Superior Scott secures Skandia Sail for Gold

Giles Scott (GBR) has been a man on a mission all week and today was no different. After winning five out of the seven opening series races he wrapped up his most dominant week ever with a medal race win to take the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta by a sizeable 30 points. Ben Ainslie (GBR) finished the week in second despite capsizing and finishing last in the medal race, while Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) did just enough to take the bronze.

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No stopping Scott with yet another win

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, the British weather shows how wrong you can be. The atrocious weather so far at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta got a whole level worse on day four in Weymouth with stronger winds, torrential rain and limited visibility. However the stand out performer this week Giles Scott (GBR) was unfazed by the conditions to notch up a fifth race win in the only race possible. He now has a 12 point lead over Ben Ainslie and a 23 point lead over third placed Zach Railey (USA).

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Scott on top in Weymouth after day three

Giles Scott (GBR) has taken the lead in the Finns after day three at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta after another great performance on the Olympic sailing waters. A fourth race win followed by a second place gives him an eight point lead over Ben Ainslie (GBR), while Zach Railey (USA) drops one place to third.

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Scott dominates in foul weather on day two in Weymouth

What a disgusting day! The great British weather produced its most horrible best on day two at the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth. However in the Finn class Giles Scott (GBR) made the best of the day, producing a master-class to win all three races in a cold south-easterly breeze that built through the day to 18 knots, and with incessant rain. However Ben Ainslie (GBR) leads the regatta overall from Zach Railey (USA) and Scott.

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