Luke Elliott was the best of the Australians in the Standard class, recording a race win and a 10th to sit in seventh place. Read more
Both Australian Nacra teams made it through to the Gold fleet, as did all three 49erFX teams. However, only Will and Sam Phillips of the five 49er crews made the cut.
With the forecast for light winds on the final three days, more changes are expected.
The day started with an unfamiliar chilly 20 knot offshore northeasterly that kicked up a lumpy sea just off Capri’s Marina Grande. Then the wind shut down completely.
Ben Ainslie and Britain’s America’s Cup sailors are to rejoin the GC32 Racing Tour in 2019, racing as INEOS Rebels UK, at the GC32 Villasimius Cup in southern Sardinia next week.
All boaters (including commercial operators) are reminder that under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act), it’s an offence to pollute any waters.
The paid added two fourth places and a second to cap off a good day on the water, to shoot up six places in the overall standings.
World Sailing will implement a new intellectual impairment discipline into its future Championships at a World, Regional and National level and as a result, INAS agrees to automatically sanction World Sailing-approved events.
Among the objectives are to remove mooring minders, improve water safety and access, and potentially reduce wait list times for moorings in some areas.
After five races so far, Giles Scott still leads overall from Andy Maloney and Alican Kaynar.
The racing division belonged to Sir Peter Ogden and his all-black Jethou, now with an elongated stern increasing her LOA from 72 to 77ft.
Australia's Phillips brothers sit in fifth place in the 49er, still within striking distance of a medal.
World Sailing’s proposals for governance reform and the events strategy for 2021-2028 will also be discussed alongside three urgent submissions.
Courageous was the first all-aluminum hulled 12 Metre and the second 12 Metre to successfully defend the America’s Cup twice, in 1974 and 1977.
The Victorian Phillips brothers finished second in all three races. They are on 10 points; two behind the Spaniards Diego Botin/Iago Lopez, and three behind Olympic 49er silver and gold medallists, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL).
John Chipp, from Sandringham Yacht Club, will arrive with “a mix of girls and guys, including my wife Christine, my son Patrick and our mascot Salty” on the creatively named ‘Hot Chipps’.