Posts Tagged ‘World Sailing’

World Sailing launch Challenge 2024

World Sailing launch Challenge 2024 World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, have set an ambitious challenge to the marine industry to push the boundaries of low carbon innovation for support boats at international events. Titled Challenge 2024 and announced at Monaco Yacht Club’s Solar...
August 12th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing launches Special Event Sustainability Charter at Cowes SailGP

World Sailing launches Special Event Sustainability Charter at Cowes SailGP
. World Sailing launches Special Event Sustainability Charter at Cowes SailGP World Sailing has today [Friday 9 August] launched its Special Event Sustainability Charter at Cowes SailGP to ensure world-class sailing competitions showcase the best in the sport and support World Sailing’s Sustainability...
August 9th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes
World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic Classes World Sailing implements new independent quality control processes to secure and improve the quality and consistency of Olympic equipment As part of the process of finalising the equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games,...
July 26th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships

Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
. Beach party opens the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships The Port of Gdynia was baked in sunshine on Sunday night as the 409 sailors from 66 nations took to the city beach for the opening ceremony of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships. A party atmosphere was present in the Polish city,...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
. Champions crowned on last day of 2019 Para World Sailing Championships Four sets of medallists were decided on an exciting fifth and final day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Damien Seguin (FRA), Fabrizio Olmi & Davide...
July 7th, 2019 | Rowing, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships

Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships
.. Medal contenders make gains on Day 3 of the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships The top performers continued to sail consistently on the third day of racing at the 2019 Para World Sailing Championships in Puerto Sherry, El Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain. Each class is starting to see its medal...
July 6th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes

Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes
Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Luiza Barbachan Brazil clinch two golds as Hempel World Cup Series Genoa concludes Brazil snapped up two gold medals on the final day of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Genoa, Italy with Hungarian, Danish and Kiwi sailors claiming the remaining gold medals. Fernanda Oliveira...
April 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Qualifying Update for 2020

Qualifying Update for 2020
Mapping the Route to Tokyo for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Sailing and the IOC have finally concluded the Tokyo 2020 qualification system, including continental qualification. The 49er has 19 spots at the games, 20 for the Nacra 17, and 21 for the 49erFX. The previous baseline of 20 was slightly...
February 27th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa
The Spring dates for the World Cup Series Genoa and the Hyéres Regatta, which will follow the Trofeo Princesa Sofia have been revised and are now confirmed for 2019 and 2020. The events will be held on the following dates: 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia, 29 March – 6 April, Genoa World Cup Series...
October 25th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games
Alina Kornelli A dazzling display on the water from Alina Kornelli (GER) ensured she remains top of the Girl’s Kiteboarding fleet at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With lighter windspeeds than the previous day, all three classes were able...
October 10th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games

French Nacra 15 duo win opening race at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Titouan Petard and Kenza Coutard (FRA) struck the first win in the solitary Mixed Multihull (Nacra 15) race at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. A frustrating day epitomised by light winds meant that Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing (Techno...
October 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and Greece lead in Windsurfing after Day 1 of the Youth Olympic Games
.. In light winds, Italian and Greek windsurfers took an early advantage on the first day of racing at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Girl’s and Boy’s Windsurfing fleets were first up at the Games, starting one day ahead...
October 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games

Buenos Aires prepares to host 100 sailors at the Youth Olympic Games
. The third Youth Olympic Games, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between 6-18 October 2018, will welcome 100 sailors from 44 different nations. Five sailing events will take place at Club Náutico San Isidro in the Argentine capital, including debuts for two classes – Girl’s and Boy’s Kiteboarding...
October 6th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota

Leaders in safety, offshore and keelboat racing to share perspectives in Sarasota
World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference will include two open forums on Safety in Sailing and the future of Offshore and Keelboat racing with sport and industry leaders sharing their perspectives.  The Annual Conference, where the key decisions for the future of our sport are made, will be held from...
September 20th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes

Japan strike gold on Tokyo 2020 waters as World Cup Series Enoshima concludes
Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono Japan’s Keiju Okada and Jumpei Hokazono won gold in the Men’s 470 as the World Cup Series Enoshima, the first major event on Tokyo 2020 Olympic waters, came to a tame finish. The Japanese held an eight-point lead heading into the final day but, due to a light...
September 16th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Denmark sets Olympic standard as Netherlands top medal table

Denmark sets Olympic standard as Netherlands top medal table
Dutch RS:X medalists© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Dutch complete double RS:X victory lap Picon the mother and medal, France on the rise “I spend more time with Kiran than my wife” – Van Rijsselberghe Great Britain qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in all ten classes Results The...
August 12th, 2018 | Associations, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set

Giant Swede braves Danish storm as Finn and Men’s 470 medal races set
.. Salminen eight points clear in Finn Three-horse race in the Men’s 470? Laser and Laser Radial will use Thursday reserve to complete series Click here from to view the current results. Giant Swede Max Salminen drove home his advantage in the eye of the storm in the Bay of Aarhus on Wednesday to win...
August 8th, 2018 | Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday

Women’s 470 medal race fleet decided after Tense Tuesday
Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) – 470 Women© Sailing Energy / World Sailing Yoshida confident of gold Men’s 470, Finn, Laser and Laser Radial medal fleets decided Wednesday Is it easier to become a champion or stay one? The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 has its first...
August 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The Hyères challenge continues

The Hyères challenge continues
The third day of competition at round three of Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France provided further challenges for the competitors as light winds continued to dominate. The 647 sailors from 46 nations racing across the ten Olympic disciplines and one Para World Sailing event contested a variable...
April 26th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, 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 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

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