Sailors were left waiting on the dock with the demand highto sail the 29erXX, gearing up for the 29erXX Gold Cup which begins July 14,2009 in Riva del Garda, Italy.
Fifteen teams have arrived in Garda to test their skills inthe 29erXX, but more were left waiting for a spin in epic Garda conditions withbuilders caught off-guard with the high interest and demand from sailors.
Silja Lehtinen, Jen Morgan-Glass and Giulia Conti were 3 ofthe sailors on the water testing the improved rig, a fine-tuned upgrade fromthe ISAF evaluation event held in Hyeres, France in 2007. All female, all male and some mixedteams will comprise the fifteen teams that will be on the starting line July14, representing nine countries.
Formore information, photos and results: www.29er.organd www.29erworlds.org