The sailors of Britain concluded their first and foremost World Cup regatta of the cycle in 2020 with 6 medals. The Sailing World Cup was drawn to a close on Sunday on Biscayne Bay.
However Saskia Tidey, the Irish Olympian was not a part of the medal achievers. He has now chosen to do a campaign for GB Team for Tokyo 2020. Tidey and her skipper Charlotte Dobson finished at 11th from 16th place.
The National Yacht Club champion Finn Lynch made his first entry in the World Cup in 2017 and was the youngest Olympic player in Rio. At the age of 20 he completed Miami World Cup by achieving the 34th position.
During the last couple of races played by him, he achieved good results in top 20 and also got a yellow flag at the beginning in one of the races. The native of Carlow says he is still hoping to see great results in the rest of the season, especially after they’ve ha a chance to practice on a Greece Yacht Charter in April. Continue reading “Britain Wins 6 Medals”
The Adelaide Sailing Club in South Australia will be conducting the Adelaide Laser Nationals 2017 from the December 28th, 2016 to January 4th, 2017. The entries for this event are now open and interested sailors can go to the website of the event and register their names.
The President of the South Australian Laser Association, Andrew Darcey, is a very happy man and is very much excited about this event, especially after the successful campaign that Australia had during the Rio Olympics. He feels that it is a great opportunity for people to see some of the best sailors of the world competes in this event. Australia has won the men’s Olympics gold medals for the past two times consecutively and thereby has the best laser sailing program in the whole world.
The Laser program has evolved over the years and has become one of the most sought after sailing events in South Australia, with the winners now also receiving a great prize of a week’s Yacht Charter in Dubrovnik to go with the title. It will showcase the best sailing athletes in the world and everyone will be showing on how to sail a laser in the waters of St. Vincent’s Gulf. The Adelaide Sailing Club offers the best of the best facilities for the teams as well as the visitors. There is a great clubhouse with delicious food, beach access and large grass rigging area to entertain the visitors. Continue reading “Adelaide Laser Nationals 2017 Entries”
With full focus on how the sailors are preparing for the upcoming Games Rio de Janeiro, the sailing venue is always a different place, away from the central hub of where the other games are played.
However, the organizers of this year’s Olympics wanted to put the sailing events in the center and not keep them exiled to the port or bay area while the other games proceeded in the main arenas. Continue reading “Challenges In Sailing In Rio”
A yacht moored at Yacht Haven Grande caught fire and burned to ashes today; leaving almost nothing apart from the shell. It was not revealed as what was the cause of the fire, still Yacht Haven Manager, Charlie Irons, stated that the fire could not be contained.
A statement given by Mr. Irons said that earlier today, a fire took place on a boat at The Yacht Haven Grande Marina. It is believed that all parties are safe with no injuries. The marina crew as well as security team replied immediately along with emergency services. Due to the nature of the fire, it could not be extinguished. Continue reading “Yacht destroyed in fire”
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2015 entries have officially shut down with hundred and eleven yachts having participated the testing 628 nautical mile classic, consisting of 83 vessels covering each state of Australia as well as 28 international teams representing ten countries.
Total number of entries for this seventy-first edition of the race is only 6 short of previous year’s special 70th season. Otherwise, numbers exceed each Sydney Hobart this century, aside from the sixtieth race in the year 2004, when hundred and sixteen boats faced the order of the starters. Continue reading “Sydney Hobart Race to see strong pack”
Today, the opening salvos were fired between the forty boats taking part in Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup as well as Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, arranged by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in alignment with International Maxi Association.
The terms offered a perfect opening for the regatta, arranged in this paradise sailing place with a brilliant summer sun as well as a 6-10 knot wind which slowly curved into NNE over the course of the noon, replacing the blustery conditions of the weekend. Continue reading “Maxi Championships gets started”