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The World Sailing Show: Programme 11 - Season 2019

by Sunset+Vine TV 2 Dec 14:34 GMT
World Sailing Show - December 2019 © World Sailing Show

Four of the world's fastest oceanic boats take on a brand new race around the Atlantic. But will all the boats survive? We have the race covered.

There's also the latest footage of Italy's Luna Rossa America's Cup team foiling their AC75 in the Mediterranean. The longest and toughest double-handed transatlantic race is the Transat Jacques Vabre we bring you all race action.

World Sailing have announced the new windsurf class for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games - see it in action. The 20 year dominance in the Wave discipline ended in Maui at the last PWA World Cup event.

There's action from Hawaii as we reveal the new world champion. Francis Joyon breaks the first of four world records on his IDEC Asian Tour and the winners of the annual World Sailing Awards.

  • Four Ultim trimarans go head to head in extreme conditions in the Brest Atlantiques Race.
  • The PWA (Pro Windsurfers Association) crown their new Wave World Champions in Hawaii.
  • World Sailing's top awards winners for 2019
  • Francis Joyon breaks the first of four World Records on his IDEC Asian Tour.
  • How the Transat Jacques Vabre was won and lost.
  • The new windsurf for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games is announced.
  • Italian America's Cup team Luna Rossa go foiling on their new AC75

Features

Brest Atlantiques
Four huge Ultim Trimarans go head to head in brutal conditions for the first edition of the Brest Atlantiques Race. Skippered by some of the biggest names in world sailing the race takes the two-man crews from the French west coast to Brazil, then down to Cape Town and back up to the finish in Brest.

Aloha Classic
The PWA crown their new World Champions in the Wave discipline in Maui. Will 2019 see the end of a 20 year dominance by the Moreno twin sisters?

Transat Jacques Vabre
59 boats lined up for the start of the 14th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre, the longest and toughest double-handed transatlantic race. Three classes skippered by some of the world's top oceanic sailors lined up at the start in le Havre, France.For many in the IMOCA class it's a vital stepping stone on the campaign for the 2020 Vendee Globe.

iFoil
A new type of windsurf will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The iFoil has been announced as the new class that will be contested in Marseilles, the sailing venue for Paris 2024.

Francis Joyon & IDEC Sport
French off-shore legend Francis Joyon has set himself four challenges in Asia. The 63-year-old has achieved his first - breaking his own speed record from Port St Louis in Brittany, France to Port St Louis, Mauritius aboard his 31.5 metre trimaran IDEC Sport.

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