29erXX Superbowl - Day 2, Nattrass (AUS) and Biehl (USA) hold lead
by Jerelyn Biehl on 3 Feb 2010
On the second day of the 29erXX Seiko Superbowl regatta, the predicted breeze of mid-teens never quite materialized, yet the Race Committee was able to complete 5 challenging races in the shifty 5-9 knot breezes of Biscayne Bay.
29erXX Seiko Superbowl, Miami, USA, 2010 29er
Three different teams were able to record wins in the days racing but the first day winners Hannah Nattrass (AUS) /Graham Biehl (USA) continue to lead the fleet winning four of the six races to date. Tied for second are Adam Roberts/David Hughes (USA) and Francisco Piccini/Sofia Tedin (ARG) with 15 points each.
Giulia Conti and Alessandra Angelini of Italy follow in fourth. Conti a two-time Olympian, commented on her skiff sailing, 'I’m the skipper and I’m not used to driving from the wire, so my legs are sore, but I’m having a lot of fun and I hope tomorrow has more wind than today.'
The final day of racing is tomorrow with the prizegiving following.
Results at www.29er.org
Event Details: http://www.29er.org/index.php/Seiko-Superbowl-Regatta-Miami.html
About Seiko: Seiko is the official sponsor of the 49er Class and support 29erXX events Seiko is the title sponsor of the 2010 29erXX Superbowl Regatta. <.i>
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