Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

The giants make landfall in Marseille

The giants make landfall in Marseille
.. To note: The Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to host the Warm-Up for the Nice UltiMed from tomorrow For two days, the public will be able to admire Actual-Grand Large Emotion, IDEC SPORT and Sodebo Ultim’, moored in the Vieux Port alongside the Quai d’honneur, opposite the City Hall A...
April 25th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries

first Nacra 15 World Championship starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April with 60 teams from 18 countries
… Right now in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents are preparing their first official Nacra 15 World Championship. Sailors are coming from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US...
April 22nd, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The heat is on in Hyères

The heat is on in Hyères
Hyères will heat up in more ways than one this week with temperatures set to soar and a red-hot competition across the single Para World Sailing and ten Olympic sailing disciplines expected. Sailors competing at the Hyères 2018 World Cup Series event include Olympic, Paralympic, World and Continental...
April 22nd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series

Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series
Regatta Park, Miami, USA is hosting more than 500 sailors from 50 nations for the second of four regattas in Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series. Held from 21-28 January 2018, racing will be held in all ten of the Olympic events. © Jesus Renedo /Sailing Energy/World Sailing Over 650 sailors representing...
April 19th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 72 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capers… The Geopolitical front could soon become not just uncertain, but an inferno. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI with these 72 points – as a result of the Capers’ sky...
April 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nice UltiMed supports Team Banque Populaire

Nice UltiMed supports Team Banque Populaire
… To note:  Nice UltiMed gives Banque Populaire its support after their boat capsized at the weekend  Even though he won’t be able to compete on his boat, Armel Le Cléac’h will attend the event and accompany the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi in giving the start of the Nice UltiMed ...
April 18th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

LIQUI MOLY is the Official Sponsor of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

LIQUI MOLY is the Official Sponsor of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship
Germany’s Philip Gogulla scores against Sweden’s goalkeeper Viktor Fasth and Sweden’s Anton Stralman during the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Cologne on May 06th 2017. Liqui Moly Henkel The competition in Denmark marks the end of the winter sports season for the oil manufacturer  April...
April 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…
John N. Faraclas Following a bad fortnight and the subsequent fall below the 1,000-point threshold, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” a correction on the plus side and now owners can “breath…” Geopolitics though are not so good and we might see a domino effect in the warring front...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five points earlier on today – thanks once again to the Capers and a bit to the Panamaxes, and now stands at 979 points. Geopolitics and the Global Economy in total mess. John Faraclas’ brief Market recap: The Capers’ BCI clinched ten points –...
April 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Immigration, Insight, Marinas, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing News – 11 April 2018

World Sailing News – 11 April 2018
… The 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar regatta came to an end on Saturday in Palma, Spain, after a packed five days of competition. Overall victories in five of the ten Olympic classes were decided before Saturday’s double points medal race. You can watch the regatta roundup here. All...
April 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Cup Series adds Italy, with Genoa hosting in 2019 and 2020

World Cup Series adds Italy, with Genoa hosting in 2019 and 2020
.. Sailing’s World Cup Series, the annual circuit for Olympic sailing and Para World Sailing, will touch down in Genoa, Italy in 2019 and 2020 for the European stopover. Organised by World Sailing in collaboration with the Federazione Italiana Vela and Yacht Club Italiano, the Fiera di Genova will...
April 11th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002
Howard Pridding Watersports participation increased by 3.4% on last year, reaching the highest volume since this survey was first undertaken.  According to the latest research released today, a record 3.96m UK adults (7.4% of the UK adult population) participated in one or more of 12 core boating activities1 in...
April 11th, 2018 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing News

World Sailing News
This week in sailing, there has been sad news from Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Auckland, New Zealand to Itajaí, Brazil. Race Control for the Volvo Ocean Race was informed by Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag of a man overboard incident involving John Fisher (GBR) on Monday afternoon at approximately 1342...
March 28th, 2018 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back

Vestas 11th Hour Racing boat back in the Volvo Ocean Race after Hong Kong set-back
Vestas 11th Hour Racing’s yacht going back on the water in Auckland Official logistics provider GAC Pindar delivered yacht and replacement bow to Auckland for repairs Auckland, New Zealand, 16 March 2018 – The Vestas 11th Hour Racing team has come back from a major set-back to join the line-up...
March 16th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

2019 Worlds to be in Auckland New Zealand

2019 Worlds to be in Auckland New Zealand
.. As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors will descend on Auckland, New Zealand, next year for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships. The event, which will be held at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club from November 29-December 8, 2019, will be an Olympic qualifier for countries who have...
March 14th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina
… [London: 13 March 2018]: Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, the internationally renowned marina owners and operators confirmed today that it had agreed terms with Edinburgh Marina Granton Harbour Limited to design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina, the centrepiece of the...
March 13th, 2018 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Magic Marine Resume as Official Clothing Partner of 49er and 49erFX – Become Official Clothing Partner of Nacra 17

Magic Marine Resume as Official Clothing Partner of 49er and 49erFX – Become Official Clothing Partner of Nacra 17
Supporting Skiff Sailors and Cat Sailors on the Road to Tokyo 2020 The International 49er Class and International Nacra 17 Class are delighted to announce their partnership with renowned sailing apparel manufacturer Magic Marine. Magic Marine is a favourite of numerous top sailors across the entire spectrum...
March 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

South Korea – a champion host for the Olympics

South Korea –  a champion host for the Olympics
Ana Delgado The 2018 Winter Olympics has thrust the two Koreas into the sporting and political spotlight.  Ana Delgado*, senior lawyer and diplomat and a sports enthusiast, has been at PyeongChang  and sends us this report. For the fourth consecutive time I am attending the Olympic Games. The first...
February 23rd, 2018 | Events, Insight, People and Places, Sports | Read More

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC
Amy Boulden Dubai, 15 February 2018 – Rising young players on the international ladies’ golf circuit, Amy Boulden and Nicole Broch Larsen, have re-signed their sponsorship deals with the GAC Group. The 24-year-olds act as GAC’s brand ambassador wearing the corporate logo at tournaments, and attending...
February 15th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

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

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband

LIQUI MOLY becomes official supplier of the Deutscher Segler Verband
Jan Volk (left), Director Business Development Boat and Marine at LIQUI MOLY, DSV President Mona Küppers, as well as DSV General Secretary Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel. The Olympic elite sports association and the lubricant manufacturer agree to cooperation at boot Düsseldorf January 2018 – Well-known in...
January 31st, 2018 | Automobiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong CHANGE TO SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURE STATUS Delaware Bay & River, United States COAL TRAIN DERAILMENT Gladstone, Australia STEVEDORES TO STOP WORK AS PART OF PROTEST Finland Around the Island Yacht Race Thursday, January 25,...
January 25th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More