Posts Tagged ‘ISAF’

Olympic Qualification keeps Miami hot

Olympic Qualification keeps Miami hot
Chilean 49er Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella acts as the Olympic continental qualification regatta for sailors from North and South America. Qualify here, you’ll be representing your country on the grandest of stages, miss out, it’s the end of the road. Torrential rainfall...
January 29th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Keep your head on a screw at World Cup Miami

Keep your head on a screw at World Cup Miami
Sailors opening their curtains in Miami this morning would have been welcomed by a pleasant breeze that was enough to put a grin on their faces. Upon arriving at the venues of Sailing World Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella their grins were to turn into a smile as a 14 knot south eastern breeze whipped...
January 27th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Playing the cards right in Miami with 200 days to Rio

Playing the cards right in Miami with 200 days to Rio
Robert Scheidt In 200 days 380 sailors will be set-up at the Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, finalising their preparations for the greatest sporting spectacle, the Olympic Games. On 5 August the Rio 2016 Olympic flame will be lit, signalling the start of 17 days of sport. For sailors to...
January 18th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sailing World Cup about to launch off St Kilda

Sailing World Cup about to launch off St Kilda
Colin Cheng at 2014 World Cup Melbourne Melbourne is the first stop of the 2016 Sailing World Cup series and close to 1, 000 competitors from around the world are in the final hours before launching off the historic seaside suburb of St Kildatomorrow,  Wednesday December 9, 2015 for the opening bout...
December 8th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Nations qualify for Rio 2016 at Para World Sailing Championships

Nations qualify for Rio 2016 at Para World Sailing Championships
Thirteen nations have qualified for places at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition following the Para World Sailing Championships being held out of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia. Seven One-Person Keelboat (2.4mR) spots, five Two-Person Keelboat (SKUD18)...
December 3rd, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Para World Sailing excellence to the very end

Para World Sailing excellence to the very end
Sailing – Para World Sailing Championships 2015, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, Williamstown (Aus). 3/12/2015. Photo: Teri Dodds. Light southerly winds awaited competitors on the last day of the Para World Sailing Championships conducted by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Australia. Under...
December 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Wild swings at Para World Sailing Championships

Wild swings at Para World Sailing Championships
Vigilance and strict observance was required on the fourth day of racing at the Para World Sailing Championships being held out of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia. With severe conditions forecast for the late afternoon, the race committee brought the starting time...
December 1st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Collisions and Broken Masts in Wild Williamstown Wind

Collisions and Broken Masts in Wild Williamstown Wind
Sailing – Para World Sailing Championships 2015, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, Williamstown (Aus). 30/11/2015. Photo: Teri Dodds. Broken masts, collisions and a tough old day for the sailors at the Para World Sailing Championships as Port Phillip showed its wild side on the third day of competition...
November 30th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Polish sailors make strides at Para World Sailing Championships

Polish sailors make strides at Para World Sailing Championships
Poland’s Monika Gibes and Piotr Cichocki are making strides at the Para World Sailing Championships in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia as they bid to qualify their country for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships is the final opportunity for sailors to seal...
November 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Para World Sailing Championships – Perfect Melbourne Conditions Continue

Para World Sailing Championships – Perfect Melbourne Conditions Continue
Melbourne’s run of perfect sailing conditions continued on the bay for races three and four of the Para World Sailing Championships out of Williamstown’s Royal Yacht Club of Victoria. The breeze was generally southerly, starting at around eight knots and steadily building to approximately...
November 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Para World Sailing Championships – Aussies and Brits shine in Melbourne’s sun

Para World Sailing Championships – Aussies and Brits shine in Melbourne’s sun
In  perfect conditions on Melbourne’s Port Phillip, the first two races of the Para World Sailing Championship were run today by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia. Winds were steady at around 10 knots and as cloud cover cleared all three course areas were bathed...
November 28th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Australian Paralympic sailors ready for World Championship challenge

Australian Paralympic sailors ready for World Championship challenge
Matt Bugg (c) Bernie Kaaks Australia’s leading Paralympic sailors are ready for the challenge that awaits them when racing starts at the Para World Sailing Championships in Williamstown, Melbourne this Saturday (28 January). More than 140 sailors from 31 nations are in Melbourne, Australia’s...
November 27th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

French Sonars out to make it three in a row at Para World Sailing Championships

French Sonars out to make it three in a row at Para World Sailing Championships
French Sonar Team More than 140 sailors from 31 nations will sail across the three Paralympic sailing events at the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships set to be held in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia from 27 Novemberthrough to 3 December. As the final qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Australians to spearhead SKUD18 pack at Para World Sailing Championships

Australians to spearhead SKUD18 pack at Para World Sailing Championships
Fitzgibbon and Tesch at the 2014 World Cup Melbourne The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships will see 142 sailors from 31 nations compete across three Paralympic events in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia from 27 November to 3 December. World Championship titles and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games places...
November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Annual Conference wraps up in Sanya, China

A two day meeting of the ISAF Council followed by the Annual General Meeting drew the 2015 Annual Conference to a close in Sanya, China. More than 500 delegates met on the Chinese island of Hainan from 7 – 14 November to make the decisions that will shape the future of sailing into the new year. The...
November 14th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Seven Sailors inducted into World Sailing’s Hall of Fame

Seven Sailors inducted into World Sailing’s Hall of Fame
Alessandra Sensini with ISAF President Carlo Croce In 2007 the International Sailing Federation celebrated its centenary and to mark the occasion, introduced a Hall of Fame. Olin Stephens, Dame Ellen Macarthur, Paul Elvström, Barbara Kendall, Eric Tabarly and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston were all inducted...
November 13th, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup set for golden climax

ISAF Sailing World Cup set for golden climax
The 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final is set for a dramatic climax in Abu Dhabi after a spectacular day of racing saw the sailors battling to grab the initiative in the gold medal chase. Honours in the eight Olympic sailing classes as well as an open kiteboarding competition will now be decided in a...
October 31st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

VIDEO – Jordi Xammar happy to slow down after setting speed record with Team Abu Dhabi

VIDEO – Jordi Xammar happy to slow down after setting speed record with Team Abu Dhabi
Xammar on the wheel Jordi Xammar, one of the rising stars of world sailing, has set his own personal speed record on the water in Abu Dhabi, but the young Spaniard was happy to slow down dramatically on the World Cup stage today. Xammar was thrilled to accept an invitation from Team Abu Dhabi to drive...
October 31st, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Battle for gold heats up in Abu Dhabi

Battle for gold heats up in Abu Dhabi
Tom Burton The battle for gold in the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final is turning into a classic contest of skill and concentration in Abu Dhabi, with the sport’s top athletes turning on a spectacular display in near perfect conditions. The second day of the Sailing World Cup grand finale brought...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rio 2016 Provisional Schedule Released

Rio 2016 Provisional Schedule Released
A provisional racing schedule for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition set to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5-21 August 2016 has been released. Click here to view the race schedule. The Pão de Açucar, Ponte and Escola Naval courses inside Guanabara Bay and the Copacabana and Niteroi...
October 29th, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Champions make golden start as ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi

Champions make golden start as ISAF Sailing World Cup Final gets under way in Abu Dhabi
The 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final produced a fascinating opening day in Abu Dhabi, and it was business as usual for several of the defending champions setting out again on a gold medal course. Great Britain’s Bryony Shaw made the perfect start in her pursuit of a second successful World Cup...
October 29th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Abu Dhabi uses world stage to inspire young UAE sailors

Abu Dhabi uses world stage to inspire young UAE sailors
Olga Maslivets takes to the Optimist Moves to draw a new generation of young Emiratis into sailing and steer the UAE’s brightest young talent towards the top level are being boosted by the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi this week. The climax to the World Cup series has brought an...
October 27th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Cluster of champions to defend Abu Dhabi titles

Cluster of champions to defend Abu Dhabi titles
Abu Dhabi sets the stage for a fascinating conclusion to the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup this week, with the sport’s top athletes heading into four days of intense race competition at the end of a year-round journey towards gold medal glory. In six of the eight classes which will see action in...
October 26th, 2015 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

29 nations set for Para World Sailing Championships

29 nations set for Para World Sailing Championships
The 2015 Para World Sailing Championships is set to welcome 140 sailors from 29 nations in Melbourne, Australia from 24 November to 3 December 2015. Racing out of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, a small suburb of Melbourne, competitors will be gunning for the final Rio 2016 Paralympic...
October 21st, 2015 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Nominees Announced

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Nominees Announced
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex are pleased to announce five male and five female nominees for the 2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards. Set to be held on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 in Sanya, China, the Awards ceremony celebrates the world’s finest sailors’...
October 12th, 2015 | Awards, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More