Tag Archives : Olympic


Robert Scheidt and Felipe Massa meet at Williams’ factory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Grove (UK), 26 September 2014   In collaboration with the English Formula 1 team, Star Sailors League organised a meeting yesterday between leading Brazilian sportsmen, Felipe Massa and Robert Scheidt, at the Williams’ headquarters in Grove, Oxfordshire.   This was the first time the two hugely popular athletes had met: Scheidt […]

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Magic Marine Extends Partnership with 49er and 49erFX Classes

Magic Marine Extends Partnership with 49er and 49erFX Classes   Second Successive Year as Official Clothing Partner of Olympic Skiff Sailing Continuing the success of the partnership from 2013, Magic Marine has extended its partnership with the International 49er and 49er FX Classes as Official Clothing Partner. The renowned sailing apparel manufacturer and the Olympic […]


Helsinki, Finland – Final Day – 2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship

Helsinki, Finland – Final Day – 2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship The defending European Champions held on to their crowns in both the men’s and women’s fleets at the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship, which reached a thrilling conclusion today in Helsinki.   Ida Marie Nielsen and Marie Olsen went into today’s […]


SIR BEN AINSLIE LAUNCHES BRITISH AMERICA’S CUP CHALLENGE

The four-time Olympic gold medal winner, Sir Ben, who announced his challenge with Yacht Squadron Racing, said: “This is the last great historic sporting prize never won by Great Britain. It has always been my ambition to mount a home challenge. The time is right and I am hugely encouraged by the support we are […]


Online Videos enable Olympic Sailors to learn

  Online Videos enable Olympic Sailors to learn on the move Audi Sailing Team Germany has created a comprehensive range of ‘how to’ videos for sailors to learn key racing skills whenever the time or the opportunity arises. Part of the resources available in the STG Online Academy, the videos offer expert instruction in a […]


Philipp Buhl bronze at World Championships

Laser sailor Philipp Buhl bronze at World Championships 23.11.2013 There is an exciting sailing season to end with the “laser World Championships” (17-23 November 2013) in the Oman. Olympic contender Philipp Buhl for the coronation from the sailing team, the Audi Sailing Team Germany, with an outstanding third place and caused the earned the bronze […]


Sailors of the German National Team use SAP Technology

Sailors of the German National Team use SAP Technology PRESS RELEASE Sailing Team Germany uses SAP Tide App The speed of a sailboat depends on a variety of factors: trim, boat handling and teamwork, but also local wind and current changes. To win a sailing regatta, crews have to take those last two factors into […]


New Zealand dominated the Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships

Kiwis dominate 49er and FX Worlds with 2 gold, 1 silver 2013 Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships Sept 29, 2013.  Marseille, France. New Zealand dominated the Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships in Marseille with a dazzling display of confidence and maturity by three young teams all in their early 20s. First up was […]


Team Korea enters 2013 Extreme Sailing Series

Team Korea enters 2013 Extreme Sailing Series The inaugural Act of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series will commence in Muscat, Oman in just over one weeks time where Team Korea, the Korean America’s Cup syndicate, skippered by Peter Burling, Olympic silver medallist from London 2012, will line up for their Extreme 40 debut. In another […]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014

RECIFE, Brazil, 17 January 2013 – The Brazilian state of Pernambuco will enter a team in the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race and its capital city of Recife will provide the first stopover along the route of the race, which starts in Alicante in the second half of 2014. The Recife team becomes […]