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Extreme Sailing Series Singapore: Advantage Red Bull after Day 3
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
12:51 AM Sun 8 Feb 2015 GMT
The penultimate day at the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore saw yet more change at the top of the leaderboard with the day going to the Austrians on Red Bull Sailing Team, who lay down the marker to put them in pole position ahead of the final day of racing tomorrow. The three front-runners, including SAP Extreme Sailing Team and The Wave, Muscat, traded places throughout the day ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind In Port Race - Sanya - Delayed Video
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
11:21 PM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Catch the replay coverage of the In Port race in Sanya, presented by Team Vestas Wind. The race got under way on Saturday February 7 and will be followed by the Leg 4 start the following day. Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson, features on the on the water commentary team. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Donfeng score another first for China
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:02 PM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Charles Caudrelier, French skipper of Dongfeng Race Team, is surely the most popular man in the city of Sanya after following up his Leg 3 victory here with victory in today's Team Vestas Wind In-Port Race too.
It was the first time that a Chinese-backed team has ever won an In-Port Race, and marks a little more history made following the red boat's Leg 3 win nearly a fortnight ago. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel fourth in exciting in-port race
By Robbert-Jan Metselaar, ,
6:22 PM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel has come fourth in the Sanya in-port race. With 12 points, skipper Bouwe Bekking's team now holds second place in the general in-port series. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Will Oxley - Part 2 - Dongfeng and post Vestas Wind *Feature
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com NZL, ,
11:41 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
The stopover in Sanya at the end of Leg 3 was a chance for Team Alvimedica navigator, Will Oxley to reflect on the leg just sailed, and the Volvo Ocean Race so far, which was covered in Part 1. In this second part he talks about some of the issues that navigators face, what has changed for the navigators since the Team Vestas Wind incident, and why Dongfeng is the leading the race so far. ...
Caribbean Safety and Security Net 2014 year end report
By Safety and Securitynet, ,
10:28 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
The new CSSN Hotspot feature shows the 2014 incidents at a glance. ...
Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Series - Three races three winners
By Sam Rogers, ,
5:03 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
If sailing were to have an All-Star game, there is a good chance the majority of the sailors selected could be found racing Audi Melges 20s this weekend at the 2015 Miami Winter Regatta hosted by Coconut Grove Sailing Club. Harnessing the pride of the Peshmerga, Drew Wierda won the pin end in the first race and used blazing fast speed on the upwind to build a five-boat length lead at the top mark. ...
49er/FX and Nacra North American Championships updates
By Sail Canada, ,
4:34 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Clearwater Community Sailing Center is hosting the North American championships for skiffs and multihulls this weekend as sailors wrapped up their World Cup event in Miami only last week. ...
2015 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta, Event No. 2 - Day 1 images
By Joy Dunigan, ,
3:23 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Photographer Joy Dunigan was on the water at 2015 Audi Melges 20 Miami Winter Regatta, Event No. 2, and provided this gallery of images from Day 1. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - The Race within the Race *Feature
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
12:07 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
Before the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 started CEO Knut Frostad said he hoped that the crews would be the focus of this race.
Now it seems the experiences of the Team Vestas Wind crew through the crash and rebuild of their badly damaged boat and it’s hoped for re-entry in the race could very much be THE story of this 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Singapore: SAP and Red Bull standouts on Day 2
By Sail-World.com NZL, Miami ,
9:28 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
SAP Extreme Sailing Team sailed a near faultless day on day two of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore, clearly relishing the inner city stadium racecourse, and striding ahead into first place - a day topped off by winning the Aberdeen Challenge Trophy. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Vestas Wind In Port Race - Sanya - Live Video now
By Sail-World.com, ,
8:53 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
See the live coverage of the In Port race in Sanya, presented by Team Vestas Wind. The race is under way - today Saturday February 7 followed by the Leg 4 start tomorrow. Team Vestas Wind skipper, Chris Nicholson, is featuring with the water commentary team. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Boat breaking conditions expected for start of Leg 4
By Team Alvimedica + Sail-World.com NZL, Auckland ,
8:21 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The last edition of the Volvo Ocean race saw some rather dramatic tactics employed on Leg 4, after Puma was left behind at the start and then opted for an extreme northerly course.
While it was not enough to win the leg, it did propel the US team into second place at the finish in Auckland. ...
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival preview
By Trish Jenkins, ,
6:10 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
BVI Spring Regatta is being held from March 30 to 5 April 2015. The BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival offers a unique Caribbean regatta experience. Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, the racing is suited to a huge variety of one-design and keel boats. ...
Marion to Bermuda Race deemed a signature event
By Marion to Bermuda Race, ,
5:35 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The Marion to Bermuda Race has been deemed a signature event by the Bermuda Tourism Authority as it is a proven entity, delivering on the core objectives of the BTA. ...
Barcelona World Race leaders pass the second ‘Great Cape’
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
5:29 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
In the Barcelona World Race leaders Cheminées Poujoulat have passed the second ‘Great Cape’. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam crossed the longitude of Cape Leeuwin, around 600 miles south of the tip of south-western Australia, at 1525hrs (UTC), 37 days, 3 hours and 25 minutes after setting sail from Barcelona. ...
Barcelona World Race - Les leaders rient sous cap
By Barcelona World Race Media, ,
4:41 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Barcelona World Race - Une nouvelle étape symbolique du tour du monde a été franchie. Quelque 37 jours 3 heures et 35 minutes après avoir quitté Barcelone, Cheminées Poujoulat a doublé cet après-midi (15H25 TU) le cap Leeuwin, toujours en tête de la flotte de la Barcelona World Race. ...
Audi Melges 20 - 2015 racing season shifts into high-gear
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
3:58 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
This forthcoming weekend, on February 6-8, the International Audi Melges 20 Class Association (IAM20CA) shifts the 2015 racing season into high-gear with two events on each side of the Atlantic. These regattas will feature world-class competition, camaraderieand fun that only the Audi Melges 20 can provide through impeccable shoreside activities, parties, and beneficial after racing debriefs. ...
Antigua Sailing Week preview + Video
By Antigua Sailing Week, ,
3:27 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Antigua Sailing Week is the most famous sailing regatta in the Caribbean. Since 1968, sailors from all over the world have flocked to Antigua for one of the world's most prestigious yachting regattas, and for good reason. ...
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Comanche and Rambler 88 head to head
By Barby MacGowan, ,
2:14 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Les Voiles de St. Barth - When it comes to regatta headlines, nothing beats having Comanche and Rambler 88, the yachting world's two newest and most sophisticated (a.k.a. mind blowing) racing machines, compete head-to-head for the first time ever. Add to that a slew of famously talented sailors on teams rounding out to 75 or more against the postcard-perfect backdrop of St. Barth ...
St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Innovation is key
By St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, ,
1:50 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Innovation is key when it comes to keeping competitors happy on the water. With that in mind the 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regattas race committee has been working long hours to keep the event fun and exciting, even though they are now in their 35th year. ...
America's Cup: Artemis likes what they see in Bermuda
By America's Cup Media, ,
11:56 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Artemis Racing team manager Iain Percy says he’s very excited about the prospect of racing in Bermuda, which he is calling a tricky venue that will demand the best from the sailors.
'I’m really excited about Bermuda,' he says. 'You’ve always had the old adage in the America’s Cup that the fastest boat wins, but this is a tricky venue. We’ll all have to wake up. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Will Oxley on the Race so far - Part 1 *Feature
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL, ,
9:51 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
The stopover in Sanya at the end of Leg 3 was a chance for Team Alvimedica navigator, Will Oxley to reflect on the leg just sailed, and the Volvo Ocean Race so far. 'Long periods of quite boring sailing interspersed with some quite important tactical periods where it became quite interesting,' is how Oxley, now on his third Volvo Ocean Race, describes the Leg. ...
Team Vestas Wind: Setting up base in the Alps
By Brian Carlin, Team Vestas Wind, ,
8:41 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Blog from Bergamo: Aimee now has the responsibility of organising accommodation for everyone that will live here for the next four months. Not only does she do this but also manages to somehow book our flights, transfers, get us into a gym…(I’m not going to say I like that idea of that, Trae will be here soon to undo the damage I did during Christmas. Stay tuned for that saga to develop). ...
JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship - Will a new record be set?
By Sail-World.com, ,
3:39 AM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Since the first regatta in 1938, the quality of competition at the J.J. Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship has been so strong that there have been only eleven multiple championship-winning skippers in the event’s 75 year history. U.S. champion Howie Hamlin is looking to regain JJ Giltinan title he won in 2002 and 2003 and will contest 2015 regatta with new rigs specially developed for the challenge ...