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Ultime battle continues to rage in deep south at The Transat bakerly
by The Transat bakerly
This is the moment the skippers have been preparing for the last 36 hours and all of those who have been in contact This is the moment the skippers have been preparing for the last 36 hours and all of those who have been in contact have talked of trying to get through the next day or so without damaging their boat.
Posted on 6 May
TP52s action images from day two of PalmaVela Race by Max Ranchi
by Max Ranchi
Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water at 13th edition and provided this gallery of images from day two. Photographer Max Ranchi was on the water at 13th edition and provided this gallery of images from day two.
Posted on 6 May
America’s Cup Series – Franck Cammas back at helm of Groupama Team
by Norauto Racing Team
The second event of the 2016 season, the Defender and Challengers meet again, this time in New York City. Last February, the French challenge, led by Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux and Olivier de Kersauson welcomed an agreement for five years of support from their new official partner
Posted on 6 May
Skiing superstar joins America's Cup on foils with Oracle Team USA
by Oracle Team USA
The legendary skier took the grinder position as the boat was flying on Hudson River in front of the Statue of Liberty. Invited by Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill (AUS), the legendary skier took over the grinder position as the boat was flying on the Hudson River in front of the Statue of Liberty.
Posted on 6 May
An amendment detailing conditions to register for Vendée Globe
by Vendée Globe
This text reminds the importance given to the order in which the skippers register to be one of the 27 participants. This text reminds everyone of the importance given to the order in which the skippers register to become one of the 27 competing in the Everest of the seas. The first 27 skippers are given priority and that will remain so, as long as they respect all the procedures. The others are placed on a waiting list.
Posted on 6 May
List of skippers getting longer with six months to go to Vendée Globe
by BM / PG - Mer and Media
27 skippers to be fully registered in administrative terms, in chronological order have priority over the other projects By opting for a fairly direct course close to the great circle route in this transatlantic race, which had just three entries, Sébastien Destremau clearly made the right choices. He is the seventh entry on the list of twenty-seven.
Posted on 6 May
Ramón Carlín, the ‘weekend sailor’, has passed away at the age of 92
by Volvo Ocean Race
Carlín was a complete unknown in the sport when he entered the event, which later became the Volvo Ocean Race Carlín was a complete unknown in the sport when he entered the event, which later became the Volvo Ocean Race, having made his fortune manufacturing washing machines and other white goods in his native Mexico after starting his career as a door-to-door salesman selling cutlery, pots and pans and other household goods.
Posted on 6 May
Arkema and Lalou put up an impressive show at The Transat bakerly
by Arkema
Trimaran Arkema and its skipper Lalou Roucayrol are doing extremely well in this first part of the transatlantic race. For over two days, handling his boat skilfully despite the prevailing conditions, Lalou has been leading the Multi 50 fleet, now 2,000 nmi from the finish. This Friday will be a decisive day for Lalou, as he sails through a deep low to the north of the Azores.
Posted on 6 May
IchorCoal makes surprising progress at Clipper Race Panama Cup
by The Clipper Race
There have been big positional changes across the fleet in the last 24 hours with Unicef moving up to third Yesterday’s leader LMAX Exchange is now sixth and remains the closest inshore team, while Garmin, now in seventh, has joined the rest of the fleet further offshore.
Posted on 6 May
Transat New York – Vendée – Delivering a literary crossing
by Safran Sailing Team
The innovative partnership will be a feature of the delivery of Safran from Concarneau, Brittany to New York. It was idea of les éditions Gallimard and Grand Prix Guyader, with eight IMOCA skippers invited to write about their life at sea, double-handed with a maritime writer.
Posted on 6 May
Biggest challenge is yet to come at The Transat bakerly
by The Transat bakerly
Coville was thinking about a different sport altogether to help race followers understand the remarkable route. With 2,000 nautical miles sailed from Plymouth in under four days and 2,000 to go to New York, two of the world’s greatest solo sailors are still locked in a dual this morning
Posted on 6 May
Star Sailors League - SSL City Grand Slam Hamburg Live Video
by Mark Jardine
90 Star teams are racing to win the first SSL City Grand Slam, organized by the Star Sailors League 90 Star teams are racing to win the first SSL City Grand Slam, organized by the Star Sailors League with the great support of the Hamburg and Luebeck Bay Starfleet and Norddeutscher Regatta Verein.
Posted on 6 May
2016 European SB20 Grand Slam - Challenging mixed conditions
by Helen Fretter
The SB20 fleet assembled in glamorous Cannes, on the south of France, for the first European Grand Slam of the season 2016 European SB20 Grand Slam - The SB20 fleet assembled in glamorous Cannes, on the south of France, for the first European Grand Slam of the season from April 29-May 1.
Posted on 6 May
2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Life as an ocean racer
by Clipper Round the World
On the Mighty Pacific leg we hosted two Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) youth ambassadors. 2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - On the Mighty Pacific leg we hosted two Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) youth ambassadors. The opportunity was donated by Clipper Race founder and chairman, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston to ASSF, the charity that Sir Ben Ainslie CBE and Iain Percy OBE established in memory of their friend and Olympic sailing gold medallist, Andrew “Bart” Simpson.
Posted on 6 May
Just over one week until 2016 AWT Morocco
by AWT
It just over one week until the AWT contest starts and riders from far and wide are adding themselves to competitor list 2016 AWT Morocco - Have you booked your spot? It just over one week until the AWT contest starts and riders from far and wide are adding themselves to the competitor list.
Posted on 6 May
LV America's Cup World Series - Media day images by Stefano Gattini
by Studio Borlenghi
Carlo Borlenghi-Stefano Gattini provided this gallery of images from media day of AC skippers in NYC 2016 Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series - Photographer Stefano Gattini provided this gallery of images from media day of AC skippers in NYC at 2016 Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series.
Posted on 6 May
2016 Melges 20 Sailing Series - Act 2 – Action coming soon…
by Melges 20
The second act of the 2016 Sailing Series® Melges 20 takes place this weekend in beautiful Porto Ercole, Italy 2016 Melges 20 Sailing Series - The second act of the 2016 Sailing Series® Melges 20 takes place this weekend in beautiful Porto Ercole, Italy and to commemorate, 40 teams have assembled for the start with all sights set on winning the top prize.
Posted on 6 May
Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series New York - Press conference
by Nic Douglass
A discussion with the skippers of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Brookfield Place New York. 2016 America’s Cup World Series - A discussion with the skippers of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Brookfield Place New York. Topics include the expected America's Cup being back in NY, and who are the biggest 'threats', to the unexpected wine and cheese, how the skippers might celebrate a win in NYC, and comparison between the pollution in the Hudson to the pollution in Rio.
Posted on 6 May
AC World Series - Steve Colgate of Offshore Sailing School in New York
by Nic Douglass
Steve Colgate, Offshore sailor, Olympian, US Sailing Hall of Fame member and above all as he says 'a lover of sailing'. 2016 America’s Cup World Series - Steve Colgate, Offshore sailor, Olympian, US Sailing Hall of Fame member, boat designer and owner of Offshore Sailing School (Florida, Tortola, New York) and above all as he says 'a lover of sailing'.
Posted on 6 May
2015/16 Round-The-World - GS2 official circumnavigation time
by Joe Harris - GryphonSolo2
Joe Harris completed his solo circumnavigation at 08:27:48 EDT, Thursday May 5, 2016 off of Castle Hill in Newport, RI. 2015/16 Round-The-World - Joe Harris completed his solo circumnavigation at 08:27:48 EDT, Thursday May 5, 2016 off of Castle Hill in Newport, RI. Total days at sea excluding two stops for repairs: 152 days, 23 hours, 10 minutes, and 24 seconds. We are processing photos from his arrival and will be announcing contest winners soon.
Posted on 6 May
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