International Women’s Day 2019 was celebrated on the 8th March, and aims to promote a gender balanced world. The 49erFX fleet, while young by most standards, has produced and nurtured some of the worlds best female sailors.
As the 2017 Sailing World Cup approaches, 49er and FX teams are gearing up for tough competition in Hyères, France. The question is…who is ready for Hyères? The relatively new French FX team, Lili Sebesi of Guadeloupe and Albane Dubois of Lille, France have answered the question. “Yes, we’re ready for Hyères! And we’re looking […]
Women’s Skiff racing is in its infancy. With the exception of a few ambitious women who jumped into 18 footers or raced 49er against the men, this past four years is the first large scale movement of women into full trapeze skiffs. The impact of having so many talented sailors try something new all at […]
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze are the faces of the Rio Games, with outsized hopes of their nation and a chance to make history. In 2014 they were named World Sailors of the Year after dramatically clinching the Santander World Championship in the medal race. It was a season capping many new things for them […]
Gold fleet racing got under way and the Danes are showing their depth so far. Jena Hansen and Katja Iversen are picking up where they left off in Clearwater by leading the pack. Jena and Katja took scores of 1, 10, 16 putting them three points up on team mates Maiken and Anne-Julie Schutt. The […]