The Magenta Project that had been launched after the Volvo Race of 2014-15 plans to continue the legacy of an all-female team SCA by displaying sailing one of the sports where women can take part directly against men on the level playing field. Here, they offer an update regarding a change in the spot.
Only recently, this sport of offshore yacht racing has come into the spotlight with an announcement which a class for keelboat offshore sailing is going to feature in Paris Olympic Games 2024. It is both welcomed and controversial in turn by several when it comes sailing sports. This is going to make offshore racing world firmly on the stage of world sporting stage.
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Simone Chen and Daniel Hung, who are the national sailors, are best known for their sailing skills and powerful competency attitude. In the Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships, they claimed gold. The championship is taking place in Poland. Both have clinched titles in the girls’ Under-16 division and boys’ division respectively.
This was the six-day competition held in Gdynia and 430 youth sailors hailing from around the world participated in the championship.
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Park City Sailing was started as an initiative about ten years back by a group who was sailing enthusiasts and wished to race boats of the Laser category around Deer Creek. The club members started off by sailing around this region once or twice every week. This organization was formed as a nonprofit venture and there were several programs started with them for the Summit County as well as the greater Park City. As the vice president of the organization, Ken Block states, the program then started to evolve as communities were willing to take up the programs launched and loved the recreational options provided. A junior program was formed and adult lessons were also started as a consequence.
In the last five years things have changed for the Park City Sailing significantly. There have been several donations that comprised of racing boats of latest technology. They have also formed a relationship with the National Ability Center that is another nonprofitorganization. Both are dedicated towards helping individuals gain recreational opportunities that can help them build lifetime skills as well as build their self esteem. Block states that many groups such as women who had faced sexual harassment were taken up and taken out in the waters. The owners of Park City Sailing realized that they were doing much more than simply giving lessons in the water, but helping people gain over their limitations and have a fresh new perspective. There are several new initiatives that the organization takes up such as Out Reach which is a new program launched by them. Here they are able to add a new fleet of vessels that can be used by the community along with certified instructors available for providing training and assistance. The program is aimed at helping people who have varying disabilities in life.
The Coast’s 5 top sailing events – Gulfport-to-Pensacola race, Race for the Case, Junior Lipton, Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge and Knost Regatta – all had different Yacht clubs winning.
Pass Christian Yacht Club succeeded a Coast-best three events – Race for the Case and Knost Regatta. They also caught the season-starting held by Fort Walton Yacht Club, and excel in the Athens Bareboat Yacht Charter mini-series.
They then won the capdevielle class in 78th Knost Regatta. For a record twenty-ninth time, the Pass Christian Yacht Club won the all-women 2-day race. The winning vessel was led by Shelly McNair. Captains were Helen Charbonnet, McNair and Leslie Dane. Commodore Patrick Burns told that it was really a huge win for the team. Continue reading “Coast brought forth smooth sailing in 2015”