Scheidt’s first Laser World title came in 1995 with his last, prior to 2013, coming in 2005. If Scheidt can keep it up through to and at Rio 2016 then it could be the perfect ending to an illustrious Olympic sailing career.
Many of the Laser competitors now head from Oman to Melbourne, Australia for ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne. Racing begins on 2 December across two Paralympic and ten Olympic events and two previews are available to read below.
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year female nominee Erika Heineken (USA) took her second consecutive Kiteboard Course Racing World title in Hainan, China whilst her fellow nominee and Brother Johnny had to settle for silver as Florian Gruber took his first title.
Racing at the Monsoon Cup, the climax of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, is well underway with it set to go down to the wire whilst there’s news from the RC44 Worlds, Bolivarian Games, Carlos Aguilar Match Race and Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
27 November 2013