Sailing News

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – European Championship 2019 – Weymouth GBR – Day 5 – Henken/Tunnicliffe fighting for the 49erFX Medal Race today !

The Olympic Champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL reclaimed rank one in the 49ers in the three races sailed yesterday in moderate winds. Botin/Lopez ESP followed on the second place with a 5 point backlog. Fletcher/Bithell GBR advanced on rank 3. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 64. Today the qualification series will be concluded with the ten best going to the Medal Race on Sunday. The ranking list and the 49er news. —- Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA continued the series with top finishes and are now 14 points ahead of Bekkering/Duetz NED on 2nd. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL moved up on rank 3. As best of the day (ranks 1/6/4), Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA advanced on rank 10 and will fight to keep the top-10 in the two races of today aiming for the Medal Race of Sunday. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are down on rank 14 (24 points behind the Medal Race cut). The ranking list and the 49erFX news. —- In the Nacras 17, Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA are back on top with 2 bullets yesterday. 5 points behind follow Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN on 2nd. John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR remain on rank 3. The SailGP skippers and multiple champions Nathan Outteridge (with Haylee Outteridge) AUS on 13th and Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA on rank 14 are over 20 points behind rank 10, hardly to be compensated in the last races today. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 25th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 50th. The ranking list and the Nacra 17 news. —- The results of all North Americans and the event website.