Sailing

Five sailors dropped from British Olympic Podium squad following Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The RYA has announced a cut to its Olympic Podium squad in build-up to Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has announced it has cut five sailors from its Olympic Podium squad following a review after the Sailing World Championships in Santander last month.

Valencia's Dinghy Academy becomes first ISAF Approved Training Centre

By Gary Anderson

Luca Devoti's Dinghy Academy in Valencia has been named as the first International Sailing Federation Approved Training Centre ©Getty ImagesThe Dinghy Academy in Valencia, Spain has been announced as the first International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Approved Training Centre following a formal audit.

Australians Belcher and Spithill lead nominations for 2014 World Sailor of the Year

By Gary Anderson

Mathew Belcher (left) and Will Ryan have been shortlisted for the 2014 ISAF Male Sailor of the Year Award ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced the nominations for the 2014 World Sailor of the Year Awards, which sees Australian Mathew Belcher nominated for a fourth time, while James Spithill makes the cut after leading Oracle Team USA to a dramatic win in this year's America's Cup.

Australian Kellett to be honoured with special award by International Sailing Federation

By Gary Anderson

Australian David Kellett is set to receive the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy next month ©ISAFDavid Kellett of Australia is set to receive the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Beppe Croce Trophy in recognition of his outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport.

ISAF reveal record broadcast figures for Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The ISAF has announced record broadcast figures for the 2014 Sailing World Championships ©Getty ImagesBroadcast figures for this year's Sailing World Championships in Santander broke all previous records, with an all-time high of 24 networks providing coverage of the event form the Spanish coast, it has been announced. 

Momentum building for inaugural Sailing Champions League with 23 teams already registered

By Paul Osborne

Copenhagen is set to host the first ever SAILING Champions League ©SAILINGChampionsLeagueSome of the world's best sailing clubs will be making their way to Denmark next month as Copenhagen gets set to host the revolutionary Sailing Championships League.

Brazilian delight in the 49erFX as Sailing World Championships come to an end

By Daniel Etchells

The Brazilians celebrate their 49erFX success in front of thousands of spectators ©ISAFThe final day's action of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw Brazil's Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze claim the 49erFX title after a dramatic medal race battle with Denmark's Ida Nielsen and Marie Olsen, who finished runners-up.

Australia's Belcher makes 470 history at Sailing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Mat Belcher (left) and Will Ryan (right) celebrate their 470 fleet success ©Sailing Energy and Thom TouwAustralian Mat Belcher has become the first sailor in 470 history to win five successive World Championship titles. 

Medal race places decided in 470 fleet at Sailing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Mat Belcher (left) and Will Ryan (right) look set to claim gold in the men's 470 ©Getty ImagesThe medal race places have been decided in the men's and women's 470 fleet heading into the penultimate day of the Sailing World Championships in Santander.
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