Experience pays in the 470

Experience pays in the 470

Monday July 19 2010 Author: James Boyd Location: none selected

A tough week at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship culminated in Matt Belcher and Malcolm Page winning the Men’s division before going into Sunday’s medal race, while title defenders Lisa Westerhof and Lobke Berkhout overhauled Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie to claim the Women’s class, Berkhout entering the record books scoring her fifth 470 World title. Down at the Extreme 40 World Championships in Portoroz, the cats were able to stretch their legs, particularly when the breeze got up on the final day. Cat legend Mitch Booth claimed honours. In his blog TeamOrigin skipper Ben Ainslie talks about his Olympic and AC sailing and our part in getting him to the Round the Island start!

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