Taylor Canfield has won the Alpari Match Racing World Tour after a dramatic final day at the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia. Canfield has Phil Robertson to thank for his Tour victory after the WAKA Racing skipper swept to a 3-0 win over Ian Williams to take the Monsoon Cup.
The first big deluge struck the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia on Thursday, but Taylor Canfield shrugged off the hard rain to come through as top Qualifier in the concluding event of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.
Thousands of onlookers were on tenterhooks as The Wave, Muscat clinched victory in the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series in Florianopolis presented by Land Rover, in one of the closest ever-final races in the seven-year history of the Series.
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.