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A New View

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A New View





It’s not easy to get a good view into the world of big dinghy regattas.  There’s very little coverage of most major events, and when we do see video, it’s generally short, YouTube-ized stuff that may look good, but rarely does it inform.

So it’s good to see a new look from a new company, in this case from Icarus Sailing Media, which is producing feature-rich broadcasts from various Olympic and Junior Olympic regattas.  This one is from last month’s Junior Olympic European Qualifier from Imperia, Italy, and provides a half hour of narrated action, interviews, and computer simulations.  It ain’t perfect, but it’s more complete than anything we’ve seen in a while, and we hope these guys stick with it.