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Show news Gilmour brothers lead 49ers into Medal Race
Day 5 at the Hempel World Cup Series – Round 3, Genoa
Posted today at 12:46 am
NZL Sailing Team: Two in 49er Medal race - Day 5
After a day of ups and downs, two Kiwi 49er crews chase medals at Genoa World Cup
Posted on 19 Apr
Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 5
Scene set for 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Medal Races
Posted on 19 Apr
Gilmour brothers 3rd place at Genoa World Cup
West Australian brothers maintained third place in the 49er class
Posted on 19 Apr
Relative gale helps Kiwis on Day 4 at SWC Genoa
Genoa enjoyed winds of 5-7 knots on Day 4, which was a relative gale compared to the previous days
Posted on 18 Apr
Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 4
Hat-trick puts Dutch 49erFX team in pole position
Posted on 18 Apr
Another light day at Genoa World Cup Series
Another light day at Genoa World Cup Series
Posted on 18 Apr
Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 3
The 67-boat fleet is split into blue and yellow for the qualification series
Posted on 17 Apr
Light racing at Genoa World Cup Series
A difficult day for sailors and race officials
Posted on 17 Apr
NZL Sailing Team: Only one crew finishes - Day 2
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech were the only New Zealanders to complete a race, finishing 13th
Posted on 16 Apr
Hempel World Cup Series Genoa day 2
Tomasgaard and Stipanovic took hard earned yellow and blue fleet victories
Posted on 16 Apr
NZL Sailing Team: Light winds play havoc in Genoa
The top Kiwi sailors from the 2016 Olympics are back in their fleets after Day 1 at Genoa
Posted on 16 Apr
Gilmour brothers off to a flying start at Genoa
Hempel World Cup Series Round 3 underway in Italy
Posted on 16 Apr
Kiwis sailors head to Genoa for World Cup
NZL Sailing Team will look to continue to make their mark at the Hempel World Cup Series
Posted on 15 Apr
Only three classes able to race in 18-25kts?
FareVela's Michele Tognazzi raises the issue of seaworthiness of several Olympic classes
Posted on 14 Apr
U.S. athletes head to Italy for Hempel WC Series
Italian city of Genoa is preparing to host over 700 sailors
Posted on 14 Apr
Genoa gearing up for Hempel World Cup Series debut
Italian city of Genoa preparing to host over 700 sailors
Posted on 12 Apr
Chris Barnard on the 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia
A Q&A with Chris Barnard about winning Laser gold at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
Posted on 11 Apr
Australian Sailing Team arrives in Genoa
Hempel World Cup Series – Round 3
Posted on 11 Apr
LaserPerformance lists Licence Dispute FAQ's
LaserPerformance has posed a set of its own "Frequently Asked Questions Concerning ILCA's Actions".
Posted on 11 Apr
Lasers, the Trofeo Sofia and the Congressional Cup
David Schmidt's latest North American newsletter
Posted on 9 Apr
Will the Laser war become Sailing's Brexit?
The row between the Int Laser Class Assoc and its largest builder looks set to escalate
Posted on 9 Apr
ILCA Frequently Asked Questions
Regarding ILCA Approved Builders
Posted on 8 Apr
Feather duster
As in knock me down… Like this wasn't going to happen
Posted on 7 Apr
US delivers medals and qualifies for Test Event
At the 50th Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia Iberostar Regatta
Posted on 7 Apr
NZL Sailing Team: Three medal haul from Palma
Kiwis win three medals at Palma, two in Finn class, second most successful nation
Posted on 6 Apr
Gold for Mills and McIntyre on Super Saturday
Great Britain top regatta medal table with eight medals on stormy super Saturday
Posted on 6 Apr
Trofeo Sofia Iberostar finishes with medal blast
Olympic champions won in just two of the ten classes
Posted on 6 Apr
NZL Sailing Team: Seven crews in Medal racing
One medal is guaranteed and more probable when seven Kiwi boats contest the Medal racing
Posted on 5 Apr
50th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar day 5
Job done, victories assured in 49er and 470 men
Posted on 5 Apr
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Luke Elliot shows his downwind technique - Genoa World Cup Series
© Sailing Energy
Genoa World Cup Series 2019 day 4
© Sailing Energy
A balancing act for Luke Elliott - Genoa World Cup Series 2019
© Beau Outteridge
Croatia's Tonci Stipanovic - Hempel World Cup Series Genoa 2019
© Sailing Energy / World Sailing
Norway's Hermann Tomasgaard - Hempel World Cup Series Genoa 2019
© Sailing Energy / World Sailing
Keyhaven YC Spring Series Races 6 & 7
© Malcolm Lee
American Laser sailors Chris Barnard en route to winning gold at the 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
© ©Jesus Renedo/SAILING ENERGY/50th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
American Laser sailor Chris Barnard wins gold at the 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
© ©Pedro Martinez/SAILING ENERGY/50th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar 06 April, 20
London Olympics: When the Laser was introduced to the Olympics in 1996 its appeal was that it provided competition using equal and identical equipment.
© Richard Gladwell
Supply and support of a fleet of supplied Lasers for Olympics, Youth Worlds and World Championships is a big undertaking - 2017 Youth Worlds, China
© LaserPerformance
Elliot Hansen (right) takes delivery of his new Laser from Laser Performance - October 2018
© LaserPerformance
Almost 60 supplied Laser Radials cross the start line at the 2016 Youth Worlds, Torbay SC, December 2016
© Richard Gladwell
LaserPerformance assert they have the supply rights for the Laser class if it is selected for the 2024 Olympics in Marseille, France
© Richard Gladwell
LaserPerformance assert they have the trademark rights to the words and marks for the Laser class in all territories except Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea.
© Richard Gladwell
LaserPerformance's premises in UK
© Google Earth
Examples of class-legal plaques over the years
© ILCA
Chris Barnard (Newport Beach, Calif.) receiving award for first place in the Laser class - 50th Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia Iberostar Regatta
© Sailing Energy
Christopher Barnard - 50 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar, Day 6
© Sailing Energy / Trofeo Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR
USA on day 4 of Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
© Sailing Energy
Lorenzo Chiavarini - Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar, Day 2
© Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / Trofeo Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR
Day 1 of Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar
© Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy
Prize winners from Laser Qualifier at Plymouth
© UKLA
Close racing during the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Approaching the windward mark during the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Alan Davis leading the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Pre-start of the standard fleet during the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Light winds on Saturday during the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin
Host club Commodore Adrian Jones taking part in the Laser Masters at Notts County
© David Eberlin