The 49er & 49erFX events went down to the wire, literally, in the first big(ger) regatta for this Japanese focussed quadrennial. The week was a tough one for all, since…Read More
Challenged by a 5-6 knot breeze over the first two days of the World Cup Series event, the champions have used all their experience to position themselves at the top…Read More
Denmark’s Hansen/Iversen and Britain’s Fletcher/Bithell Take First Ever World Titles On Intense Final Day In Porto Matasinhos, Portugal (2 September 2017) Another day meant another obstacle from mother nature at…Read More
Capsizes Shake Up FX Semifinal Leaderboard, Men’s 49ers Abandoned on Penultimate Day of Worlds Porto, Portugal (1 September 2017) – The Portuguese tradewinds were in full howl this morning over…Read More
Maloney/Meech Rock FX Fleet With Three Wins in Big Northerly; Fletcher/Bithell Repeat The Feat as 2017 49er Worlds Qualification Rounds End Porto, Portugal (31 August 2017) -- For four years,…Read More
After losing the first two days of the49er and FX World Championship to a lack of sailable conditions, Day 3 of the 2017 Worlds opened under yet another curtain of…Read More
Fog, Light Winds Kill First Two Days of World Championship Porto, Portugal (29 August 2017) – They’re some of the fastest sailors ever to pull on a sheet, and while…Read More
For the first time since 2008, the 2017 49er Class World Champion will not be any of Iker Martinez / Xabi Fernandez, Nathan Outteridge/ Iain Jensen, or Peter Burling/ Blair…Read More
Just over a year ago, during the Rio Olympic Games, four teams were tied going into the last race! The hometown heroes, Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) capped the…Read More
The Delta Lloyd regatta has a very strong history with the Olympic classes, and it’s known for it’s progressive attitude. For years it has done a great job with sponsors, formats, and being a sailor and public oriented regatta.
In 2015 there are 57 49ers and 31 49erFX competing. In addition, the top 15 49er and the top 17 49erFX will be offered spaces in the 2015 Weymouth World Cup, which is the next regatta in the circuit.