fake news?

Now a week after World Sailing’s August 1st deadline and the end of the vote organized by the Laser class, where are we at?

The results of the Laser class controversial Survey Monkey vote have not yet been published. In fact, counting is still under way as, as we reported, there is no centralized membership database and the Monkey Survey app used by the Laser class allowed anyone to vote, among other potential irregularities.

While the counting is still still under way, and the validity of the votes has therefore not been verified by ILCA – there is no independent party involved to oversee the process -, the Laser class announced on August 3 that there were over 3,000 votes from 85 countries.  Read on.