World on Water Global Sailing News – February 28, 2016:
On this week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show:
In this episode we talk to David Witt who tells us “What Went Wrong” on the first night of the recent Rolex Sydney Hobart Race when Ragamuffin 100 was hit by the savage 40+ knot Southerly, the Farr 40’s wrap in Sydney and there was “Plenty” of action, the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600 start, LVACWS Regatta Director Iain Murray talks to boatson.tv before he jutted out to Oman and the first major race to Cuba the “Conch Cup” was run and we are on Bobsled.
Produced by www.boatson.tv.
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America’s Cup: Kiwi Team Likes Wearing Target:
(February 26, 2016) – The America’s Cup teams return to the race course on February 27-28 at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Muscat, Oman. Current overall leaders, Emirates Team New Zealand, will be looking to continue their dominance on the water in the one-design foiling AC45 class.
It’s the middle of winter in Oman, yet temperatures are topping 30 degrees Celsius and the wind is forecast to be very light during the competition.
“It sure is an interesting place here in Muscat, but more interesting will be the racing over the next few days,” Glenn Ashby said. “It is certainly going to be on the lighter side of the scale. The cur…
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