Kim Anderson has taken up a new position as president of the World Sailing organization.
He was recently interviewed about his new position and his views on how the Olympic Games fared this year for the global sailing participants. He has recently taken charge and hence, he states that currently he is busy taking charge and meeting people in order to understand the state of affairs and the kind of changes or implementations that need to be done.
He states that currently many people are visiting him and congratulating him on his new post. Many are providing him vital inputs on the current state of affairs and what needs to be done. Understandably, the first weeks of his appointment have been turbulent as there were the Olympics are going on, after which several decisions had to be taken in the course forward for the organization. Continue Reading
Today sailing occurs in different categories. If you look at extreme sailing, it is a sport that has been dominated by team Russia this year. They have been in leading positions before and this year they have staged a comeback for sure. Phil Robertson is known as the million dollar man and he has achieved victory recently in the World Match Racing Tour.
He would be heading the team Russia as they gear up to participate in Extreme Sailing Series. The team will join the event that would be taking place on the Neva River. They would be staging a wild card entry. Their entry would be for Act 5 at St Petersburg which is being presented by SAP. It would take place in the first weekend of September. Continue Reading
Abelin has won the sailing crown in North America for the third time. You might have seen pictures of Bob Abelin as he poses by the Blue Pearl along with his trophy. This was the win that he achieved in 2014 at San Juan. It was the 21st North American Championship that was held at Oak Harbor in Washington.
In that competition he had won the first place along with his crew in the category of All Sails. It has been the second time that Abelin has won the race as the first time was in 2010 when the race had been at Canyon Ferry Reservoir. Continue Reading