Sailing

World’s best to gather in Hyères for final sailing World Cup event of season

By Gary Anderson

April 17 – Tom Burton will be one of the sailors looking to win two successive World Cup events in France next week ©Getty Images The fifth and final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event of the season gets underway in Hyères, France next week and will see some top-level racing taking place between a host of the world's best sailors including reigning Olympic and world champions.

ISAF delighted with quality of bids for 2018 Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 1 - Bids for the 2018 Sailing World Championships are now being assessed by the ISAF ©Getty Images The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has expressed its delight at the quality and depth of the bids presented by the four candidates vying to host the 2018 Sailing World Championships.

World champions Maloney and Meech return to action in Mallorca Sailing World Cup

By Gary Anderson

March 31 - Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will be returning to competitive action in Mallorca this week ©AFP/Getty ImagesNew Zealand sailors Alex Maloney and Molly Meech will be looking to get back amongst the World Cup medals in Mallorca this week after taking a break from the circuit following their win at the inaugural 49erFX World Championships last year.

Exclusive: Busan confirmed as fourth bidder for 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

March 11 - Busan has made a late entry into the race to host the 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesSouth Korean city Busan has made a late entry into the race to host the 2018 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships, it has been confirmed.

Three European cities submit bid for 2018 Sailing World Championships and could be joined by Asian candidate

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - Aarhus The Hague and Gdynia have all submitted bids to host the 2018 Sailing World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesAarhus, The Hague and Polish city Gdynia have met the submission deadline for expressions of interest in hosting the next International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships in 2018.

Olympic champion Belcher to lead Australian challenge in America’s Cup

By Gary Anderson

March 6 – Olympic champion Mathew Belcher (right) will skipper Team Australia and is set to go up against compatriot and skipper of Team Oracle USA Tom Slingsby (left) in the 2017 America's Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic sailing gold medallist Mathew Belcher has been named as the skipper of Team Australia for the next America's Cup, which is due to be held in 2017.

British Olympic medal winning sailor Glanfield announces retirement

By Emily Goddard

Joe Glanfield has announced his retirement from sailing at the age of 34 ©Getty ImagesFebruary 13 - British Olympic sailing medallist Joe Glanfield has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 34.

French pair Bouvet and Mion end Belcher's Sailing World Cup winning streak

By Emily Goddard

Sofian Bouvet and Jeremie Mion have secured their first International Sailing Federation World Cup victory ©Walter Cooper/ISAFFebruary 1 - France's Sofian Bouvet and Jeremie Mion today secured their first International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup victory and in doing so called an end to Australian Mat Belcher's 18 regatta winning streak.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management extends sponsorship of Round the Island Race

By Gary Anderson

January 8 - Sir Ben Ainslie with Commodore of the Island Sailing Club, John Dudley at the announcement of J.P. Morgan Asset Management's sponsorship of the Round the Island Race ©PR Works UK/Island Sailing ClubFinancial investments firm J.P. Morgan Asset Management has extended its title sponsorship of the annual Isle of Wight Round the Island Race for a further two years, it was announced today.
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