Volvo, Finns, 2016 Evaluation trials and more sailing news
Welcome to this edition of Sail-World.com's European newsletter.
The 2012 Finn Junior and Senior European Championship are three races into the regatta in Scarlino Italy.
Florian Raudaschl - 2012 Finn Junior and Senior European Championship Day 1 Robert Deaves /IFA
Equipment Evaluations for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition are underway in Santander, Spain. Sail-World has the latest news and videos.
Across the world in New Zealand, the Volvo Ocean Race competitors have left Auckland and the fleet are headed for Itajai (Brazil). Facing rough weather and building seas, Franck Cammas and his crew on Groupama 4 are now second behind Camper while Telefonica skippered by Iker Martinez (ESP) is now facing a protest over sail inventory..
Former Finn world champion Wolfgang Gertz (GER) is the 2012 Laser World Standard Grand Master. Gertz won the title in a close fought contest, sailed in Brisbane, Australia last week. ‘It was a good regatta, good sailing and very enjoyable' said Gertz.
And in this edition we have the latest news from the Vendee Globe skippers, the Clipper Round the World fleet, the RS:X Worlds, the Garda Optimist Meeting and much more.
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