It was a dog eat dog day to decide the 470 European titles but it was celebrations for France as they secured the honours in both events. Australians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan took the men's open title.
The penultimate day of the PWA Catalunya World Cup proved to be a largely frustrating affair as winds of 5-13 knots teased the competitors for the duration of the afternoon - so despite several sailors checking the conditions - the wind never quite materialized enough to resume the racing.
In just one week from today, on Tuesday 9 November, Greece will play host to a spectacular ceremony and presentation where the male and female winners of the 2010 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards will be announced.
Beijing Olympic gold medallist Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) talks to US SAILING about 2009, a year when she won the Laser Radial ISAF Sailing World Cup title, numerous match racing titles and was crowned female winner of the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards.
Torben Grael and Anna Tunnicliffe joined the sailing world's most prestigious list of winners last night as they were named the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year at a spectacular ceremony held in Busan, Korea.
In just one week from today, on Tuesday 10 November, Busan, Korea will play host to a spectacular ceremony and presentation where the male and female winners of the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards will be announced.
Nominations are now invited for the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. The nominees and winners since the first presentation in 1994 form an exceptional roll call of the world's top sailors from all disciplines of the sport.