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Monday, January 28, 2019

Forward Planning: Champions return to 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Forward Planning: Champions return to 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

  • 2019 World Cup Series Miami, Coconut Grove, 29 January - 3 February
  • Nine defending champions return to Biscayne Bay determined to defend their titles
  • Rights free VNRs & interviews available to broadcasters from Thursday 31 January - Sunday 3 February

2019 marks the 30th edition of an Olympic sailing regatta in Miami and, with 650 sailors from 60 nations registered to race across ten events, it's expected to be another strong year of competition.

Of the 2018 Miami gold medallists, Giles Scott (GBR) is the only athlete not competing this year. Across the ten events, there are 34 Olympic medallists racing alongside numerous World and World Cup podium finishers, and the best sailors will be vying for a World Cup medal as the race to Tokyo 2020 continues.

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Click here to view entry list in full.

- 4 x Rights free News VNRs with racing and action shots plus interviews will be uploaded to the FTP server from Thursday 31st January to Sunday 3rd February, delivery from 22:00 GMT 
- Interviews in native language and English
- For bespoke requests, please contact:

External Path: https://filetransfer.elsinore.tv/ 
Username: sunsetvinetvnews2019
Password: tvnews
Folder: SunsetVineTVNews2019 - Hempel World Cup Series - Round 2_Miami
*Please enter the following details carefully as multiple incorrect attempts will cause the account to be blocked.

Medal Races on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February will be streamed live on World Sailing's Facebook and YouTube Channel. URLs and embed codes are available below:

Saturday Medal Races - RS:X, Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX
URL - https://youtu.be/RV7NBYuGefI 

Sunday Medal Races - 470, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial
URL - https://youtu.be/1utr_XXzeZY 


Click here to view the entry list in full.

Results will be available when racing starts on Tuesday 29 January -

Daily highlights and live streamed Medal Races on Saturday and Sunday will be available across the World Sailing Network.
Click here to subscribe.

Live tracking, sailor analytics, live weather data and racing status will be available on the platform here - https://wcs2019-miami.sapsailing.com/.

Follow the event on World Sailing's social networks and get involved in the conversation using #HWCSMiami
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/worldsailingofficial/  
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/worldsailingofficial/  
Twitter - @worldsailing 

High resolution imagery free for editorial usage will be provided throughout Hempel World Cup Series Miami.

Imagery will be available to download here -
The password to download is:WSimages  

All World Sailing international press releases throughout the duration of the Hempel World Cup Series, including the latest news and reports, are available to read here.


The Hempel World Cup Series 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 Hempel World Cup Series 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 144 Member National Authorities, the national governing bodies for sailing around the world and 117 World Sailing Class Associations.

For further information please contact:
TV News Distribution
Isabelle Stocker
M: +44 (0) 7985 535 205
E: isabelle.stocker@sunsetvine.com 

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


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