03 December 2013

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne video

The 49er and 49erFX racers got out on the track today at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne and enjoyed their day (Published on Dec 3, 2013)

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Olympic Medallists Shine At ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne"Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) enjoyed a positive return to the 49er at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne showing the expertise and precision that won than a comprehensive Olympic gold over a year ago. In a 12-boat fleet the Australians were dominant and opened up their first ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta of the 2013-14 series with double bullets and a third. After racing Outteridge said, "It's nice to be back sailing the 49er. We've only really done one event, which is the worlds, since the Olympics so it's really good to sailing in Melbourne and it was a good day for us...." For ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Results: http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php

News | ISAF Sailing World Cup | Official Site : Lighter Breeze For Day Two In Melbourne: "...Real time observations point to lighter winds consistent in strength and direction to the predictions for Sandringham and Port Phillip and a cloud bank has rolled in which should hold the temperatures down. Conditions on the water are expected to be very testing for the sailors which could produce some roller-coaster results. All ten Olympic events will be sailing today, along with the two Paralympic classes and most of the Invited classes..."

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