Sailing

Shaw secures breakthrough windsurfing gold at ISAF World Cup Final

By Nick Butler

Bryony Shaw celebrates with silver medal winner Charline Picon ©Jesus Renedo/Sailing/Energy ISAFAustralia and Great Britain won two titles apiece at the 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi today, with New Zealand, Austria, Slovenia and Belgium among other nations to taste victory. 

Double Olympic silver medal winning sailor Walker becomes latest Laureus Ambassador

By Paul Osborne

Ian Walker has been named the latest Laureus Ambassador ©Getty ImagesDouble Olympic silver medallist Ian Walker has been named the latest ambassador of Laureus, the universal movement that celebrates the power of sport to bring people together as a force for good.

Nearly 300 sailors gear up for ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

By Emily Goddard

Female World Sailors of the Year Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze will be the ones to watch in the 49erFX ©ISAF/Jesus Renedo/SofiaNearly 300 of the best sailors from across the globe, including World Sailors of the Year, Olympic medallists, world champions and a Volvo Ocean Race superstar, are gearing up for the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi this month.

Australian and Brazilian duo awarded ISAF World Sailor of the Year prizes

By Nick Butler

James Spithill skippered Team Oracle USA to America's Cup success over Emirates Team New Zealand ©Getty ImagesAustralia's James Spithill has been awarded the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Sailor of the Year award after leading Oracle Team USA to their sensational America's Cup success last year.

ISAF chief executive resigns after 17 years with sailing's world governing body

By Daniel Etchells

The ISAF will have to find a replacement for the outgoing chief executive Jerome Pels ©ISAFJerome Pels, chief executive of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), has resigned after spending more than 17 years with the organisation.

Giles Scott named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year after unbeaten season

By Paul Osborne

Giles Scott has been awarded British Sailing's Athlete of the Year ©Ocean Images/British Sailing TeamGiles Scott has been named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year at the British Sailing Team's annual awards following his unbeaten run in the Finn class this season.

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.
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