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. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 - Deuxième place de l’équipe Realteam
By Realteam Sailing, ,
5:30 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Fantastique deuxième place de l’équipe Realteam aux Extreme Sailing Series de Nice. ...
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. ...
Marin du mois - septembre
By Sail Canada, ,
3:46 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Marin du mois - septembre. ...
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 ...
LJ Hooker Queensland Etchells Championship – Big day at the office
By John Curnow, ,
1:24 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Day Two of the LJ Hooker 2014 Etchells Queensland State Championships meant three races were to be conducted. Sensational weather insured it was going to happen regardless. Returning to the pond at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron you could tell it had been huge, but the smiles showed that it had all been worthwhile. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2014, Act 7, Nice - Domination suisse
By Extreme Sailing Series, ,
1:14 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
Domination suisse à Nice, et journée noire pour The Wave, Muscat relégué à la dernière place (FRA). ...
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 ...
Shogun V makes it two on the trot with Newcastle Bass Island win
By Di Pearson, CYCA Media, ,
12:39 PM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
In September, Hanna sailed his TP52 to victory in the Flinders Islet Race, the second race of the series, making him a serious contender for the six-race BWPS. The Victorian missed the opening Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race in July, so is not among the overall top three at present, but once a drop comes into play, he will move well up the leaderboard. ...
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. ...
Images of the North Sails Young 88 Owners Championships
By Richard Gladwell, ,
11:12 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
After losing one day due to string winds, the North Sails Young 88 Owner Nationals was staged on Sunday with five of the scheduled eight race being sailed. 15 Young 88's competed in the Championship, won by Raging Hormones from danger Zone with Heartlight third overall. ...
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. ...
J/70 Sweden Master of Masters Regatta - About to set off
By J Boats, ,
6:36 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
As J/70 class momentum continues to build in Europe, other countries are adopting the format pioneered by Oliver Schwall that started the J/70 Segel-Bundesliga in Germany. Count Sweden as the next sailing federation to select the J/70 for a major event. ...
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. ...
2014 U.S. Match Racing Championship - Day 2
By Kimball Livingston, ,
3:04 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 U.S. Match Racing Championship - Turnabout being fair play, match racing world champion Taylor Canfield is crewing for his sometime crew, Nathan Hollerbach, in the U.S. Match Racing Championship on San Francisco Bay, and so far, it’s working. From straight wins in Round Robin One to four out of seven in Round Robin Two, Hollerbach will advance to Sunday’s Semifinals as high points skipper. ...
Classic yacht celebrates 100th birthday at Opening Day on the Derwent
By Peter Campbell, ,
12:07 AM Sun 5 Oct 2014 GMT
The classic yacht Gypsy celebrated her 100th birthday in style on Hobart’s River Derwent this afternoon – leading a fleet of more than 220 yachts and motor cruisers in the traditional Sail Past to mark the Opening Day of the Yachting Season and also receiving the prestigious Beauty Prize. ...
Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam - Freestyle title race turned on its head
By Chris Yates, ,
7:18 PM Sat 4 Oct 2014 GMT
Conditions didn’t look too promising first thing this morning, but thankfully after a few hours of waiting the forecasted wind filtered through allowing the completion of the men’s freestyle single elimination on the penultimate day of the Davidoff Cool Water Sylt PWA Super Grand Slam. ...
Oyster Regatta Palma - A lucky break on day 3
By Mike Owen, ,
6:46 PM Sat 4 Oct 2014 GMT
With four good races already scored, the chance to run today’s fifth and final series-race of the Oyster Regatta Palma 2014 proved a lucky break for those looking for a discard or qualifier. It was also the most challenging with patchy winds and big shifts made massive when black clouds and lightning entered stage left at the end. ...