Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) Win 2018 Nacra 15 Worlds

Over the last week in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents sailed their inaugural Nacra 15 World Championship. Competitors from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US Virgin Islands, Holland, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. Catalonian weather conditions…

The eSailing World Championship Is Coming

The Official eSailing World Championship will launch at World Sailing’s headquarters in London, Great Britain starting the journey to a live arena final this October. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the inaugural season of the eSailing World Championship will commence at 20:30 BST / 21:30 UTC on 10 May and…

First Nacra 15 World Championship Starts in Barcelona on Monday 23 April With 60 Teams From 18 Countries

Right now in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents are preparing their first official Nacra 15 World Championship. Sailors are coming from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US Virgin Islands, Holland, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. This…

World Sailing First International Federation To Be Awarded Sustainability Standard

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first International Sports Federation to be awarded the international sustainability standard ISO 20121. ISO 20121 specifies the requirements for an Event Sustainability Management System to improve the sustainability of events. The standard provides building blocks that enable organisations to continue to be financially…

Top Sailors Head To Miami For The First Fest In 2018

Over 540 sailors, from 50 nations, will be competing in Miami, USA, for the second of four regattas in Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series. From 21-28 January, some of the best sailors, including Olympic medallists and World Champions, will be competing across all ten Olympic events in Miami, giving their best to ensure a solid…

World Sailing selects Olympic Events for Antitrust review

Following the adoption of World Sailing’s new Antitrust Policy in November 2017, World Sailing has now selected the initial Olympic Events which will undergo an antitrust review in 2018. World Sailing has decided at this time to review the Men and Women’s Windsurfer and the Men and Women’s One Person Dinghy. In the Men’s and…

Young Belgians Hold Firm On Second Day In Sanya

Belgium’s 14-year-old Nacra 15 helm Lucas Claeyssens and crew Anne Vandenberghe continue to impress at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China by holding on to the overall lead in the 18-boat fleet. Claeyssens is one of the youngest competitors at the Youth Worlds, an event open to sailors under 19 or born…