sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier
Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier

'Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier'    Zim Sailing

Today was the first day of racing for the Byte CII North American Championship being held out of the US Sailing Center Martin County. This event is also the continental qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games to be held this August in Nanjing, China.

Twenty-eight competitors from 14 countries set out at noontime for a practice race and the first two races. Henry Marshall from the United States entered the event as a heavy favorite after his second place finish at the 2013 World Championships and he did not disappoint, wining both races. Having split time with his Laser Radial over the past year, Henry has grown to love the CII.

'The technical aspects of the CII has made it a great platform to transition from my Opti to other boats,' said Henry. 'I really enjoy that the CII has more controls than the Laser and has taught me to use the traveler and adjustable battens in unison with the carbon rig to maximize boat speed.'

Henry’s training partner Ceci Wollmann from Bermuda is leading the way for the girls. She notched two 12th place finishes in challenging conditions. 'The racing was very tight and little mistakes were difficult to recover from,' said Ceci. She sails out of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club in Bermuda and also splits time in her Laser Radial. Ceci credits the CII for helping her 'build strength and refine technique' for how she moves in other boats.

The first race saw eight knots across the course with the breeze freshening to 14 knots for the second race.

Rounding out the top five are Pablo Bertran CAY, Benn Smith BER, Rhone Kirby ANT and Peter Dill BER. Rounding out the top five women are Celeste Lugtmeijer DOM, Abigail Affoo TRI, Florence Allan CAY and Paula Pelayo MEX.

Click-here for results after two races.

Click-here for additional photos and updates.

This event will secure four countries bids for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Visit the event website for additional information.

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  

Byte CII North American’s Day 1 - Byte CII North American Championship and Youth Olympic qualifier -  Zim Sailing  


by Bob Adams


  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=119692

5:27 AM Fri 28 Feb 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World







































International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




















International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,




Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,




Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top
PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners
Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win
Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 0 Opening
Fuerteventura World Cup - Slalom action highlights day 2
2014 Governor's Cup - Sam Gilmour of RFBYC victorious again
Farr 40 West Coast Champ - Skipper Alberto Rossi leads Enfant Terrible   
Flying Dutchman World Championships - Magyars are the Masters   
Final day shakes up standings at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek   
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica pushing towards Southampton   
NYYC Race Week - Saving the best for last   
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander commands   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Waiting game on Day 3   
International Moth Worlds: Thunderstorms delay racing on Day 1   
Fuerteventura World Cup - Impressive tricks on day 1   
2014 Governor's Cup - Two former winners in the finals   
America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature   
Wilson and Roble remain number one match racers in U.S.   
2014 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Set to start   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Moreno twins dominate home spot   
ISAF Youth Worlds - Record breaking regatta in Tavira + Video   
Melges 32 European Championship - Robertissima remains out front   
Farr 40 West Coast Championship - Italians take one-point lead   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Carlo Borlenghi   
New York Yacht Club Race Week - Marstrom 32 fleet off to anxious start   
Melges 32 European Championship - Day 3 images by Max Ranchi   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT