Notice of Race is now online and entries are now being accepted for ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup series.
Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan on day one of Sail Melbourne 2012
The regatta will run out of the world acclaimed Sandringham Yacht Club in Melbourne Australia, from the 1st-8th December 2013.
The full suite of Olympic Classes that have been confirmed for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will be contested in Melbourne, 470 Men's, 470 Women's, 49er, 49FX, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial, Nacra 17, RS:X Men, RS:X Women, 2.4mR, SKUD18 and Sonar
Registrations are starting to come through and amongst the early birds confirming their attendance is 2012 Olympic 470 Gold medallist Mathew Belcher. The 2013 regatta is set to see the return to Olympic competition of many of Australia’s 2012 London Olympic heroes after their America’s Cup duties.
'We are very excited about this year's event as we have a strong focus on ensuring that we attract the best sailors in the world to Melbourne for the ISAF Sailing World Cup. We are looking forward to the London 2012 battles resuming, as well as seeing many exciting new faces start to challenge the established champions leading through to Rio. As always Melbourne hopes to provide first class racing as well as a full program on onshore activities and events', said Event Director and Olympic Gold Medallist Mark Turnbull.
If you would like more detailed information on any aspect of your registration, including information on charter boats and competitor assistance packages please contact the Regatta Manager: +61 3 9597 0066, email info(@)sailmelbourne.com.au or visit the event website at Sailing World Cup Melbourne
Tom Burton leads the Laser fleet at Sail Melbourne - Photo Jeff Crow
Sail Melbourne 2012 Day 7 - 14
Sail Melbourne 2012 Day 7 - 5
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Sail Melbourne 2012 Day 7 - 7