Sailing News

World Sailing – Annual Conference – Quanhai Li CHN, the new WS-President!

As predicted a week ago based on the exit polls, Quanhai Li CHN was confirmed today by the virtual General Assembly as the new World Sailing President, replacing Kim Anderson DEN, who was not reelected. At the same occasion, the newly elected seven Vice-Presidents – four men and three women – were proclaimed, a well balanced team coming from five continents, including for the first time Africa. Find all details in the official report of World Sailing. —– With 68 to 60 votes, the verdict was much closer than expected. Apparently, a number of Member National Authorities have not been aware of the fact, that not only the Sailing finances are in deep troubles, but that the past President voted out of office had to be sanctioned for management irregularities. An article in the best-informed Norvegian SeilMagasinet of today Sunday summarizes the situation. A Google translation PDF is available on [][/URL].