Nominations for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are closing soon, and The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and Rolex would like to invite nominations for the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing.
The racing wasn't always the easiest over the last six days with light and gusty winds making the competition extremely challenging, but Alacati provided conditions again - as it usually does - to allow four eliminations to be completed and bringing one discard into play, which proved pivotal in the women's fleet.
The Wave, Muscat have been crowned victors at the Extreme Sailing Series Act 6, Saint Petersburg presented by SAP, mastering the complex conditions of the River Neva in front of huge crowds, to win the Act with a race to spare.
Team Germany, composed of the Farr 40 Struntje Light owned by Wolfgang Schaefer and the Melges 32 Teasing Machine owned by Jean Francois Cruette, dominated the coastal race and now sits at the top of the overall classification in the Audi Sardinia Cup, the ISAF Offshore Team World Championship organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.
Team Italy 2, composed of the Farr 40 Joe Fly and the Melges 32 B Lin Sailing, heads the overall classification at the end of day one of the Audi Sardinia Cup, the ISAF Offshore Team World Championship.
Eight teams representing seven nations - Germany, Italy (two teams), Malta, Monaco, Switzerland, Great Britain and United States - are ready to compete in the 2010 ISAF Offshore Team World Championship, also known as the Audi Sardinia Cup taking place in Porto Cervo from 28 June to 3 July.
Sardinia Rolex Cup - ISAF Offshore Team World Championship 2008
20 Jun 08
Team Spain continue to head the battle for the ISAF Offshore Team World Championship title, although the Italians are now snapping at their heels after the distance race on day three of the Sardinia Rolex Cup.