Friday 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.
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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 will be available here – www.sailing.org/worldcup/
The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via the live tracking.
Live Tracking via the Sailviewer-3D Tablet App will be available for devices with 7″ or greater screens.
ISAF Sailing World Cup website
ISAF Sailing World Cup Facebook
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Facebook
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 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.
ISAF Communications Department
ISAF Communications Manager
Tel: +44 7771 530 854
ISAF Website and Media Co-ordinator
Tel: +44 7771 542 131
Kimball Livingston, ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami Press Officer
ISAF Communications Administrator
Tel: +44 2380 635 111
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
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.