Podcast with Ben Nicholls: Future of Olympic Sailing in the Balance

Ben Nicholls was sitting on his commuter train chatting to a fellow sailor about an article he'd just seen published in Seahorse magazine. A number of Olympic medallists had clubbed together to voice their concern about the discussions going on in advance of World Sailing's Mid Year Meeting in London. It appears that a number of wholesale changes are on the table for discussion, some of them never trialled in major competition. Ben asked his friend what he should do. "Put up a petition on Change.org!" And so that's what Ben did. More than 18,000 signatures later, Sailjuice.com decided it might be interesting to find out more from the man himself....

 

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470s in big waves at Rio 2016

© Richard Gladwell: 470s riding big waves at Rio 2016. Not only did Kiwi yachting journalist Richard Gladwell take this photo, he's also been researching and publishing hard on the subject of the future of sailing in the Olympics. You can read more at www.sail-world.com






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