1 day on the water with the FX European Champions – Helene & Marie (NOR)

We’re in Lanzarote, getting ready for the big World Championships in March, and guess what? Most teams are here too, getting in some serious training. Join us on the water with Helene and Marie, the European Champions from Norway. FX European Champions training video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2S1n7VTzG0&t=1s Don’t miss out on the excitement! Join us on our […]

European Championship – How to follow the race

We have officially kicked off the 2023 Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal!  Last night, we had around 400 sailors of 34 nationalities, nearly 100 coaches and numerous organisers and supporters gathered at the Vilamoura Marina for the opening ceremony. Today, the racing started at 12:00 UTC, with 2 fleets for […]

Closing Day for 49er and 49erFX at the 2023 Pan American Games

The final day of sailing at the 2023 Pan American Games provided a beautiful show, with medal races in the 49er and 49erFX classes that had spectators on the edge of their seats. The competition was fierce, the stakes were high, and the world-class sailors delivered a day of great action. Pan American Games: 49er […]

Exciting News from Algarrobo, Chile: The 49er and 49erFX Races are Underway!

We’re thrilled to announce that the races for the 49er and 49erFX Panamerican Games, are starting today right here in the breathtaking coastal town of Algarrobo, Chile. As sailors and sailing enthusiasts eagerly gather to witness this thrilling competition, we invite you to join us in keeping up with all the action. Whether you’re a […]

Call for Bids – 49er and 49erFX Sails

The 49er class invites expressions of interest to design and build 49er and/or 49erFX sails for the 2021-2024 quadrennial. The 49er class welcomes world leading sail designers and manufacturers to bid on becoming our class sailmaker(s). The selected sailmaker(s) will have the opportunity to build sails for at least the four year period leading to […]

Sky Sport New Zealand to broadcast 49er, 49erFX and Nacra worlds

Sky Sport will broadcast live all six days of December’s 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Auckland, New Zealand, which is believed to be a world first for an Olympic class sailing world championships. As many as 400 of the world’s best sailors, including New Zealand’s Peter Burling and Blair Tuke and Alex […]

Closest 49er Fleet In History Prepare For Volvo European Championships

The 2019 Volvo Europeans, to be held in Weymouth from 13-19 May and include the 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra17, is set to be one of the tightest 49er events in history. Returning to the waters which hosted the 2012 London Olympic Games sailing regatta, any one of twenty teams from around the world have the proven ability to take their place on the top step of the podium.