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Laser Radial Worlds - Alison Young takes fourth in Boltenhagen By Lindsey Bell, , 5:26 AM Mon 21 May 2012
At the 2012 Laser Radial World Championship, Alison Young has rounded off an impressive weekend of action for Britain’s sailors with a fourth place – her best Worlds finish to date – as the event drew to a close in Boltenhagen, Germany, on Sunday (20 May). ...[more]

Audi Laser Radial Worlds – Form sailor China’s Lijia Xu leads again By Rob Kothe, 7:15 AM Sat 19 May 2012
The top performing Women’s Laser Radial sailor on the 2011- 2012 World Cup circuit has been China's 24 year old Lijia Xu, who just a few weeks ago won her third Gold medal of this season at the Semaine Olympique Francaise in Hyeres. ...[more]

Laser Radial World Championship - Krystal Weir surges in Boltenhagen By Craig Heydon, 12:18 PM Fri 18 May 2012
At the Laser Radial World Championships in Boltenhagen, Germany, Australian sailor Krystal Weir has worked her way up the leader board on the final day of qualifying. The cold temperatures and strong winds that tested the 133 crews for the opening two days were present again on Thursday with Weir at the front of the fleet in both races. ...[more]

Laser Radial World Championship - Gold and silver fleets decided By Laser World Championship, , 11:07 AM Fri 18 May 2012
At the 2012 Laser Radial World Championships in cold but sunny weather, with oscillating winds between 15 and 28 knots, the sailors in Boltenhagen finished the last races of their qualifying series before being divided into the gold and silver fleets for the finals. The choppy waves out on the Wohlenberger Wiek proved challenging and again there were several capsizes. ...[more]

Laser Radial Worlds - Opening ceremony overshadowed by death By Laser World Championship, 1:54 AM Wed 16 May 2012
The Laser Radial World Championship opening ceremonies got under way in Boltenhagen, Germany, amid a subdued mood. Timo Jacobs, a starboat sailor and member of the hosting sailing club's NRV Olympic Team, had unexpectedly passed away at the age of 29 the night before. ...[more]

Slingsby wins fifth Laser World Championship By Sail-World.com, 6:58 AM Fri 11 May 2012
Australia's Tom Slingsby has won his fifth world Laser championship in Boltenhagen, Germany today. The 27-year-old Gosford NSW sailor secured the 2012 World Championship with a race to spare, ...[more]

Laser World Championships - Slingsby closing in on fifth world title By Craig Heydon, 8:58 AM Thu 10 May 2012
At the Laser World Championships, Australian Tom Slingsby is a step closer to winning a fifth world title following two consistent races on the penultimate day in Boltenhagen, Germany. The Australian had his lead cut almost in half the day before but bounced back well on Wednesday, finishing with a third and a 10 to open up a 20 point gap over Tonci Stipanovic of Croatia with two races remaining. ...[more]

Laser World Championships - Tom takes two top spots after five days By Craig Heydon, 10:42 AM Wed 9 May 2012
After five days of the Laser World Championships in Boltenhagen, Germany, Australian sailors Tom Slingsby and Tom Burton sit first and third respectively. On Tuesday, the 168 competitors split into gold, silver and bronze fleets with it being the first time that the leading sailors have had the chance to face off against each other at this World Championships. ...[more]

Laser World Championships - Aussies out in front and on top form By Craig Heydon, , 10:42 AM Tue 8 May 2012
At the 2012 Laser World Championships, Qualifying has come to an end with Australia’s Tom Slingsby to take a 20-point lead into the finals series, beginning on Tuesday. After the opening eight races, Slingsby sits on 18 points, 20 clear of Austria’s Andreas Geritzer, and Tonci Stipanovic of Croatia is a further two behind, with three other Australians joining him in the top 15. ...[more]

Gold Fleet for Canadians at the Laser Worlds By Canadian Sailing Team, , 7:58 AM Tue 8 May 2012
Two races in the books today at the 2012 Laser World Championships in light shifty COLD winds in Boltenhagen, Germany. Wind was supposed to be better in the afternoon and combined with the rain and temperatures the RC postponed racing till 1 pm. Blue fleet raced inner loop and at the first mark David Wright was in fifth and Chris Dold in seventh. ...[more]

Laser World Championships - Slingsby extends By Craig Heydon, 1:18 PM Mon 7 May 2012
The conditions shook up the Laser World Championships leader board on day three of racing in Boltenhagen, Germany. 'Today was another good day of racing for me and once again we had five to six knots of breeze and it was very shifty,' said Slingsby. ...[more]

Canadians gaining momentum at the 2012 Laser World Championships By Canadian Sailing Team, , 9:54 AM Mon 7 May 2012
Very shifty winds with lots of pressure changes made for an other challenging day at the Laser Worlds. A good first race for Chris Dold in blue fleet who finished 12th, same as Lee Parkhill in the yellow fleet. Lee came back from 21st at the first mark and made his gains on the first run. David Wright, also in yellow fleet, had a similar run to Lee moving from 22nd to 14th. ...[more]

2012 Laser World Championships kick off! By Canadian Sailing Team, , 10:47 PM Sat 5 May 2012
Very interesting and challenging first day at the 2012 Laser World Championships. Wind was a very shifty off shore breeze with lots of pressure differences. Wind strength ranged from 3 knots to 10 knots. A solid day for most of the Canadians today. ...[more]

Laser World Championships - Australia's Tom Slingsby to defend title By Craig Heydon, 7:41 PM Thu 3 May 2012
Laser World Championships 2012 - Australian sailor Tom Slingsby will be out to defend his World Championship title on Friday. Slingsby won the Laser title at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships last December and will be keen to make it five World Championships in six years as he continues his preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games. ...[more]

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