Lead Tie At GC32 Racing Tour Villasimius:
Villasimius, Italy (September 14, 2018) – Tough conditions on the water for day two of the GC32 Villasimius Cup resulted in a long wait before the wind filled in and built to 10+ knots albeit from a non-forecast easterly/southeasterly direction. Against expectations this held, enabling four races to be sailed laterally across the Bay immediately off Marina di Villasimius, here in Sardinia’s southeastern most tip
While the two America’s Cup teams have been touted as favorites for this penultimate event of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour – and indeed they share equal points in the top spots at the end of today – they have by no means had it all their own way. In the first rac…
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US Sailing Response to Paralympic Decision:
Bristol, RI (September 14, 2018) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport, is disappointed to learn of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision not to include Sailing as part of the 2024 Paralympic Games Sports Program. The decision was made on Thursday, September 13 at an IPC Board meeting in Madrid, Spain.
World Sailing recently reported that they were informed by the IPC that Sailing is not in compliance with one or more of the core criteria for Games inclusion. World Sailing will soon meet with the IPC´s leadership to further understand the details of the decision and the analysis by the IPC management team.
Sailing was removed from the Tokyo 20…
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