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World Sailing Presidential Bulletin: September 2020

World Sailing Presidential Bulletin: September 2020 by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing October 12, 2020 03:15 UTC Kim Andersen, President, World Sailing © World Sailing Over the past few weeks, it has been very encouraging to see sailing activities picking up around the world. Since we started learning more about the seriousness of COVID-19, […]

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Changes for World Sailing Branded Events >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The Hague, the Netherlands, will become the international capital of sailing in 2023 following a joint decision by World Sailing, the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association, the Municipality of The Hague and TIG Sports to move the championships from the 2022 sailing world to the summer of 2023. The next edition of the Sailing World Championships […]

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Seeking President >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

World Sailing, as the governing body for the sport of sailing, is that link between national authorities (US Sailing, Sail Canada, etc.) and class associations around the world. World Sailing is responsible for: • The promotion of sport internationally;• Management of sailing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games;• Development of sailing racing rules and regulations […]

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World Sailing extends Star Sailors League Special Event Agreement

World Sailing extends Star Sailors League Special Event Agreement by World Sailing Aug 27, 2020 15:09 UTC 2019 Star Sailors League Finals – Last day © Marc Rouiller World Sailing has extended for three years the Special Events agreement with the SSL (Star Sailors League), an international regatta circuit designed to promote athletes and […]

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The chaos must stop for World Sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsIt’s an election year in the United States, so the volume of craziness is increasing. This we tolerate, we almost accept as part of our democracy, even though there will be times when it will not be good for the country. Sigh… It is also an election year at World […]

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International classes excluded from the closed World Sailing Mid-Year Meeting

International classes excluded from the closed World Sailing Mid-Year Meeting by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Jun 24, 2020 09:37 UTC June 24, 2020 The World Sailing;s Council meeting at the Mid-Year Meeting in London, UK, on ​​Sunday May 19 © Daniel Smith David Graham, CEO of World Sailing © World Sailing World Sailing’s Council at the Mid-Year […]

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World Sailing Launches Duplicate Deep Sea Sailing Site – Sailweb

World Sailing has created a dedicated section on its website – sailing.org – to promote the new Olympic offshore sailing double-handed event. Following the controversial selection of a Mixed Tandem Officer Keelboat Event for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the international sailing organization has a dedicated section on its website to provide information about . […]

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World Sailing announces the cancellation of the 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships

May 13, 2020 (BRISTOL, RI) – On Wednesday May 13, World Sailing announced the cancellation of the 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships which were scheduled to be held in Salvador, Brazil from December 12-19, 2020. According to the organization, “The World Sailing Board of Directors and the Confederação Brasileira de Vela (CBVela) have agreed to […]

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The World Sailing Show: Program 4

The World Sailing Show: Program 4 – Season 2020 by Sunset+Vine TV March 30, 2020 12:57 PM UTC The World Sailing Show: Program 4 © The World Sailing Show This month, the World Sailing Show aims to provide some relief from the terrible pandemic that is sweeping the globe. We have stunning footage of […]

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The World Sailing Show: Program 3

The World Sailing Show: Program 3 – Season 2020 by Sunset+Vine TV March 3, 2020 10:13 AM UTC The World Sailing Show – March 2020 © World Sailing Show This month’s World Sailing Show focuses on the thrills of a decade of foiling with Sir Ben Ainslie at the INEOS TEAM UK training base […]

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Edgewater Yacht Club launches adult sailing lessons for non-members

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Sailing can seem like an elusive, exclusive and expensive sport. It’s intimidating, when boats can cost thousands of dollars and sailors have been tacking and jibing since childhood. “It’s a really tough barrier to break,” said Edgewater Yacht Club sailing program manager Dave Hein. “But it’s something that I work very hard […]

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The World Sailing Show: Program 2

The World Sailing Show: Program 2 – Season 2020 by Sunset+Vine TV February 3, 2020 14:21 UTC The World Sailing Show: Program 2 – Season 2020 © World Sailing On this month’s show, we begin a new series in preparation for the Olympics this summer. We start by looking at the favorites for medals […]

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The World Sailing Show: Program 1

The World Sailing Show: Program 1 – Season 2020 by Sunset+Vine TV December 31, 2019 12:00 UTC The World Sailing Show: Program 1 – Season 2020 © The World Sailing Show On this month’s show, there’s the first capsize of an AC75 filmed as the America’s Cup Defenders Emirates Team New Zealand crashed off […]

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Durango man completes sailing trip around the world – The Journal

The journey took eight years, 76 countries The Avalanche crew sails the Great Barrier Reef in 2016. Captain John Barry III completed his eight-year voyage in September to circumnavigate the globe, with help from residents of Durango and Pagosa Springs . Courtesy of Martina Collins Captain John Barry III, a resident of Durango, once spent […]

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Sail Newport offers sailing lessons to Pell students

Fourth-graders at Pell Elementary work in teams to manage a sailboat as part of their regular science program. (Photo by Jen Carter) Sail Newport makes the bay more accessible to Newport youth through a partnership with Pell Elementary where fourth graders get on the water as part of their regular schedule. “It’s perceived as an […]

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SailGP’s F50 crowned Boat of the Year by World Sailing

SailGP’s F50 crowned Boat of the Year by World Sailing by SailGP October 30, 2019 08:08 UTC SailGP’s F50 crowned World Sailing Boat of the Year © SailGP As SailGP prepares to kick off its second season in 2020, the World Championship continues to be recognized for its successful debut. Today the F50 catamaran […]

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Wizard (USA) honored by World Sailing as Hempel Team of the Year

©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM October 29, 2019 Tuesday evening during the World Sailing Awards ceremony in Bermuda, the American boat Wizard was named Hempel’s Team of the Year. World Sailing award and team descriptions: The award celebrates teams of two or more sailors who personify the sporting values ​​of integrity, ambition, resilience and ingenuity. David and Peter […]

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World Sailing 2019 Annual Conference Day 1: 25 International Classes meet

World Sailing 2019 Annual Conference Day 1: 25 International Classes meet by World Sailing 28 October 2019 10:08 UTC October 27 – November 3, 2019 2019 Annual Conference © Tom Roberts / World Sailing The program of meetings for the 2019 World Sailing Annual Conference began on Sunday 27 October and brought together 25 […]

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Bermuda set to host 2019 World Sailing Annual Conference

Bermuda set to host 2019 World Sailing Annual Conference by Daniel Smith, World Sailing October 25, 2019 05:59 UTC October 26 – November 3, 2019 Bermuda set to host World Sailing’s 2019 annual conference © World Sailing From October 26 to November 3, Bermuda will host 418 delegates from 68 nations for the 2019 […]

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Howth’s Gordon Maguire at the heart of it all as World Sailing decides 2019 Boat of the Year

Gordon Maguire (58) can now be recognized as Australia’s finest all round professional offshore/coastal keelboat skipper – his World Sailing code number is undoubtedly GMA#1 writes WM Nixon. But somewhere in there is the exceptionally talented sailor, son of famous all-around winner Neville Maguire, who cut his teeth in Howth and the Irish Sea. It […]

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The World Sailing Show: Program 9

The World Sailing Show: Program 9 – Season 2019 by Sunset+Vine TV October 2, 2019 14:38 UTC The World Sailing Show: Program 9 – Season 2019 © The World Sailing Show The first America’s Cup AC75s have been launched. We’re with the US and New Zealand teams making history by outsmarting their monohulls for […]

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World Sailing’s efforts to ensure the sanctity of One Design races

World Sailing’s efforts to ensure the sanctity of One Design races by David Schmidt July 30, 2019 4:00 PM UTC July 30, 2019 2019 Laser Radial World Championships © Junichi Hirai / Bulkhead Magazine Japan If you’ve ever raced in handicap fleets, you’re probably well aware of the critical role that ratings can play, […]

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World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic classes

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic classes by World Sailing July 27, 2019 09:09 UTC Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games © Matias Capizzano / World Sailing As part of the process to finalize equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, World Sailing is introducing new quality control processes for […]

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The World Sailing tax claimed to have raised $300,000 from Olympic sailors

The World Sailing tax claimed to have raised $300,000 from Olympic sailors by Ben Remocker/Sail-World.com/nz July 24, 2019 02:37 UTC July 24, 2019 World Sailing’s new levies on Olympic classes are expected to create excitement in the ranks of all Olympic class sailors © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy The preeminent Olympic-class association […]

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Para Sailing World Championships Experience Shows >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Cádiz, Spain (July 3, 2019) – The experienced sailors of the fleet made an impression on day one of the 2019 Para Sailing World Championships. All four classes took to the waters with three of the events staged in split fleets as sailors are required to share boats and must swap between races. In terms […]

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‘Introductory Sailing Course:’ Learn to Sail at the Milwaukee Sailing Community Center

Milwaukee Sailing Community Center Milwaukee Sailing Community Center MILWAUKEE — Brian Kramp spent the morning at the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center learning to sail. About the courses About the courses About Milwaukee Sailing Community Center (website) The Milwaukee Community Sailing Center offers introductory sailing lessons for adults, youth and children. For more experienced sailors, our […]

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Corpus Christi hosts Etchells World Sailing Championships

Day 2 competition of the 2018 Etchells World Championships in Brisbane, Australia in October. The 2019 competition will be held in Corpus Christi from June 19-29 and will be hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club. Courtesy picture The Etchells World Championships will take place in Corpus Christi Bay from June 19-29. Hosted by the […]

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Couple of sailboats around the world rescued off Atlantic City

A couple’s round-the-world sailing trip ends badly when their boat capsizes at the very end of the last leg of the trip. Mid-Atlantic Coast Guard crews rescued the man and woman about 65 miles east of Atlantic City on Wednesday, clinging to the hull of their 55-foot wooden boat, bertie. Both were sailing bertie around […]

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The World Sailing Committee recommends RS Aero

Paris 2024: the World Sailing Committee recommends RS Aero by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz May 19, 2019 04:33 UTC May 19, 2019 RS Aero leading the Olympic equipment trials © RS Sailing The World Sailing Equipment Committee has voted to recommend the RS Aero to the body’s board for confirmation at its meeting tomorrow (Sunday). […]

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Finnish sailors fire a salute at World Sailing

Paris2024: Finnish sailors fire a salvo at World Sailing by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ May 17, 2019 02:13 UTC May 17, 2019 The brutal Finn Class demands big strong sailors European Finn Championships, May 2019 – Athens International Sailing Center © Robert Deaves / Finn Class Winner of four Olympic gold medals, Paul Elvstrom pictured with […]

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Equipment selection for Paris 2024: World Sailing

Three events and equipment have been confirmed for the Paris 2024 Olympic sailing competition with equipment decisions to be made for the remaining seven events. At the 2018 World Sailing Annual Conference, the following events were approved: Men’s Windsurf – RS:X*Women’s Windsurf – RS:X*Men’s single-seater dinghy – TBCWomen’s single-seater dinghy – TBCMixed kite board – […]

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World Sailing releases statement on changes to Laser/ILCA

World Sailing releases statement on changes to Laser/ILCA By World Sailing/Sail-World.com/nz Apr 28, 2019 09:49 UTC May 4-5, 2019 The Laser Radial class at the time at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 © Richard Gladwell World Sailing has released a statement on its website setting out its position on the world’s most […]

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L30 adopted for the Offshore Sailing World Championship

L30 adopted for the Offshore Sailing World Championship by World Sailing March 26, 2019 10:36 PM PDT The L30 © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy / World Sailing World Sailing is pleased to announce that the L30, a 30ft one-design keelboat, has been selected as equipment supplied for the World Sailing Offshore World Championship […]

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Solo Olympic trials underway in Valencia

World Sailing: solo Olympic trials underway in Valencia by World Sailing/Sail-World.com/nz Mar 13, 2019 02:58 UTC March 13, 2019 Devoti D-Zero – Day 2 – Single-handed dinghy trials – Valencia, Spain © Michele Tognozzi – FareVela.net Sea trials for the selection of equipment for the men’s and women’s Paris 2024 Olympic sailing competitions […]

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Registration open for summer sailing lessons

BLUE HILL — It may be a hard sell, but summer is almost here. Last week, registration opened for summer sailing and rowing courses at the Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club, even though there is still ice in Blue Hill Harbor. KYC will offer two separate programs through the nonprofit Kollegewidgwok Sailing Education. Rusty Duym Community Sailing […]

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Olympic Games 2024: the World Sailing Council votes Finn out

Olympic Games 2024: the World Sailing Council votes Finn out – Day 1 by Daniel Smith, World Sailing November 2, 2018 4:54 PM PDT November 3, 2018 The Finn will fly into the Olympic sunset after Tokyo 2020 © Richard Gladwell Chairman Kim Andersen and former CEO Andy Hunt – Sarasota, Florida, USA – 2018 […]

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World Sailing Board moves into 11th hour of Olympic events

World Sailing Board moves into 11th hour of Olympic events by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz October 28, 2018 11:18 UTC October 29, 2018 The NZL crew (Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox) battle for the lead in the 470 at the 2012 Olympics © Richard Gladwell Ben Ainslie just after winning his fifth Olympic medal and his […]

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World Sailing chooses four classes for single-handed “sea trials”

World Sailing chooses four classes for single-handed “sea trials” by Daniel Smith, World Sailing October 4, 2018 00:09 UTC October 4, 2018 The men’s laser is one of the great contributors to universality – 2016 Olympic Regatta, Rio de Janeiro © Richard Gladwell Four boats have been shortlisted to move into the equipment trial […]

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Sailing World Junior Para Sailing World Championship

2022 Sailing World Youth Para Sailing World Championship July 19-22, 2022, Braassemermeer, The Netherlands US Sailing has announced a call for competitors for the inaugural 25U Parasailing World Championship in the Netherlands in July 2022. This event provides a unique opportunity for budding young sailors with disabilities to represent the United States on the world […]

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Are kiteboards a legitimate part of World Sailing?

Olympic Games 2024: are kite boards legitimately part of World Sailing? By SailingIllustrated.com/Sail-World.com April 22, 2018 11:13 PM PDT April 23, 2018 Flying High – Kitesurfing – March 22, 2016 © Richard Gladwell Rules and America’s Cup guru Tom Ehman wrote an interesting comment on sailingillustrated.com. Ehman was executive director of what is now US […]

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New format for the 2018 Para Sailing World Championship >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2018 Para Sailing World Championships will be held September 16-22 in Sheboygan, USA. This edition will feature new formats including “Heat” type races for the RS Venture Connect and medal races across all disciplines. Disciplines and race format:• Keelboat for one person (technical) – Open style – 2.4mr Norlin One Design (OD) – fleet […]

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World Sailing announces virtual sailing championship

Virtual Regatta and World Sailing will host the first e-sailing championship in 2018. Virtual regatta In partnership with the first digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will take place every year from 2018. The Virtual Regatta platform provides the ideal vehicle for the eSWC, with its established Inshore Regatta games. A new […]

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World Sailing turns to key influencers to balance the boat

World Sailing turns to key influencers to balance the boat by World Sailing on 18 October 2017 World Sailing looks to key influencers to balance the boat World Sailing Every boat competing in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, from this weekend, will see female sailors racing around the world and at Tokyo 2020 there will […]

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Sea Survival Officer Personal Course: Safety | Sailors | ISAF | World Sailing

World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Training Requirements In 2003 World Sailing introduced a standard core curriculum for training courses to establish an internationally recognized qualification. Training requirements are part of the World Sailing Special Offshore Regulations. These courses are run and set by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and comply with World Sailing Minimum […]

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Sea Survival: Offshore | Courses & Equipment | ISAF | World Sailing

World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Training Requirements In 2003 World Sailing introduced a standard core curriculum for training courses to establish an internationally recognized qualification. Training requirements are part of the World Sailing Special Offshore Regulations. These courses are run and set by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and comply with World Sailing Minimum […]