The 2018 Sailing World Championships Test Event Begins In Aarhus

The Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships Test Event begins today in the Bay of Aarhus, for a week of preparations for sailors, Race Officials and event organisers, prior to the 2018 Worlds. Held from 7-13 August 2017 at the Egå Marina in Aarhus, Denmark, over 370 sailors from 54 nations are participating in the Test…

Twelve Racers Ready For The Youth Match Racing World Championship

Twelve of the best youth match racers will race out of the Balboa Yacht Club from 31 July to 5 August at the 2017 Youth Match Racing World Championship. The Championship brings together the best youth match racers from around the world, acknowledging their skills and offering a pathway to senior match racing competition. In…

World Sailing Invites Bids For 2019 Annual Conference

World Sailing, the International Federation of the sport, is inviting Host Cities to bid for the 2019 Annual Conference. Click here to view information for bidders. World Sailing’s Annual Conference is the central meeting point where the strategy of sailing is reviewed, discussed and celebrated. Over 1,000 delegates attended the 2016 Annual Conference in Barcelona,…

Bringing Boating And Sailing To Life With Relaunched OnCourse app

Recreational boaters can now share their trip details with friends and family in real-time using MarineTraffic relaunched OnCourse app. The upgraded app OnCourse also allows users to plan and review routes and see and learn about vessels and landmarks around them using an augmented reality feature. The app has been developed by MarineTraffic, the world’s…

“Survival” Sailing At 2017 Para World Sailing Championships

Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn’t on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into “survival” mode. A strong 16 – 17 knot westerly breeze, gusting 28, swept across northern Germany and created some challenging conditions for sailors. Despite the strong breeze the…

New Talent On The Block at Para World Sailing Championships…

New talent on the block at Para World Sailing Championships thanks to Paralympic Development Program. The Para World Sailing Championships kicked off yesterday, Wednesday 21 June, in Kiel, Germany. There are fresh faces competing at the event though, thanks to World Sailing’s Paralympic Development Program (PDP). Sailors travelled from all over the globe to attend…

Drama At The Death As Sailing World Cup Series Final Concludes

There was drama at the death at the World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain as the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Finn, Medal Race provided a tense finale. Four new World Cup Series Champions were crowned earlier on in the day but the best of the action was in the last race of the week, the…

World Cup Series Live Medal Races

Medal Races on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June in Santander, Spain will bring Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series to a close. The deciding races will be streamed live on World Sailing’s Facebook page and World Sailing TV on YouTube. Embed codes and racing schedule for both Saturday and Sunday are available below: Saturday Medal…

Santander Return For Olympic Sailing

Olympic sailing will make a return to Santander, Spain for the finale of Sailing’s 2017 World Cup Series from 4-11 June 2017. The Spanish city hosted a memorable Sailing World Championships in 2014, welcoming more than 1,000 sailors from 84 nations racing across the ten Olympic events. Across two weeks of competition in 2014, 400,000…

NBC Sponsors 2017 Lagos Yacht Club Boat Racing Championship

Boat race lovers in Lagos were treated to a wonderful experience of splashing fun and excitement at the sixth edition of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) sponsored Lagos Yacht Club Annual Boat Racing Competition which was held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Lagos Yacht Club, Onikan, Lagos. The competition which ended amid fan-fare…

SAP Brings Cutting-Edge Solutions to World Sailing

World Sailing is pleased to announce SAP, a market leader in enterprise application software, as its Official Technology Partner. Over the next four years, SAP will bring its cutting-edge, innovative solutions to World Sailing’s World Cup Series of events. SAP will transform the events by improving performance on the water, reinventing the fan experience on…

Laying down a marker At The 2017 Sailing World Cup Hyères

Over 500 sailors from 52 nations opened their quest for World Cup honours, personal best performances and bragging rights as the second event of the 2017 series got underway in Hyères, France. Events cannot be won on the first day in sailing but they can certainly be lost. So, in a stable 8-11 knot south…