May 16th, 2016
Defending champion Nick Thompson GBR had another good day at the races to close out the qualifying series in first place overall in the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Thompson’s 2nd and 4th place allowed him to increase his advantage over Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA to five points, a margin by...
May 15th, 2016
The 2016 Laser Standard Men’s World Championship at Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico was always expected to be one of the highlights of the sailing year as the world’s top Laser sailors make their final preparations for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Winning a stand-alone world championship in an Olympic class is the ultimate...
April 22nd, 2016
British sailor Alison Young GBR took leadership in the last day with a great victory and crowned new 2016 Women's Laser World champion in Nuevo Valllarta, México.
Alison Young is 2016 Women's Laser World champion
Under sunny skies on Banderas Bay, Alison Young GBR edged past Paige Railey USA with a win in the final race to claim the...
February 29th, 2016
After first 3 races, current Laser World champion Nick Thompson GBR showed great performance and scored a perfect start in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
Perfect start for Nick Thompson GBR at the Laser Europeans 2016
So first place is clearly for the British sailor after his 1-1-1, though closely followed by current Olympic...
October 30th, 2015
Fight for 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final couldn't be better in Abu Dhabi!
World ranked #1 Tom Burton AUS vs. Laser best ever Robert Scheidt BRA vs. 2015 Laser World Champion Nick Thompson GBR.
Burton vs Scheidt vs Thompson, best sailing fight in Abu Dhabi
With four of seven scheduled races played it's Australian Tom Burton (2014...
September 22nd, 2015
The final day at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao was filled with tension as the Medal Races decided the podium places, Rio 2016 Olympic qualification spots and Abu Dhabi World Cup Final positions.
Alongside this, sailors in the top three in each fleet receive a share of the 150,000 Euro prize fund.
Light wind and strong current...
August 7th, 2015
British sailor Martin Evans GBR wins Neil Pryde UK Laser Nationals today after hard fight for first spot with Jack Wetherell GBR, even one race before the end of tournament. Wetherell was really close to beat Evans today but a first spot for Martin and a BFD for Jack in the 11th race defined competition. Check what happened today...
August 5th, 2015
Neil Pryde UK Nationals and Open Laser Championships sponsored by Neil Pryde, Harken UK, Laser Performance and Noble Marine are being played in Mount’s Bay Sailing Club, from August 1-7. Martin Evans, Hannah Snellgrove and Benno Marstaller leads Standard, Radial and 4.7 competitions respectively.
Neil Pryde UKLA National and Open...
July 9th, 2015
And finally Nick Thompson GBR is new 2015 Laser World Champion!
Do you remember one of our insides before tournament?; "Laser Worlds 2015 Inside #2, British seeking 4G"
So Nick Thompson has achieve 4th British Gold Medal on Laser Worlds history! Congrats Nick and whole British Sailing Team!
Previous Gold British medallists at...
June 17th, 20152 weeks to go for the next Laser Men's World Championship in Kingston, Canada. So it's time to mention some interesting insides about the competition, the way Laserista.com does! ;)
Have you missed Inside #1? Read about AUS-BRA battle here.
Inside #2, British seeking 4G
We're not obviously talking about technology issues but 4th...
June 16th, 2015
ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland 2015 wrapped up on Sunday with ten Medal Races deciding the podium finishers, Abu Dhabi World Cup Final qualifiers and prize money recipients.
Weymouth and Portland 2015 World Cup Wraps Up
ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland, the second World Cup sailed under the new restricted...
April 12th, 2013Errante parece andar el eximio laserista inglés, luego de su (opaca?) participación en los últimos Juegos. Es que probablemente se esperaba más de él. A pesar de su séptimo puesto final, Goodison nunca pudo acercarse al lote de los primeros y pelear por los puestos de medalla. Cuarto puesto en Atenas 2004 y medalla de Oro en...
June 10th, 2012Luego de la cancelación de regatas por fuertes vientos en el quinto día de competencia, los mejores diez clasificados en el torneo hasta el cuarto día accedieron directamente a las regatas por las medallas, disputadas ayer.
Con vientos de 15 a 22 nudos y un recorrido establecido dentro del puerto de Portland, los laseristas...
September 20th, 2011Paul Goodison acaba de ser seleccionado como integrante del equipo de vela inglés en Laser Standard para el año 2012.
En Laser Radial, al igual que en las clases 470 y 49er, aun se encuentran abiertas las selectivas.
Paul Goodison será el laserista inglés en London 2012
Goodison, medalla de Oro en Beijing 2008, será acompañado...