World Sailing in battle to keep Olympic event

World Sailing have received an update from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the proposed Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat Event at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition

IOC demands alternative Sailing Event List for Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee has requested that World Sailing prepare an alternative event for the tenth event of the Sailing programme for Paris 2024

World Sailing – Job Vacancy for Classes Executive

World Sailing, the governing body for the sport of sailing, is currently advertising for a Classes Executive to join the Technical and Offshore Team.

World Sailing rule 25 hulls not valid Etchells Class Yachts

Following a ruling by World Sailing, the International Etchells Class Association has confirmed that 25 boats produced by Pacesetter Etchells Pty since 2011 from Mould 11 are not valid Etchells Class Yachts under the Class Rules

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games firmly on track

World Sailing shares IOC vision for safe and successful Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following recent  detailed briefing and Q&A sessions

World Sailing Statement following sex abuse allegation

World Sailing has reached out to support Sofia Bekatorou, two-time Olympic medallist and a member of World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission, following her brave decision to come forward about the alleged sexual abuse she experienced as an athlete

UK Covid Lockdown . . . Again

The UK enters another lockdown session as we start the new year. Even with the vacines now being rolled out across the country, this is looking like at the least a three to four month effort

Olympic Committee cuts sailing athlete quota for Paris 2024

World Sailing has received confirmation from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board, on the event programme and athlete quotas for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Jo Aleh elected Chair of Athletes’ Commission

Jo Aleh of New Zealand, a London 2012 gold and Rio 2016 silver medallist in the Women’s 470, has been elected as Chair of World Sailing’s Athletes’ Commission

Quanhai Li of China is new World Sailing President

Quanhai Li of China replaced Kim Andersen of Denmark as President of World Sailing when the result of the vote was revealed on Sunday 1 November

Breaking News – China’s Quanhai Li is new World Sailing President

China’s Quanhai Li is new World Sailing President

Hong Kong newspaper predicts first president from China of a major Olympic sporting body

The Hong Kong based South China Morning Post reports that . . . Chinese official Li Quanhai looks set to become the new president of World Sailing