The 2021 Cascais 49er and 49erFX Championships will start in Portugal today. —– Disappointing the participation in the 49ers, only 12 boats, where the North American delegation with Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA (St. Francis YC/Eastern YC) and William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN (Royal Hamilton YC) will compete with mainly development teams. —– In the 49ersFX however, with 27 teams on the starting line, almost all the cracks are taking part with the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA, Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER, Charlotte Dobson/Sakia Tide GBR or Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP. —– North America is represented by Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA (Lake Beulah YC/Chicago YC/St Francis YC), Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC). —– All entry lists.