southern Cross Cup. ...
Sailing World Cup Hyeres 2013 - Australians on the move
By Craig Heydon, ,
11:16 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Australian crews are making their way up the leader board on day four of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France. ...
America's Cup: Video released of Oracle Team USA's first sail
10:23 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The boat which will be the Defender for the 34th America's Cup, has sailed for the first time in San Francisco, USA.
In this video released by Oracle Team USA, Boat 2, which was launched on April 23, is shown foiling on her first day of sailing. ...
Melges 32 Virgin Islands Sailing Series - Caribbean Championship
By Joy Dunigan, ,
8:00 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
The big showdown. The grand finale. The final act. Call it what you like, but the last event of the M32VISS, the first ever Caribbean Championship hosted at Peter Island Resort and Spa will be by far the most sensational of the three-part racing circuit. With seven teams scheduled to appear, it will be the most climactic of all. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 Laser Radial and Nacra 17 images
By Anna Parker and The Sail-World Team, Hyeres, France ,
6:01 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Photographer Thom Touw was on site during day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, to capture this gallery of images of the Nacra 17 and Laser Radial classes. Enjoy! ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson
By Mick Anderson, ,
5:46 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres images by Mick Anderson ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Day 4 Finn and Laser images by Thom Touw
By Anna Parker and The Sail-World Team,
5:13 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Photographer Thom Touw was amongst the action on day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, to capture this gallery of images. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma - Racing action and interviews
By Michalis Pateniotis, ,
4:33 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Movie containing all the racing action and interviews from the best sailors in the just concluded ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma. ...
ISAF Sailing World Cup - Giles Scott makes his move on day 4 in Hyeres
By Robert Deaves, ,
1:07 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, Giles Scott (GBR) made his move on the fourth day. A 1, 2 in Thursday's races gives him a five point lead over Andrew Mills (GBR), who won the second race, while some great sailing and consistency moves Josh Junior (NZL) up to third. ...
Podersdorf Surf World Cup - Raising the curtain on the PWA World Tour
By Chris Yates, ,
12:49 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
This year, the freestylers will have the pleasure of raising the curtain on the 2013 PWA World Tour, as the men’s freestyle fleet prepares to once again descend upon Austria’s beautiful Neusiedler See. Between the 26th to the 30th of April the contortionists of the windsurfing world will be showcasing their biggest and most explosive moves, as they kick off the 2013 season in spectacular fashion. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Qingdao next stop, announcement planned
By Extreme Sailing Series,
10:24 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series is on the way and China’s Olympic Sailing City Qingdao is preparing to welcome the eight international Extreme 40 teams. Just two weeks ago, the Swiss team Alinghi claimed victory in Singapore before the fleet and all the Series paraphernalia were packed into containers and shipped by Logistics Partner GAC Pindar non-stop to Qingdao. ...
Bump and grind TP52 regatta could be sail maker’s dream
By Lisa Ratcliff, Melbourne ,
3:28 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Strong westerly winds in Bass Strait hold the key to the all-important forecast for stage two of the TP52 Southern Cross Cup this weekend. If they push north into Victoria’s Port Phillip there could be plenty of bump and grind to potentially mix up the stage one results. If the high pressure system wins the arm wrestle, yacht crews will have to rely on brains more than brawn. ...
Full Rio campaign up and running for South Africa's Asenathi Jim
By Daniel Smith,
3:05 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
South Africa's Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson are happy to start a Rio 2016 campaign at an early stage with ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. ...
Jorgen Svendsen retains OK Dinghy World 2013 number one ranking
By OK Dinghy International Association, ,
2:46 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Jorgen Svendsen (DEN) retains the World number one spot in the OK Dinghy World Rankings Championships in Pattaya, Thailand. Svendsen was the best sailor over the last three races in Pattaya to move up to seventh overall, which was just enough to hold a scant three point lead over multiple world champion Nick Craig (GBR) in the World Ranking. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA sail new AC72 for first time
2:39 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
Oracle Team USA sailed their AC72 for the first time today on San Francisco Bay.
By all accounts the session went without mishap, after yesterday's planned session was cancelled due to over-strength winds ...
ANZAC 18ft Series: Big breeze plays havoc with Kiwis on Day 1
12:56 AM Thu 25 Apr 2013 GMT
A big breeze on the first day of the 2013 ANZAC regatta has left more than half the fleet scrabbling to effect repairs in order to resume racing tomorrow. The Kiwi teams in particular were the ones to suffer the most, with torn main sails, snapped masts, wing and hull damage. ...
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