Newsletter N°2 – May 2014 Regattas

Société Nautique de Genève and 2014 World Cup
La Trinité sur Mer – France – September 2014
Newsletter N°2 – May 2014
Hello to one and all.
The contents of Newsletter N° 2 of the 8mR World Cup are as follows:
Organization in the Harbor.
World Cup Partners.
Images and videos.
Festive evenings and venues.
Organization in the Harbor.
For the first time in Trinité sur Mer, the boats will be placed in the North
sheltered dock, along a floating quay. Wide and stable, the pontoon provides
ample room for loading/unloading of gear, equipment as well easier departure
The big top tent for the Société Nautique de Genève and the 8mR World Cup
regattas will be located on the docks at the pontoon’s exit where a large parking
lot is available for your cars, next to the tent. (See the map on
The "2014 World Cup Village" is organized around the big
top tent close to the ZING Café, easily recognizable with
the small light passenger aircraft on its roof.
For the duration of the World Cup regattas, the ZING,
with its terraces, will become a convivial meeting point,
before and after the races, for those wishing drink a good
beer or a glass of wine!
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We would like you to acquaint yourselves with the innovative companies or
services available to sailors and racing crews
Musto and Musto Shop of la Trinité sur Mer will be present and
will allow you to embroider the 2014 World Cup logo and the name
of your boat on your clothes. Soon you will be able to discover, on our website
and our next Newsletter, the clothing line proposed by Musto. You will also be
able to place your orders either in advance of or upon your arrival. Musto is also
preparing a small surprise for every team member to be discovered on Friday,
September 5th.
Pontos is a young company located in Saint Malo
(France) which has made a dream come true! The introduction of an
automatic four-speed winch is probably the most important discovery
since the invention of self-tailing in the 1970s. Thus, during the World Cup, you
will have the privilege of discovering and testing this spectacular innovation which
is in the process of winning over the world of the regattas and pleasure sailing.
The Great Circle is the reference
company as regards weather reports, routing and strategy which
- Squid, software allowing for the download and management of grib (weather
reports) and of routing files.
- Personalized weather assistance services for regattas or record setting.
- Best-Start®, a decision-making tool for skippers.
The Great Circle offers all 2014 World Cup participants:
- Permission and access to Squid software for the duration of the regattas and in
particular to the Bay of Quiberon files.
- A small manual for the racing crews, The Great Circle about the Bay of
Quiberon and use of Squid software.
- An opening general weather briefing on Saturday, 6 September prior to the
first regatta.
For those who so desire, Great Circle proposes, during the championship, custom
tailored briefings led by the best weather and strategic experts of the day, the
connoisseurs of the Bay of Quiberon. You can acquaint with the details of these
personalized briefings on the World Cup website or in our next Newsletter.
Thus you can live this World Cup with information tailored to your specific
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IMAGILI and its SailingNewsTV Multi channel
network is the 2014 World
Cup broadcasting partner. Discover the trailer on the World Cup
website or on SailingNewsTV.
New videos on the Bay of Quiberon or about the 8mRs will be available as of end
We hope that the YouTube channel dedicated to 8mRs will then become
permanent, thus making known all the events and the videos relative to the class.
If you have videos and images which you would like to share with your friends,
other owners and navigators, as well as with the general public, do not hesitate
to contact SailingNewsTV: [email protected] who will take undertake the
broadcasting of these images on the Youtube 8mR 2014 World Cup channel.
Photographers and Press (Media).
The World Cup site and its stretch of water will be accessible to all. Professional
photographers will be present to immortalize the event and the regattas. You
will be able to discover their photos after races.
Société Nautique de Genève and 2014 World Cup Regatta Evening Social
Cocktails and major evenings not be missed are as follows:
Saturday, 6 September: The Société Nautique de Genève Cocktail, the first
of the major social events of the week.
Sunday, 7 September: Société Nautique de Genève designation of winners
and prize awards followed by the cocktail evening sponsored by Musto.
Monday, 8 September: Host families’ dinner, a special moment and an
unforgettable French evening.
Tuesday, 9 September: a festive evening of the crews with
demonstrations by the partners. (Paid event, reservations will soon be
possible on the website and by special e-mail).
Thursday, 11 September: the traditional gala evening under the main tent.
Saturday, 13 September (or Friday, 12 September per date of
championship’s validation): 2014 World Cup designation of winners and prize
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Please notify your registration and the date of
arrival of your boat to the SNT and the Harbor Office
as soon as possible. It is important so as to ensure best
possible logistic organization of our championship.
It is difficult for us to know whether all the owners and sailors who could
participate in the 2014 World Cup receive our Newsletter. We would be grateful
if you could transmit it to your contacts or publish it on your website including
the link to the 2014 World Cup website.
"There are still some owners to be convinced to join the party! More
than 21 boats in la Trinité sur Mer in September 2014! This is
possible! … "
See the preliminary list of entries : (entry list)
The Steering Committee.
Contact : [email protected]
Chairman, Steering Committee: [email protected]
Olivier Champeaux: PR/Media & Organization: [email protected]
Société Nautique de la Trinité sur Mer : [email protected]
8mr World Cup 2014 – La Trinité sur Mer – News Letter N°2 – Mai 2014