Sailing News

New York SailGP cancelled

Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, SailGP has cancelled the New York SailGP scheduled for June 12-13.

Giles Scott . . . Have Finn – Will Travel

Giles Scott will take his Finn dinghy to Auckland, as he did to Cagliari, to maintain his chance of a gold medal at the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games

Rob Wilson . . . INEOS Team UK sailing coach

At the age of 13 Rob Wilson took part in his first Optimist World Championship (in 1989), joining him at that event was another young British upstart . . . Ben Ainslie

New Zealand ready for 36th America’s Cup despite COVID-19

In a recent interview on Radio New Zealand, yaching journalist Richard Gladwell said that he expected the America’s Cup to go ahead and for New Zealand to emerge from lockdown as quickly as it went in

Sailing Clubs benefit from Business Grant and Rate packages

Sailing clubs up and down the country are already beginning to benefit from the £22 billion grant and business rates package recently announced by the Chancellor

World Sailing cancel Enoshima World Cup Series Final

World Sailing has confirmed cancellation of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Final, that was due to be held in Enoshima, Japan from 14-21 June 2020

Yacht Racing Forum 2020 Portsmouth UK to go ahead

The Yacht Racing Forum organising team are not considering postponing the Portsmouth UK (November 2020) event for the time being

Shirley Robertson talking with Iain Percy

This month Shirley Robertson sits down for another two part edition – this time talking to her one time Team GB team mate Iain Percy.

The Ocean Race produces face shields for Spanish health care workers

The Ocean Race, based in Alicante, Spain, is providing a measure of help to local health care providers who are stretched to capacity caring for patients with COVID-19

£195 million package to help sport and physical activity through coronavirus

Sport England is making up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis

International sports bodies make way for delayed Tokyo Games

International sports bodies have begun rescheduling next year’s competitions to make way for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

Rock and a Hard Place for Ainslie

Ben Ainslie and his Ineos Team UK are caught between a rock and a hard place as the coronavirus emergency tightens its grip in New Zealand