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Video Footage of the Soling Final Denmark versus Germany
by Rachel Nahum on 9 Oct 2000
The Soling Match Racing final between Denmark's Jesper Bank and Germany's Jochen Schuemann was watched by large crowds at the Opera House on 30th September 2000.
The race was a close run contest to the very end where the gold medal was decided on the final run of the final race.
Schuemann lost gold in the last run when he had the ultimate penalty. He waited until the last minute to make his turn hoping that he could keep Bank back far enough. But it didn't work out. The crowd was holding its breath when Denmark's Jesper bank surfed to his second gold medal in that nail biting finish Schuemann got silver.
Final result Denmark 4 Germany 3.
See one of the most exciting sailing events from the whole Olympics for yourself on video footage from the scene.
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Dongfeng Race Team to take part in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
On board this week have been Caudrelier and his Volvo Ocean Race navigator Bidégorry plus Thomas Rouxel and Jiru Jang
Caudrelier says the tie-up with the UBOX project - a team with whom he and Bidégorry competed in the Rolex China Sea Race earlier this year – is part of Dongfeng Race Team's mission to help grow the sport of offshore ocean racing in China and the Sydney Hobart is a perfect warm-up race for the Volvo.
Posted on 1 Dec
Live for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race launch at CYCA + interviews
Catch up with Paul Clitheroe, the owner/driver of Balance, the TP52 that took the overall IRC win in the 2015 S2H
Nic Douglass takes the opportunity to catch up with Paul Clitheroe, the owner/driver of Balance, the TP52 that took the overall IRC win and Tattersall's Cup last year and also Mark 'Richo' Richards, skipper of Wild Oats XI, eight time line honours winner going south for the 12th year looking to better their DNF of last year.
Posted on 30 Nov
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – Irrepressible spirit and challenge
Each and every edition is unique, characterized by its own distinct narrative and celebrated achievements.
This year marks the 72nd edition of the offshore classic with just under one hundred confirmed entrants, comprising living legends, past winners, intrepid first timers and competitors from across the globe, all determined to spearhead a new chapter in the race’s proud and fascinating history.
Posted on 29 Nov
Predictwind release improved racing and cruising routing function
PredictWind has released a major upgrade to its Routing function, taking a much more graphic and interactive approach
PredictWind has released a major upgrade to its Routing function, taking a much more graphic and interactive approach to what has been a black art of weather routing, used to chose the fastest route for racers or most comfortable route for cruisers.
Posted on 28 Nov
A Q&A with Sharon Green about the prep work that ensures great images
I talked with ace photographer Sharon Green to learn more about the prep work that goes into each image that she snaps.
I caught up with ace photographer Sharon Green at the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds to learn more about the behind-the-scenes preparation work that goes into each image that she snaps. While some of Green’s tips are specific to professional shooters (e.g., helicopter time or juggling multiple camera bodies), plenty of amateur lensmen will be well served to consider Green’s racecourse-proven tips.
Posted on 23 Nov
Rolex Sydney Hobart - Another modification for Wild Oats XI
Famous supermaxi Wild Oats XI is to undergo another modification on the eve of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
A year after undergoing dramatic structural surgery, where one-third of her hull was cut off at the bow and replaced with a new and improved section, famous supermaxi Wild Oats XI is to undergo another modification on the eve of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Posted on 2 Nov
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race – The race that creates legends
The start of the race is one of the most viewed sailing events in the world, and the only one that unites entire nation.
The 628-nautical miles of endeavour, drive and determination which underpin each and every edition will again come to the fore at this year’s 72nd running of one of the world’s most famous, and revered, yacht races.
Posted on 31 Oct
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Entries close with 100 yachts
100 yachts are signed up to take part in 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the 72nd running of 628 nautical mile race
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) takes great pleasure in announcing that at the close of entries, 100 yachts are signed up to take part in the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the 72nd running of the 628 nautical mile race.
Posted on 31 Oct
Atlantic Cup is first sports event in U.S. to be ISO 20121 Compliant
The Atlantic Cup announced that the 2016 race is the first sports event in the United States to be ISO 20121 compliant.
The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing announced today that the 2016 race is the first sports event in the United States to be ISO 20121 compliant. In addition, the Atlantic Cup’s official carbon offset supplier, We are Neutral, announced it has calculated and offset the carbon footprint of the 2016 race.
Posted on 25 Oct
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entry closes in eight days
Eight days out from entries closing for the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Friday October 28
Eight days out from entries closing for the 2016 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Friday October 28, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) has received its 82nd entry for the 72nd running of its classic world-famous 628 nautical mile race.
Posted on 20 Oct
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