ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères – Day 6 Video Alert

Sailing, Sports, Yachting — By on April 26, 2014 at 10:19 PM

isaf swwSaturday 26 April 2014 – From the words of the sailors competing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères it was a beautiful ending to a perfect week.

More than 1, 100 sailors from 59 nations raced at the final ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta of the 2013-2014 series and were treated to exceptional race action.

Medals across the ten Olympic events were decided on the final day with a 10-12 knot westerly breeze on flat water bringing a superb week to an end.

Men’s and Women’s RS:X Medal Race Highlights
Germany’s Moana Delle brought her Olympic sailing career to a glorious end in the Women’s RS:X whilst Piotr Myszka (POL) stood out above the rest in the Men’s RS:X.
URL – http://youtu.be/YMpbHYfP9JY
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/YMpbHYfP9JY” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Men’s and Women’s 470 Medal Race Highlights
Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) returned to winning ways in the Men’s 470 whilst Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie (NZL) made it four Women’s 470 wins on the bounce.
URL – URL – http://youtu.be/G0wePCxSVKM
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/G0wePCxSVKM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Laser and Laser Radial Medal Race Highlights
Tom Burton (AUS) overcame Andy Maloney (NZL) in the Laser whilst Evi Van Acker (BEL) fought hard to take Laser Radial gold.
URL – http://youtu.be/VWgMofYTjyA
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/VWgMofYTjyA” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Finn Medal Race Highlights
Pieter Jan Postma (NED) was the happiest man in Hyères after he picked up his World Cup gold in his career.
URL – http://youtu.be/JvMynfqAdc8
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/JvMynfqAdc8” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Nacra 17 Medal Race Highlights
Vittorio Bissaro and Silvia Sicouri (ITA) took Nacra 17 gold following an Australian mistake which saw them sail the wrong course.
URL – http://youtu.be/DfZyi9Qekek
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/DfZyi9Qekek” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

49er and 49erFX Medal Race Highlights
It was a repeat of the World Cup Mallorca podium in Hyères as Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) walked away with 49er honours and Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (BRA) picked up 49erFX gold.
URL – http://youtu.be/VCpCpU5f8dc
Embed – <iframe width=”640″ height=”480″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/VCpCpU5f8dc” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Full results from ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères are available on the ISAF Website herehttp://www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php

About ISAF

From 19-26 April 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères returns to the French Riviera with over 1, 100 sailors registered across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events.

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères brings together the world’s top Olympic and Paralympic class competitors campaigning for the Rio 2016 and Paralympic Sailing Competitions.

“Jo”

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