Sailing News

ILCA 6 & 7 – European Olympic Qualifier -Vilamoura POR – Final results – Charlie Buckingham (USA) 7th, Paige Railey (USA) 10th

The US Sailing Team ILCA Olympians ready for more in 2021! ———— In fresh winds around 20kn, the European Qualifiers for the last Olympic starting places came to an end yesterday. —– In the ILCA6, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN was a class of her own finishing 39 points ahead of Josefin Olsson SWE and Manami Doi JPN in 2nd and 3rd. —– The ranks 27 and 15 yesterday kept Paige Railey USA (St Francis YC) on rank 10 overall. Sarah Douglas CAN (Ashbridge Bay YC) remained in 30th. No change either for Maura Dewey CAN (RVYC) on position 45, while Emma Oetling Ramirez MEX (Secretaria de Marina) advanced to rank 62 among the 89 participants. —– Israel and Portugal qualified for the Games already before the Final races. —– In ILCA 7, Philipp Buhl GER climbed on rank one on the final day just one point ahead of the veteran and multiple champion Robert Scheidt BRA. Michael Beckett GBR followed in third place. —– Charlie Buckingham USA (NHYC) finished the European Qualifier on the good 7th position, tied with the ranks 5 and 6. Practically no position changes for the Canadians on the final day with Liam Bruce CAN (Port Credit YC/CSDS) in 80th and James Juhasz CAN in 103rd among the 139 participants. —– The two Olympic berths went to Spain (Joel Rodriguez ESP, 9th) and the Netherlands (Duko Bos NED, 11th). . —– All rankings, the final report and the video of the day.