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Volvo Ocean Race - Donfeng se impone por la ruta del este By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:45 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - La noche ha terminado de golpe y plumazo con la buena racha del Alvimedica. La tripulación turco-americana cede la cabeza de la flota a un Dongfeng Race Team que se impone al séptimo día de etapa tras optar por la opción del este. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Tom Burton- the King of Hyeres By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 2:44 PM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
There was quite some tension ahead of the Laser class medal race, in Hyeres, after a dramatic night in the protest room, with Tonci Stipanovic ( forced to carry a 41st, after failing to sail a proper course, in his attempts to push Burton into using his drop of 33rd. 30th over the line Burton was given redress and started the medal race with a slender lead over Nick Thompson (GBR) ...

Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres – Giles Scott Road to Rio a superhighway *Feature By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 11:04 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Another dominating display from British Finn sailor, Giles Scott as he continues to show the way for a very competitive fleet. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser fleet tactical move misfire *Feature By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, , 8:46 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup 2015 Hyeres - Laser Race 8 tactical battle ended in Protest Room, after on water joust. ...

ISAF Sailing World Hyres Besson and Riou take Nacra17 honours - video *Feature By Rob Kothe and Jedda Murphy, , 6:02 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
French sailors Billy Besson and Marie Riou have been dominating the new Nacra 17 Olympic class in recent times. Here at Hyeres 2015 they only need to start in the medal race to take the Gold. . If they continue their current form they will be strong favourites to win the Nacra17 Olympic Gold medal at Rio 2016. Late in the interview Billy reveals one of the issues within the class. ...

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Tough times for Groupama By Groupama Sailing Team, , 5:41 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
After posting a mediocre performance on the last day of the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres during which some four races were contested, Franck Cammas and Sophie de Turckheim dropped four places in the overall ranking, which means they haven't qualified for the Medal Race. However, this frustration will serve only to reinforce the determination of the Groupama crew in its Olympic quest. ...

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 4 images by Richard Langdon By Richard Langdon, , 5:21 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Photographer Richard Langdon was on the water at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, and provided this gallery of images from Day 4. ...

View Replay coverage of Medal Racing ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres By Richard Gladwell/ NZL, , 5:05 AM Sun 26 Apr 2015 GMT
Click on the video thumbnail below to see replay coverage of the final day of racing in the ISAF World Sailing Cup. Racing got underway at 09:00 UTC and ran to 14:50 UTC ...

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha By Franck Socha, , 11:17 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3 images by Franck Socha ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Fleet continues to push north By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:00 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Volvo Ocean Race - After the excitement of yesterday, has settled down for the fleet, they continue to push north towards the next waypoints on the eastern tip of Brazil. ...

Giles Scott takes 19 point lead into Finn medal race in Hyeres By Robert Deaves, , 9:22 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Giles Scott (GBR) has all but secured yet another regatta victory as he takes a 19 point lead into Sunday's medal race at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres. Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) won both races on Saturday to move up to second overall, while Ed Wright (GBR) drops to third. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres -Two silver medals for Australia By Cora Zillich, , 9:03 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
The Australian Sailing Team won two silver medals in the Sonar and the 2.4mR on the final day of Paralympic racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères, France on Saturday, 25 April. ...

Early golds clinched at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Hyères By ISAF, , 7:57 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Gold medals in the Men's 470, 49er and the Nacra 17 have been confirmed at ISAF Sailing World Hyères following commanding displays by the leading teams. ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Una partida de ajedrez en pleno Atlántico By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:11 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Alvimedica se atrevió ayer a realizar el primer movimiento y poner rumbo al Norte en la auténtica partida de ajedrez que disputa la flota de la Volvo Ocean Race en pleno Atlántico. De momento ha conseguido ganar terreno y va primero en solitario por el Oeste, pero según Abu Dhabi, el routing desaconseja su opción. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres -Double French gold in Paralympic events By ISAF, , 5:50 PM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
France's Damien Seguin, in the 2.4mR, and Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary, in the Sonar, made it a double gold for the host nation at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as the Paralympic competition wrapped up. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Road to Rio with Besson and Riou By Jonny Fullerton, , 8:29 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Jonny Fullerton of Grand Prix Sailing is in Hyeres to talk to Billy Besson and Marie Riou of the French Nacra 17 French team ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica managed to keep leverage By Volvo Ocean Race, , 7:37 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - With the fleet in their lanes to the north since this morning and the split of Team Alvimedica 50 nm west of the others, I‘ve been basically staring at the tracker all day. And so, since the last Watch Producer report at 1900 UTC, the Turkish-American team has managed to keep 9.2 miles of leverage, meaning that they have lost only half of a mile in the last 12 hours. ...

CANAL+ Group secures broadcast rights for America’s Cup By America's Cup, , 5:17 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
French broadcaster CANAL+ has acquired the broadcast rights to the America’s Cup for more than 50 international territories, including France, Monaco, and French-speaking Switzerland. ...

2015 Antigua Sailing Week - Another record breaking day for Phaedo^3 By Rachel Jaspersen, , 3:27 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
At 5.15am, lloyd Thornburg and his crew set off from Antigua. On board was a special guest Antiguan local legend Carlo Falcone, and it turned into another record breaking day. Phaedo^3 finished the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race in 1 hour and 27 minutes, beating the previous record set by Mari-Cha IV by almost 45 minutes. ...

Guadeloupe to Antigua Race – Record broken By Louay Habib, , 2:49 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70, Phaedo^3 has smashed the race record for the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, completing the 42-mile course in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 0 seconds, at an astonishing average speed of 28 knots and a top speed of 34 knots. ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup - Ups, downs and unpredictability in Hyeres By ISAF, , 2:24 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
The new ISAF Sailing World Cup format of 40 boats per fleet is stirring up exceptional competition in Hyères following another day of ups, downs and unpredictability. ...

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Tricky day three By Robert Deaves, , 1:51 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Giles Scott (GBR) has extended his lead over Ed Wright (GBR) and Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO), after the third day of the opening series at the Sailing World Cup Hyeres was again delayed by light winds early in the day. Race wins went to Caleb Paine (USA) and Ioannis Mitakis (GRE). ...

Volvo Ocean Race - Bitter pill for Team Alvimedica By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:12 AM Sat 25 Apr 2015 GMT
2014 - 15 Volvo Ocean Race - A bitter pill for Alvimedica delivered with the 1300 UTC skeds. As mentioned in the 0400 UTC Watch Log, Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing were protecting the left side of the fleet by using the localised wind shifts to tack to the north. ...

Volvo Ocean Race – Entre grains et pépins By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:39 PM Fri 24 Apr 2015 GMT
La Volvo Ocean Race vit au rythme des nuages qui passent sur l’Atlantique Sud. Ils sont nombreux, imprévisibles, et chacun d’entre eux apporte sa petite touche au classement général. ...

Barcelona World Race – C’est parti pour une nouvelle trilogie By Barcelona World Race Media, , 4:27 PM Fri 24 Apr 2015 GMT
La première trilogie de la Barcelona World Race vient juste de s’achever avec la fin de la troisième édition, quelques jours plus tôt. Ces dix dernières années, la course a conforté la croissance de la course au large et a développé un travail culturel et social grâce à l’impact des programmes éducatif et scientifique, partie intégrante de cette course en double autour du monde. ...

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