Racers at the ready - How to follow the Sailing World Cup Melbourne Final

More than 200 competitors from 31 nations will race across the ten Olympic and Open Kiteboarding fleets as they look to end the year on a high and claim their share of the $200,000 AUD prize fund.

A south western breeze will be present throughout the opening day of racing, coming in at 10 knots with gusts of 15.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

Class # of Races Start time Racing Area
470 Men 2 14:30 Stadium
470 Women 2 14:30 Stadium
Laser 2 12:00 Stadium
Laser Radial 2 12:00 Stadium
Finn 2 14:30 Stadium
49er 3 12:00 West
49erFX 3 14:30 West
Nacra 17 3 14:30 Elwood
RS:X Men 3 12:00 Elwood
RS:X Women 3 12:00 Elwood
Formula Kite 12:00 Albert Park


Information on how to follow the event is below:

RESULTS / ENTRIES
A full list of sailors registered to sail in Melbourne is available to view here - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/sailorinfo/melbournefinal_entries.php. Results will be available via from Tuesday 6 December via the Manage2Sail results centre here - http://manage2sail.com/en-US/eventonly/bf593da8-bbe7-4a41-b482-014e216c7603/style/worldcup#!/results?classId=2742c355-f9a2-4232-abb1-fc03b2053196

TRACKING
Live tracking and competitor's analytics will be available via SAP Sailing Analytics throughout the event here - https://swc2016-melbourne.sapsailing.com/

PHOTOGRAPHY
High resolution imagery free for editorial usage will be provided throughout the Sailing World Cup Final by Sailing Energy. Imagery will be available to download via - http://worldsailing.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/SWC-Final-Melbourne-2016/C0000Kub13ACLMR4. The password to download is WSimages

PRESS RELEASES
World Sailing will be releasing international press releases after racing throughout the duration of World Cup Final. All the latest news and reports will be available to read here - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/news/index.php

TELEVISION
Medal Races on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December will be streamed live on World Sailing's Facebook and YouTube Channel. URLs and embed codes are available below:

SWC Final - Medal Races - RS:X, 49er, Nacra 17, Kiteboarding
URL - https://youtu.be/RBU8xjyN-lw
Embed - <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/RBU8xjyN-lw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

SWC Final - Medal Races - 470, Finn, Laser
URL - https://youtu.be/UJ-iZRAcWZI
Embed - <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UJ-iZRAcWZI?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow the event on World Sailing's social networks and get involved in the conversation using #SWCMelb
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ISAFWorldSailing
Instagram - https://instagram.com/isafworldsailing/
Twitter - @worldsailing
Snapchat - Follow our Story on Snapchat, search for worldsailing

SAILING WORLD CUP
The Sailing World Cup is a World-class, annual series of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Over 2,000 of the World's leading sailors, representing over 75 nations have competed in the Sailing World Cup which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.