Sailing

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.

Double Dutch delight as Bouwmeester and Heiner take gold at Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Marit Bouwmeester of The Netherlands sealed World Championship gold in the Laser Radial class in Santander ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands are flying high in Santander as Marit Bouwmeester and Nicholas Heiner claimed the first gold medals of the Sailing World Championships after being crowned world champions in the Laser Radial and Laser classes.

Sailing World Championships hotting up as line-ups for Laser and Laser Radial medal races decided

By Gary Anderson

Australian Tom Burton leads the Laser class after the end of the qualification series in Santander ©Getty ImagesThe medal contenders for the Laser and Laser Radial classes in Santander have been decided as the qualification series at the Sailing World Championships drew to a close.

Danish duo Nielsen and Olsen in early lead as 49erFX racing finally underway at Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

It has been a busy day of sailing action on the Spanish coast at the Sailing World Championships in Santander ©Getty ImagesAfter being unable to take to the water due to a lack of wind yesterday, the 49erFX sailors finally got their campaigns underway at the Sailing World Championships in Santander and it is reigning European champions Ida Nielsen and Mari Olsen who lead the early standings.

Light winds disrupt schedule at Sailing World Championships with 49er only fleet to race

By Gary Anderson

New Zealanders Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski took victory in race one of the 49er class in Santander today ©Getty ImagesThe fourth day of action at the International Sailing Federation World Championships in Santander was severely disrupted by a lack of winds, which resulted in only the yellow fleet of the 49er class able to complete racing.

Junior world champions Lemaître and Retornaz lead women's 470 fleet at Sailing World Championships

Emily Goddard

Light winds and a strong current tested the athletes on day three of the Sailing World Championships in Spain ©Getty ImagesJunior world champions Maëlenn Lemaître and Aloïse Retornaz are in pole position in the women's 470 fleet after day three of competition at the Sailing World Championships.
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