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The WGM 2020 will be held online on Saturday 28.11.2020 using the Zoom platform. Presidents of national associations and international representatives have been informed and invited to this meeting by email, so everyone should be able to participate. If anyone is missing the invitation, or want to test the Zoom functionality beforehand, please contact Bailey or Charles as soon as possible.
If you do not participate to the online WGM and do not cast any vote before the WGM, your association will be noted as "absent" in the minutes. Votes entered after the WGM will not be casted.
History has taught us that interesting things can result when bad things, such as a global pandemic disease outdreak, happen. Such it has been this year. In the US, Bailey White and Bruce Mahoney came up with the idea of a national virtual regatta, but without travelling and to replace the NA Nationals. As a result, we asked them to tell us more so maybe other associations, can have a go too.
Bruce now explains.
The first time I came to really meet Ian "Storm" Johnson, it was in Sopot in 2017. I have probably already met him before, but in 2017 he made me a strong impression, as he was sitting at the beach-front restaurant in Sopot, along with some famous Australian sailors, I think at least Paul Larsen was present. I can remember this moment very well, because two things happened to me on this particular evening : 1) I got drunk very quickly - that hadn't happened to me in years and 2) my bike was stolen - you know, the quirky small foldable SUI 65 bike.
We now have uploaded the World Championships results from past years to here If anyone has any of the results from our missing years and can send them to us as a .pdf file, you will earn the eternat gratitude of a grateful fleet!