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FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships

FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships
… FINAL DAY – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships Auckland witnessed the climax of three tensely fought World Championships, where none of the victors had it easy… Challenging Auckland wind and waves played their part in determining the outcome of the Hyundai...
December 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships

DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships
… DAY 5 – Hyundai 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World Championships The 49er and 49erFX both saw new regatta leaders heading into the final day of competition, while the Nacra 17 title race looks wide open… The breeze was a little softer than previous days, and at times extremely unpredictable...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days

2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days
… 2020 TOUR VOILE 17 intense and ground-breaking days Key points: Start from Dunkirk on 3 July / Finish in Nice on 19 July Major changes in the pipeline for the 43rd edition The Tour Voile’s first ever Act on an inland body of water Diam 24 od yachts to tackle an offshore leg for...
December 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review

World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review
World Sailing Trust release Women in Sailing Strategic Review The World Sailing Trust is pleased to release its Strategic Review into Women in Sailing, a report that explores gender balance and makes a case for change to address disparities within the sport. Click here for the full Women in Sailing...
December 5th, 2019 | Reports, Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3

49er & Nacra 17 Sailing: We’re Live – Day 3
… 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing : We’re Live – Day 3 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 WORLDS DAY THREE – LIVE ALERT The three 49erFX qualifying fleets will begin racing momentarily with Gold fleet in the balance. Only 25 teams will make it into the gold fleet, and anyone with Olympic...
December 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!

Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port!
… Final curtain in Le Marin, 78 sailors safely in port! At sea, the arrival of the final competitor, Georges Kick, on Saturday night through into Sunday, marked the official closure of the finish line for this second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships

Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships
… Auckland shines on opening day of Oceania Championships Glamour conditions greeted the 178 international teams on the opening day of racing at the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra17 Oceania Championships. The three-day warmup regatta before next weeks world championships is hosted by Auckland’s...
November 25th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!

Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show!
… Come see us at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show! St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show December 5 – 8 | St. Petersburg, FL Are you ready to discover the trip of a lifetime? Join MarineMax Vacations at the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, December 5 – 8. Let us...
November 23rd, 2019 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technology, Tourism | Read More

New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds

New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds
. New Era of Live Sailing Coverage at 2019 Worlds  Auckland, New Zealand – November 19, 2019  The International 49er and Nacra17 Class Associations, along with the host club Royal Akarana Yacht Club, are proud to announce a partnership with New Zealand streaming platform SidelineApp which will see...
November 18th, 2019 | Communication, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports | Read More

49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland

49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland
.` 49er Sailors take Environmental Action & Nacra17 Teams Reach High Speeds in Auckland 49er Sailors Amongst Leaders in Environmental Action There is no question that sailing as a sport has a huge environmental footprint. We travel the world by air, sea and road, shipping boats built from exotic...
November 17th, 2019 | Environment, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard!”

Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard!”
Ambrogio Beccaria: “I didn’t think we’d be able to push so hard! At 16:31 UTC this Friday, Ambrogio Beccaria took the win (prior to the decisions of the jury) in Le Marin in Martinique of the production boat category in the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère after 13 days, 01 hour,...
November 15th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!”

François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!”
François Jambou: “This victory will change my life!” At 17:00 UTC this Thursday, François Jambou took the win (before the decisions of the jury) in the prototype category to complete the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère in Le Marin (Martinique) after 12 days, 02 hours, 27 minutes...
November 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hanging on in there!

Hanging on in there!
Hanging on in there! François Jambou is this morning less than 500 miles from the finish in Le Marin in Martinique. As such, the leader in the prototype category now has a glimpse of what looks set to be a victorious finish within the next two days. A little over 100 miles astern, Ambrogio Beccaria...
November 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Four days away from denouement?

Four days away from denouement?
Four days away from denouement? After a little over eight days of racing, the fastest of the fleet have already completed two thirds of the 2,700 miles between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Le Marin in Martinique. According to the latest routing from Race Management, François Jambou and Ambrogio Beccaria,...
November 10th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels

The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels
The leaders at the midway mark, Ferré excels François Jambou (865 – Team BFR Marée Haute Jaune) and Ambrogio Beccaria (943 – Geomag), the respective leaders in the Prototype and Production boat category in this 2nd leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, are at the midway mark in the course...
November 8th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets
Anny Zade and John Faraclas                             Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today despite a contained fall of the Capes and now stands at...
November 4th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

The Atlantic chessboard

The Atlantic chessboard
The Atlantic chessboard A little over 48 hours after the start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/Le Marin), everyone is positioning their pawns. With little information and few tools at their disposal, the sailors are having to decide which strategy they...
November 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing’s Annual Conference wraps up in Bermuda

World Sailing’s Annual Conference wraps up in Bermuda
. World Sailing’s Annual Conference wraps up in Bermuda World Sailing’s Annual General Meeting concluded the 2019 Annual Conference on Sunday 3 November in Bermuda. The ninth and final day of the Conference saw the ratification of the Council decisions made on Friday and Saturday, confirmation...
November 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

The southern expressway: off like a shot

The southern expressway: off like a shot
The southern expressway: off like a shot This Sunday, a day on from the start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère, the 81 sailors out on the racetrack are benefiting from trade wind conditions that favour slipping along and long surfs: a fairly stable NE’ly breeze of 20/25 knots,...
November 3rd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing’s Council conclude session at 2019 Annual Conference

World Sailing’s Council conclude session at 2019 Annual Conference
Kim Andersen at the podium World Sailing’s Council conclude session at 2019 Annual Conference After selecting the iFoil as the Men’s and Women’s Windsurfer for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on Friday, World Sailing’s Council, the main decision making body, concluded their meeting on Saturday 2...
November 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

A very lively start, two returns to port

A very lively start, two returns to port
A very lively start, two returns to port This Saturday at 14:33 UTC, 82 sailors took the start in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère in what proved to be a bracing introduction. The racers very quickly had to get their bearings in a fine trade wind, which...
November 2nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Flash news : Clean start for the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère!

Flash news : Clean start for the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère!
Flash news : Clean start for the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère! This Saturday 2 November, the start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère was given at 14:33 UTC in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The fleet is bound for Le Marin, in Martinique. The race set sail in lovely...
November 2nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing and Virtual Regatta extend partnership

World Sailing and Virtual Regatta extend partnership
. World Sailing and Virtual Regatta extend partnership Following the success of the first two eSailing World Championship seasons, World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, and Virtual Regatta, the leading digital sailing platform, have extended and expanded their relationship through to...
November 1st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Green light for tomorrow’s start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère

Green light for tomorrow’s start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère
Green light for tomorrow’s start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère “This is what we signed up for!” It’s tomorrow, Saturday 2 November at 14:08 UTC that the start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère will set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria bound for Le...
November 1st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Velista71 wins 2019 eSailing World Championship

Velista71 wins 2019 eSailing World Championship
. Velista71 wins 2019 eSailing World Championship A new eSailing champion was crowned live in Bermuda as Velista71 (ITA) took the 2019 title at the eSailing World Championship Final, at World Sailing’s Annual Conference. Showing consistency throughout the final, Velista topped the group of eight finalists...
October 29th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More