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Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final Venue Finally Selected

World Sailing World Cup Series Final (WSWCSF) in 2018 will head to Marseille, France. It will be the host city for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The World Cup Series (WCS) is the absolute guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing with very clear objectives to develop and showcase Olympic sailing, engage sports fans, […]

Second Day Of Final Series Of 29er World Championship 2018

The final series of the 29er World Championship was on during the weekend and the second day before the finals proved to be brisk and windy. The previous day the racing was cancelled at the breeze proved to be much above the wind limit of 29er with gusts moving at 50 knots and more. The […]

Resuming The Sailors Of Next Generation

As the fame of age-based competition in the only youth institutional-type boats, introducing the young teenage sailors to other sides of the sport has become a challenge now. Earlier what used to happened organically now requires the extra effort. An example, one design classes have started programs to provide loaner boats to the qualified young […]

Optimist World Championship To See A Large Turnout

Optimist World Championship 2017 is expected to have a record-breaking participation. It is anticipated that the event will see the participation of 280 sailors from 62 nations. Theevent is scheduled from July 11th to 21st at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand. Thomas Whitcraft, The President of the Optimist World Championship 2017 said […]

Tracy Edwards Buys Back Yacht

Many sailors get attached to their boats and with good reason. They are expensive and lifetime investments for many. Often, many are forced to sell off their yachts, either for economic reasons or to move on to bigger or better investments. Some, however, develop an attachment to their boat that remains even if they are […]

Who Will Be The Director Of RYA?

John Derbyshire OBE is going to retire from the RYA’s Racing programs. He is retiring from the position of latterly Director of Racing and Olympic Manager. And it is not that the John Derbyshire OBE is retiring in 2017, another big personality from sailing is also leaving the organization and he is Olympic Manager Stephen […]

Focus On British BAR Team

There is a lot at stake in the British team of Sir Ben Ainslie, who are participating in the final lap of the America’s Cup World Series. The catamaran of foiling prototypes that this 130 crew member team is sailing is an 80 million pound investment by the Land Rover BAR team. This team has […]