Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category

GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool

GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool
GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool GAC Pindar has joined forces with the MarineShift360 international collaboration to develop the first Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tool to help the recreational and performance yachting world reduce its use of resources...
October 17th, 2019 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Chief Executive of World Sailing, Andy Hunt, to step down at the end of December after four years in the role

Chief Executive of World Sailing, Andy Hunt, to step down at the end of December after four years in the role
Andy Hunt Chief Executive of World Sailing, Andy Hunt, to step down at the end of December after four years in the role World Sailing Chief Executive Officer, Andy Hunt has notified the Board of Directors that he will be taking on a new role in International Sport in early 2020. The Board considers that...
October 16th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Sailing, Sports | Read More

They’re coming!

They’re coming!
They’re coming! The denouement of the first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère is imminent in the prototype category! At 15:00 UTC this Sunday, François Jambou was just 30 miles from the finish in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Tanguy Bouroullec and Axel Tréhin were respectively 15 and 25 miles...
October 13th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

High pressure, high intrigue!

High pressure, high intrigue!
High pressure, high intrigue! We are about to witness the denouement of this first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère. It’s a tense finale with a very light breeze, that fades away to nothing at times on the outskirts of the Canaries. In the prototype category, François Jambou has a slight edge...
October 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Less than two days till the verdict!

Less than two days till the verdict!
Less than two days till the verdict! The leaders in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have passed the latitude of Madeira this evening. Though they can almost glimpse the finish of this first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the end of the course promises to be a bit of a struggle in light airs. The...
October 11th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

The sailors’ versatility put to the test

The sailors’ versatility put to the test
The sailors’ versatility put to the test The competitors in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have now been at sea for over five days and they’ve already seen it in a vast array of colours. After a long run in meaty conditions, the wind has eased slight this Thursday, treating some of the sailors...
October 10th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Living life to the full… amidst the solitude!

Living life to the full… amidst the solitude!
©Bateaux accompagnateurs TEA Living life to the full… amidst the solitude! Out on the racetrack this evening, the Mini-Transat La Boulangère fleet stretches from the latitude of Lisbon to Cape Finisterre. It’s been a very fast and exhilarating day, especially for the sailors further South. The...
October 9th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award

F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award
.. F50, Ichi Ban and Sun Fast 3300 nominated for 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award Three diverse boats, all with unique characteristics that highlight the diversity of equipment and design in sailing, have been nominated for World Sailing’s 2019 Goslings Boat of the Year Award. The F50, a high-performance...
October 7th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail The open ocean at last!

The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail The open ocean at last!
The Mini-Transat 2019 sets sail : The open ocean at last! This Saturday 5 October, at 10:38 hours, the 87 sailors competing in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère set sail from La Rochelle on the first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Though the event kicked off in very manageable conditions, the competitors...
October 5th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Stellar cast headline the 2019 Hempel Team of the Year Award line-up

Stellar cast headline the 2019 Hempel Team of the Year Award line-up
Stellar cast headline the 2019 Hempel Team of the Year Award line-up World Sailing is pleased to announce a star-studded list of nominees for the 2019 Hempel Team of the Year Award, with entries from Australia, Switzerland and the USA in the running. Switzerland’s Alinghi, the Australian SailGP Team,...
October 1st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sky Sports will broadcast all six days of the World Championship

Sky Sports will broadcast all six days of the World Championship
. Sky Sports will broadcast all six days of the World Championship Sky Sport to broadcast all six day of the 2019 World Championship from Auckland! Sky Sport will broadcast live all six days of December’s 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland, New Zealand, which is believed to be...
September 24th, 2019 | Press and Media, Sailing, Sports | Read More

A foretaste!

A foretaste!
.. A foretaste! To note:   – The Mini-Transat La Boulangère sailors contested the event prologue this Sunday – A dress rehearsal prior to the start of leg one – No favourable weather window before Wednesday or even Thursday   Despite the delayed start of the 22nd edition...
September 22nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time!

A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time!
A fine prologue to warm-up… and kill some time! To note:   – The Mini-Transat La Boulangère will not set sail before Wednesday – The competitors will have at least 48 hours advance warning of the start – Tomorrow, the 87 sailors will contest the event prologue: a 34-mile sprint...
September 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Production boats: a wide open playing field

Production boats: a wide open playing field
Production boats: a wide open playing field To note: – The production Minis make up the bulk of the fleet with 65 entries – 60 rookies, 5 ‘repeat offenders’, 7 women in this category – Who are the favourites? Among the 87 sailors competing in the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat...
September 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed

Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed
  Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019 postponed Thursday 19 Septembre 2019 To note: – Start of the first leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère postponed due to the weather conditions expected in the Bay of Biscay – Festivities will continue on Sunday with a prologue in the...
September 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Proto, four-way match, and some?

Proto, four-way match, and some?
. Proto, four-way match, and some? Among the 87 sailors competing in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2019, 22 are competing in the prototype category. Though four sailors stand out as firm favourites (François Jambou, Axel Tréhin, Erwan Le Méné and Tanguy Bouroullec), there are also some solid outsiders...
September 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Mini-Transat la Boulangère village opens its doors this Saturday in La Rochelle

The Mini-Transat la Boulangère village opens its doors this Saturday in La Rochelle
The Mini-Transat la Boulangère village opens its doors this Saturday in La Rochelle To note: –       Village opening hours: from 14 to 22 September from 10:00 to 22:00 hours –       A wealth of entertainment for all, every day –       Some exceptional patrons...
September 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show
Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show [London: 5 September 2019] Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer of Scotland’s premier waterside destination, has today confirmed that it will be exhibiting at the Southampton International Boat Show for the first time from Friday...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation!

90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation!
.. 90 sailors at the start of the 22nd Mini-Transat, an historic record participation! To note: –      Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère on Sunday 22 September at 14:15 hours in La Rochelle –      A record participation for this 22nd edition: 90 skippers to take the start,...
September 4th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Three in a row for Belcher and Ryan as Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima wraps up

Three in a row for Belcher and Ryan as Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima wraps up
Australia’s Mat Belcher and Will Ryan Three in a row for Belcher and Ryan as Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima wraps up Australia’s Mat Belcher and Will Ryan won their third consecutive Men’s 470 gold medal on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters as the Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima event in Japan concluded. Belcher...
September 1st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Surprises sprung as five podiums decided at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima

Surprises sprung as five podiums decided at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima
. Surprises sprung as five podiums decided at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima Five Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima champions were crowned on Saturday 31 August as the first day of Medal Races sprung some surprises. France’s Quentin Delapierre and Manon Audinet claimed a superb Nacra 17 gold, moving...
August 31st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Physical limits pushed at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima

Physical limits pushed at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima
. Physical limits pushed at Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima The physical limits of the 496 sailors from 46 nations racing at the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Enoshima, Japan were pushed on Thursday as big waves rolled through Sagami Bay. With thousands of miles of the Pacific Ocean to the East...
August 29th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Ready Steady Tokyo – Day Three Update

Ready Steady Tokyo – Day Three Update
Ready Steady Tokio Sailing 2019. ©PEDRO MARTINEZ/SAILING ENERGY/WORLD SAILING19 August, 2019. Ready Steady Tokyo – Day Three Update Racing on the Tokyo Olympic medal race course in Enoshima Japan, the Argentinian team of Santiago Lange & Cecilia Carranza Saroli, who captured the hearts of...
August 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Enoshima winds proving difficult to predict at Ready Steady Tokyo

Enoshima winds proving difficult to predict at Ready Steady Tokyo
. Enoshima winds proving difficult to predict at Ready Steady Tokyo As Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing, the official test event for Tokyo 2020, reaches its mid-way point, it’s fair to say that all 353 athletes here have been put through their paces so far. Day 3 produced a different bout of weather...
August 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Contrasting conditions test sailors on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo

Contrasting conditions test sailors on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo
. Contrasting conditions test sailors on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo A day of light wind saw a slightly disrupted race schedule on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing, the official test event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. But, after a short postponement, all fleets managed to get...
August 18th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More