Ride Like the Wind | Sailing race sees yachts literally flying at over 100km/hr | Sunday Night

(BIRDS SQUAWK) ANGELA COX: Whether I want to or not, I’m about to go where no woman has gone before. (DRAMATIC MUSIC) Whoa! On the fastest racing yacht ever built. They’re called F50s. MAN: How about that?! (OVERLAPPING VOICES) Forget everything you’ve thought about sailing. These boats fly, and we’re about to hit the equivalent […]

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How to fix a Tacktick/Raymarine Wireless Wind Anemometer(T101)Patrick Childress Sailing 5

Hello I’m Patrick Childress. This is video number two on Tacktick or Raymarine anemometers. In the first anemometer we took apart the lower housing that attaches to the cups to get to the bearings. So we showed you how to get the bearings out, clean them up, lubricate them and reassemble everything. Now we’re going […]

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How to sail – Points of Sail – Part 2 of 5: Close-hauled (sailing towards the wind)

The closest angle you can sail to the wind is on the edge of the no go zone. This point of sailing is called close hauled. You should have the sails pulled in tight, with the centreboard pushed fully down to prevent side slipping. And by probing with the tiller to find the point where […]

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The Wind Tunnels for Extreme Condition Training | The Tech Race

Welcome to the Tech Race. When record speed is the target, small details make a huge difference. The most aerodynamic position is crucial for athletes. How can wind reveal the winning posture? (WIND TUNNEL) The wind tunnel can be applied to almost any sport. We see the impact that practising under controlled conditions can have […]

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Normandie Express – Brittany Ferries High Speed Ferry

Travel to France in the fast lane with Normandie Express Brittany Ferries’ high-speed catamaran. Designed to travel at speeds of up to forty two knots the journey time from Portsmouth to France is just three hours. Normandie Express carries passengers, cars, bikes, small camper vans and generally operates a seasonal service from Spring to Autumn […]

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How to Sail – Understanding the wind on a 2 person sailboat (Points of sailing)

This training video will help you to understand the different points of sailing that a sailing boat can achieve, and the dynamics of the wind on your boat. In short what makes your boat move forwards. Sails do not work if you point the boat straight at the wind, they simply flap. The sail will […]

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