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49er and 49erFX World Championships - Kiwis excel on day 4 + Video


'49er and 49erFX World Championship 2013 day 4'    © Pierick Jeannoutot

On day four of the 49er and 49erFX World Championships, an increase in breeze elevated young Kiwi team Alex Maloney and Molly Meech to the top of the leaderboard in Marseille. With the top 20 women’s teams now competing in Gold Fleet Semi-Finals, the New Zealanders put in a solid set of scores in four races in moderate breeze, racking up 6,2,6,1.

'Nice to win the last one,' said Meech. 'It was a good day out there, and great to stretch the legs at last after three light days. We’re expecting more wind tomorrow too. It was quite tricky, shifty wind and a really nasty chop, so it was nice to finish on a good note.'

It’s tight at the top of the standings in the 49er FX fleet, with the New Zealanders moving three points ahead of yesterday’s series leaders from France, Sarah Steyaert and Julie Bossard, who sit just a point in front of Italians Giulia Conti and Francesca Clapcich.

Although the FX boat is new to all 53 teams racing here in Marseille, Steyaert and Bossard’s progress is particularly impressive considering they only started sailing the Olympic skiff in July. Both women have a good racing pedigree, with Steyaert winning the 2007 Laser Radial World Championships, but no one is meant to get the hang of skiff
sailing quite this quick. 'We have a lot of improvements to make,' said Bossard, 'and we have a lot of things to work on this week and in training for the coming months. But we are making good starts and good first upwind legs, then it gets a bit more difficult.'

49er and 49erFX World Championship 2013 day 4 -  http://49er.org/!©_Pierick_Jeannoutot  

The 2008 Olympic Champion in the Laser Radial, Anna Tunnicliffe, would agree with that. Sailing with crew Molly Vandemoer, the American team sits in 10th overall. 'I guess you could say we’re having moments of brilliance,' said Tunnicliffe. 'If you look at the first two minutes of the race, we won the day. But when you look at the finishing
scores, we didn't win the day! It's about time in the boat, we're still too new to the boat to understand what it's doing. Every day you're out there you get better and better. More time in the boat means you get more comfortable about how the boat feels, making sure you're in the right mode, not having to talk to much about it, doing
it automatically.'

This was also the day the top 20 of the 97-boat men’s fleet moved into Semi-Finals racing. As they came ashore, yellow jersey holders from Great Britain Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign hoped they had done enough to stay in the top five, maybe even top three. In fact, being such a high-scoring day for everyone, the Brits had done enough to retain the yellow jerseys for another day, staying just two points ahead of Jonas Warrer and Peter Lang from Denmark.

'Starting at the pin end didn’t work out as well as we hoped,' said Sign, 'because with these short courses we didn’t have enough runway to be able to tack and cross the fleet. But we had some good comebacks, and we were able to get out of the leeward gates quickly. We were able to move forwards from some bad positions.'

Young newcomers to the fleet, Benjamin Bildstein and David Hussl, continue to impress in their first ever 49er World Championships. The Austrians sit in third overall just a point in front of French Olympic representatives Manu Dyen and Stephane Christidis.

49er and 49erFX World Championship 2013 day 4 -  http://49er.org/!©_Pierick_Jeannoutot  

For the defending World Champions and 2012 Olympic gold medallists it was an uncharacteristically tough day. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen were black flag disqualified in the third heat, and their other scores of 18,14,17 weren’t much better. The Australians got caught up in the congestion of the leeward gate roundings, with multiple
collisions ensuing. The 2012 Olympic Champion was pressing ahead with a protest against the 2008 Olympic Champion, Jonas Warrer, claiming he was infringed by the Dane. 'There must have been about five boats
involved [in collisions] at one mark, but we were the only one to do turns, and that's quite disappointing. People just get away with whatever they can and until you protest they just keep going until they realise you can't do it any more. To do a penalty turn takes you from fifth to 15th, it's a big loss.'

The Aussies can’t afford any more big losses if they’re to hold on to their world crown. The top 20 of the 49er and 49er FX divisions continue racing in the Semi-Finals tomorrow, before the top 10 showdown in the Finals on Sunday.



49e r Re sults - Ov e rall Gold afte r Fle e t Race 4 - as of Se pte mbe r 27, 2013 - 18:19
Gold Fleet

Sailed: 4, Discards: 0, To count: 4, Entries: 20, Scoring system: Appendix A

 

Rank

Nat

SailNo

Club

HelmName

CrewName

CarriedFwd

Nett

R1

R2

R3

R4

1s t

GBR

96

Silverline

Dylan

Fletcher

Alain Sign

6.0

38.0

10.0

4.0

3.0

15.0

2nd

DEN

30

KDY

Jonas

Warrer

Peter Lang

11.0

40.0

13.0

1.0

9.0

6.0

3rd

AUT

192

YCB

Benjam in

Bilds tein

David Hus s l

15.0

48.0

4.0

16.0

11.0

2.0

4th

FRA

4

Aix les bains

Manu Dyen

Stéphane

Chris tidis

22.0

49.0

11.0

5.0

2.0

9.0

5th

GBR

19

Hill Head Sailing

Club

John Pink

Sim on

Wheeler

30.0

50.0

3.0

2.0

5.0

10.0

6th

NZL

2

TAURANGA

Peter

Burling

Blair Tuke

12.0

52.0

7.0

6.0

16.0

11.0

7th

FRA

8

YCPR-EMD-Banque

Populaire

Julien d

Ortoli

Noé

Delpech

30.0

58.0

16.0

3.0

8.0

1.0

8th

GBR

77

Exe. S. C

Stevie

Morris on

Ben Rhodes

28.0

59.0

12.0

8.0

4.0

7.0

9th

POR

27

FPV-CNC Lus odiete

Jorge Lim a

Jos e Luis

Cos ta

17.0

60.0

1.0

10.0

18.0

14.0

10th

NZL

6

Royal Akarana Yacht club

Marcus

Hans en

Jos h

Porebs ki

12.0

60.0

5.0

21.0

BFD

14.0

8.0

11th

SWE

717

GKSS

Carl P Sylvan

Otto Ham el

33.0

65.0

14.0

14.0

1.0

3.0

12th

DEN

28

Kolding Sejlklub / HS

Allan

Norregaard

Anders

Thom s en

28.0

65.0

2.0

7.0

15.0

13.0

13th

ESP

9

RCAR

Federico

Alons o

Arturo

Alons o

32.0

65.0

9.0

9.0

10.0

5.0

14th

FRA

14

SRC

Mathieu

Frei

Yann

Rocherieux

25.0

68.0

21.0

OCS

12.0

6.0

4.0

15th

IRL

99

BYC/CSC

Ryan

Seaton

Matt

McGovern

27.0

75.0

6.0

17.0

13.0

12.0



49e rFX - Ov e rall Re sults Gold afte r Fle e t Race 4 - at Se pte mbe r 27, 2013 - 18:15

Gold Fleet

Sailed: 4, Discards: 0, To count: 4, Entries: 20, Scoring system: Appendix A

 

Rank

Nat

SailNo

Club

HelmName

CrewName

CarriedFwd

Nett

R1

R2

R3

R4

1s t

NZL

16

MBSC/RAYC

Alexandra

Maloney

Molly Meech

34.0

49.0

6.0

2.0

6.0

1.0

2nd

FRA

871

 

Sarah

Steyaert

Julie Bos s ard

21.0

52.0

7.0

8.0

3.0

13.0

3rd

ITA

747

CCAniene

Giulia Conti

Frances ca

Clapcich

25.0

53.0

12.0

4.0

10.0

2.0

4th

GBR

121

Hayling Is land

Frances

Peters

Nicola Groves

30.0

57.0

2.0

15.0

1.0

9.0

5th

NED

131

 

Annem iek

Bekkering

Claire Blom

24.0

60.0

11.0

3.0

15.0

7.0

6th

GER

712

Verein Seglerhaus am Wanns ee

Victoria

Jurczok

Anika Lorenz

21.0

64.0

17.0

9.0

5.0

12.0

7th

DEN

11

Aarhus Sejlklub/ Sailing Aarhus

Ida Marie Baad Niels en

Marie Thus gaard Ols en

35.0

69.0

10.0

16.0

2.0

6.0

8th

DEN

136

Kdy, YF

Jena Mai

Hans en

Katja Sals kov- Ivers en

48.0

74.0

8.0

1.0

12.0

5.0

9th

BRA

12

CBVELA

Martine Soffiati Grael

Kahena

Kunze

36.0

76.0

1.0

17.0

8.0

14.0

10th

USA

816

 

Anna

Tunnicliffe

Molly

Vandem oer

34.0

79.0

16.0

11.0

7.0

11.0

11th

NED

110

Kernploeg

Waters portverbond

Nina Keijzer

Annette Duetz

40.0

80.0

13.0

12.0

11.0

4.0

12th

AUS

848

MHYC

Olivia Price

Caitlin Elks

39.0

81.0

21.0

BFD

7.0

4.0

10.0

13th

SIN

396

Singapore Sailing

Federation

Gris elda

Khng

Sara Tan

28.0

84.0

5.0

20.0

13.0

18.0

14th

AUS

999

Wangi Wangi s ailing club

Haylee

Outteridge

Nina Curtis

46.0

87.0

15.0

5.0

18.0

3.0

15th

FIN

125

HSS-NJK

Silja

Lehtinen

Mikaela Wulff

44.0

90.0

9.0

6.0

16.0

15.0



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