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
Great Britain’s sailors today scooped four medals on the first day of medal racing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event in Enoshima, Japan.
Dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, the test event held one year out from the Games has long been regarded as an indicator for Olympic success and Great
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
Emirates Team New Zealand America’s Cup sailors have finished first, third and fourth in the International A-Class Catamaran World Championship in Australia.
The America’s Cup team’s skipper Glenn Ashby (AUS) claimed his tenth A-Class world title at the regatta raced this week on Hervey Bay in Queensland, with flight controller Blair
Although the start of the next edition of the fully-crewed around the world race formerly known as the Volvo Ocean race is still almost three years away there are already plenty of rumours circulating around the professional sailing world about who might be on the start line in Alicante, Spain
Top Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke say they are "humbled" to be made Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit and hope to inspire young Kiwis to dream big.
The Olympic gold medallists and America's Cup-winning pair were made members for services to sailing, during an investiture ceremony