Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

First phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification concludes at Hempel Sailing World Championships

First phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification concludes at Hempel Sailing World Championships
… The first phase of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification for sailing has concluded after fleet racing wrapped up in the Mixed Multihull – Nacra 17, Men’s Skiff – 49er and the Men’s and Women’s Windsurfing – RS:X. Eight places in both the Nacra 17 and 49er, ten in the Men’s RS:X and 11...
August 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus

Plasschaert and Kontides find gold in the Bay of Aarhus
Emma Plasschaert (BEL) – Laser Radial© Sailing Energy / World Sailing First Laser Radial title for Belgium Kontides gold comes ten years after winning Youth Worlds in Aarhus Rindom roared to bronze by stadium crowd Emma Plasschaert won Belgium’s first world championship gold in the Laser...
August 10th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List

Buying a Boat Tops Lottery Winners’ Shopping List
Southampton Boat Show The majority of Brits would buy a boat if they were to win the lottery A major study, carried out by TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, has revealed that Brits’ love affair with the sea is alive and well, with almost two thirds (63%) choosing to buy a boat if they were...
August 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close

The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta came to a close
George Gratsos receiving the commemorative plaque from HORC’s president  Ioannis Marangoudakis The 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, which was organised by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club – HORC and this year was dedicated to the protection of the seas in cooperation with HELMEPA, came to a close...
August 1st, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta

Last port of call of the Aegean Sailing Regatta
HORC’s HQ’s The island of Paros was the last port of call of the contesting sailing boats in the 55th Aegean Sailing Regatta, to which HORC (Hellenic Offshore Racing Club) and HELMEPA had given the motto “To Save the Seas”. Motivated by this motto, the crews of both the boats...
July 30th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios

Don’t miss Lodia* 2018 in Chios
. Don’t miss in Chios, the island of the winds, the island that rules Planet Ocean’s waves** and in particular at Vrontados, the second largest town on Greece’s fifth largest island, Lodia 2018. This year the Sailing, Water Polo and Swimming races coincide with the Vrontados Centennial***!...
July 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O Persistence and tactics won out in the end as Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan (Quentin Delapierre, Kevin Peponnet, Bruno Mourniac, Tim Mourniac, Corentin Horeau) lifted the Tour Voile championship trophy for the second time in three years. Controlling their nearest rival...
July 22nd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hyères today, gone tomorrow

Hyères today, gone tomorrow
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Hyères hero of the day, claiming their fifth win of the contest and closing the gap with the leaders of the general classification to three points was Beijaflore. The team composed of Valentin Bellet, Guillaume Pirouelle and Valentin Sipan honed their craft throughout a long...
July 20th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Price, Takahashi, Weis and Killian Claim Governor’s Cup Semifinal Berths

Price, Takahashi, Weis and Killian Claim Governor’s Cup Semifinal Berths
MATCH OF THE DAY – Christophe Killian (USA) led early, but in the end lost to regatta leaderHarry Price in a superbly contested match on Thursday, at the 52nd annual Governor’s Cuppresented by Farmers & Merchants Bank and hosted by Balboa Yacht Club NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Thursday, July 19, 2018)...
July 20th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. On Saturday’s capricious coastal race they were overshadowed by title challengers Beijaflore but when the seabreeze finally delivered on South Brittany’s beautiful Morbihan Bay it was the local aces on Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan who read it best and won the Stade...
July 15th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Chaos and Calamity for 49er, FX Leaders as New European Champs crowned for both Classes

Chaos and Calamity for 49er, FX Leaders as New European Champs crowned for both Classes
Copyright © 2018 9er Inc, All rights reserved. Italy’s Tita/Banti Become First Back-to-Back European Champions in Foiling Nacra 17 Era With racing starting an hour early to compensate for lost races earlier in the week, sailors hitting the water for the final day of the 2018 49er and Nacra 17 European...
July 13th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Lorina Golfe du Morbihan Teams head to ‘Home’ Act in First and Third on 41st Tour Voile Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan win Act 3 Stade Nautique in Barneville-Carteret #sailingarabia Finish Fourth and Go to Act 4 in Fourth. On what promises to be a massive weekend...
July 13th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Disappointment and Joy for Championship Contenders as Qualifying Ends

Disappointment and Joy for Championship Contenders as Qualifying Ends
Copyright © 2018 9er Inc, All rights reserved Black Flags, Chaotic Waves, Unsteady Breeze Mean A Messy Day in Poland Lady luck shone on the men’s 49er skiff fleet this morning, as the final day of qualifying for the European Championship began just off the beach in Gdynia.  There wasn’t much, but...
July 10th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Dream Dieppe Double for Tour Voile Leaders Beijaflore

Dream Dieppe Double for Tour Voile Leaders Beijaflore
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Beijaflore completed the dream Dieppe double when they won today’s fast, exciting Stadium Racing Final, their second of the 41st Tour Voile. The young team skippered by Valentin Bellet which wear the colours of a Paris based management consultancy which are long time sailing...
July 10th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Baltic’s Two Faces

The Baltic’s Two Faces
Copyright © 2018 9er Inc, All rights reserved. Light Air Morning For Women and Multihullers, Afternoon Breeze Shakes Up Men’s Fleets Gdynia, Poland (July 9, 2018) At days break, most of the fleet expected to spend the day sitting on shore awaiting wind. Pleasantly, an unexpected North Eastern wind...
July 9th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Measured up in Dieppe

Measured up in Dieppe
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. · Beijaflore win Coastal Race to extend lead · Light winds prove frustrating · #sailingarabia finish 12th drop back to fourth The fleet went afloat this morning off a nearless windless Dieppe Plage with Beijaflore skipper Valentin Bellet saying the first Coastal Race of...
July 9th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Polish Summer smiles on European Championship

Polish Summer smiles on European Championship
.. Polish Summer Smiles On 49er/FX/Nacra 17 European Championship Familiar Faces and Upstarts Triumph On Sunny, Light-Air Opening Day With just 24 months remaining until the lighting of the Olympic Torch in Tokyo, it’s time for athletes competing for the right to represent their country in Japan to...
July 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

One In Four

One In Four
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Just one point separates the top four teams after Act 1 Dunkirk Beijaflore win Act 1, tied on aggregate with Oman Sail’s #sailingarabia Three stadium days back to back proves tough.  For the first time in the history of the Tour Voile three consecutive days of Stade Nautique...
July 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Top Seeds Beijaflore Deliver in Dunkirk

Top Seeds Beijaflore Deliver in Dunkirk
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. As the Valentin Bellet skippered Beijaflore resumed normal service and sailed to their expected form, winning the second Stadium Nautique Final of the 2018 Tour Voile’s ACT 2 in Dunkirk, the Oman Sail teams have cause to celebrate. Skippered by Stevie Morrison and Thierry...
July 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

‘Outsiders’ Step In to Win on Tour Voile Day 1

‘Outsiders’ Step In to Win on Tour Voile Day 1
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O Just as when the Tour Voile started in Dunkirk one year ago off the same Plage Malo-les-Bains it was a new team which overshadowed the established favourites. The young Réseau Ixio team based out of Marseille, formed only this year, managed to maintain their high level of consistency...
July 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Previewing the 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets for Euros

Previewing the 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets for Euros
Previewing the Nacra 17 Fleet    It’s been almost exactly 1 year since the relaunch of the Nacra 17 to fully foiling. Hordes of the worlds top talents are storming into the class along with ambitious newcomers. The 2018 European Championship will be contested this week from Gdynia from 58 boats,...
July 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Friday is D Day in Dunkirk for 41st Tour Voile Starters

Friday is D Day in Dunkirk for 41st Tour Voile Starters
©Morgan Bove / A.S.O. The 41st edition of Le Tour Voile starts in Dunkirk, Friday heralding the opening salvo on what is being described as the most intense edition yet. When once the famous multi stage race around the French coast  was a cumulative test of offshore skill and stamina, historically...
July 5th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More