Category Archives: World Sailing

On the matter of Iker Martinez

By | March 3, 2019

World Sailing has released their report on the matter of a disciplinary process against Spanish sailor Iker Martinez. On 2 August, Martinez’s boat, ESP 70, was inspected in accordance with ER 4.1. During the inspection, the maximum distance that the daggerboard bearing could move (between the back of the bearing and the front of the… Read More »

World Sailing puts prize money on the line for 2019

By | January 23, 2019

World Sailing released the 2019 eSailing World Championship as the second season was officially launched at boot Düsseldorf in Germany. Following a first season that saw 169,000 eSailors from 74 nations compete over six months, the second will see the introduction of prize money, a new competition format, National Championships, and more global live events.… Read More »

World Sailing Council confirm Keelboat vote

By | December 31, 2018

The minutes of the controversial Council meeting at World Sailing’s AGM in Florida last month were approved in an extraordinary conference call Friday. Tom Ehman editor of the US-based sailing website Sailing Illustrated has published a report that: “The vote was 22 to accept, 11 to reject, and 2 abstentions – thereby confirming the disputed… Read More »

World Sailing faces more questions

By | December 13, 2018

The row over the vote taken by World Sailing to allow the – urgent submission – that substituted a Mixed Two Person Keelboat event for the Mixed One Person Dinghy event in the 2024 Olympics continues. While World Sailing has refused to amend or re-run the vote, after three council members claimed that their votes… Read More »

Host needed for Paris 2024 boat trials

By | November 26, 2018

Published on November 25th, 2018: World Sailing is inviting Member National Authorities to bid to host the Sea-trials for the Selection of Equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition Men’s and Women’s One Person Dinghy Events. Sea-trials will now take place as part of the Selection of Equipment process among the four boats shortlisted… Read More »

World Sailing’s 2018 Conference underway in Sarasota

By | October 29, 2018

World Sailing’s 2018 Annual Conference is underway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sarasota, Florida, USA. Running through to 4 November 2018, delegates will review and discuss the strategy of sailing and make key decisions that influence the future of the sport. The Annual Conference is the yearly meeting of sailing’s influencers and key stakeholders.… Read More »