Newly elected World Sailing vice-president Philip Baum has targeted the 2026 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Dakar as an important opportunity to promote the sport in Africa.
World Sailing has announced a shortlist of four for this year’s 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award - and the public will be given the chance to vote for their favourite initiative for the first time.
New Chinese World Sailing President excited to see Shenzhen seal five-year World Match Racing Tour deal
Recently-elected World Sailing President Quanhai Li hopes Shenzhen's five-year spell as host for the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) Finals will increase participation and attract new interest in China.
Olympic gold medallist Jo Aleh has vowed to make sailors' voices heard after becoming the new chair of World Sailing's Athletes' Commission.
Ousted World Sailing President Andersen accuses opponents of filing ethics complaints to influence election
Ousted World Sailing President Kim Andersen has claimed the three ethics cases he has faced were brought against him to influence the outcome of the election as he described the allegations as "entirely groundless and highly politicised".
World Sailing is expecting to report another loss for its 2020 financial year, with chief executive David Graham warning that, despite recent "successes", the governing body is "not out of the woods".
Quanhai Li of China has been elected as the new President of World Sailing after defeating incumbent Kim Andersen of Denmark in a run-off.
World Sailing President Kim Andersen is facing possible sanctions after the Ethics Commission found he may have breached rules by signing a contract with a consulting firm, allegedly without the approval of the Board.
World Sailing has said it will work with countries interested in hosting the Youth Sailing World Championships and aim to organise the event in December 2021.
Quanhai Li has received an apparent boost in his campaign to become President of World Sailing, with a respected Norwegian journalist drawing attention to "qualified analyses" suggesting that the Chinese official may have obtained a clear-cut victory.
Voting has concluded in the run-off election for the World Sailing Presidency, with an independent scrutineer confirming that there is a winner.
China’s Li gets boost in race for World Sailing Presidency as defeated Seeliger calls for "fresh start"
Defeated World Sailing Presidential candidate Gerardo Seeliger has, in effect, endorsed China’s Quanhai Li in the continuing race for leadership of the governing body, calling for "a fresh start".
Kim Andersen and Quanhai Li will next week contest a run-off for the World Sailing Presidency, after beating off the challenges of two other candidates in the first round of a bitter and keenly-contested race.
A record number of votes, 127, have been cast in the first round of voting in World Sailing's Presidential election.
Armenia and Vanuatu have been removed from the latest list of suspended Member National Authorities (MNAs), indicating that they will, after all, be able to cast votes in World Sailing’s current bitterly-fought Presidential election.