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49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 – Winter Series – Lanzarote ESP – Day 1, with 8 North American teams

The Lanzarote International Winterseries, at the same time the last European and African Tokyo Olympic berth qualification event for the 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacra 17, began yesterday with three races sailed in an around 15kn breeze. —– Four US and a Canadian team are participating in the 49ers. In the 49ersFX, two Canadian and a US team are on the entry lists. The best-ranked North Americans after the first race day are Ian Barrows/Hans Henken (EYC/SFYC), 6th in the 49ers, and Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea (KR/LBYC/CYC), 12th in the 49ersFX. No NorAm Nacra 17 teams present. —– The results of all eight North American teams. ——————— Hereafter the top-ranks in all three classes: —– Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL took the lead in the 49ers, followed 2 points behind by Fletcher/Bithell GBR in 2nd. Fischer/Thibault FRA are in 3rd. —– 43 teams. —– In the 49ersFX, Lili Sebesi/Abane Dubois FRA and Helen Naess/Marie Roningen NOR are tied at the top with 45 teams at the start. —– Paul Kohlhoff/Alica Stuhlemmer GER are already clear leaders in the Nacra 17 with the ranks 1/2/2. Delapierre/Audinet FRA and Mourniac/Ancian FRA follow 10 points behind in second and third place. —– All rankings, the daily report, the video of the day and the preview of US Sailing.