Sailing News

KiteFoil Gizzeria 2021
2021 KiteFoil World Series, Gizzeria – Bainbridge in 3rd place after Day 3

Russia’s Denis Taradin’s four race wins and a second, put him into the lead after nine flight races at the Gizzeria, KiteFoil World Series

Finn UK Nats Day 1 2021
Burrell leads on Day 1 of British Finn Nationals

Allen Burrell from Thorpe Bay YC christened yet another new boat at the National Championship with a 1, 10, 2 score line

2021 Optimist Worlds Francesco Kuhl BRA
Alex Di Francesco Kuhl of Brazil is Optimist World Champion

Brazilian Alex Di Francesco Kuhl of Brazil, is the 2021 Optimist World Champion

Salcombe Gin Merlin Week
Gillard and Holman winners of Salcombe Gin Merlin Week 2021

Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman of Sheffield Viking SC confirmed their overall victory at the 2021 Salcombe Gin Merlin Week.

Salcombe Merlin Week 2021
Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week – Birrell and Potts take it to the wire

Penultimate day at Merlin Week where Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman (1, 2, 2, 1, 2) increased their overall lead to eight points.

Olympic Flag
No spectators allowed at Tokyo Olympics

The beleaguered Tokyo Games has been forced to hold the Olympic events without any fans in the stands

KiteFoil Hang Loose Beach
KiteFoil World Series 2021 is Back

They’re back. After a long, forced, leap year, the kiters and the KiteFoil World Series are back for a full season.

Merlin Salcombe Pre-start
Day 4 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

A return to normal service on Day 4 at  Merlin Week where Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman (1, 2, 2, 1) won their second flight race to increase their overall lead

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New Covid state of emergency to cover Tokyo Games

Japan media reports that the Japanese government is planning to declare a fourth coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo that would include the Tokyo Olympic Games

Team GB 1st Sailors leave
Team GB Sailors fly-out of Heathrow to Tokyo Games

The first group of British sailors, part of Team GB competing at the delayed Tokyo Games, left via Heathrow for Haneda airport, Tokyo, on Tuesday.

Merlin Salcombe D3 Capsize
The Storm and Day 3 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

For day 3 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week it was all about the storm, conditions were sailable but managing the gusts and finding the right opportunity to gybe were going to be key to success.

Optimist Team Worlds - Italy
Italy wins 2021 Team Race Optimist World Championship

Italy is the winner of the 2021 Team Race Optimist World Championship.