Welcome to this week's edition of Sail-World.com's European newsletter.
Sail-World.com, the world's largest international sailing network, has today launched its Facebook site. Jeraldine Kennedy, Sail-World UK and European Editor explained 'Sail-World's Facebook wall will have key selections from the nine Sail-World sites world-wide posted as well as providing the opportunity for Fans to get to know the Editors.
'We have already posted feature stories from many of our editors world-wide for the last six months, going forward we will be adding key stories each day.
'On our Facebook site, you will find photos of the Sail-World Team and their bios. A very interesting mix of sailing backgrounds and a lot of journalism, writing, photographing and video experience.
'We will shortly add links to our full photo-gallery, our video-gallery. We trust you will ‘Like' Sail-World on Facebook.'
A very busy week of sailing too.
The ISAF Youth World Championships are underway in Zadar, Croatia and the premier event on the World Youth sailing calendar has launched many successful Olympic careers.
There is action aplenty at the 2011 Open Europeans in Helsinki., with the 470, 49er and Finn classes underway.
Nico Delle Karth and Nikolaus Resch from Austria currently lead the 49er fleet going into the medal race.
Stena Match Cup Sweden resulted in a win for Great Britain's Ian Williams, who defeated Sweden's Bjorn Hansen in a five match final. Jesper Radich from Denmark finished third.
At the J/80 Worlds in Denmark, Ignacio Camino's team sailing their renown Nextel Engineering became the 2011 World Champions.
We have more news, interviews and new videos from around the world this week.
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