2016 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships Preview

The world's best skiff sailors are in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the most important event of the season.

Bora Gulari Louisa Chafee Nacra 17
US Sailing Team Sperry’s Bora Gulari and Louisa Chafee are one of the American teams hoping to snag the U.S.A. berth for the Olympics in August. Jen Edney/US Sailing Team Sperry

The final world championship event before Rio for both skiffs and the Nacra 17 classes starts on Tuesday in Clearwater, Florida. The event is also the final opportunity for many athletes, including the Americans, to snag their country’s team spot for the 2016 Olympic Games. Check out the preview, and head over to the 49er class Youtube channel for more videos from the event as it unfolds.


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