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Sailing Industry Acknowledged for Efforts in Sustainability

Sailing Industry Acknowledged for Efforts in Sustainability

World Sailing Wins GAISF Award World Sailing has fortified its place as a pioneer in the global movement towards a more sustainable future. The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) acknowledged World Sailing at the General Assembly in early November 2020. There the GAISF awarded World Sailing with the inaugural GAISF Sustainability Award for the thus far highly successful World Sailing Sustainability Agenda 2030. Also recognized alongside World Sailing, was the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and World Rugby. Introducing Learn more
Female Sailing Could Benefit From Announcement by Olympic Committee

Female Sailing Could Benefit From Announcement by Olympic Committee

The sailing community is once again divided after the Mixed Two-Person Keelboat Offshore event was announced for the 2024 Olympics due to take place in Paris. Changes in sailing programming often lead to mixed opinions, especially when the changes influence an important event like the Olympics. Someone’s gain is most often another person’s loss. With Olympic sailing focused on high-performance vessels in short races, the concept of an offshore event was naturally questioned. On the other hand, shorthanded sailing is Learn more