52nd Sunfish Worlds in the USA
Published on December 4th, 2023
The 2023 Sunfish Class World Championship is being held December 5-9 at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club in Miami, FL. One hundred sailors from 15 countries on 3 continents have entered to compete in the 12-race series on Biscayne Bay.
Jean Paul de Trazegnies of Peru will be defending his 2022 title, and is coming off a silver medal finish in the Sunfish at the 2023 Pan Am Games in Chile. In total, five of top 10 at the 2022 Worlds at Lake Garda are back, including the 2nd and 3rd place finishers.
Past Sunfish World Champ Jonathan Martinetti (ECU) will be attempting to win his second world championship, having just won the 2023 Lightning Worlds.
Eighteen female competitors are in the field, plus the fleet has a broad range of ages with 11 youth sailors and a healthy Masters contingent.