Clipper Race: Horses on the track:
Seattle, WA (May 1, 2018) – The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet had a successful Le Mans start off the northwest coast of the USA, and although the fleet remains close together, a split has already emerged with one group heading directly south under spinnaker, whilst the other group is headed further offshore under white sails. Full report.
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Decisions impacting the future of sailing:
World Sailing’s Mid-Year Meeting will be held May 10-15 at Chelsea Football Club in London, Great Britain. There are 12 Deferred Submissions from previous meetings and 68 Submissions to be discussed (full list).
Of particular note is how it is at this session when the Paris 2024 Olympic sailing events will be discussed, debated, and decided. While the 10 Olympic events have remained stable for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, change is expected for Paris 2024.
Ahead of the meeting, World Sailing’s President Kim Andersen has addressed a formal letter to World Sailing’s Board of Direct…
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