Chris Symonds is the leading Australian, holding seond place in the men's Hansa 303.

Boats were among the biggest casualties of Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong, with hundreds washed ashore, damaged or sunk, while at a yacht club the devastation was such that staff had to swim to work.

The ‘Public Award’ is based on the number of votes on Internet.

Juliet Costanzo of Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club retained her overnight lead and was able to choose her opponent for the semis.

From the 22 to the 29 September, the Bay of Cannes will be welcoming once more the world’s top classic boats for a week of sport, elegance and attractions.

Sheboygan Yacht Club on Lake Michigan will welcome numerous Paralympic and World Championship medallists who will set sail in the Open 2.4 Norlin OD, Men’s Hansa 303, Women’s Hansa 303 and the Open RS Venture Connect.

Juliet and Clare Costanzo from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club were both unbeaten, finishing the day 8-0.

The purpose of QPSA is to provide a pathway that will allow participants to get the required coaching and access to equipment that will enable them to go from novice right thru to national level contender.

Social media posts suggest "view enhancement" may have been the motivation behind the blaze that did an estimated $700,000 worth of damage.

One study found that sea turtles have a 50 percent higher chance of mortality once they've ingested 14 pieces of plastic, while another claims that turtles are not impacted by small amounts of plastic debris or even after ingesting 200 to 300 pieces.

Only the Laser and Laser Radial were able to get their medal race sailed, with Matt Wearn (AUS) taking silver.

Light winds on the final day may not have provided the same top speed foiling action of the previous three days, but there was high drama across the leaderboard with first place changing twice and third place swapping.

The Rolex Swan Cup is a biennial regatta organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with Nautor's Swan.

Australians were in the medals, including Brett Beyer, who won the Standard Laser by a massive 25 points.

Australians Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin moved up from second all week to take the gold medal.