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2010 Newport to Bermuda Race
2010 Newport Bermuda Race
  Join narrator Gary Jobson and the crew of AURORA as they compete in a fleet of 183 yachts in this fun and challenging offshore race. Learn about the storied history of the race and get a taste of what it's like to crew aboard a go-fast yacht in a 635 mile endurance test.

 

Surfing is Life: The Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race...1997-98
surfing is life - movie   Become one of the crew of Chessie Racing's entry into the Whitbread race (now the Volvo Ocean Race). See what daily life is like on a W60 boat as these daring sailors live and race together 24/7 for 31,000 miles.

 

America's Cup: Cronkite Reports - Parts 1 and 2
  Walter Cronkite is on the scene of the 1987 America's Cup. Race by race, he chronicles Dennis Conner's challenge of recapturing the cup from Australia.

 

America's Cup: Past, Present and Future
  On Sept. 6, 2007, the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame hosted a panel discussion on how the recent match between America's Cup contenters Alinghi and Emirates Team New Zealand would shape the future of Cup racing.

 


2010 Newport to Bermuda Race
2010 Newport Bermuda Race
  Join narrator Gary Jobson and the crew of AURORA as they compete in a fleet of 183 yachts in this fun and challenging offshore race. Learn about the storied history of the race and get a taste of what it's like to crew aboard a go-fast yacht in a 635 mile endurance test.

 

75th Vineyard Race - The Stamford Yacht Club
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  This 15-minute movie brings together several sailors recalling their stories from the race, including Gary Jobson's experience racing the Vineyard with Ted Turner, and the 2006 race when Hurricane Ernesto became a last-minute player in the competition.

 

Nantucket Race Week 2009
  Every year the beautiful island village of Nantucket sponsors Nantucket Race Week, and every Race Week is a fun and exciting event for the entire family. 2009 was no exception. Here is Gary Jobson's colorful report, with highlights including the IOD Celebrity Regatta and the Parade of Rainbows (known as Beetlecats everywhere else).

 

Nantucket Race Week 2007
  Nantucket Race Week has evolved into one of the premier summer sailing events in the USA. Honorary Race Week Chairman Gary Jobson recently produced a film on the 2007 event, with a special feature on the famous Opera House Cup, featuring boats from the vintage America's Cup 12-meter class.

 

The Candy Store Cup 2009
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  The Candy Store Cup is a pursuit style 40 mile big-boat race that starts and finishes in historic Newport Harbor, with free drinks for a year at Newport's Candy Store.

 

Mount Gay, Sailing & The Hat

  You can only get one if you race. Here is a quick look at the mystique of the coveted red Mount Gay Rum Hat.

 

From the Helm with Bill Koch and John Bertrand
America's Cup class boat splits in two
  This 14-minute video by America's Cup legends Bill Koch and John Bertrand takes a look at the "bleeding edge" of Cup-level competition from the beginnings of the regatta back in the 1800s.

Using some rarely-seen archival prints and footage, they examine the limits of yacht design and tactical decisions that make the difference between winning a race and losing the boat.

 

WIMRA - Driving Womens Match Racing to 2012
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  This 47 min. video offers a bit of history of Women in yacht racing, plus gives exciting preview of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, which for the first time will feature Women's Match Racing.

 

This is Team Racing
  A short primer to the fun, exciting and uniquely American  sport of Team Racing played by youth, high school and college sailors across the country. 

 

RACING: Business Leadership & Management
  Sponsored by the World Presidents Organization at the Annapolis Yacht Club, this 1 hour and 12 minute panel discussion features leaders in both business and yacht racing as they talk about the commonalities that make for a successful business and a winning race team. Moderated by Gary Jobson, the panel includes business leaders Bob James and Terry Kohler.
Presented in two parts.

 

Celebrating 50 Years of FAST: North Sails 1957-2007
Celebrating 50 Years of FAST: North Sails 1957-2007   This video reviews the 50 year history of North Sails, from 1957-2007, and provides a glimpse at the art and science of sailmaking.

 

The Black Pearl: Pirates of the Caribbean
  In an act of piracy, Pirates of the Caribbean stole Leg 9 of the 2005-2006 Volvo Ocean Race. Watch a minute of pure adrenaline as Paul Cayard & the crew of The Black Pearl make a run for it.

 

The Science Behind the 34th America's Cup AC72 Foils
AC72science-foils-filmthmb   The AC72 catamarans can fly - literally - at speeds nearing 50 miles per hour. Explore the science behind the foils that turn these already fast giant race cats into turbocharged extreme speed demons.

 

The Science Behind the 34th America's Cup AC72 Wing Sails
AC72science-wingsail-filmthmb   The boats used in the 34th America's Cup - AC72s - are giant catamarans with a revolutionary 40 meter (131 foot) wing sail that is about the same size as a jumbo jetliner's wing. The technology of these sails allows the trimmer to power up the boat so it can fly 3X faster than the speed of the wind.

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Physical Fitness
AC72science-physical-filmthmb   The AC72 catamarans used in the 34th America's Cup are incredibly fast, and their powerful rigs and foiling techniques also make incredible demands on the physical and mental stamina of the athletes that crew these high-tech beasts. This short video takes a look at the training science used to get and keep these sailors in winning athletic condition. On these boat, fitness is not just needed to win; it's also a safety requirement. 

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Apparent Wind
AC72science-apparentwind-filmthmb   The AC72s of the 34th America's Cup can go faster than the wind. This changes all the conventional tactics surrounding a difficult to understand facet of sailing - apparent wind.

 

The Science Behind the America's Cup: Liveline TV Graphics
AC72science-liveline-filmthmb   The AC Liveline graphics are a technology breakthrough for this Americas Cup, providing real time graphics embedded in the live broadcast from a helicopter following the race, sophisticated tracking and telemetry systems, and a military grade GPS that can track the boats accurately to within 2 cm.

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