Congratulations to Martine Soffiatti Grael and Isabel Swan for placing 7th Overall at the Delta Lloyd 470 Worlds Championship. Competing in their first 470 World Championship, the Brazilian duo of Grael and Swan were powered by all Doyle sails. This year’s 470 World Championships featured 65 entries in the Women’s division.
Martine, 19, is daughter of Torben Grael, one of the most well know Brazilian sailors, winner of the 2009 Volvo Ocean Race and five Olympic medals, four of which were in the Star class.
Last year, Martine won the 420 class at the 2009 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship in Buzios, Brazil. Then in September, Martine and Isabel, the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist, started competing in the 470 class.