Weather Forecast for Day 4 – First Day of Gold Fleet

High cloud with bright skies great us in Kiel this morning, as well as a calm bay. The forecast for the day is for 7-9 knots and steady most of the day, driven by a gradient in pressure between a small high over mainland Europe and a small low over Sweden. There is a 30% […]

Flying, Crashing, and On Day 2 of European Championship

Another sunny, bright, breezy day welcomed the combined Olympic fleets of Nacra 17, 49er, and 49erFX race boats today as the 2017 European Championship continued in Germany’s North Sea port of Kiel.  The 49er and 49erFX entered their second day of competition while all eyes were on the brand new foiling Nacra 17 catamaran sailors […]

Next Up – and Out

The 2017 European Championship for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 is set to begin tomorrow, Sunday July 30. This will be the first event for the full foiling Nacra 17 since it evolved from its original C foil configuration to the Full Foil configuration, ushering in a new era of Olympic sailing. The first […]