The 29er world championship would be hosted in the California waters beginning the last weekend of July this year and ending on the first week of August.
There are a total of 120 teams participating from 14 countries. Known as the Zhik 29er World Championship regatta, it would be held in Long Beach and organized by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club.
This year hails the 17th annual event in this world championship where participants would arrive from countries like New Zealand, Australia, Canada, France, Great Britain, British Virgin Islands, Brazil and others like Hong Kong and Argentina. About 40 teams would be participating from US. There would be a sailing clinic organized by ABYC and a 29er US Nationals race would be held from 25th to 28th of July. The 29er teams would be mostly young men sailing though all female teams and co-ed groups are expected to participate as well. The top team would receive trophies as well as the top girls’ team and the top youth team. (more…)