Junior Sailors Should have More Options

Along with many other goals, one objective of junior sailing programs (JSP) to keep the young sailors with them till the time, they develop an interest and a strong passion for the sailing sport as well as a strong personal desire of playing this sport. And it has been observed that, this usually doesn’t happen because, small children who take some interest in sailing are often asked to practice sailing for a long period of time, they are asked to spend more years in boats, which do not give the fun that they want and also a pressure to win come very early in them.

The present recipe of junior sailing is not apt for children and it is taking the kids out from sailing causing terrible retention rate.
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Varun Thakkar Choose Sailing Over School And Relish Bronze At Asiad

KC Ganapathy and Varun Ashok Thakkar gave up their books and opted sailing instead. And after this, it did not go too long and both started writing their own scripts in the water. The young guys are feeling the pushed into sailing and for them this risk is ever worth taking.

Now, at this point of time, these guys don’t regret that they drop out of full time school. This is because, giving their spectacular performance, these guys climes the bronze medal at the ongoing Asian Games. By doing this they proved that their decision to leave the school and join sailing was writing.
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Benefits Of Sailing Clubs In Sports National Grants

Among 1700 sports clubs, Irish Sailing clubs are one of them and receiving latest round of sports capital grants of €56m.

National Yacht Club in Dublin Bay Dun Laoghaire’s is the largest sailing club with €142,375 recipients and increasing more and more teenagers and women’s participation in the sport. Also the Irish National Sailing club which is the biggest sailing center receives €40,058 for purchasing and renewal of sailing equipment and for new boats.
The Royal St. George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dublin Bay Sailing Club, Royal Cork Yacht Club receives different amounts for the dinghy renewal program, for purchase 5m RIB and capstan winch, for safety and support fleet, for supporting craft for teacher water sports.
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23rd Sail Sydney From December 11 To 17

The 23rd edition of the Sail Sydney event will be taking place from 11th December to 17th December this year.


It is considered to be the perfect launch pad for all the Olympic aspirants and campaigners.

The hosts for the Sail Sydney event are the Woollahra Sailing Club. They are ably supported by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Drummoyne Sailing Club, and the Middle Harbor Yacht Club.

There is a lot of interest to the 23rd edition of the Sail Sydney event and this is due to the forthcoming 2020 Olympics. As many as 300 international, local and national participants will be taking part in the Sail Sydney event to represent 23 classes. Continue Reading “23rd Sail Sydney From December 11 To 17”

Lady Caroline Of Johnson Motor Yacht Sold

Lady Caroline the 31.39 meter yacht of Johnson motor has been listed for sale by Gilman Yachts has now been sold.

The yacht was built in GRP by Taiwanese yard Johnson Yachts and it was designed by Bill Dixon. The yacht was delivered in 2008. The yacht has the accommodation for eight guests, in four cabins that consist of a master suite, two doubles and VIP suite. And all four cabins have the entertainment centers and the en-suite bathroom facilities. Moreover, the yacht also has the quarters for three crew members.

The saloon in the yacht has windows of large size, allowing daylight in ample amount to flood in. Furthermore, there is a U structure sectional settee present in the yacht with two barrel chairs to port. Whereas, to starboard be a bar along with a wooden cabinet, which is very attractive, it also houses a stereo surround sound system and a 42-inch television. Continue Reading “Lady Caroline Of Johnson Motor Yacht Sold”

Migaloo – The Private Submersible Yacht

The migaloo submarines, those are based in Austria will engineer, design and create a private yacht that can be submerged both when cruising between destinations as well as when at the anchor. Dubbed ‘migaloo’, it is a concept design and it is a multi-story, which is submersible. It has eight VIP suites and a helipad.

There is an open room present on the yacht where the guests can dine al fresco, swim in pools. For the entertainment, there is personal movie theater present that can be used by the people to watch movies. The yacht has the efficiency to transform and it can take the people on the board down to 787 feet to explore the seascapes underwater.

The submersible yachts have taken the concept of privacy and with this new design; it wants to take it to a new level. As the yacht will descend to the seabed completely and it will be completely hidden from view. They are currently about to be rolled out by Kavas for Greek Island Yacht Charters. Continue Reading “Migaloo – The Private Submersible Yacht”

Lunven Wins La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro First Stage

Nicolas Lunven is really happy to have won the first stage of the La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro. He has taken part 8 times in the multi-stage solo offshore race that is held annually. He was able to win the overall in 2009, but he did not have the opportunity to win a leg. This record was set straight by Nicolas Lunven yesterday by winning the first stage of the La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro.

The first stage of 420 miles was a very challenging one with gusty winds up to 50 knots and also cold weather. It started from Bordeaux. Lunven crossed the finish line of the stage one of the solo offshore races at one minute past midnight when he touched the finish line in the Austrian port of Gijon.

Lunven entered this race in good form. He was the winner of the Solo Maitre Coq race early in the season. He finished the race in 2016 in the 3rd position overall. He then completed after a two-year absence. He also finished the 2012 multi-stage offshore solo racing in the 3rd position.

In spite of all this good showing at the previous La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro events, he did not have the chance to win a single leg. This only happened last night and he is very happy to have done it at last. Adrien Hardy touched the finish line at Gijon 13 minutes and 23 seconds behind Lunven and the third place went to Sebastian Simon.

There are a lot of boat fleets taking part in this year’s race event. Rookie JulienPulve had an impressive first stage race and finished in the 8th position. Yann Elias, who is looking to claim hands on his 4th overall title at the event had to finish in the 5th position in stage one.