Sail Melbourne 2015 Begins

49er Two bullets for David Gilmour and crewman, Rhys Mara, was plenty to give them an early break on the quality 49er fleet before the wind strengthened to the point some crews struggled to stay upright. On their Sailing World Cup day one Mara said, “It’s really good to be back in Australia and sailing […]

Which 49er Teams Have a Shot at Racing in the Finals of Hyeres

After 3 days of racing the 49ers have completed 9 races and have 3 races scheduled for the last day.  Only the top 10 will to qualify for the Final, so lets take a look at who’s got a shot.  Here are the results to have a look through. Amazingly, Burling and Tuke already have a […]

Antipodeans on the Downwind Offence

Looking at the results this morning, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen were still in San Francisco, being that they only just made the first page of the results sheet! Qualifying in 17th for the semi-finals and with a string of results below 15 in the first 4 races of […]

Frantic Friday at The Seiko 49er & 49erFX World Championships

After yesterday’s frustrations on (but mainly off) the water, everyone was anxious to make the most of today as the fleets split for the closing stages of this year’s SEIKO 49er and 49erFX World Championships in Marseille. Today, the Gold fleets (Top 20 boats in both the 49er and FX fleets) were being tracked, racing […]

49er and 49er FX Youth World Championships – the last day of the regatta

Gold medals went to Spanish and Finnish teams.  Diego Botin and Pablo Tunado are 49er Youth World Champions and  Noora Ruskola with Camilla Cedercreutz – 49er FX Youth World Champions. Due to a lack of wind in the morning, the last race for the 49er fleet wasn’t held. The Top 10 sailors have been waiting […]

SAP 49er & 49erFX Europeans 2013 – PRESS RELEASE: Friday 5 July 2013

   The daily video can be found here:   ALL CHANGE AS 2012 OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALLISTS BURLING AND TUKE MOVE INTO THE LEAD IN THE 49ER, WITH DENMARK’S BAAD NIELSEN AND THUSGAARD OLSEN DOMINATING 49ER FX FLEET   The breeze increased on race day 4 at the SAP 49er & 49erFX Europeans 2013 in Aarhus, […]