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America’s Cup Press Conference from Race 5

Filed Under (Sailing, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 11-09-2013

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Jimmy Spithill getting a grilling at the latest America’s Cup press conference after Race 5.

Lots of questions about what Oracle will be doing in the future, is John Kostecki going to be onboard….

I think Jimmy did very well, but I think there will be a few changes come Thursdays races.

Fail Boat Friday – Sausage Waving

Filed Under (Sailing, SailingFail, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 28-06-2013

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Its FRIIIIIIIIDDDAAAYYYY!!!

So to start off with here is a very nice shot of Alegre, thanks for the from the Bowman onboard – Matt Cornwell, fresh out of the box Mini Maxi racing in the Giraglia Inshore Race. Some great work by British Sailing Team Mark Andrews on spotting the guys at the back of the boat, either waving a sausage at the camera man or getting rid of some excess fluid(peeing off the back of the boat).

Pissing or waving a sausage??

Waving a sausage off the back of a boat

 

Here is some great footage of the Oracle AC team two boat testing out in San Fran, I did read somewhere they had some headstay issue with the new boat, hope they get it all sorted.

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Torbjörn Takes The Helm of Artemis Racing AC45

Filed Under (Sailing, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 21-06-2013

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Artemis Racing’s owner, Torbjörn Törnqvist, this week visited San Francisco, where he spent time with the team—working out, participating in dive training, and sailing on the AC45 (even notching a new speed record). It was Torbjörn’s second visit in the last month.

Friday Fail Boat – Awesome Edition

Filed Under (SailingFail, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 14-06-2013

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So thought we would have a break from all the fail videos this week and move onto some awesomeness.

First up we have some awesome footage for a Mini650 hauling ass in some breeze, you can tell the bottom is very clean on this one….

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Friday Fail Boat – Nice Dive Jimmy

Filed Under (SailingFail, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 07-06-2013

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We are back with some Friday Fail Boat videos for you to ease you into the weekend.

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Up first a great video from this week of BMW Oracle Jimmy Spithill taking a nice dive. Think you need to work on your legs and entry position there Jimmy.

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Andrew Bart Simpson – 1976-2013 #sailonbart

Filed Under (Sailing) by Chriswah on 31-05-2013

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A Tribute from the America’s Cup.

Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson – 2012 British Sailing Team – Star.

RYA Olympic Manger Stephen Park pays Tribute to Andrew.

The Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson Memorial Service FB page – lots of great photo here.

Mr Awesome showing his boat skills in Amsterdam

Filed Under (Sailing) by Chriswah on 24-05-2013

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Looks like Mr Awesome has been applying his skills to boat driving in Amsterdam.

Emirates Team New Zealand First Day in San Francisco

Filed Under (Sailing, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 24-05-2013

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Today Emirates Team New Zealand took its AC72 out sailing on San Francisco Bay for the very first time.

It was to be a light shake down but all systems were go and so was the AC72 foiling around the bay.

Get used to the sight, it will be a frequent one over the coming months.

Friday Fail Boat – Bank Holiday Fun

Filed Under (SailingFail, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 03-05-2013

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So here we are, Bank Holiday Weekend is upon us, I hope you all get out on the water and have some fun, but stay safe out there!

Sailing Fails - Friday Fail Boat

Sailing Fails from Yeah Bloody Nice

This week I have some quality Fail boat and sailing fail action for you, so grab a brew and sit and relax and dream about being out on the water!

A lovely crash gybe here from Pelican Racing – Based in Cowes Isle of Wight.

Bernard Stamm showing what it takes to get an Open 60 back up after a broach…..looks like a lot of work.

Now this is a bit of an odd one, the guy on the Windsurf is about 70 apparently…..so how is in the wrong?

Did somebody order a Chinese? Have a look at about 1:30, I think the order was put in then!

These guys pre-orders the Chinese, it was waiting for them just outside the Yacht Club! Not the best place to do it, love the cheers that go up as the round up!!

#RTIR What to Wear for Round the Island Race – Henri Lloyd lets you know. #raceforall

Filed Under (Sailing, Yeah Bloody Nice) by Chriswah on 01-05-2013

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Round the Island Race at the Needles

The Race organisers, title sponsor and partners of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race have launched a series of Top Tips from the Experts videos comprising hints, tips and tricks for successfully taking part in the Race, regardless of whether it’s your first Race or you’re already a seasoned competitor.
This ‘what to wear video’ has been brought to you by Henri Lloyd, they run through on the key elements that should be considered when choosing what to wear during the Race.

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