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Solent Sailing Ep 21 - Royal Southampton Yacht...

Lymington abandoned due to Force 8/9 winds and horrid Sea State. That's worth a moan.

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland New Zealand wrapped, marking the end of the 2019 year for the U.S. in these classes.

The event seemed to be a turning point for the US Sailing Team after each of the American representatives demonstrated significant improvement throughout the event.

On a whole, these U.S. athletes are stronger than...
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On Sunday, December 8, 2019, the Hyundai 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland New Zealand wrapped, marking the end of the 2019 year for the U.S. in these classes. The event seemed to be a turning point for the US Sailing Team after each of the American representatives demonstrated significant improvement throughout the event.On a whole, these U.S. athletes are stronger than they were even just a few months ago. Their hard work will continue in just a matter of weeks when they will begin preparations for the 2020 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships to be held in Geelong, Australia on February 10-15.This event was also one of two that will determine athlete trials for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team.The finishing positions of each boat at this event and the 2020 World Championships will be combined.The team with the lowest score in each qualified class will earn the spot to represent Team USA at the Tokyo 2020 Games.U.S. Results at the 2019 Hyundai 49er, 49erFx and Nacra 17 World Championships- 9th - Paris Henken & Anna Tobias, 49erFX- 13th - Steph Roble & Maggie Shea, 49erFX- 13th - Nevin Snow & Dane Wilson, 49er- 15th - Ian Barrows & Mitchell Kiss, 49er- 14th - Riley Gibbs & Anna Weis, Nacra 17- 23rd - Sarah Newberry & David Liebenberg, Nacra 17- 24th - Ravi Parent & Caroline Atwood, Nacra 17- 32nd - Andrew Mollerus & Ian MacDiarmid, 49er- 41st - Judge Ryan & Hans Henken, 49er- 43rd - Harry Melges IV & Finn Rowe, 49er- 52nd - Kate Shaner & Kathleen Love, 49erFX