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Sailing - 22 Apr 2008 - Events
New Zealander Jack Lloyd, a well known figure in international yacht racing, has joined the Volvo Ocean Race as its new Race Director. Lloyd, 54, was Chairman of the International Jury for the 2005-06 race after serving as a member of the jury for two previous races. <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN></SPAN> </P>
Sailing - 10 Apr 2008
ISAF is proud to announce that the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy - which honours an outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing - has been awarded posthumously to ISAF Vice-President Nucci Novi Ceppellini (ITA).
Sailing - 07 Apr 2008
When this year’s Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship kicks into action in Århus, Denmark in July, the sailing world will likely get its first glimpse of many future stars, as a quick review of this year’s Olympic Class World Champions reveals.
Sailing - 10 Mar 2008
FleetBroadband has been chosen to provide essential voice and data connectivity for the Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 as well as sending high-definition television (HDTV) and rich multimedia content from the Volvo Open 70s while they race across the world’s oceans.
Sailing - 19 Feb 2008
Norway’s Knut Frostad (40) has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Volvo Ocean Race. Frostad, who has taken part in the Whitbread/Volvo Ocean Race four times, twice as skipper and manager of his own projects, will take up his position at race head quarters in Whiteley, UK, on 3 March.
Sailing - 15 Jan 2008
There is a new face at the helm of the International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) Secretariat, after Jerome Pels (NED) took over as ISAF Secretary General on 1 January 2008.
Sailing - 19 Dec 2007
The DVD of the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships is now available to order from the ISAF website - <A href="http://www.sailing.org/">http://www.sailing.org/</A>.
Sailing - 06 Dec 2007
Arve Sundheim (NOR) has announced his decision to retire from his position as ISAF Secretary General on 1 January 2008.
Sailing - 19 Jun 2007
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today started the search for companies to construct world-class sailing facilities, ensuring Weymouth and Portland remains on course to become one of the first venues ready for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Sailing - 06 Mar 2007
The Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia – Mapfre attends a meeting in Southampton to define the details of the ISAF World Cup Series
Sailing - 21 Feb 2007
The ISAF International Measurers Conference took place over the weekend, with Race Officials from 20 nations gathering in Southampton, Great Britain.
Sailing - 15 Feb 2007
The 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships are heading for the record books with 74 nations registered to compete after the first phase of entry.
Sailing - 18 Jan 2007
Over 40 nations have already applied for entry to the ISAF Sailing World Championships, the pinnacle event for the Olympic Classes in 2007 taking place in Cascais, Portugal from 28 June-13 July.
Sailing - 03 Jan 2007
An evaluation event analyzing equipment for a possible Women's High Performance Dinghy event at the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition will be held in Hyères, France from 16-19 April 2007.
Sailing - 28 Nov 2006
The international circuit will be tested in 2007 by the organisation of the six events of the series, with Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia – Mapfre among them.
Sailing - 27 Nov 2006
ISAF President Göran PETERSSON (SWE) answers your questions today in the first part of <A href="http://www.sailing.org/">http://www.sailing.org/</A> Ask the President feature. The main focus of questions submitted was Olympic Sailing and today the President concentrates his responses on this area.
Sailing - 16 Nov 2006
The 2006 ISAF Annual Conference came to a close in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday 12 November, with a new ISAF World Cup© for the Olympic Classes the major talking point.
Sailing - 13 Nov 2006
This weekend (11-12 November) will see the start of the annual JPMorgan Asset Management Winter Challenge Match Racing Series, with title sponsor JPMorgan Asset Management supporting the event for the third year running.
Sailing - 31 Oct 2006
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board has approved a final version of the competition schedule for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Sailing - 30 Oct 2006
The ISAF Annual Conference brings together figures from across the sailing world in Helsinki, Finland from 2-12 November to discuss, debate and decide on the major issues affecting our sport.
Sailing - 20 Oct 2006
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) announced today that it will sponsor the legendary Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) for the Head of The Charles Regatta, the world’s largest two-day rowing event.
Sailing - 17 Oct 2006
Skandia Team GBR is delighted to announce that Group 4 Securicor has joined its team as one of four silver sponsors, backing the British sailing team in their quest for gold in Beijing 2008 and on home waters in London 2012.
Sailing - 17 Oct 2006
World renowned sailor, television commentator and author Gary JOBSON (USA) will host the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards Dinner and Ceremony in Helsinki, Finland on 7 November 2006.
Sailing - 13 Oct 2006
This weekend’s Skandia RYA Sail for Gold Regatta (13-15 October) at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy will feature an innovative tracking experiment which the organisers hope will help bridge the gap between live sailing and spectator entertainment.
Sailing - 12 Oct 2006
Leading long-term savings group, Skandia UK, will be title sponsor of the UK’s first Olympic Class regatta to be held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), the sailing location for the London 2012 Games.
Sailing - 12 Oct 2006
The new department will focus on key objectives as laid out in the ISAF Strategic Plan.
Sailing - 06 Sep 2006
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Friday 15 September, ten years and five races after the first fleet yachts set sail from Plymouth a decade ago.
Sailing - 21 Jul 2006
281 of the worlds best youth sailors gathered for the final time to cheer the medal winners and to celebrate the end of a very successful Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships 2006 (Thursday 20th July).
Sailing - 17 Jul 2006
A brand new and exciting way to keep up to date with the action from the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2006 has been launched today, in the form of daily video podcasts.
Sailing - 14 Jul 2006
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, UK: The Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship was officially opened on Thursday, 13 July. Over 280 competitors from 63 nations, helped to celebrate the beginning of an event that will see the world’s best young sailors, crowned as youth champions next Thursday.
Sailing - 12 Jul 2006
National Boat Shows, owned by The British Marine Federation, has appointed Fast Track Sailing as their exclusive worldwide sponsorship sales agency to procure major sponsorship for the London and Southampton Boat Shows.
Sailing - 06 Jul 2006
With just a week to go until the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship officially opens at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), event organisers are looking forward to an environmentally friendly regatta thanks to a series of green initiatives put in place for this premier youth sailing event.
Sailing - 03 Jul 2006
The Royal Yachting Association's Skandia Team GBR 2008, the British sailing squad in training for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, announced today that Panasonic UK has been selected to be the Official Consumer Electronics Supplier to the team.
Sailing - 03 Jul 2006
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and city of Estoril, Portugal today formally signed the agreement for the ISAF Centenary Celebrations to be held over the weekend of 1-2 September 2007.
Sailing - 09 May 2006
Dateline: Doha, Qatar. 8th May 2006: Round the world yachtsman Tony Bullimore is to carry the flag for the 2006 Asian Games in a series of world sailing record attempts.
Sailing - 03 May 2006
Valencia, 02 May 2006 - Three of the licensees for the 32nd America's Cup have come up with some inspired collections of products as diverse as a limited edition vase designed by Javier Mariscal and made by Lalique to an exclusive gold fountain pen by Montegrappa.
Sailing - 28 Apr 2006
Last night, Ellen MacArthur and her team won a top award at the ‘Oscars’ of the sports sponsorship industry clinching the top spot in the Eurostar European Sport Sponsorship category.
Sailing - 19 Apr 2006
Around 250 of the world's best young sailors from a record 62 nations will flock to Great Britain this July for the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2006.
Sailing - 12 Apr 2006
Valencia, 11 April 2006 - One month ahead of the first race of the 2006 Valencia Louis Vuitton Acts, the history of the America's Cup comes to life on <A href="http://www.americascup.com">www.americascup.com</A>.<BR>
Sailing - 04 Apr 2006
Valencia, 3 April 2006 - The 'China Sails into the America's Cup' promotional evening in Beijing was a roaring success on Saturday night.
Sailing - 08 Mar 2006
Following the announcement that Estoril, Portugal have beaten off competition from 35 other international cities to win the right to host the ‘Sail the World Festival’ and ‘Sailor of the Century Awards’, ISAF are beginning negotiations with partners who wish to align themselves with ISAF for this landmark event. The Sail the World Festival, which will be held over 1-2 September 2007, will be the pinnacle of ISAF’s Centenary Celebrations, encouraging international sailors of all levels to take others and get out on the water – a global festival of sailing.
Sailing - 01 Mar 2006
Cowes Isle of Wight, UK: Cowes Combined Clubs (CCC), the organisers of the world-famous sailing regatta Skandia Cowes Week, are continually looking ahead to ensure that the racing is the best it can possibly be at the Event and as a result in 2011 and 2012 Cowes Week will be held one week later than usual.
Sailing - 30 Nov 2005
In 2007 the International Sailing Federation, the world’s governing body for the sport of sailing, will commemorate its centenary year with a variety of activities to pay tribute to the worldwide appeal of sailing, and to encourage more participation in the sport.