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World Sailing heading for a bleak winter

Autumn approaches, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, and the World Sailing annual meeting in Sarasota, Florida in early November . . . Sailing approaches this meeting with considerable trepidation, with World Sailing the governing body for the sport of sailing in disarray.

2018 Laser Master Europeans – Day 4

Light wind conditions in Vigo, Spain, allowed only one race to be completed with a second one cancelled due to the lack of wind. In the standard Laser event Grand Master sailor Alan Davis (3-4-1) of Britain won the single…

Inaugural Global Team Race win for Royal Thames YC

Royal Thames YCl won the inaugural Global Team Race Regatta, a two-on-two keelboat team race hosted by the New York YC in Newport, RI. The eight person British team won 18 of 21 races over the course of three days…

RS Feva Grand Prix at Hayling Island

Alice Davis and Abby Hire were winners of the RS Feva Grand Prix at Hayling Island SC over the weekend. Despite Saturday’s racing being cancelled due to the weather conditions, four races were completed on the Sunday. Davis and Hire,…

Conditions Rule at WMRT Regata de Portugal Trophy

Nicklas Dackhammar and his all-Swedish Essiq Racing Team became the first name to be etched on to the WMRT Regata de Portugal Trophy. Sunday began with the Semi Final Stage, Ian Williams up against Harry Price and Nicklas Dackhammar looking…

Light Winds for Day 1 at Youth Olympic Games

Britain’s Finn Hawkins coped well with the very light and tricky conditions for the first day of windsurfing, finishing in fourth place after two races. Not such good news in the women’s event where Islay Watson (17,14) finished down in…

Melges 20 – Igor Rytov wins Russian Open

With four races completed, Igor Rytov’s Russian Bogatyrs won the 2018 Russian Open ahead of the World Championship which opens on Wednesday. Veteran Melges 20 Class member and owner Dario Levi at the helm of Fremito D’Arja, and Alexander Ezhkov’s…

Regata de Portugal – Williams downs USA’s Markus Edegran

Britain’s Ian Williams and the GAC Pindar team took a 2 – 0 win over the USA’s Markus Edegran and Team Torrent to reach the Quarter finals stage of the Match Racing Regata de Portugal. After the conclusion of the…

Olympic Class Sailing Returns to UK

Great news of the return of Olympic class racing to the UK with the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships taking place at Weymouth next year from 13 to 19 May

World Sailing heading for a bleak winter

World Sailing heading for a bleak winter – with World Sailing the governing body for the sport of sailing in disarray