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2023 Junior U23 World Championship begin in Travemunde and Belgium

by 49er and Nacra Sailing 25 Jul 2023 08:32 BST
2023 Junior U23 World Championship begin in Travemunde and Belgium © 49er and Nacra 17 Sailing

49er and FX: Returnee participants poised for Junior U23 World Championship

The Junior U23 World Championship for 49er and FX sailors has kicked off at Travemünder Woche in Germany, and the first day of racing has brought forth some consistent performances from emerging top sailors. With the offshore winds proving to be shifty and tricky, the competitors faced challenges, but some managed to excel and grab the early lead.

The 56 49er teams started the regatta in split fleets. For eighteen-year-old, Richard Schultheis (MLT) it was a dream start along with new crew Yoenn Bertinn. They began the day with a third-place finish and then improved each race to score a second and a first to take the overall lead,... continue reading here

Nacra 17: Booth siblings grab pair of wins on opening day of the 2023 Junior World Championship

Ruben and Rita Booth, children of legendary multihull sailor Mitch Booth, grab a pair of victories after a second-place start to open the 2023 Junior Worlds with a bang. The Booths find themselves in an interesting position only 12 months out from the Paris 2024 Olympics as Australian standout helm Jason Waterhouse recently announced his retirement from Nacra 17 sailing opening up Olympic opportunities for the large Australian squad. Indeed, it is their fellow countrymen, Gargett and Hoffman who sit in second place so far... continue reading here

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