Monthly Archives: July 2024

Follow 2024 Olympics

Three ways to follow the Paris Olympics action.


9HD or 9GemHD TV channels. Free to Air (advertising supported). Selected and highlight sports 24 hours a day.


9Now App TV, streaming devices, PC via browser, Android or Apple mobile or tablet. See here. Over 40 channels plus replays, highlights “minis” and event guides live and free (advertising supported).


Stan Sport App, TV, streaming devices, PCs, Android and Apple mobile or tablet. See here. 40 individual sport channels advertising free live and on demand. See here. Stan subscription is $16 per month plus $15 for sport.


The Australian Sailing Team social media accounts will be the place to go to follow everything happening with the Aussie sailors in Marseilles.


  • X @AusSailingTeam
  • Facebook @Australian Sailing Team
  • Instagram @AusSailingTeam

2024 ILCA Under 21 Worlds – Viana do Castelo, Portugal


The 2024 ILCA Under 21 World Championships have concluded  in the Atlantic Ocean waters off the historic city of  Viana do Castelo, Portugal which traces its history back to 1258.. The event ran from July 1st to 8th and was blessed with great sailing conditions. All 12 races were held as scheduled.


There were 13 Australian sailors Frances Beebe. Lili Mcaullay, Ellen Sampson, Evie Saunders, Jack Eickmeyer, Tom Holmes, Lawson Mcaullay, Edward Reid, Isaac Schotte, Max Sturman, Julian Taylor, Lachie Weber and Myles Wilson competing alongside 235 sailors (80 women and 155 men) from 41 countries.


The Australian sailors all put in strong performances with Evie Saunders leading the charge finishing second in the ILCA 6 to Ireland’s Eve McMahon who was dominant posting four wins for a 30 point winning margin.


In the ILCA 7s Theodor Middelthon from Norway had a comfortable win. Isaac Schotte was running 4th mid series but faded in the last days to finish 10th with Edward  Reid 12th and Jack Eickmeyer 13th. Well done all in a hot fleet.


Event links are.


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Last Warmup Before Olympics Concludes in Kiel


Olympics sailing will run from July 28th to August 8th in Marseilles.


One of the last warmup regattas prior to the Olympics was Kiel Week 2024 which finished on June 30th. The conditions there were highly varied ranging from light winds to stormy gusts.


Top Australian results were Mara Stransky with a 2nd in the ILCA 6 which saw four Australians finish in the top ten. Zac Littlewood was 4th in the ILCA 7 and Caterina Meyer 14th out of 150 girls in the ILCA 4 fleet.


Detail results are here.