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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

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 09-Jan-2020 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 1, 2 & 5 Hong Kong SAFETY & SECURITY ZONES FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS New Orleans, United States UPDATE ON SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BAN India Dredging at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 1, 2 & 5 Thursday, January...
January 9th, 2020 | Construction, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, 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

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

49er Worlds Day Two – live alert

49er Worlds Day Two – live alert
… 49er Worlds Day Two – live alert  We’re Live – Day 2 49ER WORLDS DAY TWO – LIVE ALERT The 49erFX and Nacra 17 Fleets get to start racing finally after an additional day’s wait. With four races scheduled the pressure will be even higher than normal to perform well...
December 3rd, 2019 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships

Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships
… Day 1 – 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel opened day one of the World Championships with a stunningly consistent performance while some of the other big guns failed to fire. Two 49er races were completed after wild weather lashed the...
December 3rd, 2019 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Dec-2019 BOAT RACE OFF NATIONAL SERVICE RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB SEA SPORTS CENTRE Singapore PREPARATION FOR TYPHOON Subic Bay, Philippines RULES FOR NAVIGATING THROUGH THE STRAITS OF MALACCA AND SINGAPORE Singapore Boat race off National Service Resort & Country Club...
December 2nd, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Nov-2019 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong REPLACEMENT OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION CABLE FOR CABLE CAR SYSTEM Singapore Around the island yacht race Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 24 November 2019 (Sunday)....
November 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | 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

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames
Stefanos Tsitsipas; the excitement at its best!!! …and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames At a raucous O2 arena in east London on Father Thames, 21 year old Stefanos Tsitsipas become the youngest ever winner in 18 years to win the ATP finals! Hundreds of Greeks and in particular London Greeks attended...
November 17th, 2019 | Breaking News, 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