Posts Tagged ‘live’
Just two races remain, and it’s all live thanks to Sperry and J/Composites France. Breeze, waves, and fireworks on the starting line. What more could you want?
July 11th, 2015 by admin
It’s your final chance to catch Genny Tulloch and the VOR Live Arrivals team as they welcome in leg winner Alvimedica and VOR winner Abu Dhabi! We’ll be out on a RIB to bring in the fleet; go to SA’s Facebook Page for our own take on the finish, and be sure to check back in this week for a live talk show with the winning team, some great interviews, and maybe a hard-hitting question or three.
June 22nd, 2015 by admin
Charlie and Mark’s Team Alvimedica have a nice buffer for the Hague restart to the final leg of the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race, which means the live coverage is unlikely to be all that interesting, especially if the VOR production team continues to rely on piss-poor phone-call-level sound and the thick Norwegian accent of Knut Frostad (what’s up with that?). But Mark Covell’s back on the microphone and the atmosphere on the ground is electric, with spectators coming out in massive numbers to support Brunel and Bouwe and the kind of racing that fits the steel-headed Dutch mentality to a T.
Mr. Clean got some local flavor during a quick check-in with the Lemster aak (bilge-board racing barges) fleet just before the VO 65s got in the other day, a prelude to hours of Sailing Anarchy live and video coverage from he and Petey Crawford over the next week from Sweden, including a full hour of live chat with ADOR’s Ian Walker and Jamie Boag, the guys behind three long campaigns that finally resulted in the long-cherished VOR win. In the meantime, enjoy Genny and friends from the studio and the water.
INJURY UPDATE: The French site 20 Minutes writes that the woman injured in the horrific accident between a VOR Lorient marshal RIB and the maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 has indeed had her leg amputated. She lost a tremendous amount of blood, but thanks to emergency services, is apparently stable. The Spindrift team have suspended training and pulled out of the GC32 Cowes Cup ‘out of respect for the victim and those close to her’. It brings the GC32 Cowes fleet back down to 5, marking yet another bit of bad luck for a Class that just can’t seem to escape it – though they are being considered as one option for the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series fleet, so there’s that.
June 20th, 2015 by admin
If you’re getting tired of Volvo Ocean Race videos, you’ll probably want to look away. But if you like straight talk from the leaders of the race about some very serious and some not-so-serious topics, spend another hour with Clean, Nic, Charles Caudrelier, Ian Walker, and Mark Turner and watch this show.
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May 16th, 2015 by admin
Opinion amongst Volvo vets is unanimous that Newport is light years beyond any of the recent US Volvo Ocean Race stopovers in every way, and we’re extremely glad we’re here to be part of it this week thanks to our friends at Sperry and the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard.
With so much staff coverage available from the teams and VOR media, we wanted to give you something different this week, and today at 1130 PST/1430 EST/1830 UTC, we’re bringing you Sailing Anarchy’s first-ever live, two-camera talk show from the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard – in front of a live audience! We haven’t skimped on guests, either, and since we’ve been wanting to sit down with the leaders of Team SCA for some time now, we asked, and they thankfully agreed! Team CEO Richard Brisius, Performance Director Brad Jackson, and the afterguard of Dee, Sam, and Sally will sit down with co-host Nic Douglass and me for an hour-long chat about everything VOR. We want to know all about their race, and all about them. What’s the future look like for Team SCA, and what does their race mean for their careers, for their fans, for their families, for their sponsors…
You’ve already given us some great questions; please head over to the thread and post more, or hit us up on Twitter and use the hashtag @asksailinganarchy if you want yours answered today; the best three questions win Team SCA t-shirts, but you only have a couple hours to get ‘em in. Wanna learn more about the girls? Check out the brand new well-produced reality series No Ordinary Women. We’ve enjoyed the first two episodes, and we think you will too. And don’t fret if you miss our show today; it will be archived for your pleasure here.
And if you have questions for VOR CEO Knut Frostad, Boatyard Director Nick Bice, the two guys tussling for the race lead; Ian Walker and Charles Caudrelier, or Vestas skipper Chris Nicholson, get those questions in too; we’re recording their show tonight for publication tomorrow morning at around 1000 EST.
Nic’s been doing a great job getting interviews with all the boys and girls; head over to her channel here for a stack of interviews that go far beyond the usual tripe. And be sure to keep an eye on SA Twitter and Facebook for many more face-to-faces coming up this weekend, especially for the last-minute pre-race Dock Walk video posted to our page, 20 minutes after dock out for the In-Port Race and Leg Start.
May 15th, 2015 by admin
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April 9th, 2015 by admin
New York Times correspondent Chris Museler was so inspired by our coverage of foiling boats over the past year that he’s doing something really interesting with it, and he wants you to all be part of it – live, online, or via Twitter; your choice.
Tomorrow, Thursday April 9th, Chris will run a live, webstreamed talk called ‘Foiling In The USA”, where he will talk to some of the most interesting folks in foiling and answer your Tweeted questions about the foiling landscape. It all starts at 1900 (7 PM) EST, 1600 PST, 2300 GMT. If you want to ask your question in person, head over to the Doyle Long Island loft for free pizza – everyone’s invited.
This is all about having an open discussion on how the rapid development of hydrofoil technology is going to change the way we enjoy sailing!! Will we all be cruising on hydrofoils in the future? Will kids be flying out of the water on mass-produced plastic foilers at their learn-to-sail camps? Here’s the line-up to answer those questions:
-New York Times correspondent CHRIS MUSELER makes sense of the latest developments
-GunBoat founder PETER JOHNSTONE on live SkypeVideo chat about the foiling G4 cruiser/racer catamaran in trials THIS WEEK!
-The Foiling Week founder Luca Rizzotti will chime in from Lake Garda to explain the vibe when the world’s top foil designers get together to create the future of the sport
-AND contributions from other influential visionaries including radical kite foiler Bryan Lake, Waterlust Project filmmaker Patrick Rynne, US Sailing Executive Director Jack Gierhart and more!!!
Big thanks to Mark Washiem from Doyle Sailmakers Long Island for the space (and Pizza!) to share cool ideas with Strong Island sailors. And a huge thanks to US Sailing for stepping up to support foiling in the sport by Sponsoring the LiveStream broadcast.
Finally, Tweet your questions to @OakcliffSail, and thank them for sponsoring and running the Twitter feed.
April 8th, 2015 by admin
Language boffins have complained for years that the 3-day Sperry Charleston Race Week is woefully misnamed. But the wild success of the hemisphere’s biggest regatta has allowed the event to leapfrog right over the ‘week’ part of its name, because this year, April is Charleston Race Month. And thanks to our friends at Sperry and their Odysseys Await promotion, Sailing Anarchy is bringing you its biggest coverage of Charleston action ever – just when conditions in the South’s sailing capital are a sailor’s paradise. For more, we go to For2Battery Race founder Tim Fitzgerald:
All the Charleston action begins on April 11th, when the second annual Fort2Battery sprint turns Charleston Harbor into “Caddy Day” at Bushwood. This hot event reached its entry cap weeks ago, and some 75 high-speed kites, boards, catamarans and moths will be racing down the harbor at speeds touching 40mph, competing for some $20,000 in prizes including a brand new bike, and one of the largest single cash prizes in all of American sailing!
One notable absence is the inaugural Champion, “King of the Harbor” Bora Gulari, who’s giving someone else a chance to win this year. Will the sailors still be able to hold off the kites in 2015? You can tune in right here on the front page for a live hour-long morning show from the beach, and the entire 9-minute race, streamed by the original troublemakers who called last year to tell us “DUDE! this race needs to happen, how can we help?!” at Sailing Anarchy. And we’ve got a pro photographer going up in a Holy City Helicopter to shoot the event – it will be awesome! Head over to our Facebook Page to find out how you can enter to win a brand new Liquid Force Kite or Kiteboard, and please join us at the huge post-race party and awards at the awesome Palmetto Brewery at 7 pm.
The nearly 300 teams entered in Sperry Charleston Race Week in about a hundred classes on 5 circles will begin arriving in Charleston immediately after the sprint, and we’ve got a full program of live, recorded, photo, and social content for everyone stuck at home. For the 2500-odd sailors, shore crew, and support staff in the Holy City, we’ve got all sorts of goodies, including giveaways, contests, and a VIP after party with tons more giveaways, and a Karaoke contest where we’ll award a year-long Sperry footwear sponsorship to one lucky crew!
While the multi-media fun ends on 4/20, the month ain’t over for sailors until the next weekend, when 15-20 high-speed E-Scows (including one helmed by the aforementioned Gulari) will take advantage of the perfect SE seabreeze to race in the CYC E Regatta. We’ve also heard rumors that several high-performance one-design and box rule classes are looking to join the late April fun in 2016; is there another 200+ boat Charleston regatta on the horizon? We think there should be.
April 6th, 2015 by admin
For our money Auckland is probably the second-best city in the world for yacht racing. It’s like San Francisco with a fraction of the shitty weather and pretentious douchebags, and we’ve got an hour of cityfront racing coming to you live from The City of Sails…now.
For the pre-race Press Conference, head over here.
March 13th, 2015 by admin
Every February means the 18 Footer Worlds, and for the second year in a row, it’s all being streamed live on Youtube. Head over to Nic Douglass’ Youtube page for some great interviews with the teams earlier in the day and her Facebook Page for content throughout the week, and click the player above to see if Seve Jarvin and the Gotta Love It 7 boys can break the all-time record and take their 8th JJ Giltinan title.
You’ll have an hour or two of great live HD racing action every night for the next week, all anchored by fun commentary from our ultra-knowledgeable friends Killo and Heeley. Full entry list here.
February 13th, 2015 by admin