Middle Sea Race Celebrates Milestone:
Valletta, Malta (May 2, 2018) – The 39th Rolex Middle Sea Race starts on October 20, 2018. With this year marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of this remarkable race, the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) is anticipating its highest entry yet. Some 30 yachts from 14 countries have already registered, well ahead of the usual pace. The record fleet stands at 122, set in 2014, and the RMYC has ambitions to topple this number. The first race in 1968 saw a fleet of eight yachts cross the start line. Full Report.
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Olympic Events: How to proceed:
The direction of Olympic Sailing, and how that impacts the entire sport, will be a major decision to be made at World Sailing’s Mid-Year Meeting to be held May 10-15 at Chelsea Football Club in London, Great Britain.
The sport of Sailing at the Olympics has 10 events, and it is this program that is under review. There have been many reasons for change, but primary to the mission is to achieve gender equality and heighten the uniqueness of each event.