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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – European Championship 2019 – Weymouth GBR – Final results, Only North American top-20 finishers are the 49erFX womwn teams Henken/Tunnicliffe USA (10th) and Tenhove/Millen CAN (15th)

In the 49ersFX , the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA remained on top thanks to their huge advantage after the qualification phase winning the title ahead of Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED and the Medal Race winners Helene Naess/ Marie Rönningen NOR. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA finished the Medal Race on rank 9 and remain on the exellent 10th place overall, a promise for the women skiff races ahead. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN finished on rank 15. The 49erFX ranking list and the <a href='’ target=’blank’>final report. —– The very light winds, keeping the Nacra-17 non-foiling during most of the races, reshuffled the rankings considerably. The clearly leading Ruggero Tita/Catarina Banti ITA finished last in the Medal Race and were relegated on rank 4 overall. First of the crucial race were Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBRgrasping the European Champions title ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR to make it a GBR one-two. Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN earned Bronze. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 24th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 50th. The Nacra ranking list and the final report. —– The 49ers sailed a last qualification race in the morning. The Medal Race in the afternoon had to be cancelled due to lack of wind. The Olymipic Champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL – coming back after their successful engagements in the America s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race – were the clear overall winners ahead Dylan Fletscher/Stuart Bithell GBR and James Peters/Fynn Sterritt GBR. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 64. The 49er ranking list snd the final report. —– Only very light winds prevailed on the final day of the combined European Championship of the three speed olympic classes. —– The results of all North Americans and the event website .