SailGP Receives World Sailing Status:
SailGP, a new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit, has received Special Event status from World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport. Special Event status ensures the world governing body formally recognizes and sanctions the event.
Over the course of the 11-year partnership, SailGP sanction fees will be invested back into the sport to support World Sailing’s development initiatives.
World Sailing will support SailGP with promotional and marketing activities as well as supporting the World Sailing Race Officials overseeing the event. SailGP will be held under World Sailing’s Racing Rules of Sailing and Regulations, with World Sailing overseeing in particular …
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VIDEO: Next Gen Corinthian Competition, IC37:
The strict one-design class will provide simple, fun, competitive racing for the Corinthian sailors of the world.
Melges IC37 Class Rules require crew to be World Sailing Group 1 (amateur) sailors, incentivize youth sailors onboard, and mandate that each team has at least one woman, two if the team has eight or more people.
Learn more about the next generation Corinthian competition in this new video from Melges.
Published on October 4, 2018…
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