The competitive camaraderie between two of Australia’s finest sailors will reach another peak tonight when Rio Olympic Gold medalist Tom Burton and recent World No.1 Matthew Wearn battle out the final stages of the 2017 Laser World Championship at Split in Croatia.
The Australian Sailing Team will be looking to tame Sydney Harbour this December as they compete in Sail Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club.
Rio Olympic Silver Medallists Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin will analyse “a frustrating week” at the Nacra 17 World Championship after errors they believe were avoidable cost them a shot at a podium finish.
Olympic Silver Medallists in the Nacra 15, Lisa Darmanin and Jason Waterhouse, plan to give the inaugural Nacra 17 World Championship a big shake this week, despite an impeded preparation in which a key concern was to avoid injury while getting used to the new class of boat.
World Champion sailors, Rio Olympic silver medalists Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan, will get a precious taste of the 2020 Games environment when they contest the 470 Class Japan Championships at Enoshima, starting on Friday.
On this day one year ago Tom Burton pulled off a stunning victory in the medal race to claim gold in the men's Laser at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The final races at this year’s 49er European Championship were cancelled overnight in Kiel, due to winds gusting above 25 knots, leaving Australia’s David Gilmour and Joel Turner in second place overall.
Racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra Europeans begins on Sunday night (AEST) in Kiel, Germany with a strong fleet of Aussies taking to the water to compete against some of the world’s best across all classes.