2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, presented by Sunbrella – media alert

Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting — By on January 23, 2015 at 7:39 PM

isaf swwFriday 23 January 2015 – From 26-31 January 2015, Miami, USA will welcome world class fields in ten Olympic and three Paralympic events for the second regatta of the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.

Biscayne Bay will come alive with the sails of 651 boats, featuring 848 sailors from 63 nations. The stakes are high at the 2015 edition of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, with Abu Dhabi Final qualification spots and valuable ranking points available at the 200-point regatta.

Video

Rights free news feeds containing interviews and b-roll of sailing action will be available from Wednesday 28 January through to Saturday 31 January on the ISAF FTP. A log Sheet will be attached.

In addition, fully-produced highlight packages will be available from 26 to 31 January. These will contain interviews, action and results, including event graphics.

For FTP login details, specific requests and native language interviews please contact ISAF TV using the following address – isaf.tv@isaf.com

Images

High resolution, free for editorial use images will be available to download view US Sailing’s Flickr account here. For specific requests please contact the ISAF Communications Department below.

Results

Results will be available here – www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php

Live Tracking

The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via the live tracking.

Click here to view live tracking. 

Live Tracking via the Sailviewer-3D Tablet App will be available for devices with 7″ or greater screens.

Click here to download the iOS Application.

Click here to download the Android Application

Follow
ISAF Sailing World Cup website
http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/home.php

ISAF Sailing World Cup Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/ISAFSailingWorldCup

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/SailingWCMiami

The @ISAFupdates and @SailingWCMiami Twitter accounts will be following the action throughout the week.

Media Room

The media room is located at the Coral Reef Yacht Club and is reserved for members of the working media and team and event communications staff. The room is scheduled to open at 08:30 on Monday 26 through Saturday 31 January. These times are subject to change. Please provide appropriate media identification cards or documentation.

Press Boats

Press boat for written press and photographers – with confirmed assignments – is available on Monday 26 through Saturday 31 January by reservation. The boat will leave from Coral Reef Yacht Club at 09:15(subject to change). The press boat will return for lunch and depart again for afternoon racing. Please provide appropriate media identification cards or documentation.

Contact
ISAF Communications Department

ISAF Communications Manager
Tamsin Rand
Tel: +44 7771 530 854

ISAF Website and Media Co-ordinator
Daniel Smith
Tel: +44 7771 542 131

Kimball Livingston, ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Press Officer
kimball.livingston@gmail.com 

ISAF Communications Administrator
Imogen Stanley
Tel: +44 2380 635 111

Email: marketing@isaf.com

ISAF Sailing World Cup
The ISAF Sailing World Cup is a world-class annual series for Olympic sailing. It is open to the sailing events chosen for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition. Its centre piece is the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup will consist of five regattas for all ten Olympic events and where possible, Formula Kite Racing. Qualification places for the ISAF Sailing World Cup final are up for grabs at each event. The final will bring together the top 20 boats in each Olympic event and an Open Kiteboarding event where the World Cup Champions will be crowned

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup
Melbourne – 7-14 December 2014
Miami – 25-31 January 2015
Hyères – 20-26 April 2015
Weymouth and Portland – 8-14 June 2015
Qingdao – 14-20 September 2015
2015 Final Abu Dhabi – 27 October to 1 November 2015

View the World Cup qualification system here.

For more information about ISAF please go to isaf.com or contact marketing@isaf.com

About The International Sailing Federation
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is the world governing body for the sport of sailing.

ISAF is made up of over 130 Member National Authorities (MNAs), who are its principal members, and responsible for the decision making process that governs the sailing world.

There are currently more than 100 ISAF International, Recognized and Classic Yacht Classes, ranging from the small dinghy classes for young people up to 60 foot ocean racers.

 

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