Paris 2024 Olympic Venue Selected For Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final

World Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 will head to Marseille, France, the host city for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The World Cup Series is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing with clear objectives to showcase and develop Olympic sailing, create sporting heroes and engage sports fans, and excite…

Star Sailors League becomes World Sailing Special Event

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that the Star Sailors League has been recognised with Special Event status. The Star Sailors League joins the Volvo Ocean Race, America’s Cup, Extreme Sailing Series, World Match Racing Tour, PWA World Tour and the Global Kitesports Association’s freestyle world tours, as…

World Sailing Launches Revolutionary eSailing World Championships

World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will be held every year starting from 2018. The Virtual Regatta platform provides the perfect vehicle for the…

Bouwmeester And Burling The Big Winners At Inaugural World Sailing Awards

Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Peter Burling (NZL) were the big winners at the inaugural World Sailing Awards in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico as they were announced male and female 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year. Held at Patio Los Arcos in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the sport of sailing was celebrated in a star-studded evening that…

Voting Opens For 2017 Rolex World Sailor of Year Awards

World Sailing is now inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to vote for one male and one female who they think should be crowned 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year. Public voting is open for a 72-hour period and will close on Tuesday 7 November at 17:59 CST, 23:59 UTC, just…

Sheboygan To Host 2018 Para World Sailing Championships…

…Sheboygan to host 2018 Para World Sailing Championships and bid process for 2019 opens From 16-22 September 2018, the US Sailing Center of Sheboygan in Sheboygan, USA will host the 2018 edition of the Para World Sailing Championships. The Para World Sailing Championships is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Para Sailing with clear…

Inaugural World Sailing Awards One Week Away

In just one week (7 November), some of the biggest names in sailing will be celebrated in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the inaugural World Sailing Awards evening. The World Sailing Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the world’s leading sailors and recognises the exceptional contributions made by those who have devoted their time and effort…

First Set Of Sailors Book Medal Race Places At World Cup Series Japan

The line-up for the first set of Live Medal Races, on Saturday 21 October, were confirmed today at the World Cup Series Japan in Gamagori. The day got off to an all too familiar start, for this week, with the wind once again largely absent. The northerly breeze picked up considerably though, and all eight…

World Sailing Champions Come To The Forefront In Gamagori Japan

Current World Champions in five Olympic sailing events are coming to the forefront and shining after two challenging days of light breeze at Sailing’s World Cup Series Japan in Gamagori. Gamagori is welcoming the 2017 World Champions in the Men’s Skiff (49er), Men’s Windsurfer (RS:X), Men’s One Person Dinghy (Laser) and the Men’s and Women’s…

World Sailing and Rolex Form Strategic Partnership

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. As part of the new agreement, Rolex…