PSA Super Sale, Big win for Perth 2011, America's Cup and Volvo Ocean
Australia's PSA open the doors to its factory showroom and letting you in for some great never to be repeated bargains, this week..
|Wet atmosphere on board Groupama 4 - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team © /Volvo Ocean Race|
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Friday 15th June and Saturday 16th June 2012 from 8:30am – 4pm
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Australian helps expand Olympic participation
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships were held in Western Australia in December. This week five sailors who participated in the Championships' Emerging Nations Programme have qualified to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The four countries of Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, Chinese Taipei and Guatemala, all of whom did not compete in sailing at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, will now be represented in London alongside the world's best sailors at the very pinnacle of the sport.
This Emerging Nationals program, developed by Perth 2011 is going to become a permanent part of future World Sailing Championships.
America's Cup news - The 12-story tall wingsail and hull crossbeams for the first of Oracle Racing's first of two AC72 yachts aimed at the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco were delivered to the team today.
The components arrived in Oakland from New Zealand on the Cap Vilano by shipping partner Hamburg Sud before being delivered to the team's base at Pier 80 on the west side of San Francisco Bay.
|Arrival of the AC72 wing main element in San Francisco / Unloading at Port of Oakland and transport by truck to Pier 80 / ORACLE TEAM USA / San Francisco (USA) / 12-06-2012***Arrival of the AC72 wing main element in San Francisco / Unloading at Port of Oakland and transport by truck to Pier 80 / ORACLE TEAM USA / San Francisco (USA) / 12-06-2012 © Guilain Grenier / Team USA |
'It's a major step in the course of our campaign to win the America's Cup again,' said Jimmy Spithill, the youngest skipper to have won the America's Cup.
Volvo Ocean Race- A hard night is in store for the six boat fleet on Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race as they suffer light headwinds surrounding the Azores island of São Miguel, which they must round before pointing their bows towards France.
At 2200GMT a significant lead change took place as Puma moved from being in a group with Telefonica and Groupama to join what had been the trailing group of Camper, Abu Dhabi and Sanya.
During the Newport to Ensenada Race 2012 a tragic incident occurred, on 28th April, which resulted in the deaths of four Sailors.
A US Sailing Independent Review Panel has come to a conclusion regarding the cause of accident. Aegean, a 37-foot Hunter 376 sailboat, was destroyed during the race a few miles offshore near Mexico's Coronado Islands.
|Aegean Yacht's GPS track - Newport to Ensenada 2012 © Spot LLC |
Following extensive research, the Panel is confident that a grounding on North Coronado Island is the cause of accident.
The Sail-World Team
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