German duo Tina Lutz and Susan Beuke claimed their maiden 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship title today on home waters.
Paralympic champion Damien Seguin of France retained his lead at the top of the 2.4 Norlin class leaderboard as he finished fourth and second in the two races held today at the Para World Sailing Championships in Kiel.
A record 39 nations are set to compete at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships, due to take place in Kiel in Germany from between June 19 and 25.
Kiel in Germany has been selected by World Sailing to host the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships from 20 to 25 June during the world-renowned Kiel Week (Kieler-Woche) 2017.
Santander in Spain and the German city of Kiel have been awarded the Sailing World Cup Finals in 2017 and 2018 respectively by the sport’s global governing body, it was announced today.
The citizens of Hamburg have killed the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, voting 51.6 per cent against the €11.2 billion (£8.2 billion/$12.5 billion) project in a referendum.
Hamburg 2024 has received the backing of its local hotel industry, which has guaranteed that an initial 15,000 rooms will be available for guests from all over the world if the city is successful in its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.