Friday, August 16, 2019

new July 2019 edition of the Race Officials Manual

Hi Race Officials,

Please see attached a copy of the new July 2019 edition of the Race Officials Manual.

The manual is also available on the World Sailing website at the below link:

If you have any questions regarding this edition, please do not hesitate to get in contact.


Megan Griggs

Race Officials Executive


T : +44 (0) 2039 404 888

M: +44 (0) 7764 587 924

20 Eastbourne Terrace London, UK, W2 6LG

World Sailing launch Paris 2024 Mixed Offshore explanatory film

To all: Council members and Member National Authorities,

World Sailing launch Paris 2024 Mixed Offshore explanatory film

For the first time in sailing’s Olympic history, a Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat event will be on the programme at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.

The Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat will join kiteboarding, windsurfing, multihulls, singlehanded and doublehanded dinghies and skiffs, promoting the diversity of the sport. This in turn will support World Sailing’s desire to promote and grow universality in all disciplines and increase female participation with gender equal medals and athletes.

To showcase the event and how it may look at Paris 2024, World Sailing has launched a promotional film which is available to view here -

More than 70% of the globe is water – sailing’s field of play – and offshore sailing is played out across long distances in both light and strong wind conditions and a variety of sea states that test an athletes resolve. Offshore sailing is the ultimate test of endurance , skill, discipline, navigation and critical decision making.

Embracing a major part of sailing in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will enable new stars of the sport to come to the forefront.

Further information is in the attached press release.


Daniel Smith

Director of Communications and Digital

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M: +44 (0)7771 542 131

20 Eastbourne Terrace
London, UK, W2 6LG

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Tijn en Phillippine

Naast de geweldige prestatie van Mack hebben Tijn en Phillippine ook goede zaken gedaan in Peru.

De 2019 Panam games voor Tijn van Gullik waren een hele goede training en lessons learned om tussen de wereld top mee te zeilen. Pabien Tijn!

Phillippine van Aanholt heeft ook prachtig gezeild in een moeilijke omgeving. Pabien Phillipine!

De toekomst naar Tokio is nog niet helemaal duidelijk. Wie wel en  niet meegaat gaan we zien. Het hangt van heel veel factoren af. Maar dat Aruba geweldige mensen heeft en daartussen deze geweldige zeilers voortbrengt, is een duidelijk bewijs dat Aruba en Zeilen een winning combination is.

De jeugd op Aruba heeft dankzij deze 3 kanjers als voorbeelden (en laten we Sarah-Quita niet vergeten) genoeg redenen om door te werken aan meer wereld-top zeilprestaties.