Where is world sailing?

World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). World Sailing’s five-year strategy 2018 – 2022 was approved at the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain.

What is a world sailing number?

It is aimed at all sailors, from professional athletes to local club sailors. Sailors must register to be part of Sailor ID which creates a unique and personal World Sailing Sailor ID number.

Which country is best for sailing?

  • Thailand. Explore some of the most beautiful and most famous beaches in the world by sailing Thailand.
  • Greece. The Greek Islands are home to some of the greatest sunsets on Earth.
  • Australia.
  • The French Riviera.
  • Croatia.
  • New Zealand.
  • The Grenadines.
  • Zanzibar.

How far is it to sail around the world?

Yacht racing therefore defines a world circumnavigation to be a passage of at least 21,600 nautical miles (40,000 km) in length which crosses the equator, crosses every meridian and finishes in the same port as it starts.

What is the fastest round the world sailing?

The fastest solo circumnavigation east to west in a 40-ft-or-under sailboat is 258 days 22 hours 24 minutes 9 seconds, achieved by Bill Hatfield (Australia) between 8 June 2019 and 22 February 2020. This record was approved by the World Speed Sailing Record Council.

Who was the youngest female to sail around the world?

Jessica Watson (OAM) navigated some of the world’s most remote oceans and survived seven knockdowns and 210 days alone at sea to become the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop around the world, aged 16. On completion of the voyage, Jessica was met by the then Prime Minister who declared her an Australian hero.

Who is the fastest person to sail around the world single handed?

The record for single-handed sailing is 4 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes and 23 seconds. This record was set by French yacht racer Thomas Coville, on the trimaran Sodebo Ultim in July 2017.


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