Bold Decision Pushes USA to the Front of 49er Pack. NZL Well Ahead in FX.

by Stuart Streuli, HWCSM Press Officer COCONUT GROVE, Fla. (January 30, 2019) It was a rich get richer sort of day at the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami, and during each of the first two races for the Women’s 49erFX fleet, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) found themselves in very liquid situations-financially speaking-converting […]

Grael and Kunze Show Their Mettle on Day Four

For Brazil’s Martine Soffiati Grael and Kahena Kunze, the fourth day of the 2017 World Cup Series Miami presented by Sunbrella started on a sour note, with a 14th in a 16-boat 49erFX fleet. “It was crazy,” said Kunze when asked about the wind in the first race. “It was going to the left and […]

World Top Women Skiffies Stretch Out Over Miami

Day 3 of the Sailing World Cup Miami was a testing day for the 34 49erFX teams racing in the warm up regatta to the 2016 World Championship next week in Clearwater.  With the fleet a bit behind schedule the race officers put the teams through their paces with four races on the day, and […]

Kiwis Take the Win, Stay Hungry To Improve

Going into the medal race in Miami it is red bull sponsored Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL) who will take the victory.  After 12 fleet races they are out in front by 50 points, the largest margin of victory for any World Cup ever in the 49erFX.  Alex and Molly are the 2013 World […]