Thrilling medal races produce world champions

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke from New Zealand dazzled to win another 49er world championship, the sixth for the magic combo, which is easily a class record. In thrilling medal race the Spanish 49erFX team of Tamara Echegoyen and Paula Barcelo and the British Nacra 17 team of John Gimson and Anna Burnet owned those […]

Plan for the final day of 2020 World Championship racing

With no racing on Friday February 14 due to summer storms that wreaked havoc with the breeze, Saturday’s final day of the 49er, 49er and Nacra 17 World Championship looks like this: Schedule: Two gold fleet races for all three fleets commencing from 0955hrs Two silver and bronze fleet races immediately following Three medal races […]

“Game on” for national selection

Spanish Redemption Second by two points in the 49erFX is Spain’s Tamara Echegoyen, the 2016 World Champion with a different crew, and Paula Barcelo. The duo sailed through injury at the 2019 worlds and suffered, only managing a silver fleet finish. With the pressure of the Spanish trials on, these champions are in contention for […]

Skiff favourites spin low scores into gold

Reigning 49er world champions and Rio 2016 Gold medallists, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL), bagged enough low scores in the qualification round to lead at the midway point of the 2020 49er World Championship in Geelong, Australia. The top 25 49er teams go through to gold fleet to fight in the coming three days […]

Temporary Tandem Top Leaderboard in 49erFX

Former German 49erFX teammates combine beautifully to lead on day one of racing – much to their surprise. Tina Lutz’s regular crew Susann Beucke injured herself soon after the 2019 World Championship in Auckland and Lotta Wiemers agreed to step back into the boat to crew for the second half of the Down Under series […]

Long way to the top at Geelong 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship

Half the contenders vying for an Olympic spot know they’ve made the cut and the other half are still aiming for selection, adding extra strain to the make-or-break 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championship, the last major class title before Tokyo 2020. Big news on the eve of racing is that New Zealand’s Rio […]

Botín/López, or, i Echegoyen/Betanzos, bronze, en l’Europeu de 49er i FX a Barcelona

Els neozelandesos Peter Burling/Blair Tuke guanyen l’Europeu Open en 49er. Les daneses Jena Mai Hansen i Katja Salskov-Iversen s’imposen en FX. Avui ha finalitzat en aigües del Barcelona International Sailing Center el Campionat d’Europa de 49er de FX, amb èxit espanyol tant en categoria masculina amb la victòria de la tripulació formada pel càntabre Diego […]

Botín/López, oro, y Echegoyen/Betanzos, bronce, en el Europeo de 49er y FX en Barcelona

Los neozelandeses Peter Burling/Blair Tuke ganan el Europeo Open en 49er. Las danesas Jena Mai Hansen y Katja Salskov-Iversen se imponen en FX Hoy ha finalizado en aguas del Barcelona International Sailing Center el Campeonato de Europa de 49er de FX, con éxito español tanto en categoría masculina con la victoria de la tripulación formada por […]

Echegoyen i Betanzos són terceres i buscaran el títol continental de FX a Barcelona

Les italianes Giulia Conti i Francesca Clapcich en FX i els neozelandesos Peter Burling i Blair Tuke en 49er arriben líders a la jornada final del Campionat d’Europa que finalitzarà demà al matí en aigües del Barcelona International Sailing Center. Támara Echegoyen i Berta Betanzos han perdut provisionalment el liderat en FX amb el qual […]

Echegoyen y Betanzos son terceras y buscarán el título continental de FX en Barcelona

Las italianas Giulia Conti y Francesca Clapcich en FX y los neozelandeses Peter Burling y Blair Tuke en 49er llegan líderes a la jornada final del Campeonato de Europa que finalizará mañana en aguas del Barcelona International Sailing Center. Támara Echegoyen y Berta Betanzos han perdido provisionalmente el liderato en FX con el que partían […]