World Sailing Names Election Candidates:
Southampton, UK (September 23, 2016) – HM King Constantine and the Election Committee has announced the full details of the candidates eligible for election as President and Vice-President to its Board of Directors.
The President and seven Vice-Presidents, two of which must be from each gender, will be elected at World Sailing’s General Assembly in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday November 13, 2016.
Eligible candidates for election have been endorsed by at least five World Sailing Member National Authorities with the term of office beginning at the close of the General Assembly, at which the Board of Directors are elected for a period of four years.
The General …
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Germans win J/24 World Championship:
Wakayama, Japan (September 23, 2016) – Daniel Frost’s German team of Timo Chorrosch, Felix Leupold, Jeronimo Landauer and Daniel Schwarze on JJOne are the 2016 J/24 World Champions. After winning the first race of the championship, the team closed each day as the leader, though they made things interesting today at the end of the 8-race series.
Frost’s team placed 26th in race 7, putting the pressure on themselves going into the eighth and final race.
After multiple general recalls, the last meeting started under black flag with just minutes to spare before the time limit, in 8 knots of breeze. With JJOne’s previous 12-point advantage reduced to six, they…
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