World Sailing Council Gets to Business:
World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference brings together international delegates this week in Barcelona, Spain. Here’s an update from November 11:
World Sailing’s Council met today and received a number of reports over the five-hour session.
World Sailing President Carlo Croce opened the meeting with his report which will be available to watch back on the live YouTube feed. This was followed by reports from each member of the Board of Directors who presented on their responsibilities.
An overview of the session is available below:
World Sailing Honors George Andreadis:
Barcelona, Spain (November 11, 2016) – George Andreadis (GRE) has been awarded the Beppe Croce Trophy, which honours an individual for their outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport of sailing.
The trophy, which was first awarded in 1988 in memory of Beppe Croce, World Sailing President from 1969-1986, was presented to Andreadis by President Carlo Croce at the 2016 World Sailing Annual Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
On receiving the award Andreadis said, “Your majesty, Mr President, ladies and gentleman this is a very touching moment. Receiving the Beppe Croce is the greatest honour and I would like to thank the board for bestowing me with the award.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – World Sailing Honors George Andreadis, Editor