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Ayton continues to lead Yngling Worlds

by Sail-World on 12 Feb 2008
Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb, Pippa Wilson, (GBR) competing in the Yngling class in the 2008 Rolex Miami OCR © Rolex / Dan Nerney

GBR 2008 Olympic nominees, Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson continue to lead the 2008 Yngling World Championships in Miami. The British crew have finished in the top three in each of the four races sailed to date.

Big movers in the field was the Australian crew of Krystal Weir, Karyn Gojnich and Angela Farrell, who scored a second and third to move into second overall. Weir is sailing in her second ever Yngling championship after being a late replacement for Nicky Bethwaite who had the misfortune to suffer complications after breaking both arms in a mountain biking accident.

Weir had been campaigning the Laser Radial, but was not selected in this event for the 2008 Olympics by yachting Australia, who then tapped her on the shoulder when Bethwaite was unable to continue her Olympic campaign.

Last night Krystal Weir commented to Sail-World, 'This is about doing the Basics well and we are doing that. Many teams here have a lot riding on this regatta, we are a new team so our focus is on the process not the results.'

The New Zealand crew of Sharon Ferris , Raynor Smeal and Olivia Powrie have dropped back to fourth overall after the second day of racing.

They scored sixth and 11th places to drop two places on the points table. They are now eight points behind the third placed German crew. This margin may close up when the discard race is allowed in the points score.

Yngling - Overall positions after 4 races

1 GBR 12 Ayton, Sarah/Webb, Sarah/Wilson, Pippa 1 3 3 2 9 pts
2 AUS 59 Weir, Krystal/Gojnich, Karyn/Farrell, Angela 4 6 2 3 15 pts
3 GER 261 Schuemann, Ulrike/Bleck, Julia/Hoepfner, Ute 6 7 5 1 19 pts
4 NZL 4 Ferris, Sharon/Smeal, Raynor/Powrie, Olivia 9 1 6 11 27 pts
5 FIN 2 Lehtinen, Silja/Klemetz, Maria/Varesmaa, Livia 3 10 4 15 32 pts
6 USA 337 Barkow, Sally/Howe, carrie/Capozzi, Debbie 2 14 11 6 33 pts
7 GRE 7 Bekatorou, Sofia/Papadopoulou, Sofia/Charamountani, Christina 7 12 10 5 34 pts
8 NOR 406 Sundby, Siren/Fredriksen, Lise Birgitte/Koefoed, Alexandra 8 5 12 12 37 pts
9 FRA 9 LE BERRE, Anne-Claire/DEPLANQUE, Marion/PONSAR, Alice 20 9 8 4 41 pts
10 RUS 4 Basalkina, Anna/Ukraintseva, Vladislava/Maximova, Ekaterina 17 16 1 9 43 pts
11 RUS 8 Skudina, Ekaterina/Krutskikh, Diana/Ivanova, Natalia 13 2 19 16 50 pts
12 FRA 7 Le Helley, Anne/Catherine, Lepesant/Julie, Gerecht 12 8 7 25 52 pts
13 NED 1 Mulder, Mandy/Faber, Mary/Witteveen, Merel 23 4 15 13 55 pts
14 CHN 1 Xia Qun, Song/XIAO NI, LI/YAN LI, YU 16 11 18 14 59 pts
15 NED 350 Thies, Annelies/Wierenga, Lieske/Heerema, Caroline 22 19 9 10 60 pts
16 NED 111 Groeneveld, Renee/Bes, Annemieke/Kampen, Marge 10 13 16 23 62 pts
17 ESP 3 Azon, Monica/Azon, Sandra/Pisonero, Graciela 15 15 20 18 68 pts
18 ITA 16 Calligaris, Chiara/Scognamillo, Francesca/Pignolo, Giulia 5 17 26 21 69 pts
19 GBR 17 Robertson, Shirley/Lush, Annie/Macgregor, Lucy 29/OCS 22 14 7 72 pts
20 RSA 1 Provoyeur, Dominique/Alison, Penny/Rew, Kim 11 20 22 19 72 pts
21 CAN 14 Provan, Jennifer/Henderson, Martha/Abbott, Katie 29/DNS 21 17 8 75 pts
22 DEN 199 Palludan, Trine/Hartvig, Ida/Boidin, Susanne 24 29/DSQ 13 17 83 pts
23 JPN 1 Shige, Yumiko/Horiuchi, Mayumi/Onizuka, Minami 14 18 24 27 83 pts
24 CHN 3 Jie, Li/ru, wang/yang, gao 19 24 23 20 86 pts
25 UKR 1 Dolynska, Mariia/Matevusheva, Svetlana/Kalinina, Ganna 18 23 27 22 90 pts
26 CAN 16 Moberg-Parker, Tine/Marshall, Sarah/Robson, Cressida 21 25 21 26 93 pts
27 NED 11 Hin, Janneke/V.D. Werf, Brechtje/Hendriksen, Floortje 25 29/RAF 25 24 103 pts
28 GRE 1 Danezi, Altani/karabatsou, zoe/vlachou, evagelia 26 29/DNS 28 28 111 pts
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