Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

Iconic Olympic class regattas launched in Virtual Regatta

Iconic Olympic class regattas launched in Virtual Regatta
.. Iconic Olympic class regattas launched in Virtual Regatta  World Sailing, the International Federation for the sport, and Virtual Regatta, the world-leading digital sailing platform, are launching several iconic Olympic class regattas in the eSailing world. Regattas around the globe have been cancelled...
March 31st, 2020 | Health and Safety, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement

World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement
World Sailing response to joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement Today [24 March 2020] the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Available on the IOC website here, the statement read, “In...
March 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Sailing, Sports | Read More

2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled

2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled
2020 Extraordinary General Meeting cancelled World Sailing’s Board of Directors will not call a 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The EGM was due to be held in London, UK on 2 May 2020. In a letter addressed and distributed to World Sailing’s Member National...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Edinburgh Council excited about the Edinburgh Marina bid to host SailGP event

Edinburgh Council excited about the Edinburgh Marina bid to host SailGP event
Edinburgh Marina Edinburgh Council excited about the Edinburgh Marina bid to host SailGP event [London: 12 March 2020] Edinburgh City Council has today resolved to lend its support to Edinburgh Marina’s bid to host the prestigious SailGP event in 2021. SailGP is an annual, global racing championship,...
March 12th, 2020 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sailing becomes first Olympic sport to commit to the UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration

Sailing becomes first Olympic sport to commit to the UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration
Sailing becomes first Olympic sport to commit to the UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first Olympic sport to sign the UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration. The signing of declaration follows from the...
March 8th, 2020 | HR, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging

Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging
. Boating Journalists Recognized for Best Writing and Imaging MIAMI – Feb. 25, 2020 – (Marine NewsWire) Boating and fishing journalists, photographers and videographers were recognized at the start of the 2020 Miami International Boat Show in an annual awards program conducted by the membership...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing | Read More

Thrilling medal races produce world champions

Thrilling medal races produce world champions
Thrilling medal races produce world champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke from New Zealand dazzled to win another 49er world championship, the sixth for the magic combo, which is easily a class record. In thrilling medal race the Spanish 49erFX team of Tamara Echegoyen and Paula Barcelo and the British...
February 16th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Live Alert – Medal Races are on

Live Alert – Medal Races are on
Live Alert – Medal Races are on 2020 Worlds Day 6 Live Alert Here is the Vimeo Link to the racing. Of course, if you want to watch on Youtube or Facebook, we’re also stream there, so enjoy. If your friends want to get these emails, send them to 49er.org/subscribe Austria’s Bildstein...
February 15th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Plan for the final day of 2020 World Championship racing

Plan for the final day of 2020 World Championship racing
Plan for the final day of 2020 World Championship racing With no racing on Friday February 14 due to summer storms that wreaked havoc with the breeze, Saturday’s final day of the 49er, 49er and Nacra 17 2020 World Championship looks like this: Schedule: Two gold fleet races for all three fleets commencing...
February 14th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

2020 World Championship day 1 – no racing

2020 World Championship day 1 – no racing
2020 World Championship day 1 – no racing A day of waiting disappointingly ended without any racing at the 2020 world title for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 classes in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The Race Committee monitored conditions on Corio Bay from well before the morning session to late...
February 10th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Long way to the top at Geelong 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship

Long way to the top at Geelong 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship
Long way to the top at Geelong 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship  Half the contenders vying for an Olympic spot know they’ve made the cut and the other half are still aiming for selection, adding extra strain to the make-or-break 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship, the last major...
February 9th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Third eSailing World Championship season launched

Third eSailing World Championship season launched
.. Third eSailing World Championship season launched The race to become the 2020 eSailing World Champion and win $10,000 USD is underway as the 2020 Championship was officially launched today [3 February]. Launched in partnership between World Sailing, the International Federation for the sport, and...
February 3rd, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

John Gimson and Anna Burnett stay cool under pressure to lead first day

John Gimson and Anna Burnett stay cool under pressure to lead first day
… John Gimson and Anna Burnett stay cool under pressure to lead first day 2020 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP – DAY 2 Gimson and Burnett (GBR) were named last week by Team GB to head to Tokyo, and the duo rewarded their selectors by sailing well enough to lead after the first day. With all conditions...
February 1st, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Family is a bit different in sailing – Hansens working well together

Family is a bit different in sailing – Hansens working well together
… Family is a bit different in sailing – Hansens working well together  2020 Oceania Championship Day One It’s all about family for Danish Hansens Michael Hansen and Mathias Sletten (DEN) had their best ever day racing 49er to kick off proceedings in Geelong. The young duo scored...
January 31st, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo

Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo
Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo At next week’s Expo, British Marine, alongside its new Access to Boating Association, will be hosting a revolutionary participation seminar with leading charity, The Magenta Project, and Sunsail Worldwide Sailing....
January 28th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seven Champions crowned at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Seven Champions crowned at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami
a .. Seven Champions crowned at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami Miami got a taste of Olympic class sailing at the highest level this week, and on Saturday champions were crowned at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. Sailors from around the globe convened in South Florida this week with North...
January 25th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

First set of North American Tokyo 2020 spots earned in Miami

First set of North American Tokyo 2020 spots earned in Miami
.. First set of North American Tokyo 2020 spots earned in Miami The fifth and final day of fleet racing wrapped-up Friday at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. Many of the 182 sailors from 45 nations raced with Olympic qualification on the line and targeting a spot in Saturday’s pivotal Medal...
January 25th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Leaderboards take shape on Day 2 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Leaderboards take shape on Day 2 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami
.. Leaderboards take shape on Day 2 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami Sailors were greeted with cooler temperatures, sunny skies, and plenty of breeze on the second day of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, USA. On Tuesday, the 470 Men and Women, Laser, Laser Radial, and Finn fleets completed two...
January 22nd, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Nations clash over Olympic qualifying spots on Day 1 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami

Nations clash over Olympic qualifying spots on Day 1 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami
.. Nations clash over Olympic qualifying spots on Day 1 at Hempel World Cup Series Miami  On Monday, the 182 sailors from 45 nations demonstrated their skills on spectacular Biscayne Bay in the first of six days of racing at 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, USA. This event marks the second...
January 21st, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef
. Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef  Ahead of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Miami, USA, sailors and officials teamed up on Friday 17 January to rescue a coral reef. The expedition, led by World Sailing and the University of Miami, and supported by Hempel,...
January 18th, 2020 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami

Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami
.. Hempel World Cup Series to heat up in Miami The Hempel World Cup Series rolls into Miami, in the sunshine state of Florida, USA from 19 – 25 January 2020 for the second instalment of the 2020 Series. 205 sailors from 50 nations will race across seven fleets in Miami and the stakes are high for North...
January 14th, 2020 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

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