Wrap up of the Last Chance Regatta

Heavy rain had fallen all day on the south coast of France but there was no dampening the enthusiasm of the lucky few who knew they had done enough to qualify a place for their country at the Olympics. 49er skiff LCR Men’s skiff teams from Germany, Belgium and Brazil went into Friday’s 49er medal race on almost equal points. With a 1,2,3 finish in the […]

Update on the Skiff Last Chance Regatta

Germany’s skiff sailors must be happy with the way their week is going so far. Three years ago at the Tokyo Olympics, there were Germans on the podium in both the men’s 49er and the women’s 49er FX but they have yet to qualify an Olympic place in either event for Paris 2024. While they must still clear the conditions set by the German authorities to […]

Consistency eludes many top contenders today at 53 Trofeo Princesa Sofía

The light sea-breeze condition on the Bay Of Palma today proved especially testing for the giant fleet at the 53 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mallorca by Iberostar and even many of the event leaders struggled to record consistently top finishes as the winds moved around in direction and pressure over the fourth day of racing. Italy’s […]

Olympic pressure, what pressure?

Another sea breeze day kept the giant 53 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mallorca by Iberostar rolling through a demanding schedule of races. Across the classes are some marked, understandable differences between the mindsets of those who are in the throes of an Olympic selection fight and those who have missed out on Marseille and are racing […]

How to Follow the Princess Sofia Regatta

Get ready to mark your calendars for the highly anticipated kickoff of the 53rd edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia! Beginning tomorrow and running until April 6th, this prestigious event will see 1,100 sailors from 75 different nations competing across 10 classes. Set against the stunning backdrop of Palma’s coastline, the regatta will unfold across […]

Rundown on the 2024 Skiff Worlds

The 2024 49er and 49erFX World Championships officially kick off in the beautiful and windy Lanzarote, Canary islands. Excitement is through the roof for this event! Whether you’re a devoted fan, a friend, a supportive family member, or a keen member of the press, here’s your comprehensive guide to this prestigious regatta and how to […]

1 day on the water with the FX European Champions – Helene & Marie (NOR)

We’re in Lanzarote, getting ready for the big World Championships in March, and guess what? Most teams are here too, getting in some serious training. Join us on the water with Helene and Marie, the European Champions from Norway. FX European Champions training video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2S1n7VTzG0&t=1s Don’t miss out on the excitement! Join us on our […]

Ian Barrows and Hans Henken Qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics in US Trials

Ian Barrows and Hans Henken thrive in torturous qualification process to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Over 7 days of racing and 19 races, the regatta played out primarily among the three elite 49er teams that have extensive experience. Ian Barrows and Hans Henken Qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics: The top three 49er […]