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ISAF saved from chaos, when it all came down to a single vote *Feature By, 5:21 PM Sun 8 May 2011 GMT
Extracts from Andy Rice’s latest Sailjuice expose. ' It all came down to one vote. In a tense face-off around the ISAF Council table, the 37 members voted in favour of keeping skiffs on the Olympic sailing roster, at the expense of the keelboats.' ...

America's Cup: Over and Out from Auckland *Feature By America's Cup Media and Gilles Martin-Raget, 9:37 AM Sun 8 May 2011 GMT
With the conclusion of the America's Cup test sessions in Auckland, most teams are in pack-up mode, heading for Europe. The weekend in Auckland has been devoted to dis-assembling the AC45s and their wings, and fitting them into shipping containers for the move from Auckland. Plus Artemis Racing give their thoughts on video on the AC 45 and the lessons learned in Auckland ...

2016 Olympics: ISAF Half Yearly meeting - a Multihull perspective *Feature By Paul Pascoe, St Petersburg, Russia , 8:25 AM Sun 8 May 2011 GMT
The International Sailing Federation is a funny beast, and no more so than when the boats are selected every four years to represent sailing at the Olympic Games. When it comes to making these decisions, you have no friends, strange bedfellows frequently arise and knives in the back are not unknown. ...

2016 Olympics: ISAF Council rebuff Executive on Olympic class choice *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:00 AM Sat 7 May 2011 GMT
The International Sailing Federation Council has started the Final Day of its Mid-Year Meeting in St Petersburg, Russia. While temperatures outside the venue, the salubriously named Winter Garden and Ballroom of the Hotel Astoria, was a modest 13 degrees, inside the temperatures and stress levels were a lot higher. ...

2016 Olympics: Sailors of the World - Hang your heads and weep! *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:40 PM Fri 6 May 2011 GMT
The latest news out of the 2011 Mid-Year Meeting of the International Sailing Federation in St Petersburg, Russia is that the Executive Committee has met and decided not to support the recommendation of the Events Committee made yesterday. ...

America's Cup: Challengers reduce to 14 teams + Video *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 12:14 AM Fri 6 May 2011 GMT
34th America's Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray told Sail-World this morning that one of the teams that had lodged a Notice of Challenge with the Defender, Golden Gate Yacht Club had been declined. When the entries were announced at the closing date at the end of March 2011, there were ten named teams, five teams who had asked their details be kept confidential, and two of those were listed as ...

Forceracing reports on NZ Optimist Nationals and coaching clinics *Feature By Andrew Brown, 12:09 PM Thu 5 May 2011 GMT
Forceracing's Andrew Brown updates on the NZ Optimist Nationals, coaching at Kohimaramara, J Sails performance and the NZ Youth team. The NZL Optimist Nationals finished on Easter Monday at Wakatere Boating Club with 310 entries over the open and green fleet. The Opti Nationals is a hard event with a one day teams racing event held and then the main event being scheduled over five days. ...

2016 Olympics: Both Keelboats chopped by ISAF Events Committee *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:33 AM Thu 5 May 2011 GMT
Sail-World understands that the meeting of the International Sailing Federation's Events Committee has just voted on its schedule of ten Events for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Regatta. The report from the Committee will now go to the ISAF Council to be 'received' which then triggers a discussion and debate as to whether the Council endorse the Recommendation or amend it. ...

Waka Racing: Welcome onboard KZ Race Furlers as new sponsor *Feature By Waka Racing Media, Calpe , 6:10 AM Thu 5 May 2011 GMT
Waka Racing is proud to announce a new sponsor ahead of the upcoming World Match Race Tour. We welcome and thank KZ Race Furlers for coming onboard to support our team ahead of what is going to be a big year for us. ...

Response to Bruce Kendall on Kiteboarding and the Olympics *Feature By Markus Schwendtner, Berlin , 11:45 PM Wed 4 May 2011 GMT
Markus Schwendtner of the International Kiteboarding Association rsponds to double Olympic Windsurfing medalist and windsurfing world champion, Bruce Kendall's comments yesterady in Sail-World. He writes: Bruce Kendall reflected on Kiteboarding being too dangerous for inclusion in the Olympic Sailing Regatta. ...

Gladwell's Line: For whom the Olympic Bell Tolls? Part 2 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:53 AM Wed 4 May 2011 GMT
In this second part of his commentary piece, Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell, looks at what he thinks the International Sailing Federation should be selecting as the Events for the 2016 Sailing Olympics ...

Volvo Ocean Race: CAMPER's tour of New Zealand continues *Feature By Emirates Team NZ media, 8:40 PM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
The Emirates Team NZ campaigned Volvo 70 CAMPER, is continuing her tour of New Zealand, and is currently en route from Wellington to Dunedin: CAMPER is on its way from Wellington to Dunedin and the crew is enjoying a good north-easterly breeze. Progress down the coast has been fast. The yacht is ahead of schedule, although the breeze is expected to soften and progress will slow. ...

Images of the Waitemata: America's Cup Media Trials - Fleet Racing *Feature By Gilles Martin-Raget, 8:24 PM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
Racing resumed yesterday in the America's Cup Media Trials staged on the outer Waitemata Harbour. Fresh winds and rain were the order of the day, and Oracle Racing's Gilles Martin-Raget took these great images of the action: ...

Images of Puma Racing: First sail *Feature By George Bekris, 12:46 PM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
Top US photographer, George Bekris presents these images of the US Volvo Ocean race entry, Puma Racing on her first sail, yesterday. ...

Sydney Yachts GTS43 build update and images May 2011 *Feature By Sydney Yachts, 12:09 PM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
Built to satisfy the demands of today's discerning sailors, the Sydney Yachts GTS43 presents a marriage between impressive design and construction techniques to deliver a yacht that is light yet strong, easy to sail yet seriously fast, competitive, stylish yet functional, and above all else, seaworthy ...

Olympic double medalist on Kite Boarding in the Olympics *Feature By Bruce Kendall, 11:15 AM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
Olympic Gold and Bronze medalist, and multiple World Windsurfing Champion, Bruce Kendall writes on the topic of whether Kiteboarding is too dangerous for inclusion in the Olympic Events Regatta. I have been surprised and shocked by many 'experts' regarding kite-boarding being in the Olympics. In a recent article, the 'ex – pope' of yachting encouraging the decision makers to 'have courage and have ...

America's Cup: Media Trials get underway but miss nearby tornado *Feature By America's Cup Media and Sail-World, 10:36 AM Tue 3 May 2011 GMT
Testing continued in Auckland for the second week of the America's Cup Regatta Management and Media Trials under cloudy skies, torrential rain and moderate, if gusty winds - including a nearby tornado. The Race Committee ran fleet races today and for the first time, China Team was a full participant. ...

Gladwell's Line: For whom does the Olympic Bell toll? - Part 1 *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 11:11 PM Mon 2 May 2011 GMT
Co-incidental with the conduct of trials designed to give sailing’s most prestigious and oldest trophy, the America’s Cup, its most dramatic makeover in 160 years, the International Sailing Federation will this week meet to decide whether it too, has the courage to make fundamental changes to its pinnacle event, the Olympic Sailing Regatta and its lead-up events ...

America's Cup: The week that Was - Video from the Regatta Trials *Feature By Oracle Racing and America's Cup Media, 8:54 AM Sun 1 May 2011 GMT
Catch this summary, in video, of the first week of the America's Cup Regatta Management Trials. ...

America's Cup: Sit in on the Remote Umpiring System + Video *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 8:46 PM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
Sail-World sat in on the final day of testing for the remote umpiring system to be used for the America's Cup World series and America's Cup itself in the new multihull competition. Developed to avoid the need for umpires to be chasing the competitors at speeds of up to 35 knots and making decisions, the on screen system effectively slows down the action and enables very accurate calls to be made ...

Kerikeri High School Win Secondary Schools Team Sailing Nationals *Feature By Kirsty Laws, Algies Bay , 6:38 PM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
In a fresh breeze at Algies Bay today the second round robin and finals of the Team Sailing Nationals were completed, with Kerikeri High School coming out ahead of St Kentigern College in the final. Both teams were without their coaches, Reuben Corbett and Laurie Jury respectively, who are racing against each other in the Korea Match Cup Qualifier this week. ...

America's Cup: Stan Honey on TV and Umpiring systems for AC45's *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 10:57 AM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
Sail-World's NZ Editor, Richard Gladwell spoke with Stan Honey, one of the key players behind the development of the remote umpiring systems and television systems intended for the America's Cup World Series and then the America's Cup itself. ...

America's Cup: Competitors Forum Media Conference + Video + Full Audio *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 8:16 AM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
Another Competitors Forum was held in Auckland today. Sail-World understands it was attended by 14 of the 15 teams entered, with about eight in physical attendance and others participating by phone in. Following the Forum, designed to allow the Challengers and Defender to discuss issues and concepts relating to the the 34th America's Cup, a Media Conference was held in the America's Cup Regatta ...

America's Cup: The Kids are all right - Opti sailors taste the AC45 *Feature By Gilles Martin-Raget, 4:23 AM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
After the Toyota National Optimist Championships concluded in Auckland, New Zealand on Easter Monday, the five sailors in the New Zealand team were invited out for a sail on Oracle racing's AC45. A good picture speaks a thousand words, but the looks on these young sailor's faces speak volumes. Does it get any better than this when you are a kid? ...

Gladwell's Line: America's Cup investment a smart move for New Zealand *Feature By Richard Gladwell, 2:02 AM Sat 30 Apr 2011 GMT
On the back of the Emirates Team NZ funding and America's Cup challenge announcement there has been a lot of media comment, most of it negative on whether NZ Economic Development should be investing in the New Zealand team. During the week on Radio Live Emirates Team NZ CEO discussed the economic impact of the New Zealand investment, and the issues of this America's cup Challenge ...

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