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Western Australia Laser Dinghy Championship 2013 - Crowded competition
By Brad Utting, Perth ,
6:40 PM Fri 22 Feb 2013
Most classes go through participation ebbs and flows, in the WA dinghy sailing scene but the Laser class attracts strong numbers year after year. Despite being an old design the boats simplicity, affordability, convenience, accessibility and ability to cater for such a diverse range of ages, and shapes and sizes makes it a modern day classic. ...[more]
NB Sailsports and PSA End of Season Sale 23 / 24 Feb
By Laser Media, Somersby, NSW ,
6:16 PM Thu 14 Feb 2013
The NB Sailsports and PSA End of Season Sale will run over the weekend of 23-24 February at the NB Central Coast shop at Somersby from 10am - 4pm both days. This sale is one not to miss!! Everything priced to sell with massive savings to be had on a large range of used Lasers rigged ready to race, packaged with new; ropes, blocks, tillers and sail plus a range of older used boats as cheap as $1500 ...[more]
Laser Nationals 2012 - World’s No 1 heads fleet in Hobart
By Peter Campbell, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia ,
5:23 PM Sun 23 Dec 2012
Gosford Sailing Club’s Tom Burton, currently the No. 1 ranked International Laser sailor in the world, heads a fleet of 139 boats heading for the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania to the contest the Audi Laser Australian championships on Hobart’s River Derwent from 28 December to 4 January. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth World Championship - GBR seals bronze medal
By Matt Carter, ,
9:58 PM Thu 5 Jul 2012
Laser Radial Youth World Championship 2012 drew to a close in Australia yesterday, Wednesday 4th July. RYA Volvo Youth National Squad sailor Georgina Povall sealed a bronze medal in a dramatic final race of the regatta in Brisbane.
The 18-year-old from Norfolk, who bagged a silver medal in the female fleet at the RYA Volvo Youth National Championships 2012 in April, had a consistent regatta ...[more]
Queensland sailor Madison Kennedy second at Laser Radial Youth Worlds
By Craig Heydon,
1:16 PM Thu 5 Jul 2012
Queensland teenager Madison Kennedy has finished second in the girls fleet at the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship in Queensland.
The regatta, held at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Kennedy’s home club, brought together the best Laser Radial youth sailors in the world, with more than 100 competing across the girls and boys fleets. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth Worlds Bronze for USA's Mitchell Kiss
By Dana Paxton,
10:44 AM Thu 5 Jul 2012
US Sailing Development Team member Mitchell Kiss (Holland, Mich.) won a bronze medal at the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship held June 29 – July 4, in Brisbane, Australia. Racing was hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron and sailed on Moreton Bay. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth World Championship 2012 - They are crowned
7:59 PM Wed 4 Jul 2012
Laser Radial Youth World Championship 2012. The final day of racing for the sailors from 19 nations was held at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on Moreton Bay in Brisbane, Queensland Australia today. ...[more]
Laser Radials Youth World Champions 2012– Day 5 blown away
10:24 PM Tue 3 Jul 2012
The 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship are being sailed out of Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on Moreton Bay Brisbane Queensland, with sailors from 19 countries competing in the under 17 and under 19 Boys and Girls championships. Today was Day 5 and early in the afternoon Principal Race Officer Wilson delivered sad news. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth World Championships 2012 – Day 3
9:42 AM Mon 2 Jul 2012
Two races sailed yesterday at the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championships, being staged from the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Brisbane, Australia. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth Worlds 2012 day 2 - Not enough knots
By Sail-World.com Team,
8:02 PM Sat 30 Jun 2012
The 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championships are underway at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly (Brisbane), Australia with sailors from 19 nations competing. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youths World Championships Day 1 – Big spread in top 20
By Sail-World.com Team,
8:10 AM Sat 30 Jun 2012
The 2012 Laser Radial Youth Championships are underway at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly (Brisbane), Australia. On the water postcard conditions prevailed on day 1, with bright blue winter skies and a good breeze. ...[more]
Laser Radial Youth World Championships Day 1 - Challenging conditions
By Alaine Neilson,
10:09 PM Thu 28 Jun 2012
Laser Radial Youth World Championships 2012 first day, held at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, was unfortunately blown off the water with 25-35 knot gusts and persistent rain. This made challenging conditions for sailors and the race committee, and sailing was abandoned for the day. ...[more]
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 27 June 2012
By ISAF, ,
5:58 AM Thu 28 Jun 2012
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 27 June 2012 have been released. The next release of the ISAF World Sailing Rankings will be on 15 August 2012. ...[more]
Laser World Championship 2013 to be held in Oman
By Jessica Gray, ,
3:14 AM Wed 20 Jun 2012
Laser World Championship 2013 is set to be held in Mussanah Sports City, Oman and will be one of the largest international sporting events in the Sultanate’s history.
An official ceremony to mark the signing of the historic agreement on Tuesday was attended by HE Sheikh Rashad Al Hinai, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Sports Affairs ...[more]
Laser World Championships 2014 and 2015 bids invited in Pacific Region
By ILCA, ,
2:42 PM Tue 19 Jun 2012
Bids for the 2014 Laser 4.7 Worlds and the 2015 Laser Radial Women, Radial Youth and Radial Open Worlds are invited. ...[more]
PSA Factory Clearance Sale – 2 days only - June 15-16
By Jason Goulding,
5:45 AM Fri 15 Jun 2012
Performance Sailcraft Australia are having their first ever Factory Clearance Sale. We are throwing open the doors to our factory showroom and letting you in for some great never to be repeated bargains. Huge savings on….. ...[more]
Laser Radial sailor Sara Winther settles into Weymouth
By Sara Winther,
7:51 AM Wed 13 Jun 2012
New Zealand Laser Radial sailor Sara Winther reports from Weymouth on her preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Well things have been a bit up and down over here. After the worlds Marko (Mark Orams) and I had a good trip to Weymouth and both settled in to Weymouth life etc. The weather was awesome and did some really good sailing prior to the event with the GBR radial squad. ...[more]
International Laser Class Association elects new president
6:45 AM Thu 24 May 2012
The International Laser Class Association is pleased to announce that Tracy Usher has been elected as the new ILCA President. Tracy brings a wealth of knowledge to the position, having served as a member of the ILCA World Council since 2002, a member of the ILCA Technical Committee since 2006, and has served as the Chairman of the ILCA North American Region since 2004. ...[more]
Laser Radial Worlds conclude, with NZ in mid-thirties
By Sail-World, ,
7:08 AM Mon 21 May 2012
A busy month at six Olympic class world championships for New Zealand crews came to a close as Sara Winther placed 34th in the Laser Radial.
Winther had mixed results in what was a predominantly windy and shifty weather regatta where consistency was key. Over the 12 races, she had several races inside the top ten including two second and a third ...[more]
Laser Radial World Championship - Mixed result for Aussie Krystal Weir
By Craig Heydon, ,
9:10 PM Sun 20 May 2012
Laser Radial World Championship 2012 finals series is underway in Boltenhagen, Germany. Australian sailor Krystal Weir has finished with mixed results on the penultimate day of racing.
Racing was delayed for three hours on Saturday morning due to a lack of breeze with the crews initially sent out before returning to shore as the breeze disappeared. ...[more]
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