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Mengxi Wei/Haiyan Gao
Sailing World Cup

OPENING DAY IN HYÈRES SETS SCENE FOR ENTHRALLING WEEK OF COMPETITION

24 Apr 2018

The opening scene at the third round of Sailing's World Cup Series in Hyères, France saw the 647 sailors from 46 nations remain cautious as they laid down markers to build on for a full week of competition.

Panagiotis Mantis / Pavlos Kagialis (GRE) 2017
Sailing World Cup

HYERES WORLD CUP - HOW TO FOLLOW

23 Apr 2018

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Sailing World Cup

THE HEAT IS ON THE HYERES

22 Apr 2018


Hyères will heat up in more ways than one this week with temperatures set to soar and a red hot competition across the single Para World Sailing and ten Olympic sailing disciplines expected.

470 General News

WORLD SAILING: FIXING THE REAL OLYMPIC ISSUES

20 Apr 2018

This is the second of a now three-part feature on World Sailing's review of five of the Olympic Events and Classes - as the world controlling body for the sport try to bring in some new options.

470 General News

2018 WORLD CUP IN HYERES, FRANCE IS LESS THAN ONE WEEK AWAY

18 Apr 2018

Round 3 of the 2018 World Cup Series is less than a week away and this year Hyères, France, will welcome an impressive 650 plus sailors from 46 nations.

 

Mathew BELCHER/William RYAN © Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy
470 General Event News

AUSTRALIA'S 470 WINNERS BELCHER AND RYAN AWARDED PRINCESS SOFIA TROPHY

07 Apr 2018

Australia's world champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, outstanding winners of a strong, competitive 470 class, were awarded the Princesa Sofia Trophy, the top overall award at the biggest ever edition, as the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar concluded in light, hesitant breezes in Mallorca today. The regatta attracted 870 boats from 62 different and more than 1200 sailors.

Mathew BELCHER/William RYAN
470 General Event News

MAT BELCHER/WILL RYAN WIN GOLD IN PALMA. MEDAL RACE WILL DECIDE THE WINNER FOR WOMEN'S 470 TITLE

06 Apr 2018

Overall victories in five of the ten Olympic classes at the 49th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar have been decided before Saturday's double points medal race is sailed. The strength and depth of competition at the biggest ever edition of Mallorca's showcase regatta and the variety of testing, different breezes have conspired to deliver a high scoring regatta in most classes.

 

Camille LECOINTRE/Aloise RETORNAZ
470 General Event News

PALMA PUMPS UP THE BREEZE FOR THE FINALS

04 Apr 2018

Bang on cue Mallorca's Bay of Palma fired up the best breeze yet of the 49 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar as the Finals phase started for most of the ten Olympic classes. In warm spring sunshine the breeze puffed to 18 kts at times to present a new, more physical challenge.

470 General News

AIKO SAITO LEADS THE JAPANESE OLYMPIC SAILING TEAM

04 Apr 2018

Aiko Saito has been leading the Japanese Olympic sailing team for eleven years. Previously she was a coach and sailor who participated in the Olympic Games in Seoul and Atlanta in the 470 class.

Noya BAR-AM/Nina AMIR
470 General Event News

ON DAY TWO IN PALMA MATHEW BELCHER/WILLIAM RYAN (AUS) AND NOYA BAR-AM/NINA AMIR (ISR) LEAD THE WAY

03 Apr 2018

At the 49 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar Olympic classes regatta on the Bay of Palma Australians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan return to the 470 after a six month break and today climbed to the top of the 470 Men's leaderboard after a 3,1 in what proved to be relatively light airs during their two heats.