News Archive International Sailing
After the breeze had reached close to 30 knots in the straits Thursday, conditions have turned inside out for the Rolex Swan 45 World Championship fleet racing off Porto Cervo. Only the Swan 45 fleet raced in a faint north-northeast of 7 knots with 'Jeroboam Ca’Nova' ITA edging 'Blue Nights' FIN and defending World Champion 'Charisma' NED. Overall 'Earlybird' GER leads after seven races with 24.50 points, followed by 'Charisma' (26) and 'Samantaga-Duvel' BEL (27). Racing concludes today for the Rolex Swan 45 World Championship. Three races are planned. One discard is allowed if eight or more races are held, but the Islands Long Race cannot be discarded. The report and the gallery.