Please select your home edition
Edition
Barz Optics - Melanin Lenses

2013 Allen RS Feva Worlds – Lighter winds on day 3

by Golly Tucker on 25 Jul 2013
2013 Allen RS Feva Worlds Golly Tucker
At the RS Feva Worlds, following two days of belting sea breeze, they said day three would be lighter. The prediction didn’t disappoint. All fleets were held on the beach until one and a half hours past due. Gold then started first with after a delay, the Silver and Bronze. The race was low impact but intense..

Gold got their second race in but it was getting much more nip and tuck wind wise. Silver and Bronze got off but racing became impossible and their second was abandoned whilst Gold’s third was also canned. So who made the most of it?


Elliot Wells and Jake Todd were rock solid in bagging two seconds and have six points. The two race winners were Arthur Brown and Niamh Davies and Hannah Bristow and Bobby Hewitt to put the latter in second overall on seven points and the former are fifth overall on 27pts. Last year’s champs Leonardo Stocchero and Gianluca Virgenti are third overall on 21pts with yesterday’s leaders Margherita Porro and Francesca Andrea Dall’Ora in fourth on 26pts.


The biggest climbers of the day were arguably Samuel Grade and Katie Prescott who rocketed from twenty fifth to seventh but may be beaten to the climbers polka dot jersey (oh yes, we do biking nowadays!) by Jess and James Hammett who shot from twenty eighth to eighth! There will also be tension in the Dutch camp with long time best Dutch sailor Daan Dutilh being overtaken by younger brother Tom who made size count big time, well the lack of it!


The Silver fleet are showing how to make things tight at the top. The top five are from Italy, Netherlands, Great Britian, Sweeden and Norway respectively with only six pts covering the lot. The race winner was Billy Vennis-Ozanne (last years Tera World Champ) and Jack Lewis.

The Bronze fleet race was won by Gregory Sale and Lottie Neve who climb from twenty second to fifth. The fleet is led by Emily Kirkby and Sam Blunden.


Someone may know of a bigger change in the last month with their sailing weapon, but an honourable mention should go to Sam Barson (crewed by Alex Frost) from Oakham School who swapped an engineless 27’ Norfolk Broad Heritage fleet gaff rigged punt used on his DoE gold expedition for his RS Feva. Clearly the gaff rig is good training as he lies in 14th currently! Or maybe it was the day he Quanted (Norfolk punting) 10 miles!

Prize category leaders at present are: Overall Elliott and Jake; Ladies Margherita and Francesca; Family the Hammetts and Juniors Nicolo Codoghini and Mattia Zinetti. In fact the Juniors can’t be beaten to that title as they are the only ones to qualify into the Gold fleet!

Wildwind 2016 660x82North Technology - Southern SparsNaiad

Related Articles

Sailing World Cup Miami – New challenge ahead for the 'legend'
Among the 453 sailors racing out of Regatta Park at Coconut Grove, Robert Scheidt is teaming up with Gabriel Borges Among the 453 sailors racing out of Regatta Park at Coconut Grove, Miami from 22-29 January, Brazil's Robert Scheidt is teaming up with Gabriel Borges in an attempt to master the 49er like he has the Star and Laser.
Posted on 19 Jan
Coming back stronger at Sailing World Cup Miami
Two time Rolex World Sailor of the Year and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallist Anna Tunnicliffe will join 452 sailors Tunnicliffe has been at the top end of her profession when it comes to sailing with a string of podium finishes at high profile events which culminated in her winning a gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in the Laser Radial.
Posted on 17 Jan
Book Wildwind Bank Holiday breaks early - and make wild savings!
If you are thinking of taking a holiday in Vassiliki over the May Whitsun bank holiday period then please read this. If you are thinking of taking a holiday at our Vassiliki centre over the May Whitsun bank holiday period then please read this. Every year, just a few weeks before the May Whitsun Bank holiday we receive a large number of rather last minute requests for our holidays on this particular week.
Posted on 17 Jan
Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships qualification system released
The Sailing World Championships are held every four years and is the largest gathering of Olympic class sailors. The Sailing World Championships are held every four years and is the largest gathering of Olympic class sailors. At the 2014 edition in Santander, Spain, more than 1,100 sailors from 82 nations attended with hundreds of thousands of spectators taking to the promenade and spectator dune.
Posted on 17 Jan
North Technology acquires North Sails Australia
Renowned Sydney loft joins North Sails worldwide network of owned lofts On January 3rd 2017, the North Sails Australia licensed operation was purchased by North Technology Group. North Sails Australia is the country's leading sailmaker with a diverse market ranging from dinghy, One Design, 18' Skiffs, cruising, racing, Grand Prix and Maxis, dating back to when Australia defended the America's Cup in Fremantle in 1987.
Posted on 16 Jan
Smeg wins first heat of 18 Footers Australian Championship
Not too long after the start, Asko, Marcus Ashley-Jones, took the lead and held on to it for the first two laps. It was third time lucky as the U flag enticed the 18 boat fleet to stay behind the line. Smeg won the pin end and tacked over to cross the fleet.
Posted on 15 Jan
Brochure For Wildwind 2017 Season Now Available!
We hope that you had a fantastic Christmas day and New Year's Eve! We hope that you had a fantastic Christmas day and New Year's Eve! Just a short note to let you know that our 2017 brochure is now available on line.
Posted on 1 Jan
World Sailing - The World Sailing Show - December 2016
December 2016 edition of the World Sailing Show summarising the month in the world of sailing December 2016 edition of the World Sailing Show summarising the month in the world of sailing covering America's Cup, racing in the Southern Ocean and more. Plus, Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Sir Russell Coutts; our tribute to a spectacular year afloat along with news and views from around the world.
Posted on 28 Dec 2016
2017 Sunfish World Championship NOR released
The 2017 Sunfish Youth World Championship and 2017 Sunfish World Championship Notice of Race are now available. The 2017 Sunfish Youth World Championship and 2017 Sunfish World Championship Notice of Race are now available.
Posted on 24 Dec 2016
Aon Youth Worlds - More reactions from the Medalists in pictures
The backdrop of a great spell of sailing weather made for a mix of close racing for the medals and indeed all placings. The backdrop of a great spell of sailing weather made for a mix of close racing for the medals and indeed all placings. Plus providing a stage for the sailors of the future to shine - with some very dominant performances in some classes, providing a pointer to those who will surely be satnding on the Olympic podium in 2020 and 2024.
Posted on 22 Dec 2016