Torben Grael and Marcelo Ferreira (BRA) won their 2nd gold
medal at the
2004 Olympics, Silver medalists were Ross MacDonald and Mike
Wolfs (CAN) and bronze went to Xavier Rohart and Pascal Rombeau
(FRA). Grael is the most successful Brazilian Olympian, with another
Star gold medal in 1996 and a bronze in 2000 with Ferreira, a
Soling silver in 1984, and a Star bronze in 1988 with Nelson Falcão.
is the North
American Champion for the 4th time, sailing with Brian Fatih.
Ron Sandstrom & Steve Braverman won the Lake
Sunapee Open in New Hampshire, USA. New 2004 district champions
are Frank Keesling (21st)
and Hyde Perce & Chuck Nevel (4th).
& Nils Hollweg were the top boat in the 50 boat 2004
Swiss Championship. Other winners were Maxim Karelsky/Anatoli
Mihailin of the Open
Finnish Championship, Larry Whipple & Mark Strube in the
R. Burtis Masters, Fernando Seghers/Borja Gómez of
Costa Esmeralda and Milos Laznicka & Marco Grautier of
59th Mission Regatta at Racine, Wisconsin.