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Sailing World Cup Hyeres - View Medal Races Live - Here
by Sail-World.com NZL
Sunday 1 May's Medal Races at Sailing World Cup Hyères are to be live on the video channel below Sunday 1 May's Medal Races at Sailing World Cup Hyères are to be broadcast live on World Sailing's YouTube Channel. Racing is to start at 09:00 UTC, 11:00 CEST, local time.
Posted on 30 Apr
Rio 2016 - Winther puts together strong final day at SWC Hyeres
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
2012 Olympic representative Sara Winther (NZL) has rounded out the Sailing World Cup Hyeres with a third place finish 2012 Olympic representative Sara Winther (NZL) has rounded out the Sailing World Cup Hyeres with a third place finish in the last race in the Series. But she missed the cut for the Medal Racing, by just one place.
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Sail-World update - setting up the correct region
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Sail-World switched to a new version of the site this morning Antipodean time. Sail-World switched to a new version of the site Thursday morning Antipodean time. Readers in New Zealand may be viewing Sail-World Australia when they open Sail-World for the first time. This is due to a geolocation technical issue which can affect some devices and systems. Here's the simple way to apply a one-off, one-click fix.
Posted on 30 Apr
NZL Sailing Team - Win #26 for 49ers - Six Kiwi crews make Medal Race
by Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ
Six New Zealand crews will sail in tomorrow’s medal races on the final day of the regatta Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have once again secured 49er gold before starting the medal race, this time at 2016 Sailing World Cup Hyeres in France. Another six New Zealand crews will sail in tomorrow’s medal races on the final day of the regatta.
Posted on 30 Apr
ANZAC 18fter Champs - Series video
by Auckland Skiff League
.Catch the video of last week's ANZAC 18ft skiff Championship whcih attracted 14 entres from three countries. Catch the video of last week's ANZAC 18ft skiff Championship whcih attracted 14 entres from three countries. The series was won by New Zealand's Yamaha, with Thurlow Fisher (AUS) in second place.
Posted on 30 Apr
America's Cup - Oracle Racing win in Court but with collateral damage
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com NZL
Oracle Racing have had another claim against them by a former crew member dismissed. Oracle Racing have had another claim against them by a former crew member dismissed. Mitchell focussed largely on the circumstances of the matter and introduced into the public arena some interesting documents to support his claims.
Posted on 30 Apr
Alinghi impresses with its consistency at Extreme Sailing Series Act 2
by Extreme Sailing Series
Arnaud Psarofaghis and his Swiss crew put on a second-day masterclass in tricky, light winds after two days of action. Co-skipper Arnaud Psarofaghis and his Swiss crew put on a second-day masterclass in tricky, light winds after two days of action in Qingdao, China’s Olympic Sailing City.
Posted on 30 Apr
Extreme Sailing Series– Oman Air returns to its baffling best on day 2
by Oman Sail
Reading the constant shifts in wind direction and strength proved to be the biggest challenge of the day for eight crews Reading the constant shifts in wind direction and strength proved to be the biggest challenge of the day for the eight crews on Fushan Bay and none of them mastered completely the variations and deviations though Morgan Larson and Oman Air were alone in posting two race victories.
Posted on 30 Apr
Defining moments for Lucas Calabrese at Sailing World Cup Hyères
by Richard Aspland
People sail for many reasons. Those reasons change throughout life. You may start competing the minute you get in a boat People sail for many reasons, and those reasons change throughout life. You may start competing the minute you get in a boat but end on a lazy Sunday afternoon watching the world go by, and anything else in between.
Posted on 30 Apr
Winner of 2016 RNZYS YTP Doyle Scholarship announced
by Doyle Sails
James Wilson of Murrays Bay Sailing Club wins the RNZYS YTP Doyle Scholarship Doyle Sails New Zealand is pleased to announce that the recipient of its 2016/2017 Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) Youth Training Programme (YTP) Doyle Scholarship is James Wilson of Murrays Bay Sailing Club. Congratulations James!
Posted on 30 Apr
Multihull Solutions Phuket Regatta set to make waves
by Kate Elkington
Organisers of 2016 Multihull Solutions Phuket Regatta anticipate this year's event to be most successful in its history Organisers of the 2016 Multihull Solutions Phuket Regatta anticipate this year's event to be the most successful in its nine-year history. Staged from 14-17 July, the 2016 multihull-only regatta has already received enormous interest and more than 25 entries are expected
Posted on 30 Apr
Laser Radial Masters Worlds - ANZAC's lead on penultimate day + Video
by Laser Worlds
An aggressive penultimate race day, with several general recalls, and more than a few Black-Flag Disqualifications An aggressive penultimate race day, with several general recalls, and more than a few Black-Flag Disqualifications (BFD) – over-early, with no opportunity to make up for it. But Race Committee did complete race nine and race ten under a moderate southwest breeze, with wind reaching into the double-digits (knots), but never really into the teens.
Posted on 30 Apr
No light between Lilley and Tweddell after testing day in Hyeres
by Robert Deaves
Following a stellar day for Jake Lilley on Thursday his lead at top of Finn fleet has vanished in the light French airs 2016 Sailing World Cup - Hyeres - Following a stellar day for Jake Lilley (AUS) on Thursday his lead at the top of the Finn fleet at the Sailing World Cup Hyeres has vanished in the light French airs as he struggled all day on Friday and now goes into the final day of the opening series on equal points with Oliver Tweddell (AUS).
Posted on 30 Apr
Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Fickle Friday breeze in the south of France
by Daniel Smith
Sailing World Cup Hyeres served up a light dose of wind for Day 3 but big breeze is expected to follow on Saturday Sailing World Cup Hyeres served up a light dose of wind for the third day of racing but big breeze is expected to follow on Saturday. Sailors had a short wait for breeze in the morning but a seven - eight knot southerly veering to the west came through allowing a good number of races across the ten Olympic and two Paralympic fleets.
Posted on 30 Apr
Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta returns bigger than ever!
by Yachting Victoria
The Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) is back in 2016 and hopes to blow last year’s attendance away. Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta - Widely known as Australia’s largest women’s only Keelboat event, the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) is back in 2016 and hopes to blow last year’s attendance away. This year’s event will be held from the 11- 13 June at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron and aims to attract near 30 boats to the Port Phillip waters.
Posted on 30 Apr
NZL Sailing Team - Five in top five Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Day 3
by Jodie Bakewell-White, Yachting NZ and Sail-World
Light and fickle winds in Hyeres, France made for tough racing and changing fortunes on Day 3 Light and fickle winds in Hyeres, France made for tough racing and changing fortunes on day three of the 2016 Sailing World Cup Hyeres, where a fifteen strong team of New Zealand crews are competing. Five of the NZL Sailing Team will go into the penultimate day of the prestigious Olympic and Paralympic classes regatta with a top five position, well placed to make a final run for the podium.
Posted on 30 Apr
Saskia Tidey adapts to situation with ease at Sailing World Cup Hyères
by Richard Aspland
Her height is a bit of a clue to her previous life in sport, Tidey was an international netball player. The Olympic Games is the pinnacle for many athletes, but when your sport isn’t in the program and you can’t shake that feeling you have to be a part, you either look elsewhere or you let a bit of luck and good timing take the lead. For Ireland’s 49erFX sailor Saskia Tidey, it was latter.
Posted on 29 Apr
Qingdao lives up to its reputation on day 1 of Extreme Sailing Series
by Extreme Sailing Series
The eight-strong fleet took to the water for the first day of Act two expecting a brisk 20 knots of wind The eight-strong fleet took to the water for the first day of Act 2 expecting a brisk 20 knots of wind – plenty to get the GC32 catamarans ‘flying’ on their foils and enough to make controlling the cutting edge boats a challenge.
Posted on 29 Apr
Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 – Soft breeze on the opening day
by Oman Sail
Qingdao, the Olympic sailing venue in 2008, is notorious for dispensing random and unpredictable conditions. At the start of the day’s only race, Oman Air touched a mark and were penalised which put them to the back of the fleet and conditions prevented any recovery.
Posted on 29 Apr
Sailing in the Olympics beyond 2016 - A double Olympic medalist's view
by Bruce Kendall
Bruce Kendall takes a look at what he believes Sailing needs to do to survive beyond the 2016 Olympics. Gold and Bronze medalist and multiple world boardsailing/windsurfer champion, Bruce Kendall takes a look at what he believes Sailing needs to do to survive beyond the 2016 Olympics. A key driver is the signalled intention by the International Olympic Committee to select a basket of events that will be contested.
Posted on 29 Apr
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