| News for the Last 30 Days - New Zealand & the World
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ mid-fleet after Day 1 at Oman
By ETNZblog.com, ,
9:24 AM Thu 20 Mar 2014 GMT
A very competitive fleet, an unpredictable breeze and tight racing combined to produce five winners in seven races on the first day of the Extreme Sailing Series at Muscat, Oman.
The leader board at the end of the day is predictably tight. Only eight points separate the top six boats in the fleet of 11. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing training on San Francisco Bay + Video
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
4:21 AM Thu 20 Mar 2014 GMT
For those longing for a Cup-Fix after six months of abstinence, videographer John Navas was back on the seawall on San Francisco Bay and provided this gallery of images and video of Artemis Racing (SWE) out sailing on San Francisco Bay.
The former Challenger of Record still has a base set up in Alameda used in the last America's Cup, and have a sailing team on site. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA completes first session in Australia
By Oracle Team USA Media, ,
8:51 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
Oracle Team USA has finished it's first training session of the 35th America's Cup in Sydney, Australia. Sailing team manager/tactician Tom Slingsby and skipper Jimmy Spithill, along with sailors Kyle Langford and Joe Spooner give their updates on the week. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Multiple winners on first race day in Oman
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
7:12 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
On the opening day of Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series, the fleet of 11 elite level Extreme 40 catamarans headed onto the Muscat racecourse, in what it’s shaping up to be an unpredictable and close fought event, with five different winners over seven races. ...
Nations rally for worldwide sailing development + Video
By ISAF, ,
6:51 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
A group of 24 ISAF Member National Authorities attended the ISAF Development Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa from 14-16 March 2014. With more than 50 international delegates, ISAF Nominated Experts and invited speakers, including ISAF Vice-President Nazli Imre, in attendance, 17 unique presentations were delivered touching on a variety of subjects within the sport of sailing. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Auckland stop for VO65 Dongfeng in April
By Auckland Volvo OR Media, ,
6:30 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
.Kiwis get the chance to see the new one-design boat which will be used by all teams in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 when Dongfeng Race Team sail into Auckland next month.
Dongfeng Race Team are sailing a training leg from the team base in Sanya to Auckland in a trial run of what will be the challenging Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race next year. ...
Norths Sails NZ newsletter: Summer 2013/14: Acquistion and Round NI
By North Sails News, ,
6:29 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
Things have certainly been hotting up at North! This month we bring you details of the North Sails acquisition by Oakley Capital, Norths own Josh 'BooBoo' Tucker wraps up the Round North Island 2 Handed Race, we look at our local and international classes and their respective regatta's, as well as the latest Superyachts flying 'North' sails. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Live Video coverage: Day 3, Act 2 Muscat
By Sail-World, ,
6:10 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
Catch the live racing action from Muscat, Oman for Act 2 of the Extreme Sailing Series. Racing starts at 11.00am GMT/UTC; Midnight NZT; 7.00am in New York, 11.00am in London; 12.00pm in Paris; 10.00pm in Sydney; 12.00pm in Alicante; 7.00pm in Singapore; 3.00pm in Abu Dhabi. And 4.00am if you are on the West Coast of USA ...
49er Olympic and world champs support Rio theatre style racing + Video
By Ben Remocker, ,
3:30 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
The 49er Class is pushing for a theatre style conclusion in Rio with Olympic and World champions overwhelmingly supporting a 3-race proposal. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ video from Practice day
By Emirates Team NZ, ,
3:12 PM Wed 19 Mar 2014 GMT
Video from Emirates Team NZ as the Extreme Sailing Series gets underway in Muscat, Oman. First day on the water was practice race day in Oman. It was light and there were big holes dotted across the course. All a good time to iron things out and get the boat up to speed for racing to start tomorrow. ...
12 of 12