Sailing World Championships are often pitched as nations competing against each other, but the real tensions are often within the national teams as individuals begin to try and secure their Olympic selection.
470 Master's Cup concluded on Friday August 3rd, day 4 of the series.
The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 is the biggest event in the sailing calendar for the year as 470 class Men and Women teams will battle not only for the medal but also for the first qualifications for 2020 Olympic Games.
Out of a mixture of modesty and misinterpretation sportsman often talk up luck. Sailors are no different, but on and opening day to Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018, when the words “shifty”, “tricky” and “lucky” were thrown about the boat park faster than in a Vegas casino, the cream rose to the top.
Experienced sailors in the Men’s and Women’s 470 will lock horns in Aarhus at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Denmark.
Rio 2016 gold medallist Hannah Mills will headline Great Britain's team of elite sailors heading into battle at the crucial Sailing World Championships, the biggest test so far of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle.
A brand new combined event, the 420/470 Eastern Europe Championship, is taking place in Lithuania from 12-16 September.