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Belcher and Ryan lead from the start in Hyeres

by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team on 22 Apr 2014
ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca - Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS), 470 Men © Martinez Studio / Sofia http://www.trofeoprincesasofia.org/
Olympic Gold Medallist and 2013 ISAF World Sailor of the Year Mat Belcher is leading a very strong Australian team into the last ISAF Sailing World Cup of the 2013-2014 season.

Having had his 18 regatta winning streak broken in Miami, Belcher and his crew Will Ryan are looking to defend their Hyeres win of 2013.

You can’t win a regatta in the first day, but an early OCS can affect your sailing strategy for the week. That’s what happened to ISAF World Sailor of the Year Matt Belcher and crew Will Ryan in Palma.

But today they had a much better start and are back on track with two bullets and a dropped seventh on day one


Belcher commented ‘A good start is what we were looking for and we have that. We are looking for a better result than the third and second we’ve had in the last two World Cup events.

‘Expectations continue to be high. It’s probably over four years ago, since we missed the podium, I would say beginning of 2011. Quite a while. Almost 30 events.

Will Ryan 'We had an OCS early in Palma. You learn a lot about your team when you have a little set back like that. We sailed well after that. It makes you focus more. It is part of the process and ultimately the goal is still a little way away so whatever lessons we can learn now the better.‘

470 Men Overall

Pos

Nation

Sail Number

Crew

Race

Points

1

2

3

Total

Net

1

AUS

AUS11

Mathew Belcher

William Ryan

1

(7)

1

9.00

2.00

2

ESP

ESP9

Onan Barreiros

Juan Curbelo Cabrera

(18)

2

1

21.00

3.00

3

SWE

SWE349

Anton Dahlberg

Fredrik Bergström

2

(9)

3

14.00

5.00

4

GRE

GRE1

Panagiotis Mantis

Pavlos Kagialis

(6)

4

2

12.00

6.00

5

FRA

FRA27

Sofian Bouvet

Jeremie Mion

2

4

(12)

18.00

6.00

6

ARG

ARG7

Lucas Calabrese

Juan de la Fuente

1

(7)

6

14.00

7.00

7

FRA

FRA44

Pierre Leboucher

Nicolas Le Berre

(17)

5

2

24.00

7.00

8

USA

USA1713

Stuart Mcnay

David Hughes

(7)

3

5

15.00

8.00

9

FRA

FRA4

Vianney Guilbaud

Vincent Guillarm

7

2

(14)

23.00

9.00

10

CRO

CRO83

Sime Fantela

Igor Marenic

3

6

(7)

16.00

9.00

11

GRE

GRE165

Panagiotis Kampouridis

Efstathios Papadopoulos

(24)

3

8

35.00

11.00

12

ESP

ESP44

Jordi Xammar

Joan Herp

3

8

(9)

20.00

11.00

13

GER

GER55

Jan-Jasper Wagner

Dustin Baldewein

(11)

5

6

22.00

11.00

14

GBR

GBR863

Luke Patience

Elliot Willis

(14)

9

3

26.00

12.00

15

GER

GER10

Ferdinand Gerz

Oliver Szymanski

(19)

1

13

33.00

14.00

16

FRA

FRA7

Nicolas Charbonnier

Achille Nebout-Javal

6

8

(16)

30.00

14.00

17

AUT

AUT437

David Bargehr

Lukas Mähr

15

1

(21)

37.00

16.00

18

AUT

AUT3

Matthias Schmid

Florian Reichsteaedter

12

(13)

4

29.00

16.00

19

FIN

FIN7

Joonas Lindgren

Niklas Lindgren

4

12

(18)

34.00

16.00

20

CHN

CHN1267

Hao Lan

Chao Wang

(16)

13

4

33.00

17.00

21

ITA

ITA5

Giulio Desiderato

Andrea Trani

(13)

11

7

31.00

18.00

22

JPN

JPN12

Tetsuya Matsunaga

Yugo Yoshida

8

(18)

10

36.00

18.00

23

NZL

NZL2

Paul Snow-Hansen

Daniel Willcox

4

(21)

16

41.00

20.00

24

CHN

CHN67

Zangjun Xu

Wei Wang

(19)

11

9

39.00

20.00

25

ITA

ITA99

Francesco Rebaudi

Matteo Ramian

10

(26)

10

46.00

20.00

26

BRA

BRA 1

Geison Mendes Dzioubanov

Gustavo Thiesen

8

15

(18)

41.00

23.00

27

ITA

ITA29

Simon Sivitz Kosuta

Jas Farneti

9

14

(29)

52.00

23.00

28

SUI

SUI16

Yannick Brauchli

Romuald Hausser

5

(24)

20

49.00

25.00

29

GER

GER15

Julian Autenrieth

Philipp Autenrieth

14

12

(15)

41.00

26.00

30

GRE

GRE10

Vasilis Papoutsoglou

John Orfanos

12

14

(17)

43.00

26.00

31

CHN

CHN1041

Wuwei Liu

Dongwu Lyu

13

(24)

13

50.00

26.00

32

RUS

RUS2

Mikhail Sheremetyev

Maxim Sheremetyev

(20)

19

8

47.00

27.00

33

ITA

ITA7

Francesco Falcetelli

Matteo Bernard

(28)

16

11

55.00

27.00

34

ISR

ISR17

Gal Cohen

Dan Froyliche

23

(27)

5

55.00

28.00

35

RSA

RSA1

Asenathi Jim

Roger Hudson

10

(42)
DNC

19

71.00

29.00

36

SWE

SWE350

Carl-Fredrik Fock

Marcus Dackhammar

17

(28)

12

57.00

29.00

37

POR

POR1

Gonçalo Pires

Miguel Nunes

5

(28)

25

58.00

30.00

38

AUS

AUS6

Alexander Conway

Patrick Conway

20

10

(22)

52.00

30.00

39

FRA

FRA76

Guillaume Pirouelle

Sipan Valentin

16

15

(17)

48.00

31.00

40

BRA

BRA27

Henrique Haddad

Bruno Bethlem De Amorim

9

(33)

23

65.00

32.00

41

ESP

ESP769

Jorge Martínez Doreste

Aaron Sarmiento

27

6

(30)

63.00

33.00

42

GBR

GBR843

Mike Wood

David Kohler

(25)

22

11

58.00

33.00

43

JPN

JPN 11

Kazuto Doi

Kimihiko Imamura

11

(26)

23

60.00

34.00

44

POR

POR7

António Rosa

Ricardo Schedel

27

10

(32)

69.00

37.00

45

ITA

ITA10

Matteo Capurro

Matteo Puppo

21

16

(26)

63.00

37.00

46

GER

GER75

Denny Naujock

Paul Kuebel

(25)

17

21

63.00

38.00

47

FRA

FRA8

Kevin PEPONNET

Nicolas ROSSI

15

(29)

24

68.00

39.00

48

AUS

AUS 5

Matthew Crawford

Robert Crawford

(23)

17

22

62.00

39.00

49

AUS

AUS7

Angus Galloway

Timothy Hannah

(32)

27

14

73.00

41.00

50

RUS

RUS5

Pavel Sozykin

Denis Gribanov

22

(25)

19

66.00

41.00

51

UKR

UKR67

Yurii Zhuravlov

Pavlo Matsuyev

22

21

(31)

74.00

43.00

52

RUS

RUS7

Vladimir Chaus

Denis Gorety

21

22

(32)

75.00

43.00

53

JPN

JPN4422

Ikuko Sakudo

Shinji Hachiyama

(31)

20

24

75.00

44.00

54

GER

GER13

Malte Winkel

Matti Cipra

(38)

18

28

84.00

46.00

55

ITA

ITA753

Niccolò Bertola

Massimiliano Berta

(31)

19

27

77.00

46.00

56

DEN

DEN164

Balder Tobiasen

Magnus Jung Johansen

(37)

32

15

84.00

47.00

57

FRA

FRA 18

Hugo Feydit

Charlie Aganeau

(30)

23

25

78.00

48.00

58

CRO

CRO3

ANTE BOTICA

Jure Vuletic

18

31

(36)

85.00

49.00

59

ITA

ITA300

Emanuele Savoini

Enzio Savoini

(33)

30

20

83.00

50.00

60

FRA

FRA5

Rémy Thuillier

Mathieu Corruble

(32)

20

31

83.00

51.00

61

JPN

JPN4420

Naoki Ichino

Jyunpei Hokazono

28

23

(34)

85.00

51.00

62

GRE

GRE333

Alexandros Kavvas

Georgios Kavvas

(36)

25

28

89.00

53.00

63

ESP

ESP 1

David Charles Vila

Alex Charles

26

(38)

27

91.00

53.00

64

SUI

SUI1453

Philippe Erni

Stephan Zurfluh

24

34

(38)

96.00

58.00

65

POR

POR10

Joao Villas-Boas

Francisco Pinheiro de Melo

26

(34)

33

93.00

59.00

66

GER

GER11

Simon Diesch

Patrick Aggeler

29

(31)

30

90.00

59.00

67

BEL

BEL16

Corentin Demanet

Quinten Lauwers

29

30

(42)
DNC

101.00

59.00

68

GBR

GBR828

Robert Gullan

Sam Brearey

34

(35)

26

95.00

60.00

69

SUI

SUI2

Fabrice Rigot

Guillaume Rigot

35

(38)

29

102.00

64.00

70

AUS

AUS3

Scott Cotton

Tom Potter

(38)

29

35

102.00

64.00

71

GRE

GRE4

Antonios Tsimpoukelis

Vasileios Kontakis

30

35

(36)

101.00

65.00

72

FIN

FIN77

Okko Konttinen

Zacharias Still

(37)

32

35

104.00

67.00

73

GER

GER48

Julian Patrunky

Max Schümann

34

33

(42)
BFD

109.00

67.00

74

RUS

RUS10

Kristian Chekh

Maxim Cherenkov

(40)

36

33

109.00

69.00

75

UKR

UKR1

OLEKSANDR IZAROV

Ivan Savchenko

33

(39)

38

110.00

71.00

76

FIN

FIN111

Miikka Nikkilä

Leo Tykkyläinen

(39)

37

34

110.00

71.00

77

FRA

FRA 77

Sacha Pelisson

BERGER Amaury

36

36

(37)

109.00

72.00

78

POR

POR19

João Pestana

Tomas Marques

35

(39)

39

113.00

74.00

79

AUT

AUT477

Stefan Scharnagl

Helmut Schulz

(39)

37

37

113.00

74.00

80

CRO

CRO111

Sime Soric

Marin Jakovcev

(41)

41

39

121.00

80.00

81

LTU

LTU4

Andrius Ramonaitis

Emilis Valentinaitis

(40)

40

40

120.00

80.00

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