World #1 Taylor Canfield (USA) and his crew sailed an unforgiving and mistake free defense to win the championship final with two wins to World #2 Ian Williams' (GBR) one to collect the traditional Crimson Blazer.
The semi-final line up for the 50th Congressional Cup is confirmed with Taylor Canfield, Ian Williams, Francesco Bruni, Keith Swinton setting the scene for an international battle to win the Crimson Blazer.
French Nacra 17 World Champion Billy Besson described racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Trofeo Princesa Sofia like riding a rodeo bull as 20-25 knots meant the limits of sailors' were tested.
With much of the racing delayed today because of light winds the sailors took to twitter to express frustration, good luck wishes and wind waiting activities. Catch up on some of the tweets from day one and follow your favourites.