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49er/49erFX/Nacra 17 Worlds: Crews out training on Waitemata

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ 21 Oct 2019 06:33 PDT 22 October 2019
USA 49er training on the Waitemata Harbour ahead of the 2019 World Championships sails past Bean Rock, the iconic marker at the entrance to the inner Waitemata Harbour. The 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships get underway in four weeks. © Richard Gladwell

Several crews were out training in fresh winds on the Waitemata Harbour today - with the 2019 World Championships just over a month away.

The World Championships for the Nacra 17 Mixed Multihull and the 49er and 49erFX Two person Skiff will start in late November, and will be hosted by the Royal Akarana Yacht Club. The World Championship will also be an Olympic Qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Sailing Regatta in Enoshima, Japan.

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