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Laser – Trofeo Princesa Sofia – Palma ESP – Day 4, excellent first of Barnard and third of Reineke, Railey and Buckingham also in top-10,

A gusty wind from the shore of up to 26kn prevailed on the 4th day of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia on Palma Bay. In the Lasers Standard, the leading group remains is very close together with Christopher Barnard USA new on top. Finn Lynch IRL follows 2 points behind on 2nd, Elliot Hanson GBR advanced on rank 3. Today, the Final Series selecting the 10 best for the Medal Race will be concluded. The ranks 10 to 15 are separated by 6 points only, with among others, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA (rank 12) and Robert Scheidt BRA (rank 13).Anne-Marie Rindom DEN had not her best day in the Lasers Radial , but she stays on top with a 19-point lead on Marit Bouwmeester NED. Erika Reineke USA defended her 3rd place. Woman of the day was Maxime Jonker NED with two bullets up on 6th overall.The results of all North American Laser sailors:Laser Standard (198 boats, 8 races): 1st Christopher Barnard USA, 8th Charlie Buckingham USA, 35th Robert Davis CAN, 50th Luke Ruittenberg CAN, 54th Malcolm Lamphere USA, 58th Marek Zaleski USA, 61st Pedro Luis Fernandez Gamboa PUR, 102nd Justin Norton CAN, 106th Yanic Gentry MEX, 127th Forrest Wachholz CAN, 133rd Paul Didham USA, 134th Hugh MacRea CAN, 150th Norman Struthers CAN, 152th Juan Ignacio Perez Soltero MEXLaser Radial (123 boats, 8 races): 3rd Erika Reineke USA, 9th Paige Railey USA, 48th Sarah Douglas CAN, 57th Maura Dewey CAN, 60th Clara Gravely CAN, 64th Lillian Myers USA, 73rd Coralie Vittecoq CAN, 76th Christina Sakellaris USA, 89th Hanne Weaver USAAll ranking lists and the official daily news.