Skornyakov of Russia wins in Cannes

Eduard Skornyakov of Russia took overall victory at the Régates Internationales in Cannes on Friday despite a seventh in the final race, which he was able to discard. Deniss Karpak of Estonia finished second and Florian Raudaschl of Austria was third. Best placed GBR sailor was Paul Blowers, in 28th. Nick Daniels was 31st and Paul Childs 40th, POTTER David Potter 46th and Mike Till 73rd.