ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Medal Races – Day 6 Video Alert

Associations, Sailing, Sports — By on December 13, 2014 at 3:59 PM

isaf swwThe first day of Medal Racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne produced gold medallists in half of the Olympic classes and the Paralympic divisions announced their series winners.

Howling morning northerly winds gusting up to 30 knots had backed off to 17kts by the time racing on the Stadium course began for the weekend crowd gathered on the northern deck of Sandringham Yacht Club and enjoying the driest seats in the house.

Check out some highlights of the day below:

High Octane Racing Decides Melbourne 49er And 49erFX Medals
There was some fast paced action in the 49er and 49erFX Medal Races at ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne as Nathan Outteridge & Iain Jensen (AUS) and Maia & Ragna Agerup (NOR) claimed the honours and Abu Dhabi final spots.
URL – http://youtu.be/C5nop1KaGkU
Embed – <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/C5nop1KaGkU” allowfullscreen=””></iframe>

Bernotas And Elfutina Claim Melbourne RS:X Honours
Lithuania’s Juozas Bernotas came out on top in the Men’s RS:X whilst Russia’s Stefania Elfutina was triumphant in the Women’s RS:X. Both sailors claim the first Abu Dhabi ISAF Sailing World Cup Final spots whilst Jock Calvert (AUS) and Joanna Sterling (AUS) picked up the Oceanic spots for the Emirati finale.
URL – http://youtu.be/KR4ZHv0Wlj0
Embed – <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/KR4ZHv0Wlj0” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Double Aussie Gold In Paralympic Fleets
It was double Australian gold in the Paralympic classes. Matt Bugg (AUS) came out on top in the 2.4mR whilst London 2012 Paralympic SKUD18 gold medallists Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch (AUS) were triumphant in the two person keelboat.
URL – http://youtu.be/l8XlzYQ-F94
Embed – <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/l8XlzYQ-F94” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

How does Sailing World Cup Final qualification work?

Event winners from each ISAF Sailing World Cup (SWC) Regatta will qualify to the 2015 SWC Final whilst the best placed ‘home continent’ sailor in each round will also qualify. The top three finishers at the 2015 Class World Championships (if already held) will qualify to the 2015 SWC Final. The remaining SWC Final places will be awarded via the ISAF World Sailing Rankings.

Up to twenty 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final spots are available in Melbourne, the first stop of the 2015 series.

Video

Rights free news feeds containing interviews and b-roll of sailing action will be available from Wednesday 10 December through to Sunday 14 December on the ISAF FTP. A log Sheet will be attached.

In addition, fully-produced highlight packages will be available from 10-14 December. These will contain interviews, action and results, including event graphics.

For FTP login details, specific requests and native language interviews please contact ISAF TV using the following address – isaf.tv@isaf.com

Images

High resolution, free for editorial use images will be available to download here. To download low resolution images for web use, please use the password – SWCMelb2014. For the high resolution password please contact the ISAF Communications Department below.

Results

Results are available here – www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php

Live Tracking

The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via the live tracking.

Click here to view live tracking. 

Live Tracking via the Sailviewer-3D Tablet App will be available for devices with 7″ or greater screens.

Click here to download the iOS Application.

Click here to download the Android Application

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http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/home.php

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ISAF Sailing World Cup
The ISAF Sailing World Cup is a world-class annual series for Olympic sailing. It is open to the sailing events chosen for the 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition.

The ISAF Sailing World Cup brings together the major regattas on the Olympic sailing circuit. Over 2, 000 of the world’s leading sailors representing 75 nations competed in the sixth season of the World Cup, 2013-2014.

For more information about ISAF please go to isaf.com or contact marketing@isaf.com

About The International Sailing Federation

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is the world governing body for the sport of sailing.

ISAF is made up of 140 Member National Authorities (MNAs), who are its principal members%

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