MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web
MySail Sail Racing News - Sailing & Yachting News From Around The Web

G’day sailors,

The 2020 Olympics is finally underway!

Competition in eight of the ten olympic sailing classes has commenced, with the final two classes – the mixed multihull and women’s two person dinghy events – to start later this afternoon.

The first gold medal events are scheduled for Saturday 31 July, so if you’re hanging out to see which nation will pick up the Olympic sailing medals, you’ll have to wait a few more days.

Click here to find out more about the Olympic sailing events or here to view the upcoming race schedule. You can also read some of the latest news and daily results in the stories below.

Enjoy reading this week’s sail racing news and stories from around the web.

Until next week, happy sailing
Deb Dalziel
Founder, MySail


Sailing News from Around the Web

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition – Day 3

The excitement kicked up a gear on the third day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition as the women in the 49erFX Skiff put on a display of high speed boat handling and fast-thinking tactics.

From Sail-World | Read full article.

Tokyo Olympic Recap – Day 4

Mixed winds caused headaches for sailors later in the afternoon – with delays affecting the Laser, 49er and Finn classes. But it wasn’t enough to put off medal-hope Matt Wearn, who finished a busy three-race day in 2nd position overall.

From Australian Sailing Team | Read full article.

Frustrating Day for Kiwi Crews at Olympics

It was a frustrating day for the New Zealand sailors competing at the Tokyo Olympics today as they tried to get to grips with the treacherous conditions in Enoshima.

From Yachting New Zealand | Read full article.

Rolex Fastnet Race: A Class Apart

The fleet showing the biggest growth within the Rolex Fastnet Race is the Class40. Currently 39 of these mini IMOCAs are entered, a significant increase from the 19 that competed in 2019. The Rolex Fastnet Race now forms part of the official Class40 calendar, which these days features a packed international schedule.

From MySail News | Read full article.

Peter Isler: Analysis of Transpac 2021

2021 Transpac Race analysis with Dobbs Davis of Seahorse Magazine with navigator Peter Isler of Pyewacket, Roy Disney’s turbo Volvo 70. Isler gives insightful comments on not only their experience on Pyewacket, but the race in historic context.

From Scuttlebutt Sailing News | Read full article.

Bollé International Youth Match Racing Regatta Returns in 2021

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, in conjunction with Ocean Clothing Group, is pleased to announce the Bollé International Youth Match Racing Regatta will return from 22-26 November 2021.

From MySail News | Read full article.