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Bellerive Yacht Club Winter Series - Saga of sailing for Chris Sheehan
By Peter Campbell, ,
10:05 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Longtime Bellerive Yacht Club member Chris Sheehan has added another trophy to his ten year association with his Young 88, Saga, winning Division two of the Club’s Winter Series which ended on Sunday. A fleet of 27 boats turned out for the final race of the Eastern Autobody-sponsored series, sailed on an unseasonably warm and sunny winter days on the Derwent. ...
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 ...
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Australia qualifies for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
By Cora Zillich, ,
8:53 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
London 2012 Paralympic Gold medallists Daniel Fitzgibbon (NSW) and Liesl Tesch have won the 2014 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships in Halifax, NS, Canada over night. The Australian Sonar Team of Paralympians Russell Boaden (WA), Jonathan Harris (NSW) and Colin Harrison (WA) came third, taking home a bronze medal, while London Paralympian Matt Bugg finished fifth. ...
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. ...
2015 IRC Australian Championship heading to Hamilton Island
By Lisa Ratcliff, ,
4:21 AM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
Yachting Australia is pleased to announce the 2015 IRC Australian Championship will be heading to Hamilton Island. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Herreshoff Classic Regatta 2014 - Images by Ingrid Abery
By Ingrid Abery, ,
6:05 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
The Herreshoff Classic Regatta is an annual event drawing participants from around the world. Classic yachts, many of them Herreshoff designs, gather for a weekend of racing and social events. The 2014 Herreshoff Regatta will celebrate the centennial of three Herreshoff Designs: The Newport 29, Buzzard's Bay 25, and the Buzzards Bay Boys Boat. ...
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. ...
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Two Handers celebrate
By RORC Event Press, ,
4:25 PM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Three Two-Handed teams from Ireland, Britain and Germany have now accomplished that magnificent achievement. Racing Two Handed around Britain and Ireland requires all-round skill, great seamanship and tenacity. Most of the time, the Two Handed pair are alone on deck. ...
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