Posts Tagged ‘World Sailing’

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

Paris 2024 Olympic venue selected for Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final

Paris 2024 Olympic venue selected for Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final
Marseille hosted the 2017 RSX Europeans in May. World Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 will head to Marseille, France, the host city for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.   The World Cup Series is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing with clear objectives...
December 2nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing launch consultation on ambitious sustainability targets

World Sailing launch consultation on ambitious sustainability targets
World Sailing will launch a bold ambition for sailing’s contribution to global sustainability at its Sustainability Forum in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Tuesday 7 November 2017.   At the Forum, World Sailing will launch its Sustainability Agenda 2030 which sets out World Sailing’s commitment...
October 25th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Typhoon approaches as first medals decided

Typhoon approaches as first medals decided
 Daniel Smith – World Sailing writes: The first medallists at the inaugural World Cup Series event in Japan have been decided after a wet Saturday in Gamagori. Typhoon Lan is expected to hit Japan late on Sunday 22 October, well after competition has concluded in Gamagori, but in advance of...
October 21st, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

World Sailing publishes 2022 World Championships bidding guidelines

World Sailing publishes 2022 World Championships bidding guidelines
World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has published guidelines for Member National Authorities (MNAs) and Host Cities interested in bidding for the 2022 Sailing World Championships. Second only to the Olympic Games, the World Championships are the most important event for the Olympic...
October 13th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing complete move into London Headquarters

World Sailing complete move into London Headquarters
At World Sailing’s new HQs: reception area World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, have been officially inaugurated into its new Headquarters in London, Great Britain. Following the announcement World Sailing’s relocation from Southampton to London in January 2017, an extensive...
October 12th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing and Rolex form strategic partnership

World Sailing and Rolex form strategic partnership
World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. As...
October 9th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Fashion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing invites bids for World Cup Series events

World Sailing invites bids for World Cup Series events
World Sailing is inviting Host Cities and Member National Authorities to bid for Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 and 2019 as well as the European Round in 2019 and 2020. By Daniel Smith – World Sailing Click here to view the World Cup Series Final Bid Guide. Click here to view the World...
September 4th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus

The 2018 World Championships Test Event begins in Aarhus
Sailors-ready-to-launch-on-day-one-of-the-Aarhus-Worlds-Test-Event The Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships Test Event begins today in the Bay of Aarhus, for a week of preparations for sailors, Race Officials and event organizers, prior to the 2018 Worlds. Held from 7-13 August 2017 at the Egå Marina...
August 8th, 2017 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing invites bids for 2019 Annual Conference

World Sailing invites bids for 2019 Annual Conference
… World Sailing, the International Federation of the sport, is inviting Host Cities to bid for the 2019 Annual Conference.   Click here to view information for bidders.   World Sailing’s Annual Conference is the central meeting point where the strategy of sailing is reviewed, discussed...
July 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander
49erFX racing in the heart of Santande Santander was baked in sunshine for the second day of World Cup racing as sailors looked to either capitalise on a great opening day, or play catch up after slow starts.   Conditions were near on perfect for the 260 sailors from 41 nations racing across the ten...
June 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Leading experts appointed to World Sailing’s Sustainability Commission

Leading experts appointed to World Sailing’s Sustainability Commission
Following the announcement of World Sailing’s sustainability strategy in November 2016, the international federation of the sport has appointed a leading group of experts to its first sustainability commission which will be chaired by Mike Golding OBE. One of the world’s most accomplished...
June 5th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing
.. The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport.   As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group,...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting

World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting
World Sailing President Kim Andersen World Sailing, the international federation of the sport, today (8 May 2017) outlined its long-term priority areas as the meeting of the World Sailing Council concluded at the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting in Singapore. The meeting of the World Sailing Council brings together...
May 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Kontides steals gold again

Kontides steals gold again
Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides who once again stole gold from underneath the nose of his rival. It was a case of déjà vu on the final day of racing at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France as Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides once again stole gold from underneath the nose of...
April 30th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial

Chaos reigns in the Laser Radial
Mantis and Kagialis of Greece Sailors are always thrilled when they have a return of straight race victories. Then there are times when they are happy to come out in one piece, still within touching distance of the medals. That was the case today at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France...
April 28th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sanya, China awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships

Sanya, China awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships
… World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Sanya, China will host the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships. As the premier event in youth sailing, more than 400 sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan...
February 22nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing unites Kiteboarding governing bodies

World Sailing unites Kiteboarding governing bodies
Andy Hunt World Sailing has today signed a landmark agreement with the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) to unite the kiteboarding community and provide clarity of kiteboarding’s governance structure. World Sailing, the IKA and the GKA aim...
February 13th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Grael and Kunze show their mettle on day four

Grael and Kunze show their mettle on day four
For Brazil’s Martine Soffiati Grael and Kahena Kunze, the fourth day of the 2017 World Cup Series Miami presented by Sunbrella started on a sour note, with a 14th in a 16-boat 49erFX fleet. “It was crazy,” said Kunze when asked about the wind in the first race. “It was going to the...
January 28th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay
For Swiss RS:X sailor Mateo Sanz Lanz, success on the third day of racing at the 2017 World Series Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella was as much about what he didn’t do as what he did do. In a gusty and shifty northeasterly breeze that moved about like an over-caffeinated flyweight boxer, Lanz finished...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Shaking off the Rio rust

Shaking off the Rio rust
Even sailors who have committed in advance to another campaign traditionally take some time away from the sport after the Olympic Games. The question is usually how much time is needed to refresh the batteries without getting too stale. Decades ago these hiatuses were usually measured in years. Now it’s...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Coming back stronger

Coming back stronger
Anna Tuniicliffe On the first stop of World Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series in Miami, USA, a home nation favourite will make a return in an attempt to add to her already jam packed trophy cabinet. Two time Rolex World Sailor of the Year and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallist Anna Tunnicliffe will...
January 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Running away with the RS:X

Running away with the RS:X
Israel’s Yaov Omer There could be some early winners at the 2016 Aon Youth Sailing World Championships as Great Britain and Israel begin to run away with the RS:X gold medals on day three.   It was a day of opposites on the Hauraki Gulf as light north winds replaced the strong southerly winds...
December 18th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More