The World Sailing Show
Published on November 1st, 2022
The World Sailing Show delivers 30-minute episodes which feature news, profiles, and racing highlights from across the world of sailing.
Episode 6 goes inside the World Sailing Awards, a glittering ceremony where unstoppable Nacra 17 teammates Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti were named male and female Rolex World Sailor of the Year, respectively, this year’s most innovative sustainability initiative was revealed, the boat and team of the year were celebrated and awards for lifetime contributions to the sport were also presented.
This episode also features how Charles Caudrelier’s crew won the first edition of Finistère Atlantique in a thrilling finish. After more than six days at sea, and 3,200 miles between Brittany, the Canary Islands and the Azores, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild finished 26 minutes ahead of the People’s Bank XI Armel Le Cléac’h.
The show takes a look at the recent ILCA 6 World Championships from Kemah, Texas in the United States where 2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year and current Olympic champion, Anne Marie Rindom, was crowned new 2022 ILCA 6 Women’s world champion for the third time in her career. Peter Barnard from the USA was the ILCA 6 Men’s winner.
Included is a recap of the 2022 Steering the Course global women’s sailing festival which wrapped up recently after setting a new participation record, the 2022 Hansa Class Asia Pacific Championships and Para World Sailing Championships in Hiroshima, Japan, the glorious sight of the 1,614-strong fleet at start line of this year’s Barcolana 54 trophy, and an interview with ILCA sailor Sarah Douglas.
Episode uploaded Oct 31, 2022.
For the full archive of past episodes, click here.