The Hague becomes sailing hub as World Championships shifted to 2023

Aarhus hosts the 2018 Sailing World Championships (by Richard Langdon/Getty Images)

World Sailing has elected to postpone the next edition of its Sailing World Championships by a year, stating the decision will result in The Hague becoming the “capital of competitive sailing”.

The Dutch city was selected to host the 2022 World Championships in May 2018, defeating a rival bid from Auckland, New Zealand.

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