Sailing

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.

Defending champion Scheidt moves top of Laser leaderboard on second day of Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Robert Scheidt tops the standings in the Laser class after a consistent day in Santander ©Getty ImagesBrazil's Robert Scheidt has moved to the top of the standings in the Laser class after a consistent day on the water at the International Sailing Federation World Championships in Santander.

Sailing World Championships underway with Laser and Laser Radial classes in Santander

By Gary Anderson

Juan Maegli leads the way in the Laser class after day one of the Sailing World Championships ©Getty ImagesRacing got underway at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Championships in Santander today with the Laser and Laser Radial classes.

Sunset+Vine|APP announced as media partner for ISAF Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

SunsetVine APP will produce coverage of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships ©Getty ImagesBritish media firm Sunset+Vine|APP has been appointed as the media production partner for the upcoming International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain.

Bridge takes clean sweep at Formula Kite European Championships

By Gary Anderson

A lack of wind in Mielno meant that the final day of racing at the Formula Kite European Championships was cancelled ©AFP/Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Oliver Bridge made it a clean sweep at the Formula Kite European Championships in Poland after being crowned men's under-18, under-21 and senior champion to confirm his status as one of the stars of the sport.
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