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Int'l Lightning Class World Championship - Gonzalez claims early lead    
Wed, 12 Jun 2013

The International Lightning Class World Championship commenced on 10 June at Lake Trasmineo in Castiglione del Lago, Italy with only one race completed in breeze from 6-13mph. Forty six boats from 10 countries took to the line. Sailors ranged in age from 12 to 80 years old. Current champions, Tito Gonzalez, Cristian Herman and Alberto Gonzalez, Jr took the bullet in the first race. Gonzalez is a five time Lightning World Champion from Chile. Grant Alum Justin Coplan from Nyack Boat Club, New York, USA finished second with his team of Danielle Prior and Mike Carney. David Starck, sailing with his wife Jody and Ian Jones all from the Buffalo Canoe Club, Canada, finished third. A second race was started but was abandoned due to lack of wind. Racing continues tomorrow.

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by Laura Jeffers



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Preliminary Results

       
             

No

Numero

Nome

Punti

Race 1

Race 2

Race 3

1

15470

47- David Starck, USA, J.Starck, I.Jones, Buffalo Canoe Club

5,0

3

1

1

2

15512

48- William Brown, USA, J.Faus, M.Schon, Barnegat Light Yacht Club

14,0

5

3

6

3

11011

11- Tito Gonzalez, CHI, C. Herman, A. Gonzales, Jr

20,0

1

11

8

4

15420

20- Ryan Ruhlman, USA, T.Ruhlman, N.Turney, Pymatuning Yacht Club

23,0

9

5

9

5

14794

28- Felipe Robles, CHI, A. Guevara, P. Lorca, Cofradia Nautica del Pacifico

24,0

13

4

7

6

15507

38- Ched Proctor, USA, J.Ewing, M.Killion, Cedar Point Yacht Club

29,0

17

7

5

7

14821

03- Peter Hall, CAN, M. Armitage, C. Leger, Royal St. Lawrence yacht club

30,0

8

19

3

8

14036

31- Justin Coplan, USA, D.Prior, M.Carney, Nyack Boat Club

32,0

2

10

20

9

15475