WATCH - Dive into the analytics of Mat Belcher and Will Ryan

 Australia’s Mat Belcher and Will Ryan are two leading lights in 470 sailing and confirmed their status by taking silver at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. At the Sailing World Cup Final being held out of the St Kilda Sailing Precinct in Melbourne, Australia, they are favourites to add the honours to their repertoire of success stories.

On the opening day of competition Belcher and Ryan finished first and second from two races and lead the fleet at the early stages. But, how did they do it? How far did they have to sail to get there? How fast did they have to go? How many manoeuvres did they make?

Well, thanks to SAP Analytics and a strong level of After Effects editing knowledge, we’ve brought you the answers to the hard hitting questions!

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