Posts Tagged ‘World Sailing’

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

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series
Philipp Buhl (GER) Laser (M) For athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle. The wind played hide and seek for all of the morning—tempting at least one race officer into starting a race...
January 24th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing selects Olympic Events for Antitrust review

World Sailing selects Olympic Events for Antitrust review
Following the adoption of World Sailing’s new Antitrust Policy in November 2017, World Sailing has now selected the initial Olympic Events which will undergo an antitrust review in 2018.   World Sailing has decided at this time to review the Men and Women’s Windsurfer and the Men and Women’s...
January 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history

One of the tensest final days in Youth Worlds history
Israeli Laser Radial Boys – Maor Ben Hrosh standing Sanya, China delivered the tensest final day in the history of the Youth Sailing World Championships with eight gold medals decided on the final run to the finish line. Italy’s Margherita Porro and Sofia Leoni had confirmed gold in the Girl’s...
December 15th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024
In 2018, World Sailing will make a number of important decisions concerning the Events and Equipment that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in Marseille, France. To ensure a joined up and efficient approach to the decision-making process, World Sailing’s Board of Directors...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Signals of intent put down in Sanya

Signals of intent put down in Sanya
American Laser Radial racer Charlotte Rose USA’s Charlotte Rose put out a strong signal of intent at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China by dominating the day in the Girl’s Laser Radial. Racing in the 40-boat fleet, Rose won both races, sending out a message to the...
December 11th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends

Young talent to follow in the footsteps of sailing legends
Dolores Moreira Fraschini (URU) winner of the 2016 Youth Worlds Sailors from 62 nations are set to compete in the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships from 9-16 December 2017 in Sanya, China. More than 380 competitors will race across nine youth events over five days of racing in a...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More