World Sailing News – 26 June 2013


The ORCi Worlds began this week and as always the blend of boats, mixed conditions and stunning backdrops are providing a visual treat for photographers out on the water around Ancona, Italy. Fabio Taccola captured the image above as the fleet sailed into the night and it’s doing the viral rounds across all the leading social media platforms.

Broadly Boats News

Firetrench Directory

Kieler-Woche comes to an end today and has seen some excellent competition across eight Olympic events and the 2.4mR. There was a thrilling finale to the Danish Open Ladies Cup 2013 over the weekend which saw an all Dane final between Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen and World #1 Camilla Ulrikkeholm – scroll down to find out who came out on top.

Also in this week’s edition of World Sailing News we have some updates on the ISAF XML Regatta Reporting format (ISAF XRR), RS Sailing, an ISAF Connect to Sailing Partner, let us know of their recent developments in Asia and we take a look at the 2013 Giraglia Rolex Cup which saw Alizee take the overall honours with Magic Carpet 3 securing the line honours.

26 June 2013

© Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi

Giraglia Joy For Alizee and Magic Carpet 3

Laurent Camprubi’s XP44 Alizée (FRA) has been confirmed as the overall winner of the 2013 Giraglia Rolex Cup while Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones’s Wally Cento Magic Carpet 3 (GBR) secured line honours as the fleet’s fastest boat.

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Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen Wins Women’s Danish Open

Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen (DEN) beat Camilla Ulrikkeholm in an all-Danish final at the ISAF Grade 2 Danish Open Ladies Cup.

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First Nacra 17 Worlds To Be Held At The Hague

The first ever Nacra 17 World Championships is set to bring the top Olympic multihull sailors to The Hague, Netherlands next month.

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© Fabio Taccola

First Finishers At 2013 Adria Ferries ORCi World Championship

It was indeed a long night for the fleet at the Adria Ferries ORCi World Championship, but dawn has brought a welcome 10-knot SE breeze to bring the teams home to the finish at the venue at Marina Dorica.

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ISAF Publishes Revised Regatta Reporting Data Format

ISAF have published information regarding the new XML regatta reporting data format.

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© America’s Cup

America’s Cup Mediation Makes Good Progress

Mediation aimed at reaching agreement on implementing 37 safety recommendations previously issued by Regatta Director Iain Murray has ended after four days.

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© David Branigan

Robinson Cruises Into South Africa’s Youth World Championship Sailing Team

South African Sailing have announced a team of seven to compete at next month’s Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.

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© SailX

2013 Sail First Virtual ISAF Youth Worlds Set To Break Records

Over the past five weeks a real battle has raged on SailX for the 2013 ‘Sail First Virtual ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships’.

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© Nanjing 2014

IOC Young Reporters Programme Announced for Nanjing 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the IOC Young Reporters Programme, a sports journalism training programme, will be run during the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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© Pärnu Jahtklubi

Reuben Corbett (NZL) Wins Pärnu Sailing Week

Reuben Corbett (NZL) has won the ISAF Grade 2 Pärnu Sailing Week in Estonia, defeating Marek Stanczyk (POL) in the final.

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Kroeger Early Kiel Winner

One day before the finals of the Kiel Week in the Olympic disciplines, the Germans can already celebrate the first winner of the regatta.

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Winners Decided At The 2013 Youth And Masters World Raceboard Championship

Twelve countries were represented at the Raceboard Youth And Masters World Championships which took place at Marina Julia, Monfalcone, Gorizia, Italy.

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Sri Lanka Hosts ISAF Coaching Course

The Ceylon Mator Yacht Club on Bolgoda Lake, Sri Lanka successful hosted an ISAF Level 1 Technical Course for Participation oriented Coaches on behalf of the Yachting Association of Sri Lanka from 5 – 11 June.

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© RS Sailing

More RS Training Boats Chosen Across Asia

ISAF Connect to Sailing partner RS Sailing have a lot going on in Asia right now, with more of their boats having been chosen by clubs and sailing centres across the region over recent months.

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113 Optimist Sailors Ready To Race In St Thomas

Over 100 7 to 15 year-olds will set sail in the 21st International Optimist Regatta presented by Glacial Energy between 21 and 23 June.

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2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship – Bid Guidelines

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published guidelines for candidates bidding to host the 2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship.

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Class Rule Changes

The Class Rule Changes for this week are:

Formula 18

Mediterranean Games
Date 20-30 Jun 13
Venue Mersin
For more information on this event click here
Date Regatta Venue Nat
21-29 Jun 13 ORCi World Championships Ancona ITA
22-29 Jun 13 A-Class Catamaran European Championship Barcelona ESP
23-28 Jun 13 Farr 40 East Coast Championship at Block Island Race Week Block Island USA
25-29 Jun 13 Al Bareh International Regatta Bahrain BRN
26 Jun-14 Jul 13 Baltic Sea Cup St-Petersburg – Tallinn RUS
26-30 Jun 13 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta Newport RI USA
27 Jun-7 Jul 13 49erFX European Championship Aarhus DEN
27-30 Jun 13 EUROSAF University Sailing European Match RAce Championship Ledro ITA
27-28 Jun 13 Chicago Match Cup Qualifer Chicago USA
28-30 Jun 13 Gmunden Grand Prix – Austrian Tour 2 Traunsee AUT
28 Jun-3 Jul 13 Kona World Championship Trois-Rivieres CAN
28-30 Jun 13 BYC Cup International Youth Ranking Regatta, Pre-regatta of the Balaton Laser Worlds Balatonfured HUN
28-30 Jun 13 OTP Junior – BYC Cup, Pre-regatta of the Balaton Laser Worlds 2013 Balatonfüred HUN
28 Jun-3 Jul 13 AF Offshore Race Stockholm / Sandhamn SWE
For full events calendar click here
Date Regatta Venue Nat
23-24 Jun 13 East Japense Soling National Championship Lake Suwa JPN
22-26 Jun 13 Kieler Woche Kiel GER
22-23 Jun 13 Woilin Match Race – Polish Match Tour Szczecin Bay POL
22-23 Jun 13 Seattle Match Race Invitational Seattle USA
21-23 Jun 13 Danish Open Match Race Championships Skovshoved DEN
21-23 Jun 13 Laser Europa Cup – Denmark Arhus DEN
21-23 Jun 13 Chocco Cup Balatonfoldvar HUN
21-23 Jun 13 Regate Internazionali di Napoli Napoli ITA
21-23 Jun 13 KFC – Tunku Laxamana / NSC Open Regatta Negeri Sembilan MAS
21-23 Jun 13 St. Thomas International Opti Regatta St Thomas ISV
20-22 Jun 13 Women’s Danish Match Race Championships Skovshoved DEN
20-23 Jun 13 Extreme Sailing Series – Act 4 (postponed) Istanbul TUR
19-21 Jun 13 VVSI Youth Ranking Regatta Agárd HUN
19-23 Jun 13 Hungarian Dragon Class Championship Tihany HUN
19-23 Jun 13 The Rose Cup – National Youth Match Racing Event Sheboygan USA
Click here for ISAF Events and World Rankings
IFDS Executive & Committee Chairs Meeting – May 2013
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship Bid Guidelines
Class Reports – SL16
ISAF Annual Report
Class Rules – Formula 18 Catamaran
ERS – Estonian
RRS Prescriptions – 2013 – 2016 – Singapore
RRS Prescriptions – 2013 – 2016 – British Virign Islands
RRS Prescriptions – 2013 – 2016 – Japan
RRS Prescriptions – 2013 – 2016 – Czech
IFDS International Classifications 2013-2016
Rapid Response Team Racing Call 2013.002
ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 17 June 2013 – Events included
Racing Rules Q&A 2013.028 N002
Racing Rules Q&A 2013.027 J007

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