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Malton School boy represents GB at the World Sailing Championships

A teenager from North Yorkshire has been selected to represent Britain at a world sailing competition. Oliver Rayner, from Slingsby in Ryedale, is about to travel to the Netherlands where he will compete in the World Youth Sailing Championships. The 17-year-old is part of the Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club and will join teammate Alice Davis, […]

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World Sailing Fleet Rankings for May 2022 – Sailweb

Top World Sailing Ranked and leading GBR sailors as of May 4, 2022 With two major Olympic class regattas now complete – Palma and Hyères – the world sailing rankings are starting to gain credibility, although some partnerships in the two-handed classes are still changing. For the British, John Gimson and Anna Burnet in Nacra […]

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World Sailing appeals for funds to support Ukrainian athletes

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First Youth Para Sailing World Championships mark investment in the future of para sailing globally

First Youth Para Sailing World Championships mark investment in the future of para sailing globally by RS Sailing May 1 15:35 UTC July 19-22, 2022 The U25 Para Sailing World Championship has been announced © Miguel Paez / World Sailing RS Sailing is proud to announce that its award-winning RS Venture Connect sailboat, an […]

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World Sailing follow-up statement on Ukraine – Sailweb

World Sailing follow-up statement on the situation in Ukraine This update follows the statement issued on 1 March 2022 regarding World Sailing’s decision to suspend the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from World Sailing owned and sanctioned competitions and events until further notice, available here. The World Sailing Board met on April […]

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World Sailing refines its position in Ukraine >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on April 19, 2022 Following World Sailing’s decision on March 1, 2022 to suspend the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials in competitions and events held and sanctioned by World Sailing until further notice, the World Sailing Board met on April 6, 2022 to refine his position. In a press release published […]

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Walworth man embarks on round-the-world sailing race after just five months of training

The road has already seen him brave tropical heat, arctic cold and giant Pacific waves. A Walworth man has joined a grueling 40,000 nautical mile journey around the world for which he only started training in November. Paul Harwood is one of nine other Londoners to have signed up for ‘Clipper: Round the world’, a […]

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The SP80 sailboat seeks to destroy the world sailing speed record

When designers come together to create something that looks fast, it usually turns out to be pretty fast too. The reverse is also true, this is exactly what we have with the SP80 sailboat, which seems to have been imagined by the team of star wars and is set to break the world sailing speed […]

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Japan to Host Para Sailing World Championships at Hiroshima Kannon Marina

WELLINGTON: The 2022 Asia-Pacific Hansa Class Championships and World Para Sailing Championships will be held at Hiroshima Kannon Marina from October 20-23. This decision is significant in Asia as it is the first time that these championships for able-bodied sailors and para-sailors will take place at the same time, according to reports. Fumio Kishida, the […]

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Change of weather triggers change of fortune at Hempel World Sailing Cup

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Free sailing lessons in Puerto Vallarta for children and teenagers offered by the Mexican Navy

The Puerto Vallarta Sailing Training Center (Cencavela), of the Eighth Naval Zone, promotes an activity that encourages sportsmanship, which is an excellent opportunity for children and adolescents, according to the Director of Tourism and Development economic, Ludvig Estrada Virgen. The official stressed the importance of promoting this training among citizens, which promotes the rapprochement of […]

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SP80 spaceship-like boat designed to break the world sailing speed record at over 90 mph

Revealed: The final design of a boat designed to break the world sailing speed record at over 90 mph powered only by the wind The SP80 craft was built with the aim of navigating the record books Its aim is to reach a top speed of 80 knots (about 92 mph) powered only by the […]

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SP80 unveils the final boat design in pursuit of the world sailing speed record! • Live thimble

A cockpit with room for two Freshly completed by the renowned shipyard Persico Marine, the main hull will arrive in April at the SP80 premises in Renens (Switzerland). This first part reveals a crucial element of the cockpit: it can carry two pilots. One will pilot the kite while the other will steer the boat. […]

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Paralympic fever in San Francisco as high profile figures support World Sailing’s #BacktheBid

Paralympic fever in San Francisco as high profile figures support World Sailing’s #BacktheBid by World Sailing 2 April 01:28 UTC Ryan Porteous with SailGP USA in San Francisco © Tom Roberts Inspirational stories of athletic ability, perseverance and skill were the order of the day at the St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco […]

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World Sailing is on the move again – Sailweb

World Sailing finally moves to new premises in London In November 2021 we reported that World Sailing was trying to terminate the Paddington, London office lease and move to smaller office space, which is expected to save £420,000 a year. David Graham, chief executive of World Sailing, has now told insidethegames that the sailing governing […]

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Marco Island Yacht Club Announces Summer Sailing Lessons for Youth | Clubs And Organizations

The Marco Island Yacht Club has opened registration for this summer’s youth sailing lessons, and all parents and grandparents in the community are invited to register their children. The Marco Island Yacht Club waterfront is a beautiful place where young islanders can learn the joys and skills of sailing. “Youth Sailing is aimed at children […]

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World Sailing to move to new headquarters after leaving expensive lease

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Paralympic re-entry is ‘number one priority’ for World Sailing

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World Sailing celebrates Oman’s first place in Paralympic development

World Sailing celebrates Oman’s first place in Paralympic development by Oman Sail Mar 14 03:07 PDT Para-sailors and coaches gathered at the Mussanah Barceló complex © Oman Sail World Sailing kicked off its 2022 Paralympic Development Program with its first event to be held in the Sultanate of Oman. Parasailors and coaches gathered at […]

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World Sailing and Oman Sail organize a Paralympic development program in Mussanah

World Sailing’s Paralympic Development Program has launched the careers of several top para-sailors who currently compete at world championship level. Muscat: World Sailing kicked off its 2022 Paralympic Development Program with its first event to be held in the Sultanate of Oman. Parasailors and coaches gathered at the Mussanah Barceló complex, home of Oman Sail, […]

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World Sailing Court Rulings >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on March 7, 2022 Disciplinary and appeal decisions within World Sailing are determined by independent juries appointed by the Judicial Council. Decisions made by Member National Authorities (NAMs) are decided by the disciplinary systems of those MNAs. The members of the Judicial Council are: Hon. Ruth Miller (Chair), Alberto Predieri (Vice-Chair), Prof Bruce Collins […]

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TP52 class follows World Sailing ban >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on March 7, 2022 Following the declaration by World Sailing for Events and Class Association to suspend the participation of Russian or Belarusian athletes and officials in their respective events and competitions, the 52 Super Series and the TP52 class intend to follow these guidelines. until further notice. This decision directly impacts Vladimir Liubomirov’s […]

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Valencia’s Optiorange continues despite World Sailing statement – ​​Sailweb

The Optimist class event ‘Optiorange de Valence’ opens with the participation of Russian and Belarusian competitors under the letters of the WSC sailing logo The Spanish Optimist event organized by the Real Club Náutico de Valencia allowed the participation of Russian and Belarusian competitors and coaches under the letters of the WSC sailing logo. This […]

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World Sailing raises the temperature >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A day after issuing a sweet statement of concern and support, World Sailing has reinforced its commitment to the global sporting community regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here is the stronger position they issued on March 1, 2022: Today, World Sailing joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and global sports organizations in taking the decision […]

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WORLD SAILING STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE

By implementing these measures, World Sailing supports a united and coordinated approach within the global sports movement. This decision is in line with the recommendation of the IOC Executive Board, aimed at preserving the integrity of the competitions and ensuring the safety of all participants, and was unanimously approved by the World Sailing Executive Board. […]

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World Sailing turns up the heat >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A day after issuing a sweet statement of concern and support, World Sailing has reinforced its commitment to the global sporting community regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here is the stronger position they issued on March 1, 2022: Today, World Sailing joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and global sports organizations in taking the decision […]

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Statement from World Sailing regarding the situation in Ukraine – Sailweb

Statement issued on behalf of: World Sailing on Monday February 28 following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at 03:00 UTC February 24, 2022 World Sailing is very concerned about the situation in Ukraine and we are concerned for the safety of our friends in the Ukrainian sailing community. Sport can be a force for good, bringing […]

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Community sailing lessons offered by the BYC Foundation

Image Courtesy BYC Foundation Believe it or not, Buffalo’s sailing programs are gearing up for the 2022 sailing season. In the past, we’ve talked about a number of sailing programs that offer limitless ways to get people on the water. The Buffalo Yacht Club Foundation (BYC Foundation) is no exception. “The Buffalo Yacht Club Foundation […]

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Oceania Cruises announces details for 180-day circumnavigation of the globe in 2024

Oceania Cruises has announced details of its highly anticipated 2024 180-Day Around the World itinerary and four other Grand Voyages lasting between 72 and 82 days. The world cruise is scheduled to take place aboard the Insignia ship and depart from Los Angeles on January 14, 2024. The voyage will include 96 destinations in 34 […]

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Dougal joins World Sailing after nine years with British Cycling

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Registration opens for the Maritime Museum’s youth sailing courses | Local announcements

KINGSTON — The Hudson River Maritime Museum Sailing School announces that the 2022 Youth Sailing Programs are now open for enrollment. Young sailors of all skill levels will have the opportunity to get out on the water and learn about maritime science during shore sessions. A number of popular classes are back this year and […]

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Registration open for adult sailing lessons at the Maritime Museum | Local announcements

KINGSTON — The Hudson River Maritime Museum Sailing School announces that the 2022 Adult Sailing Programs are now open for enrollment. Adult sailors of all skill levels will find a variety of on-water lessons starting in May 2022. Popular lessons include First Sail, an introductory session aboard the museum’s classic Tidbit catboat, with a certified […]

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World Sailing rethinks ‘onerous’ new keel inspection rule in offshore racing

An overhaul of World Sailing is under consideration to exempt Category 3 offshore racing from the new documented structural inspection requirement. Changes to the special World Sailing Offshore (OSR) regulations came into force on 1 January 2022 and mean an additional requirement for yachts competing in category 0 to category 3 races, but the new […]

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World Sailing bid process for 2028 Summer Paralympics revealed by IPC • Live Sail Die

Excellency – The Paralympic Games should be the highest level of competition for every sport, with the participation of the best athletes in the world. The diversity – The Paralympic Games offer athletes with different types/ranges of impairment the opportunity to compete within a program of events that ensures the participation of athletes with high […]

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World Sailing appoints Paralympic medalist Rickham as head of sustainability

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AST supports attempt to break West Around the World Sailing Record

AST sponsors attempt to sail around the world (AST) Posted on February 3, 2022 at 3:09 p.m. by AST Group Worldwide supplier of intelligent remote communication solutions, Applied Satellite Technology (AST) is an official supporter to use it again! Trimaran and its two award-winning skippers, Romain Pilliard and Alex Pella in their attempt to circumnavigate […]

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World Sailing optimistic about reclaiming Paralympic spot after release of IPC roadmap

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Alexandra Rickham joins World Sailing – Sailweb

World Sailing has appointed sustainability expert and Paralympic medalist Alexandra Rickham as its sustainability manager. During her sailing career with Niki Birrell, an Olympic-class sailor with cerebral palsy, Rickham won two Paralympic bronze medals, five consecutive World titles and three World Cups in SKUD18. After sailing retired from the Paralympic Games after Rio 2016, Rickham […]

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World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability

World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability by World Sailing 1 February 10:08 UTC World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability © World Sailing World Sailing has appointed sustainability expert and Paralympic medalist Alexandra Rickham as its sustainability manager. Rickham brings extensive expertise in sustainability, diversity and inclusion as a […]

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End of watch for the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record

On November 1, 2021, Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their team began the wait for a fourth attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record. Since that date, there has not been a favorable weather window for the crew of the maxi-trimaran Sails of Change to set off with a real chance […]

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End of the suspension of the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record

On November 1, 2021, Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their team began the wait for a fourth attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record. Since that date, there has not been a favorable weather window for the crew of the maxi-trimaran Sails of Change to set off with a real chance […]

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The Trofeo Princesa Sofía regatta joins the World Sailing’s World Cup Series

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Leigh Youth is world sailing champion

Florence Brellisford, right, with teammate Emily Mueller. A KEEN sailor from Leigh represented Great Britain in World Sailing and won in her category. Florence Brellisford, 18, was selected to represent her country at the World Youth Championships in Oman in December following a British selection in August. Florence, who is in her first year studying […]

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Kiwi race official recognized by World Sailing • Live Sail Die

As for a first major national mission, this was not more important for John Parrish. Parrish was Race Officer for the 1982 470 Nationals at Lake Taupo, when David Barnes, Hamish Willcox, Murray Jones and Leslie Egnot lined up. “It was the who’s who of New Zealand yachting at the time,” Parrish recalled. “As a […]

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World Sailing Rankings – First ranking update for 2022 – Sailweb

World Sailing has released the World Olympic Class Rankings for 2022 updated to January 11. These rankings reflect the classes to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Of the British Sailing Squad, marked by numerous retirements, only John Gimson and Anna Burnet in the Nacra 17 class hold the world’s first place. The […]

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World Sailing is Recruiting, but you have to be quick – Sailweb

World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport of sailing, is currently recruiting for the following positions: Social Media Digital Communications Manager Graphic Designer Technical – Olympic Equipment Manager Technical Specialist World Sailing Classes Executive Partnership Manager All positions are based at World Sailing headquarters in London, UK. Closing date for all vacancies is […]

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World Sailing says community supports inclusion of Los Angeles 2028

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2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28

2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 by World Sailing Dec 15, 2021 20:56 UTC 2022 – Crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 © World Sailing 2022 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for parasailing as the […]

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Foiling Week Receives ‘Special Event’ Status From World Sailing

World Sailing has awarded special event status for the upcoming 2022 Foiling Week, ensuring the competition can grow, reach more people and partner with international and national foiling programs and routes to create events within the event. Foiling Week joins high profile activities with special event status such as the America’s Cup, Ocean Race, SailGP, […]

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Foiling Week Achieves Special World Sailing Event Status for 2022 and Beyond

Foiling Week Achieves Special World Sailing Event Status for 2022 and Beyond by World Sailing 14 Dec. 2021 23:12 PST Foil week © Martina Orsini / Foil week World Sailing has awarded special event status for the upcoming 2022 Foiling Week, ensuring the competition can grow, reach more people and partner with international and national […]

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Syroco’s Moonshot #1 wants the world sailing speed record

Alex Caizergues is the fastest snowboarder on the planet. But the French kitesurfer wants more. The answer is Syroco’s Moonshot #1, a high-tech sailboat. In 2017, during Salt and Speed, a speed sail event held in Salin-de-Giraud, France, Caizergues broke his own windsurfing record. According to the World Sailing Speed ​​Record Council (WSSR), the wind […]

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Vaishnavi will represent India at the Oman Senior World Sailing Championships

Published: Updated – 7:52 pm, Tue – 30 November 21 Hyderabad: Vaishnavi Veeravamsham of Hyderabad will represent India at the Oman World Senior Championships starting December 1 at Musannah Bay. Vaishnavi, 15, will be the youngest sailor in the senior women’s world championship in Oman, where the average age is 25. Vaishnavi excelled at the […]

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Vaishnavi and Nethra prepare for Oman Senior Sailing World Championships

Vaishnavi Veeravamsham from Hyderabad will represent India at the Oman World Senior Championships to be held from December 1 at Musannah Bay. Vaishnavi excelled at the national championships in Hyderabad and Bombay to place second in the national rankings and was selected by the Federation to compete in the senior world championships. The 15-year-old sailor […]

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Vote for the 2021 World Sailing Awards • Live Sail Die

The 2021 World Sailing Awards – celebrating outstanding achievement and outstanding contributions to sailing – are now open for online voting! A record number of athletes and projects have been nominated in this remarkable time for world sailing. World Sailing Awards 2021 – make your voice heard This year’s winners will be decided by a […]

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Online voting for the World Sailing Awards >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2021 World Sailing Awards – celebrating outstanding achievement and outstanding contributions to sailing – are now open for online voting (click here). Public voting closes at 1500 UTC on December 2, after which this year’s winners will be revealed that day during the 2021 World Sailing Awards online broadcast. Rolex Worldwide Sailor of the […]

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Voting open for the 2021 World Sailing Awards

Voting open for the 2021 World Sailing Awards by World Sailing 18 November 2021 17:50 UTC Vote for the World Sailing Awards 2021 © World Sailing The 2021 World Sailing Awards – celebrating outstanding achievement and outstanding contributions to sailing – are now open for online voting! A record number of athletes and projects […]

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Vishnu Saravanan finishes 25th out of 135 entrants at ILCA Sailing World Championship

Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan finished the race in 25th place after climbing nine positions on the penultimate day to finish much higher than expected. Still, Mohit Saini finished in 106th position on the penultimate day of the 2021 Men’s Laser World Championship in Barcelona. Vishnu described that he can compete among the best sailors as […]

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World Sailing extends its partnership with GAC Pindar • Live Sail Die

Provide efficient and sustainable logistics for high profile sailing events Southampton, UK – 10 November 2021: World Sailing has extended its longstanding partnership with GAC UK’s marine leisure, sports and events division, GAC Pindar, for another two terms until 31 December 2028. GAC Pindar will continue to provide efficient and sustainable logistics solutions to Member […]

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World Sailing extends GAC Pindar agreement in Paralympic bid

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Tonči Stipanović wins World Sailing bronze in Barcelona!

November 10, 2021 – Croatian sailor Tonči Stipanović won the bronze medal at the ILCA 7 (formerly Laser) World Championships, which ended on Wednesday in Barcelona with great difficulty. Wednesday was to be the decisive day with three final races, but three of the total six days of competition could not take place due to […]

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Messy chapter for World Sailing election >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Kim Andersen was elected president of World Sailing in November 2016 but lost his bid for a second term in 2020 amid three ethics complaints. While World Sailing’s ethics commission dismissed two of the complaints and one complaint was withdrawn, Andersen blasts the smear campaign that has obstructed the election. This report is from PlaytheGame: […]

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Governance discussed at World Sailing Annual Conference >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2021 World Sailing Annual Conference from October 22-30, held virtually for the second consecutive year due to ongoing travel restrictions, ended with the ratification of decisions made throughout the nine days. High on the list of priorities was the decision to pursue governance reform to modernize the sport and safeguard its future. Elsewhere, following […]

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World Sailing is committed to the United Nations “Race To Zero” campaign

World Sailing is committed to the United Nations “Race To Zero” campaign by World Sailing Nov 5, 2021 11:42 PM PDT World Sailing joins sports organizations around the world in committing to the United Nations “Race To Zero” campaign © World Sailing Sailing joins thousands of people around the world in pledging to be net […]

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World Sailing presents strategic plan for Paralympic re-entry to Los Angeles 2028

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World Sailing International Federation launches re-entry bid for Los Angeles 2028 Paralympic Games

In short: World Sailing, the global sports federation, has set out a series of strategic priorities to support growth and meet the key criteria set by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for inclusion in the Los Angeles 2028 Paralympic Games. The Federation aims to increase global participation to 45 nations across 6 continents by the […]

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Improved budget outlook for World Sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Questionable leadership and circumstances found the sport of sailing’s international governing body in financial trouble, and the new board and chief executive focused on getting out of the hole. Much criticized for moving its headquarters from Southampton to London, World Sailing would remain in the city but move to a more affordable space. Regarding the […]

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World Sailing cuts losses and plans same dividend for Tokyo 2020 as for Rio 2016

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Second Heart Houses; global sailing; North Port Tower; FCS

Second Heart Homes wins$20,800 Gulf Coast Grant Second Heart Homes received a $20,800 grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation that will add a new volunteer coordinator and case manager position and support homelessness data requirements to better serve clients and community. “We are grateful for the generous grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation,” […]

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Growth continues for Para World Sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Parasailing crews from 16 nations are vying for titles at the 2021 Hansa World Championships, with races October 5-9 in Palermo, Italy. The Hansa Worlds allow para-sailors to participate in 303 Single, 2.3 Single, 303 two-man and Liberty class events. For many sailors this is their first taste of international competition and to help with […]

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World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time

World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time by World Sailing 1 Oct 2021 05:56 UTC World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time at the Tokyo Olympics © World Sailing World Sailing and its long-time partner SAP […]

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Chester’s Lewin-LaFrance sisters set sail for World Sailing Championships

Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance could host a DIY show with the skills they picked up on their sailing trip. From dismantling their 49er FX boat to put it in a shipping container and pinching a dime that comes with being Olympic sailing hopefuls, the Chester sisters are learning on the fly. Perhaps the most important […]

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Dave Hughes elected vice-chairman of the World Sailing Athletes’ Commission

BRISTOL, RI (September 24, 2021) – Tokyo 2020 Men’s 470 Olympian David Hughes (Miami, Fla.) was recently elected to serve as vice-chairman of the World Sailing Athletes’ Commission, a term he will serve until 2024. Hughes was the one of 19 candidates who ran for the positions and is one of five newly appointed members […]

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500 Sails announces sailing lessons for women | Way of life

(Press release) – The Women’s Sailing Courses or Famalao’an Lalåyak Project uses a basic sailing skills program developed by sailor Cecilio Raiukiulipiy and 500 Sails co-founder Peter Perez. Classes are taught by previous female members of the cohort. “We are looking for women willing to give back to the community as instructors in future Lalåyak […]

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Kick-off of the World Sailing eSailing Nations Cup Sunday 12 September: World Sailing

World Sailing, supported by leading digital sailing platform Virtual Regatta, will kick off the eSailing Nations Cup 2021 – a nation-versus-nation knockout challenge to crown the best eSailing nation in the world – this Sunday, September 12. The eSailing Nations Cup begins with exciting ranking races to establish the 2021 races. Sunday also marks the […]

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Halifax man prepares for solo round-the-world sailing race

HALIFAX- Edward Walentynowicz recently spent a month and a half alone at sea. The Nova Scotian sailor has just returned to shore and is already planning a much more ambitious voyage. “Sailing is my hobby,” says Walentynowicz. “I’m not a professional. I’ve always dreamed of sailing around the world.” He said one day he watched […]

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Yacht Club offers sailing lessons | Community

NEWPORT — The Yaquina Bay Yacht Club (YBYC) is offering adult beginner sailing lessons beginning in August. Classes are open to anyone interested in sailing. No experience is necessary, although participants should be somewhat agile and comfortable in the water. “We’re just trying to get things back on track after the last year and a […]

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World Sailing President Li pledges full cooperation for a safe Tokyo 2020 event

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World Sailing prepares for a safe and successful Olympic sailing competition

World Sailing prepares for a safe and successful Olympic sailing competition by WS Chairman Quanhai Li and CEO David Graham July 24, 2021 23:17 UTC July 25 – August 4, 2021 470 training sessions before Tokyo 2020 © World Sailing As sailors, you need resilience. There are times when you are tested beyond the […]

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J22 World Sailing Championship RC Sailing Regatta

What: J22 radio controlled regatta When: Thursday July 22 at 6:45 p.m. Or: Corpus Christi Yacht Club 98 Coopers Alley, 78401 Which: Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – On Thursday, July 22, Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo will announce the winner of the J22 Radio Controlled Sailboat Regatta. This unique event is part of […]

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Galveston Sailing Lessons offer a unique opportunity to learn the ropes aboard the official Tall Ship of Texas

On an island teeming with artifacts and treasures of days gone by, one particularly grand and beloved relic is not to be missed: the Elissa, the official Tall Ship of Texas. Now sailing novices, history buffs and brave sea-loving earthlings have a unique opportunity to sail through history. Starting this summer, the Galveston Historical Foundation […]

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Official Tall Ship of Texas launches sailing lessons in Galveston

Ahoy, sailors, people of the water, and history buffs: a Galveston foundation is gathering a crew for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail through history. Residents are invited to join Elissa, Galveston’s beloved 19th-century freighter (and official Tall Ship of Texas) for sailing lessons on the floating icon, dubbed Elissa Sail Training, run by the Galveston […]

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Opening of the nomination period for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award

Opening of the nomination period for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award by World Sailing Jul 15, 2021 23:47 UTC World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award © Sailing Energy / World Sailing Nominations are now open for the 2021 World Sailing 11th Hour Sustainability Award, the highest recognition of achievement in […]

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The World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award renewed until 2024

The World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award renewed until 2024 by World Sailing Jun 24, 2021 04:50 UTC Starboard won the award in 2020 © World Sailing World Sailing is pleased to announce a four-year partnership extension with 11th Hour Racing for title sponsorship of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award. […]

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Corpus Christi will host the National and World Sailing Championships

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to indicate that Corpus Christi Yacht Club is set to host the 2021 J/22 World Championship, 2023 J/24 World Championship, and 2021 Finland USA Nationals. Corpus Christi will host a sailing world championship and a national championship along its bay. The Corpus Christi Yacht Club is set to […]

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Former World Sailing President Andersen’s ethics case to be re-examined

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Dutch overhauled at World Sailing Cup but Bekkering and Duetz maintain lead

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Medals won in five classes in the World Sailing World Cup Series in Medemblik

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Latest World Sailing Rankings – May 2021 – Sailweb

World Sailing has released the World Olympic Class Rankings updated to May 17, 2021. Results from the Finn Gold Cup, European 470 Championships and RS:X Windsurfing World Championships are included in the latest rankings. Of the British Sailing Squad, only Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre in the women’s 470 retain the top spot in the […]

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A new Netflix film to retrace Jessica Watson’s odyssey around the world of sailing

“In 2009 and 2010, when Jessica was wrestling on the high seas and never giving up, we all watched, captivated and inspired by her bravery, skill and tenacity,” Ms Palaszczuk said. “My government is proud to have secured another screen production for Queensland, proof that the production bonanza is growing as word spreads of the […]

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2022 World Sailing Championships organizers are asking Halifax Regional Council for $1.3 million

Sail Nova Scotia is asking the Halifax Regional Council for $1.3 million in upgrades and new construction at Hubbards for an international sailing event in 2022. Sail Nova Scotia has won the rights to host the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships next August and September in partnership with Hubbards Sailing Club, St. Margaret […]

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Day 1 of the World Sailing Mid-Year Meeting >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

World Sailing, the international governing body for the sport of sailing, organizes two dominant meetings each year, including the mid-year meeting to be held remotely in 2021 from May 10-14. Here is the day one update: (May 10, 2021) – The Equipment Committee, chaired by Jurgen Cluytmans (BEL), met from 1000-1200 UTC before the Events […]

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Richard Mille supports world sailing speed record attempt

Richard Mille supports the Swiss boat builder SP80 in its challenge to break the world sailing speed record in 2022. In addition to sponsorship, RM provides carbon TPT, which it uses in some of its most successful watches. SP80 is aiming to break the world sailing speed record of 65 knots (75 mph) set in […]

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IOC gives World Sailing six weeks notice for 2024 Olympic events

Paris 2024: IOC gives World Sailing six weeks notice for 2024 Olympic events by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Apr 15, 2021 12:10 UTC April 16, 2021 World Sailing’s Council at the Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain, Sunday May 19, 2019 © Daniel Smith Kit McConnell – IOC Sports Director © Philippe Woods The International Olympic […]

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Nova Scotia to host 2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Sailing Championships

Nova Scotia to host 2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Sailing Championships by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Apr 9, 2021 7:49 AM PDT August 31 – September 5, 2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Sailing Championships © Sailing Energ Nova Scotia will host a field of 400 of the world’s best sailors […]

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World Sailing settles 25 invalid Etchells Class Yachts hulls – Sailweb

Following a ruling by World Sailing, the International Etchells Class Association has confirmed that 25 boats produced by Pacesetter Etchells Pty since 2011 from mold 11 are not valid Etchells Class yachts under class rules. World Sailing (WS) has published an interpretation of the Etchells class rules, stating, among other things, that: a) IECA class […]

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Frenchman Yannick Bestaven wins the Vendée Globe solo around the world under sail

Published on: 01/28/2021 – 05:14 Frenchman Yannick Bestaven won the Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race on Thursday after a spectacular finish when one of his rivals hit a fishing trawler on the home stretch. The 48-year-old, in Master CoQ IV, was the third to cross the line, almost eight hours behind the leader, but won […]

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Jules Verne Trophy: Attempt for a new record around the world under sail

With the parting words “Let’s go, 40 days, in 40 days we must be back here”, the skipper of the yacht Charles Caudrelier and five other crew members embarked on a mission to break the world record. around the world sailing race, otherwise known as the Jules Verne Trophy. With his co-skipper Franck Cammas, he […]

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Kerry’s Lawless Brothers Go Solo Around the World Sailing Tenders

A second son of late solo circumnavigator Pat Lawless of Limerick has announced plans to follow in his father’s footsteps and sail solo around the world. Peter and his brother Pat, both based in County Kerry, are embarking on a separate solo circumnavigation over the next two years, emulating their father’s exploits in 1997. It’s […]

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Public vote open for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award

Public vote open for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award by Daniel Smith – World Sailing Nov 28, 2020 05:24 UTC Open public vote for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award © World Sailing Public voting for the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award is now open. The 2020 […]

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Northern Light Composites nominated for the World Sailing 11hr Hour Racing Sustainability Award

Northern Light Composites nominated for the World Sailing 11hr Hour Racing Sustainability Award by Fabio Bignolini November 25, 2020 09:50 UTC Northern Light Composites awarded at the Design Innovation Award at the Genoa Boat Show © Northern Light Composites The recyclable boats of Northern Light Composites, which have just been awarded at the Genoa […]

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Announcement of the 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award Finalists

Announcement of the 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award Finalists by Daniel Smith – World Sailing Nov 20, 2020 05:07 UTC 2020 49er, 49rFX and Nacra 17 World Championships © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy / World Sailing Four outstanding finalists have been shortlisted for the 2020 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing […]

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IDRA 14s reformats dinghy class rules to conform to World Sailing equipment rules

Virtual meetings, now an integral part of life, are nothing new for the IDRA 14 dinghy sailor team who have just completed the task of formatting the IDRA 14 class rules to conform to those of World Sailing. The IDRA 14 Class Association Rules 2020 document was launched online recently with all committee work leading […]

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Polar Yacht Guide: Small Boat Safety | Security | Sailors | ISAF | World Sailing

The Polar Yacht Guide and why it is needed There are many reasons why sailors sail in the polar regions. These include: A (sometimes misguided) perception that global warming is making higher latitudes more accessible Low latitude cruising has become overcrowded and commercialized It is the “eco-tourism” destination par excellence Cruising sailors, more than others, […]

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The Swiss sailing speed record tests its first prototype

SP80 – Swiss World Sailing Speed ​​​​Record tests its first prototype by SP80 November 5, 2020 09:15 AM UTC Rendering SP80 © SP80 A year ago, SP80 unveiled the design of its boat to break the world sailing speed record. Today the team, made up of more than forty engineers and students from the […]

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World Sailing elections, AC75 images, Bermuda Gold Cup and eco-responsible sunglasses

World Sailing elections, AC75 images, Bermuda Gold Cup and eco-responsible sunglasses by David Schmidt November 3, 2020 4:00 PM UTC November 3, 2020 Quanhai Li (CHN) President of World Sailing © World Sailing Regardless of his political leanings, it’s fair to say that this is a great week for the United States and for […]

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Cory Sertl elected vice-president of World Sailing

Cory Sertl, President of US Sailing and Vice President of World Sailing. Photo by Christy Usher. World Sailing announces election results at virtual annual conference BRISTOL, RI (November 1, 2020) – World Sailing capped off an eventful week of committee meetings, in-depth discussions, spirited debates and important decision-making by announcing the results of World Sailing’s […]

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The focus is on the World Sailing Council >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Due to COVID-19, the World Sailing Annual Conference will be held electronically in 2020 from October 15 to November 1 and will include 11 committees, 11 sub-committees and three commission meetings. The World Sailing’s Council, the world governing body’s main decision-making body, will meet in four sessions on 30 and 31 October. The General Assembly […]

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The World Sailing Trust launches “Race for Change”, a charity eSailing race as part of the Vendée Globe

The World Sailing Trust launches “Race for Change”, a charity eSailing race as part of the Vendée Globe by World Sailing 29 October 2020 20:22 UTC World Sailing Trust Challenge “Race for change” © World Sailing World Sailing, the World Sailing Trust and Virtual Regatta are delighted to announce the launch of the World […]

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World Sailing is working with potential hosts of the World Youth Sailing Championships

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