sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Findel wins SAP 505 Race 9

Findel wins SAP 505 Race 9

'The German crew of Helen Fischer and Angela Stenger (the only all-girl crew in the regatta) were fighting for the lead in the first legs of Race 9, 2007 SAP 505 World Championships'    Sail-World.com /AUS ©    Click Here to view large photo

Light winds for the final race, the 2007 World Champions Jan Saugmann and Morten Ramsbaek of Denmark have chosen not to race, having been celebrating into the pre-dawn hours.The battle today is for second and third.

The wind is coming from the south west again. The first leg is set to 215; the wind is blowing at 5-6 knots.

At the first mark, Jens Findel (GER) is two lengths ahead of Helen Fischer (GER), another length back to Howie Hamlin (USA).
First mark chaos in Race 9, 2007 SAP 505 World Championships -  Sail-World.com -AUS?nid=30887 ©   Click Here to view large photo


Second on pointscore going into this race was Mike Martin, his black boat is not in the top 20. Hamilin was just a point behind and he looks to be in control.

Down the run, the breeze is still very light, only six knots, only the lightweight German women's crew is on the wire.
At the bottom mark, Hamlin has closed up on Fischer, with Kevin Taugher (USA) fourth , two boat lengths back.

Up the beat for the second time, Hamlin found a little shift and moved into second place, just a length ahead of Fischer.
Close combat at the first mark in Race 9, 2007 SAP 505 World Championships -  Sail-World.com -AUS?nid=30887 ©   Click Here to view large photo


Ian Pinnell (GBR) is currently fifth but Sandy Higgins (AIS/SA) is only a few placed behind, so should keep Pinnell at bay on the overall points.

Round the wing mark after the shy reach, Findel has opened up a lead of over a minute to Hamlin with Fischer third. Pinnell is fifth and Higgins ninth.

Back at the leeward mark and the way back up the beat, Hamlin has closed up on Findel, four boat lengths in it now.

At the top mark for the third time Hamlin has almost caught Findel. Fischer is still third, the light conditions helping the girls, but Taugher is closing. Down the run again, Hamlin is just a single boat length behind Findel and Fischer has almost caught the pair.
To all the supporters, family and friends who let their crews have a week sailing at the 2007 SAP 505 World Championships, a big 'THANKS!'. -  Sail-World.com -AUS?nid=30887 ©   Click Here to view large photo


The wind was well up as the boats sailed down the last run, gusting to 12 knots, with the boats behind bringing the breeze down with them, the fleet has closed up.

Round the mark and up to the finish of the final race in the 62nd International 505 Worlds. The breeze is staying in and crews are on the wire. Sandy Higgins (AUS/SA) is seventh and should have third place overall sewn up ahead of Pinnell.

Jens Findel (GER) gets the gun, ahead of Howie Hamlin (USA), two boat lengths back. Third is Kevin Taugher. (USA).

Behind them a couple of boats, look to have done well on the final beat, over on the Brighton shore.
The 2007 World 505 Champions, Jan Saugmann and Morten Ramsbaek (DEN) -  Sail-World.com -AUS?nid=30887 ©   Click Here to view large photo




by Rob Kothe

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=30887

7:19 AM Fri 2 Feb 2007 GMT






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

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

02 May 2013  SAP 505 World Championship - Morten Bogacki appointed rabbit + Video
01 Feb 2007  Saugmann / Ramsbaek win race 6 at 505 World
01 Feb 2007  Images from Day 4, 2007 SAP 505 World Championship
30 Jan 2007  Images from Day 3 of SAP 2007 505 Worlds
29 Jan 2007  Images from 2007 SAP 505 Worlds, Day 2
28 Jan 2007  Images from the SAP 2007 505 Worlds - Race 2
28 Jan 2007  Images from SAP 2007 505 Worlds - Race 1
27 Jan 2007  SAP Worlds Race 2 Provisonal Results
27 Jan 2007  SAP 505 Worlds Race 1 Provisional Results
26 Jan 2007  Images from the 505 Worlds
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World





HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ


















Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew by Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF),




2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia














Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata by Richard Gladwell,Sail-world.com/nz,


Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters   
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco   
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
Melges 32 Sailing Series - Napoli action shots by Max Ranchi   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica launch new boat   
Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata   
2014 Charleston Race Week - Thousands of sailors descend on Charleston   
The Congressional Cup 2014 - Williams hangs on with a classy crowd   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
RORC Transatlantic Race - Notice of Race now available   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Sunshine and smiles on day 2   
Rolex China Sea Race on the horizon   
What can a boat name tell you about the person behind the helm?   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 10 rumbles on   


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.
XL WAS US