VIDEO: EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017, Part 2:
EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour is now in its seventh year, with eight teams competing on the five leg tour for the 2017 edition.
Sailed in Farr 30s, the race starts with a tour of the Omani coast from Muscat, to Sohar and on to Khasab. The Tour then sails on to Abu Dhabi, Doha and concludes against the stunning backdrop of Dubai.
A three-part documentary follows the race, with part two getting to know the players and seeing the teams race up the stunning Omani Coastline from Sohar to Khasab, then on to Abu Dhabi and into the spectacular Emirates Palace Marina.
Taking the Kite to the Hills:
Winter winds in California are hit or miss, with no shortage of miss. For board and kite sailor Steve Bodner, he shares this report on how the San Francisco Bay crew took their sailing to the hills.
It took a major commitment to get there and even more just to get suited up everyday at 10,000-feet but snow kiting in Utah has got to be one of the great winter trips for wind and snow lovers. Like anything worth while, just getting there was an adventure in itself.
It began as a caravan from San Francisco with half the crew flying and the other half driving 20+ kites, snowboards an…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Taking the Kite to the Hills, Editor