Live Coverage: Star European Championship 2019:
The 2019 Star European Championship, held in conjunction with the Star Sailors League (SSL) Breeze Grand Slam, has attracted 94 teams to complete on May 15 to 19 in Riva del Garda, Italy.
With 22 nations represented, the field will be vying for not just the European title but also motivated by the 2,500 SSL Ranking points and the lion share of the $ 100,000 US prize pot. The ranking points determine the competitors that advance to the SSL Finals which last year offered a $ 200,000 US prize pot.
You can follow all the action live below with expert commentary from double Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson (GBR) and Star Olympic campaigner and coach Maurice O’Connell (IRL).
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Kim Andersen: Building a better pathway:
World Sailing will have its 2019 Mid-Year Meeting on May 16-19 in London, England. This is one of two events during the year wherein the public can witness the processes of the organization. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checked in with World Sailing President Kim Andersen for an update.
In Part 1, Kim discussed many of the changes within World Sailing and the decisions being made for the Olympics events. In
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