Marstrand to Host First-Ever 49er Short Track World Championship

The Short Track World Championship is an action-packed tournament format that showcases the best of sailing in a fan-friendly package. The world’s best 49er and 49erFX sailors will race in the world’s best amphitheater for sailing. The regatta will run from July 14-17, 2022 as part of a summer of sailing in Marstrand, Sweden. Host […]

Junior World Champions from Spain and Denmark

Day 4  of the 49er Junior World Championship was a two stage affair.  The morning had two normal races for all fleets, followed by the afternoon where the top 10 from each fleet raced three Theatre Races to complete the championship. Aarhus delivered another day of westerly unstable winds from 8-12 knots, a fitting continuation of […]

49er Class Pushes for Theatre Style Conclusion in Rio

Finals Day Format for 49er Racing Olympic and World champions overwhelmingly support 3-race proposal Objective To run three, single-point, 10 minute races in Theatre Style on Finals Day.  This competition format adds value because it: Displays to fans and broadcast media the intensity, skill and beauty of 49er sailing. Showcases the sport’s best sailors in live […]

49er Votes To Recommend Theatre Style Racing for Rio

On Sept 22nd, after 12 months of testing and 3 years of preparation the 49er & 49erFX fleet have voted to recommend that Theatre Style Racing be used for the final of the 2016 Olympics in Rio.  There was also overwhelming support for the scoring weight of the final day of the regatta be made […]