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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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TP52 class follows World Sailing ban >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on March 7, 2022 Following the declaration by World Sailing for Events and Class Association to suspend the participation of Russian or Belarusian athletes and officials in their respective events and competitions, the 52 Super Series and the TP52 class intend to follow these guidelines. until further notice. This decision directly impacts Vladimir Liubomirov’s […]

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Valencia’s Optiorange continues despite World Sailing statement – ​​Sailweb

The Optimist class event ‘Optiorange de Valence’ opens with the participation of Russian and Belarusian competitors under the letters of the WSC sailing logo The Spanish Optimist event organized by the Real Club Náutico de Valencia allowed the participation of Russian and Belarusian competitors and coaches under the letters of the WSC sailing logo. This […]

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World Sailing raises the temperature >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A day after issuing a sweet statement of concern and support, World Sailing has reinforced its commitment to the global sporting community regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here is the stronger position they issued on March 1, 2022: Today, World Sailing joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and global sports organizations in taking the decision […]

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WORLD SAILING STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE

By implementing these measures, World Sailing supports a united and coordinated approach within the global sports movement. This decision is in line with the recommendation of the IOC Executive Board, aimed at preserving the integrity of the competitions and ensuring the safety of all participants, and was unanimously approved by the World Sailing Executive Board. […]

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Registration opens for the Maritime Museum’s youth sailing courses | Local announcements

KINGSTON — The Hudson River Maritime Museum Sailing School announces that the 2022 Youth Sailing Programs are now open for enrollment. Young sailors of all skill levels will have the opportunity to get out on the water and learn about maritime science during shore sessions. A number of popular classes are back this year and […]

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World Sailing rethinks ‘onerous’ new keel inspection rule in offshore racing

An overhaul of World Sailing is under consideration to exempt Category 3 offshore racing from the new documented structural inspection requirement. Changes to the special World Sailing Offshore (OSR) regulations came into force on 1 January 2022 and mean an additional requirement for yachts competing in category 0 to category 3 races, but the new […]

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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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End of the suspension of the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record

On November 1, 2021, Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their team began the wait for a fourth attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy round the world sailing record. Since that date, there has not been a favorable weather window for the crew of the maxi-trimaran Sails of Change to set off with a real chance […]

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Leigh Youth is world sailing champion

Florence Brellisford, right, with teammate Emily Mueller. A KEEN sailor from Leigh represented Great Britain in World Sailing and won in her category. Florence Brellisford, 18, was selected to represent her country at the World Youth Championships in Oman in December following a British selection in August. Florence, who is in her first year studying […]

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Kiwi race official recognized by World Sailing • Live Sail Die

As for a first major national mission, this was not more important for John Parrish. Parrish was Race Officer for the 1982 470 Nationals at Lake Taupo, when David Barnes, Hamish Willcox, Murray Jones and Leslie Egnot lined up. “It was the who’s who of New Zealand yachting at the time,” Parrish recalled. “As a […]

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World Sailing Rankings – First ranking update for 2022 – Sailweb

World Sailing has released the World Olympic Class Rankings for 2022 updated to January 11. These rankings reflect the classes to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Of the British Sailing Squad, marked by numerous retirements, only John Gimson and Anna Burnet in the Nacra 17 class hold the world’s first place. The […]

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2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28

2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 by World Sailing Dec 15, 2021 20:56 UTC 2022 – Crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 © World Sailing 2022 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for parasailing as the […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 […]