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The World Sailing Show: Programme 1 - Season 2020

by Sunset+Vine TV 31 Dec 2019 12:00 GMT
The World Sailing Show: Programme 1 – Season 2020 © The World Sailing Show

On this month's show there's the first capsize of an AC75 caught on video as America's Cup Defenders Emirates Team New Zealand took a tumble off Auckland Harbour.

There's also the climax of the Brest Atlantiques which saw some of the greatest sailors race the biggest trimarans around the Atlantic.

There's a SailGP update as two new teams are announced for the new season and action from the Grand Finale of the Star Sailors League in the Bahamas.

Plenty of end of season world championships have recently taken place - we bring you the action and the new world medallists from Kiteboarding, Windsurfing and three sailing classes.

  • The full story of the Brest Atlantiques Race featuring the world's biggest trimarans
  • The America's Cup Defenders take a dip in the waters off Auckland after capsizing their new AC75 boat
  • The PWA (Pro Windsurfers Association) crown their new Slalom World Champions
  • Breathtaking tricks in the Freestyle Kiteboarding World Championships
  • Another record attempt ends in failure for Spindrift2
  • Francis Joyon breaks the first of four World Records on his IDEC SPORT Asian Tour
  • Latest host cities announced for the America's Cup World Series

Features

Brest Atlantiques

In last month's episode we left the four huge Ultim Trimarans competing in the Brest Atlantiques race half way through the course - this month we bring you the full story. 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. Find out who made it and who did not.

Kiwi Capsize

On this month's show there's the first capsize of an AC75 caught on video as America's Cup Defenders Emirates Team New Zealand took a tumble off Auckland Harbour.

Star Sailors League

The Grand Finale of the Star Sailors League took place in the Bahamas. We have action and results from the final day.

Freestyle Kiteboarding Worlds

Freestyle Kiteboarding involves some of the most complex and highest jumps in the sport. The final round of the World Cup took place in Cambuco, Brazil and it went right down to the wire before a new world champion was crowned.

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