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SailGP rolls out the new modular wing for San Francisco

SailGP is to equip all seven national teams with the new modular wingsails for the San Francisco event in May

The coronavirus effect as European sailing season gets underway

As we head into the European sailing season the Coronavirus has captured world-wide media headlines

OptiOrange Valencia – Final Day

Philip Bjorkman of Sweden added a 2, 6, to his scoreline to finish winner of the OptiOrange Valencia on Sunday.

470 to award first ever Mixed Crew Worlds Championship medals

470 Worlds to award first ever Men/Mixed Crew Championship Title at 2020 event in Palma, Mallorca, 13 to 21 March

Italy to close access to affected regions – Updated

The 420, Laser and Optimist International Genova Winter Contest due too take place over this weekend has been postponed due to Italian Coronovirus prevention measures

OptiOrange Valencia – Sesto-Cosby tops the leaderboard

While all competitive sailing has come to a halt in Italy, by Prime Minister’s Decree, racing continues in Spain where Santiago Sesto-Cosby stormed to a ‘hat-trick’ of wins on day of the OptiOrange Valencia

Star Bacardi Cup – Into the end game on Biscayne Bay

Mateusz Kusznierewicz and Bruno Prada continue to extend their lead at the Star Bacardi Cup. A third race win takes Kusznierewicz and Prada six points clear of second placed Norway’s Eivind Melleby and Joshua Revkin, with Augie Diaz and Henry…

World Sailing – Another foot in mouth incident

A row has broken out between World Sailing and the Sailing Illustrated, the on-line sailing news show

Petition raised for World Sailing to cancel Sailing World Cup in Italy

Petition posted for World Sailing to cancel Hempel Sailing World Cup Genoa 2020 due to the risks of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Olympic Games could be Postponed

Japan’s Olympic minister, Seiko Hashimoto, says the Tokyo 2020 Games could be postponed from the summer until later in the year amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak