World’s Number One Nicholas Heiner And Giles Scott, The Olympic Champion Spearhead Sail Melbourne And Sail Sydney
The best Finn sailors from across the globe have arrived in Australia for contesting the Sail Melbourne and Sail Sydney International Regatta this year. The sailors are going to make the most of what a sailing summer in Australia has to offer.
The present number one Finn sailor in the world is Nicholas Heiner hailing from the Netherlands. He is going to spearhead the fleet which includes the one from Olympic Finn sailing,Giles Scott representing Great Britain along with four world top 10 Finn sailors at present.
Less than 2 years from the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020, the summer sailing season of Australia is known to have attracted the best ones in the class as Australia offers some exquisite competitive and training conditions in order to prepare for Olympic.
Some sailors have gathered in Australia for testing Port Philip waters of Melbourne that is going to host the Finn Gold Cup of 2019. Royal Brighton Yacht Club will be the host along with Sail Melbourne International.
There are several sailors from Northern Hemisphere who are getting trained in Australia at present. It comprises of sailors from Japan, Bermuda, China, England, Netherlands, and New Zealand. In previous years, the sailors who planned to get training from Southern Hemisphere in winter have achieved amazing results in the European Summer that followed. Phil Chadwick, the President of Australian Finn Class has stated that the Olympics is a great opportunity for the sailors. He says that the quality of racing at Sail Melbourne and Sail Sydney is going to be top class and it will serve as a great opportunity for the sailors to compete against Nicholas Heine and Giles Scott. Several top 10 in the world is going to contest in the regattas that include the British boats and all of them could have secured a win.