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Stay dry with KitBrix's watersports bags and kit Stay dry with KitBrix's watersports bags and kit Innovative bags, aimed at athletes and all-round adventurers KitBrix pride themselves on being an innovative bag manufacturer, aimed at athletes and all-round adventurers who like to organise and protect their equipment. by KitBrix Posted 5 Aug 18:59 BST Open letter from Paul Cayard Open letter from Paul Cayard The Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing writes from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing venue I am departing Japan today after absorbing the Olympic environment, observing our team in action and getting pointers from old friends who have been running teams in this game for decades. by US Sailing Team Posted 5 Aug 18:45 BST Eastern YC to host 100th Star Worlds in 2022 Eastern YC to host 100th Star Worlds in 2022 The 100th Anniversary of the Star Class World Championships will be held next year The 100th Anniversary of the Star Class World Championships will be held next year September 10-17, 2022 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA. The host for the event will be the prestigious Eastern Yacht Club. by Star Class Posted 5 Aug 16:34 BST Pro Sailing Tour Final Rush day 3 Pro Sailing Tour Final Rush day 3 Sam Goodchild leads Leyton through Strait of Gibraltar Three days into racing on the offshore race the Final Rush, five of the six Ocean Fifty trimarans have passed through the Straits of Gibraltar within just 75 minutes of each other. by Pro Sailing Tour Posted 5 Aug 14:42 BST Ajax Nationals at St. Mawes Ajax Nationals at St. Mawes A breezy start to the event as Storm Evert barrelled up the north Cornwall coast The morning of Friday July 30th was somewhat inclement, Storm Evert was barrelling up the north Cornwall coast and the wise decision from the race officer was to postpone for 3 hours before setting out into the bay. by John Howard Posted 5 Aug 11:25 BST Inaugural Streaker Coastal Championship Inaugural Streaker Coastal Championship A new event on the calendar at Snettisham Beach In past years, the Streaker class has held an Inland Championship whether or not the Nationals was held at sea. This meant that sometimes there were two important inland events but no equivalent event at sea. by Veronica Falat Posted 5 Aug 07:07 BST Rolex Fastnet Race: The challenge intensifies Rolex Fastnet Race: The challenge intensifies A substantial fleet of more than 300 yachts is set to compete A substantial fleet of more than 300 yachts is set to compete in the 49th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. The entry list is evidence once again of the illustrious status and widespread appeal of the event, which starts from Cowes on the Isle of Wight. by Quinag Posted 5 Aug 06:58 BST 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Day 3 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Day 3 Opportunities and renewed options as finals series beckons Big leading points advantages are cut right back under the controversial Preliminary & Finals format sailed at 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, but at least there should be a heightened level of confidence and an impetus which should carry through to last races. by 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 5 Aug 06:15 BST Cowes Week 2021 Day 5 Cowes Week 2021 Day 5 A really challenging day for both competitors and race officials After a long postponement racing got underway today just after lunch, in bright sun and 6-8 knots of wind. A fickle sea breeze that rarely became fully established created a really challenging day for both competitors and race officials. by Rupert Holmes Posted 4 Aug 21:36 BST IMOCA Class set for Rolex Fastnet classic IMOCA Class set for Rolex Fastnet classic A great opportunity for two-handed IMOCA crews to battle against each other The IMOCA Class is taking on this year's Rolex Fastnet Race in force, with up to 14 boats expected on the startline. The 49th edition of this historic biennial race which starts from the Solent on Sunday by Ed Gorman Posted 4 Aug 19:31 BST Stage is set for J/70 Worlds in California Stage is set for J/70 Worlds in California Sixty-two teams from 11 nations are expected The stage is set for the long-awaited J/70 World Championship Regatta to be held August 7 to 15, 2021 at California Yacht Club. by Betsy Crowfoot Posted 4 Aug 14:35 BST Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 11 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 11 470 Gold Medals for Australia and Great Britain The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition concluded with two Medal Races in the 470 Men and 470 Women. With the 470 becoming a Mixed Event for Paris 2024, today was the last time that these partnerships would race side by side in the same boat. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 4 Aug 12:49 BST Rolex Middle Sea Monohull Line Honours contenders Rolex Middle Sea Monohull Line Honours contenders The stunning ClubSwan 125 Skorpios is set to compete With just over three months to the start of the 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race, the race to be on the start line on Saturday 23 October is heating up. by Royal Malta Yacht Club Posted 4 Aug 12:27 BST Mills and McIntyre take Tokyo gold Mills and McIntyre take Tokyo gold Team GB sailors top the charts Despite late drama as the French team protested then British, leading to a tense wait ashore, Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre won Women's 470 Gold in the final Medal Race at Tokyo 2020. The Jury quickly dismissed the protest. by Will Carson, RYA Posted 4 Aug 12:17 BST The Persico Fly40 experience The Persico Fly40 experience A new-concept foiling class and circuit The future of owner-racer racing is here: Persico Marine has transferred its America's Cup experience to a 12-metre foiler designed for a 5-person crew. by Persico Marine Posted 4 Aug 11:28 BST Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships Virtually perfect wind and sea conditions and a record turnout Virtually perfect wind and sea conditions gave the record turnout of 35 teams excellent and competitive racing over the weekend in the Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships on the event's 30th Anniversary year. by Gordon Burgis Posted 4 Aug 10:11 BST Byte Nationals at Pwllheli Byte Nationals at Pwllheli Basking in the Welsh sunshine Things have not been easy for the sailing community recently with Covid closing sailing clubs and open events being cancelled but over the weekend of July 24-26 the Byte Class met up at Pwllheli for their 2021 National Championships. by John Saunders Posted 4 Aug 09:59 BST Great Britain wins gold in 470 Women Great Britain wins gold in 470 Women Poland silver, France bronze in final sailing event at Tokyo 2020 Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre (GBR) have won gold in the 470 Women, with Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Jolanta Ogar (POL) taking silver and Camille Lecointre and Aloise Retornaz (FRA) bronze. by Andy Rice Posted 4 Aug 08:47 BST 470 Women Medal Race Protest delays final results 470 Women Medal Race Protest delays final results France's Lecointre & Retornaz protesting Great Britain for alleged team racing What was meant to be a straightforward gold medal celebration for Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre (GBR) has had to be delayed until a protest has been heard and resolved onshore. by Andy Rice Posted 4 Aug 08:28 BST Australia wins Men's 470 Gold at Tokyo 2020 Australia wins Men's 470 Gold at Tokyo 2020 Sweden silver, Spain bronze in the Olympic Sailing Competition Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) have won gold in the 470 Men, with Anton Dahlberg and Fredrik Bergstrom (SWE) taking silver and Jordi Xammar and Nico Rodriguez (ESP) bronze. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 4 Aug 07:17 BST IAKA Youth Team podium on Women's Day IAKA Youth Team podium on Women's Day In the SB20 Grand Slam Series at Cowes Week Having won the selection event at the Royal Southern YC July Regatta, the newly established IAKA Youth Team is competing in the SB20 Class at Cowes Week. by Louay Habib Posted 4 Aug 06:30 BST 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Day 2 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Day 2 Consistency is more elusive as Olympians shine on Bay of Palma If Day 1 of the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE delivered the brisk sea breeze, settled in strength and direction today was trickier with today's thermal breeze proving a lot more unsettled and changeable. by 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 4 Aug 06:21 BST All set for the Allen Sailing OK Nationals All set for the Allen Sailing OK Nationals The biggest fleet for many years is gathering in Weymouth For the Allen Sailing OK Nationals there are always multiple ways to succeed and not just those who take away the big shiny trophies. by Karen Robertson Posted 4 Aug 05:25 BST RS Aero Europeans at Lake Garda day 2 RS Aero Europeans at Lake Garda day 2 Fleet of 70 enjoy three races on the second day Racing got under way at the RS Aero Europeans after a weekend preparation including measuring in the fleet of 70 whilst groups went out training together. Then on Sunday the Class held general coaching with an hour ashore to run though tips. by RS Aero International Class Association Posted 4 Aug 04:50 BST IRC Welsh National Championship Preview IRC Welsh National Championship Preview Only ten days to go until the event at Plas Heli There are only ten days until the start of the IRC Welsh National Championship hosted at the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre organised by Pwllheli Sailing Club and Royal Dee Yacht Club. by Stephen Tudor Posted 3 Aug 20:33 BST Cowes Week 2021 Day 4 Cowes Week 2021 Day 4 A relaxing morning ashore waiting for the sea breeze Competitors today benefited from a relaxing morning ashore, in bright and warm sun, while waiting for a sea breeze to fill in. by Rupert Holmes Posted 3 Aug 19:37 BST Scott, Berecz & Cadona secure Finn medals Scott, Berecz & Cadona secure Finn medals One of the most stressful medal races ever at Tokyo 2020 After an epic final Finn medal race, Giles Scott has won the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Hungary's Zsombor Berecz won the medal race to secure the silver while Spain's Joan Cardona did just enough to hang on to the bronze. by Robert Deaves Posted 3 Aug 17:31 BST SailGP Inspire and PCC establish legacy SailGP Inspire and PCC establish legacy Funding to provide training courses and memberships to hundreds of youths in and around Plymouth Following the success of the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix, SailGP Inspire and Plymouth City Council banded together to continue supporting youth sailing initiatives in Plymouth, through generous donations and support from the global league's partners. by SailGP Posted 3 Aug 17:27 BST ILCA 2021 UK Nationals Runners & Riders ILCA 2021 UK Nationals Runners & Riders Almost 260 entries set for the WPNSA later this month The 2021 ILCA Nationals at WPNSA are nearly upon us and with almost 260 entries we can look forward the biggest National championship to be held in the UK for some considerable time. by Ben Flower Posted 3 Aug 16:25 BST Flying Fifteen Facet Trophy at Dublin Bay Flying Fifteen Facet Trophy at Dublin Bay A challenging day for all! The Facet Trophy for Flying Fifteens on Dublin Bay is unique in that it is the only event within the DBSC Flying Fifteen Series where the trophy is presented on the day of the racing. by Cormac Bradley Posted 3 Aug 15:42 BST Solos at Ranelagh Solos at Ranelagh A down-river / up-river passage race under numerous Thames bridges While the Solo class has held a Thames Valley series for many years, only a bi-annual event between Minima and Twickenham Yacht Clubs actually takes place on the River Thames itself, so the invitation to Ranelagh helps to broaden the series. by Godfrey Clark Posted 3 Aug 14:49 BST How the Medals were won at Tokyo 2020 How the Medals were won at Tokyo 2020 Live Q&A with tracking expert Marcus Baur What a day! Four Medal Races that have just taken place in Tokyo. Even if you can't get access to the TV coverage from the Sailing at Tokyo 2020, hopefully you've been able to watch the live tracking of the racing (or watch it later on record). by Andy Rice Posted 3 Aug 13:46 BST Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 10 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition day 10 Gold Medals for Italy & Brazil and two for Great Britain It was a sensational day of racing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition on the day that IOC President Thomas Bach experienced the sport for himself. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 3 Aug 13:11 BST Tuesday Tokyo medal rush for Team GB sailors Tuesday Tokyo medal rush for Team GB sailors Two ultra-tense finishes secure gold medals in the 49er and Finn medal races It was a massive day for the Team GB sailors with two golds, one silver and another medal guaranteed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition, with four medals in total confirmed. by Will Carson, RYA Posted 3 Aug 12:56 BST Tokyo 2020: Great Britain and Italy take home gold Tokyo 2020: Great Britain and Italy take home gold With the 49er class decided by the slimmest of margins Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell become the first British team to win 49er gold, and in the process knock Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) from their perch atop the sailing world. by 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 3 Aug 12:37 BST Cadet Worlds at Lake Garda after day 3 Cadet Worlds at Lake Garda after day 3 Three races held today after a slow start to the event Since Sunday 60 crews from 8 nations have been competing in Fraglia Vela Riva, on Lake Garda in the Cadet World Championship, which began with unusually conditions for Lake Garda with little wind and a consequently slow start. by Elena Giolai Posted 3 Aug 12:31 BST The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week weekend 1 The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week weekend 1 120 boats for the first weekend After months of preparation and 'is it, isn't it on' chat, Bass Week 2021, sponsored by The Lakes Distillery and Craft Insure, commenced with sunshine, showers and a gentle northerly breeze. by Bass Press Posted 3 Aug 10:27 BST Musto Skiff German Open at Travemünder Woche 2021 Musto Skiff German Open at Travemünder Woche 2021 A big week for the German Musto Skiff Class, who finally got to launch their 2021 season It was a big week for the GER Musto Skiff Class, who finally got to launch their 2021 season with the German Open at Travemünder Woche 2021. by Björn Blom Posted 3 Aug 09:15 BST National Swallow Championship 2021 National Swallow Championship 2021 Fleet of 15 boats enjoying extremely competitive racing in Hayling Bay The National Swallow Championships were hosted by Itchenor Sailing Club over the weekend of 31/1st August with a Covid-respectable fleet of 15 boats enjoying extremely competitive racing in Hayling Bay. by Mike Wigmore Posted 3 Aug 09:11 BST Italy wins gold in Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull Italy wins gold in Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull Great Britain silver, Germany bronze at Tokyo 2020 Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti (ITA) have won gold in the Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull event, with John Gimson and Anna Burnet (GBR) taking silver and Paul Kohlhoff and Alica Stuhlemmer (GER) bronze. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 3 Aug 08:01 BST Normal service resumed on the Bay of Palma Normal service resumed on the Bay of Palma 105 boats racing across nine divisions The Bay of Palma offered up typically perfect seabreeze conditions and warm sunshine to welcome back regatta racing for the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE to the renowned Balearic island race track. by 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE Posted 3 Aug 07:42 BST Great Britain's Giles Scott wins Finn gold Great Britain's Giles Scott wins Finn gold Hungary silver, Spain bronze at Tokyo 2020 Giles Scott (GBR) has won gold in the Finn with Zsombor Berecz (HUN) taking silver and Joan Cardona (ESP) bronze. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 3 Aug 07:13 BST Great Britain wins gold in 49er Men Great Britain wins gold in 49er Men New Zealand silver, Germany bronze at Tokyo 2020 Dylan Fletcher and Stu Bithell (GBR) have won gold in the 49er Men with Pete Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) taking silver and Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel (GER) bronze. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 3 Aug 06:07 BST Brazil wins gold in 49erFX Women Brazil wins gold in 49erFX Women Germany silver, Netherlands bronze at Tokyo 2020 Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) have won gold in the 49erFX Women with Tina Lutz and Susann Beucke (GER) taking silver and Annemiek Bekkering and Annette Duetz (NED) bronze. by Andy Rice, World Sailing Posted 3 Aug 05:50 BST Cowes Week 2021 Day 3 Cowes Week 2021 Day 3 A change in the weather brings new boats to the fore A change in the weather, with shifty east and south-easterly breezes replacing the westerlies of the first two days, saw new boats coming to the fore in many fleets today. by Rupert Holmes Posted 2 Aug 20:21 BST Six ‘Ocean Fifty' yachts start the Final Rush Six ‘Ocean Fifty' yachts start the Final Rush A stunning start in Toulon harbour on Monday The six Ocean Fifty yachts had a stunning start this Monday, at half past ten in the morning and in perfect weather conditions for the 1600-mile offshore race to Toulon. by Pro Sailing Tour Posted 2 Aug 19:42 BST Rolex Fastnet Race: MOCRA class preview Rolex Fastnet Race: MOCRA class preview The ultimate racer cruisers racing in considerably more comfort The Ultimes may be the pace-setters in next month's Rolex Fastnet Race with the potential to get around even the new elongated course in less than a day - but not far behind them will be the MOCRA class, mostly racing in considerably more comfort. by James Boyd, RORC Posted 2 Aug 17:45 BST Stoneways Marine YJA Awards nominations open Stoneways Marine YJA Awards nominations open Nominate your YJA Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year 2021 Nominations open today (Monday 2nd August) for the Stoneways Marine YJA Yachtsman of the Year and the Young Sailor of the Year 2021. These awards are, without doubt, the most prestigious in UK yachting. by Yachting Journalists' Association Posted 2 Aug 17:15 BST
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