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2013 B14 Worlds championship - Day two

by Mark Watts on 17 Jul 2013
B14 Worlds - Day one Communication YCC
Day two of the 2013 B14 Worlds Day in Plerin, and today fog which eventually cleared at 1600. So the fleet headed out to the race track for some evening sailing.

With approx. 6 knots of wind, the fleet got away at the first start from a square line. Up the first beat it was the Anthill Mob (Tim Harrison/Johnny Ratcliffe), One More for the Bone (Guy Bancroft/Lachlan Imeneo), P&B (Ben McGrane/Roz McCrane) and Ronstan/Kingfisher Ropes (Tony Blackmore/Charlotte Jones).

Down the first run it was all about the pressure. The big winners were Seavolution 1 (Mark Barnes/Jeremy Williamson) and The Nude (Richard Reynolds/Lissa McMillan) with the prior climbing to third.

As the first two stretched away in clean breeze a bit of a dog fight ensued between the following boats.

Over the next and final lap, the Anthill Mob pulled away from P&B with Seavolution 1 and Torq (Gerry Fermor/Leaky Fermor) having a bit of a dog fight, with Seavolution 1 holding them off at the leaward gate to take third,with The Nude fifth.

As the visibility closed in, the fleet headed for shore.

After a quick derig, the fleet headed off to the La Panoramic holiday village for the French themed night which went down very well with some teams sliding home late into the night.

Day three and it looks like we may have another light day and hopefully get away a bit earlier. After that the breeze looks like it will be building and that will be just the medicine required by some heavier teams. The question will be, will it be to late to catch the lighter teams. All still to play for and hopefully it will go to the wire.

1

 GBR  774

P&B 
 MC GRANE Ben
 MC GRANE Roz 

1.00

1.00

1
1.00


GB
-

2

 GBR  758

HARRISON Tim
 RATCLIFFE Jonny 

2.00

2.00

2
2.00

GB
-

3

 GBR   7

NOT ANOTHER ASBO AKA SAGA 
 TAYLOR Crispin
 HARRILL Guy 

3.00

3.00

3
3.00


GB
-

4

 AUS  780

REYNOLDS Richard
 MCMILLAN LISSA 

4.00

4.00

4
4.00

AUS
-

5

 GBR  784

NEIL PRYDE 
 EMMETT Mark
 STUART Allan 

5.00

5.00

5
5.00


GB
-

6

 GBR  791

TEAM ULLMAN SAILS 
 WATTS Mark
 BISHOP Chris 

6.00

6.00

6
6.00


GB
-

7

 GBR  785

DEMELZA 
 KNIGHT Peter
 WILKINSON James 

7.00

7.00

7
7.00


GB
-

8

 AUS  375

OCTOPUSSY 
 WEBSTER Andre
 GRAHAM Allen 

8.00

8.00

8
8.00


AUS
-

9

 FRA  773

LANCHOUGOUBEN 
 CADRE Alain
 CADRE Francois 

9.00

9.00

9
9.00


C N CASTELNAUDARY
C V ARCACHON

10

 GBR  788

SEAVOLUTION 1 
 BARNS Mark
 WILLIAMSON Jeremy 

10.00

10.00

10
10.00


GB
-

11

 GBR  787

TROUBLEGUM 
 DAVIS Alan
 BARSLEY-DALE Toby 

11.00

11.00

11
11.00


GB
-

12

 AUS  372

THE HITCHER 
 HUNT Robbie
 MCAULLY David 

12.00

12.00

12
12.00


AUS
-

13

 GBR  770

HARKEN 
 HADLEY Simon
 HADLEY Nikki 

13.00

13.00

13
13.00


GB
-

14

 FRA  776

HYDROTHERAPY 
 PERIE Jean baptiste
 DUCHASTENIER Walter 

14.00

14.00

14
14.00


EV ROCHELAISE
EV ROCHELAISE

15

 FRA  777

A BLOC JEAN FLOC'H 
 LE CAM Sebastien
 LE CAM Sophie 

15.00

15.00

15
15.00


C N DE PLERIN
C N DE PLERIN

16

 GBR  786

TORQ IN' B14 
 FERMOR-BROWN Geraldine
 FERMOR-BROWN Leaky 

16.00

16.00

16
16.00


GB
-

17

 AUS  373

BONEWORK 
 CUNNINGHAM Ian
 CUNNINGHAM David 

17.00

17.00

17
17.00


AUS
-

18

 GBR  772

TRUNKY 
 SHERRATT Katherine
 TAYLOR Rob 

18.00

18.00

18
18.00


GB
-

19

 GBR  769

MARLOW 
 COWIN Daniel
 HOLLANDS Daniel 

19.00

19.00

19
19.00


GB
-

20

 AUS  368

ORCA BLUSH 
 WALDON Geoff
 GAAL Jim 

20.00

20.00

20
20.00


AUS
-

21

 AUS  781

CLEAN SKIN 
 BOYLE Kelvin
 VAN GALEN Amy 

21.00

21.00

21
21.00


AUS
-

22

 GBR  646

WAFI 
 COCKRILL Mark
 FARR Roselle 

22.00

22.00

22
22.00


GB
-

23

 AUS  357

YELLOWBONE 
 HOUSE Anthony
 MIRANDA Luis 

23.00

23.00

23
23.00


AUS
-

24

 GB& nbsp;  766

HB&R CONSULTING LTD 
 PRICE Barry
 STORER Al 

24.00

24.00

24
24.00


GB
-

25

 GBR   78

FLUORESCENT ADOLESCENT 
 GATEHOUSE Tom
 WARDLE Kate 

25.00

25.00

25
25.00


GB
-

26

 FRA  616

ITOHA 
 LE CORGUILLE Philippe
 SUDRIE Erwann 

26.00

26.00

26
26.00


C N DE PLERIN
C N DE PLERIN

27

 FRA  767

CARIBOU 2 
 DUCARROIR Christophe
 LE ROUX Nicolas 

27.00

27.00

27
27.00


FRANCE
C N DE PLERIN

28

 GBR  783

SPARTAN WETSUITS 
 WELLS Henry
 HEATHCOTE Ben 

28.00

28.00

28
28.00


GB
-

---

 AUS  782

ONE MORE FOIR THE BONE 
 BANCROFT Guy
 IMENEO Lachlan 

31.00

31.00

DSQ
31.00


AUS
-

---

 GBR  764

RONSTAN / KINGFISHER ROPES 
 BLACKMORE Tony
 JONES Charlotte 

31.00

31.00

BFD
31.00


GB
-

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