sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : 1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta - Action ends in Hong Kong
1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta - Action ends in Hong Kong


'1010 Match Racing'    Guy Nowell/RHKYC    Click Here to view large photo

The 2013 1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta came to an end after three days and 76 matches in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour with young Kiwi skipper, William Tiller, declared the winner.

Having battled with the elements all weekend, Race Officer Inge Strompf Jepsen was on the water early as she searched for the best location to run the final five flights of the round robin stage. Heavy showers earlier in the morning had robbed the harbour of all breeze, but finding a four kt easterly at Hung Hom and expecting it to build, Strompf-Jepsen laid her course and sent flight 18 away on time in five kts of breeze.

The first match of the day featured an upset, with Laurence Mead beating David Gilmour, however flight 20 featured the match everyone was looking forward to - Robertson and Williams had a fairly subdued start, and it was Williams who rounded the windward mark in the lead, only for Robertson to overtake him on the downwind leg. Robertson held the lead until close to the finish, when a less-than-slick gybe allowed Williams to get ahead. Robertson looked to have lost it, until the final seconds when he caught a puff and surged forward to cross the line only an inch ahead of Williams.

Flight 22 featured Williams v Tiller, which would decide second and third places in the round robin, together with Gilmour v Robertson. While Tiller turned in a fine performance to give Williams his second loss of the competition, against the run of form, Gilmour bested Robertson, but it wasn’t enough to offset the 0.5 penalty he had picked up for a collision on the first day and Maximillian Soh clinched the fourth spot in the semi-finals, along with Robertson, Tiller and Williams.

The first flight of the semifinals produced some of the most visually exciting match racing seen all weekend. Williams went through around 20 gybes trying to force Tiller into an error and give him a second penalty, which he would have to take on the spot. While the tactic was unsuccessful, Tiller was still carrying a penalty and it finished one-zero to Williams. Soh finished comfortably ahead of Robertson on the water in their first flight.

In the second flight of the semis, Williams picked up penalty for port/ starboard, which he cleared at the first windward rounding, but close to the end of the second downwind leg, Tiller put in the better gybe and picked up a puff to cross the line inches ahead of his rival. Robertson built up a comfortable lead over Soh from the start of their match, and finished a couple of boat lengths ahead to make it one-one.

In the first decider, Williams had the better start, but Tiller caught him on the first downwind leg and managed to stay ahead to win by five boat lengths. In the second decider, Soh picked up a penalty in the start sequence and never recovered, with Robertson finishing over half a leg ahead of the Singaporean.

In the first flight of the Petit Final, with the breeze holding well at 4.5 to six kts, Williams was in control from the start and finished five lengths ahead of Soh. In the all-Kiwi Final, Tiller edged ahead of Robertson on the first downwind leg, and managed to stay in control for the rest of the race.

With impeccable timing, RO Inge Strompf-Jepsen shoehorned the last match of the day into the schedule, just before the wind died to 2kts. In the petit final, Williams finished a boat length ahead of Soh to finish third, and William Tiller recorded his second straight win over former skipper Phil Robertson to place his name on the silverware.

1010 Match Racing -  Guy Nowell/RHKYC   Click Here to view large photo

1010 Match Racing -  Guy Nowell/RHKYC   Click Here to view large photo

1010 Match Racing -  Guy Nowell/RHKYC   Click Here to view large photo

1010 Match Racing -  Guy Nowell/RHKYC   Click Here to view large photo


Results

Placings (Provisional)

1st - William Tiller (NZL)
2nd - Phil Robertson (NZL)
3rd - Ian Williams (GBR)
4th - Maximilliam Soh (SIN)

5th - David Gilmour (AUS)
6th - Peter Backe (SWE)
7th - Laurence Mead (GBR)
8th - Gunwoo Park (KOR)
9th - John Eriksson (FIN)
10th - Morten Jakobsen (THA)
11th - Lui Kam (HKG)
12th - Seah Chin Yew (HKG)

Final and Petit Final ('first to two') Provisional

Match

Blue

Score

v

Score

Yellow

 

Flight 1

 

 

 

 

 

1

Soh

0

-

1

Willaims

 

2

Tiller

1

-

0

Robertson

 

Flight 2

 

 

 

 

1

Williams

1

-

0

Soh

 

2

Robertson

0

-

1

Tiller

 

Flight 3

 

 

 

 

 

1

Soh

 

-

 

Williams

 

2

Tiller

 

-

 

Robertson

 

Semi-Finals ('first to two') Provisional

Match

Blue

Score

v

Score

Yellow

 

Flight 1

 

 

 

 

 

1

Williams

1

-

0

Tiller

 

2

Soh

1

-

0

Robertson

 

Flight 2

 

 

 

 

1

Tiller

1

-

0

Williams

 

2

Robertson

1

-

0

Soh

 

Flight 3

 

 

 

 

 

1

Williams

0

-

1

Tiller

 

2

Soh

0

-

1

Robertson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round Robin Scores (Provisional)

 

IW

PR

WT

DG

MJ

MS

JE

GP

PB

SCY

LM

LK

Pens

Win

Loss

Place

Ian Williams (GBR)

 

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

9

2

3

Phil Robertson (NZL)

1

 

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

10

1

1

William Tiller (NZL)

1

0

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

10

1

2

David Gilmour (AUS)

DNF

1

0

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0.5

7

4

5

Morten Jakobsen  (THA)

0

0

0

0

 

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

 

2

9

10

Maximilian Soh (SIN)

0

0

0

0

1

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

 

7

4

4

Jon Eriksson (FIN)

0

0

0

0

1

0

 

0

0

1

1

1

 

4

7

9

Gunwoo Park (KOR)

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

 

0

1

0

1

 

4

7

8

Peter Backe (SWE)

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

 

1

1

1

 

6

5

6

Seah Chin Yew (HKG)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

0

 

0

11

12

Laurence Mead (ENG)

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

 

1

 

5

6

7

Lui Kam (HKG)

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

 

 

2

9

11


Results By Flight (Provisional)

Match

Blue

Score

v

Score

Yellow

 

Match

Blue

Score

v

Score

Yellow

Flight 1 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 2 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

1

Gilmour

0

-

1

Lui

 

1

Lui

0

-

1

Williams

2

Williams

1

-

0

Jakobsen

 

2

Park

1

-

0

Jakobsen

3

Backe

1

-

0

Park

 

3

Backe

0

-

1

Gilmour

Flight 3 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 4 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

1

Jakobsen

1

-

0

Lui

 

1

Jakobsen

0

-

1

Gilmour

2

Park

0

-

1

Gilmour

 

2

Lui

0

-

1

Backe

3

Williams

1

-

0

Backe

 

3

Park

0

-

1

Williams

Flight 5 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 6 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

1

Backe

1

-

0

Jakobsen

 

1

Seah

0

-

1

Tiller

2

Lui

0

-

1

Park

 

2

Eriksson

0

-

1

Soh

3

Gilmour

DNF (-0.5)

-

1

Williams

 

3

Robertson

1

-

0

Mead

Flight 7 - 10 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 8 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

1

Seah

0

-

1

Eriksson

 

1

Seah

0

-

1

Robertson

2

Soh

0

-

1

Robertson

 

2

Eriksson

0

-

1

Tiller

3

Tiller

1

-

0

Mead

 

3

Mead

0

-

1

Soh

Flight 9 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 10 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

1

Eriksson

0

-

1

Robertson

 

1

Mead

0

-

1

Eriksson

2

Mead

1

-

0

Seah

 

2

Soh

1

-

0

Seah

3

Tiller

0

-

1

Soh

 

3

Robertson

1

-

0

Tiller

Flight 11 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 12 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

1

Backe

0

-

1

Soh

 

1

Soh

1

-

0

Lui

2

Tiller

1

-

0

Lui

 

2

Park

0

-

1

Tiller

3

Robertson

1

-

0

Park

 

3

Backe

0

-

1

Robertson

Flight 13 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 14 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

1

Tiller

1

-

0

Backe

 

1

Park

1

-

0

Eriksson

2

Park

0

-

1

Soh

 

2

Mead

0

-

1

Backe

3

Robertson

1

-

0

Lui

 

3

Lui

 

-

 

Seah

Flight 15 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 16 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

1

Backe

1

-

0

Eriksson

 

1

Lui

0

-

1

Ericsson

2

Lui

0

-

1

Mead

 

2

Seah

0

-

1

Backe

3

Seah

0

-

1

Park

 

3

Mead

1

-

0

Park

Flight 17 - 11 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 18 - 12 May

 

 

 

 

1

Seah

0

-

1

Gilmour

 

1

Gilmour

0

-

1

Mead

2

Mead

1

-

0

Jakobsen

 

2

Williams

1

-

0

Seah

3

Eriksson

0

-

1

Williams

 

3

Eriksson

1

-

0

Jakobsen

Flight 19 - 12 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 20 - 12 May

 

 

 

 

1

Williams

1

-

0

Mead

 

1

Robertson

1

-

0

Williams

2

Eriksson

0

-

1

Gilmour

 

2

Jakobsen

0

-

1

Tiller

3

Jakobsen

1

-

0

Seah

 

3

Soh

0

-

1

Gilmour

Flight 21 - 12 May

 

 

 

 

 

Flight 22 - 12 May

 

 

 

 

1

Jakobsen

0

-

1

Robertson

 

1

Soh

1

-

0

Jakobsen

2

Williams

1

-

0

Soh

 

2

Gilmour

1

-

0

Robertson

3

Gilmour

0

-

1

Tiller

 

3

Tiller

1

-

0

Willliams



Full results and placings are on the results page


by Lindsay Lyons

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=109393

2:00 PM Sun 12 May 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

24 Apr 2013  Sailability Auckland - Waller Cup title to John Toole






News - USA and the World









2014 Detroit Cup - Sam Gilmour leads by Dobbs Davis, Detroit, Michigan




Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals - Oleander takes early lead by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Riding the AC45 - VIDEO by Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island










America's Cup: Five Challengers sign-on for 35th Match by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,


Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


















AWT Quatro Desert Showdown at Punta San Carlos by American Windsurfing Tour,














MS Cup - Three days until the start
America's Cup: Rod Davis - Time for a change after ten years with team *Feature
ISAF seeking hosting bids for Nations Cup
Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds - Luvisetto and Alexadr Boite victorious +Video
IFDS World Championships - Action shots by Tim Wilkes
Maxi yacht rendezvous this September in Sardinia
World Yacht Racing Forum 2014: 'Growing the business of Yacht Racing'
Clipper Race: 2015-16 edition of world's longest ocean race 70% full
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland - Swish smash 5th World Record
Leaderboards take shape at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014
IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing
Challenging Conditions - CORK OCR
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 for the US Sailing Team
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Countdown begins
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 3
America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team *Feature
Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3
Roble and Wilson still number one match racers in the U.S.
2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 images by Jude Robertson
Volvo Ocean Race: Forget the f-word - Team SCA profiled   
52 Super Series - Fleet grows, 2015 dates revealed   
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Teams from 9 nations on the podium   
IFDS Worlds - Former president presented with ISAF awards medal   
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Improvements aplenty in Byte CII fleets   
America's Cup: New Zealand loses top coach to Artemis Racing   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race Day 9 - Swish on record pace   
2014 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta - Day 3   
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 2   
2014 IFDS World Championship: Opening Ceremony images   
Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery   
Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships   
Hamilton Island Race Week: Everywhere there's smiley people   
IFDS World Championships - US Paralympic hopefuls ready for racing   
Sopot Match Race - Poland's Tour debut deemed a triumph   
Vineyard Race celebrates 80th running of the East Coast classic   
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games: Young sailors begin racing on Lake Jinniu   
AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Victory for Morgan Noireaux   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Day 8: Test of endurance   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT