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Call for BAME officials

Instructor Asher Robinson has called for the appointment more BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) officials in sailing, as he spoke of the racism he has experienced in the sport. Asher, who is an RYA senior instructor at London’s Westminster Boating Base said: “If you look at the committees of sailing clubs and the boards of the sailing authorities, there is not one BAME person there.

“For me, I don’t agree with positive discrimination but there

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