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President’s 8th Letter – 24/09/2018

24/09/2018

Dear friends, I wish your summer was full of enjoyable and enriching sailing experiences. Para Sailing We have just received the sad, disappointing, and enraging news that Sailing shall not be included on the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sports programme. The sailing community, including EUROSAF, has put quite some effort to secure the... Read more

Monnin takes the title

14/08/2018

All in all 16 teams from 13 European countries competed in this year's EUROSAF Match Racing European Championships in Talllinn, Estonia. Swiss team from Eric Monnin took gold, beating the local heroes around Mati Sepp and his teammates. Bronze was given to the French team from Maxim Mesnil. Haven Kakumäe... Read more

(c) Swiss Sailing League / Claudia Somm

Sweden claims Gold

21/07/2018

The premiere event of EUROSAF Club Sailing Championships ended today, Saturday 21 July 2018, with 4 races near the old castle of Navarino Bay. Smooth winds allowed the teams to fight for a possible repositioning on the overall classification. The team of the Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) won this championship... Read more

Sailing Clubs battle on the bay of Navarino to crown their European Champion

18/07/2018

Top sailing clubs from all over Europe are gathering from the 17 – 21 July in Pylos, Greece. Almost 200 years after the historic battle of Navarino, the last battle fought entirely with sailing ships, a modern yacht fleet battles again in these historic waters. This time it is a... Read more

(c) Kieler Woche / Klahn

Para-Gold to France & Poland

25/06/2018

"On the final day it was different", said the Eurosaf Para Sailing European Championships winner in the 2.4mR Damien Seguin (France) beaming with joy: The wind had been less. But in big or lighter winds, Damien Seguin was almost always in the front. He also won the Medal Race and... Read more

Master in Sports Engineering

21/06/2018

Starting next autumn, EUROSAF Committee member Alessandro Pezzoli will direct a 2nd level Specializing Master's Programme in Sports Engineering. The call for applications is open until the 20th of July. Circulate this information to interested parties!To achieve outstanding performance, an athlete needs the contribution of an entire team that must efficiently and... Read more

EUROSAF Parasailing Europeans started

21/06/2018

A year ago Piotr Cichocki (POL 2904) became World Champion in the Hansa 303, with the event hosted by Kieler Woche. This year the world’s biggest sailing regatta is hosting the European Championships and the Polish sailor is once again setting the pace, winning both of first day's races. In... Read more

President's 7th Letter – 10/06/2018

10/06/2018

Dear friends, Following the past General Assembly, the Executive Board has set its views on the year ahead. Here is a summary of what happened and what to expect. 2018 Ordinary General Assembly The Ordinary General Assembly was held with great success in Limassol, thanks to the wonderful hospitality and streamlined organisation bestowed... Read more

EUROSAF GA 2018 - Participants

EUROSAF General Assembly - Cyprus 2018

27/04/2018

This year’s General Assembly of the European Sailing Federation took place on 21 April in Limassol, Cyprus. About 50 participants took part in the EUROSAF meeting, representing 29 member MNAs. The Assembly was given a brief review of last year’s activity and a preview of projects to strengthen and develop... Read more

President’s 6th Letter – 26/02/2018

27/02/2018

Dear friends, From EUROSAF Executive Board we wish that 2018 has started well for you, your families, and your projects. As we are nearing the end of the first year of activity, we are converging towards the next AGM with a host of exciting projects. 2018 Annual General Meeting Venue The next EUROSAF Annual... Read more

Race Officials Exchange Programme Meeting 2018

27/01/2018

EUROSAF's Race Officials Exchange Programme was the first EUROSAF meeting of 2018 and took place at the Royal Malta Yacht Club on 27 January 2018. Race Officials and delegates from 30 countries convened to organize racing for 2018 in Europe. Under the expert guidance of Nino Shmueli (RO Committee Chair) and... Read more

Peter Wolsing, ISLA President, Visits EUROSAF

05/01/2018

First official guest visited EUROSAF's office in Neusiedl am See. Peter Wolsing, president of the International Sailing League Association (ISLA), came to Austria for a working meeting to establish how ISLA and Continental federations should and could work together. Photographic credit: EUROSAF. Read more

Season's Greetings and Happy 2018

28/12/2017

Best sailing and personal wishes for 2018 from EUROSAF Executive Board. Read more

President’s 5th Letter – 22/12/2017

22/12/2017

Dear friends, Since my previous message, the numerous European delegates present in Mexico received a personal update on EUROSAF’s progress from Committees’ Chairs, Vice-Presidents and myself. We plan to make such meetings an official item in World Sailing meetings’ schedule. Some developments have taken place since then. Race Officials Exchange Meeting The Race... Read more

EUROSAF Club Sailing European Championship 2018

30/11/2017

We are proud to announce that the first EUROSAF Club Sailing European Championship will take place from 17 to 21 July 2018 in Pyros, Greece. As league sailing is one of the most innovative and growing discipline in sailing, we are very happy to play an active role in its development... Read more

EUROSAF Parasailing European Championship 2018

29/11/2017

The 2018 EUROSAF Parasailing European CHampionship will take place in Kiel (Germany) from 20 to 24 June 2018, together with the Kiel Week. The classes sailed will be the 2.4mR and the Hansa 303. The enthusiasm about the perfect integration of the Para World Sailing Championships at the Kiel Week 2017... Read more

EUROSAF Match Racing Open European Championship 2018

24/11/2017

EUROSAF Match Racing Open European Championship 2018 will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, at Haven Kakumäe Marina, from 8 to 12 August. The regatta is organized by Tallinn Yacht Club, Haven Kakumäe Sailing Center, and Estonian Match Race Union. A maximum of 16 teams can participate in the event and the... Read more

President’s 4th Letter – 03/11/2017

03/11/2017

Dear friends, EUROSAF has been advancing steadily since my last message in September and I am happy to report again. Executive Board Meeting On October 7th the Executive Board held a meeting in Neusiedl-am-See (Austria), close to Vienna, thanks to the generous invitation of the Österreichischer Segelverband, the Austrian Sailing Federation. When the... Read more

President’s 3rd Letter – 05/09/2017

05/09/2017

Dear friends, I am happy to announce that EUROSAF’s Committees have been formed and have started their work. Find enclosed the list of members. This was the last remaining task left in order to set up all the administrative gear needed for EUROSAF to sail steady again. Now it is up... Read more

EUROSAF Parasailing European Championship 2017

22/07/2017

The 2017 EUROSAF Parasailing Europan Championship was held in Gdynia (Poland) from 18 to 22 July 2017. The event was organised by the Polish Yachting Asssociation in conjunction with Para World Sailing and Gdynia Sport Center. European titles were awarded in the following classes: 2.4mR, Hansa 303, and SJUD 18. Read more

President’s 2nd Letter – 06/06/2017

06/06/2017

Dear friends, Since the last message you received, five weeks ago, we at EUROSAF’s Executive Board have been working to provide you and all our MNAs with new material and proposals towards the correct workings of EUROSAF. Committees Four weeks ago you received the Terms of Reference of the newly formed EUROSAF Committees... Read more

President’s 1st Letter – 01/05/2017

01/05/2017

Dear friends, Six weeks have passed since we last met in Sofia for the EUROSAF AGM. During this time we, at the Executive Board, have taken the helm of EUROSAF and started to sail. Let me highlight the first lap. On the administrative front, the Secretary General has sent all EUROSAF MNAs... Read more

Ordinary General Assembly 2017

18/03/2017

Under the auspices of the Bulgarian Minister of Youth and Sports and after months of preparation and internal discussions, a new Constitution was approved by the Members. A document that will give the Continental Federation for Sailing in Europe the framework and ability to handle the challenges faced by sailing... Read more