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Cup Spy Nov 10: Three very different days
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ
Three teams experienced very different days as they trained in Barcelona, Jeddah and Auckland It was an early day of summer on the Hauraki Gulf, but a squally one in Jeddah. The Brits had a good session with their training boat T6 - until the electronic gremlins struck.
Posted on 11 Nov 2023
Letter from the Antipodes: Cup teams split
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ
Remembering a leading light of school sailing, Cup teams split after Barcelona, TransAt JV Our condolences to the family and friends of Simon Smith, who died as the result of a sailing accident in the Coastal Classic. Simon was a couple of years behind me at Westlake Boys. Our paths next crossed when we were both involved in school teams racing
Posted on 11 Nov 2023
Sail-World NZ: Nov 10, 2023
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for Nov 10, 2023 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for Nov 10, 2023
Posted on 10 Nov 2023
Sail-World NZ: July 31 - At a turning point
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 31, 2023 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 31, 2023
Posted on 31 Jul 2023
Sail-World NZ: June 27 - 17yr old wins UK Moths
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 27, 2023 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 27, 2023
Posted on 27 Jun 2023
Sail-World NZ: May 26 - Cup Spy latest
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 26, 2023 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 26, 2023
Posted on 25 May 2023
Sail-World NZ: April 20 - Cup latest.
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for April 20, 2023 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for April 20, 2023
Posted on 19 Apr 2023
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - Cup latest..WMRT
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for December 24, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for December 24, 2022.
Posted on 23 Dec 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - Cup latest..Womens WMR
by Richard Gladwell-Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for November 9, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for November 9, 2022.
Posted on 9 Nov 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - Sept 15, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for September 15, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for September 15, 2022.
Posted on 14 Sep 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - August 26, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for August 26, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for August 26, 2022.
Posted on 25 Aug 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - July 8, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 8, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 8, 2022.
Posted on 8 Jul 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - June 23, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - June 23, 2022 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 23, 2022.
Posted on 23 Jun 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - June 2, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 2, 2022. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 2, 2022.
Posted on 1 Jun 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - April 29, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Sail-World NZ - April 29- Live Ocean Racing have made their first foray into the ETF26 circuit with a crew comprising some of the top sailors in New Zealand - Jo Aleh, Molly Meech, Alex Maloney, Erica Dawson, and Liv Mackay. Jason Saunders is the coach.
Posted on 29 Apr 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - April 3, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for April 3, 2022 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for April 3, 2022
Posted on 2 Apr 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - March 21, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for March 21, 2022 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for March 21, 2022
Posted on 20 Mar 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine -February 24, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine -February 24, 2022 Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - February 24, 2022
Posted on 24 Feb 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - January 26, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - January 26, 2022 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for January 26, 2022
Posted on 25 Jan 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - January 6, 2022
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for January 6, 2022 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for January 6, 2022 - wishing you all a great New Year!
Posted on 5 Jan 2022
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - December 20, 2021
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for December 20, 2021. Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for December 20, 2021. This editorial has been heavily edited for length. For the full version click here.
Posted on 20 Dec 2021
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - November 14, 2021
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for November 14, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for November 14, 2021
Posted on 14 Nov 2021
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - October 29, 2021
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
There seems to be plenty of noise, but not much light at the end of Auckland's COVID tunnel There seems to be plenty of noise but not much light at the end of Auckland's and New Zealand's COVID tunnel.
Posted on 28 Oct 2021
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - October 10, 2021
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for October 10, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for October 9, 2021
Posted on 9 Oct 2021
Gladwell's Line: Dalts told to walk the plank
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Attempts to force the next Cup to be held in NZ are misguided at best. The current Defender and America's Cup trustee, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, are doing what they should be doing - which is to take the recommendation and decision from their America's Cup team and endorse it.
Posted on 4 Sep 2021
Sail-World NZ: E-magazine - September 3, 2021
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for September 3, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for September 3, 2021
Posted on 2 Sep 2021
Paris2024: Antipodean re-think required
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tokyo2020 proved to be a game of snakes and ladders for the 17 countries who divvied up 30 medals When the medal table was added up, Tokyo2020 proved to be the proverbial game of snakes and ladders for the 17 countries who divvied up the 30 medals. Nine European nations increased their medal haul from Rio. Oceania was the biggest loser.
Posted on 31 Aug 2021
Sail-World NZ: August 23: A view from MIQ
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
This Olympic commentary comes to you from MIQ This commentary comes to you from MIQ (Managed Quarantine and Isolation) for those living outside New Zealand, where we're our 14 day stint following the Tokyo2020 Olympics.
Posted on 23 Aug 2021
Tokyo2020: First reflections on a yo-yo regatta
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The Tokyo2020 Olympics are half over - with five Olympic Medal races are still to be contested The Tokyo2020 Olympics are half over - the remaining five Olympic Medal races due to be contested over the next two days. And today looks like being another with light winds.
Posted on 3 Aug 2021
Sail-World NZ: August 3 - Olympic Newsletter
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Greetings from Enoshima, with New Zealand sailors set to sail in three medal races Greetings from Enoshima, Japan, with New Zealand sailors set to sail in three Olympic Medal races over the next two days.
Posted on 2 Aug 2021
Dutch win third successive RS:X Gold medal
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Kiran Badloe's Gold medal win in the RS:X - was a third Gold medal for his coach Aaron McIntosh Kiran Badloe's (NED) Gold medal win in the RS:X - was a third Gold medal for his coach Aaron McIntosh (NZL), and sits well alongside his 2000 Olympic Bronze medal, in the Mens windsurfer.
Posted on 31 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: Leader boards level up on a light Day 6
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
overall there was a levelling of the leaderboards - making for a tense round of Medal racing While in a couple of situations, sailors have secured Gold medals, overall there was a levelling of the leaderboards - potentially making for a tense round of Medal racing
Posted on 30 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: 49er race winner DSQ after spot check
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke scored their first race win after a sensational disqualification Two crews sailing in the 49er class were disqualified last night, after being found to have trapeze belts that were slightly over the allowed weight.
Posted on 30 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020 - Day 5: A day when it paid to be greedy
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Peter Burling, Matt Belcher, and the Kiwi 470 crew share their thoughts on day of contrasts Netherlands seem to be assured of their first Gold medal going into the Medal race, and their coach, his third. Peter Burling, Matt Belcher and the Kiwi 470 team give their thoughts on Day 5's racing, and why it paid to be greedy
Posted on 29 Jul 2021
Brits set for a medal grab at Tokyo2020
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The sight of the Union Jack at the front of the Tokyo2020 fleets is becoming more familiar each day The sight of the Union Jack at the front of the Tokyo2020 fleets is becoming more familiar with each passing day in the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta, being staged at Enoshima.
Posted on 28 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: Images from Day 3 - Four classes
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Images from Day 3 of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta, featuring the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Laser Images from Day 3 of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta at Enoshima, featuring the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Laser.
Posted on 27 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: Day 3 - Typhoon under delivers
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
Today the left-over typhoon breeze was as stated on the packet - hugely variable Today the left-over typhoon breeze was as stated on the packet - hugely variable in strength, and direction.
Posted on 27 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: 11th hour call made on wind technology
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
World Sailing makes late call for wind data logging on board coach boats for Tokyo2020 Two weeks ago, after two previous interpretations, World Sailing finally made a definitive ruling on the use of electronic devices - laptops, tablets and similar - for wind data logging on board coach boats for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta.
Posted on 27 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020 - Day 2 - More Snakes and Ladders
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World
Day 2 of the Tokyo2020 Olympics - advancing typhoon tests sailors, ahead of 49er and Finn start In contrast to the opening day, Day 2 of the Tokyo2020 Olympic Regatta was conducted under grey skies, possibly signalling the arrival of tropical storm Nepartak, in the coming days.
Posted on 26 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020: Day 1 - Light winds and heat aplenty
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
It is hard to know what the take-out from the first day of racing at Tokyo2020 should be. It is hard to know what the take-out from the first day of racing at Tokyo2020 should be. Certainly the pre-series favorites were scattered well through all the fleets, particularly in the Mens and Womens One Person Dinghy
Posted on 25 Jul 2021
Tokyo2020 - Light winds for Day 1, fresh to follow
by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz
The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light wind The opening day of the Tokyo2020 Olympic sailing regatta will get underway in light winds, after the fresher overnight conditions are expected to moderate later today.
Posted on 24 Jul 2021
Gladwell's Line: Touchdown in Tokyo
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tokyo2020 may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality No two Olympics are the same, and Tokyo2020 will be notable for having been conducted against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, and may well be the circuit-breaker that returns international sport back to normality.
Posted on 24 Jul 2021
Sail-World NZ: July 24 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 24, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for July 23, 2021
Posted on 23 Jul 2021
Sail-World NZ: June 12 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 12, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for June 12, 2021
Posted on 8 Jun 2021
Sail-World NZ: May 29 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 29, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 29, 2021
Posted on 29 May 2021
Sail-World NZ: May 20 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Sail-World NZ - May 20, 2021: Finn Gold Cup win, Graham Mander tribute, Decision Paris 2024 World Sailing has floated another three options for the International Olympic Committee to consider for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Posted on 20 May 2021
Sail-World NZ: May 11 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 11, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 11, 2021, as with last week this edition comes to you from Melbourne, we return tomorrow.
Posted on 11 May 2021
Gladwell's Line: Pressing ignition on pro-sailing
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
The sail racing world is spluttering back into life after over 12 months of being hostage by COVID The sail racing world is spluttering back into life after over 12 months of being hostage to the COVID pandemic - here's a look at how SailGP and the America's Cup coped, plus the 2024 Olympic event quandary.
Posted on 6 May 2021
Sail-World NZ: May 4 - Latest NZ and World News
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 4, 2021 Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for May 4, 2021
Posted on 4 May 2021
Sail-World NZ: March 24 - Kiwis defend Cup
by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Few commentators, this one included, would have picked that the 36th America's Cup would have sat on Welcome to Sail-World.com's New Zealand e-magazine for March 24, 2021
Posted on 23 Mar 2021