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Forecaster predicts Great Britain to finish with less medals than in Rio

Nielsen Gracenote’s Virtual Medal Table forecats that Great Britain will finish in fifth place on total medals at Tokyo 2020, dropping from third in 2016.

Laser designer Bruce Kirby dies aged 92

Bruce Kirby, best known as the designer of the Laser, now known as the ILCA, passed away 18 July 2021 at the age of 92 yrs

RYA Chief Executive Sarah Treseder moving on

The Royal Yachting Association has confirmed that Sarah Treseder will be moving on from the organisation

Annalise Murphy headed to third Olympics

Team Ireland has officially selected a team of three sailors to compete in the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer.

RYA legal advice for yacht racers ahead of major events return

Ahead of the summer yacht racing season and the return of major events such as the Rolex Fastnet Race, the RYA has issued guidance on the rules around coding requirements for racing yachts

Team GB Statement to Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today – Tuesday 8 June – issued a satatement to the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic Games outlining additional testing measures for Team GB

Sailing World on Water video highlights

Video highlights of what happened globally in the sport of Sailing in the last 7 days, featuring Hugo Boss, J20, Finn, 470, JF35, Swan125, Spindrift 30×30 and more.

OK Dinghy carbon fibre mast hit by lightning

OK dinghy mast hit by lightning during Hellerup training session – sail undamaged but mast and boat destroyed

Alex Thomson returns to racing with the Fastnet Race

British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing will begin their 2021 competitive season with the Fastnet Race on 8 August 2021 – See video here

The End of Shaftesbury Avenue for Arthur Beale

After 150 years at 194 Shaftesbury Avenue the Yacht Chandler Arthur Beale are closing the shop.

Analysis of the Kiwi AC75 Te Rehutai design

Before unraveling what the next America’s Cup will be like, it is essential to understand why Te Rehutai was the fastest, and here Chevalier Taglang discusses the advantages, in yacht designing terms, of the Kiwi second AC75

New Chief Executive for RORC

The Royal Ocean Racing Club has appointed Jeremy Wilton as the new Chief Executive of the London and Cowes based Club from 6 April 2021