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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 Offshore Committee meets today as ORC and IRC clash

There does not appear to be any de-escalation of the long-running dispute between the IRC and the ORC that leaked into the public domain this week. The world’s two top scoring administrators are locked in a war of words over staging the 2022 World Championships. The latest is an admission by ORC that it believes […]

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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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RNZYS Join World Sailing’s Steering the Course • Live Sail Die

Because Auckland is still in lockdown, most of our organized sailings have been canceled or postponed. Due to government restrictions, we are unable to congregate and cruise as normal. Today, October 12, would have been the first day of racing for the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) Ladies Series, sponsored by longtime partner Barfoot […]

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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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Final world sailing rankings released ahead of Tokyo Games – Sailweb

World Sailing has released the World Olympic Class Rankings updated to June 21, 2021. These are the final rankings before the Tokyo Olympics. Only the results of the Allianz Regatta – the Medemblik regatta with the Olympic classes – are added to the latest rankings. There were no ranking events for the 470 or Finn […]

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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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World Sailing’s mid-year draws to a close >> 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 latest update: (May 14, 2021) – As the dominant issue on today’s agenda, the World Sailing’s Council has endorsed the Men’s and […]

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Day 2 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 which will be held remotely in 2021 from May 10-14. Here is the second day update: (May 11, 2021) – The Equipment Committee and the Events Committee both held their second and final meeting […]

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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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World Sailing approves three alternative event proposals for Paris 2024

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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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IOC sets May deadline for World Sailing to offer mixed offshore alternative

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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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The Vendée Globe single-handed round-the-world race ends with a thrilling sprint to the finish

Frenchman Yannick Bestaven celebrates after winning the Vendée Globe solo around the world under sail on January 28, 2021 in Les Sables-d’Olonne, France.Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images The Vendée Globe single-handed round-the-world race has thrilled sailing enthusiasts with a tight sprint finish unique in the three-decade history of the sport’s longest event – and one of its […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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World Sailing Presidential Bulletin: February 2020

World Sailing Presidential Bulletin: February 2020 by Kim Andersen, President World Sailing Mar 12, 2020 05:38 UTC President of World Sailing, Kim Andersen © Tom Roberts / World Sailing It was a busy month for the Olympic classes, with seven world championships held in the southern hemisphere. The 2020 champions were crowned in the […]

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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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The World Sailing’s Council shapes the sport >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Hamilton, Bermuda (November 2, 2019) – The World Sailing’s Council concluded its two-day meeting today at the 2019 Annual Conference by making its final decisions ahead of tomorrow’s Annual General Meeting. A number of submissions, proposing changes to the World Sailing regulations, were approved throughout the two-day meeting (November 1-2). To learn more about the […]

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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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Focus on the future at World Sailing’s annual conference. >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

From October 26 to November 3, Bermuda will host 418 delegates from 68 nations for the 2019 World Sailing Annual Conference. The conference is the sport’s global governing body’s annual meeting point where delegates review and discuss World Sailing strategy. Key decisions that influence the future of the sport and impact professional and recreational sailors […]

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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 launches the 2024 Challenge

World Sailing launches the 2024 Challenge by World Sailing Aug 13, 2019 04:44 UTC Coach boats at the 2018 Hempel World Championships © Sailing Energy / World Sailing World Sailing, the sport’s global governing body, has issued an ambitious challenge to the maritime industry to push the boundaries of low-carbon innovation for support boats […]

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World Sailing launches sustainability charter for special events at Cowes SailGP

World Sailing launches sustainability charter for special events at Cowes SailGP by World Sailing Aug 9, 2019 22:24 UTC August 9, 2019 Sir Russell Coutts, Andy Hunt and SailGP skippers with a sustainability charter plaque made from recycled North Sea ocean plastic made in the UK © World Sailing World Sailing today (Friday 9th […]

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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 […]