Racing

Following the cancellation of the 2020 Finn World Masters at Port Zelande, and then the postponement of the 2021 Finn World Masters in Puntala, the Dutch Finn class immediately began to work on finding a venue for 2021.

World Sailing’s Board of Directors and the Confederação Brasileira de Vela (CBVela) agreed to cancel the event in anticipation of global travel restrictions and to ensure the health and well-being of athletes, coaches, parents, officials and suppliers.

Following the email vote at the end of 2019, the 2020 edition of the Class Rules has been published and is now available on the World Sailing website.

It will be an hour filled with strategic and tactical advice about how to negotiate, or avoid, laylines – both upwind and downwind.

Season 2 is set to be expanded from five to a minimum of seven events during the year-long period beginning in April 2021.

For OKDIA, what has evolved is a pragmatic approach that tries to find a balance between realism and hope.

It will be the first time the Sharpie Nationals has taken place in Canberra, with the YMCA Sailing Club acting as the host club.

Photographers are invited to submit their best image taken between 14 October 2019 and 6 October 2020.

The process was hastened by the recent introduction of the alternative Shark sail in Western Australia, a square-top mainsail that fits the Sabre hull and rig, which has sparked significant discussion in the class.

Boat owners who have sail numbers in a dark colour on a dark sail will need to have their sail numbers changed to something more contrasting by 1 January 2021.

Entry for the Whitsunday Airlie Beach Festival of Sailing opened on 1 March, 2020

Because there is less wind pressure in wind shadows, it’s critical to know the precise location of each boat’s bad air zone so you can avoid these areas of turbulent and slower-moving air.

Competitors were aged between 13 and 65 years old, showcasing the regatta as a true WASZP event.

Teams from three southern states will take to Corio Bay for the SAILING Champions League – Asia Pacific Southern Qualifier January 25 – 27 as part of the MacGlide Festival of Sails, Royal Geelong Yacht Club’s annual flagship sailing regatta.

Tomorrow’s Historic Passage Race Heralds Start Of The 177th Macglide Festival Of Sails