Sailing News

Olympic & Youth Classes – Sail Melbourne – Melbourne AUS – Day 1

This morning UTC, Sail Melbourne started with the first races, an event no longer part of the Olympic Classes Worldcup, but nevertheless the most attended regatta down-under. Racing is still underway at press deadline this morning (6 a.m UTC), but the first results have been posted.In the 470 men, Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS won both heats of the day. First in the small 470 women fleet are Nia Jerwood/Monique Devries AUS and Frederike Löwe/Ana Markfort GER with the same number of points. Sam Meech NZL leads after 2 races in the Lasers Standard ahead of Matthew Wearn UAS. In the Lasers Radial (M/W) , Maud Jayet SUI finished first in the opening race.In the all-Australian Lasers 4.7, Daniel Costandi AUS is on top.All ranking lists and the event facebook page with first videos and photos.