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Disabled Sailing Campaign for Tokyo Mounted By ISAF
#disabledsailing – The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is to campaign for Disabled Sailing's inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and has appointed VERO Communications to advise and support its campaign. The decision to press the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)…
Denmark to Stage Biggest ISAF Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in 2018
#isaf – The ISAF Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in 2018 will be the biggest World Championships ever. This was the message when the contract was signed today between the organisers and the International Sailing Federation, ISAF. It will be…
First Recipient Outside of Europe or Americas Awarded ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy
#isaf – David Kellett (AUS) is to be awarded the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing. The ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy, first presented in 1988 in memory of…
Hyeres Regatta Prepares to Welcome 60 Nations for Final Leg of ISAF World Cup
#isaf – Following on from Mallorca in under two weeks time, from 19 to 26 April 2014, the town of Hyères on the French south coast will be hosting the much awaited final leg of the ISAF world circuit, the…
Race Officials Can Be 'Friends' But Not 'Fans', Say New ISAF Social Media Guidelines
#isaf – Race officials in charge of yacht races can be Facebook 'friends' with competitors but not 'fans' of their teams or organisations, that's the advice given in new guidelines issuedto race officers by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). The…
ISAF Invites Applicants for Athlete Participation Programme
#isaf – The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) invites applications to the ISAF Athlete Participation Programme for the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship. The ISAF Athlete Participation Programme (APP) was created in 2002 and assists athletes with attending the ISAF…
Disabled Sailing World Body To Merge With ISAF
#IFDS - The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) has agreed to a merger with the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) that will secure the future of competitive sailing for athletes with disabilities. The ISAF's official website explains that the merger,…
Ireland's Gordon Davies Appointed International ISAF Judge
#internationaljudge – Gordon Davies is the newest addition to Ireland's line up of international sailing officials. The Bray Sailing Club member was appointed an International Judge (IJ) at this week's ISAF conference in Oman bringing the number of Irish World…
Belcher Makes it Third Time Lucky at ISAF World Sailor Awards
ISAF has announced the winners of the 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are (Male) Mathew Belcher (AUS) (Female) Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie (NZL) Having being nominated twice before in 2010 and 2012, it proved to…
Irish Sailors to the Fore in International Sailing Administration
#isaf – Ireland is punching well above its weight in the administration of world sailing. After the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) world conference held in Dun Laoghaire last November there have been a number of Irish sailors appointed to key…
Latest ISAF World Sailor Rankings Released
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 12 December 2012 have been released. Top three by class: Men's 470 1. Matthew Belcher / Malcolm Page (also crewed with William Ryan), AUS 2. Panagiotis Kampouridis / Panagiotis Kampouridis, GRE 3. Gideon Kliger…
New ISAF Council Announced in Dublin
#isaf – Ireland continues to be represented at the highest level in international sailing with The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announcement of its new members of the ISAF Council, the final decision-making body of ISAF. The new members of the…
ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year for 2012 Announced Tonight
#ISAF - In just a few hours the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex will announce the 2012 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year in Dublin. The award ceremony will take place during a dinner hosted at the historic…
Schull To Host ISAF World Team Racing Championships
Sailing teams from Australia, Japan, United States, Thailand, Italy, Spain and Ireland will converge on Schull next week (August 27th - September 4th) to contest the ISAF World Team Racing Championships at both open and youth level writes Vincent Ahern.…
ISAF Vote Keelboats out of 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition
ISAF Council voted keelboats out of the Olympics today when the slate, previously adopted by the Events Committee, achieved  a majority(19/37) of the votes cast. The news that the Star keelboat would be dropped had been feared for some time. …
ISAF Vote Could Wipe Keelboats from the Olympics
Today at ISAF's world sailing mid-year meeting in St Petersburg, Russia, the ISAF Events Committee passed a vote recommending that ISAF Council select the following events/equipment for the 2016 Olympic Games. Event Men Women Mixed Board and Kiteboard Board and/…

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