Of Paralympic Gold, a sailing icon, Heaven Can Wait and foiling AC72
Australia's Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have won gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games with a race to spare. We have detailed news on the Paralympic regatta and all that surrounded it.
|Dawn before Heaven Can Wait 2011 Heaven Can Wait Media|
|Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch SKUD18 Paul Wyeth / pwpictures.com - copyright|
Today we feature one of the icons of the Australian yachting scene - Lou Abrahams.
|Lou Abrahams © Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi |
It's a must read, a wonderful article by John Curnow in which we discover a lot about this great man.
Today we present Part 1.
And continuing about icons - The seventh annual Heaven Can Wait Regatta is just three weeks away.
There is a One Lap Dash, a 12 hour race and a 24 hour race
Enter NOW!! At www.heavencanwait.com.au
|Emirates Team NZ's AC72 off Takapuna Beach on foils in a gust Richard Gladwell|
In a belated media release issued nine days after images were first appeared of their AC72 on foils, by photographer Graeme Swan, Emirates Team NZ have conceded their AC72 'can foil sailing downwind in a moderate breeze.' Those photos were published in Sail-World last Monday, with a further set published on Thursday, and again on Friday morning.
Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team
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