World sailing

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 […]

World sailing

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 […]

Sailing classes

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 […]