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World Sailing: On the eve of Sunday's AGM, the Singapore Sailing Federation (SIN) has sent a powerful letter to the other MNAs urging a vote to defer consideration of the half-baked Governance proposal for at least another year; Hungary, Japan, Russia and the US Virgin Islands, to name just four, support Singapore

Sunday, November 3, 2019

 

SOUTHAMPTON, BERMUDA (#1234) — The controversial pet project of beleaguered World Sailing President Kim Andersen (DEN) to restructure the organization is facing increasing opposition on the eve of tomorrow's Annual General Meeting in Bermuda where it will come up for a vote.

 

The proposal would eliminate the organization's broad-based, globally-representative Council, and concentrate virtually all the decision-making power in a nine-member, self-perpetutating Board of Directors led by the President. 

 

To pass at Sunday's meeting, the radical proposal requires approval of 75% of the 61 MNAs (member national authorities) that have sent delegates to Bermuda. 

 

As any of you who watched Friday's widely viewed TFE LIVE webcast will know, your Ed. and many others around the world strongly believe Mr Andersen's Governance proposal, if passed in its present form, would be a disaster for the organization — and sport — for all the reasons and more articulated in the excellent letter from Singapore Sailing. Full text follows....

 

 

 

 

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