“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…

World Sailing welcomes the world of sport to Aarhus

Kim Andersen, World Sailing President, welcomed IOC President Thomas Bach and Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) President Francesco Ricci Bitti to Aarhus – the Sailing Capital of Denmark – at the ASOIF annual dinner for the International Federations at the SportAccord Convention on Monday 3 April. The ASOIF dinner, jointly hosted by World…

Sanya, China Awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Sanya, China will host the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships. As the premier event in youth sailing, more than 400 sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan Island from 09-16 December…