Asher and Willis return to 470 Worlds

The predicted 10 - 15 knots didn't arrive for the start of racing on day 5 of the 470 World Championships, but it did kick in at just as the Women's silver fleet came ashore at the end of racing. Britain's Nic Asher and Elliot Willis were back racing, with redress for the missed races due to the collision. A ninth and a fifth put them in third place overall.

On the gold fleet course it was flat water and light shifty breezes which reached a maximum of 7 knots. In the men's fleet Alvaro Marinho and Miguel Nunes from Portugal lead from Gideon Kliger and Udi Gal of Israel, with Asher and Willis third overall.

In the Women's event their were several general recalls and then the black flag - after this the sailors settled down and this fleet managed to get two races in relatively settled winds.

Erin Maxwell and Isabelle Kinsolving from the USA had a good day and now lead from Giulia Conti and Giovanna Micol of Italy with Marcelien de Koning and Lobke Berkhout of the Netherlands, in third after 12 races.

Britain's Christina Bassadone and Saskia Clark are in ninth place.

470 Men - Leading results

1 POR MARINHO, Álvaro 5 1 10 3 -15 9 2 2 6 3 4 6 66 51
NUNES, Miguel
2 ISR KLIGER, Gideon 3 6 15 2 -26 2 1 3 2 11 6 3 80 54
GAL, Udi
3 GBR ASHER, Nic 2 2 3 4 3 -13 6 6.7 6.7 6.7 9 5 67.1 54.1
WILLIS, Elliot
4 FRA CHARBONNIER, Nicolas 7 6 1 1 9 5 5 8 9 6 3 -12 72 60
BAUSSET, Olivier
5 ITA ZANDONÀ, Gabrio 1 2 8 3 3 3 21 15 15 -30 2 1 104 74
TRANI, Andrea
6 FRA LEBOUCHER, Pierre 2 4 1 6 18 5 4 -27 5 2 16 14 104 77
GAROS, Vincent
7 GBR ROGERS, Nicholas 6 3 2 1 5 17 3 9 12 5 -19 17 99 80
GLANFIELD, Joe
8 ESP BARREIROS RODRÍGUEZ, Onán 3 1 7 5 4 2 8 20 3 18 12 -24 107 83
SARMIENTO PADILLA, Aarón
9 AUS WILMOT, Nathan 6 3 10 3 17 15 7 4 -20 1 15 2 103 83
PAGE, Malcolm
10 FRA BONNAUD, Benjamin 10 6 20 12 1 3 -33 6 13 7 7 7 125 92
BONAUD, Romain

470 Women - Leading results

1 USA MAXWELL, Erin 2 -14 3 7 4 2 8 3 1 8 3 5 60 46
KINSOLVING, Isabelle
2 ITA CONTI, Giulia 1 3 6 4 1 -15 2 8 11 11 12 3 77 62
MICOL, Giovanna
3 NED DE KONING, Marcelien 1 5 2 9 4 10 1 1 10 17 -30 9 99 69
BERKHOUT, Lobke
4 AUS RECHICHI, Elise 4 1 3 5 9 3 14 19 5 2 5 -25 95 70
PARKINSON, Tessa
5 FRA PETITJEAN, Ingrid 14 1 8 17 5 1 6 2 -18 13 4 4 93 75
DOUROUX, Nadege
6 SWE TORGERSSON, Therese 5 12 10 3 13 -20 4 9 20 6 2 2 106 86
SANTÉN, Vendela
7 ARG FERNANDA, Sesto 10 10 6 12 3 7 16 6 -22 7 8 10 117 95
CONSUELO, Monsegur
8 AUT VOGL, Sylvia 7 6 19 6 2 7 -22 10 16 1 10 12 118 96
FLATSCHER, Carolina
9 GBR BASSADONE, Christina 9 3 12 11 -20 8 11 12 14 16 1 1 118 98
CLARK, Saskia
10 GER KADELBACH, Kathrin 2 15 15 15 18 6 5 5 3 14 -21 11 130 109
ZIEGELMAYER, Friederike
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