Ian Barrows and Hans Henken Qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics in US Trials

Ian Barrows and Hans Henken thrive in torturous qualification process to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Over 7 days of racing and 19 races, the regatta played out primarily among the three elite 49er teams that have extensive experience. Ian Barrows and Hans Henken Qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics: The top three 49er […]

Norway wins in 49erFX, France wins 49er

Norway Næss and Ronningen win in 49erFX skiff and France Rual and Amoros win 49er skiff 2023 European Championship! 49erFX – Second title a long time coming for Næss and Ronningen Five years after winning their first 49erFX European title, Norwegians Helene Næss and Marie Ronningen have done it again. Silver goes to Jana Germani […]

Vilamoura delivering Champagne sailing

The 5th Edition of the Portugal Grand Prix Round 2 was full on. 4 days of amazing sailing conditions for the 49er, FX, ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 fleets and the full schedule of races completed. Vilamoura at its best!! The easterly winds present in the 4 days of racing, ranging from 10 to 21 […]

The biggest waves of my life

HIGHLIGHTS: – Big wind and high waves 49er and 49erFX fleets in Lanzarote– Olympic gold medallist Anna Tobias (USA): “Maybe the biggest wave I’ve ever seen!” – Double Olympian Saskia Tidey (GBR): “Defo the Biggest Wave of My Life!” – British on top of skiff fleets with Black & Tidey (GBR) take FX win and […]

2024 Europeans to be Hosted in La Grande Motte, France in May 2024

The 49er and Nacra 17 classes are pleased to announce the 2024 European Championship of 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 will be held in La Grande Motte, France just before the Paris Olympics. The race days are May 7-12 and will surely be a final selection regatta for some nations selecting teams for the 2024 […]

HANS HENKEN: EXECUTING AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL / REACHING GOALS

Hans Henken’s biggest goal as a kid – and still is – was to compete at the Olympic Games, against the world’s best on the world’s biggest stage. At thirty years old, Henken is nothing short of one highly accomplished human, both on and off the water. Starting off as a six-year-old in the Naples […]

Lanzarote chosen as host for 2024 49er World Championship

The Pathway to Paris passes through Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, as the World’s best skiff sailors will race for the 2024 World Championship in one of the final lead-up regattas to the Olympic Games. Lanzarote has long been a fixture of the pro windsurfing and offshore sailing communities but became a hub for Olympic sailing […]

Dylan Fletcher Teaches Boatspeed

This Friday: Q&A Live Call with Olympic Champ Dylan Fletcher – Build your boatspeed around YOU What’s the quickest, most effective way to develop your Boat Speed? It’s a tough question so it’s worth asking someone who really does know about the shortcuts and roadblocks on the path to finding world-class speed.  This Friday, the […]