Sailing

First Rio 2016 qualification spots up for grabs as Disabled Sailing World Championships begin

By Zjan Shirinian

It is all to play for at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships, with Rio 2016 qualifying spots at stake ©Getty ImagesThe first group of sailors to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be decided as they battle on the waters of Halifax at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships.

British duo aiming for sixth consecutive win at IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell will be aiming for world title number six in Halifax next week © Sander van der BorchBritain's Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell will be aiming for a sixth consecutive world title in the SKUD-18 class when they take to the water at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Combined World Championships in Canada next week.

Paralympic champion Lucas excels on home waters again as Sail for Gold Regatta begins

By Nick Butler

Helena Lucas took an early lead in the 2.4mR class on the opening day of the Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth ©FacebookLondon 2012 Paralympic champion Helena Lucas has taken an early lead in the 2.4mR class after the opening day of the Sail for Gold Regatta 2014 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy today.

British sailors looking to continue strong form on home waters in Weymouth

By Nick Butler

Megan Pascoe will be looking to continue her strong recent form in the 2.4m class ©Getty ImagesBritish Paralympic sailors will be looking to continue their strong form on home waters today as the Sail for Gold Regatta 2014 begins at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. 

Britain dominate Delta Lloyd Regatta Champions Sailing Cup

By Paul Osborne

Great Britain has secured two off three titles at the Delta Lloyd Regatta Champions Sailing Cup in Medemblik, Netherlands ©Getty ImagesBritain's Megan Pascoe and the duo of Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell took two of the three titles available at the Delta Lloyd Regatta Champions Sailing Cup in Medemblik, Netherlands.

British Paralympic sailors look to continue good form at Champions Sailing Cup in Netherlands

By Gary Anderson

The second round of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup series takes place in the Netherlands this week ©Getty Images Five-time world champions Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell will lead a strong British Paralympic sailing contingent at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Mdemblik, the Netherlands, this week, which is the second leg of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup series.

British protest denies French win as Paralympic sailing comes to a close in Hyères

By Gary Anderson

April 25 - A protest from the British Sonar team in Hyères saw them handed the gold medal ahead of France ©Getty Images A successful protest by the British Sonar team of John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas secured them gold and denied French trio Bruno Jourdren, Nicolas Vimont Vicary and Eric Flageul victory on the final day of Paralympic racing at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup.

Kroeger reeled in as Paralympic classes at Sailing World Cup intensify

By Gary Anderson

April 24 - Megan Pascoe is in contention for gold at the final ISAF World Cup event of the season ©Getty Images An intriguing day of racing lies ahead in the Paralympic classes at the final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup of the season, as week-long 2.4mR leader Heiko Kroeger sits just one point clear of the pack, while four points separate the top four in the Sonar class.

Britain edge ahead as five points covers top four places in sonar class at Sailing World Cup

By Nick Butler

John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas lead the way for Great Britain in the sonar class ©Getty ImagesApril 23 - John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas hold a slender lead for Great Britain in the sonar class at the final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event of the season in Hyères, as five points separate the top four positions. 
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