Seeking Bids for 2022 Sailing World Championships:
World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has published guidelines for Member National Authorities (MNAs) and Host Cities interested in bidding for the 2022 Sailing World Championships.
Second only to the Olympic Games, the Sailing World Championships are the most important event for the Olympic sailing events and is the largest event globally that has the participation of all 10 Olympic events.
The World Championships are held every four years – two years ahead of the Olympic Games. All other years, the World Championships are spread out as separate events for the individual boat classes.
The 2022 Sailing World Championships is where the dream of medals at the…
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Clipper Race: Getting your money’s worth:
(October 13, 2017; Day 9) – Following fast and furious conditions over the last 24 hours, which served up dramatic downpours and wind speeds gusting 60 knots, the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is busy shaking out the reefs in order to make the most of more settled conditions.
Ahead of the front, which passed over the majority of the pack yesterday evening, teams were making the most of the exhilarating surfing conditions. Skipper Conall Morrison reports from HotelPlanner.com, currently in seventh place: “These were awesome surfing conditions and all of our experienced helms were really enjoying it.
“Top surfing speed was set by Adrian Hemmes at 23.5 knots. A…
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