Eleven World Championship titles and 75% of the national places at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are at stake.
The numbers speak for themselves: over 1,600 sailors, 75 nations, approximately 1,000 boats, 11 events, 5 race courses, 287 races, already more than 140 accredited journalists, 110 committee boats, 300 coach boats, 493 members of the organization (222 of whom are volunteers) and an investment of Euro 16 million.
sail-world.com -- News - 2007 ISAF Sailing World ChampionshipsThu, 28 Jun 2007 to Fri, 13 Jul 2007
Images from the 2007 Star Worlds - Final race
By Fried Elliot, Cascais, Portugal ,
9:54 PM Fri 27 Jul 2007
Top sailing photographer, Fried Elliot, who has a long association with the Star class took these shots of the final race of the 2007 World Star Class Championships in Cascais, Portugal ...
Light airs test crews at Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds
By Event Media, Kingston, CAN ,
12:03 PM Thu 19 Jul 2007
Weak and confused gradient winds were the order of the day on Lake Ontario as the fleet racing in the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship got back out on the water for day four of the regatta after having a well-earned day off yesterday ...
Discards kick in at Volvo ISAF Youth Worlds
By Event Media,
9:42 AM Tue 17 Jul 2007
As racing at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship reaches the halfway stage, the competition intensifies. All fleets have now sailed at least six races which means each competitor can discard his or her worse score so far. ...
Australian results at ISAF Worlds
By Lara Watts,
10:35 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
Australia’s total medal haul at the conclusion of this event is two Gold (Laser & 470 Men) and two Bronze (RS:X Women & 49er). Australia finished the event as the second top nation with four medals overall, just behind Great Britain with a total of six medals. Spain came in third with a total of two medals. ...
Countries qualified for 2008 Olympic Regatta
7:56 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
Seventy-five percent of all national places at the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition were decided at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Cascais, Portugal. Find out which nations are on their way to Qingdao here… ...
Australia's Wilmot/Page win third 470 Worlds
By 470 Class/Sail-World,
6:34 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
The Aussies picked up their second medal of the day and second gold medal of the Championships in the Men’s 470 Medal Race. Nathan Wilmot and Malcolm Page (AUS) had already done the hard work, going into the race with an 18-point lead. As long as they didn’t finish last they were assured of the title and they duly delivered, crossing the line in third place. ...
New 470 Men and Women and 49er World Champions
By ISAF, Portugal ,
5:22 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
The Men's 470 Medal Race has brought the curtain down in style on the Sailing World Champions which were held in Cascais, Portugal, from the 3rd to the 13th July. Dutch sailors Marcelien de Koning and Lobke Berhout, in the women's 470, Britain's Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes, and Australia's Nathan Wilmot and Malcolm Page took gold on the last day of the championships ...
Two more Medals for GBR - 49er and 470
By RYA, Portugal ,
4:56 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes clinched 49er Gold and Christina Bassadone and Saskia Clark took 470 Bronze for Skandia Team GBR at the ISAF World Sailing Championships in Cascais, Portugal, on Friday, bringing the final British medal haul to two gold and four bronze medals at the close of the event - winning Great Britain the IOC Cup for the highest medal tally ...
Brits win, Australians upset in 49er Worlds
By Virginia Page,
2:51 AM Sat 14 Jul 2007
Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes (GBR) became 49er ISAF World Champions 2007 today after an exciting Medal Race in Cascais while Australian’s Nathan Outteridge, the youngest 49er helm in the gold fleet with his crew Ben Austin, stole the bronze podium position from Pietro Sibello and Gianfranco Sibello (ITA). ...