‘Keepers’ the target as the World Cup Final commences

The World Cup Final kicked off in Santander, Spain today (6 June) with sailors aiming to put some ‘keepers’ on the board. It’s a common phrase in sailing, you cannot win on the opening day, but you could lose it. Therefore the 260 competitors from 41 nations racing across the ten Olympic and open kiteboarding […]

Plan your Trip to Porto For Summer 2017

All eyes will look to Porto, Portugal come summer’s end as the 2017 49er and FX World Championship will run from August 28th to September 2nd. The 49er class return to Porto only 2 years following a very successful 2015 European Championship to get more of the amazing conditions and hospitality! The racing was pretty […]

Weighing on the Updated Sailing World Cup

World Sailing announced another shift in the Sailing World Cup schedule of events for 2017 through 2020.  The schedule delivers on a number of promises made while showcasing that World Sailing has not fully dropped their ISAF ways. The positives The 49er (and Nacra) class is thrilled to see that World Sailing will no longer […]

Burling and Tuke Dominate Final Day to Lock Up 17th Straight Victory

With almost half of the regatta to occur on a four race final day, and half a dozen of the best 49er teams in the world in striking distance, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke dominated to all but lock up at 17th straight victory.  The Kiwi duo’s streak dates all the way back to the […]

Continental Series Key To Sailing Development Pipeline

The 49er class is pleased to announce a Continental Championship series bringing fantastic racing and to all corners of the globe.  In the run up to the 2016 Olympics these will be vital events to all sailors chasing their Olympic dreams. Here are the continental championship dates we can confirm, and as always check the […]

Annual Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi Announced

ISAF has announced a new pinnacle event that will occur annually in Abu Dhabi.  To the best of our knowledge at the time of release, these are some of the details. The Sailing World Cup Finals will be an exciting and highly competitive event with only the top 20 teams from each Olympic event plus […]