How To Follow The 2017 World Cup Series Miami

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The first stop of World Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series will see over 450 competitors race across the ten Olympic classes from Regatta Park at Coconut Grove, Miami from 24 – 29 January.
Miami welcomes back five of the 2016 edition winners as well as 2016 Sailing World Cup Final champions while sailing ‘legend’ Robert Scheidt changes the One Person Dinghy for the Two Person Skiff. You can read more at http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/news/latest_news.php.

Racing commences on Tuesday 24 January and Medal Races on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 will be broadcast live on the World Sailing TV YouTube Channel – http://www.youtube.com/worldsailingtv – which will draw the competition to a close.

Information on how to follow the event is below:

RESULTS / ENTRIES
A full list of sailors registered to sail in Miami is available to view here – http://manage2sail.com/en-US/eventonly/f61c409e-4fad-49a6-baa6-f9287b804645/style/worldcup#!/entries?classId=e2d355cc-1d5b-4dfb-b6b9-58c9d28c0cfa. Results are available via the Manage2Sail results centre here – http://manage2sail.com/en-US/eventonly/f61c409e-4fad-49a6-baa6-f9287b804645/style/worldcup#!/results?classId=e2d355cc-1d5b-4dfb-b6b9-58c9d28c0cfa

TRACKING
Live tracking and competitor’s analytics is available via SAP Sailing Analytics throughout the event here – https://swc2017-miami.sapsailing.com/gwt/Home.html#/event/:eventId=b82f9012-47d8-4e9e-b3b2-a690c1db0fe3

PHOTOGRAPHY
High resolution imagery free for editorial usage will be provided throughout the Sailing World Cup Miami by Sailing Energy. Imagery will be available to download via – http://worldsailing.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/SWC-Miami-2017/C0000qs4UzX984qA. The password to download is WSimages

PRESS RELEASES
World Sailing will be releasing international press releases after racing throughout the duration of World Cup Miami. All the latest news and reports will be available to read here – http://www.sailing.org/news/sailing-world-cup.php#.WEP085L3DsE

TELEVISION
Racing and action shots plus interviews in English and native language will be available daily on the FTP server from Tuesday 24th January-Sunday 29th January.
For further information please contact:

Blanca López Handrich
M: +34 657 854 173
E: blanca.handrich@sunsetvine.com

Sabina Mollart Rogerson
M: +44 (0) 7922 140 148
E: smollartrogerson@sunsetvine.com

Medal Races on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January will be streamed live on World Sailing’s Facebook and YouTube Channel. URLs and embed codes are available below:

SWC Miami – Medal Races – RS:X, 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17
URL – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL42wJRsq1Q
Embed – <iframe width=”854″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/SL42wJRsq1Q” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

SWC Miami – Medal Races – 470, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial
URL – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb-yyMEwwOs
Embed – <iframe width=”854″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Qb-yyMEwwOs” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow the event on World Sailing’s social networks and get involved in the conversation using #SWCMiami2017
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ISAFWorldSailing
Instagram – https://instagram.com/isafworldsailing/
Twitter – @worldsailing
Snapchat – Follow our Story on Snapchat, search for worldsailing

CONTACT
World Sailing Communications Manager
Daniel Smith
M: +44 (0)7771 542 131
E: marketing@sailing.org

World Sailing Press Officer
Richard Aspland
M: +44 (0)7764 587 926
E: marketing@sailing.org

World Sailing Press Officer – Spanish
Neus Jordi
M: +34 627 885 051
E: neus@neusjordi.com

Sailing World Cup Miami – Press Officer
Stuart Streuli
M: +1 401-864-0511
E: stuartstreuli@gmail.com

By Richard Aspland – World Sailing

Editors’ notes:
SAILING WORLD CUP
The Sailing World Cup is a World-class, annual series of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Over 2,000 of the World’s leading sailors, representing over 75 nations have competed in the Sailing World Cup which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.

ABOUT WORLD SAILING
World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Founded in 1907, World Sailing’s vision is for a world in which millions more people fall in love with sailing; inspired by the unique relationship between sport, technology and the forces of nature; we all work to protect the waters of the world.

World Sailing is made up of 145 Member National Authorities, the national governing bodies for sailing around the world and 114 World Sailing Class Associations.

For more information about World Sailing please go to sailing.org or contact marketing@sailing.org

Issued on behalf of World Sailing