All told, between the two classes the World Championships have over 95 boats competing, representing 28 nations.
Racing for both fleets begins with the qualifying round that will run through until Wednesday with the final held Thursday through until Saturday.
To follow coverage, go to www.29erworlds.org and www.49erworlds.org as well as the Facebook: 49er World Championship page and Twitter. Int49er. Channel 49er, the latest video link for the 49er Class has video and interviews.
Seiko is the official sponsor of the 49er Class and title sponsor of the 2010 World Championships.
Click on the link below for our 49er World Championship page containing all the news, photos, results and more from this year's 49er Worlds.