France and Brazil Bring It Home in the Big Breeze

10 July 2014 Helsinki, Finland – Day 3 – 2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship Twenty knot winds – gusting to 25 – made for a tough but exhilarating end to the qualifying phase of the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship in Helsinki today. France’s Manu Dyen and Stephane Christidis hammered home scores […]

49er Class Leaders Showing the Way – Plenty to Play for in 49erFX

Day 5 – 2014 World Cup of Sailing – Palma The day began ominously with the 48 hour storm still in full effect.  By game time however, the wind had decreased from 28 knots to 20 and racing started on time.  The 49er fleet was first up after a tempestuous Thursday, and had 3 races in […]

Kiwis find their wings in stronger winds, while the Olympic Champs plummet

Day 4  Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships, Marseille, France An increase in breeze elevated young Kiwi team Alex Maloney and Molly Meech to the top of the leaderboard at the Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships in Marseille. With the top 20 women’s teams now competing in Gold Fleet Semi-Finals, the New Zealanders put […]