Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) continued their unbeaten run in the Men's 470. Croatia's Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic put pressure on the Australians but they stayed strong for Belcher's 18th win in a row and the pairs tenth.
Croatia's Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic and Australia's Mat Belcher and Will Ryan are enjoying their match up in the Men's 470 and are tied for the lead after the opening day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne.
Dongshuang Zhang (CHN) forced Tatiana Drozdovskaya (BLR) to the back of the fleet in the Laser Radial Medal Race as she claimed gold on her home waters ensuring the Belarusian stayed in silver. France's Mathilde de Kerangat rounded off the podium.
A strong week from Shahar Zubari (ISR) saw him take gold in the Men's RS:X. Ricardo Santos (BRA) sealed silver whilst Hong Kong's Michael Cheng picked up his first ISAF Sailing World Cup podium finish.
"I am definitely putting my batting average on the line," jokes Hong Kong businessman Karl Kwok when talking about the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia's Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - true enough, too.
Member for the South Coast, Shirley Hancock, has announced that Huskisson, Jervis Bay, New South Wales, will welcome a record number of entrants for the world's largest Hobie 16 World Championships, held from Friday 31 January to Saturday 15 February 2014.