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World Championship FD Class

The day has arrived…

Kia ora teams and overseas viewers,

FD WORLDS racing begins tomorrow with a 41 boat fleet. We have boats from USA, POL, ESP, HUN, GER, CZE, AUS, ITA, NED and of course NZL. First of all well done to Andrew McKee and Dave Hislop NZL – 111 for there first placing in the national NZ regatta and we look forward to tracking there progress in the world championships during this coming week. We have a large selection of teams this year, to name some we have the youngest team in the fleet with a combined age of 30 years. The boys are Luis Schneider and Macgregor Jones who are sailing NZL – 99. We also have the oldest combined age team from the USA with a combined age of 143! In the regatta we also have Family connections Father and son, father and daughter, Father inlaw and son inlaw crews. To add to that we have an astounding Ladies crew, We have 3x female helms and 1x female crew. This is just a few people of the talented sailors competing in the regatta, stay tuned and Good luck to all the sailors competing! Especially those kiwis! Send it teams!