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Olympics news regarding Paris 2024 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics news regarding Paris 2024 and Tokyo 2020 Equipment selection currently dominating the sailing news While the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are still well beyond the horizon, wheels are already turning for the Paris 2024 Olympics, with equipment selection dominating the Olympic sailing news cycle by David Schmidt Posted 21 May 08:00 PDT Zane Yoder on the 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals Zane Yoder on the 2019 Melges 24 U.S. Nationals An interview with Zane Yoder about the 2019 Melges 24 U.S. National Championship I checked in with Zane Yoder, Gulf Coast District Director of the Melges 24 Class, via email, to learn more about the 2019 Melges 24 NorAm Tour and it's Fairhope, Alabama regatta (May 22-26, 2019). by David Schmidt Posted 20 May 08:00 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 1 Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week day 1 Azzurra make dream start to 2019 in Menorca Menorca has been good to Azzurra when the 52 SUPER SERIES has visited in the past. In 2016 they turned a corner at the Menorca event to convert a bad season to a clear win the last event of the season in Cascais. by 52 Super Series Posted 21 May 13:09 PDT Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 1 Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival day 1 Close racing on the first day The first day of racing is done at the Medemblik Regatta Nautical Festival. Almost all classes raced according to schedule, only the Hansa Class had to stay inside due to, too heavy winds. For the RS:X surfers racing went smooth and fast. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 21 May 11:11 PDT The Ocean Race - Part 3: The new Course The Ocean Race - Part 3: The new Course 'Trying to push the race back towards its core which involves spending longer periods at sea' "We are trying to push the race back towards its core which involves spending longer periods at sea, more time in the Southern Ocean - and trying to reduce the stop-start nature of the race that we have seen in the past. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 21 May 08:05 PDT RS Sailing reflect on 2024 Equipment Selection RS Sailing reflect on 2024 Equipment Selection For the Men's and Women's One Person Dinghy The World Sailing Mid-Year conference, which gripped the attention of so many passionate sailors and followers, came to a close Sunday in London. by RS Sailing Posted 21 May 01:14 PDT RS:X looks forward to sea-trials RS:X looks forward to sea-trials After decision made at the World Sailing Mid-Year Meeting 2019 in London The International RS:X Class note with some disappointment the decision to reject the World Sailing Boards recommendation to retain the RS:X for the 2024 Olympics. by RS:X Class Posted 21 May 00:18 PDT Paul Cayard report from the Star Europeans Paul Cayard report from the Star Europeans A very physical five days with 12 races After five days of racing with 12 races, 4 of which were yesterday, Arthur "Tutu" Lopes(BRA) and I got the Bronze in the European Championship. by Paul Cayard Posted 20 May 23:16 PDT Laser Europeans at Porto day 1 Laser Europeans at Porto day 1 55 countries competing on the Atlantic The races that will award next Saturday the European titles of the Standard Laser Class (male seniors), Laser Radial (female seniors) and Laser Radial Open (all ages and genres) began yesterday. by Teresa Marques Posted 20 May 16:37 PDT Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week practice race Menorca 52 Super Series Sailing Week practice race Azzurra prove they have a good grasp of what promises to be a challenging event As is usual for the Italian-Argentine crew, superstition prevailed and even with a comfortable lead they made a small detour to miss the finish line, so adhering to their belief: "winning the practice race may jinx the regatta." by 52 Super Series Posted 20 May 11:13 PDT What we have learnt from the Bermudes 1000 Race What we have learnt from the Bermudes 1000 Race Won on Friday by S├ębastien Simon There is still one competitor still at sea in the second edition of the Bermudes 1000 Race, the Belgian skipper, Denis Van Weynbergh, who is expected to finish on Thursday afternoon in Brest. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 20 May 10:35 PDT Golden Globe Race 2019 overall Golden Globe Race 2019 overall Final GGR finisher takes 5th place Barnacle growth was the root cause of Finnish skipper Tapio Lehtinen's slow solo circumnavigation but the 110 day difference between his and Race winner Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's time was definitely enjoyable. by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 20 May 10:17 PDT Fifth year of Race to Alaska Fifth year of Race to Alaska Registration now closed, 46 teams will be at the start line The bio list does seem to be layered with adventure-seeking racers. Alex de Sain of Team Extremely Insain has finished both the world's longest river and inland water races for a stand-up paddleboard. by Anika Colvin Posted 20 May 08:53 PDT SSYC Queen's Cup Race 2019 preview SSYC Queen's Cup Race 2019 preview Six weeks to race day! Have you entered yet? If you have not done so already, it is time to enter the 81st challenge of one of the most storied yacht races on the Great Lakes. This year's night race across Lake Michigan departs from Milwaukee, WI for St Joseph, MI on June 28, 2019. by South Shore Yacht Club Posted 20 May 08:47 PDT Alex Thomson Racing to launch new Hugo Boss boat Alex Thomson Racing to launch new Hugo Boss boat Confirms October debut in Transat Jacques Vabre Designed by Alex Thomson Racing and French naval architects VPLP, the new HUGO BOSS boat is currently being constructed by world renowned British boat builder Jason Carrington and his team on the south coast of the UK. by Alex Thomson Racing Posted 20 May 06:54 PDT Earlier entry for 2020 Newport Bermuda Race Earlier entry for 2020 Newport Bermuda Race A year in advance of the June 19, 2020 race start Breaking with tradition, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is opening registration for the biennial Newport Bermuda Race a year in advance of the June 19, 2020 race start. by Newport Bermuda Race Posted 20 May 05:46 PDT Paris 2024: Laser Performance hits out at ILCA Paris 2024: Laser Performance hits out at ILCA The testy relationship between ILCA and Laser Performance has just 10.5 weeks to be remedied Laser Performance the predominant builder of the Laser dinghy, until they had their building licence revoked last March, have hit out at the International Laser Class Association (ILCA), after the class was provisionally confirmed for the 2024 Olympics by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 20 May 04:04 PDT 470 to be equipment for mixed two-person dinghy 470 to be equipment for mixed two-person dinghy 2024 Paris Olympics tender fully compliant with the requirements The International 470 Class is pleased to announce that on Sunday 19th May 2019, the World Sailing Council confirmed the selection of the 470 as the equipment for the mixed two-person dinghy at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. by Luissa Smith Posted 20 May 04:03 PDT USA qualifies for representation at Tokyo 2020 USA qualifies for representation at Tokyo 2020 Caleb Paine finished in 11th place overall, earning the U.S. country selection Eight countries earned selection last summer, at the 2018 Sailing World Championships in Aarhus. This week, four more sports were on the line, Paine secured the final spot. by US Sailing Team Posted 20 May 03:46 PDT U.S. Melges 24 Spring Racing Season - Preview U.S. Melges 24 Spring Racing Season - Preview Thirty-seven Melges 24s are slated to compete Teams are revving up their programs as thirty-seven Melges 24s are slated to compete, with at least 14 qualified for the all-amateur Corinthian division. by Joy Dunigan / USMCA Posted 20 May 03:24 PDT Volvo 49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 Europeans overall Volvo 49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 Europeans overall Elation for Bekkering and Duetz as they qualify under pressure Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze won the Open European Championships, the Olympic Champions from Brazil in a different class this week in Weymouth. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 20 May 01:35 PDT Rolex China Sea Race 2020 date set Rolex China Sea Race 2020 date set 58th anniversary event to start on 8th April Entries are flowing for the 30th edition / 58th anniversary of the Rolex China Sea Race which will start on 8 April 2020. by RHKYC media Posted 20 May 01:32 PDT Star European Championships overall Star European Championships overall Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening's downwind pace seals victory by seconds The Brazilian pairing had been the dominant force for much of the week at the Star Sailors League Breeze Grand Slam and European Championship, but they did not have it all their own way. by Rachele Vitello Posted 19 May 22:24 PDT Golden Globe Race day 322 Golden Globe Race day 322 Tapio Lehtinen takes 5th place Tapio Lehtinen, the 5th and final placed Finnish skipper competing in the Golden Globe Race crossed the finish line at 20:21 hours today accompanied by Bernard Moitessier's famous yacht Joshua and a flottila of excited wellwishers by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 19 May 16:37 PDT Not the Golden Arches Not the Golden Arches Although you can eat there if you so choose. Your call. Today, we're talking about the other Maccas Although you can eat there if you so choose. Your call. Our call today, is to talk about the other Maccas. The one with the truly enviable reputation, and the one that is good for you, builds vessels with a strong constitution... by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 19 May 15:00 PDT Paris 2024 decisions made Paris 2024 decisions made At World Sailing's 2019 Mid-Year Meeting World Sailing's Council made key decisions on the Equipment to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition on Sunday 19 May as the Mid-Year Meeting concluded in London, Great Britain. by Daniel Smith, World Sailing Posted 19 May 11:32 PDT 52 Super Series homes in on food waste 52 Super Series homes in on food waste Achieving significant and measurable changes In the world of grand-prix sport, such as the 52 Super Series, the philosophy of multiple, small, marginal gains to affect a game-changing performance is widely recognised. by 52 Super Series Posted 19 May 08:49 PDT Laser voted in for 2024 Paris Olympic Sailing Laser voted in for 2024 Paris Olympic Sailing Laser/ILCA was voted as the One Person Dinghy for the 2024 Olympic Sailing Regatta Laser/ILCA was voted as the One Person Dinghy for the 2024 Olympic Sailing Regatta, by a landslide in the Council Meeting. The RS:X was rejected and the Windsurfers will have an Evaluation Trial - which will include Windfoilers by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 19 May 08:28 PDT Kiteboard foiling at the Medemblik Regatta Kiteboard foiling at the Medemblik Regatta In the Netherlands, the preparations for 2024 are in full swing In the Netherlands, the preparations for 2024 are in full swing. A reason for the Dutch Watersport Federation to implement this sport at the Medemblik Regatta. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 19 May 07:35 PDT Medemblik Regatta preview Medemblik Regatta preview Medemblik ready for RS:X surfers, foilers and more watersport activity Reigning World and European Champion in the RS:X Women, the Dutch Lilian de Geus, will be determined to win the gold medal this week. Last year she had a difficult week of racing and came in second place. by Medemblik Regatta Posted 19 May 07:05 PDT North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief Figaro 3 R&D, Palma Vela, J/24 European Champs, New Moth Class Leader Six division wins and an ORC podium sweep at Palma Vela. The European sailing season is getting warmed up and North Sails powered teams are on fire. by North Sails Posted 19 May 04:33 PDT Recommendations on Paris 2024 Equipment Recommendations on Paris 2024 Equipment Three Events and Equipment were confirmed for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition The Equipment to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition was at the top of the agenda and the Committee debated the subject at length before voting on what recommendations they will put forward to World Sailing's Council by World Sailing Posted 19 May 02:48 PDT Equipment Committee votes for RS Aero Equipment Committee votes for RS Aero The Equipment Committee of World Sailing has voted to recommend the RS Aero to the Council. The Equipment Committee of World Sailing has voted to recommend the RS Aero to the body's Council for confirmation at its meeting tomorrow (Sunday). The Committee decided not to support a Board recommendation that the RS:X be retained for 2024 Olympics. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 18 May 21:33 PDT 2019 Rolex Capri Sailing Week overall 2019 Rolex Capri Sailing Week overall Ultra-close finish in the racer division on Saturday Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division today. Alex Schaerer's modified Maxi72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen's dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium after she secured a second place by James Boyd Posted 18 May 16:37 PDT Offshore Racing with Live Streaming proven Offshore Racing with Live Streaming proven Oakcliff Sailing accept the challenge ahead of Paris 2024 When World Sailing proposed a new event for the 2024 Paris Olympics--a double-handed, mixed-gender distance race--the sailing community exploded with controversy. Many sailors rejoiced but others voiced opposition to the idea. by Oakcliff Sailing Posted 18 May 14:01 PDT Finn Europeans in Athens overall Finn Europeans in Athens overall Giles Scott and Joan Cardona secure European titles Giles Scott secured his third European Finn title in Athens today after holding off world champion Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, on the final day of the Finn Open European Championship. Joan Cardona, from Spain, won the U23 European title. by Robert Deaves Posted 18 May 13:39 PDT Volvo 49er, FX, Nacra Europeans day 6 Volvo 49er, FX, Nacra Europeans day 6 Kiwis are mortal, but still hard to beat A light and tricky final day of fleet racing has mixed up the Nacra 17 leader board and made it an out and out battle for the top spots going into the medal race. Only 12 points separate the top six boats. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 18 May 12:19 PDT Unfinished business Unfinished business Blair Tuke on trying to win The Ocean Race Kiwi star Blair Tuke on trying to win the Race that 'pushes you like nothing else'. When Blair Tuke looks back on his first crack at The Ocean Race, onboard MAPFRE, he describes it in two words: unfinished business. by Jonno Turner Posted 18 May 08:04 PDT 26 nations to compete at the 2019 Pan Am Games 26 nations to compete at the 2019 Pan Am Games Nations and boat classes confirmed for August Panam Sailing is pleased to announce that the overall distribution of country spots to all 11 of the sailing events in the 2019 Pan Am Games set to be held in Peru has been confirmed. by World Sailing Posted 18 May 03:12 PDT Road to Antigua Sailing Week 2020 kicks off Road to Antigua Sailing Week 2020 kicks off Win an all expenses paid trip to Antigua! This series of invitational regattas across UK, USA and Germany offers Corinthian, yacht club and amateur sailors the opportunity to win the adventure of a lifetime with an all expenses paid trip to experience Antigua Sailing Week. by Antigua Sailing Week Posted 18 May 01:06 PDT
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