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NetCaster App Brings Live Yacht Racing Action To Fastnet Fans
2013-09-19 13:48:32

ESA The new interactive NetCaster app for smartphones and tablets enabled competitors in this year’s Fastnet yacht race to transmit live video, images and interviews from the heart of the action directly to fans on shore. Using this new app, developed by Livewire Digital in partnership with ESA, crews involved the public in their epic battle to the finish line. The Fastnet race starts from Cowes on the UK’s Isle of Wight and competitors race along the southwest coast of England,...

2013-08-29 23:02:31

Vimbly announces the expansion of their inventory to include the the best sailing and water adventures in New York City (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Vimbly (http://www.vimbly.com), as seen on USA Today and Fox News, announced the expansion of their inventory to include the the best sailing and water adventures in New York City. The activities featured on the platform range from learning how to sail, white water rafting, jet ski journeys, and an extensive list of sailing tours around the island...

2013-08-22 12:24:57

Jason Van Der Slot announces founding Australian TP52 Association and the TP52 Southern Cross Cup. NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jason Van Der Slot is pleased to announce his role in helping to form the Australian TP52 Association. He is also pleased to announce his founding of the TP52 Southern Cross Cup. His love of sailing, sailboats, and sailboat racing is no doubt inspired by the fact that Jason Van Der Slot was born and raised on the 26(th) largest island in...

2013-08-21 23:29:08

2X Software, a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery solutions, today announced it has launched a major 3-year sponsorship deal with the racing yacht Seawolf of Southampton. The Seawolf is an ultra competitive, IRC optimized yacht which races in all the major international competitions including the Rolex Fastnet, Rolex Middle Sea and the Giraglia Rolex Cup. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 2X Software, a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery...

2013-08-06 12:23:36

Athletes Battle on Lake Michigan in "Chicago Sports Commission Charity Sports Challenge" as part of Chicago Match Cup at Navy Pier CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Chicago's "land-based" professional and collegiate sports stars will trade in their gloves, cleats and helmets to test their athletic skills on a...

2013-07-31 12:21:39

GOSPORT, England, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Nelson's front row seat for new Clipper 70 ocean racer - Land Rover, ARM Holdings and Grange Hotels revealed as first Team Partners - GREAT Britain will be flagship of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet as longest ocean race on the planet prepares to depart London 1 September A GREAT Britain yacht was launched today (Wednesday 31 July 2013) on the North Terrace of Trafalgar Square in front of the...

2013-07-26 12:24:37

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Mandela charity applauds Sapinda Rainbow crew at official 95th Birthday children's celebration in Johannesburg as they leave for Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - longest ocean race at 40,000 miles The Sapinda Rainbow project and Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (NMCF) have wished ten young South Africans (eight primary crew and two reserves) 'bon voyage' today as they head off to the UK to participate in...

2013-07-23 16:20:40

Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche and crew win Transpac in multihull division with second-fastest time in history HONOLULU, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lending Club (https://www.lendingclub.com) today announced that its 73-foot offshore trimaran, "Lending Club," has won the 47(th) Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac) in the multihull division and had the fastest overall elapsed time, coming in at 5 days, 11 hours, 52 minutes and 33 seconds. This time was the Transpac's second-fastest...

2013-07-09 12:24:39

New Zealand's Unique Food, Wine, Technology, and Tourism Showcased in San Francisco this Summer SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As San Francisco hosts the world's most prestigious sailing competition, New Zealand - the only country represented officially as a partner in an America's Cup racing team - is set to celebrate the country's presence with a series of high-profile events and uniquely New Zealand activities at venues throughout the city. The program is a tribute to...

2013-07-02 23:17:41

“Mission Baltic” accomplished with distinction: Esimit Europa 2, the overall winner and monohull course record holder at Germany’s Kieler Woche and winner of the largest Scandinavian regatta, ÅF Offshore Race Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 After more than 40 hours of sailing at the 350 nautical mile long ÅF Offshore Race in Sweden, Esimit Sailing Team crossed the finish line first on 2nd July at 3:33 am and therefore secured their 22nd line honours. Skipper Jochen...