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2020 49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 Oceania Championship at Geelong, Australia - Overall

by Ben Remocker, 49er & Nacra 17 Sailing 3 Feb 2020 01:10 PST 30 January - 3 February 2020
Day 4 - 2020 49er, 49er FX & Nacra 17 Oceania Championship © Drew Malcolm

Riley Gibbs and Anna Weis (USA) used superior boats speed upwind in the flat water to narrowly win the Nacra 17 Oceania Championship by three points from Zajac/Matz (AUT) and Gimson/Burnett (GBR).

On a blustery final day the American's got a 1, 3 battling tightly with the Austrians who scored a 2, 1 and won the regatta by three points.

Noting that this is just a warm up regatta, John Gimson and Anna Burnett opted not to sail the final race today to instead further focus on preparation for the upcoming worlds.

Also feeling good out of the Oceanias are the two Spanish teams in 49er and 49erFX skiffs. Diego Botin and Iago Marra won the only 49er race of the day, while Tamara Echegoyen and Paula Barcelo had a third and a 1st in their two races today winning the 49erFX championship by the greatest margin of the lot.

The World Championships begin racing on February 10th and run through the 15th

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