Magpie has snatched the Australian Etchells Championship from Havoc, the key rival. The competition is going on in Victoria’s Brighton. It is considered to be the toughest competition between the strongest sailors. Havoc is sailed by Iain Murray, Richie Allanson, and Colin Beashel, the reigning champions of the world in sailing. It was a sweet win for the skipper of Magpie, Graham Taylor along with other crew members Tom Slingsby and James Mayo after they won the World Cup for record consecutive five years in Corpus Christi situated in Texas.
The Etchells class of ‘One Design’ remains to be the magnet for the future potential and current legends in sailing that includes John Bertrand, the skipper for America’s Cup, and 24-year-old Jake Lilley who has emerged as a star in Finn. He is also on track for the upcoming Olympic Games. Triad2020 of Bertrand along with the crew, Noel Drennan and Jake Lilley were placed in the third position in a tough competition. Seven races got completed in the full range conditions that became serene from choppy at the Port Phillip in Melbourne.
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The entry for the Annual Youth National Championships for Irish Sailing has opened. The championships will take place from 16th to 19th April 2020. The Howth Yacht Club will host the event. The event will occur in County Dublin. From one of the reports regarding this event, it is known that the 29er class will debut in this year’s competition. They will take part in the annual sailing championship for the very first time. Till now, only the classes of Laser 4.7, Topper, Optimists, Laser Radial, and 420 used to participate in the Annual Youth National Championship Irish Sailing.
The Annual Youth National Championships for Irish Sailing started for the first time as a way through which the coaches for Irish Sailing would spot promising talent among the young sailors. Then they would pick the members for making the Pathway Teams and train them for further races and events. Many young and talented sailors without much knowledge about sailing used to participate just because they were passionate about the sport.
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Annalise Murphy, the Olympic hero of 2016 for Ireland has agreed to give up on the script and start fresh. Rather than maintaining her expedition for gold of Individual Laser Radial, she has jumped the ship, pretty literally.
She used to be a solo team player and now, she has become the part of a team with Katie Tingle, the Cork sailor in 49er FX class and they are aiming for Tokyo 2020. In a conversation with Murphy in the year 2017, she said that she would like to go and see if she is able to achieve something else. When you have to achieve what you aimed for, you get there and then you think what else is there to achieve and if you will be able to do better.
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The recently launched Ocean Cleanup can be effective, but it will probably not clean the estimated 8 million tons of plastic that comes into our ocean every year with such a style, because you cannot get much more stylish than doing something on a yacht.
One would guess Richard W. Roberts and Simon White since they founded and launched TheYachtMarket, a company serving yacht brokers and private sellers of all sailing boats from sailing to luxury yachts of several million dollars. However, your recent efforts do not include the kind of yacht you would expect to see in a rap music video. It’s called the Ocean Savior, a self-propelled 70-meter tri-deck grubbing-up vessel, which they claim will be able to collect five tons of plastic from the ocean a day. To top it off, “self-propelled” actually includes the use of the bin for burning the container.
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Year 2018 is essential for the World Sailing as the year will see crucial enhancements related to World Sailing. The discussions regarding sailing events as well as equipments will be discussed at Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in France, precisely in Marseille.
It is the joint decision of the Board of Directors of World Sailing, Equipment Committee as well as Constitution Committee. The Working Party needs to be advised regarding the processes and Regulations followed while deciding for 2024 Olympic Events as well as Equipment.
Continue reading The Equipment Selection Procedure For Paris 2024 Starting Shortly
The 10th edition of the Magnetic Island Race Week has kick started on 1st September 2016 in North Queensland. Everyone taking part in the event was in a celebratory mood. We saw Pommery champagne flowing on Matt Pireet’s boat named ‘Champagne” and glasses were given to the people on the rail. Everyone was happy and they enjoy the scenery and the sip of the champagne.
The Ron Knott’s team on the Callista was enjoying a song sung by their crew member. The ladies on the local boat Soul Sister were seen having a lot of fun on their boat. All this meant that the sailors enjoyed the picturesque setting and the breeze that was on offer in Northern Queensland. Continue reading Magnetic Island Race Week Sees Champagne Sailing