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Eve McMahon wins silver at the ILCA U21 Youth Sailing World Championships in Vilamoura

Eve McMahon won silver at the ILCA Youth U21 World Championships today, marking the best result at this level for Ireland in the ILCA 6 (formerly Laser Radial) category in Vilamoura, Portugal. a total of seven races were contested during the week due to the lack of wind. Eve also won the U19 category. Already […]

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Chester’s Lewin-LaFrance sisters are more than just hosts for the World Sailing Championships in St. Margaret’s Bay

World championships for three Olympic sailing classes – the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 – begin this week in St. Margaret’s Bay. This is the first time the six-day international regatta will be held in Canadian waters. Chester’s Lewin-LaFrance sisters – the only local sailors competing in the 49erFX class – will try not to […]

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World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Awards 2022

Alexandra Richam, Sustainable Development Manager at World Sailing, Para Sailor and five-time World Champion. Jury President. Lungi Mchunu, sailor, polar explorer and citizen scientist known as the first African woman to sail to the Arctic. She is an alumnus of Homeward Bound and is currently a sailor aboard the Maiden’s World Tour to raise funds […]

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2022 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Awards Jury Announcement

2022 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Awards Jury Announcement by World Sailing Aug 27 00:12 PDT Jury announced for the 2022 World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Awards © World Sailing With just one week left to submit nominations for this year’s World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award, the fifth edition of […]

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World Sailing appoints leading sports governance professional as Director of Legal and Governance

World Sailing appoints leading sports governance professional as Director of Legal and Governance by World Sailing Aug 26 07:33 PDT Urvasi Naidoo – new director of legal affairs and governance © World Sailing World Sailing has appointed Urvasi Naidoo, a sports lawyer and governance professional, as Director of Legal Affairs and Governance. In the […]

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Greenwich duo claim gold at sailing world championships

August 23, 2022Updated: August 24, 2022, 8:28 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of4 Greenwich residents Freddie Parkin and Asher Beck, representing the United States in the i420 in the Netherlands, won a gold medal and the International Yacht Racing Union World Youth Sailing Championship trophy more early […]

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World Sailing hosts the first of a three-year series of PDP clinics in Singapore • Live Sail Die

The first Parasailing Development Program (PDP) to be held in Singapore recently took place from July 26-29, in preparation for the RSYC Regatta, held at the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club. The event also included the first Metazone Inclusive Cup with the Hansa 203 and Hansa 303 events.The PDP marks the first of a three-year […]

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SailMaine Regatta raises funds to fund sailing lessons accessible to all

The second annual SailMaine Festival and Regatta was held Saturday in Casco Bay. It was a full day of festivities with a boat parade, race, awards ceremony and banquet. SailMaine offers affordable sailing lessons with the goal of making sailing accessible to everyone of all ages and abilities. “SailMaine’s mission is to provide affordable access […]

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Pat Lawless Knot baffled by round-the-world sailing mission

Some of us dream of early bird dinner deals at seaside resorts, perhaps restoring a vintage car or just tinkering around in the garden. Pat Lawless, who worked as a carpenter in his native Kerry during his working life, will compete in what he describes as ‘the longest and loneliest boat race’ in the world. […]