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A-Class Pre-Worlds and Nationals: Almost a countback to Ashby


'Peter Burling (24) and Jacek Noetzel (POL) - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014'    Georgia Schofield    Click Here to view large photo

After two days of cancelled racing, and a long day out on the water, the NZ National and Pre-Worlds series was completed yesterday.

2012 London Olympic silver medalist and 2013 World and European Champion in the Olympic 49er skiff, Peter Burling is the 2014 National A Class Champion. The result was handed to him in Race 2 after Glenn Ashby, rounded the gate for a third lap in a two lap race!

Consequently, Ashby’s result was fifth, otherwise Ashby would have won on count-back.

Ray Davies came second and Murray Philpott third.

Master: Andrew Landenberger (AUS)

Grand Master: Peter Melvin ( USA)

Great Grand Master: Simon McKeon (AUS)

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NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Glenn Ashby - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Glenn Ashby - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Pete Melvin (US) - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Andrew Landenberger - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Race start - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Steve Brewin (AUS) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014 -  © Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Ray Davies - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Start - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo

Peter Burling - NZ Nationals and Pre-Worlds, A-Class Takapuna 2014 -  Georgia Schofield   Click Here to view large photo


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