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Team Alvimedica, el tercero en llegar a Alicante By Volvo Ocean Race, , 9:01 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Zarparon de Southhampton el pasado 26 de agosto, y se espera que lleguen hoy a las 24:00 horas aproximadamente a Alicante. Es Team Alvimedica, que tras Team Brunel y Abu Dhabi, se convierte en el tercer barco en llegar al puerto de salida de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. ...

Team Vestas mistura de experiência e energia juvenil no barco By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:57 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
O comandante Chris Nicholson definiu a equipe que levará o Team Vestas à disputa da Volvo Ocean Race. Último time a entrar na regata, o barco dinamarquês via misturar atletas experientes com jovens promessas. Uma dessas peças é o argentino Maciel Cicchetti, primeiro sul-americano da Volta ao Mundo. ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Vestas Wind anuncia su tripulación By Volvo Ocean Race, , 8:46 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
La campaña danesa de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Team Vestas Wind ha anunciado hoy lunes su tripulación, entre los que figuran veteranos como el australiano Chris Nicholson o los neozelandeses Tony Rae y Rob Salthouse, todos miembros del Camper en 2011-12. Con ellos estará también Maciel Cicchetti, el único regatista argentino de esta edición. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi By, , 7:59 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi was on the water for Day 1 of racing at the 2014 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup to capture these images. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Spectacular opening day in Porto Cervo By YCCS, , 7:30 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The 25th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup got off to a superb start today as the fleet completed a coastal course that wound through the islands of the La Maddalena archipelago covering more than 30 nautical miles of choppy seas. Leaders in their respective divisions at the conclusion of Day One are Alegre, Ranger, J One, Highland Fling, Firefly (Supermaxi), Lupa of London (Mini Maxi Racing/Cruising). ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - A touch of yesteryear By KPMS, , 7:10 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The 25th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup commenced with gusto today as the 35 competing Maxi yachts completed a coastal course through Sardinia’s Maddalena archipelago. Strong winds ensured conditions were exacting for the five classes of Maxi yacht contesting the event, among them the beguiling J-Class yachts, where competition offers competitive racing and a compelling insight into sailing heritage. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Day 1 images by Jesús Renedo By, , 6:47 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Photographer Jesús Renedo was on the water for day one of racing at the 2014 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup to capture these images. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship underway By International Maxi Association, , 5:33 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Sponsored by Rolex since 1985 and organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) and International Maxi Association (IMA), the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship, started today in the beautiful waters of the Costa Smeralda. ...

EFG MothEuroCup 2014 - Act 5 at Wittensee + Video By Dani Rast, Lake Wittensee , 3:42 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
For Act 5 of the 2014 EFG MothEuroCup the Moth Sailors traveled to Wittensee in Northern Germany. The Wassersport Club am Wittensee provided great infrastructure and a very capable race committee under the stable hand of Race Officer Eike Dietrich. ...

Expérience et jeunesse: Team Vestas Wind dévoile son équipag By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:17 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
7e et dernier bateau confirmé pour la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, Team Vestas Wind annonce aujourd’hui son équipage. Le skipper Chris Nicholson affiche un palmarès impressionnant avec six titres de champion du monde et quatre participations à la course autour du monde. ...

ISAF Sailing World Championship, Santander: The game will be wide open By ISAF, , 2:08 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The game will be wide open in both the Laser and Laser Radial at the Santander ISAF Sailing World Championship with large numbers gunning for World Championship glory and a Rio 2016 Olympic place. 72 nations featuring 150 sailors will compete in the Laser fleet whilst 58 nations will sail in the 120-boat Laser Radial fleet. Both fleets will kick start racing in Santander on Friday 12 September. ...

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind name crew and leave for Qualifier By Richard Gladwell,, , 12:50 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The latest entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Vestas Wind left Southampton on Sunday, heading for the race start port in Alicante, Spain. The team will take on the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic waters off Spain and Portugal before reaching the Mediterranean to complete the obligatory 2,000-nautical-mile qualifying distance. ...

Vendee Globe: Alex Thomson announces new Hugo Boss By Sail-World, , 11:49 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Alex Thomson Racing has announcing the build of the new Hugo Boss IMOCA 60 to be launched in summer 2015, with the aim of winning the 2016 Vendee Globe. Financially, building a new race boat is a considerable investment and Alex Thomson Racing are privileged to have the support of their sponsors and financial backing to announce this boat build. ...

Oracle Team USA prepares for racing By Erik Simonson, , 3:39 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The crews at Oracle Team USA at Pier 80 have been busy of late packing up and readying for the transition from San Francisco to the new home on the Puget Sound in Washington. The team decreased their footprint at the pier to 1/2 of what was used during AC 34 shortly after their successful defense. ...

PWA Alacati World Cup - All to play for on the final day By Chris Yates, , 3:13 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
There was all to play for on the final day of the 2014 Pegasus Airlines Alacati PWA World Cup as Julien Quentel (RRD / NeilPryde) looked to defend his overnight lead against good friend Antoine Albeau (RRD / NeilPryde), who was hoping to rain on his parade. However, the man from Saint Maarten held his nerve to be crowned champion for the first time in his PWA career. ...

America's Cup: Louis Vuitton Cup's Yves Carcelle dies at 66 *Feature By Richard Gladwell/, , 10:08 PM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Yves Carcelle a long time supporter and backer of the Louis Vuitton Cup and the Challenger Series for the America's Cup has died of cancer at the age of 66yrs. Carcelle led Louis Vuitton's sponsorship and involvement in the America's Cup from the front. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - In a class of its own + video By, , 7:12 PM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Three-time runner up Alegre starts off as one of the favourites. Andres Soriano’s 2013 launch will be expected to use last year’s strong showing to good measure. Soriano’s former Alegre, now Swiss Alex Schaerer’s Caol Ila R, is one of four other boats in the championship reserved for racing Mini Maxis. ...

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Maxis ready to race in Porto Cervo By Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, , 5:32 PM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the International Maxi Association and with the support of title sponsor Rolex, the event runs from 31st August to 6th September. These spectacular sailing yachts, many of which are over 100 feet in length, will take to the waters off Porto Cervo tomorrow, Monday 1st September for the first of five days of racing. ...

EFG Moth Euro Cup 2014 - Swiss-British battle for the top By Moth Euro Cup, , 4:17 AM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
The sailors were greeted with another picture perfect day of racing today, laced with some grey skies and some occasional rain. The PRO, Eiko Dietrich, together with his team, was able to get four races off with some gusty southerly breeze between 12-18 knots. Early on it was Ben Paton setting the pace after changing to his KA Sail and his small front horizontal. ...

18' Skiffs International Regatta - Day 6 wrap-up By Rich Roberts, , 3:31 AM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - After a wild week of inflicting its fury on the 13th 18' Skiff International Regatta, San Francisco Bay got the message and greeted competitors Saturday with a modest 15 knots of summery breeze through the Golden Gate. ...

PWA Alacati World Cup - Grandstand finale on the horizon By Chris Yates, , 8:55 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
On day five of the 2014 PWA Alacati World Cup, another day of brilliant racing was produced as winds of 10-22 knots arrived by just before 1pm - allowing a further two winners’ finals to be completed in both the men’s and women’s divisions. ...

Melges 20 World Championship - More day 4 photos by Stefano Gattini By, , 6:52 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
Day four of the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship was packed with action on the water. Photographer Stefano Gattini was on deck to capture these images. ...

Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 4 images by Stefano Gattini By, , 6:31 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
On day four of the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship, a final race decided the winner. Photographer Stefano Gattini was on the water to capture these images of the action. ...

Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, , 3:29 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
After one final race at the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship, John Kilroy at the helm of Samba Pa Ti, tactician Paul Goodison and crew Jeff Reynolds proved they were more than deserving of the 2014 Audi Melges 20 World Champion title. ...

A little bit of everything at the Swedish Weta Nationals 2014 By Leif Goldkuhl, Hjälmaren Lake , 12:33 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
There was calm winds, there was gales, Western winds, easterly winds and southern winds. Bright sunshine and cloudburst. We experienced all of this and even some more stuff, during day one of the Weta championships. The second day was slightly less thrilling but nevertheless really exciting sailing. ...

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