Sailing News

ILCA 6 & 7 – European Olympic Qualifier -Vilamoura POR – Day 4 – Paige Railey (USA) now 8th, Charlie Buckingham (USA) up on 11th

The final races of the European Olympic Qualifiers in Vilamoura started yesterday in light winds. —– In the ILCA 7, Michael Beckett GBR took the lead with 2nd and 3rd places, and his lead over Filip Jurisic CRO is now already 17 points. Tonci Stipanovic CRO has moved up to third place. —– Only one point behind the podium follows Joel Rodriguez ESP, as the first of the not yet qualified nations. Duko Bos NED in 12th holds the second Olympic berth. Wannes Van Laer BEL lurks 5 points behind in the 13th. —– Charlie Buckingham USA (NHYC) is again up on rank 11 with a 7th rank in the second race of the day, but the backlog on the podium remains at 21 points. Liam Bruce CAN (Port Credit YC/CSDS) had a good day in the Silver fleet and progressed to 82nd place overall. James Juhasz CAN however lost 7 ranks and is now 107th. ——- In ILCA 6, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN booked another race win, and her lead over Marie Barrué FRA is now 13 points. Maud Jayet SUI, 2 and 15 yesterday, moved back up to 3rd. —– Rank 34 – her discard – in the second race of the day slipped Paige Railey USA (St Francis YC) back on 8th overall. Even worse day for Sarah Douglas CAN (Ashbridge Bay YC), ranks 44 and 30, relegating her on the 35th place. Maura Dewey CAN (RVYC) remains in the 45th position. Emma Oetling Ramirez MEX (Secretaria de Marina) descended on 72nd place. —– All rankings, the daily report and the video of the day.