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Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - In-Port Race Alicante images
By Leighton OConnor, ,
9:53 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - In-Port Race Alicante images by Leighton OConnor. ...
Oxford Fall Wind Up - Action heats-up on the Choptank
By Paul Cayard, ,
6:36 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Paul Cayard reports on the 2014 Oxford Fall Wind Up taking place in Oxford, Maryland. Two races were held today on the Choptank. (Love that word. Very appropriate as the water is choppy out there!) It was clear, cold and a brisk 50 degrees when we headed out to the race course at 0930. ...
Extreme Sailing Series - Morgan Larson has one hand on Series trophy
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
5:41 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Extreme Sailing Series - Morgan Larson and the Swiss team Alinghi snatched victory from the hands of their fellow countrymen Realteam in the final race at the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Nice, to take victory on French waters in front of thousands of spectators – and with that they now have one hand firmly placed on the 2014 Series trophy. ...
2014 U.S. Match Racing Championship - Hollerbach edges Dellenbaugh
By Kimball Livingston, ,
4:25 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Taking a deep breath after winning his second U.S. Match Racing Championship, Nathan Hollerbach allowed, 'Going five races deep against Dave Dellenbaugh in the Final was stressful, I won’t kid you. This was the most competitive match racing I’ve ever had.' ...
2014-2015 Season of 18ft Skiff Racing begin next Sunday
By Frank Quealey, ,
3:58 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
The 2014-2015 Season of 18ft Skiff Racing will begin next Sunday (12 October) when the Australian 18 Footers League stages a 3-Buoys club trophy race on Sydney Harbour. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica looks back on a job well done
By Team Alvimedica, ,
12:33 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Team Alvimedica’s Charlie Enright might have been trying to keep a lid on Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race win celebrations, not wanting to make more of the moment than he felt was necessary. But the celebrations went ahead all the same, with a prizegiving on the stage at Alicante. ...
2014 Cancun Pro - Big step forward for competitive wakeboarding +Video
By The WWA, ,
12:23 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Competitive wakeboarding took a big step forward today as the WWA Cancun Pro concluded in Puerto Cancun, Mexico with Phil Soven and Dallas Friday riding to victory behind the Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV. With a format encouraging progressive riding, Pro Men were allowed a double up to finish their runs in the semis and finals. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing takes second in In-Port race
By Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, ,
12:19 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) – the emirate’s Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) contesting team – finished second in an electrifying Alicante In-Port Race on Saturday, losing out by just six seconds to the Turkish-American entry Team Alvimedica. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Planning the menu for over 20 days at sea
By Team SCA, ,
12:16 AM Mon 6 Oct 2014 GMT
When Team SCA departs for Leg 1of the Volvo Ocean Race on October 11th, the crew will be carrying enough food for over 20 days at sea. Consuming enough food and drink during an offshore race is a prerequisite for high performance and to maintain body weight, both crucial success factors in this kind of race. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - H.R.H. Carl-Philip of Sweden atop 30-metre mast
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
10:35 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Prince Carl Philip is a patron of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, and had sailed the previous day with Swedish-backed entry Team SCA during the in-port race. On Sunday he boarded Chinese – French challenger Dongfeng Race Team to take part in the Pro-Am event – and took the opportunity to grab a once in a lifetime shot with a GoPro camera. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel takes fourth in Alicante In-Port Race
By Team Brunel, ,
9:49 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
With the start of the Alicante In-Port race, the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 has officially begun. Hundreds of spectators watched a thrilling In-Port race where the teams were faced with 14 knots of shifting wind. ...
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ slips to fifth at Nice
By Warren Douglas, ,
9:10 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
The Extreme Sailing Series focus shifts now to Sydney – the last event in the 2014 season – where all the questions will be answered.
Only four days of racing remain this year with five teams – Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat, Emirates Team New Zealand, Realteam and J.P. Morgan BAR – capable of a top-three position. ...
Biggest sporting call-up nails Land Rover Above and Beyond Award
By Land Rover Sailing, ,
8:22 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
And at the penultimate Act of Extreme Sailing Series in the French Riviera city of Nice, the Committee was unanimous that there was one outstanding example in the true spirit of Land Rover’s Above and Beyond ethos. ...
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi - Day 3 at the Extreme Sailing Series, Nice
By Anna Tunnicliffe, ,
8:13 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
These days, twice Rolex Sailor of the Year and Olympic Gold medalist, Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) alternates between sailing aboard Alinghi in the Extreme Sailing Series, and chasing a serious ranking in the world of CrossFit. She reports in from Nice, France after Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series, sailing as tactician aboard Alinghi. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014, Act seven, Nice - Unrewarded
By Groupama sailing team, ,
7:30 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Indeed, ultimately there were very few points separating what is a top-flight competition comprising the world's elite. Never before in the six events disputed in Singapore, Oman, Qingdao, Saint Petersburg, Cardiff and Istanbul, have the races been so hotly contested and the deficits as small as they have been in Extreme Sailing Series Nice. ...
GAC Pindar finish sixth at the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice
By GAC Pindar, ,
6:59 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Despite the tame four knot winds, GAC Pindar started the week strongly, finishing in second twice and in third, to end Day one in fourth position on the leader board of Extreme Sailing Series 2014. Consistency was hard to come by in Nice, with all teams enduring mixed fortunes at the hands of the placid conditions. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014: The Wave, Muscat turn attention to Sydney
By Oman Sail, ,
6:31 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Extreme Sailing Series: Racing on the last day in Baie des Anges started in a now familiar four-knot breeze which proved especially shifty but McMillan and his crew of Sarah Ayton, Pete Greenhalgh, Kinley Fowler and Nasser Al Mashari brought their tactical skills to the fore with an outright victory in the opening race. ...
J/80 World Championship 2014 - Massachusetts team sails to victory
By Nancy Noyes, Correspondent - Capital Gazette, ,
4:39 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
J/80 World Championship - After a relatively rough day on Friday, Keane had seen his previously commanding lead in the 32-boat fleet shrink drastically. The fleet left the dock yesterday morning with a mere eight point spread across the top four boats, but the Savasana team pulled out finishes of three-one-four on Saturday to take the top spot in the series convincingly. ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Replay coverage of the first In Port Race
By Sail-World.com/nz, ,
3:42 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Don't miss the first of the In Port Races on Sail-World.com - Replay now available here ...
Melges 20 North Americans: Images and video of Day 2 in San Francisco
By Sail-World.com/nz, ,
12:45 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Videographer, John Navas, was on the water for the 2014 Melges 20 North Americans, and filed these images and videos of the second day's racing ...
Volvo Ocean Race: On board video of In Port race winner
By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, ,
12:25 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Team Alvimedica, dubbed as the 'Young Guns' during today's commentary of the first competitive event of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, took first in the In-Port Race in Alicante, Spain. Here's the video taken on board the Winner of the first In Port Race. ...
North American Audi Melges 20, 2014 - Classic racing conditions
By International Audi Melges 20 Class Association, ,
9:54 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
With a leisurely 12:30 p.m. start time allowing for some much needed rest and late breakfasts at the popular New Morning Café in Tiburon, the Audi Melges 20 fleet was feeling relaxed and fresh in preparation for a possible four-race race day. ...
Coast Guard rescues man from hydro bubble east of St. Augustine, Fla
By U.S. Coast Guard, ,
5:51 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
A man was rescued from his hydro pod bubble 70 nautical miles east of St. Augustine, Florida, by a Coast Guard search-and-rescue crew from Air Station Clearwater Saturday morning. ...
2014 Extreme Sailing Series; Alinghi rises to lead, but series open
By Extreme Sailing Series Media, ,
4:00 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Extreme Sailing Series - The third day of racing on the French Riviera for the Extreme 40s could prove to be one of the most defining days of the whole 2014 season, with the leaderboard well and truly blown open. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - Volvo know-how changed offshore sailing’s big race
By Volvo Ocean Race, ,
3:33 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad today revealed how he and his team used know-how from the event’s parent companies to pull off the game-changing introduction of a new strictly one-design boat for the event. ...