Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea are joined by sailing journalist Andy Rice for a look back at the thrilling finale to the 2020 World Championships and their U.S. Olympic selections.
When the 49erFX fleet joins the 49er and Nacra17 for the 2019 Volvo Europeans, amongst the battles for Olympic selection will be the defending World Champions. Bekkering/Duetz, (NED) who look to keep their Tokyo 2020 campaign alive. At the recent Hempel World Cup Series event in Genoa, the Olympic classes were plagued with extremely light […]
World Sailing announced the meeting minutes of the Events Committee today with regard to event review for Paris 2024. The Events Committee recommendation is to put up for review the Finn, 470, and RSX, leaving the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17, Radial, and Laser as they are for 2024. Here is the paper outlining the voting and […]
The 49er Story – 2015 World Championships (49erFX to follow after their racing) The qualifying series could not have been more challenging for the teams vying for Gold fleet inclusion, Olympic berths, and Olympic selection. Starting the day, the teams vying for Olympic berths were huddled at the top of the 49er leaderboard, with 4 of […]