January 31st, 2020 We made it to Geelong, Australia! We arrived in Geelong about 2 weeks ago and after having some well deserved time off at home, we have enjoyed some nice sailing here testing out the venue for the 2020 World Championships starting on February 10th - 15th. The 2020 Worlds also serves as … Continue reading Wacky Weather Day 1: Oceania Championships & Sail Melbourne
December 21st, 2019 We just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and a fantastic New Year! As this year comes to a close, we like to share some amazing accomplishments we have made as a team. In 2019 we: sailed in 9 competitive regattas together adding up to about 40 days of racing hard! … Continue reading Happy Holidays from Team PHAT!
December 9th, 2019 9th in the 2019 49erFX World Championships! The last day of racing included two more fleet races and then the medal race! The fleet races were in the morning with the first start at 10:30! The wind was already in and blowing a nice 14-16kts with the sea state starting to pick … Continue reading 9th at the 2019 World Championships!
December 7th, 2019 Today was a weird day! We left the shore at 12:55pm and didn’t hit the shore again until 6pm. We sailed three races, one bad and two very good ones. We ended up climbing up the leader board a couple spots and now we are sitting 8th going into tomorrow. The forecast was for … Continue reading Day 5: 2019 World Championships
December 6th, 2019 Gold fleet racing and Day 4 of the regatta kicked off this morning for us at the 2019 World Championships. We had three races scheduled for the top 25 boats after the previous days qualifying series. We entered the day in 9thplace overall, had an okay day, and are currently sitting 10thoverall. … Continue reading Day 4: 2019 World Championships
December 5th, 2019 Today was Day 3 (our second day of sailing) and the final day of the qualifying series at the 2019 49erFX World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand. After a big rip in our kite in the second race yesterday, our spinnaker was in the loft overnight getting fixed, so this morning we … Continue reading Day 3: 2019 World Championships
December 4th, 2019 Today was Day 2 of the 2019 World Championships, but was the first day of racing for the 49erFX fleet since our racing got cancelled yesterday. We had a great start to the event and we are currently sitting first place, tied with our Danish friends Ida and Marie! We completed 4 … Continue reading Day 2: Currently Winning the 2019 World Championships!
December 3rd, 2019 Today was the first day of the 2019 World Championships here in Auckland, New Zealand. Unfortunately, because of a strong front, racing was cancelled for the FX fleet and the Nacra fleet. However, the 49er fleet finished 2 races in the late afternoon/evening! Right now, it looks like there will be decent … Continue reading 2019 World Championships: Day 1 & Crowdfunding Rally!
November 30th, 2019 The Oceania Championships ended on the 27th and although we didn't have the best result at the end of the regatta, we took away some important lessons about our sailing, boat speed, and the many courses we will sail on during the World Championships. I could talk a lot about "because of … Continue reading 2019 World Championships: Preparation
November 25th, 2019 Hello from Auckland, New Zealand! We apologize for being so quiet on social media recently, however part of that is due to the fact that we have been putting our heads down and training hard the past couple weeks! We arrived in New Zealand on November 11th and out of the past … Continue reading 2019 Oceania Championships: Day 1