IODA Optimist World Championship
31 Oct 14
Switzerland's Nicolas Rolaz has been crowned 2014 Optimist World Champion after a strong week of sail boat racing in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Cruising can be a coastal day sail or a longer distance international journeys crossing oceans and national borders.
ISAF works with organizations such as the International Maritime Organization and the International Organization for Standardization to represent the interests of sailors worldwide.
The Piracy updates and links in the Safety section are essential reading for sailors considering cruising in certain waters.