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.
Olympic sailor and World #2 Anna Kjellberg of the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club is the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Champion. Together with her crew - Karin Almquist, Vanja Lundberg and Annika Carlunger - the Swede defeated Danish World #1 Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) 3 - 1 in their Scandinavian battle in Cork Harbour, Ireland.
World #2 Anna Kjellberg and compatriot Caroline Sylvan celebrated the Swedish National Day in Cork, Ireland, by advancing to the semi-finals of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship, the first event of the 2014 Women's International Match Racing Series (WIM Series).
French Match Racing Champion Anne-Claire Le Berre had a great Thursday on the Irish waters of Cork, winning all of her matches to finish the round-robin stage of the 2014 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship with a 10 - 2 record.