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The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby longwhitecloud » Mon May 07, 2018 7:43 am

No more ika, no more gka , no more world sailing involved in kiting?

Looking more likely by the day.

Including many sailing olympic gold medalists, so far 13 000 sailors have signed a petition that kiteboarding is a sport of its own.

There have also been anti trust lawsuits over who owns the kitesurfing patents and equipment.
I reckon i guess right who took these lawsuits out! I wont say tho...


https://www.change.org/p/world-sailing- ... -our-sport

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby andylc » Mon May 07, 2018 7:53 am

It seems entirely correct to say that sailing and kitesurfing are 2 completely different sports.
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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby Toby » Mon May 07, 2018 9:49 am

What is an anti trust lawsuit?

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby longwhitecloud » Mon May 07, 2018 10:01 am

fair competition in business

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby Tiago1973 » Mon May 07, 2018 11:18 am

there are a fixed number of events for WS in the Games, for one to go in, another needs to go out

it appears the dingy people are afraid of the decisions that will happen in the following months

a good sign

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby james » Mon May 07, 2018 9:37 pm

The anti trust issues are to do with the current supplier of the windsurfing class and two of the sailing classes.

It is not to do with patent,

Anti trust and patent are two entirely different subjects and legal issues.

The anti kite bunch have got all o er excited and seized on it.

May I suggest also that if Bruno still wanted to own the kite patent maybe he shouldn’t have bloody sold it. Thus removing the aledged confusion of ownership that the IFKO are so keen to stir up.

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby longwhitecloud » Mon May 07, 2018 11:40 pm

the buyer went to prison

Kiters, check out the board of director of world sailing that says it is the world governing body of all kiteboarding on the water:

http://www.sailing.org/about/board-of-directors.php

looks like the petition that says kiteboarding is not sailing/ a sailing class is going to reach its target of 15 000 votes today.

sign here:

https://www.change.org/p/world-sailing- ... -our-sport

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby f2020 » Tue May 08, 2018 2:00 pm

To me, kitefoiling is sailing.

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby longwhitecloud » Tue May 08, 2018 2:13 pm

Target met

15 000 people signed the survey that included that kiting in not sailing - it is its own sport.

Lets see what happens next as part of this giant clusterf#@ck of a sport theft!

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Re: The end of IKA, GKA and World sailing ( involvement with kiting)?

Postby Toby » Tue May 08, 2018 8:31 pm

Yes, gonna be very interesting.
Money vs money.
Let the games begin!


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