No Sailing at Paris 2024 Paralympics:
World Sailing is shocked and disappointed to learn that sailing has not been included by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The decision came on September 13, 2018, following an IPC Board meeting earlier this week in Madrid, Spain.
Sailing’s application was submitted ahead of the 9 July 2018 deadline and World Sailing have been informed by the IPC that Sailing is not in compliance with one or more of the core criteria for Games inclusion as stipulated in the IPC Handbook.
World Sailing will meet with the IPC´s leadership as soon as possible to further understand the details of the decision taken and the analysis by the IPC manage…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – No Sailing at Paris 2024 Paralympics, Assoc Editor
Symmans to Chair America’s Cup Events:
Emirates Team New Zealand has formed a separate company to run the Americas Cup in Auckland in 2021.
Tina Symmans, who has been a director of Emirates Team New Zealand is to be Chair of Americas Cup Event Ltd (ACE). Greg Horton who has also been on the Emirates Team New Zealand Board will also now join the Board of ACE, both effectively resigning from their team-related directorships.
Tina Symmans joined the board of Emirates Team New Zealand three years before the successful challenge in Bermuda and experienced the roller coaster ride of that campaign from lack of funding causing doubt over the teams ability to fund the challenge through to the gut-wrenching pitchpole in Bermuda be…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Symmans to Chair America’s Cup Events, Assoc Editor