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New Zealand lock down gives advantage to ETNZ

With all European America’s Cup events now cancelled, focus is on New Zealand for the ACWS Auckland/Christmas Cup events in December 2020 and the 36th America’s Cup Match

Latest World Sailing Rankings – March 2020

Latest World Sailing Rankings of 2020 included the recent 49er, 49erFX and Nacra17 Worlds, the RS:X Worlds, Laser and Radial World Championships.

Selected for Tokyo 2020 . . . but for 2021?

The postponement  of the Tokyo Olympic Games to – no later than summer 2021 – because of the coronavirus pandemic raises a number of questions for the RYA and Team GB

UK Sailing Clubs close down for duration of the Government restrictions

The Olympics may be the biggest event to be felled by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, but the list of postponed and cancelled sailing events continues to grow

INEOS to produce 1 million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

INEOS, the company behind Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup Team, is to build two hand sanitiser plants to produce 1 million bottles of hand sanitiser per month

Portsmouth America’s Cup World Series event cancelled

America’s Cup holders Team New Zealand have confirmed the cancellation of the World Series event in Portsmouth UK

A new Flying Fifteen is born, brimming with innovation

A new Flying Fifteen – FF4073 – is born, brimming with innovation from the workshop of Phil Evans

Solos beat the shut-down at Shotwick Lake

The first Solo Northern Series event took place at Shotwick Lake SC just before the club suspended their current racing programme due to the coronavirus COVID-19 restrictions

Prime Minister Johnson goes for the nuclear option

On Friday the Prime Minister announced the closing of all Bars, Cafes, Restaurants and Pubs across the UK for an indefinite period

Sailing Clubs set access restrictions for coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on sailing events around the world and as the sailing season opens in the UK, it is hitting local sailing clubs