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Audi Melges 20 North Americans - Kilroy in Charge, Kiss in the Chase

by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association on 14 Sep 2013
2013 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Champion - John Kilroy ©2013 JOY | IM20CA
At the 2013 Audi Melges 20 North American Championship, hosted by the Port Credit Yacht Club in Toronto, Canada on Friday, four races under breeze on conditions were conducted on opening day. Newly crowned U.S. National Champion John Kilroy on Samba Pa Ti barely edged out the fleet to lead the overall standings by two slim points.

Kilroy fought off heavy assaults from long-time Audi Melges 20 owner Californian Daniel Thielman on Kuai (who was sailing barefoot in 55 degree weather), and reigning Euro Champ Michael Kiss on Bacio. Thielman and Kiss finished second and third respectively for the day.

While Kilroy stands first submitting in a one, two, three, four performance, Kiss came on strongest grabbing two of the four bullets to be had. John Taylor's Ninkasi took the win in Race Four of the day claim fourth overall, followed by Richard Davies on Section 16 in fifth.

Racing will continue on Saturday and Sunday, with the new North American Champion being named and crowned post-racing.

Top ten results (After Four Races)
1.) John Kilroy, Samba Pa Ti; 1-2-3-4 = 10
2.) Daniel Thielman, Kuai; 2-3-4-3 = 12
3.) Michael Kiss, Bacio; 6-1-1-5 = 13
4.) John Taylor, Ninkasi; 7-5-2-1 = 15
5.) Richard Davies, Section 16; 4-10-5-2 = 21
6.) Jon Messenger, Black Sheep; 8-4-11-7 = 30
7.) David Pollock, dp; 3-12-10-8 = 33
8.) Brian Hill, Atlas; 9-6-12-6 = 33
9.) Erwyn Naidoo, Bohica; 5-7-9-16 = 37
10.) Hiroshi Kurokawa, Spray; 10-16-6-9 = 41

2013 Audi Melges 20 North American Championship
Preliminary Cumulative Results

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      Bow Sail Number Yacht Name Yacht Design Owner/Skipper Race
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Race
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Race
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North American Championship Racing
  One Design Division
    Audi Melges 20
    1. 313 USA 13131 Samba Pa Ti Audi Melges 20 John Kilroy 1 2 3 4 10.0
    2. 76 USA 7676 Kuai Audi Melges 20 Daniel Thielman 2 3 4 3 12.0
    3. 13 USA 13 Bacio Audi Melges 20 Michael Kiss 6 1 1 5 13.0
    4. 15 USA 1315 Ninkasi Audi Melges 20 John Taylor 7 5 2 1 15.0
    5. 226 USA 226 Section 16 Audi Melges 20 Richard Davies 4 10 5 2 21.0
    6. 666 CAN 666 Black Sheep Audi Melges 20 Jon Messenger 8 4 11 7 30.0
    7. 142 CAN 142 dp Audi Melges 20 David Pollock 3 12 10 8 33.0
    8. 115 USA 115 Atlas Audi Melges 20 Brian Hill 9 6 12 6 33.0
    9. 29 CAN 129 Bohica Audi Melges 20 Erwyn Naidoo 5 7 9 16 37.0
    10. 172 JPN 126 Spray Audi Melges 20 Hiroshi Kurokawa 10 16 6 9 41.0
    11. 201 USA 201 Team True Audi Melges 20 Leo Vander Thillart 13 11 7 13 44.0
    12. 207 USA 207 Velocity Audi Melges 20 Bruce Broussard 14 14 8 12 48.0
    13. 229 CAN 229 Character 2.0 Audi Melges 20 Justin Quigg 12 9 16 11 48.0
    14. 41 CAN 141 Umi Taka Audi Melges 20 Chris Rypkema 15 15 13 10 53.0
    15. 170 CAN 170 Batteries Not Required Audi Melges 20 Rhonda Joyce 17 8 15 14 54.0
    16. 254 CAN 254 TBD Audi Melges 20 Frank McLaughlin 11 17 14 15 57.0
    17. 222 CAN 222 Wild Deuces Audi Melges 20 Paul Currie 16 13 17 17 63.0
 


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