Category Archives: Sailing

Team NORAUTO firing on five cylinders in windy Sotogrande

Adam Minoprio steered NORAUTO to five straight victories on a breezy first day at the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup in the south of Spain.

The warm Poniente westerly breeze was blowing around 14 knots at the start of the afternoon but later picked up to gusting 20 knots, with the fleet putting a reef in their mainsails after two of the five races. It didn’t matter what configuration the GC32s were racing in, however, NORAUTO was the master of all situations.

San Roque Mayor speaks at the CG 32 race opening press conference

San Roques Mayor speaks at the opening press conference about the successful sporting events of 2016 and promises more for Sotogrande.

Chocks away! GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup sets sail tomorrow!

State of the art ultra-high speed flying catamaran racing kicks off in Sotogrande, Spain tomorrow with the opening day of the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup. With racing for the seven teams taking place over Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th September, this fourth and penultimate stage of the 2016 GC32 Racing Tour will go some way to determine the 2016 season’s results prior to the concluding regatta of the season, next month’s Marseille One Design. 

GC32 Racing tour competes in the waters of Sotogrande this month

Sotogrande has built up a reputation as a high-class sailing in the last couple of years. This SeptemberSotogrande will have another high profile sailing event. The GC32 Racing Tour will be returning from the 22nd until the 25th of September. The race area on the sea in front of the port will challenge the competitors with three different winds: Pointe from the Atlantic which will bring steady winds and flat waters to speed on, the Levante from the Mediterranean bringing gusts and waves and the southerly Sirocco winds. Come and enjoy this exhibition of sailing’s seamanship this September.

Red Bull Sailing Team clinches third in St Petersburg

Under the pressure of a storm-shortened final day, Hagara’s crew managed to jump up in the regatta
results, finishing the Extreme Sailing Series stop in St Petersburg, Russia on the podium.
Throughout a rollercoaster regatta, helmsman Roman Hagara and the Red Bull Sailing Team stayed
close to the leaders, and then they delivered when it counted most – on the final day of Act 5 in the
Extreme Sailing Series.

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