Sailing

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.

Second race win sees champions take lead on disrupted day at IFDS Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning champions Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell lead the way in Halifax after a disrupted day of racing ©Getty ImagesBritain's Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell moved to the top of the SKUD 18 standings with another win on a day that saw one race in each class take place due to light winds at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Halifax, Canada. 

Paralympic champion Lucas leads 2.4mR standings after solid day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Helena Lucas has assumed control of the 2.4mR class in Halifax after a solid second day on the water ©Paul Wyeth/RYAGreat Britain's Helena Lucas has gained control of the 2.4mR class at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships after a steady day of racing saw her move from third to first in Halifax, Canada.

Paralympic medallists all in contention after first day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning champions Alexander Rickham and Niki Birrell lie in second place overal after day one of the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships ©Getty ImagesAll three classes at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined (IFDS) World Championships in Halifax, Canada are nicely poised after the first day of racing at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.

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.
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