World Sailing's Events Committee and Equipment Committee will meet on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May before the Council, the main decision making body of the world governing body, bring the session to a close on Sunday 19 May. An audio and main screen feed of all the meetings will be available on the World Sailing TV YouTube Channel - https://youtube.com/worldsailingtv.
Leading up to the meeting, the selection of Equipment for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition has been a major talking point with decisions to be made in London and then in Bermuda at the Annual Conference in November.
World Sailing's proposals for governance reform and the events strategy for 2021-2028 will also be discussed alongside three urgent submissions.
Paris 2024 - Selection of Equipment
Three Events and Equipment have been confirmed for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition with Equipment decisions to be made for the remaining seven Events. At the 2018 Annual Conference, the following Events were approved:
Men's Windsurfer - RS:X*
Women's Windsurfer - RS:X*
Men's One Person Dinghy - TBC
Women's One Person Dinghy - TBC
Mixed Kiteboard - TBC
Mixed Two Person Dinghy - TBC
Women's Skiff - 49erFX
Men's Skiff - 49er
Mixed Two Person Multihull - Nacra 17
Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat - TBC
*subject to ongoing equipment re-evaluation
The Men's and Women's Windsurfer were put under the re-evaluation process. The authority for the re-evaluation procedure is World Sailing's Board of Directors who shall make the final recommendations to World Sailing's Council.