Closure for World Sailing Annual Conference:
Sarasota, FL (November 4, 2018) – A Mixed Two Person Keelboat Offshore will feature at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition, providing a new dynamic to the Olympic movement, following ratification today at World Sailing’s Annual General Meeting.
After a week of meetings, the AGM brought the 2018 World Sailing Annual Conference to a close as they ratified the decisions made throughout the week.
At the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain, World Sailing’s Council approved …
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End of Olympic Era for Finn Class:
Among the difficult decisions at the 2018 World Sailing Annual Conference (Oct 27 to Nov 4) was the development of the Sailing program for the Paris 2024 Olympics. To fulfill the directive from the International Olympic Committee, which was for equal participation and events for men and women, and to deliver a compelling competition, changes were needed.
With the need for change weighing on World Sailing after the Rio 2016 Olympics, the decision for Tokyo 2020 was made for Scuttlebutt Sailing News – End of Olympic Era for Finn Class, Editor