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Extreme Sailing Series Act 3: Battle lines drawn on Fushan Bay + Video
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
4:40 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
On a jam-packed eight race day two at Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Qingdao, where all the action was broadcast live for the third year running on local broadcaster Qingdao TV, the eight international Extreme 40s competing moved into stadium mode in the heart of Fushan Bay where the battle lines were drawn between Alinghi and The Wave, Muscat. ...
Route des Princes - Multihull only race attracts exceptional teams
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson, ,
4:11 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
The inaugural edition of the Route des Princes, a new race which is solely for racing multihulls, has attracted the best crews of the Multi50 and the MOD70 classes who will take on a challenging new course over three weeks of racing, starting on June 9th from Valencia in Spain to the Bay of Morlaix in France via Lisbon, Dublin Dun Laoghaire and Plymouth. ...
La Route des Princes: patrones de renombre y tripulantes de excepción
By Sabina Mollart Rogerson,
3:39 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
Para esta primera edición de la Route des Princes, una regata reservada exclusivamente a los multicascos, los organizadores se han propuesto con éxito reunir a los mejores equipos de Multi50 y de MOD70, ya que todos –o casi todos- ellos estarán en la línea de salida el día 9 del próximo mes de junio. ...
Grand Prix Guyader - Dee Caffari joins MOD 70 Musandam Oman Air
By Joanna Uffendell, ,
2:53 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
Brit Dee Caffari, has made her way across the channel to join the Oman Sail MOD 70 team on-board Musandam Oman Air for the action that is set to take place in Northern France. Skippered by Sidney Gavignet, the trimaran will be up against some fierce competition and with a forecast of 15-20 knots, the week looks set to provide a combination of extreme sailing in near perfect conditions. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Day 2 for SAP Extreme Sailing Team
By Jo Uffendell, ,
2:45 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
In the Extreme Sailing Series, the SAP Extreme Sailing Team have been maintaining the pressure on their race rivals during the second day, securing some fantastic results on Fushan Bay in Qingdao, China. Of the six races, the team crossed the line in the top three on two occasions and the Danish led team are now looking to make further gains as they head into the two remaining days of racing. ...
International Moth European Championship day 5
By Domenico Boffi, ,
12:16 PM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
Day five of the International Moth European Championship greeted competitors with six/eight knots of wind, sun and sea. There was one race in the morning, but the weather continued to fail. It was a day in which the British would have liked to confirm their superiority and in which the Swiss could have redeemed themselves. ...
Team Hydros win the Eurocat
By Bernard Schopfer, ,
11:06 AM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
In one of the most important competitions for catamarans, the Eurocat in Carnac, France; Switzerland was extremely successful against 80 other teams . The Swiss Hydros 1 team with Jérémie Lagarrigue and Billy Besson won the Formula 18 race. Mischa Heemskerk and Bastiaan Tentij with Hydros 2 followed close behind and came in fourth. ...
Millions invested by the GME into local manufacturing in Australia
By GME Marketing,
10:34 AM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
Local Manufacturing industries in Australia should blossom after radio communication company GME invested millions.
True business success isn’t simply about growth, excellence and market prominence. It’s about all of these and
something more: an investment in the people and the country who built its success. GME, one of Australia’s oldest radio communications companies, understands this. ...
Antigua Sailing Week - Bare-boat banter on day 4 + Video
By Louay Habib,
9:03 AM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
At Antigua Sailing Week, Thursday 2 May was the penultimate day of racing and after the Lay Day, there was a relaxed atmosphere in Nelson's Dockyard where the majority of the Bare-boat fleet resided. Ian Galbraith's Oyster 53 Jigsaw, racing in CSA 7, is also moored in Nelson's Dockyard and the sound of bagpipes from the Scottish boat as it left the dock was all-inspiring. ...
SAP 5O5 World Championship - Stefan Boehm claims the lead + Video
By Jennifer Langille, ,
8:29 AM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
In the SAP 505 World Championship, a German known as Stefan Boehm came to Barbados as someone who had never won a national sailing championship and certainly had never won a world title. On that basis, no one picked him to be where he is now, leading the SAP 5O5 World Championship with one race remaining. ...
RC44 Trapani Cup - Decent day 2 for Artemis Racing
By Paul Cayard,
8:07 AM Fri 3 May 2013 GMT
On the second day of the RC44 Trapani Cup, the fleet had four races in the Mediterranean Sea just off Trapani's north shore. Winds were 7-15 knots from the north-northeast. The sun was out and it was a beautiful spring day. ...
18ft skiffs: Steinlager ANZAC Regatta - Video from Saturday
9:16 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
Top sailing video cameraman, Bruce Adams, was on the water to capture racing on the penultimate day of the 18ft skiff regatta staged over ANZAC weekend in Auckland (NZ) and sponsored by Steinlager. Three 18ft skiffs made the trip across the Tasman, which was won by Thurlow Fisher (AUS), helmed by Michael Coxon. Second was C-Spar (NZL) (Alex Vallings), and third Yamaha (NZL) (David McDiarmid). ...
Ulsan PWA World Cup - A look at the action to come
By Chris Yates, ,
7:42 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
The 2013 Ulsan PWA World Cup is set to take place between the fourth-10th May. The opening slalom event of the year will see the fastest sailors in the world heading to South Korea’s famed Jinha beach, which is situated just half an hours' drive from the bustling metropolitan city of Ulsan. ...
RC44 Trapani Cup - Fleet racing begins, consistency proves key + Video
By Jo Grindley,
6:27 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
At the RC44 Trapani Cup, three separate teams each took race wins on the first day of fleet racing in Sicily. But the team at the top of the overnight leader-board didn’t win a race, instead it was consistency across all four races that was the key to Team Ceeref from Slovenia success on day one. ...
European Springtime Yngling Championships Day 2: Robert Kentgens leads
By Elena Giolai, ,
6:14 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
Seven nations and thirty crews are taking part in the European Springtime Yngling Championships at Fraglia Vela Riva on Lake Garda, Trentino. Because of scarce winds on the first day, only one race was held despite the efforts of the on- water technical crew presided over by Fausto Maroni and coordinated by the regatta committee, in setting up the race course according to the various wind changes. ...
Antigua Sailing Week - Elite Challenge, day 4 fun in the sun + Video
By Louay Habib, ,
4:57 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
At Antigua Sailing Week, Nelson's Dockyard was packed to the rafters on Tuesday evening with The Big Party Night - Splash. DJ Woogie and DJ Private Ryan were spinning sounds to thousands of revellers late into the night with special guests Tian Winter and the iConic Band playing live on the Antigua Sailing Week main stage. ...
Début de saison tronqué pour FenêtréA Cardinal + Vidéo
By François Quiviger, ,
4:43 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
L'année 2013 s'annonçait sous les meilleurs auspices pour Erwan Le Roux et FenêtréA Cardinal. Le bris de la dérive du trimaran, suite à un talonnage, remet en cause le début de saison. Les objectifs majeurs restent toujours d'actualité, à savoir la Route des Princes en juin et la Transat Jacques Vabre en novembre. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Alinghi dominates on day 1 in Qingdao
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
4:10 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series is now underway and China’s International Sailing Centre came alive on the opening day in Qingdao, where Land Rover’s three-year sponsorship as Series Main Partner of the original stadium sailing series was officially signed before the unveiling and naming ceremony of the Land Rover-branded Extreme 40. ...
La Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire : J-1 mois
By Marie Le Berrigaud Perochon, ,
3:43 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
Le 2 juin prochain, 42 marins prendront le départ de la 44e Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard cachemire. Il leur reste 4 semaines pour se mettre en condition physique et préparer leur monotype avant un mois de juin ultra rythmé entre Bordeaux, Porto, Gijón, Roscoff et Dieppe. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Guo Chuan on the water with SAP Extreme
By Gillian Clarke, ,
2:03 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
The SAP Extreme Sailing Team competed in the first day of Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series. Fushan Bay in Qingdao played host to the eight competing teams, who faced cold and wet conditions, fighting it out in open water racing with the added issue of lighter than expected winds. The team was honoured to be joined by Chinese World Record Breaking sailor Guo Chuan for the last race of the day. ...
Lagarrigue et Besson, du team Hydros, remportent l’Eurocat
By Bernard Schopfer, ,
1:25 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
La Suisse a été très bien représentée à l’Eurocat, le rassemblement incontournable des catamarans de sport, à Carnac, en France. L’équipage composé de Jérémie Lagarrigue et Billy Besson a en effet remporté la compétition en Formule 18, tandis que Mischa Heemskerk et Bastiaan Tentij terminent au pied du podium. ...
Grand Prix Guyader - Spectacle of boats head for the Bay of Douarnenez
By Véronique Guillou Le Bivic, ,
1:05 PM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
The 2013 Grand Prix Guyader is set to take place from 3-12 May and Douarnenez will be to sailing what Cannes is to cinema: The capital! with the famous palace steps catwalk shaped, the bay as the main stage, and a whole host of international stars for a permanent show on land and at sea! ...
RC44 Championship tour Trapani, Sicily + Video
By Jo Grindley, ,
11:17 AM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
The second event of the RC44 Championship Tour has arrived at another new venue, Trapani on the west coast of Sicily. ...
SAP 505 World Championship - Morten Bogacki appointed rabbit + Video
By Kimball Livingston, ,
9:07 AM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
Morten Bogacki didn't want anything to do with being the appointed 'rabbit,' also known as the pathfinder, to set the start for race six of the SAP 505 World Championship. ...
Chiemsee European Tow In Championship - Impressive final day battle
By EFPT, ,
3:30 AM Thu 2 May 2013 GMT
After three action loaded qualification rounds in the last two days at the 2013 Chiemsee European Tow In Championship, where we saw experienced riders, and also some rookies, showing impressive moves and battling it out for the few places in the final, we finally saw the top ten battle it out in the final tonight. ...
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