At 49er & 49erFX World Championships, New Champions Emerged

Katja Salskov-Iversen and Jena Mai Hansen from Denmark and Stuart Bithell and Dylan Fletcher-Scott from Britain take the first ever World Titles on the very first day in Porto. And another day meant different obstacle from mother nature at the FX World Championship and 2017 International 49er, where an unstable land breeze teased the fleet of gold medalist this morning, when they start their run at 10 AM. Both the…

Team Oman Air In Act 2

Team Oman Air is also part of the Act 2 of Extreme Sailing Series. On the second day of the tournament it seemed that the team had everything in place, but due to light winds in Qingdao in China the races had to be abandoned. The team along with skipper Phil Robertson was poised to move into action for about three hours as they waited for the right breeze to…

Sam Boosting Confidences Of Students

‘Trailblazing’ a new program or can say the initiative of world champions of sailing under which the champions are helping young talent to enhance their self-confidence. In the program the three times European sailing champion and world champion Sam Brearey is working in association with academy Ormiston River located in Burnham. From the Ormiston River academy six students were given the one-to- one session of mentoring with Sam. In the…

New Members Of WSAC Announced

With an objective to bring transparency in working and have open communication with Olympics sailors, World’s Sailing’s Athletes’ commission has been formed. This was the decision of the World Sailing Board of Director. The commission comprises of five sailors that has been selected from World based on voting. World’s sailing’s athletes’ commission will directly report to World Sailing Board of Director. The commission will work under the supervision of Board…

How The Champions Fared?

As the Finn and Laser giants advance countries like Japan and Croatia lead in the 470 category. On Tuesday the light winds made it difficult for the sailors in the Finn and Laser category to have a proper start. Many got beaten up, especially those who have been favorites in these categories. However the strong winds that rose on Wednesday helped these teams to get back their advantages on the…

Piotr Myszka snatches RS:X World Championship title

It was the next-to-last last at RS:X World Championship. And following two races for the Gold fleets, the silver sleets got their scope to improve spots for the last day. They finished their 3 races and after that the Gold fleets came back and completed their 3rd race for this day. Everything is possible for the final day that will take place tomorrow with one race left in the schedule…

Hong Kong team for ISAF Youth Worlds announced

The Hong Kong Sailing Federation has revealed the team which will represent Hong Kong at the ISAF Youth Worlds 2015 in Langkawi, Malaysia, on 27th Dec 2015 to 3rd Jan 2016. The ISAF Youth Worlds is recognized as the top annual event for sailors who are below 19 years of age and this year will be the grandest as of now with more than 80 countries taking part in it…

New Zealand duo win big

Blair Tuke, 26, and Peter Burling, 24, of New Zealand, have achieved a lot in their little careers. But yesterday, they were named as the ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year. And, that is easily their biggest achievement till date. Tauranga’s Burling exclusively spoke to Bay of Plenty Times from Argentina as what it means to win the most esteemed tribute in sailing. Burling told that this was really a…

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