International Federation of Kitesports Organisations (IFKO) President Diogo Paes Fernandes has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to assist them in preventing World Sailing performing what they claim is a "takeover" of their sport.
Italy's Ruggero Tita and Caterina Marianna Banti won the gold medal in the Nacra 17 foiling class on the final day of the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus.
Annemiek Bekkering and Annette Deutz of The Netherlands snatched gold in a dramatic 49erFX medal race as Austrians Tanja Frank and Lorena Abicht capsized after falling victim to a huge wind shift at the World Sailing Championships in Aarhus.
Emma Plasschaert held off the challenge of Dutch Olympic gold medallist Marit Bouwmeester to win Belgium's first laser radial title at the World Sailing Championships in Aarhus today.
Zsombor Berecz became the first Hungarian to win the Finn class at a World Sailing Championships after he usurped Olympic gold medallist Max Salminen of Sweden in a dramatic finish in Aarhus.
Olympic gold medallist Salminen seizes control of finn class at World Sailing Championships in Denmark
Olympic gold medallist Max Salminen of Sweden won the day's last race in the finn class to take a potentially decisive lead in the overall standings at the World Sailing Championships in Denmark.
Olympic champions Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Saroli impressed in the Nacra 17 class as Polish windsurfers endured a mixed day at the World Sailing Championships in Denmark.
Olympic silver medallists Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan moved within a point of the overall lead after winning today's only men's 470 race at the Sailing World Championships.
On a day when International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach came visiting, France's Louis Giard made a flying start in the men's RS:X windsurfing category at the Sailing World Championships in the Bay of Aarhus.
Britain's Edward Wright moved to the top of the Finn leaderboard today at the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus after two second place finishes.
Calmer conditions prevailed on the second day of racing at the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, and two Dutch rivals for an Olympic place in the Finn class got to grips.
Difficult conditions favour quality operators on opening day of Sailing World Championships in Aarhus
An opening day of tricky conditions at the fifth Sailing World Championships the Bay of Aarhus in Denmark - a major test and qualifying opportunity for Tokyo 2020 - put a premium on experience as accomplished Olympic sailors prevailed over the conditions of fluctuating winds.
A major test along the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will begin tomorrow when the fifth Sailing World Championships gets underway in the Bay of Aarhus.
World Sailing have announced that three new awards - celebrating sustainability, the best team and the best boat - will be presented for the first time at their annual awards ceremony this year.
The United States and Norway have claimed the last three medals of the Youth Sailing World Championships in Texas today, with the US taking one while Norway secured two.