Fog, Light Winds Kill First Two Days of World Championship

Wednesday, 30 August 2017




Adidas Sailing Daily Show features the Dutch FX squad, new European Champions Tina Lutz and Susan Beucke, and preview from class manager, Ben Remocker Olympic Skiffs Sidelined in Portuguese Calms



Against All Odds
For the first time ever, sporting fans can wager on the outcome of the 49er World Championship **.  If you think you know who’s got that special sauce, you can put your money where your mouth is via these links:
Men’s 49er odds and betting
Women’s FX odds and betting
Global sites (if the above links don’t work in your region)

World Championship Links:
Please join us every morning for the Adidas Sailing Daily Show, live on Facebook ( from 1000UTC / 1100 local in Portugal.
Please be sure to LIKE the 49er Facebook Page (49er Sailing) to be notified of new photos, videos, and live streams from the World Championship.  More centralized information including interviews, photos, results, articles and other regatta documentation is available on the Class website at
If you’re ready for action, the real fun begins on Thursday, when you can watch live stream racing action from the water, complete with professional commentary, aerial and onboard cameras, tracking, and much more.  You’ll find the live notifications via our alerts if you sign up HERE

– August 31 & September 1 we will cover Gold Fleet racing, with 20 boats in each fleet for the 49er and 49erFX – September 2 will see us covering the Finals. Each fleet will have 3 ‘theatre style’ races to determine the 2017 World Champions.

Live streaming on YouTube (   Our live broadcast will have 1 drone camera, 2 sideline cameras, on board cameras, and a virtual tracking environment. Combined with the best fleet racing our aim is to engage you with some spectacular, world-class sailing!

– Get to know the personalities behind the circuit; back stories, interesting tales, and what really motivates these world-class racers.  Hosted by longtime sailing journalist and online personality Alan “Mr. Clean” Block, we’ll cover the future stars, the seasoned vets, and give you a preview of what’s ahead for the day. Live on Facebook and Youtube from 1100UTC.

** Betting is provided by a completely independent online broker and their affiliates, and we are providing publicly available information about betting solely for informational purposes.  Competitors, Race Officials, and support staff are prohibited from betting on their events by World Sailing Regulation 37, and the International 49er and FX Classes neither participates in, promotes, or supports online betting in any way.

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