Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020
Hein van Ameijden (Managing Director of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding), Michiel de Brauw (CFO of Port of Amsterdam), Jan Peter van Wijk (Financial Director of SAIL 2020). Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will be a Fan sponsorship partner of SAIL Amsterdam 2020, which is one of the biggest...
October 10th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Titouan Petard and Kenza Coutard (FRA) struck the first win in the solitary Mixed Multihull (Nacra 15) race at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A frustrating day epitomised by light winds meant that Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing (Techno...
October 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games
.. In light winds, Italian and Greek windsurfers took an early advantage on the first day of racing at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing fleets were first up at the Games, starting one day ahead...
October 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games
. The third Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 6-18 October 2018, will welcome 100 sailors from 44 different nations. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital, including debuts for two classes – Girl’s and Boy’s Kiteboarding...
October 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status
SailGP, a thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit, has received Special Event status from World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport.    Special Event status ensures the world governing body formally recognises and sanctions the event. Over the course of the 11-year partnership,...
October 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Sep-2018 ESCORT TUG REQUIREMENTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS DUE TO DISPLACEMENT (UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong Escort tug requirements for Neopanamax vessels due to displacement (update) Monday, September 24, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama In response to inquiries...
September 24th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships

Australian, British and Brazilian sailors conquer at Para World Sailing Championships
… Australian, British and Brazilian competitors clinched gold at the Para World Sailing Championships as the regatta drew to a close in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. After five days of competition in variable breeze, Matt Bugg (AUS) snapped up gold after the first ever 2.4 Norlin OD Medal Race, Will...
September 23rd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds

Strong breeze puts an early end to penultimate day at Para Worlds
… Lake Michigan showed a different side on Friday as strong winds whipped up just off of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA at the Para World Sailing Championships.  After days of light, challenging breeze, gusts of up to 35 knots were recorded on the racing areas as a decision was made just before 12:00...
September 21st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota
World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference will include two open forums on Safety in Sailing and the future of Offshore and Keelboat racing with sport and industry leaders sharing their perspectives.  The Annual Conference, where the key decisions for the future of our sport are made, will be held from...
September 20th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sheboygan welcomes 39 nations to Para World Sailing Championships

Sheboygan welcomes 39 nations to Para World Sailing Championships
.. A record 98 sailors from 39 nations will race at the Para World Sailing Championships in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA from 18-22 September 2018. Sheboygan Yacht Club and the waters of Lake Michigan will welcome numerous Paralympic and World Championship medallists who will set sail in the Open 2.4 Norlin...
September 18th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes
Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono won gold in the Men’s 470 as the World Cup Series Enoshima, the first major event on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters, came to a tame finish. The Japanese held an eight-point lead heading into the final day but, due to a light...
September 16th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Five World Cup podiums fill up on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters

Five World Cup podiums fill up on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters
. Five of ten podiums were completed on Saturday after the first day of Medal Races at the World Cup Series event in Enoshima, Japan. Enoshima and Sagami Bay received extensive rainfall overnight but as a breeze began to develop, there was nothing that could dampen the competitors’ spirits, with...
September 15th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Three New Junior World Champions Crowned!

… ”I just want to get out there and beat the boys,” said Vilma Bobeck (SWE). That was her mood this morning as leader of the 49erFX World Championship, and second overall in the open 49er Class Championship. Unfortunately for her and team mate Malin TENGSTRÖM, they would never get the chance...
September 1st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water
Daniel NYBORG – Sebastian WRIGHT OLSEN – DEN 277 Today was another fierce test for the 49erFX  and 49er Gold fleets which were first up on the schedule. With the mistral forecast, everyone knew the tough conditions were coming, it was just a matter of when. One race was completed in tough...
August 31st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Aug-2018 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOYS TO THE SOUTH OF CHEUNG CHAU, AND SOUTHEAST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong YACHT RACES BETWEEN DISCOVERY BAY AND MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS NEAR MAN KOK TSUI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGED...
August 31st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC
Marseille France is hosting more than 200 sailors from 28 nations for the 2018 Junior Worl Championship of 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. Held from 28 august to 1st september 2018. © Pierick Jeannoutot Best Juniors Racing on the Limit A Flex and a Wink After three breezy races to end qualifying, the fleet...
August 30th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 vessels On 28 August 2018, the SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 was officially launched. This marks the first time that Russia’s Far East will host an international tall ship race. The principal competition begins on 1 September with the race from Yeosu (South...
August 30th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Sailing, Shipmanagement, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More