The IRC Rating Authority has published revised rules for the Endorsement of IRC certificates recognising sail measurement by ISAF In-House Certified (IHC) sail lofts. This change will apply from 24 March 2014 and recognises the convenience and reduced cost to owners buying new sails.
Leading instructors and National Training managers are asked to formally register together with their MNA endorsement by the end of the month to the ISAF Offshore Personal Safety Course set to be held in Poole, Great Britain from 11-13 March 2014.
World #3 Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre (GBR) continued their triumphant ways on Saturday by coming from behind to win the medal race and seal the gold medal in the small but talented Women's 470.
World #2 Tonci Stipanovic (CRO) continued his winning ways and held on to his three point lead from Friday. He placed fifth Saturday, which was enough to win by four points over medal race winner and 2013 World Champion Robert Scheidt (BRA).
Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) continued their unbeaten run in the Men's 470. Croatia's Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic put pressure on the Australians but they stayed strong for Belcher's 18th win in a row and the pairs tenth.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support athletes and doping-free sport, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce that its free ADAMS app for smartphones is now available on Android devices to more than 25,000 athletes worldwide.
Capping off a solid day of competition against an international field of match racers hailing from Poland, the United Kingdom, France, Russia and the Caribbean, Rodion Luka from the Ukraine won the 6th edition of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup with a 2-1 victory over Russian skipper Eugeny Nikiforov.