The ten crews lining up for the Star Medal Race can collectively count amongst them over 15 World Championships and four Olympic gold medals. Four of the crews have already won Gold Stars and six Silver Stars (for more on the colourful Star insignia read Lynn Fitzpatrick's article here).
Fried Elliott's camera has been shooting the glittering fleet all week long in Cascais.
Further images from the Stars can be found on Fried's website www.friedbits.com.
Read our fleet by fleet reports by clicking on the links below:
Finn - Tornado - Yngling - Star - 49er - 470s - Lasers - RS:Xs
Over 1,300 sailors from 76 nations are competing at the 2007 ISAF Sailing World Championships, from 28 June-13 July in Cascais, Portugal. 'The Wind Is Calling' is the official motto for the 2007 Worlds. The Championships are the principal qualification regatta for the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition, with 75% of all national places to be decided.
For all the news on the ISAF Sailing World Championships 2007 CLICK HERE.