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July 3-7, 2019 / Risor, Norway

2019 Junior World Championship

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Final Results 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17

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Danish team Ida Baad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard Olsen hit the left-hand corner in two races to move up to third in the 49erFX….

After a week of moderate to strong breeze at Kiel Week, day eight of the multi-class regatta brought much lighter winds and a significant change of pace.

Day 3 Live replay – 49erFX Gold Racing

With morning postponements out of the way and some late afternoon racing on the media course close to shore, the first two gold fleet races for the 49erFX fleet took place.

While some of the big names struggled, notably reigning World Champions Annemiek Bekkering and Annette Duetz from the Netherlands, some lesser known teams came to the fore. The Croatians Enia Ninčević and Mihaela de Micheli Vitturi won the first race ahead of the experienced Danes, Ida Baad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard Olsen, who sailed into the left-hand corner of the windward leg all day.

While the Danes repeated their left-hand tactics for the next race, this time they found themselves chasing a Dutch crew,Willemijn Offermann and Elise de Ruijter, who kept the two-time European Champions at bay to take victory across the finish line. While Baad Nielsen and Thusgaard Olsen had the best day on the water, it was a pretty solid set of scores for the regatta leaders.

Germany’s Victoria Jurczok and Annika Lorenz finished fifth and sixth in today’s races to extend their lead to 10 points over the next team, which is now Offerman and de Ruiter. The other Dutch team, the World Champions Bekkering and Duetz, could only manage a 21, 15 from the day, dropping to 9th overall after leading in the strong winds at the start of the week.

In the 49er Men’s fleet, the reigning World Champions from Croatia, Šime and Mihovil Fantela won the first gold fleet race to rise to 7th overall. A 7th for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke was sufficient for the reigning Olympic Champions from New Zealand to maintain their overall lead by three points from Will and Sam Phillips of Australia.

Lin Cenholt and CP Lubeck of Denmark won the first Nacra 17 race of the evening, while Paul Kohlhoff and Alica Stuhlemmer of Germany finished fourth, good enough to maintain their overall lead.

Other fleets were racing late into the evening, the race committee trying to make the best of the conditions. However, the weather for the weekend looks set to be a great finale to the 125th edition of the regatta. Hot weather and good breeze is forecast for the final two days of Olympic competition at Kieler Woche 2019.

Catch all the video, photos, and results from the event page.

Andy Rice

Parking in Risør

You can park free at Risørhallen (https://goo.gl/maps/c4ypFMEBSbdYPpQS8) or at Tjenna (https://goo.gl/maps/7ePXeMuRHg5f8G4fA) for NOK 40,- for full day.

In centrum you can only park for 2 hours. Follow the parking signs. You can use coins, credit cards and the app Easypark or Risør parking at appstore  or google play 

 

Picturesque, idyllic, charming – Risør is a heritage preserved wooden town in the south of Norway. Positioned just behind a narrow archipelago it is close to sailing arenas, either inshore or just offshore in the Skagerak ocean.

With its steady sea breeze it typically offers great sailing conditions where sailors have to show the full range of their capabilities as light winds in the morning builds to challenging in the afternoon.

With a proud seafaring history as one of the largest Norwegian harbours for wooden sailing ships, it still has sailing as part of the city identity.

We have based the 2019 championship in the town square and surrounding area and aim to create an intimate arrangement where sailors are an integral part of citylife and access to shops is easy and convenient.

For the last two years Risør has been host city for M32 regattas and we are now looking forward to seeing the full force of 49ers, 49FX and Nacras on our fjords.

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Facts:

When: Monday, July 1st to Sunday, July 7th

Where: Risør Torv, 4950 Risør

What: Under 23 Junior World Championship for 3 Olympic classes: 49er, 49FX and Nacra 17

How: 5 days racing

Event email: jwcrisor@kns.no

Event phone: +47 971 85 440 (Anne Wichstrøm)

Accomadation list

In this document you will find accomandation, contact jwcrisor@kns.no for booking

Accomadation list

Useful Information

In this document you will find information about how to get to Risør, where to stay and other useful information.

How to get to Risør and where to stay

Early arrival

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Highlights Day 5

Day 4 Highlgihts

Highlights Day 2

Highlights Day 1

Team may be required to pay a fine if they transgress an administrative item of the regatta rules.

Pay your fines using this link.

For invitation and information of custom see your page at manage2sail

Jury

Protest Times

Hearing Schedule

Results of Protests

Notice of Race

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Sailing instructions

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Amendment to Sailing instructions #2

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Course information Day 5

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Amendment to Sailing instructions #3

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS The Championship schedule will be as follows;  

Monday 1 July             
1000 – 1800       Race Office Open and Registration

Tuesday 2 July            
0900 – 1400       Registration
1000                   Competitors meeting
1355                   Practice Races
1800                  Opening Ceremony

Wednesday 3 July      
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races

Thursday 4 July           
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races

Friday 5 July                
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races
1900                   Class BBQ on Finnøya Island

Saturday 6 July            
1055                   Fleet Races / Single Series Races

Sunday 7 July              
0955                   Fleet Races / Single Series Races  

Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony as soon as possible after the Fleet Races On Sunday 7 July therewill be no warning signal after 1600.  

Information to media/photographers:

  • Do you want to join our press boat? Contact Christian Ruscetta: Tel: +47 928 32 338