The American pairing of Beijing 2008 Olympic champion Anna Tunnicliffe Tobias and Paris Henken claimed the lead, as the 49erFX fleets began racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland.
Germany's Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel lead the way in the 49er class, after an opening day of dramatic weather at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland.
Competitors in this week's 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland will be battling for 15 places at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
New Zealand's Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech climbed from third to first to win the 49erFX title on the final day of the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Oceania Championships in Auckland.
Benjamin Bildstein and David Hussle of Austria impressed on the second day of the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Oceania Championships in Auckland, topping the 49er standings.
The United States impressed on the first day of the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Oceania Championships in Auckland.
Sailors will compete at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Oceania Championships in Auckland in preparation for the World Championships at the same venue.
World Sailing is in the final stages of negotiating an overdraft facility to cover an expected cash fall in the middle of next year.
World Sailing and its President Kim Andersen have been dealt a significant blow after an extensive package of governance reforms was rejected at the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Bermuda.
Kiteboarding is set to feature on the programme at the Youth Sailing World Championships from 2021 following approval from the World Sailing Council at its meeting in Bermuda.
World Sailing's ruling Council has approved Starboard iFoil as the equipment for the windsurfing events at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
Starboard iFoil has moved a step closer to being selected as the windsurfing equipment for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, following a recommendation from a World Sailing committee.
Italy's Marco Gradoni has been crowned 2019 male Rolex World Sailor of the Year, becoming the youngest ever winner, at the World Sailing Awards in Bermuda.
Israel's best hope for an Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020 is at the centre of a public scandal that could affect her chances after it was revealed that she has been in an eight-month affair with a coach, who has been fired over the relationship.
The conclusion of the 2019 eSailing World Championship is due to be reached in Bermuda alongside the World Sailing Annual Conference currently taking place there.