Outteridge Quits 49er for Rio

Speculation and boat park rumour were ripe this week with the absence of Outteridge and Jensen at the 35th annual Princess Sofia Trophy regatta on currently in Spain.  75 of the worlds best 49er teams are racing including Outteridge’s main rivals from New Zealand, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. The buzz got started after the […]

49er Sailors New and Old Dominate Moth Worlds 2015

Thiery Martinez photo credit

The 2015 Moth Worlds in Sorrento Australia attracted global attention and a massive fleet of worldwide talent to compete in the foiling fleet that started it all.  Olympians new and old, AC teams, Mothies, newbies, and those just looking to have some fun formed a 160 boat fleet to contest the world title. For many […]

Spectacular night race!

Exactly at 22:00 race commitee started Night Race of LOTTO 49er Grand Prix Gdynia. 5 teams competed for Tissot Watches in great sailing conditions. There was 10-12kt of wind and pretty wavy. Sailors had to sail 3 laps on windward- leeward course. Oppositet to last year, when there was no wind and it was pumping […]

2014 Euros 49er Preview

This is the 18th running of the 49er European Championship and the third time the fleet has come to Helsinki, Finland with the previous events being in 2011 and 1998.  Qualifying runs July 8-10, Gold Fleet is July 11, 12 (live broadcast), Finals July 13 (live broadcast). One of the most exciting aspects of the […]