Scott snatches victory in Miami after thrilling finale

Giles Scott (GBR), the 2011 world champion, secured a last minute victory in the Finn class as the Sailing World Cup Miami came to a close on Saturday with the medal race. Trailing by nine points going into the final double scoring medal race, he had a lot to do, but a second place, compared to an eighth place for overnight leader Oliver Tweddell (AUS) was just enough to win the gold here for a second time, after previously winning in 2011. Tweddell had to settle for the silver, while current world champion Jorge Zarif (BRA) repeated his result of last year to take the bronze.

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A long day in Miami with no reward

It was another long day with no reward on Biscayne Bay on day 5 of the Sailing World Cup Miami. The Finns were scheduled to have three races from 10.00, but after waiting afloat in vain for nearly seven hours, the plug was finally pulled and Thursday's overall results decided who sails the medal race on Saturday.

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Tweddell triumphs on tricky Thursday

Biscayne Bay finally delivered on on time day 4 of the Sailing World Cup Miami, with the Finn fleet sailing three very different races to try and catch up with the schedule. Oliver Tweddell (AUS) has retaken the lead he held on Monday after an outstanding display in tough conditions. Giles Scott (GBR) drops to second while race 6 winner, and current World Champion, Jorge Zarif (BRA) climbs to third.

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Selivanov and Tweddell set pace on day 1 in Miami

Oliver Tweddell (AUS) sits at the top of the 39 boat Finn fleet after the first day of racing as the 2014 Sailing World Cup Miami got under way on Monday in light winds. Alexey Selivanov (RUS) won the opening race to end up in joint first place, as the discard comes into effect after the second race, while a second place for Giles Scott (GBR) in race 2 was enough to leave him in third, despite an OCS in race 1.

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