Sailing

World number ones Saxton and Diamond dominate to top standings at Sailing World Cup in Hyères

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Ben Saxton and Hannah Diamond dominated in Hyères to take charge of the Nacra 17 class ©RYA/thomtouw.comThe second day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Hyères was a good one for Britain as Ben Saxton and Hannah Diamond dominated the Nacra 17 class, while two other British boats topped their classes at the end of the qualification stage.

French and New Zealand sailors impress on opening day of season's final World Cup event

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Jean Baptiste Bernaz is one of two French sailors to top their class after the first day of action in Hyères ©Getty Images Hosts France and New Zealand were the dominant nations on the first day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Hyères, as they top the early leaderboard in four of the 10 Olympic classes being contested.

International Sailing Federation begins search for Approved Training Centres

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - The ISAF is seeking applicants for its Approved Training Centre programme ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has begun its search for Approved Training Centres by inviting letters of interest from performance sail training providers who wish to be considered for the programme.

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

By Gary Anderson

April 16 - 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.
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