Today at 11h UTC, the start to the 470 World Championship in the South of Portugal will be given with 29 mens teams, 27 womens teams and, for the first time, 20 mixed teams competing. US Sailing will be represented by a Mixed, three Women and two Men teams. While this Championship will be a final benchmark race for the already Olympia-selected Stu McNay/Dave Hughes, it is the crucial regatta for the three women teams to qualify for the unique available ticket for Tokyo. Read the US Sailing Report with all details on the preparations and the status of all US teams. —– Moderate winds of around 10 knots are expected to dominate the action today. —– The event website and the Championship Youtube Channel .