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A Q&A with Karen Angle about the 2017 Conch Republic Cup A Q&A with Karen Angle about the 2017 Conch Republic Cup I caught up with Karen Angle, executive director of the Conch Republic Cup, to learn more about this exciting event. If you’re like me and have arrived at saturation with winter’s cold rain and snow, imagine racing to Cuba as part of a 13-day cross-cultural event that’s designed to lower barriers of entry at a time when some Americans see a need for taller walls. I caught up with Karen Angle, executive director of the Conch Republic Cup, to learn more about this exciting event and the adventures it affords. by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor Posted on 23 Jan A Q&A with Anna Tunnicliffe about her return to competitive sailing A Q&A with Anna Tunnicliffe about her return to competitive sailing I talked with Anna Tunnicliffe before the Sailing World Cup Miami to learn about her return to Olympic-class sailing. Anna Tunnicliffe won gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in the Laser Radial before shifting her sights to the Women’s Match Racing event for the London 2012 Olympics. Here, she came up shy of expectation and left sailing for the CrossFit Games, but now she is returning to her roots. I talked with Tunnicliffe before the Sailing World Cup Miami to learn about her return to Olympic-class sailing. by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor Posted on 23 Jan Variety, inclusion and National Sailing League at Kieler Woche Variety, inclusion and National Sailing League at Kieler Woche A huge variety, never seen before, inclusion in real life with the Para World Sailing, the first competition of Nacra 15 A huge variety, never seen before, inclusion in real life with the Para World Sailing Championships, the first competition of the Nacra 15, the Eurocup of the junior class 29er, the European Sailing Series of the Melges24, the rendezvous of the classics by segler-zeitung.de Posted on 23 Jan Vendée Globe – Day 79 – Beyou due, Thomson talks of 2020 vision Vendée Globe – Day 79 – Beyou due, Thomson talks of 2020 vision Jérémie Beyou is expected to cross the finish line of the solo round the world race this evening to take third place Jérémie Beyou is expected to cross the finish line of the solo round the world race this evening to take third place after spending three days slowed by extremely light winds, arriving in Les Sables d'Olonne from the north west. by Vendée Globe Posted on 23 Jan Miami World Cup challenge awaits British crews Miami World Cup challenge awaits British crews The 39-strong British cast of both seasoned Olympians and new pairings will be competing against more than 450 sailors The 39-strong British cast of both seasoned Olympians and new pairings will be competing against more than 450 sailors as the 2017 World Cup series kicks off. by RYA Posted on 23 Jan Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series closing ceremony Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series closing ceremony Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at the glitzy Beach House Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at the glitzy Beach House, St James last night to mark the conclusion by Sue Pelling Posted on 23 Jan Team Al Mouj sets sights on victory in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour Team Al Mouj sets sights on victory in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour Team Al Mouj Muscat were the new kids on the block with ambitious plans to spring a surprise, which they duly did Team Al Mouj Muscat were the new kids on the block with ambitious plans to spring a surprise, which they duly did when they finished on the podium in the opening round of the epic two-week quest for honours. by Oman Sail Posted on 23 Jan Alinghi return to defend Extreme Sailing Series™ title Alinghi return to defend Extreme Sailing Series™ title Last year's season-long battle with Oman Air saw the fight go right down to the wire with the Swiss team's victory Last year's season-long battle with arch-rivals Oman Air saw the fight go right down to the wire with the Swiss team's season victory only confirmed in the penultimate race of the final Act, and now the team return for another slice of the action. by Extreme Sailing Series Posted on 23 Jan Perth Match Cup - Team NZ's Peter Burling leads after Day 1 in Perth Perth Match Cup - Team NZ's Peter Burling leads after Day 1 in Perth Double Olympic medallist Peter Burling and his team of Kiwi sailors head the leaderboard after the first day of action Double Olympic medallist Peter Burling and his team of Kiwi sailors head the leaderboard after the first day of action at the Perth Match Cup, hosted by Royal Perth Yacht Club on the Swan River. Local Perth based skipper Matt Jerwood holds second place, also with only one defeat, though he has only sailed six races, so has the potential to equal Burling’s score. by John Roberson Posted on 23 Jan 18ft Skiffs - Images from Race 2 of the Australian Nationals + Video 18ft Skiffs - Images from Race 2 of the Australian Nationals + Video Full video replay coverage of Sunday's race shot by Bob Killick and the team on the Camera cat. Photographer Michael Chittenden was on the water again for the second race of the Australian National Championships for the 18ft skiffs as the countdown is underway to the JJ Giltinan trophy getting underway in just over a month on February 4, 2017. Full video replay coverage of Sunday's race shot by Bob Killick and the team on the Camera cat. by Sail-World.com NZ Posted on 23 Jan America's Cup - Softbank Team Japan on 125 day countdown to Qualifiers America's Cup - Softbank Team Japan on 125 day countdown to Qualifiers In 125 days, SoftBank Team Japan will take on Artemis Racing in their first race of the America’s Cup Qualifiers The year is here. In 125 days, SoftBank Team Japan will take on Artemis Racing in their first race of the America’s Cup Qualifiers not only marking the culmination of their campaign, but the end of more than a decade of drought since Japan has challenged for the Auld Mug. by Softbank Team Japan Posted on 23 Jan World Sailing News - February 2017 and December 2016 World Sailing News - February 2017 and December 2016 Catch the latest World Sailing month video magazine - February 2017 edition Catch the latest World Sailing month video magazine - February 2017 edition is just out featuring a wrap-up of the main sailing events of the December-January period including Thomas Coville’s new world record; the 2016 AON Youth Worlds; Rolex Sydney Hobart, Vendee Globe updates and a spectacular 49er crash while training in 27kts plus and big seas. by Sail-World NZ Posted on 23 Jan America's Cup - Tech Tuesday - Philippe Presti on being a super-coach America's Cup - Tech Tuesday - Philippe Presti on being a super-coach Philippe Presti – an Olympian and world class match racer in his own right – is the OTUSA sailing team coach Oracle Team USA USA skipper Jimmy Spithill and coach Philippe Presti have a relationship that dates back to when both were competing on the match racing circuit in the early 2000s. Presti – an Olympian and world class match racer in his own right – is the sailing team coach, but certainly his role is much deeper than that. by Oracle Team USA Posted on 23 Jan America's Cup - Oracle Team USA reports on Day 1 of Practice Racing America's Cup - Oracle Team USA reports on Day 1 of Practice Racing Oracle Team USA sailing team manager and tactician Tom Slingsby called day one of practice racing a success. Oracle Team USA sailing team manager and tactician Tom Slingsby has called Day 1 of practice racing a success. Although the team had split results in its three races, Slingsby says the learnings were big. 'Today was one of the shiftiest wind directions, blowing at about 14 to 17 knots, so it was a very tough day for the grinders.' by Oracle Team USA Posted on 23 Jan You spin me right round You spin me right round Vinyl records went the way of the dodo with first CDs, and then now with the likes of MP3 and streaming. Vinyl records went the way of the dodo with first CDs, and then now with the likes of MP3 and streaming. Recently, we have had unbelievable records set by Thomas Coville and then Armel Le Cléac’h. Soon (with over 1200nm in the bank as it were), it would seem to be the turn of the crew on board IDEC Sport for a record after their spin right round, as well. This is quite simply, terrific stuff. by John Curnow Posted on 23 Jan America's Cup - Two week practice racing period begins in Bermuda America's Cup - Two week practice racing period begins in Bermuda The four Bermuda-based teams are now a few days in to a two-week practice race period Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill says one of the big benefits of the current practice race period is in switching from the fleet racing of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series to the one on one match racing that will be the hallmark of the 2017 competition. by America's Cup Media and Sail-World Posted on 22 Jan America's Cup - Stadium sell out for final weekend of the Match America's Cup - Stadium sell out for final weekend of the Match ACEA says tickets for Grandstand seating and for all official Spectator Boats have sold out for the 24th and 25th June, Tickets for the 35th America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda from 26th May until 27th June 2017, went on sale in mid-December via www.americascup.com/tickets and demand has been very high since that announcement. Today the America’s Cup Event Authority has announced that tickets for Grandstand seating and for all official Spectator Boats have sold out for the 24th and 25th June, the final weeke by America's Cup Media Posted on 22 Jan Jules Verne Trophy – IDEC Sport expected in Brest on Thursday Jules Verne Trophy – IDEC Sport expected in Brest on Thursday The last few hours in the trade winds acted as a reminder that IDEC Sport needs to be tamed at times. The last few hours in the trade winds acted as a reminder that IDEC Sport needs to be tamed at times to avoid taking risks and suffering damage. by IDEC Sport Sailing Posted on 22 Jan America's Cup - Teams participate in organised racing in Bermuda America's Cup - Teams participate in organised racing in Bermuda The four America’s Cup teams based in Bermuda began a “formal-informal” practice race period last Friday The four America’s Cup teams based in Bermuda will begin a “formal-informal” practice race period today, with the America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM) team on island to conduct the racing. Iain Murray, the Regatta Director, has come out before to set up the race courses, continue to learn more about the venue and the weather, and conduct racing that gives the teams an opportunity to line up ag by America's Cup Media Posted on 22 Jan Vendée Globe – Slow home run for Beyou Vendée Globe – Slow home run for Beyou The quiet, still weather and pleasant winter sunshine has brought out huge Sunday crowds to the race village. The quiet, still weather and pleasant winter sunshine has brought out huge Sunday crowds to the race village pontoons at Port Olona, Les Sables d’Olonne. by Andi Robertson / M&M Posted on 22 Jan
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