Council endorse Olympic Commission Sailing World Cup vision

November 12, 2010 at 3:07 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ISAF council have voted in favour of the vision to develop the Sailing World Cup as outlined in the Olympic Commission strategy and have voted in favour of investigating a World Cup Grand Final.

The key objectives of the Sailing World Cup should be

To promote and popularise Olympic sailing outside the Olympic Games using the best sailors in the world through consistent events delivering live presentation, television production and distribution, tracking, website output and media services.

Provide pathways for athletes and MNAs towards the Olympic Games, offering a series of high quality events around the world that are consistent and well managed

Lead the strengthening of the sport in the Olympic Games by ensuring that the introduction of new initiatives is well managed and consistently implemented.

Attract greater commercial support for all stakeholders including athletes, organisers, MNAs and ISAF

The work will now begin in ISAF on if and how to make this policy a reality.

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