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World Cup Series Hyères – Kontides steals gold again

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It was a case of déjà vu on the final day of racing at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France as Cypriot Laser sailor Pavlos Kontides once again stole gold from underneath the nose of his rival.

Pavlos Kontides at the World Cup Series in Hyères, FranceKontides – Sailing World Cup Hyères © Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy http://www.sailingenergy.com/

On the second day of live Medal Racing from the south coast of France, it was the turn of the One and Two Person Dinghies to have their day. And the action didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

World Masters Games 2017

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The 2017 World Masters Games finished up over the weekend at Torbay Sailing Club , New Zealand.

Dan Slater on his way to gold at the World Masters Games. Photo / Supplied

Dan Slater on his way to gold at the World Masters Games. Photo / Supplied

Soon after Dan Slater crossed the finish line in the final race of the World Masters Games, someone yelled out that he had finally picked up a Games medal at the fourth time of trying. Continue reading

PSA factory Easter Shutdown

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The PSA factory will be closed for the Easter break.
We will be closed from Monday 10th April through to Monday 17th April.
We will return on Tuesday 18th April.
All online / email orders will be dispatched on our return.

Happy easter !

Tasmanian Laser State Championships

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The Tasmanian Laser State Championships were sailed in Hobart at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania on the 18th and 19th March

The weekend saw an eight race series and a mixture of wind strengths – being lighter on the Saturday and strengthening on the Sunday to produce some well earnt results for sailors who kept their eyes out of the boat (for wind shifts) and those who had a good understanding of the current/tide. Continue reading

2017 WA Laser States

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The First day of the 2017 WALA States at Fremantle Sailing Club.
By Rick Steuart, Perth Sailing Photography

The first three races of the states were conducted under trying conditions with the PRO Robin Olsen having to deal with changing circumstances throughout the day. The advertised temperature of 38 degrees probably happened in the city or the eastern suburbs, but at least on the water we were a little cooler. Continue reading

Laser Carbon Top Sections – Available now

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Laser Carbon Top Sections

The long awaited Laser Carbon Top Sections have been flying out the door.

All pre orders have been filled and our next batch is available for purchase.

The carbon tops are class legal and can be shipped anywhere via our courier network.

Shop online or contact your local Laser dealers.

2017 ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships + 2017 ILCA Laser Under-21 World Championships

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Dear District Members,


Applications for entry will open Wednesday, 15 February 2017 for the following ILCA World Championship regattas:


     2017 ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships

     2017 ILCA Laser Under-21 World Championships


For both events, The deadline for receiving paid applications for initial allocation of places is 28 March 2017 at 23:59 Central US Time. 


You are encouraged to complete an entry application as soon as possible after it becomes available. Please be aware that if you do not apply by 28 March 2017, you may have little chance of receiving an entry offer. 


The links below will take you to the event information sites with access to applications and additional information about each championship, including the Notice of Race and the district entry allocations.


2017 ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships 

Dates: Sunday, 16 July – Monday, 24 July 2017

Venue: Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Click HERE for Laser 4.7 Worlds Information & Application                  

2017 ILCA Laser Under-21 World Championships 

Dates: Wednesday, 26 July – Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Venue: Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Click HERE for Laser Under-21 Worlds Information & Application                 

We look forward to seeing you on the water!


Best regards,

The ILCA Team

2016 Sailing World Cup Finals Medal Races

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Check out our PSA Lasers in action during the 2016 Sailing World Cup Melbourne.
PSA supplied 40 brand new Lasers for the worlds best Laser sailors to compete in the event.
Watch the full medal races for the Laser Radial and Laser STD, the Laser action starts from 2:12:00

2017 Aus Laser Nationals Wrap Up

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The final day of the Peter Lehmann Wines Adelaide Laser Nationals had a somewhat relaxed feel to it. With two of the three fleets having their winners secured coming into the final day, everyone was just happy to be at the end of such a challenging event.

With another light forecast for the day, crews went out with the aim of waiting for breeze to ensure there was at least one good race. As Principle Race Officer Ross Wilson said “the last day is like the 18th hole in golf, everyone remembers it, so we would much rather have one good race than two not so good races”. Continue reading