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Stupid Mistake or Gross Misconduct?

August 12th, 2013

A previously confidential report by the Chairman of the America’s Cup Measurement Committee reveals that according to an internal inquiry by Oracle Team USA, one member of their sailing crew was involved along with three members of the team Shore crew in the AC45 Measurement incident which broke late last week. The incident relates to


BANNED: ISAF Suspended Sailor List

August 12th, 2013

The following sailors have their Competition Eligibility and/or ISAF Eligibility suspended under ISAF Regulations 19 and 35: —————- Federico Calegari, Portugal Breaches of good manners and sportsmanship; June 11, 2013 – June 10, 2014 * Tomas Camelo, Portugal Whereabouts Failures, May 7, 2013 – June 6, 2014 * Anne Caseneuve, France Breaches of good manners


ISAF Nations Cup – Day 2

August 8th, 2013

(August 8, 2013) – Denmark’s Nicolai Sehested and Australia’s David Gilmour skippered their countries into the semi-final at the Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark. Australia were unbeaten in all five matches to jump to the top of six-nation Group B. They finished the round-robin stage level on 8 points out of 10 with Brazil’s Henrique


ISAF Nations Cup – Day 1

August 7th, 2013

(August 7, 2013) – A dramatic first day of the ISAF Nations Cup in Middelfart, Denmark, saw the pre-event pundits eating their words as Brazil’s Henrique Haddad and Japan’s Wataru Sakamoto emerged at the top of Group B of the Open competition with four wins out of five each. The two-much fancied Australian teams were


Who will join the list of winners?

July 24th, 2013

On November 12 in Muscat, Oman, host city for the ISAF Annual Conference, the 2013 winners of the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards will be announced. ISAF is now seeking nominations, from which they will draw up a shortlist of candidates for the 138 ISAF Member National Authorities to vote on. 2012


Five World Champions Crowned early At ISAF Youth Worlds

July 18th, 2013

Limassol, Cyprus (July 18, 2013) – With one race remaining on Friday at the 2013 Sail First ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship, winners have already been decided in the RS:X Boys, RS:X Girls, Laser Radial Girls, SL16, and International 420 Girls Great Britain’s Kieran Martin has not finished outside the top four once all week


LaserPerformance responds to Bruce Kirby Complaint

June 17th, 2013

Laser builder LaserPerformance has submitted a response on June 12, 2013 to the complaint filed by Laser designer Bruce Kirby on March 4, 2013 in the U.S. Federal Court system, in which Kirby contends that the builder had failed to submit royalty fees owed to him. Kirby’s complaint also named the International Laser Class Association


ISAF funds 20 sailors Youth Sailing Worlds

May 30th, 2013

The International Sailing Federation has approved 20 competitors from 11 nations to receive funding from the Athlete Participation Programme for the 2013 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Limassol, Cyprus from July 13-20. Among the 20 grants there will be seven sailors in the Laser Radial Boys, five in the Laser Radial Girls, three in


Kirby seeks to shutter LaserPerformance

May 17th, 2013

(May 17, 2013) – Bruce Kirby, Inc today asked the Connecticut Federal Court to issue a prejudgment remedy (“PJR”) against Rastegar and the Laser Performance (LP) Defendants. If granted in its totality, the PJR would prevent Rastegar and LP from use, disposal, and/or transfer of all production tooling, molds, and plugs for producing Kirby Sailboats,


ISAF Suspended Sailors

May 14th, 2013

The following sailors have their ISAF Eligibility suspended: Leandro Martin Luque, Argentina * Breaches of good manners and sportsmanship: October 30, 2012 – October 29, 2017 Anne Caseneuve, France ** Breaches of good manners and sportsmanship; December 28, 2011 – January 1, 2014 Alberto Campos Perez, Mexico Breaches of good manners and sportsmanship; May 7,

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