Sailing


Century-old boat readies for Sydney-Hobart race

The lineup for Australia’s gruelling Sydney to Hobart bluewater classic this year includes a wooden boat built in 1904, the oldest vessel ever to compete in the race....

November 28, 2019, Thursday


Ainslie adds SailGP

Ben Ainslie will helm the British entry in the 2020 series of SailGP with backing from INEOS Team UK, adding the catamaran competition to his campaign to win the America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021....

November 27, 2019, Wednesday


Supermaxis battle for Sydney-Hobart supremacy

Eight-time line honors winner Wild Oats XI was leading the gruelling Sydney to Hobart ocean race down Australia’s east coast yesterday, as a key rival withdrew from the contest with damage....

December 27, 2018, Thursday


Dishui Lake hosts Nacra 17 contests

THE 2018 Nacra 17 Shanghai Cup & Nacra 17 Asian Championship will be held at Shanghai’s Dishui Lake in Pudong New Area over the weekend. The opening ceremony for the three-day event, which was attended ...

September 28, 2018, Friday


Inaugural China Open sets sail from Dalian next month

THE inaugural China Open Sailing (COS) tournament will be held next month through to October, taking in the cities of Dalian, Shanghai, Quanzhou and Shenzhen, organizers announced yesterday. Jointly ...

August 17, 2018, Friday


Nacra 17 competition

THE 2018 Nacra 17 Shanghai Cup & Nacra 17 Asian Championship will be held on Shanghai’s Huangpu River on September 29-30, organizers announced in Shanghai. The event will attract top sailors from nine ...

July 11, 2018, Wednesday


Dongfeng skipper: It’s changed my life

FRENCHMAN Charles Caudrelier skippered Chinese yacht Dongfeng to a thrilling victory in the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday after the closest finish in the race’s 45-year history. Caudrelier’s team held its ...

June 26, 2018, Tuesday


Xiong defends women’s strawweight title in Macau

XIONG “The Panda” Jingnan defended her ONE women’s strawweight world title for the first time with a unanimous decision over challenger Laura Balin in China’s Macau on Saturday. “I am happy I could defend ...

June 25, 2018, Monday


Dongfeng plots Volvo Ocean victory course

AMBLING across his vast Volvo Ocean 65 racing yacht, Dongfeng Race Team’s skipper Charles Caudrelier carries Chinese expectations on his shoulders. With his crew of nine leading the round-the-world Volvo ...

June 8, 2018, Friday


Wild Oats XI stripped of win as Comanche protest upheld

Super maxi LDV Comanche was awarded line honors in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race yesterday after its protest against Wild Oats XI was upheld over an incident early in the race....

December 29, 2017, Friday




 

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