Racing

Laurent Hay, from La Rochelle, dominated the opening day with three bullets, but then injury forced him to retire from the event, which left the top wide open.

Each of the four episodes of SailGP: Racing on the Edge will have a distinctive theme.

After consulting with the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Executive Committee and World Sailing, the World Match Racing Tour made the decision to elevate the Bermuda Gold Cup to the Open World Championship regatta for 2020.

Mid-September it may be, but conditions for the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2020 IRC championships felt more like June this weekend, with shorts and T-shirts conditions and allowing a full schedule of racing.

The sustainable, smart city is an experienced international event host and world-renowned sailing venue, having recently staged the 2018 Sailing World Championships.

A highly competitive fleet of 38 OK Dinghies is taking part is a scaled back Kieler Woche, and after a cold and very wet change over day on Wednesday, Thursday was dry, warm and with plenty of wind.

Alex Amsler and Rob Cleghorn have developed Buoy Zone, a mobile app which allows race officers to set exact courses and takes the guess work out for support boats.

Dylan Fletcher took the first two races but his 49er crew Stuart Bithell trumped him in the third.

After a week that has tested the sailors in many ways, the final day brought yet another set of conditions to further challenge the fleet of 70 sailors from 27 nations.

The ongoing success of Australia’s iconic 128-year-old sport of 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour, owes much to the incredible action and support of John (Woody) Winning, the Winning family and the Winning family’s business.

A fleet of 45 yachts started in a light northerly that built as the morning wore on, reaching a mid-race peak gust of 22 knots.

Spain’s, Alejandro Muscat has taken the lead at the 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship after two more races in Gdynia, Poland.

Following Australian Sailing's decision not to run Australian Youth Championships, ALCA will be placing additional emphasis on Youth at the Australian Laser Championship events.

The championship got off to a wet and windy start with 12-20 knots of northerly breeze, and rain. Lots and lots of rain.

Earlier in the day the practice race attracted a small fleet to the water for a foretaste of the week ahead which is predicted to have largely offshore, moderate winds.

In late May the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club announced that the $100,000 match racing regatta was rescheduled to late October in the hope that the virus might be more manageable.