Olympic Sailing: Burling and Tuke claim

Olympic Sailing

It might not have been as dramatic as the last one but it was no less significant as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke won their sixth 49er world title in Geelong today. The pair started the day in second, only one point behind the Austrian crew of Benjamin Bildstein and David

SailGP: Fletcher and Bithell on stepping up from the 49er

SailGP: Fletcher and Bithell on stepping up from the 49er

When it comes to steep learning curves, they don’t come much steeper than the one that British 49er Olympic hopeful Dylan Fletcher finds himself on since taking on the role of helmsman aboard the British SailGP F50 catamaran for the global circuit’s inaugural season. Fletcher and his friend and crewmate Stuart

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

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,

Sailor Profile: Chris Nicholson (AUS)

Sailor Profile: Serial dinghy world champion and Volvo Ocean Race competitor Chris Nicholson

Meet serial dinghy world champion and Volvo Ocean Race competitor Chris Nicholson: Nationality: Australian Date of birth: 18 June 1969 Family: wife Megan, sons Banjo and Tully Bio: Australian Chris Nicholson, 49, is one of his country’s most prodigious yachtsmen. He has seven dinghy world championship titles to his name – three in the 505 class