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Finn Silver Cup - Snakes and ladders in Malcesine

by International Finn Class Association on 11 Jul 2013
2013 Finn Silver Cup Finn Class © http://www.finnclass.org
At the Finn Silver Cup in Malcesine, Italy, it was a day of snakes and ladders on Wednesday. Racing began early again with the same solid north wind, but the difference was that light rain greeted the sailors. Temperatures remained warm so nobody was complaining.

The first race started with 15 knots of wind and the usual pin end favoured line and the race to the cliffs on the left was popular. So popular that several boats started early and three boats were scored as OCS, while one other disqualified for touching the pin mark. Martin Robitaille (CAN) and Peter McCoy (GBR) had the best starts and were first to the cliffs and first at mark 1. They sailed well to hold their positions and take first and second respectively, ahead of regatta leader Jorge Zarif (BRA).

Race 2 began much the usual way, but had a few twists and turns for the fleet than previously. After starting in 10 to 12 knots the wind died gradually on the first run and on the second beat temporarily stopped on the far left, before filling in again from the north. This was the first time the right side of the course paid all week, but the sailors that returned left further up the course gained the most. Zarif and Jakub Marciniak (POL) mastered the conditions best and moved through the fleet to finish first and second, with Robitaille in third.

Race 3 was the most difficult of all. The wind had dropped to under five knots for the start and a big left windshift made starting on starboard difficult. The boats that started at the committee boat had much more wind and took a big advantage immediately. This group of 12 boats managed to stay in pressure for the first beat and eventually the pressure returned evenly over the race course. From this group Zarif, Ondrey Teply (CZE) and Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS), emerged to finish top three.

With a 3, 1, 1 Jorge Zarif has taken a solid 13 point lead with three races left in the championship. Martin Robitaille moved into second following a 1, 3, 5. He sits five points ahead of Jake Lilley (AUS) in third who scored a 6, 7, 7 today.

Two races are scheduled Thursday morning at 8am.

Results after eight races

Fraglia Vela Malcesine

2013 Finn Silver Cup - Jorg Bruder Trophy
05th - 12th July 2013
 
Punteggi presi in considerazione 1  scarto
 

No

Numero

Nome

Punti

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

BRA 109

Zarif Jorge, ICRJ
JELQ ARABICO - 84

11,0

1

(4)

3

1

1

3

1

1

2

CAN 110

Robitaille Martin, CVL RCYC
DINO - 67

24,0

(7)

7

1

4

3

1

3

5

3

AUS 41

Lilley Jake, RQYS
AUSTRALIAN SAILING - 47

29,0

3

2

2

2

(dsq)

6

7

7

4

RUS 6

Kistanov Arkadiy, CSK VMF / Moscow Sailing Schoo
- 00

32,0

4

3

5

(10)

4

4

9

3

5

GBR 29

McCoy Peter, ESSC
CREDO - 48

34,0

5

5

(10)

3

2

2

8

9

6

NOR 1

Pedersen Anders, DSSF
TINI - 46

38,0

2

1

4

5

8

5

(18)

13

7

POL 7

Marciniak Jakub, AZSPG
POLITECHNIKA GDANSKA - 86

49,0

(18)

6

7

12

11

7

2

4

8

ITA 213

De Luca Umberto, YCT - FANTASTICA
FANTASTICA - 05

51,0

6

9

8

6

7

(ocs)

5

10

9

GER 595

Gorgels Simon, DTYC
KLABAUTERMANN - 70

69,0

8

8

14

9

6

13

11

(24)

10

ITA 214

Bevilacqua Riccardo, SVOC - FANTASTICA
FANTASTICA - 06

69,0

12

10

9

11

9

12

6

(20)

11

GER 64

Luttukus Lennart, SKBUE ASTG
- 68

71,0

14

16

6

7

5

10

13

(18)

12

CZE 5

Teply Ondrej, YC BRNO
- 09

74,0

9

23

18

8

10

(ocs)

4

2

13

POL 16

Lahn Mikolaj, UKSFW
- 45

94,0

13

(22)

15

14

13

15

10

14

14

NED 972

Kirschbaum Tobias, WSVH
Peter - 08

104,0

16

(26)

12

17

17

9

12

21

15

FRA 114

Thomas Morel, YCC
- 60

105,0

10

19

13

15

14

11

(27)

23

16

RUS 8

Korshikov Anatoliy, Azov
- 30

108,0

15

18

11

16

18

8

(23)

22

17

NED 94

Van Rootselaar Tijmen, ZMVDZ
- 03

112,0

(21)

11

21

21

20

17

16

6

18

RUS 212

Luzan Kirill, KK - FANTASTICA
FANTASTICA - 04

116,0

20

(24)

16

24

12

16

17

11

19

BUL 855

Vangelov Dimitar, Nesebar YC
- 50

116,0

19

14

22

18

15

14

14

(dnf)

20

ITA 988

Savio Matteo, STDV - FANTASTICA
SCRAT - 07

131,0

(23)

15

19

22

21

23

15

16

21

RUS 61

Volovik Vadim, Khlebnikovo
- 35

133,0

17

20

23

(25)

22

18

21

12

22

AUT 5

Lehner Nikolaus, SCT
- 55

137,0

24

12

20

19

19

(ocs)

26

17

23

RUS 27

Kotlyarov Denis, CSK
- 33

145,0

27

13

26

26

23

(dsq)

22

8

24

FRA 177

Fabian Pic, SRR
- 61

145,0

11

17

17

13

(dnf)

dnc

dnc

dnc

25

POL 22

Zimny Jeremy, WKZW
MARTWY CIAG - 44

146,0

22

21

(dnf)

23

16

20

19

25

26

FRA 51

Leleu Alec, CVThoux
- 66

155,0

26

25

24

(27)

24

21

20

15

27

RUS 28

Kotlyarov Artur, CSK
- 34

158,0

25

(27)

25

20

26

19

24

19

28

RUS 88

Ananyev Alexander, SKA St.P
- 40

181,0

(28)

28

27

28

25

22

25

26

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