Reigning Olympic gold medallist Hannah Mills and her crew Eilidh McIntyre have won the 470 class World Championship after a nail-biting finale on the waters of the Tokyo 2020 sailing venue.
The British Sailing Team pairing defeated home-town heroes Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka, the 2018 champions, in a thrilling
A dramatic split-second start line decision helped secure a fifth world championship title for Australia’s 470 pairing Mat Belcher and Will Ryan in Enoshima, Japan where the Tokyo 2020 Olympic regatta will be held in under a year’s time.
Going into the final medal race on Friday August 9, the focus
Having been rather tough on the Medal Race format in my previous column, I have to confess it really did come up trumps for the 49er Men at Kiel Week. So often the gold medal is wrapped up before the final day, but at Kiel, nine out of the ten
With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games just a little more than a year away there has been more focus than usual from competitors and national sailing organisations on the spate of Olympic classes European Championships taking place over the last couple of weeks.
In fact, more than a spate, it’s been
If performing under pressure is what the Olympic Games is all about, then the Dutch Federation’s bold - some would say foolhardy - approach to selecting its athletes has something to recommend it.
The Volvo European Championships - a combined event for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 fleets - was
Live show coverage of the final four days of racing at the Volvo 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship 2019.
Reigning Olympic champion Hannah Mills and crew Eilidh McIntyre will look to seal their second consecutive major regatta win at the 470 class European Championships this week.
Mills and McIntyre (above in main image) will when they face off against the world’s best in San Remo, Italy, for the week-long competition
“I bloody knew it!”
As I flew into Genoa Airport for the Hempel World Cup Series, I could see beneath me fleets of small dinghies waiting to race on a glassy Mediterranean Sea. Having raced the 470 here a couple of times at the Eurolymp Regatta, as the event was known
It’s not been an official event on the World Sailing Olympic classes calendar for quite some time now, but the 50th edition of the Princess Sofia Trophy regatta held on Palma Bay, Mallorca last week set running the 15-month countdown the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in quite spectacular fashion.
Fans and detractors of the concept of the new two-person mixed-gender offshore Olympic medal event set to be debuted at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will get a chance to see what the competition might look like in reality next year with the inaugural running of the World Sailing Offshore World