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VIDEO: Australia and Brazil are sailing's ISAF NationsCup 2013 Champions

Brazil’s women won a thrilling seventh edition of the ISAF Nations Cup final in Middelfart an hour after Australia’s men had also upset the form book and the home favourites by whitewashing Denmark.

Australia’s men won 3-0 against the dominant Denmark team, who had only lost two matches all week and had looked unstoppable. It is the first time Australia has won the Nations Cup. David Gilmour, son of America's Cup sailor Peter, and his four man crew were unstoppable.

For Juliana Senfft of Brazil it was case of third time lucky having finished sixth in previous Nations Cup Grand Finals. There was disappointment for Denmark who had made both the Mens' and Womens' finals.

Australia and Brazil win Nations Cup in Denmark

Brazil’s women won a thrilling seventh edition of the ISAF Nations Cup final in Middelfart on Saturday an hour after Australia’s men had also upset the form book and the home favourites by whitewashing Denmark.

See the results here: http://www.matchracingresults.com/2013/isaf-nations-cup/

In the Open event, Australia’s men won 3-0 against the dominant Denmark team, who had only lost two matches all week and had looked unstoppable. It is the first time Australia has won the Nations Cup.

David Gilmour, the 22-year-old skipper, and his crew: Ed Powys, tactician; Luke Payne, pit, Pete Nicholas and Alistair Marchesi, bow, were unstoppable.

“It’s an amazing feeling,” Gilmour, son of the America’s Cup sailor Peter Gilmour, said. “On the last run, I was really stressed out, but credit to the boys for keeping me calm and we just managed to hold on, it was a huge effort by the whole team.

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