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TFE LIVE: Today's live guest — Nic "Adventures of a Sailor Girl" Douglass (AUS), live via Skype from London; light and lively updates on...

Friday, November 15, 2019

AC36: First (public) foiling video of the Challenger of Record's AC75 released today by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

TFE LIVE: We'll break some juicy "one hears" news linking AC36 and Sail GP, on today's (Tuesday) show, as always at 1300 Pacific on...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

AC36: See INEOS Team UK's first foiling tack on video; no TFE LIVE today — heading to Seattle for NSHOF induction ceremonies

Friday, November 8, 2019

TFE LIVE: Ryan Breymaier (USA) will be our Tuesday guest live from via Skype from France, with the latest on the Transat Jacques Vabre including the U...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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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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