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World Sailing's 2016 Annual Conference is currently on in Barcelona, Spain being held out of the Renaissance Fira Hotel.
Posted: November 7, 2016, 9:35 am
Sailing is a dynamic and unique mix of sport, technology and nature. The recently announced focus for the sport - 'harnessing the power of nature' - brings with it enormous opportunities for building commercial partnerships and new revenue streams.
Posted: November 5, 2016, 2:43 pm
The public vote for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in sailing, has opened for a period of 72 hours.
Posted: November 4, 2016, 12:00 pm
Barcelona, Spain will host the world of sailing from 5-13 November 2016 for World Sailing's Annual Conference, the central meeting point where the strategy of sailing is reviewed, discussed and celebrated.
Posted: November 3, 2016, 3:39 pm
Anticipation is high for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the dynamic sport of sailing, with just one week to go until the ceremony.
Posted: November 1, 2016, 5:17 pm
At World Sailing's 2016 Annual Conference, the governing body will be laying down plans for a healthy sustainable future for the sport, as well as the more specific subject of sustainability in the waters of the world.
Posted: October 31, 2016, 9:29 pm

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The 2016 GC32 Racing Tour’s concluding event, Marseille One Design, is just a week away and while the teams on the podium are looking secure, the final order isn’t.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: October 6, 2016, 9:59 am
NORAUTO dominated the final day of competition in Spain to win the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 25, 2016, 9:48 pm
With spinnakers blowing up all around them, Torbjörn Törnqvist steered his Artemis Racing through the carnage of the final run of the final race to claim the RC44 Cascais Cup.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 25, 2016, 7:20 pm
Sébastien Schneiter celebrated his 21st birthday in the best way possible, the Team Tilt skipper winning two of the three races held today at the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:15 pm
Saturday's racing at the RC44 Cascais Cup was the hardest yet for race officials and crews alike.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:05 pm
Two days to go of fleet racing at the RC44 Cascais Cup and, incredibly, just four points separate the top seven boats across this nine-strong fleet.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 23, 2016, 8:54 pm
Lighter winds on day two of the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup opened the door of opportunity, and the two owner-drivers in the fleet wasted no time in seizing their advantage.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 23, 2016, 7:55 pm
Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 22, 2016, 9:58 pm
Adam Minoprio steered NORAUTO to five straight victories on a breezy first day at the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup in the south of Spain.  

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 22, 2016, 7:13 pm
With a five win-one loss record in the match racing on the RC44 Cascais Cup's opening day, Torbjörn Törnqvist's Artemis Racing has pulled up on to the same points as Team Nika, overall le

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 21, 2016, 5:57 pm
State of the art ultra-high speed flying catamaran racing kicks off in Sotogrande, Spain tomorrow with the opening day of the GC32 La Reserva de Sotogrande Cup.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 21, 2016, 10:03 am
For the penultimate round of its 2016 championship, the RC44 class returns to one of its favourite venues, the Portugese sailing mecca of Cascais.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 20, 2016, 6:49 pm
After two days of cancelled racing due to strong winds, today competition resumed at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with the International Maxi

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 8, 2016, 8:16 pm
In the Wally class, the largest competing at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the Wally 107, Open Season, of International Maxi Association President Thomas Bscher prevailed in both races.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 6, 2016, 8:28 pm
"They did not know it was impossible, so they did it.” - the quote from Mark Twain is most apt for describing the participation of Cunard's famous transatlantic liner, Queen Mary 2, in

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 5, 2016, 10:27 am
A record-sized fleet of the world’s largest performance yachts is readying itself in Porto Cervo, Sardinia for next week’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: September 1, 2016, 4:58 pm
With Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR) having already won the Women's 470 gold medal, the battle for silver and bronze came down to a six-way fight between New Zealand, USA, France, Japan, the Ne

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 18, 2016, 9:33 pm
After all the thrills of the previous day, perhaps it was inevitable the Olympic sailing competition would be a bit of a comedown today.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 17, 2016, 10:40 pm
Outside of the Medal Race there has been plenty more drama going on across Guanabara Bay with two gold medals decided with a day to spare while the 49erFX Medal Race is set to be a humdinger.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 16, 2016, 10:32 pm
For the fifth Olympic Games in a row, Great Britain has won the gold medal in the Finn class, with Giles Scott already securing gold before Tuesday’s medal race.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 16, 2016, 10:17 pm
Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Saroli (ARG) have won gold after a heart-stopping Medal Race in the Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 16, 2016, 10:13 pm
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) won the Laser Radial gold medal, that eluded her four years ago at London 2012.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 16, 2016, 9:55 pm
In a classic Laser finale to rival the Ainslie-Scheidt dust-up in Sydney, Tom Burton (AUS) stole Olympic Laser gold after dispatching Tonci Stipanovic (CRO) after a planting a pre-start penalty on

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 16, 2016, 8:38 pm
It was the most frustrating day so far for sailing at Rioa 2016, with the wind refusing to play fair on Guanabara Bay.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 15, 2016, 10:19 pm
As the RS:X fleets sailed their decisive Medal Races, the Finns, 470s, and Nacra 17 fleets continued their racing. Giles Scott has won gold in the Finn with a race to spare.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 14, 2016, 10:44 pm
France have emerged as the top nation from the Men's and Women's Windsurfing at Rio 2016.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 14, 2016, 10:22 pm
Further Olympic medals have firmed up day six of the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition, with Croatia gaining it first ever sailing medal.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 13, 2016, 9:27 pm
It was a light and frustrating day for many in the Olympic sailing competition, but not for the London 2012 gold and silver medallists in the Men's Windsurfer, with the Netherland's Dorian van Rijs

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 12, 2016, 10:03 pm
The previous word of the day was 'tricky'.

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 11, 2016, 8:33 pm
Day three of sailing at Rio 2016 had two very differing complexions with the inshore courses forcing the sailors to make the best of a light-wind lottery, while out to sea it couldn't have been mor

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Author: James Boyd
Posted: August 10, 2016, 8:38 pm