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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – World Championship 2020 – Geelong AUS – Day 1, no racing, too much wind

Ten USA and six CAN boats represent North America at the 2020 World Championships of the three Olympic Speed Classes 49er, 49erFX and Nacra17, held at Geelong AUS, 45 miles SW of Melbourne. Here the combined event website with the entry lists and all other details. —– Read also the US Sailing Team Preview. —– Stormy winds inhibited sailing today Monday in Australia on the opening day of the Championship the report. More information in the reports and interviews, also with the USA FX49er Coach, on the event facebook page. —– In the 49erFX, the co-favorites Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL are already out, as Alexandra Maloney broke a foot during the trainings. Here the report. —– In the 49ers, the Olympic Champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL are the undisputed favorites, aiming for their sixth title. —– The report.