Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard
.. World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first International Sports Federation to be awarded the international sustainability standard ISO 20121. ISO 20121 specifies the requirements for an Event Sustainability Management System to improve the sustainability of events....
February 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Survive First Part of 2024 Olympic Selection

49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Survive First Part of 2024 Olympic Selection
Pre-Order Your New Racing Compass As we previously announced, Velocitek have released their new racing compass which should be a fantastic addition for 49er and Nacra 17 sailors. The screen can be seen so much more easily! Pre-Order Here. 49er, Nacra 17, and Laser Survive First Round The events committee...
February 1st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Change of conditions shifts the leaderboard on Day three in Miami

Change of conditions shifts the leaderboard on Day three in Miami
Santiago Lange & Cecilia Carranza Saroli (ARG) foiling -Nacra 17 With nine full-fleet races in the books, and just three remaining, for the Nacra 17 at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, this much is clear: anyone hoping for a place on the podium in the Mixed Multihull is going to have to knock...
January 26th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series
Philipp Buhl (GER) Laser (M) For athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle. The wind played hide and seek for all of the morning—tempting at least one race officer into starting a race...
January 24th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere across five-day format

New look London Boat Show celebrates vibrant atmosphere  across five-day format
… The 2018 London Boat Show drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 14 January 2018) amidst incredible sales reports, a vibrant atmosphere, strong visitor numbers and the fantastic launch of the all new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show. The changes made to the 2018 Show were a success amongst exhibitors...
January 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing selects Olympic Events for Antitrust review

World Sailing selects Olympic Events for Antitrust review
Following the adoption of World Sailing’s new Antitrust Policy in November 2017, World Sailing has now selected the initial Olympic Events which will undergo an antitrust review in 2018.   World Sailing has decided at this time to review the Men and Women’s Windsurfer and the Men and Women’s...
January 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world

London Boat Show to welcome sporting legends and silverware from across the world
Sporting fans from all eras are set to enjoy some of the finest the sporting world has to offer with legends, trophies and heroes all to be seen, as the London Boat Show opens tomorrow (Wednesday 10 January). Footballing favourite Sir Geoff Hurst, best known for being the first person to score a hattrick...
January 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission

Jens Kroker elected to Athletes’ Commission
Germany’s three-time Paralympic medallist, Jens Kroker, has been elected to World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, becoming the first Para World Sailing representative in the commission. Since its inception, World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission was open only to sailors who...
January 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life

Rockley Watersports partners London Boat Show to bring boating and watersports to life
. The London Boat Show and the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, powered by British Marine, are delighted to announce Rockley Watersports as a partner for three key attractions. The Activity Pool, Beach Club and Starter Boat area are all aimed at bringing boating and watersports to life,...
January 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018

Launching brand new craft and technology for the New Year at London Boat Show 2018
From last year’s event Making their debut at the London Boat Show next week are more than 75 of the latest, highly-anticipated sail and power boats, innovative watersports craft, plus an array of exciting new marine equipment, gear and services for 2018. The new-five day London Boat Show, taking...
January 4th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

YouTube’s most famous sailing couple to star at London Boat Show 2018

YouTube’s most famous sailing couple to star at London Boat Show 2018
Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum (a.k.a. Sailing La Vagabonde) Online sailing sensations, Elayna Carausu and Riley Whitelum (a.k.a. Sailing La Vagabonde), will be flying into the UK to exclusively appear at the London Boat Show, sharing the secrets behind their fame and sailing adventures.  As YouTube’s...
December 21st, 2017 | Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history
Israeli Laser Radial Boys – Maor Ben Hrosh standing Sanya, China delivered the tensest final day in the history of the Youth Sailing World Championships with eight gold medals decided on the final run to the finish line. Italy’s Margherita Porro and Sofia Leoni had confirmed gold in the Girl’s...
December 15th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024
In 2018, World Sailing will make a number of important decisions concerning the Events and Equipment that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in Marseille, France. To ensure a joined up and efficient approach to the decision-making process, World Sailing’s Board of Directors...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Blows traded on a tense third day in Sanya

Blows traded on a tense third day in Sanya
American Laser Radial Girls sailor – Charlotte Rose Leading competitors in the nine fleets at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships were trading blows in a tense third day of racing in Sanya, China. Those in contention for medals were fighting for every inch across the four course areas to...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Signals of intent put down in Sanya

Signals of intent put down in Sanya
American Laser Radial racer Charlotte Rose USA’s Charlotte Rose put out a strong signal of intent at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China by dominating the day in the Girl’s Laser Radial. Racing in the 40-boat fleet, Rose won both races, sending out a message to the...
December 11th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Fresh faces look to make their name in sailing at the colossal Youth Sailing Worlds

Fresh faces look to make their name in sailing at the colossal Youth Sailing Worlds
Hanna Dzik and Jullia Szmit (POL) The 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships is fast approaching and as athletes begin to arrive in Sanya, China the expectation for the competition that lies ahead is building as the sailors weigh up their rivals. With more than 380 sailors representing 62 nations, the...
December 6th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends
Dolores Moreira Fraschini (URU) winner of the 2016 Youth Worlds Sailors from 62 nations are set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships from 9-16 December 2017 in Sanya, China. More than 380 competitors will race across nine youth events over five days of racing in a...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Paris 2024 Olympic venue selected for Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final

Paris 2024 Olympic venue selected for Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final
Marseille hosted the 2017 RSX Europeans in May. World Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 will head to Marseille, France, the host city for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.   The World Cup Series is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing with clear objectives...
December 2nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year
Alan Priddy and Fergus Poole. Team Britannia has announced that logistics experts GAC will now be supporting the 80ft powerboat and its 12-strong crew with their environmental programme and land-based activities, as well as the bunkering and storage services they originally signed up to provide last...
December 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The path to glory

The path to glory
– ETA for Ian Lipinski, Tuesday 14 at around 15:00 UTC – Vedran Kabalin’s boat has dismasted – 500 miles of lateral separation between the competitors’ most extreme options Less than twenty-four hours from the finish, Ian Lipinski looks to be heading towards an historic double....
November 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

A friend indeed

A friend indeed
To note: – The front runners expected to make landfall in Martinique on Tuesday 14 – Aurélien Poisson becomes a dad while racing – Tricks for boosting competitors’ morale Whilst the fleet carves out a route between the latest squalls in what is a very shifty trade wind, each of the...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing Council looks to the future

World Sailing Council looks to the future
A week of discussion and debate from delegates at World Sailing’s Annual Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico culminated in a two-day meeting of World Sailing’s Council.   The submissions that proposed change, made in advance of the conference and the subsequent recommendations made by...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships
.. World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will be held every year starting from 2018. The...
November 11th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Sailing, Sports | Read More