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World Sailing Court Rulings >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Published on March 7, 2022 Disciplinary and appeal decisions within World Sailing are determined by independent juries appointed by the Judicial Council. Decisions made by Member National Authorities (NAMs) are decided by the disciplinary systems of those MNAs. The members of the Judicial Council are: Hon. Ruth Miller (Chair), Alberto Predieri (Vice-Chair), Prof Bruce Collins […]

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World Sailing raises the temperature >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A day after issuing a sweet statement of concern and support, World Sailing has reinforced its commitment to the global sporting community regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here is the stronger position they issued on March 1, 2022: Today, World Sailing joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and global sports organizations in taking the decision […]

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WORLD SAILING STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE

By implementing these measures, World Sailing supports a united and coordinated approach within the global sports movement. This decision is in line with the recommendation of the IOC Executive Board, aimed at preserving the integrity of the competitions and ensuring the safety of all participants, and was unanimously approved by the World Sailing Executive Board. […]

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World Sailing rethinks ‘onerous’ new keel inspection rule in offshore racing

An overhaul of World Sailing is under consideration to exempt Category 3 offshore racing from the new documented structural inspection requirement. Changes to the special World Sailing Offshore (OSR) regulations came into force on 1 January 2022 and mean an additional requirement for yachts competing in category 0 to category 3 races, but the new […]

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2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28

2022 is a crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 by World Sailing Dec 15, 2021 20:56 UTC 2022 – Crucial year for World Sailing’s mission to see Para Sailing reintegrated for LA28 © World Sailing 2022 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for parasailing as the […]

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World Sailing extends its partnership with GAC Pindar • Live Sail Die

Provide efficient and sustainable logistics for high profile sailing events Southampton, UK – 10 November 2021: World Sailing has extended its longstanding partnership with GAC UK’s marine leisure, sports and events division, GAC Pindar, for another two terms until 31 December 2028. GAC Pindar will continue to provide efficient and sustainable logistics solutions to Member […]

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World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time

World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time by World Sailing 1 Oct 2021 05:56 UTC World Sailing and SAP bring Sailing Analytics to broadcasters, commentators and fans for the first time at the Tokyo Olympics © World Sailing World Sailing and its long-time partner SAP […]

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IOC gives World Sailing six weeks notice for 2024 Olympic events

Paris 2024: IOC gives World Sailing six weeks notice for 2024 Olympic events by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Apr 15, 2021 12:10 UTC April 16, 2021 World Sailing’s Council at the Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain, Sunday May 19, 2019 © Daniel Smith Kit McConnell – IOC Sports Director © Philippe Woods The International Olympic […]

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World Sailing elections, AC75 images, Bermuda Gold Cup and eco-responsible sunglasses

World Sailing elections, AC75 images, Bermuda Gold Cup and eco-responsible sunglasses by David Schmidt November 3, 2020 4:00 PM UTC November 3, 2020 Quanhai Li (CHN) President of World Sailing © World Sailing Regardless of his political leanings, it’s fair to say that this is a great week for the United States and for […]

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Cory Sertl elected vice-president of World Sailing

Cory Sertl, President of US Sailing and Vice President of World Sailing. Photo by Christy Usher. World Sailing announces election results at virtual annual conference BRISTOL, RI (November 1, 2020) – World Sailing capped off an eventful week of committee meetings, in-depth discussions, spirited debates and important decision-making by announcing the results of World Sailing’s […]

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Seeking President >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

World Sailing, as the governing body for the sport of sailing, is that link between national authorities (US Sailing, Sail Canada, etc.) and class associations around the world. World Sailing is responsible for: • The promotion of sport internationally;• Management of sailing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games;• Development of sailing racing rules and regulations […]

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World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic classes

World Sailing implements new quality control processes for all Olympic classes by World Sailing July 27, 2019 09:09 UTC Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games © Matias Capizzano / World Sailing As part of the process to finalize equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, World Sailing is introducing new quality control processes for […]

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Sea Survival Officer Personal Course: Safety | Sailors | ISAF | World Sailing

World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Training Requirements In 2003 World Sailing introduced a standard core curriculum for training courses to establish an internationally recognized qualification. Training requirements are part of the World Sailing Special Offshore Regulations. These courses are run and set by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and comply with World Sailing Minimum […]

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Sea Survival: Offshore | Courses & Equipment | ISAF | World Sailing

World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Training Requirements In 2003 World Sailing introduced a standard core curriculum for training courses to establish an internationally recognized qualification. Training requirements are part of the World Sailing Special Offshore Regulations. These courses are run and set by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and comply with World Sailing Minimum […]