Sailing News

49er, 49erFX – Championship – Cascais POR – Day 1 – USA lead in the disappointingly small 49er fleet

The Olympic skiffs started their Cascais Championship yesterday in classic conditions with 15 knots of wind and good waves. —– In the 49ersFX with most international top teams competing, Lili Sebesi/Yann Jauvin FRA lead the classification after 3 races. Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP and Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA follow in second and third places. —– Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA (Lake Beulah YC/Chicago YC/St Francis YC) did not show up. Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) occupy rank 19 and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC) follow in 23rd among the 25 participants. —– Only 8 teams participate in the 49ers, and the North Americans Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA have taken the lead, followed 4 points behind by Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN are on rank 7. —– The daily-report.