Posts Tagged ‘World Sailing’

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

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