Reviewing Squad Strategies at the 49erFX Junior World Championship

Just after the Olympic games, the next generation of skiff stars lined up to see who was the best U23 team in the World.  Like all events with the skiffs, both 49er and 49erFX were competing at the same time and in the same venue.  Unlike other skiff events, the 2016 version became the first […]

Intense Racing Decides Junior World Championship

Thirty teams awoke with unease in their bellies on this final day of the 2016 Junior World Championship.  The format put each set of teams ranked 8th through 15th into a semi final, with one advancing to join teams 1 through 7 already guaranteed a spot in the finals. First up were the 49erFX semi’s, […]

Four Dutch teams in the 49erFX FINAL in Lelystad, Holland

It looks like sailing in your own country is giving an extra boost. Four Dutch teams have reached the final in Lelystad. Dutch guys Bart Lambriex and Philiper Meijer have won the qualifications. They only twice didn’t reach the top 10. Daniel Bramervaer and Floris van der Werken had a rough start this week. They had two bad […]

Germany and France having multiple teams in the 49er FINAL

The 49er teams have sailed ten races. The following seven teams have reached it to the finals. FRA – Erwan Fischer, Thibault Julien – 46 points GER – Tim Fischer, Fabian Graf – 55 points ESP – Martin Llena, Santiago Alegre – 71 points AUS – Harry Price, Harry Morton – 76 points GER – […]

Dutchies are leading at the Junior Worlds in Lelystad

On the second qualifying day in Lelystad, there was more wind. We all know that more wind is equal to more sailing. Both classes have sailed four races today. 49erFX In the morning, the 49erFX class started out on the water. The Dutch guys Bart Lambriex en Philip Meijer were the most constant team of the day. […]

A great first day in Lelystad, Holland

It’s been a great day of sailing in the Bataviahaven of Lelystad, Holland for the first day of the 2016 Junior World Championship in 49er and 49erFX. Although there was not always enough wind, the weather was lovely with lot’s of sun and 25 degrees. In the morning the 49er’s left the shore for the […]

Opening Ceremony 2016 Junior World Championships 49er/49erFX

Tonight, the 2016 Junior World Championships 49er/49erFX has been officially opened by John van den Heuvel (Alderman of Lelystad) and of one our competitors. First, Leo Becker (chairman Dutch 9er class) talked about the event, her volunteers and partners: Magic Marine, Apollo Hotels and Resorts, Lelystad, Province Flevoland and the location, Bataviahaven Lelystad. Tomorrow, on […]