RSS News feed - Delta Lloyd 470 Class World Championships 2010Copyright (c) 2017 Delta Lloyd World Championshipshttp://www.470worlds2010.com/rss/news.asp11-12-2017 4:50:11Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships | The Hague 2010 http://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=23030 knot winds to near calms, brilliant sunshine to driving rain, combined with a fierce spring tide, made for one of the most challenging 470 World Championships on record for competitors when racing took place off the Hague, the Netherlands, over 12-18 July. Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds | Berkhout enters the record books with fifth World Championship winhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=229Mother nature played ball for the last day of the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship taking place in The Hague, with brilliant sunshine and a 12 knot southwesterly breeze for the Men's and Women's medal races, held directly off the beach at the Hague. Press Release | 17 July | Belcher and Page the 2010 World Championshttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=225A return to World Cup fever overcame the British camp today at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship, when after the opening race in the Men's fleet 23 year old Skandia Team GBR crew Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell moved into the lead position with double world champions Nic Asher and Elliot Willis second. Press Release | 16 July | Local talent comes goodhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=222Finally after an unorthodox few days off the Hague, with the wind and wave states severely disrupting the race schedule, so for the first time at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships the organisers were able to hold three races back to back, on time, allowing crews to return to shore by mid-afternoon. Greece's Mantis and Kagialis have a big job to do today | Defending 2ndhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=227While Germany has the most entries in the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship, with 16 teams currently competing off the Hague, they are followed by Greece and Skandia Team GBR both fielding 12 boats.Junior World Champions Sofian Bouvet and Jeremie Mion | Taking on the old guyshttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=228A considerable number of Junior sailors (ie 21 or under) have been competing at this year’s Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship. Youngest in the Men’s class is Croatian 16 year old Dylan Tidd, while set to continue the Australian Women’s 470 legacy is Carrie Smith, who is just 15.Edge of seat competition expected for tomorrow's medal races | Top 10http://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=224Medal races for the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship are to take place tomorrow (Sunday) directly off the beach at the Hague. The warning signal for the Men’s medal races will be at 1355 local time followed an hour later by the Women.Martine Soffiatti Grael and Isabel Swan | Highest Women's 470 Worlds newbieshttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=223At the Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds Championship it is easy to see who is doing better than expected as each boat has been given a bow number according to the latest ISAF ranking, issued last week. Among the Women’s Gold fleet sailors China’s Xiaoli Wang and Xufend Huang are doing especially well – ranked 91st in the world, but lying 8th overall at the end of play yesterday. Indian competitors Pushparajan Muttu and Singhy Rajput Narinder | To the Hague from 45degChttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=221Two sailors competing at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship who are going through acclimatisation shock here in the Hague are Indian competitors Pushparajan Muttu and Singhy Rajput Narinder.Press Release | 15 July | Unsatisfactory dayhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=219Weather off the Hague, or perhaps the inaccuracy of the forecasts, continues to wreak havoc with the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships in The Hague. Double Olympic Gold medallist Sarah Ayton on today's conditions | More Southern Ocean than North Seahttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=217Racing in the last qualification races had to be put on hold this morning when the North Sea off the Hague turned more Southern Ocean...and this was even before the tide had turned against the wind.Day 4 morning report | Extreme sailing in Scheveningenhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=218“I really enjoyed myself out there”, jubilated Jorick Weijers (NED). Sand was blowing off the dunes, water off the rough seas and the race committee reported 30 knots gusting up to 40 knots. That resulted in spectacular images, unfortunate damages and no racing. At around 11 am, the race committee postponed further racing. Press Release 14 July | Wind up, but early homehttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=214For the first day so far at the 2010 Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships, the wind conditions at sea in front of The Hague allowed racing to get away on time for the three groups in the Men's division and the two in the Women's.Why more nations will compete at future World Championships | Globalising the 470http://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=213In the recent ISAF Olympic Commission report the number of nations taking part was identified as being one of the shortcomings of sailing as an Olympic sport. For example at this week’s 470 World Championships there are 39 nations represented. This is a very high number when compared to other events in sailing, but up against other Olympic sports it is small when for example you consider that 205 nations competed at the 2008 Olympic GamesPress Release 13 July | Return to Qingdaohttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=207Jo Aleh : 'it was China all over again'Upgrading the 470 | President Stanislav Kassarov describes the latest developmentshttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=206With classes attempting more than ever to maintain their spot in the Olympic Games, the International 470 Class Association has introduced some new measures for the present Delta Lloyd World Championship in the Hague.Press Release | 12 July | Calm before the stormhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=203Conditions transpired against the possibility of racing on the opening day of the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships, taking place off the Hague, Holland. Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds | Home team advantage?http://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=202Traditionally at regattas, local teams can hold the advantage with the best local knowledge, more familiarity with the race course, the typical currents and wind conditions, as well as the psychological upper hand - playing to the ‘home crowd’, in a familiar environment when it comes to food, language, culture, etc. Opening Ceremony | Spectacular opening of Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds 2010 http://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=195Hundreds of 470 sailors and coaches from all over the world enjoyed a spectacular opening ceremony of the 2010 Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds The Hague. After the official speeches, the Dutch national anthem was played in a crowded Scheveningen harbour. The Wilhelmus sounds went over in a beat on which the dancers of Dance Academy Lucia Marthas did their act. The youngsters brought the flags in and put up a fantastic show on stage, enforced by older dancers in the crowd. Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships | Previewhttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=19440 nations to compete for the Men's 470 and Women's 470 World TitleGiulia Conti (ITA) | The main focus of 2010 is yet to come, the 470 World Championships in The Haguehttp://www.470worlds2010.com/news.asp?newsid=193We have won some regattas, we know how to do it, and we know it's also hard to win. I think psychology is really important in sailing, you have to be in the right mood to win.