I also found a good video about the sinking of the Concordia in February of this year. The Concordia was a floating high school program that was run on a tall ship. Man I wish I had been interested enough in sailing when I was in High School to do something like that.
The start of the Rue du Rum race in France has been the major new item in the sailing world. Here's a clip from the Anarchy on the water coverage of the event: