Sailing News

Revised: 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 Europeans – Day 2 – excellent 9th for Tenhove/Millen CAN in 49ersFX, medium results and less for other North Americans —– with links corrected


The Americas Cup winners Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL are strongly back on their native turf – the 49er Olympic skiff – winning all three races of their group in a fresh 16-18kn wind in Wemouth GBR yesterday. One point behind the Olympic Champions are Botin/Lopez ESP. Philipps/Philipps AUS moved up on rank 3. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 22, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN 64th. The 49er-results and the 49er report. —- Sailing in harbour with wind from the shore, the 49ersFX held their races on flat water. Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR, best of the day, climbed on top of the overall rankings at equal points with the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA. The previous leaders Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE are now on 3rd with a 2 point backlog. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are on 9th and Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA on 32nd. The 49erFX results and the 49erFX report. —- Leader change in the Nacras 17 as well with the co-favorites Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA winning three of the four heats and taking the lead 5 points ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnett GBR. Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on 3rd follow closely behind. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 26th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 52nd. The Nacra report with link to the results. —- All ranking lists, the results of all North Americans and the event website.