Sydney 2000 Paralympic champion Heiko Kroeger of Germany surged to the top of the 2.4mR class leaderboard with a composed performance on the second day of the Para World Sailing Championships in Melbourne.
Paralympic SKUD18 champions Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch of Australia began their pursuit of a successful title defence in style as they topped the leaderboard after the first day’s racing at the Para World Sailing Championships on home waters in Melbourne.
Around 140 sailors from 31 countries are due to take to the water during the Para World Sailing Championships at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Melbourne tomorrow.
France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary are targeting a hat-trick of victories in the sonar class at the Para World Sailing Championships, which are set to take place from November 27 to December 3 in Melbourne, Australia.
Australian duo seek to continue winning streak in SKUD18 fleet at 2015 Para World Sailing Championships
Australia’s Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesel Tesch are targeting success in front of their home crowd at the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships as the reigning Paralympic champions build towards defending their title at Rio 2016.
A host of Paralympic and world medallists are expected to compete in the 2.4mR class at the upcoming International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Para World Sailing Championships, due to get underway on Saturday (November 28).
American Betsy Alison has been recognised for her work in developing Para World Sailing throughout 2015, by being honoured with the International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) President’s Development Award at their Annual Conference in Sanya, China.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Disabled Sailing Committee says it still harbours hopes of regaining its place on the Paralympic Games programme after the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) submitted a motion to have a 23rd sport included at Tokyo 2020.
Seven countries have participated in the inaugural International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Paralympic Development Programme clinic, held at the host venue of the sailing events at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) have announced they have launched a new Paralympic Development Programme in a direct response to the sport’s exclusion from Tokyo 2020.
International Sailing Federation appoint Vero to orchestrate campaign to return to Paralympic programme
London-based Vero Communications have been appointed by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) to orchestrate the campaign to return the sport onto the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme, it has been announced today.
London 2012 champion Lucas refusing to abandon hope of sailing's inclusion at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Helena Lucas has urged the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to reconsider its decision to exclude sailing from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic sports programme by “moving away from the politics behind it”.
The host nation have secured the gold medals in the Paralympic events at the International Sailing Federation World Cup after strong performances by Damien Seguin and the Sonar team in Hyères.
Campaign group Reinstate Paralympic Sailing into 2020 Games has hit back at claims by the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) that it spread misinformation concerning the sport’s exclusion from Tokyo 2020 and appears to have published the final International Paralympic Committee (IPC) document sent to the IFDS.
Bernard Destrubé has announced the resignation of International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) President John Twomey, with the Frenchman stating he has temporarily taken on the role.