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Sweden’s Stellan Berlin clinches seventh 2.4mR World Championionship

September 13th, 2013

Poole, England (September 13, 2013) – It was seventh heaven for Sweden’s Stellan Berlin after he clinched the 2013 International 2.4mR World Championship crown on a nail-biting final day at the Poole Yacht Club today (Friday 13 September). Berlin – who had won six previous World crowns and medalled at 12 of the last 13


No let up as Lucas vies for First Worlds Crown

September 12th, 2013

Poole, England (September 12, 2013) – Leader Helena Lucas (GBR) admits there is absolutely no margin for error as she bids to land her first International 2.4 Metre (mR) World Championship title tomorrow (Friday 13 September). Lucas, the London 2012 Paralympic champion, heads into the final day of racing at the Poole Yacht Club with


Lucas leads 2.4mR World Championship

September 11th, 2013

Poole, England (September 11, 2013) – London 2012 Paralympian champion Helena Lucas (GBR) got the home flags flying as she moved to the top of the leaderboard at the 2013 International 2.4mR World Championship. Lucas holds a three point lead over six-time World Champion, Stellan Berlin, with six races to go. Lucas is joined in


Three new Paralympic World Champions crowned

August 30th, 2013

Kinsale, Ireland (August 30, 2013) – Three new Paralympic World Champions have been crowned today in Kinsale at the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships. In the three-man Sonar class it was Frenchman Bruno Jourdren and his crew Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary who emerged victorious. In the two-man Skud 18 fleet Alexandra Rickham


Inspirational sailors refuse to bow to physical challenges

August 23rd, 2013

“Don’t just sit on your arse feeling sorry for yourself – go and compete.” That was the stirring advice of two champion America’s Cup sailors stricken by multiple sclerosis (MS) who are now competing in the IFDS World Disabled Sailing Championships in Ireland. New Zealand sailors David Barnes and Rick Dodson are leading a star-studded

Cross training

March 15th, 2013

Double Sonar World Champion helm and three-time Paralympian, John Robertson, will be in the unusual position of flying solo when

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