Grael and Borges Perfectly Capture Wild 49er Downwind

Marco Grael and Gabriel Borges (BRA) carried an onboard camera during the 2020 Oceania Championships in Geelong. There were some wild days on the water, and the duo released a video that encapsulates one of the greatest aspects of 49er sailing, survival! At first things appear fairly tame, just a windy downwind. The Brazilian pair […]

Spain take both Skiff Titles in Windy Warm Up

Riley Gibbs and Anna Weis (USA) used superior boatspeed upwind in the flat water to narrowly win the Oceania Championship by three points from Zajac/Matz (AUT) and Gimson/Burnett (GBR). On a blustery final day the American’s got a 1, 3 battling tightly with the Austrians who scored a 2, 1 and won the regatta by […]

Challengers for the Crown Stepping Up

No team was hotter at the end of the 2019 World Championship than Diego Botin and Iago Marra (ESP). The Spanish sensations were up against he ropes, almost missing gold fleet, which would have cost them an Olympic berth. With the pressure on them at maximum they tore up the final four days of the […]

Inaugural Oceania Regatta Wrap Up

Oceania Regatta 2015 – Perth, Western Australia The inaugural Oceania Regatta for the 49er Class was run and won during early January on the beautiful water of the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. The regatta was held by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club and racing was conducted for the most part right in front […]