Tokyo 2020: Here we go again:
Bangkok, Thailand (April 17, 2018) – With water pollution dominating the headlines two years in advance of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Sailing is facing problems again in advance of the Tokyo 2020 Games.
During the General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federation (ASOIF) today, World Sailing reports how the Organizing Committee is one-year behind with preparations.
Around 10 world governing body representatives raised concerns with different aspects of progress with little more than two years to go until the Olympics are due to open.
World Sailing chief executive Andy Hunt cited the course itself at Enoshima Yacht Harbor as one of a…
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Making changes to improve social spirit:
The Miami Yacht Club, which has been around for 91 years, hosts the 63rd Annual Miami Key Largo Race on April 21, which provides an all-day glide down the eastern shore of southern Florida.
And after all these years, they are trying something different… and it sounds brilliant.
In the past, many sailors would race the 35 nm course to Key Largo and then turn around and come back to Miami on the same day. But now that there is an optional second day of racing back to Miami on April 22 – the Inaugural Key Largo Miami Race.
Brian Hollenbeck, who is the vice commodore for the Mia…
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