British sailors really had a memorable and enjoyable day at the Rio sailing Olympics on Thursday. The day when Finns and 470s were battling in big waves on offshore course, result from the previous day put Team GBR sailors into five sailing medal positions. The 49er along with 49er FX classes are yet to begin and racing for them to compete.
World Sailing commented on the extremes of flat water along with shifty conditions on inshore by stating the fact that this regatta is testing each and every extreme of the ability of a sailor. Some of them argue regarding the fact what Olympic competition must be. The performance of Giles Scott in the Finn Class was really a highlighting one. Continue reading “British Sailors In Medal Positions”
The New York yacht club members have definitely been up and about participating in different sailing events and winning back accolades for the club. Another instance is that of Dan Cheresh who won the North American Championship hosted by C&C 30 One-Design.
Cheresh is no novel participant as he has already several titles in North America under his belt. The trophy that he won this time was a wearable accessory. The winner was recipient of one of the three Rolex timepieces being offered in Part II of the Race Week that was held in Newport.
Cheresh says that they had put together a plan with Plain Sailing about 15months ago during the annual event of the club in 2015. As the yacht club is a great sailing venue, it is best that North American championships are organized here. He feels that the decision had been a good one as the sailing experience is wonderful here. Continue reading “North American Sailing Championship”
The Yacht Racing Forum is all set to take place on 7th and 8th December, in Geneva, Switzerland. No less than two-hundred-thirty delegates including 25 media people from all across the world have already affirmed their participation and the list is increasing by the day.
The hot issues this year include the present-future of yacht racing, sailing on television as well as the best way for sailing events or squads to use social sites, Rio Olympic Games next year, the Ultime Class, commercial schemes for small and medium events, sustainability and a whole lot more.
Drawing parallel to Business and Marketing Conference, Design & Technology Symposium would concentrate on the newest innovations including foiling, the desegregation of more composite stuffs in the design process, rating aeronautics and rules.
Finally, the Risk Management & Safety conference will talk about the liabilities, and ricks and rules to ensure insurances, crew safety and a lot more. The speakers include some of todays’ top actors from within the yacht industry, including key note speakers Gary Jobson, Ian Walker, Knut Frostad, Peter Sowrey and François Gabart.
Event manager Bernard Schopfer said that the industry feedback has been greatly positive and they are looking forward to welcoming the sports’ key actors to Geneva. He added that the Yacht Racing Forum alleviates business development by offering quality networking scopes with decision makers from all areas within the industry.