“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