Sailing News

World Sailing
World Sailing in battle to keep Olympic event

World Sailing have received an update from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the proposed Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat Event at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition

Finn Euros Zsombor Berecz
Zsombor Berecz is 2021 Finn European Champion

A fifth place in the penultimate race was enough for Zsombor Berecz of Hungary to successfully defend his Finn European title

Bermuda
SailGP – So far, so good for Bermuda event

SailGP have received permission to continue its operations at Cross Island, Bermuda, for the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix scheduled for 24 and 25 April

IOC demands alternative Sailing Event List for Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee has requested that World Sailing prepare an alternative event for the tenth event of the Sailing programme for Paris 2024

Finn Zsombor Berecz HUN
Finn European Championship – Zsombor Berecz raises the Bar

Reigning champion Zsombor Berecz of Hungary, raised the bar for anyone hoping to take his Finn European title, with back-to-back wins on the penultimate day of racing

PlanetSail - Matt Sheahan
America’s Cup – Matt Sheahan looks at what might happen next

Matt Sheahan matches rumour to fact to assess what might happen next for the America’s Cup and whether the trophy that started life in the Solent 170 years ago really could be run in the UK next time around – Video here

Giles Scott GBR
Finn European Championship – Scott joins the leaders after a win on day 3

Giles Scott started day 3 needing a couple of low results to get in contention for the final stage of the Finn European Championship . . . He did just that finishing the day with a race win and in second place overall

GC32 Riva Cup
GC32 Racing Tour delay start of their 2021 season

With many countries around the world, including those in southern Europe, still in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GC32 Racing Tour is to delay the start of their 2021 season.

iQFOiL
iQFOiL replaces RS:X as a Recognised Youth Class

The iQFOiL youth windfoiling class has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class in recognition of the exciting new discipline’s inclusion at the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics

Paris 2024
Finn Class submit new bid for Paris 2024

Finn and Europe classes submit new bid for the tenth event at the 2024 Olympic Games comprising of Mixed One Person event, using the Finn as men’s equipment and the Europe as the women’s equipment

Joan Cardona ESP
Finn European Championship – Cardona hits top form on day 2

Spain’s Joan Cardona dominated Day 2 of the Finn Open and U23 European Championship 2021 in Vilamoura, Portugal

SailGP
SailGP event facing worst-case scenario in Bermuda

All operations at SailGP’s racing facility on Cross Island have been suspended in compliance with the Bermuda Government’s latest Covid-19 restrictions, which came into effect this morning, 13 April