World Top Women Skiffies Stretch Out Over Miami

Day 3 of the Sailing World Cup Miami was a testing day for the 34 49erFX teams racing in the warm up regatta to the 2016 World Championship next week in Clearwater.  With the fleet a bit behind schedule the race officers put the teams through their paces with four races on the day, and […]

Tight Final Day of Qualifying Determines Who Contests USA for Olympic Berth

The 49er Olympic nation qualifying went down to the wire at the mid point of Sailing World Cup Miami regatta.  Three nations from North America were fighting it out for Gold Fleet berths along with two teams from South America.  The USA were in good shape, as the teams of Thomas Barrows with Joseph Morris […]

High Pressure on Sailors of the America’s – Little Wind Pressure on Day 1

Miami continues to be the go to destination for the worlds Olympic sailing teams as the mid-winter haven for good weather, good training, and a quality regatta.  There are some high profile absentees like Burling/Tuke from New Zealand and Heil/Ploessel from Germany in the 49er and the Spanish and Finnish teams from the 49erFX, but […]

Playing the cards right in Miami with 200 days to Rio

In 200 days 380 sailors will be set-up at the Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, finalising their preparations for the greatest sporting spectacle, the Olympic Games. On 5 August the Rio 2016 Olympic flame will be lit, signalling the start of 17 days of sport. For sailors to get to an Olympic […]