VIDEO: Shake It Off with Foiling Generation:
Now in its second season, Red Bull Foiling Generation sees Flying Phantom catamarans lift over the water at up to 35 knots in a novel new format. Sailors aged 16-20 compete in a series of heats on four identical boats of distinct colors until the final race determines the team that will represent its country in the World Final. The biggest youth sailing program on the planet, Red Bull Foiling Generation has held regattas in 15 countries to give talented sailors the opportunity to qualify for the World Final on October 21 to 23 in Newport, USA.
Iconic Start to Rolex Middle Sea Race:
(October 22, 2016) – The start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is one of the most colourful and iconic moments in world sailing. The Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta is akin to a stadium offering numerous vantage points both high and low and, of course, on the water. As the cannons of the Saluting Battery high up on the St. Peter & Paul Bastion signalled each class start, thousands of spectators revelled in brilliant sunshine and the light breeze funnelling though the harbour. Organized by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, 107 yachts are competing in the 37th edition of the 608 nautical mile Rolex Middle Sea Race.
The first start, comprising the smallest and slowest yachts, sho…
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