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* either blue notes teams from nations that did not qualify for Tokyo in Aarhus. The top 4 of these nations will qualify here in Auckland. In addition, there is continental qualifying, and unused continental spots will be assigned to the next best placed team at this regatta. Full details

* either blue notes teams from nations that did not qualify for Tokyo in Aarhus. The top 6 of these nations will qualify here in Auckland. In addition, there is continental qualifying, and unused continental spots will be assigned to the next best placed team at this regatta.  Full details

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Article courtesy of www.trofeoprincesasofia.org

Olympic sailors taking part in the 50th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía Iberostar carried out on Thursday a beach clean at Arenal and Can Pastilla beaches to makes their colleague sailors and citizens aware of the importance of keeping natural areas free of debris.

This action, an initiative from five International sailors with the support of the Balearic regatta, gathered hundreds of persons

Five young sailors have been the supporters of this initiative which is known as #Sailors4TheSea. Yago Lange (Argentina), Iago López-Marra (Spain), Hannah Mills (Great Britain), Kahena Kunze (Brazil), Martine Grael (Brazil) and Atlantic Brugman (USA) have been the ambassadors of a movement which, according to Lange “is global”. The Argentinian Sailor, who was Olympic diploma at the Rio 2016 Olympics, assures “plastics are the main problem at sea”.

Left to Right:Kahena Kunza (BRA), Martine Grael (BRA), Yago Lange (ARG), Iago Lopez-Marra (ESP), Hannah Mills (GBR), Atlantic Brugman (USA) & David Hussl (AUT)
Image by Sailing Energy

“This has been a good action. We have gathered a lot of people and it is nice to see that there is general awareness, but the real help is to be respectful with the environment every day, take care of it and make sure that our beaches, coasts and seas are clean”. 

Spanish sailor Iago López-Marra, Diego Botín’s crew in the 49er class, has thanked the effort of his colleagues and the support shown by the organisers of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar, providing means and promoting this event. “We only have one planet and it is our obligation to take care of it”. If everyone keeps its small area ashore clean, we will all together achieve the goal of not polluting our sea any longer”, he said.

The beach of Arenal has gathered around a hundred sailors, with Olympic sailors, Sofia Iberostar staff and members of the Club Nautic s’Arenal sailing school. The same action has also taken place at Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa by another group of around one hundred people, with attendance of sailors from Can Pastilla and Real Club Náutico de Palma sailing teams.

This beach clean is part of the sustainability programme undertaken by the Sofia Iberostar in this 50th anniversary edition and which follows the initiative Wave of Change by Iberostar, the main sponsor of the event that will see the first races starting on Friday for the cruisers and one design and on Monday for the ten Olympic classes.

Organised by Club Nàutic S’Arenal, Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa, Real Club Náutico de Palma and the Balearic and Spanish sailing federations, the 50th Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar is sponsored by Iberostar and has the Govern de les Illes Balears and the Consell de Mallorca as institutional sponsors. The collaborators are Trasmediterránea, Europcar and Marine Pool as well as Palma and Llucmajor City Councils and Ports de Balears.

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.

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NOTICE TO COACHES

ALL coaches viewing medal racing today shall be restricted to the coaches box between the buoys placed 100m to leeward of the start/finish line.

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Attachment E for Sunday 8th December

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Notice to Medal Race Competitors

These are the Quarantine areas for Medal Race Competitors.

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PLEASE NOTE CUT OFF START TIMES FOR SUNDAY 8th DECEMBER IN SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 7.2 7.2 On Sunday 8 December there will be no warning signal after 1230 for those taking part in the Final Gold Fleet Races, after 1500 for those taking part in Silver or Bronze Fleet Races and after 1700 for those taking part in Medal Races.

Amendment No. 2 to Support Team Regulations

New Regulation 7.5 added

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Final Series Start Lists

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Fleets

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Sailing Instructions

Updated December 2, 2019.

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Updated November 14 with Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

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Protest Time Limits

Protest Time Limits for Sunday 8th December.

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Support Team Regulation

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Emergency Rule Change 49er - Flutter Patches

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