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Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships | The Hague 2010

30 knot winds to near calms, brilliant sunshine to driving rain, combined with a fierce spring tide, made for one of the most challenging 470 World Championships on record for competitors when racing took place off the Hague, the Netherlands, over 12-18 July.

Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds | Berkhout enters the record books with fifth World Championship win

Mother nature played ball for the last day of the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship taking place in The Hague, with brilliant sunshine and a 12 knot southwesterly breeze for the Men's and Women's medal races, held directly off the beach at the Hague.

Press Release | 17 July | Belcher and Page the 2010 World Champions

A return to World Cup fever overcame the British camp today at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship, when after the opening race in the Men's fleet 23 year old Skandia Team GBR crew Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell moved into the lead position with double world champions Nic Asher and Elliot Willis second.

Press Release | 16 July | Local talent comes good

Finally after an unorthodox few days off the Hague, with the wind and wave states severely disrupting the race schedule, so for the first time at the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships the organisers were able to hold three races back to back, on time, allowing crews to return to shore by mid-afternoon.

Greece's Mantis and Kagialis have a big job to do today | Defending 2nd

While Germany has the most entries in the Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship, with 16 teams currently competing off the Hague, they are followed by Greece and Skandia Team GBR both fielding 12 boats.

Junior World Champions Sofian Bouvet and Jeremie Mion | Taking on the old guys

A considerable number of Junior sailors (ie 21 or under) have been competing at this yearís Delta Lloyd 470 World Championship. Youngest in the Menís class is Croatian 16 year old Dylan Tidd, while set to continue the Australian Womenís 470 legacy is Carrie Smith, who is just 15.

 
Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds
Berkhout enters the record books with fifth World Championship win
Press Release | 17 July
Belcher and Page the 2010 World Champions
Press Release | 16 July
Local talent comes good
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The Delta lloyd 470 Worlds has just ended, but sailing in The hague is not over yet. On 21 and 22 July there will be the first Virtual 470 sailing Event, virtually at the Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds Venue: The Hague. Read all about it and play the Open Virtual 470 World Event with many players from all over the Worlds. Two Qualifying races will be played on Wed. 21 July, and the great final is held on Thu. 22 July.

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The 2010 Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships will attract the world's best sailors to the battle for World Championship glory, many of whom are campaigning for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. The men's and women's fleets include World and Continental Championship and Olympic medalists – with many having the potential to secure victory and represent their nation on the medal podium on 18 July 2010.
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The Delta Lloyd 470 Class World Championships 2010 are organized by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union, The Royal Yacht Club Hollandia and Yacht Club Scheveningen.
Delta Lloyd 470 World Championships
The Hague 2010
Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds
Berkhout enters the record books with fifth World Championship win
Press Release | 17 July
Belcher and Page the 2010 World Champions
Press Release | 16 July
Local talent comes good
Greece's Mantis and Kagialis have a big job to do today
Defending 2nd
Junior World Champions Sofian Bouvet and Jeremie Mion
Taking on the old guys
Edge of seat competition expected for tomorrow's medal races
Top 10
Martine Soffiatti Grael and Isabel Swan
Highest Women's 470 Worlds newbies
 
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