From January 27 – February 1, 2014, ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami returns to the waters of Biscayne Bay, bringing together the world’s top Olympic and Paralympic class competitors. Marking the 25th running of the event, the regatta is the North American highlight on the winter circuit for sailors who are campaigning for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Organized by US Sailing, the event is the third stop on the 2013-14 ISAF Sailing World Cup, an annual, world-class series for Olympic and Paralympic sailing.
The regatta is open to the events and equipment chosen by ISAF for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Competitions, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21 and September 7-18, respectively. The 10 Olympic classes are: Laser Radial (women), Laser (men), Finn (men), Men’s RS:X, Women’s RS:X, 49er (men), Men’s 470, Women’s 470, Nacra 17 (mixed) and 49er FX (women). Paralympic classes included in the 2014 regatta are: 2.4mR (open, able and disabled), SKUD-18 (mixed crew, disabled) and Sonar (open, disabled).
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Live tracking in 2D and 3D will be available during ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Click here to re-view Live Tracking from Qingdao and Melbourne and find out the links for ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami.
Rights free news feeds containing interviews and b-roll of sailing action will be available from Wednesday 29 January through to Saturday 1 February on the ISAF FTP. A log Sheet will be attached.
In addition, fully-produced highlight packages will be available from 30 January to 1 February. 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
High resolution, editorial rights free images will be available to download on the ISAF FTP and via US Sailing’s Flickr.
For all results and information visit the ISAF Sailing World Cup website at http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/home.php.
Click here to download the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Media Guide.
Daily news releases and results will be distributed via email and posted to the event website.
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 8:30am on Monday, Jan. 27 through Saturday. Feb. 1. These times are subject to change. Please provide appropriate media identification cards or documentation.
Press boat for writing press and photographers – with confirmed assignments – is available on Jan. 27 – Feb. 1 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.
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Press Officer Jake Fish