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World Sailing president on Finn Olympic exit & IOC relationship

In this second article based on our exclusive interview with World Sailing president Kim Andersen we discuss sailing’s relationship with the International Olympic Committee and the demise of the Finn class as an Olympic boat after Tokyo 2020. READ THE FIRST ARTICLE HERE With the World Sailing AGM vote in Sarasota, Florida

UK to host 2019 Nacra 17, 49er & 49FX European Championships

UK to host 2019 Nacra 17, 49er & 49FX European Championships

The United Kingdom has been selected to host next year’s joint Nacra 17, 49er and 49er FX European Championships. The high-adrenaline event – scheduled to take place from May 13 to 19 at the London 2012 sailing venue Weymouth and Portland’s National Sailing Academy – will be the first time since

Harken: Trickle up

Harken: Trickle up

One thing that distinguishes the foiling generation from the rest is the flow of technical development often goes in the opposite direction from usual. Harken has been quick to embrace that.   The Harken process of developing new products usually follows a similar path: identify a market need, design, refine and engineer

Five world champions at Star Sailors League final

Five world champions at Star Sailors League final

Five of this year’s World Champions from the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, are set to compete in the Star Sailors League Finals this December in the Bahamas. Three of the five have competed in Nassau before, Pavlos Kontides (Laser, Cyprus) in 2015, and Šime Fantela (49er, Croatia) in

Bora Gulari and Helena Scutt end campaign

Bora Gulari and Helena Scutt end Olympic campaign.

US Sailing Team Nacra 17 campaigners Bora Gulari and Helena Scutt have unexpectedly ended their campaign for selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The pair – who both separately competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – made the announcement on their team Facebook page: “With heavy hearts we have ended

Sailjuice interview with James Peters and Fynn Sterritt

Sailjuice interview with James Peters and Fynn Sterritt

On the latest episode of the Sailjuice Talk podcast Olympic sailing expert journalist Andy Rice corners British Sailing Team 49er sailors James Peters and Fynn Sterritt immediately after they won the medal race to clinch the top spot on the final day of the Sailing World Cup regatta in Enoshima,

Olympic sailing: Sailing World Cup Enoshima regatta by the numbers

Olympic sailing: Sailing World Cup Enoshima regatta by the numbers

Olympic sailing: On the eve of the Enoshima World Cup regatta at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games venue in Japan getting under way here's a breakdown of the likely podium contenders in the main classes. Following the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, the sailors are continuing their journey to

Olympic sailing: Finn Olympic champion Giles Scott returns to competitive action in Japan

Olympic sailing: Finn Olympic champion Giles Scott returns to competitive action in Japan

Olympic sailing: Rio 2016 gold medallist Giles Scott will make his return to the Olympic circuit following a four-month hiatus as the World Cup Series heads to the Tokyo 2020 venue of Enoshima for the first time. Scott will be among a 38-strong British Sailing Team contingent to take on the

Olympic sailing: Video profile of leading British 49er pair Dylan Fletcher-Scott & Stuart Bithell

Olympic sailing: Video profile of leading British 49er pair Dylan Fletcher-Scott & Stuart Bithell

Olympic sailing: Gillette World Sport takes a look at Britain's top 49er pairing Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stuart Bithell as they they try to qualify for Tokyo 2020 and become the first British crew to win Olympic gold in the tricky high-performance twin-trapeze skiff. Source: Gillette World Sport

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