Olympic point scoring regattas such as Sail Melbourne, SPA, Hyeres and Kiel Week.
sail-world.com -- News - Olympic class regattasThu, 30 Dec 1999
470 Olympic champ Mathew Belcher names Will Ryan as new sailing buddy
By Craig Heydon,
5:44 PM Thu 22 Nov 2012
Olympic gold medalist Mathew Belcher announced Thursday his new sailing partner, Will Ryan, to begin his four-year build-up towards the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Ryan, who already worked with Belcher and coach Victor Kovalenko in the past, replaced Malcolm Page who retired from Olympic class sailing following another golden feat at the 2012 London Olympics. ...
Belcher and new crew to begin Rio Games build-up on Thursday
By Craig Heydon, Sydney, Australia ,
1:22 PM Wed 21 Nov 2012
Fresh from bagging the gold at the 2012 London Olympics, 470 dinghy sailor Matthew Belcher wasted no time to begin his preparation for the 2016 Rio Games with his new sailing crew who is replacing recently retired Olympic champion Malcolm Page. ...
RYA Olympic Classes Spring Series Entries open
By Lindsey Bell,
10:18 PM Fri 25 Feb 2011
The first of the two-weekend events will be held from 12-13 March at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The second and final event of the Spring Series will take place at Hayling Island Sailing Club from 14-15 May.
The REAL challenges for Olympic Sailing
By Rob Size, 470 sailor, Sydney ,
2:53 PM Sun 7 Nov 2010
The overwhelming response to this Olympic shake down has been focused around the classes sailed at the Games. This is an important issue no doubt, but in no way the most significant challenge sailing faces as an Olympic sport. The number one challenge faced by sailing as an Olympic sport is the disappointing way in which it is presented on television. ...
Kiteboarders make strong claim for 2016 Olympic inclusion
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com,
7:52 PM Tue 2 Nov 2010
With the International Sailing Federation's Annual Conference due to get underway in Athens, Greece, next week, the International Kiteboard Association makes a strong claim for inclusion in the 10 event card for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. ...
Canada’s Star Sailors – Richard Clarke and Tyler Bjorn
By Lynn Fitzpatrick,
9:58 AM Mon 27 Sep 2010
Canada’s Star Sailors – Richard Clarke and Tyler Bjorn - That’s what happened when Richard Clarke, four-time Canadian Finn representative to the Olympics and Tyler Bjorn a long-time Star crew and member of the Canadian Olympic sailing team, arrived at the Star North Americans last year on Long Island Sound. ...
Kieler Woche: ISAF Sailing World Cup is coming home
By Event media, Kiel,, Germany ,
8:53 AM Sat 20 Jun 2009
The world's elite of Olympic sailing will be meeting for the 127 years old Kieler Woche. A total of seven top athletes of ISAF Sailing World Cup (SWC) ranking list have entered for Kiel to defend or improve their placings. Among them, gold medallist Anna Tunicliffe (USA) and Paul Goodison (GBR) as well as the British Star boat sailors Ian Percy and Andrew Simpson ...
Entry for Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta opens
By Event media, WPNSA ,
1:55 AM Tue 16 Jun 2009
The Royal Yachting Association has officially opened the entry list for the 2009 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta being held at the Weymouth 2012 Olympic venue from 14-19 September - The event is the seventh and final leg of the ISAF 2008-09 ISAF Sailing World Cup series ...
Elliott 6m debuts on the world stage at Kiel Week
By Event media / Sail-world.com, UK ,
4:38 AM Wed 3 Jun 2009
The new Olympic boat the Elliott 6m will finally make its debut on the world stage in a couple of weeks during event six of the ISAF Sailing World Cup at Kieler Woche in Germany, which runs from 20 to 28 June. Twenty-four crews from nine different countries are expected to be fighting for the Kieler Woche trophies ...
Medal day at Delta Lloyd Olympic Classes Regatta
By ISAF / Sail-world.com/uk, Netherlands ,
9:29 PM Mon 1 Jun 2009
Great Britain beat the hosts from The Netherlands to the top of the medal table as the Medal Race brought the 2009 Delta Lloyd Regatta, event five of the 2008-09 ISAF Sailing World Cup, to a close. Apart from the Brits and the Dutch, gold medals went to six other nations in Medemblik, with 18 nations winning medals in total ...
Six medals and top nation prize for GBR’s sailors in Holland
By Lindsey Bell, Netherlands ,
3:46 AM Mon 1 Jun 2009
Britain’s sailors topped the medals table and picked up the best nation prize at the latest leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Series in Holland, picking up six podium spots on Sunday including a hat-trick of golds for Ed Wright, Paul Goodison and the women’s match racing team of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Ali Martin ...
Finn Focus - Wright does it again
By Robert Deaves, Netherlands ,
3:03 AM Mon 1 Jun 2009
Ed Wright (GBR) has done it again. At each and every medal race in the past four regattas of the ISAF Sailing World Cup he has pulled something extra out of the bag to give himself the best possible chance ...