49er Atlantic 2017 World Championship

The Dão’s Regional Comission has signed a partnership with the Atlantic Sailing Club and will be "Event Supplier" of the 49er and 49erFX World Championships, which runs from August 25th to September 2nd between Porto and Matosinhos.

It is the second time Portugal hosts the event, after 2007, when the British Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes were crowned world champions in Cascais.

It is the most important Olympic class of this modality that will bring to Leixões the best sailors of the World and that counts in the opening session,  in the Cruise Terminal of A.P.D.L. with presence of His Excellency, President of the Republic, among other Official Entities.


• + 350 athletes involved from 60 Countries,

• + 70 coaches,

• + 100 team members, volunteers, juries and race committee,

• Television broadcast to more than 170 countries,

• Live feed of the event in social networks and in the class,

• 2 million minutes of online viewing

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