, representing the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Bertrand had highly credentialed crew including former world champ Paul Blowers and fellow Aussie Ben Lamb.
As well as benefiting locals, the Cowes
revitalisation project will support the growing number of visitors coming to Phillip Island as a result of the major improvements to the popular Penguin Parade.
The crew of " The Sultanate of Oman " boat consisted of Nasser al- Maashari, who participated in the race for the second time, in addition to the skipper Paul Campbell James , who replaced Leigh McMillan, who was forced to be absent because of a fracture in his arm, he suffered in the second day of Cowes
race, in addition to the British Pete Greenhalgh, Alistair Richardson, and the New Zealander Ed Smyth.
The whole of the Isle of Wight and Southern England comes to life during Cowes
Week with sailing enthusiasts from all over the world arriving for the regatta.
The elite club, based in the dramatic 16th century Cowes
Castle on the Isle of Wight in southern Britain, unanimously voted for the new rules this week, the report added.
Air, who was visiting Cowes
Week for the first time, described the event as "so much fun", and said she had been "really looking forward" to getting out to sea.
A RNLI spokesman said: "On the way to Cowes
, the injured man told the crew that dislocation of his shoulder was a recurring problem for him.
A man and woman who were arrested in connection with the case of Damien Nettles, of Woodvale Road, Gurnard, Cowes
, Isle of Wight, who went missing on November 2, 1996, have also been released on police bail.
Oman scored well at Cowes
Week, both on the water and on land
Week is the world's premier sailing regatta with almost 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors taking par t.
The team on Oman Air had the support of their CEO Peter Hill and Philippe Georgiou, public affairs and communications director, both in Cowes
representing the national carrier.
TEAM GAC Pindar, skippered by Ian Williams, dropped to fourth place yesterday after day four in the Extreme Sailing Series' fifth round, being held as part of Cowes
Week at Cowes
on the Isle of Wight, the UK.