Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Ian Williams storms through to Korea Match Cup quarter finals

Ian Williams storms through to Korea Match Cup quarter finals
Ian Williams and the GAC Pindar crew, Mal Parker, Bill Hardesty, Graeme Spence and Willem Van Waay, winners of the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour in Germany. Near-flawless qualifying performance from Team GAC Pindar UK – 31 May 2013 – Ian Williams, Skipper of Team GAC Pindar, has...
May 31st, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Twenty Sailors To Receive Athlete Participation Programme Funding At 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds

Twenty Sailors To Receive Athlete Participation Programme Funding At 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds
Thursday 30 May 2013 -The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is pleased to announce that 20 competitors from 11 nations have been approved to receive funding from the Athlete Participation Programme (APP) for the 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. From the 20 competitors chosen...
May 30th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC saves the day for Hong Kong sailor with high speed delivery of giant mast

GAC saves the day for Hong Kong sailor with high speed delivery of giant mast
Precision and care key to handling vital yacht part The team at GAC Pindar carefully loading the mast onto the plane bound for Hong Kong. 29th May 2013, Hong Kong – When the mast on prominent Hong Kong businessman and sailing enthusiast Sam Chan’s yacht Freefire broke recently, he turned...
May 29th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

The fleet of the Tour de France à la Voile 2013 now unveiled

The fleet of the Tour de France à la Voile 2013 now unveiled
Key points: – 13 teams will be on the start line of the 36th edition of the TFV – Professional teams will still face amateurs – A.S.O. is breathing new energy into shore activities: a stronger race village, a travelling convoy and an event pole on the beaches and in the cities – details...
May 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Le Tour de France à la Voile, a popular and festive event !

Le Tour de France à la Voile, a popular and festive event !
To keep in mind: – The 2013 Tour de France à la Voile goes hand-in-hand with a great celebration on land – A.S.O. wants to enhance its Animations Village and redeploy life on land (beaches, publicity caravan) – Publicity Caravan, Sail Climbing, Summer Hit Party, Stand Up Paddle Challenge,...
May 22nd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ian Williams crowned Match Race Germany Champion

Ian Williams crowned Match Race Germany Champion
Team GAC Pindar claims first win of 2013 ALPARI World Match Racing Tour  UK – 21 May 2013 – Reigning Match Racing World Champion and Skipper of Team GAC Pindar Ian Williams has secured victory in the first regatta of the season at Match Race Germany.  Overcoming erratic weather conditions...
May 21st, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds Media Accreditation Opens

Sail First ISAF Youth Worlds Media Accreditation Opens
Media accreditation for the 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship set to be held in Limassol, Cyprus from 13-20 July 2013 has opened. Sixty nations will compete across eight events at the 43rd edition of the event that will be hosted at the Cyprus Sports Organization Sailing Centre in...
May 19th, 2013 | News, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Team GAC Pindar skippers take first and third place at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club International Match Racing Regatta

Team GAC Pindar skippers take first and third place at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club International Match Racing Regatta
Will Tiller, Team GAC Pindar ESS Skipper, wins for New Zealand  Hong Kong – 15 May 2013 – Team GAC Pindar skippers Will Tiller and Ian Williams have placed first and third in this weekend’s 1010 4G Match Racing International Regatta in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. The 1010...
May 16th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Your daily* news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Arab Emirates, Jebel Ali – Traditional 60′ FT Dhow Sailing Race * India, Mumbai – Naval firing practice DATE: May 15, 2013 COUNTRY: United Arab Emirates PORT: Jebel Ali Traditional 60′...
May 16th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 15 May 2013

ISAF Match Race Rankings – 15 May 2013
ISAF Match Race Rankings – 15 May 2013 Ian Williams (GBR) and Claire Leroy (FRA) hold onto World #1 in the Open and Women’s Match Race Rankings whilst ISAF Nations Cup European Regional Final Winner Viktor Ogeman reaps the rewards of his success to move to a personal best of World #28. Open Rankings With...
May 15th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments
As the long summer period in Greece, with its climate blessed by the Olympian Gods, is on, the focus for all goes beyond traditional tourism and holidays; Marine Clubs all over Greece and in Attica, such as the Vouliagmeni Marine Club attract the business crowds faithful and the international sea sports...
May 11th, 2013 | Breaking News, Charity, Clubs, Marinas, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles
•    Belcher and Ryan maintain unbeaten Men’s 470 partnership •    Olympic medallists Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Przemyslaw Miarczynski (POL) make a golden return •     Thirteen nations share the 30 medals available across the ten Olympic events The medals were decided across the...
April 27th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

“The Greek Shipping Open 2013”– Winners announced

“The Greek Shipping Open 2013”– Winners announced
The Charles Taylor team: Hunter Smith, Angeliki Kallini, Anna Doumeni, Mark Collins, Maria Mavroudi, Keith Sturges, Andrew Paton, Philip Stephenson Richards Hogg Lindley (Hellas) Ltd (www.rhlg.com) and The Standard Club (www.standard-club.com) held their annual tennis tournament for clients and friends...
April 27th, 2013 | Events, People and Places, Sports | Read More

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
The Medal Race places were decided on the penultimate day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day. Tricky conditions have evident throughout the week and the fifth day of racing was no different as an early morning easterly breeze...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
Racing in the Paralympic classes came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères  as Heiko Kroger (GER) and France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary took the 2.4mR and Sonar honours. Kroger impressed all week in Hyères winning five of ten races after a shaky start that saw...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sailing World Cup Hyeres / TV ALERT

L’étape française de la coupe du monde se déroule actuellement à Hyères. L’épreuve se termine aujourd’hui pour les deux séries paralympiques. Pour les 10 séries olympiques, l’épreuve se terminera demain par les medal races. Des images de la Sailing World Cup sont disponibles...
April 26th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Breeze Kicks In For Final Series Start At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Breeze Kicks In For Final Series Start At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
•    Over 800 sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events enjoy 17-20 knots of breeze in Hyères •    Undefeated Australian Men’s 470 duo Mat Belcher and Will Ryan win both of their races in the gold fleet •    World #1 Women’s 470 pair Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Barbachan...
April 24th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Picon And Pastor Pick Up Double RS:X Race Wins At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Picon And Pastor Pick Up Double RS:X Race Wins At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
•    World #1 Men’s RS:X sailor Ivan Pastor (ESP) wins both of today’s races to lead the fleet •    Home nation Women’s RS:X favourite Charline Picon (FRA) secures two race wins and top spot in the fleet •    Luke Patience and Joe Glanfield (GBR) take double Men’s 470 bullets...
April 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Olympic Laser And Radial Medallists Back In Business…

Olympic Laser And Radial Medallists Back In Business…
At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères The opening day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères marked the return to action for familiar faces on the World Cup series as Robert Scheidt (BRA) stepped back into the Laser and Lijia Xu (CHN) and Marit Bouwmeester (NED) made a Radial return. Xu and Bouwmeester...
April 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Greek Shipping Open 2013

The Greek Shipping Open 2013
The annual tennis event Charles Taylor is organizing in Greece exclusively for shipping executives is  fast approaching! The tournament will feature men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed-doubles matches. The matches will be held over the weekend of 20/21 April 2013 at Forty Love...
April 18th, 2013 | Charity, Sports | Read More

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series
Wednesday 17 April 2013 – ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères will bring the 2012-2013 World Cup series to a close with over 800 of the world’s top sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events ready for action. Touching down in Australia, USA, Spain and finally Hyères, France from 22-27 April...
April 17th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tsavliris cross the finish line FIRST!

Tsavliris cross the finish line FIRST!
Alexandros Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris and Keith Gardener On Thursday 11th April, the Tsavliris Group took part in the physically challenging Baltic Exchange Go-Kart Race at The Raceway in London. There were 19 teams made up of minimum three drivers (60 drivers in total), and the endurance race lasted...
April 17th, 2013 | Sports | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Marks Return To Action For China’s Lijia Xu

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Marks Return To Action For China’s Lijia Xu
Over 800 sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events will sail at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères from 22-27 April 2013. After regattas in Melbourne, Australia, Miami, USA and Palma de Mallorca, Spain, ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères will bring the 2012-13 series to a close and will feature the...
April 15th, 2013 | Sports | Read More

The changing risk of Formula One

The changing risk of Formula One
The changing risk of Formula One (From the Lloyd’s of London website) As the Formula One teams arrive in Shanghai ahead of this weekend’s 2013 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix we look at the changing risks of the race With this year’s Formula One season underway, it is anticipated to be one...
April 13th, 2013 | Sports | Read More

ISAF World Sailing Rankings

 8 April 2013 – The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 8 April 2013 have been released. • Seventeen nations take 30 of the top three ranking positions • Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) hold a perfect Men’s 470 ranking score • ISAF Sailing World Cup 49er winners Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel...
April 8th, 2013 | Sports | Read More