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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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Community sailing lessons offered by the BYC Foundation

Image Courtesy BYC Foundation Believe it or not, Buffalo’s sailing programs are gearing up for the 2022 sailing season. In the past, we’ve talked about a number of sailing programs that offer limitless ways to get people on the water. The Buffalo Yacht Club Foundation (BYC Foundation) is no exception. “The Buffalo Yacht Club Foundation […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]