Julian Bethwaite and the International 49er Class Association welcome interested parties to become licensed 49er builders. We are seeking excellent boatbuilders to join our existing builders to help supply the…Read More
Hyères, France – Among the ten Olympic events, the skiff fleets are in an equipment transition and are not yet required to use the new class legal spars and sails.…Read More
Eya Guezguez of Tunisia The 49er Class is saddened by the passing of Eya Guezguez (TUN) during a training incident last week. Eya represented Tunisia at the Tokyo Olympics and…Read More
The Path to Paris is one year shorter than normal, but like normal, Princessa Sophia (Palma regatta) kicks off the unofficial start of the action. All of the 49er, 49erFX,…Read More
Vilamoura Sailing stage centre is increasingly sought after by the main sailing teams from allover the World. The 4th Portugal Grand Prix (Round 2), which was sailed between 20 and…Read More
Day 3, the “LEVANTE” wind kicked in today Vilamoura, champagne sailing conditions. The9er’s had a full blast today. In the FX fleet the Danish team Johanne Isaksen SCHMIDT /Andrea SCHMIDT…Read More
The 5th Portugal Grand Prix, a World Sailing Ranking event, will have in its Round 2, bigfleets in all classes. The 49er Fleet with 30 teams from 12 countries and…Read More
Saturday, February 19, 2022.- The final of the second edition of the Lanzarote International Regatta begins with the 49er fleet, going out to a racecourse with almost no wave that…Read More
Ø The Gran Canarian María Cantero (ESP) showed mastery of the Lanzarote regatta course in a complicated day with strong winds and big waves, getting a second place along with…Read More
Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, is famous for its stunning harbours and sailing culture. It is, without a doubt, a world-class racing and regatta destination.
The downtown competition venue offers quick and easy access to a vibrant city with a celebrated culinary scene, fantastic shopping, and dynamic arts and culture. As well as big city sophistication, Auckland also offers an incredible natural setting; beautiful beaches, volcanic cones, island getaways and expansive parks are never too far away.
Home to sailing champions and the highly anticipated 2021 Americas Cup, Aucklanders and New Zealander’s alike are proud of their sailing heritage. Here, the Championship will enjoy huge support from the public.
Auckland is looking forward to welcoming all athletes, teams and supporters of the 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17 World Championships.