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
Last month I wrote about the folly (as I saw it) of the Dutch trials system which nearly saw the obvious first choice candidates - reigning World Champions Annemiek Bekkering and Annette Duetz - miss out on selection for Tokyo 2020. However, they survived their trial by fire and came
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
“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
In the first in a series of regular monthly articles about the Olympic sailing scene, British sailing journalist Andy Rice takes a look at the insidious problem of mechanical doping within some of sailing's Olympic classes.
Opinions are like... how does that saying go? Oh yes! Opinions are like belly buttons
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,