The meeting of WS that happens in the middle of the year, 2019 held in which Great Britain, London, Council of World Sailing, the federation key decision-making body voted on key decisions related to the Paris 2024 OSCE.
The Board of Directors of World Sailing made a
recommendation to Council for the selection of RS:X as the Women’s and Men’s
Windsurfer Equipment as the re-evaluation process result. The Council overruled
this recommendation. This means that all Board of Directors has to present a
new recommendation to the Council.
...continue reading "Windsurfer Wanted Paris 2024 Olympics"
The round of clipper of the Race of World Yacht has affirmed the eleven expert captains who will lead the groups in its twelfth release this late spring. The Skippers, who have a joined aggregate a number of events logging terms and many more with so many renowned countries including USA, Africa, Spain, etc. and convey a huge scope of experience to the jobs for the 2019-20 race
Hustling a Clipper 70 around the globe isn't an occupation for the timid. Add a non-proficient team to the blend and it's an extraordinary applicant you'd search for to assume control. “Relatively few individuals are fit for hustling and driving a group in the Round of Clipper at the race of the World Yacht,” Stated Race Clipper who is not only the Co-Founder but is also the Chairman Sir Robin Johnston Knox.
...continue reading "Captains to Lead Race of Clipper of the Year 2019-20"
Everyone is looking forward to the Extreme Series finale2018 that is to be held from November 29 to December 2 held in Mexico, after following a tough competition of nine months. Seven brave and exclusive teams are ready to land on to the assembly and it has to be enabled to win on the Baja peninsula on the special waters.
The competition is very tight and the leadership is too close to predict anything right now. The Danish Team for sailing (SAP) is just three points behind Swiss squad Alinghi who have already attained the peak position in the seven events of the year, they are in the contention to get the fourth title and they seem to be going very strong about it. Team Oman Air after their astonishing San Deigo Act win in October, is chasing right behind them.
...continue reading "2018 Sailing Series Nears An End With Tough Competition On Board"
At approximately 12.00 on Wednesday, Arklow Lifeboat was launched to help a sailing vessel which had raised a request for assistance from the Irish Coastguard. The vessel called for help because of machinery failure.
The vessel and crew of four on it were travelling from Plymouth to Bangor in Northern Ireland. The crew was tasked to the sight following a help call from the vessel that had suffered failure in machinery. The vessel was requesting for help since long, but no one turned up. And the sight was seen by the Lifeboat Arklow.
...continue reading "ARKLOW RNLI Launch To Help Sailing Vessel Of 9 Meters"
The core members of the Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association (BMQRA) will deliver a keynote presentation which is special on Saturday that is on February 3, 2018, in St. Pete Beach at the in the Sailing Leadership Forum, Florida, located at the TradeWinds Island Resorts.
In the month of October 2017, the Bella Mente Racing as well as the Quantum Racing made prominent news by making an announcement that their two highly successful racing programs of American bases were joining forces with the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in a campaign for the upcoming 36th America’s Cup. The name of these sailors is Hap Fauth (Principal Owner), Terry Hutchinson (Skipper/Tactician), and Phil Lotz (the Commodore of the New York Yacht Club (NYYC)) will be on process to discuss their many goals for this present campaign.
This newly built team has high hopes that the cup is returning to the U.S. shores in the year 2021 as well. But importantly, Bella Mente Quantum Racing (BMQR) has aimed to go beyond just winning the competition which is the sailing’s most prestigious championship. This association is focused on structuring a deeper connection with the American sailing community (ASC), and it is creating a sense of pride for this American-based campaign, along with that it is also contributing to the rebuild the competitive sailing in the U.S and also the engaging the young sailors from the world.
Just after the two months of picking the sport's oldest trophy, Blair Tuke is planning his sights on something that no sailor achieved so far.
The sailor from Kiwi has proved his efficiency in both matches racing as well as fleet racing by winning gold in the 49er class in the Olympic, and also in the 35th America's Cup with the team Emirates New Zealand.
He is going global, and now turning all his attentions to the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR).
After joining the team of Spain MAPFRE, Tuke in an interview said, "It is a boat of different type; however the sailing principle is a lot same here. To make the boat fast, you go out, day in day out without any respite. This is the most exciting thing about this.”
One thing is certain that, from the water of azure, it will be a major departure of the Great Sound of Bermuda.
The Volvo Ocean Race pits the finest professional crews opposite each other via some of the most unwelcoming water on the planet. ...continue reading "New Target Of Blair Tuke Unprecedented Sailing Triple"
Henry Craven-Smith has listed the 36.91 meter sailing yacht Genevieve for sale.
The yacht has been kept for sale at Burgess.
It was launched in the 1996 by yard Alloy Yachts of New Zealand; it was built with a hull of aluminum and superstructure to AB standards. The exterior design of the yacht and the naval architecture were developed by designer Ed Dubois (the late British). The yacht was the property of a business person and he took the good care of the yacht for more than past ten years. It was renovated recently in the year 2017, in the renovation work, it was repainted fully and new 3Di sails.
This is an expensive yacht that has been styled traditionally by Glade Johnson. It has the accommodation capacity of nine guests. The yacht has a master suite full-beam, twin cabins, a VIP suite and double room with one fixed third bunk. It also has enough space for crew. It has space to accommodate staff of people. ...continue reading "Genevieve The Alloy Yacht Is On Sale"
The Aon Youth Sailing World Championships saw a lot of action and among the different series one was the Nacra 15 category that comprised of catamaran fleet.
This fleet comprised of 20 boats, where Michael and Cecilia Wollmann were two siblings who were competing as well. The teams of siblings were local participants in this race. Being held in Auckland in New Zealand, this championship event has been in the news all week. As of the second and third day of the races, the Wollmann siblings were able to gain good finishes. The French duo was leading while the US team was in the third position. The opening day was on Friday of last week, seeing shifty and gusty breeze blowing in off the Hauraki Gilf where the races were held. ...continue reading "Sibling Duo Compete At Auckland Series"
Have you heard of the Wirth Munroe Yacht Race? Well, we’ll see a little bit of history behind it. This race was inaugurated in 1957 by the members of the South Florida Station of the Cruising Club of America. As far as this international organization is concerned, it was established in 1921. Their race was from Miami to Palm Beach. What about the name? They named it after the well-known yacht designer.
We have to take a look at the past of Wirth Monroe as well. He definitely has sailing roots. His father, Ralph Munroe also was a yacht designer. His father was instrumental in the establishment of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club. He was appointed as the Commodore of the club. He had the honor of serving that title for 22 long years. ...continue reading "SORC Has Lost Its Glory"
Women have been hitting the headlines this year in Rio Olympics. Brazil pair has been one of the latest achievers in this category. They have won gold in the 49er FX class. They were able to get ahead of the New Zealand team. The finish that they achieved to win gold can only be described as dramatic. Kahena Kunze and Martine Grael were the successful pair to land gold in this category.
Brazil had come in with a lot of expectations but this time the only gold won in sailing was with the women pair. The lead in the race had been held on by Molly Meech and Alex Maloney. The Brazilian duo was able to hold off the Kiwis and make a heady finish with a difference of two seconds. ...continue reading "Brazilian Duo Wins Gold Medal"