Sailing

Sailing slams "outrageously false and damaging" leaked documents following exclusion from Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

The IFDS has hit back at leaked documents following sailing's exclusion from Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation‎ Disabled Sailing Committee (IFDS) has slammed the leaking of a series of "outrageously false and damaging" documents online that claim to show why the sport was excluded from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

ISAF rallying support to reinstate sailing at Paralympics following Tokyo 2020 axe

By Daniel Etchells

The International Sailing Federation is calling on the sailing community to unite on behalf of disabled sailors ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is calling on its supporters to help fight for the sport to be reinstated at Tokyo 2020 following the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) decision to exclude it.

ISAF Disabled Sailing Committee "profoundly disappointed" by Tokyo 2020 Paralympic exclusion

By Emily Goddard

The ISAF Disabled Sailing Committee is "profoundly disappointed" by the sport's Tokyo 2020 Paralympic exclusion ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation‎ Disabled Sailing Committee (IFDS) has said it is "profoundly disappointed" by the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) decision to exclude sailing from Tokyo 2020. 

IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships officially launched

By Paul Osborne

The 2015 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships officially launched ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Combined World Championships has been officially launched by businessman and sailing enthusiast, Simon McKeon.

Australian sailing team's Paralympic medal hopes boosted by training centre extension

By Daniel Etchells

The new deck includes a crane which will help wheelchair athletes to access their boats ©Australian Sailing & Yachting AustraliaAustralia's sailing team has officially opened an extended deck at its National Training Centre (NTC), designed to meet all the demands of high performance Paralympic sailors as they continue their quest for gold medals at Rio 2016. 

Jourden secured Disabled Sailing European Championship title as France dominate in Valencia

By Paul Osborne

Bruno Jourden has recorded a dominant victory at the EUROSAF Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia ©EUROSAFFrance have recorded a dominant display at the European Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia as the nation claimed a one-two finish on the waters of the Spanish city.

Fitzgibbon and Tesch add sailing world title to Paralympic gold

By Emily Goddard

Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have won the SKUD 18 world title ©FacebookDaniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have added the SKUD 18 world title to the Paralympic gold medal they won at  London 2012.

Australians dominant on penultimate day of IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Paralympic champions Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch were one of four Australian crews to win on day five in Halifax ©Getty ImagesAustralia was the dominant nation on day five of the IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships, as four of its crews claimed wins at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Canada.

Paralympic champions take lead in SKUD 18 class at IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

A lack of wind has disrupted the action on day four of the IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships in Halifax ©AFP/Getty ImagesFor a second day lack of wind hampered racing at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Halifax, Canada, where only the SKUD 18 class races were completed, in which Australians Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch took control.
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