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Sailing Politics and the Olympic Vision

Ben Remocker, Class Manager for the Olympic 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 has posted a report in the class blog highlighting the tenuous position of sailing in the Olympics

ILCA 4 Youth Europeans – Day 4 First final series racing results

After the first two final series races, Italy’s Nicolo Cassita leads the men and Poland’s Hanna Rogowska the women. Nicolo Cassita (-5, 1) leads the men’s gold fleet with 6 pts, seven points clear of countryman Salvatore Falchi (-33, 6)…

Sail Melbourne 2023 – Matt Wearn takes lead after day 2

Australia’s Matt Wearn takes the ILCA 7 (Laser) lead after day 2 of Sail Melbourne 2023. Big winds and a big sea state across Port Phillip provide ideal conditions for Wearn (2, 2) who takes a four point lead from…

GBR pair top International Cadet Worlds warm-up event in Australia

Britain’s William and Annabel Shepherd were winners of the International Cadet Australian Championships.

Pro Sailing Tour set for ‘Final Rush’

After two months of high-intensity competition that has taken seven talented Ocean Fifty trimaran skippers from the Mediterranean to France’s Atlantic coast, and then on to Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the outcome of the 2022 Pro Sailing Tour…

Endeavour Trophy – Ben Palmer and Amy Seabright lead after Day 1

Thames A Rater national champions – Ben Palmer and Amy Seabright – won the first day of the 2021 Endeavour Trophy with a consistent set of results, which included 2, 2, 2, 11 scoreline

Britannia RB2 takes first flight in Auckland

On Friday 23 October, BRITANNIA, Ineos Team UK’s new AC75 race boat for the 36th America’s Cup, took flight on her first sail out of the Waitematā Harbour

America’s Cup – Te Aihe is back in New Zealand

It was a low key but very welcome return for the Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 ‘Te Aihe in the dark hours of Tuesday morning , video here

Match in Pink win WIM Series in Shanghai

Match in Pink by Normandy Elite Team, skippered by Pauline Courtois was winner of the first ever grade one match racing event for women in China

Solent Sunbeam ‘Dainty’ heads to Cannes and St Tropez

Bosham-based Peter Nicholson, owner of Solent Sunbeam ‘Dainty’ hull no. 1, sets off for the annual Regates Royales and Voiles de St Tropez Regattas in the South of France. The event, hosted by the City of Cannes and organised by…

New York SailGP kicks-off this weekend

This Friday and Saturday six SailGP teams will take to the Hudson River for the first-ever New York SailGP title

Luna Rossa’s new AC36 test boat – It Floats, it Foils!

After the capsize test images, the America’s Cup team Luna Rossa releases some more shots on their Facebook page. This time they are actual sailing shots, but cropped around to avoid showing the foil designs they are trying-out. They also…