The fourth day of Olympic sailing coming up tomorrow, it was seen that China’s contestant Xu challenged the US contestant. The races in the opening series continued this day in the single person sailing category. Contenders slowly started to emerge and become evident from the pack. There were a total of 12 races that took place today, the fourth day of sailing races in the Rio Games.
The Men’s Finn category was first after, which were the Laser Radial races for women. This was followed by the men’s category for Radial as well as the windsurfing races of the RS: X class for men and women. (more…)
Ben Ainslie as well as his Land Rover BAR squad is looking to become the very first British crew to get the America’s Cup which in its 165th year in 2016. And if productive, they plan to fight back in the British Waters.
But had Team Oracle USA (he was a part of it) not pulled off a magnificent reversal from 8-1 down to 9-8 to become champion at the America’s Cup in San Francisco Bay in the year 2013, the 4-time Olympic champ is inexorable the situation would be very much different.
Britain’s most idolized sailor told that it was always a huge shot. He remember primary meetings with Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison, they wanted him to sail for Oracle and he agreed if they gave him a boat to race in the World Series with a view to building up a British squad for the next race. But halfway through that Cup he certainly did not think it looked good.
Known for its aggressive and quick ships, Wally Yachts of Monaco has officially introduced Galateia (which is the 3rd ship in its Wallycento series which includes Magic Carpet). The hundred-foot Galateia is the biggest sailing vessel in its class and it presently holds the fastest time at a meet in Majorca.
Like its forerunners, the boat is highly technical as well as ideal for racing. Built like a real maxi yacht, Galateia is fitted with a newly made bow thruster which serves reduce wind impact and ameliorates the ship’s systems as well as cruising capabilities, when a redesigned helm offers the helmsperson with more stability and command in tough situations. (more…)
The opening list for Club Marine Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race is generally NSW heavy, making Frantic’s entry for Brisbane based owner Graham Furtado a very welcome interstate inclusion.
Brian Pozzey, the captain of Frantic, told that the entry is the final result of his very own bucket list as well as the crew’s preference for little warm weather racing at a peaceful time of year. (more…)