Following four days of intense racing, Rick Devos’s REV clinched their first title as M32 Corinthian World Champions, silently sweeping the fleet and sailing a tremendously consistent event in Chicago

Emergency services were alerted after a woman swam to shore from the capsized vessel at Boat Harbour, near Kurnell, about 5am.

While ChinaOne.Ningbo remains ahead of the pack, Bliksem, Convexity and REV are in close contention for the Corinthian Championship.

On the opening weekend of the 2018-19 season, a gala ball brought past and present class champions and current one design crews together in Sydney.

The Mooloolaba crew took the final race of a fascinating final when the spinnaker halyard snapped on their competitor's boat.

Matt Bugg won the inaugural 2.4 Norlin OD, Christopher Symonds the Men’s Hansa 303 and Genevieve Wickham took Women's Hansa silver.

Silencio and The Maltese Falcon put in outstanding performances all week to carry off the Cruiser Racer and Corinthians Spirit classes respectively.

Harm Müller-Spreer, the German owner-helm of Platoon, won the owner-driver prize for the regatta and for the season.

Harry Price’s DownUnder Racing team continued their fine form, while Olivia Price’s team fell to sixth place.

A windy Chicago threw some and played into the hands of others, resulting in a change-up on the leaderboard.

Race organisers are working closely with the Australian Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Canberra, which has issued an ’All Ships’ alert and is coordinating rescue efforts.

Separated by two points, Damien Seguin (FRA), Matt Bugg (AUS) and Dee Smith (USA) will fight it out for the inaugural 2.4 Norlin OD medal on Sunday.

The course was shortened due to the easterly breeze, which had been 7 knots at the start, falling off.

Feathers flew when Harry Price and Olympian medal winning sister, Olivia, faced-off for the first time.

Two races were completed before a third race was abandoned as the wind shut off, with teams making their way to shore early to prepare for what promises to be heavy wind conditions tomorrow.