The International 49er and Nacra17 Class Associations, along with the host club Royal Akarana Yacht Club, are proud to announce a partnership with New Zealand streaming platform SidelineApp which will…Read More
There is no question that sailing as a sport has a huge environmental footprint. We travel the world by air, sea and road, shipping boats built from exotic materials from…Read More
The final day of racing at the Asian 49er and 49erFX Championships 2019 demanded different skills as the early morning Southerly wind stayed on for much longer than usual. With…Read More
Going into racing today may have seemed straightforward for the fleets, but the race course proved a very different for them to crack. With a very close point battle going…Read More
The conditions 2019 Asian 49er and 49erFX Championship were fantastic all day, 7 to 11 knots of north easterly breeze out at Abu Dhabi. However, there were significant gusts and…Read More
Abu Dhabi delivered beautiful conditions on Day One of the first Asian 49er and 49erFX Championships. In other words, the sunny skies and 09-knot north westerly breeze on a manageable…Read More
Sky Sport will broadcast live all six days of December's 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland, New Zealand, which is believed to be a world first for…Read More
All around the globe sailors are taking to the shores where we sail to help clean up plastic and other garbage. As passionate users of the sea, racers, cruisers, sailors…Read More
The 2016 Rio Olympics were hugely successful for New Zealand's sailors but even more so for a Kiwi boat building company. Mackay Boats built the boats that were first, second…Read More
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are regular free divers, often plunging into the ocean to check out marine life, but they took a dive with a difference yesterday. And it…Read More
After a hit and miss regatta the final day came in beautifully so catch the action in these videos of the medal races below. Analysis and spoilers to follow, so…Read More
The physical limits of the 496 sailors from 46 nations racing at the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Enoshima, Japan were pushed on Thursday as big waves rolled through…Read More
Brazil’s Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze got off to a perfect start in the 49erFX as racing commenced at the first regatta of the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in…Read More
Rob Wilson's team once pulled out 8000kg of rubbish from the sea floor in Wellington harbour in an hour. One. Hour. That's a mindblowing amount. Among the rubbish they hauled…Read More
49erPeter Burling and Blair Tuke have stamped their authority on the 49er class - again - 12 months out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Finishing 8th in the double-points…Read More
49erPeter Burling and Blair Tuke from New Zealand continued their winning ways today and extended their lead on the second-placed Polish team of Lukasz Pryzybytek and Pawel Kolodzinski. In the…Read More
At the midway point of Ready Steady Tokyo, the official test event for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games hosted by the Japanese capital, it is becoming growingly apparent that versatility…Read More
A day of light wind saw a slightly disrupted race schedule on Day 2 of Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing, the official test event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing…Read More
The official test event of Tokyo 2020, Ready Steady Tokyo – Sailing, got underway today with the first day of racing. And the 363 sailors from 47 nations were met…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.
Entry is a 2 step process.
Updated November 14 with Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.Open file
We are pleased to let you know we have an app available for all competitors and supporters coming to Auckland to compete and for those following the regatta back home.
Please download for free from the app store, 49er FX Nacra
This will be continually updated as we have new information about the regatta.
The regatta app will be our main communication tool with the sailors at the event so be sure to read and take notice of any push notifications.