The eyes of the sailing world will be back on Weymouth and Portland as Olympic medallists return to the venue of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition as the ISAF Sailing World Cup series comes to town.
On the 50th Anniversary of the Soling World Championship in Castiglione, Italy the Hungarian crew of Litkey Farkas, Karoly Vezer and Csaba Weinhardt took home the title despite a long and drawn out protest hearing.
The opening day of the International Six Metre World Championship, being hosted by the Société Nautique de La Trinité sur Mer from 28 May to 5 June, produced sparkling conditions and spectacular racing for the 42 strong fleet of 19 Modern and 23 Classic Sixes.
There's one wind direction that makes Lake Michigan look like the North Atlantic and that's the 20-28 knots northerly that smoked the fleet of nine teams at this weekend's CMRC Grade 3 Spring Invitational.
A third place in the medal race was enough for Vladimir Krutskikh (RUS) to take the overall victory at the Finn World Masters in Kavala, Greece. Dmitry Petrov (RUS) took the silver while Giacomo Giovanelli (ITA) snatched the bronze.