Final Race Drama Decides Medals in Skiffs

Each fleet had a single medal race to close out the 2015 Sailing World Cup Weymouth and each race would decide the final standings. 49erFX Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) sat five points ahead of Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) with 18 points available.  That meant that the Brazilian duo had to beat […]

Burling and Tuke Dominate Final Day to Lock Up 17th Straight Victory

With almost half of the regatta to occur on a four race final day, and half a dozen of the best 49er teams in the world in striking distance, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke dominated to all but lock up at 17th straight victory.  The Kiwi duo’s streak dates all the way back to the […]

Morning Nerves Shaken Off By Beautiful Breeze

There were a few morning nerves amongst some of the competitors at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland with the forecasted 30 knots never materialising ensuring a beautiful day of racing. A north easterly breeze, not shy of a shift or two, came in at 14-17 knots ensuring another day of strong competition with […]

Glorious Sunshine, An Uncommon Breeze And Great Race Action on Day 1

ISAF Sailing World Cup 49er Day 1

ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain The first day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland sprung a few surprises with an uncommon north eastern breeze testing the fleet.  Ranging from 10-15 knots the breeze coupled with glorious British sunshine resulted in some great race action.49erOn the face of […]

Golden Memories Remembered At ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth And Portland

Issued on behalf of ISAF Sailing World Cup In June 2015 Spain’s Tamara Echegoyen was in Weymouth and Portland, preparing for the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition with her Women’s Match Racing crew of Angela Pumariega and Sofia Toro. The efforts of the Spanish crew were fully concentrated on the Women’s Match Racing event in […]