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2013 Byte CII World Championship - Catch me if you can!!

by Byte CII media on 26 Aug 2013
Competitors lining up for the start of race 3 - Byte CII Worlds 2013 Byte Class http://bytechamps.org/
The first three races of the 2013 Byte CII World Championship sailed in perfect conditions as Jonatan Vadnai of Hungary excels in the 38 boat fleet.

The wind came in late but, when it did come, it gave the sailors from 22 countries perfect 15 knot conditions.

Three races were sailed on Narragansett Bay and, by the end of the day, it was clear that Hungarian Jonatan Vadnai, who won the Pre-Worlds series yesterday was going to be the competitor you would have to beat to win this championship.

The four times Hungarian Optimist champion sailed into second place at the Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds last month and its easy to see why.

He had two first place finishes and a second when he was yellow flagged on the beat for a Rule 42 violation and lost out to US sailor Henry Marshall.

Henry, the 2013 Byte CII US. Champion sailed extremely fast today but was saddled with an OCS in the first race and a percentage penalty in the last race for a 'Z' flag start violation.

When the first drops kick in tomorrow he will definitely move up the ladder.

There were some big moves in the fleet today, the most notable being Odile Van Aarnholt, Netherlands, who moved from her 12th place overall yesterday to fifth overall and is atop of the female ladder. Other big movers were Justin Vittecoq, Canada, from 15th to eighth and the biggest jump of all Paul DeSouza, Bahamas from 25th to 12th.

The top five male countries in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China rankings .are now Hungary, Singapore, Croatia, Bermuda and Thailand. On the female side they are Netherlands, Bermuda, Hungary, the Dominican Republic and Cayman.

The 2013 Byte CII Worlds at Sail Newport, Rhode Island USA runs from August 24 to 28, 2013.

A maximum of thirteen World Championship races are scheduled with Race One being the competitors placing in the Pre- Worlds. There will be a maximum of four races per day on each of Race Days Two, Three, Four, and Five, Sunday August 25th thru Wednesday 28th August.

Once five races are completed from race day two onwards a single worst result drop will come in, after nine races, two worst race results will be dropped.

The following is the start sequence and early beat of Race 2:









 

 2013 Byte CII World Championship- PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Pos

Sail

Skipper

Country

1

2

3

4

Total

 

1

3418

Vadnai, Jonatan

Hungary

1

1

2

1

5

2

3441

Chin, Bernie

Singapore

2

3

5

11

21

3

3420

Zivanovic, Pavle

Croatia

5

6

9

3

23

4

1316

Dill, Peter

Bermuda

3

9

3

16/ZFP

31

5

3257

Van Aanholt, Odile

Netherlands

12

5

7

7

31

6

1029

Wollmann, Cecilia

Bermuda

6

10

14

5

35

7

3417

Punjamala, Chusitt

Thailand

8

19

12

4

43

8

3221

Vittecoq, Justin

Canada

15

13

4

16

48

9

3188

Mikkola, Martin

Finland

13

4

10

23

50

10

3177

Marshall, Henry

United States of America

4

39/OCS

1

10/ZFP

54

11

3191

Chew, Justin

Singapore

7

21

8

18

54

12

3415

De Souza, Paul

Bahamas

26

11

6

15

58

13

2353

Bertran, Pablo

Cayman Islands

21

12

11

14/ZFP

58

14

3419

Erdi, Maria

Hungary

9

2

39/DSQ

10

60

15

3425

Seifert, Leopoldo

Mexico

24

16

13

17

70

16

2457

Jackson, Jesse

Cayman Islands

14

31

16

13

74

17

3040

McDermot, Andres

Cayman Islands

11

28

26

12

77

18

20

Lugtmeijer, Celeste

Dominican Republic

17

14

39/RET

9

79

19

3423

Maksimov, Georgi

Bulgaria

18

15

24

22/ZFP

79

20

2246

Allan, Florence

Cayman Islands

16

17

23

27

83

21

327

Morrell, Sam

British Virgin Islands

22

8

22

33/ZFP

85

 

22

3172

Gittens, Scott

Barbados

23

23

15

24

85

 

23

3437

Yom, Samantha

Singapore

20

18

25

26

89

 

24

3

Nordquist, Arvid

Sweden

10

39/OCS

18

27/ZFP

94

 

25

3057

Gronblom, Alexander

Finland

34

25

17

20

96

 

26

3178

Von Koskull, Jacob

Finland

27

7

32

34

100

 

27

3141

McKenzie, Scott

US Virgin Islands

30

29

19

33

111

 

28

24

Smith, Benn

Bermuda

25

39/OCS

21

29

114

 

29

3300

Raguet, Capucine

France

29

32

31

22

114

 

30

3422

Hinkovska, Viktoriya

Bulgaria

33

26

29

28

116

 

31

3184

Ang, Christopher

Singapore

19

20

39/DNF

39/DNF

117

 

32

3426

Medina, Juan Luis

Mexico

32

33

33

21

119

 

33

2888

Cooper, Chase

Bermuda

31

22

27

39/ZFP

119

 

34

3197

Lee, Candice

Singapore

37

30

20

35

122

 

35

413

Clarke, Paige

US Virgin Islands

35

24

34

38/ZFP

131

 

36

3110

Low, Jasime

Singapore

36

27

35

36

134

 

37

3427

Affoo, Abigail

Trinidad & Tobago

28

39/OCS

30

39/ZFP

136

 

38

4

De Lulio, Romina

Ecuador

38

34

28

37

137

 

 



For more information on the 2013 World titles go to www.bytechamps.org, www.bytecii.com and www.byteclass.org
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