It was a dog eat dog day to decide the 470 European titles but it was celebrations for France as they secured the honours in both events. Australians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the men's open title.
The penultimate day of the PWA Catalunya World Cup proved to be a largely frustrating affair as winds of 5-13 knots teased the competitors for the duration of the afternoon - so despite several sailors checking the conditions - the wind never quite materialized enough to resume the racing.
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships today welcomed the announcement that five sailors who participated in the Championships' Emerging Nations Programme have each qualified to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships today announced that the event exceeded economic forecasts after independent reports showed it injected almost $39million into the Western AustraIia economy and generated nearly $15million of global media exposure for the region.
Over the last two weeks, the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships have delivered 630 races, without any being lost. One thousand two hundred sailors from 79 nations have competed and 10 World Championships titles have been claimed.
Brazil's Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada doused themselves and all those around them with champagne after winning gold in the Star class on the penultimate day of competition at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
Anna Tunnicliffe and her crew secured gold for the USA with a superb performance against Great Britain's Lucy Macgregor in today's Women's Match Racing final at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
Anna Tunnicliffe's team crushed Lucy Macgregor's team 4-0 in the final of the Women's Match Racing at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Hear their thoughts immediately after the action here.