Field complete for Red Bull Foiling Generation Finals:
Designed to find the best youth sailors aged 16-20, 16 teams competed in the US qualifier for the Red Bull Foiling Generation held November 2-4 in Miami, FL. Sailing the two-person Flying Phantom, Ian MacDiarmid and Nicolas Muller survived the four-boat heat format to triumph in the winner-take-all final. They will now advance to the Red Bull Foiling Generation World Final on November 9-11. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Field complete for Red Bull Foiling Generation Finals, Editor
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