Kiwis sweep up in Marseille…

The final day of the 2013 SEIKO 49er & 49erFX worlds in Marseille started dramatically with a huge thunderstorm meaning the final races of the repêchage weren’t sailed today. A couple of hours later than expected the Petit Finalists were sent out to race. Due to the weather and timing schedule, the planned 3 races […]

Antipodeans on the Downwind Offence

Looking at the results this morning, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen were still in San Francisco, being that they only just made the first page of the results sheet! Qualifying in 17th for the semi-finals and with a string of results below 15 in the first 4 races of […]

Frantic Friday at The Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships

After yesterday’s frustrations on (but mainly off) the water, everyone was anxious to make the most of today as the fleets split for the closing stages of this year’s SEIKO 49er and 49erFX World Championships in Marseille. Today, the Gold fleets (Top 20 boats in both the 49er and FX fleets) were being tracked, racing […]

Le Mistral finally hits Marseille… just kidding!

Another day of painfully light winds meant we didn’t get much racing in today! The girls from Blue fleet went out to catch up on the race they lost yesterday, after a couple of attempts, the race got underway and we were back level. The plan was then to get another 2 qualifying races in […]