World Sailing's Annual General Meeting (AGM) concluded the 2017 Annual Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
The Annual General Meeting brought World Sailing's Member National Authorities together to receive reports, review membership and ratify decisions made earlier in the Conference.
World Sailing's Council made key decisions on November 10th and 11th ranging from the approval of an eSailing World Championships, an Offshore World Championships and Keelboat World Championships, through to approval of the format of the 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition.
Members at the AGM ratified the regulatory decisions of World Sailing's Council and these will now be implemented, impacting sailors from the grassroots to the elite level of the sport.
The Bermudan Tourism Authority put forward a bid for Bermuda to host the 2019 edition of the World Sailing Annual Conference. Following a vote by the members, this was approved.
The next meetings of World Sailing will be held from May 12th – 15th, 2018 in London, Great Britain.
Sarasota, USA will host the Annual Conference from October 27th to November 4th, 2018.