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World Sailing and Oman Sail organize a Paralympic development program in Mussanah

World Sailing’s Paralympic Development Program has launched the careers of several top para-sailors who currently compete at world championship level. Muscat: World Sailing kicked off its 2022 Paralympic Development Program with its first event to be held in the Sultanate of Oman. Parasailors and coaches gathered at the Mussanah Barceló complex, home of Oman Sail, […]

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World Sailing Court Rulings >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on March 7, 2022 Disciplinary and appeal decisions within World Sailing are determined by independent juries appointed by the Judicial Council. Decisions made by Member National Authorities (NAMs) are decided by the disciplinary systems of those MNAs. The members of the Judicial Council are: Hon. Ruth Miller (Chair), Alberto Predieri (Vice-Chair), Prof Bruce Collins […]

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Alexandra Rickham joins World Sailing – Sailweb

World Sailing has appointed sustainability expert and Paralympic medalist Alexandra Rickham as its sustainability manager. During her sailing career with Niki Birrell, an Olympic-class sailor with cerebral palsy, Rickham won two Paralympic bronze medals, five consecutive World titles and three World Cups in SKUD18. After sailing retired from the Paralympic Games after Rio 2016, Rickham […]

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World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability

World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability by World Sailing 1 February 10:08 UTC World Sailing appoints Alexandra Rickham as Head of Sustainability © World Sailing World Sailing has appointed sustainability expert and Paralympic medalist Alexandra Rickham as its sustainability manager. Rickham brings extensive expertise in sustainability, diversity and inclusion as a […]

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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 […]