Spinnaker Watches are now the Offical Timekeeping Partner of the 49er for 2017 competitive sailing season. Combining both the need for impeccable technical and physical ability, the 49er sailing class provides well rounded entertainment to the sailing world.. read on
New Format for 2020
With the move to Theatre Style in 2020, the 2017 Championships for both 49er and Nacra 17 will adopt Theatre Style Finishes. While the Nacra 17 format in general is undergoing continued discussion from a safety point of view, check out what the 49er class will do in 2017.
Combined European This Summer
Right in between the close of the America’s Cup and the start of the Volvo Ocean race are the 2017 49er and Nacra 17 Championships… so those looking to enjoy the worlds best fleet racing can get their fix. Check out all the detail on the European Championship in Kiel.
European Season Getting Under Way
Palma kicks off next week, Hyeres next month, so most of the Worlds best teams are heading out to take part in one or the other of these events. With a bunch of new teams to the fleet, changing partners within the fleet, newcomers, and veterans returning to the fold, it’s always a fascinating time of the quadrennial. While these early season regattas aren’t worth much, it is a chance to see who’s looking to play the game. Palma Website