Ireland and Belgium earn Olympic berths

Two young teams sailed at their best in Lanzarote to earn the final Olympic berths available to European sailors. Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) earned a bronze medal in a highly competitive fleet and sailed at a world class level in order to secure their berth in the 49er. Isaura Maenhaut and Anouk Geurts […]

Belgium Chasing Ireland and Croatia for Final Olympic Berth

Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) were one major mistake away from a stupendous day in their bid to win the final Olympic 49er berth for Tokyo 2020. The 2018 Junior World Champions won two of the three races on the day, but scored a UFD (over the start line early) in the middle race […]

Ireland and Belgium take early lead in search Olympic berth

Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) had their best day of racing ever on the senior 49er circuit to lead overall after day one of the Lanzarote International Regatta. This duo are the 2018 Junior World Champions but are still seeking an Olympic berth for Tokyo 2020(1). The top European team not already qualified will […]

Polish Kolodzinski documents recovery of broken leg – ready for Tokyo

Polish veteran and Olympian Pawel Kolodzinski is back training and ready to race in Lanzarote after suffering a severe broken leg in Kiel last year. After surgery, transfusions, days in hospital, an ambulance ride from Germany to Poland, and months of rehabilitation work, he is back in the boat training, and ready to resume racing. […]