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That was quite a comeback. From 8-1 down to win 9-8. Hard to argue that Oracle USA are not worthy winners. And Emirates Team New Zealand had solid chances before letting the Cup slip from their grasp. So what next? Will Ellison and Coutts adjust the formula having seen the high percentage of dropouts from…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on October 4, 2013 at 14:00
Emirates Team New Zealand have a 2-0 lead after the first day of racing in America's Cup 34, the Finals, in San Francisco. The lead is actually 4 points as the official score is NZ 2 : Oracle -2 after the Americans received a 2 point penalty last week from an international jury who penalised them…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on September 8, 2013 at 11:38
Spending some time in San Francisco during the opening LV Cup matches was interesting, if a little sad. WIth only three teams competing and four needed for the semi-finals these so-called qualifying races, originally expecting 12 teams, hold little interest as everyone automatically goes through to the…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on July 30, 2013 at 13:09
Posted by Stuart S. James on June 10, 2013 at 12:30
Lausanne, Switzerland (23 January 2013) – Nestlé…Continue
Posted by Stuart S. James on February 12, 2013 at 8:17
It took a few months, but Oracle has managed to put their 72-foot catamaran back in the water and return to sailing. Team New Zealand has christened their second boat in Hauraki and the countdown to the America's Cup, San Francisco edition continues.
You can read a bit more from this article in the …Continue
Posted by Stuart S. James on February 5, 2013 at 10:58
Team Sanya has had their share of trouble in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Skipper Mike Sanderson has done an admirable job under difficult circumstances. Winning the start in New Zealand is a small victory. Team Sanya has had a few of those... Seems former Green Dragon Skipper Ian Walker is aiming for those same small victories. You can read more from this Washington Post Feature.…Continue
Posted by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 22:46
Posted by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 9:28
- The tender and selection process for venues interested in hosting an Extreme Sailing Series™ event in 2013-2016 has begun, with 3 new slots opening up in 2013.
- The bid process closes 18th May 2012, with Host Venue decisions made by 29th June.
- The Extreme Sailing…
Posted by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 9:03
The second edition of the Inter-Chamber of Commerce Regatta is back! This time we hope to see more nationalities pitting wits against each other out on the water! This BSC-sponsored event promises a weekend of exciting sailing and racing and loads of opportunities to meet people from other countries as well as all walks of lives! Not only that, if you are coming with your fellow mates, you will witness your team members growing beyond their capabilities, stretching their capacities…Continue
Posted by 朱艳红 on July 26, 2011 at 13:50
Have you ever wondered what your neighbours at work or home do on the weekends? Or have you done anything fun and exciting together on a weekend? Now grab this awesome opportunity to invite your neighbours to go on a sailing weekend! This will be an extraordinary weekend where you get to bond with your neighbours, learn a new sport together as well as race against your neighbours on the water! Back on shore; enjoy copious amount of beers together and a sumptuous spread of BBQ…Continue
Posted by 朱艳红 on July 26, 2011 at 13:49
Beijing Sailing Center(BSC) is the first-and-only sailing facility in Northern China to provide top grade sailing courses and activities.
Located on the pristine beach of Beidaihe, BSC aims to promote leisure and professional sailing locally and in the region.
A premier training facility with high safety standards and a team of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) qualified instructors, BSC sets to be China’s leading sailing center for sailing enthusiasts to enjoy yachting at all…Continue
Posted by 朱艳红 on July 11, 2011 at 10:20
It has been an interesting few months. There has been a change of the Challenger of Record (Vincenzo Onorato, previously a strong defender of the new rules, and costs, of AC34 has pulled his Mascalzone Latino run Club Nautico di Roma challenge from its privileged position as Challenger of Record, and from the Cup entirely) and a change of boat rules for the pre-Cup regattas (the AC45 will continue to be used next year for all of the America's Cup World Series regattas, when the original…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on July 9, 2011 at 19:24
Posted by Stuart S. James on December 29, 2010 at 9:04
It was a great surprise to discover a brand new sailing club located at the Beijing Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Shun Yi, Beijing.
Today it was windy, and a large crowd of beginners and more experienced sailors had gathered at the new club.
They offer a large fleet of the small FE 11…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on October 3, 2010 at 22:47
It looks like the new battle for the America's Cup will be between Owners and Sailors. Notwithstanding Mike Sanderson's departure from Team Origin, at the moment the sailors are winning. BMW Oracle design coordinator Ian Burns has said that the AC "is the pinnacle of our sport" and continues "the boats should be physically demanding to race well and produce…Continue
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on May 23, 2010 at 20:24
Posted by Ian Charles Stewart on May 6, 2010 at 21:38