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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 1 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 1 Favourites struggle to exert their dominance on a tricky opening day After two weeks of training in steady onshore breezes, the sailors were dealt a very different and more difficult hand for the opening day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 25 Jul 13:19 UTC Tokyo 2020: British Finn defender, Dutch contender Tokyo 2020: British Finn defender, Dutch contender Stories all the more poignant contemplating the Finn's final appearance at the Games There are always many stories to come out of the Olympic Games, but for the 19 Finn sailors at Enoshima, these are all the more poignant as they contemplate the Finn's final appearance at the Games and maybe their only or final chance for Olympic glory. by Robert Deaves Posted 25 Jul 12:31 UTC 14 nationalities at the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE 14 nationalities at the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Up to 45 boats will compete in the three ORC classes Up to 45 boats from 14 countries will compete in the three BMW ORC classes at the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. There will several 2019 champions who will return to defend their titles against a varied fleet which will include some of the most competitive teams by 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 25 Jul 10:29 UTC Inspired, the latest from Rooster® Inspired, the latest from Rooster® For us, SailGP Inspire is absolutely what it's all about! Last weekend saw SailGP land in Plymouth with the Inspire programme in full swing. For us, SailGP Inspire is absolutely what it's all about! by Rooster Posted 25 Jul 08:00 UTC Rodos Cup 2021 overall Rodos Cup 2021 overall Symi to Rhodes to the final day Rodos Cup 2021 sailing week started with the route from Kos to Tilos on the 19th of July. The crews then moved to Nisyros, where they had a layover and enjoyed this unique volcanic island. by Rodos Cup Posted 25 Jul 06:46 UTC Epic final battle looming for Finn class titans Epic final battle looming for Finn class titans One of the strongest line-ups of potential medallists at Tokyo 2020 An epic final battle is looming for the Finn class in Tokyo. All bets are off with one of the strongest line-ups of potential medallists in a generation. by Robert Deaves Posted 25 Jul 06:22 UTC Tom Dolan finishes 5th in Solo Concarneau Tom Dolan finishes 5th in Solo Concarneau Final pre-Solitaire Solo Race Ireland's Tom Dolan proved his preparation for next month's La Solitaire du Figaro is on course when he finished a very tough, testing Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten race in fifth place from 33 starters. by Tom Dolan Racing Posted 25 Jul 04:58 UTC Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event 2 day 2 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event 2 day 2 Peter Karrie's Nefeli jumps to the top in Riva Second day of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 second event, considered also Act 4 of the Italian Melges24Tour, presented normal Garda weather conditions with Ora wind shuffling the cards in top rankings. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 25 Jul 03:45 UTC World Sailing prepared to deliver World Sailing prepared to deliver A safe and successful Olympic Sailing Competition As sailors, you need resilience. There are times when you are tested beyond the limits of human endeavours. Whether you are sailing around the world non-stop on your own or testing yourself in the smallest of dinghies in strong wind and waves. by WS President Quanhai Li & CEO David Graham Posted 24 Jul 23:17 UTC Tokyo2020 - Light winds for Day 1, fresh to follow Tokyo2020 - Light winds for Day 1, fresh to follow The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light wind The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light winds, after the fresher overnight conditions are expected to moderate later today. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 24 Jul 22:56 UTC Measuring boats: it's not a popularity contest Measuring boats: it's not a popularity contest You can't win an Olympic medal in sailing without having a fast boat You can't win an Olympic medal in sailing without having a fast boat. Just like in motor racing where winning comes from a combination of man and machine working together in harmony, the same is true in Olympic sailing. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 24 Jul 20:43 UTC GBR at the 420 Worlds in San Remo GBR at the 420 Worlds in San Remo The British 420 fleet sent 17 boats to Italy The British 420 fleet sent 17 boats to the recent World Championships in San Remo, Italy. Covid-19 has disrupted our lives substantially since March 2020 and the list of missed opportunities for our young sailors has been substantial. by GBR 420 Association Posted 24 Jul 17:00 UTC Gladwell's Line: Touchdown in Tokyo Gladwell's Line: Touchdown in Tokyo Tokyo2020 may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality No two Olympics are the same, and Tokyo2020 will be notable for having been conducted against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 24 Jul 13:53 UTC EFPT at the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021 EFPT at the Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine 2021 Vanora Engadinwind by Dakine at lake Silvaplana is officially going into the next round The organisation team around Christian Müller left no stone unturned in order to make sure that this classic event can take place, despite challenging conditions. by EFPT Posted 24 Jul 13:47 UTC On the eve of the Olympic Sailing Competition On the eve of the Olympic Sailing Competition The boat park has been a place of focus and precision in the final 24 hours It's the eve of competition for sailing at Tokyo 2020 and the boat park has been a place of focus and precision in the final 24 hours before battle commences in the Laser, Laser Radial and Men's and Women's RS:X. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 24 Jul 10:40 UTC Countdown to Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano Countdown to Multihull Cup 2021 at Port Adriano This event is a chance for owners, crew, spectators to showcase and celebrate these amazing yachts The only regatta in the Med exclusively for some of the world's largest and most technologically advanced multihull yachts. The event will kick off on Friday, 27th August with three exhilarating days of racing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. by Multihulll Cup Team Posted 24 Jul 10:02 UTC Alain Leboeuf new President of the Vendée Globe Alain Leboeuf new President of the Vendée Globe A long and successful career in the service of the Vendéens This week the Board of Directors of SAEM Vendée unanimously elected Alain Leboeuf as the new President of the Vendée Globe. by Vendée Globe Posted 24 Jul 08:05 UTC Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event 2 day 1 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event 2 day 1 It's tight at the top, but Paolo Brescia's Melgina takes an early lead in Riva After starting the season of the European Sailing Series 2021 in Malcesine in June, the second event of the series for the international Melges 24 class is under way in another beautiful spot of Garda Lake, Riva del Garda this weekend, on July 23-25. by International Melges 24 Class Association Posted 24 Jul 01:24 UTC Tokyo2020: Burling and Tuke ready for new quest Tokyo2020: Burling and Tuke ready for new quest On Tuesday Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will begin their quest to win another gold medal There's an email exchange between Peter Burling and Blair Tuke from 2008 sitting in the Maritime Museum that represents the start of one of the most successful partnerships in sailing history. by Michael Brown/Yachting New Zealand Posted 23 Jul 16:34 UTC Stars+Stripes joins NYYC for America's Cup 37 Stars+Stripes joins NYYC for America's Cup 37 Stars+Stripes does deal with New York Yacht Club for 37th America's Cup The New York Yacht Club has taken an initial, but significant, step toward establishing a sustainable franchise that can both win the 37th America's Cup and provide a road map for the Club's future involvement and for how international sport's oldest comp by Stuart Streuli, Director of Communications Posted 23 Jul 16:02 UTC RORC Channel Race kicks off tomorrow RORC Channel Race kicks off tomorrow 80 boats for the ninth race of the RORC Season's Points Championship The Royal Ocean Racing Club Season's Points Championship continues with the Channel Race, which will start on Saturday July 24th from the RYS Line, Cowes. by Louay Habib Posted 23 Jul 12:54 UTC Sailing to fly many flags at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Sailing to fly many flags at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Is there any greater honour in sport than carrying your national flag into the Olympic Stadium? Carrying your national flag into the Olympic Stadium. Is there any greater honour in sport? For the chosen few who become flag bearers for their nation, this evening's Opening Ceremony will be one of the most special of their lives. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 23 Jul 09:23 UTC Gold Award for LALIZAS Gold Award for LALIZAS In the Sales Excellence Awards 2021 For the ninth consecutive year, the Sales Excellence Awards 2021 highlighted and rewarded the best practices within the Sales sector, in a year of great challenges and opportunities. by Lalizas Posted 23 Jul 09:05 UTC Rodos Cup 2021 day 4 Rodos Cup 2021 day 4 Passed without any racing activity The fourth day of Rodos Cup 2021 passed without any racing activity. The program included the sailing route Nisyros - Symi, but the weather forecast predicted very strong winds along the route and throughout the day. by Rodos Cup Posted 23 Jul 08:40 UTC CDK construct main elements of SVR-Lazartigue tri CDK construct main elements of SVR-Lazartigue tri CDK Technologies is equipped with the very latest state-of-the-art tooling Boasting over 35 years' experience and leading the way in the offshore racing domain, today CDK Technologies is equipped with the very latest state-of-the-art tooling, enabling the yard to produce high-performance composite parts. by CDK Technologies Posted 23 Jul 06:57 UTC Young sailing talents are rushing to Kiel Week Young sailing talents are rushing to Kiel Week Organisers optimistic for September's event Even though the pandemic still has an impact on events, things are looking much better than the year before. Thus, many program activities are planned in the city and Schilksee also onshore. by Hermann Hell Posted 23 Jul 05:09 UTC Melges World League Garda Lake Rally day 1 Melges World League Garda Lake Rally day 1 In Malcesine, Tavatuy and La Pericolosa fight neck to neck Three races with a good Ora wind started the third event of the Melges World League, hosted at Fraglia Vela Malcesine thanks to the joint organization with Melges Europe. by Melges Press Office Posted 22 Jul 21:47 UTC Tom Dolan starts Solo Concarneau Trophée Tom Dolan starts Solo Concarneau Trophée Final solo test before La Solitaire du Figaro Tom Dolan set off this afternoon on his final solo offshore race test before La Solitaire du Figaro, starting the 33 boat 380 nautical miles Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten. by Tom Dolan Racing Posted 22 Jul 16:43 UTC Tokyo 2020: Too close to call in the Women's 470 Tokyo 2020: Too close to call in the Women's 470 This will be the last time that men and women compete in separate 470 events While it was always possible for women to compete in Olympic in the 'open era', the reality was that very few did. So for the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, the first ever women's sailing event was created, and the 470 was the equipment chosen for the job. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 22 Jul 15:00 UTC Japan's Ocean Day Japan's Ocean Day Highlighting the importance of ocean conservation Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, Japan's Ocean Day is being celebrated across the nation on Thursday 22 July. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 22 Jul 14:10 UTC One week to go until the GC32 Lagos Cup 2 One week to go until the GC32 Lagos Cup 2 Being held in the same venue to limit travel and simplify logistics The first two events of the new season for the World Sailing-approved high performance foiling catamarans are being held in the same venue to limit travel and simplify logistics complicated by the pandemic. by GC32 Racing Tour Posted 22 Jul 12:33 UTC Young Azzurra dominates Grand Prix 2 Young Azzurra dominates Grand Prix 2 The Italian team now leads the overall standings of the Persico 69F Cup 2021 July 2021 also marks the first full year of racing for the new class, which has now completed 12 events, 156 races, commissioned 25 new boats and introduced 237 new sailors to foiling. by 69F Sailing Posted 22 Jul 12:08 UTC Global Solo Challenge reveals 27th entry Global Solo Challenge reveals 27th entry Pierre-Etienne Rault de Bubry has dreamed of going sailing around the world since childhood In this project he intends to open an introspective parenthesis, take stock of what he has built and see what remains to be achieved. The sea is for him the ideal space for this type of experience. He is a first-class merchant navy officer. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 22 Jul 10:29 UTC Fight for supremacy in the Men's 470 at Tokyo 2020 Fight for supremacy in the Men's 470 at Tokyo 2020 The Swedes, the Spanish and the Australians are often the strongest teams For most of the past five years since Rio, the fight for 470 supremacy has swung back and forth between three men's teams - the Swedes, the Spanish and the Australians. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 22 Jul 09:15 UTC ClubSwan OD to compete 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE ClubSwan OD to compete 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE ClubSwan is the prestigious marque for those one-design boats built by the Nautor's Swan. Three ClubSwan fleets of one-designs will compete at this year's 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. For the first time the innovative ClubSwan 36 will be a class along with the ClubSwan 50 and the ClubSwan 42 ensuring there will be 38 boats from 13 countries racing. by Alejandro Varela Posted 22 Jul 05:28 UTC Keeping it cool for the Tokyo Games Keeping it cool for the Tokyo Games What are the sailors wearing? For the sailors competing at Enoshima Bay for the Tokyo Olympic sailing regatta, it is the culmination of many years of training and World Class regattas. Months of boat prep, rig testing, fitness and race prep all coming to a head at the big event. by Liz Rushall Posted 21 Jul 20:00 UTC Dare to dream - IRC Four in the Rolex Fastnet Race Dare to dream - IRC Four in the Rolex Fastnet Race More than 70 boats are expected to be on the start line in the class More than 70 boats are expected to be on the start line racing in IRC Four for the Rolex Fastnet Race. Nearly all of the 500 plus sailors racing in the class are amateurs, and all bar a few boats are under 40ft. by Louay Habib / RORC Posted 21 Jul 17:06 UTC A natural fit A natural fit Henri-Lloyd's support of the Dragon Gold Cup The Dragon Gold Cup is an event steeped in history, presented by members of the Clyde Yacht's Conference in 1937 and won by Sweden's Rolf Billner that same year. It is one of the most prestigious trophies in yachting. by Mark Jardine Posted 21 Jul 15:00 UTC SailGP news, Mac Race results, Transpac updates SailGP news, Mac Race results, Transpac updates Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA What a difference a year can make! While no one wants to re-live 2020, the science-driven miracles of mRNA and traditional Covid-19 vaccines have dramatically improved the sailing scene here in North America and beyond. by David Schmidt Posted 21 Jul 15:00 UTC 49erFX field wide open at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics 49erFX field wide open at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics The gold and silver medallists from Rio 2016 will again be in contention for the podium The 49erFX made its first Olympic appearance at Rio five years ago, when the battle for gold and silver remained in the balance until the final stages of the Medal Race. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 21 Jul 14:48 UTC
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