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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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Swiss Challenger pursues world sailing speed record

Reach 80 knots (150 km/h) under sail, beat the current record set at 65.45 knots and thus become the fastest on the water in 2022: this is the objective of the SP80 project. The young team from Lausanne has been testing a reduced-scale prototype of the boat on Lake Geneva since June. The first results, […]

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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 […]