| News for the Last 30 Days - New Zealand & the World
America's Cup: Where to now, for Artemis? Iain Percy gives the answers
By Pierre Orphanidis,
7:21 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
Iain Percy, the three-time British Olympic medalist is in Puerto Calero, calling tactics for Torbjörn Törnqvist oboard Artemis Racing at the RC44 World Championship.
European sailing website vsail.info's Pierre Orphanidis caught up with Percy and talked about his new role as Team Manager and the present and future of the team and the America’s Cup. ...
Mini Transat - Resistant freethinkers and the road south
By Solene Rennuit, ,
6:58 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
In the Mini Transat, one only had to observe the trajectory of the leaders at the noon update, or rather just after the official radio report when they were provided with the forecast, to see that many competitors had chosen their camp, the road to the south. Nevertheless, there are still some resistant freethinkers among the leaders. ...
2013 Laser Worlds: Conditions turn light in Oman to help Kiwis
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
6:43 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
After solid wind through the opening half of the 2013 Laser World Championships in Oman, Day 4 provided sailors a new challenge with light and very shifty conditions. Two races were sailed and Sam Meech was the New Zealand sailor to best meet the challenging conditions beginning the day with a second place in the first race and going on to record and eighth in the second race of the day. ...
Laser World Champs: Shifts add difficulty except for Scheidt on Day 4
By Daphne Morgan Barnicoat,
4:20 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
At the Laser Standard World Championships, the breeze turned light in Oman but it was the shifts that made the fourth day the most difficult yet for the sailors - except for Robert Scheidt who by the end of the qualifying series had stretched his lead to five points. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: November 20, 2013 - More record highs
By Collinson FX,
2:15 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: November 20, 2013 - Equity markets remained steady overnight trading at record highs due to Central Bank stimulus. Expectations are high that this will continue globally and many investors believe that there will be little to counter this in the Fed Minutes released tonight. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Nail biting start to Ocean Sprint
By Clipper Ventures, ,
1:00 PM Wed 20 Nov 2013 GMT
In Race 4, Day 16 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race the teams have entered the Ocean Sprint. In the last 24 hours, the top four competing teams got off to a nail biting start with only 14 minutes separating three of the teams as they crossed the line. ...
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