Please select your home edition
Edition
upffront 728x90

CORK Olympic Classes Regatta - Battles heat up for finals on day 4

by Canadian sailing team on 21 Aug 2013
2013 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta Kalu.ca
On Day four of the event, Kingston offers up another stellar day of breeze with some sailors capitalizing on the day while others falling victim.

The tight battle continues for podium position in the Laser fleet, hot on the heels of the Laser North Americans, David Wright and Lee Parkhill duke it out in 1,2 positions, followed by Tom Ramshaw to round out top three. Wright extended his lead due to an OCS by Parkhill today.

The Radial course finished three races today with American Max Lopez in the lead however CST sailors Claire Merry and Brenda Bowskill are in it to win it with only four points seperating the two, and it all comes down the last two races tomorrow!

It was a field carnage on the skiff courses today with equipment failures a plenty. Ladha/Inkpen dominated the day with a convincing three bullets to extend their lead by 19 points over training partners Mori/Barnes who moved into second ahead of the American's Downing/Brown. FX sailors Rafuse/Boyd are currently sandwiched between two American teams however are within grasp of the overall win. Tomorrow, at 12 noon, the 49er and 49er FX will each race three medal races, in an exciting spectator friendly stadium course held right off the pier at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

The windsurfers wrapped up their event on Monday with a convincing win by CST Alumni David Hayes in the RS:X class while Jean Sebastien Fugere was crowned the National Youth Windsurfing champion along with Fannie De Alcala.

CORK OCR will wrap up tomorrow with all fleets competing to determine the final result of the series.

Follow the regatta and results: CORK website
InSunSport - NZWildwind 2016 660x82Newport Boat Show 2016 660x82

Related Articles

LVACWS Portsmouth 2016 – standing room only.
There are no half measures where English weather is concerned. There are no half measures where English weather is concerned. Happily, that means that when it’s good it very, very good. Blue skies, sunshine, 23 deg C, clean air, and the whole place looks as if has put on a party frock and got lit up. Wonderful.
Posted today at 7:41 pm
America’s Cup World Series 2016 – More Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from race day one Photographer Carlo Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from race day one
Posted today at 6:59 pm
America’s Cup World Series 2016 – Race Day 1 images by Carlo Borlenghi
Photographer Carlo Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from race day one Photographer Carlo Borlenghi has provided this gallery of images from race day one
Posted today at 6:50 pm
America’s Cup World Series – Sir Ben jumps into the lead in Portsmouth
Hot, sunny conditions and thousands of fans lining the Portsmouth seafront was the backdrop to crowd-pleasing action. The home team, Land Rover BAR, led by skipper Sir Ben Ainslie, recovered from a poor first race result to win the second two contests and complete the day at the top of the leaderboard, much to the delight of the tens of thousands of cheering fans lining the shorefront.
Posted today at 6:30 pm
LV America's Cup World Series 2016 – Poised to pounce for Super Sunday
Oracle Team USA showed determination and fightback in claiming two second place finishes from the first two races Unfortunately, in the third race, the team was pushed right to the back of the pack and couldn't recover. The results leave the team on equal points for third place with SoftBank Team Japan, just three points behind the leaders, Land Rover BAR and Groupama Team France.
Posted today at 6:12 pm
America’s Cup World Series 2016 – More action images by Ingrid Abery
Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images
Posted today at 6:05 pm
America’s Cup World Series 2016 – Some action images by Ingrid Abery
Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images Photographer Ingrid Abery has provided this gallery of images
Posted today at 5:53 pm
Bumper action on Day 1 of Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series
Feedback from teams put this down to a tight start line, tidal influence and the constantly shifting breeze to the right Feedback from all of the teams put this down to a tight start line, tidal influence and the constantly shifting breeze to the right resulting in 'bumper car' action that kept spectators on their toes, wondering what was going to happen next.
Posted today at 5:18 pm
ORC World Championship 2016 – Final race action shots by Max Ranchi
Photographer Max Ranchi has provided this gallery of images from final race Photographer Max Ranchi has provided this gallery of images from final race
Posted today at 4:27 pm
Governor's Cup – Tough fight on Day 3
Racing began at noon with lighter winds and warmer weather with temperatures in the high 80’s. 2016 Governor's Cup - Racing began at noon with lighter winds and warmer weather with temperatures in the high 80’s. As the day went on, there were big swells. There was a warning that life guards were tracking a ten foot Great White Shark in the vicinity of the weather mark. However, it was not seen again throughout the day.
Posted today at 5:34 am