Category Archives: World Sailing

Kim Andersen: building a better pathway

By | May 16, 2019

World Sailing’s 3-day 2019 Mid-Year Meeting will be held in London, 17-19 May. This is one of two events during the year wherein the public can witness the processes of the organisation. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checked in with World Sailing President, Kim Andersen, for an update. In Part 1, Kim discussed many of the… Read More »

Kim Andersen: showcasing the sport

By | May 14, 2019

Tomorrow, World Sailing’s 3-day 2019 Mid-Year Meeting will start in London, England. This is one of two events during the year wherein the public can witness the processes of the organisation. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checked in with World Sailing President, Kim Andersen, for an update. In Part 1, Kim discussed many of the changes… Read More »

Kim Andersen: preparing for change

By | May 14, 2019

World Sailing will have its 2019 Mid-Year Meeting on May 16-19 in London, England. This is one of two events during the year wherein the public can witness the processes of the organisation. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checked in with World Sailing President, Kim Andersen, for an update. World Sailing is responsible for the sport,… Read More »

Reforming governance of World Sailing

By | May 6, 2019

World Sailing’s Board of Directors has approved and published for consultation its Proposal for wholesale governance reform of World Sailing. The Proposal has been prepared by World Sailing’s Governance Commission following over a year of consultation, feedback, and research with Member National Authorities (MNAs), Class Associations, Council, committee and commission members and the wider sailing… Read More »

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 »