The race of ocean, the properly crewed round the race of the world with the stopovers, will now race for the very first time on the IMOCAs (60-foot) with the foils for the season of 2021-22. With just more than 2 ½ years to go to the beginning, the organizer for race and sailors are now navigating how this alteration can now benefit the landscape of IMOCA that also prepares every 4 years for the Globe of Vendee, which is the solo round for the race of the world. And when the race of ocean will start in the month of October in 2021 in Spain in Alicante, and it will also comprise the VO65 boats of one-design for a trophy which will be rewarding the young competitors who will be the best, hopes for around 10-15 IMOCAs at the beginning of this edition which is maiden. (more…)
The Tamil Nadu government awarded the state sports persons Chengappa Ganapathy Kelapandaand Vikas Thakkar for winning the bronze medal in event 49er men sailing event at the Asian Games in Indonesia. The state Chief Minister K Palaniswami has announced a cash incentive of Rs 20 lakhs. The government had given this cash for their feat. This is according to the policy of government for promoting the sport talent in Tamil Nadu. There was a separate letters written to Kelapanda and Thakkar by the Chief Minister. In the letter the boys were lauded for the medal-winning performance. It was written in the letter that state, the boys has made the country proud. Both Kelapanda and Thakkar will receive the sum of Rs 20 lakh. This is the incentive that was announced by the late Chief Minister of T...
The 2017 Women’s International Match Race for the Busan Cup was won by Lucy Macgregor and her team. The Team Mac comprising of Charlotte Lawrence, Imogen Stanley, Bethan Carden, Rosie Watkins and Lucy Macgregor won the final 3-0. This is the third time that Lucy has won the Busan Cup as a skipper. She was over the moon with this victory and the joy of lifting the Busan Cup once again was clearly seen in her eyes. Lucy Macgregor is the reigning Women’s Match Racing World Champion and she showed why she is a terror in this race. She proved her prowess and her great skills during the final round battle with Trine Palludan, who entered the finals without losing any of her rounds. The Final was the first race that Trine lost and this was a big setback for her. (more…)
The sustainability commission of World Sailing has taken the first steps to create the 'Sustainability Agenda 2030' after their first meeting in London, which held in the Great Britain between 29-30 August this year. The group of experts was chaired by the Mike Golding OBE, who was appointed to the commission in 2017 June. The meeting brought all the groups together when it's held at the Executive Office of World Sailing for the very first time. Here discussion on the key issues was made, which was related to the sustainability within sailing. (more…)