Tag: Olympics

Swedes take unexpected flight to top of 49erFXs

By David Pendered Aug. 16 — Two women who were ranked “best of the rest” have soared to the top of the class in the double-handed skiff, the high-performance 49erFX. Sailing for Sweden, Vilma Bobeck and Rebecca Netzler have a lead that is virtually insurmountable. They hold a 36-point net lead over the Brazilian team […]

Future of women’s sailing gathers along North Sea

By David Pendered Aug. 11 — Leaders of the next generation of women sailors to compete in blue water campaigns and as social influences are gathered on the shore of the North Sea to race in the primary qualifying event for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympic Games. The 2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships has attracted a […]