Dorian van Rijsselberghe has his say

Two time olympic gold medallist, London and Rio, has penned a letter to the World Sailing Council members attending the Mid Year Meeting on May 19th.
“Ensuring that the sport of sailing goes in the right direction is perhaps one of the small ways in which i can give back to a sport that has given me so much. That is why i address you in this letter – to offer my opinion as a seasoned elite sailor and where i believe the sport, and in particular the windsurfing discipline, should go.
It is with great disappointment that i note the recommendation from the Board to Council to retain RS:X without holding sea-trials. World Sailing has a great opportunity to re-invigorate the sport of sailing and windsurfing and to inspire the next generation. It would be in my opinion a grave mistake for sea-trials not to be held.” Read on