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29er World Championship - French move into the lead

by Jerelyn Biehl on 30 Jul 2013
Quinn and Dane Wilson of the USA at the 2013 29er World Championship © Robert Hajduk / shuttersail.com http://shuttersail.com/
The second day of qualifying for the 2013 29er Worlds held out of Kaløvig Sailing Club in Aarhus, Denmark got back on track after five hour delay due to a dead calm.

Two more races were held in eight knots which fell to six knots during the final race, enough to count for all competitors.

ISAF Youth World champions Lucas Rual and Emile Amoros of France moved into the lead with two bullets for the day. New Zealands Isaac McHardie with Micah Wilkinson on the wire sit in second followed by brothers Quinn and Dane Wilson of the USA in third. Yesterdays leader Charlie Wyatt and Tom Siganto of Australia fell to fourth in the lighter winds. Ragna and Maia Agerup of Norway remain the top female team.

Twenty-five nations are representing all continents with 213 entries in this highly competitive fleet.

Qualifying finishes on Tuesday, July 30 followed by three days of the final series. The prizegiving will be held on Friday, 2nd August. 29er Worlds website


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